Whitland Memorial Hall

Thursday 5th June 2014 10:00 pm
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First World War Centenary: Take part in this global commemoration (2014 - 2018) led by the Imperial War Museum. 2014 is the start of a four-year period dedicated to remember the First World War. In light of this, Whitland and its surrounding communities will be organising a series of events throughout the four years. The Whitland and Llanboidy Branch of the British Legion, Whitland Town Council and Whitland Memorial Hall have been discussing a few ideas (services of remembrance, exhibition, parade on Armed Forces Day, Garden of Remembrance), but further ideas and suggestions, as well as help to organise these and other events, is being sought. They would also like to ask anyone who has any memorabilia, mementos, family stories and history from WWI or from the period from 1914 to 1918, if they would be willing to share and lend these for the exhibition. The next WWI Centenary Commemoration meeting is Wednesday, July 2, in the Whitland Town Hall (Mayor's Parlour) at 7 pm. For further information, please leave a message on 01994 240127, email [email protected]">[email protected] or use the Whitland Memorial Hall facebook page. Whitland WI: Afternoon Tea Party - Tuesday, June 10, at Memorial Hall, Whitland, between 3 and 5 pm. All welcome. Afternoon tea includes coffee, tea, or squash, plus sandwiches and cake, for £4 per adult and £2 children. There will also be craft stalls, cake stalls, raffle prizes and more... so come and join us, all welcome Coffee morning: The Cyngor 50+ Advice project would like to invite you to join them for a cuppa at the Whitland Memorial Hall between 10 am and 12.30 pm on Thursday, June 19. There will be free refreshments and biscuits available, as well as the opportunity to discuss anything that concerns you with regards to your housing or related issues, such as changes to the benefit system, concerns about disrepair, who to contact for adaptations or whether you're entitled to pension credit. If you are unable to attend, but wish to contact the service, we are available by telephone on 01267 225936 or by email on [email protected]">[email protected] Strawberry Cream Teas: The Memorial Hall Annual Strawberry Cream Teas will be on Saturday, June 21 (3 - 5 pm). With delicious locally grown strawberries, freshly baked scones with jam and cream and a freshly brewed cup of tea (or coffee). Plus, you'll be able to try your luck with the raffle or buy some homemade cakes and enjoy the company of neighbours and friends. The only other extra ingredient needed to make it a really good afternoon is some sunshine, but unfortunately that one we can't control! Tickets (£3) are available from committee members prior to event. Craft Fayre: On Saturday, June 14 (9.30 am to 12. 30 pm). To book a stall or for more information, please call and leave a message on 01994 240127, email [email protected]">[email protected] or see the Whitland Produce Market page on Facebook for the latest information Produce Market: The next Whitland Produce Market is on Saturday, June 14, in the Whitland Memorial Hall between 9.30 am and 12.30 pm. To sell your produce at the market or for more informatio,n please call and leave a message on 01994 240127, email [email protected]">[email protected] or see the Whitland Produce Market page on Facebook for the latest information. West Wales Rock 'n' Roll': Rock 'n' Roll classes in the Whitland Memorial Hall will re-start in September. For more information, please go to http://www.westwalesrocknrollclub.webs.com">www.westwalesrocknrollclub.webs.com or contact Martin or Teri on 01994 453220. Whitland Youth Club: Wednesdays, 3.30 - 5 pm at the Whitland Memorial Hall, a bilingual Youth Club, where you can hang out with friends and take part in some organised activities. Basketball, football, homework corner, space to relax, plus other activities can be arranged on request where possible (e.g: circuit training, golf, cooking). Open to pupils all secondary school age children. Contact Kate on 07971 857367 for further details. Little Melodies: Energetic, musical singing and movement session for 'pre-school tots' on Wednesday morning (10.15 am). With nursery rhymes, songs, bean bags, bubbles and lots more by Little Melodies. Join in to encourage your children's interest and enjoyment of music and socialising skills. For more information, call Amanda Davies on 07870 459502, visit http://www.littlemelodies.co.uk">www.littlemelodies.co.uk or look them up on facebook. RSVP'S Welcome Friends: A Carmarthenshire Welcome Friends project worker is based at Whitland Memorial Hall. Welcome Friends helps reduce loneliness and isolation through befriending amongst older people in Carmarthenshire. If you would like to find out more about Welcome Friends or would like to volunteer, please contact Anne May on 07788 310443 or email [email protected]">[email protected]. Bump to Baby: Bump to Baby is a weekly Tuesday event for mothers and babies, from pregnancy to babies nine-months-old. For more information, please contact Lynwen (07837396016) or HV Diana Beavan (01994240132). Debt and Benefit Advice Surgery: Are you getting what you are entitled to? Do you need help with money matters? You'll get 100 per cent free, impartial and confidential advice on how to manage debt, budgeting, benefit claims, getting back to work, volunteering, entitlement checks, etc. A Carmarthenshire County Council debt and benefit advice officer will be in the Whitland Memorial Hall on June 17, and 24, from 10 - 11.30 am. Why not drop-in and find how the new benefits system will affect you? To find out when the advice officer will be in Whitland and for more information, please call 01267 242344. 1st Whitland Rainbows and Brownies: For information on the group and its activities, please contact Christine on 07989 552989 or Eleanor on 07854 967369.

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