What’s On August

All events listed are for people over 50 and FREE (unless stated)

Cheshire West and Chester: Festival of Walking

Open to anyone with or affected by cancer. These sessions are suitable for anyone looking to gently get back into physical activity in a safe environment. For further information about the Brio/Macmillan walks, please call 01244 886887 or email macmillan@brioleisure.com

Chester: Brighter Days – Barbecue, Live Music, Raffle and Games

Date: Monday 28th August – 12.30pm – 4.30pm

Where: Tweedsmuir Sheltered Housing in Vicars Cross, Chester CH3 5PX

Chester: ‘Digital Buddies’ at Storyhouse every Friday

FREE digital support for anyone over 50 in the Meeting Room at Storyhouse between 10am-1pm every Friday.
To find out more call Heather on 01244 311339 / 07958 611618

ALSO

Here and Now Digital Buddies presents: A free presentation based on the history of letterpress printing and how it was replaced by new technology. Followed by a live demonstration of an Adana printing press.
Where:Storyhouse Chester, The meeting room. 10am – 12pm 6/10/17
Contact: email hereandnowchester@gmail.com or call 07932 556062 for more details.

Chester: Football for Visually Impaired Players

Every Saturday (11am-12noon) at Goals Soccer Centre CH1 4LT. Contact: Gary Morgan on 01244 381515/ 07720 096657 gmorgan@visionsupport.org.uk or http://community@chesterfc.com

Chester: GoOnLine – Musical Moments, Interactive Musical Sessions. For carers and the people you care for.

Date: Wednesday 23rd August 10am – 12 noon
Where: Carriages, New Russia Hall, Chester Road, Gatesheath, Chester, CH3 9AH Contact: Jean on 07563 156 220, or Carol on 07851 253 587 Email: goonline@opalservices.org.uk

Chester (Hoole): English for speakers of other languages

Date: Tuesdays 9.15am – 11:15am in the Library, Hoole Community Centre, Westminster Road,CH2 3AP. Come along for a coffee and a chat. All welcome!

Organiser: Hoole Library, 0124434274

Chester (Lache): Free pool and darts daily at ‘The Venue’

Open Mon-Weds 9am-4pm and Thurs, Fri 9am-2pm at Hawthorn Road CH4 8HX A wide range of new facilities including a gym, cafe, function room, meeting rooms, free parking and wifi and a ‘Den’ (open free of charge every week day to anyone over 50). Call 01244 972546 thevenue@cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk

Chester: Military Veterans and their Families Wellbeing Symposium

Date: 9:30am to 5pm on Thursday 5th October 2017 – £50
Organiser: Westminster Centre for Research and Innovation in Veterans’ Wellbeing, University of Chester. More information and book here: http://www.chester.ac.uk/node/40266

Chester: Over Sixty’s Social Swim

Date: Every Tuesday 11am-12pm and Friday 11am-12pm at Chester City Baths
Contact: e-mail Nick Boylan nickoboylan17@gmail.com

Chester: (various) Social Network for LGBT people

Organiser: Call Silver Rainbows for further details about the range of activities taking place on 01270 653150, or email info@silverrainbows.co.uk

Chester: Social Meet-Up for 60+s

Date: Wednesdays (2.00-3.30pm) at the Salvation Army, 107 St Anne St, CH1 3HU
Contact: Margaret Ablett – chrisandmargablett@gmail.com

Chester: Brightlife Drop-ins with Sue Downham

• 1st Tues of every month (Centurion Pub, Vicars Cross), 2-4pm
• 2nd Tues of every month (St Mary Without-the-Walls, Handbridge) 10-12pm
• 3rd Tues of every month (Lache Community Centre) 1.30-3.30pm Call Brightlife Coordinator for Chester, Sue Downham 07715 658431

Frodsham: GoOnLine – Musical Moments, Interactive Musical Sessions for carers and the people you care for.

Date: Wednesday 9th August 1–3pm
Where: Frodsham Community Centre, Fluin Lane, Frodsham WA6 7QN Contact: Jean on 07563 156 220, or Carol on 07851 253 587 Email: goonline@opalservices.org.uk

Hartford and District Lip Reading Group

Date: Fridays 10am-12pm at St John’s Parish Centre
Organiser: www.readourlips.org or email lipreading.hartford@yahoo.com

Malpas: 50+ Birdwatching

Date: Alternate Tuesday /Wednesday mornings, £5/session
Organiser: Led by local Ecologist Dr Anne Brenchley 07896 830940

Malpas: Brightlife Drop-in with Katherine Hussey

Date: Fridays between 10am-1pm at the Young Persons Centre SY14 8HT. Call Brightlife Coordinator for Malpas, Katherine Hussey on 07736 1683420.

Malpas: Compass Club (weekly social group)

Date: Fridays (10am-12pm) at the Young Persons Centre SY14 8HT
Organiser: Following the successful Community Compass model, this group is now run by local volunteers. Everyone is welcome. Call 01606 827131 for more details.

Malpas: FABS Exercise Class

Date: Every Wednesday at 10:45am with a cost of only £3.50 per session

Where: Malpas Young Persons Centre

Contact: Community Compass – 01606 827131

Winsford: Compass Club (weekly social group)

Date: Mondays, (10am-12pm) at the Dingle Centre in Winsford CW7 2AS
Organiser: Following the successful Community Compass model, this group is now run by local volunteers. Everyone is welcome. Call 01606 827131 for more details.

Winsford: The Chatterbox Cafe (Food, drink + friendly company)

Date: From 5th September, Tuesdays and Thursdays (10am-1.30pm). A community haven for a warm welcome, amazing food, social activities, games and friendly people. Call 01606 593724 or drop in to the New Images Community and Youth Centre in Nixon Drive CW7 2HG.

 

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