KeepActive : Recent additions and updates to the directory of activities for older folk in and around Inverness
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The list on this page of the KeepActive directory shows the latest six updates and additions.

Each entry in the list will offer information regarding meeting days and times plus a number of choices whereby you can be transferred to the website of an organisation, send an email or text message to the organiser, view the location on a map or find a contact number to call.

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Inverness : Highland Table Tennis Club, Inverness High School
Added 05/10/2018
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All abilities welcome - experienced and beginners.

Meeting Times
   Tuesday : 1700 to 1800

Note
   Term times only
Cost
   4.00 per session

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1st Pizza Direct Senior Citizen Offer
Ardersier : Monthly Blether about Local History, Old School
Added 21/09/2018
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A monthly meet up to look after the archives and discuss the heritage of the area including researching the area during WW1 the place names of Petty and Ardersier (and their stories)

All welcome and tea and cake provided!

Meeting Times
   Thursday : 1900 to 2100 Monthly

Note
   Meets first Thursday of the month.
Cost
   Not known

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Drumnadrochit : Art Class, Glenurquhart Public Hall - (Blairbeg Hall)
Added 19/09/2018
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An art class in the Village Hall which is open to all levels.

New members always welcome

Meeting Times
   Thursday : 1030 to 1230

Cost
   Initial cost is 30 which includes hall fee and first lesson.
   
   10 per lesson thereafter

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Inverness : Inverness Canoe Club, Inverness Aquadome
Added 13/06/2018
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Inverness Canoe Club was formed in 1996 and now has over 250 members paddling at all levels - from beginners to the very experienced. We are active in most recreational areas of paddlesport including sea, white water and open canoe and we hope you will find a place in the club that will suit your particular interests.

Pool sessions are held on Friday nights during the winter months in the Inverness Aquadome. An introductory course, run in the spring, allows beginners to gain confidence in the pool, before progressing outside onto the Caledonian Canal at the Muirtown Basin and then onto the river and the sea.

A wide range of canoes and kayaks available for hire to members and a number of qualified coaches cover all paddling disciplines.

Meeting Times
   Wednesday : 1900 to 2100
   Friday : 1900 to 2100

Note
   Wednesday nights between May and September
   Friday nights during the winter months in the Inverness Aquadome
Cost
   Student/Unwaged/Retired Membership (Age 65+): 10 per year

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Avrils Travels - Luxury minivan trips for Seniors in the Inverness Area
Inverness : Inverness Orienteering Club, Various locations within 50 miles of Inverness
Added 22/05/2018
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Inverness Orienteering Club is the local club for the sport of orienteering in the Inverness area and much of highland Scotland. Orienteering clubs are mostly known by their abbreviations so we are mostly known as INVOC.

INVOC holds a range of orienteering events and activities each year, and members participate in orienteering events large and small both locally and further afield.

We also put on coaching activities and some social gatherings, and have club teams taking part in various team competitions.

Meeting Times
   Wednesday : 1000 to 1400
   Saturday : 1000 to 1400
   Sunday : 1000 to 1400

Note
   Please see Invoc's website for events calendar and exact times.
Cost
   Senior 13.00 or 23.00 (British)

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Fortrose : Fortrose Community Rowing, Chanonry Sailing Club
Added 22/05/2018
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The club has an active coastal rowing group. We regularly row our club built St Ayles skiffs, Chanonry Maid and Silver Darling, from the clubhouse at Fortrose Harbour. We also attend regattas and a variety of social rowing occasions.

With four oars and a Cox there are great opportunities for all ages to keep fit and active all year round.

We welcome rowers of all ages from all over the Highlands. You don't need to be super fit or able to get out on the water with us. Most of our activity is social rowing at a pace and level to suit those going out.

Meeting Times
   Monday : 1000 to 1200
   Wednesday : 1000 to 1200
   Sunday : 1400 to 1500

Note
   Also Wednesdays 18:45 to 20:00
Cost
   37 per year for adults and 28 for seniors.
   
   There are no session charges

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Latest Updates
Fortrose : Fortrose Library Afternoon Reading Group, Fortrose Community Library
Updated 06/11/2018
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We read a different book each month and meet to discuss it.

Books are provided free by the library service.

Meeting Times
   Wednesday : 1400 to 1500 Monthly

Note
   Meets on the first Wednesday of each month
Cost
   Free

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Inverness : Fly Tying Group, Bught Stop
Updated 06/11/2018
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John's fly-tying class no longer in operation, as numbers were getting too low.

Huge thanks to him for many years of humble and patient instruction

Meeting Times
   Thursday : 1930 to 2200

Note
   October to March
Cost
   2 per person

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Nairn : Nairn Wine Circle, Nairn Various Locations
Updated 05/10/2018
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The Nairn Wine Circle is an enthusiastic group of individuals who all derive pleasure and fun from making Country Wines, from learning and honing their winemaking skills and from enjoying the company of other enthusiastic Country Winemakers.

A regular program of meetings and events are held throughout the year and a stand is always taken at the Annual Nairn Farm Show in July. The Circle welcomes winemakers and non winemakers interested in the social activities of the Circle.

We are always happy to welcome new members or to chat to potential members or just to chat about making country wines - so please get in touch.

Meeting Times

Note
   Meetings take place 3rd Tuesday of October, December (Xmas meal), February, March and June (AGM).
Cost
   No cost until further notice

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Balloch : Balloch Indoor Bowling Club, Balloch Hall
Updated 21/09/2018
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Indoor Bowls

Meeting Times
   Tuesday : 1930 to 2130
   Friday : 1930 to 2130

Note
   September April
Cost
   Not known

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Avoch : Black Isle Men's Shed, Avoch Community Centre
Updated 19/09/2018
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The Black Isle Men's Shed is currently building their own shed within the Avoch Community Centre. Once operational, it will be equipped with a range of woodworking equipment with experienced members ready to show others how to best use them.

In addition, we hold regular talks on a variety of topics including photography, IT Clinics, health and anything else which the members might request. These talks are either held in the Community Centre or in other local venues - please go to the website and to the Diary Page for a schedule of activities.

The grand opening is scheduled for 27th October. See website for more details.

Meeting Times
   Tuesday : 1400 to 1600

Note
   Year round
Cost
   1.00 donation to cover tea/coffee/biscuits.

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Inverness : Highland Canine Association, Cameron Youth Centre
Updated 19/09/2018
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Highland Canine Association

Pet Obedience Training

Meeting Times
   Wednesday : 1815 to 2100

Cost
   Not known

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