Friday, November 11
Parents and Tots including craft activities, upper room, Sulby Methodist Church, 9.10am. Contact 426219.
Community coffee morning, Willaston Methodist Church, Barrule Road, 10am-midday.
Drop in for coffee and a chat, Sulby Methodist Church, 10am-midday.
Mums and Tots, Laxey Working Men’s Institute, 10am-midday. Contact 479839.
Tiddlers, parents and tots, Elim Church, Second Avenue, Onchan, 10am. Contact 434933.
Friends of the Corrin Home coffee morning, Corrin Hall, 10.15am.
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.
St John’s School Rememberence Service, Royal Chapel, St John’s, 10.30am.
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, 1-4pm.
‘A New Frock For Hospice’ – charity frock swap, Isle of Man Business Centre, Captial House, Circular Road, Douglas, 6pm. Contact 647431.
Meditation at The Refinery, Duke Street, Douglas, 7pm. Contact 467818.
Mhelliah, organised by Central Young Farmers Club, Crosby Hotel, 8.30pm.
Saturday, November 12
Poppy Art Workshop for poppy silk painting, iMuseum, Douglas, 10am-midday, Admission £3, all in aid of the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal.
Hollantide coffee morning and table top sale, Corrin Hall, Peel, 10am-midday.
Christmas coffee morning, Castletown Civic Centre, 10am-midday. In aid of Kemmyrk.
The Manx Aviation and Military Museum, 10am-4.30pm. Also Sunday. Free admission. Donations welcome.
Arts Council willow lantern workshops, Youth Arts Centre, Kensington Road, Douglas, 10am-4pm (last entry at 2.30pm). Also Sunday and November 19 and 20.
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
Southern Ploughing Match, Great Meadow, Castletown, 10.30am-3.30pm.
Hollantide Fair, Braddan Church Hall, 2-4pm
Mungo Bear’s Christmas Fair and Santa’s Sleigh Stop for Operation Christmas Child, Lezayre Parish Community Hall, Clenagh Road, Sulby, 2.15-4pm.
Prom & Evening Wear Extravaganza, Ramsey Grammar School, West Building. 2-5pm.
Beekeepers Federation Convention, St. John’s Methodist Church Hall, 3pm.
Indulgence Evening, Onchan Methodist Church Hall, 7pm. In aid of Onchan Live At Home Scheme.
Sunday, November 13
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.
Car boot sale, Morton Hall, Castletown, 2pm. In aid of Castletown and District Over 60s Club.
Manx Cancer Help Christmas Fair, Lisa Lowe Centre, Bourne House, 97 Woodbourne Road, Douglas, 1-4pm. Includes a musical performance by the children from The Platform Theatre School at 2pm.
Remembrance procession, starting Market Place, Peel, 2.30pm. Followed by Service of Remembrance, St German’s Cathedral, Peel, 3pm.
Castletown Metropolitan Silver Band rehearsals, Queen Street Mission Hall, 7pm.
Monday, November 14
Noah’s Ark Tots Group, Church on the Rock, behind Ramsey Bus Station, 9.30am. Contact 459890.
Breastfeeding Buddies, The Salvation Army Critedal, Ridgeway Street, Douglas. 10.30am. Contact 656030
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.
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.
Tuesday, November 15
Manx Cancer Help drop-in day, Lisa Lowe Centre, Woodbourne Road, Douglas, 11am-4pm.
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.
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.
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 www.healingofmann.com £6 per session.
Wednesday, November 16
Parents and tots, Salvation Army Citadel, Lord Street, Douglas, 9.30am. Contact 627742.
Make Country Style Christmas Decorations with Sheena Quayle, Cherry Orchard Hotel, Port Erin, 9.45am. Cost £35 for tuition, lunch and tea or coffee, contact 833811.
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 BusyBugs2009@manx.net
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.
Samba percussion workshop, no previous musical experience necessary, Onchan Silver Bandroom, off Onchan Commissioners car park, 7pm. Cost £3, contact email@example.com
Castletown Ale Drinkers’ quiz, Ronaldsway Sports and Social Club, 7pm. Contact 824156.
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, November 17
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.
Coffee morning, Masonic Hall, Douglas, 10.30am-midday. Admission £2 including refreshments, in aid of Manx Blind Welfare.
Isle of Man Farmers Market, at Tynwald Mills, St Johns, 11am-3pm
‘Mum’s the Word’, Mount Murray Hotel and Country Club, Santon, 7.30pm. Organised by Care for the Family. Contact 491043.
Manx Gaelic class with Cathy Clucas, Arbory Commissioner’s Hall, 7.30pm. Contact 838527.
Quiz Night, The Railway, Douglas, 8.30pm.
Bingo Quiz, Manor Hotel, Willaston, 9pm