January is a great month, in addition to the stacks of events, meet-ups and activities in listed in the We Are Ageing Better Calendar 2017 here are a few must-attend events for your diaries.
Monday 9th January from 11am, Camden Boccia League, St Pancras Community Centre, Plender Street, NW1 OLB
Boccia has really taken off in Camden over the last 6 months. The sport is a chair based activity, a bit like bowls, involving two teams who complete to throw their ball (either red or blue) closest to the white ball. There are currently six teams in the league, with scope for many more. If you are interested why not pop down to Basil Jellicoe Hall on a Tuesday morning from 10.30am- 12noon or attend any of the Boccia League events.
Thursday 12th January 1pm- 3pm, We Are Ageing Better Planning Meeting, Basil Jellicoe Hall, Drummond Crescent, NW1 1LE
We Are Ageing Better is a project run by our members, local people aged over 60 who live in St Pancras and Somers Town. Anyone can sign up to be a member, which is free and open to all. At each meeting we make at least three decisions about how to move the project forward. In January we need to think about forthcoming trips out and plans for the year ahead.
Friday 20th January at 2pm, We Are Ageing Better Film Club presents Some Like it Hot, Basil Jellicoe Hall, Drummond Crescent, NW1 1LE
We love films and so do our members! At a meeting November several people suggested setting up a film club. Following on from our first screening of Mama Mia on 6th January we present Some Like it Hot another cinema classic.
Monday 23rd January 10am – 12noon, We Are Ageing Better Planning Meeting, St Pancras Community Centre, Plender Street NW1 OLB
Our fortnightly planning meetings take place in Somers Town at the south of the ward and at St Pancras Community Centre in the middle of our ward. We are very grateful to our friends at SPCA for hosting us on the third Monday of every month.