Gala event is fab fun… for all ages

Rutherglen Reformer - - News - Dou­glas Dickie

Par­ticip8 Over­ton hailed their “best ever” fam­ily fun day as hun­dreds of lo­cals came out to en­joy the event.

The stalls were packed while young­sters – as well as those who are young at heart – en­joyed many of the ac­tiv­i­ties on of­fer.

There were pony rides and a pet­ting zoo while Cam­glen Ra­dio’s Davie Wil­son com­pered the event. Games and sports also took place with the army cadets or­gan­is­ing tug o’ war and sumo wrestling.

Cru­cially, the weather stayed mainly dry – mean­ing the event could stay out­doors.

Par­ticp8 sec­re­tary Jim Walker es­ti­mated that up to 300 peo­ple at­tended through­out the day.

He added: “It was a great day. Cer­tainly in my time it was the best one yet.”

High hopes The climb­ing wall was pop­u­lar with young­sters Furry friend Tianna Mc­Carthy, 4, en­joys getting up close to this guinea pig at the pet­ting zoo

Stay­ing dry This colour­ful duo made sure they were pre­pared for any weather

Four-legged friend Pony rides were avail­able – and very pop­u­lar

Big smiles There was fun for all the fam­ily

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