Greystones notes week October 23rd

Greystones

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

kk@KathleenKelleher.com

 

GREYSTONES CANCER SUPPORT SUPER DRAW TICKETS ON SALE

Fabulous Annual Super Draw now on.

Wonderful prizes on offer,  you can’t win if you’re not in !!

 

SuperValu Greystones;  Thursday,  Friday and Saturday,  26, 27 and 28 October.

 

Also in local shops in Greystones and Kilcoole. 

Greystones Cancer Support,  Monday to Friday,  9 am to 1 pm.

€1000 SuperValu Greystones Shopping Spree from Anne Daly

Presentation Case of Grand Cru de Saint-Emilion Chateau Fombrauge from Paul Hayden

Unique Celtic Mosaic Wooden Display Platter from Paul Keogh of Artisan Studio

Season Park Farm Allotment Voucher from Paul Kavanagh

Glendalough Hotel Dinner Bed & Breakfast for Two from Pat Casey TD

Fourball from Delgany Golf Club

Beautiful set of The Grey Stones photos from Chestnutt Photography

 

Super Draw itself takes place on Saturday,  4 November, 2017 in Whale Theatre.

Gala Charity Night featuring Lady of Music,  Rebecca Storm.

Actor and Performer,  Maclean Burke,  aka Damien in Fair City,  will be Fear a Tí.

Benefit Night tickets and full info www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

 

 Prize Donor Anne Daly

                                     

 

 

CASSIE MCCANN NOMINATED FOR KILKENNY SHOP IRISH DESIGNER OF YEAR

Cassie McCann is from Burnaby Heights,  Greystones.

She has been nominated for Kilkenny Shop Irish Designer of the Year.

 

You can vote for Cassie and help her win !!

Vote for Cassie here:  https://www.kilkennyshop.com/icdw17/

 

Cassie’s style takes inspiration from contemporary trends while retaining a classic focus.

Her work aims to push boundaries to create timeless and wearable pieces.

They transcend style and appeal to varied ages.

 

You can vote as many times as you like.

Voting closes first week in November.

 

                        

   CASSIE MCCANN       

 

  1. DAVID’S SECONDARY SCHOOL CHRISTMAS CRAFT FAIR IS BACK !!

Calling all crafters for one of Wicklow’s biggest Christmas Fairs.

Saturday and Sunday,  25 and 26 November, 2017.

 

Fair is now seeking applicants for stalls.

Please email stdavidscraftfair@gmail.com for an application form.

 

One day single stall,  €45/double stall €80.

Two day single stall,  €70/double stall €120.

 

 

WICKLOW GARDA YOUTH AWARDS 2017 NOW OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS

You can now nominate a young person who makes their communities a better place to live.

Awards also for groups of two or more young people.

Special Achievement Awards for young people who have overcome difficulties.

Nomination forms from An Garda Síochána Facebook page.

Or from emma.j.skinner@Garda.ie.

 

                          

 Garda Crest 

 

ACTIVE AGING CLASSES CONTINUE EACH WEDNESDAY SHORELINE LEISURE

These are great classes,  enjoyable and very helpful,  professionally facilitated.

 

                

 Active Aging Exercise 

 

WHIST EVERY WEDNESDAY EVENING ST. KILIAN HOUSE FAMILY CENTRE 8 PM.

 

GREYSTONES ACTIVE RETIRMENT ASSOCIATION

KILIAN HOUSE FAMILY CENTRE

www.greystonesara.com.

 

Outings + Meetings

Membership Payments and Bookings for all events:

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

             

 25 October 2017

Holy Rosary Soup & Sandwiches

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

 

Meet your friends for delicious home-made soup and sandwiches.

Followed by tea/coffee and cake.

Suggested donation,  €5.00.

 

All proceeds go to local charities.

Everyone is most welcome for good food and a friendly chat.

 

Greystones Cancer Support Bereaved Group Meeting

La Touche Place;  3:15 p.m.

 

Special meeting for those bereaved in the past two or three years.

Details from 2871601,  Facebook and info@GreystonesCancerSupport.com.

 

Sessions of the Bereaved Group are being professionally facilitated.

Facilitator is Liz Gleeson,  trained in bereavement work and assistance.

Bereaved Group sessions can be extremely helpful.

You will be given a very warm welcome.

 

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

 

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 info@GreystonesCancerSupport.com.

 

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

 

Can we help you or someone you know ??

 

26 October 2017

Whale Theatre

Remy Nidoo:  My Funny Valentine: Jazz to Soothe the Soul

Whale Theatre,  Theatre Lane,  Greystones;  8:00 p.m.

Tickets €10.

Tickets and details of all forthcoming events from www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

 

Remy Naidoo fell in love with performing at age of 8.

She has graced many an iconic stage.

Wide range of theatres over the years,  now it is the turn of The Whale.

 

Greystones will witness a singer returning to her rooots.

Full band all geared up and ready to roll.

 

Remy Naidoo’s headlining debut at The Whale will be something special.

You’ll be able to tell people you were there at new chapter in glittering career !!

 

                                   

 

27 October 2017

Whale Theatre

Jazzin’ it Up:  Benefit Evening for Uganda

Whale Theatre,  Theatre Lane,  Greystones;  8:00 p.m.

Tickets €35 to include fizz on arrival & canapes.

Tickets and details of all forthcoming events from www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

 

Wicklow debut of hilarious comedy duo known as The Dirt Birds.

On the music front,  it’s the acclaimed songbird Carmel McCreagh.

With much loved jazz standards and Fiachra Trench on piano and inspiration.

 

All in aid of the Jinja Pregnancy Care Centre and The Jacobsen’s Mercy Fund.

Focusing on keeping the family unit together.

And funding unsupported emergency medical cases.

 

Wicklow couple devote their lives in Uganda to giving orphaned children better life.

Wonderful opportunity of offer a helping hand to those is desperate need.

 

 

                                       

 

Hot Spot Music Club:  Luka Bloom

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour Marina.

 

With each successive album,  Luka Bloom digs deeper and gazes wider.

He is now on top form.

Bloom has a poet’s heart and a rockster’s soul.

He is regarded as one of Ireland’s most respected contemporary folk artists.

Bloom continues to push the boundaries of what his music can do.

 

A master interpreter,  Bloom balances original songs with reinventions of diverse tunes.

He constantly searches for a new voice within the guitar.

Luka Bloom comes to The Hot Spot Music Club with his latest album,  Frugalisto.

 

Doors open 8:00 p.m.

Tickets:  €16/€18.  Limited number of tickets available at €16.

 

Earlybird Tickets,  subject to availability,  from:

The Hot Spot Music Club during opening hours.

 

By phone,  087 2917519,  credit card.

Via Pay Pal:  hotspotmusiclubg@gmail.com.

 

Full details from www.thehotspot.ie.

www.thehotspot.ie.

 

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28 to 30 October 2017

Scouting Sisters Quilt Exhibition

Scout Den,  Trafalgar Road,  opposite La Touche Hotel.

11:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily.

 

Come along for this excellent exhibition to see beautiful work.

And learn more about the old tradition of quilting.

You won’t be disappointed !!

 

28 October 2017

Whale Theatre

McCormick Puppet Theatre

Whale Theatre,  Theatre Lane,  Greystones;  two shows:  2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Tickets €8 or family of 4,  €20.

Tickets and details of all forthcoming events from www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

 

Hosted by well known Wicklow based McCormick Puppet Theatre.

Julie Rose has been wowing audiences young and old for over 30 years.

Fabulous puppet show,  great event for the whole family.

 

 

                             

 

 

St. Kevin’s National School:  The 20K Drop

Parkview Hotel,  Newtownmountkennedy;  8:00 p.m.

 

The thrilling nationwide gameshow experience.

Just 8 Questions between you and the cash.

8 people selected from the audience.

Each receives €2,500 in cash;  total of €20,000 to be won on the night !!

 

Tickets are pre-purchase only;  ticket hotline is 086 1546609.

€25 per ticket or four tickets for €80.

Ticket numbers limited.

 

                  

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29 October 2017

Winter Time Begins

Turn clocks BACK one hour tonight.

 

29 October 2017

Whale Theatre

A Hairy and Scary Halloween Fancy Dress Special

Whale Theatre,  Theatre Lane,  Greystones;  two shows:  8:00 p.m.

Tickets €10.

Tickets and details of all forthcoming events from www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

 

Halloween is the night when all come out to pay.

Frank-N-Furter and the gang take over The Whale.

Night of devious delights,  live dancers,  shady characters and romancers.

All there to celebrate a certain Halloween classic that has lit up theatres for 42 years.

 

Prizes for Best Fancy Dress and finest Monster Mashes !!

Lots more surprises for the spookiest,  grooviest Halloween party in town.

 

Ready to do The Time Warp again ??

 

 

                            

 

31 October 2017

Greystones Municipal District Monthly Meeting

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

 

Halloween Night

Trick or Treat anyone ??

 

4 November 2017

Whale Theatre

Rebecca Storm:  My Life in Music

Greystones Cancer Support Super Draw Gala Charity Night

Whale Theatre,  Theatre Lane,  Greystones;  8:00 p.m.;  Doors 7:00 p.m.

Tickets €40 from www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

 

Actor and Performer,  Maclean Burke,  aka Damien in Fair City,  will be Fear a Tí.

Winners of Greystones Cancer Support Super Draw will be picked on the night !!

Fabulous prizes,  who will be the lucky winners ??’

 

Doors open at 7 pm,  so make sure you come early to meet up and chat !!

Prosecco and nibbles reception before the show !!

 

Benefit Night tickets and full info www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

 

 

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4 November 2017

Hot Spot Music Club:  The Cyclones:  60s Rock ‘n Roll

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour Marina.

 

Legendary Cyclones were recently featured on RTE 1 Documentary:  Night of The Cyclones.

They are back together again,  part of their Still Alive & Kickin and Rockin Tour.

Fronted by Greystones man,  Brian Whelan,  the night will feature 60s greats.

 

You’ll know all the songs !!

Elivs,  Chuck Berry, Jerry Lee,  The Shadows,  Beatles,  Stones and many others.

Music and dancing promises to send you home sweatin’.

A night not to be missed !!

 

The RTE Documentary will be shown before the gig.

 

Doors open 8:00 p.m.

Tickets:  €10 or pay on the door.

 

Earlybird Tickets,  subject to availability,  from:

The Hot Spot Music Club during opening hours.

 

By phone,  087 2917519,  credit card.

Via Pay Pal:  hotspotmusiclubg@gmail.com.

 

Full details from www.thehotspot.ie.

www.thehotspot.ie.

 

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5 November 2017

Social,  Hobby & Craft Afternoon

Kilian House Family Centre;  3:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

 

Come and join in,  share a skill,  pick up a new hobby or find a friend !!

Bring your craft or hobby items and see what happens !!

A great afternoon is had by all,  with a cuppa in hand too !!

All welcome.

 

6 November 2017

Irish German Society of County Wicklow AGM

Bray Town Hall;  7:30 p.m.

 

2018 Membership will be due on the night.

Please leave membership and contact details with Margaret Malone on the night.

Or post to 35 Hillside,  Greystones.

Family Membership,  €15;  Individual Membership,  €10.

 

7 November 2017

Soup and Sandwiches at Presbyterian Hall

Trafalgar Road;  12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Donation €5.00.

Great food and a warm welcome.

Come along for the chat !!

 

14 November 2017

Coffee Morning at Coolnagreina YWCA in Aid of Onsite Youth Cafe

Trafalgar Road;  just up the road from Greystones Harbour Marina.

10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

 

Come along for for scones,  coffee and a chat.

Coffee Morning is open to all and you will receive a warm welcome !!

Coffee Mornings are held on the second Tuesday of each month.

 

                 

 

15 November 2017

Greystones Cancer Support Cancer Carers Meeting

La Touche Place;  3:15 p.m.

 

Special meeting for those looking after a cancer patient.

Cancer Carers are very special people.

They play an important role in the life of a cancer patient.

 

Cancer Carers have needs too.

Please remember that you are not alone.

All Cancer Carers welcome.

Details from 2871601 or info@GreystonesCancerSupport.com

 

16 November 2016

La Touche Wines:  Wine Tasting:  The Sublime and the Ridiculous

La Touche Wines,  La Touche Place;  7:45 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

 

A look at some of the more unusual grape varieties from around the world.

These will not only challenge the senses,  but challenge your pronounciation skills !!

 

Price is €20 per person.

Please book in advance,  places are limited.

 

                 

 Wine Tasting 2017 November

 

21 November 2017

St. Patrick’s Church Soup & Sandwiches

St. Patrick’s Parish Centre,  Church Road;  12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

 

Please come along.

Wonderful home made food,  good company,  good cheer,  good welcome.

Suggested donation of €5.00,  in aid of charity.

 

29 November 2017

Holy Rosary Soup & Sandwiches

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

 

Meet your friends for delicious home-made soup and sandwiches.

Followed by tea/coffee and cake.

Suggested donation,  €5.00.

 

All proceeds go to local charities.

Everyone is most welcome for good food and a friendly chat.

 

9 December 2017

Irish German Society of County Wicklow Christmas Lunch

Druids Glen at 12:30 p.m.

Bookings now being taken with George Jones,  086 8217357.

 

10 December 2017

Whale Theatre:  Reuben The Entertainer

Whale Theatre,  Theatre Lane,  Greystones;  4:30 p.m.;  Doors 4:00 p.m.

Tickets €10.

Purchase tickets from www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

 

A hurricane of comedy energy !!

Hilarious, fast-talking fun of Reuben from RTE Junior.

He turns every day household objects into crazy nonsense.

Mime,  magic,  puppets,  his variety show is suitable for all ages.

Interactive experience that Reuben aims to make personal for every audience.

Fantastic fun for everyone,  not to be missed  !!

 

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12 December 2017

Coffee Morning at Coolnagreina YWCA in Aid of Onsite Youth Cafe

Trafalgar Road;  just up the road from Greystones Harbour Marina.

10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

 

Come along for for scones,  coffee and a chat.

Coffee Morning is open to all and you will receive a warm welcome !!

Coffee Mornings are held on the second Tuesday of each month.

 

 

                 

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