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Be curious these school holidays! Trick your mind, stretch your body, explore electricity, get arty, and so much more! Events are FREE and aimed at ages 5+ unless otherwise specified.

Check out the events below or pick-up a School Holiday Events’ brochure at your local library.

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All Holidays

Walter Nash Centre
Scavenger hunt - explore the Library with our awesome scavenger hunt.


Saturday 13 April

11am, Naenae Library
Challenge your friends and whānau with our selection of tabletop Games.

2pm-4pm, Wainuiomata Community Hub
Join Love Wainuiomata and Hub staff in an amazing Easter themed scavenger hunt all around Queen St!


Monday 15 April

10:30am-12pm, Walter Nash Centre
Basketball - phone 04 560 1094 to book in.

1pm, Koraunui Community Hub
Crystal Curiosity - Our world is full of them. Let’s try growing our own. Ages 7-12. Spaces limited, book in at the Hub.

2pm, Naenae Library
Electric Future (Anamata Hiko) - Spark your curiosity! Explore electricity, circuits, and battery packs.

2pm, Wainuiomata Community Hub
Viking Quest - Find out interesting facts, create your own Viking shield, and go hunting for treasure! Ages 6-12.

2pm, Walter Nash Centre
Let’s get planting! – Plant a broad bean in the Library and see how tall it can grow over the school holidays. Phone 04 560 1094 or visit the Library to book in.


Tuesday 16 April

10:30am, Wanuiomata Community Hub
Chill out with a half-hour of stories in the library then grab some books to take home!

10:30am-12pm, Walter Nash Centre
Floorball - phone 04 560 1094 to book in.

11am, Walter Nash Centre
Chill out with a half-hour of stories in the library then grab some books to take home!

11am, Moera Library
Electric Future (Anamata Hiko) - Spark your curiosity! Explore electricity, circuits, and battery packs.

2pm, War Memorial Library
Chill out with a half-hour of stories in the library then grab some books to take home!

2:30pm-4pm, Wainuiomata Community Hub
Curioser and Curioser: Bring the whole whānau along to enjoy the original Disney Alice in Wonderland from 1951!

2:30pm-4pm, Walter Nash Centre
What can tamariki do with a trailer full of off-cuts and tools? Explore the Build & Play trailer to find out!

What can tamariki do with a trailer full of off-cuts and tools? Explore the Build & Play trailer to find out!
Home grown geodes - Create your own crystal cave to grow in our Hub lab. Ages 7-12. Spaces limited, book in at the Hub.


Wednesday 17 April

10:30am, Naenae Library
Chill out with a half-hour of stories in the library then grab some books to take home!

11am, Eastbourne Library
Create a glow-in-the-dark bug then watch it glow in our very own library cave.

11am, Moera Library
Chill out with a half-hour of stories in the library then grab some books to take home!

1pm-3pm, Koraunui Community Hub
Nano Chem (Nano Matū) - Discover the world of nanotechnology and make your own glow in the dark worms! Spaces limited, book in at the Hub.

2pm, Eastbourne Library
Chill out with a half-hour of stories in the library then grab some books to take home!

3pm, Wainuiomata Community Hub
Wear your literary heart on your wrist! Decorate simple wooden bracelets with your favourite literary quote! Ages 8-18.

3pm, Walter Nash Centre
Get curious with ALL of our art supplies in the Library! Phone 04 560 1094 or visit the Library to book in.

3:30pm, War Memorial Library
Click, Fizzle, Pop! What do you get when you mix Lego and Lava? Come find out at this explosive session.


Thursday 18 April

10:30am, Petone Library
Chill out with a half-hour of stories in the library then grab some books to take home!

11am, Koraunui Community Hub
Chill out with a half-hour of stories in the library then grab some books to take home!

1pm-3pm, Koraunui Community Hub
Curious about Food - Learn some basic chemistry using simple food ingredients. Ages 7-12. Spaces limited, book in at the Hub.

2pm, Petone Library
Electric Future (Anamata Hiko) - Spark your curiosity! Explore electricity, circuits, and battery packs.

2pm-4pm, Wainuiomata Community Hub
Get to know the library inside out and out with a scavenger hunt! Ages 8+.

2:30pm-4pm, Walter Nash Centre
What can tamariki do with a trailer full of off-cuts and tools? Explore the Build & Play trailer to find out!


Saturday 20 April

10:30am-1pm, Wainuiomata Community Hub
Cooking with Carlo: Easter Edition - Please contact the Hub before the session if your child has any allergies. Ages 8-18.

11am, Naenae Library
Challenge your friends and whānau with our selection of tabletop Games.

3pm, Wainuiomata Community Hub
See if you can construct the sturdiest high-rise building out of Lego and then put it to the test! Ages 12+.


Tuesday 23 April

10am-12pm, Koraunui Community Hub
What can tamariki do with a trailer full of off-cuts and tools? Explore the Build & Play trailer to find out!

10:30am, Wanuiomata Community Hub
Chill out with a half-hour of stories in the library then grab some books to take home!

10:30am-12pm, Walter Nash Centre
Dodgeball - phone 04 560 1094 to book in.

11am, Walter Nash Centre
Chill out with a half-hour of stories in the library then grab some books to take home!

1pm-3pm, Koraunui Community Hub
Explore Art - Mix chalk with paint, add bubbles…what will happen next? Ages 7-12. Places limited, book in at the Hub.

2pm, War Memorial Library
Chill out with a half-hour of stories in the library then grab some books to take home!

2pm, Walter Nash Centre
Dinosaur Dig - Excite your inner palaeontologist and come dig for fossils at our dynamite dino dig in the Library! Phone 04 560 1094 or visit the Library to book in.

2:30pm-4:30pm, Wainuiomata Community Hub
Curiouser and Curiouser: Bring the whole whānau along to enjoy Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland from 2010!


Wednesday 24 April

10:30am, Naenae Library
Chill out with a half-hour of stories in the library then grab some books to take home!

10:30am, Wainuiomata Community Hub
Paint your nails and learn how to do basic nail art! Open to all ages and genders.

10:30am-12pm, Walter Nash Centre
Multisports - phone 04 560 1094 to book in.

11am, Moera Library
Chill out with a half-hour of stories in the library then grab some books to take home!

11am, Eastbourne Library
Nano Chem (Nano Matū) - Discover the world of nanotechnology and make your own glow in the dark worms!

1pm-3pm, Koraunui Community Hub
What can tamariki do with a trailer full of off-cuts and tools? Explore the Build & Play trailer to find out!

2pm, Eastbourne Library
Chill out with a half-hour of stories in the library then grab some books to take home!

2pm, Naenae Library
Eye Wonder - Trick your eyes with some optical illusions then see if you can make your own.

11am, Wainuiomata Community Hub
Nano Chem (Nano Matū) - Discover the world of nanotechnology and make your own glow in the dark worms! Ages 8-18.

3:30pm, War Memorial Library
Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Listen to a paper-folding story, then make your own kooky creation from paper and card.

3:45pm, Walter Nash Centre
Join Sara from Seedling at this yoga taster class for tamariki aged 5-10 in the Library. Spaces are limited. Book in online.


Friday 26 April

10am-12pm, Koraunui Community Hub
What can tamariki do with a trailer full of off-cuts and tools? Explore the Build & Play trailer to find out!

10:30am, War Memorial Library
Chill out with a half-hour of stories in the library then grab some books to take home!

1pm-3pm, Koraunui Community Hub
Get an exclusive behind the scenes tour of Stokes Valley Pool and then go for a swim. Spaces limited, book at the hub.

2pm, Wainuiomata Community Hub
Reel Racers - Create a simple car using everyday household objects and then put them to the test! Whose Reel Racer can win? Ages 6-12.

3pm, Moera Library
Bring the whānau and make amazing Lego creations in the library!

3:30pm, Koraunui Community Hub
Bring the whānau and make amazing Lego creations in the library!

3:45pm, Naenae Library
Bring the whānau and make amazing Lego creations in the library!


Saturday 27 April

11am, Naenae Library
Challenge your friends and whānau with our selection of tabletop Games.

11am, Wainuiomata Community Hub
Biketec Bike Repair Workshop - learn how to look after your bike and make basic repairs! Bikes Welcome! Ages 8+. Spaces limited, register at the Library.

2pm, Walter Nash Centre
Bring the whānau and make amazing Lego creations in the library!

2:30pm-5pm, Wainuiomata Community Hub
Bring your whānau for our Monthly Movie in the Library!


Sunday 28 April

2pm-4pm, Petone Library
Bring the whānau and make amazing Lego creations in the library!

2pm-4pm, Wainuiomata Community Hub
Love Wainuiomata invites you to follow the rainbow on Queen St to discover a fun world of fairies & gnomes!