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HOPE CHURCH: meets evey Sunday at 10.30am i Ys­gol Fri­ars School Hall.

ST JOHN’S METHODIST CHURCH: St. Weekly Sunday Ser­vice 10.30am

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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: Chi Qigong class ev­ery Tues­day 6.307.30pm. Gen­tle en­er­gis­ing ex­er­cises suit­able for all. Be­gin­ners wel­come. First class free. Jill Turner 01248 351672

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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.

RED CROSS: is look­ing for vol­un­teer drivers and helpers to as­sist at Ys­byty Gwynedd and in peo­ple’s homes – con­tact Corinna on 01248 351103

UNDODIAID BANGOR UNITARIANS: Meet on 3rd Sunday of ev­ery month at Tal­gai Hall, behind Llandy­gai Church at 11am. All are wel­come to this small, friendly group to ex­plore spir­i­tual ques­tions, with­out dogma, and sup­port each other to live a more com­pas­sion­ate life in com­mu­nity with oth­ers across North Wales. For de­tails phone 01248 490543 or ex­plore the web­site www.uku­ni­tar­i­ans. org.uk/bangor.

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. 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 [email protected]­alvol­un­tary­ser­vice. 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 on Thurs­days in Capel Berea Newydd (be­tween Ffordd Pen­rhos and 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 or u3a.org.uk.

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]

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 ap­prox­i­mately 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 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, it teaches and per­forms tra­di­tional Mor­ris dances from the Cotswolds. Septem­ber to May prac­tice in­doors in Bangor. 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, find on Face­book or www.cadi­hamor­ris.co.uk; email cadi­hamor­[email protected] or phone Nicki on 07960 371620

BLOOD CANCER: If you or any of your fam­ily of friends are af­fected by lym­phoma, myeloma, leukaemia or any other blood cancer, there is now a sup­port group that meets on the first Thurs­day of al­ter­nate months in Bangor from 7pm-8.30pm at St Davids out­pa­tients de­part­ment, Ys­byty Gwynedd. As well as meet­ing oth­ers with sim­i­lar ex­pe­ri­ences, there will be in­ter­est­ing speak­ers and in­for­ma­tive dis­cus­sion and the ket­tle is al­ways on. If you want to know more, call Karen Bonell on 07710 393891 for an in­for­mal chat.

PALS SUP­PER CLUB: (Peo­ple Alone Like So­cial­iz­ing) Gwynedd, Anglesey & Conwy. If you’re alone (for what­ever rea­son) over 55 and in­ter­ested in meet­ing oth­ers in the same sit­u­a­tion, for sup­per once a month. Please join the on­line group meetup.com/ PALS-sup­per­club and join for sup­per, in­ter­est­ing con­ver­sa­tion and good com­pany on The sec­ond Fri­day of ev­ery month. PALS plan to hold reg­u­lar monthly sup­per nights in dif­fer­ent towns. This is a bilin­gual group for sin­gle adults aged over 55, liv­ing in roughly a 50 mile ra­dius of Bangor, North Wales, to ex­pand their friend­ships with those who find themselves in sim­i­lar solo cir­cum­stances, to get out and so­cial­ize.

NORTH WALES GUI­TAR CIR­CLE:/ Cylch Gi­tar Gogledd Cymru now meet at Split Wil­low, Llan­fair­fechan ev­ery 1st Tues­day 7.45pm, ring Jane on. 01407 831480. Used to meet at Bangor City Foot­ball Club.

FRENCH CON­VER­SA­TION GROUP: in­ter­me­di­ates and above. This weekly meet­ing is now at The Boat Yard, Garth Road, ev­ery Thurs­day from 7–9pm. No agenda… just come along and chat in French. Con­tact: jan­[email protected]­cali.co.uk

8STARMUSIC: Runs mu­sic record­ing ses­sions ev­ery Mon­day at the MATRA of­fice in Maes­geirchen from 6pm till 8pm, with some ses­sions planned to take place at the Au­dio­zone stu­dio in Bangor. For any queries, con­tact the Let­ters Grow Face­book page or [email protected]m

LI­BRARY: TEl 01248 353479. Fri­day: Make friends with a book, read­ing group, May 31, 10.45am-12.45pm.

CHAR­ITY CON­CERT: with Côr y Pen­rhyn and Sta­vanger Brass Band from Nor­way. Satur­day, June 1, at Bangor Cathe­dral, 7pm. The ticket price will be £10 each. Rais­ing funds for St David’s Hospice and MNDA. Tick­ets can be bought on­line at: https://neuad­dog­wen.com or via Alun (Côr y Pen­rhyn) on 0737960089­9.

DYSLEXIA AWARE­NESS: The Miles Dyslexia Centre will host a pro­gramme of events over Au­gust 20-22. These will be a se­ries of lec­tures and prac­ti­cal work­shops, suit­able for ed­u­ca­tors and par­ents, from 10am-4pm, cov­er­ing such top­ics as: Recog­nis­ing and Iden­ti­fy­ing Dyslexia; Mul­tisen­sory Teach­ing Ap­proaches; The So­cial and Emo­tional Ef­fects of Dyslexia; Dyscal­cu­lia and Maths; Teach­ing Read­ing and Spell­ing. This se­ries of lec­tures/ work­shops will pro­vide an ex­cel­lent op­por­tu­nity to learn more about Dyslexia / Dyscal­cu­lia along­side the MDC team who will be avail­able to of­fer ex­pert ad­vice and guid­ance. Each day costs £85, book all three for the dis­counted rate of £200 (tea and cof­fee pro­vided!). Places are lim­ited so book early to avoid dis­ap­point­ment. Please phone Kelly Edwards/ Joanna Dun­ton on 01248 382203/ 01248 383618 or email dyslex-ad­[email protected] for more in­for­ma­tion

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