Alton Webteam: May 2018
(all meetings in All Saints church hall, Queens Road)
Tuesday 5th June 2.30pm — Lip Reading with Maggie Short ATLA, Tutor. An hour of relaxed exercises to assist in learning lip reading skills, so useful to the hearing impaired. Come along and give it a go. You will be surprised at what fun it is!
Tuesday 19th June 2pm — Drop-In , have a chat and a cuppa and get up to date with the activities of Knitters Anonymous. Cribbage also for those interested.
Sunday 17th June — T@3, afternoon tea from 3pm. Join us for conversation, friendship and lovely cakes!
Tuesday 26th June 2pm — Summer Afternoon Tea Party, with invited guests
REMEMBER — the deafPlus mobile unit will be in Sainsburys car park between 10.30am and noon to offer assistance and advice on Tuesday 26th June . Why not visit this valuable resource to see how you can be helped, with modified telephones, adapted smoke alarms, vibrating pillow pads and much more, to make your life easier and safer.
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