New events for April

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Friday 4th April 2008

The Shining City, Paisley Arts Centre, Rapture Theatre present a riveting, chilling, urban ghost story from multi-award winning author, Conor McPherson.
On leaving the priesthood, Ian sets himself up as a therapist. One of his first clients is John who, following the tragic death of his wife in a car accident, has repeatedly seen her ghostly figure. But surely it must be his imagination…
This humorous, haunting and fascinating play will have you gripped right up to the shocking twist in the tale., 7.30pm £8.50 (£5 conc)

Friday 4th April 2008

Kidston Kids Playgroup and Crafty Toddlers Open Morning, Kidston Hall, High Street, Kilmacolm, Would you (or the grandparents!) like to get involved in activities with your child? Are you new to the area and would like to make new friends? Drop in and find out how Kidston Kids can be fun for you and your child. To find out more contact Janet Johnston on 01505 612875, or Donna Hood on 01505 844901. 10am till 11am

Saturday 5th April 2008

Inverclyde Ramblers – Organised Walk, Grade C walk departing from Whinhill car park. Contact J O’Donnell on 01475 713394 for further information. 12noon

Saturday 5th April 2008

Car Washes, Finnart – St Paul’s Church, Newark Street, 70th Renfrew and Inverclyde Scout Group will be holding their monthly car washes. Come along and enjoy a drink and a snack while the winter grime is washed off your car! 10am till 2pm

Sunday 6th April 2008

Inverclyde Ramblers – Organised Walk, Grade A Walk, £7 contribution. Ben Vorlich + Stuc a’Chroin, Loch Earn. Two Munros at Lochearnhead. 17km, 1200m ascent. 5-6 hours. Contact S Heggie on 01475 806592 for further information. 8am

Sunday 6th April 2008

Car Boot Sale, Bridge of Weir Car Park, 1st Sunday of every month. All proceeds in aid of the Festival Fund. £5 per car – buyers free. 10am till 2pm

Monday 7th April 2008

Kickjitsu Easter Camp, The Camp ‘s 2008 drive is to reduce obesity, increase activity and is geared to this with an intensive daily, week long programme. Children cover a vast amount of concepts during the week from martial arts to gymnastics and nutrition to life skills but Parents who normally have difficulty with childcare etc. at this time can get a full week for only £32 pounds!!! – All participants will receive a certificate upon completion and will be offered a place within one of the Kickjitsu Academies if they wish to continue their training. For further information and/or booking forms, please contact 07986 146418 or 01505 683575.

10am till 1pm

Tuesday 8th April 2008

Minibeast Safari, Finlaystone Country Estate, Langbank, This event is aimed at children aged between 5 and 10 years old and all children must be accompanied by an adult. Tel: 01475 540505. 2pm

Wednesday 9th April 2008

Ranger Hike, Finlaystone Country Estate, Langbank, This event is aimed at children aged between 5 and 10 years old and all children must be accompanied by an adult. Tel: 01475 540505. 2pm

Wednesday 9th April 2008

Blood Donation Service, Johnstone, Donating Bus opposite Health Centre, Quarry Street, Johnstone . Open from 9.30am to 11.30am and from 1pm to 3.30pm.
Please give blood. To find out where the next session will be held call 0845 90 90 999 or visit www.scotblood.co.uk

Wednesday 9th April 2008

Blood Donation Service, Erskine, Erskine Community Sports Centre, Kilpatrick Drive, Erskine. Open from 2.30pm to 3.45pam and from 5.15pm to 7.30pm.
Please give blood. To find out where the next session will be held call 0845 90 90 999 or visit www.scotblood.co.uk

Thursday 10th April 2008

Blood Donation Service, Johnstone, The Community Centre, Ludovic Square, Johnstone. Open from 2.30pm to 3.45pam and from 5.15pm to 7.30pm.
Please give blood. To find out where the next session will be held call 0845 90 90 999 or visit www.scotblood.co.uk

Thursday 10th April 2008

Legends of Motown, Paisley Town Hall, Come and enjoy this spectacular new stage show. Two fantastic bands in one great performance will get you dancing in the aisles and going home with a smile on your face. Tickets £12 (£10 conc) available from the ticket and information hotline 0141 887 1010 event starts at 7.30pm

Friday 11th April 2008

Habbies 7th Art Class Exhibition, Kilbarchan Guide Centre, Several new members have joined the class this year so there will be a larger and more varied selection of paintings. The enthusiasm of the class members is high and we look forward to welcoming you to this year’s exhibition. Tea/Coffee donation., 11am till 8pm  £1

Friday 11th April 2008

Sophisticated Ladies, Paisley Arts Centre, The Swingcats present a tribute to the female vocalists from the jazz and swing era. Tickets £9 (£6 conc) available from the ticket and information hotline 0141 887 1010. 8pm

Saturday 12th April 2008

‘Brunch & Browse’, St Fillan’s Hall, Moss Road, Kilmacolm, Home made soups, home baking, tea, coffee, books & lots of stalls. Great value! Disabled Access. 10am till 2pm £2

Saturday 12th April 2008

Habbies 7th Art Class Exhibition, Kilbarchan Guide Centre, Several new members have joined the class this year so there will be a larger and more varied selection of paintings. The enthusiasm of the class members is high and we look forward to welcoming you to this year’s exhibition. Tea/Coffee donation., 11am till 8pm  £1

Saturday 12th April 2008

Paisley Farmers Market, County Square, Paisley – next to Gilmour Street Train Station, Get your hands on some of the best fish, seafood, organic vegetables and meat products in the West of Scotland. An early arrival is recommended. Call 01655 770217 for further information. 9am till 1pm

Saturday 12th April 2008

Rebus McTaggart, Paisley Arts Centre, This brilliant one-man comedy is the second in the McTaggart series and sees our hapless hero ineptly taking on a grisly new case. Tickets £8.50 (£5 conc) available from the ticket and information hotline on 0141 887 1010. 8pm

Sunday 13th April 2008

Open Day, Inverkip Bowling Club, all aer welcome from 2pm