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Garden City SummerTimes 2014: What's on this week?

Garden City SummerTimes 2014: What's on this week?


Saturday 8 March
Culture Galore
Noon–4pm
Ray Blank Park, Maidstone Road

Experience the world and celebrate cultural diversity! Be entertained by more than 50 cultural performances and demonstrations, a huge variety of ethnic foods, art and crafts for sale and fun activities for the whole family.

Children’s activities including A-MAC Bungy, bouncy castles, stone-carving, soap-carving, origami, face-painting, Plains FM recording booth and more. BYO rug or chairs and make a day of it. Limited parking is available. Listen to Plains FM and Newstalk ZB for cancellation notice.

Community Fun Day
1pm–3pm
St John’s Anglican Church, Woolston
Free

Sunday 9 March
Sunday Bandstand
Noon–1.30pm
Free

Sunday Bandstand is back, showcasing outstanding local brass and pipe bands in some of the most picturesque pockets of Christchurch.

Salvation Army Christchurch City Band
Central Lawn, Botanic Gardens

Addington Brass
Sumner (next to Cave Rock)

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