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AN ART ex­hi­bi­tion will be held in Port Ap­pin Hall un­til Satur­day July 29. The Ap­pin Art Group ex­hi­bi­tion will be open six days a week, ex­clud­ing Sun­days, from 10.30am to 6pm. Ad­mis­sion is free.

THE LIME Tree Gallery will be host­ing a Liz My­hill sum­mer ex­hi­bi­tion at the ho­tel. The ex­hi­bi­tion will run un­til Mon­day July 31, seven days a week, from 10am to 10pm. Ad­mis­sion is free.

MEM­BERS of St An­drew’s Church, Coly­ton, Devon, will be com­ing to Fort Wil­liam later this month to com­plete the Three Peaks Chal­lenge.

They will also sing at a ser­vice in a church in each area. The group is tack­ling Ben Nevis on Tues­day July 25 and singing in Dun­cans­burgh Mac­in­tosh Church at 2pm that day. They are rais­ing money for Young Minds. The ser­vice will in­clude an an­them spe­cially writ­ten for the oc­ca­sion, Walk with me, O

Lord, which high­lights phys­i­cal chal­lenges and men­tal health is­sues.

THE LAT­EST gig from not­for-profit com­mu­nity events group CREEL will see Colon­say singer, song­writer and gui­tarist Don­ald MacNeill play­ing a con­cert with gui­tarist Roberto Diana, from Sar­dinia.

The duo, to­gether with Jen MacNeill and Gi­u­lia Car­tasegna, are tour­ing and per­form­ing their lat­est al­bum, Time­line. CREEL is de­lighted Caol is one of the stops on their tour. They will be at the com­mu­nity cen­tre on Fri­day July 21 at 7.30pm for 8pm. Tick­ets are £9. For more in­for­ma­tion about CREEL and to book tick­ets, email creelevents@gmail.com

PETER Brunt­nell will be play­ing Glenuig Hall on Fri­day July 28. The singer song­writer will be ac­com­pa­ined by Iain Sloan on pedal steel/guitar and Danny Wil­liams on dou­ble bass. Spe­cial guests will be Sadie Jem­mett and Glenuig's Ali Begg. Tick­ets are £10, un­der 18s £8, avail­able from www. glenuig.org.uk

FORT Wil­liam Town Team is look­ing for helpers to weed Belford Gar­dens. The team has put in a new fence and stone edg­ing in the Belford Gar­dens in the last few months, but the weeds are grow­ing fast. A weed­ing ses­sion will be held on Sun­day July 23 from 2- 4pm. If you are able to at­tend, con­tact Sue on sue@fortwilliamtown­team.co.uk

The Simp­son's Memo­rial Box Ap­peal (SiMBA) 2017 but­ter­fly re­lease will be held on Satur­day Au­gust 12 in Glen Nevis, start­ing at 11.30am.

But­ter­flies (painted ladies) must be or­dered by Fri­day July 28. No but­ter­flies will be avail­able to buy on the day. This year is about child loss, not just the loss of a baby, so the lives of all chil­dren lost can be marked and cel­e­brated.

The event will in­clude mu­sic by In­grid Hen­der­son, crafts, face paint­ing and but­ter­fly glit­ter tat­toos for chil­dren, fol­lowed by re­fresh­ments.

The event gives peo­ple the chance to gather in beau­ti­ful sur­round­ings and re­mem­ber the beauty of chil­dren along­side oth­ers who have lost a baby or child.

For more in­for­ma­tion on what SiMBA can of­fer and to or­der but­ter­flies call Leah Whyte on 07482 724461 or lochaber­sim­bachar­ity@gmail.com or search Fort Wil­liam But­ter­fly Re­lease on Face­book.

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