What to do in the hol­i­days

Kapi-Mana News - - OPINION -

The timer is tick­ing and in a few days, par­ents will be search­ing for things to keep their chil­dren busy th­ese school hol­i­days.

We’ve taken away the hard work and found out what’s hap­pen­ing around Porirua.

If you’re head­ing to the North City Shop­ping Cen­tre for a bit of spend­ing, check out the Un­leash Cre­ativ­ity Cen­tre, where chil­dren will be able to get cre­ative while be­ing su­per­vised by qual­i­fied staff from 10am till 2pm, Oc­to­ber 1 till 10, ex­clud­ing the week­end.

If Pataka is more your scene, $10 classes are run­ning dur­ing both weeks of the hol­i­days.

Get artis­tic and cre­ate a glow­ing sculp­ture, make char­ac­ters from mag­a­zine cutouts, or watch a pup­pet show.

If you’re trav­el­ling in to Wellington City, be sure to check out Im­prov for Kids! at Circa The­atre, Septem­ber 29 till Oc­to­ber 11. The 45 to 55-minute show is per­fect for chil­dren from 4 to 12.

Feel­ing like snug­gling up with a few books? Porirua’s li­braries are re­vis­it­ing their an­nual Free­dom to Read theme, with spe­cial fo­cus on the works of banned and chal­lenged au­thors from around the world.

If your chil­dren need to run off some steam, Te Rau­paraha Arena is hold­ing a bas­ket­ball pro­gramme.

Young fun: Zach and Levi Alexan­der from Khan­dal­lah like IM­PROV for KIDS!.

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