The Carers Lounge based at St Marys Hospital is open to all unpaid carers. Open 10am – 6.00pm Monday-Friday, excluding bank holidays. Part of the Living Well team funded by IBCF. We are at the entrance of Colwell & Appley Ward if you want to see a worker and discuss what support would be helpful to you, please pop in or ring (01983) 822099 ext 2568. Carers IW Registered Charity Number. 1157082 Prices: Free Event Phone:(01983) 822099 ext 2568 or (01983) 533173 Website:carersiw.org.uk/?page_id=6839 Email:firstname.lastname@example.org
Cowes Library has a friendly and experienced family historian offering one to one sessions to assist with growing your family tree. Whether just starting out or needing help with a family history mystery. Sessions are held in Cowes Library on Monday mornings at an hourly rate of £6.00. (If this is not convenient then speak to a member of staff who will try to arrange an alternative time.) You must book in advance by contacting Cowes Library on (01983) 293341.
Creative Café runs every Monday from 10am–12 noon at the Methodist Church in Newport Creative Café is an opportunity for older people to meet for creative activity over a cup of tea. Our wide range of activities includes iPads, Art & Craft, Photography, Kurling, Movement, Creative Writing and much more. Refreshments are provided. Everyone welcome. A voluntary donation is appreciated. (Closed Christmas Day and New Years Day) Phone: 01983 822437 Website: http://independentarts.org.uk/
We will create a patchwork wall hanging by creating individual squares of embroidery, beads or other decorations of your choice. No experience necessary. Phone: 01983 300423 Email: info-WOW@btconnect.com Website: https://www.wightdash.co.uk/new-index/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/IsleofWightWomensCentre/
Mondays from 10.15am – 12.15pm at The Memorial Hall SingAbout is a social singing activity based on recognised music therapy, run by Independent Arts on the Isle of Wight. It can help to improve your memory, breathing, speech, movement and confidence. It’s great and an opportunity to get out and meet people. Refreshments are provided. Everyone welcome. No musical background is necessary so come along and try it! Phone: 01983 822437 Website: http://independentarts.org.uk/
DanceMakers: DanceSense runs every Monday from 11am–12.30pm in the small hall of Newport Methodist Church DanceSense is a gentle dance programme designed specifically for people living with neurological conditions which have affected their movement. It gives participants the opportunity to develop confidence and strength and express themselves creatively in a supportive environment. It is also a chance to socialise with others living with similar conditions. Carers and friends are welcome to come along. Sessions are led by highly experienced dance practitioner, Michelle Hainsworth. A voluntary donation is appreciated. Places are limited and Independent Arts should be contacted to reserve a place. Refreshments will be provided. Phone: 01983 822437 Website: http://independentarts.org.uk
Wight Seated Exercise – Cowes Every Monday 12.00pm to 1.00pm At Wight Seated Exercise, we realise that it is not always easy to get started on an exercise programme and that there are many barriers to exercise. We can help you identify your own individual issues to overcome your barriers and motivate you to get under way on your journey to a healthier and happier lifestyle.
Pilates is a method of exercise that consists of low-impact flexibility and muscular strength and endurance movements. In this small group class no experience is necessary as our instructor works with all levels of ability. Wear comfortable clothing. Phone: 01983 300423 Email: info-WOW@btconnect.com Website: https://www.wightdash.co.uk/new-index/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/IsleofWightWomensCentre
Every Monday 1pm – 4pm at West Wight Sports & Community Centre. The Games Lounge is a great way to socialise and meet new people. You have access to the facilities in the Community Centre including pool tables, air hockey, table top football and table games. Plus refreshments. It is run by the Community Navigator Dale Sloan and is part of the Age Friendly Island initiative from Age UK IW. Dale Sloan Project Lead West Wight – Freshwater Tel: 07736 151626 email: email@example.com
Mondays 1.30pm – 3.00pm at Aspire, Ryde DanceMakers is a gentle, creative programme designed to improve balance, co-ordination, muscle strength, breathing, memory and confidence. Please wear comfy loose clothing and soft flat shoes. Everyone Welcome. Phone: 01983 822437 Website: http://independentarts.org.uk/
Winchester House YMCA has offered the Men in Sheds a room to turn into a Men’s Shed. This is a fantastically generous offer, one of many things Winchester House is doing to bring in the local community to make more use of the building. We have had a floor put into the room and are working on getting the room ready for shed occupation. We meet every Monday at Winchester House YMCA, Sandown Road, Shanklin from 2pm to 4pm. Phone: 01983 525282 Website: http://iowsheds.weebly.com/ Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mondays from 2pm – 4pm at All Saints Church Hall, Ryde SingAbout is a social singing activity based on recognised music therapy, run by Independent Arts on the Isle of Wight. It can help to improve your memory, breathing, speech, movement and confidence. It’s great and an opportunity to get out and meet people. Refreshments are provided. Everyone welcome. No musical background is necessary so come along and try it! Phone: 01983 822437 Website: http://independentarts.org.uk/
Join us every Monday evening from 6pm for our popular Car Boot Sale. Sellers can setup from 5.30pm and buyers enter the field from 6pm. Cars £5, Vans £7 For info call: 07969 822694 (Subject to weather conditions, please check our Facebook page for updates.)
Car Boot Sale – East Cowes Vics – Every Monday Club house will be open for toilets , tea coffee etc, so this is one not to be missed. Sellers set up from 5.30pm / Buyers admitted from 6pm. A donation from proceeds will be made to the IW Cats Protection Centre. (All car boot sales are weather permitting, so please check before attending)
Water Exercise Classes on a Monday from 7pm – 8pm at Medina Swimming Pool. Deep water exercise for toning and trunk stabilisation. Perfect for strengthening backs and body sculpting. 1 hour of enjoyable exercise suitable for all fitness levels. Steph is experienced in and qualified to teach arthritis care, back rehab and post-injury rehab as well as specialising in the 40+ baby boomers. YOUR 1ST CLASS FREE – call Steph on 07525 662555 for enquiries or to book.
Drop In Sessions Monday to Thursday 10am – 2pm (Wednesday also 5pm – 8pm) At our drop in sessions you are welcome to use the computers and telephones at WOW! whether you want to write a letter, bring your CV up to date or telephone your electricity company please drop by. We can support you with this as well as form filling and appointment making if you would like us to. You are also able to book appointments to see one of our team members who is experienced at supporting women to respond to job applications and give mock interview practice. Of course you can just drop by for a cup of tea and a chat! Phone: 01983 300423 Email: info-WOW@btconnect.com Website: https://www.wightdash.co.uk/new-index/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/IsleofWightWomensCentre/