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Stock Exhibition
Date/Time: 7-27 July
Location: 17 South Terrace, Darfield
Presented by: Selwyn Gallery
Event is free

Featuring water colours and photography

Jane Thomas and Sarah-Jane Ludemann

Gallery open Tues-Sun, 10am-4pm.

From Past & Present to Hare & Now

Date/Time: 21st July to 16th August
Location: 1 James St, Lincoln
Presented by: Down by the Liffey Gallery
Event is free

Artists Ian Ovenden, Bridget Ellery & Akane Nikao

10 am to 4pm Friday to Sunday

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.

Open Our Eyes
Date/Time: Friday 28 July, 6.30pm
Location: Lincoln Event Centre
Presented by: Sophie Elliot Foundation

Lesley Elliot from the Sophie Elliot Foundation speaks on violence prevention through education, awareness and empowerment.

Suitable for teenagers.

Market stalls, raffles and entertainment.

Tickets $10 each. Email or phone 027 641 9238.

Vaughan Williams and his circle

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

Eleanor Carter – Cello NZSO

Kathryn Mosley – Piano

Sisters Eleanor and Kathryn perform works by Ralph Vaughan Williams, Rebecca Clarke,Benjamin Britten, and Frank Bridge.

Concert & light supper $25 p.p.

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Winter Worlds Cycle Race Series
Date/Time: 10.30am Sundays from 14 May for 11 weeks
Location: The Bridge, Restaurant and Bar, Springs Road, Prebbleton
Presented by: Phed Express

Winter Worlds is an iconic 11 week road cycling series (Sundays) held in the heart of Canterbury's winter.

Winter Worlds provides all riders a safe fun race and have a blast doing it.

Selwyn Movie Nights – The Grand Budapest Hotel
Date/Time: Friday 4 August, 8-10pm
Location: Lincoln Event Centre
Presented by: Selwyn District Council

The third movie night helping you get through the winter months.

A concierge teams up with one of his employees to prove his innocence after he is framed for murder.

We recommend viewers age 15+. For more details visit

Grand Opening Dunsandel Community Centre
Date/Time: 4 August 2017, 4pm - late
Location: Dunsandel Community Centre, 1456 Tramway Road, Dunsandel

The Dunsandel Community Committee is hosting a Grand Opening event celebrating the completion of the Dunsandel Community Centre on Friday 4 August, from 4pm.  The event is open to all locals.

A community celebration will follow the opening formalities, which will be carried out by the Hon Amy Adams, MP for Selwyn.

The new facility replaces the original Dunsandel Community Hall, which was located in the township and demolished after being damaged beyond repair in the 2010/2011 earthquakes. The local community has fundraised $350,000, including generous contributions from Rata Foundation and The New Zealand Lottery Grants Board.

The new Community Centre, located at 1456 Tramway Road, is a multi-purpose facility which will be used by sporting and community groups, businesses, and for events.

Lincoln Market's Annual Second Hand Book Sales

Date/Time: Sat 5th Aug 10 am to 1 pm
Location: on green beside Lincoln Library
Presented by: Lincoln Farmers' and Craft Market
Event is free

Lose yourself in a book this winter and grab a bargain at Lincoln's Annual Second Hand Book Sale.

Browse the many stalls that make up this bustling weekly market. Pick up some quality locally grown spray free veg/fruit, plants, flowers, take the opportunity to sample some award winning artisan produce, cheeses,wine, confectionery, preserves and baking or even find that extra special gift handcrafted by one of Lincoln Farmers' and Craft Market's talented crafters - including wood products, hand made clothing and winter woollens, art, toys, jewellery, natural shampoos, soaps.

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Off Road Racing Event
Date/Time: Sunday 6 August, 10.30am
Location: Weedons Ross Road, West Melton
Presented by: Canterbury Off Road Club

Promising thrills and excitement with off road trucks, buggies, ATVs and UTVs competing in action packed short course racing at the Canterbury Off Road Raceway. Come join in the action!

Adults $10 (cash only), Under 15 yrs free More Info:

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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.

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Prebbleton Market

First Sunday of each month
Prebbleton Community Cottage

Great food, entertainment and variety of stalls, come and spend a Sunday afternoon relaxing, meeting friends and shopping with us. Bring a rug or chair, have a picnic. Free face painting.

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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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