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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 email@example.com
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.