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Wednesday 1 October: International day for Older People
11:30am, at St Peter's (Map) followed by lunch; concert at 1:45pm; organised by Harrogate Supporting Older People

1 October: Café Culture
Opening of Leeds Road coffee shop (Map, HG2 8BE) by Graham & Glenda Carter

1 October: Charlie Robinson
7:30pm, at St Andrew's (Map); Meetings cancelled (August 2008)

1 October: CTB Area Meeting
7:30pm, Grove Road; planning meeting for Bilton Area Group of Churches Together in Harrogate.

Thursday 2 October: S&WCT Area Meeting
7:30pm, St Andrew's; planning meeting for Starbeck & Woodlands Area Group of Churches Together in Harrogate.

2 October: Organ recital
12:15pm, Christ Church (Map) with organist George Parsons BA (Oxon) ARCO, University of Sheffield

2 October: Quaker Quest: Quakers and Christianity
7pm, Friends' Meeting House (Map); an opportunity to find out what Quakers believe. Bread and soup from 6pm

Friday 3 October: Divorce Recovery course
Leeds; run by Divorce Recovery Workshops. More info: 07943 169029 Also in Harrogate, February 2009

Saturday 4 October: Missing in Action: WYSOCS 
Headingley St Columba Church (Map); 'Where have all the children gone?', of interest to youth workers and related groups. Organised by the West Yorkshire School of Christian Studies. Fees: £
30, student or low-income £15; £3 less if booked before 1 September; includes sandwich lunch and refreshments

4 October: Harrogate Methodist School of Theology
9:45am Trinity Methodist with Rev Dr Elizabeth Smith, Chair Leeds Methodist District on 'Ecclesiastical Mermaids : Temptress or Christ-figure?'. £2 offering to defray expenses

4 October: Life after Lambeth
10-4pm St George's, Leeds. 'Taking stoc
k of the position of evangelicals in the Church of England' with Rt Rev John EllisonRev Andrew GoddardRt Rev Martin Wallace. £5 for pre-booking, cheques to York DEF, post to St George's; £10 on the day

4 October: Harvest Supper
6:30pm, Grove Road Methodist; tickets £4

4 October: Roll the Rock
7:30pm, LDC offices (Map); fourth annual celebration, plus vision document launch

Sunday 5 October: United service for Harvest
6:30pm, Bar Methodist with Rev Bob Jones; organised by churches in the Bilton Area Group of Churches Together in Harrogate.

Tuesday 7 October: CT TC Area Meeting
7:30pm, Wesley foyer; planning meeting for Town Centre Area Group of Churches Together in Harrogate.

Wednesday 8 October: Youth Pray, meeting at HYPeR
12 noon, monthly prayer meeting for the youth ministries and works across the area, followed by shared lunch

Thursday 9 October: Harvest Evensong
6.30pm St Paul & St Margaret, Nidd; Harvest supper in Nidd Hall

9 October: Quaker Quest: Quakers and God 
7pm, Friends' Meeting House (Map); an opportunity to find out what Quakers believe. Bread and soup from 6pm

Saturday 11 October: Coffee shops
10am at Wesley in aid of the Church Mission Society

11 October: Bilton Grange Race Night 
6pm Race Night and 'Spud and Pud' evening celebrating the 80th anniversary, adults £3 and children £2

11 October: Christian Aid: Transformation
10-4:30pm, York St John university (Map/ YO31 7EY); a day to equip on climate change and other causes of global poverty plus Q&A with Linda McAvan MEP, Professor Barry Gill (Newcastle University), Tim Jones (Climate Change Policy Officer for World Development Movement) for 0-120 year olds. Pre-booking essential

11 October: a Vaughan Williams celebration 
7:30pm West Park URC; Concert at West Park by White Rose Vocalis and White Rose Concert Band

Sunday 12 October: Aidan's Flame 
10am leading worship at St James', Birstwith

Wednesday 15 October: Church House Trust 
11:00am: Disbursement meeting; applications to be submitted by 30 September 2008

15 October: The Harrogate Harmony Barbershop Chorus 
7:30pm, Woodlands Methodist; proceeds to the "Open Arms Malawi"; light refreshments. Tickets £5

15 October: Wesley chapel
7:30pm Working Partnerships meeting, exploring options for developing the worship space and expanding the community facilities on Oxford Street

Thursday 16 October: Harrogate & Knaresborough JDC AGM 
7:15 for 7:30pm, Friends Meetings House (Map) with guest speaker Nick Dearden, national director for JDC on 'Debt, the Food Crisis, and Climate Chaos'; more info from Harrogate and Knaresborough JDC

16 October: Quaker Quest: Quakers Faith in Action
6 for 7pm, Friends' Meeting House (Map); an opportunity to find out what Quakers believe. Bread and soup from 6pm

17-19 October: Stand up against Poverty
Part of Global Call To Action Against Poverty during International Debt Week; various local events; toolkit for churches, schools or groups available via www.bond.org.uk. more info from Harrogate and Knaresborough JDC

Friday 17 October: Churches Together 
7.45, Christ Church Women's Group (Map); the work of Churches Together in Harrogate by the Secretary

20-21 October: Harrogate Anglican Deanery: Chapter Residential 
The Briery, Ilkley (Map) with Dean Keith Jukes

Monday 20 October: Spiritual but not Religious
9:30 - 3:30 at Holy Trinity, Ripon (Map/HG4 2EY). Aimed at clergy but open to all; £5

Wednesday 22 October: WYEC exec 
10-4 at Hollin House, Leeds; included a brief overview of the work of Churches Together in Harrogate as seen at Wydale II

22 October: Prayer service
10:30am, Bar Methodist; half hour prayer service

Friday 24 October: Harrogate Hospital Chaplaincy 
3pm; Hospital Chapel (Map) Licensing service for Rev Jim Grebby and Rev Sue Pearce with Ven Janet Henderson & Rev Liz Smith

Saturday 25 October: Bilton Grange 80th anniversary 
7:30pm DVD evening

26 October Bible Sunday resources
Including sermon outlines, youth resources, a five-minute DVD and drama sketches from Bible Society


Tuesday 28 October: CVS Meet the Funder

Friday 31 October: Light Party
5-7pm, St Mark's (£2); wear bright clothes 
6:00pm, St Andrew's