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A PLACE TO MEET FRIENDS AND STAY IN TOUCH WITH YOUR COMMUNITY

You are welcome to join us for any of our regular groups that meet at the Centre. If you have a group or a club that you’d like to run, we’d love to support you with that! Get in touch here and we will do our best to make it happen.

Community Events

COMING UP 

Estuary Fest

Saturday 

25th Feb

1 - 5pm

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Come along to our annual family fun day celebrating Christchurch/Ōtautahi's wonderful Avon-Heathcote Ihutai estuary.

You will have plenty of plenty of opportunities to learn more about wetlands and estuary environments as well as enjoy fabulous fairground rides like the Bouncy Castles, Bumper Boats and Wipe Out. On the stage will be a variety of performers providing you with music to ease the day as you enjoy tasty treats from the various food trucks. Free admission though some rides cost $3 to 5. All welcome.

For details email jocelyn@mpcc.co.nz or get updates at our facebook page here.

Food  Truck Alley 

Sundays

4pm - 8pm

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The relaunch of the Food Truck Alley is all set to go on Sunday, September 25th, the first day of daylight saving. This time round there are 17 food stalls, with Korean, Belgian, Butchers Wife salads (from the Farmers Market) stuffed spuds and fishy fishy joining the lineup from the first Food Truck Alley. In addition there will be live music, and plenty of easy parking in the reserve.

The alley will run from 4pm till 8pm each Sunday, except on long weekends when it will be on the Monday evening.

Bulb in a Bucket - Garlic Growing Competition!

June - Dec

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Growing time is June - December

 

$5 Entry Fee includes a bucket, 5 cloves and a growing tip sheet.

These can be picked up from the general store from March 18th. Judging will be at the Xmas market, December 23rd. Prizes for Biggest clove, best crop, best decorated bucket.

 

Sponsored by Garlic Growing Concepts and the Mt Pleasant Community Centre.

REGULAR EVENTS

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Mt Pleasant Singers

All are welcome to join this community group sing along. Nothing required apart from an enthusiasm for singing together! Meeting in the hall the last Thursday of each month at 1pm – 3pm. We sing a range of tunes and are accompanied by a pianist and ukuleles.

 

For more info contact Rebekah.

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Community Garden Weekly Working Bee

Interested in contributing time & sweat to our community garden? If so, join Jocelyn at the weekly working bees Thursdays at 10-11.30am. You can find the newly established Mt Pleasant Memorial Community Garden between the community centre and the kindy.

Contact Jocelyn for more information jyc497@gmail.com

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One Stitch at a Time

Craft Group

This friendly group meets every Thursday from 10am - midday. Group members practice a creative and diverse range of craft which include quilting, cross-stitch, hexagon patchwork, knitting, crocheting, and plant dyed blanket art, plus more. 

Contact Debbie for further information ilupi62@gmail.com

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Tech Mate
Technology Help 

IT Support and Adult Learning from TechMate

  • One-on-one sessions in the Cafe

  • Third friday of the month from 10am - 12pm

  • Casual drop-ins, no appointments necessary

  •  Small Koha / Donations greatly appreciated.     

Fridays 10am -12pm in the Front Room Cafe
To see all our service visit our website:www.techmate.org.nz

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Mt Pleasant Walking Group

Mt Pleasant Walking Group meets every Tuesday and Thursday morning, departing from  the Community Centre car park at 9:30am. Walkers are welcome to walk either or both days to suit individuals. Walks cover a wide range of areas, providing hill and flat options.  A medium level of fitness is required.  Most walks are up to one and a half hours and conclude with coffee at a nearby cafe.

For further information contact:

Judy           Ph  384-1269           Email   judycalder@hotmail.com

Beverley   Ph  376-4960            Email  candbbuist@xtra.co.nz

Bright Idea

Got An Idea?

We are always looking to host new community groups. If you have an idea you'd like to try out for a club or regular group get in touch with Kaye here. We can provide the venue as well as support with promotion and admin related to your group. If you have a community not for profit group that is open to members of the public and looking for a home, we may be able to help with that, too. 

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