HOPE CHURCH: meets evey 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 MIDWIVES across Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board are promoting the benefits of bilingualism to prospective parents as part of a unique project.
The maternity service is working with ‘Cymraeg for Kids’, set up by the Welsh Government in partnership with Mudiad Meithrin, to support and encourage parents and prospective parents who wish to raise their children bilingually. 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. 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. 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 dil[email protected], or Lyn on 01286-678252, email [email protected]hoo.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.
Established in April 2016, the project works with NHS Wales and other partners to provide advice and support on the benefits of raising a child bilingually.
Representatives from ‘Cymraeg for Kids’ attended the Health Board’s Midwives Conference in Wrexham in May this year, where they had the opportunity to discuss with maternity services staff, and especially midwives, in order to 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 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. The first meeting in 2019 will be on Thursday, January 10. 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] emphasis the value of transferring and introducing the Welsh language from the very start.
The Health Board’s Welsh language Team, along with ‘Cymraeg for Kids’, held a stall at Ysbyty Gwynedd recently to allow them to meet with pregnant women and discuss the advantages of the Welsh language and introducing the language at the start of the child’s journey. 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! For more information, phone Nicki on 07960 371620 or find 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 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, it teaches and performs traditional Morris dances from the Cotswolds. September to May practice indoors in Bangor and the summer is spent displaying the team’s skills wherever it 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, see Facebook or www. cadihamorris.co.uk; email cadihamor[email protected] gmail.com or phone Nicki on 07960 371620 LIBRARY: 01248 353479. Wednesday: Calm colouring, relaxing activity for adults, December 19, 10am-11.30am. Thursday: Family History Club, December 20, 1.30-3.30pm. Friday: Make friends with a book, reading grup, December 21, 10,45am-12.45pm.