Tombola prizes please

We are getting ready for our Xmas Family/Darts Party on 15th December and would be grateful for any donated tombola prizes – maybe old toys, books, food/drink, plants, trinkets, toiletries, teddies, etc (we won’t turn anything down).

Please leave them at the Swingbridge Children’s Centre with the receptionist OR contact GAIN at mailus@gain-grantham.co.uk to arrange to drop off or collect.

Trampolining – 21 Nov

GAIN are incredibly happy to announce four Autism Friendly Trampolining Sessions on Wednesday 21st Nov at Jump Revolution in Unit 23 Springfield ind estate, Grantham, NG31 7FZ.
Arrive by 6:45pm for a 7pm start.        Finish 8pm.        Cost £6 per child (1st time £1.50 for special socks).         Phone Jump Revolution to book at 01476 500 137.        Click icon for more information.         To receive emails for GAIN events see Become a member.

Cinema – Lincoln – 24 Nov

GAIN are incredibly proud to announce the screening of Johnny English Strikes Again on Saturday 24th November at The Venue, Longdales Road Lincoln,  LN1 3DY.
Facbook small iconDoors open 9:30am and the film is from 10:30am to about 1pm.
Entry  £6 with offers for families.          The Venue calls it Relaxed, i.e. autism-friendly.           For more about screening & to log your interest click icon.
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Tennis – 19th Feb

Next autism friendly tennis session at Grantham Tennis Club, Arnold Field, Gonerby Road, GranthamNG32 3ATTuesday 19th February, 6pm – 7pm.
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Fun rather than serious training.        Places for 20 children age 3+.      The session will be indoors.        Tuition & suitable equipment provided.       Sturdy shoes required.         £3 per child.        For more about the session & to book your place click icon.

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ASDA green tokens – Grantham

Would you like to nominate GAIN for the ASDA green token scheme?        They ask why you think GAIN needs ASDA’s help on the form.         To make your nomination click the ASDA button and look for the Green Token information box on the web page.          It has a blue Nominate button.

Coffee – 19th Nov

Come and join us for coffee a chat.       We have an autism mum hosting our coffee mornings, usually accompanied by another autism mum or dad.       They would be delighted to meet you.      We offer both information and emotional support.

This coffee morning will be on Monday 19th November at the Belton Lane Children’s Centre,  Grantham.       Drop by any time from 10am – 12pm.       If you are using satnav, NG31 9QB should get you to the correct entrance.

Click icon for more about this event and to log your interest.

Cinema – Stamford – 28 Oct

GAIN are proud to announce the screening of The House with a Clock in its Walls, on Sunday 28th October, at the Stamford Arts Centre, 27 St Mary’s Street, PE9 2DL.
Doors open at 1:30pm.         Facbook small iconThe film is from 2pm to about 4pm.         All tickets £5.       All screenings are autism-friendly.          All are welcome.          Click icon for more information & to log your interest.         To receive emails for GAIN events see Become a member.

Family/Darts evening – 25 Oct

Come and join us for a family-friendly evening on Thursday 25th October at the White Lion, Bridge End Road, GranthamNG31 6JJ.

Ask for Paul.         He is an autism dad and our host for the evening.         He has combined his voluntary work for GAIN with his links to the darts league.         You do not need to have any interest in darts, though, to enjoy the company or just chat with Paul.        Show up whenever you like between 5 – 10pm.          Click icon for more information and to log your interest.

Tennis – 23rd Oct

Next autism friendly tennis session at Grantham Tennis Club, Arnold Field, Gonerby Road, GranthamNG32 3ATTuesday 23rd October, 6pm – 7pm.
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Fun rather than serious training.        Places for 20 children age 3+.      The session will be indoors.        Tuition & suitable equipment provided.       Sturdy shoes required.         £3 per child.        For more about the session & to book your place click icon.