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Community Notices: week beginning Monday 20 March
Join the Ōtari-Wilton's Bush Trust for their annual seminar series. It's a chance to hear from people doing amazing things in the conservation space and learn something new.
The topics for the next couple of weeks are:
21 March: An introduction to NZ geckos
28 March: The wonderful world of Wellington weeds
All seminars are on a Tuesday and will start at 7.30 p.m. in Tāne Whakapiripiri - Ōtari Visitor Centre, 150 Wilton Road.
The only charge is a gold coin donation.
The Wellington Feminist Creative Community brings you its curated Poetry Night every Tuesday night at The Fringe Bar.
Eight poets bring their finest and freshest work to Tuesday nights.
$10 cash on the door. All money goes back to the poets.
CubaDupa celebrates the vibrancy, diversity and unique creative spirit of Te Whanganui-a-Tara against the backdrop of Wellington’s favourite street: Cuba Street. On the final weekend of summer, March 25 — 26 enter the portal and witness a creative world full of colourful characters and culture.
This accessible, family friendly event, boasts two days of programmed entertainment spanning the genres and creative expressions. CubaDupa stands for the extraordinary and we are proud to host the ultimate platform of transformation, discovery, innovation and extraordinary cultural experiences in the heart of the Creative Capital.
The oracle says: open the portal and dive into another world at CubaDupa 2023.
Come and visit Artisan Craft Market and experience a huge variety of handmade high quality products from local Artisans. Support local, enjoy the friendly welcoming atmosphere, and meet the makers. Artisan Craft Market has 24 markets in 2023 in a variety of locations around the wider Wellington region.
The next one will be held on Sunday 26 March 10am-4pm, Te Wharewaka o Poneke, Taranaki St Wharf
Te Tūhanga Rau – Strathmore Park Community Centre hosts a free community dinner every Wednesday at 5.30pm. Everyone welcome!
They also hold free haircuts on the first Wednesday of every month.
The community centre is located at 108 Strathmore Avenue, Strathmore Park.
Get in touch by calling (04) 388 2776
Upper Hutt Repair Cafe is back Saturday March 25th 10am-2pm at the Wesley Centre, 1 Benzie Avenue. Bring along your broken stuff and learn to repair your household items with skilled local volunteers and get useful advice. Repair electrical, textiles, mechanical, bikes, toys, and wooden items. Koha appreciated.
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