Karatalo Summer Wednesdays 19 June–28 August

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2019-06-11 8:40

Free events and activities in Karatalo’s renovated courtyard in Karakallio throughout the summer!
Wed 19 June at 4–7 pm
Opening of the summer courtyard and pre-Midsummer party

Opening of Karatalo’s brand new summer courtyard! The programme for the opening and pre-Midsummer party has been put together with local actors, including the Karakallio Creative art project, Karakallion Laulajat choir and the Karamimmit performance and music group. The wreath workshop will make the most beautiful wreaths of flowers of the summer. Midsummer birch decorations have also been ordered. There will be sing-alongs followed by a performance by the wonderful Vallilan Tango dance band!

Wed 26 June at 4–7 pm
Karatalo Summer Wednesdays: Bike makeover!

The theme of the last summer Wednesday event in June is bicycles. Come and give your bicycle a new summer look in the Bike Makeover workshop. Instructors from Hupsansaa will help, guide and provide glitter, stickers, spoke beads and colourful flags! The cycling pianist has also been invited to play some classic jazz. KahVelo, the tiny café on bicycle wheels, will provide coffee and snacks for a small charge.

Wed 3 July at 4–7 pm
Karatalo Summer Wednesdays: There is no summer without Mölkky!

The experts of the Karakallio-Seura local society will help people learn how to play and try their hand at the fun throwing game. You can also test and hone your skills on the skills testing course. Care for a grilled sausage? Good, because the grill is hot! But will the accordion ring out through the evening air?

Wed 10 July, 17 July, 24 July and 31 July at 4–7 pm
Karatalo Summer Wednesdays: Nuori Espoo van for young people

The Nuori Espoo van and a mobile youth centre complete with youth workers will be present. The equipment of the van includes a street hockey kit, a ball radar, music and all kinds of balls and games.
Wed 14 August at 4–7 pm
Karatalo Summer Wednesdays: Glitter and giant soap bubbles

The Ruffle Army giant soap bubble team will create beautiful soap bubbles several metres wide for the delight of children and adults. The rainbow-hued giant soap bubbles and glittering floral fairies will give you wonderful fairytale moments. The fairies will also create waterproof glitter tattoos that last for several days and wash-off glitter make-up. The minimum age is 3 years for glitter tattoos and 5 years for glitter make-up. Come and prepare to sparkle! 
Wed 21 August at 4–7 pm
Karatalo Summer Wednesdays: Release your inner boy or girl scout!

Have you always wondered what they do in the Scouts? The Kara-Karhut Scout troop will organise various event stations where you can release your inner boy or girl scout! Suitable for all ages from primary school pupils to adults. There will be the traditional knots and orienteering and, above all, fun-packed summer activities for families or groups of friends!

Wed 7 August at 4–7 pm
Karatalo Summer Wednesdays: Summer’s not over yet – activities for young people

Youth Services will organise a graffiti workshop.

Wed 28 August at 4–9 pm
Karatalo Summer Wednesdays: Summer’s not over yet – activities for young people

Karakallio Youth Centre will organise a Nuori Espoo summer event for young people. There will be music, food, outdoor games and laid-back fun. The event is for young people from 7th grade to 17 years old.
Free Karatalo Summer Wednesdays on 19 June–28 August at 4–7 pm.

Kotkatie 4,  02620 Espoo