The JETS Run programme is currently running every Wednesday starting 6pm from Torpedo Bay Navy Museum – register from 5:45pm. Following Devonport’s waterfront, course lengths vary and costs are $6 adult, $5 child. Participants get the chance to win both spot and place getter prizes. The programme takes a break for Christmas/New Year from 18th December and resumes on 22nd January 2020. For more information contact Paul at email@example.com or 0274 379 423.
Summer Fun Preschool Play mornings, Tuesdays at Windsor Reserve, Devonport (by the band rotunda behind the library) and Thursdays at Bayswater Park, Bayswater continue until 12th December then resume on 14th January 2020 after the Christmas/New Year break. Both sessions run from 9:30am to 11am and are a fabulous opportunity to get out and about with little ones, having fun and making new friends. For more information visit our website: www.devonportpeninsulatrust.nz
Devonport Readers and Writers group extend an invitation to a Garden Party with Stephanie Parkyn, celebrating her new novel ‘Josephine’s Garden’. On Sunday 8th December, 3pm at Camellia Cottage, 7 Church St Devonport. Tickets cost $59 per person and include wine, canapes, a goodie bag and signed copy of ‘Josephine’s Garden’. Bookings can be made at Paper Plus Browns Bay, Glenfield, Meadowbank or Remuera or online at www.eventbrite.com.
Soul Sprite have a fantastic Christmas holiday programme lined up for school aged kids! On Monday 20th December activities include; Minty's baking and professional decorating workshop, plus STEM Christmas kitchen science, and pool party! The fun continues on Friday 23rd December with Christmas kitchen science gift-making, Go Native quality ingredients for gift-making soaps, sugar-scrubs, lip-balms and much more. Complete the day with slushies, pool party and a Christmassy movie. The programme is for ages 5-7 years and 8-13 years with short and long day options. Contact
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Devonport Folk Club have some great concerts lined-up. You, Me, Everybody (YME) is the band to look and listen for. Through their diverse ages and musical styles of these top NZ musicians, you will hear traditional bluegrass weaving the rhythms of jazz, country and blues into a dynamic sound celebrating the best of Americana. They perform at the Bunker, Takarunga/Mt Victoria on Sunday 15th Dec at 8pm. Bookings essential: ph: 445-2227. Tickets $25 cash. Check out Devonport Folk Club’s website for more information about their upcoming events, www.devonportfolkmusic.co.nz, including an Andy Irvine concert on Monday 20th January at 8pm.
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Ngā mihi nui,