Aldridge Archived news October 2007
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October 2007 Archive
Aldridge, Walsall, WS9, West Midlands UK.

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Thursday 4th October Club Zanadu Party Night Launch with free entry for Ladies before 10pm. Club Zanadu will have regular Thursday night parties without resrtriction for under 30's

Thursday 4th October Aldridge based downs syndrome charity "PROUD" are excited to announce, that Mike Wallace and Kevin Marshall will be visiting all 42 Scottish football clubs over 2 days taking a photograph of each club as they go around to raise money for PROUD. Many thanks to AVIS who have sponsored the hire car for this journey. You can sponsor Mike and Kevin through "Just giving website" and the link is Pround Charity Event If you would like more information about sponsoring this event please contact

Friday 5th October Concert at 7.30 by the Sibylline Singers Ladies Choir held in Aldridge parish church to raise funds for the Samantha Dixon Brain Tumour trust. Tickets £5

Friday 5th October Aldridge & Brownhills Housing Trust (WHG) offices at Court Parade in Aldridge will close at 5pm 5th October and re-opens on Monday 8th October from the NEW offices at: WHG, 13 Silver Court, High Street, Brownhills. WS8 6HA. Tel 0845 330 8045.

Friday 5th October Ladies Pamper night at Barons Court Hotel. Tickets available at £6.50 by contacting Karen Ross on 01922 456398.

Saturday 6th October meeting of Parents, Relatives & Others Understanding Down's Syndrome (PROUD) in Aldridge at the Hothouse in Myatt Avenue between 2pm and 4 pm

Sunday 7th October Walsall Group of Advanced Motorists monthly meeting at 9.30 am till 12 noon at Aldridge Community Centre.

Sunday 7th October PROUD are taking part in Dudley's Festival of Water and light. The event kicks off in the afternoon around 2.30pm and the actual fairytales themed boat parade starts at 7.30pm. PROUD's boat is "Alice in Wonderland" If anyone feels like helping us decorate the boat, we will be down at the Waterfront on Saturday morning 9am til Midday.

Wednesday 10th October Aldridge Bridge Club meet at 7:15 till 10pm in Aldridge Community Centre

Thursday 11th October Aldridge Photographic Society Meeting at 7.45pm till 10pm in Aldridge Community Centre ( regular meetings held every Thursday )

Saturday 13th October Walsall-wide event taking place at the new art gallery in Walsall town centre, put together in collaboration by Walsall MBC and Walsall tPCT. The day is called Walsall Wellbeing Festival and is a family event which brings together many agencies from around the borough to promote health and wellbeing in a creative way. On the day there will be stands from various local agencies, workshops to try out different things such as arts, crafts and complementary therapies as well as the current art exhibitions. It all takes place on Saturday October 13th between 10am and 5pm. For more information contact Jemma Hawkins, Primary Care Mental Health Worker, Walsall tPCT. Telephone 01922 858843

Wednesday 17th October Aldridge Bridge Club meet at 7:15 till 10pm in Aldridge Community Centre

Wednesday 17th October PROUD AGM is being held at 8pm at The Irish Harp Pub in Aldridge

Thursday 18th October Aldridge and District Lions Club Meeting where visitors are always welcome to come along and meet the Lions at Barons Court Hotel, Walsall Wood, starting 8pm till 10pm

Thursday 18th October Aldridge North and Brownhills Community Action Group meeting at Brownhills community centre, Deakin Ave, Brownhills,Walsall, WS8 7QG, Call 01922 654703 for more information regarding venue details and times.

Friday 19th October Walsall Illuminations Switch on with Sponge Bob Squarepants at 7pm to start the six weeks light show which runs untill 2 nd December. Walsall light Illuminations provides the brightest night out in the Midlands and an attraction for all the family, which includes a family friendly Jungle River Ride, a massive splash log flume ride (tickets £2), River of Light show by local artist "Chu", Dancing illuminated Water display set to music, Laser and Lights spectacular giant projection over the arboretum lake, Groovy Chick and Disco Diva in lights for the very first time, spectacular ultra violet juggling extravaganza from internationally famous Gandini Juggling, the "Sparky Marquee" for loads of fun shows and activities for all the family, and Zardon Prince of Tharp in Walsall with a very special message for all visitors. For more information see Walsall Illuminations website

Saturday 20th October Streetly "Rant, Rave & React event day" (3Rís) from 10am till 3pm at Streetly Community Assoc, Foley Road East. Sutton Coldfield B74 3HR. for more information see Streetly Community Association page

Monday 22nd October LNP Meeting for Aldridge South & Streetly area at 7pm will be held at The Streetly School Ė A Specialist Sports College, Queslett Road East, Streetly. Call 01922 654703 for more information.

Tuesday 23rd October The next meeting of Streetly Health Watch is at 7.00pm.
For more information see Streetly Health Watch

Wednesday 24th October Aldridge "Rant, Rave & React" (3Rís) from 10am till 3pm at Aldridge Manor House, Little Aston Road, Aldridge, Walsall. WS9 8NJ. This is a opportunity for societies, clubs and groups who specialise in young people activities. E.g. yoga, keep fit, martial arts to pre-book a slot to give a performance or demonstration. This will also be the time when you can gather specific information you need, or talk with a particular group of young people. You are cordially being invited to have a stall to promote your activities aimed at young people, advertise what services are being offered at present and provide information on services planned for the upcoming months. Your presence is an integral part of the consultation methodology as well as being an opportunity to directly access a captive audience of your potential customers. Full details are on Aldridge Manor House Page

Friday 26th October Rod Stewart Experience with Garry Pease. Tickets are selling very quickly for this popular event but there are still some left on sale at the venue The Lazyhill Public House, Walsall Wood Road, Aldridge at £10 each includes food. (Over 18ís only).

Monday 29th October Yoga class with Marilyn Buckham in Aldridge Community Centre from 10am till 12 noon. Enquiries are welcome by contacting Marilyn, on telephone 01902 850519, or by email here

Tuesday 30th October Line Dancing classes at Aldridge Community Centre (Regular event each Tuesday)
Absolute Beginners Line Dancing Class 9.45am till 10.45am.
Beginners Line Dancing Class 11.00am till 12.30pm
Improvers Line Dancing Class 12.45pm till 2.15pm
Intermediates Line Dancing Class 2.30pm till 4.00pm
New members are welcome, just call Pat Harris on 0121 308 5192 for more details.

Wednesday 31st October Aldridge Bridge Club meet at 7:15 till 10pm in Aldridge Community Centre. (Regular meeting each Wednesday)

Wednesday 31st October The Community Action Group meeting for Aldridge South & Streetly area at 6pm-8pm All Saints Church, Foley Road East, Streetly, B74 3JL.

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