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There is a free four week course on Healthy Eat­ing which will take place in Rath­new on a Tues­day morn­ing from Tues­day 4th Novem­ber un­til Tues­day 25th Novem­ber.

Par­tic­u­larly suited to the over 55 age group es­pe­cially if you have spe­cial di­etary re­quire­ments e.g. di­a­betes, blood pres­sure etc. Great ad­vice and demon­stra­tions. For fur­ther in­for­ma­tion please con­tact the Brock­agh Cen­tre on (0404) 45600.


Danella Byrne and her fam­ily and friends are or­gan­is­ing a Ben­e­fit Night (in mem­ory of Danella’s sis­ter, Daphne Jack­son) to raise much-needed funds to sup­port the work of Black­rock Hospice.

It will take place in the Woodenbridge Ho­tel on Satur­day 1 Novem­ber at 8 pm; ad­mis­sion is €5. En­ter­tain­ment on the night will in­clude mu­sic by Ab­hainn Dubh, leg-wax­ing and head­shav­ing fundrais­ers, a mon­ster raf­fle (BBQ, mo­bile phone, DVD player) and much more.

Raf­fle tick­ets are cur­rently on sale - prizes in­clude ride-on lawnmower, wash­ing ma­chine, lat­est Nin­tendo DS. Danella and her fam­ily would like to thank every­one for their sup­port and look for­ward to see­ing one and all on the night. For fur­ther in­for­ma­tion call Danella on 086-8178983.


The next car boot sale at the Brock­agh Cen­tre will take place on Sun­day 2nd Novem­ber from 11am (stall hold­ers 10am). Cost €10 per car or small van. For fur­ther de­tails con­tact 0404 45600.


There will be a se­ries of fun ac­tiv­i­ties for chil­dren at Knocksink Wood Na­ture Re­serve fea­tur­ing bats, spi­ders and other ‘creepy’ crea­tures (ac­tu­ally not so creepy as you will find out) on Satur­day 1st Novem­ber from 11 a.m un­til 1 p.m. Suit­able for chil­dren aged be­tween 7 and 12 years.

Please note that an adult must stay with the chil­dren and be pre­pared to help. Book­ing is es­sen­tial - phone (01) 2866609.


A new 8-week ses­sion of Adult Disco/Jazz/Hip Hop will be­gin on Mon­day 3 Novem­ber at 10.45 a.m. and 7 p.m. A fun and funky dance / ex­er­cise class ˆ danc­ing to pop­u­lar mu­sic.

Also don’t for­get Tod­dler Mu­sic and Move­ment also takes place on Mon­day morn­ings from 10 a.m. Un­der 8’s Bal­let takes place at 5.15pm which is fol­lowed by Cheer­lead­ing for teens and pre-teens at 6pm.

The cheer­lead­ing squad will learn pom dances, jumps and tum­bles, cheers and chants as well as stunts. For fur­ther in­for­ma­tion on any of th­ese classes or to book your place call Lyn­d­say on 085 8113102.


The an­nual Church of Ire­land Rath­drum and Laragh Parish Sup­per Dance will take place in Lyn­ham’s Ho­tel, Laragh on Fri­day 21 Novem­ber at 8.30pm sharp

Mu­sic by John Flood. Tick­ets €22.50 in­clud­ing fab­u­lous door prize of a Christ­mas Ham­per.

Ex­cel­lent raf­fle prizes in­clud­ing home­made Christ­mas cakes and pud­dings. Con­tact: Eve­lyn at 0404 45207 or Olive at 0404 45177


Wick­low Moun­tains Na­tional Park. A hike of two to four hours on one of the way-marked hill-walks around Glendalough will take place on Satur­day Novem­ber 22. En route, a Na­tional Park Guide will dis­cuss con­ser­va­tion is­sues that face the Park.

This walk is lim­ited to 15 places, and all par­tic­i­pants must be equipped for hik­ing in bad weather (Hik­ing boots and suit­able rain gear). Not suit­able for chil­dren. Book­ing is es­sen­tial. Book­ings taken from Satur­day 8th Novem­ber only. To book, phone 0404 45656 or 0404 454


Laragh IT are now tak­ing names for a pos­si­ble JEB to run next year. For fur­ther in­for­ma­tion please con­tact Co­lette on 0404 45600.


Tues­day night is dance night at the Brock­agh Cen­tre from 10 pm till late with the Wick­low Man.


The dates for the Christ­mas Craft Mar­kets at the Fair are Sun­day 9th and 30th Novem­ber and Sun­day 7th and 14th De­cem­ber. For fur­ther in­for­ma­tion con­tact Co­lette on 0404 45600.


Mu­si­cal The­atre/Singing Work­shops for kids will be held at the Brock­agh Cen­tre each Satur­day in De­cem­ber from 2 to 5 pm; classes will be di­vided by age.

So if you want to have fun and en­joy singing, from chart songs to great mu­si­cals, look no fur­ther! The work­shops will be fa­cil­i­tated by Les­lie Dow­dall and Honor Hef­fer­nan, both of whom are well known in the mu­sic in­dus­try.

Les­lie and Honor have been singing since the cra­dle, and it has al­ways been a source of great joy for them both. It is with this in mind that they have put to­gether this se­ries of work­shops for chil­dren. Their aim is to help the stu­dents get the best out of their voices, and have the en­joy­ment of singing well and learn­ing new songs.

Both Honor and Les­lie have been work­ing in­de­pen­dently with chil­dren for the past num­ber of years, Honor as the voice coach in The Ir­ish Academy of Dra­matic Art and Les­lie through her own com­pany, Mu­s­i­craft. For more in­for­ma­tion call 086-3378473.

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