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Events at Kingsbridge

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Title: Mosaic Workshop
Date:Tuesday 7 April
Time: 10:00-15:00
Description: To address the problem of dog fouling, mosaic signs are being made to be posted in various parks and streets around Kingsbridge as a reminder to PICK IT UP! Please come along and help to make them.
Audience:Michelle's mosaic workshops are great fun and have been hugely popular with all age groups.
Cost:Free
Bookings: No need to book, just come along any time between 10 and 3.
Organiser:Michelle Farrand
Partner: Kingsbridge Town Council
 
Title: Autism Information and Support
Date:Friday 17 April
Time: 10:00-13:00
Description: Free autism information and support for Kingsbridge families. The session is being run by the National Autistic Society and aims to give local people affected by autism the advice they need to plan and make important life choices.
Audience:This drop-in session is a great opportunity to raise awareness among local people who are looking for help, but perhaps don't know where to turn.
Cost:Free
Bookings: No need to book
Organiser:The National Autistic Society
 
Title: Interested in Volunteering?
Date:The third Friday of each month.
Time: 10.30-12.30
Description: South Hams CVS is holding drop-in sessions, to promote local volunteering opportunities and to offer support and advice to community groups.
Audience:Whether you have time to volunteer regularly, or just now and again, let us help you to find your perfect opportunity.
Cost:Free
Bookings: No need to book.
Organiser:South Hams CVS
 
Title: Saltstone's Monthly Bazaar
Date:The third Thursday of each month, beginning 15 January
Time: 10:00-12:30
Description: Clothes, dvds, cds, jewellery, books, bric-a-brac etc. All proceeds help Saltstone continue to support local people.
Audience:A social morning. Sit and chat or play board games. Childrens corner.
Cost:Tea/coffee and home-made cake 1
Bookings: Just drop in
Organiser:Saltstone Caring
Partner: Kingsbridge Library
 
Title: Storytime
Date:Every Wednesday
Time: 10:30-11:00
Description: Bring your little ones to the library and listen to stories together.
Audience:For toddlers under 5 years old
Cost:Free
Bookings: No need to book
 
Title: Fun and Games in the Library!
Date:Every Friday
Time: 13:00-16:00
Description: Meet friends or make new ones, have a cuppa and play board games, dominoes,cards etc
Audience:Everyone welcome
Cost:Free, refreshments provided
Bookings: Just drop in
 
Title: Sing a Song
Date:The last Thursday of each month
Time: 14:00-15:30
Description: Sing old favourites. Make new friends. Stimulate the brain. Jog the memory.
Audience:Not a choir, so there's no need to be an expert singer!
Cost:Free
Bookings: No need to book, but please phone the library to check dates (in case of unavoidable changes)
Organiser:Judy Snape
Partner: South Hams CVS, Big Lottery, Saltstone Caring
 
Title: IT and Coffee
Date:2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month
Time: 14:00-16:00
Description: An informal, social get together to help you with your laptop, phone, camera etc over tea and coffee. Bring your troublesome gadget along and get support from our trained volunteers.
Audience:A warm welcome to anyone who is struggling with modern technology
Cost:Free
Bookings: No need to book, just drop in
Organiser:Kingsbridge Library
Partner: Age UK Devon, Rotary, Kingsbridge Community College
 
Title: Kingsbridge Library Reading Group
Date:Once a month on a Thursday afternoon
Time: 13:30-15:00
Description: Do you enjoy reading? Are you interested in discovering new authors, meeting with other people in an informal setting to talk about books you have read? If so come along and join our reading group.
Audience:Everyone welcome
Cost:Free
Bookings: Please contact the library
 
Title: Bounce and Rhyme
Date:Every Friday during term time
Time: 11:00-11:30
Description: Babies, toddlers and their carers are welcome to come and enjoy nursery rhymes and action songs together and perhaps learn some new ones! Come along and collect a free nursery rhyme card and borrow a book.
Audience:Under 5s (with parents/carers)
Cost:Free
Bookings: Just come along and join in!
 
Title: The Library Stitchers
Date:Fortnightly on a Tuesday
Time: 18:00-20:00
Description: A friendly, sociable group for anyone interested in quilting, knitting, cross stitch etc. Drop by, bring a project and join in!
Audience:Open to all
Cost:Free. Small charge for refreshments
Bookings: No need to book, just come along.
Organiser:Angela Newman
 
Title: Book Track
Date:Any day the library is open.
Time: Usual opening hours.
Description: It's not a race, it's not a test. Simply choose the books you like and when you have read them, chat to your local librarian about them, up to 4 books at a time. You are awarded a badge when you have read 10, 25, 50 and 75 books plus stickers at 40, 50 and 90 books. When you have finished your reading trail of 100 books you will get a special certificate and a gold badge!
Audience:Ages 6+
Cost:Free
Bookings: No need to book, just let staff know that you want to talk about your books.
 
Title: Bookstart Bear Club
Date:Whenever the library is open.
Time: Usual opening hours.
Description: Join the fun at your local library. Collect a paw print stamp each time you visit, collect 6 stamps to receive a certificate, there are 10 certificates to collect.
Audience:Under fives
Cost:Free
Bookings: Just call into the library to collect your bear club membership pack
 

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