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Laragh Glendalough notes week February 3rd

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Elevation school of Performing Arts

ESPA holds weekly classes at the Brockagh centre. Weekly classes include Monday:  Acro 4.45 – 5.45pm, Juniors 5.15-6.45pm, Seniors Drama/Musical theatre 6.15-7.15pm. Wednesday: Ballet, Modern and Contemporary.  Saturday: Dance team practice.

We are holding a talent competition “Stars on the Rise” on the 8th of February in the Brockagh Resource Centre which all school members are invited to take part in. Entrance fee for non-competitors is €2.

Roundwood Variety Group Thanks the Brockagh

The group would like to thank the Brockagh Resource Centre; all the staff and committee for their help and co-operation during the past month. It is also imperative that we thank the other groups using the centre for their patience and understanding with the event, as they rehearsed throughout January.

Coffee Morning in aid of Irish Heart Foundation

Please come along and support a great cause in the Brockagh Resource Centre on Tues 18th of February from 10.30 to 12 noon. Hosted by the Active Retired Laragh Glendalough.

Adult Art Classes

Moved now to Monday morning, drawing and painting classes are suitable for beginners as well as, more, experienced painters.  Students choose the medium(s) with which they wish to work, and develop their interests and personal style with Almha’s advice and guidance. 

If you are thinking of getting back into your art, or trying something new to explore your creative side, now is a good time! 

Classes are at 11-12.30pm in the Brockagh Resource Centre, Laragh.

To book, or for further information, please contact Almha on 086-3897732.

Wicklow Willow
Our spring courses are for improvers and beginners. The next available dates are; March 1st, 7th and April 19th. All courses are full day (9 am to 5 pm) and take place in the Brockagh Centre. They include materials, tuition, tea/coffee and lunch (with cake)! You will make and bring home your own basket on the day. Places are limited, so please book early to get the dates you want. For more information, contact local basket maker and artist, Aoife Patterson, on 087-9773622, email info@wicklowwillow.ie or visit www.wicklowwillow.ie.

Start Your Own Business Course

Local Enterprise Office Wicklow, Start Your Own Business Course is commencing Thursday 7th May

2020 in Brockagh Resource Centre, Laragh. Information and booking details can be found at https://www.localenterprise.ie/Wicklow/Training-Events/Online-Bookings/.

Fee Sustainable Community Gardening Course

Wicklow County Council are offering a free sustainable community gardening course to local residents with the kind support of Laragh Community Gardens.

This course, has been featured on RTE Nationwide. Time will be split between, walks and talks, classroom discussions and practical sessions.

Sessions will focus on improving community areas for biodiversity, alternatives to spraying planting for bees, the benefits of trees, wildflower gardens, urban food production, hedgerows and much more.

Over 5 weeks from 10am-12pm, starting Mon 24th Feb, ending Mon 23rd March. Email aoifemunn@munn@gmail..com, enter the word, Laragh as the subject line.

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Evening Yoga with Viva                                                                                             Viva’s yoga classes for beginners to intermediate on Tuesdays at 7pm (depending on nos.) in the Brockagh Centre.

Improve your fitness strength and flexibility in a relaxing way. Wear comfortable clothes on the night and bring a blanket. Mats are available on the night.

You can contact Viva on 086 3409629 for more information.

Happy Days

Tuesdays mornings 10.30 -12pm at the Brockagh Centre is for parents/guardians, babies and toddlers who get together a chat and play. It is a great chance make new friends and share ideas. Contact us at 0404-45600 at the centre for more information.

Violin Lessons

Violin teacher on in the Brockagh Resource Centre generally on Thurs from 1-2pm and Sat, 11-12pm but this may vary as needed. All types of music for beginners to advanced levels. Lessons that will make learning the violin fun and fast. To book phone Siobhan Kelleher 087 92 82 650 or email skellehe@tcd.iewww.myviolinteacher.org.

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) in the Brockagh Resource Centre, Laragh.

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) in the Brockagh Resource Centre, Laragh. 

Active Retirement Group

Social group join to have a cuppa, some light exercise, bowls, chair badminton, dancing, music and monthly lunches in hotels and restaurants around the area.

We meet on Tuesday mornings at 11 am in the Brockagh Centre. If you would like further information on  planned outings, or would like to offer your services / share your skills with the group, please email brockaghoffice@gmail.com, call Denise in the Brockagh Centre on 0404- 45600 (or just drop in). New members are most welcome.

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