Greystones notes week March 25th

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.

THANK YOU TO EVERYONE

WHO MADE THE ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE SUCH A WONDERFUL SUCCESS !!

Paul Byrne from Greystones Guide.ie has photos and story.

John McGowan has the photos.

https://www.greystonesguide.ie/st-patricks-day-parade-part-one/

DAFFODIL DAY IS THIS FRIDAY,  22 MARCH 2019

GCS will host Coffee Morning for Daffodil Day fund at Presbyterian Hall.

Details below.

 

GREYSTONES MUNICIPAL DISTRICT

PROPOSAL FOR TOWN CENTRE COMMUNITY BASED CCTV SYSTEM

GMD intends to make an application for funding towards community based CCTV system.

Purpose is to increase public safety and deter illegal or anti-social behaviour.

A survey has been carried out,  with 11 sites identified for cameras.

Map is on display at Greystones Municipal District and Greystones Garda Station.

Submissions are welcome in writing or by email by Friday,  29 March 2019.

[email protected].

 

WICKLOW DEMENTIA SUPPORT

VOLUNTEERS WANTED FOR ALZPALS !!

ALZPALS is a befriending service which supports people with dementia living at home.

If you have a few hours a week to spare and live in Co. Wicklow,  please consider helping.

Details from Wicklow Dementia Support,  089 4286928.

[email protected];  www.wicklowdemtiasupport.org.

Closing date is 22 March 2019.

MUSICAL MEMORIES

WEEKLY GROUP FOR PEOPLE WITH ALZHEIMER’S/DEMENTIA

AND THEIR FAMILY CARERS

Group meets each Friday morning,  St. Patrick’s Parish Centre;  11.30 am to 1 pm.

Tea/coffee and biscuits available.

This wonderful group is a weekly group.

Singing is not only an enjoyable activity.

It can also provide a way for people with dementia and their family carers to socialise.

It provides an opportunity for people to express themselves.

And to meet up with others in a fun and supportive environment.

Details from Wicklow Dementia Support,  089 4286928.

 

  1. WICKLOW’S DIGITAL SURVEY

Survey is to help develop a Digital Strategy for Co. Wicklow.

Paper versions are available to Greystones Library and Greystones Municipal District.

  • Transforming Wicklow to a balanced digital future.
  • An initiative to develop a digital strategy for the County.
  • Progressing our digital transformation.

www.wicklow.ie/digitalsurvey

Please have a look at the survey and take part if at all possible.

Now is your chance !!

 

 

GREYSTONES ACTIVE RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION

KILIAN HOUSE FAMILY CENTRE

www.greystonesara.com.

Outings + Meetings

Information,  Membership Payments and Bookings for all events:

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

 

Whist every Wednesday evening,  St. Kilian House Family Centre,  8 pm.

 

Aqua Aerobics          Shoreline Leisure      Monday         12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Bowls                     Kilian House             Tuesday        10:30 a.m.

                                                          Thursday         2:30 p.m.

Bingo                     Kilian House             Tuesday          2:30 p.m.

Keep Fit                  Kilian House             Monday           1:00 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.

Art                         Kilian House             Monday           2:30 p.m.

Visit to Collins Barracks Museum                                  27 March 2019

Bus leaves Holy Rosary Church Car Park @9.45 am.

Cost is €20,  to  include guided tour and bus.

Monthly Coffee Morning                                                   29 March 2019

Kilian House Family Centre;  10.30 am.

Joan Gregg will give a tlak on Window Box Gardening.

Visit to the National Concert Hall                                  10 April 2019

Rathmines & Rathgar Musical Society

The Sound of Musicals,  8 pm.

Bus leaves Holy Rosary Church Car Park @6.30 pm.

Tickets are €45 to include bus and show.

Autumn Holiday to Celtic Ross Hotel                            22 September 2019

Rosscarbery,  Co. Cork                                                     for two nights

Bed,  breakfast,  evening meals,  trips,

entertainment on 2 nights.

Cost is €315 per person sharing.

Single supplement €15 per night.

Booking deposit is €15,  bookings now being taken.

22 March 2019

Wicklow Dementia Support

Family Carers Support Group

This group meets once a month.

St. Patrick’s Parish Centre;  11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Future dates will be 12 April and 24 May 2019.

Group meeting is for those caring for someone at home with dementia.

Opportunity to meet for sharing in a confidential and facilitated setting.

Details and dates of meetings from 089 4286928.

22 March 2019

Daffodil Day Coffee Morning

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

Daffodil items and fresh daffodils on sale.

The famous Daffodil Day tea towels,  teddies,  shopping bags,  packs of cards.

Proceeds in aid of the Irish Cancer Society Daffodil Day Fund.

The fund helps researchers,  nurses and volunteers across Ireland.

22 March 2019

Hot Spot Music Club|Austin Sexton

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour Marina.

Austin Sexton is a sing/songwriter/producer based in northern Los Angeles area.

He has a background in live instrumentation/alternative music from the eastern US.

His production in the hip hop/r&b genre stands alone.

Electric live performance includes a full band and projected visuals.

His connection to the audience is very vivid and keeps you wanting more.

Doors open 8 pm.

Tickets €8/€10.

Booking Hot Spot during opening hours.

Or 087 2917519,  credit card.

Full details from www.thehotspot.ie.

22 March 2019

Whale Theatre|The Tide by Tara Maria Lovett

8:00 p.m. Doors open 7:00 p.m.  Tickets €18/€15.

How far would you go to be free ??

The Tide is a black comedy.

A black comedy about the lengths two strangers go to make their dreams a reality.

Ivy wants out of her marriage.

While JC wants to escape his stepmother.

Once they begin their journey,  there is no turning back.

Once they start,  they have to go where the tide takes them.

Check out full details for this special Whale Theatre event from:

https://whaletheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873598177

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from:

www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

23 and 24 March 2019

Whale Theatre|Arc Light Drama Studio: As You Like It

Three show times.  Tickets €15/€12.

Shakespeare’s As You Like It is a romantic comedy filled with laughter and music.

Senior students of Arc Light Drama Studio take you on a journey to Forest of Arden.

Cross dressing heroines and triumphant heroes learn how to embrace their imaginations.

They let go of their fears and surrender to romance !!

Check out full details for this special Whale Theatre event from:

https://whaletheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873597941/events/128184693

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from:

www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

26 March 2019

Greystones 2020|Greystones.ie Website Launch

The Hot Spot Music Club,  above The Beach House,  Greystones Harbour Marina.

5:00 p.m.

Greystones will have a new website, www.Greystones.ie !!

You are most welcome to the website launch.

RSVP:  [email protected].

26 March 2019

Greystones Municipal District Monthly Meeting

Council Chambers,  Mill Road,  Greystones;  7:30 p.m.

On the Agenda:

  • Receive update on Greystones Harbour Marina.
  • Receive report from GMD Engineer.
  • Discuss provision of camper van park in Greystones.

27 March 2019

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.

27 March 2019

Greystones Cancer Support Bereaved Group Meeting

Greystones Cancer Support,  La Touche Place;  3.15 p.m.

This group is for those bereaved through cancer in the past few years.

Grieving is an ongoing process.  Sharing with others has proven to help.

Meetings are professionally facilitated by Liz Gleeson,  professional bereavement counsellor.

A warm welcome is always extended.

Details from 2871601,  Facebook and [email protected].

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

27 March 2019

Greystones Cancer Support Men’s Evening

La Touche Wines,  La Touche Place.

Special La Touche Wine Tasting Evening.

This evening is for men who have had cancer or whose family or friends 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 ??

29 March 2019

Hot Spot Music Club|Bone Machine Play the Music of Tom Waits

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour Marina.

Bone Machine captures the character and musical genius of Tom Waits.

This is an exhilarating performance that has been playing to packed houses.

Bone Machine are a band of internatiionally renowned touring and recording musicians.

The perform a firebrand,  melancholic and punk jazz set of Tom Waits songs.

Doors open 8 pm.  Show,  9 pm.

Tickets €10/€12.

Booking Hot Spot during opening hours.

Or 087 2917519,  credit card.

Full details from www.thehotspot.ie.

30 March 2019

Whale Theatre|Feeding Ourselves:  The Local Food Project

11:00 a.m. Doors open 10:30 p.m.

Event and signed copy of book,  €16.00.

Event only,  €8.00.

Taking Action on Climate Change by Eating Local.

Lisa Fingleton is an artist,  writer and grower.

She is coming to Greystones to meet other people who are passionate about food.

Lisa’s book explores the power of growing and eating local food.

The book incorporates drawings,  photography and text.

It is the culmination of three years work.

Creatively presented in journal style and filled with ideas and actions.

For people who think global and want to act local.

Check out full details for this special Whale Theatre event from:

https://whaletheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873600156/events/128192779

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from:

www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

30 March 2019

Whale Theatre|Met Opera: Die Walkure

4:00 p.m. Doors open 3:30 p.m.  Tickets, €25.00/€13.

Second installment of Wagner’s Ring Cycle.

Warrior goddess,  Brunnhilde, meets the mortal twins, Siegmund and Sieglinde.

They lead her on a journey from Valhalla to earthbound humanity.

Full bar,  Wicklow Farmhouse Cheeseboards,  Fresh Popcorn and Confectionary available.

Check out full details for this special Whale Theatre event from:

https://whaletheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873591196

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from:

www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

30 March 2019

Summer Time Begins Tonight:  Put clocks FORWARD one hour.

31 March 2019

Mother’s Day:  Happy Mother’s Day to All Mothers !!

31 March 2019

Whale Theatre|Creative Drama: 10 Week Course on Sunday Mornings

9:50 a.m. to 10:50 p.m.  Ages 7 to 12.  Course is €110.

The Bradley Theatre School.

Creative Drama Class is an hour long exciting and engaging lesson.

Perfect for students wanting to dive into the world of drama and acting.

Check out full details for this special Whale Theatre event from:

https://whaletheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873593382/events/128193822

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from:

www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

31 March 2019

Whale Theatre|Theatre Tot’s Class:  10 Week Course on Sunday Mornings

9:50 a.m. to 10:50 p.m.  Ages 3 to 6.  Course is €110.

The Bradley Theatre School.

An hour long energetic and engaging class.

Perfect for students wanting to learn singing,  dancing and drama.

Check out full details for this special Whale Theatre event from:

https://whaletheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873593381/events/128193821

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from:

www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

31 March 2019

Whale Theatre|Mother’s Day Concert:  Wayne Woodmam and Friends

4:00 p.m. Doors open 3:00 p.m.  Tickets, €15.00/€10.

Celebrate Mother’s Day in style with a feast for the ears.

Powerful performances of familiar classics and popular hits from tenor, Wayne Woodman.

Born in Cape Town,  South Africa,  Wayne has a long and extensive musical background.

Songs will include Danny Boy,  Nella Fantasia,  Hallelujah,  Nessun Dorma.

With his wonderful voice,  the concert will charm you with classical and popular songs.

Wayne will be accompanied by Rachel Duffy,  harpist,  and Tim Doyle,  violinist and piper.

What a treat !!

Check out full details for this special Whale Theatre event from:

https://whaletheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873591196

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from:

www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

2 April 2019

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 !!

6 April 2019

Delgany and District Horticultural Society Daffodil Show

Old Schoolhouse,  Delgany;  3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Wonderful annual event,  lots of daffodil and flowers.

Not to be missed !!

All welcome.

6 April 2019

Fourth Annual Wicklow Sings Choral Festival

Temple Carrig School;  7:00 p.m.

Fabulous festival will see over 14 choirs from all over County Wicklow.

Wide range of music and singing will be on offer !!

Free afternoon singing workshops open to everyone !!

Workshops will be led by Katherine Zeserson,  internationally renowned musician.

Katherine is also a vocal coach and facilitator.

No experience required,  pre-registration is required.

Bookings for Gala Concert and Workshops are available at:

Temple Carrig School,  Greystones Business Bureau and

https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/wicklow-sings-choral-festival-tickets-58711795561

Details from Dara MacMahon,  086 8146926.

7 April 2019

Holy Rosary Parish|Social Hobby & Craft Afternoon

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

Learn new crafts and make new connections while also having a cuppa !!

Lots to see and learn while meeting with friends.

8 April 2019

Delgany Guild Irish Countrywomen’s Association Meeting

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

Delgany Guild ICA meets tonight and every second Monday of the month.

Lots of activities and ideas to keep you interested !!

Wide range of demonstrations and speakers are actively pursued.

Also various crafts,  sport,  drama and theatre outings are among the interests.

Plus forging good friendships.

Come along and see what is on offer.  You will be most welcome.

Delgany Guild ICA is not all about tea and buns !!

But it is always nice to end a meeting with them !!

9 April 2019

Coffee & Cake @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.

Wonderful home baking which you won’t be able to resist !!

Donations in aid of Youth Cafe.

Come along for warm welcome,  good friendship and all in aid of a good cause !!

9 April 2019

Greystones Library Spring/Summer Talks

Whittled Away:  Ireland’s Vanishing Nature

Greystones Library,  Mill Road;  7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Padraic Fogarty is an author,  ecologist and campaign officer with Irish Wildlife Trust.

He will discuss his book,  “Whittled Away:  Ireland’s Vanishing Nature”.

Booking required,  2873548,  [email protected].

12 April 2019

Wicklow Dementia Support

Family Carers Support Group

This group meets once a month.

St. Patrick’s Parish Centre;  11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Next date will be 24 May 2019.

Group meeting is for those caring for someone at home with dementia.

Opportunity to meet for sharing in a confidential and facilitated setting.

Details and dates of meetings from 089 4286928.

12 April 2019

East Coast FM County Wide Coffee Morning

In aid of Greystones Cancer Support

The Beach House,  Greystones Harbour Marina,  10:00 am. to 12:00 p.m.

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

Can we help you or someone you know ??

16 April 2019

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.

20 April 2018

Des Fox Mosaic Workshop

Today and each third Saturday of the month.

Held in Greystones in Des Fox studio.

10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or 2:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Other times by appointment.

Opportunity for all participants to make a small mosaic in a creative environment.

A studio experience might be just the tactile treatment your hands and mind need at this point.

While two colours might be all you use to start with something simple.

While engaging with this beautiful ancient craft.

Details from Des Fox,  087 2503482.

Next workshops,  18 May and 15 June 2019.

23 April 2019

Greystones Library Spring/Summer Talks

Bees & Beekeeping

Greystones Library,  Mill Road;  7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Mary Montaut will give an introductory talk for those interested in starting beekeeping.

Talk is also for those who are generally interested in nature,  wildlife and gardening.

Mary is a Member of the Federation of Irish Beekeeping Association.

Booking required,  2873548,  [email protected].

27 April 2019

Greystones Library Spring/Summer Talks

Birdsong and How to Identify It !!

Greystones Library,  Mill Road;  11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Declan Murphy is a highly experienced birdwatcher,  speaker and author.

He has appeared on RTE’s Mooney Goes Wild and Joe Duffy’s Liveline.

Booking required,  2873548,  [email protected].

5 May 2019

Greystones Cancer Support GCS Walk

Walk along our seafront and through our town for Greystones Cancer Support !!

Save the date,  details to follow !!

24 May 2019

Wicklow Dementia Support

Family Carers Support Group

This group meets once a month.

St. Patrick’s Parish Centre;  11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Group meeting is for those caring for someone at home with dementia.

Opportunity to meet for sharing in a confidential and facilitated setting.

Details and dates of meetings from 089 4286928.

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