North Wales Weekly News - - COMMUNITY EVENTS -

CATHOLIC CHURCH: Our Lady Star of The Sea, Lloyd Street. Priest Fa­ther Antony Jones. Web­site www.llan­dudno-catholic­church.org.uk Week­end mass times: Sat vigil masses, noon (Welsh) and 5.30pm. Sun­day mass 9.30am. Daily mass at noon. ART CLASSES: At Llan­dudno Bap­tist Church, Great Orme’s Road. Wed­nes­day morn­ings, af­ter­noons and evenings. Con­tact Chrissie Smith on 01492 878817. KNIT­TING CLASSES: At Llan­dudno Bap­tist Church, Great Orme’s Road on Weds. Con­tact Chrissie on 01492 878817.

BOL­LY­WOOD: dur­ing his term as Chief Ex­ec­u­tive and the cre­ation of the Cafe. Rev Jane Allen gave a Vote of Thanks. Chair­man Neil closed the func­tion. Fe­bru­ary meet­ings Cof­fee Morn­ing on 4th (Com­mit­tee 10am Cof­fee 11am} and Lun­cheon Fe­bru­ary 18th 12.30 for 1pm both at North Wales Golf Club. New mem­bers wel­come. Email Sec­re­tary Ron Jones ron­pen­rhyn7@bt­in­ter­net.com or ring 01492 541438. RNLI: The ‘Andy Pearce’ is pro­vi­sion­ally sched­uled to launch on ex­er­cise this evening (Thurs­day) with a fur­ther sim­i­lar ses­sion at sea planned for Fe­bru­ary 16. The RAF Val­ley ‘Sea King’ search and res­cue he­li­copters with which Llan­dudno’s lifeboats have worked on many oc­ca­sions over the years will be sup­planted this sum­mer by civil­ian-op­er­ated Siko­rsky S92 he­li­copters op­er­at­ing out of Caernar­fon air­port. This new base is now near­ing com­ple­tion, with per­son­nel and air­craft due to ar­rive over the com­ing months. It is un­der­stood the S92’s and their crews are due to be­gin train­ing with other North Wales SAR or­gan­i­sa­tions at the be­gin­ning of April, with the Caernar­fon unit due to go ‘live’ on 1 July. SOROP­TI­MISTS: A new mem­ber was in­ducted to the club at the meet­ing on Jan­uary 22. Hi­lary Ley­land is a re­tired teacher and com­ple­men­tary ther­a­pist, and was in­tro­duced by Pres­i­dent Elect Stephanie Ed­wards. Bar­bara Dixon of SI An­gle­sey spoke about her vis­its to Cam­bo­dia to carry out vol­un­tary work. She ex­plained that Cam­bo­dia is one of the poor­est coun­tries in the world, and small con­tri­bu­tions here give good value in the coun­try. Club mem­bers are look­ing for­ward to a so­cial evening in Feb and the an­nual Char­ter Lunch is on March 1. For more in­for­ma­tion visit the web­site www.sigbi. org/llan­dudno-and-dis­trict or email llan­dud­nosorops@gmail.com. U3A: Llan­dudno Area U3A’s next Open Meet­ing is at 2pm on Tues­day Fe­bru­ary 3 in the Craig y Don Com­mu­nity Cen­tre. Doors open at 1.30pm. En­trance £1 in­clud­ing re­fresh­ments. The guest speaker Ken Young will give an il­lus­trated talk on Rail­way Ar­chi­tec­ture with spe­cial ref­er­ence to Welsh Rail­ways. There is also the op­por­tu­nity to so­cialise, en­joy a cup of tea or cof­fee and find out more about the U3A. Are you fully or semi re­tired? Per­haps new to the area or look­ing for new in­ter­ests. Why not join the U3A. The monthly Open Meet­ings are avail­able to mem­bers and non mem­bers alike. For fur­ther de­tails and all our con­tact in­for­ma­tion please see our web­site www.u3­a­sites.org.uk/ llan­dud­noarea LLAN­DUDNO FRIEND­SHIP LINK: Last Fri­day, Stu­art An­der­son gave an il­lus­trated talk about the Colditz POW camp and how his fa­ther was in­volved in some of the es­cape at­tempts. A vote of thanks was given by John Den­tith. PROBUS CLUB OF ORMESIDE: Chair­man Alan Guinn opened the lat­est meet­ing, held at the Maesdu Golf Club on Wed­nes­day Jan­uary 21. Fol­low­ing the meal, the apolo­gies for ab­sence and the birthdays for the month were an­nounced and be­cause this was the last full meet­ing of Alan’s Chair­man­ship, he had de­vel­oped a quiz. A very con­vivial meet­ing came to an end and mem­bers are re­minded that the next meet­ing on Fe­bru­ary 11 will be the AGM. JOBS FAIR: Look­ing for Staff? Look­ing for Em­ploy­ment? Janet Finch-Saun­ders AM in con­junc­tion with Job Cen­tre Plus, A4E and Work­ing Links is hold­ing a Jobs Fair and a Stake Holder En­gage­ment Fo­rum on Feb 18 in the Assem­bly Rooms, Llan­dudno Town Hall, Lloyd Street. Morn­ing ses­sion 9am to noon by prior reg­is­tra­tion only. Open ses­sion 1pm-4pm. Em­ploy­ers wish­ing to reg­is­ter for the event con­tact Janet di­rect. For de­tails call Janet on 01492 871198 Or email garry.burchett@assem­bly.wales Or call in of­fice 29 Madoc Street, Llan­dudno, Conwy, LL30 2TL BKVA: The North West Wales branch holds meet­ings ev­ery first Mon­day of the month, 1pm, at the Llan­dudno Junc­tion So­cial and Labour Club. All ex-Korean vet­er­ans are wel­come. . SCOT­TISH DANCE: North Wales Scot­tish Coun­try Dancers wel­come any­one who can cope with a Scot­tish Coun­try Dance with just a ‘walk-through’ or a ‘talk-through’ to their reg­u­lar weekly dances at 7.30pm on Wed­nes­day evenings in the hall of the church of St Michael and All An­gels, Glyn y Marl Road. PARKIN­SON’S: Parkin­son’s UK is the na­tional char­ity that pro­vides much needed support for peo­ple af­fected by Parkin­son’s, as well as fund­ing many sig­nif­i­cant re­search projects. The Llan­dudno and Dis­trict Parkin­son’s UK Support group meets ev­ery sec­ond Mon­day in the month from 4pm to 5.30pm in Llan­dudno Junc­tion. Con­tact Ali­son Un­der­wood on 01492 533459 for in­for­ma­tion. FREE LIPS CLASSES: Lipread­ing. In­for­ma­tion, Prac­ti­cal, Strate­gies Classes. NWDA Of­fice 77 Con­way Road,Col­wyn Bay, Conwy LL29 7LN. Weds 2pm-4pm. New class start­ing: Feb 4, 11, 25; March 4, 11, 18, 25. ST MICHAEL’S CHURCH: The ser­vice on Sun­day will be Holy Eucharist with The Rev Peter Walker , ser­vice starts at 9.30.Also at 5pm there will be a Christ­in­gle ser­vice for adults and chil­dren. On Thurs Feb 5 10am - noon there will be a cof­fee morn­ing with sea­sonal stall. FFIN Y PARC GALLERY: New works by Mi­hangel Jones RCA and James Guy Ec­cle­ston will be on show from Sun, Feb 1 un­til Wed Feb 25, at Ffin y Parc Gallery, Betws Road, Llan­r­wst. www.welshart.net 01492 6402070. Eucharist (mod­ern lan­guage/bilin­gual Welsh and English). 3rd Sun­day of the month Fam­ily /All Age wor­ship (bilin­gual Welsh and English, BSL signed). Re­fresh­ments follow both Sun­day ser­vices. CÔR PLWYF PEN­MACHNO: /Pen­machno Com­mu­nity Choir. Prac­tice 7.30pm at St Tud­clud’s Church each Fri­day. New mem­bers wel­come!

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