ST HYWYN’S CHURCH SERVICES: Sun 10am Holy Communion. Thurs 10.15am Holy Communion; 9.30am Silent Prayer. All services are bilingual. Llanfaelrhys Church: Sun 2pm Evening Prayer in Welsh. More information www.st-hywyn.org.uk.
ST CAWRDAF’S CHURCH: 11am on the first Sunday in each month, Communion. CHATTY CAFI: In the Village Hall at Abererch on alternate Thursdays. A Chatty Cafi is a café that people are encouraged to stay as long as they like - are open from 10am-noon. once a fortnight - for £1 there are tea/coffee and biscuits, just to chat and get to know neighbours. No hidden agendas!
DRU YOGA CLASSES: Abersoch Village Hall. Monday 7-8.15pm and Wednesday 10.30-11.45am. Dru Yoga is practised by people of all abilities, all fitness levels and all age groups, with classes tailored to the needs of each individual. Classes suitable for regular students or drop in – no need to book. Cost per session £5. Call Freddie on 07833 663717 or email Sim[email protected] btinternet.com for more information.
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. On Thursday Nov 29 is the annual Members Day when Group activites are reviewed. This is an opportunity for potential members to come and see what members do. There will be no meeting on December 6 and on Thursday December 13 the last meeting for 2018 will be a musical celebration of Christmas with pupils of Ysgol Friars led by their Head of Music Gemma Williams. The first meeting in 2019 will be on Thursday, January 10.. 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. 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, to book a place on Sunday or Ball tickets, phone Nicki on 07960 371620 or find on facebook - https:// www.facebook.com/dr.nicki.h MORRIS DANCING: Thursdays 8-10pm. Cadi Ha Morris seeks 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, teaches and performs traditional Morris dances from the Cotswolds. September to May, practice indoors in Bangor and the summer is spent enjoying 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, find us on Facebook or www.cadihamorris.co.uk; email cadihamor[email protected] or phone Nicki on 07960 371620 LIBRARY: 01248 353479. Wednesday: Calm colouring (relaxing activity for adults, 10am-11.30am, November 28. Thursday: Family History Club, 1.30-3.30pm, November 29. Friday: Get On Line (one to one support, prior booking required, half hour slots), 10am-noon, 1.30-3.30pm, November 30. Make Friends with a Book (reading group), 10.45am-12.45pm. November 30. Welsh story and rhyme, 1-2.30pm, November 30. NORTH WALES GUITAR CIRCLE: Celebrates its 13th year and has an open invite for everyone to their annual concert in a bid to raise money for Alaw Ward the cancer unit at Ysbyty Gwynedd. NWGC members of various standards, amateur to professional and various styles, Classical to Rock, will give their free time to perform on Tuesday, December 7 at The Farrar Suite, Bangor City Football Club at 7.45pm. Music will range from Spanish Classical composers to Queen – something to suit all tastes. Entry to the Concert is FREE – but donations – large or small will be welcome to this worthy cause. Audience members are welcome to bring their guitars, to play during the interval, and also to join in Silent Night to round off the evening. For further info on the concert or meetings contact Jane Sinnett 07885 218090/ jane. sin[email protected]internet.com , or visit websites www.northwalesguitarcircle.co.uk or www.facebook.com/ northwalesguitarcircle. This event is kindly supported by members of NWGC/CGGC and Management at The Farrar Suite, BCFC. BANGOR BIRD GROUP: The next talk will be on Wednesday, December 8 when Ben Porter (Bardsey Naturalist) will talk on “A message from the Arctic”. The meetings start at 7.30pm in the ground floor lecture room of the University’s Brambell Building of the University 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.
ST MARY’S CHURCH: 9.30am every Sunday Anglican bilingual service. BEDDGELERT SHORT MAT BOWLS: Every Tuesday evening, from 7-9pm in Beddgelert Community Hall. It’s very informal, everyone is welcome, no experience is needed, bowls are provided, any age can play, and it’s fun! Plus, we usually go for a drink and chat afterwards. DISCOVERING OLD WELSH HOUSES AND CYMDEITHAS HANES BEDDGELERT: “Catrin of Berain - Mother of Wales”. Illustrated talk by Helen Williams-Ellis, PhD student at Bangor University; formerly a documentary maker. Wednesday, November 21 at 7.30pm in the Community Hall at Nantgwynant followed by tea and biscuits. Admission is £2. Booking not required. The small hall is in the layby on the Beddgelert side of Caffi Gwynant on the A498. Toilets available 500m away at the Watkin Path car park. Further information from Margaret Dunn: [email protected] / 01766 890550. CYMDEITHAS HANES BEDDGELERT: “The History Of Cwm Idwal” Illustrated talk by Guto Roberts, Cwm Idwal Partnership Officer. Wednesday, December 5 at 7.30pm - with mince pies! in the Community Hall, Nantgwynant. Admission is £2. For more information please contact Margaret Dunn 01766 890550.
CAPEL BETHEL (CAPEL SARON): Rhagfyr 2 am 11,15yb Owain Davies CAROLAU: Neuadd Goffa Bethel. Nos Iau, Rhagfyr 20 am 6.30yh, Band, a Phlant lleol yn cymryd rhan. Croeso £2 ,Te,Coffi ,Mulled wine, Mins Pei CLWB BOWLIO MAT BYR: The Club meet at the Memorial Hall every Wednesday between 1pm and 3pm with a break for refreshments. Coaching and equipment provided. Ring 01248 670018 for more information. BETHEL VILLAGE HALL: Pop -Up Café, 10am-noon. Tea. Coffee, Cake. Raffle Will be held last Tuesday each month. CAPEL CYSEGR: Rhagfyr 2 am 10yb. Mr Eurfryn Davies ac Ysgol Sul fel arfer.
ST GARMON’S CHURCH: Sundays, 4pm Evensong. Third Sunday each month, 11.45am Cymun Bendigaid, 4pm Holy Communion. 5th Sunday of each month, bilingual Holy communion at 4pm.
BRIDGE CAFE: 3D Jisaw Journey. Free Exhibition - Travel round the world with these beautiful models. How many can you identify - Bridge Cafe 9am-5pm. Poetry Group - Tues 10.30am to noon. Acoustic Music Night - Thurs 7.45pm-10pm. Non-alcoholic venue. Siop Siarad - Panad a sgwrs 4th Sat of the month. IT’S A SMALL WORLD: (Old Billiard Hall), Scalextric Club Night - Up to 14s - Thurs 4pm-5.30pm £2, 14+ Thurs 6.30pm-8.30pm - £3, Vintage Players - Fri 5pm-7pm £3. ARMY CADETS: Every Thursday 7-9pm at ACF Building, Y Sgwar LL41 3UL. Age 12 (year 11) – 18 years. Learn outdoor pursuits, field craft, team work, community events, First Aid, DoE awards etc. AGE WELL: Every Wed at the Community Centre (near the Leisure Centre): 9.30am-4pm. Tai Chi: 10.30am-11.30am. Indoor Bowls: 11.45am-12.45am. Art (Creative Hour): noon-1pm. Gentle Chair Exercise: 1pm-2pm. Card Games: 2pm-3pm. Youth Club for the over 50s! Contact Stephen at [email protected] BLAENAU FFESTINIOG MEN’S SHED: A place where men gather together to talk and make new friends, recycle, reuse, restore and share their skills and experiences. Every Tuesday 10.30am-1.30pm at Tan Y Maen, contact blaenau[email protected] for more information, or call 01766 830203. SSAFA GWYNEDD: Seeks new caseworkers in the Gwynedd area to help and support our veterans and their families. If you can help Please contact Andy Williams 07958524298. LIBRARY: 01766 830415. Blaenau Art Group Exhibition, November 5-December 12. The Last Tepee, a chance to sit and listen to a recording of stories in Welsh (adults only, prior booking required), Mondays and Wednesdays, November 21-30, during the library’s usual opening hours. Wednesday: Get online, help with computers (prior booking required), 10am-noon, November 28. Story session for under 5 year olds, 1.30-2.20pm, November 28. Knitting/Crochet Club with Celia, soft toys. Bring your knitting with you, 10am-1pm, November 28. Friday: Colouring for relaxation, 10.30am-11.30am, November 30. Board games for all, 3.30-4.40, November 30.
YOUTH CLUB: Bontnewydd Youth Club leaders John and Maria offer a warm welcome to the young people of Bontnewydd and surrounding villages to participate in the club’s activities. The club is open every Tuesday from 7-9pm and open to students from Year Seven upwards. Activities scheduled this year include trips out of the club to participate in Ice skating, Indoor Climbing, Ten Pin Bowling, trips to the cinema. Also a range of activities offered within the club including pool, table tennis, cookery, boxing punch bag and game consoles. Members will also have an opportunity to achieve the NICAS indoor climbing Level 1 climbing certificate. For any further information about the club, contact John on 0791 9923548 or Maria. Y CARTREF: Activities at Y Cartref. Monday Men’s Sheds 10am-noon. Tuesday Art Club (Gwanwyn) 10am-noon £3. Wednesday Card Creation 10am-4pm, £5. Wednesday Computers 1-3pm, £2. Thursday Cinema 2-4pm, £3. Friday Knitting Club 10am-noon. Friday FABS Exercise 2-3pm, £3. Cartref Caffi open 9.30am-4pm, Offering homemade freshly cooked meals, snacks and breakfast at reasonable prices. Y Cartref is also seeking volunteers. Every Friday Bingo including chicken in a basket noon-3pm. First Monday of every month a speaker will be at Y Cartref. Donations towards Age Cymru Gwynedd a Môn. Flower arranging course begins November 19 – make enquiries. Christmas Fair November 30, 1-4pm, £20 a stall. Christmas Afternoon Teas available at Caffi Cartref. HWYL Y BONT XMAS CAROLS: Monday, December 24, Ganolfan Bontnewydd 5.30pm, with Bontnewydd Village Band, Free Mulled Wine and mince pies, Father Christmas.
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ST CYNGAR’S CHURCH: 11.15am Morning Prayer (1st and 3rd Sundays), 11.15am Eucharist (2nd, 4th and 5th Sundays). CAPEL BETHEL: Advent Service in English at 11.30am on December 2 to commence the period of anticipation of Jesus’ birth, led by the Minister, the Rev Iwan Llewelyn Jones.
SEGONTIUM JUDO CLUB: Judo classes are held for children between 7 and 14 years of age on Mon evenings at Canolfan y Capel Caeathro at £3 a session. Contact club secretary Hannah Hughes on 01286 672344 or find on Facebook – SegontiumJudoClub.
CATHOLIC Helen Catholic CHURCH: Church, St Twthill David East, and St Caernarfon. Sunday Masses Weekend at Our masses Lady and Sat St 6pm. James, Bangor Moran is at the 10am priest and at 5pm. both Father churches. Adrian PENTECOSTAL: Caernarfon Pentecostal Church, 10.30am every Sun at Canolfan Gwyrfai, Cibyn Industrial Estate, with young people’s groups (Creche 0-3yrs, King’s Kids 4-9yrs, Frequency 9-13yrs, Energise 14-17yrs) during the adult service. Wednesday at 5.30pm will be Good News club. For details, contact Mr P Hummel (senior church leader) on 01286 673276. ROYAL WELCH COMRADES ASSOCIATION: Monthly meetings at the Ex-Service Club. First Wednesday every month at 7pm. All ex-service members are welcome. SHELTER CYMRU: Housing advice at the Citizens Advice Bureau on Tues 9.30am-12.30pm. Ring 01248 671005 for an appointment. EX-SERVICE: Caernarfon Ex-Service Club is open to new social members. Contact the club steward on 01286 672761 between 7-11pm. BOLLYWOOD INDIAN DANCING: Thursdays, 7.30-8.30pm, at Feed My Lambs Venue. £4.50 adults and £2.50 children. Contact 07827 572842, bollywoodburnout.com. GUIDING: Vacancies for Rainbows (5-7years), Brownies (7-10 years) and Guides (10+), plus teenage and adult volunteers. Contact Lesley Roberts 07583786487 les[email protected]internet. com. T’AI CHI QIGONG: This gentle form of exercise is very effective for relaxation, health and well being and is suitable for all ages and abilities. Classes are relatively informal, relaxed and have an emphasis on enjoyment. Weekly classes - Tues 10.30am-noon and 6.30pm-8pm at the Beacon Climbing Centre, Cibyn Industrial Estate - £5 per session. For information and to book your place, as numbers are limited, contact Lindsay on 01286 870353. GRŵP YSGRIFENNU: Ydych chi’n ysgrifennu pethau ffeithiol fel bywgraffiad, neu straeon byrion, cerddi, nofel neu drama yn y Gymraeg, ac yn hunan-nodi fel person anabl ac/neu oes gennych gyflwr iechyd corfforol neu feddyliol hirdymor? Ydych chi’n ffansïo gweithio heb unrhyw gost i chi efo ysgrifennwyr eraill mewn grp bach cyfeillgar er mwyn datblygu’ch gwaith? Beth am ffeindio allan am grwp newydd arbennig sy’n bwriadu dod at eu gilydd yn ardal Caernarfon bob mis? Am fwy o wybodaeth, cysylltwch â: [email protected] dacymru.com neu [email protected]cymru.com. Ffôn: 029 2055 1040. MAESINCLA EYE: Community Group and Centre, 15 Ffordd Elidir. CAB surgery for general advice/benefits check etc, every Wed between 10am-1pm. For further info, contact Natalie Keys on 07825678836. For Communities First info/training etc, contact Eiriona on 01286 674698. Cllr Cemlyn Rees Williams will hold a surgery on the last Wed of the month, between 5pm-6pm. To book an appointment, ring 01286 674977/07955951403. For further info, contact Tracy on maesincla[email protected] yahoo.com CYLCH TI A FI MAESINCLA: Pob Dydd Gwener - tymor Ysgol yn unig, 12:45-2.15 Yn Cylch Maesincla, Safle Plas Pawb. TI A FI NODDFA: Mae sesiwn Ti a Fi yn cael ei gynnal bob bore dydd Mawrth 9.30 tan 11yb yn Ganolfan Noddfa. Croeso cynnes i ddod i gymdeithasu ac i chwarae. CWMNI COFIS BACH: Tues, free. Drama Club: 3.45-4.45pm year 3-6. 5-6pm years 7-10. Guitar and Drumming Club, Year 4+, 20 minute sessions timetabled between 3.45pm and 7.30pm. Art Club: 3.45-4.30pm, years 0-2; 4.45-5.45, years 3-6; 6pm-7pm, years 7-10. Register on 07765 655 848. YOGA: ystwytho’r Mae corff, yoga ymestyn yn dda at y cyhyrau gyfer a thawelu’r meddwl. Nos Lun am 7yh-8:30 yn Neuadd Felinwnda - Dosbarth yoga dechreuwyr. Pnawn Iau am 5-6yh yn Festri Capel Salem, Stryd Llyn, Caernarfon - dosbarth yoga i ddechreuwyr. Matiau, blociau a beltiau ar gael. Cysylltwch a Gwen ar 07876 540707 [email protected] yahoo.co.uk BANC BWYD ARFON FOOD BANK: Situated at Canolfan Gwyrfai (Pentecostal Church) Cibyn Estate, open between noon and 2pm. Tuesday and Friday.If you wish to contribute the Food Bank can arrange to collect the food- non-perishable and within the Best Before Date. Phone 07423014038 or 1286/677208. The food bank serves the whole Arfon district from Abergwyngregyn to Llanllyfni and Pontllyfni. SEQUENCE DANCING: Every Tuesday at Y Galeri, Caernarfon, 8pm. For more information tel: Mrs Pat Davies on 01286 673623. Tuesday October 30, dancing at FelinHeli. SSAFA GWYNEDD: are requesting new caseworkers in the Gwynedd area to help and support our veterans and their families. If you can help Please contact Andy Williams 07958524298. IT CLASSES: Age Cymru Gwynedd a Môn is providing IT classes for older people (over 50) free of charge at the Scout Hut, Maesincla at 10am, every Friday. GWYNEDD COUNCIL OPUS: can support people aged 25 and over on their journey to work, volunteering and training. This support includes initial one to one meetings, Work Star assessments and completion of an action plan, Group work activities to improve confidence and self-esteem, Training opportunities to improve skills, Volunteering and work placements to gain practical work experience, Job search and CV writing skills, and Interview techniques. For more information contact the team on 01286 682 730 or [email protected] OPUS is funded by the European Social Fund. VOLUNTEERS WANTED: Can you spare a few hours a week to help Age Cymru Gwynedd a Môn, the local aged 50+ charity for Gwynedd and Anglesey? Age Cymru Gwynedd a Môn is seeking volunteers who are able to help out with the running of both its 39 Pool Street Caernarfon shop (Monday to Saturday) and in the Café it runs at the Caernarfon Criminal Justice Centre, Llanberis Road, Caernarfon (Monday to Friday). (Any relevant training will be provided as required and any travel costs reimbursed.) For more information contact Nicola Jennings on 01286 808 732 or [email protected] acgm.co.uk” ARMY CADETS: Every Thursday 7-9pm at The ACF Barracks, LL55 2DD. Age 12 (year 11) – 18 years. Learn outdoor pursuits, field craft, team work, community events, First Aid, DoE awards etc. CLWB CANOL DRE: Tel 01286 672638. Saturday Entrance Fee £1 Members/ £2 Non Members. FIRST FLOOR - Bar / Snooker Table / Pool Table / Darts / TV. Lift available to First Floor. GROUND FLOOR – Bar / Stage / Dance Floor. Entertainment on Saturday night. Bingo: 9p-9.45pm. Entertainment / Dancing: 9.45pm-10.30pm. Interval Break: 10.30pm-11pm. Entertainment / Dancing: 11pm-midnight. AGE WELL: Activities for the over 50s At the “Scouts Hut” Maesincla, Caernarfon. Every Wednesday – from 10am until 11.30pm Keep Fit classes. £2.50 per person to attend per session. For more info [email protected] acgm.co.uk or 01286 685 921 DISCOVERING OLD WELSH HOUSES: (Snowdonia Branch). Monday, December 3, workshop with J Dilwyn Williams on how to use the Archives to undertake house history research; Gwynedd Record Office, Caernarfon. Please book in advance with Peter Masters as numbers may be restricted: 01758 750322/email: discoveringoldwelsh[email protected] Details of when and where to meet will be sent to those who book. Cost: £2 per head. Further information from Margaret Dunn: [email protected]/ 01766 890550. LIBRARY: 01286 679463. Wed: Ji Babi Bach (suitable for babies not yet crawling), 10.30-11.15am, Nov 28. Board games (fun for all the family), 1-3pm. Nov 28. Thur: Jig So (suitable for babies not yet crawling), 1-2.30pm, Nov 29. Fitness (simple exercise to increase mobility with use of chair £5 per session), noon-12.45pm, November 29. Lego club, 3.45-5.15pm, November 29. Friday, Welsh listening book club, 1.30-3.30pm November 30.