Camelon news from Thursday, November 20

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Stroke Group

If you have survived a stroke and would like to meet up with other stroke survivors, please come along to the Cafe in the Sensory Centre, Camelon for a cuppa and a blether on Monday, November 24 at 11 a.m. We welcome anyone who has or hasn’t a sensory impairment, as well as stroke. We are hoping a few people can make it along to have a blether and see if they want to meet up again or plan future activities or meetings. If you can’t make it but are interested please contact sandra.snaddon@falkirk.gov.uk or 07841725228.

Bethany Hall

We meet today (Thursday) from 10 a.m. to noon for Koffee Time. People matter. People matter to God We matter to one another. This Sunday at 11.50 a.m. the visiting Bible Teacher will be Dave Bremner. He will also be with us to lead the Carmuirs Lunch Club on Tuesday and help us continue on our travels with Mary Jones. That evening at 7.30 p.m. Roy Gray will bring us up to date with The Barnabas Trust and their work on behalf of the suffering church.

Keep Fit

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

Camera Club

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

Juniors Club

There are bingo sessions every Tuesday, Friday and Saturday from 7.30 p.m. Refreshments available on Tuesday for a small donation. Entertainment tomorrow (Friday) is vocalist Susan Weir with the show starting at 9.15 p.m. On Christmas Eve entertainment is being provided by vocalist Joanne Bence with a disco before and after. The show is from 7-11 p.m. On Hogmanay entertainment is being provided by vocalist Degsy. Bingo prior to the show which runs from 9 p.m. till late. Tickets, costing £5, available now from the bar.

Mariner Bar

Entertainment on Saturday is by Fraser’s Disco. There are pool and domino tournaments every Sunday from 3.30 p.m. Admission is £1.

Treasure Chest

The weekly draw in aid of Camelon Juniors FC is Natalie Gorman, who took the consolation prize of £50 with the ticket sold at Tesco. Next week’s jackpot is £1050.

Ochiltree Club

Entertainment on Saturday is by Stevie’s Disco.

Yorkhill Fundraiser

There is a fundraising event for Yorkhill Children’s Hospital in the Ochiltree Club on Sunday, December 7. There is a children’s Christmas party from 3 to 6 p.m. Admission is £5, payable at the door, but please bring a small gift for your child to recieve from Santa. For more details call Isabel on (01324) 634689. On the same day there will be a Christmas Fair from 1 to 4 p.m. with lots of stalls.

Christmas Fayre

Carmuirs Primary School is hosting this event on Saturday, November 29 from 10 a.m. till 2 p.m. Lots of stalls, including cake and candy, tombola and plenty more, including a visit from Santa Claus. Entry £1.

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. Meet new people in a friendly relaxed atmosphere. All you need is comfortable clothing and flat shoes. Classes held in the Dorrator Road church hall on Mondays from 6.30 to 7.30 p.m. Contact Yvonne on 07824 507785 for more details.

Winter Fayre

Forth Valley Sensory Centre is holding its annual Winter Fayre on Saturday, November 29 from 10.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. There will be lots of exciting stalls on the day from homemade crafts and baking, to beautiful handbags, accessories, jewellery and skincare. As well as the usual tombola and raffle stalls. Children visiting Santa in his sensory grotto will receive a small gift and some reindeer dust and can also pop in to get their face painted. There will also be a performance by the Sensory Centre choir. Tickets are available in advance from Forth Valley Sensory Centre or at the door on the day, costing £1.50 for adults and 50p for children, including tea, coffee or juice. For more information please contact (01324) 590888.

Community Centre

Classes include: Card making – Wednesday 10 a.m.–noon; Parent and Toddler Group – Tuesday 9.45-11.45 a.m.; Carpet Bowls – Tuesday 1-4 p.m.; Parent Group with crèche – Wednesday 1-3 p.m.; Crochet – Thursday 10 a.m.- noon; Bounce and Sing – Thursday 10.30-11.30 a.m.; Zumba – Monday 7-7.45 p.m., Tuesday 7.30-8.15 p.m. and Thursday 7.15-8 p.m.; Body Sculpt – Monday 10.15-10.45 a.m.; Fitsteps – Monday 6.15-7 p.m., Tuesday 6-6.45 p.m., Wednesday 11-11.45 a.m. Thursday 8-8.45 p.m.; Pilates – Monday 7.45-8.30 p.m., Tuesday 6.45-7.30 p.m., Wednesday 10-11a.m.; Fitness Training – Monday–Friday 6-9 p.m.; Yoga – Wednesday 7-8 p.m.; Tai Chi – Thursday 6-7 p.m.; Line Dancing – Wednesday 6-9 p.m. and Friday 1-3 p.m.; Knitting Class – Tuesday 1-3 p.m.; Art Classes – Monday 10 a.m.-noon, Tuesday 7-9 p.m. and Friday 10 a.m.-noon, spaces available. For any information on the classes or to book a place, please call (01324) 501654.

Community Cafe

Based in Camelon Community Centre, this is a non-profit making café and is open to the public Monday–Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Saturday 9 to 1 p.m. For any information on the classes or to book a place, please call (01324) 501654.

Fruit Barra

This runs every Tuesday from 10 a.m.–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 healthy eating, free recipe cards and tasting sessions.

Youth Clubs

These take place on: Monday for P1-P2 from 5.30-6.45 and S1-S4 from 7-9 p.m.; Tuesday for S5 and over from 6.30-8.30 p.m.; Thursday for P3-P5 from 6.30-8 p.m.; and Friday for P6-S1 from 6.30-8.30 p.m.

Christmas Fayre

Takes place in Camelon Community Centre on Monday, December 8 from 1 to 3 p.m. Not charge for tables but these must be booked by calling (01324) 501654 to reserve your space.

Centre AGM

Camelon Community Centre AGM takes place today (Thursday) at 10 a.m. All welcome.

Bowling Club

The 21 club was won this week by E.Queen and P.Jenkins. Lowest scores were shared by J.Russell, M.McKerracher, D.Easton, J.Rowan and J.Graham. The childrens’ Christmas party is on Sunday, December 14 and tickets cost £1 from Kathryn at the bar. Santa Claus will also be in attendance.