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.
HOSPICE BENEFIT NIGHT
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.
CAR BOOT SALE
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.
HALLOWEEN AT KNOCKSINK
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.
ANNUAL SUPPER DANCE
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.
DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
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.