OPAL (Older People’s Action in the Locality)

Booking are now being taken for Wind in the Willows on Thursday 10th Jan at 1.30pm. There will be an OPAL representative and transport available for this show. Join us following Mr Toad and his band of friends on their journey!

The Men’s Group meet once a month, use accessible transport, and trips include lunch. They enjoyed a visit to Rodley Nature Reserve in Sept. In Oct, the men met for a pub lunch and a visit to a Material Recovery Site.  The Tues 6th Nov visit, 10am-3pm, will be to Armley Mills and a pub lunch; cost £12 includes meal and transport.

OPAL shopping trips continue on Thursdays 12.15-4.15pm. Phone the office to book. The cost is £4 and we will pick you up from home.

A trip to Tatton Park Dickensian Christmas is planned for Wed 5th Dec 10am-4.30pm. Tatton Park’s mansion, set in a thousand-acre deer park, takes its inspiration from the well loved novels of Charles Dickens. The main rooms, kitchens, library and cellars, are decorated to reflect Dickens’ works, with music or readings from local performers.  Cost £17.

Friday Coffee Afternoons will be on 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th Nov, all at Tinshill Community Hub, Silk Mill Drive LS16 6DX, 1.30-3.30pm. Cost £1, transport is available for members for £2.

OPAL has 90 volunteer helpers, some will be meeting at the OPAL Office on Thurs 29th Nov 10am-1pm, to put Christmas hampers together for OPAL members who are over 90.

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

Val Crompton


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