This Christmas spirit is alive and well on the Devonport peninsula as we wind down towards the end of the year and start planning for the summer holidays ahead.
Devonstock Music Festival is happening on Sunday 9th December from 2pm to 6pm at Windsor Reserve on Devonport’s Waterfront. The talented line-up of young musicians featured include: SKILAA, Munkhouse, Daffodils, Gretel, Masonic Silk and Ben Glanfield. This free event is brought to you by the Devonport Youth Forum and the Devonport Peninsula Trust, with special thanks to the Devonport-Takapuna Local Board for their support.
Devonport community organisations are opening their doors and inviting you to their Christmas parties!
First up is Ngataringa Tennis Club’s Christmas party on Sunday 16 December, 3pm-8pm at the club rooms at 166 Calliope Rd, Stanley Bay. There will be a rock band, bouncy castle, on-court activities for kids and lots of fun for young and old. Bring a picnic and rock into Christmas with legendary local band Uncle Tom. Enquiries to: firstname.lastname@example.org
North Shore Cricket Club also invites you to their Christmas party on December 22nd from 11am. Come along to Devonport Domain and watch some Premier T20 cricket action, games start at 11am and 3pm. The club rooms will be open with food and drink available. More info at https://www.facebook.com/events/1462427047193392/
If you are going to be away from friends and family or looking to meet some new people on Christmas Day, then why not join in the community Christmas lunch at Holy Trinity Church? Located at 20 Church Rd, Devonport, all are welcome to come along and enjoy great food and live music to celebrate togetherness. The lunch starts straight after the 9.30am service until 1pm on Christmas Day. Bookings essential! For more info and bookings call Emily on 021 176 6559.
Summer Fun Preschool Play mornings continue in Devonport (Windsor Reserve) and Bayswater (Bayswater Park) until 11 December and 13 December respectively and then break for Christmas. The sessions will start up again in the New Year on 8th January in Devonport and 10th January in Bayswater. These free morning play sessions in parks are a great way for children and caregivers alike to be active and meet new people. Sessions in both locations start at 9:30am and finish at 11am.
For more community news about what’s happening in Devonport each month, sign up to our monthly community e-newsletter at www.devonportpeninsulatrust.nz.
Wishing you all safe and happy holidays!