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HighLight: Carnival of Lights is taking place in Riddiford Garden, Lower Hutt, Friday 25-Monday 28 October. The carnival features live entertainment, brilliant light installations, fireworks, interactive activities, and more, all for free.
Repair Cafe & Tech Support is on at the Newtown Community and Cultural Centre, Saturday 26 October, 11am-2pm. Skilled volunteers will be on hand to help you mend items, or support you with tech questions. Free entry, snacks, tea and coffee provided. Everyone welcome, and seniors jump the queue. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 04 389 4786 for more info.
Golder Cottage, Historic Place & Museum, is open Labour Day, Monday 28th October, 1.30-4pm, as part of Wellington Heritage Week 2019. A small admission fee applies. Contact 04 527 8285 or check out Wellington Heritage Week 2019 for more info.
Learn about the best ways to organically beat the bugs in your garden and boost the health of your soil, at the Sustainability Trust’s DIY Natural Pest Prevention and Soil Health Workshop. Wednesday 6 November, 5.30-6.30pm. Cost is $5-$10 per person.
The Wellington Curtain Bank is in DESPERATE need of good quality, mould-free, curtains and curtain lining. Your donations will be reused and gifted to families to create warmer, healthier homes. There are drop off points around the Wellington Region, go to sustaintrust.org.nz for more info.
Unsure about being prepared for an emergency? Plan and Prepare Classes are being held at various Hutt City Libraries from 12 September until the end of November. Register on the WREMO website.
Join us in celebrating Namaste Wellington Diwali Festival of Lights, Saturday 26 October, 12pm-6pm, at the Wellington Indian Association. This free community event includes cultural performances, Indian market stalls, traditional food, face-painting, and free children's activities. Gold coin entry.
Massive Plant Sale is on at Pauatahanui School, Sunday 27 October, 9am-2pm. One of the major fundraisers for Pauatahanui School, and there is a huge amount of plants - bedding, hedging, grasses & flaxes, natives, fruit, veggies and more. Coffee cart and BBQ onsite for early risers.
Enjoy a fun day out at the County Lane Fair! Held at the Hutt Valley Riding for the Disabled, Sunday 3 November, 10am-3pm. With craft, art, produce, artisan food and beverages, food trucks and family-friendly activities. Organised by the Silverstream Lions, to raise funds for Te Omanga Hospice.
Learn about He Whakaputanga o Aotearoa/the Declaration of Independence of New Zealand at the National Library’s free public talk, Thursday 31 October, 12.30-1.30pm. Of the three documents featured in He Tohu, He Whakaputanga is probably the least well-known. Talk by Richard McIntosh.
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