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Friday 22 May 2015 

Thursday 21 May 2015 

  • Visit Dartford's Thursday Market in the High Street today. There are plenty of bargains to be had! For more information visit www.dartford.gov.uk/markets or like us on Facebook www.facebook.com/dartfordmarkets (Weekly)
  • Enjoy a nationally-accredited Dartford Health Walk this morning, starting at the War Memorial, Central Park at 11.30am. (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.dartfordbaptist.org/be-creative.php for more information. (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)
  • The Kent Stop Smoking Service runs sessions throughout the week to support people who are quitting smoking. All sessions must be booked in advance by calling 0300 123 1220. Thursday's sessions take place in Dartford Library from 2pm to 5pm. (Weekly – various venues)
  • The Dartford Sharks Basketball Team train on Thursday evenings at Becket Sports Centre. For more information visit www.dartfordbasketballclub.co.uk

Wednesday 20 May 2015 

  • A Memory Café takes place today from 10am to 12noon at the Meeting Place. The café is a great place to share information and concerns about dementia and memory loss over a cup of tea or coffee in a safe and friendly environment. For more information call Ross Mullis on 01474 533990 or email ross.mullis@alz-dem.org.uk (Monthly - every third Wednesday of the month)
  • Sing to improve your mental health and wellbeing today and every Wednesday from 1pm to 2.30pm at Meadowside Day Centre. The group is free to attend and is run by Zoe Konez and Marina Perryman from the Sidney De Haan Research Centre for Arts and Health. All abilities welcome. To book your place please contact Sharon Manship on 01634 894472 or email sharon.manship@canterbury.ac.uk (Weekly)
  • Dartford Library Reading Group meet today at Dartford Library from 1.30pm to 3pm. Contact 03000 41 31 31 for more details. (Weekly)
  • Enjoy a low impact workout especially designed for those aged over 50 from 1.30pm to 3pm at Acacia Fitness. Visit www.fitness.acacia-dartford.co.uk or call 01322 343490 for more information and prices. (Weekly)
  • Dance yourself fit at a Zumba class tonight from 7pm to 7.45pm at Becket Sports Centre. Visit www.becketsports.co.uk or call 01322 280646 for more information and prices. (Weekly)

Tuesday 19 May 2015 

  • The Kent Stop Smoking Service runs sessions throughout the week to support people who are quitting smoking. All sessions must be booked in advance by calling 0300 123 1220. Tuesday's sessions take place at Dartford West Health Centre from 4.30pm to 7.30pm. (Weekly – various venues)
  • Shape up at an Aerotone class this evening from 6.15pm to 7.15pm at Acacia Fitness. Visit www.fitness.acacia-dartford.co.uk or call 01322 343490 for more information and prices. (Weekly)
  • Get a top-to-toe workout at a Body Blast class tonight from 8pm to 9pm at Becket Sports Centre. For more information and prices visit www.becketsports.co.uk or call 01322 280646. (Weekly)
  • A Memory Café takes place tomorrow from 10am to 12noon at the Meeting Place. The café is a great place to share information and concerns about dementia and memory loss over a cup of tea or coffee in a safe and friendly environment. For more information call Ross Mullis on 01474 533990 or email ross.mullis@alz-dem.org.uk (Monthly - every third Wednesday of the month)
  • Hesketh Park Bowling Club are holding an open day at their ground in Hesketh Park from 10am on 23 May. Why not come along and try your hand at bowls, have fun and make new friends? For more information call Ken on 01322 526424.

Monday 18 May 2015 

  • It's Baby Rhyme Time at Dartford Library today from 10.30am to 11am. (Weekly during term time)
  • Hesketh Park Bowling Club are holding open days at their ground in Hesketh Park from 10am today and on 23rd May. Why not come along and try your hand at bowls, have fun and make new friends? For more information call Ken on 01322 526424.
  • The Kent Stop Smoking Service runs sessions throughout the week to support people who are quitting smoking. All sessions must be booked in advance by calling 0300 123 1220. Monday's sessions take place in the Meeting Place from 6pm to 7pm. (Weekly – various venues)
  • Dance yourself fit at a Zumba class from 6pm to 7pm this evening at Acacia Fitness. Visit www.fitness.acacia-dartford.co.uk or call 01322 343490 for more information and prices. (Weekly)
  • 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)
  • As part of Dementia Awareness Week, a short information session about dementia and how it affects a person is taking place tomorrow (Tuesday) from 10.30am to 12noon in the Meeting Place. The session also aims to dispel some common misconceptions about the disease and will led by a volunteer who has been trained by the Alzheimers' Society's Dementia Friends initiative. The session is open to everyone – including those living with dementia. Places are limited so booking is essential. To book email nathanbrown@bluebirdcare.co.uk, call 07808 253 556 or search for 'Dartford' on www.dementiafriends.org.uk
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