Laragh Glendalough notes week February 5th

Laragh Glendalough

Wicklow Dementia Support Notice

Meet and Eat is a new pilot project that aims to target older adults who are socially isolated, living alone and in particular those who are vulnerable due to physical, mental, or cognitive impairment. Areas covered are Roundwood, Laragh, Ashford and Newtownmountkennedy. Twelve volunteers are being recruited to assist with preparing nutritious meals and providing companionship at mealtimes once a week in the older person’s home. Training will be provided for volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering or know a vulnerable adult who might benefit from this project. Please contact Wicklow Dementia Support on 089 428 65928 or email [email protected]. Volunteer recruitment and training takes place January 2018. The programme will be rolled out in February.

Recent Excavations in Glendalough

At 7 pm on Friday 23rd February, the UCD School of Archaeology will present the results of the 2017 excavations at Glendalough. Organised by the Glendalough Heritage Forum, this public lecture will take place in the Brockagh Resource Centre. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Wicklow Willow Courses 2018

Scarecrow Building Workshop: this workshop is for those of you who are interested in decorating your garden come the Spring with a beautiful willow scarecrow, duration one and half days on March 24th and 25th. Full day basket making workshop: Sunday 15th of April. Contact Aoife Patterson 087 9773622 or email [email protected]w.ie to find out more about  workshops in 2018.

 

Packer High School Chorus Visits Laragh

We welcome Packer High School Chorus from New York to the Brockagh Resource Centre, Laragh  on Tuesday the 20th March from 11.15 to 12pm, free entry for everyone to see their musical performance all the way from the USA.

 

Tae kwon-Do for Youths and Adults                                                                                     

Teens and adults will enjoy Taekwon-Do, a Korean art of self-defence. Benefits include improving confidence, respect, discipline, awareness, concentration, channeling aggression, balance, coordination, speed, reactions, fitness and health. Call Master Kenneth Wheatley on 087-2547347 for further information. Classes are on Tuesdays at 7.45-8.45pm (Seniors & Teens).

Tae kwon-Do for Children                                                                                                          

Children will enjoy Taekwon-Do, a Korean art of self-defence. Benefits include improving confidence, respect, discipline, awareness, concentration, channeling aggression, balance, coordination, speed, reactions, fitness and health. Call Master Kenneth Wheatley on 087-2547347 for further information. Classes are on Tuesdays at 6-6.45pm (4-7yrs), 6.45-7.45pm (8-12yrs).

Happy Days 

Happy Days baby and toddler drop in group is every Wednesday morning 10.30 -12pm at the Brockagh Centre(break in July and Aug). Come for a social morning with Crafts, Messy Play, Music and Activities such as teddy bears picnic, sing along song/storytime and of course light refreshments are provided. Contact Sandra 0404-45600 at the centre for more information.

AA Meetings  

Closed AA Meetings are held in the Brockagh Resource Centre at 8.30 p.m. every Monday night all year round.

Go For Life  

Go for Life active retirement group enjoy getting together every Tuesday morning in the Brockagh Centre at 11am.  So if you fancy a chat, a cuppa and some light exercise, bowls, music come along on Tuesdays. The group meet for lunch once a month at various venues. For further information, call Denise at the Brockagh Centre on (0404) 45600 or drop in.

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