Get set for a jam-packed day of fam­ily fun in park

Live mu­sic and stalls

Rutherglen Reformer - - News - Dou­glas Dickie

Res­i­dents in Ruther­glen and Cam­bus­lang are being invited to en­joy a fan­tas­tic fam­ily fun day at Cam­bus­lang Park.

The Friends of Cam­bus­lang Park group is host­ing its an­nual gala event on Satur­day, Au­gust 12.

A va­ri­ety of free at­trac­tions will in­clude pony rides, in­flat­able fun, face paint­ing and the Bunny and Co pet­ting zoo.

The group has also se­cured a climb­ing wall this year, as well as keep fit instructors with boot camps and pound fit.

Mem­bers of the emer­gency ser­vices are also ex­pected to at­tend, in­clud­ing the fire bri­gade, the po­lice and Cam­bus­lang First Re­spon­ders.

Cam­glen Ra­dio and Uni­ver­sal Con­nec­tions have also ar­ranged for lo­cal bands to play in the am­phithe­atre so there will be lots go­ing on in the park.

Bands booked to per­form in­clude pop­u­lar Ruther­glen duo, The Miss’s, Mosa Funk Club, Jackal Trades, Bigg Taj, Harry Van­der and MB Legacy Band.

As well as the en­ter­tain­ment, a host of stalls will be set up sell­ing home bak­ing and sec­ond hand goods while the tombola of­fers lo­cals the chance to win a prize.

Friends of Cam­bus­lang Park ask that res­i­dents keep an eye on their Face­book page as the event gets nearer as some at­trac­tions may be sub­ject to change.

Three portable toi­lets have been se­cured for the day and re­fresh­ments stalls will also be avail­able to keep peo­ple fed and wa­tered.

Do­na­tions buck­ets will be avail­able for any­one want­ing to sup­port the Friends of Cam­bus­lang Park group.

The or­gan­i­sa­tion’s chair­man, Ed­ward Cais, said: “Fin­gers crossed we get some sun­shine.

“We hope to see ev­ery­one there.”

The event will hap­pen at the Cairns Road en­trance.

Fun in the sun Kids have a ball at last year’s event and even more ac­tiv­i­ties are on of­fer this year

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