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St Austin’s Ladies Group is holding an Easter cash and prize bingo in the parish hall on Scholes Lane, Thatto Heath, starting at 8pm.

friday march 13 and 14

A photographic exhibition by Ray Price will be held at St Mark’s Church in Haydock between 2pm and 5pm (10am to 4pm on Saturdays). Admission costs £2. This is a fundraising event to fund a mission trip to Mumbai in 2016 to visit Sahaara, a project connected with St Mark’s through Tearfund. There will also be an end of season sale of Created Gifts (Tearcraft).

saturday march 14

St Nicholas Church in New Street, Sutton, are holding a table top sale between 10am and 2pm. All proceeds will go to a new heating boiler in the church. Tables cost £5. To book call 01744 634578.

g St Helens Parish Church is holding a baby, toddler and children’s event at the church hall between 2pm and 5.30pm. There will be a sale of nearly new clothes (up to age 10), toys and baby equipment, a new item gift stall at bargain prices, together with refreshments including lots of home-made cakes. For anyone interested in selling, there are still some tables available for £8 from the church office on 01744 22909.

saturday march 21

The St James Methodist Church Sunday school and Junior Church are holding an Easter activity afternoon between 1pm and 3pm at St James in Rainhill. The activities will include making Easter gardens, story wreaths, cards and fridge magnets, Easter baskets and bunny bags. All proceeds will go to Action for Children.

g West Street Independent Methodist Church will be holding an attic sale in the church hall between 9.30am and noon. There will be no stall but breakfast snacks will be on sale. All welcome. Admission costs 30p.

wednesday march 25

Ormskirk Street United Reformed Church hold a second Lenten Organ Recital, this time by Ben Newlove. The meal and refreshments start at 6pm with the recital at 7.30pm. Tickets from the church office priced £10.

thursday march 26

St James Parish Centre, Church Road, Haydock, will hold a book and DVD sale between 5.30pm and 9pm. All proceeds to St James’ Scouting group.

saturday april 11

An unusually large ladies’ choir of approximately 100 voices comprising the St. Helens Ladies Choir and the Ladies in Harmony WI Choir will be singing at Ormskirk School, Wigan Road, Ormskirk. The event takes place at 7.30pm. Tickets cost £7 and are available by ringing 01744 884813.

saturday april 18

Christ Church United Reformed Church in West End Road, Haydock, is holding a table top sale between 9.30am and 12.30pm .To reserve a table £6 please contact Lesley on 07814186621. Payment is required at the time of booking. Refreshments will be served during the morning.

sunday april 29

Ormskirk Street United Reformed Church presents J Stainer’s Crucifixion performed by the New Cross singers on Palm Sunday, at 6.30pm. Tickets not required a retiring collection will be made.