Friday, September 4, 2015

Father's Day Family Fun

If you are looking for some last minute fun for Father's Day this Sunday, here are a few events on in Christchurch that are family friendly and won't break the bank!

Scarecrow Saturday
5 September // 10am - 1pm // on green beside Hillyers Cafe, Gerald St. Lincoln
Come join in the fun at this annual Lincoln event. Perfect opportunity to get creative as a family to produce a prize winning scarecrow creation. Some fantastic prizes to be won. Bring along your scarecrow between 9.30 - 10 am for registration. Winners announced at midday. New category this year includes your on site creation - see how inventive you can be making a SCARECROW against the clock between 10 - 11.30 (with items supplied by the market). Judging begins at 11.30 am. There will be live music throughout the event to enjoy PLUS all the great selection of genuine locally grown fruit/veg/plants, award winning produce inc. preserves, cheeses, artisan baking, honey, hazelnuts.... and diverse range of handcrafted gifts - perfect time to start getting your Xmas shopping in early!! See for full details.

Christchurch Arts Festival 2015
27 Aug - 20 Sept
Christchurch Arts Festival is a major feature on the South Island event calendar showcasing a programme of arts and entertainment by leading international and New Zealand performers and artists. The Festival experience in 2015 will span four weekends with a range of theatrical enticements that lead the city out of winter and into the lightness of spring. It's a Festival promising a burst of creative energy, vitality, amusement and adventure. Featuring an exciting programme of cabaret and magic, high quality theatre and dance, that sits alongside a diverse offering of classical through to contemporary music and a range of community events. Make the Festival part of your year and bring the central city alive through the arts in 2015! Official Website: Click here

Any Dad who visits Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools & Spa on Sunday with a child will get a free waterside pass. Or for something a bit further afield all Dads get half-price ski passes at Roundhill on Sunday!

The Imagination Station also has a Father's Day package for their Stop Motion Animation Movies workshop- buy 2 tickets for the special price of $20 and receive two cookies as well! In this course you will learn how to make your own LEGO stop-motion animated movie covering basic film-making principles, story boarding and LEGO specific techniques used in producing animations that stretch the imagination. If you already know this stuff - great! The class time is for you to make a film, or to continue work on one with an experienced tutor on hand to answer questions and help you polish your film!

What are your Father's Day plans for this weekend?

1 comment :

  1. Did not know about the stop motion. Might do that. Fantastic thanks


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