of Older Persons. October 1, noon at Mt Roskill Library. As part of Auckland Heritage Festival, Alberton is hosting a Devonshire Tea Party on the verandah overlooking the garden and the grand Victorian ballroom. Enjoy tea with English scones, cream and jam, served from vintage china. Come along to explore the house and garden, play a bit of croquet and make a day of it. October 1 and 2, 10.30am and 3pm at 100 Mt Albert Rd. $6 per person. No bookings required. House admission $10, children free. Contact 846 7367 for more information.