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|Penarth Aviation Society will be meeting today in the Penarth Conservative Club at 7.45pm for 8pm when the speaker will be noted local historian Alan Thorne who will be talking about the part Penarth played in World War II in a talk entitled 'A Flying Visit to Penarth 1939-1945'. During the war, Penarth was under a major Luftwaffe flight path. German bombers flying out of bases in Normandy and Brittany flew towards the River Parrett and Bridgwater in Somerset, then Penarth, en-route to targets in the Midlands. There were a number of airfields in the areas surrounding Penarth and Cardiff that no longer exist, such as Wenvoe and Pengam. For those wishing to attend, there is limited seating available, so pre-booking is essential. Please contact the Hon. Secretary, Barrie Howell. Tel: (029) 21 322 385 Mobile: 07855 492 858.

|Rhiwbina Ladies Probus meets at the Deri Inn, Rhiwbina, at 10.15am on Monday, August 5 (and first Monday of each month). New members welcome. Talk this meeting is on antiques by Roger Jones.

| The Parkinson's Cafe CF14 Support Group will be meeting on Tuesday, August 6, 11am-1pm, at Whitchurch Community Centre, Old Church Road Whitchurch Cardiff CF14 1AD. Drop in for a cuppa and a chat. Warm welcome for new members, family and friends. Local contact Jo Taylor 07946 977509.

|Ty Cwm, Merthyr Tydfil, hosts a summer fete on Thursday, August 8, at 2pm when there will be various stalls, games, face painting, fire engine and refreshments. Gelli Dawel, Panyffin Road, CF47 0JL. Free entry.

|Absolutely Fabulous Vegan Fayres - Prehistoric Family Fun Day takes place at Penarth Paget Rooms, CF64 3EG, on Sunday, August 11, 1pm-5pm. Admission PS1 adults, children (under 16) free. Featuring plenty of vegan and veggie food, also glitter biodegradable facepainting for the kids, pottery painting, cruelty-free make-up for sale and much more.

Let us know your community events Write to What's On, South Wales Echo, Six Park Street, Cardiff CF10 1XR or email including your name, address and daytime contact number. Don't forget to tell us where and when your event is taking place and what it's all about.

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Date:Aug 2, 2019
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