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Greystones Notebook – November 4th

Welcome to the Greystones Weekly Calendar of Local Events

 

SPECIAL NOTE

NEXT GREYSTONES CALENDAR ON 19 NOVEMBER 2013

 

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

kk@KathleenKelleher.com.

 

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

 

Catch up with Greystones Town Council on Facebook:

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

 

GREYSTONES CHRISTMAS CAROLS AND LIGHTS: 24 NOVEMBER

Come along for super event this year !!

Start the Christmas season in Greystones !!

Details below.

 

TEXT ALERT FROM AN GARDA SÍOCHÁNA

Please be alert near ATM machines at all times.

There has been a number of “distraction thefts” recently.

This occurs when ATM users are distracted by others nearby who then take their card.

Please cover your PIN at all times.

Be alert and aware of any person standing too close.

 

LAST FEW DAYS !!

GREYSTONES CANCER SUPPORT SUPER DRAW TICKETS !!

Wonderful prizes in a super raffle !!

 

€1,000 SuperValu Shopping Spree

Galway Crystal Divided Serving Platter

€100 Voucher McGleenan’s Chemist

Bed & Breakfast for Two from Parkview Hotel

Delgany Golf Club Green Fees

Stunning “Red Poppies” Watercolour Painting

Walk on Part in Fair City

Republic of Ireland Senior Men’s Team Autographed Jersey

 

Tickets are €2.00 or book of three for €5.00.

On sale in shops and at Greystones Cancer Support.

 

GREYSTONES FIRE BRIGADE CALENDARS FOR 2014

On sale at shops in Greystones, Greystones Cancer Support.

SuperValu Greystones and Dunnes Stores NTMK next week end.

 

Fabulous photo calendar with room for diary entries, includes fire safety advice.

Easily posted to family and friends, especially those abroad.

€5.00 each, in aid of Greystones Cancer Support.

 

ST. DAVID’S SECONDARY SCHOOL CHRISTMAS CRAFT FAIR 2013

7/8 December 2013.

Now booking stalls.

Details below and on Facebook or Maria Glover, stdavidsfair13@gmail.com.

 

BRIGHT SPARKS PLAYSCHOOL ENROLMENT FOR SEPTEMBER 2014

Kilian House Family Centre.

Details from Cathy, 087 4164349 or Jacky, 085 7076013.

 

GAELSCOIL NA GCLOCH LIATH

CLÁRÚCHÁIN DO NAÍONÁIN BHEAGA 2014

Beidh tréimhse clárúcháin le haghaidh Naíonáin Bheaga 2014

4 to 15 Samhain 2013.

Beidh foirmeacha ar fáil in oifig na scoile.

Breis eolais ó oifig@gscl.ie.

 

Enrolment for Junior Infants 2014.

4 to 15 November 2013.

Enrolment forms will be available from the school office.

 

ST. BRIGID’S, ST. LAURENCE’S AND ST. KEVIN’S NATIONAL SCHOOLS

Application for enrolment for Junior Infants in September 2014.

Taking place Monday, 4 November to Friday, 15 November.

Applications available at each of the three schools.

 

Completed forms should be returned with Birth and Baptismal Certificates (if applicable).

Forms should be returned to school of your choice by 15 November.

Please note that children’s PPS numbers are required for enrolment.

 

Greystones Active Retirement: Kilian House Family Centre

www.greystonesara.com

 

Outings + Meetings

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

Christmas Lunch, Membership Renewal, National Concert Hall

 

Whist every Wednesday evening 8:00 p.m.

 

MONTHLY WALK 7 November

Meet at Holy Rosary Church Car Park; 10:30 a.m.

 

National Concert Hall 16 November

The Mikado, performed by R&R Musical Society.

Cost is €33.00, including coach.

Tickets available after AGM or Tuesday mornings.

 

Computer Course with St. David’s Secondary School

Transition year students will help.

Twenty places available.

Please book as soon as possible with Tom McSherry, 2876878.

All names must be in before the end of October.

 

 

1 November 2013

The Hot Spot Café

LOL Comedy Club: MC Chris O’Neill

Mill Road; Doors, 8:30 p.m.

Admission €7.

Special: Students/Unwaged, €5.

Details from 2016888 or thehotspotgreystones@gmail.com.

 

2 November 2013

Kick-Fit Kickboxing Club Open Day in Aid of Greystones Cancer Support

Eire Og GAA Club, Mill Road; 12:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

 

Free workshops for various age groups.

Fitness challenge event.

Details from 086 2336264, kick-fit@hotmail.com.

 

2 November 2013

Kilcoole Women’s Group Buzzin Bingo Night

Mill Room, Byrne’s Pub, Kilcoole; 8:30 p.m.

Bingo books €5.00 each.

 

Special Raffle with First Prize €100 Tesco Voucher courtesy Kilcoole Thrift Shop.

Many other prizes.

 

Proceeds in aid of Greystones Cancer Support.

Come along for a great enjoyable night out !!

 

The Hot Spot Café

Universal Funk Orchestra: Bob Dylan’s Love & Theft Album

Mill Road; Doors, 9:00 p.m.

Admission €8.

 

Also, Pete McGowan, Tim Fernley, Emma Nikcolai, Charlie Lamson, Stuart Crampton and Paul Byrne.

 

Rockin’ great night.

Details from 2016888or thehotspotgreystones@gmail.com.

 

3 November 2013

Blessing of the Graves at Redford Cemetery

3:00 p.m.

 

4 November 2013

Greystones Cancer Support Cancer Carers Special Session

Special meeting for Cancer Carers, facilitated by Eilis Cullen, professional therapist.

La Touche Place, Greystones; 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

 

Cancer Carers are very special people.

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

 

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

Follow on session will be held 9 December, 2008.

 

Launch of Greystones Its Buildings and History Part 2

Charlesland Golf & County Club Hotel; 8:00 p.m.

Published by the La Touche Legacy

In association with Greystones Archeological and Historical Society.

All welcome !!

 

7 November 2013

Greystones Active Retirement Monthly Walk

Meet at Holy Rosary Church Car Park; 10:30 a.m.

 

Delgany Thursday Club Outing to Kilmainham Gaol

Leaving Delgany Church at 11:00 a.m.

Cost is €15.00.

 

Greystones Cancer Support Super Draw

Summerville’s of Greystones, Trafalgar Road.

7:30 p.m. with Super Draw taking place at 8:00 p.m.

 

14 November 2013

Greystones Cancer Support Public Talk with Dr. Jane Rothwell

Please note new date: 28 November, 2013.

Details below.

 

15 November 2013

The Hot Spot Café

Open Mic

Mill Road; Doors, 9:00 p.m.

Admission €8.

Enquiries from 2016888, Facebook or thehotspotgreystones@gmail.com.

 

17 November 2013

Educate Together Annual School Craft Fair

11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; in their new primary school at Blacklion.

 

Local artists, artisans and craft people showcase their wares.

 

Activities for the children, fabulous Instant Raffle, delicious treats, face painting and much much more. The day is sure to be stellar !!

 

Lots of fun for the entire family, with local handcrafted toys, fine art, fashion, home décor, beauty products, accessories, jewlery, artisan food and special children’s craft area, free entry, buggy park, tea/coffe and home baked creations.

 

There will be something special for everyone and prices to suit every pocket.

See you there !!

 

Details on Facebook or Nancy Falkow, 086 0574485, nancy@nancyfalkow.com.

 

19 November 2013

St. Patrick’s Church Soup and Sandwiches

Swann Hall, St. Patrick’s Church; 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

 

Come along for good food and a warm welcome.

A great way to spend your lunch hour.

Say hello to old friends and meet new ones.

 

22 November 2013

La Touche Wines Christmas Wine Fair

4:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

 

Tickets now on sale in store, €15.00.

Always a great night … over 80 wines on tasting.

Details and bookings from 2873826 or info@latouchewines4u.ie.

 

24 November 2013

Greystones Christmas Carols and Lights

Church Road; 4:30 p.m.

 

Annual event to open the Christmas season in Greystones.

Come to see the Turning on of the Christmas Lights !!

Lots to see and do this year.

Come early and bring all the family !!

 

Carol and Christmas singing.

Christmas Liturgical Readings.

Santa characters.

Vouchers from Meridian Point shops.

Competitions.

Balloons and treats.

Face painting.

Balloon modelling.

East Coast FM will join us.

And, of course, Santa Claus, who will stay to see all the children !!

 

Sponsored by Greystones Town Council in conjunction with

Greystones and District Chamber and Meridian Point Centre.

 

26 November 2013

Greystones Town Council

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

 

27 November 2013

Holy Rosary Soup and Sandwiches

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

 

Welcome back after the summer break !!

Everyone welcome for home-made soup and sandwiches, cakes and coffee.

Suggested donation €5.00.

All proceeds to local charities.

There will be no lunch in December. Next lunch in January. See you then !!

 

Greystones Cancer Support Bereaved Group Meeting

La Touche Place; 3:00 p.m.

 

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

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

 

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 ??

 

28 November 2013

Greystones Cancer Support Public Talk with Dr. Jane Rothwell

Greystones Cancer Support Centre, La Touche Place; 8:00 p.m.

Change of date from 14 November.

 

Dr. Jane Rothwell is a breast cancer surgeon working at St. Vincent’s University Hospital.

Her talk will be of great interest to those with breast 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 ??

 

29 November 2013

Wine and Cheese Evening for RNLI Wicklow Lifeboat

Upstairs@the Beach House; 7:30 p.m.

 

An opportunity to try an amazing array of wines supplied by Cheers.

Also cheese with biscuits.

 

A night not to be missed.

Proceeds to our local lifeboat, Wicklow Lifeboat.

 

The Hot Spot Café

George Harrison’s Anniversary Tribute

Musicians to include the Meakins, Stuart Crampton & Garv

Mill Road; Doors, 9:00 p.m.

Pre book admission €8; Door, €10.

Enquiries from 2016888, Facebook or thehotspotgreystones@gmail.com.

 

30 November 2013

Colaiste Chraobh Abhann Christmas Fair

10:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; in the school.

 

Craft, baking, jewellery and much much more.

Santa will be there on the day !!

Free admission.

All welcome.

 

Stall Holders welcome. Cost is €20 per stall.

Details from clodaghkingston@eircom.net.

 

1 December 2013

Creation Station

Eire Og GAA Club; 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

4 December 2013

Wicklow County Tourism Road Show

Greystones Library, Mill Road.

 

Introducing WCT’s new Tourism Information Point system.

Useful and powerful website now includes extensive coverage of Wicklow activities.

Latest info on attractions, activities, accommodation, restaurants, shops + more.

Tourist Map and Directory included.

 

Network of Tourism Information Points extends to all of County Wicklow.

Come and see what the Greystones Tourism Information Point has to offer.

Useful information for visitors and residents alike.

Plenty to see and do in Co. Wicklow.

All welcome especially those interested in tourism.

 

6/7/8 December 2013

Greystones Camera Club Second Annual Photographic Exhibition

Hillside Evangelical Hall, Hillside Road.

Friday and Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Sunday 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

 

Greystones Camera Club has a membership of 70, made up of male and female members of various ages and nationalities.

 

Everyone welcome to come along and view some fantastic photos taken by members.

Free entry.

 

Photos available to view at Flickr.

Details from info@greystonescameraclub.ie.

 

7/8 December 2013

St. David’s Secondary School Christmas Craft Fair 2013

School Hall; 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

Decorations plus a variety of Giftware and Accessories.

Enchanting Santa’s Grotto and children’s craft activities.

Stall prices and bookings from Maria Glover, stdavidsfair13@gmail.com.

Details on Facebook, St. David’s Christmas Market.

 

9 December 2013

Greystones Cancer Support Cancer Carers Special Session

Special meeting for Cancer Carers, facilitated by Eilis Cullen, professional therapist.

La Touche Place, Greystones; 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

 

Cancer Carers are very special people.

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

 

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

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