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Garden City SummerTimes 2014: Monday 13 – Sunday 19 January

Wednesday 15 January 2014

Garden City SummerTimes 2014:
What's on this week?
Monday 13 – Sunday 19 January 2014
The Harlequin Players Presents: The Three Little Pigs Grow Up
Monday–Friday 6.30pm
Saturday 11am and 2pm
Sunday 11am
Avebury Park, 9 Evelyn Couzins Avenue
$8 per person

An hilarious blend of fairytale characters and the Christchurch rebuild in this fun-filled family show.

Mrs Sow’s pigsty is bursting at the seams so her teenage triplets decide to build their own houses. They call on Master Builder Bob and a mate in the Council for consent but will they get approval?

Meanwhile, on the farm, the three Goats Gruff find out the truth about the ugly troll, the three Bears have a pie stolen and a silly little lamb keeps asking, “Are you my Mother?”

Come and enjoy this mixed-up musical play, let the kids wear dress-up, bring a picnic and indulge in a family day out! 

Saturday 18 January
Jellie Skate Jam
Noon–3pm
Jellie Park Skate Park, Greers Road
Free

The Cheapskates Skate Skool runs a series of free community Skate Jams around Canterbury suitable for the whole family. These events are aimed at helping youth get into skating with free gear hire and coaching from experienced skaters. This event includes a Best Trick competition where participants can show off their best moves for a chance to win prizes.

For more information please visit www.skateskool.co.nz 

Sunday 12 January
Ingham Lazy Sundays
The Shot Band with Katie Thompson

3pm–4.30pm
Archery Lawn, Botanic Gardens
Free

Katie Thompson, nominee for Female Artist of the Year at the New Zealand Country Music Awards last year, teams up with Wellington-based The Shot Band, where the spirit of Johnny Cash meets the swagger of Keith Richards. Rob Joass, Hamish Graham and Bill Hickman play country with tinder-dry wit while Katie's hugely emotional voice captures life in the raw. Get ready for a stand-up, stand-out show.

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

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