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Fri 25 May - Lunchtime concert

Mon 28 May – Sports Session #3

The Nikau Trio will present the Friday Lunchtime Concert. Karen Batten (flutes), Madeleine Sakovsky (oboe, cor anglais) and guest Jane Young (cello) will perform, including solo works for cor anglais and alto flute: a rare opportunity to hear these unusual instruments.

We have changed the date for the next session to next week (to avoid a clash with Queen’s Birthday Weekend). This time is Ultimate Frisbee! As always, please arrive on time and be ready to go!

Fri 25 May, 12.10 - 1pm. Adam Concert Room. Free! Thurs 31 May – Dare 2 Dance So you think you can dance? Recreation Services are seeking out VUW’s Best Dance Group! Participate in a Celebration of Dance and be in to win prizes for various categories including ‘best dressed’ and ‘audience favourite’. Thursday 31st May at the Kelburn Recreation Centre Dance Room. $20 per group, per dance. All styles of dance welcome! Sign up at Kelburn Recreation Centre, or email: erin.fitzgerald.vuw. ac.nz

Mon 28 May, 3 – 4pm, Rec Center Main Gym

Friday 1 Jun – Trimester 1 Wrap Up Party It seems you are all looking forward to the movie night/ curry party next week! We have heaps of RSVPs in already, so remember to indicate your interest by 5pm Friday 25th. I will be bringing some baking along, featuring Fair Trade ingredients, so bring a gold coin for Oxfam if you want a taste! I encourage you all to bring some Fair Trade pudding along too. Curry from Tulsi, The World’s Fastest Indian, students and staff – we will have a ball! Fri 1 Jun, 6 – 9pm, AM 102. Bring a gold coin for Oxfam!

Volunteer Opportunity Volunteering not only helps the community, but it can also provide fantastic practical experience for your future career goals! Sign up with Volunteer Wellington to apply for and see more jobs like the one below. www.volunteerwellington.org.nz Primary School Numeracy Mentor/Teacher We are looking for a volunteer to work with Tongan primary school children in Numeracy. Appropriate skills and experience in teaching Numeracy will be a bonus but we are looking for someone with an ability to help/work with the children so they can have advanced numeracy skills. Someone with a passion for challenge and innovation in Education!

Wellington events Sun 27 May – Wellington Open Day This Sunday is Wellington Open Day, when you can see the best Wellington has to offer for only a gold coin! Visit some of the fantastic tourist attractions in the greater Wellington region so you are absolutely positively aware of everything the ‘coolest little capital in the world’ has to offer. Some attractions include Te Papa, Downstage Theatre, Carter Observatory , Wellington Zoo and much much more! See www. wellingtonnz.com/event/wellington_ open_day_2012 for a complete list Sun 27 May, 10am – 5pm, various locations. Gold coin entry.

24 May - 3 Jun - The Intricate Art of Actually Caring Hip, funny and moving, this award winning script blends pop-culture riffs and the poetry of James K. Baxter to give voice to a distinctly Kiwi coming-of-age story. Told in an intimate style, you’ll find yourself reflecting on your own life, friendships and road trips. Since its debut Fringe season in Eli’s bedroom, The PlayGround Collective have toured the length of the country developing the play ahead of this long-awaited main stage season. 24 May - 3 Jun, evening times vary, Downstage Theatre. Preview (24 May): $25.00 . Opening night (25 May): $55.00 . Student: $25.00

Contact the Social-Cultural Coordinator: fern.wallingford@vuw.ac.nz Phone: 463 5233 ext. 8703 Mobile: 027 563 5627

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