The Acorn Club

CONTACT:  Zoë Story
TELEPHONE:  01843 580178

The Acorn Club was set up in 2000 as an outreach project by the Church of St. Laurence-In-Thanet to provide social activities and fellowship for the older members of the local community.  It meats at the St. Laurence Parish Hall every Thursday afternoon during term time between 2pm and 4pm.  The group currently has 17 members and only charges £1.50 which includes refreshments. 

The group starts by opening with The Lord’s Prayer which is followed by many planned activities such as a guest speaker, quiz or word game or a sing-a-long or handbells.  Also they hold and raffle with tea and cake and also Bingo.  The weekly raffle consisting of prizes bought by each member; is 30p a strip.  The football game is 10p a go and the winner get £2!  The winner of the Bingo (60p for 6 games) can expect to take home £1.50.