Top 5 To-dos: Term Break

Term break is incoming soon enough and the last week is usually the intense week for most of us. Good luck finishing your assignments and tests!

However, it is not too early to think about the break. Here is the Top 5 list of possible events/to-dos that you can do during the break.

1. Entré Napkin Challenge

Not exactly during the break, but the closing date is this coming 3 March. Grab your chance to get NZD100 just by briefly writing your business venture idea on a piece of napkin! For more information, visit Entré Napkin Challenge.

2. April Graduation

http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/acad/graduation/

Venue: Christchurch Town Hall Auditorium

Timetable as following:

Tuesday 7 April 10.00am Faculties of Science and Creative Arts
2.00pm Faculties of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education and Continuing and Bridging Education (Adult Teaching & Learning)
Thursday 9 April 10.00am Faculty of Engineering & Forestry
2.00pm Faculties of Commerce, Law and Continuing and Bridging Education (Business)

3. The New Zealand International Jazz and Blues Festival (Monday 13th–Sunday 19th April 2009)

“2009 will be no different featuring some of New Zealand’s best musicians as well as a line-up of top international performers, including soul legends, jazz virtuosos, exciting fresh talent, popular standards, tributes and much more…Don’t miss out.

Line-up includes the soul legends Blind Boys of Alabama, Midge Marsden and Harry Harrison, Peter Urlich, Emma Pask, Frank Gibson and Mike Nock and many more….”

If you are Jazz and Blues lovers, don’t miss out this event. Performance details and ticket can be found in their website http://www.jazzfestivalnz.com/

4. World Cinema Showcase (Thursday 19th March–Wednesday 1st April 2009)

“The World Cinema Showcase, the mini-festival presented every autumn by the organisers of the mammoth mid-winter International Film Festival, celebrated its first decade in 2008 with an acclaimed programme and record attendances.

For two weeks each autumn, filmgoers in Christchurch can feast on a menu of quality films from around the world. This friendly and accessible festival aims to celebrate all genres of film, celebrating the talents of new and not-so-new filmmakers.

This year’s programme promises to be another stunner as we bring you a programme full of exceptional films. Confirmed highlights including The Class – last year’s Cannes Film Festival Palme D’Or winner; Jonathan Demme’s sensational new film Rachel Getting Married featuring an Oscar worthy performance from Anne Hathaway; comedian Bill Maher’s Religulous, a scathing comic tour of the world’s religions; plus a stunning collection of documentaries.”

For more info, visit http://www.worldcinemashowcase.co.nz/

5. Free Kayak Demo Day (Saturday 4th April 2009)

A chance to try out a whole range of kayaks and paddles in sheltered waters – sit on tops, fishing kayaks, sea kayaks and more.

Completely free, bring the family – or just yourself!

  • Time: 10am – 1pm
  • Venue: Cass Bay
  • Official Website: www.paddlerzone.co.nz
  • This is a free event
  • Contact Phone: 03 372 3353
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