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Half Term Activities At Parc Slip: Spooky night-time wildlife walk - look for bats and other creatures of the night on a family friendly walk. Thursday 1st November 6.15-8.30pm Cost £2 per person. Age Range age 7 and above. Meet outside the Parc Slip Visitor Centre. Places are limited, please book via Megan 01656 724100.
Creepy Craft Session – an afternoon of creepy crafts and other activities. Friday 2nd November, drop in any time between 1-3.30pm Cost £3 per child, age group 5 plus with adult supervision.
Halloween Events In Cefn Cribwr: Cefn Gardening Club is holding it’s free popular annual fancy dress Halloween party on Sunday, October 28, 6-8pm at the Green Hall (Community Centre).
Prizes will be given for the best costumes and to the winners of the pumpkin carving competition. All welcome.
Free ‘Spooktastic’ Halloween Party at the Athletic Club.
The Junior Riders will also be holding a free fancy dress Halloween party, on Wednesday, October 31 at 6-8pm, in the Athletic Club’s brand new “Riders Retreat” (downstairs at the clubhouse at Cae Gof).
A fancy dress competition, disco, and other spooky activities for children. All welcome. Free Halloween Party at Sports & Social Club
Put on your scariest outfits and enjoy the music at the Sports & Social Club (formerly The Legion). Entry is free. Rhigos 18. Pontycymer entertained Rhigos recently in a Division Three West Central clash at Lawrence Park, with the visitors winning this thrilling game in the final minutes. Pontycymer’s only try of the match came from prop Christian Jones, and there was an eye catching debut for Pontycymer from young Brandon Huntley.
Bridgend Castle Players: On Friday, November 9, Bridgend Castle Players present their latest production, Evening of Remembrance, at Bettws Community Club.
As well as two plays, The Plan of Attack by Phil Nash & The Prisoner’s Friend by Peter Drake, the evening will also include a themed quiz, readings of actual letters received from the frontline of WWI, a buffet, and much more.
Doors open at 7pm and the show starts 7.30pm. Tickets are priced at £2.50, with all proceeds being donated to the RAF Benevolent Fund, and are available from Bettws Community Club, Bridgend Castle Players’ Treasurer, Rhian – treasurer@ bridgendcastleplayers.org.
Call 07814 881445, and also on the door on the night. Please come along and support this worthwhile cause. westwardcc@hotmail. co.uk
Bridgend Festival Of Light 2018: The Theme - The Year of the Sea
Date for Diary - Friday, November 2 from 5pm7pm at Newbridge Fields to include Lantern Parade, Fire Show, Samba Band
For further information contact 01656 815757 (9am-1pm). Email bridgend.tc@ bridgend.gov.uk www. carnegiehouse.co.uk
Fun for all the family and completely free.
Choir Concert For Multiple Sclerosis: On Friday, November 16, the Maesteg and District Male Choir, together with the Trelales Primary School Choir and local soprano Sarah Morris, will be giving a concert at Trelales Primary School, Laleston in aid of research into Multiple Sclerosis.
Tickets are £7.50 and are available from Terry and Elaine Moseley 01656 650598 or from the school.
Last year’s concert was a great success with wonderful acoustics in the school hall and it is again hoped to have a full audience to provide funds for much needed research.
Charity Book Sale: Bridgend Lions Club would like to thank all those generous people who supported its One Day Book Sale on October 20 at Westward Community Centre. The event was organised by Lion Tony Rees and local charities will benefit from all monies raised. Tuesday night for poker.
This will be every week and starts at 8pm.
Every Thursday night 9pm is our quiz and play your cards right where you could have a chance to win £100.
George Michael Night: Why not join Pete Valentine as George Michael at the Non Pol Club on Saturday, November 17.
Tickets cost £8 each and available from Alison McAndrew or the club.
Nantymoel Boxing Club: Our Kid Glove Gym Classes for ages 5-7 year olds have started at the club every Sunday morning 9.30am to 10am all welcome. Also don’t forget our next fundraiser night in aid of your Boxing club with a fantastic vocalist in Jimmy “G” James Gilpin and the comedian who packs out venues where ever he’s on, the outrageous and blue Lenny Dee.
All this is at Sarn Social club on Friday, November 30 at 7pm. Tickets are £8 each available from the gym or Sarn club. All welcome and strictly over 18s.
Wyndham Boys’ & Girls’ Club: Wyndham Boys’ and Girls’ Club are hosting a Craft Fayre on Saturday, November 24 at Ogmore Vale Life Centre.
If you would like to book a table at a cost of £8 per table please contact Avril Uppington on 01656 721 330 or 07812 492 466.
A deposit of £5 is required on booking also you can call into the club.
Coffee Morning: Coffee morning at Christchurch Chapel Corbett Street, Ogmore Vale on Thursday, October 25, with a cake stall, book stall, china and clothes stalls and not forgetting a raffle etc, from 9.30am10.45am. So why not join them for a coffee and its free admission.
Blackmill Over-50s: Meet at the community centre on Wednesdays at 7pm.
New members are welcome.
Nantymoel Knitters: We meet twice a week at Dinam Close every Tuesday and Friday from 10am-noon.
We are always looking for new members and all our efforts are to make things for charities. If there is anyone who has any spare wool they do not want, we would be very grateful to receive it.
Your News: Please remember to send any news or information to me by 10.30pm on Wednesday night every week. Email gazette@ ogmore-vale.co.uk or ring 01656 760640.