OTFORD COMMUNITY COLUMN 13.06.2019 OTFORD Patient Groups Quiz starts at 7.30pm tomorrow night, Friday June 14, in St Edith’s Hall, Kemsing to raise funds for a second Surgery Pod in addition to the one about to be installed at Otford Surgery. The "Pod" enables patients to check blood pressure, weight and other vital statistics immediately before their Doctor or Nurse appointment. If you would like to raise a team (up to 10 people) or just go as an individual please contact Ken Cardinal 01959 522513 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. ST. BART’S church fair takes place on the village green from 2pm on Saturday June 15, although the food area will open at approximately 1.30pm. Stalls will include books, plants, cakes, crafts, white elephant, raffle, unwanted gifts, bottles, toys, soft drinks, strawberries and cream and ices. Other attractions include children’s games and a bouncy caste. There will be a children’s art competition with the theme of ‘A Celebration of Flight’ with two categories 7-11 and under 7 with prizes. All village children are welcome to submit an entry. Contact Christeen Malan 01959 522654. OTFORD Gardener’s Society are holding their Rose and Summer Show on June 22 which brings together the beautiful flowers and tasty fruit and vegetables from the early summer garden. Also featured are flower arrangements, cookery and photographic classes. The show takes place in the Village Memorial Hall and opens to the public at 2.15. Homemade teas are available until 4pm. For details please contact the Society Secretary, Janet Finney on 01959 523760 or e-mail email@example.com. HOSPICES of Hope in the High Street are holding another of their very popular Quiz Nights on Saturday July 6. Doors open at 7 with supper served at 7.30. Tickets cost £13.50 and include a light supper. If you would like to raise a team of 6-8 or just go as an individual book through their website www.hospicesofhope.co.uk or call 01959 525110 firstname.lastname@example.org OTFORD Primary School's PTFA Summer Fete will take place between 12 and 4pm on Saturday July 6 on the school field. Go along and join them for a fun afternoon of music, traditional games, pony rides, summer shopping, BBQ, beer tent, fizz and strawberries as well as a Grand Raffle, tombola's and silent auction. There will also be a baking competition, inflatables, face painting, and lots of stalls and games for all the family. Adult entry £1, children are free. ART in June. Angela Bishop and daughter, Suzie Galloway are exhibiting their sculptures, paintings, and glasswork in the garden and studios at 5, Broughton Road, Otford, 01959 523203, Angela between 1am and 5pm (or by appointment) June 13/14/15/16//20/21/22/23 and Suzie between 2 and 5pm on June 14/16/21/22 and between 3 and 5pm on 15/22. Angela is also exhibiting with The East Surrey Sculpture Society at Ightham Mote until June 30. Other Otford artists participating are Ann Bridges at 58 High Street, 07906 310021, open 10am to 5pm Saturdays and Sundays 15/16/22/23 and Barbara Darby (bdvideos.co.uk) and Julian Cheswick, Hope Artists, 3 Spring Head Road, Kemsing T15 6QL 2pm to 7pm Fridays/Saturdays/Sundays 14/15/16/21/22/23 June. Otford Oast WI - The next meeting will be held on Thursday June 20 at 9.30am in Otford Village Memorial Hall. A talk will be given by Clare Oldfield on Antiscam Advice. New members are welcome, the first meeting is free. For further information email email@example.com.