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What’s On In Wrexham 13th – 24th August

NOTE: This content is old - Published: Monday, Aug 13th, 2012.

Welcome to our What’s On Guide for 13th – 24th August 2012

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Monday 13th August

Model Aircraft Flying
The talented members of the BMFA will be in the Plassey Tea Garden demonstrating flying their fantastic range of model aircraft’s and also offering anyone over the age of 8yrs the chance to fly an actual model aircraft under their supervision. *Please note you will be required to pass a certain level on the flight simulator which is provided on the day.
Venue: The Plassey Tea Garden
Time: 11am until 4pm
Box Office: 01978 780277

Tuesday 14th August

Come and make woodland animals out of clay!
Venue: Nant Mill, Rhosberse Rd, Coedpoeth, Wrexham, LL11 3BT
Time: 1.30-3.30pm
Contact Nant Mill on 01978 752772 or email webmaster@wrexham.gov.uk
Ticket Price: £2

How to price your product
This workshop provides an understanding of the pricing process and helps identify the different types of business costs, i.e. fixed, direct and capital costs. This session also explains the link between well researched costing & pricing and profitability. You will also gain an understanding of the importance on thoroughly researching your costs in order that they provide a foundation for your financial projections.
Venue: The Atrium, Redwither Tower, Wrexham Industrial Estate, Wrexham
Time: 5.30pm – 8.30pm
Contact Hilary Neil-Williams on 01978 667000 or email Hilary.Neil-Williams@wrexham.gov.uk
Ticket Price: Free, but booking essential

Wednesday 15th August

Broughton Circular Walk
4 mile walk / 2 hours, starting from the Library car park Brynteg (LL11 6AB). Wear suitable clothing and footwear. Grade C
Venue: Starts at the library car park Brynteg
Time: 7pm
Contact Alison Whitley on 01978 729767 or email alison.whitley@wrexham.gov.uk

Free Get Mentoring morning workshop
Venue: Glyndwr University Racecourse Ground (Altitude Suite), Mold Road, Wrexham LL11 2AH
Time: 9.15am – 1pm

Books Inside Out – Exploring Books & Creative Writing
Explore books and creative writing with your friends. Booking essential
Venue: Wrexham Library
Time: 10-11.30am
This is event is suitable for 8-11years
Box Office: 01978 292090 – advanced booking is required
Ticket Price: FREE

Free Streetdance sessions during August. The sessions are for anyone over the age of 8 beginners welcome.
Venue: St Peters Hall, Smithfield
Time: 1.30pm
This event is suitable for 8+
Contact Caia Park Health Team on 01978 356 351 or email james.duckers@wales.nhs.uk
Ticket Price: Free

Thursday 16th August

5-a-side football
Free 5-a-side football sessions. If you fancy a kick around or have a team that wish to come down come and see us on Thursdays. Must be willing to join younger groups and be up for a laugh.
Venue: Queensway Stadium
Time: 4pm
This is event is suitable for 10+
Contact Caia Park Health Team on 01978 356 351 or email james.duckers@wales.nhs.uk
Ticket Price: Free

Dragon Quest
Bring your dragon to Chirk Castle, meet the gorgeous Dragons of Wye – ten and hear amazing tales of their adventures. Puppet shows throughout the day, walk about sessions or take part in your own puppet show. Free entry for every child who brings their ‘dragon’, otherwise normal admission applies to Chirk Castle Gardens.
Venue: Chirk Castle
Time: 11am to 4pm
This is event is suitable for 3 to 10
Contact Joanne Thompson on 01691 777701 or email chirkcastle@nationaltrust.org.uk
Ticket Price: Free entry for children who bring their ‘dragons’

Friday 17th August

Bootcamp
Want to tone up? Lose weight? Get fit? Come down to a group where every session is different. From flipping tyres, hurdles, tug of war to speed agility quickness training. Ideal for local athletes.
Venue: Queensway Stadium
Time: 1pm
This is event is suitable for 18+
Contact Caia Park Health Team on 01978 356 351 or email james.duckers@wales.nhs.uk
Ticket Price: Free

The Smallest Welsh Folklore Museum
Free event at Eagles Meadow, Wrexham
17th – 19th August
11am to 4pm

The Maydays are playing a headline set at Central Station on Friday night with support from Stray Bullets.
Venue: Central Station, Hill Street
Time: 7-11pm
Ticket Price: £5

Saturday 18th August

Family Singing Workshop
Looking for something the whole family can do together? So you think you can’t sing? Only sing in the shower? Come and find the natural voice just bursting to get out of you! For terrified beginners and confident singers, and in-betweenies – Have fun singing easy-to-learn songs in harmony from all around the world with Wrexham Community Choir’s Musical Director, Carol Donaldson.. For ages 7 -100. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
Venue: Oriel Wrecsam
Time: 2pm – 4pm
Contact Wendy Paintsil on 01978 290680 or email choir@67communications.co.uk
Ticket Price: £5.00 adults £3.00 children

Hightown Family Activity Group
Hightown Family Activity Group is a place for play craft songs and stories for you and your family. This session has a summer holiday theme. £1 per family to include a drink and snack.
Venue: Hightown Community Centre
Time: 10am-12pm
Contact Paula Hack on 01978 354150 or email hightownfamilyactivitygroup@yahoo.co.uk
Ticket Price: £1 per family

Monday 20th August

Junior Garden Club
Free of charge: just need a willingness to dig, weed and sow
Venue: Chirk Library
Time: 3-4pm
Contact Nicola Jones on 01978 298860 or email nicola.jones@wrexham.gov.uk

Tuesday 21st August

Story & Rhyme Time comes to Cefn Mawr Library.
Venue: Cefn Mawr Library
Time: 3-4pm
This is event is suitable for Under 6s
Contact Nicola Jones on 01978 298860 or email nicola.jones@wrexham.gov.uk
Ticket Price: FREE

Woodland Tie Dye T-shirts
Bring a plain, white T-shirt (washed if new).
Venue: Nant Mill, Rhosberse Rd, Coedpoeth, Wrexham, LL11 3BT
Time: 1.30-3.30pm
This is event is suitable for All ages
Contact Nant Mill on 01978 752772 or email webmaster@wrexham.gov.uk
Ticket Price: £2

Wednesday 22nd August

The Friends of Acton Park are having a fun day on Wednesday from 12 – 3.30pm.
Attractions include – Tombola, Balloon Dart Board, Badge Making, Hula Hoop display, Balloon Animals, Crafts, Stars & Stripes trail, Police & Ambulance appearances and much more. Refreshments will also be available.
Situated just off the Herbert Jennings Car Park entrance. Parking is also available at the Tapley Avenue car park and also the car park off Jeffreys Road.
Free Entry

Recycle with Michael’s 10th Birthday Party
To celebrate Recycle with Michael’s 10th birthday year Recycling Officers are touring Wrexham to help you to recycle as much as you can! Officers will be on hand to answer any questions, give advice and provide recycling boxes, bags and caddies free of charge! We have lots of interesting recycled items for you to see and Michael may even come along to say hello!
Venue: Glyn Ceiriog, opposite shops
Time: 11am – 1pm
This is event is suitable for All
Contact Laura Millington on 01978 729745 or email laura.millington@wrexham.gov.uk
Ticket Price: Free

Championed by NME as one of 2012’s brightest new hopes Howler play Central Station on Wednesday night.
Venue: Central Station, Hill Street
Time: 7pm
Ticket Price: £8

Thursday 23rd August

Ugly Bugs Ball
a day of quizzes, trails, storytelling, fancy dress parade and other fun activities. ‘Come on let’s crawl to the Ugly Bugs Ball.’ Free admission for children in creepy crawly costume otherwise normal admission applies
Venue: Chirk Castle
Time: 11am to 5pm
This is event is suitable for 3 to 10
Contact Joanne Thompson on 01691 776323 or email joanne.thompson@nationaltrust.org.uk

Friday 24th August

Rope presents: The Skywalkers
Venue: Central Station, Hill Street
Time: 8pm
Price: £7

CMND/CTRL ft: The Checkered Stripes
Venue: Central Station, Hill Street
Time: 9pm
Price: Free entry
18+

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