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Events at Kingsbridge

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Title:Active Life, Active Mind - Health and Wellbeing Fair
Date:Thursday 2 October
Time: 10.00-13.00
Description: Free advice from health professionals and support groups on a range of health matters, including diabetes, mental health, Parkinson's disease, Alzheimers, hearing loss, exercise, skin cancer and more.
Audience:A warm welcome to all.
Cost:Free
Bookings: Just drop in.
Organiser:Kingsbridge Library
Partner: Dr. James Mottram
 
Title:Active Life, Active Mind - The
Date:Thursday 9 October
Time: 10.30
Description: Local author Rowena House, whose WW1 short story "The Marshalling of Angelique's Geese" won the Andersen Press-Bath Spa University writing prize in 2013, discusses her research into the origins of the "Spanish" influenza pandemic, and other war-time events of 1916 which influenced her writing.
Audience:Open to anyone over the age of 9.
Cost:Free
Bookings: No need to book
Organiser:Kingsbridge Library
Partner: Rowena House
 
Title:Active Life, Active Mind - Creative Writing Tips
Date:Thursday 16 October
Time: 14.00
Description: Writer and journalist Rowena House - fresh from her appearance at this year's Bath Children's Literature Festival - shares creative writing tips about how to develop believable characters which ground your narrative. Practical exercises and lots of Q & A, so bring paper and pen and a sense of fun.
Audience:Suitable for anyone who wants to write fiction.
Cost:Free
Bookings: No need to book.
Organiser:Kingsbridge Library
Partner: Rowena House
 
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:Free Fridays - Free Fridays
Date:Every Friday
Time: 10:00-16:00
Description: A new service offering up to two hours free internet access, free support with using the internet, searching websites, setting up and using an email account, help with job seeking and finding out about benefits. We also have information on local job vacancies, where to find free help if you want to brush up your maths and English skills, who can help you manage your money and improving your job search and interview skills.
Audience:Open to all.
Cost:Free
Bookings: No need to book.
 
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, starting on 9th October 2012
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
 

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