Events

Selwyn is home to a huge variety of events year round! From family spectaculars to agricultural competitions, world renowned events and specialist farmers markets there is something for everyone.

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Brain Bafflers

Tuesday 21 August - 19 Messines St, Leeston

Join us on an adventure through the baffling brain. How can one small organ been in charge of so many things? How does the body ‘talk’ to the brain and how does the brain respond? What happens when things go wrong in our brain and the messages get scrambled? Join us in our one hour...

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Teen Artspace

Wednesday 22 August - 1 South Terrace, Darfield

Beginning in Term 3, teens can participate in art and craft activities, and hang with friends in a creative atmosphere. You will learn how to use various art and craft materials. Weekly sessions (every week during term time): Darfield: Tuesdays 4.30–6pm Leeston: Wednesdays 4–5.30pm Suitable for secondary school aged students. Free. Drop-ins welcome.

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Brain Bafflers

Wednesday 22 August - 22 Gerald Street, Lincoln

Join us on an adventure through the baffling brain. How can one small organ been in charge of so many things? How does the body ‘talk’ to the brain and how does the brain respond? What happens when things go wrong in our brain and the messages get scrambled? Join us in our one hour...

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Teen Artspace

Wednesday 22 August - 19 Messines St, Leeston

Beginning in Term 3, teens can participate in art and craft activities, and hang with friends in a creative atmosphere. You will learn how to use various art and craft materials. Weekly sessions (every week during term time): Darfield: Tuesdays 4.30–6pm Leeston: Wednesdays 4–5.30pm Suitable for secondary school aged students. Free. Drop-ins welcome.

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Brain Bafflers

Thursday 23 August - Rolleston Library, 94 Rolleston Drive, Rolleston

Join us on an adventure through the baffling brain. How can one small organ been in charge of so many things? How does the body ‘talk’ to the brain and how does the brain respond? What happens when things go wrong in our brain and the messages get scrambled? Join us in our one hour...

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Teen Artspace – Wearable Arts Darfield

Thursday 23 August - 1 South Terrace, Darfield

Dreaming of becoming a fashion designer or wearable artist? Want to enter into the Art Couture Wearable Art contest in Selwyn later this year? Check out our teen programme series for wearable art at Darfield Library to help design and create your masterpiece, with the ultimate aim of you entering your piece into the contest....

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Love Your Life: Fun with makeup

Thursday 23 August - Rolleston Community Centre Lounge, 94 Rolleston Drive, Rolleston

Round up all your girlfriends and come along to a fun, informative, and inter-active group makeup session taken by a professional makeup artist. Learn the makeup basics as well as tips and techniques so you can look and feel your best anytime. Goodie bag & light refreshments included! Cost $10 per person. To book &...

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West Melton Market

Saturday 25 August - 601 West Melton Road, West Melton

A community market with fresh produce, flowers, pickles, chutnies, jams, alpaca products, wooden ware, cheese, garden plants, coffee, hot pies and other goodies. Stalls $25. New stall holders welcome. On wet or fine.

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Darfield Market

Saturday 25 August - 42 South Terrace, Darfield

Various stalls selling Native plants, Bonsai, Garden Plants, Bread, Jam, Toys, Knitting, and general household goods and nick nacks. Open: Saturdays. Summer, 9am – 1pm. Winter, 9.30am – 12noon

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Don't Treat Your Soil Like Dirt!

Saturday 25 August - Lincoln Envirotown Community Gardens, 35 James St, Lincoln, Canterbury (behind the Maternity Hospital)

A workshop on the key characteristics, their importance and the maintenance of healthy garden soil. The soil is the foundation of a healthy garden, whether it is a lawn, a vegetable garden or a simple flower garden. Presented by Roger McLenaghen and Judith van Dijk of Lincoln University. Roger and Judith are tutors in the...

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Love Your Life: Heads Up

Saturday 25 August - Rolleston Community Centre Lounge, 94 Rolleston Drive, Rolleston

Want a Heads Up on epilepsy? It can happen to anyone, at any age and from any background. Do you care or work with children, youth, adults or the elderly? Do you want to be informed? Join Epilepsy New Zealand in a presentation about the impact of epilepsy. Discover the stigmas and myths surrounding it....

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Have a Go Day

Sunday 26 August - Darfield Domain and Recreation Centre

Come and 'Have a Go' at as many sports and activities as possible, for FREE! Have a Go Day is back and designed to showcase the sport and recreation activities Darfield and the wider Selwyn district has to offer. In 2017 this event reached over 1,200 people giving sports, activities and games a go! Check...

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Giant Garage Sale

Saturday 01 September - Bowling Club, High Street, Kirwee

Who knows what you might find at a garage sale! Come and see what Kirwee Bowling Club's Giant Sale might have to offer. It's on Saturday 1 September starting at 8.00am, at the Bowling Clubhouse in the Kirwee Reserve on High Street. This is a fundraiser to help complete the new building, and donations are...

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Adult Fashion Illustration

Saturday 01 September - 94 Rolleston Drive, Rolleston

Dreaming of becoming a fashion designer, merchandiser, or stylist? Learn the elements of a basic fashion design sketch and start to develop your own croquis. Two beginner workshops are being held by our very own fashion designer, Trudi Fraser, at Rolleston and Darfield. These workshops are suitable for ages 18 and over. Cost $15 per...

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Rolleston Board Games Club

Saturday 01 September - Rolleston Library, 94 Rolleston Drive, Rolleston

Love board games? Join our Board Games Club at Rolleston Library to play a variety of exciting games. Suitable for those new to board games, as well as regular players. 1.30-3pm on Saturdays, fortnightly from 28 July 2018. Recommended for Intermediate and High School aged children aged 11-18. Drop in – no booking required. Ask...

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Rolleston Envirotown Market

Sunday 09 September - Rolleston Square, Rolleston, Canterbury

Rolleston Envirotown Market is a monthly market which is dedicated to selling local products like seasonal produce (also organic when available), plants and crafts made by local people. This occurs on the second Sunday of every month from 10am – 1pm in Rolleston Square, Rolleston.

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Love Tennis - Rolleston

Sunday 09 September - Rolleston Domain

Come out and play with us at Tennis Canterbury's Love Tennis regional open day. Tennis clubs from Oxford to Ashburton are opening their doors in a fun, free event for people of all ages who would like to try out - or get back into - tennis. * BBQ * Games * Prizes * Giveaways...

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Wakaipa/Springston South School gathering

Sunday 09 September - 433 Days Road Springston South

The Springston South school gathering for all ex pupils and descendants and any interested parties. Being held on 9th September 2018 at 2p.m. at the Springston South Soldiers Memorial Hall. 433 Days Road. Chance to hear about the history of Springston South school which opened in 1896 and closed in 1945. Gold coin donation and...

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Creative Cards

Tuesday 11 September - 19 Messines St, Leeston

Interested in crafts and looking something fun to do? Start the spring season with a fun & creative card-making workshop. Learn tricks and techniques to put your ideas into action and be inspired by the ideas of others around you. Create a card for a special occasions; Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Birthday, Friendship, Thank You...

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