Community News and Events
What's up and what's on in Wellington, Porirua, and the Hutt Valley!
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Wellington Museum presents Galactica Calling, an inclusive, Matariki fundraiser for Cloud 9 Children’s Foundation, Saturday 3 July, 6pm - 10pm. An all ages, koha event featuring a stellar line up of local musical guests.
Well Homes is a Wellington Healthy Homes Initiative. It’s a free service to help your whānau with beds and bedding, carpet, curtains, heating, insulation, minor repairs, mould cleaning kits, MSD/Work and Income assistance, and more. You can check if you’re eligible by filling out the online form, or talk to your GP. Go to wellhomes.co.nz for more.
Smokefreerockquest 2021 Wellington Final is on at Notre Dame Performing Arts Centre, Saturday 3 July, 7pm-9:30pm. New Zealand’s only nationwide, live, original music, youth event. Tickets are Adult: $23.00, student $10.25.
Porirua Libraries run a series of programmes to help combat social isolation and enrich people’s daily lives. From book clubs and board games to free digital courses and technology help. For more info on all the programmes, visit porirualibrary.org.nz or pop into your local branch.
In association with Autism New Zealand, Wellington Museum hosts a low-sensory hour on the first Thursday of every month from 4-5pm. They welcome anyone who prefers a low-sensory environment. Free admission.
English for Everyone is on at Aro Valley Community Centre, Thursdays 5pm-6.30pm until 22 July. These classes are for people who speak English at beginner to intermediate level and want to practise. Lessons are free, but koha is encouraged.
The next Lower Hutt Parent Support Group monthly Meeting is on Tuesday, June 29, 10am-12 midday, at the River of Life Centre. Run by Parent to Parent. A support group for parents and whānau of children with any disability or health issue. Children welcome. For more info phone Sue Trueman 027 808 3947, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Meet new people, practise English, have fun! Volunteer Wellington Outreach Service for migrants and former refugees is running every second Tuesday, 12.30-2.30pm. Drop in to see them at KiwiClass or Red Cross, 39 Webb St. They will help you find a volunteer role and support you as you get started.
Matariki at Te Papa is happening from 2-11 July. With seed swaps, music, weaving, and more. Taking guidance from Maramataka | Māori lunar calendar, Matariki is the time to reflect on the past year and prepare for a new one. See Te Papa’s website for more info.
Community Law Wellington and Hutt Valley Clinics are running at Naenae Library, Tuesdays, 2pm, and Wainuiomata Library, Wednesdays, 11am. These are free drop-in services to help you with any legal questions.
Raumati Scouts Midwinter Fair is on Saturday 26 June, 9 am to 1 pm at the Raumati Scout Den. Garage sale, cake stall, clothing, books, toys, BBQ, and fun activities for the whole family! Fundraising for the upkeep of our Scout Den and Scout Jamboree.
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