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ANZAC Display
Date/Time: Sat-Tue 22-25 April
Location: Prebbleton Community Hall, 617 Springs Road

Event is free

A display of uniforms, weapons, diaries & letters from war time.

Phone Daphne on 349 8886 for details

Date/Time: Until 27 April
Location: 17 South Terrace, Darfield
Presented by: Selwyn Gallery
Event is free

Delicate sculptural pieces by István Dénes & photos by Mike Clarke.

Open daily (except Mondays) 10am-4pm

Save Lives, Give Blood @ Darfield

Date/Time: Thursday 27 April 3pm-6pm
Location: Darfield Recreation Centre, North Terrace, Darfield
Presented by: NZ Blood
Event is free

Help us help meet the needs of our NZ hospitals… as blood only lasts for 35 days which is why we need YOU. Statistics tell us that 80% of us will need blood or a blood product sometime in our life time!!! That could be you.

Only 4% of kiwis donate – help us grow. Regular donation can make a huge difference to the lives of New Zealanders like you! Check out our website for a few stories from some of our recipients and generous donors.

Download our NEW NZ Blood Service app on the Apple App Store or Google Play - it stores your Donor Card, Manages your appointments and much more. Make your appointment today, we even treat you to a cup of tea or coffee and yummy chocolate biscuits – what a better way to spend an hour of your time. Your one DONATION can SAVE up to 3 LIVES!!!

To donate, contact us today to book your appointment: or 0800 GIVE BLOOD (448 325)

Basic Bonsai Techniques
Date/Time: Sat 29 April 9.30am
Location: Lincoln Envirotown Community Gardens

Join Tony Bywater for this introductory workshop.

Cost $15 (covers tree, potting mix, grow bags, morning tea & wire). Phone 325 2193 or email to register by 26 April

Romantic Music

Date/Time: Sat 29 April 7.30pm
Location: West Melton
Presented by: Nut Point Centre

Suzanne Holt and Friends:


Penelope Reid - Oboe

Karl Margevka - Trombone

Concert & light Supper  $25 p.p. Tickets:

The 5 Business Perspectives
Date/Time: Monday 1st May 5.30pm-7.30pm
Location: Lincoln Event Centre
Presented by: Kendons Scott Macdonald Limited

An informative presentation providing business owners with insights into the 5 most important business perspectives. These perspectives include:

  1. The Structure of your business - Am I using the right structure?
  2. The Legal side of business - Do I have everything I need to protect me from a legal perspective?
  3. The Risk factor - Is my business insured and what insurance do I need?
  4. The Health and Safety Perspective - I know about the new legislation, how do I practically implement these in my business?
  5. The Cash Perspective - How does my business deal with cash shortages and what should I be doing to budget effectively?

Industry experts will address the questions and concerns raised by the business owners and provide helpful insights into changing or ensuring that your business is really where it should be, or on the path of getting there.

Prebbleton Craft Group Craft Day
Date/Time: Every second Thursday 7-9pm
Location: Prebbleton Cottage, Cnr Blakes & Springs Road
Presented by: Prebbleton Craft Group

Newly formed Prebbleton Craft Group welcomes people to join them to create a variety of craft projects.

It is an opportunity for people with a passion for craft to connect, share skills and craft together.

Every second Thursday 7-9pm. Gold coin donation - bring whatever craft you are working on.

Contact Kim 0212156164 or for details.

An Evening Of Burlesque
Date/Time: 7pm 6th May *R18*
Location: An Evening Of Burlesque
Presented by: Andrea Cameron-Hill MS Fundraiser

Fundraiser for Andrea Cameron-Hill to get overseas stem cell treatment for MS.

Fundraiser for Andrea Cameron-Hill to get overseas stem cell treatment for MS.

Veronica van der knap 70th Birthday

Date/Time: Sun 14 May, 2pm
Location: West Melton
Presented by: Nut Point Centre

Piano Recital

Works by Brahms, Chopin, Schubert and others-Charity for Canterbury Charity Hospital

Concert, Wine & Afternoon Tea  $25 p.p. Tickets:

The Sheffield Book Exchange
Date/Time: Every third Sunday of the month, 12-3pm
Location: Sheffield Hall

Event is free

Bring a book and exchange it for another.

We would love to see as many locals there as possible to support this wonderful community initiative. We also welcome any donations of books.

Any questions please phone Michelle on 318 3000.

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Darfield Markets

Every Saturday
Opposite Challenge Service station Darfield

Various stalls selling Native plants, Bonsai, Garden Plants, Bread, Jam, Toys, Knitting, and general household goods and nick nacks.

Leeston Market

Every 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month

Co-Operating Church grounds on High Street

An array of stalls with baked goodies, jams and preserves, locally grown produce, crafts, gifts and more!

New stall holders are welcome, contact Daphne

ph: 03 329 5519

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Lincoln Farmers' and Craft Market

Every Saturday
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Gerald Street, Lincoln

Come and soak in the country life at this friendly, popular community market in the picturesque township of Lincoln.

More info:

Prebbleton Market

First Sunday of each month
Prebbleton Community Cottage

Sellers – crafts, children’s clothing, shoes, beauty products and services, massage, reflexology, buskers, community groups welcome. Free for first time stallholders, then $15. Bookings essential..

More info:

Rolleston Envirotown Market

The second Sunday of the month
10 am to 1 pm
Rolleston Square

If raining, the event is held outside the shops under the eaves. 
More info: RollestonEnvirotownMarket (Fb)

West Melton Market

Every Saturday
St Paul's Church

A community market with fresh produce, flowers, pickles, chutnies, jams, alpaca products, wooden ware, cheese, garden plants, coffee, hot pies and other goodies.

Stalls $25. New stall holders welcome. On wet or fine.

More info:

Run Groups

Lincoln Road Runners

Tuesdays from 6pm
Starts at:
Lincoln Uni
Routes: 3km & 6km
It is designed to get like minded people together for weekly exercise in a friendly, supportive environment. There is a handicap start so you are running with people of a similar ability. Entry is by gold coin donation. Registration from 5:40pm outside the Lincoln University Recreation Centre.
More info: Selwyn Sports Trust

Ellesmere Road Runners

Wednesdays from 6pm
Starts at:
  Leeston Physiotherapy.
Routes: 3km & 6km
A 3km circuit caters for both walkers and runners. The runs have handicap starts, so you run with people of your own ability. All ages and abilities are welcome.
There is a gold coin entry fee and you enter on the night. 6k runners please be registered by 5.45pm.
More info: Selwyn Sports Trust

Malvern Road Runners

Tuesdays from 6.30pm
Starts at:
  Malvern Netball Centre
Routes: 3km & 6km
Registration begins at 6.10pm and the first of the 6km runners leave at 6.30pm. This race has a handicap start so that you’re running with people of your own ability and all competitors finish around the same time. This caters for all speeds, experience and fitness levels, so don’t be intimidated!
More info: Selwyn Sports Trust

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