Talking Truths - Encouraging Words and Sentences

Tuesday 16th October

Hosted by speech-language therapist Claire Esterman of Talking Truths, this presentation will share the science behind childhood language acquisition and teach whānau how they can:
-Communicate with their tamariki in ways that promote vocabulary expansion.
-Have deeper and more meaningful interactions with their tamariki.
-Encourage their tamariki to speak in longer and more complex sentences.
-Use everyday routines and activities to teach new words and sentence structures.
The strategies are most geared towards parents with kids under 6 years.
7pm - 8.30pm $50 non-members / $25 members

Talking Truths - Preparing for Literacy Success

Tuesday 23rd October

Hosted by speech-language therapist Claire Esterman of Talking Truths, this presentation shares the science behind how children learn to read and write. It will share ways whānau can:
-Adjust everyday interactions with their child to promote the development of early literacy skills
-Optimise storytimes to help tamariki develop early reading skills & grow vocabulary.
-Encourage their tamariki to interact with text and get excited about reading!
-Prepare their child for literacy success at school
-Have deeper and more meaningful interactions with their tamariki.
7pm - 8.30pm $50 non-members / $25 members

Intro to Cross Stitch with Broida

Wednesday 29th September

Have you been wanting to take up a creative hobby but don’t know where to start? Or have you been wanting to try embroidery but maybe the current offerings haven’t been inspiring? This is your chance to learn how to create your own needlework through contemporary elevated designs and mindful making. Join Briar Lloyd from Broida for a fun, hands-on workshop to learn the basics of the satisfyingly simple but effective cross-stitch embroidery and get started on your very own cross-stitch design kit to take away with you.

Cross stitch kit, drinks and snacks provided in ticket price

$45 member /$89 non-member

The Village Preloved Clothing Sale

Saturday 16th October

COME ONE COME ALL!
Everything is $25, $50, $75 or $100
Includes designer and vintage clothing.
You won't want to miss it!

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