Monthly Update

The Absolutely Monthly Newsletter - August 2018   

*** Any unwanted toiletries, perfumes, luxury items can be given to Debbie Cole for a local Womens Refuge.

*** Books will be on sale on the left side of the stage for our charity book sale at 50p each. If you have any unwanted books, please leave them on the stage. Nicola Iremonger is the contact if you need to speak to her. When we have collected £50.00 we decide on a local charity to give this to.

*** Isobel Torrent has asked if any ladies are knitting squares - she is sewing these together for a local charity to make blankets. Please see Isobel for more information on size needed, etc.

*** We are collecting stamps for the RNIB. Please give to Margaret Ward.

Upcoming Events

Wednesday 22 August - Cranbourne Manor Gardens and Cream Tea (£1.00 for WI Funds).  Meet at The Barrington at 12.00 pm and travel via car share. Pay entrance fee individually - Adults £6.00, Senior Citizens £5.00, FREE for individual RHS Members. Cream Tea £5.00 (Served in Cranbourne Garden Centre Cafe). List on stage. If you dont want a cream tea, please note on the event form by your name. Cost £6.00 payable by August meeting.

Tuesday 25 September - Quiz and Fish and Chip Supper (£10.00) @ The Barrington. Pay by September Meeting (5 September this year!) List on stage.

Wednesday 24 October - Skittles and Basket Lunch  (£10.00) @ The Three Legged Cross, Ringwood Road, Three Legged Cross, Wimborne BH21 6RE. List on stage. Payment by October Meeting.

Wednesday 3 October - Travelling Trends Autumn Fashion Show @ The Barrington. Tickets now on sale at £6.00 each, including one drink. This event is open to (and we need as many as possible) family and friends. Tickets can be bought at the Events table. ‘Travelling Trends’ will offer clothes for sale (they said after the previous show we ran, that they are now aware that we are a young minded WI and will provide a more modern selection of clothes which can be bought on the evening). Any ladies who would like the opportunity to model for the show, please see myself or Joyce at our next meeting or email.

NEW! Tuesday 6 November - Kurling (£5.00 including refreshments) @ West Parley Memorial Hall. List on stage. Payment by October meeting. Come along and have a bit of fun!!

NEW! Wednesday 12 December - Xmas Lunch (£ ) @ Crane Valley Golf Club, Verwood, BH31 7LH. List and menus on stage. Please sign up and remember to complete your menu choices. Payment by November meeting (you can make part payments each month if you wish).

Regular Monthly Events

Wednesday 5 September 2018 (and every 1st Wednesday in the month) - Absolutely in Stitches, 6.30-8.00 pm at Margaret Newman’s Home in New Road, Ferndown. Telephone Margaret Newman (01202 890223) if you would like to go along and she will let you know the full address.

Monday 10 September 2018 - No workshop planned this month.

Wednesday 12 September 2018 (and every 2nd Wednesday in the month) - Monthly Lunch, 12.00 pm for 12.30 pm (Contact Tessa Forgan 01425 483174 or Going to The Pear, 218 Christchurch Road, West Parley BH22 8SS.

Tuesday 18 September 2018 (and every third Tuesday in the month) - Dinner Ladies, 7.15 pm (Contact Di Barry on 01202 738010 or Going to:  To be confirmed List on stage.

Thursday 20 September 2018 - Monthly Walk with Maxine and Joyce. Meet at Haskins at 10.00 am. A short walk ending with coffee at Haskins.

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Tuesday 11 December - Christmas Quiz

Wednesday 12 December - Christmas Lunch @ Crane Valley Golf Club, Verwood, BH31 7LH.

Weekenders Group - The list will be on the stage if you are interested in being added to the email/phone list for this self-running group. This group is intended for any members who are at a loose end at weekends. Outings are arranged by members in the group.

***Contact: Margaret Ward  Tel: 01202 891357  Mob: 07939 436423 Email:***

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