Spring has sprung or so the calendar tells us – even if the temperatures are still somewhat behind. Fingers crossed, May will turn out to be temperate so that we can enjoy the new freedoms of meeting people outdoors and extended retail therapy. While you are planning how to spend your days, don’t forget our program for the next three months:
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Monday, 3rd May
The Allotment is open again!
Spring has also sprung at the allotment at No 41A Cricket Pitch View at the Stevens Street Allotments. For the rest of the season The Gardening Girls will be meeting every Monday at 11am weather permitting. Come and have a look!
Thursday, 6th May
Craft Club at 7.30 pm – We’ll be meeting via Zoom to try our hand at making embroidery cards this months. If you would like to take part, please email firstname.lastname@example.org before the 10th April to get on the list for the materials required. The zoom access details will be send out closer to the date.
Monday, 10th May
Book Club Meeting at 7.30 pm – The book of the month for May will be a historical novel: “Dissolution” by CJ Sansom. Zoom access details will be send out to members by email – let us know if you want to join
Wednesday, 26th May
Monthly Meeting at 7.30pm. Get ready for summer and limber up with Tai Chi. Tina Flloyd from www.myseniorgym.com will put us through our paces and teach us how to keep supple. No experience needed – just join into our zoom session!
Monday, 31st May
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Thursday, 3rd June
Craft Club at 7.30 pm – We’ll be following up on the quilling skills we learned at the April monthly meeting and try our hand at some more quilling ideas. So keep those quilling tools handy! The zoom access details will be send out closer to the date.
Monday, 14th June
Book Club Meeting at 7.30 pm – The book of the month for June will be a book on the subject of disability: “Insignificant events in the life of a cactus” by Dusti Bowling. Zoom access details will be send out to members by email – let us know if you want to join
Wednesday, 23rd June
Monthly Meeting at 7.30pm. – Join us for an evening of Crafting with Clare (our very own Clare Faquhar) who will talk about upcycling items in craft projects and as an example show us what can be done with a copy of WILife Magazine – apart from reading it cover to cover that is. So don’t loose your copy!
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If all goes well, restrictions on meeting in person will be lifted at the end of June. Hopefully this will mean that members can get together again for the July program. We’ll let you know nearer the time which activities will stay on-line and which group may be meeting in person. Watch this space!
Thursday, 1st July
Craft Club at 7.30 pm – Join us for a natter and to work on some of our crafting projects. We always welcome new members!
Monday, 12th July
Book Club Meeting at 7.30 pm – The book of the month for July will be a book on the subject of Women. Watch this space for the reading list.
Wednesday, 28th July
Monthly Meeting – time tbc – July is usually a holiday month without a meeting, but if the meeting restrictions should indeed be lifted we are hoping to organise a Picnic in the Park to get everyone together and catch up. So keep the day free for the moment!
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We’ll be updating the ‘Dates for the Diary’ post on a monthly basis, so keep an eye on the website for the latest news. And please remember to let us know if your contact details change so that you won’t be missing out!