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 30 July

Song and Poetry Night: See story on page 27.

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

Need A Free JP? Citizens Advice Bureau, 10am to midday and Waiheke Community Library 5pm to 6.30pm.

Waiheke Dirt Track Club: Fundraising raffles from 5pm. Woolshed, O’Brien Road.

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

Sol Bar and Cafe Oneroa: 4pm to 7pm happy hour and 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 31 July

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.

Mudbrick: Velvet Lounge Winter Series with craft cocktails and live music with Lee Gray from 8pm.

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 with The Shenanigans.

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

Saturday 1 August

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

Waiheke Washpitality: At Ostend market Waiheke Washpitality supply its upcycled jar system for all hot and cold drinks. Come along for a jar or bring your own keep cup.

Red Shed Art Gallery:Inspired by Beethoven’ – Rosemary Adler curator exhibition from 10am to 4pm Saturdays and Sundays through to Sunday 23 August. Phone 372 9367. 

Rocky Bay Café: 9am to 1pm.

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

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

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. With more than 100 working musical instruments. Entry by donation in the Artworks complex, Korora Road, Oneroa. Contact 372 5573 orinfo@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. Chiefs v Crusaders live on the big screen from 7.05pm.

RSA Sports Live: Chiefs v Crusaders at 7.05pm.

Sunday 2 August

Blackpool Car Boot Sale And Market: Books, craft, plants, food and bargains galore at the Old Blackpool School from 9am to 1pm. Stalls cost $5. Phone Kitty on 372 5453.

Red Shed Art Gallery: Inspired by Beethoven  official opening at 4pm. Drinks, nibbles and a German-style cake sale. Part of Waiheke’s Beethoven Festival. Rosemary Adler curator exhibition open from 10am to 4pm.

Jeanette Fitzsimons Memorial Planting: See story on page 27.

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: Sundays at Waiheke Library offer children between five and 13 an opportunity to get creative tinkering, making and building from 10.30am to 12pm.

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 Rd.

Club Waiheke:  Sunday Bowls from 10am, brunch from 11am. Sport live on the big screen from 3.35pm Highlanders v Blues.

RSA Sports Live: Highlanders v Blues at 3.35pm. 

Monday 3 August

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

Scrabble: From 1.15pm at Red Cross. 

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

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

Charlies: Waiheke Quiz Night, 6.30pm.

Tuesday 4 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.

Waiheke RSA: Waiheke Quiz Night, 6.30pm.

Wednesday  5 August

Living Waters Soup Kitchen: At the Living Waters Church in Surfdale. Volunteers help with preparation from 10am. Dinner  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. Restaurant special, Pot Pie + a Pint $18.

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