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THURSDAY TO SATURDAY, 1PM THE WIZARD OF OZ Act 2 Drama Group is off to see The Wizard of Oz. Join Dorothy, Toto, Scarecrow, Tin Man and the Lion down the yellow brick road. Evil is around every corner in Oz as the Wicked Witch of the West tries everything in her power to get back the ruby slippers that Glinda the Good Witch of the North gifted to Dorothy. The Wizard of Oz is a classic story for all generations. Call 027 852 003 for any questions or to book tickets, which cost $9. Rangi Ruru Girls’ School, 59 Hewitts Rd THURSDAY TO SUNDAY, VARIOUS TIMES ELMWOOD PLAYERS KIDZ THEATRE Elmwood Players Kidz Theatre returns with Goldisnowerellahood, the story of Goldilocks. There’s only one problem, the players aren’t sure they can remember how it goes. With some help from the audience, they will attempt to tell the story, taking side trips into well-known fairy tales like Snow White and the Seven Dwarves, Hansel and Gretel, Little Red Riding Hood, The Three Little Pigs, Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, The Frog Prince, The Princess and the Pea and Rumpelstiltskin, before eventually (or accidentally) ending up telling Goldilocks and the Three Bears. Tickets cost $8. For more information, phone 355 8874. Elmwood Normal School, Aikman’s Rd

FRIDAY, 1-4PM BELFAST SKATE JAM The Cheapskates Skate Skool wants to help you get rolling this summer. Go along to Sheldon Park, Belfast, to get free trick tips from instructors, free gear hire, plus prizes will be up for grabs in the competition. There will be music and a barbecue. Supported by the Papanui-Innes Community Board. Sheldon Park, 710 Main North Rd SATURDAY, 1-4PM KITE DAY Watch a range of amazing kites soar in the sea breeze. Make your own, or buy one from the kite shop on the day. Kite-makers from around the country travel to be a part of this free family event. There will be spot prizes, including Northlands Shopping Centre gift cards. There will also be a sausage sizzle. . New Brighton Beach

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Email sarla.donovan@starmedia.kiwi SATURDAY, 8AM THE LITTLE RIVER SHOW A great day out for the family, with dog trials starting at 7.30am and horse classes at 8am. There will be magic shows, fun with balloons, and a children’s cup cake competition with a grand prize. At 12.30pm, there will be the dog high jump, 2pm the Peninsula to Plate grand-final with Richard Till, and a sheepshearing competition will start at 3.30pm. Cost will be $10 for adults and children under-12 enter for free. Awa-iti Domain, Akaroa Highway

NEW BRIGHTON MARKET Saturday, 10am-2pm, New Brighton pedestrian mall MT PLEASANT FARMERS’ MARKET Saturday, 9.30am-12.30pm, McCormacks Bay Rd

LYTTELTON FARMERS’ MARKET Saturdays, 10am-1pm, London St OPAWA FARMERS’ MARKET Sunday, 9am-noon, 275 Fifield Tce THE RICCARTON MARKET Sunday, 9am-2pm Riccarton Racecourse

SATURDAY, 8-9AM PARK RUN Get healthy at this fun, weekly 5km run. Start from the Botanic Gardens car park. Walk, run, or jog – you can even bring the dog. No need to register, but you can at https://parkrun.co.nz/register/ form. International visitors welcome. Botanic Gardens, Rolleston Ave SUNDAY, 2.30-4.30PM LIVE AT THE POINT – MATECITO LATIN BAND Led by Peruvian Gerardo Torres, Matecito Latin plays most of the Latin rhythms specialising in salsa, merengue, bachata, cha cha, bolero, reguetton, bossanova and samba. Singing in English, Portuguese, Italian and their native Spanish, the band has been together for 17 years so expect a slick performance. These events are popular, so make sure you arrive early to get a good seat. Godley House site, 2 Waipapa Ave, Diamond Harbour

SUNDAY, 3.30-5PM INGHAM’S LAZY SUNDAYS – SACHA VEE New Zealand-born neo-soul singer Sacha Vee is a natural performer, oozing power and confidence with every note she performs on stage. Of Dutch background, this international gem skilfully blends the smooth silk of jazz and soul with the raw edges of hip-hop and electronic pop. Christchurch Botanic Gardens

SUNDAY, 10AM-NOON PETANQUE IN THE PARK The Christchurch Petanque Club invites residents and visitors to a fun Sunday morning session in North Hagley Park. All equipment will be provided, along with friendly tips to help enjoy this easy-to-follow game. Rolleston Ave SUNDAY, 2.30-4.30PM LIVE AT THE POINT Diamond Harbour will host a series of free, outdoor gigs on the old Godley House grounds every Sunday. Catch the ferry over from Lyttelton or drive around the bays, then sit back and relax. Lindon Puffin plays at the weekend. Godley House Grounds, 2 Waipapa Ave, Diamond Harbour MONDAY AND TUESDAY, 2PM CIRCUS FUN FOR KIDS A children’s circus workshop for 6-14-year-olds. Try out the trapeze, tight wire, globe, rola bola, juggling and acrobatics. Cost will be $10 cash at the door. Ray Stokes Community Hall, 146 Seaview Rd

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