Scottish country dancing, beginner classes will be held every Monday in February at St Oswald’s Church Hall, 195 Campbell Rd, One Tree Hill, 7.30pm-10pm. Partners not required but soft soled shoes and a sense of humour are. Make friends and keep fit to toe tapping music. All ages welcome. Phone Jeanette 578 2400 or Dan 577 2322. Mt Roskill Floral Art Club, would like to welcome new members. We offer classes for those who are new to floral art or would like refresher classes. Workshops, demonstrations and an opportunity to be involved in a variety of exhibitions and activities in the Auckland area. First meeting of the year on February 2 at the Horticultural Rooms, 990 Great North Rd, Western Springs. Phone Jan 846 3812 or email email@example.com. Selwyn Centre at Royal Oak, a friendship group for folk 65 years and older, every Tuesday, 9.30am-noon. All welcome. $3 for morning. At St John’s Church Hall, 6 Chandler Ave, Royal Oak. Just off Manukau Rd near Pak’n’Save carpark. Contact Heather 021 050 2987. Singles group, New Horizons is a social and friendship club for single 40s, 50s and 60s with a monthly programme of barbecues, outings, dinners, films, etc. A club and prospective new members night will be held on February 5 and the first Thursday of each month. Come along from 6.30pm and meet new friends. Contact Suzy on 529 4027 or Karin on 521 2757 or see aucklandsingles-social-club.org.nz for more information. Bike tour and market, Antiques on the Go. February 7, 10am-1pm. Boutique outdoor market featuring local crafters handmade items and quality goods. Greenwoods Corner Market, Epsom. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or julian@nextbike. co.nz. Auckland Grey Power, welcomes new members in 2015 and offers cheaper electricity and gas to all members, along with savings on goods and services, tips for consumers. There are also face-to-face opportunities to meet MPs, counsellors and local board members to hear them debate issues and answer your questions. Contact Jens Meder on 846 2525 for details or come and chat to us at Greenwoods Corner Market on February 7. Give Biking a Go, this February for BikeWise month. Join the cycle meet up on February 7 at 12.30pm, Greenwoods Corner behind the ASB Bank – for bike checks and safety giveaways. Grab lunch from local cafes and cycle through Cornwall Park and beyond to Mangere Bridge, for a leisurely social ride suitable for families. Phone Ann on 022 1659 563 or pick up a flyer at The Garden Centre, Greenwoods Corner. Breast Cancer Support Group, meetings are held at 1pm on the second Monday of each month at Domain Lodge, 1 Boyle Cres, Grafton. The next meeting is on February 9. Phone Jane 0800 273 222, or email support@breast cancersupport.co.nz for further information. Auckland Boys’ Choir, commences on February 9. The two choirs (7-10 years and 11-13 years) have vacancies. Both choirs meet on Mondays from 4.30pm at St George’s Church Hall, Ranfurly Rd, Epsom. For further inquiries look at the choir website aucklandboyschoir.org.nz or phone 522 4227 for further information or to arrange an audition for either choir. The choir’s first performance for 2015 will be at 5.30pm at Holy Trinity Cathedral, Parnell, on March 28. Mt Roskill Probus Club, meeting on February 9. Captain Hayden Smith will speak of his vast experience in the field of marine litter collection from the Waitemata Harbour and surrounding waters. The group provides fun, friendship, fellowship and interesting speakers for retired men and women. Meets at St John’s Presbyterian Church, 422 Mt Albert Rd, on the second Monday of the month at 10am preceded by morning tea at 9.30am. Visitors and new members welcome. Phone Bill 626 6925. Cap Money Course, simple money management and budgeting. At Life – Central, 95 Mt Eden Rd. On February 9, 16 and 23, 7.30pm9.15pm. No charge. Registration: capmoney@ lifenz.org or phone Doug 022 033 7940. Limited to 25 seats. Balmoral Op Shop, 258 Balmoral Rd, reopens on February 10. We are open every Tuesday and Thursday 10am-1pm and February 14, 8.30am-11.30am. Clothing Sale ‘‘Fill a Bag’’ $2 and lots of other bargains. Staff wanted on a rostered basis. Phone Liz 631 5255. Art demonstration, by the NZ Fellowship of Artists. At Gifford Gallery, 27a Poronui St, Mt Eden, February 11. A demonstration on creating unusual surfaces by artist Evan Woodruffe, 10am-noon, $10 for non-members including tea, coffee, refreshments. Epsom U3A, meets on the second Wednesday of every month at the Fickling Centre at 10am. We have a monthly speaker and interest groups. New members male and female are most welcome to join us. Our first meeting for the year is on February 11. For further information phone Betty 626 6673 or Shirley 527 8983. Probus Club, of Eden-Epsom. It’s a new year and if you are aged over 55 and looking for a new venture then we invite you to come along to our meeting. Probus is for active retirees and offers fun and fellowship with interesting speakers and trips. We meet monthly on the second Thursday in Grey Friars Church hall, 544 Mt Eden Rd. Our first meeting of 2015 is on February 12. For further information contact secretary Joan on 625 5656. English conversation classes, newcomers to New Zealand wanting to learn and improve their skill in speaking English are welcome to attend classes at the Blockhouse Bay Baptist Church, 504 Blockhouse Bay Rd, Thursdays 1pm-2.45pm. The lessons are based on topics of practical interest to newcomers to New Zealand with plenty of conversation practice. Term 1 classes begin February 12. To enrol or for further information contact Ann 626 5504 or the church office 626 6980. SeniorNet Auckland, monthly meeting on February 10 at 10am, Onehunga RSA, 57 Princes St. Featuring a presentation by Denise Verrall, HOP operations manager for Auckland Transport: ‘‘AT HOP – The Journey So Far’’. Visitors welcome. Phone 634 8341. The Epsom Herb Group, will meet on February 12, 10am at the Epsom Community Centre, 200 Gillies Ave, Epsom. Speaker is Pat Paton whose talk is entitled ‘‘From your kitchen’’. She will discuss making your own cleaning products. Herb of the Month is Herb Robert, a very useful weed. Contact Jane 630 3076. Grab-a-Bag Sale, all proceeds go to Dress for Success Auckland. Pay $20 to fill a shopping bag with new and pre-loved clothing, shoes and accessories, or $60 for a large bag. February 13, 10am-4pm. Dress for Success, 4 Boston Rd, Mt Eden. EFTPOS or cash.