Here’s a roundup of some the main events taking place over the coming week in South Leeds. For full listings go over to our What’s On calendar here.
There’s a lot of litterpicking in our parks and green spaces on Saturday, including Middleton Park, Holbeck Moor, Hunslet Moor, Cottingley Cemetery and Cross Flatts Park. Full details here.
Jamyang Buddhist Centre in Holbeck are holding a Jumble Sale on Saturday 10am-2pm.
There’s another Digital Drop-in at Hunslet Community Hub on Saturday 10am-1pm. Experts are there to help you with problems big or small, anything to do with your phone, tablet or laptop.
A Bird In the Hand is the title of Saturday’s Family Art Workshop at The Tetley, Hunslet’s own art gallery. Drop in anytime between 11am-3pm to design and create your own paper bird. The workshop is suitable for all ages and abilities, children must be accompanied by an adult.
Sunday lunches are being provided by Holbeck Together at St Matthew’s Community Centre, 12-2pm, and the Ciaran Bingham Foundation Trust at Vale Circles on Tunstall Road, Beeston, 1-3pm.
On Monday Hunslet residents are invited to drop into the Community Hub for a cuppa and a chat with members of Hunslet Tenants & Residents Association, 10:30am-12pm.
Middleton Community Group hold their monthly meeting on Monday, 7pm at St Cross Church, Acre Road.
Leeds United entertain Millwall on Tuesday, kick off 7:45pm. If you live near the ground you can expect traffic congestion before and after the match.
The Volunteer Rangers will be carrying out path maintenance in Hunslet Cemetery, Middleton Road, on Wednesday morning. Everyone’s welcome and tools are provided.
Don’t forget there are two dementia-friendly cafes on Wednesday afternoon. The Arm in Arm Memory Café takes place at Middleton Elderly Aid’s Social Centre on Acre Road and the Cop Shop Dementia Café at Elland Road Police station. Both are 1-3pm and anyone living with dementia and their carers are welcome to attend.
Local history group, Hunslet Remembered meets at Hunslet Community Hub on Thursday morning, 10am-12pm.
The Toy Library pays its monthly visit to St George’s community hub in Middleton on Thursday, 11:15am-12:15pm.
Free legal advice is on offer at Dewsbury Road Community Hub on Friday afternoon, 2:30-4:30pm.
And finally, Hunslet RLFC complete their preseason preparations against Leeds Rhinos as they compete for the Harry Jepson OBE Memorial Trophy at South Leeds Stadium on Friday evening. Tickets are £10, £5 concessions and under 16s are free, kick off is at 7:30pm.