Seize the Day

SEIZE THE DAY  -  'CARPE DIEM'

The group is primarily for people who live on their own.

It strives to provide fun, friendship, educational discussions, social activities and a support network for members.

THE GROUP MEETS ON THE LAST SATURDAY OF EACH MONTH

The SUMMER Programme: May- October (EXC AUG) is focused on Outdoor Activities.

The WINTER Programme:  November - April (EXC DEC) is focused on indoor activities and is held at  Willow Court Community Room, (between numbers 11 and 12 Willow Court), Off Wilton Ave, Franche, Kidderminster DY11 5AU.  See Map.  from 10-30am -  12-30pm. 

Booking is ESSENTIAL for all outdoor activities.

 

We hold weekly Informal coffee and chats at THE RANGE, Kidderminster, on Thursdays at 10.30am.  New members always welcome.

 

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For consideration Wishlist and Members Organised Events

Seize the Day Programme - 2017

 

January 29th

(Sunday)

New Year Lunch

Bewdley Pines Golf Club

 

12-30pm for 1-00pm

February 25th

Military Whist Drive with Lucky Dip Bran Tub

 Coffee & cakes.

Willow Court

10-30am - 12-30pm

March 25th Visit to Droitwich Salt Museum

Guided Walk by the canal in  Droitwich by Pauline Pitchford

Lunch in Droitwich

Meet in the public car park by the BMI Hospital

11am

April 29th St George's Day Celebration.

‘Spending  the Blue Peter money in Romania’ by Pauline Purnell

Coffee/Tea & Cream scones. Raffle

Willow Court

10-30am - 12-30pm

May 27th

Visit to Birmingham, Britain's Second City.

Travel on the 'Big Brum Open Top Historic Tour Buz'.

Visit to Museum/Art Galleries and lunch at the Edwardian Tea rooms

Train times to be arranged

June 25th

(Sunday)

Whittles coach trip to Cardiff Bay, Europe's largest waterfront developement.

Visit the Welsh Assembley at the pierhead or take a ride on the road train to Cardiff Bay Barrage, Europe's most ambitious engineering project

Leave 8am

Return 6-15pm

July 29th

Visit to Royal Leamington Spa.

See Royal pump rooms, museum, art gallery and historic Jephson gardens

Train times to be arranged
August

No Meeting

 

September 23rd

(Please note change of date)

Visit to Worcester

Guided history walking tour by Paul Harding 11am. Cost £5/person

Visit to Museum, Art Gallery and lunch

Travel information to follow
October 28th

Pre-Christmas Activity

Annual Review

Christmas bran tub

Willow Court

10-30am - 12-30

November 26th

(Sunday)

Birmingham International Tattoo

Barclaycard Arena 2pm

German Christmas Market and Lunch

Travel information to follow
December No Meeting  
     
     
     

 

Seize the Day Programme - 2016

January 31st

(Sunday)

New Year Lunch

12 for 12-30pm

Wharton Park Golf Club
February 27th

Floral demonstration by Consultant Florist Pauline Pitchford followed by guided instruction to make your own small floral tribute.

Coffee and cakes

Willow Court

10-30am to 12-30pm

March 19th

(not last Saturday)

Guided Walk in Bewdley and the Wyre Forest by Pauline Pitchford

10-30am

Lunch in Bewdley

April 23rd

(not last Saturday)

St George's Day Celebration.

Military whist drive and Member-led events programme planning.

Coffee and cakes.

Willow Court

10-30am to 12-30pm

May 21st

(not last Saturday)

Garden Centre and innovative retail and leisure destination

Valley Country Park Evesham
June 25th Visit to National Trust Property, an 18th century mansion and estate shaped by a story of love and neglect.

Attingham Park Shrewsbury

July 30th Visit to Historic Stratford-on-Avon by train. To be confirmed
August No Meeting  
September 24th

Visit to Birmingham, Britain's Second City.

Travel on the 'Big Brum Open Top Historic Tour Buz'.

 

Visit to Art Galleries and

lunch at Edwardian Restaurant

October 30th

(Sunday)

Traditional Sunday Lunch Stourport Manor
November 26th Pre-Christmas Event Willow Court
December No Meeting  

 

Seize the Day Programme - 2015

January 31st

New Year's Lunch

Habberley Golf Club
February 28th

Members Events Programme

Planning 2015

Whist Drive

Willow Court

10-30am to 12-30pm

March 28th

Walk in Wyre Forest

Visitors Centre 11am

Lunch at the Plough

12-30pm

April 25th

St George's Day Celebrations

Afternoon Tea & Quiz

Willow Court

2pm-4pm

May 30th

Tour of Vineyard

Wine Tasting & Cream Tea

Halfpenny Green

2pm

June 27th Visit to National Trust property

Croome

High Green Worcester

11-30am

July 25th

Talk by Ron Hartley on

Graphology (Handwriting

Analysis) & Picnic

Local Garden

2pm

August

No Meeting

 
September 26th Lunch

Bodenham Arboretum

October 31st Visit to National Trust property

Hanbury Hall

November 28th Pre-Christmas Event

Willow Court

10-30am to 12-30pm

December

No Meeting

 

 

Seize the Day Programme - 2014

January 26th

(Please Note this is a Sunday)

New Year's Lunch Ombersley Golf Club
February 22nd

A year in the life of a Saudi Princess.

Chrissie Ritchie

Broadwaters Methodist Hall
March 29th

Coffee & cakes.   

Discussion to set Programme for the Year. Quiz (if time permits)

Broadwaters Methodist Hall
April 26th

A year in the life of a Saudi Princess. Part 2.

Chrissie Ritchie

Broadwaters Methodist Hall
May 31st Lunch

Bodenham Arboretum

12 for 12-30

June 28th

Outdoor Bowls

Tea & Biscuits available

The Squirrel Alveley

2pm - 4pm

July 26th Walk, Talk & Picnic

Shatterford

2pm

August

No Meeting

 
September 27th

Berrington Hall

Shared transport

 
October 25th

 Jinney  Ring Craft Centre

Hanbury Worcs

11-30am
November 29th

Christmas Whist Drive

Coffee & Cake

Broadwaters Methodist Hall
December

No Meeting

 

 

Seize the Day Programme - 2013

Jan 26th

New Year Lunch - Island Pool 12 for 12-30pm

If you are not coming please let Valerie Jarrett know by Thursday Jan 24th

 

Feb 23rd

 Film & Discussion - Tony Flynn

10-30 - 12-30

St Chad's Church Hall, Comberton

 
Mar 14th

 Coffee morning - 10-30am

The Living Rooms Kidderminster (next to Barclays Bank)

 

Mar 23rd

(Changed

from Mar 30th)

The Power of Colour in your Life - Sue Langley (Motivational Speaker)

Cancelled due to bad weather

 
April 4th

Coffee morning - 10-30am

The Living Rooms Kidderminster (next to Barclays Bank)

 

April 27th

General discussion to set program - coffee and cakes

 

May 25th

Lunch

Barnetts Hill Garden Centre

12 for 12-30

June 13th

(Thursday

Skittles & Lunch with the Prostrate

Cancer Group

The Squirrel, Alveley 11am

Cost approx £9.00

 

June 29th

 

Lunch

Bodenham Arboretum

12 for 12-30

July 27th

Bridgnorth

Share transport

Meet at Wetherspoons High St 11am

August 31st

Wellesbourne Market has been cancelled due to lack of interest

 

 

Lunch

Whittles Coaches

Cost £17.00 plus lunch

 

Ombersley Golf Club

12 for 12-30

Lunch approx £6-50 - £10

Sept 28th

Witley Court

Meet at the entrance 11am

Free entry for those who book (Approx £7 if you haven't booked) Cost of  lunch unknown.

Oct 26th

Visit to Birmingham

Canal Trip (approx 1hr) Cost £5

Lunch at Brindley Place or bring a picnic.

Visit to New Birmingham Library.

Transport - bus or train.

Nov 30th

Sue Langley -

The Power of Colour in Your life

Broadwaters Methodist Church Hall

10-30 until 1-30

Bring and share food

December

No meeting this month