Events in the Parks this Week

Pollok Family Day

Parks and Outdoors Events

Drumchapel & West Winterfest
Drumchapel Park
Wednesday 5 November 2014
4.30 pm until 8.30pm
Free Entry

The spectacular fireworks display will be going off with a bang at 7pm. And that's not all there's also funfair rides and stalls for kids of all ages plus Drumchapel's favourite annual visitor Titan the Robot!

For more information visit Drumchapel & West Winterfest

Glasgow Santa Dash 2014
Start & Finish George Square
Sunday 7 December 2014
9.30 am

Registration is open for this year's 5k Glasgow Santa Dash. This year Santas will run to raise funds for our two nominated charities: the Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice and the Sunday Mail Centenary Fund. Every registered participant will be issued with a Santa Suit and will receive a medal at the finish line. There are also fabulous spot prizes to be won on the day.

For more information & registration visit Santa Dash 2014

Dr Bike
Langside Road
Friday 31 October 2014
4.00 pm until 7.00 pm
Free

Dr Bike Safety Check service will take place on the pedestrianised area on Langside Road between the Shed nightclub and Langside Halls.

Army Recruitment
Sauchiehall Street
Friday 31 October & Saturday 1 November 2014
10.00 am until 4.00 pm
Free

Scots Guards recruitment will be on site promoting careers in the Armed Forces.

Poppy Appeal Collection
George Square
Tuesday 4 November until Friday 7 November 2014
9.00 am until 4.00 pm

A small gazebo will be on site staffed by Poppy Scotland who will be accepting donations for poppies.

Army Recruitment
Sauchiehall Street
Tuesday 4 November until Friday 7 November 2014
8.00 am until 5.00 pm
Free

An Army Igloo will be on site promoting reserve and regular jobs in the British Army.

Pollokshaws Community Firework Display
Bengal Street
Wednesday 5 November 2014
6.30 pm until 9.00 pm
Free

Pollokshaws Eastwood Community Council are holding their 3rd Annual firework display.

Poppy Scotland Projection
George Square
Wednesday 5 November 2014
4.30 pm until 8.30 pm
Free

Two giant poppies will be projected onto the City Chambers to promote the annual Poppy Scotland appeal.

Glasgow Fireworks
Glasgow Green
Wednesday 5 November 2014
4.00 pm until 9.30 pm
Free entry

From 4pm you can access the site at Glasgow Green  for free and enjoy food and drink stalls and the funfair before the big explosive finale! For more information visit Glasgow Fireworks 2014

Protect the NHS in Scotland Information Table
Sauchiehall Street
Wednesday 5 November 2014
12 noon until 2.00 pm
Free

Information sharing event to inform the general public about possible changes to the NHS in Scotland.

Avon Ignite Bus Tour Promotion
Argyle Street
Thursday 6 November 2014
9.00 am until 6.00 pm
Free

The Avon bus returns showcasing the Avon product range and opportunities and earning potential as an Avon representative.

Viacom MTV Lighting Projection
George Square
Friday 7 November until Sunday 9 November 2014
6.00 pm until midnight
Free

Glasgow City Council lighting event for Viacom MTV European Music Awards.   An artistic film projected onto the City Chambers.

Annual Poppy Appeal
Buchanan Street
Saturday 8 November 2014
9.00 am until 4.00 pm
Free

Poppy Scotland will be on the precinct collecting for the 2014 Poppy Appeal.

Destiny Church Street Outreach
Sauchiehall Street
Saturday 8 November 2014
1 pm until 3 pm
Free

Outreach service by members of the Destiny Street Church.

Remembrance Sunday
George Square
Sunday 9 November 2014
10.30 am until 11.30 am
Free

Annual Remembrance parade and service.

Park Run
Pollok Country Park, Springburn Park, Tollcross Park & Victoria Park
Every Saturday at 9.30am
Free

Sign up for this free weekly 5K park run.  

Register at www.parkrun.org.uk/register

Junior Park Run
Victoria Park
Every Saturday at 9.20am
Free

Free weekly timed runs for children aged 4 - 14 years.

Register at www.parkrun.org.uk/register

Glasgow's Farmers' Market
Queen's Park: first and third Saturday of month
Mansfield Park, Partick: second and fourth Saturday of the month
10am to 2pm
Free

Enjoy a delicious range of affordable, healthy and locally produced food.  You'll find a wide variety of seasonal vegetables, fresh fruit, quality meat, free range eggs, bread, cakes, cheese and fresh street food.

Events taking place all year round

Heritage Trails - Heritage Trails exist throughout Glasgow. They are a great way of exploring the city, and finding out a little more about some of the sites and monuments along the way.
Further information

Pollok Country Park - Forthcoming Events
To find out what events are taking place at Pollok Country Park check out our new Pollok Events guide.
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