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September 2017 - Edition 264

There will be a lot on offer at the Centre over the autumn months, beginning with the Horticultural Society Summer Show ‘Dahlias & Crysanthemums’ on Saturday 2nd September with doors opening at 2pm, disabled access from 1.30pm. There will be wonderful displays of flowers, plants and vegetables plus handicrafts, cookery and photography.  


On Sunday 3rd September from 11am to 4pm the ‘Mind, Body & Spirit Fayre’ will be hosting their event. £2 entrance. There will be many stalls to browse including crystals, books, clothes, jewellery, native candles, healing, readers, therapists and more. There will be FREE workshops on offer during the day.  


The children will be looking forward to the next ‘Kid’s Disco’ to be held on Friday 15th September 7pm-9pm. Tickets now available at £3 each and is for ages 7-11 years.


The Havant Symphony Orchestra will be holding their annual concert on Saturday 30th September starting at 7.30pm. The music will include Overture ‘Die Fledermaus’ Johann Strauss Jr, Piano Concerto No 1 in C major by soloist Robert Douglas and Symphony No 3 ‘Rhenish’ by Schumann. Tickets £12, with senior citizens £10, Students £6 and Children £1.


  From Monday 9th October 10 - 1pm we will be holding an introductory computer course for 3 weeks to cover: Basic Word, Excel and PowerPoint and anything else that may pop up during the course.
The cost for the whole course is £25 and includes tea and coffee. Laptops will be provided by the trainer for learners use.   Payment will be due before the course starts. We anticipate high demand so we recommend booking as soon as possible to confirm your space.
Please e-mail mandy@hicca.co.uk to book.  


We are lucky to have two charity events in October to raise money for the Community Centre Extension Project. A Charity Whist Drive has been organised for Saturday 7th October. Arrival time 12.30pm for a prompt 1pm start. There will be a break for tea from 2.30pm to 3pm. The session will resume at 3pm until 4.30pm. Cost is £2 per person. Come either with a partner or by yourself and be given a partner. Telephone Russell Kerracher on 023 92463437 to book.  


The second fundraising event will be held on Saturday 14th October where we have the Portsmouth Philharmonia Orchestra who will be hosting a concert in aid of the Community Centre. We feel very privileged and grateful to the orchestra for holding this event for us. The programme includes music from Dvorak: ‘New World’ symphony, Sibelious ‘Finlandia’ and Tchaikovsly Piano Concerto No 2. Tickets £7.50 and children FREE.


New members are invited to come and join a friendly, social, bridge group called ‘Marbles’ that runs every Monday from 1.30pm to 4pm. The cost is £2 per person. Why not come along and enjoy a game and make new friends. Please contact Russell Kerracher on 02392 463437 for more information.   


Bookings open at 09.30am on Thursday 7th September for the Christmas pantomime ‘Snow White & the Seven Dwarves’ at the Kings Theatre, Southsea on Tues 12th December. Tickets cost £27 including coach travel.