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Thursday, November 29

• Theatrix Theatre Company Musical Theatre age 8-12. Also Saturday Babies Irish/mod, 9am. Prep Ballet/Tap, 10am, Babies Ballet/Tap, 11am. Musical Theatre, age 5-8. Monday, Senior Ballet, 4pm, Senior Tap, 5pm, Senior Jazz, 5.45pm Adult Irish, 6.30pm. Tuesday Community Ballet/Tap, 4pm. Beginners Irish, 4.45pm. Junior Irish, 5.30pm. Adult Tap, 6.15pm. Wednesday Grade 2 Ballet/Tap, 4pm. Novice Irish, 5.30pm. Adult Ballet, 6.15pm.

• 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. Monday, Ramsey Town Hall, 10am-12.30pm and 1.30pm-3.30pm; Tuesday, Ramsey Town Hall, 10am-12.30pm; Wednesday and Thursday, Southlands, Port St Mary, 2-4.30pm.

• 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, 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.

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

Friday, November 30

• Baby and Toddler Group, 9.30am-11.30am at Glen Maye Community Centre. All pre-school children welcome. Refreshments provided. No charge but donations welcome. Call 845681.

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

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

• Parents and Tots, upper room, Sulby Methodist Church, 10.30am. Call 897364. Also 3.45pm Sparks after school club with themed activities.

• 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.

• Garage Sale at the back of Crossroads Charity Shop, Victoria Street, Douglas. 10am-4pm.

• Storybox, Family Library, Westmoreland Road, Douglas, 10.30am. Also Saturday, Sticky Finger Craft for 6+, 10.30am; Wednesday, Busy Bee Time for pre-schoolers, 1.45pm. Call 673123.

• Michael School Christmas Fair, 6pm-8pm.

• Save the Children (Douglas Branch) Festival of Trees, first floor of Ronaldsway Airport at 6.30pm. Call 621491. Until January 6.

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

• Clothes Sale, Foxdale School, 7pm-9pm. £1 admission.

• Ballakermeen High School Association Christmas at 6pm. Email p.crilly@bhs.sch.im

• The Link (interesting talks and a buffet supper), Onchan Baptist Church. 7.30pm.

• Macbeths, Douglas, sponsored volunteers shaved. Shaving courtesy of Marias Hairdresser, 7.30pm.

• Peel Lifeboat Ladies Guild Savoury and Wine Evening at Peel Golf Club, 8pm. Tickets £10.

Saturday, December 1

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

• Auldyn School Christmas Fayre, 10am-noon.

• Green Centre, opposite Iceland, Chester Street Complex, Douglas. Information about recycling, energy, insulation and environmental matters. Zero Waste Mann, Isle of Man Friends of the Earth and Manx Energy Advice Centre. Open from 10am.

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

• Isle of Man Farmers’ Market, at Villa Marina, Douglas, 10am-2pm.

• Manx Footpaths Conservation Group Saturday Walk, Fenella Beach, 10.30am.

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

• St. Peter’s Christmas Fair, Parish Hall, Royal Ave, Onchan, 2pm-4pm. Admission £1.

• Erin Arts Centre Players – A Christmas Carol, 7.30pm. Tickets £10, also Sunday.

Sunday, December 2

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

• 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 on 478224.

• Car Boot, Legion Hall, Janet Corner. 12-4pm. Call Kath on 824759.

• Manx Footpaths Conservation Group Sunday Walk, Ballaugh Plantation, 1.30pm.

• Car Boot Sale, Morton Hall, Castletown, 2pm. Call 673320 or 481532.

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

• Hospice Christmas Fair, noon-5pm at the Villa Marina.

• Meditation and chat at Pure Inspiration, Studio 1, The Harbour, Ramsey. 7.15pm. Call Gary on 817735.

Monday, December 3

• 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.

• The Y Factor, Talent Show for young people. Youth Arts Centre. Call Fiona Helleur on 437339.

• Coffee morning and chat, St George’s Church Hall, Upper Church Street, Douglas, 10.30am-12.30pm.

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

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

• Northern Lights Community Centre, Ramsey, Tots play. 1.30pm-3.30pm. Pilates 6.15pm-7.15pm. Also, Tuesdays, Hatha yoga, 6.30pm-7.45pm. Call Isis on 303836. Wednesdays Tots craft and play. £1.

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

• Action Songs and Rhymes, from birth, 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, December 4

• Manx Cancer Help drop-in day, Lisa Lowe Centre, The Old Schoolhouse, Cronkbourne, 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.

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

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

• Abbey Acorns, ages 4+ at the Abbey Church, Ballasalla, 3.30pm.

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

• Ramsey Gardening Club, Quayle Hall, Waterloo Road, Ramsey, 7.30pm.

• Whist for Hospice, Michael Methodist Hall. 7.30pm. £2. Raffle and refreshment.

Wednesday, December 5

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

• Mini Club for parents or carers and their babies, toddlers and pre-school children at Anagh Coar School, 9.30am or Braddan Church Hall, 2pm. Call 675091.

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

• Independent Living Centre, Open Day, Ballakermeen Rd, 9.30am-3.30pm. 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.

• Ballacottier School Christmas Fair, 6pm-8pm.• Manx Eating Disorders Support Group at CIRCA Shopmobility and Information Centre, Level 2 Chester Street Car Park, Douglas. 7pm-8.

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

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

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

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