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Sea Week 2003 (9-16 March), events at New Brighton Library

4 March 2003

Displays including seaside wildlife, bird dioramas, shells, and plants; Ocean Outfall Project; Worldwide Fund for Nature.

Family fun morning, Sunday 9 March 10.15am-12.30pm (bookings essential)
Talk by Coastal Ranger -- spot prizes and seaweek packs to be given away.
Magic and juggling with Chris Cox. Join in the window painting on the library windows
Reef project talk by Russell Ritchie, Wednesday 12 March 6.30-7.30pm. (bookings essential)
Pre-school storyteller, Wednesday 12 March 10.15-10.45am
Liz Weir, Canadian storyteller - don’t miss her.
Ocean Outfall - Thursday 13 March 6.30-7.30pm
John Moore, Christchurch City Council senior planning engineer, will
talk about this engineering project. (bookings essential)
Guided dune walk - Saturday 15 March 10.30am-11.30am
Starts with an introduction at 10.30am in the Library and
continues out on the dunes with a coastal ranger. (bookings essential)
Beach art - Sunday 16 March 10.30am-12 noon
Prizes for beach art and sand sculptures/castles. Fun game for kids to play (The matching game) with Abi Wightman, Environmental Education Teacher. (weather permitting - bring a shovel)
Two Great Sea Week competitions for kids at New Brighton Library
For younger children....What is the Name of our Dolphin?
For older children -- Name that Fishy Film!! Go in the draw for prizes of free double movie passes and chocolate fish.
Parents please note; Children need to be supervised by parents/caregivers at all times during events.

For bookings and more information phone New Brighton Library 941 7947.

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