What’s On (Jan 28 - Feb 5)

Visitors will be flocking to East Ren once again for Electric Glen, and another year of spectacular light displays
Visitors will be flocking to East Ren once again for Electric Glen, and another year of spectacular light displays

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THURSDAY JANUARY 28

SELF-Directed Support Forum East Renfrewshire invite all interested to the first Children and Families Forum. 6.30pm at The Osprey, and entry is free. For more info, call 638 2525.

GLASGOW Music Theatre return to Eastwood Park with In The Heights, a salsa-flavoured soap opera about a neighbourhood on the brink of change - “Step Up meets West Side Story”. Runs until Saturday. 7.30pm shows plus 2.30pm Sat mat. Tickets £10-£15, available from 577 4956.

GLASGOW comedian Limmy takes his unique brand of funny to the stage at the SECC. Limmy Live runs until January 31, with shows kicking off at 8pm at the Clyde Auditorium - and presumably a host of beloved sketch characters. Tickets £22–£29.95 from.ticketmaster.co.uk.

SATURDAY JANUARY 30

HEAD to Giffnock North Social Club for a gig with four-piece band The Dawn Patrol. 7.45pm until late for a dose of trendy floor fillers from the young Glasgow band. Tickets £10 from 07790085048.

SUNDAY JANUARY 31

NEW talent contest at Sweeney’s On the Park, with £500 prize to be won. 3pm-6pm every Sunday afternoon, and open to all ages, for free. Under 18s need to be accompanied by an adult. For more info or to apply, email sweeneysonthepark@gmail.com.

MONDAY FEBRUARY 1

EXHIBITION of Harry Potter illustrations opens at the Mitchell Library. 10 prints by award winner Jim Kay - free event running during opening hours until February 27.

TUESDAY FEBRUARY 2

MUSICAL fun at Eastwood Park Theatre as Minerva Youth Theatre presents Fame. Runs until Saturday, 7.30pm show each night plus 2.30pm Sat mat. Tickets are £12-£15 from 577 4956 or www.eastwoodparktheatre.co.uk.

MEARNS History Group meeting at 7.30pm in Fairweather Hall. Annual membership £10, £2 entry for individual meetings. Tonight, Postscript to the Past - Lost Mansions and Houses of Renfrewshire by Dan Sweeney. The presentation will include lost mansions of Mearns including Hazeldean, Southfield, Barcapel and Crookfur.

THURSDAY FEBRUARY 4

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.

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.

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 www.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.

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.