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Nursery children preparing for sports day fun
12:59pm Tuesday 20th August 2013 in News
YOUNGSTERS at Tiny Turners Nursery in Darlington are getting reading to show off their sporting skills at a sport day this week. The nursery, which caters for children aged from six weeks to14 years, with pre-school, out-of-school and holiday clubs, is hosting its annual sports day on Friday (August 23). Parents, family and friends are invited to watch the children and staff compete in a variety of races and games for all ages in the nursery’s extensive garden.Tracey Jarvis, manger of the nursery, in Brinkburn Road, said: “Our sports day is always a really fun event. The children love trying out the different games and we might even rope the parents into a few mummy and daddy races.” Tiny Turners also has three branches on Teesside.
FILM NIGHTS: Forthcoming showings at Darlington Film Club, at the Forum Music Centre, in Borough Road, include Blow Up (18), on September 2, Damaged Goods (15), on September 9 and Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (15) on September 16. Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (15) will be shown on September 30. All screenings start at 8pm, admission costs £3 including popcorn. A Youth Film Club screening of James and the Giant Peach (U) will be held on September 16, at 5.30pm. Admission is £1.50 including popcorn.
HAWAIIAN FUN: Children at Dodmire Children’s Centre, in Darlington, held a Hawaiian-themed beach party on Tuesday (August 20). It was the latest in a series of themed events to have taken place during the summer holidays. Others have included pirate fun days, litter-picking and a teddy bears picnic.
COUNTRY FAIR: Preparations are continuing for the third annual Hurworth Country Fair, which will take place on Saturday, September 21, in the grounds of Hurworth Grange, in Croft Road. A Scottish band will open the fair at 11am. The event will also feature weaponry displays, cookery demonstrations and a produce and craft show.
DOG SHOW: A companion dog show in Hurworth, near Darlington, on Sunday (August 18), raised more than £1,000, organisers have confirmed. The money will be split between the Cinnamon Trust, which looks after the pets of elderly people who can no longer care for them, and the Newton Aycliffe branch of the National Animal Sanctuaries Support League.
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