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GLASGOW Activities and Fun


Childrens Activities 10 p. Allwelcome. whether members of the library or not. For approx 4- 12 years.

Central Library Civic Centre. East Kilbride. ()3552 20046.

Mon 10 10.30am Mask making.

Thursia 10.30am Model making.

Mon 17 10.30am Puppet making. Westwood Library 03552 24837

Wed 5 2pm Mask making.

Monti 2pm Puppet making.

St Leonards Library ()3552 41573

Mon 10 2pm Face Painting.

Tues11 10.30am Mask making. Fri1410.30am Model Making

Tues18 Puppet Making.

Strathaven Library 0357 21167

M01112 10.30am Face painting and masks. 2pm Model and puppet making. ' Calderwood Library (13552 24171)

Tues 4 2pm Face painting.

Wed 510.30am Mask making. Tues112pm Model making.

Thus 13 2pm Puppet making.

Greenhilis Libraryo3552 42951

Fri 7 2pm Mask making.

Fri 14 2pm Model making.

Tues 18 2pm Puppet making.

0 GLASGOW DISTRICT LIBRARIES 2217030 (Young People's Services). Summer programme:

Thurs 6 Aug: Films Knightswood Library. 2pm and Maryhill Library. 6.30pm.

Fri 7 Aug: Films Drumehapel Library. 2pm. Sat 8 Aug: Films liillhead Library. 2.30pm. 0 HAGGS CASTLE 100 St Andrews Drive. Pollokshields. 427 2725. SummerActivities Daily. Free. These highly popular activities are virtually fully booked. but its worth ringing on the day for cancellations. Suitable age groupin brackets.

Fri710.15am Sweetmaking (4-6);2.15pm Victorian Street Games (6-9).

SalB 10.15am Buttermaking (4-6):2.15pm Shellwork (please bring shells) (7-12). Mon1O 10.15am Archery (8-12);2.15pm Masks for Masques (6-9).

Tues11 10.15am Gingerbread (6-9); 2.15pm Discover Herbs (6-9) Wed1210.15am Beadwork (9-12);2. 15pm Beautiful Boxes (8-12)

Thurs 13 10. 15am Painting and Printing (4-6); 2.15pm Traditional Quilting (8-12). Fri 14 10.15am Potato Scones (7-12): 2.15pm Sampler Sewing(8-12).

188115 10. 15am Abernethy Biscuits(6-9);

2.15pm Costume Pictures (8- 12)

Mon 17 10. 15am Archery (8-12); 2. 15pm Pincushion Mice (7- 12)

Tues 1B 10. 15am Paint a Flag(5-8); 2.15pm Croquet Tournament (7-12)

0 WINTER GARDEN People‘s Palace. Glasgow Green. 554 0223.

Insect Zoo until August 28. Mon-Fri 10am-4.30pm. The insect 200 from the Dolphin Arts Centre. with its small and hairy specimens ofspider. cricket and scorpion will be on view in the attractive Winter Garden for the summer.

0 KNIGHTSWOOD FIRE STATION Anniesland Road 959 2223.

0 Open Day 8 August. 1pm-4.30pm. Free. No child should miss this wonderful chance to clamber all over the fire engines. soak the firemen and watch their displays. Stalls. guess-the-weight-of-the-cake and a tea room provide something for the whole family and its hoped that the Open Day will tip their fund-raising for charity over the £4.()()() mark. Strongly recommended. 0 GROSVENDR Ashton Lane. 339 4298. Superman IV Until 13 Aug. 2pm.4.15pm. 6.30pm. 8.45pm. £2 £1 .20 children & OAPs. Still an unknown quantity but this time our hero is up against a formidable line up in the form of nuclear weapons. arch enemy Lex Luthor and the Nuclear Man.


0 BURRELL COLLECTION 2060 Pollokshaws Road. 6497151.

Summer competition for children in the museum with small prizes.

Children's Stained Glass Project until mid August. An exhibition of work from children's workshops on medieval stained glass. using perspex and plastic.

Children's Art Classes These hugely popular art classes for 8-11 year olds re-commence in September. Anyone interested should contact the museum from 17 August.

0 HAGGS CASTLE 100 St Andrews Drive. Pollokshields. 427 2725. Mon-Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 2pm-5pm.

A Box of Surprises Until 24 August. Boxes hewn from all manner ofunlikely materials. including reindeer horn ora hazelnut. for all manner ofpurpose.

Film 0 ODEON FILM CENTRE Renfield Street.

332 8701. £2.75 (£1.50). See film listings.


0 MITCHELL THEATRE Granville Street. 221 3198. Box off Mon-Sat 12noon-6pm. Bar. cafe. [D] Tickets also from Ticket Centre. Candleriggs Mon-Sat

No price increase in 19871

that admits you to all these attractions.

Thrills of cinema 180° 50p extra.

available at reduced prices it paid in advance.

Set out on Safari

Setout now on Safari to Blair Drummond on an inclusiveticket Game Reserves, Pets’ Farm, Performing Sea-Lion Show, Giant

Astreglide, Jungle Cruise, Adventure Playground, Picnic and Barbecue Areas, Car Parks and lots of other attractions

Open Daily until 5 Oct 1987 10am, last admission 4.30pm. Party bookings

Blair Drummond Safari and Leisure Park, nr Stirling. Tel (07”) 841456


10.30am-6.30pm. 552 5961.

Some lee It Hot Tues 1 l-Sat 15.7.30pm. £3. (cones £1.50 weekdays). lmmortalised on film by Marilyn Monroe and Tony Curtis. the young Mitchell Theatre for Youth (12-20 year olds) ambitiously take on the musical version. With an all-girls jazz band.


Activities and Fun

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 l6and know a thing or two about history. The Edinburgh Book Festival are runninga Document Competition on the theme of Mary Queen of Scots until 23 August. Information from the address above.

0 EDINBURGH ZOO Corstorphine Road. Murrayfield. 334 9171. Open every day of the year 9am-6pm (Sun opens9.30am). £2.50(£1.25).

Lots of interesting activities during the summer. Check daily leaflet given out at entrance gate.

0 HERMITAGE OF BRAID Braid Road. For info tel. The Rangers 447 7145.

Summer Hermits Nature Club Mon 10 Aug. 10am-12noon. Open to all 5-12 year olds. The countryside summer club will be featuring games. competitions. arts and crafts and walks. No admission charge.

0 MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD 4211igh Street. 225 2424 x 6646.

Museum oi Childhood Teddy Bear Day Todays the day for Teddy Bears. There are make-your-own sessions at 10.30am. 11.30am. 2pm and 3pm (admission by ticket only. free from museum from 10 Aug onwards) suitable for 6 year olds and above; also special presents for all children accompanied by their bears.

O 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. 70p (90p on Saturdays) plus 30p boot hire. Group Tuition Sundays 10am-1 1.30am. £1 plus 30 p boot hire.

0 PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street. 556 5981

Children's Workshops Free. For 6- 12 year olds.

Court Music oi the 16th Century 10 Aug. 10.30am-12noon. Recorders supplied but other instruments can be taken along. Chapeaux Royal 17 Aug. 10.30am-12noon. Making specially created hats with Master Milliner. Donald Lovat Fraser. All materials provided.

Animated Film Delightful animated film telling the colourful life of Mary Queen of Scots in 400 separate scenes. made by 150 primary school children under the

guidance ofJessica Langford of Edinburgh‘s Film Workshop. Great care has been taken to make it historically accurate to serve as an introduction to The Queen '5 Image exhibiton upstairs.


Chambers Street. 225 7534.

Discovery Room Mon-Fri Until 9 Aug. 10am-4pm. Sat 2pm-4pm. Open to children over 5 and adults (children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.) Why is the sun yellow? The Discovery Room will explain all and allow you to get at lots of intriguing specimens that are normally kept out of reach under glass. Microscopes provided for closer inspection.

0 YOUTH RENDEZVOUS South Bridge Resource and Education Centre. Until 30 Aug. An international youth centre for young people of all nationalities. Cafe.

lounge. day and evening performances by local bands. drama groups. ceilidhs. folk evenings.

O WILKIE HOUSE Cowgate. 225 2079 Youth Drama Classes Every Tues and Thurs 4pm-6.30pm and Saturdays 10am-4pm. Approx 30p per session. For 8-15 year olds. and will gradually work towards another show. (probably for Christmas). New members welcome. Creche Mon-Sat 9am-4.30pm. Nominal charge. For children up to approx 7 years.


0 CITY ART CENTRE Market Street. 225 2424. Mon-Sat 10am-6pm.

Child's Play Until 5 September. £1 (25p)— all proceeds go to Save The Children. See paneL

Activities free with entrance to the exhibition first come. first served.

Cralt Activities Thurs 6 and Fri 7 August. 10am-12noon. 2pm-4pm. Printing collage etc.

Kile Making Workshops 9 Aug. 2pm-4pm. Mon lO-Fri l4 10am-12pm and 2pm-4pm. Materials provided at a cost of50 p. Each child can fly the kite he/she makes on Fringe Sunday (16 Aug) at Frank Mcshane’s annual kite rally.

Children’s Street Games Sat 15. 10am-12noon. 2pm-4pm. Strathclyde Region Community Education Service organised a project in Glasgow in which pensioners remembered the street games they used to play and taught them to primary school children. A video ofthe project will be shown. and the games taught to children.

Dance Workshop Sun 16. 2pm-4pm. Movement and contemporary dance for 6-12 year olds. Beginners welcome. Come and Drew Mon 17-Sat 22 Aug. 10am-12noon. 2pm-4pm. Sun 2pm-4pm. Materials will be provided for children to draw their views ofthe exhibition and the work will go on show the following day.

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