Summer Fun Preschool Play mornings in Devonport and Bayswater start up this month. This is the outdoor equivalent of our Winter Fun Preschool Play mornings and like the Winter Fun mornings, are a great way for children and caregivers alike to be active and meet new people. Sessions are held every Thursday from 1stNovember at Bayswater Park, Bayswater and Tuesday at Windsor Reserve Devonport - all sessions start at 9:30am and finish at 11am. The sessions are weather dependent so watch our facebook page for updates if the weather is looking uncertain.
The next Devonport Community Network meeting will be held on Thursday 8 November, 10am-12pm at Devonport Yacht Club (accessible entry). These quarterly meetings are held to promote networking among residents and local community groups. All are welcome and morning tea provided. Guest speakers this month include Devonport Locals, Haimona Ngata and Tim White to speak about their BMX pump track project. Also Rebecca Fogel, Team Leader Built Heritage Implementation at Auckland Council who will speak about the Auckland Unitary Plan - Operative In Part rules applying to special character areas.
St Leo’s School Village Fair is taking place on Saturday 12 November from 11am to 2pm. There will be something for everyone with games, pre-loved clothing, home baking, books, raffles and more. St Leo’s are also celebrating 125 years of St Leo's Catholic School Devonport Jubilee. Held over two days, Saturday 10th November/Sunday 11th November, the celebrations include Mass on Sunday and the chance to reminisce and celebrate alongside past teachers, pupils and dignitaries. Tickets are required for the Sunday tea and lunch which can be booked through the following link https://www.trybooking.com/nz/book/event?eid=299
Annual event Scotty Brewer Skate Day – a skateboard competition with categories for all ages is happening on Saturday 17thNovember at Ngataringa Skate Park, 10am-3pm. There will be some great prizes up for grabs plus the Scotty Brewer Memorial Trophy for the top skater of the day.
Devonport’s Santa Parade & Christmas Festival is taking place on Sunday 2 December from 11am-3pm. Commencing with Devonport Lions Santa Parade, stepping off from Clarence St at 11am and then afterwards in Windsor Reserve until 3pm, Dance in the Park - a celebration of dance and music, the Devonport Craft & Fine Food Market - a market full of festive goodies, Devonport Volunteer Fire Brigade demos, food stalls, try out a segway and more!
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Ka kite ano
Devonport Community Coordinator, Devonport Peninsula Trust