Laurieston news from Thursday, August 28

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The coffee mornings have now resumed and everyone is welcome from 10-11 a.m. every Thursday in the hall.

Parish Church

Sunday morning service begins at 10 a.m. with Sunday School staff and children continuing in the hall. All are welcome. At last Sunday’s service, Miss Margaret Ross led the congregation in a Songs of Praise and laughter theme. Thank you Margaret. We laughed a lot. On door duty this Sunday are Mrs A. Gardner, Messrs. J. Christi, J. McLellan and G. Ferguson. On tea duty are Mrs H. Pullar, Mrs M. Hoggan, Mrs M. Erskine and Miss M. Brown. A reminder of the Steve Grossart and friends musical evening on September 27 in Polmont Greenpark Centre. Tickets £12 including supper are available from Peter.

Medium’s Visit

Laurieston Spiritualist Church will have Jean MacDonald from Grangemouth as guest medium for its service in the Old Folks Welfare Hall in Mary Street on Monday. Doors open 6.45 p.m., service starts 7.30 p.m. Everyone welcome.

Cash Bingo

An evening session is on every Sunday in Laurieston Community Hall (in the park). Doors open 6 p.m., eyes down 6.45 p.m. Two snowballs to play for. Refreshments available. Tel: 07773 991 931.

Country Dancing

The autumn warm-up classes for the Falkirk Branch RSCDS, Scottish Country Dancing, continue on Tuesday in Laurieston Primary School from 7.30-9 p.m. Cost is £2. For details of regular classes in the Falkirk district starting in late September, for beginners and experienced dancers please contact Alison on (01324) 631363 or visit web.rscds-falkirk.

Flute Band

Laurieston Loyalists Flute Band is holding a blue night in Laurieston Community Hall on Saturday, September 6 from 7.30 p.m. till late. Tickets £5. The band is also looking to take on new members, male or female, all ages. The band meets every Monday and Wednesday from 7.30-9.30 p.m. in Laurieston Community Hall.