Oakley Creek community tree plantings will be held this Sunday and again on August 23, 10am-noon, Alan Wood Reserve. Bring a spade, wear sturdy footwear. Phone Wendy John on 8153101 or David Bowden on 379-2020. to overcome the common challenges of being in a step or blended family. August 5, 7.30pm-9pm and August 6, 9.30am-11am at The Parenting Place, Auckalnd. Visit www.theparentingplace.com or phone 0800535-659 to register. Nook Bowling Club/Irish Club Rooms, Rocky Nook Rd, Mt Albert, on Sunday, 3.30pm. Adults $10, students free.