What’s On… 20th September onwards..

Hello everyone, we hope we find you all well…. Another week has come and gone way too quickly! Check out the new events happening in and around the LS26 area for this week.


COMMUNITY WORKDAY
SATURDAY 23RD SEPTEMBER 10.00AM – 12.30PM
Haighside Wood, Low Shops Lane, Rothwell, LS26 0RQ

A Community Workday has been arranged at Haighside Wood. The work will consist of mainly getting rid of encroaching scrub i.e. Brambles etc. Tools will be provided. Please wear suitable clothing and shoes. Refreshment will also be provided. For further information please call Anne German on 0113 2824529.


CAR BOOT SALE
SATURDAY 23RD SEPTEMBER 8.00AM – 12.00PM
Royds School, Pennington Ln, Oulton, Leeds, LS26 8EX

We have another car boot sale in our area this week, this time at Royds School.
Gates open for sellers at 7am, and for buyers at 8am. Cost per pitch is £7.00. All profits go towards projects at the school. Refreshments will be available.
For more information please contact the Friends of Royds at for@roydsschool.org


FAMILY FUN DAY
SATURDAY 23RD SEPTEMBER 11.00AM – 3.00PM
Thorpe Primary School, Dolphin Lane, WF3 3DG

Great family fun day being held by the Thorpe Primary PTA this Saturday. With plenty of attractions there, it’s sure to be a great day out for all the family! From fairground and donkey rides to stalls and face painting.
Entry cost is £1.00 for adults which includes a voucher for a hot drink or 50p off your first ride!
Please note all children must be accompanied by an adult.


CHARITY CONCERT
SATURDAY 23RD SEPTEMBER 7.00PM ONWARDS
Wrenthorpe Methodist Church, 2 Rishworth Close, Wrenthorpe, WF2 0SQ

Hear the Rodillian Singers in this charity concert in aid of Dan Whitlam’s charities after his cycling accident. Please read about Dan’s story on his blog: http://www.backonthesaddle.co.uk
The charities are:

Danceaid –  Danceaid’s mission is to raise the UK and beyond to its feet, dancing to make a difference to orphaned, poor and disabled children across the UK, Africa, and Asia.
Candlelighters – Candlelighters support families facing children’s cancer in Yorkshire. They get involved in all sorts of different projects to help ordinary families who are facing extraordinary circumstances.
Give a Duck – Give A Duck was originally set-up to help Gabe’s Chemo Duck (a charity/non-profit in the USA) spread it’s wings into the UK. Chemo Duck is a great comfort tool used for play therapy.

For more information on this amazing charity event please contact dan@backonthesaddle.co.uk or call Becky on 07708 500110.
Tickets cost £7.50 (under 12’s free) – all proceeds split between the above 3 charities.


WRESTLING FOR DOWN SYNDROME
SATURDAY 23RD SEPTEMBER 6.30PM ONWARDS
Blackburn Hall, Commercial Street, Rothwell, LS26 0AW

UK wresting proudly presents Wrestling for Down Syndrome Awarness. Something very different for Rothwell, should be a great night of entertainment!
Doors open at 6.30pm with the first bell at 7pm. Tickets cost £8.00 for adults and £5.00 for children. Please call 01924 366066 for tickets and further information.


METHLEY COMMUNITY ARCHIVE AND HISTORY SOCIETY
SATURDAY 23RD SEPTEMBER AND SUNDAY 24TH SEPTEMBER
Community Centre, Main Street, Methley, LS26 9JE

Methley Community Archive and History Society are having an Open Weekend celebrating Methley’s long and rich farming history. If you have any photos or stories you would like to share, please feel free to come along.  All welcome!
Times are as follows:
Saturday 10am to 5pm
Sunday 11am to 5pm.


WEST RIDING ART CLUB
WEDNESDAY 27TH SEPTEMBER 7.00PM – 9.00PM
St. Peter’s Church Centre, Lake Lock Road, Stanley, WF3 4HW

Do you like to paint? Would you like to learn? If so, go and join the West Riding Art Club for the evening with a demonstration by Miriam Laville. Cost is £3.50 with refreshments included.
For further information please call 01924 828729


COLOURFUL CREATIVE ART CLASSES
WEDNESDAYS, STARTING THIS MONTH
The Oulton Institute, Quarry Hill, Oulton, LS26 8SX

Award winning art classes for babies, toddlers and children start this month with lots of messy fun! Classes are as follows:
Little Artventurers (18 mths – 4 yrs) – 10am to 11am
Baby Artventurers (6 – 18 moths) – 11.30am – 12.20pm
For more details contact Sarah on 07955 211498, email sarahj@artventurers.co.uk or visit the website www.artventurers.co.uk/southleeds