October Holiday Program

October 21 Holiday Program

Here is what we have going on:

There is a link to the sign-up form hidden somewhere down below.

Week 1:

TUESDAY, 5th: Not Serious day.

Bring your computer for a social play time. A just for fun day maybe with some accidental seriousness.

WEDNESDAY 6th: Serious day.

Working on your projects or learning something in our social clever space.

FRIDAY 8th - SUNDAY 10th: Short Film Making Weekend.

Make a whole short film or documentary or YouTube tutorial in 48 hours, for teens and adults.

Week 2:

TUESDAY 12th: Not Serious day number 2

Same as week 1 above

WEDNESDAY 13th: Serious day number 2

Same as week 1 above

THURSDAY, 14th: Doctor Who Watching Marathon.

If your into a 9-5pm, 8 hour epic Doctor Who time this is for you (13+).

FRIDAY, 15th: Non-digital Game Day.

Board games, card games, D&D, NERF fights and more.


The program is held in the Labs - Manaia House in Rathbone St (ground floor, Dent St end of the building, opposite the Honda dealership). Here is a map.

All days open at 8:30am and finish at 5:00pm (5:30 late pickup), except for the short film making weekend. We provide plenty of fruit and water. Lunch is always included. There is a cost for the days, but if it is a problem, sponsored spots are available, just ask. Costs vary slightly (see below). Please assume that you have a spot on our program and that we can accommodate you if you haven’t heard from us within two days of signing up. The invoices for direct deposit will be emailed to you sometime around the holidays. If you have questions, email [email protected] or [email protected]

NOT SERIOUS DAYS (Ages 8+) Tuesday the 5th and 12th October: These days are just for fun. It is for hanging out with friends, playing games, playing more games and then well… probably blowing up a Minecraft world or something. Cost is $45 and for members is $30

SERIOUS DAYS (Ages 13+) Wednesday the 6th and 13th October: Being in the Labs on the Serious Days is for making, creating, coding, working on projects, it doesn’t matter what, with friends and a bit of game playing on the side. A brain expanding day of questionable project time. Know your plan before you arrive. It can even be school work/study. On Serious Days we will keep on going into the evening (as with our normal Thursday Questionable Project group) so if you are staying late bring cash ($8) for our shared dinner. Cost is $45 and for members is $30

SHORT FILM MAKING WEEKEND (Ages 12+) Friday 8th to Sunday 10th: A whole weekend for making a short film that can be anything you want - documentary, stop motion, animated… We will build groups on Friday and spend Saturday and Sunday making the films, with a showcase of all the great stuff on Sunday around 5pm. The Labs will be open Friday 5 - 10pm, Saturday 8am - 10pm, Sunday 8am - 7pm, with a kick-off on Friday 6.30pm. Cost is $30 for everyone

NON-DIGITAL GAME DAY (Ages 9+) Friday 15th October: A day full of everything you’ve always wanted to play: Dungeons & Dragons, board games, card games, weird theatre form games, timed NERF fights, live action role plays… and more! Bring your own games, if you want to (not necessary). Verena is the benevolent dictator of the day Cost is $30 for everyone

DOCTOR WHO MARATHON (Ages 13+) Thursday 14th October: This is a 9 to 5pm epic Doctor Who watching marathon. It is that simple. There is a separate sign-up for this HERE Ara is the benevolent dictator of the day.

HERE is the all important Sign up link!