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Tuesday June 13 2017
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Join a maths craft day featuring seven craft creation stations as well as public talks by mathematician crafters. The day-long celebration of maths promises to engage people of all ages. Make a Möbius strip, crochet a hyperbolic plane, build a fractal sculpture, fold an origami octahedron, and listen to talks about the connections between maths and crafts. Open to everyone: experts and amateurs, maths-fans, and the crafty and the curious. Sunday, 10am-5pm. Free entry, hosted by Canterbury University at Arts Centre’s The Great Hall , 2 Worcester Boulevard.
Reading to Dogs Tuesday, 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 who are the pets of the city council animal management team and have been trained and tested for health, safety and temperament. Sessions are 15min. Phone 941 7923 to book a spot. Free entry, Shirley Library, 36 Marshland Rd. Scrabble Club Wednesday, 11am-noon Go along to scrabble club. All materials are supplied. Free entry, Shirley Library, 36 Marshland Rd. Topia Duo Wednesday, 8.30pm Catch Topia Duo playing covers at the Carlton Bar and Eatery until late. Free entry, The Carlton Bar and Eatery, 1 Papanui Rd. Fendalton Library Book Discussion Group Wednesday, 11am-noon For those who love reading and want to share in discussion with other
friendly book lovers. Held every second Wednesday of the month at 11am. Phone 941 7923. Fendalton Library, 4 Jeffreys Rd. Go Well Group – Play Rummikub Thursday, 1-3pm Go along to Fendalton Library and play Rummikub. Free entry, Fendalton Library, 4 Jeffreys Rd. Bryndwr Community Barbecue and March Saturday, from noon. The Bryndwr Community Group is hosting a barbecue lunch in Morley Reserve from noon before a rally and march to stop the sale of Christchurch state houses. Vans will then pick you up and take you to the march at Shand Crescent Reserve on Riccarton Rd, which includes speakers such as Nae Nae Higgs, Bishop Victoria Matthews, Labour MP Megan Woods and Green MP Eugenie Sage. Free entry, Morley Reserve, corner of Clyde Rd and Morley St Your Path to Medical School Sunday, 10am-noon Go along to this free
expo with insights, tips and hints into everything there is to know about applying for and attending Medical School in Otago, Auckland and even Australia. The expo is for students from all schools and ages year 9 to year 13, but parents can go along too. Register via Eventbrite or email admin@medview. co.nz. Free entry, Rangi Ruru Girls’ School, 59 Hewitts Rd. The Great Carlton Quiz Sunday, 4-8pm With live music and eccentric presentation from regular musicians, the Carlton quiz is not to be missed. A unique blend of quiz and live music, which starts at 4pm and the quiz kicks off at 5pm. Great prizes to be won. Free entry, Carlton Bar and Eatery, 1 Papanui Rd. Activity Zone After School Club Monday, 3.30-4.30pm Have fun at the new Shirley Library after school club. There will be technology, games, crafts, books, and most of all – fun. Suitable for ages 6-10. Caregivers will need to remain. Free entry, Shirley Library, 36 Marshland Rd
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NorWest News 13-06-17