April Social Clubs - A Michelle Obama Book Club and a tour of the Sistine Chapel, try something a little different this April

Is that beer gardens I hear? Walks with friends? Gyms re-opening? Getting your brows did? DRAUGHT PINTS. 🍺 It's all happening in April, and the Manchester Cares Social Clubs programme is no exception. 

We've got everything from a Michelle Obama Book Club and a tour of the Sistine Chapel (virtually, of course), to our regular Movies, Music and Memories club and Documentary Club with a David Attenborough classic. 🌎 Check out the full list below.

If you are yet to join us and would like to sign up as a volunteer, head to www.manchestercares.org.uk/get... or give us a call on 0161 207 0800.

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📞 Thursday 1st April, 2.30-3.30pm: Phone-in Cozy Club, Call up to join in with this group chat! We will be coming together on the phone to have a general gab. Absolutely no internet access necessary - just your normal phone line (and it’s free to call!).

📞 Tuesday 6th April, 5-6pm: Phone-in Quiz, Call in for free from your landline or mobile phone and have a go at our phone-in quiz! All you need is a pen and paper to write down your answers. We will put you into quiz teams with your younger neighbours over the phone and read some quiz questions aloud.

🎦 Wednesday 7th April, 1-2.15pm: Sistine Chapel Tour, If you’ve always wanted to visit the Sistine Chapel, or if you’ve been before and want another look, join us for this virtual tour and learn all about the history of the famously beautiful chapel.

🎦 Monday 12th April, 1-2:30pm: Movies, Music and Memories, Watch old footage of the North, live music and entertainment, and come together with your neighbours in Liverpool to discuss memories and stories.

📞 Thursday 15th April, 2.30-3.30pm: Phone-in Cozy Club, Call up to join in with this group chat! We will be coming together on the phone to have a general gab.

🎦 + 📞 Friday 16th April, 5-6.15pm: Desert Island Discs, Like the radio show of its namesake, come and share a song and why it’s meaningful to you. This month our theme is Smile/Laughter - we want to hear those tunes that make you giggle, or that bring back an amusing memory!

🎦Monday 19th April, 1-2pm: Creative Writing For Fun, In this workshop we will complete fun writing based games and activities. No prior experience or ‘talent’ needed, just come along for a laugh and a catch up.

📞 Monday 19th April, 4-5pm: Phone-in Cozy Club, Call up to join in with this group chat! We will be coming together on the phone to have a general gab.

🎦Thursday 22nd April, 5.30pm-7.30pm: Documentary Club: Earth Day, Join your younger neighbours to celebrate Earth Day with a classic David Attenborough Documentary.

🎦 Friday 23rd April, 5-6.15pm: Virtual Quiz with Ged, Bring your competitive edge, and join your neighbours for our Virtual Quiz Club hosted by neighbour Ged.

🎦Monday 26th April, 12-1pm: Chair Yoga, Join us for a relaxing session of chair yoga with qualified yoga teacher Emily Robertson. The class will include breathing exercises, stretching, and yoga you can do from the comfort of your chair.

📞 Tuesday 27th April, 2.30-3.30pm: Phone-in Cozy Club, Call up to join in with this group chat! We will be coming together on the phone to have a general gab.

🎦 Thursday 29th April, 6.30-7:30pm: The Cares Family Disco, Get on your party outfit and those dancing shoes and join your neighbours from across the UK at The Cares Family disco!

🎦Wednesday 5th May, 6-8pm: Michelle Obama book club, The lovely people at Penguin Books will be talking us through some of the themes explored in Michelle Obama’s best-selling book, Becoming. There are 10 spaces available for this club, so the club will be a lottery. We’ll be posting out books to all those who are attending.

Like the look of a club? Call us on 0161 207 0800 and speak to Heather to get booked on.

Amy Saunders

Posted by Amy Saunders on Friday 19th March 2021

Amy is Manchester Cares' Volunteer and Outreach Coordinator.

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