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Let’s Dance – Alwoodley Community Association

06/12/2017

The Tea Dance will be continuing in the winter months. The music played will be a variety of ballroom and sequence, staged by a professional Dance presenter with 25 years’ experience. Come along to dance on your own or with a partner, revive memories of the past with a swing in your step. The event is funded by the Alwoodley Parish Council with a small charge for refreshments. Please ring the office if you would like any further details.

Wednesday 6th December
3pm to 4.30pm, Alwoodley Community Association – £2.

Let’s Dance – Alwoodley Community Association

01/11/2017

The Tea Dance will be continuing in the winter months. The music played will be a variety of ballroom and sequence, staged by a professional Dance presenter with 25 years’ experience. Come along to dance on your own or with a partner, revive memories of the past with a swing in your step. The event is funded by the Alwoodley Parish Council with a small charge for refreshments. Please ring the office if you would like any further details.

Wednesday 1st November
3pm to 4.30pm, Alwoodley Community Association – £2.

Feeling Good

07/11/2017

The Feel Good Theatre Company will be treating us to a performance of “Benchmark”, an exploration of the stories and secrets “benches” hold dear. This very special theatre group is made up of older people from across Leeds, who meet weekly at the West Yorkshire Playhouse. Tea and cake will be served after the performance.

Tuesday 7th November, 2pm to 3.30pm, Treetops Community Centre, £5 members/£7 non-members

High Society

26/09/2017

Treetops with Cats Pyjamas presents…

High Society, the one woman show of the American musical comedy, singing songs from the film and the big band swing era, followed by tea and cake.

Contact the office to book

Tuesday 26th September, 2pm to 3.30pm, Treetops Community Centre, £5 members/£8 non-members.

Treetops with Iby Knill

22/08/2017

A unique opportunity to meet and hear the life story of Iby Knill. An author and survivor of the holocaust, she will be sharing her extraordinary tale, followed by tea and cake.

Tuesday 22nd August, 2pm to 3.30pm, Treetops Community Centre, £4 members/£8 non-members.

Lotherton Hall

27/09/2017

Have a tour of the house and the exhibition “Fashionable Yorkshire” – 500 Years of Style through the clothes and personal stories of women from 1600s to 1970s. Includes a buffet lunch in the Stables Cafe.

Wednesday 27th September, 11am to 4.30pm. £22 members/ £29 non-members. Door-to-door transport included.

Local Outings – Wednesday Wonders

These afternoon outings offer door-to-door transport and are particularly suitable for people who only like to travel a short distance. If you need any assistance to come on a trip such as having someone to push your wheelchair or someone to walk with you because your eyesight is poor, please let us know when you book.

Places are limited and priority will be given to people who have not gone on a trip recently.

Skipton

20/09/2017

Watch the Yorkshire Dales float by on the Leeds and Liverpool canal with Skipton Boats, whilst enjoying a pie and pea lunch.

The coach will leave the MAECare office at 9.15am, returning at 4pm.
Wednesday 20th September
£30 members/£40 non-members.

All Day Outings
Our coach outings are led by volunteers, and if you wish to go you need to be able to manage the day independently or to bring a carer with you to support you. The volunteers are there to make sure everyone gets on and off the coach safely and are safe during the day. They are not available on these outings to assist with mobility.

Beverley

26/07/2017

The tourist board tells us – the stunning market town of Beverley has beauty in abundance. With an awe-inspiring Minster, historical buildings, cobbled streets, and small town charm, there is something for everyone.

Beverley has an up market shopping experience amongst cobbled streets and charming courtyards and has many high street names. In addition there is an interesting selection of smaller independent shops, an antique arcade and the Wednesday market has an excellent selection of stalls.

The Georgian Quarter has architecturally fascinating streets, divided by the 15th Century North Bar and contains a great number of listed buildings, and a wide variety of shops. Flemingate, East Yorkshire’s newest retail and leisure destination, is home to Debenhams and other high street retailers.

The coach drops off and picks up in the town centre.

The coach will leave the MAECare office at 9.30am returning at 6pm.

Wednesday 26th July, £15 members/£25 non-members.

Bridlington

14/06/2017

Enjoy a day in the sunshine at one of our most beautiful and natural coast lines. This trip is aimed at those who take independence in their stride. You will have the full day at your leisure to sit and relax on the Award winning South or North beach, enjoy a leisurely stroll along the promenade with an ice cream, visit one of its traditional restaurants or enjoy a donkey ride.

The coach will leave the MAECare office at 9am returning at 6pm.

Wednesday 14th June, £15 members/£25 non-members.

Annual Celebration

11/07/2017

Our annual celebration is on Tuesday 11th July at Alwoodley Park Methodist Church from 11am to 1pm. All are invited to celebrate the work of MAECare throughout the year, to enjoy some entertainment and meet friends over a light lunch.

Please phone the office to book your place.

Tuesday 11th July, Alwoodley Park Methodist Church, 11am to 1pm.

Allerton High School Strawberry Tea

29/06/2017

Come along to our annual Strawberry Tea event at Allerton High School. Tea and scones will be served by the staff and young people, with entertainment also provided by the young people at the school. This event is free to MAECare members, so please ring the office to book your place. Transport is available.

Thursday 29th June, Allerton High, 1.30pm to 3.10pm.

Trip to Helmsley

17/05/2017

Surrounded by the beautiful North Yorkshire Moors, enjoy a day out in Helmsley market town.

It has something for everyone, with a great variety of attractions. Visit the independent shops, Helmsley Castle, the Walled Garden or have a bite to eat in one of its many restaurants and tea rooms. Aimed at those with good mobility and who enjoy taking the day at their own pace. If you would like to book for this trip, please fill in the enclosed booking form.

The coach will be leaving the office at 10am and returning at 5.30pm.

Wednesday 17th May, 10am to 5.30pm. £12 members/£22 non-members.

Shadwell Lunch

14/03/2017

A morning of song with entertainment by Stevie Fields singing the songs of the 30’s, 40’s and 50’s with lunch provided by volunteers.

Tuesday 14th March, Shadwell Village Hall, 10.30am to 1.30pm,
£4 members/£5 non members.