Rainbows Girls aged 5-7 are welcome to come along to Kirknewton Village Hall every Wednesday during term times from 5-6.15pm. We have lots of fun doing different crafts, playing all sorts of games, learning new things, working towards special Girl Guiding badges and there is always lots of laughing going on. Rainbows always have a long waiting list so if you are interested in your child joining in the fun please don’t wait till they are 5 to ask to join. Contact Gill at [email protected]mail.com. Brownies is for girls aged 7-10 and takes place after Rainbows on a Wednesday in the village hall 6.30-8pm during term times. We are similar to Rainbows but aim it at the slightly older age group. Games, crafts, badges, outings and weekends away at Brownie Camp are just a few of the exciting things the girls get up to when at Brownies. Through this action-packed programme, girls can build confidence by developing new skills, learning about the wider community, finding out about different cultures and getting involved with global issues like the environment and endangered species. Further info from Gill at [email protected]mail.com. Community Council meets from 6.45- 9pm on the second Tuesday of the month, observers welcome Art Therapy Please note the group meets monthly on the first Wednesday of every month at 7pm in the Green Room,. Its still only £1 which includes a cuppa. Contact Tammy at happiness[email protected]look.com, https://www.facebook.com/tammywoodbrown1?fref=nf, Baby and Toddlers Group meets on Thursdays in the Church Hall from 9.30-11.30 am. Parents and carers with tots aged 0-3 years are welcome for play, stories and craft for the children and meet up and chat for the adults. ,https://www.facebook.com/kirknewtonbabyandtoddlergroup, Access 2 Employment The Job Club is held on Fridays from 9.30 – 11am in the Green Room with job hunting & CV advice. Book Bugs Songs and stories for toddlers are held in the Green Room on Fridays from 11.30-12 noon. Dance Classes Street Dance, Ballet and Tap classes are held on Saturdays in the Village Hall from 9.30– 6pm, Check West Lothian School of Dance on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/westlothianschoolofdanc e/?fref=ts, Boys’ Brigade meets in East Calder Church Hall on Friday evenings. Boys from 5 - 18 years welcome. For further details contact Jean Gilchrist Tel 880367 or email [email protected]internet.com. Scottish Women`s Institute The Kirknewton WI, meets in Kirknewton Church Hall on the second Thursday each month at 7.15pm. Craft classes also being run. Please come and join in the fun, make new friends and find new interests. Contact Heather Coutts. 01506 885 800. Afterschool Childcare Simply Play at Kirknewton provides award winning afterschool childcare in Kirknewton. They are based in Kirknewton Primary school and collect children from the school. For vacancies and further information please call the club manager Hazel on 07871 791000. Kirknewton Stompers This walking group meets every Wednesday at 7.30pm outside the Park entrance for a one and a half to two hours walk. For all abilities. Walking from Kirknewton to wherever the mood take us.
Generation Choir Silver Tones meet on Mondays at 1.15 - 2.15 in the Royal British Legion, Bathgate. All over 50’s welcome - no experience required and no auditions. Generation Dance meet on Fridays 10.30 - 11.30 at St Mary’s Hall, Livery Street, Bathgate. All over 60’s welcome regardless of mobility, independence and experience. Bathgate EU United Reformed Church is used by various organisations external to the church as well as by the church organisations. If you would like to consider using the hall please contact aileen[email protected]mai.co.uk. Glenmavis Bowling Club Bingo every Thursday and Sunday Hall available to let call 01506 634179. Next cabaret show Saturday 22nd December tickets available behind bar . Darts competition every Friday 7pm. Dominoes every Monday at 7pm.
OPAL Groups Rosemount Gardens Activity Group, Bathgate. Weekly Tuesdays (2pm-4pm), Mid Street, EH48 1QW Nibble & Natter Social Group Bathgate. Fortnightly Wednesdays (1:303:30pm), Royal Scot Court, Academy Street, EH48 1QR. Bathgate High Church The office is open from Monday to Friday, 10am to 12pm. Monday choir practice 6.30pm to 7.30pm Tuesday pre-school 1pm to 2.15pm, Foodbank 10am to 12pm, county dance group 1.30pm to 3pm, Boys’ Brigade (Anchor Boys) 6pm to 7pm (juniors) 6.30pm to 7.45pm (Company) 7pm to 9pm. Wednesday Wednesday break 10.30am to 11am, Guild, 7pm to 9pm. Thursdays pre-school 10am to 11.15am Friday Friday club 2pm to 3.30pm Saturday coffee morning third Saturday of the month, 10am until noon. Also prayer meeting same day
Legion Bathgate Tickets are now available for the Party Night on 15th December @ £25 each. They are available by contacting Anita on 07934817571 or Hayley on 07908423661 email club.ad[email protected]bathgate.uk or contact Helen on 07733100595. No tickets left for OAP party. Membership dates Friday 16th November 6.30 - 7.45 and Sunday 18th 6.00 - 8.00 pm. Look out for future events on the notice board .
Sandra McLaughlin 01506-435505 sandramclaugh[email protected]der.co.uk Generation Dance meet on Thursdays 11.30 - 12.30 at Howden Park Centre. This is a community dance class for over 60’s and is an accessible group for all abilities. Vintage - Intermediate dance class. Thursdays 12.45 - 1.45 at Howden Park Centre. For those age 60+ that are ready to take their dance to the next level. Salvation Army Hall Community Cafe at The Salvation Army in Howden is back! Come along on Tuesdays 11-2 (school term only). Enjoy fresh food at great prices. Step Out Walking Group meets every Thursday morning at the Baptist Church Car Park at Cedarbank at 9.45a.m. New members welcome. Contact 01506-811354 for further information. Messy Church Charity Shop Braid House Day Centre, Labrador Avenue, Howden, Livingston EH54 6BU has opened a ‘Little Charity Shop’ within the Day Centre. This sells all sorts of bric-a- brac. Anyone is welcome to come along and have a look. For more details please contact Reception on 01506-430615. We hope to see you soon. Bra Bank Liz Howley continues to collect Bras for Charity and, ultimately, Third World Countries, where they will be put to good use. Please hand them in to Forestbank Community Education Centre, Forestbank, Ladywell, Livingston. Thank you for your continued support. It is always amazing that these Bras just keep on coming.Also, Liz will take donations of new “Ladies/Children’s Pants” which she will hand on to the charity “Smalls for All.” All sizes from Children’s aged 2 years upwards to any size Ladies Pants. Once again, these items will be passed on to very deserving causes in Africa where, having a pair of pants to wear can mean the world of difference to these women and girls. Café Connect Extra is for people who have dementia and their carers to meet and give each other support. The café runs on the first Wednesday of the month from 2.00pm to 3.30pm at Dedridge Baptist Church, Quentin Rise, Dedridge EH52 5LH. Everyone is welcome to come along.
West Lothian Credit Union Local voluntary organisation, West Lothian Credit Union encourages savings, and offers affordable loans to everyone living or working in West Lothian. The Shop opposite Primark in The Centre, Livingston, is open 9 to 5 Monday to Friday, and 10 to 12 on a Saturday, telephone 01506 436666, or visit the website on www. westlothiancreditunion.co.uk for more information. Monthly “Messy Church” Service on first Sunday of the month from 4 – 6 at Mosswood Community Centre, Knightsridge. Craft, food and worship activity for all the family, and for all ages. Ladywell Neighbourhood Network Location – 28 Heatherbank, Ladywell, Livingston. EH54 6EE Day - Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and first Friday of the Month Monday - 12.30pm till 3.00pm lunch club followed by over fifties friendly club Tuesday – 1.00pm till 3.00pm Taster Sessions six week blocks of learning a new skill or hobby. Wednesday 10.00am – 12.00 pm craft group Wednesday 1.00pm – 3.00pm Helping Hands Knitting group. Thursday 10.00am – 12.00pm fit to live – weight loss support group . Thursday 1.00pm – 3.00pm Board Buddies men’s activity group. First Friday of the month – 10.00am – 12.00pm book club. Contact – office 01506 437746 / 07565 536398 Email – lady[email protected]mail.com.
Sadie Montgomery billand[email protected]hoo.com Music sessions for babies and toddlers and pre school are held in the Craiginn Centre on Wednesdays from 2pm until 2-45pm. Details from Allison on 01501 753954. Please note the new times. Gentle exercise classes for 50 plus are held in the Craiginn Centre on Mondays from 11am, Cost per session is £1. Flutes4 fun meet fortnightly in the Craiginn Centre. Call Allison on 07768 681 7861. Pinkys Percys meet in the Craiginn Centre on alternate Saturdays from 11-30 a.m. Till 12-15 p.m. Paper Craft Classes are held in the Craiginn Centre on. Monday Morning from 9-30a.m. There are some places available if you are interested. Church Coffee Mornings are held in the Church on the last Thursday of each month from 10am. Time Out Art Class meet in the Craiginn Centre on Tuesday’s from 6 p.m The class have some of their work on display in the Craiginn Centre. Certainly worth a look. Teas and coffees are available after morning worship each Sunday. Service begins at 10 a.m. All welcome Knit wits meet in the Craiginn Centre on Thursday evenings from 6-30 p.m. This is a comparatively new class and is well attended. Folks are willing to share their skills with those who are keen to learn knitting or crochet. Blackridge Primary School Christmas Nativity A Miracle in Town. All senior residents of the village are invited to attend our school Nativity free of charge on Wednesday 12th December at 11-15 a.m. in the school hall. Feel free to wear your Christmas Jumper or tinsel. Join us for tea/coffee and mince pies after the show. The Monday Club are looking forward to a visit to a pantomime at Livingston on December 15th. This outing has been funded by Foundation Scotland. SWI The next meeting of the SWI on December 10 th will be Christmas Dinner at Falkirk. The January meeting will be on Monday 14 th at 7 p.m. in the Craiginn Centre when Mary McNee will demonstrate Iris Folding when members will be able to participate. Management commitment The last meeting of 2018 for the Management Committee of the Community Education Association will be held in the Craiginn Centre on Monday December 17 th at 7 p.m. Community Council also have their last meeting for this year on Tuesday 18 th December at 7 p.m. in the Craiginn Centre.