What’s on (Jul 9-16)

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Thursday July 9

FIRST Steps walk from Auchenback Resource Centre - up to 45 mins and for beginners. Setting off at 10.30am.

Friday July 10

SHOCK Theatre Co presents Blood Brothers at Eastwood Park Theatre. 2pm and7.30pm today and Saturday. Tickets £6-£12 from 07462270218 or www.eastwoodparktheatre.co.uk.

Saturday July 11

FAIR at St Andrew’s Church hall in Barrhead. 10am-2pm for the fundraiser, in aid of Ignite Youth and Spirit of Life Church - free entry for craft stalls, home baking and more.

SELL and swap at the Clarkston Craft Sale. 10am-noon at The Overlee - free entry and tombola to raise funds for Macmillan Cancer Support.

SEASONAL gardening at the Hidden Gardens, Pollokshields. 1-3.30pm for From Steam to Green - free to join. To book a space, call 433 2722 or email andrea@thehiddengardens.org.uk.

Sunday July 12

MESS Around Giffnock at the Maccabi Youth and Sports Centre. 10.30-11.30am and 12.30-1.30pm for tactile play for ages six months to five years. £6 for first child, £3 for siblings.

WEDDING open day at the Redhurst Hotel. Free event noon-4pm, and full of inspiration for brides and grooms-to-be. Call 638 6465 for more info.

MEET the Author at Primavera Bistro, Newton Mearns - tonight, Joe Abercrombie, aka ‘Lord Grimdark’. Joe will be signing copies of Half a King from 6.30pm until 8pm. Free event - to book your place, call 616 3933.

Monday July 13

SUMMER holiday fun at The Avenue, 12-4pm Mon-Thurs. This week, The Harry Potter Experience - including a special Owl Dome and exotic birds visiting Newton Mearns. Free to join.

Tuesday July 14

FIRST Steps meet at Eastwood Park Theatre (in the cafe) from 9.30am.

BARRHEAD Walking Group sets off from the Foundry front door at 9.45am for a longer walk at a moderate pace.

FIRST Steps Cowan Park outing from 10am, meeting in St John’s Tea Room.

Wednesday July 15

NEILSTON Walkers set out from The Bank for a longer countryside walk at a moderate pace. Meeting from 10am in the cafe.

WALK for beginners sets out at 10.30am, also from The Bank in Neilston.

WOODLAND adventures at Rouken Glen Park. 1-3pm for free environmental games and activities. Booking essential on 638 4121 or roukenglenpark@eastrenfrewshire.gov.uk. Children must be accompanied by an adult and must wear suitable clothing/footwear.

FILMS for grown ups at the Burrell Collection. 2pm at the lecture theatre for free drop-in. This month, a mythical voyage and a magical sheepskin in Ray Harryhausen’s ancient Greece adventure. Call 287 2550 for more info.

LIFE coaching at Life Change Glasgow Southside. First event 7-8pm, offering the chance to ‘unleash your secret dreams’. For more info, call 07740461926.

Thursday July 16

SHAKESPEARE in open air as The Pantaloons return to Greenbank Gardens for Much Ado About Nothing. 6.30pm start for the summer comedy of masks, music and mistaken identity. Bring a picnic and something to sit on.

For more events, visit What’s On East Ren, or head to WOW247 Glasgow for in-depth guides to what’s going on in the city.