Planned Programme of Events 2019 – 2020


All meetings are 7.00 – 9-00pm, The Border Terrier, Hartungton Rd, North Shields, NE30 3SF except May 20th – CULLERCOATS CRESCENT CLUB.

APRIL 2019

24th April – Social.  Namaste, Park View – Indian Tasting Evening.  6:30 pm.

MAY 2019

15th May – Wear Green Walk & enjoy your local green environment.  From Brierdene Carpark to Station Masters Community Garden to raise awareness of Mental Health Awareness Week (13 – 19 May),

18th May – visit to Harnham Buddhist Monastery, near Bolam Lake – continuation of ‘Introduction to Mindfulness’ (time and transport tbc)

20th May – Membership / Open Evening – CRESCENT CLUB, CULLERCOATS, 7:00 -9:00

23rd May – WBHS (Whitley Bay High School) Visit to Dame Vera Baird (Police Chief Commissioner for Northumbria) offices.

JUNE 2019

2nd June – Whitley Lodge Community Fair 1pm onwards.  Stall to promote our club.

10th June – Club Meeting.  Theme.  Creative Evening – The Environment with local printer Michelle Wood

19th June – Brierdene Working Morning followed by lunch at Davantis, Whitley Lodge.

27th June – Regional President Shirley Hallam’s fundraising BBQ, George Washington Hotel, NE37 1PH

JULY 2019

4th July – Community Networking Event – Whitley Bay Library 2:30 – 5:00pm

8th July – Club Meeting – Theme, Plastic Free July.  Speaker Emmajo Tuczemskyi Haslam -Plastic Free North Tyneside

12 July – WBHS Fundraising Quiz – venue tbc

CLUB SOCIAL TO BE ARRANGED.

AUGUST 2019

12th August –  GLORIOUS THRIFT SAFARI SUPPER    7.00pm til late

SEPTEMBER 2019

9th September  – Club Meeting.   Theme – DEMONSTRATION – how to make enviro-friendly cleaners & Candle Circle of Friendship

14th  Regional Meeting -Marriot (Grand Hotel) Seaburn

September – Social –  Downton Abbey Movie – (date tbc – poss 20th)

The Good Life Vegetable Summit – a shared lunch of awesome dishes made from allotment fruits & vegetables and local vegetables with low ‘food miles’ (date tbc).

OCTOBER 2019

10th October –  World Porridge Day (Mary’s Meals) – pop in for breakfast at Louise’s 7:00 – 10:00am

14th October – Club meeting.  Theme – Period Poverty – The Red Box Project – speaker Josie Robinson from VODA.

24th – 26th October – Federation Conference at Bournemouth

CLUB SOCIAL TO BE ARRANGED

 

NOVEMBER 2019

11th November – Club Meeting – Theme – Toilet Twinning. Speed Dating Soroptimist Style

23rd November – Regional Meeting – Hexham Abbey

27th November – DIVA (Don’t Ignore Violence & Abuse) UN INternational Day of Violence Against Women and 16 days of Activism

CLUB SOCIAL TO BE ARRANGED – poss 19th – Hotpotz Ceramics Evening.

DECEMBER 2019

 1st December – President’s Charity Fund-raising Event – Christmas Cheer Evening at Louise’s.

19th December – Club Meeting + Christmas Meal  + Wrapping of Gifts for HARBOUR

JANUARY 2020

13th January Club Meeting – Clothes Swop for ‘Stop the Traffik’ 

CLUB SOCIAL TO BE ARRANGED

FEBRUARY 2020

10th February – Club Meeting – Fair Trade – Review & Development

CLUB SOCIAL TO BE ARRANGED

MARCH 2020

8th March – International Women’s Day – Waves, Whitley Bay

9th March – Club Meeting

22nd March – Regional Council Meeting – The Auctioneer, Carlisle

15th or 29th March – JAM JAR Fund-raising event (tbc)

 

APRIL 2020

13th April – AGM