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Free kids’ fun at Moon Festival

Media Release
17 September 2004

Free kids’ fun at Moon Festival

New Lynn Library is running free activities on the opening night of the Moon Festival for the younger members of the family.

Between 4.30 and 8pm on Friday 24 September, there will be Chinese lollies, storytelling and face painting, supporting the main celebrations at the New Lynn Community Centre.

Kids can also try chopstick games and have a taste of moon cake at New Lynn Library, which is within walking distance of the community centre on the corner of Memorial Drive and Totara Ave.

The festival will be officially opened at 6pm, followed by performances continuing through to 8.30pm.

Other activities at the New Lynn Community Centre on Friday night include food and retail stalls open from 5pm and performances from the Cantonese Opera Society, ribbon dancing, martial arts and Japanese Taiko drumming.

Activities continue Saturday morning from 10-3pm.

For more information visit or phone 839 0400.


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