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Here’s your weekly guide of what’s happening in Grantham this week.

Today, 12th

Coffee, cake and company, St Sebastian’s Church, Great Gonerby, 10am to 11am.

Jogging for Beginners - sessions are free. Meet outer foyer, The Meres leisure centre, Grantham, 10.15am. Also Mondays, 6.30pm. Further details: 07887 796991.

WEA Class: Italian Baroque Composers, Barkston Village Hall, Main Road, 10.30am to 12.30pm for five weeks. Fee £35 (free for those on certain benefits). Details: 01476 563311.

Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust (Grantham group), Barkston and Syston Village Hall, 7.30pm. Illustrated talk by Chris Howes entitled Wildlife of Grimsthorpe Park. Non-members suggested donation £2.

Tomorrow, 13th

Coffee morning, Riverside, Welham Street, Grantham, 10am.

Coffee shop, St Wulfram’s Church, Grantham, 10am to 1pm.

Coffee morning, Salvation Army Citadel, London Road, Grantham, 10am to noon.

Coffee morning, ChristChurch, Finkin Street, Grantham, 10am to 11.30am.

Jumble sale, Castle Bytham Village Hall, 1.30pm. Quality jumble, raffle, refreshments. Contact Angela (Tel: 01780 410629).

Rummage sale, Buckminster Village Hall, 2pm. Usual stalls. All welcome.

Auction of collectables and promises, Harrowby Lane Methodist Church, Grantham, 7pm. Viewing 6pm to 7pm. Free admission.In aid of Nepal in Need.

Bingo, Sewstern Village Hall, 7.30pm start.

Dance, Burton-le-Coggles Village Hall, 8pm. Admission £4 on the door. Refreshments but no bar, bring your own drinks.

Sunday, 14th

Grantham Ramblers walk, 10am start from Bourne (8.5 miles). Please bring packed lunch and wear suitable clothing/footwear for countryside walking/weather. All welcome. Further details: 01476 572287.

Rutland Hash House Harriers meet 10am in Bainton, to run, walk or jog. Contact Steve (Tel: 01572 767336).

Monday, 15th

Toddler Zone, for parents/carers and pre-school children, Grantham Christian Fellowship Centre, Belton Avenue, 9.30am to 11.30am, £1 per family. Also Tuesday.

Support for families with autistic children. Belton Lane Children’s and Community Centre, 10am to noon. Grantham Autistic Information Network. Information:

Mother and Toddler/Baby Group, Barkston and Syston Village Hall, 10am to 11.30am, £1 per family. Contact Louise (Tel: 01400 251414).

Grantham Senior Citizens Club, carpet curling, partner whist, Scrabble, dominoes, chess, draughts, chat, refreshments, St Catherine’s Road, 1.30pm to 4pm. Club opens 1pm.

Grantham Bridge Club meets for duplicate bridge, Harlaxton Bowls Club, 7pm, and Tuesdays. Contact Sandra Dunne (Tel: 01400 230347).

Grantham Writers monthly manuscript meeting, Studio 4, Grantham Guildhall, 7.30pm. Visitors welcome.Contact Liz Weston (Tel: 01476 405131).

The Way Forward, a social group for bereaved partners meet at the Ramada Hotel, Swingbridge Road, Grantham, 7.30pm. Contact Lynn (Tel: 01476 571112).

Tuesday, 16th

Grantham Senior Citizens Club, social day, carpet curling, games, bric-a-brac, chat and refreshments, St Catherine’s Road, 9.30am to noon.

Wheelie Cool Disabled Group, Grantham Indoor Bowling Club, Trent Road, 10.30am to 2.30pm.

Sequence dancing, The Meres leisure centre, Trent Road, Grantham, 1.30pm to 4pm, £1.50.

Grantham and District Scrabble Club, ChristChurch hall, Finkin Street, Grantham, 7pm to 10.30pm, £2. Contact Ron Tyler (Tel: 01476 401623).

St Wulfram’s Change Ringers, practise every Tuesday, St Wulfram’s Church, Grantham, 7.30pm to 9pm. Free tuition available. Contact Neville Sharpe (Tel: 01476 573435).

The Jack Scott Bridge Club, Grantham Conservative Club, Castlegate, 7pm. Contact Mike (Tel: 01400 282919).

Grantham Photographic Society, Town and Country Club, St Peter’s Hill, 7.30pm. Three Of A Kind competition on Farm Machinery. Information: Joanna Mitchell (Tel: 07977 597452).

Bingo, Burton-le-Coggles Village Hall, 7.30pm start.

Modern American Square Dancing, Allington Village Hall, 8pm to 10pm. Contact Judy Grummitt (Tel: 01400 281497).

Quiz and playing card bingo, all for £1, Great Ponton OAP Centre, 8pm.

Wednesday, 17th

Lunches, Foston Village Hall, noon to 1.30pm. All welcome.

Tea dance, Church of the Ascension Hall, Edinburgh Road, Grantham, 1.30pm to 4pm. Admission £1.50.

Grantham Senior Citizens Club, open 1pm to 4.30pm, St Catherine’s Road. Carpet curling, games, whist and bingo, Refreshments available.

Grantham Chess Club meet, Electric Club, Commercial Road, 7.15pm.

Lincolnshire Family History Society (Grantham branch), Harrowby Lane Methodist Church hall, 7.30pm. Doors open 6.30pm for research facilities. Talk by Tony Stubbs on D-Day 6th June. Contact Mr P. Reichelt (Tel: 01476 567118).

Linedancing, South Witham Village Hall, Wednesdays, 7.30pm to 9pm and Thursdays 2pm to 3.30pm.

Cash bingo, Senior Citizens’ Community Centre, Great Ponton,7.30pm.

Thursday, 18th

Grantham Ramblers walk, start 10am from Exton (4.5 miles). All welcome. Further details: 01476 561345.

‘Vitality’ – Movement to music for over-60s, Harrowby Lane Methodist Church hall, Grantham, 10am to 11am, £3. Contact Susie (Tel: 07905 928901).

Grantham Association of the National Trust meeting, The Citadel, London Road, 2.15pm. Talk by Humphrey Platt on Canals - The Waterways World.

The Zone, a fun club for schoolchildren years Reception to Y3, Grantham Christian Fellowship Centre, Belton Lane, 3.30pm to 5pm, £1 per child. Information: (Tel: 01476 564222).