2018-07-15 :: maggie // Events
Tropical World

Our summer outing this year was to Tropical World in Leeds. We shared a coach with members of Ripon ARK on what may well have been the hottest day of the summer. Phew! It was worth it, though. The many creatures who live there were a delight to see and we found a shady area […]

2018-06-09 :: maggie // Events
Bowling in the Ripon Spa Gardens

The weather was kind to us today – dull but dry – and volunteers from the Ripon Spa Gardens Bowling Club made us feel very welcome. A little instruction is always welcome. It’s important to combine power with accuracy. An expert was always on hand to show us the way. Competition was keen! The ‘woods’ […]

2018-05-12 :: maggie // Events
May 2018: Craft and Line Dancing

CLICK ON EACH PICTURE TO SEE A LARGER VERSION This morning’s craft activity, devised as usual by our wonderful Sue, involved a great deal of paint, glue and patience. Everyone was invited to paint a picture and then decorate it with buttons. We were grateful, as ever, for help from our volunteers and carers. The […]

2018-04-21 :: maggie // Events
Ten Pin Bowling competition 2018

There’s always a good turn out for our annual visit to Clifton Moor, York. The competition was as stiff as ever, but Daniel emerged as this year’s clear winner. Louise was in second place, with Marc coming in third. CLICK ON EACH PHOTO TO GET A LARGER VERSION

2018-03-11 :: maggie // Events
Masks and Drumbeats!

Our craft activity today was the decorating of carnival masks. It involved a lot of paint, glue – too much in some cases – and patience. We had plenty of help from Sue, our wonderful craft organiser, volunteers and carers. Everyone was happy with the results. For the second half of the morning, we were […]

2017-10-17 :: maggie // Events
RAP AGM 2017

The AGM took place on Saturday, 14th October and we were very happy that mayoral parties from Boroughbridge and Pateley Bridge were able to join us. Before we got down to serious business, some of us enjoyed decorating key rings. The results were very colourful. The AGM went well. Jerry read the Chair’s and Treasurer’s […]

2017-09-09 :: maggie // Events
September 2017

It was good to be back together again after the summer break. Most of us enjoyed making decorative tea lights under Sue’s expert guidance and with help from other volunteers. The results were stunning, don’t you think? There was less time than usual for games, but some of us made use of the table tennis […]