Re­mark­able mar­ket

A spe­cial Christ­mas mar­ket to get ev­ery­one in the spirit of the sea­son...

Central Otago Mirror - - CONVERSATIONS -

Re­mark­ables Pri­mary School is hold­ing a spe­cial Christ­mas mar­ket, full of Christ­mas good­ies and spirit.

PTA spokes­woman Tracey Ped­er­sen said there would be mod­ern Christ­mas carols, de­liv­ered by lo­cal mu­si­cians and the school’s choir and mu­si­cal groups, to get ev­ery­one in the spirit of the sea­son.

Another ma­jor fundraiser at the school, the CAR­ni­val, was held ev­ery sec­ond year so this was seen as an op­por­tu­nity to get another event in the cal­en­dar.

More than 30 stalls will sell ev­ery­thing from jew­ellery, pinot noir Christ­mas cakes and kids cloth­ing to con­crete pots.

Briar Den­ni­son and Sasha Key, both 9, are help­ing on the Christ­mas Stall where they will be sell­ing pre-pack­aged in­gre­di­ents to make your own Christ­mas cook­ies (just add but­ter), fudge, cup cakes

Breast feed­ing sup­port and par­ent­ing re­sources, top­ics and speak­ers. Con­tact He­len

0273289277 Jen­nifer 0272299213 Find us on Face­book

Bridge: Play Bridge Tues­day evenings, Queen­stown Events

Cen­tre 7pm. En­quiries 027 771 6660 Wrig­gle and Rhyme: for par­ents and ba­bies aged 6 months to 2 years ev­ery Tues­day dur­ing term time, at Queen­stown Li­brary from 10.30am11am.

Wrig­gle and Rhyme Wanaka:

Free songs and rhymes for 0-2 year olds at Wanaka Li­brary, 10 - 10.30am. Queen­stown Toast­mas­ters: Meet ev­ery 1st, 3rd and when ap­pli­ca­ble 5th Tues­day from 7pm to 8.30 pm at St John Rooms, Dou­glas St,

Frank­ton. Vis­i­tors al­ways wel­come. Con­tact Char­lotte on 0279333464 or visit queen­stown­toast­mas­ Wakatipu Tramp­ing Club: Meets first Tues­day each month at 7.30pm at St Mar­garets Church Hall, Frank­ton.

Ro­tary Club: Wanaka Ro­tar­i­ans meet at the Wanaka Golf Club Rooms, 6pm for 6.30pm. and painted pine cones. Year 6 students had made slime to sell.

There would also be many fam­ily friendly ac­tiv­i­ties in­clud­ing bouncy cas­tles, a new ac­tiv­ity from The Play­ground team, tra­di­tional Christ­mas games such as ‘‘Knock Over the Presents’’, and a Sponge the Grinch, which would see teach­ers and even par­ents and students trapped in stocks.

There would be a child-ori­ented choco­late wheel and ‘‘awe­some prizes’’ to be won in a silent auc­tion.

A new Wendy House built by Tri­dent Homes would be raf­fled off on the day. There was also the op­por­tu­nity to buy books from the Scholas­tic Book Fair.

What: Re­mark­ables Pri­mary School Christ­mas Mar­ket

Where: Re­mark­ables Pri­mary School

When: Sun­day 10am to 2pm.

Meet a Jus­tice of the Peace: JP ser­vices are avail­able at Com­mu­nity Net­works, 73 Brown­ston Street, 10-2pm. Make an ap­point­ment 4437799.

Alexan­dra Pipe Band: meets Tues­days 7.30pm. Trans­port from Cromwell avail­able. Con­tact Dun­can 4450400.

Fine Thyme Singers: meet Tues­days 7pm at the Sup­per Room, Lodge Bldg, Old Town. In­quiries 4453245.

Cromwell Drop-In Cen­tre: The Hut from 10am-2pm ev­ery sec­ond Tues­day. Play pool, bring crafts or a movie. Cost $4 and must be over 18.

Cromwell Ro­tary Sum­mer Book Ex­change: at Free­way Or­chard Carpark, SH 8. Books for sale $5 each, books for ex­change $2 each. Gen­tle yoga: Lake Hawea yoga col­lec­tive presents weekly yoga classes. Ro­tat­ing teach­ers. Ev­ery Mon­day 5.45pm - 7.15pm and ev­ery Tues­day 9:15 to 10:45. Cost $15/$12. Con­tact jen.grat­i­ Hawea Playgroup: 9am-12.30pm on Mon­day, Tues­day and Thurs­days dur­ing school term, in the pink and yel­low build­ing op­po­site Hawea Flat Hall on Cam­phill Road. Pop in for a cof­fee and a play. You don’t have to live in Hawea.

Queen­stown Art Group: Join at Queen­stown Art Cen­tre, Bal­larat St. Wed­nes­day 9.30am-2pm. Bring your own equip­ment and work with other artists. $5 per ses­sion Con­tact : Ruth 03 442 9193.

Artists ex­hi­bi­tion: from vis­ual artists through­out Cen­tral Otago at 2 Church St, Queen­stown, 10am to 4pm daily - Con­tact (03) 448 6230 - En­try by do­na­tion.

Wakatipu Se­nior Cit­i­zens: res­i­dents aged 60+ in­vited to Me­mo­rial St rooms for Tai Chi, card­mak­ing, big screen movies, plus a Fri­day hot lunch with tea/cof­fee, per­for­mances, games and en­ter­tain­ment in­cluded. Open Tues­day: 12-3pm, Wed­nes­day and Fri­day: 10.30am to 3pm. Con­tact:

442 9214

The Youth Booth: Open Mon­day to Fri­day 3pm to 6pm for year 7 and up. Con­tact: 442 8115 or they­outh­ Wakatipu Toy Li­brary: Open on Man St on Mon­day 9.30am to 11am, Wed­nes­day 1pm to 2.30pm and Satur­day 9am to 1pm. Con­tact 027 678 5593

Queen­stown Plun­ket: Play­groups at 8 Henry St. Wed­nes­day 1pm Ja­panese Moth­ers Group; Thurs­day 1.30pm new ba­bies group with var­i­ous speak­ers; first and third Thurs­day each month from 11am breast feed­ing sup­port group; ev­ery Fri­day dur­ing term time 10.30am PORSE playgroup. Gold coin.

Con­tact 442 7380

Arrowtown Plun­ket: Play­groups at 20 Cardi­gan St. Mon­days 10am to 12pm is Lit­tle Fin­gers art and craft, Fri­days 10am to 12pm is tod­dler ac­tiv­i­ties. Gold coin. Con­tact Lil­lie

021 02791001

Queen­stown Cre­ative Writ­ing Group: Meets fort­nightly. New mem­bers wel­come. Con­tact Marianne 021 0826 5824

Wakatipu Cro­quet Club: Meets Thurs­day and Satur­day 11am at Jar­dine Park, Kelvin Heights. BYO lunch. Con­tact Ruby 027 515 5877.


Santa’s helpers for the Re­mark­ables Pri­mary School Christ­mas Mar­kets: Abbey Ped­er­sen, Briar Den­ni­son, Sasha Key and Izzy McCord.

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