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Laragh Glendalough notes week June 5th

Laragh Glendalough

Tai Chi and QiGong Starting 11th of July                                                                                                                                 

The end of this term is June 20th with a new block of classes starting on the 11th of July. Tai Chi and QiGong classes are very powerful tools which help to heal physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually. Go to http://jadesuntaichi.com/neal-traynor.html to learn more about the classes and tutor Neal Traynor (087 9085684). Classes are held on Tuesday evenings at 7.30pm in the Brockagh Centre, call Neal to book in. 

Tales of Beatrix Potter                                                                                                                          

Mary Greagsbey School of Dance presents Tales of Beatrix Potter also excerpts from Coppelia and Wizard of Oz, Tap and Jazz at the Brockagh Resource Centre, Laragh on Saturday 10th of June at 7pm. Tickets are €10 for adults and €6 per child. Contact Mary on 087 267 3732 or facebook/marygballet.

Marigold Festival (Celebrating Healthy & Active Aging)

This year’s Active Retirement Ireland (ARI) Eastern Region South Marigold Festival will take place in the Brockagh Resource Centre on Thursday, 15th June (10 am to 4 pm). Celebrating its fourth year, this one-day Health and Wellbeing event will provide a wonderful opportunity for small businesses to present information, services and positive lifestyle products to both ARI members and the general public. The event will be fun, free and informative, and all are welcome. For more details contact Claire Morgan on 086-3274323, Marie Halpenny 087 224 8516.

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 9-5 pm on June 24th, July 16th and August 8th, 2017. Classes are small with 5 participants. Garden workshop   also available on request. Visit www.wicklowwillow.ie, phone Aoife on 087-9773622 or email info@wicklowwillow.ie.

 

Tiny Feet Montessori and Preschool Open Day

Our new pre-school is now open in the Brockagh Resource Centre, Laragh. Sessional and part-time childcare places available, opening times are 9am to 2pm Mon to Friday. We offer the 2yrs free pre-school session for children who qualify (ECCE scheme). All staff are fully qualified in our two room sessional places (Montessori and Preschool) for children aged 2.5yrs to 6yrs. We are enrolling for Sept 2017, contact Suzy on (087) 354 3544 , email tinyfeetmontessori@gmail.com. Join us on our Open Day on 9th of June from 6.30pm to 7.30pm.

 

Integrated Energy Therapy Classes                                                                                                         

IET Basic Level Course in Energy Therapy, healing with the energy of Angel Aerial. One day course to include full course manual and certificate on Saturday 11th of June at the Brockagh Resource Centre, Laragh. Contact Angela on 085 8132647 or email ahtherapy1@gmail.com for more information.

 

Active Retirement Outings                                                                                                                      

AR are organising a trip to Wexford Whytes Hotel on Tues 20th to the Thursday 22th of June and there are still places left for anyone interested in a small holiday break. Contact Denise on 0404 45600, for more information or to book a place on the trip.

McGrath-Flood School of Irish Dancing Coming to Brockagh Centre/Laragh

Irish Dancing to start on Saturday 16th Sept from  9am-10am. Classes cater for any age over 3yrs and all levels including absolute beginners.  Registered members of An Comhdhail,  fully Garda Vetted and insured.  Contact details for enquiries are Cian Flood TCRG (086-1293807),

Eimear McGrath TCRG (085-7180926), email: mcgrathfloodschool@gmail.com, Facebook.com/mgfschool or search “McGrath Flood School of Irish Dancing”. 

 

Stagebratz Starz Showstoppers
Join us for a magical afternoon of Broadway & Disney Hits with stunning performances from truly talented Starz aged 3 – 17 years. A colourful, fun show for all the family to enjoy in the Brockagh Resource Centre on the 5th June – Bank Holiday Monday at 4pm. Tickets are €12 & €6. Please email stagebratzstarzacademy@yahoo.com or text 0831563897 to book tickets.

Jade Sun School Meditation-Healing Course                                                                                         

 Care For The Self is coming soon to the Brockagh Centre, Laragh. Contact Ann martin on 087 6081219 or on solarsoundhealingwicklow@gmail.com with queries or to book a place.

Free Digital Skills Computer Course                                                                                                         

A free 5-week digital skills computer course is commencing shortly. 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.

Walking  group in the Brockagh                                                                                                            

Monday mornings weekly at 10am join the walking group with Get Ireland Walking at the Brockagh Resource Centre for a walk around Glendalough area for approximately one hour. In association with Get Ireland Walking, Wicklow Local Sports Partnership & Brockagh Resource Centre. All ages and abilities are welcome. If you would like to set up a walking group in Wicklow contact us on wicklowlsp@wicklowcoco.ie for more information. 

Jade Sun School Meditation-Healing Course     

Care For The Self course in the Brockagh Centre, Laragh on Friday 23rd, June, 2-8pm, Sat 24th June, 9.30-5.30pm, and Sun 25th June, 9.30-5.30pm. Contact Ann martin on 087 6081219 or on solarsoundhealingwicklow@gmail.com with queries or to book a place.

 

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

Our activities this year have included a Teddy Bears’ Picnic, Pirates and Princesses party, Shaving Foam Messy Play, Friendship Trees and, of course, singsongs and stories. If you are looking for a warm and friendly group where you can relax over a cuppa with other parents/carers while your little ones play and laugh with their new friends, then Happy Days is for you. We are in the Brockagh Centre every Wednesday morning between 10.30 am and noon. The door is always open and the kettle is always on!

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