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Thursday, aug 21
Garstang Country Market: Fine selection of home-baking, garden produce, plants and crafts. Tea, coffee etc. Admission free, ample parking. Hampers to order. 10am-noon every Thursday. Garstang Sports and Social Club, Lancaster Road, Garstang, PR3 1EB, Preston. Tel: 01995 603644.
Treasure Hunt: Collect your entry sheet from the South Ribble van in the arts centre courtyard. 10am-2pm. Tickets: £1 per entry, payable on the day. Worden Park, Worden Lane, Leyland. Tel: 01772 625625.
Wonderful Wednesdays: Something new to see or do each week! Every Wednesday, drop in between 1.30-3.30pm. Harris Museum & Art Gallery, Market Square, Preston. Tel: 01772 258248.
Arts and Crafts with Mandy: Arts and crafts fun. There will also be a Family Friendly tour at 1.30pm. £8 adults, £6 children/concessions. 11am and 2pm, Jul 30, August 13 and 27. Tickets: £2 per child. Hoghton Tower, Hoghton, near, Preston. Tel: 01254 852986.
Summer at Penny Farm: Groom a Pony, Bouncy Castle, Dales Trail Activity Walk, Games, Competitions and lots more. Lots to do under cover! Coffee Shop. Every Wednesday throughout August, 11am-4pm. Tickets: Free admission and free parking Penny Farm World Horse Welfare Rescue and Rehabitation Centre, Preston New Road, Blackpool. Tel: 01253 766983.
Clubs / Societies
Weight-watchers: Lose weight now! Come and join this exciting class that works. 6pm. Greenlands New Labour Club, Ribbleton, Preston. Tel: 07810 564975.
Junior Tennis Coaching: Every Wednesday. Tulketh Tennis, Tag Lane, Ingol, Preston. Tel: 07966 315241.
Wymott Art Group: Social art class, with qualified teaching in painting/ribbon embroidery. No need to book, just turn up. 10am-noon. Tickets: £2 Old School, Ulnes Walton, Leyland, Preston. Tel: 01772 451189.
New Longton Artists: Speakers, demonstrations & painting evenings. New members welcome. Visit www.newlongtonartists.co.uk. Every Weds 7.30-10pm. New Longton Village Hall, Boundary Close, New Longton, Preston. Tel: 01772 745520.
Luncheon Club: Meet every Wednesday. 12noon. Admission: £2.50 for a two-course meal. The Salvation Army Centre, Harrington Street, (off Adelphi Street), Preston. Tel: 01772 555425.
The A59 Club: ocial club for single, separated, divorced and widowed friends, aged over 40. Different events weekly. Meet every Weds. Visit www.TheA59Club.btik.com 7.30pm. Admission: 50p. The Bonny Inn, Ribchester Road, Clayton-Le Dale, Blackburn. Tel: 01200 422361.
Chorley Shukokai Karate Club: Every Wednesday and Saturday. Open to ages 5+. 6 - 7pm. Bateman Hall, Sagar Street, Eccleston, Chorley. Tel: 07854 270569.
Chorley Artists: Meets on Wednesdays, except 2nd in month. New members very welcome, just come along and bring your paints. 7.30-10pm. St. Chad’s Parish Centre, Town Lane, Whittle-le-Woods.
Rock’n learn classes: For babies & toddlers, held by the award winning Harriet Gore. Every Wednesday. Cheeky Monkey’s Play & Party Centre, Kem Mill Lane, Whittle-Le-Woods, Chorley. Tel: 01257 234287.
Dark Nights Theatre Group: Meet Wednesdays, 7.30pm. St Wilfred’s Church Hall, Chapel Street, Preston. Tel: 07908 016660.
Preston Ladies Harmony Singers: New members always welcome. 7.30pm. Leyland Methodist School, Canberra Road, Leyland. Tel: email@example.com.
Chorley Lodge Artists Society: Painters of all standards welcome - even complete beginners. Speakers, demonstrations, competitions and exhibitions. www.lodgeartistschorley.org.uk. Every Wednesday, 7.30-9.30pm. Brinscall & Withnell Social Club, School Lane, Brinscall, Chorley.
The A Cappella Singers: Est 1995, the Singers are wishing to increase the size of this highly acclaimed group. Prospective members should be able to read music and perform. Rehearsals Wednesdays during school terms with performances usually on Saturday evenings or Sunday afternoons. Wilpshire area, Blackburn. Tel: 01254 249280.
Leyland Model Railway Club: 7-10pm every Monday and Wednesday. Hillthorpe Farm, Much Hoole, Leyland. Tel: 01704 562721.
Coffee Morning: Free coffee, toast, drinks etc. All welcome. 10am-noon. St James Church, Knowsley Street, off Avenham Lane, Preston.
Yoga Class: With British Wheel of Yoga teacher Frances Heaton. 10am-11.30am, each alternate Wednesday. St Ambrose Church Annex, Leyland. Tel: 01772 491784.