Home' Central Canterbury News : March 6th 2013 Contents 16 CENTRAL CANTERBURY NEWS, MARCH 6, 2013
for the week 5 March to 11 March
SELWYN DISTRICT COUNCIL
PO Box 90, Rolleston 7643
Council Chambers & Offices
Norman Kirk Drive, Rolleston
Ph 347 2800 or 318 8338
Rolleston Library & Service Centre
Rolleston Drive, Rolleston
Ph 347 2880 or 318 8338
Darfield Library & Service Centre
1 South Terrace, Darfield
Ph 318 8338 or 347 2800
Leeston Library & Service Centre
High Street, Leeston
Ph 347 2820 or 318 8338
Lincoln Library & Service Centre
Gerald Street, Lincoln
Ph 347 2875 or 318 8338
Does your child have special needs? Are
they due to finish school in the near
future, or have they already left?
At present there is no facility, day base,
vocational, social services or supported
work station in our area. We have organised
a meeting with representatives from IHC
(IDEA services) and other community
representatives to try and get something set
up in our District.
We would like to invite parents and caregivers
who are interested to attend. The meeting
is being held on Thursday 14 March at
1.30pm, in the Kirwee Community Hall Supper
For more information contact Sandra
Gilmour on 03 318 1757 or via email at
Mobile library timetable
Our Mobile Library visits communities in the
Selwyn District on a weekly, fortnightly, or
monthly basis. Check the schedule below to see
when the Mobile Library will visit your area.
Wed March 6
9.40 -- 10am
10.15 -- 11.05am
Southbridge School 11.20am -- 12.40pm
Thursday March 7
Paradise for Little Angels, Rolleston
11 -- 11.30am
12.40 -- 1.30pm
Prebbleton Tavern Carpark
Monday March 11
Upper Selwyn Huts
10.05 -- 10.35am
Lower Selwyn Huts
10.40 -- 11am
Prebbleton Childcare 11.45am -- 12.15pm
12.40 -- 1.15pm
Tuesday March 12
10.10 -- 10.30am
10.30 -- 11.15am
11.20am -- 12.10pm
12.30 -- 1pm
Baby-time Sessions at Rolleston and
Baby-time sessions are being held at Lincoln
and Rolleston Libraries as a trial for Term One.
Sessions are 30 minutes long, and include
rhymes, songs, bubbles and more for babies up
to 18 months old.
Session times are at:-
Lincoln, Thursdays, 9.30am -- 10.00am
Rolleston, Wednesdays, 9.30am -- 10.00am
Leeston Book Club
Leeston Book Club is being held on the third
Wednesday of the month at the Leeston Library.
The next meeting is on Wednesday 20 March
at 11am, and the topic is Medieval Mayhem.
Come along for a morning tea and an interesting
journey amongst our favourite authors, genres
and time-periods! Phone 347 2871 for more
information and to register your interest.
Cheryl Hogarth, a Case Manager from
the Ministry of Social Development
will be in Darfield on Wednesday
13 March to help you with any
questions you may have about New
Zealand Superannuation or relevant
If you would like to meet with
her privately please arrange an
appointment by phoning her this
week on 03 961 4436 or email
Join in the free celebrations for Lincoln's 150th birthday.
Events include: historical walk, University open day, Herbarium tours,
village focus day, traditional market, gallery exhibition, heritage picnic,
sports and antiques roadshow.
For more information visit www.selwyn.govt.nz/events or contact
Margaret Hannan on 325 2588 or via email at email@example.com.
Lincoln University Community Day
Lincoln University joins Lincoln Township
in celebrating their 150th anniversary with
a Community Day.
There is something for everyone, young
and old, ranging from creepy crawly tours
for the kids to wine tasting for the adults.
Where: Lincoln University
When: 1.30-7.30pm, Thursday 21 March
This event is free and open to the public.
For more information see www.lincoln.ac.nz/heritagefestival.
Lincoln Farmers' and Craft
Saturday 23 March, 10am to 1pm
(off Gerald St. Lincoln)
Come and celebrate 150 years of the settlement of Lincoln at this
fun-filled community event.
Join in traditional games -- tug of war, ring toss, pioneer dress, family
puppet show at 11.30am, live music, delicious scones and cake.
Period dress encouraged.
Details on www.facebook.com/lincolnmarket.
Art of Living
Blow your Stress away and enjoy a better
quality of life. Upcoming free course on
21 -- 24 March.
Over 900 Cantabrians have already benefited
from Art of Living's free DeStress courses
involving simple, yet effective, breathing and
relaxation techniques proven by research,
which enable us to let go of stress, gain energy,
and enjoy huge improvements to our health
The course is comprised of four sessions:
Thursday and Friday 6.30pm -- 8.30pm and
Saturday and Sunday 10am -- 2.30pm.
Spaces still available -- contact Art of Living
on 0508 278 6354 or email canterbury@
Wednesday 6 March, from 4 -
6pm at All Saints Church Car Park
for free skate
skate gear hire,
prizes and a
Earth Hour 2013 will be held across the world on Saturday, March 23 from 8.30pm to 9.30pm. As
part of Earth Hour, New Zealanders will be asked to switch off their lights for this hour.
Within Selwyn, the Lincoln Envirotown Trust is coordinating a series of local events in the weeks
leading up to Earth Hour with the theme of 'I will if you will -- let's make a difference and treat our
The first event is the screening of 'One man, one cow, one planet' at 1pm on Wednesday, 13 March
in Lecture theatre B3, Burn's wing, Lincoln University. $2 Koha.
For more information about other upcoming Earth Hour events visit www.lincolnenvirotown.org.nz.
Celebrate Earth Hour
Lincoln Heritage Festival
Celebrating 150 years, 19 -- 24 March
Photo: Ivey Hall
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