11 May to 1 June -- Light & Shade Art Exhibition at McLean Museum and Art Gallery, Kelly Street, Greenock, featuring work by local artists Graeme Nichol, Angus Paton, Jim Owens and Robert Marshall. More Details
Saturday 25 May -- Concert With Yvonne Lyon organised by Greenock Baptist Church with proceeds going to Inverclyde Women’s Aid, at 7.30pm in Greenock Town Hall saloon. Tickets are £10, available from the Women's Aid office in George Square or online through the church website – click here
Saturday 25 May -- Comedy Drama Night at Albany Theatre, Orangefield, Greenock, featuring three original one-act plays from 7 o'clock. Tickets are £10 and can be booked by calling 07557 944234. Note that the plays contain adult material and language that might offend. More Details
Sunday 26 May -- Inverclyde Ramblers Walk -- Beinn Ghlas and Beinn Lawers, two Munros near Killin; 6.5mls, ascent 3,050ft. Leaving from the car park, Cathcart Street, Greenock, at 8am. Walk leader can be contacted on 01475 727849. Inverclyde Ramblers
Sunday 26 May -- Greenock Fire Museum Open, 10am to 4pm, at the old Greenock Fire Station, part of Greenock Municipal Buildings, at Wallace Place, just off Dalrymple Street. More about the museum
Sunday 26 May -- Charity Concert in aid of Ardgowan Hospice at St Mary’s Church, Patrick Street, Greenock at 3pm featuring Inverclyde Schools Junior and Senior Choirs, Notre Dame High School Concert Band,and local band Reely Jiggered plus soloists. Tickets are £5 each and free for all primary school children and younger. Tickets available at the door, from Christopher Smith at
or by posting an order on the event’s page on Facebook. More Information
Friday 7 June -- Riverside Youth Band Summer Concert at 7.30pm in Port Glasgow Town Hall. Tickets priced £5 available from any band member or check the band's website for details -- www.riversideyouthband.co.uk. There is free admission under-12s accompanied by an adult.
Friday 7 June -- Concert By The Wherries Folk Band at 7pm in Lyle Kirk’s Newark Street building in Greenock to raise funds for the Finnart Explorer Scout Unit and participants going on a trip to Estonia. Tickets £10 and a light supper will be provided. Those going are welcome to take their own refreshments (excluding spirits). Under-18s must be accompanied by an adult. For tickets, call 01475 791210 or 01475 731233.
Saturday 8 June -- Sporting Dinner in aid of Ardgowan Hospice, in The Marquee at The Chartroom Restaurant, Kip Marina, Inverkip, from 7.30pm featuring former football player and manager Kevin Keegan and Scotland and British Lions rugby legend Doddie Weir. Three-course meal and sports memorbilia auction. For more information call 01475 520919
Saturday 15 June -- Newark Primary School Fun Day from 11am to 3pm at the school in Bridgend Avenue, Port Glasgow. Fun activities including beat the goalie, bouncy castle face-painting, raffles, inflatable chutes, tuck shop and stalls. Tickets from the school office, priced £2 for adults and £1 for children, a family ticket for £5 (Two adults and up to three children.) Tickets include tea, coffee or juice.