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THE COUNCIL THIS WEEK

Thursday 27 November

Enjoy Thanksgiving and Christmas in the Harbour tonight as The Barbican and Sutton Harbour gets into the Christmas spirit with a traditional carol service on The Parade as part of their Christmas lights switch-on.

Join a member of the Arts and Heritage Team for a guided tour of the Elizabethan House or take your children (and yourselves) to the Merchant's House and help our illustrator draw a Thanksgiving feast!

There's a lot to see at the museum at the moment. Why not take time out and see the 'Plymouth's Great War', 'Whitehorse Hill' and 'Walk On' exhibitions before they end.

Enjoy a badminton session at Brickfields Sports Centre today. All sessions are suitable for adults of all ages from 16 years, and all abilities are welcome.

It's Rhymetimes at Plympton, Plymstock and St Budeaux libraries today. Join us for some songs and nursery rhymes for babies and toddlers.

Get help with searching for jobs, CVs, basic IT skills, interviews and more at our work club today.

Friday 28 November

The Mount Edgcumbe Joint Committee meets today where they will receive a report on the Environmental Stewardship Agreement, traffic management event planning and consultation and revenue budget monitoring.

The 100th anniversary of the amalgamation of the three towns of Plymouth, East Stonehouse and Devonport will be celebrated in lights today. The Light Fantastic illuminations will see Smeaton's Tower lighthouse, the Palace Theatre in Stonehouse and Devonport Guildhall brought to life with video projections featuring photographs, images and memories inspired by the local communities with the Civic Centre being the venue for a combined finale projection tomorrow.

Why not visit the 'Walk On' exhibition tomorrow when our trained Gallery Explainers are available to provide information, answer your questions and chat to you about the many varied works on display?

Tickets for the staff party will be on sale today at Windsor House's main entrance from 1pm to 2pm.

An event for Carers Rights Day is being held at the Guildhall today where carers will be able to find out their rights and what services and benefits are available.

Have a Super Saturday at the museum tomorrow with our guest artist making a 'Whitehorse Hill'-inspired weaving. Use handmade beads, thread and lace and natural materials found on Dartmoor.

It's the last day to see the 'Plymouth's Great War' exhibition tomorrow. The exhibition features the story of the amalgamation of the Three Towns of Plymouth, Devonport and East Stonehouse in 1914; reflecting on them as home to the Royal Navy, Army Garrisons, Royal Marines and Royal Naval Air Service. See it before it's too late!

City Business Park are hosting a Christmas Shopping Fayre in aid of Hugs 4 Henry charity next Friday from 12pm to 4pm. Free entry, free tea and coffee and free mince pies!

Monday 1 December

The Standing Advisory Council on Religious Education meets today where members will be asked to consider the SACRE annual report and will receive a report on Religious Education examination results for summer 2014.

Put your skates on and experience the hugely popular Winter Wonderland Ice Rink. Enjoy skating events and activities for all the family and then warm up with a festive drink and treat from the Ice Café.

Thinking of adopting a child? We are holding an information session today at Midland House. Our adoption officers will be on hand to offer you advice and guidance about the whole process and help you complete the registration of interest form.

Tickets for the staff party will be on sale today in Ballard House's refectory from 12 noon to 12.30pm. Tickets are also available from the Concierge at Ballard House.

It's Rhymetimes at the Central Library, Peverall Library and West Park Library today. Join us for some songs and nursery rhymes for babies and toddlers

Calling all keen photographers! Seek out the most striking images you can find that capture the essence of Plymouth, Britain's Ocean City and enter the RIBA Plymouth Photographic Competition.

Experience a truly traditional Christmas with unique gifts, festive treats, mulled wine and roasted chestnuts at the Christmas Market in the city centre.

Tuesday 2 December

The Licensing Sub Committee meets today where the Director of Public Health will submit a report regarding a variation of premises licence for the Prime Café Bar in Ebrington Street.

Join Mike Duffy for a lunchtime talk as he discusses the part that Devonport Dockyard played in the Battle of the Falkland Islands.

Tickets for the staff party will be on sale today in Midland House from 9am to 10am and the Civic Centre's staff entrance from 11.30am until 12pm.

Go back to netball today, enjoy a gentle re-introduction to the sport for ladies of all ages from 16 years plus.

It's Rhymetimes at Crownhill, Efford and North Prospect libraries today. Join us for some songs and nursery rhymes for babies and toddlers.

Get help with searching for jobs, CVs, basic IT skills, interviews and more at our a work club today.

If you haven't already done so make time today to see the 'Walk On: From Richard Long to Janet Cardiff - 40 Years of Art Walking' exhibition. A major touring exhibition that examines the many ways that artists since the 1960s have undertaken the universal act of taking a walk as a means to create new art.

Wednesday 3 December

Join Fiona Pitt, Senior Curator and Curator of Archaeology, for a look a bite-sized look at our 'Uncovered' archaeology gallery from the Medieval period.

Get help with searching for jobs, CVs, basic IT skills, interviews and more at our work club today.

Put your skates on and experience the hugely popular Winter Wonderland Ice Rink. Enjoy skating events and activities for all the family and then warm up with a festive drink and treat from the Ice Café.

Anything's possible in our Imaginators session today at the Museum. Your pre-school children will be taken on a journey around our galleries, objects and paintings, having loads of fun as they go.

It's Rhymetimes at Laira, Southway and Stoke libraries today. Join us for some songs and nursery rhymes for babies and toddlers.

Experience a truly traditional Christmas with unique gifts, festive treats, mulled wine and roasted chestnuts at the Christmas Market in the city centre today.

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