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Friday 24 April 2015 

  • It's Tiny Tearaways time from 9.30am to 12.30pm at Acacia Fitness. Visit www.fitness.acacia-dartford.co.uk or call 01322 343490 for more information and prices. (Weekly)
  • Down at Dartford Library today the Talktime Group meets from 10.30am to 11.30am, the Papercrafts Group meets from 1.30pm to 2.30pm and it's Baby Rhyme Time from 2.15pm to 2.45pm. (Weekly)
  • Friday Night Magic is on at the Meeting Place tonight from 6pm to 11pm. (Weekly)
  • Dartford's Saturday Market is on in the High Street tomorrow so pop down and pick up a bargain! (Weekly)
  • Dartford's parkrun takes place tomorrow (Saturday) morning from 9am in Central Park. To register for the 5km timed run visit www.parkrun.org.uk/dartford (Weekly)
  • Get down to Central Park on Saturday 2 May from 1pm to 6pm to celebrate May Day! This free family event, organised by Dartford Arts Network and funded by Dartford Borough Council, will feature live music, Morris dancing, arts & crafts, a maypole and much more! For further details visit www.dartfordartsnetwork.com
  • On Sunday 10 May Dartford Concert Band will play in Dartford Park for the VE Celebration Concert between 2pm and 4pm. The Royal British Legion would like to hear from anyone who attended the original Victory picnic party held in Dartford Park at the end of WWII. Please contact Sheila D Davies on 01791 513307 or email sheiladdavies@yahoo.co.UK  or Jayne Ayres on 07551 138413 or email jayers@britishlegion.org.uk  as soon as possible to share your memories.
 

Thursday 23 April 2015 

  • We're making Dartford the St Georgiest place in England today! Activities start in the High Street at 12.30pm and include Morris dancing, brass bands and the schools parade which will be winding its way from the Civic Centre to Central Park.
  • 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)
  • Dartford Book Exchange runs throughout April. The project encourages adults to read for pleasure. For further details visit http://www.stephen-oliver-art.co.uk/blog/dartford-book-exchange-2015
  • 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.info.dartfordbaptist.org/be-creative.php for more information. (Weekly)
  • Pay a visit to Sally Ann's Pantry, a community cafĂ© 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)

Wednesday 22 April 2015 

  • 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)
  • Enjoy a low-impact workout specially designed for those over 50 from 1.30pm to 3pm today at Acacia Fitness. Visit www.fitness.acacia-dartford.co.uk or call 01322 343490 for more information and prices. (Weekly)
  • Dartford Library Reading Group meet today at Dartford Library from 1.30pm to 3pm. Contact 03000 41 31 31 for more details. (Weekly)
  • Dance yourself fit at a Zumba class tonight from 7pm to 7.45pm at Becket Sports Centre. For more information and prices visit www.becketsports.co.uk or call 01322 280646. (Weekly)
  • We're making Dartford the St Georgiest place in England tomorrow (Thursday). Activities start in the High Street at 12.30pm and include Morris dancing, brass bands and the schools parade which will be winding its way from the Civic Centre to Central Park.

Tuesday 21 April 2015 

  • 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 03000 41 31 31 or email dartfordlibrary@kent.gov.uk for more information. (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. 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)
  • Dartford Book Exchange is running throughout April and is encouraging adults to read for pleasure. For further details visit http://www.stephen-oliver-art.co.uk/blog/dartford-book-exchange-2015/

Monday 20 April 2015

  • Your vote matters. Today is the last day you can register to vote in the upcoming general and local elections. Visit www.gov.uk/register-to-vote now.
  • It's Baby Rhyme Time at Dartford Library today from 10.30am to 11am. (Weekly during term time)
  • 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)
  • Improve your posture and balance at a Pilates class from 6.30pm to 7.15pm this evening at Becket Sports Centre. Visit www.becketsports.co.uk or call 01322 280646 for more information. (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)
  • We're making Dartford the St Georgiest place in England this Thursday. Activities start in the High Street at 12.30pm and include Morris dancing, brass bands and the schools parade which will be winding its way from the Civic Centre to Central Park.
  • On Sunday 10 May Dartford Concert Band will play in Dartford Park for the VE Celebration Concert between 2pm and 4pm. The Royal British Legion would like to hear from anyone who attended the original Victory picnic party held in Dartford Park at the end of WWII. Please contact Sheila D Davies on 01791 513307 or email sheiladdavies@yahoo.co.UK  or Jayne Ayres on 07551 138413 or email jayers@britishlegion.org.uk  as soon as possible to share your memories.
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