Learn this fun and versatile instrument from a professional musician. Own Ukulele required.
Our Ukulele classes are weekly on Mondays from 05:30pm-07:30pm.
Term 3 classes start 26 July for 08 weeks.
Tutor: Tristan Colenso
The Village Square, previously named Parnell Trust, runs an exciting programme of Community Classes and Activities at Parnell Community Centre. Our Term 3 programme runs from July to October, 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 language classes in French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish and Chinese Mandarin. We’re also introducing post-beginners’ classes in both Portuguese and Chinese Mandarin starting this term!
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. This term we’re introducing our 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.
Crown Range Cellar wine Lounge is now open for our signature weekly events starting Friday the 13th of August.
Mortgage rates are rising, the cost of living is increasing, and houses prices are still surging. All of this makes it hard to know how to get ahead!
Join financial strategist Hannah McQueen and learn how to ‘Get on the Financial Fast Track’.
Dealing With Difficult People and Situations
Transform conflict and difficult situations with co-workers/customers into opportunities by equipping your staff with the skills and techniques required to manage these situations with confidence, professionalism, and pride.
Learn how to make the transition from buddy to the boss and lead a successful team.
Employment lawyers are able to see things as black and white - but in HR and people management it doesn’t work like that. We can’t just give an opinion on what the legislation says. We have to think about how it applies to many and varied situations where there isn’t one right answer.