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Laragh Glendalough notes week April 3rd

Laragh Glendalough

Free Digital Skills Computer Course                                                                                                          

A free 5-week digital skills computer course is commencing shortly. This course aims to help citizens use the internet with confidence and provide the motivation and skills to reap the benefits of participating in today’s digital world. Topics covered include digital photography, online banking, online government services, email, shopping online and much more. Call the Brockagh Resource Centre on 0404 45600 or email laraghit@eircom.net, www.brockaghresourcecentre@gmail.com. Certified training courses at the Brockagh include The European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL) and Equal Skills Certified Training for beginners. If you have specific learning needs and want individual training from our tutors call today on 0404 45600.

 

 

 Creative Local Heritage Project

Explore the local heritage of the Glendalough Valley and develop a creative response to what you discover. This skill-sharing, multi-disciplinary, group community art project invites local residents, interest groups and other interested parties to use their skills and knowledge to create and design a collection of artwork for exhibition purposes. The group will examine the archaeology, history, environment, society and culture of Glendalough from a creative and artistic perspective. To find out more, come along to the Centre from 7 to 8 pm on April 20th for the open evening hosted by the Community Education Service of Kildare Wicklow ETB. The project will be facilitated.

 

Traditional Basket-making Workshop

This full-day, traditional basket-making workshop will teach you basic basketry techniques. Taught in a relaxed learning environment, you will bring home your own completed small round willow basket (a skib). The workshops will take place in the Brockagh Centre from 9 am to 5 pm on 22nd April, 30th April and 6th May. For more information visit www.wicklowwillow.ie, phone Aoife on 087-9773622 or email info@wicklowwillow.ie

 

Easter Camp at the Brockagh

Join us for our fun-filled Easter Camp, jam-packed with activities such as arts and crafts, Easter baking, hip-hop dancing, games, Easter Egg Hunt, and much more!  April 10th and 11th 10-1pm (Camps will run subject to numbers). Junior infants to third class. To book your place please contact us on 0404 45600 or email laraghit@eircom.net.

 

Mindful Cooking Workshop                                                                                                                      

In association with Mindful Health and Health Life Balance, join Lorraine and Linda as they take you on a mindful, sensory journey in the kitchen showing you just how easy you can put together beautiful tasty dishes by developing a skill long lost in the kitchen, your intuition. The workshop is in the Brockagh Resource Centre on Saturday 8th of April from 10am to 4pm. Contact Linda O Leary 087 269 4954 or Lorraine Whelan 085 191 8988.

 

Adventure Kids Wilderness First Aid Course                                                                                           

Do you want to learn how to be a wilderness first aider. The course will be in Brockagh Woods, Laragh on 8th of April. The first group is from 10am-12pm for 6-10 year olds and the second group is from 12.30 – 2.30pm for 10 plus years. To book or find out more contact Nicola on 086 8322530 or email kids@jujusadventures.ie.

 

Glendalough & District Development Association AGM                                                                      

Everyone is welcome to the AGM for GDDA that take place in the Brockagh Resource Centre on Thursday 6th of April at 8pm.

 

Jade Sun School Meditation-Healing Course                                                                                         

Care For The Self will run for three days in April from the 14th to the 16th in the Brockagh Centre, Laragh. Contact Ann martin on 087 6081219 or on solarsoundhealingwicklow@gmail.com with queries or to book a place.

 

Community Games Art

The area stage of the Community Games Art for the Roundwood area (Roundwood, Laragh and Moneystown) will be held in the Brockagh Resource Centre on Saturday April 8th at 3 pm.

Children will have 1 hour (U8 and U10), or 1.5 hrs (U12, U14, U16) to complete a drawing, painting or cartoon based on a community games activity. They must bring any materials they wish to work with. Please contact Seamus Doyle on 086-8557962 to register participants in advance.

 

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. We are looking for art and crafts stationary donations or dress up clothing for pre-school age. Contact Kerry 0404-45600 at the centre for more information.

 

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). 

 

GAA for Under 8yrs                                                                                                                                       

Every Friday from 6pm to 7pm during the Winter months training is held in the main hall of the Brockagh Resource Centre. Call Christopher on 087 9661075 for more information.

 

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 come along on Tuesdays. For further information call the Brockagh Centre on (0404) 45600 or drop in.

 

 

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