Family day fun at day centre

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Pontefract Family Centre is holding a fun day for all on Friday August 23.

The centre, which provides help and support to adults with learning disabilities, is staging the event between 9.30am and 3.30pm.

Attractions will include a disco run by a local DJ and a Mastermind competition for the centre’s service units.

It is also providing a buffet lunch, arts and crafts and will be hosting stalls by other local organisations.

The day will also see the grand opening of the centre’s new library room.

The centre, on Harropwell Lane, is also holding a summer prom for adults with learning disabilities on the same day, and will have a pink Bentley on hand to chauffeur guests.

Pontefract Family Centre provides activities including drama, sports, literacy, cooking, gardening, art and photography, as well as running groups for reading, fishing and bowling.

It also organises speical events like talent shows, sports events, performances and pantomimes, as well as trips to places such as Flamingo Land, Pleasure Island, Bridlington and Scarborough.

Anyone who would like a stall at the open day should contact Geoff Hunton on 01977 706932.