Come along to the Riverlution Eco Hub from 10:30am – midday Saturday and kickstart your summer gardening season with Companion Planting. Learn which plants thrive when planted together, explore how nature keeps pests at bay without chemicals, and elevate your gardening game. Registrations are required alongside a koha of $5. Riverlution Eco Hub is located at 46A Vogel Street Richmond.
Trap Collection Day at Riverlution
Also at the Riverlution Eco Hub this Saturday is the Trap Collection Day. Learn about the Urban Trapping Project, get an induction and training into the world of trapping, and receive your own trapping kit and equipment to start making a different in your own backyard. The free session will be on from 1pm – 2pm Saturday.
Banks Peninsula Agricultural and Pastoral Show
Wander around the trade stalls and enjoy the variety of food caravans, magic shows and vintage machinery at the Banks Peninsula Agricultural and Pastoral Show this weekend. Watch the duck yarding, fashion in the field competition, dog high jump, speed shearing and demonstrations, wood chopping and gumboot Friday gumboot toss – all happening at the Awa-iti Domain, Little River, from 8am – 6pm Saturday.
Bread and Circus World Buskers Festival
The 2024 Bread and Circus World Buskers Festival is kicking off this weekend, running from 19 to 28 January. Enjoy ten jam-packed days of fun and frolics for the young, the old and the young at heart. The summer street celebration is now in its 31st year, and will see central Christchurch transformed into an interactive playground set across multiple open-air busking pitches and some of the city’s best loved landmarks. Get involved in a range of free and ticketed events including the Buskers’ Comedy Club, the silent disco walking tour and happy yoga.
Stories in the Park
Enjoy the summer and come and listen to stories, play games and enjoy a sausage sizzle at Redwood Library this Saturday. The library will be hosting Stories in the Park, right on their doorstep at the local Redwood park. The session will start at 11am and run until 12:30pm.
Share Kai and Kōrero Opawa
Try beloved and traditional kai from Afghanistan this Saturday evening at Share Kai and Kōrero Opawa. Come along to Risingholme Hall for tasty, healthy kai while having a chat to others around the table. This free evening will be on from 6pm – 8pm featuring dumplings, stuffed bread, rice and sauces, Persian tea and more.