WI, Brownies, Fuchsias, Art, Theatre and Fun
Walking women - Louth’s Hubbards Hills was the venue for the recent evening walk enjoyed by a party of 17 members as they continue their healthy exercise project launched last year, when they accepted the Royal Jubilee challenge from their National Federation.
The Wragby branch won the County round for larger clubs and have since committed themselves to ‘keep on walking.’
On the evening, they had the added pleasure of meeting up with former member and vice chairman Elsie Crow, who moved to the town to be nearer her family and they were all able to catch up with the news as they walked.
The July meeting of the Louth and District Fuchsia Society was held in the Conoco Room at Louth Library, where members were entertained with a talk and slide show on 250 years of Kew Gardens.
The annual show will be held at the British Legion Hall in Louth’s Northgate on Saturday, August 24, opening at 12 noon, when refreshments,a raffle and tombola will all be available.
Exhibition - St Bartholomew’s Church holds an Art and Craft Exhibition and Sale this weekend.
A preview evening will be held on Friday, August 2, from 7pm to 9pm.
Entry is £2, which includes a catalogue and wine.
The event is then open on Saturday, August 3, from 10am to 4pm, and Sunday, August 4, from 2pm to 6pm.
Admission is by catalogue, at 60p, and refreshments will be available.
West Wold U3A
Georgian Theatres in Lincolnshire is the topic for the U3A at this month’s meeting in Market Rasen’s Festival Hall on Thursday, August 8, when they welcome Neil Wright as their speaker.
The meeting begins at 9.45am with refreshments.
Meetings take place on the second Thursday of each month, with future topics including history of the pantomime dame, transportation of prisoners and a Swedish Christmas.
The Ecophonics lifestyle group of Sarah Clark, Emily Brown, Esme Coultas and Sally Belcher has a packed summer holidays ahead of them.
The group of girls, who are all 14 and attend Caistor Grammar School, are planning to keep busy raising money for good causes and putting on activities and events to give families in their local area plenty to do.
They will be holding a kids’ club, 12 and under, every Wednesday morning in Howsham Village Hall, from 10am to 12 noon.
Children aged seven and under must be accompanied by a responsible adult.
Sessions cost £1 per child and there will be crafts, activities and fun to be had.
The group will be helped by CRB checked adults.
A rounders evening is scheduled for August 7, from 6.30pm, in the park behind the village hall.
No need to book, just turn up. The event is free, but donations welcome for half-time refreshments.
More events to follow and money raised will go to their chosen charities.
Wragby Brownies celebrated their 40th anniversary at the uniformed headquarters in Louth Road earlier this month.
The youngsters had a special party, with a barbecue and cup cakes and a special badge was made to commemorate the event, with all brownies past and present receiving one.
Leaders pictured, from left on the back row, are Harriet Lee, young leader, Brenda Bodily, Snowy Owl, Lizzie Taylor, Brown Owl and Gill Garrill, Eagle Owl.
To find out more about the club call Brenda Bodily on 01673 857042.