Camelon news from Thursday, April 23

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Tai Chi

This is a gentle Chinese excercise system that can help improve your health and wellbeing whatever your age or fitness levels without damaging joints. Classes take place in Camelon Parish Church Hall in Dorrator Road on Mondays from 6.30-7.20 p.m. Contact Yvonne 07824507785 or just come along and join in a friendly relaxed class.

Masonic Notice

This year’s appeal was once again a great success, donating 441 easter eggs and £240 cash to the following charities: Action for Children Projects, Tayavalla House in Camelon and £240 towards childrens’ summer barbecue, Loomwalk Project in Alloa, Tullibody Family Project, Fun Plus Youth Club in Camelon, Kinnaird Primary School Thistle Wing, Young Adults Training Centre in Bainsford, Langlees Art Club for handicapped children, Dawson centre youth club for handicapped children, Maddiston Project for children with special needs, and the Howgate charity collection. These donations gratefully received from the following Lodges – Lodge Camelon 1456, Lodge Callendar 588, Lodge Slamannan 484, Lodge Carron 139, Lodge St John 16, Sir William Wallace Lodge Free Colliers, along with Alec and Steven from A.J. Glass and Glazing.

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 Joanne Bence 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 at 2.30 p.m. Admission £1.

Cabaret Show

Featuring vocalist/comedienne Janey Kirk, this takes place in Camelon Juniors Social Club on Saturday, May 2 from 8.30 p.m. Tickets are available at the bar, priced £2.

Treasure Chest

The jackpot for the weekly draw in aid of Camelon Juniors FC was not won with J. Nish taking the £50 consolation prize. Next week’s jackpot is £1200.

Tamfourhill Centre

Events in the community centre include: Monday – Kay klass dance at 4 p.m. and 4.45 p.m.; Kickbox cardio fitness at 7 p.m. Tuesday – Drop in for coffee and a chat from 1-3 p.m.; Parent and toddler group from noon-2 p.m.; Creative industries workshop at 5.30 p.m. Wednesday – Junior youth club for P1-P3 at 5.45 p.m. and 7 p.m. for P4-P7. Thursday – Senior youth club for S1 onwards from 6.30 p.m. Saturday – Enjoy-a-Ball at 9.30 a.m. and 10.30 a.m. Sunday – Jujitsu at 3.30 p.m.

Ochiltree Club

Entertainment on Saturday is Kick Start.

Computer Classes

These are being offered free to any Tamfourhill resident over 55 years. It runs on Wednesday in the community centre. For more details contact Gayle on 07732055570 or Lynne on 07889621413.

Mariner Bar

Brunswick amateur football team are having their end of season dance in the bar on Friday, May 1 from 7 p.m.

Lodge Meeting

Tonight (Thursday) Lodge Camelon 1456 will be conferring the Mark degree on four candidates with a 7.30 p.m. tyle. Our last meeting was a third degree conferred by the Past Masters of Lodge 1456, which was done in a very capable and distinguished manner. On this occasion Lodge Callendar 588 claimed the Travelling Gavel which we took from Lodge Polmont 793.

Bethany Hall

We meet today (Thursday) at 10 a.m. till noon for Koffee Time. Come and share a cuppa and chat. We expect to have a musical thought for the day. News of the outing to Largs will be available shortly. Our services on Sunday follow their normal pattern that is Morning Meeting at 10.30 a.m., break for refreshments at 11.30 a.m. and Bible Teaching at 11.50 a.m. when the expected speaker is Alex Ferrie, no stranger to Bethany. Some of the Bethany folk plan to be at Dorrator Court at 2.30 p.m. that afternoon and on Tuesday next week we meet at 7.30 p.m. for the Prayer and Bible Teaching when the speaker will be Roy Marshall from Shieldhill who will conclude his short series of ministry that evening.