SHINE will be offering short fun staff taster sessions between 5th and 9th March. The sessions are designed for staff at your organisation to show what SHINE could offer you and your service users. Volunteers and service users are welcome at the discretion of the individual organisation. Two free 15 minutes taster sessions are available. Please book ASAP as this will help fit in as many projects as possible.
To find out more please email lynne.makimoto@newcastle.gov.uk or phone 0191 2772056    SHINE is based at 11 Nelson Street, Newcastle, NE1 5AN

Elswick Pool and the Centre for Sport are turning pink for IWD
Wednesday 7 March 9.30am to 11.30am In celebration of IWD
Elswick pool is giving women the opportunity to try something a bit different. Elswick pool will be turning pink for the third year in a row to mark the day.  There will be a variety of activities for women to try such as aqua-fit, boot camp and spinning with full use of the sauna facilities during the morning. Elswick pool is on Beech Grove Road, Newcastle NE4 6SQ


Thursday 8 March 1.00pm to 2.30pm The Centre for Sport is throwing their doors and offering women only gym, 30 minutes of zumba and 30 minutes of a new game called rush hockey which has all the calorie burning, fitness benefits of hockey but played indoors with a soft ball. Why not come along and see for yourself.  You’ll also receive a free taste of fruit at both sessions and hopefully try something a little different whilst marking the occasion with other women. Centre for Sport, West Road, Newcastle, NE4 9LG

If you would like more information regarding activities for International Women's Day at Elswick Pool and Centre for Sport please call Kerry Nesbitt on 01912783331

Riverside Community Health
Thursday 8 March 10.00am to 2.00pm
Come and join The Women's Group to Celebrate International Women's Day in the newly refurbished Beecham Hall, Carnegie Building, Atkinson Road, Benwell, Newcastle, NE4 8XS.  There will be a chance to try out and enjoy self portraits, hand and arm massage, crafts, knitting and nattering, cake decorating demonstration, jewellery making, creative writing, reflection, poems, and gallery.  JET will be running beauty taster sessions.  A light lunch and refreshments are available. To book please call Bren on 0191 226 0754

Newcastle University
Thursday 8 March 12.00pm to 4.30pm Newcastle University Business School, 5  Barrack Road, Newcastle NE1 4SE. This event is to mark International Women’s Day and will provide a wonderful opportunity to highlight the contribution of women to social renewal and economic prosperity through their invention, innovation, entrepreneurial and charitable activities. There is no charge to attend but places are limited - so please register to book your free place.
http://www.ncl.ac.uk/nubs/about/events/item/celebrating-the-contribution-of-women-to-social-renewal-and-economic-prosperity1