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Monday Morning Friendship Group meets at 10am on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month between September and June. Open to everyone in the village it has a wide variety of social and devotional activities and over the years is proud to have raised thousands of pounds for local and international charities. A popular Luncheon Club is held after the meeting on the 4th Monday of the month. Contact Pam on 01524 761928.
Busy Bees Toddler Group is a thriving goup of parents, carers and toddlers which meets in the Church hall on Wednesdays from 1.30pm – 3.00pm. There are plenty of play activities for the toddlers and it is a good opportunity for adults to meet over a cup of tea or coffee. The group is always staffed by at least two CRB cleared members of the church. Contact Sue on 01524 761542.
Local User Groups
“Stitch in Time” – part of the national and international group “Days for Girls” – meets on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month in the Church Hall from 11am-4pm where they assemble recyclable menstruation hygiene kits for girls and women living mainly in devloping countries, so that they do not miss days from their education/work. They also knit Fish and Chip sweaters and toys for new-born babies who have no clothes. An ability to knit or sew is not necessary to join. There are other things to do! Click on this Days for Girls link for more information. Contact Violet on 01524 762536 for further details of the local group.
Age UK Seated Exercise Class meets on Tuesday and Friday mornings in the Church Hall and is run by a qualified physiotherapist. For further details contact Eileen on 01524 761720.
Arnside Guide Unit meets in the Church Hall on Tuesday evenings during term time from 7.30-9.00pm. For further details, click on this link
Arnside Sight Advice Support Group is a branch of Sight Advice, South Lakes, Kendal and meets in the Church Hall on the 3rd Monday of the month from 10.30am – 12 noon. The group provids practical and social support for people with visual impairment and their carers. For further details contact Tony Rees on 01524 761478
The Pilates Group meets on a Wednesday morning from 9.30 – 10.30am and on Thursdays from 9.30am – 10.30 am and from 6.30pm – 7.30pm. For further details email Joanne at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Other local groups such as First Responders, Arnside Medical Support Practice and the Horticultural Society meet in our hall occasionally during the year.
In recent years, the new, flexible layout of the church has enabled us to stage a number of special events to raise money for local, national and international organisations. Events include concerts, fashion shows, arts and craft festivals and Christmas Tree festivals, The latter is now an established bi-annual event with up to 20 local organisations exhibiting trees.