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 22 October

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.

Waiheke RSA: Housie 9.30am start, all welcome. Cards from 2pm, come in for a game of 500 and poker.

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

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

Waiheke RSA: Darts tournament from 6pm.

Malones: Open mic and extended happy hours.

Friday 23 October

Walker & Hall Art Award: See Arts column on page 32. Gala Award Ceremony & Fundraiser, 6pm at Waiheke Community Art Gallery. Gala tickets include lucky draw for South Seal Pearl strand with 9ct white gold clasp donated by Walker & Hall and valued at $2990. Book online waihekeartgallery.org.nz

Great Art Sale Opening: Rocky Bay Hall, 5.30pm to 7.30pm (BYO). 10 Red Shed artists will be exhibiting their work. All welcome.

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.

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

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

Mudbrick: Velvet Lounge Encore Series with craft cocktails and live music from 7pm with The RVMEs.

Artworks Theatre: Waiting starts at 7.30pm. Tickets $27 at the door or artworkstheatre.org.nz  See story on page 39.

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

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

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

Saturday 24 October

Love Oneroa Village: Celebrates the first of their Vibes in the Village weekends. Live music, face painting deals, DJs, shop offers and spit-roast buns are some of the treats on offer. The village welcomes all to come and explore its hidden gems. See story on page 18 and the Waiheke Weekender for details.

Waiheke Island Pony Club’s Registration Day: Today from 1pm to 3pm. See story on page 43.

Ostend Saturday Market: Rain or shine, stalls both inside the Ostend War Memorial Hall and outside in the reserve have arts, crafts, food and much more. 8.30am to 1pm. Phone Jill on 021 068 6603 or Rose on 027 568 2715.

Good to Go: Upcycled jar system for all hot and cold drinks at Ostend markets. Come along for a jar or bring your own keep cup.

Great Art Sale: Rocky Bay Hall 9am to 1pm.

Locos Fish Tacos: From 11am at Island Coffee, Ostend until sold out.

Antique and Vintage Sale: Morra Hall, Oneroa, Labour Weekend, 9.30am to 4.30pm. 

Cartoonist No’oroa TeHira Anguna: Exhibition runs till 25 October at The Red Shed, Palm Beach. Quirky Waiheke cartoons, thought-provoking images of Palm Beach liberal bathing-wear. Gallery hours are 10am to 4pm.

Waiheke RSA: Indoor bowls, 1.30pm start.

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 

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: Brunch from 11am.

Artworks Theatre: Waiting starts at 7.30pm. Tickets $27 at the door or artworkstheatre.org.nz  See story on page 39.

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

Sunday 25 October

Blackpool Car Boot Sale And Market: Books, craft, plants, food and bargains galore on sale at the Old Blackpool School from 9am to 1pm. Stalls cost $5 and proceeds go towards a community swimming pool. Phone Kitty on 372 5453 for information.

Love Oneroa Village: Celebrates the first of their Vibes in the Village weekends. Live music, face painting deals, DJs,
shop offers and spit-roast buns are some of the treats on offer. The village welcomes all to come and explore its hidden gems. See story on page 18 and the Waiheke Weekender for details.

Antique and Vintage Sale: Morra Hall, Oneroa, Labour Weekend, 9.30am to 4.30pm. 

Great Art Sale:  Rocky Bay Hall 9am to 1pm.

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

WISCA Annual Pre-loved Designer Clothes Sale: 10am to 2pm at Ray White Waiheke  raising funds for Waiheke Island Society for the Care of Animals. You’ll find NZ and international designer pre-loved clothing at amazing prices all under the Ray White Waiheke roof in Oneroa.  Come shop up a storm, create your summer wardrobe and raise funds for cute furry animals

Whittakers Musical Museum: Live @ Five Concert – Two Pianos – featuring pianists Rosemary Adler and Gemma Lee. For full programme and bookings see musicalmuseum.org

Makerspace Club: An opportunity for children between five and 13 to get creative tinkering, making and building at Waiheke Library from 10.30am to midday.

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

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

Rocky Bay Cafe: Open 9am to 1pm.

Club Waiheke: Roll up bowls from 10am and brunch from 11am.

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

Monday 26 October (Labour Day)

Antique and Vintage Sale: Morra Hall, Oneroa, Labour Weekend, 9.30am to 2.30pm. 

Biketober: Ferry Loop de Loop, 8.30am to 4pm. An off-island cycle event. Looping from one ferry to the other on a 35km adventure around Auckland’s waterfront. Register on billkinghorn2012@gmail.com, confident cyclists only. Anyone under the age of 16 needs to be accompanied by an adult.

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

Tai Chi Waiheke: 5pm, Ostend Hall. Wearing of masks and social distancing is encouraged. Phone Helga on 372 2210.

Tuesday 27 October

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

Tai Chi Waiheke: Classes at 5pm, Ostend Hall. Wearing of masks and social distancing is encouraged. Phone Helga on 372 2210.

Need A Free JP? Waiheke Local Board support office, 9.30am to till 11.30am

Waiheke RSA: Waiheke Quiz Night, 6.30pm. 

Malones: Texas Hold’em poker from 7pm.

Wednesday  28 October

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 

Club Waiheke: Roll up bowls from 2pm and Karaoke from 7pm.

Malones: Killer pool competition.