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        COMMUNITYOMMUNITY
        C                                   time is 7.30pm.  There is an entry charge of     Manea Over Sixties Club              Royal British Legion Women's Section
                                                                                         Despite the namw e, you don't actually have to
                                                                                                                                The Women's Section of the Royal British Legion
                                            £2.50 which includes tea and biscuits.
                                                                                         be over sixty to come along and enjoy a social
        GROUPS                                Women's Institute (WI)                     afternoon. The club meets every fortnight on a   Monday of each month in the back room of the
                                                                                                                                hold their meetings at 7pm on the second
                                            Contact:  Ursula on 01354 680406.
                                                                                         Friday afternoon at 2pm at the Royal British
                                                                                                                                Village Hall.  New members are always welcome
                                            Not just Jam and Jerusalem, come along and
                                                                                         Legion Club for fun and games and a chat over a
                                                                                                                                Contact:  Joan Barber on 01354 680348.
                                            give us a try - we may surprise you!  We have
                                            a varied programme of speakers throughout
                                                                                         Contact:  Just turn up.
                                            the year, appealing to all ages and interests.   cuppa in the company of friends.      Manea Allotments
                                                                                                                                Manea  allotments (off Park  Road)  are now
                                            There is also a monthly 'bring along an item'     Walk and Talk                     becoming well established. Allotments are still
        Manea Art Club                      competition, just for fun. Meetings are held on   Not a lot of walking, but plenty of talking!  A   available and can be rented as a full or half
                                            the 4th Tuesday of every month at 7.30pm in
      You don't need to be able to paint to come along,                                  social group for older people that meets every   plot and can be worked either singly or shared.
      just willing to give it a go. The Art Club meets   the Church Rooms.  Your first meeting is free,   Monday afternoon in the back room of the   Annual rents are £30 for a full plot and £15.00
                                            so you have nothing to lose...
      every  Monday  morning,  10am  to  12.30pm  in   Contact:  Steph Short on 01354 680913.  Village Hall, 1.30pm to 3.30pm for tea, cake   for a half plot. The allotment association has
      the back room of the Village Hall and is open                                      and conversation with genteel exercise, just to   an  active  social  calendar  and  help,  advice
      to all people of any age and ability.  It provides     Manea Youth Club            keep you moving, regular quizzes and memory   and guidance is available for new members.
      an opportunity to practice your skills in a social   For ages 10 to 16 the Youth Club offers an   games.  Transport to and from the venue can
      setting with others who can pass on tips, with   evening out for young people with a wide range   be arranged.  Contact:  Jean Wells on 01354   Contact: maneaallotments@gmail.com
      occasional demonstrations and workshops run   of fun activities, or just come along and hang   680701 or Marlene Baker on 01354 680974.  Manea Allotment Association website is:
      by local experts.  With plenty of tea and coffee   out with friends. The club is funded by the                            www.maneaallotments.wix.com/community.
      and the occasional cake, what better way to   Parish Council and run by Young People March.      Manea Afternoon Club       Manea Silver Band
      start the week. Contact:  Just turn up.  It meets every Tuesday evening in the Village   Every 3rd Monday in the month.  Come and join  A group of musicians dedicated to bringing
        Internet Club                       Hall from 7pm.  Weekly subscriptions are only   us for a cup of tea in the Village Hall Back Room  brass  band music to local communities in a
                                            £1.50 so come along and give it a try.       1:30pm – 3:30pm
      Are computers and the internet a mystery to   Contact: Just turn up.                                                      fun and entertaining way.  The band is always
      you? Want to learn the basics of working online                                    17th December - Table decoration       looking for more members so if you are a
      and enjoy old fashioned social networking at the     Baby and Toddler Group        21st January 2019 - Meeting            player, a lapsed player or want to learn to play
      same time with other like minded people?  The   For children aged 0 to 4 years with their Parents,   18th February 2019 - Sticky buds  a brass instrument please come along. The
      Internet Club meets every Wednesday morning,   Grandmas and Grandads, Child-minders etc.   Contact Val on 1354 680600.     band meets for practice on Monday evenings
      9.30am to 12ish in the Church Rooms. Learn   The sessions provide lots of stimulating activity     Manea Dinners
      how to use email, write and print letters and   to keep babies and toddlers occupied; including                           at the RBL with free lessons for learners from
      documents and safely browse the internet with   toys, a sensory area, quiet reading corner,   Manea Dinners are still providing excellent   6.30pm to 7.30pm and band rehearsal from
      confidence.  If you don't have your own, laptops   baby area and art activities. The group also   dinners for our guests at £4.50, which includes   7.30pm to 9.30pm.  Why not give it a go - you
      can be provided for use during the session. A   make occasional visits to the park. Everyone   a main meal, dessert and endless cups of tea or   may surprise yourself! Manea Silver Band has
      charge of £1 per session is made to help cover   is welcome and the group provides a great   coffee. As a non-profit group run by volunteers   an ongoing programme of events, please visit
      costs. Contact: Just turn up.         opportunity to chat and network. Sessions run   any excess cash goes back to our guests by way   our  website  www.maneasilverband.co.uk.
        Manea History Group                 from 9.30am to 11.30am TERM TIME ONLY on     of free dinners, entertainment or gifts.  Contact:  Howard Roberts on 07920 776732.
                                            Thursdays in the Village Hall. Cost per family per   If you wish to join us in the Village Hall on a
      The group meets in the Village Hall back room,   session is £2.00, which includes tea/coffee for   Wednesday at 11.30am for a great meal in great     Sewing Group
      once a month on a Thursday evening and enjoys   parents/carers and a drink and healthy snack   company,  then  please  come  along.    Anybody   First Thursday each month at 7.30pm in the
      regular talks and presentations from visiting   for children.  Contact: maneabatg@gmail.com   of any age will be most welcome, prior notice   Church Rooms, Park Road. £2.50 per session
      speakers on a variety of history-related topics.   or just come along.             would be appreciated.                  or £10 for six months. Contact Steph 01354
      Everybody is welcome to come along, start
                                                                                         Contact:  Nicky on 01354 680818.       680913 or Sabrina 01354 680068.
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