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St Nicholas Wednesday Brownies with their lion masks they made as part of their safari event.
St Nicholas Wednesday Brownies with their lion masks they made as part of their safari event.
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St Nicholas Wednesday Brownies are on safari this term. The girls so far have created African sunset pictures and made an African mask. They worked together to choreograph a dance inspired by listening to the music, Morning Over Serengeti. The pack is collecting Active Kids Vouchers and would be grateful for any donations.

At Trinity Church, Emma Mapplebeck, musical director of Sunderland Youth Orchestra, was presented with a cheque for £425 by Barbara Watson, chairman of Sunderland Townswomen’s Guild. This will be a great help to the young people.

Emma Mapplebeck, a director of Sunderland Youth Orchestra, with the cheque which was donated to them by Sunderland Townswomen's Guild.

Emma Mapplebeck, a director of Sunderland Youth Orchestra, with the cheque which was donated to them by Sunderland Townswomen's Guild.

A DVD presentation of the history of St Peter’s Church, Monkwearmouth, will be presented to members of Sunderland Men’s Probus Club in Ashbrooke Sports Pavilion tomorrow at 10.30am. Visitors are welcome, no charge.

Women’s World Day of Prayer is to be held on Friday, March 4, at 2pm at The Salvation Army, Roker Avenue.

Sunderland Floral Art Club will meet is on Tuesday, March 15, at 2pm in The Royalty Theatre. A demonstration will be given by Heather Curry, and the title of her demonstration is A Basket Case. Visitors and new members are always welcome.

Margaret Wright will give a Devotional when Ewesley Road Ladies’ Fellowship meet tomorrow at 7.30pm.

A Lent lunch will take place in St Nicholas Church on Saturday at 12,30pm. The cost is £3 to include choice of soup, bread, homemade cake and tea or coffee. Everyone is welcome. Half the money raised will go towards a chosen charity and half to church funds.

Ewesley Road Wi will hold its AGM on Wednesday, March 3, at 2.15pm in The Enid Dagg Room of the church. Stall will be CDs/DVDs and the competition, a box or tin.

Sunderland Theatre Company is preparing for its next production, Sunshine On Leith, a feel good show featuring the songs of The Proclaimers. The show is being staged at Bede College of Performing Arts, Durham Road, on Wednesday, March 2, to Saturday, March 5, at 7.15pm, Wednesday to Friday, and 4pm Saturday. Tickets £10 each and are available by calling 07896926110 or online at www.sunderlandtheatre.co.uk. If there are anyone has a 1970s wedding dress that they would be prepared to loan to the society for use in the show, ring 07944002454 or email secretary@sunderlandtheatre.co.uk

Sunderland Ladies’ Probus Club will meet on Thursday in St John’s Church, Ashbrooke. Elkaine Harbron will talk on Community IT. Coffee is served at 10am and the meeting begins at 10.30am.

Sunderland Arthritis Care Group will meet in The Education Centre, Sunderland Royal Hospital, on Wednesday, March 2, from 6pm-8pm. On this occasion it will be the AGM.

Barnes Pallion and Millfield Residents’ Association meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 8, at 7pm in St Mary Magdalene’s Parish Centre, Wilson Street.

Tea and bingo will be held at St Mary Magdalene’s Parish Centre, Wilson Street, on Saturday at 1.30pm.

Ladies’ tap exercise classes start on Monday, February 29, from 6.30pm-7.30pm at St Mary and St Peter’s Church, Springwell Road. All abilities are welcome. Sessions cost £5. On Mondays a musical theatre class takes place from 5.30pm-6.30pm for nine to 18-year-olds. Spaces are available for keen singers and dancers. Contact Susan on 07834538503.

On Tuesday, March 15, at 7pm it is Passover supper night at St Mary Magdalene’s Parish Centre, Wilson Street. Take a ticket and sign the list on the table at the centre, only if you are intending to be part of this as they need to know numbers – faith supper, take something for the table. Remember no pork products.

On Saturday, March 5, at 1.30pm, tea and bingo will be held in St Mary Magdalene’s Parish Centre, Wilson Street. Then at 3.30pm and 6.30pm, at Deptford and Millfield Community Centre presents Babes In Toyland. Tickets are£4 from the centre or ring 07944884114.