The first Country and Craft Market of 2011 at the Brockagh Centre will take place on Sunday 13th March from 11 am until 4 pm.
There are lots of new items so come along and have a browse. Home baking, Leather Goods, Scandinavian Style Décor, Handbags, Plants, Pottery, Soaps, Candles, Jewellery and lots more. Contact Colette on 0404-45600.
MY RHYTHMS DANCE
The next 'My Rhythms' Body Movement Dance sessions at the Brockagh Centre will take place on Saturday 12th March from 8-10.30 pm. You will be sure to destress your tired body, have fun, energise yourself, meet new people and come away with your batteries recharged. Cover charge only €10.
First half hour is for stretching and warm up. Tell all your friends. Loose clothing advisable - bring your own refreshments but no alcohol. For more information or to be included on a mailing list for future dates contact Sherron on 086-8788311. Come and be moved.
ST. KEVIN'S CHURCH
On Monday 14th March there will be a very special event organised by the Brockagh Centre. The Phillips Academy Chamber Orchestra and Choir from Massachusetts, USA will be visiting Glendalough and will hold a special lunchtime performance from 12.30pm in St. Kevin's Church, Glendalough. There is no cover charge but donations will be gratefully received for St Kevin's Church Fund.
The Phillips Academy, established in 1778, is a celebrated residential secondary school with a reputation for academic excellence and a strong arts tradition. For all students at Phillips Academy, music is a part of their studies and the Music Department directs several vocal, orchestral, chamber and wind ensembles. A selection of these ensembles will come together for this special performance. We are delighted to welcome the group and hope that those in the locality who are available will come along to show their support.
The church gate collection at St. Kevin's Church on the weekend of 12th and 13th March is in aid of Brainwave - the Irish Epilepsy Association. Your support will be appreciated.
Get Vocal is a choral programme for older persons living in County Wicklow. We are looking for participants for our 2011 Spring Programme. No auditions. There are five regional sections which will have professional choral conductors and all five sections will come together as one county choir to perform a concert in Wicklow on 29th May, 2011.
Rehearsals take place in the Brockagh Centre in Laragh on Wednesday mornings at 11 a.m. For further information please contact the programme co-ordinator Ann Catherine Nolan on 087 9723059. This project is led by Wicklow County Arts Office in partnership with County Wicklow Network for Older People, County Wicklow VEC Community Education Facilitator and Courthouse Arts Centre, Tinahely.
A new session of children's arts and craft classes takes place on Saturday mornings from 10.30 a.m. until 12 noon. Open to ages of 4-8yrs. Booking Essential for both classes. Contact Brockagh Centre on (0404) 45600.
KIDS EASTER CAMP
The Brockagh Kids Easter Camp takes place on Tuesday 19th April to Friday 22nd April from 9.15am until 1.30 p.m. Activities include Freckles McGoo Musical Theatre, Elevation Hip Hop, Imagination Gym, Yoga, Arts & Crafts and Fun and Games. Suitable for 6-10 year olds. Cost is €50. Phone (0404) 45600 to book a place.
Laragh IT are still taking names for a possible JEB course to run this year. This course offers a recognised teaching qualification where participants will acquire the skills and knowledge to teach ICT using a competent and professional approach. For further information please contact Colette on 0404 45600.
Laragh Glendalough & District Active Retirement Association are organising a 3 Day/Night Trip to White's Hotel Wexford. Departing Monday 11th and returning Thursday 14th April. Enjoy 3 Nights Dinner Bed & Breakfast and a treat of tea/coffee and scone on arrival. Deposit required. Contact Dinah Newsome (0404) 45439 or 086 8698800.
BUS TOUR TO AUSTRIA
A ten day tour of Austria St Anton and Lake Constance will take place from 29th June to 8th July. No flying involved just coach and cruise. Places to visit are Rotterdam, Germany, Vavaria Innsbruck and Black Forest. We also will visit the largest waterfall in Europe, the Rhein Falls. Names and €100 deposit is required as soon as possible to Susan at 0404 45276 any evening after 8pm.
Powerscourt Golf Club Captain Michael Cotter and Lady Captain Marian Cullen join forces for the club’s recent Drive In.