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Babes in Arms Reading Group is a group for parents at Charminster Library.
Meetings are held in the Children's Zone so your baby can crawl, play or nap while you relax and discuss books.
The groups will be held monthly on a Monday at 10.15 - 11.15am, starting April 2014.
For more information call 01202 510379.
The Charminster Community Fun Day will be taking place this year on Sunday 10 August 2014.
The popular event takes places from 12noon to 4pm at Cyril Play Park in Charminster.
More details nearer the date!
Youth&Unity presents ‘Tell 5’ a pop up gallery at the Winton Life Centre on the 6th March 2014; raising awareness for the ongoing struggle for peace between Palestine and Israel and its’ affects on their everyday life.
Working in partnership with (MAP) Medical Aid for Palestine and (JFJP) Jews for Justice for Palestinians, we aim to celebrate the culture and raise awareness and money for our selected charities. This free exhibition is the first of its kind in Bournemouth, taking place on the 6th March 2014, showcasing local and international artists- paving the way towards a more informed Bournemouth. Beginning at 11am and ending at 6pm, this exhibition is suitable for all ages as visitors are able to sample the culture and educate themselves about this issue. This is a production by Arts University Bournemouth, by Arts & Events Management students.
The Winton Life Centre will host the ‘TELL 5’ Exhibition, involving: photography, film, graphic Design, textiles, paintings, performance, guest speakers, cultural food and live Art inspired by geographical region.
From Monday 4th November to Saturday 9th November 2013 the Discount Health Store are giving away goodie bags for any spend over £5 and will also be having food tastings and free taster sessions from therapists and nutritionists in-store.
The store is located at 389 Wimborne Road, Winton, BH9 2AQ. Call 01202 547045 for details.
Monday 4th November 10.30am – 2.30pm
Peter Josling from Allicin International Ltd – advice and samples
Tuesday 5th November 11.00am – 3.00pm
Louise Harland-Titmuss from Pukka Herbs – advice and tastings
Wednesday 6th November 10.30am – 3.30pm
Tracy Gibbons Bach Flower Remedies – advice
Thursday 7th November 10.00am – 2.00pm
Katy Hicks from Solgar – advice
Friday 8th November 10.00am – 3.00pm
Norman Brown from Optibac Probiotics – advice
Saturday, 19th October 2013 from 10am-12pm
You've watched the show - now it's your turn!
Test your cake baking skills in our light hearted Bake Off event to be judged by your local Councillors.
Stop for tea/coffee and taste all the goodies submitted.
There will be a FREE Recipe Exchange too.
ENTER ONE OR BOTH CATEGORIES:
* MY FAVOURITE CAKE
* SMALL INDIVIDUAL CAKES
Entry forms must be submitted before the day.
A brand new children’s playground and new Terrace Café and Bar will officially open to the public at Queen’s Park Golf Course later this week.
In a bid, to become more family-friendly, visitors to Queen’s Park will be able to take advantage of a package of improvements to enhance the Pavilion building and its surroundings which includes a new children’s playground and public café and bar managed by BH Live Hospitality in partnership with Bournemouth Council.
The new children’s playground, situated close to the Pavilion for easy access, features a range of exciting and challenging play equipment for children of all ages including a raised ‘play deck’ and seating areas.
The new-look Terrace Café provides indoor and outdoor seating, perfect for golfers, families and park visitors offering a new menu of drinks, snacks and meals and the refreshed licensed Terrace bar boasting balcony seating overlooking the fairway providing the perfect way for customers to relax and unwind.
The 2013 Charminster Family Fun Day is taking place on Sunday 11 August from 12.00-4.00pm at Cyril Play Park.
Children's entertainer Mr. Merlin and Okey Dokey the Dragon and Wessex Chorus Choir.
Face Painting, Fire Engine, Bouncy Castle, Stall and Games + lots more!
Look out for the BIG Tombola.
More info call 01202 451165
Location: Cyril Play Park - at the bottom of Malmesbury Park Road / Cyril Road
Charminster residents are being encouraged to think about how much food they throw out as national figures show the average family wastes £50 of food a month.
In Bournemouth a massive 38 per cent of all rubbish thrown in the Little Bin (refuse) is food and the Council’s Recycling Team is encouraging residents to think more about food waste to help reduce the amount and save money too. The Council is supporting the ‘Love Food Hate Waste’ campaign urging people to think about how they use shop, store and cook food items they buy.
Top Five Food Waste Tips
- Learn to use your freezer better
- Use an online portion calculator for items such as potatoes, rice pasta – often too much is cooked and thrown away.
- Plan a weekly menu and use it to draw up a shopping list
- Learn how to maximise your leftovers through recipe ideas found at www.lovefoodhatewaste.com/recipes
- Stock up your store cupboard on long life essentials and herbs and spices to jazz up everyday food items
The next Queens Park & Charminster Community Forum is taking place on Thursday 13 June 2013, 7.30pm at The Brunswick, Malmesbury Park Road.
The forum was set up for the local residents to share views, raise issues and attend meetings about the development of the area.
Find out more: www.queensparkandcharminstercommunityforum.co.uk
Peppinos is having a grand re-opening weekend starting Thursday 28th March.
On Thursday 28th there will be a Soul Party, Alexander Clarke on the 29th.
On Saturday 20th there is Zig Zag/Clouds Reunion and on Sunday 31st March Ben Pedley.
Peppions is an Italian fusion restaurant and lounge bar in the heart of Charminster and regularly has fantastic live music.
Book a table on 0120 292727.
The Churchwardens and Parochial Church Council of the parish church of S. Francis if Assisi Bournemouth, are pleased to appoint Jonathan Lane as Director of Music.
Jonathan took up his position officially in January 2013, but also assisted for Christmas services that included Nine Lessons and Carols.
Jonathan has been involved with the church all of his life. He came from an evangelical background and has gradually moved towards ‘high’ Anglican church. From just a few years old he wanted to play the organ and worked hard to achieve this goal through his late teens and early twenties. Jonathan studied as a communication engineer before studying music at Goldsmith’s College, gaining a music degree and several diplomas. He enjoys music in the church enormously.
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