Greystones Notebook – March 3

Greystones

Please forward notices to Cllr. Kathleen Kelleher,  2875327/087 2845465,

[email protected].

ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN

Come and join this superb annual event in our town.

Full details and applications from Greystones Town Council,  2876694.

Help make this year’s event bigger and better than ever.

Marching bands,  local clubs and groups,  visitors from Holyhead.

This will be our last Greystones Town Council Parade before Local Government changes.

 

WICKLOW DEMENTIA SUPPORT SEEKS VOLUNTEERS

ALZPALS is a Volunteer Befriending Service and is now seeking volunteers.

Are you interested in people with dementia ,  living at home ??

 

If you have a few hours a week to spare,  please come along and join our venture.

Please contact Wicklow Dementia Support to join the Spring Training Course.

Details from 089 4286928 or [email protected].

 

DAFFODIL DAY ITEMS NOW ON SALE AT GREYSTONES CANCER SUPPORT

Daffodil Day will be held 28 March, 2014.

Greystones Cancer Support will host its usual Coffee Morning.

 

Daffodil Day items now on sale at GCS La Touche Place.

Pens, pins,  tea towels,  teddy bears,  mugs, beautiful note cards,  travel mugs.

Limited numbers,  don’t be disappointed.

Fresh daffodils available on the day.

 

VICKY PALMER BYRNE PARACHUTE JUMP

IN AID OF GREYSTONES CANCER SUPPORT

New date to be Sunday,  9 March, 2014.

Donations welcome @iDonate.

 

LA TOUCHE WINE COURSE BOOKED OUT.

NEW ADVANCED COURSE STARTS LATE MARCH.

 

APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN FOR PEOPLE OF THE YEAR AWARDS 2014

Sports Person of the Year              Civic Person of the Year

Special Person of the Year              Cultural Person of the Year

Commercial Person of the Year       Young Entrepreneur of the Year

 

Full details and application from Greystones Town Council,  2876694

Nominations to be returned by 21 March, 2014.

Dinner to be held 24 April, 2014,  Charlesland Golf and Country Club Hotel.

 

GREYSTONES CANCER SUPPORT KNITTED ITEMS AND CARDS

Begins tomorrow, Monday,  3 March,  2014,  just in time for Ash Wednesday.

Professionally run course.

Now is the time to Stop Smoking !!

Full details from 2871601,  Facebook or [email protected].

 

Greystones Active Retirement:  Kilian House Family Centre

www.greystonesara.com

 

Outings + Meetings

Bookings on Tuesdays,  Kilian House Family Centre,  10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

 

Whist every Wednesday evening                                                           8:00 p.m.

 

Art Classes

Six places still available in the Monday afternoon class.

2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

 

Monthly Walk                                                                                   6 March

Meet at Greystones Railway Station;  10:20 a.m.

 

Trip to Airfield House Dundrum                                                   19 March

Pick up Greystones Park & Ride,  12:45 p.m.

Cost is €10.00.

 

Spring Holiday to Cavan Crystal Hotel in Cavan                     31 March to 4 April

Price €270.00,  to include coach to & from Greystones.

Single supplement €15.00 per night.

Details and booking from Ann Redmond,  2873685.

 

Rathmines & Rathgar Musical Society                                      28 May

Broadway Best:  Music from the Broadway Shows

National Concert Hall

Evening show at 8:00 p.m.

 

 

 

 

3 March 2014

Greystones Cancer Support Stop Smoking Course Starts

Greystones Cancer Support Centre,  La Touche Place

 

4 March 2014

Soup and Sandwiches in Presbyterian Hall

12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Good food and a warm welcome to all.

Why not come along ??

€5.00 donation for charities.

 

5 March 2014

Ash Wednesday

 

6 March 2014

Greystones Active Retirement Association Monthly Walk

Meet at Greystones Railway Station;  10:20 a.m.

 

Delgany Thursday Club Visit to Tara’s Palace,  Powerscourt

Coach leaves Delgany Church;  2:00 p.m.

Some seats still available.

 

Samaritans Information Evening

Garden Room,  St. Patrick’s Worship & Recreation Centre;  7:30 p.m.

 

For over 40 years,  Samaritans volunteers have been there for those experiencing depression,  relationship and family issues,  loneliness,  isolation,  physical and mental health issues,  as well as suicidal thoughts and feelings.

 

Samaritans are now considering establishing a branch in Arklow town.

Could you be there when someone calls ??

Would you like to hear more ??

 

Please come along to the information evening.

Details from 1890 200 091 or [email protected].

 

8 March 2014

Chernobyl Children Handbag Sale Drop Off

Kilian House Family Centre;  1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Details from Margaret, 087 2430694;  Rita, 086 8644145; Jo,  086 6051294.

 

The Hot Spot Café

Night of Female Musical Entertainment to Celebrate National Women’s Day

Special Guest:  Carmen Miranda from Brazil !!

Mill Road, Greystones;  Doors,  9:00 p.m.

Admission €5.

 

Enquiries from 2016888,  Facebook or [email protected].

 

9 March 2014

Chernobyl Children Handbag Sale

Kilian House Family Centre;  12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

 

Handbags,  fashionable occasion wear,  hats,  shawls,  jewellery.

Bric a brac,  toys;  Cake Sale on the day;

Teas and coffees.

 

Items for sale gratefully accepted.

Collection,  please call Margaret, 087 2430694;  Rita, 086 8644145; Jo,  086 6051294.

 

12 March 2014

Delgany & District Horticultural Society Lecture and AGM

St. Patrick’s Worship and Recreation Centre,  Church Road.

 

If Trees Could Talk:  Wicklow Trees & Woodland Over Four Centuries with Michael Carey

 

AGM,  8:00 p.m.;  Lecture,  8:30 p.m.

Lecture plus tea,  €4.00.

All welcome !!

 

14 March 2014

The Hot Spot Café

Legends:  The Kinks Just Got Kinkier !

Mill Road, Greystones;  Doors,  9:00 p.m.

Admission €8.

 

Enquiries from 2016888,  Facebook or [email protected].

 

17 March 2014

St. Patrick’s Day Parade

12:00 p.m.

Parade leaves South Beach Car Park up Church Road to St. Patrick’s Church Reviewing.

All welcome for this superb annual event in our town.

 

The Hot Spot Café:  Music Session

Mill Road, Greystones;

2:30 p.m. till  ???

 

Enquiries from 2016888,  Facebook or [email protected].

 

18 March, 2014

St. Patrick’s Soup and Sandwiches

St. Patrick’s Worship and Recreation Centre;  12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

 

Superb home made food and a warm welcome to all.

Donation €5.00 in aid of a wide range of charities.

Why not come along ??

 

19 March 2014

Greystones Active Retirement Association

Trip to Airfield House Dundrum

Pick up Greystones Park & Ride,  12:45 p.m.

Cost is €10.00.

 

20 March 2014

Greystones Archeological & Historical Society

Christopher Fox will present

A Wicklow Family and World War I

 

21 March 2014

The Hot Spot Café

1920s Speakeasy:  Café Vaudeville Band

Mill Road, Greystones;  Doors,  9:00 p.m.

Admission €8.

 

Enquiries from 2016888,  Facebook or [email protected].

 

25 March 2014

Greystones Town Council Meeting

Council Chambers, Mill Road;  7:30 p.m.

 

26 March 2014

Holy Rosary Soup and Sandwiches

Kilian House Family Centre;  12:15 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Good food and good cheer.

A very warm welcome is extended to all.

 

Greystones Cancer Support Men’s Evening

La Touche Place;  8:00 p.m.

This meeting is for men who have or who have had cancer and for those men who have family or friends who have had cancer.

 

Details from 2871601,  Facebook and [email protected].

 

Greystones Cancer Support offers guidance,  encouragement and support to cancer patients,  their families and their friends.

 

Can we help you or someone you know ??

 

28 March 2014

Coffee Morning in Aid of Daffodil Day Funds

Presbyterian Hall,  Trafalgar Road;  10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Hosted by Greystones Cancer Support.

 

Wide range of Daffodil Day items and fresh daffodils on sale.

Help support this worthy cause which funds night nursing + Daffodil Centres.

 

The Hot Spot Café

Live on Stage:  Showcase for Singers,  Songwriters & Musicians

Mill Road, Greystones.

 

Enquiries from 2016888,  Facebook or [email protected].

 

31 March to 4 April 2014

Greystones Active Retirement Association

Spring Holiday to Cavan Crystal Hotel in Cavan

Price €270.00,  to include coach to & from Greystones.

Single supplement €15.00 per night.

Details and booking from Ann Redmond,  2873685.

 

29 March 2014

Summertime Begins

Put clocks forward one hour tonight.

 

4 April 2014

East Coast FM Coffee Morning

In Aid of Co. Wicklow Cancer Support Groups

Beach House;  10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

 

The Hot Spot Café

Spring Fever:  A Fun Evening for the Unattached and Undecided

Mill Road, Greystones;  Doors,  8:00 p.m.

Admission €15.

Tickets must be booked in advance !!

 

Enquiries from 2016888,  Facebook or [email protected].

 

5 April 2014

East Coast FM Tesco Greystones Bag Pack

In aid of Greystones Cancer Support

 

 

Delgany & District Horticultural Society Daffodil Show

Old Schoolhouse,  Delgany;  3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

6 April 2014

East Coast FM Table Quiz in Aid of Co. Wicklow Cancer Support Groups

 

14 to 17 April 2014

Greystones Archeological & Historical Society

Trip to County Kerry

Taking in many local historic sites and attractions.

Details from Joan Jones,  2875678.

 

15 April, 2014

St. Patrick’s Soup and Sandwiches

St. Patrick’s Worship and Recreation Centre;  12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

 

Superb home made food and a warm welcome to all.

Donation €5.00 in aid of a wide range of charities.

Why not come along ??

 

20 April 2014

Easter Sunday

 

21 April 2014

Easter Monday

 

4 May 2014

Gourmet Greystones

A celebration of all things food in Wicklow + a local event for all in the village.

Full details to follow.

 

5 May 2014

May Bank Holiday

 

11 May 2014

Caroline Foundation Longest Ribbon Awareness Campaign

Bray to Greystones over Bray Head

 

20 May, 2014

St. Patrick’s Soup and Sandwiches

St. Patrick’s Worship and Recreation Centre;  12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

 

Superb home made food and a warm welcome to all.

Donation €5.00 in aid of a wide range of charities.

Why not come along ??

 

 

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