Kick off Easter with a heartwarming outdoor film screening of Peter Rabbit. Photo / Supplied

Cosy Up With An Easter Film & Other Fun Things To Do This Weekend

Catch an outdoor screening of Peter Rabbit and don't miss a Wise Boys Burger pop-up

FILM

• Catch another great nostalgic screening at Hollywood Avondale this weekend with director Joel Schumacher's fun The Lost Boys playing on Thursday evening. Where: 20 St Georges Rd, Avondale

• Get into the Easter spirit with seasonal flick Peter Rabbit screening for free outdoors at Henderson Park. BYO picnic and chairs. When: April 20, 6pm   Where: Henderson Park, Wilsher Crescent, Henderson

SHOP

The Department Store is throwing a special in-store Easter party this weekend with baby bunnies, an Easter egg hunt, and popcorn. Entry will be a donation to the SPCA. When: April 20, 12-2pm    Where: 10 Northcroft St, Takapuna

DINE

Wise Boys will serve crowd favourite burgers and fries at The Midnight Baker. Photo / Supplied

Wise Boys Burgers will take over the Midnight Baker this Thursday evening for a one-night pop-up featuring crowd favourite burgers including the Moroccan or Tempeh burger, and fries. When: April 18, 5pm-9pm   Where: The Midnight Baker, 218 Dominion Rd 

MUSIC

• British disco duo Jungle will bring their catchy grooves to a soldout gig at The Powerstation. When: April 18    Where: The Powerstation, Eden Terrace 

•  Australian singer-songwriter Matt Corby stops by this weekend to serenade us with hits from his anticipated second album, Rainbow Valley. When: Thursday April 18   Where: The Civic, Queen St   Tickets: Ticketmaster.co.nz

ART 

A new multi-million Nelson Mandela exhibition comes Eden Park. Photo / Supplied

 Take a glimpse into the life of Nelson Mandela at a new world-class exhibition showing in New Zealand for the first time before continuing on a 5-year worldwide tour. Mandela My Life: The Official Exhibition is curated from the extensive collections of The Nelson Mandela Foundation in Johannesburg featuring a large archive of images, film and sound recordings of Mandela’s famous speeches, a detailed physical replica of his prison cell, artworks and original artefacts including manuscripts from his writings from prison and the famous pen which signed away apartheid. When: 13 April – 4 August, from 10am   Where: Eden Park, Entry via Gate B, Walters Road, Kingsland   Tickets: Ticketek.co.nz

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