Out& about

Ayrshire Post - - Troon News - with Mar­garet Robert­son

Troon Lawn Ten­nis Club’s AGM is this Fri­day, Novem­ber 9 at 7.30pm in the club­house.

Af­ter­wards the club’s elite of 2018 will be pre­sented with their tro­phies. Open to all se­nior mem­bers.

The Ro­tary Club of Troon seeks par­tic­i­pants for the first stage of the an­nual Young Mu­si­cian Com­pe­ti­tion to be held at Marr Col­lege at 7pm on Wed­nes­day Novem­ber 28.

All stu­dents in full time ed­u­ca­tion, age 17 or un­der on Au­gust 31 who live in Troon/ Barassie/ Dun­don­ald are el­i­gi­ble. Forms from John Cr­erar on 01292 318550 or jacr­erar@gmail.com

Win­ter­tain­ment 2018 is loom­ing a week on Sun­day, Novem­ber 18, pa­rade leav­ing Tem­ple­hill at 12.30pm.

The Gra­ham triplets will be aboard a vin­tage Rolls Royce, suit­able Royal trans­port.

Co- or­gan­iser Ge­orge Mul­veny said: “Events are on through­out the town and many shops will be open. Fair­ground at­trac­tion is at the car park, Lights switch on at Town Hall and light­ing Bea­con at 4.30pm.”

As usual the RNLI will host SANTA, heav­ing him ashore at 11.45am and pop­ping him into his grotto at the Con­cert Hall. The RNLI Christ­mas Fayre runs noon till 4pm.

Bi­ble Meet­ings are be­ing held in The Cabin South Beach on Fri­days from 7.30pm to 8.30pm.

The next meet­ing will take place on Fri­day Novem­ber 9. The group run­ning the meet­ing is non­de­nom­i­na­tional – Chris­tians who love the sim­plic­ity of the teach­ings of Je­sus and wish to share them with oth­ers. For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact 07989351546.

“An Af­ter­noon with Alis­tair McDon­ald” - This mu­si­cal event to be held in St Med­dan’s Church Hall on Satur­day Novem­ber 10 is in aid of the Scot­tish Bi­ble So­ci­ety and has been or­gan­ised by the Troon Ac­tion Group. Doors open 1.45 for a 2pm start. Tick­ets priced £ 6 from Words and Mu­sic.

The Next meet­ing of Troon Arts So­ci­ety will be held in the Walker Hall on Mon­day Novem­ber 12 at 1.15pm for a 1.30pm start. The lec­ture is by Anne Sebba and is en­ti­tled Les Parisi­ennes: How the Women of Paris lived and Died un­der Natzi Oc­cu­pa­tion.

The Au­tumn bird mi­gra­tion has be­gun with the on­set of colder tem­per­a­tures here in Troon. Bird watch­ers have en­joyed count­ing and iden­ti­fy­ing over one hun­dred Bean geese feed­ing and rest­ing in the fields down from the vil­lage of Loans.

With snow fore­cast for Scan­di­navia and the north more flocks should be ar­riv­ing in the next few weeks. Some will fly on to the re­serves south of Dumfries but many should set­tle in and around Troon.

Carry on Sleuthing – A Death on the Ocean Wave - a live per­for­mance will be given in Troon Li­brary on Wed­nes­day Novem­ber 14 at 7pm. The cast read the script as if on ra­dio. Not to be missed Book­ing is es­sen­tial – Tick­ets cost £ 8 from Troon Li­brary.

The Troon Food Bank is need­ing sup­plies of tinned meat and fish, veg­eta­bles and main meals.

Col­lec­tion point in Troon OldChurch Room 2, Tues­days and Fri­days 12noon un­til 2pm.

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