What’s On August 2-8

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Thursday

CANTLEY: Zumba fitness will be held at Wilby Carr Community Centre, Cantley from 6.30-7.30pm and at St Peter’s Community Hall (White Church) Balby on Fridays from 6-7pm. Classes cost £4. Contact 01709 860527. EDLINGTON: Nifty Fifty 50+ swimming for adults aged 50 and over takes place from 10.15am to noon at Edlington Sports Centre. Contact 01709 862625.

EPWORTH: Pre-school play groups take place for babies and toddlers at Epworth’s Thurlow Pavilion from 9am to 10am for toddlers and 10am to 11am for babies. INTAKE: Social dancing, 8-11pm at the Lonsdale Hotel, Intake. Admission £4. Contact 01924 360449.

TOWN CENTRE: Meditation will be held at Doncaster Women’s Centre with Buddhist nun Kelsang Gepel, 7-8.30pm. Visit www.meditateindoncaster.co.uk or call 0114 2661142.

TOWN CENTRE: Gentle exercise takes place at Doncaster Baptist Church, Chequer Road from 11am to noon. Contact 07949 023309.

WOODLANDS: The Citizens Advice Bureau will be at the meeting room, Woodlands Library from 1.30pm. Please note: places are limited.

THORNE: weight Watchers meeting held at Thorne Old People Centre, 10am. All welcome.

Askern: Modern Sequence Dance, Alexander House, A19 (Council Hall), 7.30-10pm, £2.50. contact 01302 701456

Friday - ADWICK: Get yourself in shape and take a dip at Adwick Leisure Centre. There are adults only classes from 7.30am - 8.30pm, noon to 1.15pm and 3pm to 4pm and a Swim 4 All session from 4pm to 5.45pm. Contact 01302 721447 for details of all classes.

WHEATLEY: Ballroom dancing takes place at Parklands Ballroom, Wheatley Hall Road from 11.30am to 3pm. Admission £2. Contact 01302 884707.

CANTLEY: Computer courses for absolute beginners are held at Cantley Community Centre, Goodison Boulevard from 10am to noon. Contact 01302 533214

askern: Modern Sequence Dance, Alexander House, A19 (Council Hall), 7.30-10pm, £2.50. contact 01302 701456

Saturday - ADWICK: Spin cycling classes for beginners take place at Adwick Leisure Centre every Saturday morning from 10am to 10.45am. Places need to be pre-booked on 01302 721447.

ADWICK: Swim for all sessions take place at Adwick Leisure Centre, Welfare Road, Woodlands from 8.30 to 10am.

kirk sandall: Open Day & local schools art exhibition, 10am-4pm, St Oswald’s Church, Sandall Lane. Contact 01302 884216

Sunday - LAKESIDE: The Keepmoat Stadium car boot sale takes place from 6.30am to 12.30pm. Contact (01302) 862480.

Monday

AUCKLEY: Doncaster Rovers hosts mini kickers for 4-7 year olds from 5pm - 6pm at Hayfield School (£3) while a boys and girls drop in club for 8-14 year olds takes place from 6pm - 7pm. £3. 01302 764663

CANTLEY: Computer courses for absolute beginners are held at Cantley Community Centre, Goodison Boulevard from 1pm to 3pm and 3pm to 5pm. Contact 01302 533214.

BALBY: A tea dance is held from 2pm-4pm at St Peter’s Church, Balby. Contact 01302 570544.

TOWN CENTRE: Doncaster Wheatsheaf Singers stage weekly rehearsal classes at the Quaker Meeting House, Oxford Place from 7pm to 9pm. The group is open to women aged 12 to 70. Contact 01302 770007.

TOWN CENTRE: Doncaster Speakers meet at The Base, Marshgate, every 2nd and 4th Monday of the month, at 7-9.30pm, contact 0770 326 1861 for further details.

askern: Modern Sequence Dance, Alexander House, A19 (Council Hall), 1-4pm, £2.50. contact 01302 701456.

Tuesday - AMTHORPE: Get into shape with spin cycling classes at Armthorpe Leisure Centre, Mere Lane. The classes take place from 10am to 10.45am. Contact 01302 834268 or visit www.armthorpeleisurecentre. co.uk EDLINGTON: Line dancing will be held from 8pm to 11pm at Yorkshire Main WMC, Edlington. Admission £2. Telephone 01709 864075.

KIRK SANDALL: Line dancing takes place at, Pilkington’s Recreational Club, Kirk Sandall from 6.45pm to 10pm. £3. 07900 484810.

TOWN CENTRE: Scottish Country Dancing, 7.30-9.30pm at the Baptist Church Hall, Chequer Road. Contact 01302 851174.

WOODLANDS: A golden oldies gentle exercise for over 60s takes place at Woodlands Library, 11am to noon. Cost £1 and sessions run in conjunction with Age Concern.

Wednesday - ADWICK: Get in shape with aqua fit sessions at Adwick Leisure Centre from 6.30pm to 7.30pm.

ASKERN: Line dancing takes place from 1pm to 4pm at Alexander House, Askern every Wednesday. 01302 701456.

CANTLEY: Computer courses for absolute beginners are held at Cantley Community Centre, Goodison Boulevard, 6-8pm. Contact 01302 533214.

TOWN CENTRE: A Buddhism and meditation course at the Quaker Meeting House, Oxford Place, Doncaster, 7.15-9.15pm. Open to all. Contact 0114 233 3971 for details.

HEXTHORPE: Line dancing at Doncaster Indoor Bowling Club, Urban Road, 1.30-3pm. Admission £3. Contact 361600 for details.

thorne: weight Watchers meeting held at Thorne Old People Centre, 10am. All welcome.

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U2 TRIBUTE band Achtung Baby is due to play Doncaster Racecourse live. Achtung Baby will take to the stage just after the last race of the day on August 18. All ticket holders for the flat race meeting are invited to enjoy the off-the-track entertainment. Racecourse MD Mark Spincer said: “Adding Achtung Baby to our race day line-up and summer calendar is fantastic for us. We’ve enjoyed a great line-up with summer, and August 18 looks set to be another great day for both racing and music fans looking for an entertaining way to enjoy a summer weekend. We look forward to inviting our guests to enjoy some great live music here at the Town Moor, and following the success of our Madness concert in June, we’re sure this will be a really popular fixture.” Gates open at midday, with the first race starting at 2.10pm. Achtung Baby are expected to begin a live set just after 5.40pm. For more information, visit www.doncaster-racecourse.co.uk or call 01302 511912.

THE first ever Bawtry Polo Cup is being played in Misson later this month. A team of businesses have come together to sponsor the cup, which will take place at the Vale of York Polo Club. August 19 will see eight teams take to the polo field to battle it out, all while raising money for Doncaster cancer charity Aurora. Sponsors include The Crown Hotel, Robinsons Designer Fashion Boutique, Womacks of Bawtry (Interior Design, Furniture and Accessories), Yasmine Ladies Fashion Boutique, China Rose Cantonese Restaurant, Coco Ice Cocktail Bar. There is no admission fee to the event but guests are asked to make a voluntary donation to Aurora charity on the day. Further information can be found by visiting www.bawtry.org

EXPLORE the wildlife along the banks of the River Don through a series of craft activities. Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery will be hosting the summer holiday session from 10.30am to 12.30pm on Wednesday. It costs £1 per child. Call 01302 734293.

DISNEY favourites will have the kids captivated when Mickey’s Magic Show calls at Sheffield’s Motorpoint Arena next week. The classic characters will join a professional illusionist live on stage in a performance that will excite and delight children of all ages. From Feld Entertainment, the show is calling in Sheffield on August 14 and 15, with three performances per day at 10.30am, 1.30pm, and 4.30pm in an intimate theatre-style setting. “This one-of-a-kind show gives parents and children the power to see magic everywhere,” says Kenneth Feld, producer of the Disney Live! shows. “We take them on an inspirational journey with the Disney characters where they learn to find the magic within and all around them. At the same time, families will see world class illusions that will truly take their breath away.” Tickets from £19. call 0114 256 5656 or book online at www.motorpiontarenasheffield.co.uk

TICKETS are now on sale to see controversial comedian Jimmy Carr. His Gagging Order tour is calling at the Bath Halls in Scunthorpe on March 10, 2013. A show spokesman said: “Brand new show, brand new jokes, same old Jimmy. The show will be packed with one-liners, stories and jokes. Some clever, some rude and a few totally unacceptable. Everybody’s welcome. Just leave your conscience, sense of common decency and moral compass at home and come on out for a laugh.” Tickets are £25. Call 0844 8542776 or visit www.bathshall.co.uk. The show is for over 16s only.

BOOK now for the chance to see the works of a classic children’s author in a spectacular outdoor theatre production. Peter Rabbit, from The Tales of Beatrix Potter, will be performed at Hodsock Priory, near Blyth, on September 2. For more information visit www.hodsockpriory.com Adult tickets costs £14 and it is £10 for children.