SATUR­DAY, AU­GUST 17

Wicklow People (West Edition) - - WHAT’S ON -

WALK TO THE DE­SERTED VIL­LAGE

As part of her An Tochar Os­carz fundraisin­g drive, Fiona O’Mahoney will lead a guided walk to the de­serted vil­lage at 10 a.m. Start­ing from the lit­tle car park on the Lough Dan end of the Green Road, walk­ers will fol­low the path to the de­serted vil­lage and re­turn via a short di­ver­sion to take in stun­ning views. Re­fresh­ments will be served af­ter­wards. The cost is €10 per per­son (un­der-18s go free) and a raf­fle will also be held.

RUN THE RIDGE

Those brave enough to ‘Run the Ridge’ face a choice be­tween a 20km mixed moun­tain and train run, a 10km trail run and a ju­nior race. The race, which is a fundraiser for Laragh GAA Club and or­gan­ised in con­junc­tion with Glendaloug­h Ath­let­ics Club, will see the 20k run­ners tackle the Der­ry­bawn Ridge while the 10k run­ners will head through Der­ry­bawn Woods. Both events start and fin­ish at Laragh GAA grounds, where a prize-giv­ing will also be held. En­try to the 20k, which be­gins at 12.30 p.m., is €25

while en­try to the 10k, which starts at 1 p.m., is €20.

SUM­MER PARTY

The cam­paign­ers for the com­mu­nity pool for west Wicklow will be celebratin­g the cam­paign’s first birthday will a party in the hip­po­drome at Russ­bor­ough House from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. This is a free, fam­ily event and will have mu­sic, danc­ing, games, bal­loons, face-paint­ing and, of course, cake.

SPORTS REG­IS­TRA­TION DAY

An af­ter­noon to en­cour­age peo­ple to sign up for sports clubs in Ark­low. From 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Bridge­wa­ter Shop­ping Cen­tre.

JADE’S GLIT­TER BALL

This spe­cial ball takes place at 7 p.m. in the Park View Ho­tel, New­town­moun­tkennedy, to help raise funds for young Grey­stones woman Jade McCann. Jade is bat­tling an in­cur­able stage four pecoma can­cer and all funds raised will go to her treat­ment, trans­port and any other sup­port ser­vices. Tick­ets cost €30 and avail­able by calling 086 4051645 or 087 9434959. The evening will in­clude a pros­ecco re­cep­tion, live mu­sic, DJ, fin­ger food, a raf­fle and more.

SEÁN KEANE

Singer and multi-in­stru­men­tal­ist, Seán Keane brings his mu­sic tour to Ark­low’s As­gard The­atre at 8 p.m. He will be ac­com­pa­nied by Pat Coyne and Fer­gus Feely. Tick­ets cost €28. To book, go to gr8events.ie.

Anna O’Rourke, An­drea Paul and Daniel de Chenu a tthe Sig­nal Arts Open Exhibition in Bray.

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