The Big Help Out Weekend – 7-9th June – Timetable

All these events are free and being run by local volunteers.
This is your opportunity to find out what’s going on in our community and how you can get involved.

THURSDAY 6th JUNE

  • MAIG – help with hanging the baskets around the town from 7-9pm. Meet in the square

FRIDAY 7th JUNE

  • Kids school clothes swap shop drop off in town hall from 9.30 – 11am
  • Afternoon tea for Wyverie, Nathalan, Smiddy and Barnett residents at Wyverie from 2.30 – 4pm with entertainment
  • Oldmeldrum Golf Club – taster sessions from 4 – 5.30pm
  • Tennis Club – taster sessions from 6 – 6.45 for age 13 – 15 and from 6.45 – 7.30 from adults. Pleasure Park tennis courts.

SATURDAY 8th JUNE

  • Daviot Community Trust – help with maintenance on Daviot estate from 9 – 11-am.
  • Zero Carbon Daviot – led bike run from 10.30 – 12.30pm from Daviot village hall
  • Scouts – litter pick in Oldmeldrum Square
  • Oldmeldrum Golf Club – taster sessions from 3 – 4.30pm
  • Tennis Club – taster sessions from 4 – 4.45pm for age 6 – 8 and 4.45pm – 5.30pm for age 9 – 12
  • Kids school clothes swap shop drop off from 5.30 – 7pm in the Square
  • Cycling Without Age – Trishaw rides and Info stall from 5.30 – 7pm in the Square
  • Oldmeldrum Community Ebikes demo and info stall from 5.30 – 7pm in the Square
  • Meldrum Paths Group – Information about routes and paths including the proposed Active Travel Route to Inverurie. From 5.30 – 7pm in the Square
  • Community Cafe – open from 5.30 – 7pm for tea/coffee etc and a chat about being a volunteer

SUNDAY 9TH JUNE

  • Oldmeldrum Community Ebikes – Led Bike ride. Open to all. 10.30am – 12.30pm. Bring your own bike or borrow one of our ebikes. Meet in the Square.
  • Oldmeldrum Golf Club – taster sessions from 3 – 4.30pm
  • MAIG – help with watering hanging baskets from 6 – 8pm. Meet in the square

MONDAY 10th JUNE

  • Meldrum Sports – help with laying marquee flooring and seating in the arena from 6.30 – 9pm at the Pleasure Park
  • Daviot Community Trust – help with planting flower tubs from 6-8pm. The meet at The Shop.

Here’s a more detailed list

The Big Help Out Timetable 2024

Please see below for the opportunities you can get involved in between 6th – 12th June. **Spaces for each event MUST be pre booked – please email Community Council secretary on janchalmers1@hotmail.com or book via the big help out app

THURSDAY 6TH JUNE

๐ŸŒบ Meldrum Amenities Improvement Group require help with hanging up the flower baskets around Meldrum from 7-9pm. The meeting point is Meldrum square. Please bring boots, gloves and hi vis if you have one.

FRIDAY 7TH JUNE

๐ŸŽ Please drop any clean items of kids school uniforms to the town hall between 9.30 and 11am for a swap shop to be held at a later date. Volunteers most welcome to help accept donations

โ˜•๏ธ๐ŸฐVolunteers are required to help with an afternoon tea for the sheltered housing residents at Wyverie Court between 2.30pm and 4pm

โ›ณ๏ธ Try a free golf taster session with professional Hamish love at Oldmeldrum Golf Club from either 4-4.30pm or 5.30pm. If you need a loan of a club or two please let us know

๐ŸŽพ Try a free tennis taster session with coach Graeme Donald at Meldrum tennis courts in the pleasure park. Age 13-16 from 6-6.45pm and adults from 6.45-7.30pm. If you need a loan of a racquet please let us know

SATURDAY 8TH JUNE

๐ŸŒณ Daviot Community Trust require help with general woodland and path maintenance from 9am – 11am. Meet at their green shed and bring boots and gloves

๐Ÿšฎ Meldrum cubs will be carrying out a litter pick of the square and surrounding area between 10am and 12pm. Please meet in the square if you would like to join them

๐Ÿšด Zero Carbon Daviot are hosting a led bike run from 10.30-12.30pm. Please meet at Daviot Village Hall with your own bike and helmet if youโ€™d like to join them. E-bikes will be available if preferred.

๐ŸŽ Please drop clean items of kids school uniform to the front of the town hall between 5.30 and 7pm for the swap shop that will take place at a later date. Volunteers most welcome to help accept donations

๐Ÿšฒ Meldrum Trishaw will have an information point about becoming a pilot or co pilot in front of the town hall between 5.30 and 7pm

๐Ÿšด Meldrum E-bikes will have an information stall and bikes available for a loan in front of the town hall between 5.30 and 7pm

โ˜•๏ธ Meldrum community cafe will be open for business and a chat about becoming a volunteer from 5.30-7pm

โ›ณ๏ธ Try a free golf taster session with professional Hamish love at oldmeldrum golf club between 3 and 3.30pm or 4 and 4.30pm. If you need a loan of a club or two please let us know

๐ŸŽพ Try a free tennis taster session with coach Graeme Donald at Meldrum tennis courts in the pleasure park between 4 and 4.45pm for age 6-8 and 4.45 and 5.30pm for age 9-12. If you require a loan of a racquet please let us know

SUNDAY 9TH JUNE

๐Ÿšด Meldrum E-bikes led bike run from 10.30-12.30pm. Please meet in the square with your bike and helmet. E-bikes are available if preferred

โ›ณ๏ธ Try a free golf taster session with professional Hamish love at oldmeldrum golf club from 3-3.30pm or 4-4.30pm. If you require a loan of a club or two please let us know

๐ŸŒบ Meldrum Amenities Improvement Group are looking for help to water the hanging baskets around Meldrum from 6-8pm. Please bring boots, gloves and a hi vis if you have one

MONDAY 10TH JUNE

๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ Meldrum Sports are looking for help in the pleasure park with laying flooring in the marquee and setting our seating within the arena between 6.30 and 9pm.

WEDNESDAY 12TH JUNE

๐Ÿชด Daviot Community Trust requires help with planting their flower tubs from 6-8pm. The meeting point is The Shop. Please bring gloves and a trowel if you have one.