What’s On (Feb 4-12)

Electric Glen ' lighting up a park near you in spectacular fashion
Electric Glen ' lighting up a park near you in spectacular fashion

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THURSDAY FEBRUARY 4

ELECTRIC Glen returns for 2016. The winter light spectacular is on at Rouken Glen Park until February 14 (not Monday or Tuesday), 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.

JOIN Dr Marek Kukula for The Intimate Universe, a lectue at the Glasgow Science Centre planetarium. Explore the baffling scale of the cosmos and find out the many ways in which earth and everything on it is connected to the rest of the universe. 6.30-8pm and entry is £5.

CATCH the King at the King’s for one night only, courtesy of A Vision of Elvis. 7.30pm show celebrating the music of Elvis Presley from Sun Studios through to the ‘68 comeback. Tickets are £24.15 plus booking fee from.atgtickets.com/venues/kings-theatre.

FRIDAY FEBRUARY 5

JOIN the young people of Cartsbridge Evangelical Church for an inspirational evening of theatre at the Mitchell Library. 7.30pm tonight and tomorrow for New Day, following the experiences of three friends as they struggle with grief, identity and unexpected illness. It’s the second Act of Faith production presented in Broadway style, for all ages, and tickets are £10. Follow @actoffaith_ on Twitter for more info.

BURNS celebration at St Ninian’s High with performances from students and a ceilidh. 7.30-11pm and open to all parents, pupils, families and friends of the school. Entry is £3 per person/£10 per family, and tickets are available from the school office.

SATURDAY FEBRUARY 6

COFFEE morning and secondhand book sale at Busby Tennis Club. The Carmunnock Road club is trying to raise £10k needed to replace a damaged court surface. 10.30am-noon - free entry with tea, coffee and cakes available.

LANGSIDE and Shawlands United Free Church hosts its monthly coffee morning 10am-noon. Entry is £1.50 which gets you tea/coffee, scone and cake, with the money going to good causes across Glasgow. Call 636 1685 for more info.

BANISH winter blues with the Chill(y!) Out Stroll at Whitelee Windfarm. 11am-3pm and free to join, the walk will leave from the visitor centre and take in all eight miles of the Lochgoin Circuit. Please bring a packed lunch and waterproofs - and binoculars, if you have them.

SELL-out show I Will Survive returns to Eastwood Park Theatre. The InsideOut Productions show starts at 7.30pm, with an all-singing, all-dancing setlist of chick flick soundtracks and dance tunes. Tickets £14/£12 conc/£10 student from 577 4956.

SUNDAY FEBRUARY 7

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.

WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 10

DRAMA at Eastwood Park with Giffnock Theatre Players’ production of Breaking the Code. Hugh Whitemore’s piece tells the true story of openly gay mathematical genius Alan Turing, who cracked the German Enigma code and helped Britain win World War II. Runs until Saturday, 7.30pm each night plus 2.30pm Sat mat. Tickets £13-£15 from 577 4956.

THURSDAY FEBRUARY 11

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).

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

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.

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