Welcome to the latest news from Alexandra Park Neighbours 3 December 2023
Friends of Alexandra Park have produced a spectacular calendar for 2024 so move quickly to get yours.
It's not too late to send in your selfies to become part of a giant artwork that will be displayed at Alexandra Palace to celebrate its 150th anniversary.
Annabel wonders about Veolia's new leaf-removal methods seen recently in Clyde and Outram Roads.
It's the time of year for Christmas Services at St. Andrew’s Church – including Carols by Candelight (with rehearsal) and Children’s Crib Service …
And for early next year - there are lunchtime concerts also at St. Andrew's Church, presented by Veronica and Jerome.
Events and Activities, Exhibitions and Courses
Thursday 7 December – Christmas Makes: origami christmas decorations workshop at 2 Hazelwood Lane, Palmers Green N13, 6.30-9pm.
Saturday 9 December – mini-myddleton Christmas Market at Blue House Yard, Station Road N22, 12-5pm.
Saturdays 9 and 16 December – Beginners Crochet at 2 Hazelwood Lane, Palmers Green N13, 1-3pm. 2-part workshop.
Saturday 9 December – Fortismere Community Choir Christmas Concert at St Andrew's Church, Alexandra Park Road N10 (corner of Windermere), 7pm.
Sunday 10 December – Wolves Lane Christmas Market at Wolves Lane Centre N22, 10-4pm.
Sunday 10 and 17 December – Arts and Craft Market near Lidl in Wood Green (Lymington Avenue), 12–5pm.
Thursday 14 December – Open mic-singers’ night at Bowes Park Folk Club at Mum’s Bistro, 143 Myddleton Road N11, 7.45pm.
Thursday 14 December - Bowes Park Community Choir: Winter Concert at Alexandra Park School (entry via Rhodes Avenue) , 8-10pm.
Saturday 16 December – Christmas Craft, Art and Gift market at Union Church Community Centre, corner of Ferme Park and Weston Park roads, 12 noon-4pm.
Sunday 17 December – Arts and Craft Market near Lidl in Wood Green (Lymington Avenue), 12–5pm.
Ongoing courses and activities
Saturdays 4, 11, 18 and 25 November – Free Martial Arts for Men at Alexandra Park School, 1pm.
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.
Our feature pic this week is of Bounds Green Food Bank volunteers at the recent Christmas craft market in the Pavilion
With warmest wishes
Susie Holden and Annabel Gregory