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Summary Of Activities & Services For May

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COCKTAIL AND KARAOKE NIGHT – Saturday 19th May at the Conservative Club, Easton. Doors open at 7.30pm for an 8.00pm start. Get that pre-summer vibe, sample a delicious mix of cocktails and grab the mic at this fun fundraiser for ICA’s older people’s project, Silver Island.

HOMEMADE SOUP AND ROLL LUNCH WITH BINGO at the St George’s Centre, Reforne. Wednesday 23rd MAY at 12.30pm. Transport available at £3 return. As above, booking essential. Pease call to reserve a place. Lunch to be followed by Prize Bingo, also at the St. George’s Centre. Doors open 1.30pm. Eyes down 2pm. All welcome. Attend both the lunch and bingo or just one (lunch or bingo).

THE MAN SHED – This amazing project has recently moved to bigger premises at Lerret Ope, Chiswell, Portland. The Shed offers a great space for men to get together to share and learn new skills, socialise and work on individual and community based woodworking and DIY projects. Training and tools provided. Work at your own pace, or simply come along for a cuppa and a chat. All welcome. Open Mondays 10am-12.30pm and 1.30pm-4pm, Wednesdays and Fridays 10am-12.30pm. £15 life membership, then £5 per 2.5hr session (first 2 sessions free). For more info call the Man Shed on 07736 204451 or ICA on 823789.

PORTLAND LOTTERY DRAW – Next draw on Friday 29th June. £1 a ticket, available from the ICA office and Cards ‘n’ Celebrations, Easton

PRIZE BINGO – Come along to the St George’s Centre, Reforne on Wednesday 23rd May and Friday the 11th and 25th May. Doors open 1.30pm. Eyes down 2pm. Everyone welcome.

CHESIL ART (CHAT) – Group meets at St. John’s Hall, Ventnor Road, Fortuneswell every Tuesday, 1.30pm–3.30pm. Members can enjoy painting or sketching alongside others in a friendly and welcoming environment, using a range of materials. Suitable for beginners upwards. Tutor support. Materials can be borrowed for the first few sessions.

FIT+ EXERCISE CLASS – Every Wednesday, 11.30am –12.30pm at the YMCA, Reforne. Tutor led. Features cardio and core muscle strengthening exercises with a ‘hint of disco-ball.’ £3 per session.

OSTEOCISE EXERCISE CLASS – ON PORTLAND every Monday, 10am-11am at the Girt Hall, St Georges Centre, Reforne. Features seated and standing exercises, stretching, stamina and core strengthening work. Ideal for joint problems, including arthritis and osteoporosis. Supports weight loss. Helps maintain and improve mobility. Tutor led. £3 per session.

GET TOGETHER CLUB ‘SEATED’ EXERCISE CLASS’ – Every Thursday, 10.30am-11.30am at the YMCA, Reforne, Portland. Gentle exercise to improve fitness, strengthen joints, increase inner core strength, keep you moving and improve stability to prevent falls. Tutor led. £3 per session (including refreshments). Transport available at £3 return.

THE FORGET-ME-NOT SONGSTERS – A friendly and welcoming community based signing group, with each activity and song carefully chosen to keep the mind stimulated. Open to all. Great for anyone who has concerns about their memory. Dementia friendly.

Runs alternate Wednesdays, 10.00-11.30am at the C2000 Hall, Easton. Upcoming sessions 23rd May, 6th and 20th June, 4th and 18th July. £3 per session (including refreshments).

THE COMMUNITY CROONERS – ICA’s weekly singing group for the over 50s. Runs Tuesdays, 10.00–11.30am in the Girt Hall, St Georges Centre, Reforne. Suitable for those looking to fill their morning with fun, music and friends, in a safe and welcoming environment. Regular public performances. Cost £3 per session (including refreshments).

COMMUNITY CAR & MINIBUS (wheelchair friendly) –The community car is available for all your appointments and shopping trips. Advanced booking is essential. This service operates on donations with volunteer drivers.

SHOPPING SERVICE FOR PORTLAND’S OVER 55s – ICA runs regular Thursday mornings shopping service to Tesco, Easton. Cost £3 return. Call ICA to book.

MAY trips…
13th – Wellworthy Club for Sunday Lunch, £5.00 return from Portland, £4.00 from Wyke
21st – Goulds Garden Centre, £6 from Portland, £5 from Wyke return.

NB: Refreshments are not included in the above prices. There are limited spaces for the transport, so book early.

BEFRIENDING – ICA offers a range of befriending services from companionship to help with local errands, personal correspondence and small DIY tasks, or perhaps just a friendly phone call or chat over a cup of tea. All our volunteers are police and reference checked, interviewed and fully insured.

GARDENING – We are also able to offer help with gardening, including mowing, weeding, planting and hedge trimming and landscaping.

DIY – Any small jobs or DIY concerns, why not contact the office to see if we can help? Wide variety of work undertaken, from putting flat pack furniture together to fixing broken curtain rails or changing light bulbs.

DOG WALKING – Volunteers available to walk well-behaved dogs on a regular basis. For those that cherish their pets but are struggling with their physical exercise.

NB: Some ‘At Home’ services carry a cost. For more information, call the ICA office on 823789.


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