Camelon news from Thursday, April 10

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Parish Church

The 1st Camelon B.B Company meet tonight (Thursday) in the Brown Street hall. Morning service on Sunday is at 11 a.m., everyone is welcome, and we look forward to welcoming any new visitors who would like to join us. Tea and coffee is available after the service so please come along and enjoy a blether and a cuppa. The Youth Group, Young Camelon Parish, will meet in the Dorrator Road upper hall from 6.30–8 p.m. on Sunday. All Primary Five and above pupils are welcome to join in the fun. Allsorts Toddler Group is in the Brown Street hall from 9.30–11.30 a.m. on Monday and Wednesday. All pre-school children accompanied by an adult are welcome to come along. Holy Week Services will be held in the church from Monday to Friday, April 14-18. We will be following the story of Easter through the eyes of those who are in the Easter story, told by our folks from Camelon church, come along and join us. On Easter Sunday, April 20 there will be a communion service at 9 a.m. followed by breakfast. All welcome. There is a sign-up sheet for breakfast in the vestibule at the front of the church. Come along and join us. There will be a Family Easter service at 11 a.m. For more information please log on to our website camelonparishchurch.org.uk.

Falkirk Gaelic Forum

Fòram Gàidhlig na h-Eaglaise Brice’s mext meeting is today (Thursday) at 7 p.m. in Camelon Education Centre. Meetings are open to all Gaelic and non-Gaelic speakers who have an interest in Gaelic language, education and culture. For further information please email falkirkgaelic@yahoo.co.uk or contact us via Facebook.

Camera Club

This takes place every Friday from 7-9 p.m. in Camelon Education Centre’s Scotia Room. All welcome.

Keep Fit

An aerobics and toning class takes place in the Mariner Sports Centre every Wednesday from 7.30 p.m. Have fun becoming toned. Telephone Sheila on (01324) 634192 or 07859933877 for further information.

Mariner Bar

Entertainment on Saturday is by Fraser’s Disco. There are domino and pool competitions every Sunday from 3.30 p.m. Entry is £1 per person.

Car Boot

Every Sunday from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. there is a car boot sale at Falkirk Stadium. Pitches are £6 each. Proceeds to benefit Falkirk FC. For further information call Jim Campbell on (01324) 873498.

Juniors Club

There are bingo sessions every Tuesday, Friday and Saturday froml 7.30 p.m. There are refreshments at the Tuesday session for a small donation. Entertainment tomorrow (Friday) is vocalist Gillon.

Treasure Chest

The weekly Camelon Juniors draw was won by Kay Hughes who takes the consolation prize of £50 with the ticket purchased at the social club. Next week’s jackpot is £950.

Football Club

On Friday, April 18, the senior Scottish Cup will be on view on the social club. Further details to follow.

Camelon Juniors

The team is playing in the second leg of the Scottish Junior Cup semi-final at Glen Afton on April 20. Anyone wishing to travel on the bus should contact Robert McTaggart at the social club on (01324) 638060. A deposit is required.

Spirit Within

Would you like to develop your spiritual side and meet like minded open individuals? Then come along to our development group every Wednesday in the Ochiltree Club from 7.30-9.30 p.m. Subjects covered include mediumship and psychic work, tarot card readings, past life regression, law of attraction with guided meditations to relax and unwind. For more information contact Elaine on 07866539429. Also connect with us on Facebook, Twitter and Meetup websites.

Metafit Class

Takes place every Wednesday in Brown Street church hall at 8.15 p.m. For more information call 07739718361,

Bowling Club

All members and guests are requested to be at the club for 1.30 p.m. on Sunday for our opening at 2 p.m. We have a total of eight new members this year and all are very welcome. The ladies opening is on Wednesday, April 17 at 2 p.m. and the Seniors on Thursday, April 18 also at 2 p.m. The “Bunnet” night begins on Wednesday, April 24 at 6.15 p.m. and all are welcome.

Bethany Hall

Record numbers of children have been joining Dave for the ‘Who’s The Best?’ Holiday Club this week. Anticipating the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow the fun and games has included lessons from the life of Eric Liddell and David the Bible hero. Just two days left of the club and children are welcome to join us for Thursday and Friday - lunch is at 12.30 and the club runs from 1 - 3 p.m. The Presentation of Prizes and a final celebration with parents, grandparents and all interested adults is being held from 7 - 8 p.m. this Friday. Koffee Time meets today (Thursday) from 10 a.m. till 12 noon. On Sunday the services follow our normal pattern including the Sunday Club at 11.50 a.m. and at that time the Bible Teaching will be taken by Willie Wilson. On Tuesday of next week at 7.30 p.m. we have our prayer and Bible Study and the speaker expected is Daniel Brown a young man worth hearing.

Community Centre

Classes include: Parent and Toddler – Tuesday 9.45-11.45 a.m.; Parents Group with crèche – Wednesday 1-3 p.m.; Bounce and Sing – Thursday 10.30-11.30 a.m.; Baton Twirling – Wednesday 6-8 p.m.; Childrens’ fun dance classes for five-10 years – Thursday 5-5.45 p.m. 11 years-plus – Thursday 6-7 p.m.; Buggy Group – Monday 1.15 p.m. meet at reception; Zumba – Monday 7-7.45 p.m., Tuesday 7.15-8 p.m., Thursday 7.15-8 p.m.; Body Sculpt – Monday 10.15-10.45 a.m., Tuesday 6-6.30 p.m.; Pilates – Monday 7.45-8.30 p.m., Tuesday 6.30-7.15 p.m., Wednesday 10-11 a.m.; Fitsteps – Monday 6.15-7 p.m., Wednesday 11-11.45 a.m., Thursday – 8-8.45 p.m.; Yoga – Wednesday 7-8 p.m., Thursday 10-11 a.m.; Fitness Training – Monday-Friday 6-9 p.m.; Tai Chi – Thursday 6-7 p.m.; Carpet Bowls – Tuesday 1.30-4 p.m.; Sewing Craft class – Monday 10 a.m.-noon; Crochet – Thursday 10 a.m.-noon; Cameras in the Community – Friday 7-9pm; Card Making – Wednesday 10-12noon; Scalemodel Group – every second Thursday 7-9 p.m.; Art Classes – Monday 10 a.m.-noon, Tuesday 7-9 p.m., Friday 10 a.m.-noon; Knitting – Tuesday 1-3 p.m.; Line Dancing – Wednesday 6-9 p.m., Friday 1-3 p.m.; Guitar for Adults – Friday 6-7 p.m.; Creative Accessories (Felting) – Wednesday 7-9 p.m.

Parents Group

Do you want to have fun? Have time for you? Learn something new? Meet new people? Then why not join the free parents group with crèche available on Wednesdays between 1-3 p.m. at Camelon Community Centre. Please contact Gail on 501669 or Linda on 501696.

Fruit Barra

Come along every Tuesday from 10 a.m. to noon in Camelon Community Centre and get fresh fruit and veg from your local farmer at reasonable prices. We accept Healthy Start Vouchers and there will be information on healthy eating, free recipe cards and tasting sessions.

Fun Day

An Easter Fun Day will take place in the Community Project on April 17 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. There will be a bouncy castle, face painting, egg and spoon race and taster sessions in pilates, zumba, card making and crochet.

Credit Union

Savings are safe with Falkirk District Credit Union and low cost loans are available once regular savings established. Anyone who lives or works in the area within the boundary of Falkirk Council can join, junior savers welcome. For details on how to join please phone the main office in Grangemouth on (01324) 473695, visit our website www.falkirkcreditunion.co.uk or pop into your local branch at Camelon Community Project, Camelon Education Centre, Abercrombie Street, Camelon which is open every Thursday from 11.30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Elvis Dance

Please note there will be no Elvis Fan club dance in Camelon Bowling Club on Saturday April 12. Please watch the Clubs and Cabaret section of the paper for future details.