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Maesteg School Reunion - Class of 1984
Friday 19th of September '14
If you left Maesteg Comprehnsive School in 1984, your invited to the Bird in Hand Pub, Commercial Street, Maesteg. Tickets will be £3 each and proceeds will go to charity. Join the fun, renew friendships, reminisce about days gone by and share in life experiences both past and present.

Music in the Marquee Porthcawl
Friday 19th of September '14
Four local bands will perform. Smythyreens, Dick Dastardly plus swansea's finest the Riff and Where's Wally. It's £10 per ticket with all profits going to charity. The main benefactor is Latch the children's cancer charity. Tickets available from the Hi Tide. Call 01656 782432 for more information.

Cor Merched Cwm Llynfi's 25th Anniversary Concert
Friday 19th of September '14
Enjoy a concert at Maesteg Town Hall from 7pm. Guest artists are Caerphilly Male Voice Choir and Tenor Trystan Llyr Griffiths. Tickets are £8 and available from Maesteg Town Hall box office. Call 01656 733700 for more information.

Fundraising Ladies Night!
Saturday 20th of September '14
Help raise funds for local boy Geriant Richards. He's 12 years old and suffered a cardiac arrest after an asthma attack. The money will help with medical assistance. Join in all the fun at a ladies night at Tondu Cricket Club. Hosted by Bridge FM's breakfast presenter, Lee Jukes. There'll be a few stalls, a raffle and plenty of fun and entertainment! The organisers are looking for raffle prizes. Call Hayley on 01656 729789 for more information.

Charity Evening in Porthcawl
Saturday 20th of September '14
Porthcawl A Go Go present their fundraising dance at the Grand Pavilion in Porthcawl. Dress to impress! Dancing starts at 8pm till 1am. Tickets are £6 from Grand Pavilion Box Office 01656 815995 for more information. You can also buy for £7 on the door. All proceeds to Velindre Cancer Centre.

Macmillan Coffee Morning at K2 Gym!
Friday 26th of September '14
K2 Gym on the Brackla Industrial Estate will host a coffee morning to raise funds for Macmillan cancer support from 10 am. Everyone's welcome!

Charity Masquerade Ball
Friday 26th of September '14
Enjoy an evening of fine food and entertainment at the Heronston Hotel in Bridgend. The evening will help raise funds for the Costa Foundation. Tickets are £26.50 and include a two course meal, an award winning Michael Buble tribute act, an auction, raffle and disco. Proceeds will go to the Costa Foundation. They help children in less fortunate communities of the world. Find out more about the Costa Foundation by clicking the web link below.

Island Farm Open Weekend
Saturday 4th of October '14 - Sunday 5th of October '14
Island Farm Hut 9 is all that remains of the former German prisoner of war camp in Bridgend. There'll be another open weekend where you'll be allowed to have a look inside the hut that 70 Germans made a daring escape from in March 1945. It was the largest escape from any POW camp in Britain. Brett Exton will give a talk about the history of Bridgend and the POW camp. There'll be re-enactors bringing the camp and hut to life. This a a FREE event and a great chance to learn a bit more about some history in our local area. Click the web link below for more information.

Billy Turn Around: Pirate Party Bash
Wednesday 8th of October '14
All aboard for a special one night Panto at Blaengarw Workmens Hall. There'll be games, dances, the limbo and custard pies! Doors open at 6.30am and the show starts at 7.15pm. Tickets are £3. Call Garry Sage on 07858725910 or Don Sage on 07584 494023 for more information. This event raises funds for Blaengarw Panto Group and their future show in January 2015!

Ladies Craft Fair
Saturday 18th of October '14
Help raise funds for Cymorth I Cerys. Cery is 5 years old and has Cerebal Palsy. She needs a special operation in the USA. Her family and friends are organising lots of events to help with the cost of this life changing operation. The Ladies craft fair will take place at Pencoed Social Club between 7pm and 9pm. It's £1 entry with lots of craft and shopping stalls to browse. There'll be pamper stalls too. All ladies are welcome!

Poppy Appeal Band Concert
Saturday 25th of October '14
The 10th annual band concert in aid of the Poppy Appeal will take place at the Garw Valley Leisure Centre. The evening includes the band and drums of South Wales Police, Cor Meibion Cwm Garw and the combined school choirs of Blaengarw and Ffaldau primary schools. Tickets are £ for adults and £2.50 for children up to 16. They are available from Pontycymer Post Office. Call 01656 870304 for more information.

Ladies Night
Friday 7th of November '14
Enjoy a ladies night and help raise funds for Cymorth I Cerys. Cery is 5 years old and has Cerebal Palsy. Her family and friends are raising funds for a special operation in the USA. The evening features special guest, Wales' number one drag act Tina Sparkle, a DJ and buff butlers. It takes place at Pencoed Social Club from 7pm. Tickets are £10. Call Allison on 07920003212 for more information.

Poppy Appeal Concert
Saturday 8th of November '14
The Mayor of Bridgend County Borough, Councillor Garry Thomas will host a Poppy Appeal Concert at the Sony Theatre, Bridgend College. Tickets will be on sale from September at local outlets including Bridgend College.

Remembrance Day Parade
Sunday 9th of November '14
The Bridgend town centre Remembrance day parade and service will take place on Sunday 9th November. The parade will start at the Civic Offices on Angel Street at around 10.30am. All uniformed organisations and members of the public are encouraged to attend and join the parade. Then a short commemoration service will be held at the War memorial on Dunraven Place. Wreaths can be purchased for this and any other event from Mr Andrew Reekie. Call 01656 669988 for more information.

Postnatal Depression UK Awareness Day Event
Thursday 20th of November '14
Bridgend based Fathers Reaching Out is hosting an event for the third year at the Hi Tide in Porthcawl betwee 10am and 4pm. It's a free event with speakers from all over the UK. The aim is to help families understand the illness that affects millions of families around the world. There'll be lots of stalls and a chance to network. Speakers include Dr Jane Hanley, President of International Marce Society. Book your free place via the email address below.

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