OPAL (Older People’s Action in the Locality) What’s On

OPAL Volunteer, Emma Pearson, carried the Olympic torch. Emma brought
her torch with her to the OPAL Coffee Afternoon on 14th Sept to tell us about her day. Coffee Afternoons will be on 5th, 12th, 19th & 26th Oct, all at Tinshill Community Hub, Silk Mill Drive LS16 6DX, 1.30-3.30pm. On 26th Oct, Jamie Lambert will be singing ‘Songs from the Musicals’.Jubilee Tea: Deputy Lord Lieutenant, Gordon Tollefson, joined students, staff and OPAL members for music, tea and cakes at Ralph Thoresby School.  This was followed by a lovely walk around the School Wood.

The Men’s Group enjoyed a visit to Rodley Nature Reserve on 3rd Sept. On

Wednesday 3rd Oct, the group meet for a pub lunch and a visit to a Material
Recovery Site.  The Tues 6th Nov visit will be to Armley Mills.

OPAL shopping trips are on Thursdays 12.15-4.15pm. 11th Oct-Owlcotes; 25th Oct Waitrose or Stephen Smith Garden Centre, Otley. Phone the office to book. The cost is £4 and we will pick you up from home.

OPAL Tea Dances are at Adel & Ireland Wood Community Centre, New Adel Lane on Tuesdays 9th & 23rd Oct. £2.50, includes refreshments. You don’t need a partner, come and dance or just sit and watch.

OPAL trip to Barton Grange Garden Centre on 2nd Oct: there is a short
waiting list for this trip.

The Nov trip is on Fri 16th Nov 10am-4pm to Oswaldtwistle Mill- with a wide
range of goods, lunch venues, garden centre, heritage centre, landscape
gardens, nature trail & wildlife reserve. Cost £8.

The Creative Writing Group meet on Monday 15 Oct, 2pm-3.30pm in Holt Park Library with Kit Lardner.  Just come along-you do not need to be a member of OPAL to join this group.

To find more, tel. 261 9103 or see www.opal-project.org.uk

Val Crompton

Leeds 16 Churches
Monday Fellowship Group

We meet fortnightly from September through to Easter, from 2.30-3.30pm in
Room 1 at Adel Methodist Church. All are welcome.

Monday 8th Oct

Speaker: Revd Charity Hamilton.

Monday 22 Oct Musical Afternoon with Margaret Smith.

Monday 5th November

Speaker: Revd Ian White.

Monday 19th Nov Speaker Professor Joyce Hill will be telling us about her
recent visit to the Vatican in an illustrated talk ” In and Under the

For details contact:

Jean Buckley 261 2541

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