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Eco Ayrshire Film Night

Date of Event:    August 23, 2019

Friday 23 August 2019, 7pm – 10pm

Olympic Business Park, Marathon House, Drybridge Road, Dundonald, KA2 9AE

An insightful film night showing two interesting films on varied environmental issues.

73 Cows is a BAFTA and British Academy Film Award winning documentary short film about Jay and Katja Wilde, farmers in England who gave their herd of beef cows to the Hillside Animal Sanctuary and took up vegan organic farming.

The True Cost is a ground-breaking documentary film telling the untold story about the clothes we wear, the people who make them, and the impact the industry is having on our world.

Filmed in countries all over the world, from the brightest runways to the darkest slums, and featuring interviews with the world’s leading influencers including Stella McCartney, Livia Firth and Vandana Shiva, The True Cost invites us on an eye-opening journey around the world and into the lives of the many people and places behind our clothes.

Drinks & popcorn will be available.

Rated PG 13. Under 16s free.  All other tickets cost £5 from Eventbrite

 


Young, Fun And Type 1

Date of Event:    August 24, 2019

If you’re aged 16-30 and have Type 1 diabetes, come along to Glasgow on Saturday, 24 August 2019 for a free all day event.

Young, Fun and Type 1 is an opportunity to come together, meet others living with the condition and share experiences. It will feature speakers and workshops on a range of topics including sport, diet, student life, employment, emotional and mental health, parenting, pregnancy and travel.

Organised by Diabetes Scotland volunteer, Alyssa Faulkner, who has Type 1 herself.

Date: Saturday 24 August 2019
Start: 10am
Finish: 4pm
Location: The Studio, 67 Hope Street, Glasgow, G2 6AE

There will be a free lunch for everyone.

Attendees may bring a friend but everyone must register for a place.

Register 


Three Towns Men’s Shed Open Day

Date of Event:    August 24, 2019

Saturday 24 August, 11am – 3pm

The Focus Centre, Primrose Place, Saltocats, KA21 6LH

All welcome.  Admission free.

Pop along for tours of the shed, exhibition, shop, children’s face painting, raffle, snacks and refreshments.


Follow Up Hearing Aid Workshops

Date of Event:    August 28, 2019

The Sensory Impaired Support Group are holding workshops on to better manage your hearing loss.
If you have just received a new hearing aid and wish to receive further help on the practical workings of your aid then please attend one of the following workshops:

Wednesday 28th August, Crosshouse Alexander Fleming Suite, Room 2B, 10am-12pm
Wednesday 13th November, Ayr Education Suite, Room 2, 10am-12pm

To book a place at one of the workshops, telephone 01292 266791 or email: dorothy@sisg.co.uk


Fair Start Scotland Drop-in

Date of Event:    August 28, 2019

If you’re unemployed, have a disability or health condition and live in the North Ayrshire area the Fair Start can help you.

A drop-in session will be held in Bourtreehill Medical Practice on Wednesday 28 August 10am – 4pm for people living locally who may benefit from knowing more about what the service can offer them.


Millport Country Music Festival 2019

Date of Event:    August 30, 2019

Millport Country Music Festival 2019 will be held from 30th August-1st September at Garrison House on the Isle of Cumbrae.

To find out more about visit: www.millportcountrymusic.com for the music line-up and ticket prices.


Largs Viking Festival

Date of Event:    August 31, 2019

Largs Viking Festival is celebrating is 40th year.

The Festival begins on the 31st August with an opening parade at 1pm and will run until the 8th September.

Each year the Living Viking Village is open to the public giving a glimpse of what life was like in a 13th century Viking village. Come and talk to them about their way of life; learn how they made their clothes, weapons, jewellery and food and ask about their religion, beliefs, homes, crafts, ships, their homeland and why they left it.

There will also be local music, entertainment and other activities, including axe throwing.

To find out more visit: www.largsvikingfestival.org


Family Fun & Information Day

Date of Event:    August 31, 2019

North Ayrshire Council Housing Services are hosting a free family fun and information day on Saturday 31st August 2019 from 11am-3pm at Irvine Royal Academy.

You can find out about:

  • Community safety
  • Welfare rights
  • Waste awareness
  • Housing matters
  • Repairs and much more

There will be activities for the children including arts, crafts, an owl display, games, face painting and the emergency services will be in attendance with equipment and demos.

There will also be food served from 12-2pm.

If you could spare a donation for the local food bank it would be gratefully received, please take along on the day.

Looks to be a great day, if you have any difficulties with transport or would like more information please contact the Tenant Participation Team on 01294 324869 / 324 871 . You can also visit NAC Housing Facebook page or follow them on Twitter @nachousingservices.


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