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An informal style meeting place that is completely Free of charge. For people living with dementia, family friends, carers and those with an interest in dementia. A welcoming, friendly environment offering an opportunity to chat with health and social care professionals, our volunteers and to make new friends. Held on the third Wednesday of the month at St Saviours Centre, Weston Lane, Totland, PO39 0HE, from 2.00pm to 4.30pm. Newcomers Very Welcome! Phone: 01983 220200 Website: https://www.alzheimercafeiow.org.uk Email: email@example.com
Adult Colouring Club at Cowes Library takes place on the 2nd Friday of the month. This is a friendly group run by the Supporters of Cowes Library, and a great relaxing activity, and a good way to beat stress. All pens, pencils and colouring sheets are provided, but you can take your own. Refreshments are provided. For further information contact Cowes Library. Phone: 01983 293341 Website: https://www.iwight.com/Council/OtherServices/Cowes-Library/Regular-Events
As part of Age Friendly Island anyone interested in directing the project and helping us to find sustainable solutions to issues affecting island residents is invited to join one of the Public Forums. The Public Forum is open over 50’s, friends, carers and interested parties ready to participate in making a difference to our island. They are a space where practical issues relating to the project are developed and Islanders have the opportunity to really shape important changes happening on the island such as health and social care, transport and outdoor spaces. Prices: Free Phone:01983 525282 Website:agefriendlyisland.org Email:Helen.Lewis@ageukiw.org.uk
Pitch up at the Pub! Whitwell Join us at The White Horse Inn, Whitwell on the 2nd Wednesday of each month. Cost: ?3.50 includes cake or a bacon sandwich and tea or coffee (optional) Everyone welcome, join us for a friendly chat, fun quiz and raffle. If you live locally but have no transport, please contact Nina on 07736 151 630.
Tea Club Returns We are now at Lake Methodist Church. All welcome for a home cooked 2 course meal for only £5.00. Thursday 12th April – Pork Loin Dinner, followed by Fruit & Cream. Thursday 26th April – Fishcakes Dinner, followed by Sponge & Custard.. Arrive at 3pm for socializing and quizzes, dinner served at 5pm.
Held on the 4th Wednesday of each month at the Shanklin United Reform Church. Alzheimer Cafe is an informal meeting place, for people living with dementia, their families, friends, carers and those with an interest in dementia. Newcomers Very Welcome! For further information and transport please telephone (01983) 220200 and leave a message. Website: https://www.alzheimercafeiow.org.uk Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Employment Support for the Over 50’s This workshop will cover topics such as CV Building, Hidden Jobs Market, Social Media, Looking at skills to provide opportunity and confidence building. The workshops comprise of 11 hours spread over 3 or 4 days, in a friendly and informative environment for all abilities. We like to keep groups small, there will be no more than 6 individuals in a group. Whether you are looking for employment or simply wanting to meet people in a friendly and positive environment, why not get in touch? We are also looking for volunteers to support others in sharing skills and experiences during our workshops. *Please note the dates above are Start Dates. All our workshops are free of charge For further information please contact Louise or Pat on (01983) 527 529
Off Key Community Choir Do you enjoy singing your heart out in the shower but lack confidence in your voice? Would you like a place to go and sing with others who feel the same way? Well then this is the new singing group for you! Come and join our friendly, sociable and fun singing group aimed at people aged over 18 who think they can’t sing. As a group our song choices will be varied and interesting, from pop songs, to show tunes and more! If you are looking for a pick me up or something to shake off those wintery blues then come and get involved and start singing your stresses away. Running every Tuesday from 7th November, 6:30pm – 8:00pm at the Methodist Church, Regent Street, Shanklin. Only £1 a session. Free parking in Landguard Road car park after 6pm. All abilities welcome. Contact Sue 07917 764 190 or Judith 07736 151 632 for more information on this ‘feel good factor’ Choir!
On Friday 27th April 2018 we shall be hosting another fun evening of bingo and a good deal of entertainment with food. Held at the Lions Club in Lake. We will be happy to offer a sumptuous buffet. Please book early to secure your place. Food available at 6pm, if you only want to play bingo, please arrive at 7pm. Soup & Roll followed by gateau….. at £5.00 per person. Must be pre-booked. Phone: 07934 266 620
Coffee Morning held at Sandown Library, on the third Friday of each month. An excellent opportunity to come along and visit, find out more about our activities and suggest new ideas. Our next coffee morning is on Friday 20th April 2018 from 10.30am – 12.30pm, upstairs room, lift available. Phone:07934 266 620 Prices: Free Event