Tuesday 10th September
Laura will be at the Our Place Community Drop in session at the West Wight Community Centre in Moa Place, Freshwater. Come along to say hello between 10am and 11.30am, and enjoy a free cup of tea or coffee.
The Strollers will be meeting for a stroll in Cowes. They will meet for coffee at Forest View Nursery at approximately 10.45am. After the stroll, lunch will be at The Woodvale Inn in Gurnard at 12.15pm. Please contact Sight for Wight if you would like to join the Strollers Group.
The Swimming Group are swimming at the Waterside Pool in Ryde from 8.00pm till 8.45pm. The pool is closed to the public whilst the group swims. There are male and female volunteers to help you get in and out of the pool as well as Lifeguards to ensure your safety. To join the Swimming Group, please call Sight for Wight first to notify us of your swimming ability. You need to register with the office at Millbrooke House first to be able to swim with the group.
Wednesday 11th September
The weekly coffee morning will be held at Millbrooke House this week from 10.30am.
There will also be our Low Vision drop in between 10.00am and 12 noon. This is a weekly event to allow you to view and try the low vision equipment we have at Sight for Wight without the need for an appointment.
The Book Group will be meeting at Lord Louis Library between 2.00pm and 3.00pm. We discuss the last month’s book over tea and coffee and hand out the book for the next month. The books are available on CD or USB. Please contact Laura Jasper on 522205 for more information or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Thursday 12th September
Laura will be at the monthly coffee morning at The Old Smithy Coffee Shop in Godshill between 10.30am and 11.45am. Our coffee mornings are run by staff and volunteers from Sight for Wight and are open to all.
Refreshments including delicious fresh cakes are available to purchase direct from the coffee shop.
The Thursday Social Group are meeting at Millbrooke House. The group meets from 10.30am till 2.00pm. With the help of a volunteer the group enjoy a number of activities, crosswords, catching up on news and trivia, knitting and crochet. They are currently making pompoms to make into a blanket. This very friendly, mixed group also love to chat and enjoy lunch together. Later in the afternoon volunteers come in and read on different topics. If you would like to join the group then please contact Sight for Wight on 522205.
Any Other News
Sight for Wight has the following donated second hand items for sale. All items are in working order and are sold as seen.
Optelec Clear reader+ with rechargeable battery in excellent condition with power plug £300.00.
RNIB Pen friend version1 with instructions and labels £25.00.
Cobalt Speechmaster Talking Microwave 2016 model in good used condition £80.00.
Daylight Standing Floor Lamp on wheels, so able to move around. Good used condition £20.00.
Enhanced Vision Smart Reader with control handset, good used condition £300.00.
If you would like to view or purchase any of these items please contact Laura Jasper email@example.com or phone the charity on 522205
Raffle Tickets- are now available for our annual raffle which will be drawn on the 31st October. The tickets are £1.00 each and come in a book of 5 tickets. Please contact Sight for Wight on 522205 or email firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to purchase tickets.
Visit to Osborne House – join us for a visit to Osborne House on Monday 7th October. Start time is 10.30am for approximately 4-5 hours. There is an outdoor picnic area (dependent on the weather) if you would like to bring a packed lunch. The self-service café sells light snacks and the Gazelle House cake shop at Swiss Cottage serves a small selection of snacks and cold drinks.
Cost for an adult is £18.50 and £16.70 for a senior citizen. Minibus transport may be available depending on location and will cost £2.00. Closing date for applications is Friday 20th September. For further details or to book your place please contact Laura Jasper on 522205 or email email@example.com
Visit to the Isle of Wight Distillery – Monday 11th November. Meet first at 10.30am at the Old Barracks Tea Room in Puckpool Park, Ryde, followed by a talk and tasting at 12noon for approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour at the IW Distillery, Pondwell Ryde. No charge for the talk or tasting. Minibus transport may be available depending on location and will cost £2.00. Closing date for applications is Friday 25th October. For further details or to book your place please contact Laura Jasper on 522205 or email firstname.lastname@example.org