Author Archives: Elaine Bain

Soup and Sweet

A Soup and Sweet was held on Sunday 27 September in Archiestown Hall to raise funds for the group. Parents, Staff and friends rallied together to serve up some lovely soups and puddings to a large crowd. A nett total of £488.26 was raised on the day and we have had the opportunity for double […]

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Coffee Morning

We are holding a coffee morning in Rothes Church Hall on Saturday 28th February 2015 from 10am until 12 Noon.  Admission will be £1.50 for Adults and £1.00 for children.  There will also be a sales table, raffle and lucky cards.  All proceeds will go to Playgroup funds.  Hope to see you there.

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Archiestown 5K 2014

This year’s 5K was held on Sunday 8th June 2014 and we had 82 runners, joggers and walkers of all abilities register. This is our biggest entry to date which will be a great boost to the Knockando Playgroup funds. The weather was kind to us again this year but was perhaps just a bit […]

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Zoolab Visit

On Wednesday 19th March 2014 the children were visited by Sam and some of his friends from Zoolab. There was John the Giant African Snail, Buzz Lightyear the Madagascan Cockroach, Victoria the Tarantula, Sebastian the Hermit Crab, Thor the Giant Millipede, Rambo the Toad, Milky Bar the Corn Snake and Paige the Rat. The children […]

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Archiestown 5K 2013

This year’s 5K was held on Sunday 14th July 2013 and we had 67 runners, joggers and walkers of all ages and abilities participating in the event in glorious conditions. The event was once again supported by the ‘Still Running’ Dufftown Jogscotland group. This year’s race was won by local lad Kenny Wilson (Moray Road […]

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Summer Trip 2013

  After consulting with parents and giving the children the final choice we went on the Keith & Dufftown Railway, Choo, Choo! We met at Dufftown Railway Station and headed off on the Train to Keith at 0930 hours. The children all enjoyed the journey and were given a booklet from the railway staff so […]

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