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ST BEUNO’S CHURCH: 1st & 3rd Sun­day Morn­ing Prayer ser­vice at 10am. 2nd Sun­day, Novem­ber 11, Re­mem­ber­ance ser­vice at 10am fol­lowed by a ser­vice at the Ceno­taph at 11am. 4th Sun­day Eucharist harpist ser­vice at 10am. ABERFFRAW VIL­LAGE HALL: 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. House, Dean St. For de­tails, phone 01248 602156. BAN­GOR IN­DE­PEN­DENT SPIR­I­TU­AL­IST CHURCH: The ser­vice in­cludes hymns, prayers, clair­voy­ance and spir­i­tual healing 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. At the mo­ment it meets reg­u­larly in Ban­gor, Me­nai Bridge and Caernar­fon and also meet up weekly for walks, and go to opera, bal­let, gigs, cin­ema, meals, pub quiz and week­ends away. If you are an in­ter­net user go to www.meetup.com and en­ter “An­gle­sey&Gwynedd Wi­d­owed” (with­out the quotes) then ap­ply to join. Or Call Dil­wyn on 01248-601599, email dil­wyn198@gmail.com, or Lyn on 01286-678252, email lyn2910@ya­hoo.co.uk Please note: 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: 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 SSAFA GWYNEDD: Seeks 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. 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. On Thurs­day Novem­ber 1, there will be mu­sic from the Mu­sic of Wales En­sem­ble and on Novem­ber 8, Mar­ian Gwyn will talk about “Women in the 18th.Cen­tury Car­ribean” 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 in­for­ma­tion con­tact Dave Smith 01248 421356 / 07397 279897 or e-mail nan­ty­gors@gmail.com PLAY­FORD DANC­ING: Do you love danc­ing? Are you se­cretly old­fash­ioned? Did you know there is the op­por­tu­nity to learn Play­ford danc­ing in Ban­gor? This is 17th/ 18th cen­tury so­cial dance (think Jane Austen) with in­for­mal ses­sions ap­prox monthly on Tues­day evenings. Be­gin­ners wel­come to learn. No part­ner needed. Fan­tas­tic live mu­sic! Next Tues­day ses­sion will be on Novem­ber 13. For more in­for­ma­tion, to book a place on Sun­day or Ball tick­ets, phone Nicki on 07960 371620 or find me on facebook - https://www. facebook.com/dr.nicki.h MOR­RIS DANC­ING: Thurs­days 8-10pm. Cadi Ha Mor­ris are look­ing for new mem­bers of any gen­der, aged 16+ to dance or as mu­si­cians. Come along on a Thurs­day evening to try it out free of charge! No ex­pe­ri­ence or part­ner needed. Just turn up in loose com­fort­able clothes and train­ers or sim­i­lar. Based in Ban­gor, we teach and per­form tra­di­tional Mor­ris dances from the Cotswolds. We per­form for lo­cal events but also travel to Folk Fes­ti­vals or Mor­ris Dance events around the coun­try. Septem­ber to May prac­tice in­doors in Ban­gor and the sum­mer is spent dis­play­ing our skills as a team wher­ever we can.If you love danc­ing and are look­ing for a new chal­lenge, want a new group of friends or sim­ply want to keep fit, free of charge, come and give it a go. For more in­for­ma­tion or to let us know you’ll be there, find on Facebook or www. cadi­hamor­ris.co.uk; email cadi­hamor­ris@ gmail.com or phone Nicki on 07960 371620 HE­ROES’ MEMO­RIAL: 1914 – 1918 The Ban­gor cathe­dral dis­play of pop­pies com­mem­o­rat­ing the end of the First world war will close on Re­mem­brance Sun­day, Novem­ber 11 in an unique way. At a date on or around Ar­mistice day (the time and date to be an­nounced later) a group of young peo­ple from Ban­gor of the same age as those who died in the First world, 1914-1918 will read out the bi­ogra­phies of the city’s he­roes who gave their lives in the con­flict and who are com­mem­o­rated (most ac­com­pa­nied by a pho­to­graph), in Cofeb Y Dewrion (He­roes’Memo­rial) compiled by the Rev W J Owen (Afal­lon) soon af­ter the war. An ap­pealis go­ing out to rel­a­tives of the fallen to view the names compiled in the book on the Ban­gor cathe­dral Facebook page and to con­tact if they would like a biography (of a fam­ily mem­ber per­haps) read out to all present at this unique event. They and mem­bers of the pub­lic are wel­come to at­tend at a time and date to be an­nounced nearer the time. POPPY EVENT: The peo­ple of Ban­gor are in­vited to col­lect a poppy from the Cathe­dral on All Saints Day, Novem­ber 1 if they now live in a house once the home of one of Ban­gor’s First World War he­roes. The poppy can be col­lected be­tween 10.30am and 3.30pm or ar­range col­lec­tion by phoning 01248 354999. They can check the ad­dresses on the Ban­gor Civic So­ci­ety web­site by fol­low­ing the link ‘Tools and Fea­tures >> His­tor­i­cal Sources >> Books, where the pages of the war dead are fea­tured in the book Cofeb Y Dewrion (Parch WJ Owen). The poppy can then be re­turned in a spe­cial Ser­vice to re­mem­ber the fallen on Re­mem­brance Sun­day, Novem­ber 11 at 3.15pm. At the Ser­vice ten bi­ogra­phies of the Ban­gor dead along with the names of all the fallen will be read out by the young peo­ple of Ban­gor to­day. BAN­GOR BIRD GROUP: The next talk will be on Wed­nes­day, Novem­ber 7 when Den­nis Ather­ton, a Bolton birder, will talk on “Western USA and Pe­lagic bird­ing“. The meet­ings start promptly at 7.30pm in the ground floor lec­ture room of the Univer­sity’s Bram­bell Build­ing on Dein­iol Road. All are wel­come. Cost - £2 to non-mem­bers. Mem­ber­ship sub­scrip­tion: £15, con­ces­sions £12 Ban­gor Uni stu­dents free. For fur­ther de­tails ring 01248 714678. AGE WELL: Ac­tiv­i­ties for the over 50s At the “The Youth Cen­tre” Maes­geirchen, Ban­gor. Start­ing from Novem­ber 7Every Wed­nes­day – from 1pm un­til 2.30pm Keep Fit classes. £2.50 per per­son to at­tend per ses­sion. For more info aled@acgm.co.uk or 01286 685 921 FES­TI­VAL OF SO­CIAL SCIENCES: Ban­gor Univer­sity is tak­ing part in the Eco­nomic & So­cial Re­search Coun­cil’s Fes­ti­val of So­cial Sciences, with a wide va­ri­ety of events. Wel­fare re­forms come un­der the spot­light on 9 Novem­ber in an event which brings to­gether lo­cal au­thor­ity work­ers, Dept for Work and Pen­sion rep­re­sen­ta­tives, ad­vis­ers from the Cit­i­zens Ad­vice Bureau, mem­bers of the pub­lic and aca­demics to dis­cuss Uni­ver­sal Credit: The chal­lenge of wel­fare re­form. Lo­cal peo­ple are in­vited to sam­ple some ac­tiv­i­ties brought to use via other cul­tures: an Adopted Cul­tures Day is tak­ing place in Pon­tio 10.30am-4.30pm on Satur­day, Nov 10, with demon­stra­tions, a talk and dis­cus­sion and taster ses­sions of non-Western prac­tices such as yoga, capoeira and salsa.

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