What’s on in the holidays
There is a wealth of fun going on for children during the school holidays.
Porirua libraries have crafts, board games and story time sessions at the Whitby, Cannons Creek and Porirua branches. Details for the ‘‘chill out and read’’ sessions are at porirualibrary.org.nz.
Tawa Pool will have alternating events of kayaking, inflatable obstacle courses and snorkelling from 1.30pm till 3.30pm on weekdays. Anyone who has paid a pool entry fee can join in.
Tawa Library will be holding a Strings Galore programme on July 6 at 11am. Children will be taught how to play a simple piece on the ukulele.
Tawa Community Centre has no specific events planned, but anyone can drop in from 9am till 1pm to use such facilities as table tennis. Adult supervision is needed for children under 14.
Porirua Gym Sports holiday classes will be a one-off range of ‘‘give it a go’’ classes on July 10 at Te Rauparaha Arena.
Te Rauparaha Arena is hosting craft, sport and dance classes suitable for children under 5, from July 6 till 17.
Entry to the New Zealand Police Museum in Papakowhai is free and there is plenty to interest adults and entertain children.
The Aquatic Centre at Te Rauparaha Arena will be open as usual.
North City Shopping Centre will host a Minions Musical Experience from July 12 till 17 at 11am and 1.30pm. Children will have the chance to meet the Minions from the movie Despicable Me.