Hōtoke/Winter Fun Tamariki Play continues this month. For children aged 0-5, Tamariki Play sessions are a time to play with big toys, be active and make new friends. Held every Tuesday morning, 9:30am-11am, including the school holidays, at The Rose Centre, School Rd, Belmont. The free, casual attendance sessions are the perfect way to keep little ones active and socialised during the colder, wetter months. Caregiver supervision is required.
Devonport Intergenerational Meet-Up sessions are a fun, informal opportunity for young and young at heart to share skills and develop communication and understanding between the different generations. Sessions are held fortnightly on Mondays, 3:30pm – 5:00pmish, and so far, have included cooking, craft, IT/device, trouble shooting, conservation work and more. New ideas for skill sharing activities are welcome. Attendance is free/casual. For more info, contact Wendy: email@example.com
Clare Senior and Nick Johnston are special guests at the Bunker on Monday 12th July. Well-known amongst the Devonport community, Clare and Nick are steeped in traditional English and Scottish music, and also write their own songs about NZ heritage. The evening starts at 8pm. Tickets: phone 445 2227 - admission is $5 members, $8 non-members.
The Rose Centre is bringing a range of sessions for both adults and children to The Rose Centre for the first week of the school holidays; 12th – 18th July. Free or low cost, the sessions are part of The Rose Centre’s Matariki series, sharing te ao Maori/the Maori world. There will be something for everyone including waiata, storytelling, improv storytelling by Covert Theatre, contemporary poi and lantern making. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to register and follow along on Facebook @TheRoseCentre for further details!
Freya & Mema Wilda’s Wildest Creatures I’ve Dreamed concert is live at The Vic on Friday 16 July, 8pm. Mema Wilda’s music springs from the salutations of fear, anger and sadness in balance with faith, hope and love. Freya is a talented young songwriter with a gentle voice and soaring vocals, writing songs of love, loss, longing and belonging with an insight and awareness that belies her years. Tickets: www.thevic.co.nz/movie/freyas-ep-release-show-with-mema-wilda
Restoring Takarunga Hauraki is the ecological restoration and pest free project on the Devonport Peninsula. Every month there are several activities occurring, including regular weekly happenings. For general info and to join the Restoring Takarunga Hauraki team, follow them on Facebook: www.facebook.com/groups/264215050756528 or email Lance: email@example.com.
Mā te wā,
by Maria Teape – Devonport Community Coordinator, Devonport Peninsula Trust