Washington Arts Centre runs a variety of activities for children aged four to seven every Saturday, including arts and crafts from 10.30am to noon; for eight to 14-year-olds there’s Beat It Samba drummers, 10am to 11am you must have some previous experience; Washington Youth Theatre 10am to noon, learn about stagecraft, script writing and productions; art club, 1.30pm to 3.30pm.
There is lots going on at the Washington Wetlands from Saturday to Sunday, November 13, including a Top Trumps Challenge. Go around the centre to find 12 giant cards each with an awesome animal on it. Find them all and compete against the wetlands team to see if you can beat their score.
Tell Tales and Hot Chocolate runs from Monday to Friday, October 24 to 28 at the Wetlands Centre. Enjoy a free hot chocolate with a story in the discovery centre followed by spooky crafts. The event is included in admission fee with an additional small cost for the craft activities.
The Rotary Club of Washington organised a very successful Macmillan Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning in the Black Bush, which opened early to allow the setting up of stalls. The coffee morning served up some amazing cakes and session with Joanne or Eddie, the clairvoyant and psychic, proved very popular. The event went on well into the mid afternoon, allowing old and new friends lots of catch-up time.