Older Fitzrovia newsletter, October 2016

Tea and Cakes on a Sunday!  Will be back this Sunday, 25 September 3-5pm at Honey & Co, 25a Warren St W1T 5LZ – and again on Sunday 23 October, 3-5pm. Itamar and the staff are looking forward to welcoming you back for tea and cakes!

 
South Africa: Art of a Nation community preview on Sunday 23 October at 1.20pm at the British Museum. Tickets are free, but limited in number. If you’re interested in going to what looks like will be a spectacular exhibition, please call me on 020 7580 4576.
 
Margaret Street Lunch Club for anyone over 60 will be every other Friday after the end of September (October: 14th & 28th) at the WORD tearoom at the London Jesus Centre, 83 Margaret St, W1W 8LH. Doors open at 12pm Lunch and Desert with Tea/Coffee for £4.50 – served at 12.30. Further info: Doris Kahnes 020 7637 0600.
 
Massage Although because of lack of funding we’ve had to stop with Philomena for the time being, Alan Wysman, a local resident who is a trained acupuncturist and masseur, has offered to give massages to anyone who would like to continue, free of charge. We’re keeping the same day, Wednesday, 2-4 at Fitzrovia Court and will start 5 October. If you’re interested, please get in touch with me on 020 7580 4576 to book an appointment.
 
Fitzrovia Centre on Foley Street have started a full programme of exercise, reminiscence, and social events for people over 55 this season. There’ll be something going on every morning and almost every afternoon – most of the sessions are free, some cost a small fee. Please note that some of these sessions will be at Fitzrovia Court on Carburton St.
 
Mondays: Zumba dance (mixed age): 09.15-10.00 (£2) at Fitzrovia Centre;
Fitzrovia Village (dance and social): 12.00 – 15.00 (Free, starts 3 Oct) at Fitzrovia Centre;
Knit, Natter and all crafts between: 14.00-15.00 (£1, starts 10 Oct) at Fitzrovia Court;
Tuesdays: Zumba Gold for older adults: 11.00-12.00 (Free) at Fitzrovia Centre
Wednesdays: Chair-based fitness: 11.00-12.00 (£1, starts 12 October) at Fitzrovia Court;
Tai chi/Chi Kung (mixed age): 14.00-15.00 (£2) at Fitzrovia Centre;
Thursdays: Legs, bums and tums fitness (mixed age): 09.15-10.00 (£2) at Fitzrovia Centre;
Health and Social for Older Adults (50+): first Thurs of the month only (6 Oct) at Fitzrovia Court;
Fridays: Reminiscence for Older Adults (50+): 10.30-12.30 (Free) at Fitzrovia Court.
Best wishes,
Barb

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