Luncheon Club for Over 55s
The Luncheon Club for the over 55s was successfully launched with a very enjoyable lunch in April 2013.
For a report on this launch, see www.haltoncentre.org/2013/04/launch-of-luncheon-club/ AND see the photos below.
Since then it has become a popular regular event on Fridays, on the 2nd and 4th Friday of the month from 10am to 1.30pm to give time for an informal talk or other enjoyable activity as well as a leisurely high quality cooked lunch at a very reasonable £5. For that price you get a tea or coffee on arrival, a delicious lunch, a tasty dessert, and another drink afterwards.
Please BOOK IN ADVANCE each week with Maureen Richardson on tel: 01524 811316 or by e-mail: Centremanager@haltoncentre.org as the lunch is very popular and space is limited.
If you can’t come on the day, you can order a lunch to pick up or for a friend to take home for you. (payment in advance), ask Maureen for details.
We had a lovely Christmas Lunch for around 50 people, thanks to all the hard work of the kitchen elves! Everyone enjoyed the entertainment. Halton Pre School sang us some Christmassy songs and even Twinkle Twinkle Little Star sung in French by one little girl, also a song accompanied by sign language. Lune Valley Voices were in good voice and provided some Christmas Cheer for everyone to join in with. They sang a Georgian harmony too. A very enjoyable lunch.
Winter to Spring programme 2019:
11th January – The Black Sheep Ukulele Band with Geoff Wood. Sing along to familiar old songs. The band players are from Arnside and Silverdale.
25th January – “Would you like to live in Japan?” Ann and Norman Wilson talk about their trip to Japan sharing their photos and experiences.
8th February – Storyteller David Dale shares his story From Snowflakes to Daffodils – A blend of story, song and poem to celebrate the wonders of winter as we move towards the light of spring.
22nd February – Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. Janet Theobald, on memories of childhood holidays and recent trips with photos of the area.
8th March – First Aid – Peter Bond advises on what to do if someone collapses from a stroke, a heart attack or other causes. How to use a defibrillator.
22nd March – Manchester to India – Ken Blomire on the topic of Experience the Real India. This is the second part following on from Ken’s talk last year.
Two of the highlights in 2016 were a hugely successful Queen’s Birthday celebration on Friday June 10th – see the report on www.haltoncentre.org/2016/06/55s-celebrate-queens-90th-birthday/ – and a really excellent Christmas lunch on Friday December 9th – see report on www.haltoncentre.org/2016/12/great-luncheon-club-christmas-lunch/
We are very grateful to the Aviva Community Fund for providing a grant in 2015 to help us to purchase much needed crockery and cutlery specifically for the Luncheon Club.
Please also contact Maureen if you are able to help co-ordinate the sessions, or prepare or serve refreshments, or help with transport, tel: 01524 811316 or by e-mail: Centremanager@haltoncentre.org
DO come along – it’s a great way to spend a Friday lunchtime!
Those attending the Luncheon Club might also be interested in the regular Fun and Flex (formerly Fit for the Future) sessions run by Sheryl Coultas every Wednesday from 11am to 12 noon. This is a great video about these sessions which we’re sure you’ll enjoy watching – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3E08EZVPm18
For information on Fun and Flex registration and other arrangements, this is the contact telephone number: 07779 962415