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Garden City Summer Times: What's on this weekend? 15/2/13

Friday 15 February 2013

What's on this weekend?

Friday 15 February

Hornby Skate Jam
Hornby Rollerdome, Garvins Road
The Cheapskates Skate Skool runs a series of free community skate jams around Canterbury. These events are aimed at engaging youth into skating with free gear hire and coaching from experienced skaters. All events include a best trick competition where participants can show off their best moves for a chance to win prizes.

For more information on these events and the programmes offered by Cheapskates Skate Skool, check out www.skateskool.co.nz.

Anthony Harper Summer Theatre presents: The Wind in the Willows
Botanic Gardens, behind the children’s playground

Until 8 March (no performances 18 and 25–27 February)
Tuesday – Friday 6pm, Saturday and Sunday 12.30pm and 6pm

As part of the Christchurch Botanic Gardens 150th Anniversary celebrations, the Christchurch City Council is proud to present the Anthony Harper Summer Theatre production of the much-loved children’s classic The Wind in the Willows.

From a beautiful script by Alan Bennett based on the evergreen classic by Kenneth Grahame, and starring Mark Hadlow – fresh from his success as Dori in The Hobbit – as Toad, this play produced by Rozena Hallum and Lin Clark will create golden memories for you and your family.

Saturday 16 February
Inner-City East Multicultural Festival
Rose Gardens, Beverly Park, corner Stanmore Road and Avonside Drive

The Linwood Community Art Centre will be hosting its Annual Inner-City East Multicultural Festival to celebrate the local Inner-City East community's diverse and exciting nature.

The Festival will host food and ethnic stalls, entertainment all day on the main stage, children's entertainment (Natural Magic Pirates, face-painting), roving performances, dancing and plenty of fun for all ages. There will be a $7 hangi available from noon–1pm.

Pleasant Day Out
Mt Pleasant School, 82 Major Hornbrook Road
From 1pm

A chance for the Mt Pleasant community to share, reflect and look forward to the year ahead. This 24 hour event involving heaps of music, food, laughs and remembrance – camp out or come and go as you please.

Sunday 17 February
Garden Party at Edmonds
Edmonds Factory Garden, corner Ferry and Aldwins Road
Noon – 4pm

The Friends of Edmonds Factory Garden Inc invite you, your family and friends to their beautiful gardens to enjoy an afternoon of live music, Devonshire tea, WEA paintings and plants on sale. Bring a chair or blanket. Parking available on site.

Sunday Bandstand

New Brighton Silver Brass will be playing at
Daffodil Lawn, Botanic Gardens

Addington Brass will be playing at
Scarborough Reserve, Sumner

Ingham Lazy Sundays: Fiona Pears
Archery Lawn, Botanic Gardens

Talented violinist and composer Fiona Pears delights with her charismatic performances and eclectic mix of musical styles including Celtic, Classical, Tango, Jazz and Gypsy. Together with her talented band, expect a fiery melting pot of flavours and a thrilling, visually stunning musical experience.

These events are all part of the Garden City SummerTimes festival. For more information please visit summertimes.co.nz.


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