Poppin’ at the Plaza – Thursday 16 February to Sunday 12 March 2023

Get Poppin' at the Plaza! ChristchurchNZ is putting on a programme of cool events at the Library Plaza - the spot outside Tūranga that leads into Cathedral Square. There will be inspiring and engaging FREE stuff for tamariki and rangatahi to enjoy, from planting and weaving to e-sports competitions and movies - suitable for families and anyone under 18.

For more information, see the events online and there will be a noticeboard in Library Plaza for details of today’s activity.

There will be big games in the Library Plaza, hammocks, and more. 

This week

Wed 8 Mar - 1pm to 4pm:
Chess – inside or outside depending on weather
Thur 9 Mar – 4.30pm start:
Movie – George of the Jungle – Free popcorn! Inside in Ngā Purapura / Activity Room, Hapori | Community, Level 1
Fri 10 Mar – 5pm to 7pm:
Slacklining with Christchurch Slacklines
Sat 11 Mar - CANCELLED
Ice cream!
Sun 12 Mar - 10am to 12pm:
Stencil workshop with Watch this Space

Week 3

Thurs 2 Mar – 4pm to 6pm:
Plant Pals workshop with The Green Lab, opens a new window 

Friday 3 March - 4.30pm start:
Hip Hop pop-up including free fades and braids plus a sausage sizzle [POSTPONED]

Saturday 4 March – All Day:
All-Day Scavenger Hunt (location TBC)

Sunday 5 March – 2pm:
Badge Making

Week 2

Thurs 23 Feb – 1.30pm:
King Cass in the Plaza (event continues inside)

Fri 24 Feb – 5pm onwards:
VR gaming (12+) with spot prizes & free ice cream!

Sat 25 Feb – 1pm:
The Amazing YOGA Race

Sun 26 Feb – 2pm:
Earring making workshop with EarMe

Week 1 

Wednesday 15 February – All Day
Board games and tropical book nook!

Thursday 16 February from 5.30pm
Outdoor movie - Princess Bride – free popcorn!

Friday 17 February from 4.30pm
DJ Workshop and free pizza run by Daniel Mataki , opens a new window

Saturday 18 February  from 2pm
Street Art Tour (First in first served - max 16) run by Watch This Space, opens a new window

Sunday 19 February from 10am:
Weaving workshop (First in first served – max 8) run by The Green Lab, opens a new window and Rekindle, opens a new window