What’s On

What’s on is a listing of events and activities available on the island. Deadline is 5pm every Monday. To be included, phone 372 5055 or email enquiries@waihekegulfnews.co.nz Changes may be made at the editor’s discretion.

Thursday 6 August

Sister Shout Auditions: At Whitakers Museum, 6pm to 7pm. If you are keen to be a part of Waiheke’s very own a capella women’s choir, please contact Linda Savage on savageangels@xtra.co.nz

Waiheke RSA: Housie from 9.30am. Cards from 2pm, come in for a game of 500.

Need A Free JP? Citizens Advice Bureau, 10am to midday.

Waiheke Dirt Track Club: Raffles from 5pm. Woolshed, O’Brien Road. All welcome.

Upcycle Re-Design Store: For new items locally crafted from discarded materials. Alkaline battery recycling. Also The Waiheke Room, for local products. Open daily. Pendragon Mall, Oneroa.

Sol Bar and Cafe Oneroa: 4pm to 7pm (Happy Hour) for Game Night. Backgammon, chess, darts, and any card game you can figure out how to play with a deck.

Club Waiheke: Waiheke Quiz Night, 6.30pm. Island Champion trophy up for grabs.

Friday 7 August

Hey! Piano Bar Lady!: See story on page 24.

Need A Free JP? Waiheke Community Library, 9.30am to 11.30am. 

Kai Conscious Cafe: Do you have excess or unwanted food? Donate it and be part of the community lunches at the Waiheke Sustainability Centre on Mako Street from 1pm to 2pm on Fridays.

Pickleball: 4pm to 6pm at Waiheke Recreational Centre. Contact Jeff 027 501 9628. See pac.org.nz/waiheke-island-pickleball/ 

Club Waiheke: Friday Members draw, raffles, joker draw. Live music from 6pm.

Waiheke RSA: Members’ draw anytime between 6.30pm to 8pm, and meat raffles.

Saturday 8 August

Ostend Saturday Market: Stalls inside the Ostend War Memorial Hall and outside in the reserve. Arts, crafts, food and much more. From 8.30am to 1pm. Phone Jill on 021 068 6603 or Rose on 027 568 2715.

Good to Go: At Ostend market, an upcycled jar system for all hot and cold drinks. Come along for a jar or bring your own keep cup.

RSA Waiheke Open – Darts Tournament: See story on page 24.

Red Shed Art Gallery: Inspired by Beethoven – Rosemary Adler curator exhibition open from 10am to 4pm Saturdays and Sundays through to Sunday 23 August.

Totally Awesome 80’s Disco Quiz Night: 7pm to 11pm at Waiheke High School Hall. Brought to you by the Friends of Waiheke High School. Beer and wine, platters, prizes for best dressed table, raffles. Tables of eight are $240. For ticket info, email friendsofwaihekehighschool@gmail.com

Rocky Bay Café: Open 9am to 1pm.

Need A Free JP? CAB, 10am to midday.

Awaroa Organic Vineyard: Midday to 4pm. 324 Waiheke Road.

Pickleball: 3pm to 5pm at Waiheke Recreational Centre. Contact Jeff 027 501 9628. See pac.org.nz/waiheke-island-pickleball/

Whittakers Musical Museum: 10am to 4pm. More than 100 working musical instruments. Entry by donation in the Artworks complex, Korora Road, Oneroa. Contact 372 5573 or info@musicalmuseum.org

Museum and Historic Village: 11am to 3pm at 165 Onetangi Road. Entry by donation. waihekemuseum.org.nz 

Indoor Bowls Waiheke RSA: 1.30pm start.

Club Waiheke: Brunch from 11am. On the big screen from 7.05pm Hurricanes v Chiefs.

RSA Sports Live: From 7.05pm.

Sunday 9 August

Live @ Five at Whittakers See story on page 25.

Red Shed Art Gallery: Inspired by Beethoven – Rosemary Adler curator exhibition from 10am to 4pm Saturdays and Sundays.

The Island Coaches Collective: The topic for this ICC workshop series is “Releasing Vitality”. This month, certified coach and yoga teacher Mel Burdett will build on this theme with a free workshop on how habits influence our levels of vitality, and our life. At Waiheke Library from 1pm to 3.30pm. To register email iccwaiheke@gmail.com before 7 August.

Waka Ama Training: 8.30am, Te Huruhi Bay in front of marae carpark, bring suitable clothing.

Rocky Bay Café: Open 9am to 1pm.

Makerspace Club: At Waiheke Library, a chance for children between five and 13 to get creative tinkering, making and building from 10.30am to midday.

Museum and Historic Village: 11am to 3pm at 165 Onetangi Road. Entry by donation. waihekemuseum.org.nz 

Awaroa Organic Vineyard: Midday to 4pm. 324 Waiheke Road.

Club Waiheke:  Sunday Bowls Roll-up from 10am, great for families. Everyone welcome, brunch from 11am. Sport live on the big screen from 3.35pm Crusaders v Highlanders.

RSA Sports Live:  Crusaders v Highlanders at 3.35pm. 

Monday 10 August

Scottish Country Dancing: From midday at Red Cross. Please ring first, 372 9144.

Scrabble: From 1.15pm at Red Cross. All welcome.

Need A JP Free: CAB, midday to 2pm.

Tai Chi Waiheke: Classes at 9am, Ostend Hall. All levels welcome. Phone Helga  on 372 2210.

Charlies: Waiheke Quiz Night, 6.30pm.

Tuesday 11 August

Tai Chi Waiheke: Classes at 5pm, Ostend Hall. All levels welcome. Phone Helga  372 2210.

Line Dancing Waiheke RSA: Ostend Hall, 9.30am to 11am.

Need A Free JP? Wahike Local Board support office, 9.30am to 11.30am.

Guitar Yoga: Wingsong Sanctuary, 6pm to 7.30pm. Please bring your own instrument, a guitar pick and strap, if you have them and any songs you are working on (or not). Until the end of October 2020. Information at https://karenhunter.com/music-lessons/ 

Waiheke RSA: Waiheke Quiz Night, 6.30pm.

Wednesday  12 August

Living Waters Soup Kitchen: At the Living Waters Church in Surfdale, run with the help of Kai Conscious and their helpers. Volunteers help with preparation from 10am. Dinner available from 12.30pm.

Need A Free JP? Waiheke Community Library, 9.30am to 11.30am. 

Museum and Historic Village: 11am to 3pm at 165 Onetangi Road. Entry by donation. waihekemuseum.org.nz 

Your New Normal Body: Resetting your habits without the stress and stiffness you are used too. Sustainability Centre, Mako Street from 5.45pm to 6.30pm. Enquiries 027 263 7275.

Club Waiheke: Karaoke with No’oroa from 7pm. Pot pie and a pint for $18.

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