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Peters­burn

Four Isles events A box­ing club for peo­ple aged eight and over runs ev­ery Mon­day, Wed­nes­day and Fri­day in the Four Isles Com­mu­nity Cen­tre from 6pm to 8pm. The venue also hosts an over-50s group on Mon­days from noon to 2pm, a tod­dlers’ group for kids from birth to three years on Tues­days and Thurs­days from 10am un­til noon and prize bingo on Tues­day nights from 7pm to 9pm. A monthly meet­ing by group Touched by Sui­cide now takes place in the cen­tre, with the next ses­sion be­ing held on Wed­nes­day, Novem­ber 15, at 7pm; for more de­tails, call Linda on 01294 274273. Dog obedience classes are held ev­ery Thurs­day in the Four Isles com­mu­nity cen­tre, with a be­gin­ners’ ses­sion from 7pm to 8pm and an ad­vanced class be­tween 8pm and 9pm; for more in­for­ma­tion, call Billy on 07516 894594.

Green­gairs

So­cial club Ac­tiv­i­ties this week in­clude bingo on Sun­day night, with tick­ets on sale from 8pm and eyes down at 8.30pm. The Lucky Joker is drawn at 8.25pm on Sun­days, with tick­ets – priced £1 – on sale from com­mit­tee mem­bers and bar staff through­out the week. For fur­ther in­for­ma­tion on all of the above, see the club no­tice board.

Bon­fire night was a huge suc­cess on Mon­day. The com­mit­tee wish to thank ev­ery­one who helped con­trib­ute to the event, with a spe­cial thanks to the own­ers of the Rail­way Garage in Chapel­hall for their gift and fire­works and Coun­cil­lor Sophia Coyle for light­ing the fire.

Back Brae Gospel Hall The Sun­day school runs from 2.30pm to 3.15pm, with the break­ing of the bread also tak­ing place on Sun­day, at 11am. The evening gospel meet­ing is held at 6.30pm ev­ery Sun­day, ex­cept the last Sun­day of the month when the ser­vice runs from 3.30pm to 4.30pm. A prayer and Bi­ble read­ing is held ev­ery Wed­nes­day from 7.30pm to 9pm.

Min­ers’ memo­rial The Stan­rigg Min­ers’ Memo­rial is open to all who wish to visit. July 9 next year will mark 100 years since 19 min­ers lost their lives in the dis­as­ter and any­one who would like to com­mem­o­rate the an­niver­sary can call 01236 830637. Trans­port to the memo­rial can also be ar­ranged by call­ing the same num­ber above. Drop-in cafes will be held in Green­gairs Par­ish Church hall on the first and third Tues­days of each month from 1pm to 3.30pm. They are open to all who want to visit and en­joy a cup of tea or cof­fee with some home bak­ing. Chil­dren’s Christ­mas events The chil­dren’s com­mit­tee’s pan­tomime this year will be Aladdin. It will take place in the so­cial club on Satur­day, De­cem­ber 16, with doors open­ing at 5.30pm for a 6pm start, and is for kids aged be­tween six and 16. A party for young­sters aged un­der six will be held at the same venue on Mon­day, De­cem­ber 18. Doors open at 7pm and the event will run un­til 9.30pm. An­nual vis­i­tors will be in at­ten­dance, along with Santa Claus. Ap­pli­ca­tion forms are now avail­able from the com­mit­tee or bar staff and must be re­turned by Sun­day, De­cem­ber 3. Check the club’s no­tice board for fur­ther in­for­ma­tion. Coun­cil­lor’s surg­eries Coun­cil­lor Sophia Coyle will hold surg­eries on the sec­ond and fourth Wed­nes­days of each month in the vil­lage’s com­mu­nity hall from 6pm to 6.30pm. Bail­lies Lane march­ing band Prac­tice takes place on Tues­days in the so­cial club from 7pm to 9pm. New flute and drum learn­ers are wel­come to at­tend; call John on 07525 064303

for fur­ther de­tails.

De Capo mu­sic group Any­one who would like to play the or­ches­tral flute and drums are wel­come to at­tend the group. Ses­sions run on Mon­days from 6pm to 9pm in the or­ange hall on Bail­lies Lane; con­tact John on 07525 064303 for more de­tails.

Calder­cruix

Af­ter 9’Ers ac­tiv­ity group Meet­ings take place on Fri­days from 1pm to 3pm in the com­mu­nity cen­tre. The group is run by mem­bers of the com­mu­nity, for the com­mu­nity and ac­tiv­i­ties in­clude arts and crafts, fit­ness and cook­ing. The weekly cost is £1.50, which in­cludes tea and snacks.

Church ser­vice Calder­cruix and Lon­griggend Par­ish Church will meet on Sun­day at 10.50am. This change of time will al­low parish­ioners to pay their re­spects to the fallen with the rest of the na­tion at 11am. The Girls’ and Boys’ brigades should meet in the hall at 10.40am.

Calder­bank

Christ­mas fayre Calder­bank Par­ish Church is hold­ing its an­nual Christ­mas fayre on Satur­day, Novem­ber 18, at 2pm. A warm wel­come is ex­tended to ev­ery­one to come along and visit the many stalls, pick up a bar­gain, en­joy home-bak­ing, tea and cof­fee and a chat. Vis­i­tors can snap up Christ­mas gifts, jew­ellery, fur­nish­ings, toys, bric-a-brac, lucky dips and more.

Bowl­ing club The sea­son has now closed, how­ever, the club house is still avail­able for all types of func­tions. New and lapsed bowlers are very wel­come to join for next sea­son, at the spe­cial in­tro­duc­tory price of £50. For fur­ther de­tails, con­tact sec­re­tary Mar­garet on 07714 688650 or email calder­bankbowls@ya­hoo.com.

Craft group meets at Town­head Par­ish Church on Mon­days from 9.30am to 12pm. All are wel­come along.

Chapel­hall Ten­ants’ and res­i­dents’ as­so­ci­a­tion The next meet­ing takes place tonight at 7pm in the senior cit­i­zens’ cen­tre. Fu­ture gath­er­ings will be held on the sec­ond Wed­nes­day of each month, at the same time and place.

Shaw­head

Ten­ants’ and res­i­dents’ as­so­ci­a­tion The next meet­ing takes place on Wed­nes­day, Novem­ber 29, in the com­mu­nity cen­tre at 7pm. All res­i­dents are wel­come along.

Whin­hall

Par­ents’ and tod­dlers’ group runs at Beech­bank Com­mu­nity Cen­tre ev­ery Tues­day from 9.30am to 11am; new mem­bers wel­come.

Clark­ston

Prize bingo night will take place in Spring­field Com­mu­nity Cen­tre to­mor­row, with ad­mis­sion cost­ing £1; doors open at 6.45pm for eyes down at 7.30pm.

Tea dance The Spring­field over-60s tea dance will be held in Spring­field Com­mu­nity Cen­tre this Satur­day from 7.15pm to 10.30pm; ad­mis­sion is £3.

Town­head

Mu­sic club Peo­ple can learn to play a mu­si­cal in­stru­ment, in­clud­ing a gui­tar and fid­dle, in St Bartholomew’s Church hall on Fri­days from 8pm to 9.30pm. Lessons are fol­lowed by a folk mu­sic ses­sion un­til mid­night, with a bar also avail­able.

Craigneuk Craigneuk and Old Peters­burn ten­ants’ and res­i­dents’ as­so­ci­a­tion meet on the sec­ond Mon­day of each month at New Broom­field. The group’s next meet­ing takes place on Novem­ber 13 at 7pm. Craigneuk & Peters­burn Ac­tion For

Kids run fun sports and play ac­tiv­i­ties each Mon­day at Dun­robin Pri­mary School from 6pm to 8pm for chil­dren aged three-to-12 years. The cost is £1.50 (in­clud­ing a tuck shop) and fur­ther in­for­ma­tion is avail­able by call­ing Deb­bie on 07863 716959.

Sals­burgh

Cof­fee morn­ings take place in the church hall on Tues­days from 10am un­til noon. All are wel­come along.

Vil­lage ser­vice A ser­vice of re­mem­brance will be held at the ceno­taph on Sun­day at 10.45am. All are wel­come to at­tend.

Glen­mavis

Bingo night LLOL 261 are hold­ing a prize bingo event on Fri­day in the so­cial club. Eyes down is at 8pm and en­try costs £1; tea in­cluded and all dona­tions wel­come.

Cof­fee con­nec­tions lo­cal cafe is open on a Sun­day from 8am to 1pm. The girls will be de­lighted to wel­come new and old cus­tomers when they go along to be served.

Plains

Kids’ bi­ble club will run in Elim Gospel Hall ev­ery Thurs­day from 6.30pm to 7.15pm. The club is free of charge and for more de­tails, call 07721 052007. Com­mu­nity coun­cil will hold their next meet­ing on Tues­day, Novem­ber 14, at 7pm in the com­mu­nity cen­tre. All wel­come.

Moth­ers and tod­dlers group runs in Elim Gospel Hall ev­ery Wed­nes­day from 10am to 11.30am. Con­tact Anna for more de­tails on 07810 772114.

Scouts meet­ings 1st Clyde Scouts’ weekly meet­ings take place on Wed­nes­days at the St David’s and Plains pri­mary schools’ cam­pus. Beavers for six to eight-year-olds meet from 6.15pm to 7.15pm and Cubs for ages eight to 10 from 7.30pm to 8.30pm. The cost for both meet­ings is £2.50 and young­sters are asked to take soft shoes and a drink. Beavers’ Space Badge, fish­ing and swim­ming are among the group’s ac­tiv­i­ties. Call 01236 609515 for more de­tails.

Cairn­hill

Com­mu­nity coun­cil The group’s next meet­ing will take place on Tues­day, Novem­ber 28, in the All Saints and Rochsol­loch pri­maries’ joint cam­pus on Bells­dyke Road at 7pm. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 07880 628108.

Lan­gloan

Bank So­cial Club weekly en­ter­tain­ment in­cludes danc­ing to live mu­sic on Mon­days and Thurs­days, a bingo night on Tues­days with a £500 prize and a cabaret with top acts, backed by Kenny Camp­bell, on Satur­days. Wed­nes­days sees line danc­ing held and on Sun­days there is danc­ing to The Rea­sons. Book­ings are now be­ing taken for the Christ­mas party on De­cem­ber 15. Pipedream will be play­ing live af­ter a four-course meal, which costs £29.50 and will be served at 7.30pm. Call 01236 607051 for more.

Air­drie

Air­drie Spir­i­tu­al­ist Church meet on Tues­days in Whin­hall’s Beech­bank com­mu­nity cen­tre from 7.30pm. To find out more in­for­ma­tion, call or­gan­iser Nan on 01236 767007.

Char­ity evening New Mon­k­land Guild are hold­ing a char­ity evening on Tues­day, Novem­ber 21, at 7.15pm in New Mon­k­land Church hall. En­ter­tain­ment will be pro­vided by the New Well­wynd Choir and tea, cof­fee and cakes avail­able. En­try costs £3 and tick­ets can be bought at the door, or from guild mem­bers.

Carol ser­vice The an­nual Ec­u­meni­cal carol ser­vice will be held in St Mar­garet’s Church on Sun­day, De­cem­ber 17, at 7.30pm. Any­one who would like to sing in the choir at the ser­vice is in­vited to re­hearsals, which start to­mor­row night in New Well­wynd Church from 7.30pm to 8.30pm.

Cre­ative writ­ing group meets on the first and third Thurs­day of each month at Chapel­side cen­tre on Black Street, from 12pm to 2pm. The group is look­ing for new mem­bers and welcomes all those in­ter­ested in writ­ing in a di­verse range of gen­res, in­clud­ing po­etry, short sto­ries and lo­cal his­tory.

Re­cov­ery cafe Love N’ Light Re­cov­ery Org’s re­cov­ery cafe takes place at Pil­grim Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, Vic­to­ria Place, ev­ery Satur­day from noon to 4pm. Mo­ti­va­tional speak­ers, a con­ver­sa­tional cafe, fun hub, 12 steps par­tic­i­pa­tion and arts and crafts for kids are among the at­trac­tions and fa­cil­i­ties avail­able. The or­gan­i­sa­tion has been in­cluded in this year’s Aviva com­mu­nity fund project and are ask­ing for sup­port from lo­cal res­i­dents; visit www.avi­va­com­mu­ni­ty­fund. co.uk/vot­ing/project/view/17-4175 to find out more. Con­tact Bill on 07473 102974 or Jane on 07875 634701 for fur­ther de­tails on the group.

@home Youth Cen­tre has a pur­pose-built record­ing stu­dio which is avail­able ev­ery Fri­day from 5pm to 10pm with staff on-hand to help record and mix tracks. This fa­cil­ity is avail­able free of charge to singers and bands aged un­der 25. It is run by Air­drie’s com­mu­nity learn­ing and de­vel­op­ment youth work team; to book record­ing time, email fa­ganja@north­lan.gov.uk or call 01236 632380.

Coat­bridge

Au­tumn fair Old Mon­k­land Par­ish Church are hold­ing an au­tumn fair on Satur­day at 1pm. There will be the usual stalls, in­clud­ing Christ­mas and bot­tle stalls, and a tea room. Ad­mis­sion is free.

CAP job club meets on Mon­days from noon un­til 2pm at Hope Church on Bank Street. Those who are look­ing for work are in­vited to at­tend for friendly, prac­ti­cal sup­port in find­ing a job. Lunch is pro­vided; places can be booked by call­ing 0800 328 0006.

Christ­mas fayre will take place at Buchanan and St Am­brose High schools on Tues­day, Novem­ber 28. It will run from 6pm to 8pm and in­clude stalls, raf­fles, tombola, hot and cold food, prize bingo and Santa’s grotto. Ad­mis­sion costs £1 for adults and 50p for chil­dren.

Char­ity night The An­gel of Love and Light Spir­i­tu­al­ist Church are hold­ing a char­ity evening in aid of the La­nark­shire As­so­ci­a­tion for Men­tal Health on Mon­day, De­cem­ber 18, at Coat­bridge Com­mu­nity Cen­tre’s multi-room. Doors open at 7.10pm for a 7.30pm start and the event ends around 9.15pm. Tick­ets cost £5 and can be bought any Mon­day at the church at 7pm; all ticket money goes to the char­ity and for fur­ther de­tails, call 07539 946335.

Mon­k­lands

Prize bingo run by the Mon­k­lands fundrais­ing group for Macmil­lan Can­cer Sup­port is tak­ing place to­mor­row in Coat­bridge. Eyes down is at 7.30pm and tick­ets cost £1. For de­tails and ticket, con­tact Anne on 01236 440287 or Ge­or­gia on 07949 262785.

Ro­tary Club of Coat­bridge, Air­drie & Mon­k­lands will hold a St An­drew’s ceilidh at the Tu­dor Ho­tel in Air­drie on Fri­day, Novem­ber 24. Pro­ceeds will go to Air­drie food­bank and to Ro­tary char­i­ties. Tick­ets cost £22 and can be ob­tained by con­tact­ing Natalie Pen­drey on 01236 897987.

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