COMMUNITY NEWS / WHAT’S ON

August –   Regular activities, clubs and services can be found by clicking on Arnside Broadsheet – August 2017 

 

Arnside Highlights  -  Unfortunately Community Cinemas have decided to close and will no longer be showing films at the Arnside E.I.. 
We still have some unclaimed ticket money in regard to the showing of La La Land on 22nd April which was cancelled,.
If you bought a ticket and have not yet claimed your refund, please contact Sue Hayward on 01524 762254 or suediane57@gmail.com . 
Thanks to everyone who has supported us over the years. We are now planning our Autumn Programme of live arts events and will promote them as soon as they have been confirmed.
Tuesday 1st to Thursday 31st August 2017   -  Magical Morecambe Bay' Family Trail  at RSPB, Leighton Moss.  Drop in between 9.30 am-4 pm. A self-led family trail to discover more about Magical Morecambe Bay and why it is such a special place for wildlife. Normal admission charges apply to non-members (RSPB members free). 
Wednesday 2nd August 2017  -  'Butterflies in the Barn'  at RSPB, Leighton Moss.  Drop-in between 1-3 pm.  Discover more about our butterflies and their amazing life cycle. Make a butterfly feeder to take away and help Give Nature a Home in your garden. Normal admission charges to the reserve apply to non-members, no additional charges for the event. Donations welcome. No need to book, just come along.
Tuesday, 8th August 2017  -  'Police Drop-In'  11am - 12 noon at Arnside E.I. Library. PCSO Martin Boak (5251) will be available to discuss any issues you may have in relation to policing matters. No appointment necessary, just turn up on the day. martin.boak@cumbria.police.co.uk   For urgent matters, please call 101 or dial 999 for emergencies.
Wednesday, 9th August 2017  -  'Birds in The Barn'  at RSPB, Leighton Moss. Drop-in between 1-3 pm. Discover more about our feathered friends with a fun orienteering session from the barn in our meadow. Let off some steam and complete the challenge or see who can collect the most birds! Normal admission charges to the reserve apply to non-members, no additional charges for the event..
Thursday, 10th August 2017  - 'Minibeast Safari'  at RSPB, Leighton Moss. Drop-in between 10.30 am-12.30 pm and 1.30-3.30 pm. Discover more about the strange and fascinating creepy crawlies that live in our orchard with our experts. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Bug-hunting kit to hire £3.50 per kit. Normal admission charges apply to non-members. No need to book.
Thursday, 10th August 2017  -  'Minds In Tune'  2.00 - 3.30pm  at Arnside Methodist Church. Activity / support group for people with memory problems or dementia and their carers. A choice of activities, refreshments and singing. Contact Eileen on 01524 761720.
Thursday, 10th & Friday, 11th August 2017  -  'Arnside Sailing Club Midweek Holiday Sessions' for 7 - 16 year olds. Using the new boats - Beginners at low tide. Improvers at high tide. Further details from arnsidesailingclubtraining@gmail.com
Saturday, 12th August 2017  -  'Meet The Moths at The Moss'  11 am-12 noon  at RSPB, Leighton Moss. Almost 600 different species of moth are recorded and new ones found each year at Leighton Moss.. Moths found overnight on the reserve and nearby will be on view for those who want to learn more about these fascinating insects. The moth trap will be opened at 11 am and will include a short introductory talk. Test out your identification skills with the help of the experts on hand or simply marvel at the variety of shapes, colours and sizes. Normal admission charges apply to non-members visiting the reserve, no additional charges for event.
Monday, 14th August 2017  and 28 August  -  'Wildlife Watch at Dusk'  7 pm-dusk at RSPB, Leighton Hall. A relaxing evening walk to try and spot bats, red deer and other special summer wildlife. Cost: Adults £7 (RSPB members £5.50). Booking and payment in advance essential. Meet in The Holt next to the garden.
Wednesday, 16th August 2017  -  'Butterflies in the Barn'  at RSPB, Leighton Moss. Drop-in between 1-3 pm. Discover more about our butterflies and their amazing life cycle. Make a butterfly feeder to take away and help Give Nature a Home in your garden. Normal admission charges to the reserve apply to non-members, no additional charges for the event. Donations welcome. No need to book, just come along.
Thursday, 17th August 2017  -  What Lives Beneath?'  at RSPB Leighton Moss. Drop-in between 10.30 am-12.30 pm and 1.30-3.30 pm. Experts will be on-hand to help you discover the amazing creatures that can be found underwater on this pond dipping event. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Pond dipping kit to hire £3.50 per kit. Normal admission charges apply to non-members. No need to book, just roll up!
Sunday, 20th August 2017  -  'Storth & District Gardening Association Annual Show'  2.00 - 4.15pm  at Storth Village Hall. An exhibition of flowers, vegetables, fruit, baking and crafts. Entry schedules from Chris Sellen on 761280
Wednesday, 23rd August 2017  -  'Birds in The Barn'  at RSPB, Leighton Moss. Drop-in between 1-3 pm. Discover more about our feathered friends with a fun orienteering session from the barn in our meadow. Let off some steam and complete the challenge or see who can collect the most birds! Normal admission charges to the reserve apply to non-members, no additional charges for the event..
Thursday, 24th August 2017  -  'Minibeast Safari'  at RSPB, Leighton Moss. Drop-in between 10.30 am-12.30 pm and 1.30-3.30 pm. Discover more about the strange and fascinating creepy crawlies that live in our orchard with our experts. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Bug-hunting kit to hire £3.50 per kit. Normal admission charges apply to non-members. No need to book.
Thursday, 24th & Friday, 25th August 2017  -  'Arnside Sailing Club Midweek Holiday Sessions' for 7 - 16 year olds. Using the new boats - Beginners at low tide. Improvers at high tide. Further details from arnsidesailingclubtraining@gmail.com
Saturday, 26th August 2017  -  'Going Batty at Leighton Moss' 7-9.15 pm. Celebrate International Bat Night with us on this special event. The evening starts finding out all about bats from local expert Gail Armstrong, including experiencing her rescued bats up close! Then head out onto the reserve to see which bats we can detect hunting around Leighton Moss. Cost: Adult £11 (RSPB members £8.50). Children half adult price. Booking and payment in advance essential.
Saturday, 26th August 2017  -  'Arnside Horticultural Society Annual Summer Show'  2pm  at the W.I. hall, Orchard Road and the Methodist Hall. Admission: £1. Schedules available at Bulloughs, Anthony's Village Store or online at www.arnsidehorticulturalsociety.co.uk  Entries to be in by 10pm on Thursday, 24th August 2017
Saturday, 26th August, Sunday, 27th August and Monday, 28th August 2017   -  'Binoculars and Telescopes Open Weekend'.  Drop-in between 10 am-4 pm.  Get some hands on advice about binoculars and telescopes from our friendly, impartial team. Have the chance to try them outdoors. Normal admission charges apply to non- and members visiting the reserve, no additional charges for event

Monday, 28th August 2017  -  'Arnside Cricket & Football Clubs Car Boot Sale'  on the Memorial Playing Fields. Gates open 6am. Stalls, BBQ, teas, coffees etc. Cars: £6. Vans: £10. Trade: £12 Call Jim on 01524 761943 (after 6pm)
Monday, 28th August 2017 -  'Wildlife Watch at Dusk'  7 pm-dusk at RSPB, Leighton Hall. A relaxing evening walk to try and spot bats, red deer and other special summer wildlife. Cost: Adults £7 (RSPB members £5.50). Booking and payment in advance essential. Meet in The Holt next to the garden.
Wednesdays in August: 2, 9, 16 and 23, Thursdays: 3, 10, 17 and 24 August (10.30-11.30 am)   -  'Tots Tile Trail'  at RSPB,leighton Moss. Bring your tots and discover all things bright and beautiful in our sensory wildlife garden. Normal admission charges apply to non-members (RSPB members free) 

September

     

Wednesday, 6th September 2017  -  'Get Safe Online and Be Fraud Smart'  1pm  and 4pm at the Arnside E.I. To book a place or further details, contact Helen at Age UK South Lakeland on 01539 728118 or email: hprince@ageuksouthlakeland.co.uk
Friday, 15th September 2017  at The Albion  at 7pm   The Annual 'Dine with Bordeaux Evening'. 3-course meal accompanied by 4 Bordeaux wines. £29 per person.  Booking essential, Call:  01524 761226.
Wednesday, 20th September  -  Arnside Art Group new season begins.  2-4pm at the W.I. Hall, Orchard Road. if you are interested in joining this relaxed, friendly group, call Paul Barnes on  07801713428  or email psbarnes@live.co.uk. For more information about the group, visit the Arnside Art Group website at arnsideartgroup.weebly.com

 

 

Saturday, 30th September   -  Apple Day at Orchard Barn heritage Fruit, Briery Bank, Arnside from 10am - 4pm.  Held in a 250 year old Westmorland Orchard. Orchard tours take place all day - find out more about how the orchard was saved, its history the fruit produced there and the types of creatures that call it home. Local produce and crafts for sale as well as demonstrations by traditional blacksmiths and woodturners. Arnside grown fruit and plant stalls.

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