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April 2018 - Edition 271

Please come in and have a look at our new Coach Trip noticeboard in reception to view the fabulous trips we have on offer for 2018. Bookings are open for all trips. The very popular ‘Turkey & Tinsel’ holiday will be at The Royal Hotel, Weymouth from Monday 5th to Friday 9th November this year. We have four twin rooms and four double rooms left for £265.00pp. The cost includes two sightseeing trips, full English breakfast and evening meals plus all the festive entertainment you could want. Please phone or call into the Centre to book. Seats are still available for the trip to see ‘Dreamgirls’ in the West End on May 23rd at a cost of £65.00 which will be a matinee performance. Please pop in and pick up a newsletter from reception or look at the Coach Trips tab for a full list of trips available.

‘Game Over’ is holding their second ‘Retro Gaming’ fundraising event on Saturday 7th April from 12 noon until 6pm in aid of Hayling Island First Responders and the Hayling Island Community Centre. There will be 22 systems with over 2,500 games. The cost is £5pp for unlimited play throughout the afternoon and will be fun for all the family.

From Monday 9th April Redwood Active will be running new weekly classes called ‘Time to Play’ with fencing and games on a Monday afternoon. Classes will be split into age groups for 5 to 11 yrs 4pm to 4.45pm, 12 to 17 yrs 5pm to 5.45pm and adults 18+ 6pm to 6.45pm for £5 per week or £25 for 6 weeks. There are limited spaces of twelve per session, all equipment supplied. If you are interested, please contact as soon as possible to secure your place and if you require more information.

Why not come along and support the worthy charity ‘Sasha Animal Foundation’ who will be hosting a ‘Spring in Their Paws’ fundraising evening on Saturday 14th April at 7.30pm. The evening will be full of lots of entertainment with a complimentary drink on arrival, canapés, and entertainment with music, magic and twirlers and join Ambassador and Host, Alex Best for a fun evening. Tickets cost £8 adults and £5 concessions.

Come along and join Clare Gosling in a Zumba fitness Masterclass with Henda Corredor-Escalante for a workout on Sunday 15th 4pm to 5.30pm (doors open 3.45pm). This event is open to everyone, class participants, Zin members and bring your friends along. Tickets £10 in advance or £15 on the door. Contact Clare for more details on 07841 516740 or email

Hayling Lions and PCaSO (Prostate Cancer a Support Organisation) are offering men age 45 to 75 a FREE PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen) blood test that could save a life. A blood sample is taken from a vein in your arm and will be sent to a laboratory and the PSA result will be posted to you. It will be held on Saturday 21st April from 10am to 2pm. Please email text or phone 07553 554210 for an appointment.

Russell Mckerracher has organised another fundraising ‘Whist Drive’ on Saturday 21st for arrival at 12.30pm.  Come either with a partner or by yourself and be given a partner. Please contact Russell on 02392 463437 to reserve a place. ‘Thank You’ to all those who will come and support this event.

The Hayling Island Choir presents their Spring Concert on Saturday 28th April at 7.30pm. The Concert will be ‘Remembering World War 1’ Tickets cost £10 and are available from the Community Centre or from choir members.

We have two important fundraising events for the Community Centre which is our main fundraising events. The first is our Table Top Sale on Saturday 12th May 2pm-4pm and our annual Quiz Night on Friday 25th May 7pm for 7.30pm. Please ring the Centre to either book a pitch for the table top or to register your quiz team. Thank You.