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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 Street. 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 open on Weds from 11am-3pm, at the Amlwch Town Hall Build­ing, Lon Goch. The ba­sic sys­tem is a Re­fer­ral Sys­tem, but peo­ple can go along to get fur­ther in­for­ma­tion about el­i­gi­bil­ity. Con­tact 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 07802 150399 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!

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 07717 661717. 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, 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 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 ex­plore the web­site www.uku­ni­tar­i­ans.org.uk/ban­gor. WID­OWED: An­gle­sey and Gwynedd wid­ow­ers and widows Bilin­gual group is a so­cial group cov­er­ing An­gle­sey, Ban­gor, Caernar­fon and Llŷn, set up for wid­owed peo­ple to en­joy life again in the com­pany of other be­reaved peo­ple. Peo­ple aged 50-70 will prob­a­bly get the most from mem­ber­ship, as the group aims to be active, out and about. It meets ev­ery fort­night in Ban­gor and has also met up for gen­tle walks, opera, bal­let, gigs, cin­ema, a meal, pub quiz and week­ends away. If you are an in­ter­net user go to Meetup.com and then en­ter ‘An­gle­sey and Gwynedd widows and wid­ow­ers’ and ap­ply to join. Or call Lyn (Cym­raes) on 01286678252 or 07474224246 or Ena on 01248853625. Please note that this is not a dat­ing group. PI­LATES: Pi­lates Classes at the Garth Com­mu­nity Cen­tre. Run by Angie Master­son, who has been teach­ing many forms of ex­er­cise for over 35 years. Con­tact Angie Master­son 01407 831 348 or 07740 902 125 or Les Day on 01248 355180 for fur­ther de­tails. ZUMBA DANCE-FIT­NESS: Weds & Thurs 6.30-7.30pm, Academi, Dein­iol Rd. Salsa Tues 8.30pm. Swing Jive Weds 8.15pm. Bur­lesque Tues 7.30pm. He­len 07751017157 LUNCH CLUB: The Royal Vol­un­tary Ser­vice is con­junc­tion with Ban­gor Uni­ver­sity Stu­dent’s Union will be launch­ing a brand new lunch club for peo­ple 50+ in the Ban­gor area start­ing in March. The venue and day of the week in the process of be­ing fi­nalised.If you are in­ter­ested in at­tend­ing and en­joy­ing a hearty meal on a weekly ba­sis or just need fur­ther in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Gwenda Hughes at the RVS on 01248 661915 or Gwenda.hughes@ roy­alvol­un­tary­ser­vice.org.uk ROYAL VOL­UN­TARY SER­VICE: is look­ing for new vol­un­teers to join the team and help with its Com­mu­nity Trans­port, Good Neigh­bours and Pos­i­tive Steps ser­vices in Gwynedd and Ynys Mon. If you have a few spare hours a week and would like to make a dif­fer­ence in some­one’s life, the RVS would like to hear from you. Con­tact Gwenda Hughes on 01248 661915 or Gwenda.hughes@roy­alvol­un­tary­ser­vice. org.uk UNI­VER­SITY OF WALES GRAD­U­ATES: Ban­gor Branch. 2017-2018 Lec­ture pro­gramme, at 5.30pm 5.30pm, lec­ture room 4 at the Syr Ifor Wil­liams Lec­ture Room in the Main Arts Build­ing: March 16, “Wales and the His­tory of Sci­ence”, Prof John Tucker, Swansea Uni­ver­sity. mem­ber­ship fee £5 to the Trea­surer: Gwen Aaron, Gwelfor, Car­reg y Gath, Rhi­wlas, Ban­gor. LL57 4HD. De­tails from Sec­re­tary: Mrs Me­gan To­mos (01248 601176) mht263@ bt­in­ter­net.com AC­TIV­I­TIES FOR OVER 50S: “The Youth Cen­tre” Maes­geirchen. Ev­ery Wed­nes­day – 10am IT classes for com­put­ers and other rel­e­vant de­vices and 1pm-2.30pm Keep Fit classes. For more info info@acgm.co.uk or 01286 677711. BEAVERS: age 6-8yrs. Meet at St John’s Methodist Church Hall ev­ery Wed­nes­day 5.30pm-6.45pm. Now have spa­ces, for new Beavers, fol­low­ing the num­ber who have moved up to Cubs. This is a great time of skills, projects, and ac­tiv­i­ties. If you know of a likely ea­ger Beaver, please con­tact , Beaver Leader on 07479465996. MIND: Ynys Mon & Gwynedd are hold­ing a Coffe and Cake morn­ing on Satur­day Fe­bru­ary 10th un­til mid­day . The event will be held at St Peter’s Church Pen­rhos­gar­nedd . Free ad­mis­sion & Park­ing at Cae Garnedd . Please sup­port this wor­thy cause .

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 07717 661717. 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 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.

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