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Yogathon – Sunday 9 September 10.30am

Following the hugely successful Yogathon in 2017, we’re back again this year on Sunday 9 September. Once again we’ll be running a class of 108 non-stop sun salutations to raise money for the environmental group Greenpeace. (Please bring your yoga mat with you).

Greenpeace is at the heart of the battle against run-away climate change, so, let’s support them with the yoga that we enjoy so much.

Weather: In the event of extreme weather conditions such as heavy rain or freezing cold weather the event will be postponed to a date to be announced in spring 2019.

Food: There will be delicious vegetarian food for sale on site by Papi’s Kitchen.

Clothing: Please wear suitable clothes that give you plenty freedom for movement. Also consider that you might get too hot so you could change easily into shorts or short sleeves t-shirt.

Suitability: All are welcome. We are aiming to complete the 108 Sun Salutations. So make sure you have a good rest the night before and a nourishing early breakfast.

Price: CASH ONLY £20/£10 student rate (please present your student card). Payment will be made on the day of event. Also participants will be able to get sponsored via online JustGiving as well as via mobile phone Just Text Giving (please note that if you do not have a Vodafone account, your phone company may make a charge for this service.)

Booking: Please book your place in advance – please send an e-mail to priscilasnbd@gmail.com confirming your attendance.

Find out more here http://www.yogabypri.com/yogathon.html

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Sizzling Summer Spree!

In case you don’t know firsthand, the Summer Spree was a huge success, the quintessential Summer Afternoon in the Park. And the Astronaut Training was a delightful addition.

Astronauts of tomorrow

 

 

 

 

 

 

Special thanks to the Management Committee: Ron Senkus, Sonja O’Sullivan, Iris White, Sandra Bauer, Paul Buckley, Alan Deacon and Andy King. They pulled out all the stops and made the event happen in style.

All of us would like to thank the members of FSP (and their tireless  friends and families) who delivered leaflets, baked, took photos for the competition, suggested ideas, put up gazebos, dragged chairs and tables and boxes around, ran errands, ran stalls, served endless thirsty people and spread their cheerfulness in what was a truly neighbourhood event.

Continue reading Sizzling Summer Spree!

2018 Calendars – Now yours at £2.50

ON SALE! – Contact werfsp@gmail.com or buy at Shrewsbury House reception.

And the winner is…

Steven Clark! Congratulations on attracting the most votes from the Festival attendees.  And thank you to everyone who submitted photos of wide variety and creativity.

The calendars now cost £2.50 with an optional recycled card  envelope, cost 50p.

Here are the other 12 photos voted into this year’s calendar, in no particular order.

All the other entries have the opportunity of being used on this website in future so keep your eye on it!

ON SALE AGAIN! this Saturday 5 November 10am – 2pm

The weather looks reasonable for Saturday so you have another chance to buy these beautiful calendars in the open air.  Still only £5 each, in aid of the drinking fountain fund.

This week you will find the calendar table at the top end of Dothill Road where it opens out onto the slope to Rowton Road. And please note the hours are 10am to 2pm.

See you there unless it’s pouring with rain.

 

Buy your calendars in the Park! Saturday 29 October 8.30 – 11.30 am

Come and get your fabulous Shrewsbury Park calendars – treat yourself and stock up for Christmas presents! All profits go to the drinking fountain fund.

There will be a table staffed by smiley committee members by the notice board next to the Plum Lane carpark starting at 8.30 am.  So  bring your cash along with your dogs and be first in line!

If it’s raining we will reschedule, so watch this space…

 

Annual General Meeting – Tuesday 18 October 7-8pm

You are invited to our AGM to be held in Shrewsbury House.  If you have recently joined this is an excellent chance to find out what the Friends do and how you can be active.

  • The meeting will include Chair’s report of FSP activities followed by election of Management Committee members and issues raised by members.
  • Featured talk will be by Dai Jones, Manager of Woodlands Farm.
  • The new 2017 calendar will be on sale at £5, proceeds going to the drinking fountain fund.

See you there!