3 PAGES OF COMMUNITY DIARY FOR BANGOR & ANGLESEY:
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.
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.
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.
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.