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Thursday, May 24

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

• 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.

• 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.

• Fashion Through The Ages, Colby Methodist Church Hall, noon. In aid of IOM Anti-Cancer Association. Includes a cold buffet lunch. Call 832186.

• 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.

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

• Great Laxey Mine Railway. Until the end of September. From 11am until 4.30.

Friday, May 25

• Plant sale and coffee morning, Ramsey Town Hall, 10am-noon. In aid of Hospice Isle of Man.

• Coffee and browse, Erin Arts Centre, Port Erin, 10.30am-12.30pm.

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

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

• Garage Sale, at the rear of Crossroads Charity Shop, Victoria Street, Douglas. Opens 10am until 4pm.

• 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.

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

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

• 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.

• Balladoole: a small hill with a big history, walk with Allison Fox, meet at grid reference SC 2468 6818, Balladoole, Arbory, 2pm. Wear sensible footwear and suitable outdoor clothing. Call 648000.

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

• Ramsey Town Band concert for the Poppy Appeal at The Masonic Hall, 8pm. £3 proceeds to Poppy Appeal Ramsey.

Saturday, May 26

• TT Helicopter flights begin.l Call 694455

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

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

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

• Coffee morning, Crosby Methodist Chapel, 10.30am.

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

• Coffee morning from 11am to 12.30pm at the Corrin Hall, Peel. A fundraiser for hall improvements.

• Milntown House Tours, Ramsey. 2.30pm. £6. Call 812321. Also Wednesday.

• Swinging 60s on the Trams.

8 Manx Transport Heritage Museum. Open weekend.

Sunday, May 27

• BCP Eucharist, St German’s Cathedral, Peel, 8.30am. Also Eucharist, 10.30am and evening prayer, 6.30pm; Wednesday, BCP Eucharist, 9.30am.

• Sunday School, Sulby Methodist Church, 10.30am. Also youth group for school years 7 and up at 7pm. Call 450104.

• Big 30th Birthday celebrations, Groudle Glen Railway, 11am-4.30pm.

• Douglas RNLI - Jubilee Lunch at The Meadows, Tromode. Tickets £10. Call Tracy Keig on 456178

• Manx Footpaths Conservation Group, Fenella Beach, Peel 1.30pm.

• 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. Call Kelvin, 478224.

• Fun and sports afternoon, Corvonaagh Bungalow, Glen Vine Road, Glen Vine, 2pm.

• Olympic Family Fun and Sports Day, Marown Memorial Playing Fields, 2pm.

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

Monday, May 28

• 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.

• Antiques & Collectables Fair, St. Paul’s Hall, Ramsey. 11am-4pm. Admission 50p.

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

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

• Bank Holiday Duck Dash at Sulby Claddaghs. Raising cash for the Children’s Resource Centre in Ramsey. 1pm. Prizes to be won.

• 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.

• MS Society coffee morning, Cherry Orchard, Port Erin, 1.30pm.

Tuesday, May 29

• 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.

• Friendly Lunches, Royal British Legion Memorial Hall, Droghadfayle Road, Port Erin, 12.30pm.

• 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.

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

• 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.

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

Wednesday, May 30

• Wednesday, BCP Eucharist, 9.30am The Voice Youth Group, Corrin Hall, Peel, 6pm.

• 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. £1.50 per family.

• Carers and tots, St James’ Schoolrooms, Dalby, 10.30am-noon. Call 843471 or

• Independent Living Centre, Open Day, Ballakermeen Rd. 9.30-3.30. Call 642511.

• Computer Training Sessions for everyone. Leonard Cheshire Disability, Main Rd, Onchan. 11am-3pm. Call 679030

• 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.

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

• Manx Footpaths Conservation Group Evening Walk, Foxdale School. 7.30pm.

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

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

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