3 PAGES OF COMMUNITY DIARY FOR BANGOR & ANGLESEY:
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!
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 email@example.com 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 .
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 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.