Avoca Notebook – May 19

 

St. Pat’s Avoca Weekly 50/50 Draw for 12/5/ 2014

First Prize €80: Molly Tuke, Conary 2nd Prize €50: Sean Harper, Woodview Pk, Avoca  3rd Prize €30: Leonard Doyle, c/o N. Brogan Sellers prize €15: Ben Tuke 

Next Draw in Fitzgeralds

Avoca Community Play Group

Mothers & Toddlers every Friday from 10am to 12noon

€3 per adult which includes coffee & biscuits 

Avoca Bingo

Bingo is held weekly in Avoca Community Hall on Wednesday evenings from 8.30pm. All are welcome!

Castlemacadam Parish Sale

Thank you to everyone who supported the recent fundraising sale in Castlemacadam Parish. Your support is greatly appreciated. The winners in the raffle included the following: Kay Staunton, James Woolmington, Moyella Bond, Mervyn Burns, Sharon Skilling, Peter O Neill, Eva Tottenham, Linda Roche, Muriel Stedman, George Burns, Roxy Murtagh, Renee Reece Holly Gallagher, Canon Butler, Martha Evans.

Curriculum Vitae typing service in the Avoca Courthouse Heritage/I.T Centre

If your C.V. could do with a spring clean call into the Avoca Courthouse Heritage Centre, Main Street Avoca. We are currently revamping C.Vs for €5 with 5 copies of your C.V. to take home with you. If you have an old C.V. bring it along but if you don’t have one just bring yourself!! Call us on 0402 35022 or email us at [email protected] for more information.

Avoca National School.

Congratulations to Kerrie Fortune, winner of the school bursary. Kerrie is currently studying Applied Social Studies in St Pat’s College, Carlow.  Well done to runners up Chris Doyle and Sean Keogh who also received cheques from the bursary fund.

Active Retirement
Avoca Active Retirement  A.G.M. In May. As the present committee will be standing down we are looking for members who are interested in  forming  the new committee to contact me as soon as possible. Dawn Chorus  on Sunday 25th May. All our usual activities continue Art, French, Crochet, Line Dancing, Book Club, Bowls. New Members Welcome. Details 0871334590.

Conary Arts

Conary Arts are having a week of drama for three nights on Tuesday 20th, Wednesday 21st and Thursday 22nd. We present a twist of ‘Hate’ –  a new play by Kevin Duignan. It starts at 8pm nightly and all tickets priced at €10. For more information call Pat Nolan on 0872334714. Also on Saturday 24th May we present ‘After Sarah Miles’  starring Don Wycherley. Starts 8pm. All tickets priced €12. Both plays will be performed in Conary Community Hall, Avoca. Don’t miss out on these two great shows!
Conary Bring & Buy Sale

Conary Bring & Buy Sale will be held on Saturday the 31st of May, Starting at 2.30pm in Conary Parish Hall proceeds in aid of Conary Parish.. Support would be very Welcome

Annual Walk

The Annual Walk to the Miners Cross, at the Spink, will take place this June Bank Holiday ( June 2nd) starting at the Church Carpark Avoca, at 3pm. Gathering at the Cross for 4pm, and returning to the Community Hall Avoca, for Refreshment afterwards. All are Welcome!

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