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.
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 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. 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. co.uk / 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] acgm.co.uk 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
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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, 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 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]hoo.co.uk SEQUENCE DANCING: Every Tuesday at Y Galeri, Caernarfon, 8pm. For more information tel: Mrs Pat Davies on 01286 673623.