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October Half Term 2009

26th—31st October 2009 Half Term Activities

Extending Schools Supported Family Activities

Monday  26th  10 am -12 pm
Extending Schools Family Trail the history of  Blackburn Town. Meet at Blackburn Library.  Chance to join the library and receive a certificate for taking part.
Monday  26th1pm -3pm, Bank Top Neighbourhood Learning Centre
Family Arts and Crafts activities (Be Safe)  
 Tuesday 27th 2pm - 3.30pm or 3:45pm - 5:15pm
Internet Safety for Families, Blackburn Central Library
Tuesday—Saturday 31st Drop in any time between 10am-4pm
Family Arts & Craft (Halloween) —Blackburn Museum
Friday 30th 10am-12pm,
Family Arts and Crafts activities (Be Safe) —Lammack Church

All these activities are FREE.  Places are limited.  To book a place or to find out more information contact your Extending Schools
Co-ordinator Sara Casey on 07805929965



Wensley Fold Children’s Centre

Tuesday 27th

Family Fun 1-3pm

Wednesday 28th 

Craft and Story 10-12pm

Thursday 29th

Pottery 1-3pm

50p per child.  Adults free.  Children up to 8 years. For more info contact Wensley Fold CC on 01254 272940


Change4Life Event

Tuesday 27th October, 10.00-4.00pm
Blackburn Town Centre Square, Blackburn

Fun Activities for all the Family including:


  • Blackburn Rovers Community Trust – dance instruction
  • Healthy Schools – display healthy living info
  • PE & School Sport – Wake up, Shake up,
  • Dance activities
  • Re:fresh / Beez card  - sign up to Beez card (free leisure)

And other activities for all the family.


Free Showcase at St Wilfrid’s Leisure Centre

The Showcase run by BB3 Lifestyle and Cheer Valley has finally arrived in Blackburn!


Wow! Street Dance, Cheerleading & Show Dance


   It allows children to participate and BE ACTIVE!

   Make loads of new friends!

   Meet some fantastic coaches

   We have FUN! FUN! FUN!

    There is a fantastic end of week show for parents to watch on the

 Friday night, 7pm at the Darwen Library Theatre

    (This has professional lighting, sound, seating and an AMAZING ATMOSPHERE!!!)

   It helps with child care for half of the day for working parents!

 Come and join us it is going to be AWESOME!


 7-9yrs Mornings Mon-Thu 9:30am-12:30pm @ St Wilfrid's

 10-16yrs Afternoons Mon-Thu 1:00pm-4:00pm @ St Wilfrids

Friday Afternoon Darwen Library Theatre


 To book call 01254 777243 and leave your Childs name, age and a mobile contact and we will text you back within 3 days to confirm your place is booked!

 (Note if you do not get a return text please call again as due to high volume we may not receive your message!) 

 Blackburn with Darwen & Young People's Services





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