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Christmas 2002
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Free Buses On Dounreay Friday 13 December
There will be free buses in Caithness on 20 December in Thurso and across to Wick and Halkirk.
From 7.00pm - 4.00amfrom the Job Centre to Pennyland and High Ormlie.  From 7.30pm to 3.30am on the half hour the buses will run from the Job Centre to Mount Vernon and Springpark.  A bus service will run to Wick via Castletown from the Job Centre at 7pm, 10.00pm and 1.00am and a service to Wick via Halkirk and Watten at 7.00pm, 10.00pm and 1.00am also leaving from the Job Centre.

Carol Concert - Wick Choral Society And The Caithness Orchestra 14 December
Thursday 19 December 7.30pm Wick Old Parish Church  - Admission 3 Concession 2 Family b6 includes refreshments

Victorian Mini Market 14 December
Saturday 14 December 2.30- 4.30pm Hempriggs House - Santa, Mulled Wine, Best Dressed Victorian adult or child in Victorian Dress, Stalls, Lucky Dip.

Carolling In The Community  14 December
Saturday 14 December 2.00pm Market Square, Wick. Organised by LDS Church Young Women
Later visits20 December in Pulteneytown and 23 December in North Wick.

Carol Service - Bilbster Hall 10 December
Sun. 15th Dec. at 3pm.
The Junior Salvation Army Band will entertain and the service will be followed by tea and mince pies. All Welcome.

Carousel In Wick
6 December
Wick Town Events Group have arranged for a Carousel to be set up in Wick for the next three Saturdays.  The rides will be free for all children so its likely to prove a hit.  The carousel will be in the Market Square on Saturdays 7 and 21 December.  On Saturday 14th it will be set up at Argyle Square.

Christmas Fayre - Lybster
Lybster Community Hall -
Saturday 7 December 2.00 - 4.00pm
Home Made Sweets, Baking, Crafts, Pottery, Toys, Flowers, Cheese, Cosmetics, Bric-a-brac, Tombola, Bottle Stall
Santa's Grotto
All in aid of Lybster Primary School.

Festive Workshop At North Shore Pottery
For Adults And Children
Make non traditional presents and decorations clay style
Fri 6 December 6.00 - 9.00pm and
Sat 17 December 6.00 - 8.00pm

20 per person includes materials and glazes and firing costs
Book by phone or email Jenny at the pottery
Tel 01593 741777

Christmas Open Day
Wick Bridge Street Church
Saturday 14 December 10:30am - 4:00pm
Flower Display, Music, Baking Stall, Christmas Gifts, Mince Pies, Teas, Santa's Grotto

Disco For Primary Kids In Thurso
1st Thurso Scout Group is organising a disco for primary school age children which is to be held on the 7th of December (Saturday) in the Scout hall on the Riverside.
Primary 1 - 3 = 6.30pm until 7.45pm (games organised) Primary 4 - 7 = 8.00pm until 10pm
Entry is 1 and sweets, hotdogs and juice is on sale

Santas Grotto
Thrumster Village Hall
Saturday 7th December at 2pm
Visit Santa in his grotto - only 1
Stalls etc

Wick Players - "Out Of Order"
12 - 13 - 14 December  7.30pm Assembly Rooms, Wick
Hilarious Farce by Ray Cooney
Tickets 6 and 5 From Poltney News, Dempster St, Wick

Christmas Carousel
Saturdays 7 and 21 December - Market Square , Wick
Saturday 14 December Argyle Square, Wick

Santa's Grotto in Market Square, Wick
 Saturday Afternoons

Thursday 5th December at 7:30pm
Elise Lyall School Of Dance Winter Special
 3 per ticket
Assembly Rooms Wick
(Tickets available from McAllans Mensware shop)

Saturday 7th December 10am to 12noon
Christmas Coffee Morning - Wick RBLS Pipe Band
Admission 1.50, Concession 1
Mini Pipe Band, Scottish Music, Singers, Dancers
Home Baking, Raffle, Handicrafts, Souvenirs, Bottle Stall
Pipe Band History Book and CD, Video on sale


Wednesday 11 - Saturday 14
Pantomime - Beauty and The Beast
Thurso High School - Matinee Saturday 2.00pm
Tickets available from 27 November McBeaths Jewellers, Thurso

Saturday 14 December
Triple C Country Club - Christmas Show
Dounreay Club, Wick
Remix and John C King
Tickets Ring Janis 602265 Day 604538 evenings and weekends

Thursday 12 December 7.00pm onwards
Staxigoe Hall Christmas Fayre
Arts, Crafts, Home Baking, Prize Draw  - lots of prizes.

Santa's Grotto - Thurso - Dec 2002
Tennis Court Pavilion, Beach Road, THURSO
Sat   7th and Sun  8th December from 2pm -4.30pm

Sat 14th and Sun 15th December from 2pm - 4.30pm
Mon  16th to Friday20th December from 6pm - 8 pm
Sat 21st and Sun 22nd December from 2pm - 4.30pm.
Who Will Be At The Grotto
7th & 8th December - Staffed by Stepping Stones.
14th & 15th -Ladies Inner Wheel
16th - Mrs E. Husband and Rangers.
17th - Caithness F.M. radio
18th - Thurso Sea Cadets
19th - Thurso Lifeboat Group
20th - otherwise known as Black Friday - Messrs r & D Mackay, Mr
          Tom Jackson & Dinah Dowding.
21st Vacant
22nd Vacant
Saturday 7th December - The Salvation Army Band
Caithness FM Radio have offered to provide music prior to opening
Saturday 14th & 21st - Caithness and North Sutherland Children's Choir
Saturday 14th & 21st - Thurso Junior Pipe

Saturday 30 November 10.00 - 12.00
Christmas Fayre
Salvation Army Hall, Victoria Place, Wick
Saturday 30 November 2.00 - 5.00pm
Christmas Fun Day - Market Square Wick
Christmas Stalls, Salvation Army, Wick Pipe Band
Christmas Lights Switch On 4.00pm
Monday 2nd December Tuesday 3rd December
Presents A Night At The Oscars

In Thurso High School - at 7.00pm Tickets - 2.00/Adult ; 1.00/Child & OAP
"Elizabeth's" or telephone Sheenagh on 01847 894751
A colourful display of gymnastics and dance set to music, with a cast of over 100 Caithness gymnasts

Happening At Christmas

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