Ayrshire Post

Out& about

- With Margaret Robertson in Troon

Troon Arthritis Group will meet in St Meddan’s Church Hall on Wednesday September 25 at 2pm. The entertainm­ent for the afternoon is the Ukelele Clan. New members will be made very welcome.

Tea is served at the close of the meeting.

Seascape Befriendin­g Group – Feeling lonely in need of a chat and company? The Befriendin­g Group will welcome you on Friday mornings in St Meddan ‘ s Church Hall at 10am. Coffee and a hot roll with sausage are on offer free of charge.

RNLI Quiz and Fish and Chips Evening will take place in the Walker Hall on Friday September 27 at 7.30pm. Tickets cost £ 10 which includes the Fish Supper.

There will be a licensed Bar and Raffle;

Tickets on sale from the RNLI shop in Ayr Street and from Committee members.

Troon & Ayrshire Family History Society will hold the first meeting of the new session on Thursday September 19 at 7.30pm in Portland Church Hall . Dr James Begg will give a talk entitled “The Man’s the Gowd.” Refreshmen­ts served after the talk. We will be delighted to see all our members after the summer break at this first meeting. Tea and coffee will be served after the talk, and a warm welcome is extended to any visitors who would like to come along.

Ayrshire Hearing Support meet in the Walker Hall on the last Tuesday of every month from 12.30 to 2.30pm. New batteries, tubing and assistance is given free of charge.

Troon Library – Ronnie Russell’s Laughter Lines – Selection Box – will take place on Wednesday September 25 in Troon Library at 7pm. Enjoy the cartoons and very funny tales of life’s adventures featuring Ronnie. Booking is essential. Entrance fee £ 3.

Friends of Fullarton are holding a family friendly evening on Saturday September 21 at 7.30pm.

Hunt for bats, moths and other creatures of the night . Dress for the weather and bring a torch!

Meet at the noticeboar­d opposite the toilet block. Tickets priced £ 2. The event is organised and supported by volunteers from the Scottish Wildlife Trust.

A FoodBank container is permanentl­y available in the Foyer of Troon Library. Donations of dry foods and tinned foods welcome.

Troon Library will close on Friday September 20 and re- open on Tuesday September 24. These dates are Public Holidays in Scotland.

It is 20 years since the Ayrshire Beer Festival began in Troon - and some folk have probably made it every year.

It begins on Thursday October 3 and finishes on Saturday when the kegs run dry. Entry is just £ 5 and that includes a free commemorat­ive glass to contain the nectar.

To Feature in Out and About in Troon call Margaret Robertson on 311440 or mail sandymarg@ tiscali. co. uk

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