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New workshops at Eureka for children with visual impairments – British Science Week

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New workshops for children with visual impairments

To celebrate British Science Week on Sunday 15th March we’ll be running FREE workshops for children with visual impairments aged 7-11 to explore the solar system.


Join us for our Tactile Universe workshops and use 3D models and sensory activities developed by astrophysicists from the University of Portsmouth to explore the wonders of space and astronomy.

Children will get to create their own mini 3D models of the solar system to take home. Find out more on our website.

Places are free for visually impaired children aged 7-11 years and their families but must be booked in advance. Places are limited, so call Trizia on 01422 330069 or email trizia.wells@eureka.org.uk to book your place.

 

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Discovery Road, Halifax, West Yorkshire
Tel: 01422 330069 or Visit our website

New Tai Chi classes at Threeways Sports Centre Starting March 5, 2020

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There’s a new Tai Chi class at Threeways Sports Centre every morning on Thursday 10.30 – 11.30am. First class is on March 5th, 2020.

Tai Chi is a form of gentle exercise with several health benefits, promoting, among other things, improved balance, improved circulation and overall health, calmness and well being.

It is suitable to all levels of fitness, can be adapted to those rehabilitating from injury or medical condition.

Price £4.00 per person.

For more information, contact the instructor, Yvonne Richardson on yrfitness@outlook.com.

 

Venue: Threeways Sports Centre, Nursery Lane, Ovenden, HX3 5SX

 

5th International Women’s Day Celebrations 2020 -The WomenCentre

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The WomenCentre invite you to the Northern Quarter in Huddersfield for an evening celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.

Come join us on this free event, including food, talk and a musical event showcasing local female talent, as well as an after party!

This is a charity event and all performers will be giving their time for free. There is no fee on the door but donations will be ecouraged & gratefully received. They will then proceed to the Huddersfield WomenCentre – a fabulous organisation that supports mental health wellbeing of women in Kirklees.

For the day schedule and list of acts, visit the Event’s Facebook page.

More Information on Facebook

Everyone is very welcome to join us for this special evening and we look forward to seeing you there!

 

Venue: Northern Quarter, 28 Wood Street, Huddersfield HD1 1DU

Women of Calderdale celebrate International Women’s Day #EachforEqual

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Women of Calderdale are invited to join us for a celebration of International Women’s Day 2020 on Thursday March 5th, from 11am to 2pm at Queen’s Road Neighbourhood Centre.

There will be hot buffet lunch, refreshments, free raffle as well as local services and lots of free information.

Plus an interactive workshop run by All 1 Collective & Lab and a Free Yoga taster session.

Please dress accordingly and express yourselves!

To find out more contact Halifax Central Initiative on 01422 365945 or email hc1@calderdale.gov.uk

Venue: Queen’s Road Neighbourhood Centre, Queen’s Road, Halifax HX1 4NE

Healthy Minds Winter/Spring Workshops

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Explore the themes of each workshop and learn practical skills to support your wellbeing, through group work and discussion.

Managing Stress
Tuesday 3 March
12.30 – 2.30pm at Holy Nativity Mixenden

Developing Confidence
Wednesday 11 March
12.30 – 2.30pm at Causey Hall, Halifax

Anger Managment – 3 week course
Tuesday 17/24/31 March
11am – 1pm at Causey Hall, Halifax

Tree of Life and Identity courses coming soon in April!

BOOKING ESSENTIAL. For more info or to book your place call 01422 345154 or email info@healthymindscalderdale.co.uk

Workshop Programme

C&K Careers Apprenticeship Event March 5

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Leaving school or college this year and thinking about doing an apprenticeship? Don’t miss this event!

CK Careers invite you at the Shay Stadium on March 5 between 4 – 7pm, giving you the opportunity to explore apprenticeship options available to you.

Meet companies like Kirklees College, Calderdale College, Calderdale Council, Nufarm, White Rose School of Health & Beauty Huddersfield, KITS, Covea Insurance plc, Calderdale & Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust and more

For more information about this event and to connect, visit C&K Careers on Facebook

Anger Management 3 week Free Workshop starting March 17

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Healthy Minds are running a free 3 week Anger Management workshop.

This workshop will give you the  opportunity to identify what normal anger is and learn practical tips on how to deal with anger in a healthy way.

Sessions run on Tuesday March 17th, 24th, 31st from 11am-1pm at Causey Hall, Dispensary Walk, Halifax HX1 1QL

Refreshments will be provided for the events.

Places are limited and offered on a first come first served basis, so book as soon as possible.

 

To book, contact Nicky on 01422 345 154 or nicky@healthymindscalderdale.co.uk

Healthy Minds is the operating name for Calderdale Wellbeing, a limited company registered in England & Wales. Registered Office: 1 King St, Halifax  HX1 1SR Company No: 6828871, Charity Reg: 1132316

Healthy Minds, 1 King Street, Halifax HX1 1SR, 01422 345154
www.healthymindscalderdale.co.uk

Support Healthy Minds via JustGiving: https://www.justgiving.com/calderdale-wellbeing

Brighouse Central Methodist Church Lent Lunches Starting February 27, 2020

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Brighouse Central Methodist Church is running a series of Thursday Lent Lunches during the period of Lent, with the first one on Thursday February 27.

Brighouse Lent Lunches

 

You are welcome to come to the Brighouse Central Methodist Church.

Lunch costs £5.00 per person and it includes a choice of two home-made soups, roll and butter, followed by cake or scone. There is unlimited tea and coffee provided.

Dinner is served between 12.30 – 1.30.

 

We look forward to seeing you!

 

Venue: Brighouse Central Methodist Church, Commercial St, Brighouse HD6 1AQ Tel01484 714854

 

Children’s Mental Health Week – Help Shape Local Mental Health Services – Young persons survey

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Are you aged between 9 – 25?

Do you live or go to school/college in Calderdale?

If so, please could we ask you to take part in this opportunity to have your say on helping shape local mental health services. The survey is open from Friday 7th February until Friday 6th March 2020. Please find the link to the survey here

Open Minds

 

The information gathered is confidential, meaning we can’t identify you from what you tell us.

We will use the information to help us further improve mental health services
for children and young people in Calderdale.

We, the young people’s Tough Times Reference Group, have released this survey during Children’s Mental Health Week. This is to collect views from all children and young people on emotions and mental health support with the aim to help shape and improve services. We would like everyone who takes part in this survey to know its anonymous, and the results will be shared with managers of services that will listen and take these results from this survey seriously.

 

We hope to get a 1000 voices and would appreciate everyone’s help to achieve this

Thank you

Calderdale’s Young People’s Tough Times Reference Group

 

Open Minds Calderdale

 

Part of Calderdale Open Minds