We kick off the festive season in Devonport with a weekend of celebration and fun; Friday After 5 on Friday 4th December and Devonport Santa Parade & Christmas Festival on Sunday 6th December. On Friday, come along to Clarence St for Devonport’s favourite street party with games and activities for all ages, food trucks and live music. On Sunday, the Lions Santa Parade commences at 11am, from Clarence St, parading down Victoria Rd, followed by festivities in Windsor Reserve until 3pm. Including Devonport Craft Market, plus there will be food and interactive/educational stalls, a preschool play zone and Dance in the Park. Also happening on Sunday 6th December is the Ethical Christmas Market at Devonport Community House.
On Thursday 17th December, the combined churches of Belmont and Devonport present: Community Carol Singing. Held in the grounds of Holy Trinity Church, 20 Church St, Devonport, or inside the church if it’s wet. The family fun starts at 6pm, carol singing at 7pm. Bring a picnic and there will also be a sausage sizzle and ice-cream.
Holy Trinity Church Devonport is holding their 4th annual Christmas Lunch at 11am on Christmas Day. Everyone is welcome; families, individuals, those on their own and those without a home. The lunch is being held at the Holy Trinity Hall, 20 Church St, Devonport. There is no charge but bookings are essential – please call or email Andie: 445 0328 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Summer/Raumati Fun Preschool Play mornings continue until Thursday 10th December and then break for the festive season. Sessions resume in the New Year on Tuesday 12th February 2021 and will continue to the end of March; Tuesdays at Windsor Reserve, Devonport, Thursdays at Bayswater Park, Bayswater, 9:30am-11am. The free, casual attendance sessions, are a great way for tamariki and caregivers alike to be active, have fun and meet new people. For more info, visit: www.devonportpeninsulatrust.nz or www.facebook.com/DevonportPeninsulaTrust
The Auckland Council Out & About team have a range of family fun activities happening in January. Including: Beach Day at Narrow Neck on Thursday 14th January – times to be advised, Junk Play at Windsor Reserve Devonport with Conscious Kids on Monday 18th January, 9am-1pm, On Ya Wheels Treasure Hunt at Northboro Reserve on Tuesday 19th January, 10am-12pm and Circus in the Park on Saturday 24th January at Woodall Park, 10am-12pm. For updates on activities and times, follow Out & About on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OutandAboutAKL
Wishing you all a happy festive season!
Noho ora mai