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Otford Community News - week commencing Mon 19th Feb

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  1. Kay Drake

    Kay Drake Member

    ST BARTHOLOMEW’S church is holding a churchyard working party from 9am on Saturday March 3 and are short of helpers. Even if you can only offer an hour of your time they would love to see you complete with useful tools too. Just turn up on the day and you will be warmly welcomed and allocated a task. Don’t forget the old adage ‘many hands make light work’.

    MOTHERING SUNDAY. The church is holding a service at 10am on March 11 to celebrate this event and you are warmly invited to go along. Posies will be offered to ladies in the congregation.

    THERE is still time to book for the new date Bob Ogley has offered for his ‘Kent in the 19th Century’ talk. This will now take place at 7pm on Monday March 19 at Otford Library, instead of March 8. 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 tonight in Otford church hall, High Street, to dance to recorded music called by Colin Butson. 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.

    OTFORD Junior Choir, a group of children aged 9 years and over, next meet between 3 and 4pm on Sunday March 4 in St Bartholomew’s church centre. If you are interested ring Chris Bishop 01959 523401 or email cmbishop38@gmail.com.

    IF you are interested in embroidery then Sevenoaks Embroiderer’s Guild would be pleased to see you at their next meeting at 10am on Saturday 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.

    IF QUIZINGS your thing then contact Hospices of Hope who 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.

    IF you own your own car and have some time available to take elderly/disabled people to medical appointments or shopping then Dial 2 Drive would like to hear from you as they are seeking more volunteer drivers. They are holding a recruitment drive as there is an increasing demand for this service. The role is flexible and could be once a week, a month or daily depending on the time the driver can offer. Please contact them on 0300 777 1200 or email driving@imago.community if you can help.

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