Camelon news from Thursday, March 20

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Metafit Class

A class is on every Wednesday in Brown Street church hall at 8.15 p.m. All welcome. For more information call or text 07739718361.

Camera Club

Meets every Friday from 7-9 p.m. in the Scotia Room in Camelon Education Centre. All welcome.

Keep Fit

An aerobics and toning class takes place in the Mariner Sports Centre every Wednesday from 7.30 p.m. Telephone Sheila on (01324) 634192 or 07859933877 for further information.

Mariner Bar

Entertainment on Saturday is by Fraser’s Disco. There are domino and pool competitions every Sunday from 3.30 p.m. Entry fee is £1 per person.

Boot Sale

There is a car boot sale every Sunday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Falkirk Stadium. Pitches are £6. Proceeds benefit Falkirk Football Club. For further information call Jim Campbell on (01324) 873498.

Juniors Club

There are bingo sessions every Tuesday, Friday and Saturday from 7.30 p.m. At the Tuesday session refreshments are available for a small donation. Entertainment tomorrow (Friday) is by vocalist Joanne Bence.

Treasure Chest

The weekly draw was won by Mrs Baird who takes the £50 consolation prize with the ticket purchases at the social club. Next week’s jackpot is £800.

Prize Bingo

Carmuirs Primary School is holding a prize bingo in Camelon Juniors Social Club on Thursday, March 27. Doors open at 7 p.m. Entry is £1. Please bring your own cup.

Ochiltree Club

Entertainment on Saturday is provided by Freeway.

Family Ceilidh

Falkirk Gaelic Forum and Falkirk branch of An Comunn Gaidhealach are hosting a family-friendly informal ceilidh in Camelon Bowling Club on Friday, March 28 from 7.30 p.m. Come along to have a chat and find out about Gaelic in Falkirk. You can play an instrument, sing, recite a poem or tell a story. Furhter info at

Spirit Within

Would you like to develop your spiritual side and meet like-minded individuals? Then come along to the development group every Wednesday in the Ochiltree Club from 7.30-9.30 p.m. Subjects covered mediumship and psychic work, angel card readings, crystals, and tea leaf reading with guided meditations to relax and unwind. For more info contact Elaine on 07866539429. Also connect with us on Facebook, Twitter and Meetup websites.

Tai Chi

Relax, have fun and improve your health and wellbeing with Tai Chi Qigong. It is a gentle exerice system that improves flexibility, balance and feelings of wellbeing, based on the same principles as traditional Chinese medecine. All you need is comfortable clothing and flat shoes. Class takes place in the Dorrator Road church hall on Mondays from 6.30-7.30 p.m. For more information contact Yvonne on 07824507785.

Bowling Club

Huge congratulations to John Phillips who skipped the senior indoor fours to win the British Championship at Stanley. Thanks to Robert Stewart for clearing a drain which has plagued us for over two years. Not much time left to pay your fees with the deadline on March 31 and it is hoped to have the main ties drawn for our opening on Sunday, April 13. It’s prize bingo time in the club on Tuesday, April 8 at 7.30 p.m. It is £1 to enter and please bring your own cup. The prizes, as usual, are amazing. We have four new members joining at the moment and it is still not too late to apply.

Nearly New

Camelon Parish Church is holding a Nearly New Sale this Saturday in the Brown Street hall from 10 a.m. till 1 p.m. Items include good quality laides, gents and children’s clothing, as well as toys and household items. Come along and grab a bargain.

Bethany Hall

How quickly the first few months of 2014 have flown. Some Koffee Time regulars are already back from holidays or just about to set out. Come and join the chat today (Thursday) at 10 a.m. till noon as we consider high days and holidays. This Sunday we have Breaking of Bread at 10.30 a.m., refreshments at 11.30 a.m. and Bible Teaching at 11.50 a.m. with J.Gillespie. Sunday Club meets at that time for children of Primary School age. At 3.15 p.m. on Tuesday we have the Carmuirs After School Club. That evening we reach our penultimate study on the life of Moses – Study No.10. All welcome.

Community Project

Classes include: Parent and Toddler – Tuesday 9.45-11.45 a.m.; Parents Group with crèche – Wednesday 1-3 p.m.; Bounce and Sing – Thursday 10.30-11.30 a.m.; Baton Twirling – Wednesday 6-8 p.m.; Childrens’ fun dance classes five-10 years – Thursday 5-5.45 p.m., 11 years-plus Thursday 6-7 p.m.; Buggy Group – Monday 1.15 at reception; Zumba – Monday 7-7.45 p.m,, Tuesday 7.15-8 p.m., Thursday 7.15-8 p.m.; Body Sculpt – Monday 10.15-10.45 a.m., Tuesday 6-6.30 p.m.; Pilates – Monday 7.45-8.30 p.m., Tuesday 6.30-7.15 p.m., Wednesday 10-11 a.m.; Fitsteps – Monday 6.15-7 p.m., Wednesday 11-11.45am, Thursday 8-8.45pm; Yoga Wednesday 7-8pm Thursday 10-11 a.m.; Fitness Training – Monday-Friday 6-9 p.m.; Tai Chi – Thursday 6-7 p.m.; Carpet Bowls – Tuesday 1.30-4 p.m.; Sewing Craft class – Monday 10 a.m.-noon; Crochet – Thursday 10- a.m.-noon; Cameras in the Community – Friday 7-9 p.m.; Card Making – Wednesday 10 a.m.-noon; Scalemodel Group – Every second Thursday 7-9 p.m.; Art Classes – Monday 10 a.m.-noon, Tuesday 7-9 p.m., Friday 10 a.m.-noon; Knitting – Tuesday 1-3 p.m.; Line Dancing – Wednesday 6-9 p.m., Friday 1-3 p.m.; Guitar for Adults – Friday 6-7 p.m.; Creative Accessories (Felting) – Wednesday 7-9 p.m.

Youth Clubs

These take place in Camelon Community Project – Monday P1-P2 5.30-6.45 p.m.; Monday S1-S3 7-9 p.m.; Thursday P3-P5 7.15-8.45 p.m.; Friday P6-S1 6.30-8.30 p.m. Easter Playscheme begins on Monday-Thursday, April 7-10 from 10 a.m.-3.30 p.m. Registration for this event will be held on Monday, March 31 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. at Camelon Education Centre. To secure a place please come along, complete the registration form and pay your monies.

Parents Group

Do you want to have fun? Have time for you? Learn something new? Meet new people? Then why not join our free parents group with crèche available on Wednesdays 1-3 p.m. Please contact Gail on 501669 or Linda on 501696.

Fruit Barra

Come along every Tuesday from 10 a.m. to noon in Camelon Community Project 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.

Fun Day

An Easter Fun Day will take place in the Community Project on April 17 from 10 a.m. till 2 p.m. There will be a bouncy castle, face painting, egg and spoon race and taster sessions in Pilates, zumba, card making and crochet.

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 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.-1 p.m. We are looking for new volunteers for this collection, if you have time to spare on Thursday please contact the office on 01324 473695.

Buggy Group

We meet every Monday at 1.15 p.m at Camelon Education centre. Walks take about 45 minutes, we have lots of lovely walks, sometimes go to the wheel and have a cuppa or to Dollar park and down to the canal. Mums get a chance to talk to other mums so if your wee one can still sit in a buggy come along and join us its great fun and its free.

Adult Learing

The Adult ICT Forum in Camelon Local Learning Centre are offering the following courses: Laptops for Beginners; Laptops for Intermediates; Digital Photography; PC Maintenance; The courses run for a period of six weeks with a duration of 2.5 hours per week and cost £35 per course. If you are interested in any of these courses or would like more information on them, please contact the Adult ICT Forum on (01324) 501696 or through our website on

Adult Learning

The Adult ICT Forum in Camelon Local Learning Centre are offering the following courses: Laptops for Beginners; Laptops for Intermediates; Digital Photography; PC Maintenance; The courses run for a period of six weeks with a duration of 2.5 hours per week and cost £35 per course. If you are interested in any of these courses or would like more information on them, please contact the Adult ICT Forum on 01324 501696 or through our website on