Camelon news from Thursday, March 19

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Bethany Hall

We meet for the second Koffee Time of the week today (Thursday) from 10 a.m.-noon. Come when you can. Plenty of goodies to share.This week we turn the clock back to music by the JoyStrings - a Salvation Army band who took songs of faith on to the Hit Parade. Some of their best music has just been re-released. On Sunday we meet for our breaking of bread service at 10.30 a.m. After a break for tea/coffee around 11.30 we have our Bible Teaching at 11.50 a.m. The expected speaker this week is Alastair Young from Ayrshire. On Tuesday the lunch club meets in Carmuirs Primary. That evening we arrive at our final study for the present in the Book of Proverbs. The leader at 7.30 p.m. that night will be Neil MacDonald. Plans are in place for a Holiday Club in Bethany from April 13-17 (the second week of the Easter holidays) for pupils of primary school age. More details to follow.

Tai Chi

Relax, have fun and improve your health & 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 6.30-7.30 p.m. Contact Yvonne on 07824507785.

Keep Fit

A combined aerobics and toning class takes place every Wednesday in the Mariner Sports Centre at 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. All welcome.

Juniors Club

Bingo sessions every Tuesday, Friday and Saturday from 7.30 p.m. Refreshments available for a small donation at the Tuesday session. Entertainment tomorrow (Friday) is male vocalist Degsy with the show starting at 9.15 p.m.

Mariner Bar

Entertainment on Saturday is a karaoke and Fraser’s Disco which starts at 8 p.m. There are pool and domino tournaments every Sunday from 2.30 p.m. Admission £1.

Treasure Chest

The weekly draw in aid of Camelon Juniors FC was not won with Marion Stewart taking the £50 consolation prize. Next week’s jackpot will be £950.

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 – Parent and toddler group from noon-2 p.m., Pop in session – 1-3 p.m., Creastive industries workshop – 5.30 p.m.; Wednesday – Junior youth club for P1-P3 from 5.45 p.m. and P4-P7 from 7 p.m.; 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 by Twilight.

Prize Bingo

Organised by Carmuirs Primary School, this takes place tonight (Thursday) in Camelon Junior Social Club at 7.30 p.m. Admission is £1.

Residents Meeting

The agm of the Tamfourhill tenants and residents takes place in the community centre on March 30 at 6 p.m. Come along if you want to find out more about how to join and take part.

Parish Church

Tomorrow evening (Friday) there will be a fashion show showcasing some of the stock from our charity shop in the Brown Street hall. Tickets cost £3 and include a glass of wine and nibbles and are available from the charity shop, Main Street, Camelon. Girls Brigade (Age five years and upwards) continue to meet on Monday at 6.30 pm in the Brown Street Hall. Fun plus meet on Wednesdays at the Dorrator Road Hall, Boys Brigade meet at Brown street Hall each Thursday. Sunday worship at the Parish Church begins at 11 a.m. where everyone will be made most welcome. Tea and coffee follows the service.

Easter Run

To help raise funds for Rachel House (CHAS), the Carronvalley Motorcyle Club has its ninth annual Easter Egg Run on Sunday, April 5, starting at the Falkirk Wheel at 10 a.m. Any readers who ride scooters, tricycles, or motorcycles or who just like the spectacle of a couple of hundred motorcycles in convoy are very welcome to join in. This is done with the co-operation of Police Scotalnd, local and road authorities. The route takes in the Clackmannanshire Bridge to Kinross with a representative group going into Kinross itself. A sample few will go to Rachel House to allow the children to sit on the bikes and perhaps rev them up. Further information can be had from the CHAS website or from Carron Valley Motorcycle Club on Facebook, or tel. Wullie on 07752844698, or Tam on 07949060336,

NHS Retirement

The next meeting of NHS Retirement Fellowship will be held in Camelon Parish Church hall on Thursday, March 26 at 2 p.m.