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Youth Activities

ACTIVITIES FOR YOUTH/CHILDREN IN LITTLE RIVER

26 April –  Wednesday – SCHOOL HOLIDAY MOVIE -KING KONG – at Requests Boutique Movie Theatre in Little River – 11am screening.  Phone Bernadette on 3251 154 to secure a seat.  $5.00 nibbles included in price.


pIXIE pARTY20 April – Thursday – PIXIES CRAFT GROUPIdeal age from 5yrs to 11yrs.  $5.00 pp.  12yrs and up are free if they are volunteer.
Under 5yrs are also welcome with a care giver. ($3)

Tea Towel Puppet Making.  Songs.  Puppet Show.  We will sing and dance with Ukulele.
We are going to make puppet from tea towel and we will do little puppet show♪ Hare and Tortoise . 

I would like to know numbers to prepare the materials, So Please email to Miso – kajibanomisojikara@yahoo.co.jp


tINY hOME GATHERING PARTY30 April – Sunday – TINY HOME GATHERING PARTY  with  potluck lunch. 12 noon to 3pm.

Place: Okuti garden – Okuti Valley Road, Little River.

You have chance to see the tiny home selections here such as yurts, truck and mobile home.

Please come to relax and enjoy
Autumn garden.


LRYG Flyer Term 15 May  – Wednesday – LITTLE RIVER YOUTH GROUP – What: A typical evening will involve a range of activities including games, music, bible discussions, prayer, food and of course a great bunch of young people.

Why: Little River Youth Group offers a place for young people to hang out in a positive environment and learn about God. Where: St. Andrew’s church, Upper Church Road. When: Wednesday nights, fortnightly, from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm.  Term Dates: Feb 8th & 22ndMarch 8th & 22May 5th.  Who: For youth age 10 to year 13

For more information contact Katrina 0226578440 or elizabethpeters@hotmail.co.nz


Photo Competition for website
PHOTO COMPETITION –  Winners as below.  Thankyou to all who entered.

1st Prize – Todd White – $200.00

2nd Prize – Christine Davey – $100.00

3rd Prize  – Marcus Puenenter – $50.00


  GEMSTONE AND FOSSIL MUSEUM,  Birdlings Flat. Open 7 days a week.  Fascinating.  Gold Coin Donation. Contact Vince Burke Phone 03 329 0812.


Requests (2)REQUESTS – MOVIE AND MEAL MATCH – at Bernadette’s Retreat, 4511 Christchurch to Akaroa Highway, Cooptown, Little River.   
10 seat Boutique Cinema – request your movie and Bernadette will match a meal to go with it.
Bernadette’s Retreat, 4511 Main Road, Cooptown. Phone 3251 154 or 021 257 0592
Email  hartleybernadette@gmail.com
Bernadette needs two weeks lead time from you booking.

LITTLE RIVER RAIL TRAIL

Enjoy a nice easy bike ride along the old railway tracks from town to Little River.

Stop off at Birdlings Flat, visit the Gemstone Museum and collect gems from the beach.

Finish up at the old Train Station at Little River and have a well deserved drink at one of the local cafes (dad’s shout!)


Little River Camp Ground

LITTLE RIVER CAMP GROUND – is now open for the season.  Come and have a night camping or day passes to enjoy the bush and walks are available.  The Kowhai Trees are in full bloom at present and the trees are alive with bird life.

For enquiries phone Marcus 3251 014 or email littlerivercamp@gmail.com

 

 


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18 October  – Tuesday – PIXIES ORIGAMI AYATORI –Craft Group for Pre-schooler’s (Home Schoolers and Elderly Welcome).  10.15am to 11.30am.activity_village_keeping_kids_busy  $5.00 per child (under 2 free) at te Okuti Valley Hall.  Have a fun time together in a relaxed atmosphere.  Please bring your smile and a snack for your child.

1st  Week we will make Milk Carton Suit Case.  Then children can take it home with their Origami Art in it.  Please bring back with them next week.  Contact Sachi Miso 0212 111 789

 


 SWIMMING – LITTLE RIVER SCHOOL POOL – Parents and Community can get keys via the school office.  You are required to sign a form (available from the school office or by email) and pay$75.00.  This includes a $20.00 bond if key returned at end of season.  Keys should not be shared and non key holders should not be swimming.

LITTLE RIVER PUMP TRACK  (Under repair)

PumptrackBehind the Goods Shed at the back of the Little River Historic Railway Station there is a Pump Track designed for the young ones.

It is free to use.

There is also a playground and seating for a picnic around this area.


 
Scary Slippery MudslidesSCAREY SLIPPERY MUDSLIDES AND THE BIG SWING – $5.00 Per Child and $5.00 per caregiver (Required). Ages 5 to 13years.The Little River Camp Ground opens for kids who like the outdoors. Will our slides scare you? Come and find out. The Scarey Slippery slides are fast and you 80m in 5 seconds. They are back to basics fun, made out of plastic with water running down a steep slope. You go really fast and may even get a bit of “air time”. We recommend wetsuits which keep you warmer and make you go even faster. Try our Scary Giant Swing as well.

Get your friends together and visit the Little River Campground for a fun afternoon. It is a perfect wet weather activity. You could even stay in one of the cosy cabins and explore the native habitat including a 500-year-old tree. A quick hot shower is available for $2.00. Bring warm clothes, hot food and drink to keep you cosy, as you will get wet.

For a quick hot shower, the cost is $2.00. Bring a change of clothes and towel. 1pm to 3pm during Kids Fest.

For enquiries phone Marcus 3251 014 or email littlerivercamp@gmail.com

OPEN FOR CAMPING AND DAY PASSES – NOT OPEN FOR MUDSLIDES AND SWING AT PRESENT – needs to get warmer.


THE CREATIVE DREAMING TRUST is Open for funding Applications.  Created after Kaite Hansen’s death, this is open for applications.  Throughout her life Kaite was a very creative person. She had a passion for arts, which inspired the dream to create a trust to help support children and young adults on Banks Peninsula to attain  their goals in any of the arts.  The Creative Dreaming Trust is open to consider applications from individuals for funding to help further their participation in  their chosen field.  Please apply to Pam Baird on 03 3251 917 or threesixtydegrees1@gmail.com for further information and application form.

 

 

 

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