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Bounce and Rhyme

A lively event on term-time Mondays, singing songs and enjoying stories, for pre-schoolers and their carers. Two sessions run by Sure Start: Crawlers at 10.00 - 10.30, Walkers at 11.00 - 11.30
Date: 03 December 2018
Time: 10:00 - 11:30
Description: A lively event on term-time Mondays, singing songs and enjoying stories, for pre-schoolers and their carers. Two sessions run by Sure Start: Crawlers at 10.00 - 10.30, Walkers at 11.00 - 11.30
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
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Better Together

Recuperating? Unsure of your next step? New to the area or simply fancy a friendly chat? Join us every Thursday between 10.30 & 11.30 in the room next to the library. We can't promise to have all the answers but we can promise to care and listen. Free refreshments provided.
Date: 06 December 2018
Time: 10:30 - 11:30
Description: Recuperating? Unsure of your next step? New to the area or simply fancy a friendly chat? Join us every Thursday between 10.30 & 11.30 in the room next to the library. We can't promise to have all the answers but we can promise to care and listen. Free refreshments provided.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Bounce and Rhyme

A lively event on term-time Mondays, singing songs and enjoying stories, for pre-schoolers and their carers. Two sessions run by Sure Start: Crawlers at 10.00 - 10.30, Walkers at 11.00 - 11.30
Date: 17 December 2018
Time: 10:00 - 11:30
Description: A lively event on term-time Mondays, singing songs and enjoying stories, for pre-schoolers and their carers. Two sessions run by Sure Start: Crawlers at 10.00 - 10.30, Walkers at 11.00 - 11.30
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme:

Adult Colouring Club

Come and join us for some festive colouring! Very relaxing and the chance to unwind from all the stresses of the season. Just turn up. All materials provided, along with a hot drink.
Date: 18 December 2018
Time: 13:00 - 15:00
Description: Come and join us for some festive colouring! Very relaxing and the chance to unwind from all the stresses of the season. Just turn up. All materials provided, along with a hot drink.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
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Stroke Survival Club

Friendly help and support with rehabilitation. Pass on your survival tips. Refreshment provided. Please contact Len Worsfold on 01395 279709 or by email at exesurvivors@gmail.com for further information about the group.
Date: 19 December 2018
Time: 10:30 - 12:00
Description: Friendly help and support with rehabilitation. Pass on your survival tips. Refreshment provided. Please contact Len Worsfold on 01395 279709 or by email at exesurvivors@gmail.com for further information about the group.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Studio Active Gym

Meet Hazel and Marc from Studio Active for health and exercise advice and an opportunity to walk to their gym.
Date: 02 January 2019
Time: 10:00 - 11:00
Description: Meet Hazel and Marc from Studio Active for health and exercise advice and an opportunity to walk to their gym.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme: Active Life, Active Mind

Board Games Day

Board games in the library for all ages; Scrabble, Bananagrams, Guess Who, Twister, Monopoly, Dominoes, and table tennis too.
Date: 03 January 2019
Time: 9:30 - 16:30
Description: Board games in the library for all ages; Scrabble, Bananagrams, Guess Who, Twister, Monopoly, Dominoes, and table tennis too.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme: Active Life, Active Mind

Active Life Active Mind launch with ZT Fit

Get advice and information on healthy living from Personal Trainer Zara. She'll be talking about exercise, healthy food & more. Plus there will be vouchers for free taster sessions at her studio up for grabs. This event marks the start of our Active Life Active Mind month.
Date: 05 January 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: Get advice and information on healthy living from Personal Trainer Zara. She'll be talking about exercise, healthy food & more. Plus there will be vouchers for free taster sessions at her studio up for grabs. This event marks the start of our Active Life Active Mind month.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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Adult Colouring

Sit down, relax and colour while chatting over a hot drink. All materials provided but if you wish to bring your own feel free to bring them along.
Date: 07 January 2019
Time: 14:00 - 15:00
Description: Sit down, relax and colour while chatting over a hot drink. All materials provided but if you wish to bring your own feel free to bring them along.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme: Active Life Active Mind

Storytelling Workshop

Join local storyteller Janet Dowling who will be sharing stories and offering advice on how to find and tell your family stories. There will be things provided to help you spark the tales, but feel free to bring a memory, object or photo to tell your personal story.This event is free but we ask that you reserve your place with a £5 deposit that will be refunded on attendance. Part of Active Life Active Mind.
Date: 07 January 2019
Time: 15:00 - 17:00
Description: Join local storyteller Janet Dowling who will be sharing stories and offering advice on how to find and tell your family stories. There will be things provided to help you spark the tales, but feel free to bring a memory, object or photo to tell your personal story.This event is free but we ask that you reserve your place with a £5 deposit that will be refunded on attendance. Part of Active Life Active Mind.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme: Active Life Active Mind

Memory Cafe

Memory café is run by Dartmouth caring, a friendly and informal meeting for people with memory problems and their families. Meetings are weekly, but on the first Tuesday of each month Dartmouth Library is offering a Book Club with shared reading of poems and short extracts from books with a ‘feel good’ factor.
Date: 08 January 2019
Time: 10:30 - 12:30
Description: Memory café is run by Dartmouth caring, a friendly and informal meeting for people with memory problems and their families. Meetings are weekly, but on the first Tuesday of each month Dartmouth Library is offering a Book Club with shared reading of poems and short extracts from books with a ‘feel good’ factor.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

One Small Step

OneSmallStep is a free, healthy lifestyle service, which delivers motivational, informative and guided small steps towards a happier and healthier lifestyle. They'll be in the library to chat and offer advice.
Date: 08 January 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: OneSmallStep is a free, healthy lifestyle service, which delivers motivational, informative and guided small steps towards a happier and healthier lifestyle. They'll be in the library to chat and offer advice.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme: Active Life Active Mind

Seated Yoga

Yoga is normally practised on a mat on the floor but this can prove difficult for some. Why not try
Date: 08 January 2019
Time: 9:45 - 11:00
Description: Yoga is normally practised on a mat on the floor but this can prove difficult for some. Why not try "seated yoga" and see how well this method works for you. Free session with a leader from the Budleigh Health Hub. Refreshments are available for a small donation.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme: Active Life Active Mind

Write Your Life Story

Launch of new group helping you to write your life story. Guest speaker author and family memoir writing expert, Rosy Teale.
Date: 08 January 2019
Time: 14:30 - 16:30
Description: Launch of new group helping you to write your life story. Guest speaker author and family memoir writing expert, Rosy Teale.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme: Active Life, Active Mind

Prostate Cancer UK information stand

As part of the Active Life Active Mind month there will be a Prostate Cancer UK information stand at the end of the fiction shelving at Exeter Library. Here you can find out more about the risks of prostate cancer, potential treatments and how the symptoms can be managed.
Date: 09 January 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:30
Description: As part of the Active Life Active Mind month there will be a Prostate Cancer UK information stand at the end of the fiction shelving at Exeter Library. Here you can find out more about the risks of prostate cancer, potential treatments and how the symptoms can be managed.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Prostate Cancer UK talk

Prostate Cancer UK will be giving a talk in Meeting Room One at Exeter Library as part of the Active Life Active Mind month. Come along to find out risk factors and what support is avaliable for the condition.
Date: 09 January 2019
Time: 12:30 - 13:30
Description: Prostate Cancer UK will be giving a talk in Meeting Room One at Exeter Library as part of the Active Life Active Mind month. Come along to find out risk factors and what support is avaliable for the condition.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

T'ai Chi and Chi Kung

With Ian Godfrey; an introduction to this ancient way of moving and breathing. Gentle exercise to improve general health, balance and well-being for body and mind. Suitable for all ages and abilities. In the library and free.
Date: 09 January 2019
Time: 13:30 - 14:30
Description: With Ian Godfrey; an introduction to this ancient way of moving and breathing. Gentle exercise to improve general health, balance and well-being for body and mind. Suitable for all ages and abilities. In the library and free.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme: Active Life, Active Mind

Toddler Yoga

Toddler Yoga based on the book 'We're Going on a Bear Hunt'. Fun, interactive yoga class for parents and children, with some singing and stretching incorporated in the session. Suitable for toddlers able to walk. Book through Okehampton Library
Date: 09 January 2019
Time: 10:30 - 11:15
Description: Toddler Yoga based on the book 'We're Going on a Bear Hunt'. Fun, interactive yoga class for parents and children, with some singing and stretching incorporated in the session. Suitable for toddlers able to walk. Book through Okehampton Library
Audience: Under 5
Cost: Free
Theme: Active Life Active Mind

Age UK information stand

As part of the Active Life Active Mind month there will be an Age UK information stand at the end of the fiction shelving at Exeter Library. Come along to find out more about Age UK.
Date: 10 January 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Description: As part of the Active Life Active Mind month there will be an Age UK information stand at the end of the fiction shelving at Exeter Library. Come along to find out more about Age UK.
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Theme:

Connect with Drink Wise Age Well Project

A chance to connect with the Drink Wise Age Well project to find out what they provide and how they can offer support. Drink Wise Age Well have two main focuses; encouraging and supporting healthier relationships with alcohol and reducing social isolation within the over 50’s community.
Date: 10 January 2019
Time: 10:00 - 13:00
Description: A chance to connect with the Drink Wise Age Well project to find out what they provide and how they can offer support. Drink Wise Age Well have two main focuses; encouraging and supporting healthier relationships with alcohol and reducing social isolation within the over 50’s community.
Audience: Adult
Cost: Free
Theme: Active Life Active Mind

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