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ABERFFRAW

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.

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 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.

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 ban­gor­ba­[email protected] 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. Tues. Im­provers Class 7.15-8pm. Ad­vanced Class 8-8.45pm Prac­tice Dance/So­cial Night 1st Tues of ev­ery month 7.15-9.15. Sun­days, 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. WIDOWERS AND WID­OWS: 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, as it aims to be ac­tive, out and about. It meets reg­u­larly in Ban­gor, Menai Bridge and Caernar­fon and also weekly for walks, and go to opera, ballet, gigs, cin­ema, meals, pub quiz and week­ends away. If you are an in­ter­net user please go to www. meetup.com and en­ter “An­gle­sey&Gwynedd Wid­owed” (with­out the quotes) then ap­ply to join. Or Call Dil­wyn on 01248-601599 or email dil­[email protected] This is not a dat­ing group. BAN­GOR LUNCH CLUB: Royal Vol­un­tary Ser­vice’s lunch club on Wed­nes­days 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: Seeks new vol­un­teers to 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 [email protected] roy­alvol­un­tary­ser­vice.org.uk 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 s 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. More info from www ban­goru3a.org.uk and www u3a.org.uk. Meet­ings are sus­pended over school va­ca­tions. 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. STROKE SUP­PORT: Had a Stroke? Need some sup­port? Then come to our lo­cal Stroke Cafés or Stroke Groups to meet other Stroke sur­vivors, fam­i­lies and car­ers in a friendly sup­port­ive en­vi­ron­ment at: Kyf­fin Café, High Street, Ban­gor – Ev­ery other Fri­day 10am-noon. For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact Dave Smith 01248 421356 / 0739727989­7 or e-mail nan­ty­[email protected] MILES DYS­LEXIA CEN­TRE: Ban­gor Univer­sity. Au­gust one day work­shops 9.30am-4.30pm. Au­gust 8 – ‘So­cial and Emo­tional im­pacts of Dys­lexia; Spelling for all ages’.Au­gust 15 – ‘Dys­lexia and more; Dys­lexia friendly ap­proaches to read­ing’. Au­gust 22 – ‘Study skills; Mak­ing the tran­si­tion from school to HE’. An ex­cel­lent op­por­tu­nity to learn more about the im­pact of dys­lexia and some prac­ti­cal ap­proaches that can be taken. For more in­for­ma­tion email dyslex-ad­[email protected]­gor.ac.uk Or phone 01248 382203/ 01248 388360 FNF BOTH PAR­ENTS MAT­TER: The next meet­ing will take place at the ESRC Cen­tre for Re­search on Bilin­gual­ism on Wed­nes­day, Au­gust 15 at 6pm. The meet­ings are well at­tended and you can be sure of a gen­uine wel­come, emo­tional sup­port and free le­gal ad­vice if you are hav­ing dif­fi­culty see­ing your chil­dren or grand­chil­dren. For a con­fi­den­tial meet­ing call Frank Brad­field on 01492 874 395.

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 of­[email protected]­min­istries.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 [email protected]­in­ter­net.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 chris­[email protected]­world­wide.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 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 hart­[email protected]­in­ter­net.com. SINGING FOR PLEA­SURE: meets in the Ior­w­erth Row­lands Cen­tre on Mon­days 10.30am-11.30am. 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 Beaumaris Leisure Cen­tre ev­ery Tues. 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 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. AN­GLE­SEY ART GROUP: Sum­mer Ex­hi­bi­tion is at the David Hughes Cen­tre, Beaumaris, An­gle­sey. Orig­i­nal art work for sale by lo­cal artist, un­til Fri­day Au­gust 10, from 10am-5pm. Free ad­mis­sion.

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