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26 November 2019Weed of 25 Nov Updates
This week's dates and opportunities:
Dates for the Diary:
Weds 27 Nov – 10 AM – Coffee Morning at St. Mary’s Centre
Fri 29 Nov - 5 pm - School's Christmas fayre! Come adopt a hedgehog :) And buy those raffle tickets there or ahead of time.
Tues 03 Dec - 1:30 PM - Afternoon Scrabble at the village shop
Sat 07 Dec – 6:00 PM Christmas Lights event at the Clocktower
Weds 11 Dec - 10 AM - Coffee Morning at St. Mary's Centre
Thurs 12 Dec - Timebank's Christmas Luncheon- PREPAID BOOKING REQUIRED, please (with the Timebank). Get ready to pop the Christmas crackers! Our holiday luncheon this year is at the Three Horseshoes. Price is £18.75 for a 3 course meal (starter, main, and dessert) with tea or coffee, inclusive of service charge, or £12.50 for a 2 course meal (starter OR dessert, and main) with tea or coffee, inclusive of service charge. The price reflects the fact that the portion sizes will be slightly smaller than typical a la carte items. There are a total of 30 spaces available, we are about half booked so far. Reservations are on a first come basis and are secured at time of payment. We'll continue to take reservations until 5 Dec.
Weds 18 Dec - 10 AM – Health Walk starting at St. Mary’s Centre.
There will not be a coffee morning on the 4th Wednesday in December, which is December 25 (Christmas Day).
Current exchange opportunities:
Offer: Cambridgeshire area Timebanks have been offered an opportunity for members to see a live theatre performance of a comedic interpretation of Aladdin in Ely at Alive Corn Exchange - if you're interested please let me know ASAP, including which date you'd like: 20, 23, 31 December or 2 or 3 January.
Request: Assistance with the Christmas Lights event. The committee has asked if Timebank volunteers could help with this well loved village event, taking place this year on 7 December. Please let me know if you're interested in one of the following jobs:
(1) before 7 Dec - baking minced pies
(2) on 7 Dec, from 1730 until about 1900: (a) manning the minced pie stall OR (b) selling raffle tickets OR (c) marshalling traffic
Request: As you conduct your Christmas shopping at Our Shop, please keep an eye out for the Christmas Light committee's Christmas Hamper. Donations of items to include in their Christmas Hamper, which will be raffled, are appreciated.
Request: Any seamstresses out there? The toddler group needs assistance mending a few fancy dress costumes. Can anyone help?
Request: Member needs assistance with painting two ceilings she can't reach.
Thank you all!