Alton Webteam: June 2017
Programme for July
Tuesday 4th July — Lip Reading with Tutor, Maggie Short, from 2.30pm
Tuesday 18th July — Drop-In and Knitters Anon Afternoon, from 2pm, also cribbage
Tuesday 25th July — All you wanted to know about Jigsaw Puzzles, with Peter Bell, an update on club and hearing related matters and a Raffle
25th July- the deafPlus unit will be parked outside Sainsbury's with advice, information and hearing related equipment to try. Please drop in a chat over any problems with Graham. A representative from Open Sight will also be present with information for people with a sight loss.
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