Join in Neigh­bours Day

Auckland City Harbour News - - NEWS -

Ev­ery­one but the Queens­land fruit fly is wel­come at the two-day Grey Lynn Neigh­bours Day fes­ti­val.

And for those living closer to the city cen­tre, there will be plenty of neigh­bourly ac­tiv­i­ties lined up at Pi­o­neer Women’s Hall.

The an­nual Neigh­bours Day Aotearoa event gets com­mu­ni­ties to forge re­la­tion­ships and cre­ate a hap­pier and safer en­vi­ron­ment.

For Grey Lynn res­i­dents, fes­tiv­i­ties kick off at 9am on March 28. The To The Cas­tle art ex­hi­bi­tion will be held all day at 3 Cas­tle St.

The ex­hi­bi­tion will be on dis­play on March 29 too.

A fam­ily pic­nic is be­ing held in Fran­cis Re­serve around lunchtime, with at­ten­dees en­cour­aged to bring um­brel­las in case it rains.

From 11.30am on the same day Grey Lynn Li­brary will run a kids’ pro­gramme.

Neigh­bours are en­cour­aged to host street bar­be­cues from 2.30pm and from 4.30pm head to Gypsy Tea Room on Rich­mond Rd for early evening fes­tiv­i­ties.

On March 29 Grey Lynn Com­mu­nity Cen­tre will host the Jam on Toast event at 510 Rich­mond Rd.

More in­for­ma­tion on the li­brary event is avail­able at grey­lynn. org.nz.

And fresh, or­ganic pro­duce will be on sale at the Grey Lynn Farm­ers Mar­ket be­tween 9am and noon.

Cen­tral city res­i­dents can meet their neigh­bours on March 28 at the Neigh­bours Day event run­ning 11am to 3pm.

A bar­be­cue, bouncy cas­tle, live mu­sic and $1700 of Neigh­bourly prizes will be on of­fer at Pi­o­neer Women’s Hall on High St.

Go to face­book.com/el­len­melville­hall for de­tails.

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