12 noon Coffee Morning. The Mayor will be at the New Road Community Centre at 55-57 New Road, Minster-on-Sea, to support a ‘Coffee Morning’ event taking place from 10am to 2pm. The aim of the event is to promote the Centre’s activities, engage with the community and encourage people to volunteer at the centre.
Contact: Councillor Tina Booth - 01795 873841.
1.50 for 2pm to 3pm Primary School Year 6 Leavers Assembly. The Headteacher, Mrs Hopkins, and the teaching and office staff at Westlands Primary School in Homewood Avenue, Sittingbourne, have invited the Mayor to attend the Year 6 Leavers Assembly, to wish the pupils well for their onward journey to the next phase of their education
Contact: Mrs Liz Bruce, Office Manager, Westlands Primary School - 01795 470862, option 3.
2.30pm Launch of Annual Arts and Cultural Promenade Festival 2015. The launch of the Sheppey Promenade Festival 2015 “Mermaids, Myths and Monsters” www.sheppeypromenade.org will this year combine with the Grand Opening and public launch of “Rose Street Cottage of Curiosities” at 10 Rose Street, Sheerness. A new heritage attraction for Swale, the restored and rejuvenated cottage has been brought back to life by the Promenade volunteers as a dockyard worker’s cottage, with art works to compliment and contextualise the artefacts. The Deputy Mayor will attend.
Contact: Janys Thornton, Sheppey Promenade Festival - 01795 873491.
11.30am to 2.30pm East Kent Mencap Annual Fun Day. The Mayor has accepted an invitation to attend the East Kent Mencap’s 8th Annual Fun Day at the West Faversham Community Centre in Bysing Wood Road, Faversham. The event is for adults and children with learning disabilities, and the local community, to enjoy trying out different leisure activities, including cricket, football, bowls, photography and table tennis. Towards the end of the event, the Mayor will draw the winning raffle tickets.
Contact: Jane Brooke, Fundraising Manager, East Kent Mencap - 01843 224482.