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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


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] bt­in­ter­ for more in­for­ma­tion.


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 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]­ 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.face­ 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.cadi­hamor­; email cadi­hamor­[email protected] or phone Nicki on 07960 371620 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.ban­ or The first meet­ing in 2019 will be on Jan­uary 17 when Annie Wil­liams will give a talk on “Women in Do­mes­tic Ser­vice in 19th.C. An­gle­sey” and on Thurs­day 24 Jan­uary Gary New­man will talk on “Turn­ing Wales into a High Value For­est Na­tion” 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 to 8.30pm at St. Davids out­pa­tients depart­ment, Ys­byty Gwynedd. The next meet­ing will be on Thurs­day Fe­bru­ary 7. 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.


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: Mon­day, Jan­uary 14, 2pm. Power point pre­sen­ta­tion by Dr Martin Cherry on “How houses de­vel­oped in North Wales from the 1400s” in the Bed­dgel­ert Com­mu­nity Hall. Cost: £2 per head. Please book in ad­vance with Peter Masters: 01758 750322/email: dis­cov­eringold­welsh­[email protected] Fur­ther in­for­ma­tion from Mar­garet Dunn: sec­re­[email protected]­cov­eringold­welsh­houses. / 01766 890550. CYMDEITHAS HANES BED­DGEL­ERT: Wed­nes­day, Jan­uary 23 at 7.30pm. “An Iron Age Feast! Re­cent Ar­chae­o­log­i­cal Ex­ca­va­tion in the Croe­sor Val­ley” Il­lus­trated talk by Clive Hud­son, Glaslyn Pre­his­tory Project & local his­to­rian, in the Com­mu­nity Hall, Nant­g­wynant fol­lowed by tea and bis­cuits. Ad­mis­sion £2. For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact Mar­garet Dunn 01766 890550.


CAPEL BETHEL (CAPEL SARON): 13 am 10yb Parch J Lewis Jones CLWB BOWLIO MAT BYR: Ion­awr

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 info. BETHEL VIL­LAGE HALL: Pop -Up Café, 10am-noon. Tea. Cof­fee, Cake. Raf­fle Will be held last Tues­day each month. CAPEL CYSEGR: Ion­awr 20 am 10yb, oedfa deulu, dan ofal Mrs Su­san Wil­liams, Cyn­l­lun Efe.


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.


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. VOL­UN­TEER­ING OP­POR­TU­NI­TIES: at Age Cymru Gwynedd a Môn’s Caffi Y Cartref Café Bontnewydd. Do you fancy a new chal­lenge in 2019? Can you spare a few hours a week to help with the work of 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 var­i­ous roles at its Café at Y Cartref Bontnewydd (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] HWYL Y BONT: AGM , Jan­uary 24 at New­bor­ough Arms Bontnewydd. Look­ing for vol­un­teers to be part of the Hwyl y Bont Com­mit­tee, come along to give sug­ges­tions for the Hwyl y Bont events, which are for the ben­e­fit of the res­i­dents of Bontnewydd. Al­ter­na­tively, if your time is lim­ited, send any sug­ges­tions to the Com­mit­tee mem­bers, or via the con­tacts be­low. Hwyly­[email protected] nFace­book Hwyl y Bont


ST CYNGAR’S CHURCH: 11.15am Morn­ing Prayer (1st and 3rd Sun­days), 11.15am Eucharist (2nd, 4th and 5th Sun­days).


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 CHURCH: St David and St He­len Catholic Church, Twthill East, Caernar­fon. Week­end masses Sat 6pm. Sun­day Masses at Our Lady and St James, Ban­gor at 10am and 5pm. Fa­ther Adrian Mo­ran is the priest at both churches. 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, bol­ly­wood­ 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] da­ neu [email protected]­ 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 info, con­tact Tracy on maesin­cla­[email protected]­hoo. com 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: Mae yoga yn dda at gyfer ys­t­wytho’r corff, ymestyn y cy­hyrau 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 - dos­barth yoga i ddechreuwyr. Ma­tiau, blociau a bel­tiau ar gael. Cy­sylltwch a Gwen ar 07876 540707 [email protected]­ SE­QUENCE DANCING: Ev­ery Tues­day at Y Ga­leri, Caernar­fon, 8pm. For more in­for­ma­tion tel: Mrs Pat Davies on 01286 673623.

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