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Friday, July 15

Scoill Ree Gorree Summer Fayre 6pm-8pm. With raffle.

Cakes for Kids – The Island’s largest simultaneous cake sale in aid of The Children’s Centre, 9am-5pm

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

Milntown historic estate and gardens, Lezayre Road, Ramsey, daily 10am-5pm.

Make a Will with Dougherty Quinn. Advocates rates donated to The Children’s Centre, Call Michelle O’Malley on 631919

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

Age Concern - free computer sessions for people aged over 50 Ramsey Town Hall, down stairs.

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 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.

Summer fair at Ballacloan School, Douglas. Admission free. 2.30

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

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

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

Scoill Ree Gorree Summer Fair. 6-8pm

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

‘Evening By The Lake’ in aid of Robert Owen House, Mooragh Park, Ramsey, 7.30pm. Contact or 622314.

Palace Hotel Charity Committee, Black Tie Summer Ball. Contact 682776

Charity Race Night at Laxey FC Clubhouse, Glen Road, Laxey 7pm-11pm £10 per ticked includes supper

Quiz night with quizmaster Simon Fletcher. St. Ninian’s Parish Centre (inside St Ninian’s Church. Time 6pm. £10 per person including hot meal

Summers We Remember Well by Gale Force, Erin Arts Centre, Port Erin, 7pm. Tickets £6, £1 for students, contact 832662.

Saturday, July 16

Douglas farmers’ market, Villa Marina Colonade, Douglas.

Farmers Market, MER Station carpark, Ramsey 10am-1pm.

Annual Coffee Morning at Cannan Court, Kirk Michael. Doors open at 10.30am, admission £2.

Entertainment, Bandstand, Noble’s Park, Douglas. Bucket collection in aid of Manxaid 2pm to 4pm

Bat Walk with Manx Bat Group, at Cornaa. Meeting at 9.15pm at the beach. For more info tel. 330922.

Church Garden Pary at St Olave’s, Bowring Road, Ramsey 2pm

Fun for All, Old Vicarage, Kirk Michael. Adults £3.50/Child £1.

Laxey Railway open as usual 11am-4.40pm

Drama Workshop and Performance at The Philip Christian Centre, Peel. Ages 7-11. 10am-6pm £10 Call Christina Kemp on 678246. Please book in advance.

Happy Feet Fundraiser in Aid of The Children’s Centre. Print, paint or chalk your footprint on Douglas Prom. 10am-4pm £2 entry.

The Manx Aviation and Military Museum. Open weekends, race weeks and bank holidays. 10am to 4.30pm. Free admission. Donations welcome

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

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

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

Laxey Mine Railways open from 11am-4.30pm.

Ramsey Dog Open Obedience Show Union Mills Football club.

Andreas Racing Assoc. Jurby South Road 11am, racing 1pm. Entry £3

Big Family Fun Day and Boot Sale, Laserblast, Whitebridge Road, Onchan.

House Tours at Milntown every Saturday 2.30pm please call 812321 to book

Tea Festival, Cooil Methodist Chapel, 3pm. Admission £8.

Sunday, July 17

Garage Sale/House Clearance. Willow Cottage, The Corrony, Ramsey. 10am-4pm. Contact 255675

Pisces Swimming Club Car Boot Sale at Onchan Community Centre, Sunday 12pm-3pm. Contact 623704 or 480231.

Entertainment, Bandstand, Noble’s Park, Douglas. Bucket collection in aid of Manxaid 2pm to 4pm.

Ard Jerkyll cafe, traditional home made food, Foxdale, 11am-5pm. Also Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, contact 853059.

Peelstock family fun day, Peel Football Club, midday.

Manx Retirement Association, Summer Lunch at the Glen Helen Hotel, Stl John’s at 1pm.

Lions Club Mid Summer Fair. Laxey Football Club Ground. Admission free.

Western Open Gardens. Admission by brochure £2.50 per person available at St Johns Methodist Church Hall from 1p.m

Michael Heritage Trust: ‘A walk around the Kirk Michael Village Trail’. 2.30pm start.

Car Boot Sale at Morton Hall, Castletown. 2pm. Tel: 673320 or 481532

Port Erin Soap Box Derby, Upper Promenade, Port Erin on Sunday 17th July from 1pm.

Family Fun Day, Ballafletcher Field. Contact Hospice Fundraising on 647432

Peel Committee Sponsored Walk. Contact Judy Jeavons 843653

Marown Parish Day, side shows, cream teas, sports, produce and art show, music, ice cream, etc at Marown Memorial Playing Fields, Crosby. Starting at 1.45pm. admission £1 for adults, children free. Marown Memorial Playing Fields, Crosby.

Holy Eucharist, 10.30am Cathedral Church of St. German, Peel

St. German, Peel. Eucharist with Baptism we will be joined by a visitor Paul Whittaker – deaf organist, who is also a reader in the Church of England.

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.

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

Monday, July 18

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

Gym time active play for preschool children, Manx Gymnastics Centre, Glencrutchery Road, Douglas, 9.30am. Contact 625636. Also Wednesday and Thursday.

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.

Roll’n’Play for preschoolers, Philip Christian Centre, Peel, 10.30am.

Parents and tots, St Olave’s Church, Ramsey, 1pm.

Peel Toddler Group, Corrin Hall, Peel, 1.30pm.

Action Songs and Rhymes, from birth upwards, The Children’s Centre, Woodbourne Road, Douglas, 1.30pm. Also Tuesday, Sulby School, 9.30am; Philip Christian Centre, Peel, 2pm; Wednesday, Auldyn School Community Room, 9.15am and 10.30am.

‘The Lives and Art of the Bloomsbury Group’ with Sandra Pollard, Stable Building Teaching Room, The Nunnery, Douglas, 10am-5pm. Further details contact 695777 or

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, Contact 642404.

Capercaillie, at Villa Marina, 8pm

Cass Meurig lecture-recital, 7.30pm.

Ian O’Leary lecture, Ramsey Town Hall, Parliament Square, Ramsey, 7.30pm. Free admission. Part of Yn Cruinnaght.

Tuesday, July 19

Parents and tots group, Cronk-y-Berry School side entrance, 9.30am. Admission £1, contact Helen 469756. Also Thursday, 1.30pm.

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.

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, July 20

Manx Retirement Association, Peel Coffee Morning at the Peel Castle Hotel, Market Square, Peel at 10.30am.

‘The Rheast Druidale – Two thousand years of life, death and chasing sheep’ – a guided tour with Andrew Johnson, meet at Brandywell Cottage, Kirk Michael, 2pm. Tickets £5. Involves rough walking, potentially wet underfoot.

Yn Chruinnaght Inter-Celtic Festival, Breton Dance Night, Ramsey, 8pm

Age Concern free Computer lessons for the over 50s, 10am – 12.30 pm, iMuseum, Douglas.

House Tours at Milntown every Wednesday 2.30pm please call 812321 to book.

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

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.

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.

Manx Retirement Association, Miniature Golf at Onchan Pleasure Park at 2pm.

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

Bingo Quiz, Archibald Knox, Onchan, 9pm

Thursday, July 21

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.

Age Concern free Computer lessons for the over 50s, 10 – 12.30 pm, iMuseum, Douglas.

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

Farmers market, Courtyard, Tynwald Mills, St John’s, 11am-3pm.

Manx Retirement Association ‘Stretch & Flex’ at the National Sports Centre, Douglas at 10am. Tel: 617777

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

Yn Chruinnaght Inter-Celtic Festival, St John’s Church, 7.30pm

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

Bingo Quiz, Manor Hotel, Willaston, 9pm.

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