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CAERNARFON Green is now open. TOWN new BOWLING members CLUB: always welcome. details. Contact Mal on 07806 779740 for CHRISTMAS WINDOWS: Nativity DECORATED Scene and SHOP Houses. On December 1-4 a person appointed by the Royal Town Council will judge the best decorated shop windows in Caernarfon. The best decorated houses will also be judged which will be co-sponsored by Fron Goch Garden Centre. DOGS PARTY: a Christmas “Pawty” for Dogs will be held at Market Hall in Caernarfon on December 9, 1-6pm. Pooches and their humans all being able to experience something new and exciting just for their pooches. Booking can be made via Dog Furiendly’s Website or facebook page. Santa Paws will be there along with stalls and a fun pub quiz. Goodie bags will also be given to ticket holders on the day. PARISH OF LLANBEBLIG: Feed My Lambs Pop Up Shop at Annie’s Dre, Castle Square. Monday to Saturday, December 3-8. Good Quality Goods comprising:Clothing, Household Items, Gifts, Many New Items. HANES TEULUOEDD: Mi fydd cangen Arfon o Cymdeithas Hanes Teuluoedd Gwynedd yn cyfarfod eto nos Iau yma, Tachwedd 29 am 7yh yn ystafell cymunedol y Llyfrgell, Lon Pafiliwn, Caernarfon. Y siaradwr gwadd mis yma fydd Dr Peredur Lynch a’r y pwnc o “Fy Hynafiaid Gwyddelig”. Croeso cynnes I bawb, aelodau hen a newydd. Mi fydd yna baned o de/coffee a mins pei cartref ar y diwedd. Mwy o fanylion iw gael ar gwyneddfhs.co.uk. CANDLELIT CAROLS: Start the Christmas season on Advent Sunday, this Sunday evening, December 2, 6pm, at a service of Carols by Candlelight in Castle Square Church, Caernarfon. Coffee and mince pies will be served afterwards. A very warm welcome to all. ARFON WI: Has been celebrating its 50th birthday. First they held a dinner at the Celtic Royal Hotel on October 17, where members competed in a quiz on how much they remembered about 1968. The celebrations continued at the monthly meeting, which was also their AGM, when Carol Williams was re-elected President. The committee had prepared refreshments in 60s style, and members reminisced about what they were doing in 1968. Arfon meet on the second Wednesday of each month, at 7.30 in the Institute Building. At the next meeting, on December 12, Ann Catrin Evans, jeweller and sculptor, will talk about her work. CAPEL SALEM: Ar ddydd Sul Tachwedd 25, gwasanaethwyd yn oedfaon y bore a’r prynhawn gan y Gweinidog Parch Mererid Mair Williams a chafwyd cymorth gan Alis Glyn (cyflwyno emyn a darlleniad) a Tomos Llywelyn (cyflwyno emyn). Cyfeilydd y bore oedd Ieuan Jones a Elen Medi. Ifor ap Glyn oedd llywydd y dydd. Rhoddwyd blodau’r Sul gan Mrs Carys Owen. Cyfeiriwyd at farwolaeth dau o aelodau’r eglwys ;Mrs Janes Prytherch a Mr Bob Bryant a chydymdeimlwyd a’u teuluoedd. Sul nesaf Rhagfyr 2, gwasaneithir yn oedfaon y bore ar pnawn (10.00am a 4.00 gan y gweinidog y Parch Ron Williams Cyfarfod nesaf o’r Gymdeithas fydd y cinio Nadolig a gynhelir yn Pant Du,Penygroes ar nos Fercher 19,Rhagfyr. Safwe Salem: www.capelsalemcaernarfon.com CYLCH LLENYDDOL: Caernarfon a Gwyrfai. Cafodd y Cylch gwmni y Dr Bleddyn Owen Huws yng nghyfarfod Tachwedd. Cawsom gip-olwg ar hanes cynnar T H Parry-Williams y Bardd o Rhyd-ddu. Difyr iawn oedd clywed am helyntion y darlithydd ieuanc yn ystod ac ar ôl y Rhyfel Mawr. Cawsom wybod hefyd am ei awydd i fynd yn Feddyg a’i ddiddordeb yn y maes meddygol weddil ei oes. Arweiniodd Bleddyn yr aelodau trwy’r cyfnod, a gan fod ei lyfr ar T H newydd gael ei gyhoeddi, ein braint ni oedd cael gwybod peth o’r hanes yn ei ddarlith gyntaf wedi i’r llyfr weld golau dydd. COMMUNITY WEBSITE: The Community Council intends to establish a community website which will include details of the work of the Community Council but will also have space for other information such as local history, forthcoming events, etc. Anyone with ideas regarding the site are welcome to contact the Clerk (01286 660141). EBENESER: Rhagfyr 2. 10yb. Oedfa yr Ofalaeth yng Nghapel y Groes, Penygroes, dan ofal y Gweinidog – Y Parch Gwenda Richards. CANLFAN HANES UWCHGWYRFAI: Am 7yh nos Wener, Tachwedd 30, traddodir sgwrs ar Y Ddrama a’i Phobol yng Nghymru gan Bob Morris. Ac ar nos Wener, Rhagfyr 14, eto am 7yh, traddodir sgwrs ar achlysur Cofio Llywelyn gan Yr Athro Tony Carr ar Yr Arwr sy’n cysgu (Owain Lawgoch). Dewch yn llu. Croeso cynnes i bawb.
CAPEL Y TRAETH: Rhagfyr 2, 10am: Parch R E Hughes. ENGLISH SERVICE: At Capel y Traeth. Every Sunday at 11.15am. ST CATHERINE’S CHURCH: 8am Morning Prayer (1st, 3rd and 5th Suns). 8am Eucharist (2nd and 4th). 11am Eucharist, 11am Ysgol Sul/Sunday School. FAMILY CHURCH: Sunday at 10.30am and 6pm. For details of children’s and young people’s clubs, and other meetings, contact Ben Thomas on 01766 522794 or at www. cricciethfamilychurch.org.uk YOGA: Classes at the Memorial Hall Green Room every Wed 7pm-8.30 contact Heather on 07790 576669, and every Thurs 10am-11:30am. For details contact Nicole on 07889 932573. Suitable for all ages and abilities, new members welcome. INDOOR SHORT MAT BOWLS CLUB: New Indoor Short Mat Bowls Club at the Memorial Hall will meet every Mon at 7.15pm onwards at the main hall. Everyone is welcome, come and have a go. GUIDING: Rainbow, Brownie, Guide and Senior Section units. Contact Hazel Dibben on 07865 094723. Modern Sequence Dancing: At the Memorial Hall every Thurs, 8pm-10.30pm. Age Well: Every Tuesday at Encil y Coed Centre (near the Health Centre): 9.30am-4pm. IT Class, Beginners Level (Coming Soon): 10am-11.30am. Knitting Club, including a half hour lunch: 11am-1.15pm. Gentle Chair Exercise: 1.15pm-2.15pm. Table Games, Socialising and DVD Afternoons: 2.30pm-4pm. Youth Club to the over 50s! Contact Stephen at [email protected] TAI CHI CLASSES: Held in Jerusalem Chapel, Henbont Road, every Monday at 10.30am. For more information contact Terry Higgins on 01766 810280. SINGING FOR FUN: Lleisiau’r Byd World Voices is a friendly and informal community choir. Meets every Wednesday in term-time 7.30-9.30 in the Jerusalem Hall, Cricieth. £5 a session, with first one free. The choir sings songs in a variety of styles and languages in glorious harmony. All music is taught by ear, directed by musical leader David Gunn, in a friendly and supportive way to produce beautiful sounds. No previous singing experience necessary. Contact 01766 523686. BRIDGE CLUB: Thursdays 7pm. New members and visitors welcome. Contact Peter for venue details 01766 522647. SOROPTIMIST INTERNATIONAL OF SOUTH CAERNARVONSHIRE: An international organisation helping women and girls achieve their potential by inspiring action and creating opportunities to transform lives through a global network of members locally and internationally. Meetings held twice a month in either Criccieth or Llannor. Social events are held to raise funds for local and national charities. New members welcome. See the Facebook page or ring Margery Griffin 078111 86969 for more information.Library: Borrow 5 books or morein order to borrow a DVD free of charge. SSAFA GWYNEDD: Seeks new caseworkers in the Gwynedd area to help and support our veterans and their families. If you can help contact Andy Williams 07958524298. RNLI: The RNLI Shop in Criccieth will be closed for much needed refurbishment, from Sunday, November 25 until the Spring. Thank you for your wonderful support over the last year, which has done a great deal towards keeping the volunteer crew afloat, and wish you a very happy (and safe) Christmas and New Year. Look forward very much to seeing you again in 2019. Watch this space! LIBRARY: 01766 522256. Wednesday: Digital support: Ipads, laptops, tablets, 4-6pm. November 28. CROESO DOLIG: Lighting up Criccieth for Christmas. Welsh singer-songwriter Nesdi Jones will visit her hometown of Criccieth on Thursday evening,November 29 at 5.30pm to officially switch on Criccieth’s Christmas lights and enjoy the Christmas atmosphere as shops stay open late for shopping specials. Local children will sing carols and Santa’s Grotto will be open at the Prince of Wales. Making the evening extra special will be a performance by Cor Meibion Dwyfor (who will later sing at the Bryn Hir). This late night shopping and switch on of the town’s Christmas lights is a tremendous success each year as businesses and local organisations pull together to arrange the evening. The Croeso Dolig committee want to share the special atmosphere that Criccieth always has during the Christmas season with everyone. The town has great shops, excellent restaurants, pubs and cafes, and plenty of central car parking. BINGO: Every Fri at Tŷ Elidir, open 6.30pm, start 7pm. Proceeds to local charities. MOBILE POST SERVICE: at Deiniolen, every Friday 12.45pm-2pm. Situated at Library car park, High Street, Deiniolen. DEINIOLEN LIBRARY: Click and Collect Service.Mon 9-10am 2-3pm. Tue 9-10.30am 2-3pm. Wed 9-10.30am 2-3pm. Thu 9-10.30am 2-3pm. Fri No Service. MUSIC MEMORIES: Informal singing and reminiscing sessions over a cup of tea with musician Nia Davies Williams. All welcome, free of charge. Fortnightly between 10:30 - 11:30am on Fridays at Tŷ Elidir. Session dates: December 7, 21. January 18. February 1, 15. March 1, 15, 29. April 12. Contact Canolfan Gerdd William Mathias for further information 01286 685 230.
FARMERS MARKET: Takes place in Ganolfan Garndolbenmaen the second Sun of every month, 10am-2pm. Tea and coffee also available. Email friendsof[email protected] com
CHURCH: Service every Sunday at 9.30am. TI A FI/MOTHER AND TODDLER: Now meet in the school at 1.30pm on Thursdays. FLU CLINICS: At Meddygfa Aelhaearn. If you are over 65, suffer with a chronic condition, or you are a carer, then you are entitled to a free Flu injection. There are several flu clinic dates over the next few weeks to make it more convenient for patients to be able to attend. An appointment will be necessary - phone Tŷ Doctor on 01758 721851 or Meddygfa Aelhaearn on 01758 750514
CHRISTMAS BINGO: In the community centre, November 29. Doors open 7pm. Eyes down 8pm. Entry £1. Proceeds for the upkeep of the hall.
LLANBEDROG ART CLUB: A friendly group who extend a warm welcome to new members. Beginners and experienced artists invited. Occasional talks/ demos from professional artists. The group meets every Mon 1.30pm-4.30pm at St Pedrog’s Church Hall. Subs £2 including tea and biscuits. BALLROOM AND LATIN AMERICAN: Dance Classes in Llanbedrog Village Hall, Cae Hendy on Wednesday evenings. Practice session 7pm-7.45pm. Improvers Class 8pm-9.30pm. Social Dance/Practice Dance on the first Wednesday of every month 7.30pm-10.15pm. Private Lessons by arrangement. Qualified Teacher with the IDTA. Call Kerstina on 07920 446976. KNITTING AND SEWING GUILD: Is a group of ladies who knit babies to adults jumpers and toys and many sewn items too. It is open to the public every Thurs 2pm-4pm in the Church Hall when they sell these items. All monies go to local charities. More knitters are needed so do come along or phone Rosie on 01758 740184 for information. DRU YOGA CLASS: Llanbedrog Church Hall. Mondays 11am-12.15pm. 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. Class 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]internet. com for more information.
ST PADARN’S CHURCH: Sunday December 2, 11am Holy Eucharist. A Christmas tree festival will commence at the church on 8 December, if anyone would like to take part by bringing a decorated tree, please email tesant[email protected] com by 1 December. GUIDING: Vacancies for Senior Section (14-26). Contact Lesley Roberts 07583 786487 les[email protected]internet.com SSAFA GWYNEDD: Seeks new caseworkers in the Gwynedd area to help and support our veterans and their families. If you can help, contact Andy Williams 07958524298. LLANBERIS TIDY VILLAGE: volunteers meet up weekly to litterpick around the village. If you’d like to join, come to Menter Fachwen shop, High Street, Llanberis at 10am on Sunday. Croeso/ welcome to everyone including families and dog walkers.
ST TUDWEN’S CHURCH: Services on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month at 9.30am. For info phone 01758 770321. LLANDWROG CAPEL BWLAN: Rhagfyr 2, Sul Gofalaeth, uno yng Nghapel Y Groes am 10 yb.
ST ENGAN: December 2, 9am Holy Communion. DRU YOGA CLASS: Llanengan Village Hall. Tuesday evening 7-8.15pm. 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. Class suitable for regular students or drop in – no need to book. Cost per session £5. Call Freddie on 07833663717 or email Sim[email protected] btinternet.com for more information. PLAYGROUP: at Llanengan Community Centre is open from Monday to Thursday, 9.15am-11.45am. If anyone would like to join the bonus ball, contact Caryl or Non.
ST CIAN: December 2, No Morning or Evening Service.
LLANNOR CHRISTMAS FAIR: Dec 1 - Y Ganolfan - 2pm. Lighting the Christmas tree at 4pm. Panad, mince pies, stalls.