Extra Time: what’s on in your area? (Jul 17-24)

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Inclusion in Extra Time is free! Send your events to the email above no later than the Friday before publication and it could be mentioned in both the paper and on the website.

HIGHLAND Hopping at Pollok Country Park. 1.30-3.30pm — free to join. Wellies essential. Not suitable for prams.

FARMERS market returns to Queen’s Park. 10am-2pm. Free event.

DISCOVER the creatures under the surface of Rouken Glen pond at 11am (Watery Wonders) and 2pm (Riverbeast Explorers). Free events — to find out more, call 638 4121.

COFFEE morning at Wellcroft Bowling Club, 163 Queen’s Drive. Home baking, bric-a-brac and more — all welcome along. Doors open at noon.

HIDDEN Gardens present Mandela Celebration, in honour of Mandela Day. Free event, 12-4pm. Entertainment and events from Govanhill Voices, Rags to Riches, Urban Roots, Locavore and more.

COMMONWEALTH Carnival at Hillpark Secondary. Free event 2-5pm. Taster sports, games, live music, food stalls and more.

SUMMER holiday fun continues at The Avenue — this week, Crazy Golf running Mon-Thurs, 12-4pm. Free to join.

QUEEN’S Baton Relay passes through the southside, starting at Cathkin Braes and finishing at Queen’s Park rec grounds. Visit www.glasgow2014.com.

FAMILY fun day at Greenbank Church. Games-themed activities from 1-4pm. Entry £1 per person, with proceeds to the Kwenderana Partnership in Malawi.

HEAR to Help drop in clinic visits Giffnock Library again, 10am-noon — to find out more, call 341 5338.

HELP group Bipolar Scotland East Renfrewshire meets at Orchardhill Parish Church. 6.30-8.30pm and open to anyone affected by bipolar disorder.

ORCHARDHILL Church hosts a Glasgow 2014 opening ceremony party. Doors at 6.30pm for free event — tickets available from 638 3604.