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Prize bingo will take place to­mor­row at Spring­field com­mu­nity cen­tre. Doors open at 6.45pm and eyes down is at 7.30pm; ad­mis­sion costs £1.

Car­pet bowls takes place at Spring­field com­mu­nity cen­tre ev­ery Mon­day and Wed­nes­day from 1pm to 3pm. New mem­bers are wel­come and tu­ition will be given if re­quired. Tea and cof­fee are also sup­plied.


Slim­ming World meet­ings are held at the com­mu­nity cen­tre on Main Street, tak­ing place on Wed­nes­days at 5.30pm and 7.30pm. Con­tact Stephen on 07847 332745 for fur­ther de­tails.

Calder­cruix Af­ter 9’Ers ac­tiv­ity group meets on Fri­days from 1pm to 3pm in the com­mu­nity cen­tre. Ac­tiv­i­ties in­clude arts and crafts, fit­ness and cook­ing. The weekly cost is £1.50, which in­cludes tea and snacks.

Brigade events The Girls’ Brigade meet in the church hall on Mon­day evenings; all girls wel­come. The Boys’ Brigade meet in the same venue on Wed­nes­day evenings, with An­chor Boys tak­ing place fol­lowed by Ju­nior sec­tion; pri­mary school-aged boys are in­vited to at­tend.

Youth groups The One Way Club, for chil­dren in Pri­mary Four to Seven, and Rock Solid group, for sec­ondary school pupils, take place on Tues­day evenings in the church hall and are led by youth worker Jenny.


Mu­sic club Peo­ple can learn to play mu­si­cal in­stru­ments in­clud­ing gui­tar and fid­dle at 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.


Com­mu­nity coun­cil will meet next Tues­day, Novem­ber 13, at 7pm in the com­mu­nity cen­tre on Main Street.

Walkie Talkies group meets at St Philip’s School on Fri­day from 9.30am to 11.30am. Par­tic­i­pants can meet with friends and dis­cuss is­sues which af­fect their health, as well as set­ting a goal to achieve dur­ing the five-week pro­gramme. For de­tails on the group, run by the com­mu­nity learn­ing and devel­op­ment team, email He­lenMcKay@ea.n-la­nark.sch. uk or call 01236 632143.

Book­bug ses­sions for pre-school chil­dren take place at Plains Evan­gel­i­cal Church at 10.30am on Tues­days dur­ing term time. Ac­tiv­i­ties in­clude songs and sto­ries; con­tact Sheena on 07525 031515 for more in­for­ma­tion.

1st Clyde Scouts meet at the St David’s and Plains pri­maries cam­pus on Wed­nes­days. Beavers, for six- to eight-year-olds, is from 6.15pm to 7.30pm; Cubs, for ages eight to 10, meet from 6.45pm to 8.15pm; and Scouts runs from 7.15pm to 8.45pm. Weekly cost is £3; call 01236 609515.

Kids’ bible club takes place at Elim Gospel Hall ev­ery Thurs­day from 6.30pm to 7.15pm. The club is free of charge; for de­tails, call 07721 052007.


Bank So­cial Club Weekly en­ter­tain­ment in­cludes – Mon­days and Thurs­days: danc­ing to live mu­sic; Tues­days: bingo with £500 prize; Wed­nes­days: line danc­ing; Satur­days: cabaret with top acts, backed by Kenny Camp­bell; Sun­days: danc­ing to The Rea­sons. Call 01236 607051. Whif­flet Af­ter­noon tea mark­ing the cen­te­nary of the end of World War I will take place at Calder Parish Church hall on Satur­day. It runs from 1pm to 3pm at the Bute Street venue; ad­mis­sion costs £5 and all are wel­come.

Nearly-new shop at Calder Parish Church is open ev­ery Thurs­day at 1pm, in the Bute Street venue’s hall.


Craigneuk and Old Peters­burn ten­ants’ and res­i­dents’ as­so­ci­a­tion will meet on Mon­day, at 7pm in New Broom­field. The group meets on the sec­ond Mon­day of each month.

Ac­tion For Kids run sports and play ac­tiv­i­ties at Dun­robin Pri­mary each Mon­day from 6pm to 8pm, for chil­dren aged three to 12. The cost is £1.50 (in­clud­ing tuck shop); con­tact Deb­bie on 07863 716959 for more.


Bingo night event takes place at the com­mu­nity cen­tre on Mon­day, from 7.30pm. Ad­mis­sion to the event, which is be­ing run by mem­bers of the com­mu­nity coun­cil, costs £1.50.

Bon­fire cel­e­bra­tions last week­end were a suc­cess. Or­gan­is­ers have thanked all who sup­ported it, in­clud­ing Tracey Gib­son, Rab Brown, those who pro­vided tea, cof­fee, soup and hot dogs, and Chapel­hall-based Main­land com­mer­cial van hire, who sup­plied the fire­works.

Games night in­volv­ing LOL 306 and LOL 275 was an en­joy­able evening, and a re­turn tie will be ar­ranged.

Back Brae Gospel Hall The break­ing of the bread takes place on Sun­day at 11am. Sun­day school runs from 2.30pm to 3.15pm. Evening gospel meet­ing is at 6.30pm ev­ery Sun­day, ex­cept the last of the month when the ser­vice runs from 3.30pm to 4.30pm. Prayer and Bible read­ing is held on Wed­nes­days from 7.30pm to 9pm.

Bingo night takes place in the Or­ange hall on Sun­days, with tick­ets on sale from 8pm and eyes down at 8.30pm. The Lucky Joker will be drawn at 8.25pm. Tick­ets cost £1, on sale from com­mit­tee mem­bers.

Da Capo mu­sic group meets on Mon­days from 6pm to 9pm, in the Or­ange hall on Baillies Lane. Any­one who would like to play the or­ches­tral flute and drums is wel­come; con­tact John on 07525 064303 for de­tails.

Baillies Lane march­ing band holds its re­hearsals on Tues­days from 7pm to 9pm at the Or­ange hall in Green­gairs. New flute and drum learn­ers are wel­come to at­tend; call John on 07525 064303 for fur­ther de­tails.

Mother and tod­dlers’ group takes place on Wed­nes­days from 10am to 12 noon at the com­mu­nity hall.

Stan­rigg memo­rial is open to all who wish to visit. Trans­port can be ar­ranged by call­ing 01236 830637.


Prize bingo will be held at St Bernard’s Church on Her­mitage Cres­cent next Sun­day, Novem­ber 18, at 7pm. Tick­ets cost £2 and all are wel­come.

Ten­ants’ and res­i­dents’ group will meet on Wed­nes­day, Novem­ber 28, in the com­mu­nity cen­tre at 7pm.


Par­ents’ and tod­dlers’ group runs at Beech­bank com­mu­nity cen­tre ev­ery Tues­day from 9.30am to 11am.


Com­mu­nity coun­cil will meet on Tues­day, Novem­ber 27, in the All Saints and Rochsol­loch pri­maries’ joint cam­pus on Bells­dyke Road at 7pm. For de­tails, call 07880 628108.


Christ­mas fayre will take place at Calder­bank Parish Church hall next Satur­day, Novem­ber 17, at 2pm. Stalls will in­clude bric-a-brac, toys, baby goods, lucky dip and tea room.

Bowl­ing club The club­house is avail­able for func­tions. New and lapsed bowlers are very wel­come to join for next sea­son, at an in­tro­duc­tory cost of £50. Call 01698 831012 or email calder­bankbowls@yahoo.com.


New Mon­k­land out­reach cafe is held ev­ery Wed­nes­day at the church hall from 10.30am to 12.30pm.


Four Isles events A box­ing club for those aged eight and over runs ev­ery Mon­day, Wed­nes­day and Fri­day from 6pm to 8pm at the com­mu­nity cen­tre. The venue also hosts an over-50s group on Mon­days from 12 noon un­til 2pm; a tod­dlers’ group for kids from birth to three years on Tues­days and Thurs­days from 10am to 12 noon; and prize bingo on Tues­days from 7pm to 9pm. The Touched By Sui­cide sup­port group meets once a month; call Linda on 01294 274273 for more.

Dog obe­di­ence classes are held ev­ery Thurs­day at Four Isles com­mu­nity cen­tre, with a be­gin­ners’ ses­sion from 7pm to 8pm and an ad­vanced class from 8pm to 9pm; for more in­for­ma­tion, call Billy on 07516 894594.


Cof­fee morn­ings have re­sumed in the church hall on Tues­days at 10am.

Re­mem­brance ser­vice A short ser­vice of re­mem­brance will take place at Sals­burgh ceno­taph this Sun­day at 10.45am.

Chapel­hall Fash­ion show will take place in Chapel­hall Parish Church’s large hall on Fri­day at 7.30pm. Goods can be pur­chased on the night and tick­ets cost £3, in­clud­ing tea.

Ten­ants and res­i­dents will meet on Wed­nes­day, Novem­ber 14, at 7pm in the se­nior ci­ti­zens’ cen­tre on Lau­chope Street. Gath­er­ings are on the sec­ond Wed­nes­day of each month.

Christ­mas fayre will be held in Chapel­hall Parish Church’s large hall on Satur­day, Novem­ber 24, from 12 noon. Lunch and ad­mis­sion costs £3 and Santa will visit. Stalls will in­clude home bak­ing, soft goods and games.

Over-60s car­pet bowl­ing takes place ev­ery Mon­day, Tues­day, Thurs­day and Fri­day from 10am un­til 12 noon in Mount Pleas­ant com­mu­nity cen­tre. New mem­bers are wel­come; call 01236 766017 or 01236 765095.


Prize bingo will be held at Air­drie Bowl­ing Club tonight at 7.30pm. Tea tick­ets cost £1.50; all wel­come.

Win­ter fayre takes place at Ebenezer Church on Satur­day at 11am. Stalls in­clude tombola, gifts, jew­ellery, brica-brac, cake and candy, nearly-new and toy tombola. There will also be a photo booth and a tea room. There will be no nearly-new sale at the Broom­knoll Street venue this Fri­day. The church’s last nearly-new sale this year is on Novem­ber 23 at 10.30am.

Air­drie Bap­tist Church is mark­ing its 175th an­niver­sary year. Spe­cial events in­clude open days from Thurs­day to Satur­day, Novem­ber 22-24, when mem­o­ra­bilia will be on dis­play at the church halls. A cel­e­bra­tion event with mu­sic, sto­ries and song will take place at 7pm on Satur­day, and morn­ing ser­vices will in­clude hear­ing from for­mer pas­tors Revs Brian More, Tom Glover and Gor­don Thom­son. North La­nark­shire dis­abil­ity ac­cess panel AGM takes place at Air­drie Bap­tist Church on Graham Street at 1pm on Thurs­day, Novem­ber 29.

Nearly-new sale takes place at New Well­wynd Parish Church ev­ery Fri­day from 10am to 12.30pm. Ad­mis­sion is free and stalls in­clude house­hold items, cloth­ing, toys and more. Air­drie Spir­i­tu­al­ist Church meets on Tues­days at Beech­bank com­mu­nity cen­tre in Whin­hall from 7.30pm. For de­tails, call Nan on 01236 767007. Cre­ative writ­ing group meets on the first and third Thurs­days of each month at Chapel­side cen­tre on Black Street, from 12 noon un­til 2pm. The group wel­comes any­one in­ter­ested in writ­ing “in a di­verse range of gen­res, in­clud­ing po­etry, short sto­ries and lo­cal his­tory”.

@home Youth Cen­tre has a pur­pose­built record­ing stu­dio avail­able ev­ery Fri­day from 5pm to 10pm, with staff on hand to help record and mix tracks. It is avail­able free to singers and bands aged un­der 25 and is run by Air­drie’s com­mu­nity learn­ing and devel­op­ment youth work team. To book, email fa­ganja@north­lan.gov.uk or con­tact 01236 632380. Re­cov­ery cafe by Love N’Light Re­cov­ery Org runs at Pil­grim com­mu­nity cen­tre on Vic­to­ria Place each Satur­day from 12 noon to 4pm. Mo­ti­va­tional speak­ers, a con­ver­sa­tional cafe, fun hub, 12 steps par­tic­i­pa­tion and arts and crafts for kids are all on of­fer. Call Bill on 07473 102974 or Jane on 07875 634701.

Coat­bridge Re­mem­brance songs of praise will be held on Sun­day at New St An­drew’s Church. It takes place at the Church Street venue at 6.30pm.

Thrift shop at Old Mon­k­land Parish Church runs on Thurs­days from 10.30am un­til 12 noon at the church hall on Manse Av­enue; tea and cof­fee are avail­able. Lip-read­ing classes are run by Deaf Ser­vices La­nark­shire, based at Unit 40 in Foun­tain Busi­ness Cen­tre. The free classes, for any­one who is hard of hear­ing, take place on Thurs­days from 6.30pm till 8.30pm. Ses­sions are de­scribed as “fun, re­laxed and in­for­ma­tive”. Call Elaine on 07979 932328 or email iameoh@bt­in­ter­net.com. An­gel of Love and Light Spir­i­tu­al­ist

Church meet on Mon­days at 7.30pm at Coat­bridge com­mu­nity cen­tre, in the grounds of St An­drew’s High.

4th Coat­bridge Girls’ Brigade meet at Mid­dle Church hall on Bank Street on Tues­days. Ex­plor­ers for P1-3 runs from 6.45pm to 8pm, Ju­niors for P4-7 runs from 6.45pm to 8.15pm and Bri­gaders for S1-6 takes place from 6.45pm to 9.30pm. All girls of school age are wel­come to come along.

In­door bowl­ing club There are still a few va­can­cies for new teams to en­ter league games (mem­bers only). New mem­bers can join for £65. The club is open to the pub­lic at all times; the best time for prac­tice is 12 noon on­wards each day. Bounce game open to all is on Fri­days from 10am. The club is hop­ing to start a Thurs­day evening bounce game; those in­ter­ested can call 01236 428641. Tea room is open from 9.30am to 2pm ev­ery day serv­ing snacks and light meals. The club also hosts the fol­low­ing weekly events; line danc­ing on Mon­days at 7pm; cam­era club on Tues­days at 7pm; Slim­ming World classes on Wed­nes­days at 7pm and Satur­days at 8.30am and 10.30am; Span­ish classes on Thurs­days at 7pm. The 120-ca­pac­ity func­tion suite is avail­able to hire by call­ing the club num­ber above or email­ing ad­min@coat­bridgeibc.co.uk

Mon­k­lands Air­drie and Coat­bridge Sea Cadets meet on Mon­days and Wed­nes­days from 7.30pm to 9.30pm at the Mis­sion Hall on Mother­well Street. All 10-to-18-year-olds are wel­come; visit www.sea-cadets.org/air­driecoat­bridge for more.

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