What’s On

Thursday 22 July

Wriggle and Rhyme at Waiheke Library: 10am to 10.30am. A fun programme that promotes active movement and brain development for babies and toddlers.

Youth Book Club: At Waiheke Library every second Thursday 4.30pm to 5.30pm. For more info contact mollyrdavidson@gmail.com

Waiheke RSA: Housie 9.30am. Cards from 2pm.

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.

Citizens Advice Bureau: 9.30am to 12.30pm and 4.30pm to 7.30pm.

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

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

Waiheke RSA: Darts tournament from 6pm.

Badminton: For fun and fitness at Waiheke Recreation Centre 7pm to 9pm. All levels welcome. Free first session and $5 special this August. See www.waihekebadminton.club

Club Waiheke: Quiz night, 7pm. 

Malones: Open mic and extended happy hours.

Friday 23 July

Storytime at Waiheke Library: 10am to 10.30am. Fun and engaging story times for pre-schoolers.

Jordan Luck Band – Whatever Happened? – NZ Winter Tour: Artworks Community Theatre at 7pm. Featuring support from Ekko Park. Tickets   $45 plus booking fee from https://artworkstheatre.org.nz/event/1991/

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. Donations of fruit, veggies and herbs always welcome. Waiheke Sustainability Centre on Mako Street.

Citizens Advice Bureau:   9.30am to 3.30pm.

Need a free JP? Waiheke Community Library, 9.30am to 11.30am. 

Rescued Food Available: If you’re in need of support, come pick up rescued food from Waiheke Sustainability Centre’s community fridge and pantry (accessible 24/7). Food is dropped off around midday, and if you have excess food you’re welcome to donate it to the fridge!

www.facebook.com/kaiconsciouswai
heke

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

Blackpool Residents Association (BRA) Pop Up Pub: Old Blackpool School, 6pm to 8pm. Every second Friday of the month. Bring a shared plate, your own drinks and a gold coin to help with hall rental.

The Velvet Lounge at Mudbrick: Live music from 6pm. Bookings recommended for dining. Artists changing weekly, phone 09 372 9050 or  mudbrick.co.nz

Fireside Fridays at Wild Estate: Live music with Pete Reilly from 5.30pm to 8.30pm, open for dinner and drinks. Book online or call 372 3434 to reserve a table.

Club Waiheke: Membership, Joker and raffles. Music from 6pm.

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

Saturday 24 July   

Writing Crime Fiction: Waiheke Public Library at 2pm. Lois Cox and Hilary Lapsley, who use the penname Jennifer Palgrave, discuss the whys and wherefores of writing crime fiction in this free library event.

Artist’s Talk with Bronwen Newbury: Owhanake Barn, 57 Korora Road, Oneroa  at 4pm. See story on page 44. For seating, please rsvp to info@waihekeartgallery.org.nz

Guy Montgomery By Name, Guy Montgomery By Nature: Artworks Community Theatre at 7.30pm. Comedy for one night only. For tickets, go to https://www.iticket.co.nz/events/2021/jul/guy-montgomery

See The Unseen Exhibition: Closing Weekend and artist’s talk: 11am to 5pm and Sunday 25 July, 11am to 5pm including artist’s talk Sunday 25 July, 4pm to 5pm at 112 Nick Johnstone Drive.

Band Aide Cartoon Exhibition by No’oroa: The Red Shed, Palm Beach. Weekends 10am to 4pm through July.

Ostend Saturday Market: Rain or shine, stalls both inside the Ostend War Memorial Hall and outside in the reserve from 8.30am to 1pm. Phone Jill on 021 068 6603 or Rose on 027 568 2715. Good to Go supply an upcycled jar system for all hot and cold drinks. Come along for a jar or bring your own keep cup.

Waiheke RSA: Indoor bowls, 1.30pm.

Whittakers Musical Museum: 10am to 4pm. With more than 100 working musical instruments. Entry adults $5, children and students free. Whittakers is 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 

Citizens Advice Bureau: 9am to midday.

Need a free JP? Citizens Advice Bureau, 10am to midday. 

Rocky Bay Cafe: Open 9am to 1pm.

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

Club Waiheke: $20 steak night.

Malones: Sports on SKY and DJ from 10pm to 2am.

Sunday 25 July

Makerspace club: An opportunity for children aged five to 13 to get creative at Waiheke Library from 10.30am to midday.

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

Whittakers Musical Museum: 10am to 1pm. With more than 100 working musical instruments. Entry adults $5, children and students free. Whittakers is 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 

Club Waiheke: Roll-up bowls, 10am.

Rocky Bay Cafe: 9am to 1pm.

Pickleball: 5pm to 7pm at Waiheke Recreational Centre. Contact Jeff on 027 501 9628.  See pac.org.nz/waiheke-island-pickleball/

Club Waiheke: Sunday Roast from 5.30pm.

The Pinter Sunday Sessions at Artworks Theatre: Free family-friendly event with live music, DJs and amazing food from Taco y Masa. 

Malones: Hospo night, free pool, happy hours for hospo staff and DJ from 9pm.

Club Waiheke: Sunday roast from 5.30pm.

Monday 26 July

Scrabble: 1.15pm at the Library’s reading room.

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

Rescued Food Available: See Friday’s listing. www.facebook.com/kaiconsciouswai
heke

Citizens Advice Bureau: 9.30am to 3.30pm. Free JP available from midday to 2pm. 

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

Tuesday 27 July

Thula Mama: 10am to 11.30am. Learn to sing lullabies from around the world in a capella harmony together with other mums and babies from zero to crawling. Contact Lauren for directions: 027 2637275 @ThulaMamaWaiheke

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

St John Youth: 5b Belgium Street. Penguin group, 6-8 years, 6pm to 7pm. Cadets, 8-18 years, 6pm to 7.30pm. Visit www.youth.stjohn.org.nz for more information.

Citizens Advice Bureau: 9.30am to 3.30pm.

Need a free JP? Waiheke Local Board support office, 9.30am  to 11.30am.

Line Dancing: Ostend Hall, 10am to 11am. Contact Jane 027 886 6076.

Club Waiheke: Mahjong, 1.45pm.

Waiheke RSA: Waiheke Quiz Night, 6.30pm. 

Malones: Texas Hold’em poker from 7pm.

Wednesday 28 July

Crop Swap: 2.45pm to 3.15pm at Waiheke Primary School’s garden. Bring along something to swap: seeds, surplus produce, jars, gardening knowledge, recipes, baking or anything you’d like to share.

Citizens Advice Bureau:   9.30am to 3.30pm.

The Piritahi Marae Maara Kai (food garden): 8.30am to 11am. Learn about soil wellbeing, composting, seedlings, our small native tree nursery, whenua restoration and the importance of food resilience on our beautiful motu. 

Need a free JP? Waiheke Community Library, 9.30am to 11.30am. 

Music and Movement: 9.30am. Pre-schoolers and carers,  St Paul’s Presbyterian Church (except school holidays).

Club Waiheke: Roll-up bowls, 1.45pm.

Rescued Food Available: See Friday’s listing. www.facebook.com/kaiconsciouswai
heke

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

Club Waiheke: Waiheke Waiata from 6pm with Noo’roa.

Malones: Killer pool competition.