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Acton Bridge WI (Edition of 22. March 2017)

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Dates Time Event
Mon 20 March 7:30pm Craft Club meeting at Sheila Whittle's. The Trauma Teddies are high on the agenda! Also - do we want to make a group entry to the Cheshire Show? Entries deadline April 7th (Rosemary has the details)
Thurs 30 March 2pm Denman College Open Afternoon at Cuddington & Sandiway Village Hall. Discover more about the WI's own Learning Base! Free entry.
Thurs 30 March 1.45 to 4pm Spring PAL (Public Affairs Liaison) Meeting on "What is happening to our climate?" At Tarvin Community Centre. Entry £3 on door. Sign up on board.
Fri 31 March Evening Concert "Stepping Out" by Cheshire Vocal Harmony Group, at Winsford Academy. Tickets £7 - sign up on board.
Thurs 6 April 2-5pm or 6-9pm "WI Websites and Social Media" at WI House (address below). Learn more about how to promote ourselves! £5 - more details from Valerie - or WI House
Fri 7 April 10am Local Walk. Meet at Parish Rooms for a prompt get-away! Please let her know (01606 851788) if you would like to come along - we don't want to leave anyone behind!
Tues 18 April 7.30pm Book Club meeting at Jenny Roberts's. This month's book is "The Sisters Brothers" by Patrick de Witt. Please let her know if you are going (851331) so there are enough chairs (and wine glasses!)
Thurs 4 May
(ALSO evening of Thurs 25 May
10 for 10.30am
7 for 7.30pm)
New Members Meeting at WI House (address below here). Find out all about WI in Cheshire and the UK as a whole! Recommended for all, not just new members! Sign Board
Wed 17 May 7.30pm Evening Group Meeting at Frodsham Community Centre. Tickets £5 (including refreshments) from Pat Coates. Speaker Neil Hurst (actor, vocalist, comedian) will entertain with "Britain Had Talent" (HAD??!!)
Thurs 18 May 10.30am to 3pm Haughton Hall Gardens Open Garden Day. Gardens famous in TV's "Home Fires" as the home of Frances Barden. Cost £5 or £9 with picnic "lunch in a paper bag". Can take own picnic, chairs. Last chance to sign (on board) as applications close 24 March.
Sun 11 June 2pm KEEP THE DATE!! ABWI Strawberry Tea - by kind permission of Judy and Steve Pardoe, our fundraiser for 2017 will be in their lovely garden! Look out for more details to come.
Tues/Wed 20/21 June All day Cheshire Show. Could you bake a 7 inch (3 egg) sponge cake base (plain, chocolate, coffee) or a lemon drizzle cake (to their recipe) for the WI refreshment tent? If so, please sign up on board! They will reimburse you - £2 a cake!

For more information, see the WI websites : cheshirewi.org.uk and  thewi.org.uk
You can contact the Cheshire Federation of WIs Tues-Thurs 10am-4pm at : CFWI House, 11 White Friars, Chester CH1 1NZ tel: 01244 347462
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