What’s On (Feb 11-19)

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THURSDAY FEBRUARY 11

ELECTRIC Glen returns for 2016. The winter light spectacular is on at Rouken Glen Park until Sunday (February 14), with half hour slots available between 5.30pm and 8.30pm. Tickets are £10 for adults, £8 over 60s and children aged 8-15 and free for under 5s. For more, visit www.ticketmaster.co.uk/Electric-Glen-tickets/artist/1922657.

QUICK step down to The Avenue for the weekly Dine and Dance slot at Primavera Bistro. 7-9pm and free for customers (£5 entrance fee for non-customers).

GIFFNOCK Theatre Players return to Eastwood Park for Breaking the Code, and the true story of Alan Turing. 7.30pm show plus 2.30pm Sat mat, running until February 13. Tickets £13-£15 from 577 4956.

SOUTHSIDE Sessions returns to Sweeney’s on the Park for another Thursday of original music, for free, from 8.30pm. Hosted by southsider Crawford Smith - everyone welcome.

FRIDAY FEBRUARY 12

MUSIC at The Glad Cafe as the Glasgow Pop South Weekender returns for 2016. New and established acts playing throughout the weekend. Tickets £22 weekend, £7 Friday, £13 Saturday and £9 Sunday, available from thegladcafe.co.uk.

VALENTINES special at the regular Gatsby Speakeasy. The 20s themed club returns to the southside, and The Rum Shack, from 7.30pm - show starts 8.30pm and includes cabaret, burlesque and more. Tickets £8.

SATURDAY FEBRUARY 13

GREENBANK Colour Circle’s annual art exhibition and sale takes place 10am-2pm at Greenbank Parish Church. £2 entry includes a catalogue, tea or coffee and baking. Money raised goes to the Children’s Hospice Association of Scotland (CHAS).

SUNDAY FEBRUARY 14

Happy Valentine’s Day!

FAMILY film time at Eastwood Park Theatre with a 10am screening of Minions. £2 entry.

SOUTH Glasgow Church hosts Sunday service at Thorntree Hall, Sundays at 11am and all are welcome. Creche and kids clubs, tea and coffee available.

BEETHOVEN and refreshments from 11.30am at the Royal Conservatoire in the second Hilary Rosin Coffee Concert Series, honouring late Giffnock piano teacher Hilary. Tickets are £5-£10 and the concerts run Sundays throughout Feb. Book via 332 5057 or rcs.ac.uk/boxoffice.

GIVE a bird a home as Whitelee Countryside Rangers teach you to make your own bird box for the garden - part of National Nest Box Week. 1-3pm at the visitor centre. Free drop-in event.

JOIN InsideOut Productions for An Afternoon at the Musicals at Eastwood Park Theatre. 2pm show by a professional cast performing the best of Broadway and the West End. Tickets £6, which includes a cup of tea/coffee. Call 577 4956 for more info.

MONDAY FEBRUARY 15

SCOTTISH Wildlife Trust Talk at Duff Memorial Hall, Busby. Tonight: Breeding Waders of the Uist Machair, a talk by John Calladine of the British Trust for Ornithology. 7.30-9.30pm, suggested donation of £2 for members, £3 for non-members. Tea/coffee provided.

THURSDAY FEBRUARY 18

BUSBY and Clarkston Horticultural Society’s second lecture is on Managing Greenbank Gardens into the Future. 7.30pm at Netherlee Primary School and all are welcome.

LADIES night at Eastwood Park Theatre for The Vagina Monologues featuring May Miller, Cat Harvey and Michelle McManus. 7.30pm perofrmance and tickets are £15 or £12 conc.

FRIDAY FEBRUARY 19

CHARITY fundraiser for Friends of Mbwa Wa Africa Animal Rescue. Look out those flares for a 70s Disco, kicking off at 7pm at Stamperland Social Club. Tickets £10, available from 07931555977 or through paypal.me/friendsmbwawa.

For more events in East Ren, head to What’s On East Ren, or visit WOW247 Glasgow for events, entertainment news and guides to all that’s going on in the city.