Greystones notes July 7

Greystones

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

[email protected]

 

Catch up with Greystones Town Council on Facebook: 

https://www.facebook.com/GreystonesTC?ref=hl.

 

SHORELINE LESISURE GREYSTONES SUMMER CAMP 2014

Continues until 22 August, 2014.

 

Monday to Friday

10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

€59.00 per week.  (€47.20 for bank holiday week.)

Ages 5 to 13 years of age.

Swimming,  football,  basketball,  badminton.

Tennis,  Uni-hockey,  rounders,  arts and crafts.

And lots more fun !!

 

Full details from 2878180 or www.shorelineleisure.ie.

 

MOVE4PARKINSONS:  VOICES OF HOPE CHOIR

New choir for People with Parkinsons,  their family members and their friends.

Come together in a community of support,  positivity and fun.

Come along Monday evenings,  The Glebe National School,  Wicklow Town, 7 to 9.

Full details from www.move4parkinsons.com or 2950060.

 

GREYSTONES ART GROUP 49TH EXHIBITION 2014

10 to 13 July, 2014.  Details below.

 

GRAPE EXHIBITION CONTINUES AT GREYSTONES HARBOUR

The wonderful art and photographic exhibition continues  !!

Come along to Greystones Harbour each Summer Sunday,  12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Lots of wonderful artwork to view and to buy.

Perfect for that special occasion present or special event.

 

LUGNAQUILLA WICKLOW’S HIGHEST MOUNTAIN

SUMMER CLIMBS SCHEDULE

27 July,  10 August,  31 August.

€25.00 per person fully guided walks.

Pre-booking essential,  limited spaces.

Details and booking from 0404 20070 or www.visitwicklow.ie.

 

WICKLOW COUNTRY TOURISM

“SUMMER IN WICKLOW” PHOTO COMPETITIONS FOR JULY AND AUGUST

Capture what Summer in Wicklow means to you.

 

July competition open now,  submit photographs by 16 July, 2014.

August competition open 17 July, 2014.  Submit photograph by 27 August.

Send  your photo to [email protected].

 

Prizes will include overnight stay,  activities and attractions.

The photo with the most “likes” on Facebook will be the winner.

Please read full terms + conditions:  www.visitwicklow.ie/competitions.

 

FINAL REMINDER TO REGISTER YOUR EVENT !!

CO. WICKLOW EVENTS GUIDE NOW BEING FINALISED

NATIONAL HERITAGE WEEK:  23 to 31 AUGUST 2014

This year’s theme:  Family … generations exploring heritage together.

 

Families are encouraged,  young and old,  to get out and connect with the heritage that is ingrained in all of us.  For the older generation,  the week is an opportunity to share their experiences and knowledge of Ireland’s heritage with children and grandchildren,  in particular reflecting on the changes that have taken place over the years.

 

County Wicklow Events Guide now being finalised.

Don’t be left out !!

Reminder to first register your event at www.heritageweek.ie.

Then,  send details to Deirdre Burns,  Co. Wicklow Heritage Officer.

Contact at 0404 20100,  www.wicklow.ie and www.countywicklowheritage.org.

Details from www.heritageweek.ie.

 

Greystones Active Retirement:  Kilian House Family Centre

www.greystonesara.com

 

Outings + Meetings

Bookings for all events:

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

 

Whist every Wednesday evening                                                           8:00 p.m.

 

Art Classes

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

 

Greystones Lawn Tennis Open Day                                            2:00 to 6:00 p.m.

Tennis is a sport for the active retired.

Special membership rates for over 65s.

Why not come along to all that is on offer !!

 

Autumn Holiday to Costa Brava Spain                                       27 Sept to 3 Oct

Cost is €699.00.

Booking deposit of €199.00 by 24 June, 2014.

Balance due 26 August, 2014.

Details from Ann Redmond,  087 9390882.

 

5 July 2014

Greystones Lawn Tennis Club Open Day

Greystones Lawn Tennis Club,  Mill Road;  2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

 

Introduction to tennis

Cardio tennis:  fun fitness class

Special membership offers:  18 months for the price of 12

Free refreshments for adults and children

Face painting

Bouncy castle

BBQ,  homemade cakes,  strawberries and cream

Ladies Wimbledon Tennis final in the bar

 

“Tennis is one of those sports which people can enjoy for life.

Greystones Lawn Tennis Club prides itself on offering social and competitive tennis to all members throughout the year.”

 

Details from 087 2380265.

 

6 July 2014

St. Vincent de Paul Annual Clothing Appeal

Holy Rosary Church and St. Kilian’s Church

 

Please leave clothing bags at churches.

Clean,  good quality clothes,  bedclothes,  curtains,  shoes.

 

St. David’s Secondary School Car Boot Sale

Today and every second Sunday until the Autumn.

Seafront car park;  9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Admission for cars,  €13;  vans/cars with trailors, €25;  payable at gate.

Gates open at 7:30 a.m. for sellers.

 

10 to 13 July 2014

Greystones Art Group 49th Exhibition 2014

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

11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

 

Wonderful annual exhibition with superb work on view.

Exhibition improves each year with fantastic local art work.

An enjoyable outing,  not to be missed !!

 

12 July 2014

Greystones Rugby Club 7s Festival

Greystones Rugby Club,  Mill Road.

 

Twenty four teams in four categories of sevens rugby.

Bouncy Castles,  face painting,  BBQ,  craft and food stalls.

A great day out for all the family !!

 

15 July 2014

Friends of Newcastle Hospital Garda Band Concert

Newcastle Hospital,  3:00 p.m.

 

Afternoon of music for a wonderful summer outing.

Details from www.friendsofnewcastlehospital.ie.

 

26 July 2014

St. Patrick’s Church Car Boot Sale

Church Grounds;  9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Cars, €12;  Vans and cars with trailers, €20.

Refreshments will be on sale.

 

18 to 20 July 2014

St. Patrick’s Church Greystones Flower Festival

Celebrating 150 Years of Worship:  1864 to 2014

Preserving the past and presenting the future.

To God be the glory.

 

Friday and Saturday            10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Sunday                                        1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

 

Groups are most welcome !!  Please book.

Refreshments available throughout the day.

History,  Art & Photography Exhibitions.

 

Details from Parish Office,  2010648.

Free Car Parking.

 

30 July 2014

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 ??

 

10 August 2014

King of Greystones 2014 Charity Triathlon

Big,  annual triathlon event.

 

30 August 2014

St. Patrick’s Church Car Boot Sale

Church Grounds;  9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Cars, €12;  Vans and cars with trailers, €20.

Refreshments will be on sale.

 

Delgany & District Horticultural Society Dahlia Show

St. Patrick’s Primary School,  Church Road;  3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

26, 27, 28 September 2014

La Touche Legacy Seminar Festival of History Weekend

in association with Greystones Archaeological and Historical Society

Charlesland Golf and Country Club Hotel

 

Main theme of the weekend will centre on Anniversary of World War I.

 

Featured speakers include:

Dr. Myles Dungan     with Great War Roadshow.

Turtle Bunbury         presenter of The Genealogy Roadshow on TV.

Dr. Ciaran Wallace     academic,  broadcaster,  TCD social historian.

John O’Keeffe          criminologist,  broadcaster, journalist,  TCD School of Psychology

Brendan Flynn          local Wicklow historian,  specialising in Military History

 

Also, Rosemary Raughter,  Cllr. Christopher Fox,  Deputy Anne Ferris and Lord Meath.

 

Weekend lecture tickets,  €30,  to include Seminar Dinner,  €50.

Available from Kay Coughlan,  2878448,  [email protected].

 

Local historical societies throughout Wicklow are invited to participate.

Invitation includes option to take a stand at the Seminar Centre.

Booking details with Kay Coughlan.

 

27 September 2014

St. Patrick’s Church Car Boot Sale

Church Grounds;  9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Cars, €12;  Vans and cars with trailers, €20.

Refreshments will be on sale.

 

27 September to 3 October 2014

Greystones Active Retirement Association

Autumn Holiday to Costa Brava Spain                          

Cost is €699.00.

Details from Ann Redmond,  087 9390882.

 

8 October 2014

Delgany & District Horticultural Society Fruit Show and Lecture

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

 

Out of Fashion Shrubs with Desmond Carton,  Head Gardener,  Avoca Handweavers

 

Fruit Show,  7:00 p.m.;  Lecture,  8:00 p.m.

All welcome !!

 

21 November 2014

La Touche Wines Christmas Wine Fair

 

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