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Actrvrties and Fun

0 GLASGOW DISTRICT LIBRARIES Children's Competition Imagine you are a child going to a library Illi) years in the future will there be electric books. robot librarians. computer cartoons? Make up a story or drawing about it and enter the library competition for cash prizes. (‘ontact Anne Reilly. The Mitchell Library. 221 7il_‘si)ext 12Sor any branch library. (‘losing date 21.1unc. 0 HAGGS CASTLE Hill St Andrews Drive. Pollokshields. 427 2725. Drama Workshops Saturdays 14 and 21. Ilium—noon. 8—12 years. 2() places. Ilave some fun with acting and mime. 2i1 placesonly. Ring to book. Free.

Saturday activities 2.15pm. Free. No booking. 'l'hesc will finish on 21 .lune. after which there will be a Summer Activities programme every day except Sunday. Booking opens Tue 29 June. 10am places are limited and fill up quickly. so book up soon. Full details in the next issue. Croquet 14 .Iune (s+ ). Lois ofskill and scope for trouble in this game. despite its genteel reputation! Nature Trail (5—7 years). Explore the castle grounds (bring wellies and cagoules).

Exhibitions 0 HAGGS CASTLE 1111) St Andrews

Drive. Pollokshields. 427 2725 Natural World oi Haggs LI mil :2 June. The history of the area around the castle is illustrated with models ofa ratcatcher. an elegant Edwardian lady and insects and animals.

Mary Queen oi Scots A semi-permanent exhibition about the life of this dramatic queen. whose first husband was blown up and who was herself beheaded.


0 GLASGOW ARTS CENTRE 12 Washington Street. 221 4526. Youth Concert Sat 14. 2pm. £1 .5(i(£l ). [PB-10 free. The younger members (approx 8— 1 3 years) of the (‘entre's music project get a chance to show their talents. Includes recorder and early music groups.

0 SECC Finnieston. 'I'icket Centre. (‘andleriggs Mon—Sat 1().3()am—o.3(lpm; King’s 'l‘heatre. Bath Street and Mitchell 'I‘heatre. Granville Street. Box offices Mon—Sat. noon—(3pm. 552 5961

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Atarah‘s Band Sat 31. li).3()am. £2.50 children and adults. A children’s prom. Be prepared to be involved when the energetic Atarah and her band strike up rhythm games. a musical story and songs. lake a recorder or percussion instrument.


0 THIRD EYE CENTRE 35(1Sauchiehall Street. 332 7521. Box Office 'I'ue—Sat “lam—5.30pm. Sun 2—-5pm. Seanachaidh Sat H 11am.2.511pm (5(lmins). £1. £1.51). (‘hildren in the audience will find themselvcscast as villagers in this story of a country wedding under threat. Seanachaidh is the Gaelic forstoryteller. By the ('umbernauld ’I‘heatrc (‘ompany for 5 years+. A short discussion on the role of theatre in education follows.


Activities and Fun

0 EDINBURGH ZOO (‘orstorphine Road. 334 9171 . ()pen every day of the year. Mon—Sat 9am-6pm. Sun 9.3ilam—(ipm.

Penguin Parade 2.30pm every afternoon. followed by feeding time for the Sea Lions 2.45pm. A children‘s adventure playground is sited next to the chimpanzee cage for mutual observation. (‘oming up

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Every Sat afternoon (2—4pm ). free art classes and activities for children of all ages. Activities vary each week. 0 ROYAL MUSEUMS OF SCOTLAND i (‘hambers Street. 225 7534. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Sun 2-5pm. Young Museum - Summer Expeditions Leith RiverWalk Sat 14 June. Meet at Wm Low Supermarket Car Park. Broughton Road at noon. Approx 3km. duration approx 3 hours. For 8—16 year-olds accompanied by an adult. Delve into some ofthe abundant countryside along the Waterofl.eith. Ring to book. lnchcoim island Sat 28 June. Ring venue to book and for details.

0 359 GALLERY 211‘) (‘owgate. 235 3013 Art Classes Sat mornings until 26

July. 10.3(1am—noon. Masks. painting. puppet-making. fabric collage etc. for S— 12 year-olds. Pay for whole series or by session.

0 TOY LIBRARIES 25p membership. plus few pence to hire toys. A sort of rent-a-toy arrangement

lintil ~1July. (‘ontact Mrs 'I‘ebble. 556 428-4 for details


0 DOCTOR BELL'S PRIMARY DRAMA CENTRE Junction Place. Leith. 55-1 3073

AChild's Garden l(i—2()Junc 1()am—-noon. 2-3pm. ('hildren's work including art. photos and video made in association with work done on a Robert Louis Stevenson project. Organised by Lothian Region , Education Dept. At 10.3(1and 11am 5 each day there will be short dramatic presentations by the children.

0 NATIONAL GALLERY The Mound. 5568921.

Living oii the Land Until end June. 9 Downstairs. For older children. Scenes from country life in 19th century Scotland. Many show the artists‘ home village

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0 FILMHOUSE SS Lothian Road. 228 2688. Junior inatinees 2pm. Due to popular demand. all tickets are now bookable in advance (fora trial period). All tickets £1.

Race ioryour Lite, Charlie Brown ( t?) (USA. 1‘)77)75 mins. Sat 14. George Schultz's Peanuts crowd Little Lord Fauntleroy ( ti) (USA. 1981)) 103 mins. Sat 21. Second re-make ofthe twenties film. in which a New York kid in the lSSlls inherits an English dukedom. With Ricky Schroder and Alex (iuinness.


High Street. 556 057‘). Box office Mon—Sat lilam—4pm. 7——i)pm perf evgs.(‘afe.117.|

15—21 June 7.3(lpm each evening. In association with Donaldson's School for the Deaf and View-field (‘hildren‘s'I‘heatre. Stirling. the Netherbow is presenting a week of children‘s theatre which is unusual in so far as all the work is based on improvisation and experiment. created and performed by the

children themselves.

The King and other Mimes Mon 1(i—Wed18June.7.3()pm.£2(£1). Recently returned from the London Mime Festival this year. where the group's imaginative programme was well received. 'I‘heir method is to

start with a very visual approach to which they can all respond and then improvise the way they want that i idea to develop through chosen I characters.

Noah-ourStory'I‘hurs 19—Sat 21 . June. 7.30pm. £2 (£1 cones). i Viewfield Children‘s Theatre (iroup (approx (>— 1 5 years) were given full scope for improvisation and came up with their own script and ideas. The result is an enthusiastic production in i which the story is told through the I dreamsofthe animals. 1

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