Extra Time; what’s on in your area? (Aug 14-21)
Friday August 15
BID farewell to the Commonwealth Games with the Team Scotland Athletes Parade. 4.15pm onwards at various locations across the city — visit www.goscotland.org for info.
Saturday August 16
QUEEN’S Park hosts the twice-monthly farmers market. Scottish produce on offer from 10am until 2pm — free event.
PRODUCING fire has allowed the human race to evolve — but have techniques changed over time? Whitelee Rangers lead Fashioning Flames 10am-noon (families) and 2-4pm (adults). Free event.
OPEN day at Holmlea Gardens, Greenholme Street (G44 4DU). 2-4pm with bouncy castle, tea room, barbecue, stalls and more. Admission by donation.
TRY some tai-chi in the woods at Chi in the Park, running at Rouken Glen 2-3.30pm. Free event, but booking is required on 638 4121.
Monday August 18
FREE monthly evening stroll through Rouken Glen Park. Seven Bridges Walk leaves from the waterfall at 7pm — last walk of the summer, and includes steps and slopes, on and off the beaten track.
Wednesday August 20
GIVE blood at Broom Parish Church, Newton Mearns, and help save or improve the life of someone in need — visit www.scotblood.co.uk for more info.
VOLUNTARY Action East Ren hosts a funding event for local groups. 1-6pm at Eastwood House. Free information day — to book a place, call 876 9555 or email [email protected].
FOOTBALL Reminiscene for adults experiencing memory loss. Monthly session at The Village Storytelling Centre, Pollok, from 2-3pm. Free to join and Bovril and pies provided — call 882 3025 for more info.
Friday August 22
AUCTION sale at Park Church, Giffnock, in aid of church funds. Viewing 6pm, sale 7pm — entry £1 by catalogue.
For more events, visit What’s On East Renfrewshire.