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Activities and fun

I CRAWFURD THEATREJordanhill College. 76 Southbrae Drive. 9503437. Crawturd Kids Sat 17 Jun. 2—4.30pm. Entertainments. magician. cartoons. suitable for 5—12 year olds. £1. Family ucket£4.

Workshops These workshops are very popular and several are already fttlly booked for July. Suitable for 6 years upwards. sessions are from 1 lam to4pm. so take along a packed lunch. and any useful junk. yoghurt tubs. egg cartons etc. £2 per session. At time of going to press. places available for the following;

7Jul Making masks.

14 Jul Drama Workshop.

21 Jul Puppet making.

28Jul Face Painting.

I GROSVENOR CINEMA Ashton Lane. Hillhead. 339 4298.

Klds'Slull Every Saturday afternoon. 1.45pm. Games. competitions and a film. suitable for 6—13 year olds; parents welcome too. Kids £1.20; Adults£l.70. I HAGGS CASTLE St Andrews Drive. Pollokshields. 427 2725.

Free afternoon activities every Saturday. 2.15pm. No booking - just turn up. 17June Printing (4-7 years).

24 Jun Croquet (7— l 2 years).

Booking opens on 17June. 10am for summer activities listed below. Popular so booking essential. Admission free. only two activities per child. Age range given in brackets.( Wellies and cagoules if wet for Nature Trails)

Salt July 10.15am Archery (8—12). Buttermaking(4—7); 2.15pmGlove Puppets (6—9). Pancakes ( 5—8)

Mon 310.15am Victorian Entertainments (6—9); 2.15pm Croquet (8—12).

Tue 410.15am Storytime Drawing (4—7); 2.15pm Dressing Up (7—12). Shortbread (6—9).

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Wed 510.15am Fans (1+I2). Street Games

(6—9);2. 15pm Marzipan Fruits (4—7). Weaving(7—l2).

Thub 10. 15am Tilemaking (7—12);2. 15pm Finger Puppets (5—8). Printing (4—7). Frl710.15am Archery (8—12). Nature Trail (4—7); 2.15pm Herbs(7—l2). Candlemaking(8—l2).

3818 10.15am Heraldry (7—12).(‘roquet (8—12); 2. 15pm. Gingerbread (6—9). Storytime Drawing (4—7).

Mon 10 10.15am Victorian Entertainments (fr-9); 2.15pm Sugar Mice(4—7).

Tue 11 10.15am Glove Puppets (6—9); 2.15pm Printing (4—7). Samplers (8—12). Wed1210.15am Buttermaking (4-7). Weaving (7—12)‘. 2. 15pm Pancakes (5—8). Archery(8—12).

Thu 13 10. 15am Fans (8—12); 2. 15pm. Street Games (6—9). Marzipan Fruits (4—7).

Fri 14 10. 15am Finger Puppets(5—8). Heraldry (7—12); 2. 15pm Victorian Entertainments (6—9). Croquet (8— l 2). Mon 17 10. 15am Dressing Up (7—12);

2.15pm Shortbread (6—9).

Tue 18 10. 15am Nature Trail (4—7):

2. 15pm Herbs (7—12). 'I'ilemaking(7—12).

Wed1910.15am Sugar Mice (4—7).

Archery (8-12); 2. 15pm Gingerbread

(6—9). Samplers(8—12).

Tl’tu201015am Weaving (7—12);2. 15pm

(‘andlemaking (8—12). Storytime Drawing


Fri 21 10. 15am Pancakes (5—8). Glove

Puppets (69); 2. 15pm Street Games

(6-9). Croquet (8— l2).

Sat22 10. 15am Printing (4—7). Bookmarks


Shortbread (6-9).

Mon 24 10. 15am Buttermaking(4—7);

2.15pm Fans(8 12).

Tue 2510.15am Marzipan Fruits (4—7):

2. 15pm Heraldry (7—12). Finger Puppets (5—8).

Wed 26 10.15am Victorian Entertainments (m9);(‘roquct (8-12); 2.15pm Samplers (8-12). Gingerbread (6—9).

Thu27 10.15am Dressing l}p(7—12); 2.15pm Sugar Mice (4-7). Herbs(7—l2). Fri 28 10. 15am Weaving (7-- 12). Storytime Drawing (4—7); 2. 15pm Shortbread (6—9). (‘andlemaking(8—l2).

88129101521111 Nature Trail(4—7). Pancakes(5—8);2.15pm Street Games (69). Bookmarks (7—12).

Mon 31 10.15am Printing(4—7);2.15pm Tilemaking (7—12).

I JUST KIDDING (‘umbernauld Theatre. 0236 732887.

International Festival 01 Theatre lor Children. Until 24Jun. On Sat l8artistes including Mr Boom. Magic Bob. Mr Bones. Lenipen Puppets and Jugglers Wild will be out and about at various venues in the area. Booking for allevents at the Theatre.

Maisie and the Space Invader('umbernauld Theatre. 19Jun. 7pm. Lookahead Theatre (‘o bring you Maisie. Mrs McKitty and a feline alien. (4—7 year olds). Maisie visits twoothervenueszKilmardinny House Arts Centre. Bearsden 21 Jun. 7pm;Paisley Arts Centre 22 Jun. 7pm. Booking for Bearsdcn: ('umbernauld Theatre or call at Kilmardinny House between 9am and 1pm; Booking for Paisley: phone 887

1010 Paradise Island ('umbernauld Theatre. l7 Jun. 7pm. Merseyside Young People‘s Theatre present the linglish translation of the play by Netherlands writer Ade de Bont. A sensitive tale of how people experience loss or death in different ways. Suitable for over 7s. Kids £1.75; Adults £2. Snapdragon Circus The Big Top at (‘umbernauld Town (‘entre (please check when booking for exact location). l'ntil 17 Jun. 7pm. A magical mix ofdance. mime and traditional circus skills. Suitable for all ages. Kids £2; Adults£250 Circus Workshop The Big Top at ('umbernauld Town Centre. 17Jun. 2pm. Snapdragon host workshops suitable for over 7s. Numbers limited to 30pel’ workshop. Kids£l .75; Adults £2.50. I WATERSTONE'S BOOKSHOP Gordon Street. 221 0890. Clovvn Workshop Sun 18Jun. 3—5pm. RSAMD graduates show how it's done. Have a go at face—painting. juggling and clowning around. Suitable for 6—l0years.

Free. No booking. just turn up. Film

I PAISLEY ARTS CENTRE New Street. Paisley. 887 1010. Saturday films. Kids 50p; Adults£1.

Masters ot the Universe (U) 17Jun. 10.30am. HE-MAN fights to save the universe.

Sinbad and the Eye otthe Tiger (U) 24Jun. 10.30am. Sinbad sails to the rescue the brother of a beautiful princess from a witch's spell. Good special effects.


I PAISLEY ARTS CENTRE New Street. Paisley. 887 1010.

Pepiand Sombrero l7Jun. 1.30pm. Will Pepi and Sombrero foil plans to hijack their fruitstall'.’ Will the yellow bellied Gendarme become a hero'.’ Handworks Puppet Company reveal all. Kids 50p; Adults£1.

Mraoom‘s Singalong 24 Jun. 1.30pm. Parents will need earplugs after this show as Mr Boom demonstrates how to sound like a plane. a train. an elephant. ..


Activities and fun

I COASTERS 3 West Tollcross. 228 3252. Disco Every Saturday6.30—l0pm. £1.50. linder 18s. alcohol-free.

I EDINBURGH BUTTERFLY AND INSECT WORLD Melville Nurseries. Lasswade. 663 4932. Walk amongst butterflies fluttering in an indoor rainforest complete with pools and waterfalls. Stick insects. praying mantis. scorpions and tarantulas can be safely observed at close quarters. Picnic area and children‘sadventure playground outdoors. ()pen seven days a week until3l ()ctober. l0am—5.30pm. Kids£l.15; Adults£l .95. Family ticket. 2 adults plus tip to4children£5.75.

I EDINBURGH DANCE ATTIC King's Theatre. Leven Street.

Edinburgh Dance Attic Classes Until 30Jun. Informal classes run by Sheridan Nicol aimed at all ages and levels of ability. No advance booking. just turn tip 15 minutes before the start ofclasses decked out in loose togs. Kids £1 ; Adults £2.

Mon 5.30-7pm; Contemporary; 5-- 7pm. Tue 5.31% 7pm;Jazz.

Wed 5.30—7pm;Jazz.

Thu 5.30-7pm; Jazz for complete beginners.

I EDINBURGH SUMMER DANCEFEST 10—14 Jul. 10am-5pm daily. Dance classesopen to all ages and levels ofability'. culminating in an informal performance in the (‘hurchhill Theatre on the eveningof Fri 14 Jul. Book in advance. Weekly course cost £15. (‘ontact Sheridan Nicol 2285401 for furtherinfo. Advanced Course Dance Attic. King‘s Theatre. l.even Street.


| Edinburgh Youth Dance Company Churchltill

Theatre. Morningside Road.

Open Youth Courses St Brides Community Centre. Orwell Terrace.

I EDINBURGH ZOO Corstorphine Road, 334 9171.

Open every day of the year, 9am to 6pm;

9.30am on Sundays. Kids £1.50; Adults £3. If you haven‘t been to see the polar bear cub. now‘s the time to go because there‘s been another special delivery. Not to be outdone. the stork has astonished everyone by producing the Zoo‘s firstever storklct. Animal handling classes every hour from 11am at weekends and daily penguin parade.


Guided Walk: Throughout the summer the Ranger Service are giving a series of guided walks. each based on a theme relating to the environment within the Hermitage of Braid. Admission free. no booking. just turn up.

Summer Flowers 25 Jun. 2pm. Meet at the Information Centre.

I THINS BOOKSHOP 53—59 South Bridge.


Saturday Club Every Saturday 10.30—11.30am. Free. Open to all (age range approx 2—13 years). Activities and competitions as well as story-telling for younger children.

I 359 GALLERY 233 Cowgate . 225 3013. Summer Art Classes Sats 8. 15. 22 and 29 Jul. 10.30am—noon; 2.30-4pm. Artist Emma Graham-Yooll will lead classes for 6—12 year olds in drawing. print-making, model-making and collage. All materials supplied by gallery. £2.50 per 1 hour session. Further info and booking contact Sandra Duncan 10.30am—530pm. The gallery is hoping to run Sunday classes starting in Oct. if you‘re keen give thema ring: they'd like to know who‘sintercsted. I VENUE Calton Road. 557 3073.

The Rant Jam club Every Saturday.

8—1 1.30pm. 32. Under—18s alcohol—free disco. playing soul and hip—hop.


I FILMHOUSE Lothian Road 228 2688 Children’s Saturday Matinees 2pm. All seats bookable in advance. 50p; Adults £1. 17 Jun Charlotte‘s Web (U) Delightful animated film based E B White‘sweepy about a spider‘s efforts to save a little pig from going to market.

24 Jun lnnerspace (PG) Combination of comedy and sci-fi as test pilot is miniturised and accidently (I) injected into the body of a hypochondriac. NB. mums: Dennis Quaid's in it (Who is Dennis ()uaid'.’ Ed. ). Also showing Fri 23 Jun. 3pm.

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