Monday, February 15, 2016

Newsletter for February 2016

Meetings 3rd Thursday of each month at the Kings Hill Community Centre - 2.00pm to 4.00pm

Next meeting - 18th February 2016

Speaker: Lucy Allen – “Titanic to Skyfall, the highs and lows of a stunt woman's life

AGM 2016 Agenda and voting form available - click here 

Short Mat Bowls Open Days Monday 22nd  & Wednesday 24th 2pm to 4.30
A chance to try out the indoor bowls complete with tea & biscuits

Luncheon Club Tuesday 8th “North Pole” at 12.30 Select your menu. Contact:- Eileen Read (01732 841601) or Audrey Reading (01732 843918)

Professional Opera Singer with String Quartet Singing a selection from famous Operas
Friday 18th March - Bring your own food & drinks 7:00 for 7:30pm
Approx. Cost £10 per Member.
Contact:- Dick Tolman (01732 873131)

Spring Dinner Dance Hadlow Manor Friday April 15th
Spring Dinner Dance is cancelled due to lack of interest.

Holiday in Bournemouth - Elstead Hotel 5 Nights 6 Days - Sunday 8th May to Friday 13th
Approx Cost £290 per Member (6 Single rooms available @ no extra cost)
Contact:- Michael Gladden (01732 529547)
First Payment of £135 due this month

River Trip on the Thames aboard the Caversham Princess Tuesday 21st June, a 3 hour trip with tea, cake, biscuit or scone & cream.
Approx cost £35 per member coach leaves Tower View at  9am
Contact (Richard Tessier 01732 845717)

Day Trip to Chapel Down Vineyard & Rye -Tuesday 12th July D
Approx cost £23 per member, the coach leaves Tower View @ 9am
We anticipate being in Rye at 1pm allowing you to organise lunch.
Contact (Chris Donnelly 01732 222031)  

Regular Activities

The following dates should be noted as the Community Hall will be closed in the afternoon for Blood Donor sessions this will effect Short Mat Bowls and the Art Group. Wednesday 16th March, Monday 18th April & Wednesday 29th June.

10 Pin Bowling 1st Thursday of each month at the Hollywood Bowl (Medway Valley Leisure Park) at 10am
Contact :- Alan Hill (01622 813205)

Walk and Pub Lunch 4th Thursday of each month
Thursday  25th Feb 10.00 for 10.15 From the “Freemasons Arms” Ham Hill Snodland
Contact Mike Chapman 01732 841078

Keep Fit (Unisex) - All Members Welcome each Wednesday at the Centre from 9.30am. until 10.30 am. Cost £4.00 per session.
Contact Jill Joslin 01732 875526

Art Groups including Crafts with help and advice for newcomers at the Centre, Mondays from 2.00pm until 4.00pm and Fridays from 10am until 12.00am.
Cost £3.00 per session.
Contact:- Eileen Read (01732 841601) or Shirley Debona (01622 763740)
No Art Group on Monday 18th April due to Blood Donors Session

Short Mat Bowling with help and advice for newcomers at the Centre, Monday and Wednesday from 2.00 pm until 4.30 pm.
Cost £4.00 per session---£2.00 per half session.
Contact:- Alan Hill (01622 813205) Monday or Dick Tolman (01732 873131) Wednesday
No Bowls on Wednesday 16th March, Monday 18th April & Wednesday 29th June due to Blood Donors Sessions

The Membership Waiting list is full and a Waiting list is NOW OPEN. If you know anyone who is interested in KINARA Membership please see Joan Barrett for details.

Payment Due Schedule
Payment Due
Opera Night
Dick Tolman
First Holiday Payment
Ron Reading
Roger Chapple
Final Holiday Payment
Ron Reading
Please bring your cheque book with you!!

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