Redbourn Good Companions Club
Tuesday 5th Feb 2pm to 4pm
The Redbourn Good Companions welcomes all Redbourn residents aged 55 and over to join them for an afternoon of activities and shared friendship.
Tea/coffee and biscuit included.
The annual subscription is £6 and a monthly payment of £1.50 is asked to cover costs & hiring fees.
Transport (including the Redbourn Care bus) is available so please contact to arrange.
Anne 01582 793494 or Rebecca 07941 190083
Hertfordshire Hearing Advisory Service (HHAS)
Tuesday 5th Feb 2pm to 4pm
HHAS run a drop-in resource center in the Care Office at RVH on the first Tuesday of each month.
HHAS volunteers provide a basic hearing aid maintenance service, including cleaning and re-tubing NHS hearing aids, replacing batteries and troubleshooting problems.
Please bring your NHS book along.
Contact: Garnet Newman
Phone (Voice): 01707 324582
Phone (Text): 01707 375486
Redbourn in Bloom
Tuesday 12th February at 7.30pm
Talk by Charles & Carol Taylor - The inspirational story behind "Charles's Workshop",
Discover more about the personal obstacles Charles has overcome to successful run his small business making hand-made wild animal homes & garden accessories in his local workshop.
Items on display and for sale.
Tickets £5 (members), £5.50 (non-members) from 01582 793096
Thursday 14th Feb at 7.30pm
Social Evening - Putting the WI knitting and crocheting skills to good use
Pennies for friendship competition: A cake which states the following - Redbourn WI ~ 1930 - 2019
All visitors are most welcome to come along and transport can be arranged.
Come and join Redbourn Womens Institute,
MAKE NEW FRIENDS,
TAKE PART in various activities,
BUILD NEW SKILLS and
CAMPAIGN on issues that matter.
Phone: 01582 794453
L.O.L. Surprise! Doll Swap Shop
Wednesday 20th February from 10am to 1pm
A pop-up swop shop to buy, sell, swap and enjoy the fun of L.O.L. surprise pre-owned merchandise. Bring your duplicates and get swapping or buy those missing dolls to add to your collection. You can even sell your extras to other LOL lovers.
Selling tables available £5.
Wednesday 20th February 2pm
Monthly meeting with guest speaker:
Colin Oakes -"Tales of old London"
Doors open at 2.00 pm with the meeting commencing at 2.30 p.m in the Main Hall
Tea and coffee are served in the Centenary Room
Due to the success of Redbourn U3A, which now has 320 members, they regret that there is a waiting list for membership and Visitors can only attend meetings by prior arrangement with the Secretary.
Visitor small entrance fee (£2.50)
Contact: Pauline Ridgwell (meetings)
Phone: 01582 626055
School 1/2 term holiday Monday 18th to Fri 22nd February 2019
Please check that your normal class or club is running this week
The RVH Clerks Office will be closed for visits during the school holiday, however during this time post, emails and phone messages will continue to be answered and all booking inquires dealt with promptly. The Caretakers will be in daily as usual.
Vanessa's Upholstery Workshop
Saturday 23rd Feb 10.30am to 4.30pm
Vanessa runs classes and workshop's where her pupils learn the upholstery skills needed to work on their own projects.
Vanessa runs whole day Saturday upholstery workshops most months as well as weekly term time classes on Thursday evenings.
Please contact Vanessa for more information and dates.
Vanessa now lives in Redbourn (not Bedford as listed on her website)
Contact: Vanessa Pascan
Phone: 07764 450236
Ver Valley Society
Ver Valley Society Open Meeting 2019
Tuesday 26th February at 7.30 pm
Guest speaker: John Tyler –
Come to the February Open Meeting for up-to-date news on the River Ver followed by local naturalist John Tyler giving an illustrated talk on Wetland Wildlife.
Enjoy a tour of the plants and animals to be found in ponds, lakes and streams, looking at the ways in which, from marine land-loving ancestors, they have become so beautifully adapted to life on, around and beneath the water.
All meetings are free entrance to members/non members, although contributions will be asked towards refreshments (suggested minimum £2)
VVS Secretary: John Fisher
Phone: 01582 792843
Facebook: Ver Valley Society
Tickets available from the Redbourn Care Group Office in Redbourn Village Hall open Monday to Friday 9.30am to 12/noon.
Wednesday 27th February at 1.15pm to 1.30pm
The RVHMC invite you to join us to say a public "Thank You" to the St Albans Old Peoples Trust for their very generous support of the new replacement platform lift in RVH.