Camelon news from Thursday, April 3

Send us your Camelon news and pictures by noon on Tuesday.

ILA Cafe

Thanks to everyone who came along to the March Independent Living Cafe in the Sensory Centre. It is open to anyone with an assessed need by social work and anyone with an interest in disability. The next ILA Cafe is today (Thursday), again in the Forth Valley Sensory Centre, from 12.30-2 p.m. with an opportunity to learn more about first aid or to brush up your first aid skills. Come along and enjoy a light lunch, meet old friends and make new ones. If you want to take part in the first aid activity phone Sandra on 07841725228 as places will be limited. For further information, please contact Elma on (01324) 625097. We are now able to help anyone who might have a transport problem. Get in touch with Sandra on 07841725228.

Parish Church

The 1st Camelon Boys’ Brigade 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. every Monday and Wednesday. All pre-school children accompanied by an adult are welcome to come along. For more information please log on to our website camelonparishchurch.org.uk.

Bethany Hall

One of the highlights of the year begins next Monday – The Bethany Holiday Club for primary pupils. This year the leader will again be Dave Bremner. Details of the club will be found in the Church notices of this week’s Falkirk Herald. We begin with a free lunch at 12.30 p.m. on Monday. The club itself will run from 1-3 p.m. For further information phone Dave on 07738060931. Koffee Time today (Thursday) is held from 10 a.m. until noon. Come along and help us to ‘Make Loneliness History.’ You will be made most welcome. The meetings this Sunday follow the normal pattern and our speaker at the Bible Teaching at 11.50 a.m. will be Billy Holleran. We have a short service in Summerford on Sunday afternoon at 3 p.m. Although Dave Bremner has a busy week with the Holiday Club he is also going to speak to adults who are free to join him in Bethany at 7.30 p.m. on Tuesday.

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, angel card readings, crystals, tea leaf reading with guided meditations to relax and unwind. For more info contact Elaine on 07866539429. Also connect with us on Facebook, Twitter and Meetup websites.

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 is held in 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 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 from 7.30 p.m. There are refreshments at the Tuesday session for a small donation. Entertainment tomorrow (Friday) is vocalist Steve Allan.

Treasure Chest

The weekly Camelon Juniors draw was won by Edward Kelly who takes the consolation prize of £50 with the ticket bought in Tesco Camelon. Next week’s jackpot is £900.

Football Club

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

Bowling Club

Jean Robb and Elizabeth Shand share the £180 on last Sunday’s 21 club. Frazer McFarlane had the lowest score and picks up £20. Prize bingo in the club on Tuesday at 7.30 p.m. Only a pound admission and bring your own cup. Please remember to park on the main road and not in Beefeater car park. On Saturday, May 17 we are having a celebration to honour our new British Indoor Champion John Phillips. All members and guests are welcome to attend. On Sunday, April 20 at 2 p.m. we are having a fund raising poker tournament for Foundation Scotland, phone Craig Costa on 07890862455 for more info. Ties sheets are in and we are ready for our opening on Sunday, April 13 at 2 p.m.

Tai Chi

Relax, have fun and improve your health and wellbeing with Tai Chi Qigong. It is a gentle exercise system that improves flexibility, balance and feelings of wellbeing, based on the same principles as traditional Chinese medicine. All you need is comfortable clothing and flat shoes. Classes is in Dorrator Road church hall on Monday from 6.30-7.30 p.m. For details contact Yvonne on 07824507785.

Community Project

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 Twilring – Wednesday 6-8pm; 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.

Youth Clubs

These take place in Camelon Community Project – Monday P1-P2 5.30-6.45 p.m.; Monday S1-S3 7-9 p.m.; Thursday P3-P5 7.15-8.45 p.m.; Friday P6-S1 6.30-8.30 p.m. Easter Playscheme runs from Monday to Thursday, from April 7 to 10 from 10 a.m.-3.30 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 Project. Please contact Gail on 501669 or Linda on 501696.

Fruit Barra

Come along every Tuesday from 10 a.m. to noon in Camelon Community Project 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.

Metafit Class

Held every Wednesday in Brown Street church hall at 8.15 p.m., there is a new metafit class in Tamfourhill Community Centre every Tuesday at 8 p.m. This is replacing Bantaskin Primary School class which is no longer on. For more information call 07739718361.

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.