Camelon news from Thursday, January 15

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Parish Church

Come along and join us for our Sunday service at 11 a.m. and join us for a cuppa in the hall after the service. YCP will meet on Sunday at 6.30 p.m, for children aged 10 and over. New visitors are always welcome to pop along and join in. Visit our charity shop and have a look at what we have on offer. All donations would be gratefully accepted. Many members of our congregation are delighted that Rhona McDonald will be ordained as the Minister for Tron St Mary’s Parish Church, Glasgow on Thursday, January 22 at 7p.m. Rhona has been a student with us for her last year and will be missed by us all. A bus full of supporters will be travelling through to share this special service with her, we wish her all the very best in her new post.

Keep Fit

A combined aerobics and toning class takes place every Wednesday in the Mariner Centre at 7.45 to 9 p.m. For further informaton, call Sheila on (01324) 634192 or 07859933877.

Camera Club

Meets every Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Scotia Room, Camelon Education Centre. All welcome.

Juniors Club

There are bingo sessions every Tuesday, Friday and Saturday from around 7.30 p.m. At Tuesday’s session, refreshments are available for a small donation. Entertainment tomorrow (Friday) is provided by vocalist Carol Paris with the show starting at 9.15 p.m.

Mariner Bar

Entertainment on Saturday is provided by Fraser’s disco. There are pool and domino tournaments every Sunday from 2 p.m. Admission is £1.

Treasure Chest

The weekly draw in aid of Camelon Junior was won by P.Crosbie who received £1250. Next week’s jackpot will be £500.

Prize Bingo

In aid of Mariner’s Day this takes place in Ochiltree Social Club on January 30 from 7.30 p.m. Admission £1.

Fundraising Caberet

Over 10 acts will take place in this at Camelon Juniors Club this Sunday from 2 to 6 p.m., Money raised will replace machiner damaged in the recent fire at the football park. Tickets are £5 from the bar.

Community Centre

Tamfourhill Tenants and Residents Association is holding a ladies night this Saturday in the community centre from 7 p.m. till midnight. There is a disco and buffet. The event is free for women living in Tamfourhill and £4 for those who don’t.

Bowling Club

The 21 club was won on Sunday and, what a result. Winners were Liz Rowan, Jim Rowan and Peter Jenkins. Jim and Liz had not won a penny since the 21 club started seven years ago. Lowest score was Margaret Burt, another first time winner. The club agm is on Sunday, January 25 at 2 p.m. and a large turn out is essential. The Ladies AGM is on Wednesday, January 28 at 2 p.m.

Bethany Hall

If you can find your snow shoes come and join us for Koffee Time today (Thursday) from 10 to 11 a.m. (note change of time). Thought for the Day will be brought to us by Dave from Grangemouth. Our speaker at 11.50 a.m. on Sunday is Paul Ford no stranger to Bethany. On Monday at 2 p.m. we meet for Koffee Time Extra and you are welcome to join us then for a chat and a cuppa. On Tuesday we continue with the Lunch Club at Carmuirs Primary and Dave will also be with us then. That evening we meet in Bethany at 7.30 p.m. for prayer and the first of a new series of Bible Studies where the studies are planned to introduce us to true wisdom. You are free to join us on that occasion.

Community Centre

Classes include: Dance exercise/dance sculpt – Wednesday 9.30 to 10 a.m. and Thursday 8 to 8.45 p.m.; Card class – Wednesday 10 a.m. to noon; Parent and Toddler - 9.45 to 11.45 a.m.; Carpet bowls – Tuesday 1 to 4 p.m.; Parent group with creche – Wednesday 1 to 3 p.m.; Crochet - Thursday 10 a.m. to noon; Bounce and sing – Thursday 10.30 to 11.30 a.m.; Zumba – Monday 7 to 7.45 p.m., Tuesday 7.30 to 8.15 p.m. and Thursday 7.15 to 8 p.m.; Body sculpt – Monday 10.15 to 10.45 a.m.; Fitsteps – Monday 6.15 to 7 p.m.; Pilates – Monday 7.45 to 8.30 p.m., tuesday 6.45 to 7.30 p.m., Wednesday 10 to 11 a.m.; Fitness training – Monday-Friday 6 to 9 p.m.; Yoga – Wednesday 7 to 8 p.m.; Tai chi – Thursday 6 to 7 p.m.; Line dancing – Wednesday 6 to 9 p.m., Friday 1 to 3 p.m.; Knitting class – Tuesday 1 to 3 p.m.; Art Classes – Monday 10 a.m. to noon; Tuesday 7 to 9 p.m. and Friday 10 a.m. to noon, spaces available. For any information on the classes or to book a place, please call (01324) 501654.

Community Cafe

Camelon community centre is a non-profit making cafe and is open to the public Monday-Friday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Fruit Barra

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

Youth Clubs

These start back from Monday, January 19: Monday – P1-P2 5.30 to 6.45 p.m., S1-S4 7 to 9 p.m.; Tuesday – S5 and over 6.30 to 8.30 p.m.; thursday P3-P5 6.30 to 8.30 p.m.; and Friday P6-S1 6.30 to 8.30 p.m.

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. If you are interested in volunteering at all please call or ask at collection. Annual general meeting is on Thursday, January 29 at 6.45 p.m. within Youth & Community Wing, Abbots Road, Grangemouth.