Camelon news from Thursday, September 4

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Bethany Hall

Koffee Time meets today (Thursday) from 10 a.m. until noon. You will be made most welcome and are likely to discover that you know some of the regulars. ‘Thought for the Day’ this week will be given by Alex Mackay. The Breaking of Bread this Sunday at 10.30 a.m. will be followed by a cuppa and the Bible Teaching at 11.50 a.m. will be given by Jim Pender. A group from Bethany plan to visit Summerford House at 3 p.m. that afternoon for a short service. The new lunch club with Dave Bremner in Carmuirs Primary will meet on Tuesday, September 9 during the lunch break. That evening Roy Gray will introduce the Autumn Bible Studies in Bethany at 7.30 p.m. The studies will focus on Paul’s second letter to Timothy.

Metafit Class

This is on every Wednesday in Brown Street church hall at 8.15 p.m. For more information call 07739718361.

ILA Cafe

Thanks to everyone who came along to the August Independent Living Cafe in Forth Valley Sensory Centre, Camelon. Those present really enjoyed a most interesting talk and quiz from Geoff Bailey of Falkirk Museums. The ILA Cafe is open to anyone with an assessed need from social work and anyone with an interest in disability. The next ILA Cafe is today (Thursday) again in the Sensory Centre from 12.30-2 p.m. This month we are having a ‘Taste and Try’. Volunteers have promised to do some baking and provide recipes for those who want to have a go themselves. Come along and enjoy a light lunch, meet old friends and make new ones. Of course you will also be able to sample the goodies. Due to rising costs, we are having to charge £2 per lunch. For further information contact Elma on (01324) 625097. We are now able to help anyone who might have transport problems. Get in touch with Sandra on 07841725228.

Keep Fit

A combined aerobics and toning class is held 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 Education Centre.

Juniors Club

There are bingo sessions every Tuesday, Friday and Saturday from 7.30 p.m. At Tuesday’s session refreshments can be obtained for a small donation. Entertainment tomorrow (Friday) is vocalist Steve Durrand with the show starting at 9.15 p.m.

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 was won by Adam Forsyth, who takes the consolation prize of £50 with the ticket sold at Tesco Camelon. Next week’s jackpot will be £600.

Ochiltree Club

Entertainment on Saturday is by Martin Bannon.

Tamfourhill Centre

Activities in the community centre are: Mondays 7-8 p.m. – kickbox cardio fitness; Tuesdays 1-3 p.m. drop-in for refreshments and chat, 5.30-7 p.m. – creative industries workshop for nine to 16 years, to book call 07858266591, 8-9 p.m. – Metafit; Thursdays 10-11 a.m. – Kindermusik sing and play class for up to three years, 4-5 p.m. – Kindermusik move and groove class for four to six years, to book call 07738399728; Fridays 6-7 p.m. – Fitsteps.

Tai Chi

Relax, have fun and improve your health and wellbeing. Help reduce symptoms of stress, anxiety, high blood pressure, relieve the pain caused by arthritis, improve mental health, and lessen the likelihood of falls and more. 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. Why not give it a try and come along and see us. Classes held in the Dorrator Road church hall on Mondays from 6.30-7.30 p.m. Further info from Yvonne on 07824507785.

Bowling Club

It’s finals weekend at the club. On Friday we have the two bowl final. Saturday at 2 p.m. is the Championship, A.Hall memorial three sets, Sinclair Trophy (beginners) and others. Sunday at 2 p.m. is the Jim Kerr pairs final and some others. Please check club notice board for more details. The open pairs sponsored by New Forrest Chiropractic and Greenmaster on Saturday, September 13 only requires a few more entries to be full. Congratulations to Kelly Wilson on winning the Ladies Championship.

Community Centre

Classes include: Card Class – Wednesday 10 a.m.–noon starts back Wednesday, September 17, please telephone 501654 to be added to list; Parent and Toddler Group – Tuesday 9.45–11.45 a.m.; Parent Group with crèche – Wednesday 1-3 p.m.; 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.; 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 10-11 a.m.; Fitness Training – Monday – Friday 6-9 p.m.; Yoga – Wednesday 7-8 p.m. and Thursday 10-11 a.m.; Tai Chi – Thursday 6-7 p.m.; Line Dancing – Wednesday 6-9 p.m., Friday 1-3 p.m.; Knitting Class – Tuesday 1-3 p.m.; Art Classes – Monday 10 a.m.-noon, spaces available. For any information on classes or to book a place, please call (01324) 501654.

Community Cafe

This is in Camelon Community Project and is a non-profit making café open to the public Monday–Friday 10 a.m.–2 p.m.

Fruit Barra

Every Tuesday from 10 a.m. until noon in Camelon Community Project. 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.

With Thanks

Thank you to all who supported us in our latest fundraising event at Camelon Community Centre last Friday. We raised £1200 and all monies will be going to Camelon Youth Clubs.