DYW: Town Centre - January 26, 2011

ALAN Blundell will be displaying his caricatures at the coffee morning on Saturday, January 29, from 10am to noon, at the Under Ground Theatre, beneath the central library.

Entry is free, with coffee, tea and homemade cakes for sale.

Visitors can have their own caricatures drawn on the spot for £5.

ON WEDNESDAY, February 2, Friends of the Towner are presenting a jazz evening by Spats Langham and the Keith Nichols Trio in the Under Ground Theatre at 7.30pm.

Tickets £12 at the door (if available) or from the tourist information centre, Cornfield Road or Wendy Bishop 731607.

ON TUESDAY, February 1 Pat Thorne will be addressing the Guild in St Andrew’s United Reformed Church, Blackwater Road on the subject of From my Common Place Book at 2.30pm. All are welcome to attend.

IF YOU are a prostate cancer patient or a former sufferer, a network group meets monthly in the Post Graduate Medical Centre at the District General Hospital, which is addressed by specialist clinicians.

For details contact Graham Hatfield on 749258.

ON TUESDAY mornings, from 9.45am to 11.30am, The Eastbourne Seniors Club in Cornfield Lane, meets for those Eastbourne residents aged 50 years or over.

This is an ideal opportunity to view the facilities there and see the various activities on offer.

The club is extending its room lettings for evenings and weekends, to include the use of kitchen facilities.

They can also offer a computer suite of 10 networked PCs.

For further information contact Lesley on 728157.

DO YOU provide long-term care and support to another person and are not paid for the care you give?

Being a carer can be physically and emotionally draining.

Care for the Carers can offer information, advice and support.

Contact them at Greencoat House, 32, St Leonards Road or telephone 738390 about the range of services available for carers.

CHILDREN of any age may join the Eastbourne Children’s Library and at 16 years of age you will automatically become an adult member. You can borrow books, CDs, and cassettes as well as books for babies, toddlers and for older children.

On Monday afternoons, 2pm–2.30pm, there is a Story Time suitable for under fives, and on Friday mornings, 10.30–11am ,they offer Rhyme Time for the same age group. Parents are welcome to join in.

YOU MAY donate a pint of your blood at the blood donor session at the Winter Garden, Compton Street, on Tuesday next, February 1 or on Friday, February 4 ,at St John’s Church Hall, Polegate.

Both sessions take place from 2pm–4.30pm and 5.30pm–8pm.

A pint of your blood could help save a patient’s life in hospital or following an accident.

EASTBOURNE Childrens’ Centre, supported by Sure Start and East Sussex County Council, offers a range of activities and services to ‘parents to be’, children under five and their families.

A grandparents’ group for those caring for their grandchildren, full or part time, meets on Wednesday, February 9, 3.15pm–5pm.

For more information contact Clare Harrison on 464170.