FUTURE OF OUR PLANET
‘Caring for the Future of our Planet’ explores the environmental impact of our lifestyles in view of creating a sustainable world for our children. We invite you to participate in four nights of reflection on one of the most critical issues of our time. Each night we will explore our topics with short talks, videos and group discussions.
Pope Francis’ Letter Laudato Si will inform our reflections as we make this Lenten journey together. Monday, March 6 – The Environmental Story today, Monday, March 13 – The Social Consequences of our Choices, Monday, March 20 – An Integral and Sustainable Ecology, Monday, March 27 – Committing to a better future.
Talks will be held in the Brockagh Resource Centre at 8 p.m. on each Monday with facilitators, Enda Mullen CHF, DCO, Oliver Crotty PP, Michael Rodgers SPS, Margaret Pendergast RSM, Breda Ahearn CP, and Pat Murphy SPS.
Come along to the Brockagh Centre, Laragh and dance away the afternoon on Sunday, May 21, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. with music by the Wicklow Man.
Refreshments will be provided. Groups must be booked in by calling 0404 45600 or emailing brockaghresourcecentre@ gmail.com.
This full day traditional basket-making workshop will teach you basic basketry techniques. Taught in a relaxed learning environment and you will be bringing home your own completed handmade small round willow basket (a skib). The workshops will take place in the Brockagh Resource Centre (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.).
Available dates are, March 25 and April 22, April 30 and May 6. Please visit wicklowwillow.ie or contact Aoife at 087 9773622 or email alternatively email@example.com.
This is a full day weaving workshop where participants will learn to create a range of small willow projects for their garden and home in the Brockagh Centre on April 1 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The workshop will be relaxed and enjoyable with a focus on learning to weave willow forms and structures suitable for use in vegetable gardens, flower beds and homes. Places are limited to five participants per workshop, so be sure to book as soon as possi-
Elevation Drama classes are a fantastic way of developing confidence and encouraging creativity and imagination. Drama modules will incorporate improvisation, mime, script work, vocal training and acting skills. Classes are held in the Brockagh Resource Centre, Laragh at 5.45 p.m. each Wednesday. Students will also learn from the Irish Board of Speech and Drama syllabus and be afforded opportunities to take graded examinations under a fully qualified teacher. Elevation holds a 100% pass rate in IBSD examinations. Phone Kate today at 086 8256775 to book in.
Elevation Dance School is a combination of modern dance classes, ISTD and ID Dance Examinations and creative dance, all depending on student’s group age. Classes are held in the Brockagh Resource Centre, Laragh from at 4 p.m. each Wednesday. Go to elevationschoolofperformingarts.com or contact Kate at 086 8256775 for further detail about her dance classes.
Pilates classes are on Monday mornings in the Brockagh Centre, Laragh, helping people get off to a good start for the week. Duration of the class is seven weeks and will start at 9.15 to 10.15 a.m., with another class from 10.30 to 11.30 a.m. Marie Noonan is a qualified pilates teacher and has been teaching for the last 17 years and works full time as a movement therapist for rehabilitation, health and longevity. Please text Marie at 087 1953072 or email marie@ noonanpilates.ie to book. Visit noonanpilates.ie for more information.