Greystones notes week February 26th

Greystones

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

[email protected].

Please feel free to forward Calendar to family and friends or add to your Facebook page.

GREYSTONES FILM CLUB NOW AT WHALE THEATRE GREYSTONES

Well established film club now has new venue !!

Fabulous films now available to watch in the magnificent Whale Theatre Greystones.

State-of-the-art projection and sound system.

Seating is limited to 60 per screening.

Boutique cinema nights will have tables and chairs,  waiter service and full bar.

Join now !!  Membership is free,  but you must sign up.

Wonderful venue and great cinema experience right on your doorstep !!

Great prices and great refreshments.

Greystones Film Club has got off to a great start,  don’t miss out.

Just click below to check on forthcoming events.

Details from Whale Theatre,  2010550 or http://www.greystonesfilmclub.whaletheatre.ie.

 

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE 2018

Parade commences at Greystones Park & Ride at 12:00 p.m.

Groups should gather at 11:30 a.m.

Parade proceeds through the town and up Church Road finishing at Victoria Road junction.

Reviewing stand at St. Patrick’s Church.

This year’s Greystones Parade will be bigger and better with your help.

Application forms and details are now available at Greystones Municipal District.

Please contact 2876694,  2878448 or email [email protected].

Clubs/Organisations,  €20;  Commercial entry,  €40.

Please return applications to GMD,  Mill Road,  Greystones,  by 23 February 2018.

Once again,  Plaques will be awarded for the following categories:

  • Most Original Entry
  • Most Colourful Entry
  • Best Uniformed Organisation
  • Best Traditional Irish Entry
  • Most Topical Entry
  • Most Entertaining Entry
  • Best Social/Cultural Entry
  • Best Sports Entry
  • Best Commercial Entry
  • Best Musical Entry
  • Overall Parade Winner

As usual,  Window Display Competition will be held in conjunction with the Parade.

Local businesses and organisations,  please decorate your windows for our National Day.

No application is needed for the Window Display Competition.

All decorated premises will be inspected and judged by an independent panel of judges.

Participation in the Window Display Competition will lend a festive air to the town.

It will also give visitors an opportunity to stop and admire.

Window Display Competition always generates good publicity for those who take part.

                                          

 

 

HEALTHY IRELAND EVENTS IN GREYSTONES COMING UP IN MARCH

Come along to Greystones Library,  Mill Road,  for a great line up of healthy events !!

Something for everyone and a lot to be enjoyed.

Books and good health,  what more could you ask for ??

Events and booking details here on poster below.

                    

 

 

 

BRAY AREA PARTNERSHIP|BETTER ENERGY WARMER HOMES SCHEME

Free home insulation including attic,  draught proofing,  cavity wall,  lagging jackets, CFL bulbs.

To qualify,  you must own your own and live in your own home and be in receipt of one:

  • Fuel Allowance
  • Family Income Supplement
  • One Parent Family Payment
  • Domiciliary Care Allowance
  • Job Seekers Allowance for more than six months,  with a child under 7 years.

Details from Warmer Homes Team,  2866080 or www.brayareapartnership.ie.

 

GREYSTONES SCOUTS NOW RECRUITING LEADERS

1st Wicklow 2nd Dublin|St. Kilian’s Scout Group Greystones.

Group has been active in Greystones for over 90 years !!

Now recruiting Scouters to help run weekly programme.

Past Members most welcome.  Why not help give back to your community ??

Training will be provided.

Details from Anthony Finnegan,  Group Leader,  [email protected].

 

GERMAN CONVERSATION GROUP MEETS EACH SATURDAY MORNING

Greystones Library,  Mill Road;  11 am.

All welcome !!

SIEL BLEU IRELAND|EXERCISE PROGRAMMES FOR THE OVER 50S

Shoreline Leisure Centre,  Mill Road, Greystones;  Wednesdays at 12.30 pm.

Adding life to years and years to live.

Life enhancing exercise for older adults.

  • Flexibility
  • Strength
  • Confidence
  • Balance
  • Coordination
  • Mobility

Wonderful and popular group to help you keep well and active.

Training led by Margueritte O’Malley.

Each session is €5.  Details from 2096889.

 

WICKLOW COUNTY COUNCIL HOUSING DEPARTMENT

HOUSING ADAPTATION GRANT

MOBILITY AIDS GRANT SCHEME

HOUSING AID FOR OLDER PEOPLE

Application forms and full details of criteria are now available.

Closing date is 21 March 2018.

There is limited availability of funding.

Fully completed applications must be received on time.

Necessary supporting documentation must accompany the application.

Late applications will not be considered and will be returned.

Details from WCC Housing Section,  0404 20120,  www.wicklow.ie.

[email protected].

TAI CHI FOR ARTHRITIS AND FALLS PREVENTION

CLASSES CONTINUE

St. Patrick’s Parish Centre;  2.45 pm.

New series dates:     27 February,  6, 13, 20, 27 March and 6 April 2018.

 

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.

 

Holiday Trip to Four Seasons Hotel Carlingford,  Co. Louth

23 to 27 April 2018.

Price is €370 per person sharing;  €430 for single room.

Booking deposit is €50.

Mondays

Aqua Aerobics          Shoreline Leisure Centre      12 pm to 1 pm.

Keep Fit                  Kilian House Family Centre   1 pm to 2 pm

Art                         Kilian House Family Centre   2.30 pm to 4.30 pm.

Tuesdays

Short Mat Bowling     Kilian House Family Centre   10.45 am to 12.30 pm.

Bingo                     Kilian House Family Centre   2.30 pm to 4 pm.

Wednesdays

Active 55                 Charlesland Sports Park       11.30 am to 12.30 pm.

Thursdays               

Short Mat Bowling     Kilian House Family Centre   2.30 pm to 4.30 pm.

Fridays

Walking Group                   Meet Holy Rosary Car Park  First Friday of each month,  10.30 am.

                                                                   Next walk:  2 March 2018.

Monthly Get Together         Kilian House Family Centre   Last Friday on the month.

                                                                   Next Get Together,  23 February 2018.

                                                                   Talk by “Hidden Hearing”.

 

27 February 2018

Greystones Municipal District Monthly Meeting

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

On the Agenda:

  • Election of Leas Cathaoirleach.
  • Report from GMD Engineer.
  • Discuss arrangements for St. Patrick’s Day Parade.
  • Discuss arrangements for People of the Year Awards.
  • Notices of motion to include:

Pedestrian crossing in Kilcoole

Dog fouling at Greystones Harbour Marina and South Beach

Slippery conditions at Southern Cross Roundabout

28 February 2018

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 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 February 2018

Whale Theatre

Screening|Puccini’s La Boheme

Whale Theatre,  Theatre Lane,  Greystones.  7:00 p.m.  Doors 6:30 p.m.

Tickets €25/€13.

The world’s most popular opera returns in Franco Zeffirelli’s classic production.

Starring a cast of young stars,  including Sonya Yoncheva as the fragile Mimi.

Michael Fabiano as the poet Rodolfo

Marco Armiliato conducts.

Running time:  three hours,  sixteen minutes.

Details and forthcoming events from 2010550 or www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

1 March 2018

Delgany Thursday Club

Outing to Hunter’s Hotel Rathnew for Afternoon Tea

Leaving Christ Church Delgany,  by coach,  at 2:30 p.m.

€25 per person,  to include Coach and Afternoon Tea.

Booking with Noelene,  2876878;  Peter,  2874270;  John,  2873173.

1 March 2018

Whale Theatre

Screening|National Theatre Encore|Hamlet

Whale Theatre,  Theatre Lane,  Greystones.  7:00 p.m.  Doors 6:30 p.m.

Tickets €18/Children €6.

Academy Award nominee Benedict Cumberbatch takes the title role in this great tragedy.

Now seen by over 750,000 people worldwide,  original 2015 NT broadcast returns.

As a country arms itself for war,  a family tears itself apart.

Forced to avenge his father’s death,  Hamlet is paralysed by the task ahead.

He rages against the impossibility of his predicament.

Threatening both his sanity and the security of the state.

Details and forthcoming events from 2010550 or www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

 

3 March 2018

Hot Spot Music Club

Wicklow Dance Club w/DJ Nigel Wood’s Global Sounds

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour Marina.

The Wicklow Dance Club returns to The Hot Spot Music Club.

This was the first music and dance club of its kind in Ireland.

22 years later,  it is still going strong.

Devoted to spreading multicultural music and the invite to dance.

Dance club is about the music and cultures it emerged from and having a party !!

Free dance and suitable for all ages:  18 to 80 !!

The rhythms remain the same … always different … from all corners and all comers.

The punters are warm,  friendly and gesturally expressive !!

Doors 8:00 p.m.

Tickets €15/€12.

Full details from www.thehotspot.ie.

3 March 2018

Whale Theatre:  The Comedy Improv Show

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

Tickets €15/€12.

Joe Rooney (Father Ted, Killinaskully),  Sharon Mannion (Bridget & Eamon).

Danny Kehoe (Moone Boy,  Red Rock)  go Full Frankenstein Funny.

For a night of comedy improv where you tell the comedidans where to go.

Within reason !!

These three buddies know funny and how to get there.

The beautiful thing about improv is that you never know where you might end up !!

Or how you got there !!

Details and forthcoming events from 2010550 or www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

4 March 2018

Holy Rosary 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 !!

4 March 2018

Whale Theatre|Live Screening|Bolshoi Ballet:  Flames of Paris

Whale Theatre,  Theatre Lane,  Greystones.  3:00 p.m.  Doors 2:30 p.m.

Tickets €20/€17.50.

During the French Revolution,  Jeanne and her brother,  Jerome,  leave Marseille.

The go to Paris to support the revolution.

While fighting for freedom,  they both encounter love along the way.

Very few ballets can properly depict the Bolshoi’s energy and passion as this production.

With powerful virtuosity and some of the most stunning pas de deux,

the Bolshoi Ballet displays an exuberance almost too enormous for the Moscow stage.

Show time two hours,  fifteen minutes.

Details and forthcoming events from 2010550 or www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

6 March 2018

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 !!

Greystones & District Horticultural Society Spring Lecture

St. Patrick’s Parish Centre,  Church Road;  8:00 p.m.

Memories of Gardening and Showing

with Joan and Jim Gregg;  DDHS Members for 40 years.

All welcome.

11 March 2018

Greystones Folk Group and Friends Charity Sale

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

Group is now seeking unwanted new or nearly new items.

Clothing,  jewellery,  fashion items,  books or bric a brac.

In aid of the Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust and Lakers.

More information to follow.

13 March 2018

Coffee & Scones @YWCA Coolnagreina

YWCA Coolnagreina,  Trafalgar Road;  10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Located just up from Greystones Harbour Marina.

Entrance opposite Harbour Barber.

Each second Tuesday of the month.

All are welcome to come and enjoy delicious home baking.

And freshly brewed McCabe’s coffee or a delicious cup of Fairtrade tea !!

Donations to Youth Cafe Project are welcome too !!

14 March 2018

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 [email protected]

17 March 2018

St. Patrick’s Day|Ireland’s National Day

 

                      

20 March 2018

St. Patrick’s Church Soup & Sandwiches

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

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

Suggested donation of €5.00,  in aid of charity.

23 March 2018

Daffodil Day Coffee Morning

Hosted by Greystones Cancer Support

Presbyterian Hall,  Trafalgar Road;  10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Come along for coffee/tea,  Daffodil Day items,  free raffle.

GCS is your local independent voluntary community cancer support group.

However,  it recognises the work of the Irish Cancer Society.

Proceeds to the Irish Cancer Society for their Annual Daffodil Day event.

24 March 2018

Summertime Begins Tonight

Move clocks AHEAD one hour tonight !!

28 March 2018

Greystones Cancer Support Bereaved Group Meeting

La Touche Place;  3:15 p.m.

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

Details from 2871601,  Facebook and [email protected].

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.

1 April 2018

EASTER SUNDAY

 

2 April

EASTER MONDAY

6 May 2018

Greystones Cancer Support Walk

7 May 2018

Tidy Towns Family Fun Day

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