TAE KWON DO
Tae Kwon Do is the art of self defense that originated in Korea. It is recognized as one of the oldest forms of martial arts in the world, reaching back over 2, 000 years. The name was selected for its appropriate description of the art: Tae (foot), Kwon (hand), Do (art). Classes for adults and children at the Brockagh Resource Centre, to book call Paul at 087 2484570.
As part of the Bealtaine Festival we are celebrating creativity in older age together at the Brockagh Resource Centre and one of our events will be an afternoon tea dance on Sunday, May 22, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. with music from the Wicklow Man and hosted by Laragh Glendalough Active Retirement association. Refreshments will be provided.
LARAGH IT CENTRE
Our next Benefit 4 will be starting shortly an 8 hr course over 4 weeks for only €20 (if you are over 65 it’s free) you will learn Internet safety, Email, Online banking, paying motor tax and transferring photos to your computer. We also have one to one classes for people who don’t want to be in a class and have their own specific computer needs for one hour €15. Equal Skills: Is for those with no experience of computers and Internet this is a certified course €200.
ECDL: This course establishes a standard for everyone who uses a computer in either a professional or personal capacity. It is a certificate that verifies competence in computer use, making the holder readily mobile within Ireland and Internationally.
Centre, Laragh from 10 a.m. to 3.45 p.m. All groups and individuals who have an interest in promoting and participating in activities that enhance the life of Older people in Co Wicklow are encouraged to attend.
The AGM will report on the Network’s activities for the past year and they also welcome the opportunity to provide information for those in attendance on the Age Friendly Programme and the proposed changes to the structure of the Network.
At about 11.45 a.m. it is hoped to have an open forum with the five Wicklow TDs, however this cannot be finalised till closer to the AGM due to current political uncertainty. Following the mornings formalities a light lunch will be served at 1 p.m. after which the ‘Wicklow Man’ will provide music to dance to. For more information contact Garvan 0404 20208.
You are cordially invited to attend SHAKE-UP DAY at the Brockagh Centre, Laragh on Thursday, June 2, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. coffee from 10.30 a.m. light lunch at 1 p.m. Scidils 11 a.m., Flisks midday and Lobbers 12.30 p.m.
County Wicklow needs to form a team this year. (DCU Saturday, June 11). Previous Members will attest to the sociable, vigorous and full-on energetic experience enjoyed by playing the Games against 32 other county teams. Team players turn up at the Brockagh each year and try their luck in being picked for the team again.
Come along and take on these seasoned players and try to inject a bit of competition for places. There are 9 places on the team with each player playing all 3 games (new format this year). The Co Wicklow Sports Partnership are sponsoring this event and really encourage you to participate. RSVP 0404 20100 EXT 2333 OR text Valerie 087 6319667 before weds June 1.