What’s on

MondayAGM Tues Sept 12, 7.30pm, Smith Memorial Hall

Table Tennis club, Smith Memorial Hall, 6.30pm – 8.30pm.

The cost is £4 for the evening and tea, coffee, hot chocolate and biscuits are included, although some people bring their own sports drinks. New players are always welcome. If you wish to play just turn up, or call the organiser, Chris Gant on 01896 822683 for more information.

Tuesday

‘Walk It Darnick’, Community Garden, Tower Road, 10am.

Walks last around one hour.
Join the Darnick Walkit group. Walkit aims to help people become more active by attending low level, led and friendly social walks. AND IT’S FREE! These walks are supported by Paths for All and the NHS and are run in conjunction with the Darnick Community Woodland. They have six trained walk leaders although usually only two or three attend any one walk. The Darnick Walkit group is one of the few that meets weekly.  Walk includes a free refreshment.
For more information phone Thelma on 823027 or e-mail walkit@scotborders.gov.uk

Tea & Chat, Smith Memorial Hall, 10 am – 12 noon, last Tuesday of month.

If you are interested in coming but are a bit shy to come on your own, please call Dr Kate Houston on 01896 822425 or email katehouston01@btinternet.com, who will arrange for someone to come with you. Next diary date – 10.30am until 12 noon. Tuesday, 26th September.

U3A Craft group, Smith Memorial Hall 10am – 12 noon, fortnightly.

The Craft Group, part of The Three Brethren U 3 A, meets twice a month. The main purpose of the group is to share craft skills and give the opportunity to learn new skills. The group’s present activities include knitting, quilting and crochet and sometimes we do a group project. It is a very friendly social group with lots of blethers. If you are interested then come along.  Next meetings are Tuesday 5th September & Tuesday 19th September.  Contact Agnes on scott@teallach47.freeserve.co.uk or Isa on isabellascott@aol.com.

Wednesday

Darnick Parent & Toddler groupDarnick Parent & Toddler Group, Smith Memorial Hall, 10-11.30am (term time)

Join us and make new friends. Every Wednesday during term time. All pre-school (birth—5 years) welcome. Weekly charge of £1.50 (adult & 1st child), 50p for each additional child. This provides tea for adult and snacks for children.

Beginners bridge, Smith Memorial Hall, 2pm – 5pm

Contact Val Fairbairn – Valerie.fairbairn@yahoo.co.uk

Melrose Pipe Band, Smith Memorial Hall, rehearses at 7.30pm

Pipe band contact, Donald Swanson – donaldswanson@btinternet.com

Thursday

Zumba, Smith Memorial Hall, 9.30am

A mood busting, fun workout that leaves you wanting more! Run by Fit Borders, Denise Carmichael, contact 07974 525021, or email  denise@fitborders.co.uk

G-EXG-Ex, Smith Memorial Hall, 10.45am

A 45 minute gentle exercise class aimed for those wishing to start, enhance or maintain their fitness, health & wellbeing. All welcome. Run by Fit Borders, Denise Carmichael, contact 07974 525021, or email  denise@fitborders.co.uk

 

Darnick Bridge Club which meets every Thursday afternoon (1.30pm) from September to April (excluding holiday periods).

Friday  

Pilates, Smith Memorial Hall, 9.30am & 10.45am

Wendy Maguire runs two classes to advanced level. Contact Wendy on 07747432418, or email maguire.pilates@gmail.com. Further information is also available on Wendy’s website.

Brian Peters

Brian Peters

Rolling Hills Folk Club, Smith Memorial Hall, 8pm (first & third Fridays)

Everyone is welcome on the non-guest nights as well, to listen and join in if they wish as the club welcomes singers and instrumentalists of varied genres who would like to perform in a friendly place but also like an appreciative audience, i.e. no pressure to do anything!  Future events:

  • Friday September 1st:  Singers and Musicians welcome
    Doors open 7.30 for 8 pm start.  BYOB. All ages welcome. Collection and raffle.
  • Friday September 15th:  Brian Peters
    Brian is a brilliantly talented singer and multi-instrumentalist, especially renowned for his prowess on the concertina amongst so many other talents and regularly booked for festivals and folk clubs world-wide. He is highly regarded as an avid researcher of the history of traditional songs and tunes as well as being an excellent songwriter and tune-smith.  £6/£5 concessions. Under 18s and Young Scot card -free. BYOB. All ages welcome.  Doors open 7.30 for 8 pm start.

More diary dates for Rolling Hills Folk Club

Saturday

Community Garden

Community Garden

Gardening, Community Garden, Tower Road, 10am (last Saturday of the month)

Volunteers are always needed to help with the Commuity Garden. If you would like to help just turn up at 10am with some basic hand tools and gloves. You will be made very welcome. The next workday is Saturday 30th September.