Whether you are learning to play or wanting to refresh your skills, all are welcome to join this fascination Oriental board game over afternoon tea.
One annual $10 fee, payable at the beginning of the year, covers membership for all social activities at the Parnell Community Centre. From then on pay only a $4 fee per session, which includes tea, coffee and biscuits.
Parnell Community Trust runs an exciting programme of Community Classes and Activities at Parnell Community Centre. Our Term 1 programme runs from February to April, 2021, and is now online with flyers available now from Parnell Community Centre, central Auckland libraries and other local outlets.
Learn a Language
Start as a beginner or join us to improve your grammar and conversation! We offer multi-level language classes in French, German, Italian, and Spanish, plus beginners’ classes in Portuguese. Look out for our new Chinese Mandarin for Beginners class!
Sustainable Urban Living Workshops
On Saturday mornings, spend two hours learning practical sustainable living tips for home and garden. Our ongoing series of free workshops, supported by the Waitemata Local Board, covers topics including composting, waste reduction, gardening and more.
Stay in great shape
Our Healthy Body & Mind Classes are among the most popular held at Parnell Community Centre. Classes in Hatha Yoga, Tai Chi & Qigong and The Art of Dance are all strength and balance classes approved by ACC's Live Stronger for Longer programme. Along with our Pilates classes, they're great for all ages and can help +65 year olds stay stronger for longer and prevent falls.
Discover a hidden talent as you learn or build on your skills from our classes in drawing, painting, Ikebana flower arranging, knitting, calligraphy. We're also introducing a new Sustainable Floral Design class!
Meet People and Build Friendships
Join one of our lively social groups. One $10 annual fee covers your membership for all social activities; then pay a small fee ($4-$8) per session, which includes tea, coffee and biscuits.
Seniors Coffee & Chat: Join this friendly coffee and chat group every second Thursday from 10-11.30am. Share morning tea together, listen to guest speakers and enjoy regular outings.
Scrabble: Join our weekly Scrabble Group on Tuesdays from 1.30-3.30pm and enjoy fellowship and a friendly game over a cuppa. Players of all levels, from beginners to seasoned players, are welcome!
For further details about our community classes and activities, see our website or contact Olivia on 09 555 5164
Most classes and activities are held in the Parnell Community Centre (Jubilee Building) at 545 Parnell Road. You’ll find details of all our classes here on Eventfinda.