Events

Looking for family events or classes for your little one to attend?

Our Events page is full of things to do! Find out about the latest parent and child expos, kids markets, coffee groups, children's entertainment, santa parades and more!

Take a look at our Other Activties page for ideas too or email us about your own events and we’ll add the details to this page free of charge! 
 

story nights

Little Wild Story Nights
6pm 31 Oct, 5 Dec 2017 - Uxbridge Theatre, 35 Uxbridge Road, Howick


What’s the perfect recipe for unforgettable story nights? Take a handful of little munchkins, aged 2-8, slip them into some comfy jammies, add a dash of blanket and a smidge of soft toy, wrap them all up in music and blend the lot together with masterful storytelling and gentle fun. Leave to sleep gently till morning. Milk and cookies are on us!

Tickets: General Admission $5. For more information visit www.uxbridge.co.nz.

Good As New

Good as New Pre Loved Kids Christmas Market.
9am – 12 noon Saturday 18 November, Orewa Community Centre


50+ stalls selling quality 2nd hand kids; clothes, toys, nursery furniture and accessories.

The Good as New Pre Loved Kids Market is a great opportunity for mums and dads to recycle all the things their children have outgrown and a chance for families to purchase quality 2nd hand books, clothes, toys and nursery furniture at great prices. We have lots of families from Rodney, the Coast and North Shore attend as both buyers and sellers, it's a fun morning out for all the family. Our charity this market is Bellyful.

To find out more, visit our market Facebook page.

wonky donkey show

Craig Smith’s Wonky Donkey Show
11am Saturday 25 November - Uxbridge Theatre, 35 Uxbridge Road, Howick


What only has three legs and one eye; likes to listen to country music; was quite tall, slim and smelt really, really bad? A stinky dinky, lanky, honky tonky, winky, wonky donkey of course! Craig Smith is a well Known Children’s author and singer songwriter of the Award winning Wonky Donkey. Armed with his guitar, a number of puppets and costumes, he is bringing his fun interactive show with his favourite characters. This show is not to be missed!

Tickets: General Admission $14. For more information visit www.uxbridge.co.nz.

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Farmers Santa Parade 2017
1pm Sun 26 November - Queen St, Auckland CBD


The Farmers Santa Parade is a tradition so loved in Auckland it hardly needs an introduction. This all-ages party showcases everything Christmas, and this year, everything Steampunk! Ronelle Thompson, Costume Room Manager has decided on this retro-futuristic theme to mix story-book style and the familiarity of Christmas with more innovation than ever before!

For more information visit www.santaparade.co.nz.

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Kids Corner Uxbridge Arts & Culture
Open Mon – Thu 9am – 9pm and Fri & Sat 9am – 4pm. Closed Sun.


Our Kids Corner offers an array of activities in this space including toys for both boys and girls, pens and colouring pages, as well as books to read. We also have a café on site, so when the kids play – parents are welcome to grab a bite or a coffee. The Kids Corner is suitable for under 1’s through to 4 year olds and we will be running additional craft activities and screening of films in our theatre every Tuesday & Friday morning.

Come and join us – it’s FREE to attend! Find us at 35 Uxbridge Road, Howick, Auckland or visit www.uxbridge.co.nz for more information.

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StoryPlace at Te Papa
Every day of the year! Sessions: 9.30am, 10.30am, 11.30am, 1.30pm & 2.45pm


Spend a magical time with your preschool children (12 months – 5 years) at StoryPlace, exploring the New Zealand natural environment through play & make-believe.

We offer fabulous stories, drama, puzzles, games, and art activities – every day of the year! Our session times are 9.30am, 10.30am, 11.30am, 1.30pm, and 2.45pm.

Each 45-minute session takes up to 25 people. All our programmes are linked to the early childhood curriculum. More ...

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The Nappy Lady Workshops
Various venues around NZ throughout the year


Want free nappies? Come along to one of the Nappy Lady workshops and learn all about your nappy options and how you can save lots of money.

Workshops taken by the Nappy Lady – Kate Meads throughout the year. Check out dates and venues of The Nappy Lady Workshops near you.


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Plunket PEPE Parenting Programme
Various courses around NZ throughout the year


The transition to parenthood is a time of many changes. PEPE groups can play a significant role in helping parents through this process.

PEPE (Parenting Education Programme) is a Plunket-developed national programme which consists of a series of five courses, aimed at supporting parents in their parenting role through the different stages of their child’s early development. More ...

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Wriggle & Rhyme Auckland Libraries
During school term time


Wriggle & Rhyme is a fun, free programme held at libraries across Auckland that provides positive movement experiences to stimulate development of both the brain & body for babies 0 – 2 years. More ...

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Storytime Auckland Libraries
During school term time


The highly popular storytimes are sessions of stories read by librarians and sometimes, by authors or other guests.

These are ideal for kids 3-5 years of age. Some libraries offer regular storytimes in languages other than English, and we often tailor our sessions to incorporate school holiday themes or major celebrations such as Christmas, Chinese New Year, Diwali and Matariki, the Mâori new year. More ...

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Moa Rd Pt Chev Plunket Playgroup – Scout Hall, 93A Moa Rd, Pt Chevalier
Tues & Wed 9.30am – 11.30am during school term time


Where kids meet kids & mums meet mums (and Dads, Grandparents & Carers!). Suitable for newborns to 5 years. Everyone’s welcome!

Coordinator and mum run playgroup with lots of toys for educational and free play, craft activities, great outdoor space with sandpit and ‘mat time’ at the end with music & stories. Costs $4 per family.

Please bring a piece of fruit for shared morning tea.

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Brightwater Community Playgroup Nelson
Wednesdays 9.30am - 11.30am


We are a little playgroup situated in Brightwater Community Church Creche, on Ellis Street, next to Snowden Bush Reserve, Nelson .

We meet every Wednesday 9.30am - 11.30am, morning tea and fun provided. Cost $2 dollars per family. Come and join us, everyone welcome!
 

 


 

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