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GLASGOW Activities and Fun
0 GLASGOW PLAY SCHEMES FESTIVAL WEEK Glasgow Green 27 July-31 July. 11am-3pm daily. For info contact John Inglis. 53 Commerce Street. 429 7577. The custard-pie throwing. treasure hunting and spoof-making festival end to the summer play scheme programme which attracted an average of 1000 children and adults a day last year. Each day has a different theme as follows. with a related parade at 2.00pm:
Tartan Day. Monday 27; plus Nessie Parade
Circus Day Tues 28; plus Circus Parade
Stars and Stripes Day plus Pom Pom Parade
Spooks Day plus Monsters Parade Fiities and Sixties Day plus Children's Circus. Grand Finale and Disco.
0 GLASGOW DISTRICT LIBRARIES 221 7030 (young people‘s services). Summer programme:
Fri 24: Puppet Show Temple Library. 2.30pm: Films (‘astlemilk Library 3pm and 6pm; Badgemaking Langside Library. 2.30pm.
Sat 25: Badgemaking Couper Library. 2.30pm; Films Rutherglen Library. 2.30pm.
Mon 27: Films Cardonald Library. 2.30pm; Parachute Game. Pollokshields Library. 2.30pm: Puppet Show Maryhill Library. 2.30pm.
Tues 28: Films Darnley Library. 2pm: Parachute Game Pollokshaws Library. 2.30pm.
Wed 29: Films Mosspark Library. 10.30am.
Thurs 30: Films lbrox Library. 1.30pm and Elder Park Library. 4pm: Parachute Games Govanhill Library. 2.30pm.
Fri 31: Films Pollok Library. 2pm: Puppet show llillhead Library. 2.30pm; Parachute Game Langside Library. 2.30pm.
Sat 1 Aug: Parachute Game Coupcr Library. 2.30pm.
Mon 3Aug: Films Partiek Library.
Tues 4 Aug: Films Whiteinch Library. 2pm and Temple Library. 6.30pm. Thurs 6 Aug: Films Knightswood Library. 2pm and Maryhill Library. 6.30pm.
Fri 7 Aug: Films Drumchapel Library. 2pm.
Sat 8 Aug: Films llillhead Library.
0 HAGGS CASTLE 100 St Andrews Drive. Pollokshields. 427 2725. Hugely popular free Summer daily Activities run until Tue 18 August but they are virtually fully booked. It is however worth ringing on the day for cancellations.
Fri 24 10. 15am Beautiful Boxes (7-12):2. 15pm Summer Storytime (4-6)
Sat 25 10. 15am Glasgow Street Games (7-12); 2. 15pm llerb Bags (6-9)
Mon 27 10. 15am Weaving (8-12);
2. 15pm Wheaten Scones (5-7)
Tue 28 10. 15am Garden Nature Trail (wellies and cagoules ifwet) (8-12): 2. 15pm 'l'ile-making (7-12)
Wed 2910.15am Archery (8-12); 2.15pm Spinners (6-8)
Thurs 3D 10. 15am llats (5-7): 2. 15pm Pressed Flower Pictures (7-12)
Fri 31 10.15amShellwork (please bring shells) (7-12):2.15pm'l‘ussie Mussie (6-9)
Sati Aug 10.15am Finger Puppets (5-7);2. 15pm Zoetropes(S-l2) Mon 3 10.15am Dressing Up (4-6); Victorian Entertainments (6-9) Tues 4 10.15am Scottish ()atcakes (6-9): Dressing L'p: Mary Queen of Scots Style (7-12)
Wed 5 10.15am Kitemaking(8-12); 2. 15pm Nature Trail (wellies and cagoules ifwet) (7-12) Thurs 5 10. 15am Shortbread (6-9): 2. 15pm Peg Dolls (8- 12)
o KNIGHTSWOOD FIRE STATION Anniesland Road 959 2223 .
Open Day 8 August. lpm-4.30pm. Free. No child should miss this wonderful chance to clamber all over the fire engines. soak the firemen and watch displays. Stalls. and a tea room provide something for everyone and its hoped that the Open Day will tip their fund-raising for charity over the £4.000 mark. Recommended.
0 WINTER GARDEN People‘s Palace. Glasgow Green. 5540223. Insect 200 until August 28. Mon-Fri 10am-4.30pm. The insect zoo from the Dolphin Arts Centre. with its small and hairy specimens ofspidcr. cricket and scorpion will be on view in the attractive Winter Garden for the summer.
0 BURRELL COLLECTION 2060 Pollokshaws Road. 649 7151 . Summer competition for children in the museum with small prizes. Children's Stained Glass Project until mid August. An exhibition ofwork from children‘s workshops on
medieval stained glass, using perspex and plastic.
0 HAGGS CASTLE 100 St Andrews Drive. Pollokshields. 427 2725. Mon-Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 2pm-5pm. A Box oi Surprises Until 24 August. Boxes hewn from all manner of unlikely materials. including reindeer horn or a hazelnut. for all manner ofpurpose.
0 DDEDN FILM CENTRE Renfield Street. 332 8701. £2.75 (£1.50). The Living Daylights
Activities and Fun 0 BOTANIC GARDEN lnverleith
House. lnverleith Row.
1987 Flower Stamp Exhibition and SummerArt Competiton 10am (1 1am Sunday) to 4pm. Until 31 July. Last chance to get in some ﬂowery entries into this design a stamp competition open to young people up to the age of 16. Select a plant ﬂowering in the gardens in July and draw, paint or photograph it in a design suitable for a postage stamp. The entries won‘t be used for actual stamp designs. but they will be eligible for cash prizes in each 013 age categories: under 8; 8-11 and 12-16. Paper is provided. but take along other materials and hand entries into the reception desk or post them to above address.
0 EDINBURGH BOOK FESTIVAL CHILDREN'S COMPETITION 25a South West Thistle Street Lane. 225 1915. Win a trip to Paris, an Amstrad computer or a £500 UK holiday voucher — if you're under 16 and know a thing or two about history. The Edinburgh Book Festival are running a Document Competition
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150 children have been playing their part in the celebrations which mark the 400 years that have passed since the death oi Mary Queen at Scots, by creating cartoon characters. Children irom Edinburgh, Fotheringhay and Stirling have been Involved in the project with the Splelbergian role ot champion oi animation being taken by Jessica Langiord at The Film Workshop in Edinburgh. The resulting iilm, which has 400 painstakingly put together scenes (Hoiyrood is pictured above) with all the characters being drawn or made by the children, was commissioned by the National Galleries and can be seen at the Queen's image and Queen's World exhibitions at the Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh,
on the theme of Mary Queen ofScots until 23 August. lnformation from the address above.
0 EDINBURGH DISTRICT COUNCIL Kite-making workshops for high flyers. All materials provided and workshops are free. but old comfy clothes should be worn. For over 10s. Four workshops per day at 10.30am. 12.30pm. 2pm and 4pm at the following venuesthlurs 23 Braidburn Valley Park
Fri 24 lnch Park
Sat 25 Davidson’s Mains Park
0 EDINBURGH ZOO (‘orstorphine Road. lylurrayfield. 334 9171. Open every day of the year 9am-6pm (Sun opens 9.30am). £2.50 (£1 .25).
Lots ofinteresting activities during the summer. (‘heck daily leaflet given out at entrance gate.
0 HERMITAGE OF BRAIO Braid Road. For info tel. The Rangers 447 7145. Summer Hermits Nature Club Mon 27 July and 3 Aug. 10am-12noon. ()pen to all 5-12 year olds. Every Monday up to and including 10 August the countryside summer club will be featuring games. competitions. arts
- and crafts and walks. No admission
charge. Building nest boxes Sun 2 Aug. 1pm. Hermitage ('onservation Group. for young people over the age of 12 who are interested in the countryside and don‘t mind giving up a Sunday afternoon to undertake conservation work. Wear old clothes! 0 MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD 42 l ligh Street. 225 2424 x 6646. Mondays and 'l‘hursdays are the days to look out for at the museum — Thursday is the day each week when special events are organised. and the Monday before this is the time to go along and pick up your free ticket for the event. Sessions are likely to be busy. so don‘t delay! The Amazing Mr Bones Travelling Show Thurs 30. 10. 15am. 1 1.30am. 2pm and 3pm. For 3- 10 year olds. Songs. games. custard pies and magic.Free tickets available from 27 July onwards. Toy Making Demonstration ’l‘hurs 6 Aug. 10am-4pm. Sue Quinn. a craftswornan toymaker from Doormouse Designs will be demonstrating teddy bear making and displaying soft toys for sale. Admission free. workshops ( 1 1am-12noon and 2.45pm-3.45pm).Thurs 16. Forover 10s. 0 MURRAYFIELD ICE RINK Riversdale Crescent. 337 6933 (buses 12. 26. 31 from city centre). Open daily from 2.30pm. but length of session varies. Ring for details. 70pence (90pence on Saturdays) plus 30pence boot hire. Group Tuition Sundays 10am-11.30am.£1 plus 30 pence boot hire. 0 PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street. 556 5981. Animated Film Made to accompany the Mary. Queen of Scots exhibiton. See panel. Children’s Workshops Dances irom the time at Mary Queen oi Scots. 27July. 10.30am-12noon. Free. A new series ofchildren‘s workshops organised by the National Gallery’s excellent education department will run every
20 The List 24 July — 6 August