for the raffle contact Stephen Barry at 086 3725183, Dessie Doran at 087 2568366 or Alan King at 086 1724212. All help and support welcome. Field day.
The Enniskerry field day takes place on Sunday, September 10, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Join up to 10,000 others for a wonderful day of family fun. Fairground, pony rides, pet farm, games, traditional sports, dog show, competitions, art and crafts, music and dancing and much more. Tickets at venue, kids free, Just €5. Preceded by Event in the Tent on Friday, September 8, from 8 p.m. to 1.30 a.m. A fantastic night of live music, dancing, food, drink and merriment. Pig-on-a-spit, Wicklow Wolf beer, Live entertainment by Bunty and the Bristlehounds. DJ till 1.30 a.m. Fantastic raffle.
Tickets €25 including food and first drink – see enniskerryfestival. ie for further details.
MUSIC IN CALARY
Performers in this Fridays 8 p.m. Concert in Calary Church are the Walton Trio – Simon Watterson (piano); Anna Cashell (violin) and Aoife Nic Athaoich (cello) who will perform Beethoven’s Archduke Trio; Caesar Frank’s Violin Sonata in addition to pieces by Debussy, St Saen’s and De Falla. Tickets are €18/Concession €15 – contact John at 281 8146 or email derekneilson@ eircom.net.
Our fun annual Dog Show in aid of Wicklow Animal Wefare takes place at Glendalough Car Boot on August 6 at Brockagh Resource Centre. Registration at 1.30 p.m. with show starting at 2 p.m. A big raffle on the day with plenty of car boot stalls to buy your bargains at. Contact Michelle at 0404 45600 to book a stall.
Teens and adults will enjoy Taekwon-Do, a Korean art of self-defence. Benefits include improving confidence, respect, discipline, awareness, concentration, channeling aggression, balance, coordination, speed, reactions, fitness and health. Call Master Kenneth Wheatley at 087 2547347 for further information. Classes are on Tuesdays at 7.45 p.m. to 8.45 p.m. (Seniors and Teens). Children Classes are on Tuesdays at 6 p.m. to 6.45 p.m. (4-7 years), 6.45 p.m. to 7.45 p.m. (8-12 years).
This full day, traditional basket-making workshop will teach you basic basketry techniques. Taught in a relaxed learning environment, you will bring home your own completed small round willow basket (a skib). The workshops will take place in the Brockagh Centre from 9 p.m. to 5 p.m. ob September 17 and 23, October 7 and 21. Classes are small with five participants. Garden workshop also available on request. Visit wicklowwillow.ie, phone Aoife at 087 9773622 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Louise’s floor yoga and chair yoga classes will be back on Thursday, August 17, after a brief break. To find out more, call Louise at 087 6032202 (booking is essential).
Come and walk in the spiritual footsteps of your parents, grandparents and ancestors. Reconnect with their prayer for their family and future family – today you are that family – and retreat to Lough Derg on September 2 to September 3 (departing midmorning from Rathdrum Memorial Park with an overnight stay in Central Hotel, Donegal). Contact Mary at 0404 45119 for further information. The organisers are Mary Turner and Breda Fitzgerald (0402 39043 or 086 3073060).
The mobile library visits Lynhams car park every second Thursday from midday to 12.50 p.m. The next dates are August 3, 17 and 31.
County Wicklow Ring a Link (Local Link) rural transport services are now providing different bus routes from Laragh and other places in Co. Wicklow. To check out bus links in your area ring 1890-424141.