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Roller Disco February 2019
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January 2019 Newsletter 3
  • Mas Que Nada Tickets
  • Roller Disco Tickets
  • Ale Quest 2019
  • Activity Groups
  • Dog Mess
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Tickets are now available in the Coffee Shop for the Latin American performance Mas Que Nada by Lancaster Millennium Choir. Read all about it below.

The Lancaster RSPB will be here in February, see Activity Groups news. Also the next Luncheon Club is about Japan, and the Knitter Natter Group welcomes new members. Walking Netball has restarted and is currently indoors. 

We have had a enquiry for the Beavers to go roller skating and they should have a good time at our next Roller Disco on 9th February.

If you fancy getting a group together say for a birthday party or other occasion there is a discount price - ten people for the cost of nine.

Fundraising - do you shop online? There is a way to collect FREE donations for The Centre every time you shop online at https://www.easyfundraising.org.uk/causes/haltonca/. There are nearly 3000 retailers to choose from. Once you have made your purchase the retailer will make a donation to us at no extra cost whatsoever.  Our next fund raising efforts will be for new chairs for the hall so all donations will be gratefully received. 

Would you like to help us with fundraising? Please contact Maureen, email centremanager@haltoncentre.org or call 01524 811316.

One more event to mention - the Family Fun Night on 2nd March, and more details will be in the next newsletter. If you haven't been before it is a great family fun evening - here's a taster of the performers, the Pavement Prats https://vimeo.com/303329958

Just to mention it's great that we're getting lots of likes and shares on Facebook and good reviews on Google My Business. Thanks everyone!

Dog Mess on the Field

A member of our Walking Football group has contacted us about the problem of dog mess - 

'It's a pleasure to take part in this activity but but there is a regular feature that spoils it - dog fouling.
 
Almost every week we find dog faeces on the pitch. This is a health and hygiene hazard to all people who use the field including the children who play football at weekends. Is it too much to ask dog owners to act responsibly and show respect for other users of the field?
 
Please would all dog owners to act responsibly and ensure that there is no dog fouling on the field.  It really is disgusting to have to try to avoid dog mess when playing football.  All we need is for people to show respect and take responsibility for their dogs.'

The Parish Council allows dog walkers to use the field to exercise their dogs. There are plenty of bins nearby where dog owners can put bags of dog mess. When you walk your dog there please remember to bring bags with you and if you are out walking at night please bring a torch and keep an eye out for their deposits.

It's unpleasant for anyone who uses the field to come across dog mess and not great for those who cut the grass and mark the pitches either.

ROLLER DISCO

Roller Disco
9th February 2019


Book your tickets or a fun time!

Sessions are 1.30pm - 3.00pm, 3.30pm - 5.00pm and 5.30pm - 7.00pm

ALL Tickets £6 (children under 12 years must be accompanied by an adult)
Tickets include roller skates (size 8 juniors to 13 adults) and safety equipment.

Fancy dress is positively encouraged!

Group discount - Ten tickets for £54.00. 

Tickets are available online from TicketSource - for all 3 sessions go to
www.ticketsource.co.uk/haltoncommunityassociation

Our Guide to buying tickets online
  1. Click on the link to go to the Ticket Source website
  2. Choose the session you want to attend
  3. Click 'Book Now' and select the number of tickets you require
  4. Click 'Next' and select your payment and ticket delivery options
  5. Checkout and complete the transaction
Refreshments will be on sale at the Snack Bar in the Main Hall, also from the Coffee Shop until normal closing hours.

LANCASTER MILLENNIUM CHOIR

Mas Que Nada

On 2nd February the Lancaster Millennium Choir will perform their new programme Mas Que Nada - a night of  Latin American music by the likes of Jobim, Tito Puente and Baden Powell.
 
The choir is accompanied by the Out of the Blue trio, and their special guest in Bea Perez will give us some of her enchanting South American folk songs. Also performing are tango dancers Paul and Diane..
 
Tickets are now available from the Coffee Shop and cost £9 per person. Tickets can also be purchased online from www.lancsmillchoir.org.uk/events.html.

Tickets at the door will cost £10 on the night.

There will be a bar. Doors will open at 7.30 pm and the show will start at 8 pm.

ALE QUEST

Ale Quest

For a night of music and ales come to Ale Quest on Saturday, 16th February. Doors open at 7.00pm and it ends at midnight. Age 18+ only.

Local ales, plus lagers, wine, spirits and soft drinks. NB cash bar only. Food from The Proper BBQ Company.

Live music featuring the Howling Clowns and The Crux. Tickets cost £8.00 and are now on sale from www.ticketsource.co.uk/ale-quest. Tickets will also be available in the Coffee Shop in due course.

For all enquiries contact event organiser Ben Davies on 07843 776075.

ACTIVITY GROUPS

Later this month

The next talks for Luncheon Club is on Friday, 25th January, on the topic of "Would you like to live in Japan?" by Ann and Norman Wilson who will talk about their trip to Japan. They will share their photos and experiences.

Please contact Maureen Richardson to book a place for lunch as this club for over 55's is very popular. Call 01524 811316 or email centremanager@haltoncentre.org.
 

Walking Netball is held on Wednesdays 7.00 – 8.00 pm – FIRST SESSION FREE.
It's indoors at present. The cost is normally Adults £4 and Students 13 years + £2. Women the length of the country play the game of Walking Netball for the fun, laughter and camaraderie. Fancy a go? Call The Centre on 01524 811316.

The Lancaster RSPB group is holding their first talk here on Wednesday 20 February starting at 2.30pm. The topic is “The Biking Birder Years”  - an illustrated talk by Gary Prescott about his travels as a green birder visiting all the RSPB and WWT reserves in his endeavors to beat the European Green Birding record.

All welcome, you don't have to be a member of the RSPB. No booking required. A small donation  is requested. To see all the talks on here www.haltoncentre.org/groups/activities-for-adults/rspb-group-talks/ where there is also a link to the full programme for 2019.

The Knitter Natter group welcome new members. The group meet every Tuesday 2pm to 4.30pm during term time. if you can't knit and would like to learn someone will be happy to show you how to knit. For more details about Knitter Natter visit www.haltoncentre.org/groups/1566-2/ or call 01524 811694.

We still need a volunteer to run the Coffee Shop for Memory Cafe on the 1st & 3rd Friday of the Month, 11.00am to 12.30pm. Please contact Maureen if you can help. 

Contact Info

Tel: 01524 811316
Bookings: 01524 811444 bookings@haltoncentre.org 

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