COMMUNITY NEWS / WHAT’S ON

Arnside Library Link
Open 6 days a week at the Educational Institute on Church Hill. 9am - 7pm Monday to Friday  and   9am - 5pm on Saturday.
A range of fiction and factual books for adults and children. Free to join (just fill in the form in the Library) and free to borrow books. 
A Library staff member is in the Library on a Tuesday morning from 10am - 12 noon to provide assistance and answer queries. www.cumbria.gov.uk/libraries
Age UK South Lakeland  - Tablet Loan Scheme
A new scheme to loan Tablets to people who are isolated and have no IT equipment. Contact: Helen Prince  hprince@ageuksouthlakeland.org.uk
Heron Corn Mill  needs your help to improve the efficiency of their hydro turbine by fitting a self-cleaning debris screen. They have been shortlisted for the  M & S Energy Fund, please help by voting for them by clicking on the following link:  mandsenergyfund.com/generatingagreenersaferfutureforheroncornmill
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November

Regular activities, clubs and services can be found by clicking on  November 2017 Broadsheet

Thursday, 2nd November to Thursday, 7th December 2017 - Arnside Lecture Group present a series of 6 lectures entitled 'Fake History? - Recent Research on North West History'. Each Thursday at 2.15pm in the W.I. Hall, Orchard Road with Dr Mike Winstanley and Dr Rob David. 
Monday, 20th November 2017  -  Arnside Sight Advice South Lakes Support Group  10.00 - 11.45am  at Millom Court. Contact: Scott Hemsley (Monday - Thursday) on 01539 769055 or email  scott@sightadvice.org.uk
Tuesday, 21st November 2017  -  'Arnside Royal British Legion AGM'   2pm at the W.I. Hall, Orchard Road. Non-members wishing to help with door-to-door collection or at Burton Services on the M6, or requests for British Legion Wreaths, contact Elaine Willacy on 01524 735409
Tuesday, 21st November 2017  -  'Embrace of the Serpent' (12A)  7.30pm at The Heron Theatre, Beetham. Tickets: £5. Details on: theherontheatre.com/film 
Thursday, 23rd November 2017  -  'Nature Tots' at RSPB Leighton Moss, Silverdale. 10.30 -  11.30am. Interactive wildlife trail for little ones - whatever the weather. Play outdoor games and sing songs, followed by a story and a cup of tea or coffee (juice for the little ones. Cost : Adults £5 (RSPB members £2). Toddlers free. No need to book, just pop along.
Thursday, 23rd November 2017  -  'Arnside Cricket Club Annual Quiz'  8pm start at The Albion. Teams of 4. £6 per team. Interested teams please contact Lynn Jackson on 01524 761147  dave_lynnjacks@yahoo.co.uk
Friday, 24th November 2017  -  'Fern Hill and Other Dylan Thomas'.  7.30pm at The Heron Theatre, Beetham.  Tickets:  Members - £10  (Under 18's £5)   Non-members:  £12   Details on: theherontheatre.com/theatre
Saturday, 25th November 2017  -  'Dallam School PTA Christmas Fair' in the School Hall at Dallam School, Milnthorpe, 10am - 3pm. Fabulous stalls including jewellery, Christmas decorations, Christmas gifts, Children's crafts and refreshments.  To book a stall, email: pta@dallam.eu or call the school on 015395 65165. Leave a message and a member of the PTA will return your call.
Saturday, 25th November 2017  - 'Christmas Coffee Morning' 10am - 12 noon at Arnside Methodist Church Hall. Raffle, cake and gift stalls, aid upgrade to disabled access into Church. £2 to include coffee and mince pie.
Saturday, 25th November and Sunday, 26th November 2017  -  'Binoculars and Telescopes Open Weekend' at RSPB Leighton Moss, Silverdale. Drop in between 10am -  4pm. Hands on advice from our friendly, impartial team. Normal admission charges apply to non-members. No additional charge for the event.
Saturday, 25th November 2017  -  '50's & 60'S Night' 7.30pm at the W.I. Hall, Orchard Road. Music by 'Nostalgia'.Tickets: £12.50 to include a Hot Pot supper, tea and coffee. Anything stronger, bring your own! Dressing Up - optional. Prizes for the best 50's & 60's costume. For tickets, contact 01524 761105 or 01524 762183.
Sunday, 26th November 2017  -  'Birding for Beginners' at RSPB Leighton Moss, Silverdale. 8 - 10.30am. Join Andy Chapman on this informative wildlife walk. Learn more about identifying birds and why they choose Leighton Moss as their home. Includes bacon / veggie sausage bap and tea / coffee. Booking and payment in advance essential. No experience necessary. Cost:  £15 (RSPB members £12) Meet in The Holt next to the garden.

December

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

Friday, 1st December to Sunday, 31st December 2017  -  'Winter Wonderland' Family Trail at RSPB Leighton Moss, Silverdale. Drop in between 9.30am - 3.30pm. A self-led family trail discovering the wonderful winter wildlife of Leighton Moss. Normal admission charges apply to non-members. (RSPB members free).

Friday, 1st December 2017  - 'Lady Macbeth' (15)  7.30pm at The Heron Theatre, Beetham. Tickets: £5. Details on: theherontheatre.com/film  
Saturday. 2nd December 2017  -  'Makers Market' at the E.I., Church Hill from 9am - 1pm. Free Entry. Handcrafted gifts, jewellery, prints, textiles. Pop-Up Café. Tables: £5 - £10. Call Grace on 07854299138.
Saturday, 2nd December 2017 - 'Wildlife Explorers Club' at RSPB Leighton Moss, Silverdale. 10.00am - 12.00 noon. Monthly wildlife club for 8-12 year olds. email: wildlife.explorers.leighton@gmail.com. Cost: £2 (RSPB Wildlife Explorer members: £1)
Saturday, 2nd December 2017 - 'Christmas Market' at Heversham Athenaeum (LA7 7EU) from 2 - 5pm. Free entry. In aid of the Children's Variety Charity. Stalls including Glynis Bland Photography, Call Lawson Art, cosmetics stall, Shazzlerazzlechocs, Tropic Skin care, Slate Bar and more. Bubble Van refreshments. Raffle with prizes donated by local businesses. To book a stall, contact 015395 65758 or 07708329312 
Saturday, 2nd December 2017  -  'Prize Bingo in Aid of the Chidren's Variety Charity' at Heversham Athenaeum (LA7 7EU)  Free entry. Eyes Down for a 7.30pm start. Lots of prizes kindly donated by local businesses. Raffle. Bar and snacks available. For more information or to donate prizes, call 07708329312.
Sunday, 3rd December 2017  -  'Leighton Moss Christmas Market'  11am - 5pm at RSPB Leighton Moss, Silverdale. Get in the mood for Christmas at the first ever Leighton Moss Christmas Market with a range of delicious foods, holiday treats, unique art and gorgeous gifts - all from local producers and independent traders. Free to visit the market. Normal admission charges apply to non-members to visit the reserve. (Members free).
Sunday, 3rd December 2017 - 'Phoenix Group' at RSPB Leighton Moss, Silverdale. 1.00 - 3.00 pm. Discover ways of helping to save nature and meet new friends. For ages 13-19. email: phoenix.leighton@gmail.com Cost: £2 (RSPB Phoenix members: £1) 
Sunday, 3rd December 2017  -  'Handel, Bach Plus......'  with The Biber Ensemble. 2.30pm at The Heron Theatre, Beetham. Tickets:  Members £10  (Under 18's  £5)   Non-members: £12   Details on: theherontheatre.com/music
Thursday, 7th December 2017  -  'Quest' 10am at Leasgill Athenaeum. A fortnightly talk. This time, 'A Christmas Cracker' with E Lawton.
Thursday, 7th December 2017 - 'Nature Tots' at RSPB Leighton Moss, Silverdale. 10.30 - 11.30am. Interactive wildlife trail for little ones - whatever the weather. Play outdoor games and sing songs, followed by a story and a cup of tea or coffee (juice for the little ones. Cost : Adults £5 (RSPB members £2). Toddlers free. No need to book, just pop along.
Friday, 8th December 2017  -  'Mrs Oscar Wilde'  7.30pm at The Heron Theatre, Beetham. Tickets:  Members £10  (Under 18's  £5)   Non-members: £12   Details on: theherontheatre.com/theatre
Saturday, 9th December 2017  -  'Storth School Christmas Fayre' 10am - 12 noon. Games, raffles and meet Santa!
Saturday, 9th December 2017  -  'Party On The Prom' Lighting up the Christmas Tree on the Pier at 6pm .Late Night Shopping. Festive Food and Drink. Meet Father Christmas! Come along and join the festivities! PartyontheProm
Tuesday, 12th December 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.
Tuesday, 12th December 2017  -  'Etre et Avoir' (U)  7.30pm at The Heron Theatre, Beetham. Tickets: £5. Details on: theherontheatre.com/film 
Thursday, 14th December 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, 14th December 2017  -  'Christmas Bingo'   7.15pm at the W.I. Hall, Orchard Road. Raffle, tea and mince pies. Bring your own beer. All profits for the Hall fund. Contact Pat Wales on 01524 760055.
Friday, 15th December 2017  -  'Arnside Ladies Choir' invite you to a Free Festive Sing-Along Concert from 2.15-3.45pm at the W.I. Hall, Orchard Road. Join them for carols, Christmas songs, tea and mince pies!
Saturday, 16th December 2017  -  Arnside Choral Society with Milli Youth and Arnside National School Choirs. 7.30pm at St James Church, Arnside. Presenting a new choral work: 'Wassail!' - carols of comfort and joy. and also 'Ahoy' - sing for the Mary Rose. Both pieces will have you singing along and tapping your toes. Tickets £10 in advance from Posh Sardine or www.arnsidechoralsociety.co.uk.
Saturday, 16th December 2017  -  'A Brief History of Christmas'. 7.30pm at The Heron Theatre, Beetham.  Tickets:  Members - £10  (Under 18's £5)   Non-members: £12   Details on: theherontheatre.com/music

 January 2018

 

Monday, 8th January 2018  -  'Arnside Bereavement Group'  new group starting January 2018. Talk, listen and share. Mondays: 1.30 -3.30pm at the E.I., Church Hill/ £3 including refreshments. Call Penny Bloomfield on 01524 761306 for more information.

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