Up and coming dates for your diary

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Ballywillan auditions

2017 will be Ballywillan Drama Group’s 65th birthday and to mark the occasion they are presenting a family musical that they have not staged before in over 20 years of musicals – Annie. The Kelly Hall, Victoria Street, Portrush will be the venue for the eagerly anticipated auditions on Thursday, May 19 from 7.15pm. As the show has 16 performances the role will have two actresses playing alternate shows. Annie has a ‘playing age’ of 11 according to the script but the two girls chosen may be older. There are six principal orphans who will also be auditioned on the night. The principal adult actors will also be auditioned for. With forty-six named parts and an ensemble of adults and children there is ample opportunity to appear in the show. www.ballywillan.com

Table quiz

RNLI Ballymoney Branch invites you to a Table Quiz at Bushfoot Golf Club, Portballintrae on Friday 27th May, at 8.15pm. £3 per person. Proceeds in aid of RNLI Ballymoney Branch.

Friends Programme

Over the next six months Tapp Friends will be hosting free workshops and community training programmes, which are available to anyone living in the area. Places will be allocated on a first come basis. For information Clifford Bellingham on 07759775465.

June - Arts & Crafts Sessions 7pm-9pm. Wednesday 1st June to 22nd at Topp Orange Hall.

Leaney Summer Fair

Leaney Primary School’s Annual Community Summer Fair is being held on Friday, May 27 from 6 to 9pm.

There will be fun for all the family including: infinity tower, zorbing, bouncy obstacle course, demolition zone, casey creatures, slush-tails, wet sponge throw, tombola, cake and craft stalls, face and nail painting, greasy pole, balloon race, bbq and refreshments.

Everyone welcome to join in the fun.

RBL bingo

Ballymoney Royal British Legion are holding bingo every Wednesday night in the clubrooms at 8pm.

Everyone welcome to the Townhead Street club sponsored by Homestyle Furniture.

Social dance

Cloughmills Community Centre will be hosting the monthly social dance next Monday, May 16.

Music will be provided by Elaine McLaughlin. Admission is £5 and a supper will be provided. All welcome to come along.

It the dance that everyone is talking about...but can you jive? Cloughmills Community Centre will be hosting jive lessons all next month.

The lessons will take place from Wednesday, June 1 to Wednesday June 29. Dancing will be from 8pm to 9pm. This a one-off opportunity to learn how to jive. Admission is £5

Festival of Flowers

The Festival of Flowers is being hosted at Rasharkin Presbyterian Church.

The event will take place from Friday, May 20 to 22. Everyone welcome to come along and enjoy. This year’s theme is Women of the Bible.

Get on those dancing shoes!

There will be a charity sequence and old time dance in the Millennium Centre in Loughguile on Thursday, May 12th.

Dancing will be to Liam McLaughlin. The dance begins at 8.30pm and continues until midnight.

Admission £5 including supper, raffle and all proceeds in aid of the MS Unit, Dalriada Hospital, Ballycastle. All welcome.

Treasure Hunt

Carrowreagh Primary School PTA are holding a Treasure Hunt on Friday, May 20th. Cars leaving Finvoy Presbyterian Church car park at 7pm. £10

per car this includes refreshments on return. All proceeds will go towards school funds. Everyone welcome.

Parish to Province

You are invited to Parish to Province - celebrating the journey of Michael J Hasson, the Ulster GAA President.

This special event will be held in St Olcan’s Parish Centre, Rasharkin, on Friday, May 20th at 7.30pm.

Light refreshments available on arrival. All welcome.

Mosside WI 60 years

To end the celebrations of Mosside WI’s foundation 60 years ago a guest night will be held in Toberdoney Church Hall on Wednesday, 11 May at 8pm. The guest speaker will be Celebrity Artist, Sharon Adams. Ladies from the community will be welcome. There will be display of craft work and a £1 sales table. The monthly competition is “best value for a £1”. The cost is £2 including supper.