Laurieston news from Thursday, February 26

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Brantano Shoes will be selling some products during the coffee morning today. Anyone interested is very welcome.

Parish Church

The congregational annual general meeting will be held after the service on Sunday. On door duty on Sunday are Mrs A. Gardiner, Mr J. Christie, Mr J. McLellan, and Mr G. Ferguson. The flowers are being donated by Mrs E. Gillies. On tea duty are Mrs H. Pullar, Mrs M. Hoggan, Mrs M. Erskine and Ms M. Brown. An all-age singing group is being formed to sing at the coffee morning in the Salvation Army Hall, Maddiston on Saturday, March 7, 10 a.m. till noon, to raise money for schools, hospitals, water aid and other projects in Third World countries. Rehearsals next Tuesday from 6.15-6.45 p.m. ‘Acting Up’ Christian Puppet group are coming to Bonnybridge St Helen’s Church tomorrow (Friday) at 7.30 p.m. Tickets £5 (£2) in aid of Place of Restoration. The Guild meets on Tuesday at 7 p.m. for a quiz evening. All welcome. The World Day of Prayer service will be held in Blackbraes and Shieldhill Church on Friday, March 6, at 7 p.m. Two recent social events held in aid of the refurbishment fund realised over £400 from the Burns’ Night and over £300 from the Hillfoots Harmony evening. Both events were enjoyed by all and grateful thanks are extended to all who helped.

RSCDS Classes

Local RSCDS Beginners Class will meet in Laurieston Primary School from 6.45 to 7.45 p.m. on a Tuesday night (no partner required and accompanied children are welcome). The General Class follows from 7.45 to 9.15 p.m. For further details ring Alison on (01324) 631363. More information about us can be found on the website

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. Telephone 07773 991 931.

Afternoon Tea

See Reddingmuirhead.

Medium’s Visit

Laurieston Spiritualist Church will have Gary Gray from Glasgow 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.