Extra Time: what’s on in your neighbourhood? (August 30 - September 6)

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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 August 30

FREE seminar on Vitamin D deficiency, and how it can affect sufferers, courtesy of the New Life pharmacy. 7.30pm at Busby hotel.

Friday August 31

CROCHET and knitting group – part of U3A – meet at Clarkston library. 2pm every second Friday, and free to join. To find out more, email anne.mcguire@sky.com or call 571 3949.

Saturday September 1

FOOD festival begins today, with events across East Renfrewshire. feastRen runs until September 16. for programme details, visit www.aplacetogrow.co.uk

BABY and children’s market at Bellahouston sports centre. Nearly-new items at Jack and Jill Market from 10.30am until 1.30pm. £1 entry (children free).

VIKING feasts at Whitelee windfarm. Find out what food was like in the Iron Age and more at Ancient Appetites, running today and tomorrow, 11am-4pm. Free event.

FLOWER show by Busby and Clarkston Horticultural Society. Doors open 2pm, and all are welcome to the annual event. To find out more, visit www.bachs.co.uk.

DOORS Open Days take place across East Renfrewshire today and tomorrow. Free event, 2-4pm at various venues. To find out more, visit www.doorsopendays.org.uk.

Tuesday September 4

ANIMAL lovers are invited to Pollok park for Clydesdale Horse s for Grown Ups. Visit the gentle giants 10.30-11.30am for free. Numbers limited – to book call 276 0927.

CHOCOHOLICS invited to Mearns library for a chocolate treat workshop. 7.30pm, part of feastRen. Free event but booking required on 577 4979.

Wednesday September 5

YOUTH group The Big ShoutERs do Ready Steady Cook, as part of feastRen. 7-9pm at The Edge, Newton Mearns. Free event on healthy cooking (and eating) for ages 13+.

EASTWOOD Photographic Society resumes weekly meetings at 7.30pm in Albertslund Hall, Westacres Road. New members will be made very welcome.

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