District News from Thursday, February 20

Send us your Camelon news and pictures by noon on Tuesday.

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 is held in the Mariner Sports Centre every Wednesday from 7.30 p.m. Have fun becoming toned. Telephone Sheila on (01324) 634192 or 07859933877 for further information.

Mariner Bar

Entertainment on Saturday is by Fraser’s Disco. There is a domino competition 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. till 1 p.m. at Falkirk Stadium. Pitches are £6. Proceeds to 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. There are refreshments at the Tuesday session for a small donation. Entertainment tomorrow (Friday) is provided by female vocalist Carol Paris and follows the bingo session.

Treasure Chest

The weekly Treasure Chest was won by Mrs Davies who won the consolation prize of £50. Ticket was purchased at Tesco Camelon. Next week’s jackpot will be £600.

Ochiltree Club

Entertainment on Saturday is vocalist Leona Corio.

Family Ceilidh

Falkirk Gaelic Forum and Falkirk branch of An Comunn Gaidhealach are holding a family-friendly informal ceilidh at Camelon Bowling Club on Friday, March 28 at 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. Further info at falkirkgaelic@yahoo.co.uk.

Spirit Within

Would you like to develop 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, angel card readings, crystals and tea leaf reading. There are meditations to relax and a cuppa to unwind and chat. We also have our Melrose Spiritual Residential from May 17-19 for more information contact Elaine on 07866539429. Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter and Meetup websites.

Tai Chi

Have fun and improve your health and wellbeing with Tai Chi Qigong Relax. Help reduce symptoms of stress, anxiety, high blood pressure, relieve the pain caused by arthritis, improve mental health, and lessen the likelihood of falls in older people and more. Qigong is a gentle exercise system that improves flexibility, balance and feelings of wellbeing, based on the same principles as traditional Chinese medicine. Meet new people in a friendly relaxed atmosphere. All you need is comfortable clothing and flat shoes. Classes held every Monday from 6.30-7.30 p.m. in Dorrator Road church hall. Contact Yvonne on 07824507785 for more details.

Parish Church

Sunday service will be led by the Rev. Stuart Sharp assisted by Rhona McDonald. Activities continue within the groups. Young Camelon Parish is organising a Quiz Night with Pie and Beans on March 2 at 7 p.m. in Brown Street Hall. Tickets are £3 for adults, £1.50 for five-16-year-olds. Prior notice is given of nearly new sale on March 22 alongside the rag bag collection. Visit www.camelonparishchurch.org.uk for more details.

Gaelic AGM

The annual general meeting of Falkirk Gaelic Forum will take place in Room 14, Camelon Education Centre at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 13.

Branch AGM

The annual general meeting of Falkirk district branch of An Comunn Gàidhealach will be held in Room 14, Camelon Education Centre at 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 13.

CARE Meeting

Camelon Area Regeneration next monthly meeting takes place at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 4 in Camelon Education Centre. It is open to all who live, work or have a general interest in the postive regeneration of Camelon. Meetings are usually attended by at least one community police officer and the local councillor. Submissions are also requested for the next issue of Camelon Chat due out in March. Send to camelonregeneration@yahoo.co.uk. CARE can also be found on facebook.

Bethany Hall

Koffee Time meets today (Thursday) from 10 a.m. - noon with a change of voice for the thought for the day. We meet on Sunday morning at 10.30 a.m. for the Breaking of Bread. Refreshments are served at 11.30 a,m, followed by bible teaching at 11.50 a.m. with Stephen Marshall. Sunday Club meets at its usual time. Some Bethany folk will be at Dorrator Court DV for a short afternoon service with the residents at 2.30 p.m. On Tuesday, February 25 the Carmuirs After School Club meets at 3.15 p.m. with Dave Bremer and that evening we will be studying Moses chapter seven after our time of prayer.

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-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.

Walking Group

The February monthly walk is around Grangemouth green space leaving from the Dalratho Road entrance to Zetland Park at 1.30 p.m. on Tuesday. There is no minibus but those walkers using public transport can take the number three service from Falkirk Asda stance two at 1.07 p.m. to Charing Cross. For more information please call (01324) 673703.