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Greystones notes week May 1st

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

kk@KathleenKelleher.com.

 

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

 

 

EAST COAST FM WICKOW WIDE COFFEE MORNING

THIS COMING FRIDAY 28 APRIL

The Beach House,  Greystones Harbour Marina;  10 am to 12 pm.

Fabulous annual event in aid of the five Co. Wicklow cancer support centres.

And the Wicklow Hospice Foundation.

Hosted by Greystones Cancer Support.

 

Help your community and its local cancer support groups.

Music, East Coast FM DJ Tommy Greene,  tea/coffee, biscuits,  home baking, raffle.

Everyone will be there and come along and join in !!

The morning will be part of the outside broadcast for The Morning Show w/Declan Meehan.

 

GREYSTONES TIDY TOWNS SUPER FAMILY FUN DAY

MAY BANK HOLIDAY MONDAY

Full details below.     

gs fun day                               

 

VHI WOMEN’S MINI MARATHON IN DUBLIN: 

JUNE BANK HOLIDAY MONDAY

Why not walk, run or jog in aid of Greystones Cancer Support?

Transport provided to and from Dublin.

Light refreshments back in Greystones after the Marathon.

 

Greystones Cancer Support is your local cancer support group.

It relies on voluntary donations to continue its work.

Can you help ??

Full details from 2871601 or www.GreystonesCancerSupport.com

 

MELLISA O’FAHERTY

THE SPACES OF THE IMAGINATION

MERMAID ARTS CENTRE MAIN STREET BRAY:  5 MAY TO 3 JUNE

Melissa O’Faherty is a local Greystones visual artist of great repute.

She trained in the classical skills of drawing.

Her work is both experimental and focused.

 

Melissa’s first solo show at Mermaid Arts Centre is well worth a visit.

Admission is free.

 

HSE LOTTERY GRANTS APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN

For groups and organisations involved in providing health and personal social services.

Groups can apply for one-off funding.

 

Full details from www.hse.ie/lotterygrants or 1850 24 1850.

Closing date is 26 May, 2017 at 5 pm.

 

THE POWER OF STORIES

AN EVENING OF INSPIRATION AND ENCOURAGEMENT

Wednesday,  26 April, 2017,  Coolnagreina YWCA Greystones;  7 pm to 10 pm.

No charge,  donations towards costs are welcome.

 

The evening will be presented by Dr. Ian Dickson,  Tio,  at Belfast Bible College.

 

Tio’s visions is to see a world where people with intellectual disabilities and their families fully and appropriately contribute to church and society.

 

The mission of Tio is to inspire,  empower and support people with intellectual disabilities,  their families and faith communities through connecting,  teaching,  research and advocacy.

 

Full details from Joyce Lee,  2874221;  info@coolnagreina.ie.

 

HOUSING ASSISTANCE PAYMENT

HAP is a new form of social housing support provided by Wicklow County Council.

WCC can provide housing assistance for households who qualify for social housing support.

HAP commenced in Wicklow County Council on 1 December 2016.

Full details from www.hap.ie or hap@wicklowcoco.ie.

 

 

 

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.

 

Monthly Walk:  Cabinteely Park                                     5 May

Meet Holy Rosary Church Car Park

10:30 a.m.

 

Outing to Glasnevin Cemetery                                       10 May

With Guided Walk

Bus leaves Holy Rosary Church Car Park @9:45 a.m.

Cost is €25

 

Outing to Altamonte Gardens Co. Carlow                    24 May

Bus leaves Holy Rosary Church Car Park @10:30 a.m.

Cost is €15

 

Coffee Morning with Art Exhibition                              2 June

Talk and Raffle

 

Monthly Walk:  Malahide                                                  9 June

Meet Greystones Railway Station @10:20 a.m.

 

Trip to Wexford Town                                                        14 June

Meet Greystones Railway Station @10:00 a.m.

 

Summer Holiday 2017:  Cruise for 11 Days to France, Spain & Portugal

Deposit of €250.00 to be paid no later than Tuesday,  27 September, 2017.

Further information and details from Ann Redmond,  087 9390882.

 

 

 

Continues to 1 May 2017

Greystones Art Group 52nd Annual Exhibition

SOBE @Charlesland Golf Club

          Friday to Sunday      11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

          Monday                  11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

This annual art exhibition is a major event in the Greystones social calendar.

Standard of work is always impressive and improves from year to year.

 

Come along and have a look at first rate art work.

Works may be purchased for that special gift or special treat for yourself !!

 

In aid of The Caroline Foundation.

 

28 April 2017

East Coast FM Wicklow Wide Coffee Morning

The Beach House,  Greystones Harbour Marina.

10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

 

Coffee mornings being held county wide to support work of cancer support groups.

Plus the Wicklow Hospice Foundation.

 

Music with the Swing Cats and others,  cakes and biscuits,  fabulous raffle.

Please help Greystones Cancer Support and come along.

Great morning to be had by all !!

An annual event not to be missed !!

 

Full details from 2871601.

 

RNLI Annual Yellow Welly Table Quiz

North Wicklow RNLI Fundraising Branch:  Greystones and Newtown

Greystones Lawn Tennis Club;  8:00 p.m.

 

Great Cause,  Great Venue,  Great Quiz,  Great Prizes.

€10 per person,  Teams of Four,  Raffle on the night.

 

Come along for a good cause:  Saving lives at sea.

All proceeds to Wicklow RNLI.

 

Hot Spot Music Club:  Soul Agreed:  Legends of Northern Soul & Motown

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour.

 

Representing the legends of Northern Soul,  Motown and unsung heroes.

Group couldn’t agree on a name,  but they did on soul.

A band was born and finally named by six devoted parents.

 

Fronted by the rich and rootsy vocals of Lou Max,  soulful sax from Tony Two Times.

Kickin’ keys from Major Pete-atonic,  Twisted Thorn on Funky guitar.

Keeping it real and keeping the rhythm are Turnaround Tony (bass) & C. Fields (drums).

 

Wide range of fabulous songs and sounds you don’t want to miss.

 

Doors open 8 pm.

Tickets:  €8 earlybird/€10 on the door.

 

Earlybird Tickets,  subject to availability,  from:

The Hot Spot Music Club during opening hours.

By phone,  087 2917519,  credit card.

Via Pay Pal:  hotspotmusiclubg@gmail.com.

 

Full details from www.thehotspot.ie.

 

30 April 2017

Hot Spot Music Club:  Summer Folk Session

Upstairs @The Beach House,  Greystones Harbour Marina.

 

Celebrate the great artists of the folk era to present day.

Country,  jazz ‘n blues and ragtime,  Irish traditional songs and ballads.

All genres of music in an acoustic format.

 

Audience is encouraged to sing a long,  but this is not an open mic session.

Or a singer songwriter session.

Hosts are Pat,  Billy,  Mick and Bert.

Each week,  invited guest musicians will join the session.

 

To participate,  please contact patbyr@gmail.com.

Or leave your details at The Hot Spot Music Club.

 

Doors open,  5:00 p.m.

Admission free.

 

1 May 2017

May Bank Holiday Monday

Greystones Tidy Towns Super Family Fun Day

Burnaby Park;  11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

Fun for all the family.

Bouncy Castles,  Tea Cup Merry Go Round,  Golf,  Train,  Bungee Trampolines.

Rodeo Bull,  Surf Simulator,  Games,  Food,  Music and much much more.

 

Come along and join in all the fun.

Many thanks to all the local Greystones business sponsors.

 

2 May 2017

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 !!

 

4 May 2017

Delgany Thursday Club

Visit to Steam Museum and Lodge Park Walled Garden Straffan

Visit will include lunch.

Coach will leave Delgany Church @11:00 a.m.

Cost is €40 to include lunch.

Details from 2876878.

 

5 May 2017

Hot Spot Music Club:  Stephanie Niles

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour.

 

Chicago-born jazz/bank/barrelhouse musician Stephanie Niles.

Hustling around the United States,  Europe and Canada.

Averaging 150 gigs a year and captivating listeners.

Fabulous wide range of venues and musical scenes.

Thomas Deakin on sax and trumpet.

 

Doors open 8 pm.

Tickets:  €8 earlybird/€10 on the door.

 

Earlybird Tickets,  subject to availability,  from:

The Hot Spot Music Club during opening hours.

By phone,  087 2917519,  credit card.

Via Pay Pal:  hotspotmusiclubg@gmail.com.

 

Full details from www.thehotspot.ie.

 

7 May 2017

HOLY ROSARY PARISH SOCIAL, HOBBY AND CRAFT AFTERNOON

Today and each First Sunday of the month.

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

 

Come along and join in this new free initiative.

Share a skill,  pick up a hobby or simply find a friend.

 

Whatever your interest,  you are welcome to come along and join in.

18 years and over.

 

Refreshments available at €1.50.

Full details from www.GreystonesParish.ie.

 

11 to 14 May 2017

Theatre Lane Greystones

Greystones Players Presents Brian Friel’s Dancing at Lughnasa

Theatre Lane Greystones

 

          Thursday                 7:30 p.m.

          Friday                     8:00 p.m.

          Saturday                 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.

          Sunday                             4:30 p.m.

 

Wonderful production of this famous play in a beautifully refurbished theatre.

Presented by the newly formed Greystones Players,  a new community drama group.

Dancing at Lughnasa is challenging,  combining comedy with dark and tragic elements.

It is one of the greatest and best loved Irish plays of recent times.

 

Tickets are €15 and there is limited availability.

Details at Eventbrite.ie.

 

16 May 2017

St. Patrick’s Church Soup & Sandwiches

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

Please come along.

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

Suggested donation of €5.00,  in aid of charity.

 

17 May 2017

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 info@GreystonesCancerSupport.com.

 

24 May 2017

Greystones Cancer Support Bereaved Group Meeting

La Touche Place;  3:15 p.m.

 

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

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

 

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.

 

29 May 2017

La Touche Legacy Seminar & 4th Festival of History Launch

The Foundations of a New State

Greystones Golf Club;  7:00 p.m.

 

30 May 2017

Greystones Municipal District Monthly Meeting

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

 

31 May 2017

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 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 ??

 

5 June 2017

VHI Women’s Mini Marathon in Dublin

Walk,  run or jog in aid of Greystones Cancer Support.

Full details from 2871601.

 

11 June 2017

National Street Feast

Neighbours come out to eat,  greet and meet.

Why not organise an event near you !!

 

14 June 2017

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 info@GreystonesCancerSupport.com.

 

This is the last meeting before the Summer Break.

We will be back in September !!

 

21 June 2017

Greystones Cancer Support Bereaved Group Meeting

La Touche Place;  3:15 p.m.

 

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

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

 

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.

 

This is the last meeting before the Summer Break.

We will be back in September !!

 

24 June 2017

Delgany & District Horticultural Society Rose Show

St. Cronan’s Primary School,  Vevay Road,  Bray;  3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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