Tuesday November 22 2016
CHARITY EXTRAVAGANZA: This Saturday you can enjoy a variety of musical styles while contributing to a good cause. The Maddie Concert at the Rolleston Community Centre will feature ballerinas, rock bands, a Chinese orchestra, solo jazz singers, hip-hop artists, musical theatre, as well as Russian, Indian and Nepali dancers and singers. Proceeds from the concert will raise funds for 12-year-old Maddie Collins, of West Melton, to receive a potentially life-changing kidney transplant in the United States. Tickets to The Maddie Concert are available at www.dashtickets.co.nz and cost $10 for adults, $5 for children, with family passes available.
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Contemporary Artworks Tuesday to Thursday, 10am-4pm An exhibition of work from artists Paul Smith and Rick Rubens. Featuring both paintings and furniture, this exhibition showcases two very different forms of artistic expression that are nonetheless connected by a passion for beauty and meticulous production. The Selwyn Gallery, 17 South Tce, Darfield. Free entry
For further information, get in touch with Duncan Sole on 027 702 8345 or Barbara Nicholas on 021 721 601 Car Boot Sale Saturday, 9am A Christmas-themed car boot sale. To book a site, phone Judith on 347 8841, sites are $10. Church of the Resurrection, 40 Brookside Rd, Rolleston
Halswell Pottery Group Annual Exhibition Wednesday to Sunday, 10am4pm, weekly until December 4 Each year the group puts together an exhibition to celebrate the creativity of its members. This year, members’ work is dedicated to the group’s patron, the late Ron Gardiner (1925 - 2016). Down by the Liffey Gallery, 1 James St, Lincoln. Free entry
Prebbleton Crafts And More Market Saturday, 10am-2pm Featuring 41 stalls, including garden art, Christmas decorations, cards, quilting, hand-knitted items, Christmas baking, chocolate bouquets, fudge, candles, plants, art and more. There will also be tea, coffee and other refreshments served by Prebbleton Heritage, a snow ice machine and an ATM. Prebbleton Hall, 617 Springs Rd
Selwyn Arts Trust Mix and Mingle Wednesday, 7-9pm, West Melton Rugby Clubrooms Tuesday, November 29, 7-9pm, Leeston Library Find out more about the arts in your community, network and connect with others and the Selwyn Arts Trust at this informal gathering. Supper will be provided.
Happy Fingers Christmas PopUp Shop Saturday and Sunday, 10am4pm The Christmas pop-up shop, featuring local crafters, has been run in the gallery for each of the last three years. There will be some new stall holders this year. Selwyn Gallery, 17 South Tce, Darfield
Christmas Encraftment Market Sunday, 11am-4pm An array of goods from crafters and designers selected from around New Zealand. The market features more than 120 stalls offering a selection of products, such as clothing and accessories, jewellery, houseware, stationery, kidswear and toys, art prints and more. Coffee, food and ATMs on site. Lincoln Event Centre, 15 Meijer Drive Breezing Along Towards Christmas Sunday, 2pm Concert presented by the Drury Theatre Organ Charitable Trust, featuring Richard Hore QSM and friends. Hot water, tea and coffee will be provided but please bring your own cup. A raffle will also be run. Entry by donation (suggested amount is $20), with proceeds
after expenses going to the Christchurch City Mission. For further information and inquiries, email nancydrury@ xtra.co.nz 164 Whincops Rd, Halswell Markets this weekend The local markets have a lot on offer, from fresh produce to hand-made crafts. West Melton Market Saturday, 9am-noon. St Paul’s Church. Lincoln Farmers and Craft Market Saturday, 10am-1pm. Gerald St, Lincoln. Darfield Market Saturday, 10am-2pm, next to Farmlands on South Tce, Darfield. Edendale Car Boot Sale: Sunday, 10am-3pm, Edendale Cafe, 888 Sandy Knolls Rd, West Melton.
Running Groups The running groups aim to get like-minded members of the community fit and engaged with each other. Lincoln Road Runners Tuesday registration from 5.30pm, starts at 6pm. 3km or 6km. Starts at Lincoln University. Gold coin donations. Malvern Road Runners Tuesday registration from 5.40pm, starts at 6pm. 3km or 6km. Starts from Malvern Netball Centre. Prebbleton Runners Tuesday registration from 6pm. 3km or 6km walk or run. Starts from Prebbleton Reserve soccer ground. Gold coin donations. Ellesmere Road Runners Wednesday registration from 5.45pm, starts at 6pm. 3km or 6km walk or run. Starts from Leeston Physiotherapy.
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