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        Welcome to the latest news from Alexandra Park Neighbours        2 April 2024

                                                   Spring flowers in the community garden by the Palace Gates Triangle

                                                          

News and snippets

 

The Wetland Creation Project in Alexandra Park has been awarded £50k from the Mayor’s Rewilding London fund.

Ado has a variety of books for sale, some in mint condition.

Like boardgames? Geekstravaganza is held every 3rd Sunday in the month at Karamel, Wood Green.

We have a lovely photo of Spring flowers in the community garden near the Palace Gates Triangle, maintained by the Palace Gates Residents’ Association Gardening Group. They usually meet up on the first Saturday of the month, and always welcome new people! Message Alex King if you would like to come along.

  

Events and Activities, Exhibitions and Courses

 

Plant sales in April at Broomfield Park.


April Jazz every Thursday evening at Karamel, 4 Coburg Road, Wood Green.

Saturday 13 April – Learn how to do scrappy patchwork at Stitch crafts, 2 Hazelwood Lane Palmers Green, 1.30-3pm.

Saturday 13 April – Collage Kids presents: Old McDonald and the Three Pigs Plus at Karamel, 4 Coburg Road Wood Green, 2-4pm.

Saturday 13 April – London Vegan Mixer at Karamel, Coburg Road Wood Green, from 7pm.

Wednesday 17 April – Movement and Ease: Alexander Technique with Tanya at CUFOS, Top of the Avenue N10 2QE, 11-12pm.

Wednesday 17 April – Talk/discussion: Seniors: Lively up yourselves! at Hornsey Parish Church Hall, Cranley Gardens (bottom) N10.

Wednesday 17 April – Is London Dying? London Assembly Election Hustings at Karamel/McQueens Theatre, Coburg Road Wood Green, 6pm.

Thursday 18 April to 2 May – Your Community Choir needs You! Try some taster sessions at Bounds Green School (upstairs hall), 6.45pm. Bowes Park Community Choir rehearses every Thursday, 7.15pm.

Thursday 18 April – Learn to use a sewing machine at Stitch crafts, 2 Hazelwood Lane Palmers Green, 7-9pm.

Thursday 18 April – Kaiyo 3 with Helena Kay at Karamel, 4 Coburg Road Wood Green.

Saturday 20 April – Sewing machine confiedence-boosting workshop at 2 Hazelwood Lane Palmers Green, 10.30-12pm.

Saturday 20 April – Patchwork workshop: learn to sew a Dresden plate at Stitch crafts, 2 Hazelwood Lane Palmers Green, 10.30-2.30pm.

Saturday 20 April – Muswell Hill Creatives Spring Makers Fair at St. James Square Muswell Hill, 10.30-5pm.

Sunday 21 April – Geekstraveganza: regular boardgame meetup on the third Sunday of every month at Karamel, 4 Coburg Road, Wood Green, 1-6pm.

Sunday 21 April – Crows at Bowes Park Folk Club, Shaftesbury Hall, N11 2QN, 2.30-5pm.

Saturday 27 April – Granny Squares workshop at 2 Hazelwood Lane Palmers Green, 1-3pm.

Saturday 27 April – Fortismere Community Choir and Orchestra Concert – All-Mozart Programme, at St. Andrew’s Church, Alexandra Park Road N10 (corner of Windermere Road).

Saturday 4 May – Introduction to blackwork embroidery at Stitch crafts, 2 Hazelwood Lane Palmers Green, 10.30-12.30pm.

Saturday 4 May – Learn to make a crochet basket at 2 Hazelwood Lane Palmers Green, 10.30-12.30pm.

Saturday 11 May – Puppet making workshp at Stitch crafts, 2 Hazelwood Lane Palmers Green, 12-3pm. 

Ongoing courses and activities

Geekstravaganza – regular boardgame meetup on the third Sunday of every month at Karamel, 4 Coburg Road, Wood Green, 1-6pm.

After School Sewing Club on Fridays at Stitch crafts, 2 Hazelwood Lane Palmers Green, 4.30-6pm. Term time.

Em Power fitness classes – Monday, Thursday and Friday mornings in OR Tambo Rec, 9-9.30am (term time only). The main focus is on core and legs.

Bowes Park Community Choir - Thursday evenings during term time at Bounds Green School, 7.15-9.15pm.

Life drawing sessions – alternate Saturday mornings at Rhodes Avenue Primary School, 10-12pm.

Zumba and fitness classes – Zumba is on Wednesday evenings, 7-7.50pm. All classes are at Bounds Green Bowls and Tennis Club, Goring road N11.

Salsa Wednesdays – Wednesday evenings at Bounds Green School, Bounds Green Road N11 2QG, 7-8pm. 

V&J Ensemble: Vocal group for ALL Singers on Wednesdays at St. Andrew's Church, Alexandra Park Road N10 (corner of Windermere Road), 6.50-8.30pm.

Enjoy your painting – Thursdays at CUFOS Community Centre (the old railway station), Top of The Avenue N10, 10-12.30pm or 1.30-4pm.

 

 

  


With warmest wishes

Susie Holden and Annabel Gregory

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