Scottish country dancing, beginner classes will be held every Monday in February at St Oswald’s Church Hall, 195 Campbell Rd, One Tree Hill from 7.30pm till 10pm. Partners not required but soft soled shoes and a sense of humour are. Phone Jeanette 578 2400 or Dan 577 2322. Probus Club, of Eden-Epsom. It’s a new year and if you are 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. Contact secretary 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, Thursday afternoons 1pm2.45pm. The lessons are based on topics of practical interest to newcomers to New Zealand with plenty of conversation practice. Term 1 begin February 12. To enrol contact Ann 626 5504 or the church office 626 6980. 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 upsize to a large bag for $60. February 13, 10am-4pm. Dress for Success, 4 Boston Rd, Mt Eden. Eftpos or cash. No refunds. No prams/buggies within the showroom. See the Dress for Success Auckland Facebook page. Free training, the Sport Auckland Green Prescription team is delivering free group training exercise sessions on Tuesday and Friday mornings at 7am in Sandringham. Our first session is February 13 at Mount Roskill Youth Zone, 740 Sandringham Rd Extension. Please contact us on 623 7900 to register or go online to sportauckland.co.nz to self-refer to Green Prescription.
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