This section covers events not included 1 elsewhere in the magazine. All 1 submissions should be accompanied by a; contact telephone number for our ; information. Open listings compiled by I Thom llibdln.
I RAINPOREST CEILIDH Fri 12. 8pm—lam. Winter Gardens. People's Palace. i Glasgow Green. Tickets £5 (£2.50) from 1 R. Downie on 041 339 6914. The Cloud 1 Howe Ceilidh Band are calling the tunes I for this Friends of the Earth Glasgow 1 beneﬁt. I I PUN RIDE Sat 13. 10.30am. Nelson g Monument. Glasgow Green. Free. Neil I McDonald (141 337 2871. Join the 1 Glasgow Cycling Campaign for a mystery ' tour of Hoganfield Loch. (Er. don't forget your bike!) 1 I CANAL CLEAN-UP Mon 15 and weekly. l lam—2pm. Maryhill Locks. Forth and Clyde Canal. Free. Shuana MacMillan ()41 332 91 15. The Forth and Clyde conservation group invite you and your wellingtons along to muck in with the clean-up.
I COMMUNITY CARE AND IMPLICATIONS FOR COMMUNITY ORGANISATIONS Mon 15. 5.30—7pm. Institute of Public Health. 266 George Street. Free. Cynthia Boddy 041 330 5617. Speakers include David Walker. Principal Planning Officer for SRC Social Work Department and John Leggate of SCVO.
I ENVIRONMENT BOOK GROUP Mon 15. 7.30pm. Youth Office. Renlield St Stephens Centre. Robert Coontz ()41 248 6864. All welcome to discuss Bill McKibben‘s The End of Nature. g I SCOTTISH CULTURAL STUDIES Tue 16. 3pm. Collins Gallery. Richmond Street. Free. lain Crichton Smith reads from his latest book of poems.
I HOW DIG IS SPACE? Thurs 18. 7.30pm. ; James Weir Building. Room M403. 1 Strathclyde University. Free. Very. very I big? Professor Archie Roy addresses the Astronomical Society of Glasgow about 1 the human perspective on Space. ' I CENTRAL AMERICA WEEK FIESTA Fri 19. 8pm—midnight. Henry Wood Hall. Clarmont Street. £6 (£4). SCIAF ()41 221 4447 (daytime). Dance to the hot Latin beat of Tiempo Libre and special guests. I B.T. ENVIRONMENT WEEK Mon 22. 6.30pm. Green Action. 236 Clyde Street. 1 Free. Andrew Faulk 041 248 6864. Planning meeting for the week which takes place from 22—31 May.
I GUATEMALAN SPEAKER Tue 23. 7.30pm. Multi-cultural Centre. Rose Street. Free. SCIAF ()41 221 4447. A talk by a representative of the permanent commission of retuming Guatemalan refugees. Pan of Central American Week. I A MARITIME MUSEUM ON THE CLYDE Thurs 25. 7.30pm. Glasgow for People. 53 Cochrane Street. Free. ()41 552 8776. Talk by Dr Christopher Mason of the Clyde Maritime Trust.
I DEMOCRACY FOR SCOTLAND 24 hours a day. every day. the Parliament Building. Regent Terrace. Free. Permanent vigil by the non-party political campaign for a referendum on the establishment of a Scottish Parliament. All welcome.
I A (BRIEF) SOCIAL HISTORY OF TIME Fri 12. 7.30pm. Royal Observatory Visitor's Centre. Blackford Hill. £1.50 (75p). ()31 668 8405. Our life is ruled by clocks. contends Richard Ellam. Don‘t be late! SOB T0! yourself! Until Fri 26. 7—9pm. £1.50. Last chance to gaze up into the stary lirmament through the Observatory's telescopes until next autumn. Every clear weekday night the telescopes are open to the public. Phone 031 668 8405 at 4pm on the day to book.
I THE BIG DAY Sat 13. 10am—4.30pm. The Assembly Rooms. George Street. Free. The high point of this year's Peace Festival is the Big Day at the Assembly Rooms with all sorts of stalls and displays. A full programme of events is arranged all day. with subjects ranging from a Fabian Society lead workshop on Yugoslavia to the Christian CND's ‘Britannia Waives the Rules' (both start at 10.30am). Common Cause's civic forum on democracy and peace at 3.30pm. Phone Ray Newton on (131 556 1083 for further details.
I ROCK AGAINST RACISM Sat 13. 8pm. Assembly Rooms. George Street. £5 (£4). Stu Who'.’ comperes this end of the Peace Festival jamboree.
I ROMANIAN POLK DANCE WORKSHOP Sat 13. 10am—1pm and 2—5pm. St Ninian's Church Hall. Comely Bank. £2.50 (£4 for both sessions). Graham Crowder ()31 334 2891 (evenings). Add a few new steps to your intemational dance routines. no experience needed. Followed by:
Romanian Dance Party 8pm. £3. When you can put those steps into practice.
I REPORESTING SCOTLAND Tue 16. 7.45pm. Southsider Pub. (back room) West Richmond Street. Free. Andy Whiteman. the Development Officer for Reforesting Scotland. tells Edinburgh Friends of the Earth about the destruction of the Great Wood of Caledon and how some of Scotland‘s forest resources could be restored. All welcome.
I CHILE: A GARDENER’S PARADISE Thurs 18. 3pm. Royal Botanic Gardens. Lecture Theatre. Free. Martin Gardner of the RBGE‘s Conifer Conservation Project. I PEOPLE KIND DANCE COMPANY Thurs 18 and fortnightly. 8—9.30pm. Edinburgh Dance Project. Assembly Rooms. George
: Street. Free. but phone Sara Best on ()31 - 553 4219 first. The new dance company
who aims to give everyone within the community. regardless of their disability. the opportunity to perform using dance. need new members. If you would like to
:‘ perform using creative improvisation. then '
you don't need any experience tojoin. Technical and admin helpers also needed. I OBSERVATORY OPEN EVENINGS Thurs 25—Sat 27. 6—9pm. Royal Observatory. Blackford Hill. £1.50 (75p). ()31 668
8405. Stargazing. exhibition and the odd astronomer to answer your questions.
I SHADOWS OF THE COVENANT: THE SCOTTISH NATION AND THE DISRUPTION OF1843 Thurs 25. 7.30pm. Royal
Museum of Scotland. Chambers Street.
Free (bookable for £1 from 031 225
7534). Lecture by Professor Stewart
Brown of New College. University of ' Edinburgh.
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Wed 24th & Thu 25th March
Tickets £11.50,$9.50 & $7.50 available from Box Office tel' 041 33? 1846
Sunday 28th March
Tickets £11.50,£9.50& £7.50 available from Box Office tel- 031 557 2590
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