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Predator Trapping Workshop - Hutt Winter Festival

Predator Trapping Workshop - Hutt Winter Festival

Sat 18 Aug 2018 10:00 A.m.

Join the nationwide movement to eliminate introduced mammalian predators by assembling your own trap box to take home with a rat trap inside. Learn about the range of traps available and how you can use them in your...

Drawing Workshop - Hutt Winter Festival

Drawing Workshop - Hutt Winter Festival

Sat 18 Aug 2018 10:00 A.m.

This workshop gives you a taste of drawing in different ways, for example, drawing without looking at your work, using your non-dominant hand, as well as looking at what not to draw. It's a fun class and you'll come away...

Family History Drop-In

Family History Drop-In

Today 1:30 P.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Need a bit of help researching your family? Our Family History Specialist Tricia Meehan is available to assist with family history enquiries and answer questions. No need to book a spot, just drop in! Discover more...

Bike Illuminating Station - Hutt Winter Festival

Bike Illuminating Station - Hutt Winter Festival

Today 2:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Have you taken part in one of the illuminated bikes workshops? Awesome, bring your wheels to the Hutt Winter Festival illuminated bike parade. Missed a workshop? Never fear! The bike illuminating station is here. At...

Puppet Show & Workshop - Hutt Winter Festival

Puppet Show & Workshop - Hutt Winter Festival

Today 2:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M.

At this workshop you’ll watch a puppet show, and then learn to make your own puppets. Bring your puppet to the Hutt Winter Festival on Sat 18 August and be in the Puppet Parade alongside Hutt Winter Festival's Wild...

Faerie Wing Making - Hutt Winter Festival

Faerie Wing Making - Hutt Winter Festival

Today 2:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Join artist Tina Rae Carter to create some wings to wear at the Hutt Winter Festival. Be part of the puppet parade! Walk the community labyrinth in your faerie wings! Dance to the pop-up performances. Be inspired by...

Lantern Workshop - Hutt Winter Festival

Lantern Workshop - Hutt Winter Festival

Today 2:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M.

At these lantern making workshops you will be creating a lantern that you can attach to a bike, wheelchair or pushchair, or carry while you walk. We’ll show you how you can light it up either using your bike lights or...

Poi Workshops - Hutt Winter Festival

Poi Workshops - Hutt Winter Festival

Today 2:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Make your own poi and then learn how to swing it. The poi was traditionally used to increase flexibility and strength in the hands and arms and to improve coordination. It was swung to the rhythmic sounds of nature. The...

Weaving Workshop - Hutt Winter Festival

Weaving Workshop - Hutt Winter Festival

Today 2:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Learn how to make a bouquet of ngā puti puti (flowers) using basic harakeke (flax) weaving techniques and traditional methods used by Māori and Polynesians. Limit: 15 participants About the artist: Kody Loretz is...

Taaniko Brooch Workshop - Hutt Winter Festival

Taaniko Brooch Workshop - Hutt Winter Festival

Today 2:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M.

This workshop will teach people how to make little tāniko badges on pins - reflecting Mata Aho’s show at the Dowse on a miniature scale. The materials will be natural fibre (hemp, muka) and embroidery thread. ...

Mask Workshop - Hutt Winter Festival

Mask Workshop - Hutt Winter Festival

Today 2:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Take inspiration from the wild nature around us, play with colour, patterns and shapes to design your own mask with The Dowse Education team. Bring your mask and join in the fun on Saturday 18th August at the Hutt...

Pae In the Face - Hutt Winter Festival

Pae In the Face - Hutt Winter Festival

Today 2:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Have fun learning te reo with Tōku Reo's Pae in the Face game. Suitable for any level of te reo, whether you're completely fluent or know only a few words. This is a great way to break the ice! Fun for all ages,...

Bollywood Indian Dance Workshop - Hutt Winter Festival

Bollywood Indian Dance Workshop - Hutt Winter Festival

Today 3:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M.

An interactive session of Indian Bollywood dance where the talented teacher from the Mayur Dance Academy will teach the audience some classic Bollywood dance moves. Bollywood is a dance form that emerged from the Indian...

Family History Open Day

Family History Open Day

Tomorrow 1:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Get help to break down those genealogy brick walls with the Hutt Valley Branch of New Zealand Society of Genealogists. Branch members and library staff will be there to assist, and to show you how to use the resources...

Military History Drop-in

Military History Drop-in

Tomorrow 1:00 P.M. - 5:30 P.M.

Need help interpreting or discovering military personnel records? Drop in to get hands-on help with your military history research with Jeffrey Russell! No need to book a spot, just drop in! Discover more about...

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