Nelson Leader : February 21st 2013
3 THE NELSON LEADER, FEBRUARY 21, 2013 NEWS 5140680AA 207 Trafalgar Street, Nelson 548 4380 I LOVE MY GIFT Receive this 7 piece beauty collection with your purchase of $99.00 or more from Elizabeth Arden.* *Offer available 20 February - 10 March 2013, while stocks last. One gift per customer, subject to availability. We all go a little mad sometimes . . . Tea time: Little Day Out co-ordinator Andrea Barker, left, and artist Lou-Darcie Lewis are encouraging everyone to get into the Mad Hatter's Tea Party theme on March 3. Photo: MATT LAWREY By MATT LAWREY Nelsonians are being invited to go a little crazy in Victory Square next month. The fourth annual Little Day Out takes place in the square on Sunday March 3 and this year organisers have picked a Mad Hatter s Tea Party theme. Co- ordinator Andrea Barker wants to see as many people dressed up as possible, even if it is just a colourful hat. There s nothing wrong with a bit of craziness in this world. It s better to wear your crazi- ness on the outside of your head than the inside, she said. Along with the live music and international food stalls, this year s Little Day Out will include an interactive Mad Hat- ter s Tea Party installation created by artist Lou-Darcie Lewis. Lou-Darcie is keeping much of its concept under wraps but did reveal to The Leader that it will be based around the playground. To get into the Mad Hatter s Tea Party you will have to be wearing a hat and go down the slide, she said. The family friendly Little Day Out is organised by the Victory Community Association and this year s line-up of acts includes The Johnnys, The Immigrants, Samba del Sol and Dayna Sanerivi. The day will also feature new three-piece The Rough Cuts and will start with the reggae act Smooth Cone Sounds. There will also be a toddlers zone and workshops in which for $10 adults will get the chance to make bird feeders out of old cups and saucers. There will be prizes for the zaniest hats and anyone keen on making something special is welcome to attend workshops led by local artist Joanna Clou- ston being held at the Victory Community Centre in Totara St from 3pm to 5pm this Friday and from 1pm to 3pm this Saturday. All ages welcome but children under 10 must be accompanied by a caregiver. The Little Day Out is at Victory Square on Sunday 3 March from 1pmto7pm.Itisfundedby Nelson City Council, Canterbury Community Trust, Creative New Zealand and Victory Community Association.
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