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Community Notices: week beginning Monday 20 May 2024

 

 

Musical Punch Over Lunch Concert series

The Old St Paul’s winter concert series is back for its fourth rendition with another incredible lineup of local musicians to enhance your Thursdays!

This is the perfect opportunity to do something different with your day, to expand your sonic horizons, to meditate in breathtaking heritage surrounds, and to imbibe seriously excellent musical performances.

Bring your lunch, take a pew, and unwind in one of Te Whanganui-a-Tara’s most iconic buildings. Included in the 12-week programme is Mexican multi-instrumentalist duo Sirena del Bosque; Wellington’s favourite rainbow community choir, The Glamaphones; composer and classical guitarist Barry Holt; smashing local singing groups Harbour Capital Chorus and Voix de Femmes, clarinetist Nick Walshe accompanied by pianist David Codd, and many more!

Performances will be up to 45 minutes in duration.

Koha entry. First concert will be held on Thursday 23 May, 12.30pm.

Northern Chorale concert

The sound of South American rhythms and rock music will fill St Peters on Willis at the Northern Chorale’s next concert on Sunday 26 May at 2pm.

On offer are two very different works. The first is a folk mass, Missa Criolla, for solo tenor, choir, percussion, guitars and piano.. The second is The Third Day a modern cantata backed with a range of instruments including violin, double bass, flute, organ, piano accordion and percussion. Tickets are $20 at the door, and children are free. The concert will be followed by afternoon tea.

Wellington Rape Crisis Annual Appeal 

Wellington Rape Crisis has been serving the Wellington community for over 45 years, we provide a range of confidential social work and counselling services for survivors of sexualised harm, and their friends and whanau, free of charge.

May is our appeal month! Donations from members of the public make up the critical shortfall we require to keep our services free, ensuring there are no barriers to people wishing to access our services.

To make a $3 donation, simply text DONATE to 833, or you can donate via our Give a Little page.

E Tū Whānau Song Competition 2024

ENTRY IS NOW OPEN! Write an original song inspired by the theme “my whānau my future” and be in to win amazing cash prizes! It’s a competition for everyone so spread the word to whānau and friends.

For more info and to enter a video of your song go to the E Tū Whānau website. Entry closes Friday 14th June 2024.

The E Tū Whānau Song Competition 2024 is run by Māori Media Network Ltd in conjunction with Iwi Radio and E Tū Whānau.

Little Scientist Expo

Guests will have the opportunity to engage with a wide array of hands-on activities, captivating shows, and interactive demonstrations led by experts in their fields.

With exciting workshops by Mr Science, robotics programming and play by Bricks 4 Kidz, hands on model building with the Wellington Meccano Club, and awe-some demonstrations by Victoria University of Wellington and the NZ Astrobiology Network, there’s something for the whole family to enjoy.

Discover the magic of science as we celebrate the wonders of the universe together at our Little Science Expo.

Sunday 26 May, 10am-3pm

Te Papa, free admission.

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