Camelon news from Thursday, June 19

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Parish Church

A special fundraising event is planned for one of our younger members, Dawn Hearsum, to help raise funds for her to travel to Jamaica to represent Scotland in taekwondo. This event will be a prize bingo to be held in Camelon Labour Club tonight (Thursday) from 7 p.m. with tickets £2. All donations would be gratefully received and your support appreciated. This Sunday will be a busy day with the Junior Church and YCP prizegiving during the service which begins at 11 a.m. The children will then be having a ‘Teddy Bears Picnic’ in the hall. Following the service there then be a ‘Bake sale’ and once again the proceeds from the sale will go towards the support of Dawn and the group going to Jamaica. The church walking group are all looking forward to the next outing which will be on Saturday to the area around Dunning in Perthshire. New members are always welcome. Please get in touch for more information. For more information please log on to our new-look website www.camelonparishchurch.org.uk.

Tai chi

Relax, have fun and improve your health and wellbeing. Qigong is a gentle exercise system that improves flexibility, balance and feelings of wellbeing, based on the same principles as traditional Chinese medicine. Meet new people in a friendly relaxed atmosphere. All you need is comfortable clothing and flat shoes. Class every Monday from 6.30-7.30 in Dorrator Road church hall. For information contact Yvonne on 07824507785.

Metafit class

This takes every Wednesday in Brown Street church hall at 8.15 p.m. All welcome. For more information call 07739718361.

Bowling club

Players for the John O’Connor Funeral Director open pairs on Sunday should report for 9 a.m. and on the green for 9.30 a.m. We have a fantastic entry. The 21 club is now approaching week four and players should check their numbers.

Spirit Within

Would you like to connect with 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, healing, past life regression, law of attraction etc with guided meditations to relax and unwind. For more info contact Elaine on 07866539429. Also connect with us on Facebook, Twitter and Meetup websites. The group is on holiday next Wednesday, June 25 but will be on following week.

Bethany Hall

Koffee Time meets from 10 a.m. till noon today (Thursday). As we approach the shortest night of the year we recognise that summer is upon us. We plan to celebrate this when we meet today and will begin our plans for a bus run to the capital of golf in mid-September. On Sunday we meet for the breaking of bread at 10.30 a.m. followed by light refreshments at 11.30 a.m. The speaker at the bible teaching hour at 11.50 a.m. is Walter Robertson from Paisley. On Tuesday, June 24 at 7.30 p.m. there is a prayer meeting. Are there matters you require prayer for, let us know.

Keep fit

A combined aerobics and toning class takes place every Wednesday in the Mariner Sports Centre from 7.45-9 p.m. Call Sheila on (01324) 634192 or 07859933877 for details.

Camera Club

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

Juniors Club

There are bingo sessions every Tuesday, Friday and Saturday from 7.30 p.m. At Tuesday’s session refreshments are available for a small donation. Entertainment tomorrow (Friday) is vocalist Suzanne Scott.

Mariner Bar

Entertainment on Saturday is by Fraser’s Disco.

Ochiltree Club

Entertainment on Saturday is provided by Freeway.

Treasure Chest

The weekly draw in aid of Camelon Juniors was won by Michelle Clark who takes the £50 consolation prize. This week’s jackpot is £650.

Summer fayre

Takes place in Wellside Grange Nursing Home, Tamfourhill this Sunday, June 22 from noon till 4 p.m. There will be lots of stalls and refreshments.

Braveheart Walks

The June monthly walk will take place at the wonderful Loch Katrine, on Tuesday, June 24, starting at 1.30 p.m. Transport is provided there and back, leaving from Camelon Education Centre at noon and returning for 5 p.m. The bus is now fully booked. If you would like your name on the reserve list, or for more information please call (01324) 673703 or 07795283508. We hope to see you all there to take in some beautiful scenery around the loch.