Wednesday January 10 2018
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YOUR GUIDE TO UPCOMING SUMMER EVENTS IN SELWYN
New World Rolleston Picnic in the Park Thursday 18 January, Springfield Domain, 5.30–7.30pm Thursday 25 January, Springston Domain, 5.30–7.30pm
Check out the Summer in Selwyn events for January! The full Summer in Selwyn guide can be collected from Council offices, Selwyn District Libraries, Lincoln Event Centre or the Rolleston Community Centre.
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Pop down to your local park with family and friends for a picnic. Live music, bouncy castles, facepainting, Pedalmania, entertainment and much more. Activities for all ages and prizes up for grabs. Free sausage sizzle and coffee available for purchase.
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Pop-Up Library at Foster Park Playground Monday 8 January, 2.30–4.30pm Monday 15 January, 2.30–4.30pm Wednesday 24 January, 10am–12pm Thursday 25 January, 10.30am–12.30pm The Mobile Library will be popping up at the new Foster Park Playground during the summer holidays. Take part in free, fun activities, play games, explore the mobile library and more!
Kawaii Crafts Tuesday 9 January – Lincoln Library, 10.30–11.30am Thursday 11 January – Leeston Library, 10–11am Thursday 11 January – Rolleston Library, 10.30–11.30am Monday 15 January – Darfield Library, 2–3pm Monday 22 January – Rolleston Library, 2–3pm Thursday 25 January – Lincoln Library, 10.30–11.30am Love Hello Kitty and Pushkin? Have a go at origami, bookmarks, and hand-sewing cute cat cushions! Recommended for children age eight and over, book online www.selwynlibraries.co.nz.
Games Challenge Wednesday 10 January – Darfield Library, 10am–12pm Wednesday 10 January – Glentunnel Community Centre, 2.30–3.30pm Tuesday 16 January – Lincoln Library, 10am–12pm Tuesday 16 January – Tai Tapu Library, 2–3pm Thursday 18 January – Leeston Library, 10am–12pm Thursday 18 January – Dunsandel Sports Centre, 2–3pm Wednesday 24 January – Rolleston Library, 10am–12pm Wednesday 24 January – West Melton Community Centre, 2–3pm Bring your family, friends, or just yourself! Games of all sizes for all ages. No bookings required, but spaces limited.
Lake Crichton Series Triathlon and Duathlon Friday 19 January, 9 February and 2 March, Lake Crichton, Dunsandel Enter individually or in a team, with options of short and long courses available. To enter visit www.selwynsportstrust.org.nz. spaces limited.
Teddies’ Overnight Adventures Friday 19–Saturday 20 January, all Selwyn District Libraries Is your teddy looking for a fun adventure? Your teddy is welcome to spend the night having fun at your local library. Collect your teddy the following day and discover what adventures and mischief it had during the night in the library, listen to a story or two, and take some selfies with our green screen! More information at www.selwynlibraries.co.nz.
New World Rolleston Teddy Bears’ Picnic Saturday 20 January, Rolleston Community Centre and Rolleston Reserve, 1–3pm Pack a picnic and dress up your favourite teddy! The Teddy Bears’ Picnic will be jam-packed with family fun, including teddy bear parade, face painting, faeries, bouncy castles, toddlers’ gym and more.
Faringdon Pool Parties Darfield Pool, Sunday 21 January, 2–4pm Southbridge Pool, Sunday 28 January, 2–4pm Head to your local community pool for a party! The DJ will be playing your favourite songs, with inflatables, games, prizes, a sausage sizzle and loads of fun.
Faringdon Summer Skate Jam Wednesday 24 January, Darfield Skate Park, 3.30–5.30pm Head to your local skate park to show off your moves. Bring your own gear or hire for free. Coaching available with experienced skate instructors. Prizes up for grabs for best tricks!
Selwyn Summer Reading BINGO Live Prize Draws Saturday 27 January–Thursday 1 February, all Selwyn District Libraries
Creative Tech Saturday 13 January, all Selwyn District Libraries, 2–3.30pm Come and have a go at our Alternate Reality colouring in, and our Green Screen Selfie Space. Suitable for all school aged children. Bookings not required but spaces are limited. BYOD recommended.
Think, Create, Write! Thursday 11 January – Lincoln Library, 10.30–11.30am Tuesday 16 January – Rolleston Library, 10.30–11.30am Monday 22 January – Darfield Library, 10–11am Tuesday 23 January – Leeston Library, 2–3pm Ever seen a ‘zine? Make and illustrate your own digital or paper book. Bookings not required, spaces limited.
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Live prize draws for those playing Selwyn Summer Reading BINGO. Hand in your completed cards to your local library by 5pm Friday 26 January and attend the live prize draw to win! More information at www.selwynlibraries.co.nz.
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For a complete list of the Summer in Selwyn events taking place from now through to April, visit Facebook and the Council website. Follow us on Facebook for up-to-date event information.
Selwyn Times 10-01-18