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Thursday, April 12

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

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

• Age Concern Isle of Man free computer sessions, iMuseum, Douglas, 10am-12.30pm. Also Wednesday. Also Thursday, Southlands, Port St Mary, 2-4.30pm; Monday, Ramsey Town Hall, 10am-12.30pm and 1.30pm-3.30pm; Tuesday, Ramsey Town Hall, 10am-12.30pm; Wednesday, Southlands, Port St Mary, 2-4.30pm.

• Out2Play with The Children’s Centre, Peel Clothworkers School Field, 10am-noon. Also Pulsom Park, Castletown, 2-4pm; Friday, St Mary’s School Field, Douglas, 10am-noon and Coronation Park, Ramsey, 2-4pm.

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

• Isle of Man Farmers Market, at Tynwald Mills, St John’s, 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. Call 832394.

• Toddler Tunes, Community Room, Michael School, 2pm. Call 878090.

• 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 Commissioners’ Hall, 7.30pm. Call 838527.

• Quiz Night at The Railway, Douglas from 8.30pm. Call 670773.

• Bingo Quiz, Manor Hotel, Willaston, 9pm.

Friday, April 13

• Coffee morning in aid of Port St Mary branch of IOM Anti-Cancer, St Mary’s Church Hall, Port St Mary, 10am.

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

• Parents and Tots, upper room, Sulby Methodist Church, 10.30am. Call 897364.

• Willaston Weekly Drop In Centre, Willaston Methodist Church, Barrule Road, 10am-noon.

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

• Mums and Tots, Laxey Working Men’s Institute, 10am-noon. Call 479839.

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

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

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

• 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. Call 673123. - 14/10/11

• Coffee and chat, Onchan Methodist Church lounge, opposite commissioners’ office, 10.30am-noon.

• Coffee and chat with Arthritis Care Ellan Vannin, Industrial Unit 7a, Union Mills, 1pm-4pm. Call 852664

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

• Onchan carers and tots, Parish Hall, Onchan, 1.15pm. Call 625328.

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

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

• ‘A Gathering of Gardeners: Questions & Answers’, Dalby Schoolrooms, 7.30pm. Admission £6.50 including supper. Call 843768.

• Oie’ll Voirrey, Sandygate Chapel, 7.30pm.

Saturday, April 14

• Ballaugh WI coffee morning, Ramsey Town Hall, 10am-noon.

• ‘The World We Have Lost – An Enforced Morality’ with Dr Jennifer Platten, Centre for Manx Studies, Stable Building Teaching Room, Douglas, 10am-5pm.

Fee £25, concessions £15. Adult education class run in conjunction with the University of Liverpool. Contact Hazel Marshall 695777.

• Charity shop for IOM Anti-Cancer Association, next door to Swales, New Road, Laxey, 10am-4pm. Until April 22.

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

• Celtic coffee morning, Methodist Hall, St John’s, 10.30am-noon.

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

• Isle of Man Farmers Market, Northern Lights Community Centre, Ramsey, 10am-1pm.

• Manx Transport Museum Open Weekend, Brickworks Office, Mill Road, Peel, 1-5pm.

• Car boot sale, St Peter’s Hall, Royal Avenue, Onchan, 2-4pm.

Sunday, April 15

• Morning prayer, St Paul’s Church, Foxdale, 10am.

• ‘Celebration of Woodlands at Cooildarry’ – Manx Wildlife Trust walk with Andree Dubbeldam and Kath Smith, meet at Glen Wyllin Car Park, Kirk Michael, 1.30pm. No charge but donations welcome. Call 844432.

• Anti Bullying Workshop, Unit 11B, South Quay Industrial Estate, Douglas. 1.45-2.45pm Primary School Students; 3-4pm High School Students.

• Mosaic Challenge, 5k run/walk in aid of Crossroads Caring For Carers, starts at Fenella Beach car park, Peel, Marown FC car park, Foxdale School and Whitestrand, 2pm. Registration from 1pm, £10 per adult or £20 per family. All finish at Tynwald Methodist Church. Call 673103.

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

Monday, April 16

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

• Parents and tots, Dhoon Church Hall, 9.30am. Call 426395.

• Noah’s Ark Tots Group, Church on the Rock, behind Ramsey Bus Station, 9.30am. Call 459890.

• Breastfeeding Buddies, The Salvation Army Citadel, Ridgeway Street, Douglas. 10.30am. Call 656030.

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

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

• Coffee and chat with Arthritis Care Ellan Vannin, Industrial Unit 7a, Union Mills, 1-4pm. Call 852664

• 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 Miniatures’ parents and tots, Ebenezer Hall, Kirk Michael, 2pm. £1.50 per family, Call 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, April 17

• 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, Call 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. Call 835091.

• Laxey mums and tots, Laxey Pavilion, 1pm. Call 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. Call 623821.

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

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

• Peel Footlights Youth Theatre, children aged eight-16, Philip Christian Centre, Peel, 4pm. Also Thursday. Call 843819.

• ‘An Introduction to Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales’ with Michael Hoy MBE, Centre for Manx Studies, Stable Building Teaching Room, Douglas, 7.15pm. Start of six week course. Fee £48, concessions £24. Adult education class run in conjunction with the University of Liverpool. Contact Hazel Marshall 695777.

• EFT group for therapists, looking after the healers by Bill Tucker, Healing of Mann, Ramsey, 7.30pm. Email

Wednesday, April 18

• Onchan Jubilee WI coffee morning, Morton Hall, Onchan, 10am-noon.

• Milntown House Tours, Ramsey. 2.30pm. Call 812321.

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

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

• Ballabeg Busy Bugs for under fives, Arbory Parish Hall, Ballabeg, 10am. Call 429676 or email

• Mums and tots, Marown Hall, Peel Road, Crosby, 10.15am.

• Busy Bees parents and tots, Beehive Kindergarten, Onchan, 1.30pm. Also Thursday. Call 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. Call 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. Call 843436.

• Castletown Heritage AGM, followed by talk by Sir David Wilson – ‘A Viking Legend: Sigurd on the Manx Crosses’, Church Rooms, St Mary’s On The Harbour, Hope Street, Castletown, 7.30pm

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

• Bingo Quiz, Archibald Knox, Onchan, 9pm.

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