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ABERFFRAW

ST BEUNO’S CHURCH: Sun­day Au­gust 20, Morn­ing Prayer ser­vice at 10am.

AML­WCH

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, e-mailan­gle­sey­dance@hot­mail.com 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’

BAN­GOR

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 an­gle­sey­dance@hot­mail.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

BEAU­MARIS

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 kathryn.turner4@bt­in­ter­net.com 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 chris­tiane@dru­world­wide.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 hart­works@bt­in­ter­net.com.

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.

BEN­L­LECH

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.

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