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MELKSHAM Seniors will be hosting their regular weekly and monthly social events this fortnight. 

This month the Seniors’ Monday film is a week later on Monday 22nd July,  due to an outing to Swanage on Monday 15th July.

The blockbuster Disney film, Mary Poppins, will be screened at the Assembly Hall, starting at 2pm with the doors open at around 1.30pm. Organisers say, “Do come along, enjoy the film and a cuppa.”

Once a month on the first Monday of the month, the Seniors meet at Forest Community Centre to enjoy a wide range of outdoor and indoor games and activities that not only help to improve health, but also plenty of laughs. Join the group from 1.30pm until 4pm. The next meeting will be on Monday 5th August.

Every Thursday, the Melksham Seniors Activity & Social Club meet at the Riverside Club from 10.30am to 12.30pm. 

The weekly Thursday morning activities include a great favourite “Smile and Sing along” under the leadership of Sue Stone. Then on alternate weeks they have Clare Webber, well-known locally for her excellent happy classes of balance, mobility, strength and stretch exercises for the more mature. They are always great fun and often pretty hilarious as the oldies swing along to great music.

The Seniors say, “It is a good two hours of socialising, a cup of tea or coffee, chocolate biscuits, or just ordinary biscuits all sorts, a raffle, plus games if you want to play, we really do have a fun two hours.”

The Seniors are also looking for assistance to help with transport, helping members attend the group’s functions. If you would like more information, contact chairman Martin Pain: martinwillard.pain@yahoo.com

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