Preparations are progressing nicely for our second vintage day which will be held on Sunday, September 8, in Coolgreany. It was decided at a recent meeting that the club would support St Aidan’s Day Care Centre Gorey, and some of our local community groups.
An extra number of new events will be included this year, including basket making exhibition, also butter making. The vintage area will include steam engines, vintage tractors and cars, classical cars, threshing, pet farm, dog show, bouncy castle, among a number of other events. A Great Family Day is promised, with music by Stacey Breen and also Hardy Bucks through the afternoon.
Also included is a monster raffle with some very valuable prizes available, with tickets on sale at present. Come along for a great day of entertainment guaranteed.
POSITIVE AGEING TOURS.
The group’s four-day holiday to Westport leaves on Sunday, September 15, please contact Maria at 086 0817534 for more details. All trips are fully insured and please contact number: 086 0817534 or 089 4443588.
The Keep Wexford Beautiful Competition is on at present and also the Housing Estates Competition, our committee are looking for all the help they can get together, and if any residents have a bit of spare time, as our Chief Gardiner is out sick at present and she is sorely missed.
It is that time of year again when adjudication of the Tidy Towns Competition is about to begin, and the local committee are appealing for the support of as many as possible to help with the cleaning up of all the roads around the village and in the village itself to help improve the area. Don’t forget this is Tidy Towns Month, and any support would be appreciated by the committee.
ARKLOW GOLDEN CIRCLE.
A trip to Ballymurrin Quaker house and to Kilmacurragh Gardens, on August 19, bus departs KFC side of Tesco car park at 10 a.m. at a cost of €20 including entry fees. An art class has been arranged, commencing on Wednesday, September 25, at 10.30 a.m. in the Presbyterian church hall on the Dublin road, the course will run for eight weeks, with a break over Halloween, cost €60 which included all materials. Our holiday to Sligo on October 6 to October 10, still has a few places remaining. Deposit of €20 before July 26 full payment before end of August, Contact Gertie at 083 4042746 to book for any of the events.
All contributors to our local Coolgreany notes, please be aware that all notes must be with me by 8 p.m. on Thursday evening at the very latest for publication in the following week’s papers.