ST BEUNO’S CHURCH: 1st & 3rd Sundays Morning Prayer service at 10am. 2nd & 4th Sundays Eucharist service at 10am. ABERFFRAW VILLAGE HALL: New Event. Yoga for Beginners with Claire Mace. On Thursdays. Come join us to improve your health and well being and to have fun. Starts at 7.30pm. 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. Improvers Class 7.15-8pm. Advanced Class 8-8.45pm Practice Dance/Social Night 1st Tuesday of every month 7.15-9.15. Sunday Evenings, Beginners Class 7-8pm. Private Lessons, Wedding Dance Tuition and Party Bookings by arrangement. IDTA Member and Qualified Teacher. DBS certificate Holder. Contact Kerstina for further details 07920446976. 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. WIDOWERS AND WIDOWS: Meeting in Boatyard, Garth Rd, Bangor at 12.15 on the first Wednesday of every month. Also meeting for coffee once a month at 11am at the Cricket Pavilion Llandegai. This is a social group covering Anglesey, Bangor, Caernarfon and Llyn, set up for widowed people to enjoy life again in the company of other widowed people who understand. We have gentlemen and lady members. As a guide it is suggested people aged 50-70 will get the most from membership of our group as we aim to be active, out and about. At the moment it meets regularly in Bangor and Caernarfon 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 please go to Meetups.com and then enter ‘Anglesey and Gwynedd widows and widowers’ and apply to join. Or please call Lyn (Cymraes) on 01286678252 or 07474224246 or email on email@example.com. Ena on 01248853625 or email on mail@enagreen. plus.com. Please note that this is not a dating group. BANGOR LUNCH CLUB: Royal Voluntary Service’s new lunch club starts on Wednesday, May 16 in Ysgol Hirael, Orme Road, Bangor. Come along for a FREE lunch for the first 2 weeks. Limited space available for people aged 50+, so call now on 01248 661915 to book your seat. 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 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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 01286 677711. SSAFA GWYNEDD: Seeks new caseworkers in the Gwynedd area to help and support veterans and their families. If you can help, contact Andy Williams 07958524298. BANGOR U3A: Meet 10.30am Thursday mornings in Capel Berea Newydd, Bangor (between Ffordd Penrhos & St David’s Retail Park). For people who are retired from work or parenting. Develop interests and activities with others and share in organising them. New members welcome. Come early after 9.30am for a chat and stay for the event.Further information from www bangoru3a.org.uk and www u3a.org. uk. Meetings are suspended over school vacations. The meeting on Thursday, May 17 will be addressed by Susan Foggerty with a talk on “R S Thomas for a New Generation” NORTH WALES GUITAR CIRCLE: /Cylch Gitar Gogledd Cymru meet every 2nd Tuesday at Bangor City Football Club, 7.45pm. Classical Guitar, Jazz, Flamenco, Gypsy Jazz, Folk, Blues, Slide and all other styles of acoustic guitar. It is a non- vocal group, just purely the sound of guitar – whether you would like to just listen, learn or you already play – this is for you. Further info www.northwalesguitarcircle. co.uk or call Jane 01407 831480. LIBRARY: Tel 01248 353479. Monday: Story Time May 14, 21, 10.30am-11.30am. Tuesday: Family Games: Board games for all ages! May 115, 22, 3.30-6pm. New Writing: Love and Conflict, An evening of readings featuring Bangor University postgraduate students: May 15, 6.30pm. Wednesday: Calm Colouring: Relaxing activity for adults, May 9, 16, 23 10am-11.30am. Thursday: Breastfeeding Support Group May 17 10am-noon. Family History Club May 10, 17, 24, 1.30-3.30pm. Friday: Make Friends with a Book: Reading group May 11, 18, 25 ,10.45am-12.45pm. Welsh Song and Rhyme for children under 5: May 11, 18, 25, 1-2:30pm. Get On-line: Computer classes (must book), May 11, 18, 25, at 10am-non and 2-4pm. FNF-BOTH PARENTS MATTER: The next meeting will take place at the ESRC Centre for Research on Bilingualism, 37 College Road, Bangor on Wednesday, May 16 at 6pm. The meetings offer emotional support and free legal advice if you are experiencing difficulty seeing your children or grandchildren. For a confidential meeting contact Frank Bradfield on 01492 874 395.