Time Out Calderdale

Free Singing Workshop and Christmas Party with Time Out December 22

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There are still spaces available for the Time Out Christmas event of festive fun for children and young people at the Orangebox in central Halifax on Thursday 22nd December, from 10am – 3pm. Come and learn some alternative Christmas songs with singing teacher, Georgia, followed by card making and party games with Nikki. A free hot lunch is available on the day.
Most of the TimeOut Christmas activities are now fully booked. You can still make enquiries to see what is available!
Booking is essential. Visit: Events Timetable – TimeOut Calderdale

Time Out free Christmas holiday workshops open for bookings!

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Time Out’s free programme of Christmas holiday workshops for children and young people is now open for bookings. Join us for a week of chaotic Christmas creativity and fun, with workshops in creative writing and drawing, boxing, making explosive Christmas gifts, an acting masterclass and ending with a singalong Christmas party. A free hot lunch is available for activities at the Orangebox. 
 
Booking is essential so check out our flyer for all the information

September/October News from Healthy Minds! 🍁

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” As we begin October, we leave behind an important service that has been at the heart of Healthy Minds for a long time. We know Recovery & Support has meant a great deal to many of you, and so we want to pay tribute to this amazing service and team.But although we say goodbye to Recovery & Support, we know there is still so much in our future at Healthy Minds, and we will continue to work towards our mission to improve the wellbeing for everyone in Calderdale. ”

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Children’s Meditation Course at The Outback Community Garden August 14th

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Children’s Meditation Course at The Outback Community Garden on Sunday 14th August

A one-day course in Anapana Meditation for 8 – 15 year olds is coming up at The Outback Community Garden during the summer holidays.

Meditation can help improve focus and concentration, help with making good decisions, manage stress and emotions and provide a tool for life to help live more happily and peacefully. As well as learning to meditate, there will be fun and creative nature-based activities and games in the lovely environment of the Outback garden and education space.

The Outback Community Kitchen and Garden is situated behind the Jubilee Children’s Centre at Lightowler Rd, Halifax HX1 5NB.

The course will run from 9.30am – 4pm.  

Booking is essential and to register a child for the course, you can apply on the UK course schedule under ‘Children and Teenagers’ courses: Vipassana Meditation Course (dhamma.org)

There is no fee for the sessions but donations are welcome.

For any enquiries, please contact: kate.edwards@dhamma.org

                   

July News from Healthy Minds! ☀️

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” This month’s newsletter contains important news that many will find upsetting, but we at Healthy Minds remain resolved to supporting our communities as we have been for the past 13 years, and you will see from other news that lots of good things are still happening.

We are so grateful to have passionate, talented and kind people involved in our organisation keeping us hopeful and committed to the future.

We want to thank all of you for your support and kindness in these difficult times. ”

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Find out about what is happening with the Recovery & Support service, details of the family picnic on August 10th, Arts and Crafts sessions, open mic night on September 25th, Summer resources, Women & ADHD workshop and much more!

Time Out Calderdale news and information for summer

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Following up from our recent network meeting, here are some news and information from our partners to share with you all.

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You will find information on emotional and psychological help and support available to children and young adults, job and volunteering opportunities, the sessions of the Hive Hub free summer school and minutes of the June 15th network meeting.