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Scrabble Group Tuesday, 9.45am-noon Go along and play scrabble with the friendly weekly group. Exercise your brain and have fun. Gold coin donation. Sundbye House, 100 Farrington Ave Football Tuesday, 12.10-1pm Social kick around of football at Nunweek Park. They play every Tuesday and Friday from 12.10pm. It’s free and anyone is welcome. Suitable for those who work night shift or are free during the day time. Or if you work near the airport, Harewood, Bishopdale, Papanui, Avonhead, Wairakei, Burnside, Memorial Ave and have an hour lunch break. Generally they play four or seven a side. Email Christchurch. for more information. Nunweek Park, Harewood Rd GenConnect Tuesday, 12.10-12.40pm Connecting generations by sharing knowledge. Do you have questions about your iPad, Smart Phone or Tablet? Or maybe you want to know how to use Skype, Facebook, or share your photos with family or friends? Ask an expert. Papanui High School stu-

Go along to Fendalton Library and play Rummikub. The game is an exciting, interactive strategy game that will test your wits. Thursday, 1-3pm, 4 Jeffreys Rd.

dents will be available every Tuesday during term time from 12.10-12.40pm to help you find answers to all your questions Papanui Library, 35 Langdons Rd. 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 practise 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. Shirley Library, 36 Marshland Rd Arsenic and Old Lace Wednesday to Monday, 7.30pm A tale of mass murder, home surgery and elderberry wine. Mortimer Brewster is living a happy life: he has a steady job at a prominent New York newspaper, he’s just become engaged, and he gets to visit his sweet spinster aunts to announce the engagement. Helped along by a cast of misfits and the criminally insane, Arsenic and Old Lace is

a fast-paced, vintage comedy with a killer punch line. To book tickets go to Elmwood Audiotorium, Aikmans Rd Bishopdale Bridge Club Wednesday, 11am-2.30pm Go along and join in with this social group which meets every Wednesday for a game or two of bridge. Table fees $5. Phone Janet for more information on 352 1440. Ōrauwhata: Bishopdale Library and Community Centre, 13 Bishopdale Court Knit ’n’ Yarn Thursday 2-3pm Go along and enjoy a chat with other as you knit. For anyone who loves to knit or wants to learn. Fendalton Library, 4 Jeffreys Rd

Card Club Friday, 1.30-3.30pm This weekly card club is on every Friday, just go along and join in the fun. Shirley Library, 36 Marshland Rd Super Saturday Storytimes Saturday, 11-11.45am Encourage learning through a love for stories and craft. Storytimes is an interactive programme including stories, songs, rhymes and play. This is a free session. Shirley Library, 36 Marshland Rd Papanui Youth Group Sunday, 2.30-4.30pm Go along and hang at the Papanui Library for an afternoon of music and food. Chill or take part in workshops on writing

rap and spoken word poetry, the album of the week and a weekly quiz. Papanui Library, 35 Langdons Rd Social Dance with Fevah Modern Jive Monday, 7.25pm One of the busiest social dance events in the city and they’d love to see you there. Absolute beginners and those with two left feet are very welcome! Heaps of fun. Every night begins with a friendly class that assumes you have never danced before so you can come any day that suits you. Its partner dancing but you don’t have to bring a partner with you, you’ll meet plenty during the evening. Class starts at 7.25pm and there’s a social dance at the end until 10pm. Standard adult $14. Papanui High School, 30 Langdons Rd

Begin a career, in the industry of your choice Southern Institute of Technology (SIT) offers a multitude of courses for students looking to begin a qualification and career, in the industry of their choice. Available areas of study at the Christchurch campus include, Automotive and Road Transport, Social Services and Mental Health, Construction, Electrotechnology, Hairdressing, Project Management, Sport, Exercise and Personal Training. If you are looking at getting into the social services sector or are already

working in this area and looking for an entry level qualification designed for those wanting a career supporting the health and wellbeing of people, family and/or whanau and the wider community, SIT have a new programme delivered from Christchurch campus that will suit you. The New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services) (Level 4) with strand in Mental Health and Addiction Support, is a yearlong, full-time course beginning February

2018 (subject to accreditation and approval). This course aims at providing organisations within the health and wellbeing sectors with graduates who have the skills, knowledge and behaviours required to work alongside people, family and/or whanau accessing social and community services, under broad guidance. Papers studied include ethical practice and professionalism, te tiriti o waitangi and bi-cultural practice, professional practice, reflective practice,

New Zealand society, social sciences, and mental health and addiction. This qualification is not associated with professional registration or a clinical scope of practice, but designed for students to get a foot in the door of the industry. For further enquiries, contact SIT Christchurch at


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