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Thursday 26 February 2015

  • Visit Dartford's Thursday Market in the High Street today. There are plenty of bargains to be had and live entertainment on One Bell Corner. For more information visit www.dartford.gov.uk/markets or like us on Facebook www.facebook.com/dartfordmarkets (Weekly)
  • Take part in some gentle exercise and improve your health at a Tai Chi class today from 10am to 12noon at Tree Community Centre in Cedar Road. The session costs £2.50. For more information contact Chrissie on 07734 258095. This class is supported by Healthy Living Centre Dartford. (Weekly)
  • Enjoy a circular Health Walk this morning, starting at the War Memorial, Central Park at 11.30am. (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)
  • Dartford Valley RFC runs floodlit rugby training for men on Thursdays from 7pm to 8.30pm at The Leigh Academy, Green Street Green Road, Dartford, DA1 1QE. Everyone welcome from beginners to experienced players at Dartford's only rugby club. For more information visit www.dvrfc.co.uk (Weekly)
  • The Inkpen Club is a new community group open to writers of novels, short stories, poetry, online fiction and plays. Their next meeting is tonight at 8pm in The Malt Shovel, Darenth Road. For more information about the group, find them on Facebook. (Fortnightly – alternate Thursdays)

Wednesday 25 February 2015

  • NEW TIME & VENUE FROM TODAY! 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 at a class specially designed for the over 50's 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)
  • To celebrate 75 years of electricity generation at Littlebrook Power Station and answer any queries about its closure, RWE are holding two drop-in sessions for past and present staff and the local community. The second session will be held today at The Nucleus on The Bridge estate from 11am to 4pm.
  • Have you pledged your support for the new memorial bench in Central Park yet? For more information and to pledge visit www.dartford.gov.uk/memorialbench

Tuesday 24 February 2015

  • Dartford Library is holding a drop-in local and family history session today from 10.30am to 12.30pm with a special focus on the history of Dartford's hospitals. The session gives you the opportunity to share photos or stories and explore the library's archives of photos, maps, newspapers and online resources. For details email dartfordlibrary@kent.gov.uk or call 03000 41 31 31.
  • To celebrate 75 years of electricity generation at Littlebrook Power Station and answer any queries about its closure, RWE are holding two drop-in sessions for past and present staff and the local community. They will be held today at St Edmund's Church, Temple Hill from 11am to 7pm and tomorrow - Wednesday 25 February - at The Nucleus on The Bridge estate from 11am to 4pm.
  • 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 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)

Monday 23 February 2015

  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Shape up at a Body Blast class from 7pm to 7.45pm tonight at Acacia Fitness. Visit www.fitness.acacia-dartford.co.uk or call 01322 343490 for more information and prices. (Weekly)
  • Dartford Library is holding a drop-in local and family history session tomorrow (Tuesday) from 10.30am to 12.30pm with a special focus on the history of Dartford's hospitals. The session gives you the opportunity to share photos or stories and explore the library's archives of photos, maps, newspapers and online resources. For details email dartfordlibrary@kent.gov.uk or call 03000 41 31 31.
  • To celebrate 75 years of electricity generation at Littlebrook Power Station and answer any queries about its closure, RWE are holding two drop-in sessions for past and present staff and the local community. They will be held on Tuesday 24 February at St Edmund's Church, Temple Hill from 11am to 7pm and on Wednesday 25 February at The Nucleus on The Bridge estate from 11am to 4pm.
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