Camelon news from Thursday, August 28

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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, positive thinking 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.

Metafit Class

A class is held every Wednesday in the Brown Street church hall from 8.15 p.m. For more information call 07739718361.

ILA Cafe

Thanks to everyone who came along to the August Independent Living Cafe in the Sensory Centre, Camelon and enjoyed a really 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 next Thursday, September 4 in the Forth Valley Sensory Centre from 12.30 to 2 p.m. This month we are having a ‘Taste and Try’. Volunteers have promised to bake interesting cakes etc and will 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. 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.

Bethany Hall

Koffee Time meets today (Thursday) from 10 a.m. till noon. Come and spend time with new friends and old. The Thought for the Day this week will be brought by the chaplain from Strathcarron. The expected speaker for our Bible Teaching Hour on Sunday, August 31 at 11.50 a.m. is Norman Milne, always worth hearing. A party from Bethany plan to visit Wallside Grange at 2 p.m. on Monday, September 1. The following evening at 7.30 p.m. is our prayer and Bible Teaching time and our expected speaker is Douglas Young who will bring us a report of his work with Open Air Mission. Advance notice is given of our Annual Conference on Saturday, September 13 from 4 to 7 p.m. Watch this space for further details.

Keep Fit

There is a combined aerobics and toning class every Wednesday in the Mariner Centre from 7.45 to 9 p.m. Call Sheila on (01324) 634192 or 07859933877.

Camera Club

Meets every Friday from 7 to 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 sessions refreshments can be obtained for a small donation. Entertainment tomorrow (Friday) is vocalist Elaine Wallace 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 £1.

Treasure Chest

The weekly draw in aid of Camelon Juniors was won by Mike Young who took the £50 consolation prize with the ticket sold at Tesco Camelon. Next week’s jackpot will be £550.

Cabaret Show

This takes place on Saturday in Camelon Juniors Social Club from 8 p.m. till midnight and stars Uncle Red Rockabilly Riot. Tickets, priced £4, are available now from the bar.

Tamfourhill Centre

Events in the community centre include: Mondays 7 to 8 p.m. – kickbox cardio finess class; Tuesdays 1 to 3 p.m. – coffee and chat, 5.30 to 7 p.m. – creative industries workshop for nine to 16 years, to book call 07858266591, 8 to 9 p.m. – metafit; Friday 6 to 7 p.m. – fitsteps.

Ochiltree Club

Entertainment on Saturday is from Leona Hens.

Bowling Club

Harry McFadden, Mitch Duncan and Ian Stewart share the £180 in the 21 club this week. George Ryan and Eddie Ritchie had the lowest scores. Our open pairs on Saturday, September 13 is sponsored by New Forrest Chiropractic and Greenmaster is filling up nicely. To enter please phone the club on (01324) 624224 or Secretary on (01324) 625203. The finals weekend is on September 5 to 7. After an amazing days bowling in our Junior/Adult tournament last Sunday the winners were Euan Anderson and Gavin Russell. Huge thanks to Kelly Wilson and her team of helpers in the kitchen and on the greens for a very successful day. Ron McArthur from Team Scotland (Bowls) also came along and many of the Juniors had there photo taken with his silver medal from The Commonwealth Games.

Credit Union

Savings are safe with Falkirk District Credit Union and low cost loans are available once regular savings established. Anyone who lives or works in the area within the boundary of Falkirk Council can join, junior savers welcome. For details on how to join please phone the main office in Grangemouth on (01324) 473695, visit our website www.falkirkcreditunion.co.uk or pop into your local branch at Camelon Community Project, Camelon Education Centre, Abercrombie Street, Camelon which is open every Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.