Tuesday July 11 2017
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Creative Writing Wednesdays Tomorrow, 4-5.45pm If your imagination runs wild and you want to learn how to put those ideas on paper in a way that makes sense, head along to this creative writing class. It will suit people new to creative writing, or those wanting to hone their skills, pick up some tips and learn from other aspiring writers. Find some fictional books while you’re at the library, or some books on creative writing. Linwood Library, Eastgate Shopping Centre. Free entry.
For those who want to have a chat while they construct their favourite woollen creations can, with the weekly knit ’n’ yarn meetings. From crochet to knitting or a craft of your choice, have fun with this social group. There are a variety of books to help inspire ideas for your next project or even to help a beginner. Everyone is welcome. Every Thursday from 1.303.30pm at the South City Library, 66 Colombo St and every Wednesday at the Linwood Library, Eastgate Shopping Centre, 11am-1pm.
Mid-Week Laughter Club Tomorrow, 6-7pm The focus of the club is to get over the stress of the first part of the week and have a positive outlook for the rest. The event aims to release endorphins and help you relax and lower stress levels. There is no comedy, stand-up or jokes at this session. Instead, you are encouraged to make yourself laugh at nothing at all for the purpose of relaxing. St Marks Methodist Church, cnr Barrington and Somerfield Sts. Entry $2
Board Games Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 10am-6pm Go along and enjoy a variety of board games with all sorts to choose from. Meet some new people and have fun playing games. There are no bookings required for this but caregivers are required. Spreydon Library, 266 Barrington St. Free entry
Knit ’n’ yarn Wednesday 11am-1pm and Thursday 1.30-3.30pm
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Maker Space – Family Times Thursday, 10am-noon Go and check out the cool Maker Space which will feature crafts, Lego, 3-D colouring, clay, interactive games and more. South Library, 66 Colombo St
PLAY: If you have a child under the age of five and want to get them involved in some fun and free activities, take them along to the under five have a go day. This day offers a range of different fun things to do at the centre, not only during the weekends but also throughout the week. There will be story times, tumble times, bubbles time, colouring and reading and much more going on at Pioneer Leisure Centre on Saturday from 8.30am to 1pm. This is a free event. To find out more go to https://www.eventfinda.co.nz/2017/kidsfest-under-have-go-day/christchurch Game Zone @ Linwood Library Thursday, 3.30-4.30pm Play great favourites like Minecraft, Charades, Connect Four, Pictionary and more. Learn and develop strategies in new games such as Dutch Blitz, Heads Up, Hand and Foot, and group games. Join in for X-Box and PS4 tournaments. Take your friends or meet some new ones; all children aged eight to 12 welcome. No booking or payment required.
Linwood Library, Eastgate Shopping Centre Opawa Farmer’s Market Sunday, 9am-noon Find some organic and delicious produce from local growers. Enjoy sipping on a coffee while wandering around the market and checking out the food on offer. From artisan bread and french pastries to fresh berries and local cheeses, there will be something for everyone. 275 Fifield Tce. Free entry
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The Resourceful Bubble Sunday, 1pm-3pm and 3pm5pm For children who an artistic side. It is a project that involves using recycled material to upcycle and create interesting handmade arts and crafts. Children who take part can sell their goods to other kids at an upcycle market on the last Sunday of the school holidays between 1pm-3pm in Matai Common. XCHC, 376 Wilsons Rd. $10