St Barnabas Market Day: collectibles, books, cakes, household goods, curtains, toys and vintage clothing. August 6, from 8am10.45am at 283 Mt Eden Rd. Rain or shine. Phone Penny on 630 0335 for more details.
Future Parks and Community Action: talk and discussion with Kit Howden on lessons learned as a World Ranger Congress delegate in the US. August 9, 7.30pm at the Mt Eden Village centre. Hosted by Friends of Maungawhau. Phone 027 667 1059 for more information.
Art demonstration: in acrylic ‘‘New Zealand Landscape’’ by artist Kirsty Nixon. August 10, 10am-noon. Gifford Gallery, 27a Poronui St, Mt Eden. $10 for non-members.
Handweavers and Spinners Guild: are running a number of taster classes. Spinning, August 13. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 638 7138 to register or for more information. Community Centre, 740 Sandringham Road Ext, Mt Roskill.