Here’s our round-up of some events over the coming week, compiled by the Local & Tourist Information Centre, also available in The Comet. For more information visit the Local & Tourist Information Centre’s website here.
Plants – Molecules, Medicines & Mischief: Today, Thursday. Gwenda Kyd explains the uses and misuses of well-known and less well-known plants to Letchworth District Gardeners Association. At Central Methodist Church Hall, Pixmore Way. Starts at 7.45pm. LDGA & LALG Members £2, others £3 includes refreshments. For more details visit www.ldga.org.uk
Letchworth Jazz Appreciation Society: Today, Thursday. Enjoy jazz on a summer’s night, with food, fun, quiz and music. Plus Bernard Pritchard presents ‘Come Fly with Me – Jazz around the world’. At Letchworth Conservative Club, Birds Hill. Starts 7.30pm. For more details call 01462 454562 or 01763 248421.
MiniYogiMe: Friday, July 20. Last of three pop-up sessions. Yoga postures combined with breathing, visualisation and relaxation techniques to support your child’s transition from babyhood to more developed forms of self-expression. At The Letchworth Centre for Healthy Living, Hitchin Road. From 10am – 10.35am. Advanced booking only, £6 per session. For more details and to book call 01462 678804 or visit www.letchworthcentre.org.
St Michael’s 60 Plus Club: Friday, July 20. Drop in for companionship, talks, tea, raffle, outings and more. At St Michael’s Parish Hall, Broadway. From 1.30pm – 3.15pm. New members always welcome. Annual membership £5. For more details call 01462 676001.
Farmers Market: Saturday, July 21. The monthly Farmers Market selling locally produced meats, vegetables and other foodstuffs. In Leys Square. From 9am to 1pm.
Let’s make the World Great again: Saturday, July 21 to Saturday, July 28. A Gandhi Foundation event. A week of exploring community non–violence and creativity through sharing. Families and individual guests welcome. At St Christopher School, Barrington Road. For more details and to apply email email@example.com.
Letchworth GC and Baldock Lions Annual Fun Day: Saturday, July 21. A fundraising event for all the family. With craft stalls, welly wanging, plate smash, animals from Paradise Wild Life Park and more. At Broadway Gardens. From 10am – 4pm. All proceeds to local charities.
Historic Guided Walking Tour: Saturday, July 21. Join one of Letchworth's Town Historians on a pleasant stroll through some of the highlights of the first Garden City's history. Meet at Spirella Building, Bridge Road. Starts 10.30am. Free parking available, accessible off Icknield Way. Includes free Fairtrade tea and coffee at The International Garden Cities Exhibition halfway through the tour. Free but booking essential at www.garden-cities-exhibition.com.
Councillors’ Community Surgery: Saturday, July 21. Do you have any concerns, suggestions or queries about District or County Council services or issues? If so pop along and discuss then with a councillor. At Garden Square Shopping Centre. From 10.30am – 12pm.
Colour Clash Glow: Saturday, July 21. Get your glow on for Garden House Hospice Care with colour UV powder, foam, music and a whole lot of fun in a run! At the Barclay School, Walkern Road, Stevenage. 12.30pm registration time, 2pm race start. 5+ age limit. For more details and to register visit www.ghhospicecare.org.uk
Mind, Body & Soul Fair: Sunday, July 22. Holistic Therapies, spiritual healing, readings, craft stalls and much more. At Jackies Drop In, Broadway. From 10am to 4pm. Entry £3, children free.
Summer Fete: Sunday, July 22. Guysfield Care Home will be holding their summer fete, with live entertainment, local stalls, food and refreshments and a chance to win some great prizes in the raffle. At Guysfield Care Home, Willian Road, Willian. From 2pm – 4pm.
LALG - Everything European: Thursday, July 26. The topic for this Letchworth Arts and Leisure Group is ‘The Environment’. Discussing EU Environmental Initiatives and what to retain and what not to, post Brexit. At Mrs Howard Memorial Hall, Norton Way South. Starts 7.30pm. Admission £3 LALG members, £4 non-members. All welcome. For more details visit www.lalg.org.uk.