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 email@example.com, or Lyn on 01286-678252, email firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.