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Category Archives: Children
Rehua marae is hosting carols at the pā again this year on December 1, from 5-8pm at 79 Springfield Rd. Take a picnic, a blanket, the whanau and enjoy. It’s one of the highlights of the year in St Albans.
Mainly music is a fun, interactive music session for pre-schoolers (0 – 5 years) and their parents/ caregivers, followed by morning tea and time to socialise and play. It’s a great way to have fun with your child and get … Continue reading
In a bid to do something about the safety of St Albans School children crossing Cranford St at Westminster St the city council has come up with a plan that will: Reduce the number of car parks outside the new … Continue reading
The paddling pool in Abberley Park opens this weekend (Show weekend) for the summer season. It will remain open until Easter 2015. Take a picnic and enjoy the Park and supervise your toddlers in the pool as there are no … Continue reading
The St Albans swimming club is offering affordable swimming lessons in Shirley Intermediate School’s laned, heated pool. The club is family friendly and often runs a barbecue at the lessons. The lessons run from Monday to Thursdays, from 4-5.30pm. For … Continue reading
Location: 49 Rutland Street, St Albans Time: November 29 from 12-3pm Description: Come for a bargain, find a treasure – pre-loved clothes, children’s market, books, toys, cakes, plants, sausage sizzle and more!
Will the 2030 New Zealand tennis champion come from St Albans? Who knows with weekly coaching offered to young players at the St Albans Tennis Club in Dover St and lots of practice that could happen.
Location: Rehua Marae, 79 Springfield RoadTime: February 6 from 10am-2pm Description: Open Day at the Marae with activities for tamariki, weaving, mirimiri etc. $10.00 Hangi at 1.30pm. To order, presales are being taken on 03 355 5615 or 027 245 … Continue reading
Location: St Albans Uniting Parish, Cnr Knowles Street and Nancy Avenue Time: December 6 @ 4-7pm Description: Pick some vegetables from the community garden, have a sausage or bring a picnic and enjoy the activities on offer in this community … Continue reading
Are you home-schooling your children? Does your child have a dramatic streaK? Send them to Louise Glossop’s Theatre Club at Abberley Park Hall on Thursday afternoons from 1.30-2.30pm.
Location: Knox Centre, Bealey AveLink out: Click here Time: May 17 from 7:15am to 8:45 am Description: Child Poverty Action Group is hosting another of its popular post-budget breakfasts again this year with speakers. $20 waged, $10 unwaged
Keen young soccer players have their own holiday programme at ASB Football Park (formerly known as English Park) in Cranford Street later this month.