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Christmas craft fair at Lanthorn

Santa will be popping into the Christmas craft fair and fun day at the Lanthorn Community Centre on Saturday 1 December.

The fair will feature more than 40 suppliers, photobooth, raffle, tombola and more.

October's Put Your West Foot Forward walks

This month's Put Your West Foot Forward walks in Livingston South

  • Friday 5 Meet at Livingston Xcite (Bubbles) for an Ageing Well woodland walk 
  • Friday 12  Meet at Livingston Xcite (Bubbles) for an Ageing Well riverside walk 
  • Friday 19  Meet at Livingston Xcite (Bubbles) for an Ageing Well walk over the bridge
  • Friday 26 Meet at Livingston Xcite (Bubbles) for an Ageing Well woodland walk 

For fuller information on all walks, phone 01506 775626.

Tea Dance

An Ageing Well Tea Dance for the over 50s will take place at Howden Park Centre from 1.30pm - 4pm on Friday 19 October.

Enjoy a full entertaining afternoon with friends old and new.

The first half hour is tea and coffee and social time, followed by a sing song from 1.30pm.

The cost is £3 per session.

For fuller information, contact Avril on 07768 090 008 or 015056 237950.

Singing Children of Africa at Harrysmuir

The Singing Children of Africa joined together with their friends in the Harrysmuir Primary School choir to provide an appreciative audience with some superb entertainment.

You can see the Singing Children of Africa on their 'Believe Tour 2018' at Howden Park Centre on Saturday, 12 September, from 6.30pm.

You can also watch a short video of the finale performance below: 

Feed the birds

Swan and duck food pellets, containing the correct nutrients, are now available from the Lanthorn Community Centre.

A small bag of food is 20p and a large bag costs £1.

The birds appreciate being fed the correct nutrients.

Volunteers wanted for West Lothian Carers

Carers of West Lothian's Young Carers Support Service is looking to recruit volunteers to help out with its young carer groups.

The groups work with eight to 18-year-old young people and cover the whole of West Lothian.

For fuller information, or to request an application form, please get in touch with Wilma on 01506 448009.

A tea dance takes place at Howden Park Centre from 1.30pm - 4pm on Friday 22 June.

The cost is £2.50. 

Camera club at Crofthead

Livingston Camera Club meets at Crofthead  Farm Community Centre every Monday evening from 7.15pm - 9.30pm.

The annual subscription is £25 and there is a weekly attendance fee of £2.50 (concessions available).

Newcomers are welcome.

Dementia cafés

Café Connect Extra  Café , Dedridge,  is a meeting place where people who have any form of dementia,  and their carers,  can come to meet others in a similar situation for support and social contact, a cup of  tea or coffee and  home baking.  Carers  on their own are also welcome, as are people with dementia who  are able to make their own way there. Come along for the whole session, or you are welcome to just drop in for as long as you like. Meetings take place on the first Wednesday of the month.