What’s on for Monday, August 11, 2014

Victor Ariat

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DANCING

COSHAM: Cosham Community Association, Wootton Road. 7.30pm-10pm. Modern sequence dance club. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission £2.50. Tea and biscuits included.(023) 9271 0060.

GOSPORT: Thorngate Halls, Bury Road. 1.30-4pm. Tea dance. £2.50.

EVENTS

COPNOR: Copnor Coffeee Club, North End Baptist Church. 10am-midday. Over-50s social club. £2. Meet new people, try activities and enjoy a chat.

EAST COWES: St James’s Church, Church Path. 10am-4pm and 6.30pm-8.30pm. Jigsaw Puzzle Festival. Hundreds of made up jigsaw puzzles on display and for sale. Admission: £1.50. 01983 294075.

FAREHAM: Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road (PO17 6AN). 10am-5pm. Junior Assault Course. Obstacle course suitable for children 3+. Admission: £3.50. 01329 233734.

FAREHAM: Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road (PO17 6AN). 1pm. Artillery In Action. Watch the big guns in action. 01329 233734.

HILSEA: Jubilee Splashpool, Hilsea Lido, London Road. 11am-6pm. For children up to eight. Two shallow pools (no deeper than five inches). Play features and rubber safety surfaces. Toilets and baby changing facilities. Picnic tables, seats and refreshments. Free admission and free parking. (023) 9266 2440 or bluelagoon@hilsea-lido.org.uk.

PAULSGROVE: Hillside and Wymering Centre, Cheltenham Road. 10am-3.30pm. Dance workshops. Based on Michael Jackson’s Thriller. Suitable for children between five and 15. (023) 9288 2550.

PAULSGROVE: Hillside and Wymering Centre, Cheltenham Road. 2pm-4pm. IT holiday clubs. Princess and pirate theme. Suitable for children between six and 11. Free admission. (023) 9288 2550.

PORTSMOUTH: Guildhall, Guildhall Square. 10am. Kid’s Got Talent. Three-day summer club. Admission: £75, 20 per cent sibling discount. 0844 8472362.

PORTSMOUTH: Buckland Community Centre, Malins Road, North End. 10.30am-12.45pm and 4pm-8pm. Spiritual Healing Clinic. Free admission. (023) 9269 3169.

PORTSMOUTH: Action Stations, College Road, Historic Doackyard. 10.30am-5.30pm. Do You Have What It Takes To Serve In The 1914 British Army? Complete challenges to collect your identity card. Free with a valid Historic Dockyard ticket. (023) 9289 3338.

PORTSMOUTH: HMS Warrior, Historic Dockyard. 10.30am-4.30pm. Family activity area. Children’s play will include costumed role-play, toys, games and colouring sheets. Free with a valid Historic Dockyard ticket. (023) 9272 8060.

SOUTHSEA: Royal Marines Museum, Eastney Esplanade. 10am-5pm. Get Me Out of Here - Commando Survival. Learn how to survive in hot jungle conditions. Admission: Adults £7, children £4. (023) 9281 9385.

EXHIBITIONS

COSHAM: Queen Alexandra Hospital, League of Friends’ coffee shop, Level B. 10am-4pm. Exhibition of paintings by June Cousins, Ros Croft and Michael Taylor.

FAREHAM: Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road (PO17 6AN). 10am-4pm. Inspired by Landings. Photography exhibition of Russell Squires’s work to mark the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings. 01329 233734.

STAGE

CHICHESTER: Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park. 7.30pm. Guys and Dolls. Tickets: from £15. 01243 181312.

WALKS & TALKS

PORTSMOUTH: Victoria Park. 10.30am. Health walk. Meet at The Bridge Centre, Fratton. Buggy and wheelchair-friendly walk. New walkers to arrive early to register. Led by volunteer walk leaders. Organised by Portsmouth City Council’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. Volunteer walk leaders needed to support the scheme. Call Paula Day on (023) 9284 1379 for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: Meet at South Parade Pier, Southsea. 1pm. Pier to pier health walk. Ideal for buggies and wheelchairs.New walkers to arrive early to register. Led by volunteer walk leaders. Organised by Portsmouth City Council’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. Volunteer walk leaders needed. Call Paula Day on (023) 9284 1379 for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: Canoe Lake, Southsea, 1pm. New health walk. Meet at bus terminus for a slow short walk to the Canoe Lake cafe. New walkers to arrive early to register. Led by volunteer walk leaders. Organised by Portsmouth City Council’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. Volunteer walk leaders needed. Call Paula Day on (023) 9284 1379 for more information.

PORTSMOUTH: South Parade Pier, Southsea. 7.30pm. Eastney seafront health walk. An evening stroll along the seafront towards Eastney and returning to the pier via Eastern Parade. New walkers to arrive early to register. Led by volunteer walk leaders. Organised by Portsmouth City Council’s Independence and Wellbeing Team. Volunteer walk leaders needed. Call Paula Day on (023) 9284 1379 for more information.