It is lovely to see so many happy smiling faces at our Winter Fun Preschool Play mornings at The Rose Centre in Belmont. Sessions run from 9:30am-11am every Tuesday and are a great way to keep your little ones active as well as meeting new people and making new friends or reconnecting with old friends! Attendance is casual, with free entry and caregiver supervision is required.
Have you caught up with your neighbours lately? If you are planning a neighbours’ get-together, whether it be an afternoon tea, drinks and nibbles or a sausage sizzle, we have some funding available to support. For more information, contact Maria at firstname.lastname@example.org or ph: 445 9533.
Devonport Community House is hosting a Child Minder’s Certificate workshop for teens during the school holidays. Run by the Parenting Place, the workshop will cover practical advice on how to establish your business, information on developmental needs for children, ideas for play and first aid. The workshop is taking place on Wednesday 11 July, 10:30am-2:30pm. Cost is $50 per person and places are limited. Book at www.parentingplace.nz
Devonport Chamber Orchestra’s next concert is on 15th July, 2pm, Holy Trinity Church, 20 Church St. Presenting Cellist Catherine Kwak and Conductor Canwei Li, this concert features Rossini: Barber of Seville Overture and Elgar: Cello Concerto in E minor. Tickets $15, children under 12 free.
Takarunga Playcentre’s annual movie fundraiser, "Mamma Mia Here We Go Again" is on Thursday, 19 July at The Vic, Devonport. Tickets are available online at https://www.eventbrite.co.nz/e/devonport-playcentre-movie-night-tickets-46795293984?aff=eac2 Have cash with you on the night for the raffle ( $2 for 1, $5 for 3 and $10 for 7) – there are great prizes up for grabs! All proceeds go directly to Takarunga Playcentre to help upgrade outdoor play equipment. For more information contact Tara on 021 036 3422.
If you love a book bargain, head along to Devonport’s annual Book Fair. Happening over two days, the first session is on Friday 27 July, 6:00pm-9:00pm with $10 entry and the second is on Saturday 28 July, 9:00am-5:00pm with free entry. The venue is Holy Trinity Church Hall at 20 Church St Devonport. If you have any donations for the Book Fair, please call Andie in the Parish Office 445 0328
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