Here follows an article soon to be printed in the Cambrian News.
Up your street
Penparcau Community Forum
3rd to the 10th April 2019
The Community Hub in Penparcau has had a successful couple of weeks hosting
many activities from organisations locally. The Red Nose Day disco held in the
hub by the Penparcau Youth in aid of Comic Relief was a great triumph, great fun
was had by all and £70 was raised for a fantastic cause. Some members of
the Penparcau Youth enjoyed an educational and fun trip to the Big Bang Science
Fair in Birmingham. The curry and quiz night was also great success with multiple
teams competing, all proceeds will go towards further youth projects and events.
This fortnight the forum had its first 60+ shopping trip to Morrisons which will be
a fortnightly occurrence on a Tuesday – with the week in-between being a 60+ club
based in the Hub. The Welsh Hearts day raised £150, residents
from Hafan y Waun were amongst over 100 attendees and a fantastic day was had
The café will be open through-out the week as usual offering fantastic value drinks
and food, additionally there are many events taking place this week in the Hub that
you won’t want to miss! As always, everyone is welcome;
Wednesday 3 rd April – The Men’s Shed Introductory Meeting will be taking place
7-8.30pm this session is perfect for anyone retired, semi-retired or just looking for
some new friends. The Hub has teamed up with Men's Shed Cymru, and if you like
the idea of doing or making things and kicking off some fantastic community
projects please come along or call in anytime for a chat.
Thursday 4 th April – Bingo 2.30-3.30pm
Friday 5 th April – Youth Session – Games Evening 6-8pm which usually includes
games, crafts, socialising, planning events, local visits and speakers – but most
Monday 8 th April – Charlotte’s Dance Class 4.30-7.30pm (contact Charlotte for
further details 07488 230058).
Tuesday 9 th April – Charlotte's Dance classes will be running from 4.30-7.30pm.
Concurrently, there is a well-developed Homework Zone running 4-5pm for older
primary children and the Homework Club 6-8pm for young people of secondary
school age – during these sessions young people can enjoy healthy snacks whilst
getting all the professional support they need for their upcoming projects and
weekly homework. Computing and printing facilities are available, additionally
activity sheets and revision support for many subjects will be readily available for
those who are up to date with homework but would still like to attend.
Wednesday 10 th April – The Men’s Shed Meeting will be taking place 7-8.30pm
this session is perfect for anyone retired, semi-retired or just looking for some new
friends. The Hub has teamed up with Men's Shed Cymru, and if you like the idea
of doing or making things and kicking off some fantastic community projects
please come along or call in anytime for a chat.
Upcoming dates for your diary – Fashion Show for Penparcau Community Forum
and Hafan y Waun 3 rd May 2019 7pm-late. Children free, Adults £8 to include a
glass of prosecco and canape on entrance – amazing local cause and great night to
be had by all, get your tickets from the Hub now! Another upcoming event on the
1 st June 2019 is our Polish Heritage Day, last year the event was hugely successful
so save the date – more details will follow soon.