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Friday, September 2

Coffee morning in aid of the Peel branch of IOM Anti-Cancer, St Patrick’s Hall, Peel, 10am.

Out 2 Play organised by The Children’s Centre, Kick About Field, Onchan, 10am-midday. Also St Mary’s School field, Douglas, 2-4pm; Monday, Millenium Field, Bride, 10am-midday and Abbotswood Playing Field, Ballasalla, 2-4pm.

Ard Jerkyll cafe, traditional home made food, Foxdale. Open 7 days a week, 10am to 5pm, contact 853409.

Drop in for coffee and a chat, Sulby Methodist Church, 10am-midday.

Tiddlers, parents and tots, Elim Church, Second Avenue, Onchan, 10am. Contact 434933.

Prayers with Bears Tots group, All Saints Church Vestry, Alexandra Drive, Douglas, 10am. Contact 483248.

Parents and tots, Philip Christian Centre, Peel, 10am.

Parents and Tots, upper room, Sulby Methodist Church, 10.30am.

Storybox, Family Library, Westmoreland Road, Douglas, 10.30am. Also Saturday, Sticky Finger Craft for 6 years and over, 10.30am; Wednesday, Busy Bee Time for Pre-Schoolers, 1.45pm. Contact 673123.

Coffee and chat, Onchan Methodist Church lounge, opposite Commissioners’ office, 10.30am-midday.

Coffee and chat with Arthritis Care Ellan Vannin, Industrial Unit 7a, Union Mills, 1pm-4pm.

Learn Manx with Adrian Cain, beginners midday-1pm, intermediates 1pm-2pm, Manx Museum, Douglas. Admission free, contact 838527 or 451098.

Department of Education Music Service Lunchtime Choir, Salvation Army Citadel, Douglas, 1.15pm.

Onchan carers and tots, Parish Hall, Onchan, 1.15pm. Contact 625328.

Arthritis Care Ellan Vannin coffee and chat for anyone suffering with arthritis or who is an arthritis carer, unit 7a Union Mills Industrial Units, 1-4pm.

Tiny Tunes, music time for 0-3s, Family Library, Westmoreland Road, Douglas, 1.30pm. Cost £2.50. Contact 673123.

Meditation at The Refinery, Duke Street, Douglas, 7pm. Contact 467818.

Pudding Evening, Abbey Church Hall, Ballasalla, 7.30pm. In aid of Castletown and Malew branch of IOM Anti-Cancer.

Saturday, September 3

St Johns Produce Show, Methodist Hall, St Johns 3pm, with Auction of Produce at 7.30pm Contact 801467 for further details

Home-made lunch, The Cooill Chapel Hall, 12-2.30pm. 2 course meal £10. Proceeds for chapel funds.

The Art Market, Strand Shopping Centre, Douglas, 9am-5pm.

Theatre Tours, Gaiety Theatre, Douglas, 10am. Tickets for adults £7.50, children £4, family £20. Contact 600555.

The Manx Aviation and Military Museum, 10am-4.30pm. Also Sunday. Free admission. Donations welcome.

Laxey Woollen Mills, Glen Road Laxey, 10am-5pm. Also open weekdays.

Coffee and chat, St Mary’s on the Harbour, Castletown, 11am.

Isle of Man Farmers Market, at Albert Road Carpark, Ramsey, 10am-1pm

Sat Life coffee morning, St Anthony’s Hall, Onchan, 10.30am-midday.

Laxey Mine Railways open from 11am-4.30pm.

Homemade lunch at the Cooill Chapel Hall 12- 2.30pm. 2 Courses £10. Tel 625892.

Let’s do Sondheim, Centenary Centre Peel, starting at 8pm  Tickets £10 available from Celtic Gold, Peter Norris and Shakti Man

Sunday, September 4

Pisces Swimming Club for the disabled Car boot sale, Onchan Community Centre, 12-3pm. In aid of Pisces Swimming Club For the disabled. Sellers £5 each, contact 623704 or 480231.

Fishing workshops for beginners, includes both river and sea, bait, spinning and fly fishing, at Adventurous Experiences lecture room, Patrick Road, St John’s, by Kelvin Tastagh, owner of Kelvin’s Tackle, 2pm. Entry £3 donation to RNLI. To book contact Kelvin, 478224.

Fun day, Vagabonds clubhouse, Ballafletcher Road, Douglas, 2-4pm. Games, challenges, crafts, bouncy castle and refreshments. Contact

Collectors Fair, Morton Hall, Castletown, 2-5pm.

Car boot sale, Marown Playing Fields, Crosby, 2-4.30pm. Contact Andrew on 851064 or e-mail

Castletown Metropolitan Silver Band rehearsals, Queen Street Mission Hall, 7pm.

Monday, September 5

Parents and tots, Dhoon Church Hall, 9.30am. Contact 426395.

Noah’s Ark Tots Group, Church on the Rock, behond Ramsey Bus Station, 9.30am. Contact 459890.

Breastfeeding Buddies, The Salvation Army Critedal, Ridgeway Street, Douglas. 10.30am. Contact 656030

Gym time active play for preschool children, Manx Gymnastics Centre,

Michael Minatures’ parents and tots, Ebenezer Hall, Kirk Michael, 2pm. £1.50 per family, contact 491592.

Vannin Bridge, Onchan Pensioners Hall, 2pm. Also Thursday.

Onchan Silver Band practice, The Band Room, off Main Road, Onchan, beginners, 6.30pm and seniors 7.30pm.

Free Drop-In Stop Smoking Support Service run by Quit4You advisors, free specialist advice, Contact 642404.

Christian Poetry, St George’s Church, Douglas, 7.30pm.

Tuesday, September 6

Toddle Inn, mums and tots group, Port St Mary Baptist Church, 9.30am. Also Wednesday, Living Hope Community Church, Lancashire House, Santon, 9.30am. Contact 835091.

Kittens tots and carers group, St Ninian’s Church, Douglas, 10.30am. £1 per family. Contact 629683.

Laxey mums and tots, Laxey Pavilion, 1pm. Contact 438408.

Manx Gaelic conversational class with Adrian Cain, The Rovers, Douglas, 1pm. Also Manx Gaelic class with Brian Stowell at Isle of Man College, Douglas, 7pm. Contact 623821.

Whist for Hospice, Michael Methodist Church, 7.30pm. £2.

New to the Island? Mums meet for chat and a coffee, Noble’s Park café, Douglas, 1.30pm. Contact or 677864.

Foxdale mums and tots, community hall, Foxdale School, 2pm. Contact 420234.

Abbey Acorns, ages four and above, the Abbey Church, Ballasalla, 3.30pm.

Peel Footlights Youth Theatre, children age eight-16, Philip Christian Centre, Peel, 4pm. Also Thursday. Contact 843819.

EFT group for therapists, looking after the healers by Bill Tucker, Healing of Mann, Ramsey, 7.30pm. Contact £6 per session.

Wednesday, September 7

Parents and tots, Salvation Army Citadel, Lord Street, Douglas, 9.30am. Contact 627742.

Age Concern free computer lessons for over 50s, iMuseum, Douglas, 10am. Also Thursday.

Mini Club for parents and tots, Anagh Coar School, Douglas, 10am. Also 2pm at Kirk Braddan Church. Contact 675523.

Ballabeg Busy Bugs for under fives, Arbory Parish Hall, Ballabeg, 10am. Contact 429676 or

Mums and tots, Marown Hall, Peel Road, Crosby, 10.15am. £1.50 per family.

Textile Workshop with Lorraine Cleasby at the Erin Arts Centre. Admission £5 all material and equipment included.

MS Society coffee morning, Harbour Lights, St Paul’s Square, Ramsey, 10.30am-midday.

Busy Bees parents and tots, Beehive Kindergarten, Onchan, 1.30pm. Also Thursday. Contact 674655.

Parent and toddler group, Castletown Youth Centre, Arbory Street, Castletown, 2pm.

Bereavement support group, friendly get together for anybody feeling isolated or lonely after a bereavement, however or whenever it occurred, tea, coffee and a chat, Scholl Centre, Hospice Isle of Man, 5pm-7pm. Contact 647443, 668192 or 647449.

Samba percussion workshop, no previous musical experience necessary, Onchan Silver Bandroom, off Onchan Commissioners car park, 7pm. Cost £3, contact

Manx Gaelic class with James O’Meara, St John’s House, 7.30pm. Contact 843436.

Bingo, South Douglas Old Friends Association, Finch Road, Douglas, 8pm.

Bingo Quiz, Archibald Knox, Onchan, 9pm

Thursday, September 8

Happy Tots, Main Hall, Willaston School, 9.45am £1 per family including refreshments. Contact 621577.

Storytime for pre-schoolers, Henry Bloom Noble Library, Victoria Street, Douglas, 10am. Contact 696461.

Step-In for tea, coffee, chat and music, Onchan Baptist Church, 10.30am.

Isle of Man Farmers Market, at Tynwald Mills, St Johns, 11am-3pm

Parents and tots, Auldyn Infants School Community Room, Ramsey, 1.30pm.

Arbory Tots, from birth upwards, Parish Hall, Ballabeg, 2pm. Cost £1 per family, contact 832394.

Toddler Tunes, Community Room, Michael School, 2pm. Contact 878090.

Peel Gardeners’ Association 69th annual show at Corrin Hall, Peel. Doors open at 2pm, with presentation award at 7pm, followed by sale of produce and confectionery.

The Children’s Centre Parent Support Group, informal chat with family support workers, at Douglas Family Centre, Woodbourne Road, 7-9pm.

Manx Gaelic class with Cathy Clucas, Arbory Commissioner’s Hall, 7.30pm. Contact 838527.

Bingo Quiz, Manor Hotel, Willaston, 9pm

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