Paisley and Renfrewshire Events

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Wednesday 11th February 2009
Gusset, Paisley Arts Centre, Knicker elastic for the soul with a feel good factor that rides high. Tickets from £6. Ticket Line 0141 887 1010 7.30pm

Saturday 14th February 2009
St Valentine’s Day Dance, Masonic Club, High Street, Lochwinnoch, There will be a Mr & Mrs Competition. Tickets will be £5 per person and are available by phoning 01505 843359, 7.30pm

Saturday 14th February 2009
‘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  – £2.50

Saturday 14th February 2009
Wildlife Wander Plus: Valentines Day Special, RSPB Lochwinnoch Nature Reserve, Largs Road, Lochwinnoch, For many birds, February is the ideal time for finding a mate. Our special Valentine’s Day walk will celebrate and look for the signs of this, whether is be rekindled relationships or new ones blossoming. You may even meet someone special!
Stout footwear and waterproofs recommended.
Booking essential. Cost £2 non-members, FREE for RSPB members., 10am till 12 noon

Saturday 14th February 2009
Last of The Red Hot Lovers, Paisley Arts Centre, A vibrant mix of zippy one-liners and pathos make the perfect recipe for a great night out on Valentine’s Day. Tickets from £6. Booking line 0141 887 1010. 7.30pm

Sunday 15th February 2009
Build a bird a home!, RSPB Lochwinnoch Nature Reserve, Largs Road, Lochwinnoch, Want to give a home for a bird this spring? Join us to help build and decorate nest boxes, during National Nest Box Week.
£2 RSPB Members, £4 non- members (includes a nest box to take home) 11am till 3pm

Monday 16th February 2009
One And Only Peter Case Makes Welcome Return, The Steeple Hall, Kilbarchan, Case is widely regarded, then, as one of America’s most gifted song-writers. Last time he toured here in 2008, he played to capacity audiences everywhere, a certain sign that he is also highly regarded in the UK. For further information, telephone 01505 706346, 7.30pm £12

Thursday 19th February 2009
Coffee morning, RSPB Lochwinnoch Nature Reserve, Largs Road, Lochwinnoch, Join RSPB staff and volunteers for a hot drink and a chat, in the comfort of the visitor centre, whilst enjoying the wonderful view and wildlife of the reserve! Cost: £2 to cover tea/coffee and biscuits 11am till 1pm

Friday 20th February 2009
Prize Bingo Night, Masonic Club, High Street, Lochwinnoch, at 7.30pm. All welcome.

Friday 20th February 2009
Quiz Night, Houston Bowling Club, South Street, Houston, Houston Friends of Accord are holding their Annual Quiz Night and tickets for the event cost £7 which includes a light supper. They can be obtained from Rita Jackson (690623), Joan Andrew (690463), or any member of the committee, 8pm

Saturday 21st February 2009
Border Boogie Band Return to Brookfield, The Border Boogie Band – Brookfield Village Hall. Doors open – 7.30pm. Tickets (£12.50 – incl light buffet supper) from 01505 706346. All profits go to Hessilhead Wildlife Rescue Trust

Saturday 21st February 2009
RSPB Art: Watercolours, RSPB Lochwinnoch Nature Reserve, Largs Road, Lochwinnoch, Join us at the visitor centre as local artist Kate Lilley teaches the basics of watercolours. Ideal for beginners but more experienced artists also welcome. Basic equipment provided.
Cost: £5, booking essential 10am till 12 noon

Saturday 21st February 2009
The Kilbarchan Singers,Wynd Centre, School Wynd, Paisley

The Kilbarchan Singers and special guests Dieci present ‘Ae Fond Kiss, a concert of Madrigals, Partsongs & Folksongs: including works by Britten, Finzi, Sullivan, Roberton & The King’s Singers. All proceeds going to CHAS & ACCORD Hospice.
Do come and support this group and the charities, 7.30pm  – £7.50

Tuesday 24th February 2009
Pancake Tea, Lochwinnoch Parish Church Halls, Come and Try! Pancakes will be made by ladies on site. There will be various stalls with – baking, Jams, chutney, books and bric-a-brac. All Welcome, 2pm till 4pm, Adults £2 Children £1

Tuesday 24th February 2009
My Grandfather’s Great War, Paisley Arts Centre, Cameron Stewart’s re-enactments of the Somme are so effective you can almost see the blasted landscape and hear the doomed cries. Tickets from £6. Ticket Line 0141 887 1010, 7.30pm

Tuesday 24th February 2009
Pancake Evening, Kilbarchan West Parish Church Hall, all welcome, £2 –  7.30pm

Friday 27th February 2009
Kilmacolm & Port Glasgow Agricultural Society Dinner Dance, Port Glasgow Town Hall, Come along for a great evening of dancing. Tickets at £25 each are available from Mrs J Adams, tel. 01505 873109, 7.15pm