Lots of free fun at Budleigh Library for Active Life, Active Mind month

Budleigh Salterton Library is holding a host of talks and events throughout January.

Jane Cordy, library supervisor at Budleigh, said the activities have been organised as part of Devon Libraries Active Life, Active Mind month and all events are free, apart from seated yoga.

  • Monday, January 6, 4pm-5.45pm

The Budleigh Woolpack is holding its monthly meeting. For keen knitters and crochet enthusiasts. Drop in, knit and chat or just collect some yarn hooks, needles and patterns. The idea behind this group is to create colourful throws for local charities, groups and individuals.

  • Friday, January 10, at 2pm

Avoiding Falls and Hospitalisation. Free talk by Home Instead, Senior Care offering tips and techniques to optimise your safety at home.

  • Saturday, January, 11, from 11am-12 noon

Lego Club. Why should children have all the fun! Bring an adult along to Lego Club this morning and let them have a go at building something fantastic.

  • Monday, January 13, at 2pm

Seated Yoga with Samantha from the Budleigh Hub. Come along for some relaxing, gentle seated exercise. Book early as space is limited. Costs £2 for a 45-minute session.

  • Tuesday, January 14, 10.30am-12.30

Singing for Wellbeing. Singing is really good for your health and wellbeing, as well as being a fun and friendly group activity. Naomi will be leading today’s singing session. She runs regular sessions at the Budleigh Hub.

  • Friday, January 24, at 2pm

Staying Nourished. Free talk by Home Instead, Senior Care on the importance of good nutrition, especially as we get older.

  • Friday, January 31, at 2pm

Cancer Research UK, Free talk by staff from Cancer UK who AREN’T scientists but can explain about work being done locally and nationally by this wonderful charity.


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