Sunday, 31 October 2010

November Events of Note

Monday 1
World Vegan Day

Wednesday 3
10.30 - 4.30
Our Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh
Free.  Open to members of the public, trade buyers, Fairtrade groups, etc

Among the products on display will be Teas and Coffee, Rice and Lentils, Ground Nuts and Pulses, exquisite wood carvings, quality hand-crafted pottery and clothing. The event will also feature Malawi as a travel destination and artist David Kelly will be exhibiting his internationally acclaimed paintings.

Come and meet the producers from Malawi who have flown in especially for this event. Hear how their products are grown and manufactured and how trade between Scotland and Malawi is benefitting people, communities and business in both countries.

For more details contact Imani Development, Oban, 01631 569990.

Also on Wednesday 3 is a meet up of East Lothian bookworms, Tequila Mockingbirds - 7.30 in the Thorntree Inn, Cockenzie.  Take a book to swap and blether about books with other women over a drink or ten.

Thursday 4
Non-Fiction Day is an annual celebration, initiated by the Federation of Children’s Book Groups in partnership with Scholastic Children’s Books. It aims to celebrate all that is brilliant about non fiction and show that it’s not just fiction that can be read and enjoyed for pleasure.has information about great non-fiction books, authors and free resources for you to use at home or in the classroom.

Frugal Cool's ReMADE Christmas Party >>>

Friday 5
The Festival of Lights is one of my favourites (I love Holi too).  We've all got new outfits from Rupali.

Saturday 6
Made in the Shade hosts the official launch of Glasgow's only weekly indie market (specialist bakers, artisan coffee roasters, vintage clothing sellers, designer makers, indie thrifters, florists, fashion designers and secondhand music and books traders) in the undercover courtyard of the newly refurbished Barras Centre from 10.30-5.

The Barras:  Supermercado & MITS  HQ Grand Opening

Wednesday 11
Remembrance Day

Thursday 12
Friends of Cuthill Park Meeting - bring your designs for the Community Garden along to their meeting at 7pm. in The Goth.

Today is also Share the Buzz Love - a day to tell other East Lothiats about the wonderful - Aberlady Art Exhibition, Ballencrieff Book Group, Cockenzie Coffee Morning, Drem Drama Club, Elphinstone Egg Hunt, Fenton Barns Folk Singer, Gladsmuir Geocachers, Humbie Hockey Match, Italian Lessons in Innerwick, Kingston Karaoke, Longniddry Library, Musselburgh Museum, Ormiston Ornithologists, Prestonpans Pensioners, Sustainable Stenton, Tranent Table Sale, Whittinghame Wrestling...a one-stop shop for events, news, information about East Lothian.

Saturday 13
Prestonlinks Woodland Group need help pruning and transplanting apple trees.  Meet under the pylons at the Battlefield Orchard at 9.50 for 10.00 a.m. (look for the Ranger van). Info  01620 827242.

Sunday 14
The Friends of Cuthill Park need help to plant an edible hedgerow.  Works starts from 2.

Monday 15
Say No to Bullying Week

Tuesday 16

Friday 19
Children in Need

Saturday 20
Compassionate Living Fayre- now in its third year, it has free vegan food, workshops, talks, stalls of cruelty-free products, face-painting, hair-wraps, shopping, kid-friendly - I highly recommend it!  Augustine United Church, George IV Bridge, Edinburgh 10.30 - 5.30.

Sunday 21
World Hello Day - anyone can celebrate simply by greeting ten people.

Monday 22
Road Safety Week - if we want to improve the safety and quality of life of kids using roads in our communities, we need to SLOW DOWN.

Thursday 25

Monday 29
Hip Hip Hooray

Tuesday 30
St Andrew's Day

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