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Otford Community News - week commencing Mon 12th Feb

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    CHANGE the date. ‘Kent in the 19th Century’ a talk by Bob Ogley will now take place at 7pm on Monday March 19, at Otford Library instead of March 8. It is hoped that this new date will be popular and those who have already booked their tickets from the Library will still be able to attend. Tickets cost £5 and include refreshments but booking is essential as seating is limited. For further information please speak to a member of staff or contact the library via 03000 413131 or email otfordlibrary@kent.gov.uk.


    OTFORD Folk Dance Club meet at 8pm every Thursday throughout the year in the Otford church hall, High Street, opposite ‘The Bull’ and on Thursday February 22 Colin Butson will be calling to recorded music. The cost is £1.50. which includes tea or coffee. All kinds of mixed folk dances are on offer and all are welcome. Whether you have little or no knowledge, the caller will give help and your fellow dancers will also assist you. The emphasis is on friendly enjoyment rather than perfection If you would like more information ring Mary Butson, 01732 458356.

    DONATIONS for the Tree of Light adjacent to the pond amounted to £785 for the benefit of Hospice in the Weald and Otford contributed £1,729.34 to the Royal British Legion Poppy appeal. So well done Otford for supporting these two worthy causes.

    OTFORD Junior Choir meet once a month for an hour on a Sunday afternoon and the group is open to children aged 9 or over from local schools and from the village. The next date is Sunday March 4 from 3 until 4pm in St Bartholomew’s church centre. If you are interested ring Chris Bishop 01959 523401 or email cmbishop38@gmail.com.

    OTFORD and District Historical Society meet at 7.30 for 8pm on Wednesday February 21 in the memorial hall to hear Dr Charles Shee talk about Medieval Deer Parks. Adult subscription is £10, no charge for under 16’s, and visitors are welcome at each meeting at £3 per meeting.

    SEVENOAKS Embroiderer’s Guild meet at 10am on Saturday February 24 in the Memorial Hall when James Hunting will talk on ‘My approach to stitch based creative practise’. The afternoon session starts at 2pm and ends with tea and cakes at about 4pm. For further details contact Sylvia Grafton 01732 452117.

    HOSPICES of Hope are holding a Quiz Night at their High Street Tea Rooms from 7pm on Saturday March 3. Teams consist of 4 to 6 people. Tickets, which include a light supper, cost £12. To book contact 01959 525110 or email events@hospiceofhope.co.uk.

    DIAL 2 Drive are seeking more volunteer drivers to take elderly/disabled people to a medical appointment or shopping just once a week to help cope with the increasing number of passengers who use this service. The role is flexible and could be once a week, a month or daily depending on the time the driver can offer but you need to own your own car. Please contact them on 0300 777 1200 or email driving@imago.community if you can help.
     

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