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Brynteg School Production: Camp Rock
Wednesday 22nd of October '14 - Friday 24th of October '14
Come and see the new Disney musical at Porthcawl's Grand Pavilion! Camp Rock combines two fantastic films into one magical musical. It follows the love story of its stars Shane and Mitchie alongside the battle of Camp Rock and Camp Star. Performances on the 22nd, 23rd and 24th of October. Tickets available online vis the link below.

MAOS presents the Addams Family Musical!
Wednesday 22nd of October '14 - Saturday 25th of October '14
Maesteg Amateur Operatic Society present this fun musical! It'll be an evening of family entertainment that everyone can get their fangs into and is guaranteed to make you howl with laughter! Performances commence nightly. Doors open at 6.30pm and curtain up at 7.15pm at Maesteg Town Hall. For further ticket information please visit the website link below. Call 01656 733700 for more information.

Cake Sale in North Cornelly
Thursday 23rd of October '14
The PFA of Afon-Y-Felin School, North Cornelly are holding a cake sale to help raise money for the school. Grab a cake and a tea or coffee from 2pm.

Charity Ladies Night in Porthcawl
Friday 24th of October '14
Enjoy a night with comedience Wendy Kane and some cheeky butlers. There'll be lots of fun and all ladies are welcome from 8pm. Tickets are on sale now. Click the web link below for more information. All proceeds are for Grace's Gift.
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Sponsored Walk at Kenfg Nature Reserve
Saturday 25th of October '14
The fifth annual Hallowe'en sponsored walk in aid of local cancer charities is on between Kenfig Nature Reserve and Sker. There'll be a hog roast, burgers, refreshments and other fun activities at the Kenfig Nature Reserve Centre afterwards. All funds raised are shared between the Sandville Self Help Centre, Latch, Macmillan and Velindre cancer centre. Sponsor forms are available from the community hub at Heol Llan in North Cornelly. Call 01656 670812 for more information.

Friends of Brynheulog Litter Pick
Saturday 25th of October '14
In conjunction with Keep Wales Tidy, the Friends of Brynheulog are carrying out a litter pick around the new youth building at Caerau Park in Caerau, Maesteg. Everyone's welcome to attend. It starts at 1pm with refreshments provided for everyone taking part.

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.

Halloween Fancy Dress Disco
Friday 31st of October '14
3rd Bridgend Scout Group are holding their annual fancy dress disco between 5.30pm and 7.30pm. There'll also be a pumpkin carving competition. Come along and have a Spooktacular evening with loads of fun, games and prizes! Everyone's welcome. The Scout Headquarters is at Llangewydd Road in Cefn Glas.

Halloween Disco
Friday 31st of October '14
Bring the kids to a Halloween disco between 6.30pm and 8.30 pm at Wildmill Community Life Centre. It's £1 entry with lots of fun to help raise funds for Wildmill Youth Club.

Halloween Charity Evening in Aberkenfig
Friday 31st of October '14
Enjoy an evening raising funds for Diabetes UK at Aberkenfig Con Club. Tickets are £5 with live music by local band Mojomatic, a disco. It's fancy dress or a £2 forfeit plus a raffle with some great prizes! Tickets are available from Aberkenfig Con Club or call Karen on 07753388559. Everyone's welcome!

Ynysawdre School Reunion: Class of 79'
Sunday 2nd of November '14
Did you leave Ynysawdre school in 1979? There's a school reunion at the Boot Room Sports Bar, Brewery Field (Bridgend Rugby Club), Tondu Road, Bridgend. The evening starts at 7pm until midnight. It's free entry.

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
Show your respects at a Poppy Appeal Concert at the Sony Theatre, Bridgend College. This unique stage event will commemorate the centenary of World War 1 with various artists including Bridgend Male Voice Choir, Pencoed Silver Band, 1092 Sqn Air Cadets and more. Tickets are £7.50 to with a programme. Tickets will be on sale at various outlets in Bridgend town centre and by calling Cllr David White on 01656 648191.

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.

Christmas Fayre in Porthcawl
Sunday 9th of November '14
Enjoy some early festive shopping! There'll be unique gifts, stocking fillers and something for everyone! Experience some pamper session tasters and Santa will be in his grotto. It's on between 12pm and 4pm at the Hi Tide, Porthcawl. The event raises funds for Grace's Gift. See the website for more information!

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.

Fundraising and Charity Bag Pack
Saturday 15th of November '14
Volunteer bag packers are needed at Sainsbury's, Bridgend between 10am and 4.30pm. Help raise money in partnership with Sainsbury's for Y Bont. A local children's charity providing a unique service to enable children with a disability to fulfil their potential. Email for more information.

Nearly New Sale
Saturday 15th of November '14
Want to buy or sell children's clothes? Become a seller and support your local NCT charity. The NCT nearly new sale is at Bryntirion Comprehensive School, Merlin Crescent, Bridgend between 11am and 12.30pm. Call Julie on 01656 662564 for more information.
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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.

Carol Service in Maesteg
Friday 28th of November '14
The Salvation Army Maesteg are holding a charity Christmas carol and toy appeal concert at Bethal Community Church, Castle Street, Maesteg. It starts at 7.15pm. Charities benefiting are West Glamorgan Council of alcohol and drug addiction, the Salvation Army and Cancer Research. Noteworthy mixed choir, Maesteg children's choir, the Salvation Army band and selected soloists will perform It's £4.00 per adult children £2.00. Everyone's welcome.

Christmas Cabaret and Dinner
Saturday 6th of December '14
Step into Christmas is a two man show performed by tenor Greg Arthur, and pianist Rob Marshall. There'll be Christmas songs along with some festive tales, fun and audience participation. Enjoy a two course meal in good company and step into Christmas at Cornelly community centre. Tickets are available from the Community Hub, Heol Llan. Call 01656 670812 for more information.

Peter Pan Pantomime!
Thursday 11th of December '14 - Wednesday 17th of December '14
This Christmas, Bridgend College presents Peter Pan at the Sony Theatre. Follow Peter, the Lost Boys and the Darling children as they take a magical journey to Neverland. Ride the Jolly Roger with Captain Hook, Smee and the gang! Proceeds from the event go to the Great Ormond Street Hospital. Single and group bookings available. Don't miss out! Tickets are selling quickly! Buy yours by clicking the link below.

Jukesy's Christmas Party!
Saturday 20th of December '14
Bridge FM Breakfast DJ, Lee Jukes hosts his own Christmas party at the Brewery Field (Bridgend Rugby Club) in Bridgend! Loads of fun, games and Christmas music. There'll be a raffle for Macmillan cancer support and prizes for the best Xmas fancy dress and Xmas jumper. Join in the fun from 7pm. Tickets are £5 and on sale from Monday 20th October at the Brewery Field and Sainsbury's Bridgend. Limited tickets, get yours early to avoid disappointment.

Volunteer Uganda Team 2015
Sunday 5th of July '15 - Wednesday 15th of July '15
In July 2015, twelve pupils and two teachers from Maesteg Comprehensive School will be visiting Uganda to help the local communities. There'll be lots of fundraising events leading up to the date. Find out more and donate by clicking the web link below.

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