Greystones notes week October 28th

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.

Winter Time Begins This Weekend !!

Turn clocks BACK one hour on Saturday night.

Keep up to date with what is going on !!

Lots more Greystones information available from:

Paul Byrne at:  www.GreystonesGuide.ie

Greystones 2020 website:  www.Greystones.ie

Greystones Cancer Support Annual Super Draw|Tickets Now On Sale

Fabulous prizes to be won.

GCS is marking 25 Years of Community Cancer Care.

Tickets will be on sale at SuperValu Charlesland next weekend.

Tickets also on sale at GCS and local shops.

Winners to be drawn at Gala Charity Night,  Whale Theatre,  9 November 2019.

Full details and booking information below.

GCS has an exciting and interesting range of prizes this year.

€1,000 SuperValu Greystones Shopping Spree from Anne Daly

Dash Cam Sponsored by Redwood IT

Case of Moët et Chandon Champagne|Six Bottles

Two Hour Flying Lesson @ Newcastle Airfield Sponsored by Ross McParland

Afternoon Tea for Two from Powerscourt Hotel

Fourball from Delgany Golf Club

Home Heating Oil from Glen Fuels

Brunch for Four from Pigeon House Delgany

The Visual Story of Ireland with Rosemarie Devereux

Two three week courses on Wednesdays in November and December.

Details from loveirishart@gmail.com or 087 6137578.

cm the Greystones Guide.ie has the story:

https://www.greystonesguide.ie/art-love-grows-where-our-rosemarie-goes/

Booking and details from the Whale Theatre:

https://whaletheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873608140

Visual History of Ireland

Greystones Christmas Lighting Ceremony in Burnaby Park

Saturday,  23 November 2019.

Big special annual event will commence at 4:00 p.m

Carol Singing,  short ecumenical service and visit by Santa !!

Mark your calendars now !!

Córde Chamber Choir Seeking New Members !!

All vocal ranges,  weekly rehearsals on Fridays.

Singing music by choral masters new and old.

Singing in harmony under the direction of Kevin O’Sullivan.

Friendly and welcoming group,  Kevin will place your voice range in the choir.

Learning resources provided,  so that you can practice during the week.

Good singing and learning takes place at rehearsal.

All welcome !!

Details from cordechamberchoir@gmail.com.

A GOOD LIFE EXPLORED|12 OCTOBER 2019

A conference exploring the life + faith of people with intellectual disabilities and their families.

YWCA Coolnagreina,  Trafalgar Road,  Greystones;  9.30 am to 4.30 pm.

12 inspiring sessions;  6 passionate presenters.

Full details and booking from www.yourevent.ie.

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.

Classes have now resumed.

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

Bowls                     Kilian House             Tuesday        10:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

                                                          Thursday         2:30 p.m. to  4:30 p.m.

Bingo                     Kilian House             Tuesday          2:15 p.m. to  4:15 p.m.

Keep Fit                  Kilian House             Monday           1:00 p.m. to   2:00 p.m.

Art                         Kilian House             Monday           2:15 p.m. to   4:15 p.m.

GARA AGM                            Kilian House                        24 October 2019      2:30 p.m.

All Members and intending Members are invited.

Get all the news on trips and holidays being planned !!

Tickets available for the Annual Christmas Lunch,  12 December 2019, Parkviwew Hotel.

Coffee Morning                   Kilian House                        25 October 2019    10:30 a.m.

Christmas Lunch                Parkview Hotel       12 December 2019

25 October 2019

Wicklow Dementia Support Charity Race Night

Martello Bray;  from 7:00 p.m. onwards.

Prosecco reception and finger foods during intermission.

Races can be sponsored for €150;  horses can be purchased for €25.

Prizes for winning horse owners and prizes for Best Dressed.

You can book your race,  horse and sponsors here: https://www.itsplainsailing.com/club/wds#event-10066

Details from racenight@wicklowdementiasupport.org.

Funds will benefit the work of Wicklow Dementia Support.

Supporting those living with dementia and their family carers in Co. Wicklow.

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Quilt Exhibition:  The Scouting Sisters Return:  26 to 28 October 2019

Scouts Den,  Trafalgar Road;  10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Fabulous exhibition of quilts and quilting.

Paul Byrne from Greystones Guide.ie has the full story.

https://www.greystonesguide.ie/the-scouting-sisters-return/?fbclid=IwAR2QyHPEW15_wv965ozQ5_eq3kAvZV0q3OOHo0e8gX1MU_cQ3oElC4X6E_I

25 October 2019

Whale Theatre|World Class Musicians:  Cara in Concert

8:0 p.m.  Doors open 7:00 p.m.

Tickets €25/€20.

Full details of this event from:

https://whaletheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873604482

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

26 October 2019

Hot Spot Music Club|Steve Cooney & Cormac Breatnach|Support Martin Dunlea

Upstairs @The Beach House,  Greystones Harbour Marina.

Rare opportunity to see Cormac and Steve perform together.

Despite their having collaborated with each other of three decades.

Special support from Wicklow local and long time fellow musician,  Martin Dunlea.

Full details and bio at www.thehotspot.ie.

Doors open,  8:00 p.m.  Show 9:00 p.m.

Tickets €15/€17.

26 October 2019

Whale Theatre

The Water Gypsies Rock ‘n’ Roll Vaudeville Circus

8:00 p.m.  Doors open 7:00 p.m.

Tickets €22/€22.

Full details of this event from:

https://whaletheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873606857

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

27 October 2019

Whale Theatre|Bolshoi Ballet:  LIVE:  Raymonda

3:00 p.m.  Doors open 2:30 p.m.

Tickets €20/€17.50.

Full details of this event from:

https://whaletheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873604763

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

27 October 2019

Hot Spot Music Club|The Remedy Club

Upstairs @The Beach House,  Greystones Harbour Marina.

Husband and wife American/Roots due,  Ki McEvoy & Aileen Mythen.

Classic,  rich and wholly authentic country roots sound with vocals to die for.

Local musician,  Conor O’Donnell will open the gig.

Full details and bio at www.thehotspot.ie.

5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Admission free,  donations welcome,  €5 suggested.

28 October 2019

Whale Theatre|Greystones Film Club:  Toy Story 4

3:00 p.m.  Doors open 2:30 p.m.

Tickets €10.

Full details of this event from:

https://whaletheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873608461

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

29 October, 2019

Greystones Municipal District Monthly Meeting

Council Chamber,  Mill Road;  6:30 p.m.

Please note start time of 6.30 pm.

On the Agenda:

·         Receive Mr. Sean Quirke and Sisk/Glenveagh Properies for harbour update.

·         Presentation from WCC on housing development at Farrankelly/Killincarrig.

·         Consider 2020 Draft Budgetary Plan for GMD.

·         Report from GMD engineer.

·         Discuss arrangements for Christmas Lighting ceremony.

·         Notices of Motion

30 October 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.

30 October 2019

Greystones Cancer Support Men’s Evening

La Touche Place;  8:00 p.m.

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

2 November 2019

Hot Spot Music Club|Aja:  A Tribute to the Music of Steely Dan

Upstairs @The Beach House,  Greystones Harbour Marina.

Aja recreates the sounds of one of rock’s most legendary and enigmatic bands.

Stunning precision and energy.

This 8 piece ensembles features former members of Pretzel Logic.

And includes some of Dublin’s finest jazz,  rock and session musicians.

Full details and bio at www.thehotspot.ie.

Doors 8:00 p.m. Show 9:00 p.m.

Admission €15/€17.

29 October to 1 November 2019

Greystones Studios|Above Whale Theatre

Brick Flicks|Lego Stop Motion|Workshop

10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. each day.

Course is €95.

A special Halloween themed workshop.

Learn how to make a spooky set,  create a zombie invasion.

Then have your favourite Lego character save the day !!

Workshops are focused on combination of simple demonstration.

With plenty of hands on learning.

All participants will receive a certificate and a copy of their movie !!

Ages 9+ years.  Class sizes are small,  so spaces are strictly limited.

Full details of this event from:

https://whaletheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873608404/events/128230493

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

1 November 2019

Whale Theatre|David O’Doherty:  ULTRASOUND

This event is currently SOLD OUT.

Please join the waiting list !!

Full details of this event from:

https://whaletheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873603131/events/128201089

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

2 November 2019

Whale Theatre|The Horror Writer

8:00 p.m. Doors open 7:00 p.m.

Tickets €18/€15.00.

New play tells the story of Theodore Burn,  an ageing best selling writer.

He reveals to Dani,  a young nurse,  his final tale of horror.

But,  unlike his other stories,  this gruesome tale of murder and fantasy may just be real !!

If you like a ghost story full of intrigue and surprise,  this evening promises a good scare !!

Suitable for 12+ years.

Full details of this event from:

https://whaletheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873603865/events/128204644

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

3 November 2019

Redford Cemetery Blessing of  the Graves

3:00 p.m.

3 November 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.

5 November 2019

Soup and Sandwiches at Presbyterian Hall

Trafalgar Road;  12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Donation €5.00.

Great homemade food and a warm welcome.

Come along for the chat !!

Meet old friends and make new friends .

7 November 2019

Delgany Thursday Club Visit to National Museum of Archaeology

Self guided tour of gold,  ceramic,  glass and Viking artefacts.

Tea or coffee with scone to follow in Buswell’s Hotel.

Coach leaves Christ Church Delgany,  1:30 p.m.

Cost is €25 to include coach & scone/tea/coffee.

Details from Peter,  086 8307644,  or John,  086 3566527.

9 November 2019

GCS Gala Charity Night|Whale Theatre

Dry Rain Theatre|Alive Alive O Show

Do you have your tickets yet ??  Come be a Whale Watcher with GCS !!

Annual GCS Super Draw will take place at this big Gala Charity Night.

Fabulous evening with Dry Rain Theatre and their brand new Alive Alive O show.

We will be entertained by Lorraine O’Brien,  Emma O’Brien and Mick Heffernan.

Songs, music,  stories,  ballads,  laughter,  craic. 

Plus special guest to finish off the night !!

Gala Charity Night tickets are €35 and are now on sale.

They are available online from Whale Theatre.

https://whaletheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873605426

Tickets also from Whale Theatre Box Office,  each Friday and Saturday,  11 am to 12 pm.

Make sure to plan ahead and buy your tickets now,  so you don’t miss out !!

Tell your family members and friends,  they will be sure to enjoy this great evening.

12 November 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 !!

14 November 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 in the guild.

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 !!

ICA

15 November 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.

Next Family Carers Support Group meeting will be held 6 December 2019.

Musical Memories continues to meet weekly every Friday.

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

This group is for people with dementia.

Family Carers are also most welcome to come along for Musical Memories !!

16 November 2019

Des Fox Mosaic Workshop

Today and each third Saturday of the month until November.

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 on request.

Opportunity for all participants to make a small mosaic.

And express creativity in an informal studio setting.

Two colours might be all you use to start with.

You will be engaging with this beautiful ancient craft.

Details from Des Fox,  087 2503482.

www.desfoxart.com

Next workshop will be held on 16 November.

Cost is €60 per adult,  €40 for under 18s.

18 November 2019

Anam Cara Wicklow Monthly Meeting for Bereaved Parents

Parkview Hotel Newtownmountkennedy;  7:20 p.m.

Monthly meeting of wonderful organisation that supports bereaved parents.

This meeting is only for parents who have lost children.

Anam Cara Wicklow offers a safe and comfortable setting.

Bereaved parents will have the opportunity to meet with other bereaved parents.

The evening is free and open to all bereaved parents.

Regardless of the age your child died,  the circumstances of their death.

Or whether their death was recent or not.

Kate Burke,  a founder member of Anam Cara,  will facilitate the meeting.

There will be a wide range of topics,  all related to the bereavement process.

Please let Anam Cara know if you are able to come along.

4045378,  085 2888888,  info@AnamCara.ie.

19 November 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.

23 November 2019

Greystones Christmas Lighting Ceremony in Burnaby Park

Big special annual event will commence at 4:00 p.m.

Carol Singing,  short ecumenical service and visit by Santa !!

27 November 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.

3 December 2019

Soup and Sandwiches at Presbyterian Hall

Trafalgar Road;  12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Donation €5.00.

Great homemade food and a warm welcome.

Come along for the chat !!

Meet old friends and make new friends .

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