KeepActive : Groups, clubs and meetings for older people in and around Inverness held on Saturday
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The list which follows shows the name, venue and contact details of organisations offering 14 activities which take place on a Saturday and which may be of interest to older folk in Inverness and the surrounding area.

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Each entry in the list will offer information regarding meeting days and times plus a number of choices whereby you can be transferred to the website of an organisation, send an email or text message to the organiser, view the location on a map or find a contact number to call.


Culloden : Senior Swimming, Culloden Academy Community Complex Click for contact details
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Seniors swimming sessions.

Saturday from : 1100 to 1200 Weekly
Cost
   High Life Member - no charge
   Seniors 2.80

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Drumnadrochit : Craigmonie Centre, Craigmonie Centre Click for contact details
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Adult learning sessions most days of the week.

A wide range of activities with flexible timetables such as plays, concerts, craft club, scrabble, knitting etc either at the centre or at the library .

All ages welcome.

Call or email for information or just drop in to see what is being arranged.

Saturday from : 1000 to 1800 Weekly
Cost
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Invermoriston : Craft Club, Millennium Hall Click for contact details
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An informal group with a willingness to learn new skills.

All types of craft work in an informal setting with guidance given where requested.

All welcome.

Saturday from : 1100 to 1500 Fortnightly

Note
   1st and 3rd Saturday of month throughout the year.
Cost
   3.00 per session and 5.00 membership.

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Inverness : Line Dance Social, Culcabock and Drakies Community Hall Click for contact details
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Monthly Linedance social evening for all levels of dancers.

Mix of old favourites and latest chart dances.

Tea and coffee included.

Saturday from : 1900 to 2300 Monthly
Cost
   5.00 per person

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Inverness : Royal Marines Association - Highland Branch, The Club Click for contact details
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Club for serving and former Royal Marines and those with a Royal Marines connection.

We have regular socials and there are always some that stay over after meetings for a few wets.

We have members from as far afield as Brora to Pitlochry, Buckie to Portree.

All welcome.

Saturday from : 1230 to 1400 Monthly

Note
   Last Saturday of month
Cost
   10 Annual

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Inverness : The Olive Grove, The Olive Grove Click for contact details
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A tea room which is a place of warm welcome and hospitality, and offers the premises to local groups to rent outside of opening hours. The tearoom is entirely run by volunteers, mostly from the local churches, and all profits are distributed to local causes.

Serves fairly traded tea, coffee and hot chocolate, and homemade soup, homemade bread and delicious scones and cakes freshly made on the premises, along with a selection of sandwiches, toasted sandwiches, bacon rolls, paninis etc.

Vegetarians and those on gluten free diets can be catered for.

Vegetarians and those on gluten free diets can be catered for.

Saturday from : 1100 to 1400 Weekly
Cost
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Inverness : British Cactus and Succulent Society, Training Room, Floral Hall Click for contact details
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Highlands & Islands Branch activity currently takes the form of a series of meetings, Shows and Conventions where you can hear interesting talks by experts.

You can see a wide variety of plants in the 'Plant of the Month' and see, and hear, how to grow them.

Branch meetings are also an excellent way of acquiring good plants which members bring in to make room in their collections for new stock. In summer there are visits to members' greenhouses and nurseries, both locally and as far away as Oban and Aberdeen.

The Cactus House at Floral Hall is looked after by Branch members and anyone who would like to be involved would be very welcome.

One of the main attractions of doing so is that one is actively involved on a larger scale than is possible in one's own greenhouse; for example, working on a 20 foot Euphorbia with a 4 inch trunk! There is also the social aspect of working with others.

Saturday from : 1245 to 1530 Monthly

Note
   Usually last Saturday of the month
Cost
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Inverness : The Great Glen Walking Club, University of the Highlands and Islands Click for contact details
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Based in Inverness, our aim is to provide companionable walking for all through our exciting walks programme.

We meet once a week at weekends and visit all corners of the Scottish Highlands.

New members are very welcome - we pride ourselves in being a friendly club, and hope that you will find us so.

Saturday from : 0900 to 1800 Weekly

Note
   We meet according to our walks programme. Usually start time is from 0900 from the UHI on Ness Walk.
   
   We alternate with the Inverness Ramblers Saturday or Sunday
Cost
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Inverness : Highland Disabled Ramblers, Various locations within 50 miles of Inverness Click for contact details
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Highland Disabled Ramblers is a small charity run by volunteers, to enable people with mobility problems to access the countryside in a safe and companionable way.

We organise a programme of leisurely monthly rambles of 3 to 4 miles leaving from different places locally on different days of the week, within a radius of 40 miles of Inverness. (Please click on the link to go to our website for the list of rambles for this year and the days of the week on which the rambles take place.)

Members book scooters in advance, which we transport to the start of each ramble, but they must make their own way to the start. Volunteers ensure the safety of members and provide companionship along the way.

Membership is open to anyone over 18 years. Anyone requiring assistance needs to bring a family member, friend or carer as we do not have qualified carers.

Volunteer van drivers and walking companions are most welcome (references reqd.).

Saturday from : 1030 to 1430 Monthly

Note
   Rambles are held on a monthly basis, but during the summer it is sometimes twice a month; on weekdays or on Saturdays.
Cost
   An annual single membership costs 15.00 and a family membership costs 20.00. Carers come along free

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Inverness : Inverness Orienteering Club, Various locations within 50 miles of Inverness Click for contact details
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Inverness Orienteering Club is the local club for the sport of orienteering in the Inverness area and much of highland Scotland. Orienteering clubs are mostly known by their abbreviations so we are mostly known as INVOC.

INVOC holds a range of orienteering events and activities each year, and members participate in orienteering events large and small both locally and further afield.

We also put on coaching activities and some social gatherings, and have club teams taking part in various team competitions.

Saturday from : 1000 to 1400 Weekly

Note
   Please see Invoc's website for events calendar and exact times.
Cost
   Senior 13.00 or 23.00 (British)

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Muir of Ord : Muir of Ord Bowling Club, Muir of Ord Bowling Club Click for contact details
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he club has been in existence since 1959 and has more than 40 members.

Meet twice each week weather permitting at the Bowling Green behind Tarradale Terrace, near the Pavilion.

The club is always looking for new members and visitors are welcome to use the facilities.

Visitors are welcome to join us on these Club Nights.

Membership enquiries to the Secretary on the night.

Saturday from : 1900 to 2100 Weekly

Note
   Summer months only
Cost
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Nairn : Jazz Nairn, Nairn Community & Arts Centre Click for contact details
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Jazz Nairn brings nationally and internationally recognised musicians to Nairn throughout the year. Details of all gigs are on our website.

In November 2018 we are presenting a 3 day 'Festival of Jazz' at venues in Nairn. Full programme will shortly be on the website.

Saturday from : 2000 to 2200 Quarterly

Note
   Check website for events
Cost
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North Kessock : North Kessock Bowling Club, Village Hall Click for contact details
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Indoor bowls.

Bowls available but bring smooth flat soled footwear.

Saturday from : 1830 to 2030 Weekly
Cost
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