ST BEUNO’S CHURCH: Sunday August 20, Morning Prayer service at 10am.
SCOUT GROUP: Coffee mornings every Fri (staffing levels permitting) at the Scout and Guide Hall, Bull Bay Rd, between 10.30am-1pm. All funds in aid of 1st Amlwch Scout Group.
AMLWCH HELP: Healthy Eating Loses Pounds weightloss group meet every Wed in The Dinorben Hotel 5-7pm. Chris Knott 01407 711058.
HEAR TO HELP: Free minor repairs to NHS hearing aids, battery supply, re-tubing and advice at the NHS Volunteer Community Service drop-in, first Tuesday of each month, 1-3pm at Clwb y Gorlan, Salem St.
AMLWCH BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUP: 2nd Tuesday of every month at the Amlwch Methodist Church schoolroom, 10.30am and 12.30pm. Call Richard on 07975539644.
AMLWCH FOODBANK DISTRIBUTION POINT: Open to those in real hardship, and for some who struggle to make ends meet. The Foodbank is currently open on Weds from 11am-3pm, is now at the Amlwch Town Hall Building, Lon Goch. The basic system is a Referral System, but people can go along to get more info about eligibility. Call 01407 839364 or 01407 764947.
AMLWCH CANOE CLUB: Meets in Amlwch pool 8.15pm-9.30pm. If you would like to try kayaking the club allows three Taster Sessions at £5 per person per session. Minimum age 8 and conditions apply to under-16s, parent/carers must stay in attendance for the sessions. Suggest participants wear a T-shirt, the sessions will involve capsizing in a kayak. You can also visit on Facebook.
DONATION DROP OFF POINT: Hospice at Home Gwynedd & Anglesey Drop off Point at its Distribution Centre. It is open on Mon, Tues, Fri and Sat, 10am-3pm to accept quality donations, at Unit 6, Site 9, Llwyn Onn Industrial Estate. Tel 01407 832178 (Opposite the Post Office Sorting Office).
ANGLESEY CENTRAL LIONS: Is a local service organisation, and registered charity that raises money, holds events, and assists in events. During 2015 it donated £3,400 to local worthy causes. It needs new members to carry on with this success. Anyone interested in joining the club, phone 07802150399 for details.
CITIZENS ADVICE: Bureau open Thursday 9.30am–2pm, Drop in. Advice line Cymru - Mon to Fri 9am-5pm 03444772020. You can also access www.Adviceguide.org.uk
CAFE COFIO: New service by the Carers Trust for carers and those they care for. Tea/coffee in a relaxed atmosphere and learn more about services for people with memory problems, as well as taking part in various activities. Sessions take at Dinorben Hotel, Wednesdays, 2-4pm. For information ring 01492 542212.
TAI CHI & QIGONG: Thursdays 11.30am -12.30pm. Memorial Hall £3.50, Age Well Class for over-50s. Tai Chi combines deep breathing and relaxation with slow and gentle movements. Contact Jeff Cushing 01248 352336 cymrutaichiwales.co.uk
BALLROOM/LATIN AMERICAN DANCE CLASS: Adult dance class Monday at the Memorial Hall. Adult Dance Class 8pm-9pm, Practise Session 9pm-10pm. Large dance floor so all levels welcome from beginner to advance. A fun way to get fit and meet new friends. For more info visit Anglesey Dance Facebook page, firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 07867 508734.
AGE WELL: On Mons, gentle exercise and sing a long choir and on Tues walking, art and whist, Weds music, craft, history and line dancing and on Thurs, music, jewellery, games, tai chi, cornel Cymraeg and cheerleading. You are welcome to join in with the fun or just a cuppa and chat.Ring Eileen 01407 831862 now!
YSGOL SYR THOMAS JONES: Class of 1993/1995 School Reunion. Did you start at YSTJ in Sept 1988? Sit your GCSEs in the summer of 1993 and/or A levels in 1995? Are you 40 this year? Did you teach any of the previous? Then it would be great to see you at the reunion in Benllech on Saturday, August 19. Tickets £7.50 (includes buffet). For more details contact Katie.Gallagher@live.co.uk (nee Katie Jones) or check out the Facebook group ‘YSTJ Class of 93/95’
HOPE CHURCH: meets every Sunday at 10.30am in Ysgol Friars School Hall.
ST JOHN’S METHODIST CHURCH: High St. Weekly Sunday Service 10.30am
MASS: Our Lady and St James RC Church, upper Bangor: Mass times Sunday 10am and 5pm.
BANGOR CATHEDRAL: Weekly Services. Mon: 8am Eucharist, noon Cathedral Prayer Group, 6.30pm University Anglican Society Service. Tues: 8am Morning Prayer, 10.30am Eucharist, 5.30pm Choral Evensong. Wed: 8am Morning Prayer, 10.30am Eucharist. Thurs: 8am Morning Prayer, 10.30am Eucharist, 5.30pm Choral Evensong. Sunday: 8.30am Eucharist, 9.30am Offeren / Boreol Weddi, 11am The Cathedral Eucharist, 3.15pm Choral Evensong.
QUAKER MEETINGS: Sundays, 10.30am; Tuesdays, 1-1.30pm at the Friends Meeting House, Dean St. For details, phone 01248 602156.
BANGOR INDEPENDENT SPIRITUALIST CHURCH: The service includes hymns, prayers, clairvoyance and spiritual healing and takes place every Wednesday at 7pm at the Quaker Meeting House, Dean St. The service will finish at approx 8.30pm with free refreshments and healing shortly later. Admission £2 to include refreshments and towards the church funds’. Phone 01407 840531.
BANGOR CHRISTIAN SPIRITUALIST CHURCH: Established in 1947 and affiliated to the Greater World Spiritual Centre, London. Services at 7pm every Thurs at the Quaker Meeting House, Dean St with free refreshments after the Divine Service. No admission fee, only a free-will collection taken during the Service. There is a different guest speaker every week. Everyone is most welcome to attend.
BANGOR & MENAI BAHA’IS: The Baha’i Community of Bangor and Menai invite you to join in activities here. The Baha’i Faith is a world religion whose purpose is to unite all mankind in one universal cause, one common faith. Contact bangorbahais@ gmail.com or 07577 777392.
WEIGHTWATCHERS: Classes at Penrhosgarnedd Community Centre on Mondays at 5.30pm.
HIRAEL CLUB: Cash bingo every Tues. Doors open at 1.30pm for a start at 2pm. Come along and enjoy the friendly atmosphere and light refreshments.
GUIDING: Rainbow, Brownie and Guide units. Contact Pat Gadd on 01248 601868.
ARMY CADETS: Parade every Tuesday at the Drill hall, Glynne Road from 7pm. If you are over 12 then come along. Call 01248 600363 for details.
GLASINFRYN COMMUNITY CENTRE: Tai Chi Qigong class every Tuesday 6.307.30pm. Gentle energising exercises suitable for all. Beginners welcome. First class free. Jill Turner 01248 351672
YOGA: Mondays 10–11.30am, Garth Rd Community Centre, (road to Bangor pier, left up hill at red post box) Call Katie 07717661717.
BANGOR COMMUNITY CHURCH: Meet every Sunday 10.30am and 6.30pm at Coed Mawr Community Centre, (behind Mcdonalds).
ASSEMBLIES OF GOD: Pentecostal church. Prince’s Rd, (off College Rd) Upper Bangor. Meeting every Sunday 10.30am and 6.30pm. Warm welcome to all.
BUDDHISM: Weekly meditation classes at Coleg Menai, Friddoedd Rd, on Tuesdays from 7-8.15pm. The sessions give an introduction to meditation and also explore some of Buddha’s practical teachings, both of which can help to reduce stress and increase happiness. For details phone 01492 878778 or see website meditatenorthwales.com. Qigong Class: Monday 6.30-7.30pm, Coed Mawr Community Centre, (Behind McDonald’s Caernarfon Rd). Qigong (pronounced Chi Kung) is an ancient Chinese health care system that integrates physical postures, breathing techniques and focused intention. Contact Jeff Cushing 01248 352336 cymrutaichiwales.co.uk £5
TAI CHI & QIGONG: Monday 7.30-9pm, Coed Mawr Community Centre. Admission £5. Tai Chi combines deep breathing and relaxation with slow and gentle movements. Contact Jeff Cushing 01248 352336 cymrutaichiwales.co.uk £6, (£5 concessions).
TAI CHI & QIGONG: Bangor Uni. Tues 1-2pm. Room F16 Memorial building, Deiniol Rd (Opp the science library) Admission £5. Tai Chi combines deep breathing and relaxation with slow and gentle movements. Contact Jeff Cushing 01248 352336 cymrutaichiwales.co.uk £5
YOGA CLASS: Tuesday 7.30-9pm, Coed Mawr Community Centre, mixed ability class suitable for beginners . Contact Jeff Cushing 01248 352336 cymrutaichiwales.co.uk £6 (£5 concessions) block booking also available.
RED CROSS: is looking for volunteer drivers and helpers to assist at Ysbyty Gwynedd and in people’s homes – contact Corinna on 01248 351103
BALLROOM AND LATIN AMERICAN DANCE CLASSES: At Canolfan Penrhosgarnedd. Tuesdays. Beginners Class 7.30-8.15pm. Improvers Class 8.30-9.30pm. Sunday evenings. Beginners
Class 7pm-7.45pm. Practice Dance 7.45-9pm. Private Lessons by arrangement. Qualified Teacher with the IDTA. Call Kerstina on 07920 446976.
UNDODIAID BANGOR UNITARIANS: Meet on 3rd Sunday of every month at Talgai Hall, behind Llandygai Church, Llandygai at 11am. All are welcome to this small, friendly group to explore spiritual questions, without dogma, and support each other to live a more compassionate life in community with others across North Wales. For details phone 01248 490543 or see the website www.ukunitarians.org.uk/bangor.
STRICTLY BALLROOM AND LATIN AMERICAN: Penrallt Centre, Holyhead Rd, (by Morrisons) Tuesday 7pm-8pm. All levels welcome from beginner to advanced. A fun way to get fit and meet new friends. Also looking to start a children’s class should there be sufficient interest. For more information visit Anglesey Dance Facebook page, e-mail email@example.com or mobile 07867 508734. Fully qualified teachers with the Allied Dancing Association, Liverpool and holder of the DBS certificate. Can also offer Private Lessons and Wedding Dance tuition.
FNF-BOTH PARENTS MATTER CYMRU: Next local meeting will be on Wednesday August 16 at 7pm in the ESRC Centre for Research on Bilingualism, 37 College Road, Bangor. The charity aims to reunite children with their parents/grandparents and is enjoying success in the courts. The meetings offer free legal advice and emotional support to parents and grandparents alienated from their grand/ children. For a confidential meeting ring Frank Bradfield on 01492 874 395
GWEDDWON: Mae 4 ffrind gweddw wedi dod at ei gilydd i sefydlu grŵp cymdeithasol ar gyfer gwyr a gwragedd gweddwon rhwng 50 a 70 oed. Mi fydd yn trefnu nifer o ddiwrnodau allan gyda’u gilydd yn ogystal â nosweithiau a thripiau. Edrychwch ar y wefan i gael mwy o wybodaeth neu cysylltwch â Lyn ar 01286678252 neu e-bost:-lyn2910@yahoo. co.uk. Cyfarfod nesaf Awst 23 yn y Boatyard, Garth Rd., Bangor am 12.15. Mae lle i barcio yno. www.meetup.com/AngleseyandGwynedd-widows-andwidowers
OASIS CHURCH: Oasis Church in Margaret St welcomes you to the all age service at 10.30am each Sunday morning. The music is lively and you will hear teaching from the Bible made relevant to contemporary life situations. Contact the minister Philip Evans 07881504670 or email office@ ociministries.com
TEA DANCE: Last Sunday of every month at the Bulkeley Hotel at 2.30pm to raise money for Ovarian Cancer Research at Ysbyty Gwynedd. Admission £2.50. Contact the hotel or ring 01248 723223.
BEAUMARIS PIONEERS: Walking group meets every Wed at 2pm in the Iorwerth Rowlands Centre, Steeple Lane. It walks for an hour in the surrounding area, followed by light refreshments at the Centre; Contact the Centre 01248-811508 to register an interest and obtain details.
YOGA: With Kath Turner. Wednesday 8-9.30pm at the Iorwerth Rowlands Centre Gentle yoga for the young at Heart with Kath Turner 10-11.30am at Beaumaris Leisure Centre. www.kathturneryoga.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 01248 750029
DRU YOGA CLASSES: Beginners welcome - try your first class for free! Weds 9.30-11am (term based). Bulkeley Hotel, 19 Castle St. Contact: 01248 602900 Ext 223 or email@example.com.
WATERCOLOUR AND PASTEL: course on Weds 1-4pm every week. No experience necessary, take inspiration from the landscape and learn about the use of colour and wash. Silk painting sessions/glass painting workshops also available Thurs and Fridays 10.30-4.30 All ages and abilities catered for including children. Learn to paint scarves pictures, cards, sun catchers and much more, relaxing and fun. All workshops/courses running at the H’Artworks Gallery 6 Church St, in the Forum. For information ring 01248 812045 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
SINGING FOR PLEASURE: meets in the Iorwerth Rowlands Centre on Mondays from 10.30am-11.30am followed by refreshments.
YOGA: Come along for a gentle class, and feel the difference. Mondays, 1-2.30pm, Beaumaris Leisure Centre. Contact Katie on 07717661717.
ROYAL VOLUNTARY SERVICE: The lunch club meets at the Beaumaris Leisure Centre every Tuesday. Register before attending by phoning Nicola Collins on 01248 661915.
BRIDGE: Beaumaris Duplicate Bridge Club holds two sessions a week at the David Hughes Centre. Mons at 9.20am, Gentle Duplicate session and Thurs at 6.50pm, Standard Duplicate catering for the average club player. More details from Bob or Gay Young on 01248 810057 or the website: beaumarisduplicatebridgeclub.org.uk. Also an opportunity to play “Chicago” Bridge with the Castle Bridge Club on Mondays, 6.50pm in the Bulkeley Hotel, Castle St. Details from Rob Hughes 0n 01248 810970.
STRAITS ART SOCIETY: are holding their annual exhibition in Beaumaris Town Hall from August 15-21, open from 10am-5pm. Original paintings by local artists.
ST ANDREW’S CHURCH SERVICES: Sundays at 11am, 1st, 2nd and 3rd Sunday Holy Communion. On the 4th Sunday a shorter all age service followed by tea and coffee. Fridays at 10am Holy Communion. Also each Tues at 10am the church hall is open for tea and coffee.
ROYAL VOLUNTARY SERVICE: Lunch Club, Waun Dirion, Every Tuesday 11.45am. Register before attending by phoning Nicola Collins on 01248 661915.
FRIENDS IN HARMONY: A well established Barbershop chorus will entertain guests at your party, charity event or function. For details visit www. friendsinharmony.org.uk. Gentlemen, Friends in Harmony are also looking for new members. To join the chorus on the risers, just turn up and have a go at the ex-Servicemens Hall, on a Monday at 7.30pm. Contact Andrew on 01248 421084.
RELAXATION AND T’AI CHI CLASSES: Gentle Exercise; Helps Co-ordination; Improves Mobility, Calms the Mind; Aids Circulation; Improves Balance. A gentle, effective form of exercise; Suitable for all ages and abilities; Informal relaxed classes with emphasis on enjoyment. Professional Instructor. Every Friday 10.am-11.15am At Goronwy Owen Hall. Admission £5. Enquiries: 01248 853207.
BENLLECH 50+: Benllech Community Hall every Thursday 2pm–4pm New members always very welcome, gentlemen as well as ladies, call in any Thursday. Different activity every week. August 17 Talk on Deaf Awareness by Bryn Waldron. August 24 Film – Britannia Bridge and Plas Newydd. Saturday August 26 Coffee Morning St Andrews Church Hall, Benllech 10am–noon. Tombola, Raffle, various stalls. Admission £1 to include coffee and biscuits.