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Category Archives: Packe Street Park
Location: Packe Street Park community gardens Time: June 16 10am-4pm Description: Celebrate Matariki (Maori New Year) at Packe Street Park. Lunch at 12 noon includes vegan soup and free range pork sausages. Earn your lunch. Come and lend a hand … Continue reading
The growing community garden movement in Christchurch could take a lead in recreating Christchurch as a “community garden city.” The Avon River Park, the red-zoned lands, the damaged sports fields and the “green frame” all have rich food-growing opportunities to … Continue reading
Location: 115 Packe Street Time: 7:30 pm on March 26Description: Claire Phillips, Strengthening Communities Advisor from Christchurch City Council is the guest speaker at the AGM of the Friends of Packe Street Park and Community Gardens. Shared supper afterwards. *Everybody … Continue reading
The 25th newsletter of the Friends of Packe Street Park and community garden is being distributed. A copy of most of it appears on the next page.
Location: Packe Street Park community gardens Time: 5:00pm till 6:00pm Description: The annual carol singing session in Packe Street Park is planned for Sunday, December 2. Music will be provided by Heather Mitchell Gladstone, The St Albans Community Choir and … Continue reading
A community bus trip, which starts off from Packe Street Park and wends its way through community gardens on the east side of Christchurch, is one of the highlights of the inaugural Spring River Festival planned for the weekend of … Continue reading
Packe St park will celebrate Neighbourhood Week this weekend with an open day on October 21.
The inaugural Spring River Festival being organised for the weekend of October 20 and 21 celebrates the eastern end of the Avon River with bus trips, walks, picnics and talks. The Spring River Festival also includes science events, such as … Continue reading