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Armadale Bowling Club The function suite is available for private hire and information can be obtained from the club. Bingo for members and friends takes place on Wednesdays at 8pm and Saturdays at 7.30pm. The treasure chest draw also takes place on Saturdays and J Kerr’s number was drawn but the correct key was not picked to open the chest. Next week’s prize money is £200.00. A Karaoke will take place on Sunday 17 December between 7pm-11pm with every singer taking part being entered into a prize draw. Live entertainment will take place on 23 December and the guest artist is Craig Swan. Tickets are now available from the club for the Hogmannay dance where you bring your own buffet.
Armadale Thistle Play at home to Lochgelly in a league game on Saturday with the kick off at the earlier time of 1.45pm. Sunday 3 December lottery draw numbers were 12, 13, 14, 17. A fund raising Christmas prize bingo will take place on Friday 15 December in the Cavalier. Doors open 7.30pm with entry £1.00.
Pantomime The Network Juniors Choir who practice in Armadale Parish Church hall are performing “When Sasha Got Swept up The Chimney” on Thursday 21 December in the Church hall with the show beginning at 7pm. Tickets are priced £5.00. Ladies Bowling Section of Armadale Bowling Club regret that due to numbers the Christmas Party due to take place on Thursday 14 December has been cancelled. 1st Armadale Girls’ Brigade Session activities are held on Tuesdays with Explorers (P1-P3) meeting from 6pm-7.15pm. Juniors (P4-P7), 7pm8.30pm. Brigaders (S1-S6) 7.45pm9.15pm. All new and existing brigaders will be warmly welcomed.
Knit and Natter Knit for charity in Armadale Methodist Church Hall on the first and third Tuesday of the month from 2pm – 4pm. Even if you don’t knit why not come along and enjoy a cuppa and a chat? Everyone will be made most welcome.
Boys’ Brigade meet on a Thursday evening in Armadale Parish Church hall and it would be great to see existing brigaders and any boys who would be interested in joining the Brigade. The Anchors for (P2-P3’s) meet from 5.45pm-6.45pm and the Junior Section for (P4/P5/P6’s) meet from 6.45pm-8.15pm. Come along and enrol and meet new friends and have fun. Armadale Shed is now open three days a week - Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10am-4pm. Monday morning is reserved for quiet work, ie the teaching of weaving on hand looms and a bit of handcraft assembling or painting. Wednesday is primarily a wood turning day with our resident expert Robert monitoring on our three lathes. Always open to suggestion and a cup of tea or coffee is always available. Come and see, all welcome. Check out their Facebook Armadaleshed.1 to see the range of activities.
50+ Meetings Take place on the first Thursday of the month at 10am.
Stop Smoking Support takes place in Armadale Community Centre on Wednesdays from noon – 1pm. This is a free service. For further details contact 01506 651829.
WRI meet in Colinsheil Housing with Care at 7pm on the second Monday of each month. Armadale Community Council – Meet in Armadale Community Centre at 7pm on the second Thursday of the month. If you are interested in the community, becoming a member of the community council or would just like more information why not come along or call 07801792917.
Mini Kickers takes place in Armadale Community Centre on a Friday from 3.30pm-4.30pm. Mini Kickers are basic introductory football sessions for 3-5 year olds. Cost is £3.50 per week and participants can just turn up to pay and play on the day. For further details contact Jim Grant, SFA Football Development Officer on 01506 283506, e-mail [email protected] westlothian.gov.uk Armadale Parish Church Sunday morning services are held at 11am and also Sunday School and on Sunday 3 December the gift service will take place. An evening service will also take place on 3 December at 6.30pm. Prayers for Help and Healing take place following the morning
service. The craft group meet every Thursday afternoon from 2pm – 4pm in the Church hall. A warm welcome is extended to everyone to all our services and groups.
Memory Cave Café The café takes place within Armadale Community Centre and Library for people with dementia and their carers and is supported by Alzheimer Scotland and run by volunteers from the Armadale community and takes place on the 3rd Friday of the month. The café is a place where carers and family members can drop in at any time between 10am – 12 noon. The cafe provides a place to meet where people understand dementia, gain peer support and information, and enjoy a good blether with a varied programme each month which includes games, quizzes music and crafts. Carers or family members with someone they are caring for with dementia are always made most welcome. Interchurch Fellowship Group – The Churches of Armadale Fellowship Group meet in the Methodist Church on Thursday evenings at 7.30pm. This is where people from all the Churches in Armadale are invited to meet together and all are welcome.
Thrift Shop takes place in Armadale Parish Church hall on Tuesdays from 10am – 12. Come along and browse for a bargain or just enjoy a cup of tea and a blether. All welcome. Armadale Bowling Club Ladies Section are having their Christmas Party on Thursday 14 December at 7.30 pm. Music will be supplied by John Morgan and names please to the Ladies Secretary, Jean Smith no later than 3 December Armadale Flute Band The band are looking to recruit new members. They need members for the flute and drum corps and also standard bearers for the Colour Party. If you are interested come along to Coppies
on Tuesday evenings between 7pm9pm or call John on 07743672092.
Harmony Dance Club Meet on Tuesday afternoons from 1.30pm – 3.30pm in Armadale Community Centre and Library where existing and new members are always warmly welcomed.
Armadale Bowling Club The function suite is available for private hire and information can be obtained from the club. Bingo for members and friends takes place on Wednesdays at 8pm and Saturdays at 7.30pm. Live entertainment will take place on 23 December and the guest artist is Johnny “B” Good. Tickets are now available from the club for the Hogmannay dance where you bring your own buffet.
Children’s Pantomime Aladdin the pantomime is taking place in Armadale Community Centre on Saturday 9 December at 2pm. Tickets are available at the Community Centre priced £5.00 per adult and £3.00 per child. Come along and enjoy a great afternoon.