Dec
10
Mon
Sporting Chance: for men 50+ only @ Verdon Street Recreation Centre
Dec 10 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

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.
Library Open
Dec 10 @ 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

SAGE Women’s Group @ Grimesthorpe Allotments
Dec 10 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Burngreave Children’s Centre toddler group
Dec 10 @ 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
Dec 10 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Dec
11
Tue
St James’ Playgroup
Dec 11 @ 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

Women only gardening
Dec 11 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Free women only sessions with Green City Action at Grimesthorpe Allotments. Learn to grow your own food. Refreshments provided.

For more information contact Saskia/Hazel on 0114 244 353 or email enquiries@greencityaction.org.uk

This event has a Google Hangouts video call.
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Coffee Morning @ St Peter's Ellesmere
Dec 11 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Everyone Welcome!

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

Everyone Welcome!

St James’ friendship group @ St James' Church
Dec 11 @ 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/

Women only swimming @ Concord Sports Centre
Dec 11 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Pitsmoor Adventure Playground
Dec 11 @ 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

Five Animals Lau Gar Kung Fu Training @ St James Church
Dec 11 @ 6:15 pm – 7:15 pm
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/

Girls Brigade @ St Cuthbert's Church
Dec 11 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

We welcome boys and girls, whatever their faiths, to join us. If you would like to know more, please contact Susan on 07469855826

Zumba (women only) @ Verdon Recreation Centre
Dec 11 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Dec
12
Wed
English Conversation Club (school term time only) @ Abbeyfield Park House
Dec 12 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am
Feel Good Project @ Verdon Recreation Centre
Dec 12 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Badminton – 9.30-10am

Zumba – 10am-11am

Crafts – 11am-12pm

Welcome Centre Toddler Group
Dec 12 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

TERM TIME ONLY.
All welcome at the Welcome Centre Toddler Group on Nottingham Street.

There is a 50p per person charge to cover materials and refreshments.

This event has a Google Hangouts video call.
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Food Cycle Group (women only) @ St Cuthberts Church
Dec 12 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Exercise chair aerobics, 3 course meal and craft activities!

Library Open
Dec 12 @ 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

Zumba with Feeling Good Project
Dec 12 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am

Fun and friendly term-time only zumba for ladies. Contact Aislinn 07432805847 or aislinn.adams@tiscali.co.uk

£1.50 charge

This event has a Google Hangouts video call.
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Zumba with Feeling Good Project @ Verdon Recreation Centre
Dec 12 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am

Fun and friendly term-time only zumba for ladies.

Women Only Social Club @ Burngreave Library, Sorby House,
Dec 12 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Women Only Social Club @ Burngreave  Library, Sorby House,

Be fashionable, be confident and be beautiful.

Meet new people and forget about your past and have fun.

Come and join us in safe, confidential and friendly environment.

  • 29th August: Hair care routine tips, yoga for healthy hair and glowing skin
  • 5 September: One to one support online safely, online banking/shopping, or even a topic or interest you would like to try.
  • 12th September: Smart phone apps information and guidance, how to take pictures, edit them and share with family and friends.
  • 19th September: Fashion, beauty tips and laughter yoga for looking younger.

Book in for a free place or simply turn up!

Free. Suggested Donation of £1 per person towards refreshments and resources.

To book or enquire contact:

Asmaa Chaudhry
Telephone: 07448 787776
Email: contact@asmaachaudhry.co.uk
Website: http://www.asmaachaudhry.co.uk

About a course leader ‘Asmaa’

She is a professional lawyer. Besides her legal profession, she is fed by all creative things. She is a fashion blogger, a radio presenter & producer, a freelance community journalist, a prolific writer, a poetess, a costume model. She also provided positive thinking, confidence building, computer, sewing, beauty classes and workshops mainly for women. Community supports are her passion.

Coffee morning with Feeling Good Project @ Verdon Street Recreation Centre
Dec 12 @ 10:45 am – 12:00 pm

Free coffee morning for ladies with activities such as crafting and knitting. Contact Aislinn 07432805847 or aislinn.adams@tiscali.co.uk

This event has a Google Hangouts video call.
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St Catherine’s School playgroup
Dec 12 @ 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm

TERM TIME ONLY
Get your little ones familiar with the school environment at St Catherine’s school playgroup.

Contact the school office on 0114 303 0381 to find out more

This event has a Google Hangouts video call.
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