All set for some fun in Cam­bus­lang Park

Friends hold event

Rutherglen Reformer - - News - Ken­nyKen­nySmithSmith

The Friends of Cam­bus­lang Park are get­ting ready to hold their an­nual fun day this week­end.

Ev­ery Au­gust, the group or­gan­ises an af­ter­noon where the lo­cal com­mu­nity can go into the park, and en­joy a va­ri­ety of ac­tiv­i­ties for all the fam­ily.

This year, on Satur­day, Au­gust 8,there will be Welsh pony rides, which will be from 2pm, and there will also be Shet­land ponies to ad­mire and pet.

Those look­ing to get ac­tive can work with Ruther­glen box­ing coach Archie Durie, who will be bring­ing a box­ing ring with him.

For the young­sters, there’s furry fun with the Bunny and Co pet­ting zoo, while there will also be face paint­ing and hair colour­ing.

As well as a man mak­ing shapes with bal­loons, there will be a se­lec­tion of in­flat­a­bles, Dr Bike to give ad­vice on bi­cy­cles, Healthy’n’Happy will have their Smoothie bike, Pro­ject 31, while rugby de­vel­op­ment and South La­nark­shire Leisure and Cul­ture will be present with ac­tiv­i­ties through­out the day. There will also be var­i­ous stalls with tombola, hot dogs tea/cof­fee from 1pm to 4pm.

Mean­while, the Friends have a num­ber of other events lined up for the rest of 2015. These are:

Sun­day, Septem­ber 6, Bark in the Park, 1.30pm, Cairns Road en­trance.

Satur­day, Septem­ber 12, au­tumn clean up and plant­ing, 2–4pm, Cairns Road en­trance.

Oc­to­ber - Ghost Hunt (date to be con­firmed).

Satur­day, Oc­to­ber 31, Hal­loween event , 2- 4pm, Cam­bus­lang Parish Church Kirkhill hall, Cairns Road.

Satur­day, De­cem­ber 19, carol singing, 4pm, Cairns Road en­trance.

Visit the groups web­site nearer the time to con­firm dates and times of events.

Fun and games This young­ster had a great time with a pony ride at last year’s event

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