If you're looking for ways to entertain your children these holidays, we've got some fun, free activities lined up. Read on to find out more.

Saturday 29 September to Sunday 14 October – Founders Heritage Park
Nelson’s Wonder Women 

Find out about the amazing women from Nelson’s past. 

Daily school holiday fun at Founders Heritage Park

  • Free entry for locals from Nelson & Tasman
  • Railcar rides 11am – 4pm
  • Coffee available at the Ruckery 11am – 3pm (closed Monday)
  • Bring a picnic.

Friday 5 October at 10.30am - Stoke Library
Fire Engine and Firefighters.
Come to Stoke Library to see a Fire Engine! Story and craft to follow in activity room.

Friday 5 October at 11am - Nightingale Library Memorial
Read stories to Trinny the Dog at the library by the beach!

Monday 8 October at 10.30am to 2pm – Broadgreen House Open Day
Spring into Suffrage - get dressed up in Victorian costume, make Suffrage Camelia flowers, a windmill and other spring activities. For ages 5 to 12, with a parent or caregiver.  

Tuesday 9 October at 11am – Elma Turner Library

Legends of the Kiwi and other native birds. All ages, no bookings required.

Wednesday 10 October at 11:30am - Elma Turner Library
Enjoy a family movie at the library with popcorn! All ages, no bookings required.

Thursday 11 October at 2pm - Elma Turner Library
Storytime Shenanigans - which Librarian will get up to the most shenanigans in this fun and interactive event? All ages, no bookings required.

Friday 12 October at 1pm and 2pm - Elma Turner Library
Make your own Treasure Boxes with Murray from Mitre 10. Two sessions – please book for only one session. For ages 8-13 years old with parent help. Bookings essential, please email library@ncc.govt.nz, or visit any one of our branches.