What’s on at BITMOs GATE in February 2015.
February at the GATE.
Each month we have a range of activities, events and courses available for FREE at BITMOs GATE, which is the new resource centre next to Belle Isle TMO’s housing office on Belle Isle Road.
HERE ARE SOME OF THE THINGS HAPPENING IN February. .
Discover your family history and uncover relatives every Monday 10am – 12pm and 1 – 3pm.
Julie has been researching her Family tree now for some time, and will help you grow your own.
Come along and let Julie take you back in time. Have a cuppa, and watch your tree develop on the big screen.
Our computers are available to use for free between 9am to 5pm Mondays to Fridays.
BEGINNERS COMPUTER CLASSES
Mondays 9.30 – 11am.
Over 50s Computer Lessons. 1.30 – 3pm.
LEEDS LETS GET ACTIVE
Free fitness class. Mondays 4.15 – 5pm.
New for Monday: it’s Snakes and Ladders themed to help launch our new Monday night. Games Group; playing just for fun, the group will meet on Mondays between 3pm and 6pm to compete at cards, dominoes and various board games!
Can we have a Dart Board please?
In partnership with South Leeds Food-bank and the Ciaran Bingham Foundation Trust. BITMOs GATE will be offering a hot meal to service users – soup and a bread roll – each Tuesday between 11am to 1pm.
TALK CASH WISEtalk cash
Talk to Chris, our Financial Inclusion Officer, about your money worries, debt and benefit queries. Tuesdays 9am – 1pm.
CITIZENS ADVICE BUREAU.
If you need help and advice to resolve a problem, you can visit the Citizens Advice Bureau at BITMOs GATE on Wednesday mornings. Appointments are required, please call (0113) 378 2190.
Learn how to read music and play chords for free in a friendly group setting every Wednesday 7 – 9pm.
BT GET IT TOGETHER COMPUTER CLASS.
With Douglas, no need to book, just come along.
Wednesday 10am – 11.30am.
CV HELP AND JOB SEARCHING.
Let us get you on the path to employment! We’ll help you to improve your CV, make sure everything is accurate and presented correctly and uploaded to job sites. Come and see us for help with your CV and job searching.
Tuesdays at 2 – 4pm or Thursdays 1pm – 3pm.
RECOGNISING YOUR STRENGTHS.
Bitmo course. An 8 week training course designed to improve your confidence and self-esteem. Thursdays 9.30am – 12pm.
If you are interested please ring (0113) 378 2190 to book as places are limited.
Come along and meet us for a cuppa. Tell us your news, ask about writing a blog or get help with Facebook or Twitter. Come and pick up our Third edition of our new Monthly Newspaper.
Fridays 10am – 12pm.
FRIDAY TOAST MORNING.
Free toast and a hot drink every Friday morning from 9am.
1-3pm. Come along with your iPad problems.
Come along, no appointment needed, every Friday from 1.50pm onwards.
Please telephone (0113) 378 2190 before making a journey to join various groups. Thank you. Here’s a few new events taking place this month.
New this month Valentines Afternoon Tea- Wednesday 11th February from 2pm- 4:30pm for over 60. The GATE will be hosting this event aimed particularly at our residents in sheltered and supported housing.
New this month Love Food Hate Waste- Thursday 12th February from 9:30am An interactive and fun session aimed at reducing food waste and saving money!
New this month. Got the Itch to Switch?! Green Doctor at the GATE- Wednesday 18th February from 10am
The Green Doctor will be holding an online computer class exploring the world of utility companies and energy providers. If you’d like to switch but don’t know how or where to start, the Green Doctor will see you now!
Bring your valentine to La Belle Café for a full English breakfast for £2.50!… much cheaper than a dozen roses!