North Shore Times : January 25th 2011
6 NORTH SHORE TIMES, JANUARY 25, 2011 NEWS SUNDAY 13TH MARCH 2011 START TIME 9.30AM rOunD THe BaYs PORTS OF AUCKLAND www.roundthebays.co.nz ENTER NOW! SUPPORTING THESE GREAT CHARITIES Further events to celebrate new year By GRACE ACKLAND Celebrations for the Chinese New Year continue on the Shore with two further events. The New Zealand Chinese Youth Trust is celebrating the Year of The Rabbit with a family day on January 30 at Marlborough Park from 2pm to 7pm. Activities will include a variety of arts and crafts, Chinese calligraphy, a tra- ditional drama show and face painting for the kids. There will not only be delicious food stalls but out- door games and folk music performances. If you are interested in set- ting up a stall phone Mario Tang on 479-9736. North Shore libraries has a smorgasbord of fun activities. Shore Libraries are hosting Chinese rhyme times and the opportunity to learn how to use the Chinese digital com- munity website. The website showcases the history of the Chinese settlers and community in New Zealand. This is a resource where you can share your Chinese New Year stories and the North Shore libraries are offering workshops on how to make the most of the website. Rhyme Time is aimed at children two years old and under, a fun session of rhymes, songs, music and movement with a Chinese theme. Chinese New Year events will be held from February 7 to 18. Visit www.aucklandlibraries. govt.nz for more information.
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