Church services: the family service will be led by Liz Jarvis at 10.30am on Sunday in St Andrew’s church. The midweek communion service begins at 10.30am on Wednesday. At 7.30pm on Tuesday the licensing service of Lesley Ashton, the House for Duty associate priest will be held at Grewelthorpe church.
Chapel service: the Rev Ruth Parry will lead the service of holy communion at 10.30am on Sunday in the Ebenezer Chapel.
Mechanics institute events: exercise classes begin a new term this week with mixability from 2pm and body blitz aerobics at 7pm on Tuesday and technical knock out from 9.15am-10.15am on Friday. Yoga begins on Friday, September 20 and the needlecraft classes start again on Thursday, September 26.
Meeting: members of Kirkby Malzeard WI meet at the mechanics’ institute at 7.15pm on Wednesday for a wine tasting evening by Majestic Wines.
Show: the 2013 Flower and Produce Show takes place on Saturday, September 7 at the mechanics’ institute, Kirkby Malzeard. Exhibits must be staged by 9.30am for judging to begin at 10am. At 1.30pm the hall will be open to the public and prizewinners may detach counterfoils and claim money from the secretary from that time. The trophies will be presented at 3.30pm. All exhibits must remain in place until 4pm and the auction of surplus produce will begin at about 4.15pm, after which the raffle will be drawn. Please support your local show.
Coffee morning: the September coffee morning at the Methodist Church will be held from 10am-noon on Tuesday, September 10. All are welcome to come along for coffee and home-made biscuits and there will be cakes and cards for sale.
Auditions: Kirkby Malzeard players plan to stage the pantomime Jack and the Beanstalk in March 2014 and will be holding auditions from 6pm onwards on Wednesday, September 11 at the mechanics’ institute. All prospective actors aged 8 years and over are invited to attend.
Aldfield - Church service: there is no service on Sunday in St Lawrence’s Church.
Dallowgill - Chapel service: there is no service on Sunday in Dallowgill Chapel.
Church service: Liz Jarvis will be the officiant at the service of Evensong (BCP) at 6.30pm on Sunday at the Chapel of the Resurrection. This is the final evening service of the year.
Meeting: the Dallowgill history group meets at the Methodist Chapel on Sunday, September 8 at the later time of 3.30pm.
Grantley - Dominoes: Friday, September 6 is domino night at the village hall. It begins at 7.30pm.
Dance: Alan’s band will play for the village hall dance on Saturday, September 7. It will be held from 8pm to midnight and there will be a raffle and supper. This dance is to raise funds for Christian Aid.
Fountains preschool groups: the Fountains toddler and baby group will meet from 1.30-3pm on Wednesday, September 11 and the AGM of the playgroup and preschool will be held in the playgroup building at 7.30pm on Thursday,
Meeting: at 7.15pm Mrs McRoberts will be the guest speaker at Grantley and Winksley WI’s meeting on Wednesday, September 11. Her subject will be The allure of shoes. This is an open meeting.
Sawley - Church service: the Rev D Ching will celebrate the Eucharist at 9am on Sunday in the Church of St Michael and All Angels. This will be a said service.
Chapel service: there will be a service of Holy Communion at 2pm on Sunday in Sawley chapel. The Rev Dr Pat Malham will officiate.
Afternoon tea: from 2-4pm tomorrow afternoon tea will be served in the village hall. Everyone is most welcome.
Village hall events: there will be an opportunity to play table tennis at 7pm on Monday. On Tuesday there will be dominoes at 1.30pm and Sawley WI members meet at 7.30pm. Short mat bowls will be held at 1pm on Wednesday.
Festival event: as part of the Ripon Festival programme the folk group Outside Track will play at the village hall on Friday, September 6. It starts at 6.30pm.
AGM: the AGM of Sawley Arts group will be held in the village hall on Saturday, September 7.
Winksley - Church service: the Eucharist will be celebrated by the Rev Caroline Falkingham at 10.30am on Sunday in the Church of Ss Cuthbert and Oswald.