­Angela Gaunt

07947791547 (phone or text)

Jazz in the Spa: the session this Saturday, July 21 is in Boston Spa Village Hall - Carl Sinclair Boogie Band a versatile young pianist who was one of the stars at last year痴 Keswick Festival where he received standing ovation will be entertaining us. We are delighted to welcome him along with the superb John Hallam on reeds as one of his team. A touch more R & B than the norm - but surely good for the soul! Latest news is another standing ovation at this year痴 Upton Festival. NB 」10. Session starts at 8pm. Doors 7pm. No bar so bring your own bottle or whatever. Promises to be a great night. Further info ring Les 01937 842636

St Mary痴 Ark: come and join us at St Mary痴 Ark every first and third Thursday (term time only) of the month from 1.45-3pm at St Mary痴 Church, Boston Spa. The next session will be held today Thursday, July 19. Note this will be the last session before the summer term break. This includes a short service for babies, toddlers, parents and carers, including refreshments and activities. A warm welcome awaits you from the members of Mothers Union.

St Mary’s Church: Holiday Club 2012 July 23-27: On your marks. Put the dates in your diary now! Registration forms have been out since May! A fun-filled global games-themed week based on the Gospel of Mark. 9.30am-noon Monday to Friday. Games, crafts, music, worship and loads of fun.

Adult volunteers and young helpers (Year 5+) are very welcome contact Kate Kennedy ( or Penny Stables ( for more details.

Boston Spa Methodist Church: the services for this Sunday, July 22 - 10.30am Dennis Ashton. All who love the Lord are welcome to join us after each Sunday痴 announcement.

Kings Church: meet every Sunday at 11am and 6.30pm at the Deepdale Community Centre to include Sunday School for singing, quizzes and bible stories and lots of fun. Contact Pastor Stephen Thompson 01937 541688 for further information.

Clifford Pre-school: school holiday fun Stay and Play. Do you have a child between the ages of birth and school Age? Come along to Clifford Pre-school, Church Street, Boston Spa. We hold fun Stay And Play sessions every Wednesday morning 10am-noon, during the school holidays. (Parents/Carers must stay with their children). Come along and use our wonderful pre-school facilities and enjoy art and crafts, Playdough, sensory corner, home corner, books, safe play garden, also snack time. £」2.50 per child, reduction for siblings, under 1`s free. For further information, tel 01937 844239 or 07874299965. Booking advisable.

Pre-school vacancies: Clifford Pre-school, Church Street, Boston Spa, LS23 6DF. has vacancies from September. Quality childcare and education for children between 18 months and school age. Exciting play and learning opportunities in a small, family friendly, Ofsted registered pre-school. Highly qualified staff with years of experience including special needs. Countryside setting overlooking farmland with animals. Full days, morning and afternoon sessions. Vacancies available from September. See our website for further information, or telephone 01937 844239, or email

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