ST CATHERINE’S CHURCH: Sunday, August 7, 9am communion (said), 10.15am communion for all. Wednesday, August 10, 9.30am communion. Community cafe open every day for two-course lunch, snacks and drinks at reasonable prices. Several rooms available for hire for parties, weddings, funerals and meetings. Wednesday, August 10, church centre open day from 10am to noon with a variety of family activities, followed by panto Aladdin, presented by Pocket Panto, 1pm start, tickets £4, children under three free. Digital switchover will be present to answer any questions. Volunteers wanted for a gardening, office, kitchen and help with older people’s lunch club. For more details contact Lisa 01924 211130.
YOUNG AT HEART GROUP: Young at Heart group for the over 55s meet every Thursday at the community centre from 1.30pm to 3.30pm. Speakers, crafts, outings and chat. Refreshments provided. Come along and meet friends old and new.
THE HEPWORTH: Join THW Members now for a chance to eat and shop with a discount, and explore after-hours at The Hepworth Wakefield on Tuesday, September 20. This event, which is exclusively for members, will be an opportunity to meet Frances Guy, head of collections and exhibitions, and hear more about the ideas and thinking behind the gallery’s displays. To join THW Members or find out more about exclusive members’ benefits, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the website.
RAMADAN: The holy month of Ramadan has now started and it’s quite long days this year. I’m sure all the members of the Muslim community will cope and once again I would like to wish everyone a peaceful Ramadan.
SNOOKER CHALLENGE: I lost to Taj last weekend, I definitely need a bit more practice but Taj played really well and deserved to win. Hoping for a rematch after Eid.
CHINESE NIGHT OUT: Thank you to all members of the Post Office Sports and Social Club who attended the Chinese night out last Saturday. It was a very good turn out and the food was excellent. Another night out planned in September before we leave it for a few months until our Christmas do.
G6 GROUP: Slight change in the management of the group. The members decided to do away with the idea of two deputies and instead replaced them both with a new deputy, so my thanks to Taz and Naz for their services to the G6 group.
TRIVIA QUIZ: The correct answer to last week’s trivia question: In which year was the Humber Bridge built? is 1981. Thank you to Kevin (Redoubt) for sending in the correct answer. This week’s trivia question is: Name at least four cricketers who have made a test match century against every test playing nation? If you think you know the answer, please e-mail or text me.
THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK: We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.