Wicklow Hospice and Vartry Walks Project, Roundwood are partnering to organise a joint fundraising walk. The 10km Moonlight Walk around Vartry Reservoir in Roundwood will take place on Saturday, February 11, at 6 p.m. (sign in from 5.30 p.m. at Kavanagh’s Vartry House). Registration in advance. €20 individual adult or €40 for family. Full information on Roundwood. ie Facebook events page.
As Spring approaches it’s that time of year when work starts on Tidy Towns in the area. A meeting for the Adopt A Spot volunteers and anyone interested in helping out with the Tidy Towns effort in the area will take place at 8 p.m. on Thursday, February 2, in Roundwood Parish Hall.
Jenny’s Pre-School Moneystown is now accepting applications for September 2017/2018. ECCE places are available. Please contact Jenny’s PreSchool at 086 8766301 or call into the Pre-School any morning for an application form.
Roundwood Men’s Shed continues on Tuesdays between 10 and midday at Pat Carr’s place in Knockraheen. Plans are under way to get down and dirty with raised bed gardening and wood turning lessons for those interested. If there is an unused woodturning lathe ‘out there’ we will be delighted to give it a good home and put it to good use.
Eight free lessons on the use of laptops/tablets/smartphones commence in Coláiste Chraobh Abhann, Kilcoole on Friday, January 20. This will be free one to one tuition and open to all ‘mature students’, shedders or non-shedders – male or female. 11.15 a.m. to 12.35 a.m. are the times and a cuppa with be served to facilitate social interaction. Feel free to call 086 8650588 for further information.
CEILI FIGURE DANCING
Any adults interesting in reliving their youth when we all learnt to Ceili dance? There are Ceili dancing lessons in the Parish Hall
The Roundwood Hall is always available for all social events, meetings, children’s parties, christenings, workshops, training courses etc. These great facilities are now available. For more information contact us at 087 9627527, 087 3932730 or theroundwoodparishhall@gmail. com.
45 CARD GAME
A 45 Card Game takes place every Tuesday night in Moneystown Community Centre starting at 8 p.m. Teas served.
Roundwood set dancing continues every Thursday night from 9 p.m. till 11 p.m. in Kavanagh’s Lounge, Roundwood. Music this month is CDs and we will have the O’Kane Family back playing for us again in March and then live music for the remainder of the year. Admission remains at €5. Beginners are always welcome along with anyone looking for a bit of exercise and a fun night out. We are also doing a bit of jiving, waltzing and quick step before our weekly sessions starting at 8.15 p.m. so anyone wanting to give that a go, is more than welcome. No additional charge.