Larbert & Stenhousemuir news from Thursday, July 23

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Car Boot

The Dobbie Hall car boot sale takes place every Wednesday from 8.30am till noon and pitches cost £6 for one and £9 for two. Tables are available for anyone wishing to make some money from unwanted items and all money raised benefits the Hall Trust. For hall and pitch bookings call (01324) 570450.

Al Anon

A meeting of the above takes place every Friday in Larbert Old Church Hall at 8pm. The meetings allow people to share experiences and gain advice on coping with family members suffering from alcoholism. The group also meets in Grahamston United Church, Falkirk, on Monday evenings at the same time. For a local contact number call 0141 339 8884.

North Broomage

Bingo continues on Monday, Thursday and Saturday evenings at 7pm. The club is available for hire to accommodate birthday parties, weddings etc. and further information is available by calling the club after 6pm on (01324) 552685.

East Playgroup

Larbert East Playgroup has vacancies for new members. The playgroup is for children of two years six months and upwards and runs on Tuesday to Friday at Larbert East Church from 9.20-11am. There is also a Monday Twos club from 9.30-11am and a Toddlers Group goes ahead on a Wednesday from 9.30-11am. Anyone interested in joining any of these groups will be welcomed at the church at the above times.

Badminton Club

The club meets in the games hall at Larbert High School every Monday between 8.15-9pm.

Toddler Group

Toddlers, Tots and Twos meets at Larbert Pentecostal Church in Broomage Avenue every Thursday. The facility is for 0-3 year olds and has a dedicated baby corner. It runs on Thursday mornings between 9.30-11am. The cost is £1 per child and includes snacks. A warm welcome awaits and for further information call Alison on 07983 534424.

Aerobics Class

Aerobics and conditioning classes go ahead very Tuesday and Thursday in Larbert West Church from 6.25-7.30pm. Those wishing to become toned fitter will be made welcome. Further information from Sheila on (01324) 634192, or 07859 933877.

Ochilview Bar

The old Warriors Club has resumed Friday night Bingo sessions and eyes-down is at 8pm prompt. Meanwhile, every Sunday at 3pm a domino competition goes ahead when the winner takes home a steak pie and runner-up a quarter bottle of spirits. Entry is £1 and monies raised go to charity. Tonight, Thursday, the quiz goes on as usual in the lounge 8pm. Entry is £1 and winning team takes all. The Play Your Cards Right game also features on the same evening.

Barbershop Singing

Sweet Harmony Barbershop Chorus meets for practice every Tuesday at 7.30pm in Larbert East Church Hall (Kirk Wynd) when new members will be made most welcome. If you’d like to give it a go, phone conductor, Ian, on (01324) 832188. Or, if you would like the Chorus to come and entertain your group or organisation, please contact secretary Bill, (01324) 333035. The Chorus can also be contacted via their e.mail address, info@sweet-harmony.org.uk and further information is contained within their website, www.sweet-harmony.org.uk

Buddhism Meeting

Practitioners of Nichiren Bhuddism meet once a month in the Rotary Hall, Larbert – next to the Dobbie – and anyone with an interest is welcome to attend. Further information is available on website www.sgi-uk.org

Larbert Bowling

The club would be happy to accommodate new members and information is available from members or at the clubrooms. Cash bingo goes ahead every Monday at 7.30pm in the club’s Pretoria Road premises.

Walking Football

Stenhousemuir F.C. Community Development Director, Jamie Kirk, would be delighted to hear from anyone over 50 wishing to enjoy a new initiative at the club. A new session of Walking Football has started and places are available at Ochilview on Wednesdays at 6.p.m. Given running with the ball is out of bounds it is ideal for those who feel they would benefit from a gentler form of the game as well as enjoying the social aspect. Why not pop in a give it a try or call the club on (01324) 562992.

Stenhousemuir Bowling

Currently celebrating its 150th season when all games will be played at home, the club would be delighted to welcome new members at the Church Street green. Forms are available at the bar and the entry fee has been reduced to half price at the present time.

Summer Fayre

For many years the 62nd Larbert Scout Group has been very grateful to everyone who has supported their annual jumble sale by donating items and attending the event. This year the group is replacing the jumble sale with a Summer Fayre and it goes ahead on Saturday, August 15, between 11am to 2pm in Larbert Old Parish Church Hall. There will be stalls and events for all the family, including bouncy castle, games, crafts, demonstrations, nearly new items, jewellery, home baking and refreshments. Full details will be given in early August and it is hoped that the community will go along in numbers to support and enjoy a great family day out.

Zumba Classes

Zumba with Carol continues at the Dobbie Hall on Tuesdays and Thursdays 7-8pm. Zumab Gold with Carol continues at the Dobbie Hall on Tuesdays and Thursdays 11-11.45am.

Community Church

Tryst Community Church will meet in the Tryst Community Centre, Park Drive, Stenhousemuir on Sunday at 10am for worship and Bible teaching. The Bible teaching will continue on the subject ‘A closer look at Christ’ with the theme, ‘The Knowledge of Christ’ and will be led by Brian Liddle. Tea/coffee after this Service. Prayer Time in the centre on Tuesday at 7.30pm. If you would like more information, please call 07768 048446.

Salvation Army

Cornerstone Full Gospel Church Sunday morning service from 10.30am to noon every Sunday, this week led by Pastor Alex Paton. Sunday Worship at the Salvation Army led by Major John McCaffrey follows from 2.30-3.30pm. Monday Home League is from 1.55-3pm, led by Major Alma Thomas from Bo’ness Salvation Army. Each Tuesday from 10-11am we is Memory Group, part of Headway Falkirk. If you or a loved one has or knows anyone who has acquired or traumatic brain injury and needs help, please contact Stuart on 07400 449433. Craft group is every Wednesday from 1.30-3.30pm except the last of the month when it is the committee meeting. Church Joint Prayer Meeting is every Wednesday from 7-8pm. There is no Coffee Morning on Fridays for the rest of the month.

Stenhouse & Carron

The service on Sunday is at 11.15am and will be led by Rev. Bill Thomson. All are welcome to join us in worship.

Larbert West

The service on Sunday at 10.30am will be conducted by Rev. Dr Campbell Campbell-Jack. Creche and Sunday Club facilities for all children. Refreshments and fellowship in the hall after the service. All welcome. On Wednesday the Prayer Group meet in the lesser hall at 1pm.

Larbert Old

You are warmly-invited to the Larbert Old Church Service at 11am on Sunday, July 26, which will be led by Mr Arthur Priestly and elders. Children’s activities will be provided. The service will be held in the hall. Services will resume in the church on 2nd August. ‘Mega Makers’ Holiday Club will be held from August 3-7 from 10am until noon daily. Registration details are on the church website, www.larbertoldchurch.org.uk. Further information, email minister@larbertoldchurch.org.uk.

Larbert East

During the morning service last Sunday, Seth Watson, son of Aimee and David Watson and Holly Georgia Hogarth daughter of Debbie and Craig Hogarth were welcomed into the family of the Church through the Sacrament of Baptism. On Sunday, the morning service at 10.30 am will be led by former student Anne White. The Summer Sunday Club for 3-12 year olds will meet in the Small Hall before the service. Crèche is held in the Session Room. Tea and coffee will be served in the hall after the service and the Traidcraft stall will also be there. All welcome.