Apr
19
Fri
Library Open
Apr 19 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

CLOSED 12.30 – 1.30 for lunch.

Our award winning Burngreave library is run by Marcia Layne and her team of volunteers. They are supported by SOAR and the Burngreave TARA.

Come along to use computers, WIFI and of course borrow books, CDs and DVDs.

For any information or to find out about volunteering please contact: 0114 203 9002 or email burngreave.library@soarcommunity.org.uk

Women’s Only Swimming @ Concord Sports Centre
Apr 19 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Pitsmoor Adventure Playground
Apr 19 @ 3:15 pm – 6:15 pm
Pitsmoor Adventure Playground

Pitsmoor Adventure Playground is now run by a charitable organisation set up by local people, and is as popular as it’s ever been. Qualified staff are on site during opening hours to ensure a safe and welcoming environment for local children and their parents.

Who is it for?
The playground is for children up to 13 years old. Children aged 8 and over are free to come and go. Children aged 6 and 7 may attend unsupervised if accompanied by a child aged 8 or over. Children under 6 must be supervised by a responsible adult at all times.

Finding us
The playground is located on the corner of Melrose Road and Burngreave Street, Pitsmoor, Sheffield S3 9DN

Apr
20
Sat
Five Animals Lau Gar Kung Fu Training @ St James Church
Apr 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Five Animals Lau Gar Kung Fu Training @ St James Church

Martial arts classes led by Graham Abdullah, former European champion.

Every Tuesday and Thursday evenings and Saturday mornings throughout the year.

For children and adults from age 5 years and upwards.

For more details, see: https://archive.burngreavemessenger.org.uk/archives/2007/june-2007-issue-70/kung-fu-in-china/

Library open
Apr 20 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Our award winning Burngreave library is run by Marcia Layne and her team of volunteers. They are supported by SOAR and the Burngreave TARA.

Come along to use computers, WIFI and of course borrow books, CDs and DVDs.

For any information or to find out about volunteering please contact: 0114 203 9002 or email burngreave.library@soarcommunity.org.uk

Tool bank open
Apr 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

You can find the Green City Action tool bank round the back of Abbeyfield Park House. Tools large and small, as well as garden equipment available to hire at bargain prices. No need to spend a fortune buying something you’re only going to use a few weekends a year!

Bit Fix it
Apr 20 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Our Saturday sessions at Abbeyfield Park House are Pay-As-You-Can and our visiting professional service costs £20/h for individuals, £30/h for organisations after the initial free diagnosis.

email info@bitfixit.org.uk or call 0114 299 4575

This event has a Google Hangouts video call.
Join: https://plus.google.com/hangouts/_/burngreavemessenger.org/bit-fix-it?hceid=YnVybmdyZWF2ZW1lc3Nlbmdlci5vcmdfMHI4NWd0a2VpM2NzaXVyZW9pY3J0aGpmZWdAZ3JvdXAuY2FsZW5kYXIuZ29vZ2xlLmNvbQ.eat4i731226quabhbk8757jt40&hs=121

Pitsmoor Adventure Playground @ Pitsmoor a
Apr 20 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Pitsmoor Adventure Playground is now run by a charitable organisation set up by local people, and is as popular as it’s ever been. Qualified staff are on site during opening hours to ensure a safe and welcoming environment for local children and their parents.

Who is it for?
The playground is for children up to 13 years old. Children aged 8 and over are free to come and go. Children aged 6 and 7 may attend unsupervised if accompanied by a child aged 8 or over. Children under 6 must be supervised by a responsible adult at all times.

Finding us
The playground is located on the corner of Melrose Road and Burngreave Street, Pitsmoor, Sheffield S3 9DN

Mothers of Burngreave Youth Club
Apr 20 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

For ages 8—18
(under 8s with mother)

Donations welcome
Please contact mosburngreave@gmail.com

Bat walk at Burngreave Cemetery @ Burngreave Cemetery
Apr 20 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

The Friends of Burngreave Cemetery are hosting a bat walk around the cemetery 8-10pm on Saturday 20th April. The walk will be led by Robert Croxton from Sorby Natural History Society, and will use a sonar detector to locate any bats. Meet after sunset at the chapel near the cemetery entrance.

The event is free but donations are welcome.

The paths are wheelchair accessible but there is no wheelchair accessible toilet.

Children must be accompanied by responsible adults

For more information contact Christine Steers on 0114 281 6950 or email chris.burngreave@blueyonder.co.uk

Website: http://www.friendsofburngreavecemetery.btck.co.uk

Apr
21
Sun
Morning Worship & Children’s Activities @ St Peter's Ellesmere
Apr 21 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Everyone Welcome!

Friends of Burngreave Cemetery weekly meeting @ Chapel, Burngreave Cemetery
Apr 21 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Friends of Burngreave Cemetery Weekly meeting

The friends of Burngreave Cemetery meet every Sunday between 11am and 3.00 pm to help visitors locate particular graves. There is a permanent display of information and photographs about the history of the cemetery and some of those interred there. Also installations by the artist in residence – Victoria Smith.

Meet at: Burngreave Cemetery, Melrose Road, Pitsmoor,  Sheffield S3 9DN

Bus route: 1,1a,2,20,75,76,88,97,98,

Friends of Burngreave Chapel and Cemetery

www.friendsofburngreavecemetery.btck.co.uk

Sisterhood Basketball @ Verdon Recreation Centre
Apr 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Keeping fit /  being positive and happy

Breaking all the barriers

Bringing the community together and building a community team

A variety of sports, advice on healthy living and weight management

No skills needed, just lots of fun and fitness with what you want to wear

14 years+ girls / women

£1 contribution welcome

No need for experience, just bring your energy and have fun!

Different sessions including: rounders, self defence, boxing and badminton

Sisterhood Basketball @ Verdon Recreation Centre
Apr 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
New Covenant Church @ St Peter's Ellesmere
Apr 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Everyone Welcome!

Apr
22
Mon
Library Open
Apr 22 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

CLOSED 12.30 – 1.30 for lunch.

Our award winning Burngreave library is run by Marcia Layne and her team of volunteers. They are supported by SOAR and the Burngreave TARA.

Come along to use computers, WIFI and of course borrow books, CDs and DVDs.

For any information or to find out about volunteering please contact: 0114 203 9002 or email burngreave.library@soarcommunity.org.uk

Sporting Chance: for men 50+ only @ Verdon Street Recreation Centre
Apr 22 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Men in Sheffield are being given the opportunity to discover or re-kindle a love for sport and physical activity with the new Sporting Chance project which launched recently in the city. The project is being run by Volunteering Matters who manage more than 180 volunteering programmes across the country, engaging over 30,000 volunteers along the way.

Sporting Chance  aims to reach men who are 50+ and who are wanting in increase their physical activity, make new friends and widen their social circles, getting fitter and having  fun at the same time. Men are welcome to attend  from all areas of the city.

The project is supported by The Peoples Postcode Lottery. Sporting Chance are also looking for men who might like to volunteer  for the project too, please get in touch if you would like to be involved. Sessions are run by qualified instructors and sessions currently running include;

  • Verdon Street Recreation centre – Burngreave,  Multisports, Mondays 10-12 starting on Sept 11th.
  • You can contact Jamie Crowther, Project Lead on 07841 430165 or Lisa Harman Project coordinator on 0784143 0171 for more information.
SAGE Women’s Group @ Grimesthorpe Allotments
Apr 22 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Burngreave Children’s Centre toddler group
Apr 22 @ 12:30 pm – 3:15 pm

Two sessions on Mondays 12.30—1.45pm and 2—3.15pm
Contact 0114 252 5220 for more information.

Zumba @ Verdon Recreation Centre
Apr 22 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Together Youth Fir Vale @ Fir Vale Community Hub
Apr 22 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Come along and enjoy safe activities for everyone. On the common ground at Fir Vale Community Hub.

Youth concert and film nights

Discussion groups on issues that affect you

  • Knife crime
  • Drugs
  • Exploitation
  • Anti-social behaviour

Let’s work together to improve our neighbourhood.

Open every Monday night from 5pm – 7pm

At Fir Vale Community Hub, 127 Page Hall Road S4 8HH.

FCH Supported by Unwrapped (equality and cross culture).

Together Youth Fir Vale advert

Apr
23
Tue
St James’ Playgroup
Apr 23 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

TERM TIME ONLY.
All welcome at the long running St James’ playgroup. Join Isilda and her team for a friendly morning of play and chat among mums (and a few dads too). A great support for new and experienced parents. Babies to pre-schoolers.

Contact Isilda on 07707 711 496 for more info

Coffee Morning @ St Peter's Ellesmere
Apr 23 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Everyone Welcome!

Chairobics Session @ St Peter's Ellesmere
Apr 23 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Everyone Welcome!

St James’ friendship group @ St James' Church
Apr 23 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Two ladies dancing, threeo ther ladies sitting down, laughing in the background at St James friendship group
Photo by Linda Jones

All are welcome to come along , have fun and make new friends. Why not come along and join us? We meet on Tuesdays each week from 12.00- 3pm. We eat at 12.00 and then have an afternoon of crafts, stopping for music, tea and cakes.

If you like, you can join in with crafts or chairobics. Friendship Group is £3 per session and includes a light lunch.

Read our article here https://www.burngreavemessenger.org/blog/2017/04/st-james-friendship-group/