Extra Time: what’s on in your area? (May 8-15)

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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.

Thursday May 8

BUTTERFLY identification workshop at Rouken Glen Park. Free event, 2-4pm.

THEATRE at the Shed, with Scotland’s Greatest Irishman — the story of Sir Thomas Lipton. Runs until Sunday (times vary) - tickets £10 from 637 0778 or manager@tramdirect.com

ABSOLUTELY Fabulous Girls Night out a Clarkston Halls. Fashion, shopping and entertainment from 7pm, and entry is £10. I Love Clarkston event.

Friday May 9

SOUTHSIDE Fringe take-off is on from 8pm. Festival launch starts at 8pm at the Glad Cafe and will be moving on to the Waverley Tearooms til late. £6 on the door and wristbands will be issued for afterparty.

Saturday May 10

RAISE money for the Blizzard Dance Company at a coffee morning in South Shawlands Church. 9am-noon, and tickets are £1, including tea, coffee or juice.

COFFEE morning at St Aidan’s, Clarkston. Gifts, book stalls and more 10am-noon. £2 entry includes coffee and homebakes.

CHRISTIAN Aid book sale outside Morrisons on Fenwick Road, 10am until 1pm.

FAMILY treasure hunt at Whitelee Windfarm. 1-3pm — free event.

CHARITY fundraiser at Eastwood Park Theatre in aid of Alzheimers Scotland. A Thousand and One Nights starts at 7.30pm, includes bellydancing and Bollywood performances. Tickets £12 from 577 4956.

GIFFNOCK North hosts charity disco night in aid of Breast Cancer Awareness. 7.45pm til late at the social club. For tickets, call 07790085048.

Sunday May 11

FUNDAY Sunday at The Avenue. Free kids activities in the shopping centre from 11am until 4pm.

Tuesday May 13

LADIES pamper and shopping event at Mearnskirk Playgroup. 7-1pm at Mearns Kirk — tickets £4, available from the playgroup or on the door.

For more events, visit What’s On East Renfrewshire.