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Parkinson's Collection at Tesco
Thursday 21st of August '14
The Bridgend branch of Parkinson's UK will be collecting through the day at Tesco, Brewery Lane in Bridgend town centre. Please give generously.

Home-Start Bridgend Fun Day
Friday 22nd of August '14
To celebrate the opening of the first Home-Start charity shop, Home-Start are holding a fun day to celebrate families coming together. Join the fun at Brackla Community Centre between 11am and 3pm. There'll be lots of fun and games for the children, a bouncy castle, face painting and lots more. All proceeds will help families in the Bridgend county borough area. Everyone's welcome!

Bridgend Adult School Disco!
Saturday 23rd of August '14
Bridge FM's Breakfast DJ is hosting another Adult School Disco at Bridgend Rugby Club. Over 18's only. There'll be lots of fun and games with music from all decades! School fancy dress is optional. There'll be a raffle for Y Bwythyn Newydd, the cancer care unit at the Princess of Wales Hospital. Tickets are £5 from Bridgend Rugby Club or Sainsbury's Bridgend.

ADHD Bridgend Family Fun Day
Sunday 24th of August '14
ADHD Bridgend are holding a family fun day at Pencoed RFC. There'll be loads of stalls, games, entertainment, a DJ and fun fair. Support the Woman's Rugby Tournament too. Help raise funds for ADHD Bridgend.

Pugfest 2014 at Court Colman Manor
Sunday 24th of August '14
Come along to Wales' first ever Pug Festival. Free entry with lots of events with a grand dog show, Dogs Trust agility show, kids play area, shops, stalls and a VIP area. Meet TV vet Richard Williams and wildlife expert Dr Rhys Jones. The event starts at 12pm with an official opening by the Mayor of Bridgend county borough council, Cllr Gary Thomas. This'll be a great day out for the whole family! All money raised will go to Jemimas Place Animal Trust.
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Maesteg Golf Club Family Fun Day
Sunday 24th of August '14
August bank holiday family fun day and BBQ. Starts at 2.30pm. There'll be musical entertainment from Rob Jones and Daniel John. Also a bouncy castle, face painting, duck racing, glitter tattoos, fun golf competitions and much more! Everyone's welcome!

Brackla Sports Day
Tuesday 26th of August '14
Enjoy a community sports day and fete on the fields of Clos-Y-Waun between 12 and 4pm. Everyone's welcome. There'll be a BBQ, face painting, bouncy castle, fire engine and loads more! Organised by Brackla Events Committee!

Bridgend Hockey Club Open Day
Saturday 30th of August '14
Bridgend Hockey Club are holding an open day for anyone interested in playing hockey. They have a women's and men's team, with youth and adult teams. Bridgend Hockey is a great friendly welcoming club so check them out and get involved in some taster sessions! More information via the web link below.

Pen Y Fan Climb for Cymorth I Cerys
Saturday 30th of August '14
Cymorth I Cerys is a fund set up to raise money to help send 5 year old Cerys from Pencoed to America for a special operation. Cerys has Cerebal Palsy. Gwyn Griffiths (Cerys's Dad) will be carrying Cerys to the top of Pen Y Fan. Please support and donate via the Just Giving link below.

Fundraising Strawberry Tea
Sunday 31st of August '14
A Strawberry tea in aid of Breast Cancer Care is being held from 2pm at the Bowls Pavilion, Cae Gof playing fields, Cefn Cribwr. £1.50 will get you to a cup of tea or coffee and a delicious cake. There'll also be a raffle. You can also try your hand at bowls. Tuition and equipment will be provided. Please wear flat shoes or trainers. Call Jill on 01656 740026 for more information.

MSA Fundraising Day on Ogmore-by-sea
Sunday 31st of August '14
Join the dun day at the Pelican in her Piety, Ogmore Village from 12pm. Entertainment provided by local singer, Aubrey Parsons. The money raised will be donated to the Multiple System Atrophy Trust.

Bridgend Army Cadet Force Recruitment
Monday 1st of September '14
Looking for adventure, friendship, fun? You'll also get training in shooting, weapons, first aid, field craft, camping, sports and much more! Bridgend Army Cadets are recruiting this September. Call Bridgend Army Cadets on 01656 657593 for more information.

Fundraising Night in Tondu
Friday 5th of September '14
Nantymoel Amateur Boxing Club presents a night with Tina Sparkles at the Railway Club in Tondu. Tickets are £7.50 and available from the Railway Club or by calling Dean on 07572864843. Doors open at 7pm. Everyone's welcome.

Sainsbury' Bridgend Bag Packing
Saturday 6th of September '14
Help raise funds for Cymorth i Cerys. Cerys Griffiths is a 5 year old little girl from Pencoed who suffers from Cerebal Palsy. Her family and friends are raising funds for a special operation in the USA. Help raise funds by donating at Sainsbury's between 10am and 6pm. All support and donations are welcome!

Bridgend & District Quiz League
Monday 8th of September '14
Registration night for the new season (runs from late September to March) will be held at Tondu Railway Club at 8pm. There'll be a free general knowledge quiz and free buffet. The league is open to all teams of four players from any venue within a 10 mile radius of Bridgend Town Centre. To register, come along on the night or call Steve on 01656 722754.

Fundraising Ladies Night
Saturday 13th of September '14
Aberkenfig Boys and Girls Club are holding a Ladies night at Aberkenfig Con Club. There'll be lots of entertainment. Tickets are £7. Doors open at 7pm. Call Karen on 07897418775 or Ade on 07861643190 for more information. All proceeds will be donated to Aberkenfig Boys and Girls Club.

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.

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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