Bray People - - DISTRICT NEWS -


The bless­ing of the graves in Glen­dalough will take place on Fri­day 9th May at 8pm and in Brock­agh on Fri­day 16th May at 8pm. There will be mass on both oc­ca­sions in St. Kevins Church be­fore the bless­ings at 7pm. SYM­PA­THY

Round­wood Plough­ing So­ci­ety would like to ex­tend their sin­cere sym­pa­thy to the Power Fam­ily on the re­cent death of Robert Power. Robert was an ac­tive and val­ued mem­ber of the so­ci­ety for many years and will be greatly missed. May he rest in peace. LUNCH CLUB

A re­minder that the Ac­tive Re­tire­ment Lunch club will take place on Fri­day April 25 in Lyn­hams, Laragh at 1.30 p.m. FERN ART

A 6 week course start­ing Thurs­day May 1st from 10 am - 12 noon. Draw­ing and Paint­ing. Beginners and Im­provers. Con­tact Janet on 086 3042030 for fur­ther in­for­ma­tion. APRIL SPRING CLEAN

The Round­wood Tidy Towns group are or­gan­is­ing a Spring Clean Evening at 7:30pm on Thurs­day 24th of April at 7:30pm meet­ing at the Old School. WARMER HOME SCHEME

Bet­ter En­ergy Warmer Homes scheme pro­vides free en­ergy ef­fi­ciency works for home own­ers on a low in­come liv­ing in Round­wood and in other ar­eas in Co. Wick­low. It's easy to ap­ply and ser­vices in­clude at­tic in­su­la­tion, draught-proof­ing, lag­ging jack­ets, CFL bulbs, cav­ity wall in­su­la­tion and en­ergy sav­ing ad­vice. To qual­ify for the scheme you must own and live in your own home in the Bray or Co. Wick­low area and you must also be in re­ceipt of one of the fol­low­ing, Fuel Al­lowance or Fam­ily In­come Sup­ple­ment or Job Seek­ers Al­lowance for more than six months and have a child aged un­der seven years. To find out more, please con­tact Warmer Homes team on 01 2866080 at Bray Part­ner­ship. KIDS ART AND CRAFTS

New Art and Crafts classes for kids start­ing Thurs May 1st in Round­wood Par­ish Hall. Classes for ages 4 to 12. For in­for­ma­tion phone Almha Roche on 086 3897732 or check out www.face­­wood HOME PRO­DUC­ERS MAR­KET

Round­wood Home Pro­duc­ers Mar­ket has re-opened in Round­wood Par­ish Hall on Sun­days from 12noon - 5p.m ev­ery Sun­day. Come for your home bak­ing, jams, crafts, veg­eta­bles, plants, etc. New mem­bers al­ways wel­come. AN­GEL HEAL­ING

An­gel Heal­ing takes place ev­ery Mon­day night at 7.30 in the Par­ish Cen­tre, Round­wood Vil­lage. It is non de­nom­i­na­tional. Come along to a night of spir­i­tual con­nec­tion, re­lax­ation and med­i­ta­tion. For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact Mary 087 9819420. COM­MU­NITY GAMES

Track and Field: Call­ing all chil­dren be­tween the ages of five and seven­teen who are in­ter­ested in rep­re­sent­ing the Round­wood, Moneystown, Laragh area in the Co, fi­nals of track and field are asked to please come to Aras an Tochair on Wed­nes­day May 7th at 5.45 for our lo­cal run-offs. There are many dif­fer­ent events for all ages from run­ning to jump­ing to ball throw and javelin. You do not need to be a mem­ber of an ath­letic club to take part. If you are in­ter­ested please con­tact Ann Marah or El­iz­a­beth Bel­ton. Swim­ming: We also hope to en­ter in the Co fi­nals of the swim­ming com­pe­ti­tion. Again we will have swim-offs for any­body in­ter- ested in tak­ing part. Please con­tact any mem­ber of the Com­mu­nity Games Com­mit­tee for more in­for­ma­tion. CAM­ERA AN­NIVER­SARY

Calary Par­ish is launch­ing a cel­e­bra­tion of the an­niver­sary of the Pin­hole Cam­era, which was in­vented by Wil­liam Henry Fox Tal­bot in 1834. On In­ter­na­tional Pin­hole Cam­era Day, which is Sun­day 27 April, ev­ery­one is in­vited to Calary Church at 11 am to cel­e­brate this event and also to take part in a Pin­hole Cam­era work­shop to en­cour­age people to get in­volved in mak­ing their own pin­hole cam­era and tak­ing stun­ning pho­to­genic draw­ing process im­ages of their own. These will be ex­hib­ited, along with other pho­to­graphic para­pher­na­lia, dur­ing Her­itage Week (23 to 31 Au­gust) in Calary Church. LOTTO RE­SULTS

There was no win­ner of last week's jack­pot. The num­bers drawn were 8, 13, 17 & 30. There were three match three win­ners, Tanya Cahill, Tony Pierce and A Kenny. Next week's jack­pot will be €5,900. BAD­MINTON

Morn­ing Bad­minton continues ev­ery Tues­day from 9.30 un­til 11am for any­one who would like to join us. Beginners are al­ways wel­come as are im­provers and those who just want to play! Con­grat­u­la­tions to all those who took part in the Wick­low cham­pi­onships, the fi­nals of which were held last Sat night in Round­wood and the tri­umphant morn­ing play­ers were Mar­ion, Gill, Mary, Paddy and Ger. Hard to be­lieve 2 years ago some of these had never stood on a bad­minton court let alone reach a fi­nal so well done to all of you. WHIST

The re­sults of the whist is as fol­lows:. Top Score :Mon­ica Brady, Top Lady: Mary Pierce, Top Gent: Ann Gaffney, Sec­ond Lady : Mary Cullen, Sec­ond Gent: Lucy Molloy, First Half: Mol­lie Mau­reen Gaffney, Sec­ond Half: Ann Pierce, Low­est Score: Maura McHugh, Long­est Sit­ting: Ann Wolo­han. Raf­fle Prizes, Ann Wolo­han, Ann Gaffney, Pat Fisher & Maura McHugh. The next whist will be on Wed­nes­day 30thth April 2014. PI­LATES

Anne Sex­ton Pi­lates - Class on Thurs­days at 12 noon - Mo­bil­ity and Pos­ture for the Older Adult. Call in and have a chat with Anne and try it out! Also, Box­er­cise - new class on a Fri­day night at 8 pm. €10 for adult, €6 for stu­dents and un­waged. SET DANCING

Set dancing in Ka­vanagh's lounge ev­ery Thurs­day night with mu­sic this week by CDs and by Michael and Brian for the re­main­der of the month. Lessons be­fore hand at 8.30 with ses­sion from 9pm un­til 11. Love if you could join us on the dance floor for a night of fun n lively ban­ter. MEDJUGORJE

Pil­grim­age To Medjugorje Oc­to­ber 15th for one week. Cost ?619.00. Price in­cludes Aer Lin­gus flights , in­sur­ance , half Board ac­com­mo­da­tion in house op­po­site the Church and trans­fers to and from Medjugorje. For more in­for­ma­tion and book­ing con­tact Mary King on 087 2185067. KNOCK

S.M.A. pil­grim­age to Knock will take place on Satur­day May 24 leav­ing Laragh at 7a.m, Round­wood at 7.30a.m. Bus, break­fast and din­ner €50 per per­son. Full money to be paid be­fore 1st May, 2014 to Su­san at 0404 45276. GET­AWAYS

There will be two day trips, a tour of Sem­ple Sta­dium and Holy cross Abbey on May 3 leav­ing Round­wood at 8a.m. at a cost of €65 per per­son and a trip to Suir Val­ley rail­way line be­tween Water­ford and Dun­gar­ven and Gar­den Bord Bia., The Ar­bore­tum which has lovely plants and shrubs which will take place on Satur­day 5th July at a cost of €65 per per­son. Tea, scones and evening meal and bus in­cluded in the price, leav­ing at 9a.m. All money to be paid to Su­san at 0404 45276 be­fore May 1. Leav­ing Round­wood par­ish cen­tre at 8a.m A three night trip to Ice­land go­ing on 23rd Oc­to­ber. To­tal cost €599. De­posit of €200 to be paid be­fore July 1. All en­quiries to 0404 45276. MONEYSTOWN DANCE

Tony Davitt will play in Moneystown Com­mu­nity Cen­tre on Fri­day 9th May 9.30 till 12. Teas, door prizes, re­fresh­ments also avail­able. Come along and en­joy a night of waltz­ing, jive etc. 45 CARD DRIVE

45 card game ev­ery Tues­day night in Moneystown Com­mu­nity Cen­tre start­ing at 8.45pm. Teas served. All wel­come. HIS­TORY SO­CI­ETY

Do the Ir­ish Speak English? with Terry Dolan on Tues­day 6th May in The Glen­view Ho­tel. En­try €3 (€2 for mem­bers) - all wel­come.

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