Playgroup: term two spaces available, Tuesday and Friday mornings. Bring your preschoolers along. Each week we have a craft activity, shared morning tea and music session. $4 per family. Leicester Hall, Corner Findlay Street and Ramsgate Street. Toy library: play is a child’s work and toys are the tools for play. We’ve got everything from LEGO, dressups, ride-ons, puzzles, train sets and more. Come down and check us out. 10am-11am, St Peter Church, 7 Harrison Road. Badminton club: runs every Thursday until the end of November. Yearly fee of $70. Casual is $5. 7.30pm - 9.30pm. Further info at: www.glendowiesocialbadminton.org or phone Cas 0211489564. 21 Crossfield Rd. Probus Club: meets 10am on the first Friday of every month at the Glendowie Bowling Club, Chelmsford Ave. Men and women welcome. Phone Don 5756 015 for further information. Reading for pleasure: reading is good for you. The Glen Innes Library Book Discussion Group will look at why reading for pleasure is good for all ages. Fun, friendly and informative. August 16, 10.30am11.30am, Glen Innes Library, 108 Line Road. Hotoke: we are now taking registrations for our Term 3 arts classes and workshops. Visit www.teoro.org.nz for details or to register. Classes run until 23 September. 3pm, Te Oro, 98 Line Rd. Lei Making: celebrate Cook Island Language Week. Make a taviri ei or lei. Please bring real or fake flowers to make your own colourful head wear. August 1, 10am-12pm, Glen Innes Library, 108 Line Road. Tivaivai quilt making: members of the Glen Innes Cook Island community will show how to cut out patterns and demonstrate traditional stitching methods. Celebrate Cook Island Language week. All welcome. August 2, 10am-12pm, Glen Innes Library, 108 Line Road. Ngahuru: printmaking studio. Learn the intaglio print technique, experiment with line and mark making. 4.30pm- 6.30pm and runs for four weeks. 10-14 year-olds. Want to see your event on this page? Visit http://nbly.nz/ebc and fill out the online form with your event details. Make sure you do this at least two weeks before your event. Inclusion is at the editor’s discretion. www.teoro.org.nz to register. Te Oro, 98 Line Rd. Zumba Gold: the slowed down version of zumba which makes it suitable for older individuals or those new to zumba. Tuesday and Thursday, 1pm to 2pm. $5 per person. Tamaki Recreation Centre, 60 Elstree Ave. Social futsal: every Thursday night year round from 7pm at Tamaki Recreation Centre, Elstree Ave. Contact Mark at email@example.com or 027 217 1918. Bucharest: ambassador Nineta Barbulescu will talk of Romania’s relationships with the EU and the USA, in the context of Brexit and events in nearby Ukraine and Turkey. July 31, 6pm-7.30pm, Lecture Theatre Old Government House, Princes Street. Nuclear discussion: Treasa Dunworth and Dr Lyndon Burford will discuss the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, describing its history and negotiation, and its likely effect. August 2, 6pm-7.30pm, Lecture Theatre Old Government House, Princes Street. Barre class: a fun high-intensity total body workout for strengthening and toning. Bookings essential. 10 classes from $160. Casual rate available. www.bodywisepilates.co.nz. 10.30am-11.30am, Kohimarama Tennis Club, 30 Melanesia Rd. Rebus club: Kohimarama Ladies Rebus Club meets on the fourth Monday of each month. New Members welcome. Good speakers, friendly group, morning tea. Phone Secretary Fay Davis 3033560. 10am12pm, Kohimarama Presbyterian Church, 34 Kohimarama Road. Probus Club: visitors welcome to hear good Speakers at East Auckland Combined Probus Club meetings on second Monday. February-november at Kohimarama Bowling Club. 130 Melanesia Rd. 10am-12noon. Phone Bill 5219954 Nigel 5211803. August 14, 10am12pm, 130 Melanesia Rd. Amateur radio: for all those with an interest in electronic and radio communication, you are invited to visit ‘‘ZL1AA’’ clubrooms every Saturday morning, 400 St Johns Rd. We can help you attain a transmitting license and learn the tricks of the trade. Phone 528 1177 for information. Zumba: 4.40pm Mondays and 7.15pm Wednesdays. All welcome, no experience needed. Have fun in a supportive environment. Ditch the workout, join the party. $10 a class. Phone 021 393169. Tahapa Crescent Community Hall, 22 Tahapa Crescent. Pilates: to suit all levels. Beginners welcome. Runs every Monday at 9.30am and 10.35am. Call Sandra on 027 687 2071 for details or to secure your spot on the mat. Meadowbank Community Centre, St Johns Rd. A course in miracles: study and support group meets weekly in Meadowbank. Phone or text Samuel on 021 0274 2502 for details. Film festival: an opportunity to see award winning Taiwanese movies in New Zealand and meet the director. Contact Johnny Lee on 021 168 3421. July 28, 8pm July 29, 9pm, Sylvia Park, Mount Wellington Highway.