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 […]

2017-07-10 :: maggie // Events
Farewell to Tim Robinson

The day after our visit to Beamish (see below), when the members expressed their appreciation for everything that Tim has done for RAP over the last 20 years, Jerry and Carole hosted a small gathering of committee members and volunteers. We thanked Tim again and wished him and his wife Rachel the very best of […]

2017-07-10 :: maggie // Events
2017 Summer Outing to Beamish

CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO VIEW IT FULL SIZE. We had a combined outing with members of Ripon ARK this year and were all very grateful to be blessed with good weather. Driver Jason from Atkinson’s gave us a very smooth ride and even took our group photo. Tim Robinson (3rd left), who has been […]

2017-06-10 :: maggie // Events
Rain stopped play in June.

The weather was against us today, but our friends at Ripon Spa Gardens Bowling Club made us very welcome in their club house. We were able to play a variety of games and enjoy some refreshments. The chocolate cake made by Sue was definitely the star of the show!

2017-05-16 :: maggie // Events
Boxing Clever in May

As well as playing some games, we focussed on decorating boxes this month. They can be used for all kinds of purposes. No one can ever have too many boxes to keep things in!