Crewkerne Library is hosting a week of creative activities and talks for all ages, beginning on Saturday May 11th and finishing on Saturday 18th. Books will also be on sale throughout the week. The first event in Get Creative is biscuit decorating and colouring for mindfulness in the morning on the 11th. On Monday 13th at 10 am, help will be given to anyone looking to start knitting or crochet by the ladies from the Knit, Natter and Crochet group. A Florigami demonstration by Hannah will show how to make paper flowers on Tuesday 14th at 10.15 am and two photographers will share their tips on taking good photos in the afternoon at 2 pm. Wednesday 15th activities include a jewellery making demonstration at 10 am and a chance to meet new people at the Conversation Cafe from 1.30 pm – 4 pm.
The library is closed on Thursday but creative activities resume on Friday 17th with a Silk Painting demonstration by Pauline at 10 am and a chance to see finished work and work in progress by Merriott Marquetry group between 2 pm – 5 pm. There will also be a talk for children aged 7 yrs to 12 yrs on the Wednesday afternoon at 3.45 pm with author of Sandlands, Dave Pretty which will include a sand activity. Booking is advised for this event. On the last day in the Get Creative week, on Saturday 18th, writer, broadcaster and retired vet Malcolm Welshman is back by popular demand. Malcolm will be sharing more of his animal stories. Prior booking is required for Malcolm’s talk.
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Ashlands School PTFA presents a Family Quiz Night at the George Reynolds Centre on Friday May 17th at 6 pm. Teams of up to six people at £2 per person or £10 per table are invited to enter the main quiz of the evening, offering cash prizes and running alongside a free quiz for children. The event will also include a pudding auction. The GRC’s bar will be open and food available. A spokesperson for Ashlands PTFA said: “All are welcome to come along to our Family Quiz Night, so please join us and bring family and friends.”