Upcoming Activities

MAECare Theatre Trips for All – Madam Butterfly

20/02/2018

MAECare Theatre Trips for All

These occasional evening trips to the theatre are open to all, but, tickets are limited so call 266 0371 and let us know what you’d like to see.

If you’d like to go to the opera, we’ve been offered subsidised Encore tickets for Opera North’s production of one of the best-loved operas of all time, Puccini’s ‘Madama Butterfly’. Cio-Cio San, a young Japanese woman, sacrifices everything to marry Pinkerton, a dashing American naval officer. Sung in Italian with English subtitles.

Tuesday 20th February at The Grand, 5.30pm to 10.30pm. Price £20 members/£25 non-members (includes ticket and transport).mADAM

Botany Bay Shopping Mill

21/03/2018

Botany Bay Shopping Mill

Based in the refurbished Canal Mill in Chorley Lancashire, it offers a unique shopping experience across 5 floors.

With lifts to get you to each floor, offering products in a range of departments, including Housewares, clothing, hobbies and crafts also furniture. Not forgetting a garden centre, with a full selection of specialist English plants and a range of ornaments you can purchase to cultivate your garden. They offer fresh local produce in the food hall with a butchers, ice cream shop and artisan bakery. There is a café offering a range of hot drinks and sandwiches and a restaurant offering daily chef specials. It boasts a car boot sale for you to browse around. You will have the day to shop, eat and relax at your leisure. This trip is aimed at members who need no assistance to enjoy the full day.

Wednesday 21st March

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

Price: £12.50 for MAECare members/£22.50 for nonmembers

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.

Cats Pyjamas at Treetops

01/05/2018

Come and hear some of the best entries for the Eurovision Song contests from Cliff Richard to ABBA. Sing along to the famous songs with tea and cake served afterwards.

Choose one of the following dates: Tuesday 1st May
Tuesday 22nd May
2pm to 3.30pm, Treetops
Community Centre, Squirrel Way,
£5 members/ £6 non-members.

Sunshine On Leith – The Musical

11/05/2018

MAECare Theatre Trips for All

These occasional evening trips to the theatre are open to all, but, tickets are limited so call 266 0371 and let us know what you’d like to see.

Friday 11th May – Sunshine On Leith – The Musical

Returning from overseas to their hometown of Edinburgh , Davy and Ally embark upon intertwining journeys of life and love, set to the timeless songs of the much-loved band The Proclaimers, as they question what “home” really means.

Pick ups from 5.30pm – return approximately 10.30pm.
£20 members/£25 non-members – including door-to-door transport.

Theatre seats are available with level access and if you need support to come on a trip such as someone to push your wheelchair, please tell us when you book.

Dying Matters – What Can You Do?

16/05/2018

Death is the one certainty in life for us all.

Jack Kelly is passionate about his work at Dodgson’s Funerals as he wants to make a difficult time for families that little bit easier; he’ll be available to offer information about planning for death and dying with “Ask a Funeral Director” and there’ll also be a talk from a solicitor on Lasting Power of Attorney, Making a Will and Living Wills etc.

MAECare invite you to come along if you’ve a question for a funeral director, are thinking about planning your funeral or want to find out more about making a Will.

Wednesday 16th May, 11.30am to 2pm. @57a.

This event is free and includes lunch, so please let us know you’re planning to come along. Transport is available if needed. Let us know when you book.

Treetops Afternoon Tea

17/05/2018

A delightful afternoon awaits with sandwiches, tea and cake, supported by the Treetops Management Committee, with fabulous entertainment.

Thursday 17th May
2pm to 4pm, Treetops Community
Centre, Squirrel Way,
£4 members/£5 non-members

North East Producers

28/06/2018

The fantastic theatre group will be back to perform ‘Memories are made of this’, a mixture of song and dance to raise the spirits with afternoon tea served afterwards.

Thursday 28th June, Wigton Moor Church Hall, 2pm to 4pm, £5 members/£6 non-members.

Southport

03/07/2018

Trip to Southport

Have a day out at the longest coast line in Merseyside, take a stroll down the Southport pier, the second longest in the UK, ride a pedalo on the Marine Lake, or take a planned stroll down the beach front. With plenty of shops and restaurants, you’ll not be spoilt for choice or visit the Atkinson Museum for a taste of Art and Culture.

Tuesday 3rd July The coach will leave the MAECare office at 10am, returning at 6pm.

Price: £17.50 members/ £27.50 non-members.

Please note the trips will be cancelled if we do not get 30 or more bookings

Strawberry Tea

12/07/2018

The students at Allerton High School would like to invite you to the Annual Strawberry Tea on Thursday 12th July.

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 12th July, Allerton High School, 1.30pm to 3pm.

Annual Celebration 2018

17/07/2018

Everyone is welcome to join us at this annual event this year on Tuesday 17th July from 11am to 1.30pm at Alwoodley Park Methodist Church. We will be able to tell you what’s happened in the last year and see this year’s annual report. There will be entertainment, followed by a light lunch.

Please phone the office to book your place. Transport is available.

Tuesday 17th July, Alwoodley Park Methodist Church, 11am to 1.30pm.

Movement Matters at MAECare

20/11/2018

Join Marian Emly, an experienced physiotherapist, to find out more about the importance of posture, movement and good seating to the physical and mental health and wellbeing of older people. An interactive session including some easy seated exercises you can do at home. Transport available for £5.00 to MAECare members. Booking required, please contact Julie for more details. £1 members/£2 non-members

Tuesday November 20th 1.30-3pm

Treetops Community Centre. £1 members/£2 non-members.

Please phone to book as places are limited

White Rose Centre

28/11/2018

Wednesday Wonders – Local Outings
White Rose Centre
A chance to do some Christmas shopping or treat yourself.

These local 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. Please make payment as soon as possible to secure your place.

Wednesday 28th November, 11am to 4.00pm. £7 members/£10 non-members. Door-to-door transport included.

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

Allerton High School Christmas Party

06/12/2018

Allerton High School Christmas Party

The students invite you to attend the annual Christmas Party on Thursday 6th December 1.30-3pm. Come along and share in the fun with festive refreshments served. Transport is available, if you are bringing your own car, space is available in the park and ride. Santa will not be expecting anyone to arrive before 1.15pm.

FREE EVENT

6th December 2018

Time: 1-3pm
Please phone to book as places are limited

Dance On

11/12/2018

Come along and be part of a new dance programme, “Dance On”, being launched by One Dance UK & Yorkshire Dance and funded by Sport England. Taster sessions will be taking place across Leeds: this is MAECare’s own taster session to gauge interest levels. Fun, accessible dance session designed for older people. No previous dance experience needed. The session will be open to all and will be adapted to welcome people with limited mobility or who may be living with health conditions. Existing evidence shows that dancing can improve mobility, prevent falls, enhance mental wellbeing and brain function. Free Session, transport available to MAECare members for £5.00. Places limited, phone to book.

Tuesday December 11th 1.30-2.30pm

Treetops Community Centre. £1 members/£2 non-members.

Please phone to book as places are limited

Aladdin – The Pantomime

19/01/2019

MAECare Theatre for All
Aladdin – The Pantomime

Yeadon Town Hall, Saturday 19th January 2019

Follow Aladdin as he attempts to win the heart of the beautiful princess, but there’s a law decreeing that she can only marry a prince and the evil Abanazar is determined to stand in his way. Can his mum, Widow Twankey, and his brother, Wishee Washee, help or are they more interested in the soapy world of their Chinese laundry? Will Aladdin ever make his fortune and ensure his dreams come true?
Enjoy afternoon tea at the Billings Tea Room followed by an early evening performance of Aladdin at Yeadon Town Hall.

Pick ups from 1.30pm – return approximately 8.00pm. £27.50 MAECare members/£37.50 non-members – including door-to-door transport.

Theatre seats are available with level access and if you need support to come on a trip such as someone to walk with you, please tell us when you book. Please make payment as soon as possible for these trips to secure your place.

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Past Special Events

Shadwell New Year Afternoon Tea

08/01/2019

Celebrate the start of New Year with entertainment from Julianna, Soprano Diva Sensation, and cakes provided by our volunteers on Tuesday 8th January 2019, 2-4pm at Shadwell Methodist Church.

£5 for members/£6 for non-members

Be SAFER

15/01/2019

The SAFER project, which is delivered by West Yorkshire Trading Standards, provides information around scams and fraud which affect older people in Leeds. Their fun and interactive workshops aim to educate and empower people to know what the latest scams are which target older people and may include doorstep crime such as distraction burglary. Come along and find out more at Treetops. Places limited, phone to book. £1 members/£2 non-members.

Tuesday January 15th 1.30-2.45pm

Treetops Community Centre. £1 members/£2 non-members.

Please phone to book as places are limited