I IOTHERWELL CIVIC THEATRE 67515. Senhuster events, secliotherwell Leisure in Activities listings for membership details. The Haggis that Iosts IIS glen A comic Scottish tale from Pictish Puppets. 4 Jul, 10.30—11.15am. Members 50p; Non Members £1.

Percy Plecrust Funny stories and magic tricks. 11 Jul, lOam—noon. Members 50p; Non Members£l.

I PAVILION THEATRE Renfield Street. 332 1846/3252 9107.

Oor Wullle See Panel. 2—14Jul, nightly 7.30pm;Sat mat, 2.30pm. Kids£3.50; Adults £4, £5, £6.

Singing Kettle Popular trio present thelrnew shows for summer. Lots oi action songs lor everyone to loin in. Kids £2;£2.50;£3. Adults £3;£3.50;£4. Shows start 11am.

AJIII Flower Power. Diaw a large colourful flower. cut it out and hringit along.

11 Jul Boogie Woogie Zoo. Bring an


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presents THE CLYDEBUILT PUPPE’I‘S Wed 4 to Fri 6 July 1990 in RAPL'NZEL for children aged three to seven at l lam and KINGDOM UNDER THE SEA PERSEUS AND .V‘IEDL'SA for children aged five and over

at 3pm Tickets £1.00 {or children, £2.00 for adults available from The Queen's Hall Box Office

Telephom : 031 668 2019

animal mask or paint a ferocious animal on your face.


Activities and too


Summer Holiday Programme runs from Mon 2 Jul—Fri 17 Aug. Fun andgames sessions for kids 10am-noon and 2—4pm Mon—Fri. Contact centre for further info. I CRAIGLOCKHART SPORTS CENTRE 177 Colinton Road, 4430101.

Summer Holiday Programme runs Monday 2 J uly—Friday 17 August. Play sessions for 5— 1 2 year olds. Coaching in canoeing, fencing, tennis and trampolining. Contact centre for information.

I EDINBURGH CENTRAL LIBRARY George [V Bridge, 225 5584.

Creche Facilities in Central Library Browse in peace while the kids are in the safecare of the Edinburgh Creche Co-op. Free to all library users. Tuesday and Thursday mornings, 10am—noon. Large selection of toys suitable for all ages.


Sea Spectacular Nautical fun at your local library. All events are free, but byUeaet only, each branch has tickets for their own events. Check with relevant branch for ticket information. (Age range given in brackets).


Save your sea Iltel An illustrated talk with the SSPCA (8—12). 4Jul, 11am—12. 15pm. BALGREEN

See Spectacular (3—5). 10Jul, 10.30—11.30am.


Seaside Stories with author/illustrator Susanna Gretz (5—8). 4 Jul, 4-4.45pm. Pirate treasure trail (5—10). 12.] ul, 2.30—3.30pm.


Seashore Special Make a seashore scene



63-65 Queen Street,

tel: 041-226-5762


at 2.30 pm. on Saturday 7 July in Volumes Bookstore, 63 Queen Street, Glasgow

Join in the fun with Spot the Dog and hear about his latest adventures

Under 8 event

(8-12). 10Jul, 10.30-11.3Uam.


Seaside stories with author/illustrator Susanna Gretz (5—8). 5 Jul, 10.15—11am. CORSTORPHINE

Seaside Stories with author/illustrator Susanna Gretz (5—8). 4Jul. 2.30-3. 15pm. CRAIGMILLAR

Sea Spectacular (all ages). 3Jul, 2.30-3.30pm.

Magic a Puppets with Scot bovat (3-10). 11 Jul, 2—3pm.


Seaside Stories with author/illustrator Susanna Gretz (5—8). 5 Jul, 11.30am—12.15pm.


Stories, games anti mask making with Kresanna Aigner (9—12). 10 Jul, 2—4pm.

MCDONALD ROAD Pirate Pranks stories and crafts (5—9). 1 1 Jul, 2.30-3.30pm. MOREDUN Make a treasure island (6—10). 11 Jul, 2.30—3.30pm. PORTOBELLO Stories. games and mask making with Kresanna Aigner (942). 10.! ul, 10am—noon. SIGHTHILL Magic a Puppets with Scot Lovat (3-10). 11 Jul, llam—noon. SOUTH QUEENSFERRY Thomas the Tank tea party A Forth Bridge Centenary Event (under 5‘5). 12 Jul, 2.30-3.30pm. STOCKBRIDGE Pirates B Parrots Stories, rhymes and fun (3—5). 11 Jul, 2.30-3.15pm. I EDINBURGH SWIMMING CENTRES ‘On Water' Inflatable Sessions Summer Programme runs 2 Jul-17 Aug. Dairy Mon-Fri 2—4pm; Sat 10am—noon. Slenogie Mon—Fri 10am~noon and 2—4pm; Sat 2—3.40pm. Portobello Mon—Fri 10am—noon and 2—4pm; Sat 10am-noon and 2—3.40pm. Royal Commonwealth Mon—Fri lOam-noon and 2—4pm. I EDINBURGH ZOO Corstorphine Road, 334 9171. Mon 2 Jul Carnival time! Annual event in aid of penguin appeal. Zoo open usual hours, 9am-6pm but between noon and 4pm there’s a host of entertainments. Radio Forth Music Cruiser will provide the music, Hearts player Henry Smith will play Beat the Goalie. Have a ride on an electro-jeep. Side stalls, jugglers, uni-cyclists, and animal handling sessions on the hour (50p, must be booked). Usual zoo admission prices, kids £1 .80; adults £3.20. Come dressed as a penguin and you get in half price! I HERIITAGE OE BRAID 447 7145. Dinosaurs Again! Geological time walk around the Hermitage of Braid. Sunday 1 July, 2pm. Free. Meet at Hermitage House. The iierrnits Cluli Meets every Tuesday from 3 July to 7 August, lOam—12.30pm in the Hermitage House. Games, walks, competitions, craft work, cooking, treasure hunts, for 5- 12 year olds. Parents welcome. Admission free, bring warm, waterproof clothes. I NENNEDY'S FUN CENTRE Windsor Place, Portobello, 669 1075. Saturday morning open sessions for children up to age ten, accompanied by an adult. Trampolines, pirate ship, soft play equipment, tree house, bouncy castle. 9.30—11.30am,£1.50. I MEADOWBANK SPORTS CENTRE London Road, 6615351. Summer Holiday Programme runs Monday 9 J uly-Friday 10 August. Coaching Sessions Every weekday 2—4pm for 10—15 year olds. Badminton, basketball, tennis, trampolining, athletics and archery. £1 per session or weekly ticket £4. Bookable in advance. Soft Play Sessions Every Tue and Thu. 10—11am and Ham-noon. For under 5‘s accompanied by an adult. 75p per session. book in advance.

Under 10': Play Sessions Every weekday 10am—noon. Bouncy castle and fun and games. £1 per session pay on the day.

I ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN lnverleith Row. 552 7171. ext 459.

Discovery Days Activity workshops for 8—12 year olds. Admission free but places limited so book now. Kids should wear old clothes and bring macs and wellies ifits wet. lOam—noon.

18 Jul Using your nose!

25 Jul Using your eyes!

1 Aug Using your tastebuds!

B Aug Using your hands!


I CITY ART CENTRE Market Street. 225 2424 ext 6650.

The Art of Lego Runs until l4JuI, 10am-6pm, Mon—Fri. Admission free.

Clever and imaginitive Lego building by grown ups from the world of science,art and design. Young visitors can build and display their own models in the hands-on-bricks area.

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I EDINBURGH FILM HOUSE Lothian Road. 228 2688.

Children's Saturday matinees; all seats£1 , bookable. Films start 2pm.

30 Jun Charlotte‘s Web (U) Animated version ofE.B. White’s tear-jerkingtale of a kindly spider and her efforts to savea doomed little pig.

7Jul Ghostbusters ( U) ()ur paranormal

investigators take on the ghost ofNew York City.

Out and About

I THE SCOTTISH DEER CENTRE Near Cupar. Fife on the A91 , 033 781391. Ranger-led tours to see and feed the deer. Try on an antler! Children well-catered for with adventure playgrounds. maze, toddler play areas. picnic areas. film shows. exhibitions, and for wet days there‘s a giant indoor playground. Open daily, 10am—7pm.(l.ast admission 5pm). Kids£l .50; Adults £2.50ifamily ticket. 2 kids, 2 adults. £6.)


I THE OUEEN'S HALL Clerk Street, 668 2019.

Clydehuilt Puppets present two programmes ofwcll-known tales.Rapunlel is the story of the girl with the hair, imprisoned in a tower by an evil cnchantress. For 3—7 year olds. 4. 5 & 6 Jul, 11am. Kids £2; Adults£l. Double bill Kingdom Underthe Sea and Perseus and Medusa is an underwater journey to meet the ‘Little Mermaid'. then back to Greek mythology as Perseus sets out on an unusual mission. For 5 years and over. 4, 5 & 6Jul. 3pm. Kids£l ; Adults£2.

I USHER HALL Lothian Road, 228 1155. Singing Kettle Series of new summer shows with songs for everyone to join in. Stalls’Grand Circle £3.50 and £4; Top Gallery £3, for adults. £1 offall seats for kids. 2pm. 7Jul Flower Power. Draw and cut out a large flower, and bring it along to the Festival of Flowers.

BZThe List 29June— 12July 1990