On Saturday 8th August around 60 people gathered at the home of Ian and Margaret Keeble in Anarita, to enjoy an afternoon of fellowship and relaxation at a Garden Party. It was delightful to welcome many friends and relations of Church members as well as local neighbours.
Although the weather didn’t cool down as much as we would have liked, it was obvious that everyone who came enjoyed the afternoon. It was good to see adults having a go at the ‘silly games’ and deriving much pleasure, and rivalry, from throwing ping-pong balls into jam jars and bean bags on to a step ladder!
There were a couple of ‘Treasure Hunts’, a bottle stall and a game of boule to add to the entertainment. The two bars were, as usual, very popular and the food seemed to meet with approval. Sue and Lou came with their Recycled cards, which are always popular and our Craft Group put on a splendid display of goods for sale.
I am pleased to say that everyone’s effort was very worthwhile and the Church has benefited by over €800.00
Some images from the recent Social Event of Boules and Croquet, held in the Argaka Picnic area near Polis; the Boules and Croquet were followed by a picnic and the afternoon was enjoyed by all who attended.
The Mini Golf at Island Cove was, as usual, a successful and enjoyable evening. 48 people played golf and a total of 59 enjoyed Margaret Keeble’s delicious buffet. Thank you to all who contributed to the event.
The ladies’ trophy was won by Jane Direnzio and the gentlemen’s trophy by Roy Peach both members of St. Stephen’s.
Approximately 60 people gathered together, on the 24th April, for a Chinese meal at the Xiang Gong Restaurant in Kato Paphos.
The meal was much enjoyed by all; a raffle was held during the meal which raised €141.00 for church funds.
31 people attended the Social and Fundraising Quiz at the Fantasia Club on Saturday 22nd November. Big thank you to Margaret Keeble for a mouthwatering supper and to Jacquie Hammond for chairing the quiz which was prepared by Liz and Bob Pearce who unfortunately could not attend due to commitments in the UK. Grateful thanks for all those who turned up on the night.
A coffee morning was held at Ayia Kyriaki Church Hall on Friday 7th November. Items for craft making, yarns, card making items, cross stitch, baking, craft books and much more were sold. As well as church members many visitors stopped by to have a look and to buy small items to take home with them. Many thanks to all who supported the Coffee Morning, €240 was raised for church funds.
On Sunday 21st September 50 parishioners from all three Churches, Ayia Kyriaki, St. Stephen’s at Tala and St. Luke’s at Prodromi, enjoyed a memorable Harvest Lunch at the Vatouthkia Taverna, which although officially classed as Tala is,in fact, situated on the road leading down into the valley from Kili village near Kamares heading for the Adonis Baths. The approach road which deteriorates as you descend eventually leads to the taverna nestling in the hillside, before descending to the Baths beyond.
Despite the fact that the staff were catering for 200 diners, they were as helpful as ever and the three course buffet was well up to their usual standard. The views from the restaurant are magnificent and they and the glorious weather all contributed to an excellent outing. Even the resident donkey put in an appearance across the fields, grazing happily and looking in fine fettle – but maybe this handsome animal is the son of the original that was there last year!
Ten-Pin Bowling on 9 November was a great night out! You don’t need to be super fit, have loads of skill or practice and you’ll get advice and support from everyone.
The men’s winner was Bob Pearce and the lady’s winner was Iris Porter (seen in the photo on the left) who was also the overall winner by just two points and recipient of the Trophy.
Following the two games of bowling, 22 people and guide dog ‘Joey’ all enjoyed a real value-for-money meze at Moustakallis Taverna in Polis.
Bob Wickens thanked Chris Hoskins for her hard work in organising the evening and this was unanimously supported by ‘Joey’ who stood up wagging his tail – or was he just looking for food!