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SCIENCE: Science Alive! presents Science Snippets in the Library, a free after-school science programme in libraries across the city. There will be fun activities and new topics each week. This week will be the ‘it’s a gas’ workshop. Qualified educators will lead children through interactive activities to stimulate and grow their interest in science. The programme will run from 3.30-4.30pm at the Fendalton Library, 4 Jeffreys Rd. Entry is free. Community Art Sale Until Sunday The St Albans Art Society is selling memebers’ art. The society is a community group with members aged 60-91. There will be more than 100 paintings on display at very reasonable prices. Eastgate Mall, 20 Buckleys Rd, Linwood Reading to Dogs Today, 3.30-4.30pm These sessions have been designed to provide a relaxed and non-threatening atmosphere to encourage children to practice their reading skills and develop a love of reading. This programme uses dogs that have been trained

and tested for health, safety and temperament. Sessions last 15 minutes. Phone 941 7923 to book a spot. Shirley Library, 36 Marshland Rd, Shirley. Free entry General Painting Course Wednesday, 9am-1pm This course will cover still-life, landscape, floral and portraiture techniques. You will learn about palette arrangement, colour-mixing, brush application, layering and glazing. It will suit all ages and levels of ability. Avice Hill Art and Craft Centre, 395 Memorial Ave, Burnside. Free entry

Scrabble Club Wednesday, 3.30-4.30pm Check out Shirley Library’s Scrabble Club. There’s no obligation, just go along whenever you can and join the friendly group. All materials supplied. Shirley Library, 36 Marshland Rd, Shirley. Free entry Orchestral Extravaganza Wednesday, 7.30pm Featuring orchestras from Christ’s College, St Margaret’s College and Rangi Ruru Girls’ School. Admission is free and there is no booking required. Christ’s College Assembly Hall, Rolleston Ave, Christchurch Central

Knit and Yarn Friday, 10.30-noon Take your knitting needles along and enjoy a chat with others as you knit. This session is for anyone who loves to knit or who wants to learn. Papanui Library, 35 Langdons Rd, Papanui. Free entry

simple way to recreate the likeness of a sitter or photo. Email tahanartstudio@gmail. com or phone 021 1292170 to enrol. Avice Hill Art and Craft Centre, 395 Memorial Ave, Burnside. Free entry

Card Club Friday, 1.30-3.30pm This weekly club meets every Friday. Just go along and join the fun. Shirley Library, 36 Marshland Rd, Shirley. Free entry

Magic: The Gathering Saturday, 1-4pm Take your Magic: The Gathering decks to the Shirley Library and swap, play cards or just hang out. Snacks will be provided for children aged eight to 18. This event is held on the first Saturday of every month. Free Entry, Shirley Library, 36 Marshland Rd, Shirley

Portrait Painting Workshop Saturday, 9am-1pm This course focuses on drawing human faces in a

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