Garden Gala for older adults
28 January 2008
Next month’s Garden Gala at Riccarton House will be a showcase of entertainment, arts and crafts and other activities for older adults.
On Thursday, 14 February, from 11am to 3pm, the Garden Gala is a free social afternoon at which participants can have-a-go at Tai Chi, gentle exercise, floral arts and cake decorating.
Free entertainment will be provided by a variety of groups, including the 50s Up brass band, St Teresa’s School choir, Hepcat Swing dance group and junior dancers from Dance Sport Canterbury.
The Garden Gala is also a chance to meander through Riccarton House and its grounds; tours of the restored homestead being at 11.30am and 1.30pm for a $3 donation.
Parking is available on the southern lawn of Riccarton House grounds; entry to the car parking area is off Riccarton House’s driveway. If postponed due to bad weather, the Gala will be held on Friday, 15 February.
This event is supported by the Riccarton/Wigram Community Board.
For further information call 941 8888 or visit www.bethere.co.nz
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