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The next drop-in session at St. Ninians Library, Mayfield Centre will be on Tuesday, October 7. The drop-ins are open to anyone looking for some advice on family history research with volunteers from Central Scotland Family History Society available to offer help and are run in conjunction with Stirling Council Libraries and Archives. Booking is preferable - please phone the Library on 01786 472069 to book a time-slot. The next meeting of Central Scotland Family History Society will be held on Wednesday October 8 at 7.30 p.m. at the Smith Art Gallery and Museum, Stirling. There will be a talk on “Treasures of the Border Archive” by Juline Baird, Assistant Archivist, Scottish Borders Council. Tea and biscuits will be available after the talk providing an opportunity for people to meet others who share an enthusiasm for family history. Non-members are very welcome at the meetings although there is a small charge of £2.
Bo’ness and Carriden Brass Band’s 26th Annual Concert takes place on October 24 in Bo’ness Town Hall with doors opening 7 p.m. for an 8 p.m. start. The band, under the baton of Charlie Farren, has set an entertaining programme of modern and traditional music for an evening to remember. In support this year will be our Junior Band which will be a memorable occasion for these young talented musicians. The band thank all who have supported them in the last 12 months, main sponsor for the evening Alan Steel (Asset Management) Ltd and master of ceremonies on the night Frank McGarry. Tickets are available at the door, via any band member or calling the band secretary on 01506 510818.