Romantic get-together for community gardeners

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ORCHIDS FOR GARDENERS – It is to be a Valentine’s Day get-together for members of the Wragby Community Gardeners Club as their next meeting falls on Tuesday, February 14.

June Cheseldine will be giving advice on growing and caring for orchids, which are becoming increasingly popular as house or glass house plants.

The meeting will be held in the Fire and Rescue Community Centre on Millbrook Business Park.

Entry is £1 for members and £2 for visitors, which includes refreshments.

Annual membership is £5.

BINGO – The next session of family bingo to look forward to is on February 11 in the town hall at 7.30pm.

It is a popular evening out for all age groups, but children must be accompanied by an adult.

There will be a raffle and refreshments too during the interval, with proceeds for the town hall renewals fund.

Adult bingo is played every Thursday evening in the town hall, with eyes down at 8pm. Proceeds are used for the maintenance of the hall and further details can be obtained from Pat Steel on 01673 885492.

GET SPORTY FOR FUN – Badminton for enjoyment is available every Tuesday evening at the sports hall and adult beginners and improvers, from 16 years plus, are invited to go along each week from 7.30pm to 9.30pm.

The cost is £3 for the two hours; pay as you play and all you need to do is turn up with sensible clothing and footwear, as rackets can be provided.

For further details contact Shane Ward of the Lincolnshire Sports Partnership on 07940 954140.

WHIST – Results of the whist drive held at Wragby Town Hall on Friday, January 27: 1st lady Mrs J Tarver, 2nd lady Mrs J Woodthorpe and Mrs M Smith; 1st gent Mr R Dixon, 2nd gent Mr K Christie, 3rd gent Mrs R Foster; most 4s and 6s – lady Mrs J Maplethorpe; most consecutive lost hands – gent Mr B Pixsley; miniature – Mr J Bartlett and Mrs M Abelwhite.

CHARITY COFFEE – St Andrew’s Children’s Hospice at Grimsby is to be the beneficiary when a coffee morning is held at the Methodist chapel next Wednesday, February 15.

Go along between 10am and 12noon to enjoy a social get-together, while also giving support to the only children’s hospice in the county, which relies on contributions from generous volunteers to continue providing the care and comfort it offers.

For more details contact Lawrie Lambert, who would also be grateful of for offers of help and contributions for the stalls and prizes.

FILM – The next film show will be held at Wragby Town Hall on Wednesday, February 22, starting at 7pm.

The film being shown is Eat Pray Love (Certificate PG).

Directed by Ryan Murphy, the story follows newly-divorced Liz (Julia Roberts), who decides her life must take a new direction and chooses to travel to ‘find herself’. Also starring Javier Bardem.

Tickets can be purchased from Barbara Bartlett on 01673 857480.

Alteratively, you can pay at the door on the night.

Tickets cost £3 for members, £5 for non-members and children £2.

In the event of inclement weather the film may have to be cancelled, so please check before travelling by ringing 01673 857480.