Events are either monthly sessions or one-offs, which can take the form of meetings, talks & presentations, trips/visits, bingo, table-top sales etc.. We are adding more events to the upcoming list frequently. See below for our upcoming events. All events take place at The Speakers unless specifically mentioned.
Thursday March 1st: Have you ever wondered how bees make honey? This promises to be a light-hearted yet informative introduction to Beekeeping by Jan Plasil. Come along and find out about this wonderful hobby, the thrills, the spills and no doubt the inevitable stings! This talk will follow immediately after the General meeting which starts at 1pm.
Thursday March 29th: Easter competition for best Easter Bonnet and also best-dressed Easter Egg. This competition will be compered by Mark Fletcher and all members who attend will have a chance to vote for their favourite bonnets and eggs. Entry fee £2. More info soon.
Thursday April 5th: Beetle Drive. This will be a fun event which we will repeat if this is a success. To be held in The Speakers starting at 1pm. Entry fee is £2 per person. Prizes for the winner and runner up.
Monday 30th April: MOFs spring break to Benidorm, to include flights from Prestwick to Alicante, carry-on luggage, transfers aiport-hotel-airport, and a 4-night stay at Camposol Hotel in Benidorm with bed & breakfast. This event is now fully booked.
Thursday June 7th: 'A different sort of Journey'. As a young girl Jess Smith lived with her family in a Bedford bus. A promise she made her father to write about Scottish Travellers resulted in six books and travelling the world sharing her story. This promises to be a fascinating not-to-be-missed talk by Jess, who is much in demand across Scotland and the rest of the world for her tales which are funny, scary, exciting or just plain interesting! This talk will start at 1.30pm.
No events yet scheduled in July.
No events yet scheduled in August.
Monday September 3rd: MOFs Karaoke at 1.30pm and hosted by Mark Fletcher! Here's your chance to win a professional quality recording and a CD of your performance of your favourite Karaoke song. Fancy yourself as the next star to top the charts? This will be a fabulous fun karaoke afternoon for all, with a special prize studio recording for the singer judged to be the best of the day!
Thursday September 13th: MOFs bus trip outing to Gretna. More details to follow.
October events will appear here soon.
November events will appear here soon.
January 11th: "A Burns-eye-view of modern life in Scotland" - talk by the very popular local speaker Mary Hogg
Friday December 15th: The MOFs Christmas Lunch at Wildings
Wednesday December 13th: Sleeping Beauty Panto at Glasgow King's Theatre
Tuesday December 5th: Prize Bingo
Monday 4th December: 5 day trip to Prague and Xmas markets
Thurs November 2nd: Home Cook School with Lindsay Guidi
Tuesday October 3rd: Prize Bingo
Thurs September 14th: Day trip to Edinburgh
Sunday 30th July: Lawn Bowls Fun Day at Maybole Bowling Club
Thurs May 25th: Outing to Falkirk Wheel and The Kelpies.
Thurs May 4th: Annual General Meeting.
Thursday March 23rd: "Better Late Than Dead on time", play cancelled.
Tuesday March 7th: Prize Bingo
Friday Feb 17th for a week: Maybole Over 50's hosting the Maybole Charity shop.
Tues Feb 7th: Prize Bingo
Friday Jan 13th: Therapies by Lynette, Wellbeing Workshop taster session.
Sat Dec 17th: Xmas party at The Speakers
Sat Dec 17th: Aladdin Panto
Sat Dec 10th: Tabletop Sale
Tues Dec 6th: Prize Bingo
Thurs Nov 17th: Slide-show presentation and talk
Sat Nov 12th: Tabletop Sale @ 10.00am - 1.00pm.
Thurs Nov 3rd: Talk by Donald Reid entitled "Lost Mining Villages of the Doon Valley"
Thurs Nov 3rd: Heartstart Emergency First Aid course
Tues Nov 1st: Prize Bingo
Sat Oct 15th: Tabletop Sale
Fri Oct 14th: Trip to Dumfries House.
Thurs Oct 6th: Talk on Victim Support
Tues Oct 4th: Prize bingo
Tues Sept 13th: Our first ever prize bingo session
Weds Sept 7th: Loch Lomond outing (day trip).
Thurs Sept 1st: Talk by Heather from Age Scotland.
Thurs July 21st: Music for Health - singing.