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A dinosaur egg hunt will be held in Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens during normal opening times until Sunday. Find each one and crack the mystery code to win a dinosaur-themed prize. Buy your egg trail at reception, cost £2.

Friends of Sunderland Museum (Fosums) will meet on Saturday in Sunderland Museum, Burdon Road, at 2pm. Speaker Eric Fletcher will talk about The Coming of the Railways in Sunderland. Visitors welcome, charge £1.

Sunderland Pianoforte Society will meet in the Sunderland Pottery Room at Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens, Burdon Road, on Tuesday, April 12, at 7.15pm. There will be a recital by Jens Hagen Wegner. The programme will include: Liszt: Liebestraum ‘Seliger Tod’ Liebestraum ‘O lieb’ Harmonies poetiques et religieuses; Chopin: Sonata Op. 35; Dohnanyi: Valse Impromptu Landler Kaskaden 2 Etudes from Op. 28 Rhapsodie Op. 11Nr.3. Full subscription is (6 recitals) £60, individual recitals £12.50 accompanied children (16 and under) free, full-time students and those in receipt of benefit £6.

Nifty Fifties will meet in Sunderland City Library and Arts Centre on Thursday, April 14, from 1.30pm -2.30pm. Entrance is £2.50, which includes refreshments. Ring 561 1235 for further information.

A toddler group meets on Tuesdays at Sunderland Minster from 9.30am-11.30am. Refreshments are available.

Hendon Karate Club meets in Cheers public house on Wednesdays and Fridays from 6pm-7pm. For further details ring 07932 724720.

Hendon Community Association, based at Seafarers Way, Moor Terrace, runs a drop-in lunch club on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 8.30am to 3.30pm. Bingo is held on Mondays from 6.30pm to 9.30pm (over 18s). For further information, ring 0191 565 5648.

Foyle Street Writers meet on Thursdays in Sunderland City Library from 10am-noon.

A friendly bridge club is looking for new members to join them on Mondays and Wednesdays from 1pm to 4.30pm in the lounge of Beaumont Lodge, Toward Road. Partners are not needed. For further details, ring 597 1941.

Sunderland Antiquarian Society Archives at the Sunderland Antiquarian and Heritage Centre, 6 Douro Terrace, are open for research on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 9.30am-noon.