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Activities and Fun


. Saturday Classes l(lam—noon.

('hildren’s classes in pottery. drama

and art. 'l'here is a nominal fee to

join the centre.


Washington Street. 221 4526.

School Holiday Week Opera Workshop Mon l2—Fri l()()Cl. 10am—4pm

()pcra workshops open to all S— 1-1 year olds. leading to a performance of .lohn l’aynter's circus extravaganxa opera. A ‘l‘emporary Diversion which will take place otttside (weather permitting) on Thurs l5 and Fri 1(i()ctober. 3pm. Anyone interested in taking part and about 80 young people are

; needed—should contact ('aroline

Stevenson at the ('entre


Children‘s Music ProjectSaturdays. ‘).30am—l .30pm. This includes

5 (‘hamber ()rchestra. ()pera (iroup.

Instrumental 'I‘uition. (‘hoir. ()rchestra. Wind Band. 2nd ()rchstra. Beginner Music (iroups. Jazz Band. Anyone interested should contact music staff.

Youth Theatre Team Mondays 7pm. Children‘s Arts Activities 'l’hursdays.

1 4.30pm. Art. drama. dance. crafts.

0 GROSVENOR Ashton Lane. 33‘) 42‘)8.

Caley Kids Club Sat 3 ()ct. 2pm—~i.30pm. For 4— 1-1 year olds. 50p. Modelled on the old-style Saturday morning cinema clubs for children. the club. which is open to all. shows features. cartoons and serials followed by games. competitions and turns on the stage. NB There will be a screening of Pinocchio on Sat 10 ()ct for the half term holidays and therefore no (‘aley Kids Club. See Film below.

0 HAGGS CASTLE 100 St Andrews Drive. Pollokshields.-127 2725. Activities for the ()ctober holiday 10— l 7 Get and a day ofevents related to 1 1allowe'en on 31 ()ct. Age groups in brackets. NB : Booking opens Thursday 1 Oct, 10am and places go very quickly!

Sath Oct 10.15am Buttermaking (4—7): Weave a cobweb (7—12);

2. 15pm Finger Puppets (5—8): Gingerbread (ihosts (6—9)

Mon12 10. 15am Drama (7—12). Leaf

Prints (4—7); 2. l5pm'1‘reacle Scone (6—9)

Tues 13 10.15amStorytime Drawing (4—7). Gingerbread ghosts (6—9): llallowe'en Masks (7—10). Finger Puppets (5—8).

Wed 14 10.15am'1‘reacle Scones (6—9). Weave a ('obweb (7—12): 2.15pm Buttermaking(~l—7). Dressing Up (7—12).

; Thurs 15 10. 15am Leaf Prints (4—7).

Weave a (‘obweb (7—12): Storytime Drawing (1—7). (iingerbread (iliosls (()—‘)).

Fri 16 10. 15am Finger Puppets (5—8). 'l'reacle Scones((>—‘));2. 15pm Buttermaking (4—7). Drama (7—12). Sat17 10.15am Dressing L'p(7—l2). Leaf Prints (4—7): 2. 15pm llallowe‘en Masks (7—10). Storytime Drawing (4—7)

Sat31 10.15am Halloween Masks (7— 10). 'l‘reacle Scones ((+4)): 2.15pm llallowe'en Storytime 8; drawing (4—7). (iingerbread (ihosts ((t—‘)).


0 ART GALLERY ANO MUSEUM, KELVINGROVE 357 392‘). Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Sttn lpm—5pm. ('afe. School Children's Annual Art Competition Until 25 ()ct. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Sun 2—5pm. Prizewinning paintings and drawings from the annual school children‘s art competition held in the (ilasgow ntuseurns every summer.

0 HAGGS CASTLE 100 St Andrews Drive. 427 2725.

All Creatures Greatand Small L'ntil 22 Nov. What tnakes the puffer-fish puff and why does a tortoise have a shell'.’ Find out this and tnuch more in llaggs (‘astle's exhibition which brings you face to face with a polar bear and looks at how animals have had to evolve to survive.


0 GROSVENOR CINEMA Ashton Lane. Hillhead. 33‘) 4298.

Pinnochio (US. l‘)-i0) 77mins From‘) ()ct. 2pm. 5pm. £1.20 kids. £2 adults. (‘lassic Walt Disney at his best.


0 CUMBERNAULO THEATRE Cumbernauld. 0236 732887. Box office Mon—Fri 10am—6pm. Sat 10am—3pm. 6—8pm perf evgs. Bar/Cafe.

Handiworks Puppet Company Sat 3 ()ct. 1pm. adults £1.20. kids 80p. MrBoom Sat 10 ()et. 1pm. adults £1.20. kids 80p. Music and songs from Mr Boom‘s one man band.

0 KING'S THEATRE Bath Street. Box office Mon—Sat noon—6pm. 4 bars. Phone Bookings. 'l‘icket Centre. Candleriggs. Mon—Sat

10.30am—6.30pm. 0-11 227 5511. Hans Andersen Mon lZ—Sat 17 ()ct. 7.30pm. Sat mat. 3pm. £2.25. £2. £1.75. An amateur production of some of Hans Andersen‘s famous fables with music. For all the family. 0 THEATRE ROYAL Hope Street. 331 1234. Box office Mon—Sat 10am—6pm (7.30pm on perf. evgs) Bar. Buffet.

Nessie, the Loch Ness Monster Wed 7—Sat 10()ct. 10.30am and 1.30pm. £2. Party/schools 1 free ticket in every 10. The well-known Purves Puppets turn their ultra-violet spotlights on one of the most famous legends ofthem all.


Actrvrties and Fun

0 NETHERBOW 43 l ligh Street. 556 957‘).

Artsplay A new season of classes and workshops for children and adults begins at the Netherbow on 3 ()ct. Numbers are limited. so please book in advance. All classes are for 7—11 years and there is a course fee of £9 for each (i week course. Disabled children welcome.

Writing can be iun Six Saturdays from 3 ()ct. 10.30am—12.30pm. A look at all forms of writing from comic strip to poetry with each session focusing on a different theme.

Learning through Musici Six 'l‘uesdays from (i ()ct (no class 20 ()ct). 3.45pm—5.30pm. Playing by ear on simple instruments. some of which will be ntade by the group. Learning through Music 2 Six 'l’hursdays from 8 ()ct (no class 22 ()ct ) 3.45pm-5.30pm. For 7-11 years. Fee L"). An introduction to music through the playing ofsimple instruments. The group will form an orchestra and learn to read music. Painting and Drawing Six Wednesday afternoons starting 7 ()ct. 3.45pm—5.30pm. With (‘laire Blackwood. artist and illustrator.

0 359 GALLERY 233 (‘owgate. 225 3013.

369 Art Club Saturdays 10 ()ct— l 2 Dec. 10.30am—noon. £15(£7)'1‘he 36‘) Saturday Art (‘lub for 8— 12 years will re-start 10 ()ct for l()weeks with Emma (iraham-Youll. Further information and booking forms

available now from Angela Wrapson

on above number.

0 WILKlE HOUSE (‘owgate. 225 207‘) Youth Drama Classes Every Tues and Thurs 4pm—(x30pm and Saturdays 10am-4pm. Approx 30pence per session. For 8—15 year olds. and will

gradually work towards another show. (probably for Christmas). New members welcome.

Creche Mon-Sat Dam—4.30pm. Nominal charge. For children up to approx 7 years.

Dance 0 THEATRE WORKSHOP 34 Hamilton

Place. Box office 226 5425. Mon—Sat ‘).30am-5.30pm. Cafe.

Light Cycle Five Fri ‘) ()ct. 8pm. £2.50 (£1.50). (‘ommon (iround Dance Theatre are a newly-formed and

far-sighted group of profoundly deaf

and hearing dancers who use dance and theatre to explore the common ground between them. For 12 years + and adults.

Film 0 FILMHOUSE Lothian Road. 228 2688.

? (‘hildren's Saturday tnatinees. 2pm. 5 All seats £1 bookable in advance.

The Jewel ot the Nile (PU) (Lewis

Peague. USA. l‘)8(i) l()(imins. Sat 3 1 ()ct. Rather disappointing follow up

to the successful Romancing Illt’ Stone. with Danny De \"ito in hot pursuit of the intrepid adventurer

" Michael Douglasand Kathleen'l‘urner i Labyrinth ( L') (Jim Henson.

L'K L'SA.l‘)8(i)101mins.Sat 10

! ()ct. Fantasy adventure from the

makerof7710.11uppcrs‘.Jim llenson. ; populated by his elaborate puppet creations and with David Bowie

I interestingly if ttnmemorably cast as i agoblinprince.


0 Children's Book Week Stockbridge

Bookshop. Edinburgh

Postman Pat will be giving out the prizes to competitions being organised by the Stockbridge Bookshop for (‘hildren’s Book Week. 3— 10 ()ct. 'l'here are separate competitions in three age groups. for the under 5s. (>—‘) years and ‘) years

+ . and the theme is Adventure. (‘ompetiton fornts. to be returned by Wed 7. are available from the bookshop. 26—28 North West ('ircus Place. 225 5355. and Postman Pat

will be in the shop on Sat 10.

l0—11.30am. ll.-i5am—i2.30pm (presentation of prizes).

12.45— 1 .30pm and 1.45—2.30pm.

East Kilbride Libraries are also

' organising a host of fun activities for Libraries Book Fortnight. 5—17()ct. and the theme here will be Bears. (‘ontact Libraries Dept. liast Kilbride 48581 for details.

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