Late summer fun. Here’s just a sample of what’s on in Ponsonby and beyond during February.
Auckland Zoo – something for everyone Zoo Lates
Every Friday during February you can visit Auckland Zoo after hours (4-8pm) and enjoy the zoo in the evening light. Tickets just $15 per person, Friends of the Zoo and infants (0-3 years old) free.
Openair Cinemas movies at Western Springs Park
Openair Cinemas have the latest movies playing Tuesday to Sunday at 7pm throughout February. Catch the latest films with family and friends under the stars – everything from Jojo Rabbit to Frozen 2.
Tickets available from www.openair.com.au/auckland
A Conversation with Margaret Atwood at the Civic
Tuesday 11 February: an unmissable evening of conversation, discussion and Q & A with one of the most vital authors of her generation. Margaret Atwood shares her signature insight, humour and intellect on stage at the Civic.
Tickets available from www.aucklandlive.co.nz
Anti Valentines at MOTAT
Friday 14 February at MOTAT is the museum’s Anti-Valentine’s event promising an evening of light-hearted fun and entertainment without the clichés and expensive dinners.
Tickets available from www.eventbright.co.nz
Make Boobs Great Again – Sarah Yates
Opening night of Make Boobs Great Again on Wednesday 19 February. An exhibition by artist and ex racecar driver Sarah Yates that took drawings made by women of either their car or their breasts and turned them into hand-sewn cushions made with up cycled woollen blankets. Yates explores how gender roles are portrayed in society and creates a space for women to reflect on and enjoy their bodies.
Free exhibition 19 February till 19 March at Studio One Toi Tu, 1 Ponsonby Road, www.studioone.org.nz
The BMW NZ Open Polo
Saturday 22 February 2020: The BMW NZ Open Polo offers action, thrills, excitement, food, fashion and fun all set on the picturesque Auckland Polo Club grounds in Clevedon. Bring a picnic or indulge in some of the incredible food, wine and beverages available while you watch the best polo players in New Zealand compete for the coveted trophy.
Tickets start at just $40 from www.iticket.co.nz
Tampocalypse at Tapac
Tamocalaypse at Tapac s funny, raw and entertaining; an intimate yet bold story chronicling the journey of young women trying to better their world, one period at a time. An unmissable show on from 28 February to 1 March
Tickets from www.tapac.org.nz
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