4 PAGES OF COMMUNITY DIARY FOR BANGOR & ANGLESEY:
ST BEUNO’S CHURCH: Sunday, May 20, Joint Communion Service in Gaerwen Community Centre at 10am. There will be a bring and share lunch after the service. 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.
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. AMLWCH FOODBANK: Open Wednesday 10.30am to 2pm in the Town Hall building, Lon Goch, Amlwch. Phone 01407 839065 or 830041 if urgent. 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 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! ST ELETH’S CHURCH: Every Sunday at 11am, Holy Communion.
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. Service will finish at approx 8.30pm with free refreshments and healing shortly later. Admission £2 to include refreshments and towards church funds. Ring 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. 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 Wed of every month. Also meets for coffee once a month at 11am at the Cricket Pavilion Llandegai. 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. 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 01286 678252 or 07474224246 or email lyn2910@ yahoo.co.uk. Ena on 01248853625 or email on email@example.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. On May 24, Thora Tenbrink will explain how our language reveals how we understand the world. LIBRARY: Tel 01248 353479. Monday: Story Time May 21, 10.30am-11.30am. Tuesday: Family Games: Board games for all ages! May 22, 3.30-6pm. Wednesday: Calm Colouring: Relaxing activity for adults, May 16, 23 10am-11.30am. Thursday: Breastfeeding Support Group May 17 10am-noon. Family History Club May 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 18, 25, 1-2:30pm. Get On-line: Computer classes (must book), May 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 call Frank Bradfield on 01492 874 395. CHARITY AUCTION: For Ty Gobaith and Oddballs! Top items include, Shane William’s signed ball from his final test, Zip world and Surf snowdonia vouchers and RGC tickets, as well as smaller items, such as a massage! Taking place at Tafarn Y Glob, May 18, 8pm start. FRIENDS OF TREBORTH BOTANIC GARDEN: Spring Plant Sale.Vegetables, perennials, biennials, orchids,cacti and succulents, house plants, compost, jams and preserves,homemade cakes and teas. Sat May 19, 10am-12.30pm at Treborth Botanic Garden. Admission Free, all proceeds to Friends of Treborth Botanic Garden ELVIS LIVE: -Wynne Roberts Come and join the Royal Voluntary Service Gwynedd a Mon’s fundraising night in Cae Garnedd, Penrhosgarnedd on Friday, May 18 at 7pm. FREE Admission, tickets available at RVS Enquiry Desk, Ysbyty Gwynedd or Cae Garnedd. Raffle and more. Call 01248 661915 for further information
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 email@example.com 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.
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. 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 Bernard on 01248 410448. TAI CHI AND QIGONG: Thurs 10-11am, Goronwy Owen Hall, £5. Tai Chi combines deep breathing and relaxation with slow gentle movements. Contact Jeff Cushing 01248 352336 cymrutaichiwales.co.uk BENLLECH 50+: Every Thursday in Benllech Community Hall (behind Tesco) 2pm-4pm. New members welcome any time of the year,. Varied programme every week. Thurs May 17 In Search of Rex Whistler (Whistler Mural). May 24 Race afternoon. Real horses on the screen! BENLLECH LADIES GROUP: May’s monthly meeting will be on Monday, May 21 from 2pm-4pm in the Ex-Servicemen’s Hall with ‘Slides of Zimbabwe’ presented by Yvonne Coulson. Details of special events and trips are announced at the monthly meetings. Visit ‘Benllech Ladies Group’ on Facebook for the latest news. For more information: Brenda .- 01248 852591 BENLLECH LADIES GROUP: Charity Coffee Morning supporting Benllech Good Turn Scheme. St Andrew’s Church Hall, Saturday, May 26, 10am to Noon. Admission £1. BENLLECH AND DISTRICT GOOD TURN SCHEME: The monthly meeting and AGM of the Benllech and District Good Turn Scheme took place on 1st May at the Breeze Hill Hotel. 28 members attended. There was a minutes’ silence in condolence for those who have passed away. The Chairman and the Treasurer presented their annual reports followed by a report from the coordinator. The auditor Gwilym Pritchard approved the accounts and the meeting went on to elect the Committee and the Trustees for this coming year. Speaker Dawn Owen gave a talk about Carers Wales after the AGM A buffet lunch was provided after the meetings. HOSPICE AT HOME: On Wednesday, May 30, between 11am-2pm, will be hosting a coffee morning at Hafan Menai (in the grounds of Ysbyty Gwynedd). £2 per person for entrance, coffee & cake. Also other stalls, including tombola
GUIDING: Brownie unit. Contact Pat Gadd on 01248 601868. DRU YOGA CLASSES: Thursdays 6.15-7.45pm. Cost/class: £7. At Dru Centre, Nant Ffrancon, Bethesda. Contact: 01248 602900, email@example.com, www.druyoga.com.
EGLWYS ST EDERN CHURCH: Monthly services. 2nd Sun, 9.30am Holy Communion English. 4th Sunday, 9.30am Offeren Cymraeg.
COMMUNITY BINGO: In Bodorgan Community Centre every Thursday doors open at 6.30, for 8pm eyes down. All proceeds to the school. ROYAL VOLUNTARY SERVICE: Lunch Club at Ysgol Gynradd Bodorgan, every other Tuesday during term time. If you would like to attend the lunch clubs or volunteer as a helper, register before attending by phoning Nicola Collins on 01248 661915. GLANTRAETH: The winning numbers in Glantraeth FC’s 3 Number Lotto draw on Saturday, May 12 were 3, 8 & 14. There was no winner so the Jackpot rolls over to £700. The next draw takes place on Saturday May 26 in the Joiners Arms, Malltraeth.
BRYNGWRAN CHURCH CHARITY SHOP: is open every Wed 12.30pm-2pm at the Church Room, High St, Bryngwran. Various houeshold items, toys, books etc.
TAI CHI AND QIGONG: Age Well class for over 50s. Wed 10am-11am Community Centre. Brynsiencyn. Contact Jeff Cushing 01248 352336 cymrutaichiwales.co.uk £5.
SEILO: Y pregethwr gwadd nos Sul nesaf, Mai 20 am 6yh fydd Mr Tony Jones, Rhostrehwfa.
CAPEL MC: Cynhelir Cymanfa Ganu nos Sul, Mehefin 3 am 8yh. Arweinydd Alwyn Evans, Machynlleth. Eitemau gan Meibion y Foel. Cyfarwyddwr Cerdd Grês Pritchard. Mynediad £4. Elw at y Capel.
TABLE TENNIS: Cemaes Bay Table Tennis Social Club is a small group, who meet on a Tuesday between 7.30pm-9.30pm at Cemaes Bay village hall. There are three tables and all equipment is provided. Each session costs £2 which includes tea/coffee during the break. New players to the game are very welcome. Call Rachel on 01407 710893.
EGLWYS SANTES GWENLLWYFO: Bob Sul am 4yp, Cymun Bendigaid.
BINGO: on Wednesdays 7pm in Yr Hen Fecws/Old Bakehouse community rooms. COFFEE/TEA/ BISCUITS: /sgwrs a phanad on Fridays 10.30am. Meet friends and neighbours, make new friends over a cup of tea and chat. Yr Hen Fecws/Old Bakehouse. FRIDAY FILM: 1st and 3rd Fridays each month. Enjoy watching a variety of award winning films in a cosy environment plus coffee and tea. Suggested donation £3. Yr Hen Fecws/Old Bakehouse. Details contact firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 01248 430147.
ST MICHAEL’S CHURCH: Wednesday May 16, Eucharist service in the Cabin at 10.30am followed by Tea and Coffee. Sunday May 20, Joint Communion service in the Community Centre, Gaerwen at 10am followed by a bring and share lunch. ROCK AND ROLL JIVE CLASSES: every Thursday 8pm at Cymdeithas Hamdden Esceifiog, Arwel, Holyhead Road, Gaerwen (Gaerwen Village Hall). Single person £5, couples £8, tea, coffee or squash included. Contact Michelle on 07841 904286 or Malcolm on 01248 450451 for further details, or see Facebook page Anglesey Rock n Roll Club. HOLLAND ARMS GARDEN CENTRE: The Patio Perfect festival runs until Friday, May 18, when the centre will bring together creative containers, perfect planters, fabulous furniture and a heady mix of colour, scent and inspiration to make wonderful and welcoming outdoor living spaces. Come along and be inspired with fantastic planting ideas, colourful and quirky containers and get the tips and advice to create your own perfect patio display this year.
ST CYBI’S CHURCH: Sun May 20 at 11am Morning Prayer. Induction and Licensing of Archdeacon Andy Herrick as Ministry Area Leader and Vicar of Bro Cybi at 6pm, Everyone welcome. A glass of wine/soft drinks and cake will be served in the church after the service. Wed May 23 at 10.30am Eucharist. ST DAVID’S CHURCH: Sun May 20 at 9.15am Eucharist. ENGLISH METHODIST CHURCH: Meets at St David’s, Morawelon at 11am on Sundays. ELIM PENTECOSTAL CHURCH: Sunday 10.30am. Home groups/Mini Rockers parents and toddlers/Prayer meeting/The Gap (Youth programme). Contact www. elimholyhead.com, tel 01407 238101. SPIRITUALISTS: Holyhead Spiritualists Association - meetings held at Llaingoch Community Centre every Thursday at 7pm. BAPTISTS: Holyhead English Baptist Chapel (next to Town hall). Sunday services 10.30am with Junior Church and 6pm. Ladies meeting fortnightly on Thurs at 2pm. See Facebook or contact www. holyheadbaptist.co.uk or 01407 749004. QUAKERS: Local Quaker meetings for worship are held at the Ucheldre Centre on the second and fourth Sunday of every month. Contact 01407 763070. For info, visit www.crynwyrcymru.org.uk and www.northwalesquakers.org.uk PHYSICALLY DISABLED: Meets in Kingsland Community Centre, opposite Kingsland Primary School. It invites anyone with a disability to join. On the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month at 2.30-4.30pm. Transport available. Ring 01407 760326 for details. This is a happy club with plenty going on such as quizzes, games, talks, demos, trips out for meals, and afternoon tea and a chat. Do get in touch. You will be welcome at this happy and friendly club. PARKINSON’S: Join Holyhead and District Parkinsons Support Group for laughter and chats at Boston Centre Stage, Boston St: 2pm-4pm; every 3rd Thursday in the month; easy access from nearby car park. Dates for 2018 are: May 17 / June 21 / July 19 / Aug 16 / Sept 20 / Oct 18 / Nov 15 / Dec 20. This small, friendly group provides tea or coffee and cake, as well as information on how to manage and improve your condition. It also ensures a wide range of speakers on a variety of topics. Ring Mary 762627 or Gordon 860700 for more details.
LONDON ROAD CENTRE: Continues to offer the usual service of Meals On wheels, Room hire, Early Bird Breakfast and friendly Cafe. Why not call in say Hello meet the staff and enjoy a meal, snack or just a Coffee. Project Lydia continues its services in the Centre as does WOW Training. Call 760607 for information.
AIR TRAINING CORPS: (ATC) Parade times 7pm-9.30pm Mondays and Thursdays at Maeshyfryd Rd, Holyhead. Tel 01407 769931, 12-18 yrs. Why not come and check it out - welcome.
ANGLESEY FOOD BANK: Open Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 11am-3pm at the Elim Church, Longford Rd. HOLYHEAD CANCER SUPPORT GROUP: Is a registered charity set up to offer support to those who are suffering or recovering from Cancer. Meetings take place at the Penucheldre Centre in Millbank in Holyhead on Weds, 11am-3.30pm. Variety of activities and therapies are offered in a pleasant, friendly atmosphere. Transport can be arranged to bring people to and from the venue by prior arrangement. The group has outings to places of interest during the spring and summer. For more information on the group ring 01407 860794 in the evenings. COMMUNITIES FIRST OUTREACH: Monday 9.15am-2pm Drop in service/CF Offices.
GATEWAY: Holyhead Gateway Club meets on Saturdays at Gwelfor Community Centre, between 10am and noon.
YOGA: Tuesdays at 10.30am, yoga class at Holyhead Sports Centre under Roseanne Preston, qualified tutor. Also Tai Chi on Mondays at 7pm. For details ring 01407 769517 or 07759105504.
LABOUR COMMUNITY ROOM: Williams Street, Holyhead. Open every Saturday 10.30-12.30, drop-in for tea, coffee and a chat. Councillors will be available to speak to you. Collecting donations for Anglesey foodbanks and also items of clothing for Refugees & fundraising for local charities.
HEAR TO HELP: Free minor repairs to NHS hearing aids, battery supply, re-tubing & advice at the NHS Volunteer Community Service Drop In. Third Thursday each month. 1-3pm at the Gwelfor Community Centre.
HOLYHEAD AUTUMN ACTIVITIES: The following have been arranged for 2018: May 18 Pre Nuptual Party to celebrate the Marriage of Prince Harry to Megan. Holyhead Conservative Club £5pp to include Buffet & Entertainment. Tuesday, May 29 Coach Trip with Dazzlers to Porthmadog and Pont Du Vineyard £10pp in advance. June 29 Social Evening at Conservative Club £5 to include Buffet and Entertainment. July 26-29 Holyhead Festival will keep you informed reentertanment. August TBA ?Llangollen Canal & Chainbridge Hotel. York| or Liverpool to see Terracotta Warriors please let me have preference majority choice will be arranged. Sep 28-Oct 1 Elgin Hotel Blackpool “King & Queen” weekend (Elvis & Queen tribute) £184 £50 deposit with booking. Transport TBA. Oct 26 Halloween at the Conservative Clu £5pp Buffet & Entertainment. Nov 18 Queens Hotel £49 B/B Evening Meal & Entertainment. Dec 22 Christmas Party Holyhead Golf Club. Any enquiries contact Joyce 764020
GŵYL CYBI/CYBI FESTIVAL: is a small festival of poetry, singing and art that will take place on Saturday, July 21 in the Ucheldre Centre, Holyhead. There is a poetry competition with a first prize of £100 for poems in either English or Welsh. For further info or to request a copy of the submission terms email cybipoets@gmail. com or find on: Twitter: @cybifestival, Facebook: Gŵyl Cybi/Cybi Festival
FUNDRAISING NIGHT: The Fantastic “Bosom Buddies Duo” return to Holyhead. After a brilliant performance in last years Holyhead Festival, the Duo will perfor @ Holyhead Hotspur Clubhouse, Saturday Bank Holiday, May 26, supported by the versatile singer Dixie Rebel. for tickets and info please contact Davey 07899840968. Limited spaces available.
MICHAEL’S SHOP: 25 London Road, Holyhead. A charity shop fundraising for various charities. Opening times, 8.30am-10.30am Mon-Fri, 11.15am-4.30pm Mon-Wed, and Fri, Thurs 11.15-1pm. Closed Saturday and Sunday. Also needs used or new postage stamps (UK and overseas) for bone cancer charity). Send stamps/postcards to Mr Michael Kitt, 2 Bodlondeb Terrace, Kingsland Road, Holyhead LL65 2LS
HOLYHEAD HOTSPUR: Last week’s winning lotto numbers were 3, 4, 22. The £450 jackpot was not won. This weeks winning Holyhead Hotspur lotto numbers are 7, 13, 17. This week’s winning was Paddy (Café) care of Mike Bach who wins £500. Next weeks jackpot will be £250.
ST TEGFAN’S CHURCH: Sunday May 20 - English Holy Eucharist at 9.30am. Welsh Gosber at 5pm. TAI CHI & QIGONG: Monday 2.30-3.30pm. Community Hall. Admission £5. Tai Chi combines deep breathing and relaxation with slow, gentle movements.Contact Jeff Cushing 01248 352336 cymrutaichiwales. co.uk YOGA CLASS: Mixed ability also suitable for beginners. Thursday 7.30-9pm. Llandegfan Parish Hall. £6/£5 per class as pay as you go (or pay as a block booking for 6 weeks, £30/£24). Contact Jeff Cushing 01248 352336 cymrutaichiwales.co.uk
ST EDWEN’S CHURCH: Service in the Candlelit Church every Sunday at 11.15am.
ST EILIAN’S CHURCH: Service next Sunday at the usual time of 9.30am.
ST MAELOG’S CHURCH: Bilingual Eucharist on Sundays at 10.30 and a mid-week celebration on Wednesdays at 10am. Visitors always welcome. All baptised Christians are welcome to receive the Communion. BINGO: Every Friday at the community hall, doors open 6.45pm. Eyes down 8pm.
EGLWYS Y SANTES FAIR: Sun, May 20, 10am, Combined service for all churches in the Bro Dwynwen and Bro Cadwaladr Ministry Areas at Gaerwen Community Centre, followed by a bring and share lunch. Mon, May 21, 5.30-6.30pm, Rainbows; 7-8.30pm, Guides, Church Hall. Tues, May 22, Brownies and Rangers, Church Hall. Wed, May 23, 10am, Bilingual Communion Service in Church Hall, followed by refreshments and a chat. Thurs, May 24, 9.30-10.30am, Soft Play, Church Hall. Fri, May 25, 5.15-6.15pm, Beavers; 6.30-7.30pm, Cub Scouts; 7-9pm, Scouts, Church Hall. YOGA: Mindful Yoga with Elaine on Tuesdays term time 7.30-9.25pm at the Chapel Rooms, Penmynydd Road. All abilities welcome. Details www. yoganorthwales.co.uk or elaine.yoga@ tiscali.co.uk or Tel 01248430147. PARKINSONS UK CYMRU: Arfon and Mon Branch.A Dance Taster Session was held at the April meeting, with Yvonne McGregor of Colwyn Bay, who specialises in Dance for Parkinsons patients. The Area Parkinson’s Information Officer, Catrin Shorney-Jones was also present, and gave a brief introduction to the service which she is able to provide for Parkinson’s patients. Next month’s speaker will be Ieuan Redvers Jones, on “Is there Justice?”, at Rhosygad Chapel Vestry on Friday, May 25 at 2pm. Enquiries to Myfanwy on 01248 714677. WEEKLY DRAW: he winner of the football clubs weekly draw held on Saturday May 5 was Mr Alwyn Roberts, Cysgod y Coed, Llanfairpwll. The winners of the football clubs weekly draw held on Saturday May 11 were Christine & Ceris Williams. GWYNGYLL WI: The President welcomed members to the meeting and items on the newsletter were discussed. This year’s Resolution was then debated and a vote taken. The speakers were Mandy and Andy, who spoke about their business in Menai Bridge, which sells items made from hand-made paper, sourced from Nepal. They had brought along finished items such as lampshades, photograph albums and sheets of beautiful gift wrap. Next meeting will be at 7.30pm on Thursday, June 7 when Vicky MacDonald will speak about Japan. Visitors are welcome.
ST FFINAN’S CHURCH: Sunday May 20, Joint Communion Service in the Community Centre Gaerwen at 10am followed by a bring and share lunch.
ST CADWALADR’S CHURCH: Sunday May 20, Joint Communion Service in the Community Centre Gaerwen at 10am followed by a bring and share lunch.
ST CAFFO’S CHURCH: Sunday May 20, Joint Communion Service in the Community Centre Gaerwen at 10am followed by a bring and share lunch. WEEKLY YOGA CLASS: every Tuesday from 10.30am at The Outbuildings, LL60 6NH. All abilities welcome. Call 01248 430132 to book your place or go to www. theoutbuildings.co.uk TASTY SUPPER CLUB: The Outbuildings have some great food events for the diary. The Royal Feast is on Friday May 19. Great food in relaxed surroundings, prepared by experienced chefs. To book call 01248 430132 or go to www.theoutbuildings. co.uk
ANGLESEY DOLLS HOUSE AND MINIATURE SOCIETY: meet at 7pm every third Wednesday of the month at St Cyngars church hall, Llangefni. New members are always welcome. Contact Rose on 01407 830 344 or Jenny on 01407 741 047. CILDWRN CHURCH: Sunday Services (Evangelical), 10am and 6pm. Morning Service simultaneously translated to English. Contact Rev Hywel Davies 01248 723086. YOGA: Mindful Yoga with Elaine on Weds term time at 7pm-8.55pm at Ysgol y Graig. All abilities welcome. Details www. yoganorthwales.co.uk or elaine.yoga@ tiscali.co.uk or 01248430147 YOGA CLASSES: Yoga with Kath Turner. Thursdays 3-4.30pm and 5.30-7pm at Tre Ysgawen Hall, Capel Coch. www. kathturneryoga.com or e-mail kathryn. email@example.com or phone 01248 750029 YOGA FOR BEGINNERS: With Kath Turner. Tuesday 10-11am at Enzone health and Fitness Studio, Parc Cefni, Bodffordd. To book a place contact kathryn.turner4@ btinternet.com www.kathturneryoga.com AGEWELL: The Age Well Hwyliog Môn centre is open in the town hall Mon to Wed. Open for anyone over the age of 50 and annual membership is £12. Call in for a tea/coffee with biscuits and a chat, information, free internet and find out more about the various activities eg. Art Group, Computer Classes, Tai Chi, Crafts, Line Dancing, Modern Ballroom Dancing, Falls Prevention Classes, Swimming, Mosaics, Lunch Club etc. For more information phone 07972537078, 01248725749, email llangefniagewell@ ymail.com. Or visit the website www. agewellhwyliogmon.co.uk/llangefni ST CYNGAR’S CHURCH: Sunday services 8am Bilingual Communion, 9.30am Gwasanaeth Cymraeg, 11am English service. Wed 10am Bilingual Communion followed by tea/coffee in the Church Hall. HEARING LOSS: Do you have a hearing loss? If so why not come along to our drop in centre. Meet new people: Share experiences and take part in activities: Get advice on products and services to help with your hearing, and guidance on how to get the best out of your hearing aid. Every 4th Tuesday of the month from 1.15pm-2.15pm at the Age Well Centre. CEFNI CAMERA CLUB: Tues at the Church Hall at 7.15pm. Anyone with an interest in photography is welcome to attend or for information email firstname.lastname@example.org. CITIZENS ADVICE: Bureau open Monday 9.30am-2pm Drop in and appts. Advice line Cymru - Monday-Friday 9am-5pm, 03444772020. You can also access www. Adviceguide.org.uk Communities First Outreach: Thursday 9.15am-2pm Drop in Service/Ebeneser. CAFE COFIO: 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 at Bull Hotel on Tuesdays, 2-4pm. TAI CHI & QIGONG: Age Well Class. (For over 50s) Monday 10-11am. Town Hall, Llangefni (on the ground floor) Admission £4. Tai Chi combines deep breathing and relaxation with slow, gentle movements. Contact Jeff Cushing 01248 352336 cymrutaichiwales.co.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
OPEN GARDEN: On Sunday May 20 from 2-5pm there will be an Open Garden at 2, Bron Heulog, Llangoed,, courtesy of Keith and Jean Whitehead. A one acre wildlife-friendly garden with a variety of trees and shrubs, large pond, fruit trees etc. This is a sloping site with some steps and it adjoins Mariandyrys reserve. Bring and buy plant stall. Sorry, NO DOGS. On-field parking. (SH603811). Admission £6 (children £3) to include tea/coffee and homemade cake.
ST CRISTOLUS CHURCH: Sunday May 20, Joint Communion Service in the Community Centre Gaerwen at 10am followed by a bring and share lunch.
CRIST-Y-BRENIN CHURCH: Sunday May 20, Joint Communion Service in the Community Centre Gaerwen at 10am followed by a bring and share lunch.
ST EUGRAD’S CHURCH: Sunday, May 20, 11.30am Holy Communion. BALLROOM/LATIN AMERICAN DANCE CLASS: Childrn and adult dance classes Friday evenings at Marianglas Community Centre (Hen Ysgol). Children 5-6pm, Strictly Beginners 6-7pm, Intermediate Class 7-8pm, Practice Session 8-9pm. Saturday morning children’s class 11am-noon. Private lessons also available. A fun way to get fit and meet new friends. For more information see Anglesey Dance Facebook page, e-mail angleseydance@ hotmail.com or mobile 07867 508734.
ST MARY’S CHURCH: Sunday May 20 - Bilingual Holy Eucharist at 11 a.m. FRIENDS OF CHURCH ISLAND: The AGM will take place on Wednesday May 30 at the Committee Room at St Mary’s 7.30pm. All welcome. There will be a voluntary gardening session on the Island on Sat,June 2 between 10am and noon. YOGA: Mindful Yoga with Elaine on Wednesdays 10am-11.55am in Ysgoldy Chapel Mawr/ Chapel Rooms off Chapel street. All abilities welcome. Details www. yoganorthwales.co.uk or elaine.yoga@ tiscali.co.uk or tel. 01248430147 YNYS MON BRIDGE CLUB: invites bridge players to join for evenings of play in a relaxed and friendly club. Meet on Tuesday at The Community Centre in Water St. Play is from 7pm until approximately 10pm. Call Catherine Spalding on 01248 362 361. MENAI BRIDGE COMMUNITY HERITAGE TRUST: The Menai Heritage Centre Museum at Canolfan Thomas Telford Centre (opposite Waitrose) is open from 10am-5pm every Wednesday and Thursday until November 1. Entrance £3, accompanied children (under 16) free. HMS CONWAY: Menai Heritage, is commemorating the 65th anniversary of the grounding of the training ship HMS Conway in the Menai Strait, with a special exhibition, until the end of June at the Thomas Telford Centre during their normal opening hours, Weds and Thurs, 10am-5pm. Entrance fee £3; children under 16 free. Also, on Saturday 2 June, a special lecture about the HMS Conway will be given by Alfie Windsor, a former HMS Conway cadet and historian of the ship. at 2pm, at the Thomas Telford Centre. SALSA NIGHT: June 1 at Victoria Hotel, Telford Road, Menai Bridge. Class at 7pm. Party and social dancing 8pm. £5 per person. Teacher Arfon, DJ John Ed. Complete beginners welcome, no partner required. In aid of Cylch Meithrin y Garnedd. Details from the Cylch aunties, or from Christina (Lucy and Zoe’s mum). SWIFTS: On Friday, May 25 from 7-9.30pm come to the Menai Bridge Swift evening and learn about swifts, how North Wales Wildlife Trust and others are helping them and how you can get involved. The evening will include a short walk around Menai Bridge to see swift sites and nest boxes. Meet at Menai Bridge Scout Hut, Ffordd Cambria, LL59 5DU. Car parks are nearby.
ST GALLGO’S CHURCH: Every Wednesday 9.30am, Holy Communion in Moelfre Church Hall. Sunday May 20, 8.30am Holy Communion, 10am Boreol Weddi. ANGLESEY ARCHERY: Book a taster session. Try out a nw sport in 2018. 07484124372. SINGING FOR PLEASURE: had an enormously successful weekend with their Spring concerts A Bouquet of Songs. Crowds packed in and they have raised again a good sum of money for their chosen charities. On behalf of Singing for pleasure, Jan Austin would like to thank all who took part in the concerts and all who came to support them. MOELFRE ART CLUB: Hold their annual exhibition in the Community School on Sat-Mon, May 26-28, 10.30am-4.30pm. Admission £1 (under 14s free) to include light refreshments. Come and meet local artists.
EGLWYS BACH COMMUNITY HALL EVENTS: MEMORY CAFE/CAFFI COF: Come along to the Memory Lane Club, enjoy ‘panad and cake’ and take part in activities that help your memory.We meet every 3rd Wednesday in the month (2-4pm) at Eglwys Bach Community Hall, Newborough. Next meeting, today, Wednesday May 16 (2-4pm). For more details ring 01248 440328. ART AND LEISURE TRAIL PROJECT: unveiling of locally created Art Installation at Eglwys Bach Friday, May 18, 11am. NEWBOROUGH CINEMA CLUB: The Cinema Club runs on 2nd and 4th Wednesdays each month, doors open 6.30pm, film showing at the new time of 7pm. Free membership of the club is open to all in Newborough and district with a donation of £3 for each showing including light refreshment. To find out titles of forthcoming films look on Eglwys Bach noticeboard or ring 01248 440896. UKULELE/BANJO LESSONS: Mons 1.153.45pm. Newcomers welcome to this friendly group. £3 per session to include tuition and refreshments. Free loan of ukulele for one month’s trial. For details ring 07800 664069, email: email@example.com CUPPA AND CHAT/PANAD A SGWRS: On Mondays at Eglwys Bach 10.30am-noon to meet friends old and new over tea/coffee and homemade cake. Book & magazine exchange, free raffle. Ring 01248 440328 to find out more. WELSH CLOG DANCING: learner class Thursdays, 5.30-6.30pm for men, women and children (children under 8 years to be accompanied by responsible adult). For more information, contact Ava on 07974 745047. KEEP FIT: sessions with Personal Trainer, Angharad, include stretching, some yoga and relaxation for all ages and levels of ability. Tuesdays 6-7pm. £4. Contact Angharad on 07811106812 or visit Facebook “Anywhere Personal Training”. PILATES: Tuesdays 1-2pm. Ring Sue on 07808347253 for details. PRITCHARD JONES INSTITUTE: Oriel Rhosyr, open to all, Tuesday 10am-2pm. Computer Courses, Thursdays, 1-3.30pm. Library, open Monday 10am-noon, Wednesday 2-5pm. Friday 2-4pm. YOGA: Mindful Yoga with Elaine on Thursdays 7.30-9.25pm at Pritchard Jones Institute. All abilities welcome. Details www. yoganorthwales.co.uk or elaine.yoga@tiscali. co.uk or 01248430147. LLANDDWYN/NEWBOROUGH WI: met in Eglwys Bach on 2 May. Elly greeted members and Carol, a guest. Chris was greeted on her May birthday. Barbara gave an update on changed arrangements for the Congleton Mill visit on 18 July. It was agreed that the £25 challenge be met with a Ceilidh on 19 September. Lucy will co-ordinate catering. Chris reported that membership numbers had fallen by five with only two new members and recruitment strategies were discussed. The meeting agreed that the new sharing of offices which has replaced the committee has led to a beneficial sense of engagement for the members, The “Mental Health” resolution was discussed and accepted. Anita then ran a light-hearted quiz. May 20 is the theatre trip. N.R.W. will address the meeting on June 6 on Managing Newborough Forest NEWBOROUGH LEISURE CLUB: met on 6 May in Eglwys Bach. Roz welcomed all including two new members. There is an Age Cymru meeting with buffet lunch at the Town Hall, Llangefni from 10am on May 25 to which all are welcome. Betty collected money for the trip to Chester on 13 June and reminded everyone that pick-up time is 9.15am in the square. Andy Lord then gave a falconry demonstration which was very popular. July 11 is the AGM and buffet and there is no meeting in August.
ST MICHAEL’S CHURCH: Sunday, May 20, 11.30am Morning Prayer.
YOGA CLASS: Yoga with Kath Turner. Tuesday 7-8.30pm at Ysgol Gymuned Pentraeth. www.kathturneryga.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 01248 750029. ST MARY’S CHURCH: Sunday Services at 11am: 1st Sunday Morning prayer, 2nd Sunday Holy communion, 3rd Family and young peoples service, 4th Holy communion. EXERCISE: One hourly weekly exercise class which is easy to follow and is a lot of fun. Suitable for men and women. Every Thursday 10.30-11.30am at the Memorial Hall. WHIST: Winners at the weekly whist drive at the village hall on Friday May 4 were Ladies: 1st Margaret Thomas & Jean Owen, 3rd Jean Parry. High half: Beryl Jones. Gents: 1st Neil Jones, 2nd Gwynfor Parry, 3rd Glyn Roberts. High half: Alun Hughes. The winners on Friday May 10 were Ladies: 1st shared Ella Price & Jean Parry, 3rd Helen Owen. High half: Dilys Williams. Gents: 1st Neil Jones, 2nd Dafydd Owen, 3rd Alun Hughes. High half: Gwynfor Parry.
ST GWENFAEN’S CHURCH: Sun May 20 at 9.15am Eucharist.
THE BARN NEW LIFE CENTRE: Cae Uchaf, Rhosybol, LL68 9TR. Tel 07789260811. Be comfortable with God’s grace. Join the meeting at 10.30am every Sunday.
ST FFRAID’S CHURCH: Sun May 20th at 11.00am Eucharist. TREARDDUR BAY FC: Winning Numbers in the Trearddur Bay FC three ball lotto for Sunday May 6 were 7, 17, 24. There was one winner who receives £300, Sean O’Toole. Winning Numbers in the Trearddur Bay FC three ball lotto for Sunday May 13 were 4, 7, 23. There was one winner who receives £150, Nesta Thomas. Next draw Sunday May 20 at Driftwood Motel, Trearddur Bay at 7pm. Tickets on sale at Trearddur Stores. The Driftwood, The Albert Vaults Holyhead, Flameing Grill (Stermat), and any Player or Committee member. Next jackpot = £150.
ST BEUNO’S CHURCH: Sunday May 20, Joint Communion Service in the Community Centre Gaerwen at 10am followed by a bring and share lunch.
ST MICHAEL’S CHURCH: Sunday May 20, 11.15am Holy Communion with Christine Llewellyn. No Thursday morning service this week. VALLEY NEEDLECRAFT CLUB: are a friendly group of ladies who meet on Thursday 2-4pm in St Michael’s Church Hall, Pendyffryn, Valley. They do all types of needlecraft from cross stitch to knitting. Beginners and experienced sewers welcome. For more info. Phone Jenny 01407 741 047
SUNDAY MASS: Anglesey Centre of Mission Catholic Church Sunday Mass Times: St Anne’s RC Church, Dale St, Menai Bridge: Sat, 5.45pm, vigil mass; Our Lady Queen of Martyrs RC Church, Rating Row, Beaumaris: Sunday, 9am; St Joseph’s RC Church, Lon Penmynydd, Llangefni: Sun, 11am; Fr Joe Daly OMI 01248 810318. St Mary Help of Christians RC Church, Longford Rd Holyhead: Sat, 6pm, vigil mass; Sunday, 11am; St Therese RC Church, Maelog Rd, Rhosneigr: Sunday, 9am; Fr Frank Murray OMI 01407 762457. Our Lady of Lourdes RC Church, Beach Rd, Benllech: Sunday, 9am; Our Lady Star of the Sea RC Church, Bull Bay Rd, Amlwch: Sunday, 11am; 01407 830361. Contact Stephen J Smith on 01407 763332, email stevej.smith@btconnect. com or Pauline Thomas, on 01248 717331, email email@example.com. ANGLESEY FEDERATION OF WIS: This year’s Annual Show will be held at Llangefni Town Hall where all items are scrutinised by independent judges and winning places are noted. The exhibition is then open to the public from 10am-3pm on Sat, May 19. Entry £1, to include tea and biscuits. You can pay at the door if you haven’t already bought a ticket. Check out the winning entries and see if you agree or indeed if you could do better. The WI sales table will be evident and there will be a raffle. Prize giving and photos will take place between 2.30 and 3pm