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Thursday 23 October 2014

  • Visit the Thursday Market in its new home in Dartford High Street today. There are plenty of bargains to be had and some great live entertainment! For more information visit www.dartford.gov.uk/markets or like us on Facebook www.facebook.com/dartfordmarkets (Weekly)
  • Pay a visit to Sally Ann’s Pantry, a community café run by The Salvation Army at their hall in Hythe Street. It’s open every Thursday from 10am to 1.30pm with teas, coffees and home-made food at very reasonable prices. (Weekly) 
  • Pop in to Highfield Road Baptist Church to ‘Be Creative’ today – weekly tutored art classes and craft sessions. Classes run from 1pm to 4pm and entrance is free! See www.info.dartfordbaptist.org/be-creative.php for more information. (Weekly)
  • Book now for The Orchard Theatre’s programme of Home Front Heroes events. Join them for a series of events that celebrate courage and pride as we remember the heroes of the home front. For more information visit www.orchardtheatre.co.uk or call 01322 220000.
  • The sixth annual Dartford Festival of Light takes place tomorrow (Friday) from 6.30pm to 8.30pm starting from One Bell Corner and finishing at the Bandstand in Central Park. The event includes the schools lantern parade and live entertainment and music.

Wednesday 22 October 2014

  • Dartford Library Reading Group meet today at Dartford Library from 1.30pm to 3pm. Contact 03000 41 31 31 for more details. (Weekly)
  • Why not wrap up warm and enjoy the sunshine today with a stroll around Central Park?
  • Get a great workout at a Combat Conditioning class from 6pm to 7pm today at Acacia Fitness. Visit www.fitness.acacia-dartford.co.uk or call 01322 343490 for more information and prices. (Weekly)
  • Dartford Creative is back this weekend! Join us on Saturday at One Bell Corner from 10am to 3pm and make a fabulous Finnish paper star. For more information and future dates visit www.dartford.gov.uk/creative You can follow us on Facebook and Twitter too! (Selected Saturdays)
  • The Orchards Shopping Centre has some Halloween Hi Jinx going on for half term. From 10am to 4pm on Saturday 25 October and Monday 27 to Friday 31 October, there’ll be free fun activities for children including a ghoul school, creepy crafts and special effects make up!

Tuesday 21 October 2014

  • Feeling crafty? Pop in to the Knit ‘n’ Natter group meeting from 1pm to 3pm today at Dartford Library. Bring your knitting or stitching and have a natter! Telephone 08458 247 200 or email dartfordlibrary@kent.gov.uk for more information. (Weekly)
  • Get a great workout at a beginners’ Spin class from 8.15pm to 9pm tonight at Acacia Fitness. Visit www.fitness.acacia-dartford.co.uk or call 01322 343490 for more information and prices. (Weekly)
  • Get a complete top to toe workout at a Body Blast class tonight from 8pm to 9pm at Becket Sports Centre. Visit www.becketsportscentre.co.uk or call 01322 280646 for details. (Weekly)
  • Book now for The Orchard Theatre’s programme of Home Front Heroes events. Join them for a series of events that celebrate courage and pride as we remember the heroes of the home front. For more information visit www.orchardtheatre.co.uk or call 01322 220000.
  • Help KCC make the most of Kent’s money - your views count!
  • Kent County Council are planning their budgets for the next three years and estimate that they will need to find £206m of savings. This is your opportunity to have your say about how they make those savings. Please go to www.kent.gov.uk/budget. The consultation closes on 28 November 2014.

Monday 20 October 2014

  • It’s Baby Rhyme Time at Dartford Library today from 10.30am to 11am. (Weekly during term time)
  • Meet new people and have fun at the Temple Belles women’s group tonight from 6.30pm to 8pm at the Healthy Living Centre. For details visit www.hlcdartford.btck.co.uk/HLCProjects/TempleBelles (Weekly)
  • Dance yourself fit at a Zumba class this evening from 6pm to 7pm at Acacia Fitness. Visit www.fitness.acacia-dartford.co.uk or call 01322 343490 for more information. (Weekly)
Last Updated: 23rd October 2014 Print Link