Greystones notes week October 24th

Greystones Municipal District Monthly Meeting|25 October 2022

Civic Offices,  Mill Road,  Greystones;  7:30 p.m.

On the Agenda:

  • Receive presentation on Sea Stacks Offshore Wind Project.
  • Receive report on Part 8 Redford Junction improvement.
  • Report from GMD engineer.
  • Discuss arrangements for Holyhead Town Twinning Visit in November.
  • Notices of Motions.

Greystones Music Circle|2 November 2022

Greystones Library;  7 pm to 9 pm.

Come along to this wonderful evening !!

Listen to classical favourites.

Admission Free.  All welcome.

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Greystones Film Club @ Whale Theatre|10 November 2022

Róise and Frank

Here comes another well deserved Iriah-language offering,  following An Cailín Ciúin.

A wry,  crisp and dry comedy about a still-mourning widow.

She recognises her dearly departed husband in a dog who mysteriously shows up at her door.

Róise and Frank will get you right in the feels.

Declan Clarke from The Irish Times says,  it is “a genuinely delightful film”.

Film starts 8 pm.  Doors open 7 pm.

Admission €10,  to include free popcorn.

Greystones Film Club: Róise & Frank (ticketsolve.com)

Blessing of the Graves in Redford Cemetery|13 November 2022

This annual,  well attended community ceremony will take place at 3 pm.

All welcome.

Children’s Books Ireland Reading Guide|Picture This

This lovely Reading Guide aims to break down barriers to children’s reading.

Picture This features over 230 recommended reads for children and young people,  aged 6 to 18.

The books have been reviewed by experts in children’s literature.

Books are included for children who may have reading difficulties.

Or whose first language is not English nor Irish.

Copies of the guide are available at Greystones Library,  01.2873548.

Greystones Family Resource Centre

Greystones Family Resource Centre is located in Burnaby Court and in Charlesland.

Greystones Family Resource Centre offers a wide range of services.

You are most welcome to avail of what the GFRC has to offer the community.

Details from 01.2557528 or 01.2874587.

ask@greystonesfrc.ie or .www.greystonesfrc.ie.

Team Hope Christmas Shoebox Appeal 2022

The Shoebox Appeal is back again for 2022.

Team Hope Shoebox Week runs from 31 October to 6 November 2022.

This year,  Team Hope aim to deliver as many gift-filled shoesboxes as possible.

These wonderful shoeboxes will be delivered to children for whom poverty is their every-day reality.

This is your chance to help a child from one of 13 countries across Africa and Eastern Europe.

You can fill a shoebox yourself or you can drop off empty shoeboxes to the local team.

Details of drop off days and times will be announced shortly.

Collection point will be Hillside Evangelical Church,  Hillside Road.

Further information from Olive Harte,  087 9014056,  or Brigitte Hart,  087 4027951.

Christmas Shoebox Appeal – Team Hope

Invitation to Join New Wicklow Craft Foundation

Wicklow Craft Foundation is a new not-for-profit community-orientated organisation.

It is based in County Wickow and aims to support and encourage a wide range of activities.

Craft businesses,  craft education and training courses,  craft retailers,  art and design.

Heritage crafts,  interior design,  craft consumers,  architects,  film makers, retailers,  educators and more.

Wicklow Craft Foundation welcomes new Members.

Full details and information about this wonderful new group from Wicklow Craft Foundation

Hedge Cutting Season Continues Until 28 February 2023

Landowners are advised that all hedgerows along public roads/footpaths that need trimming should be done before end February.

This includes householders and occupiers of lands.

All cuttings should be removed from the roads and verges.

Adequate signage and traffic management should take place during the trimming.

Roadside trees should be inspected and necessary action taken to prevent potential hazard.

Inspections should be carried out by suitably qualified personnel.

Japanese Knotweed SHOULD NOT BE CUT.

No ground disturbance should take place at these sites at any time of the year.

Whale Theatre Greystones Upcoming Events !!

Wonderful events coming up at the Whale Theatre.

There is something for everyone.

Great theatre atmosphere,  comfortable seating.

Bar facilities,  friendly staff and a first class theatre right on your doorstep.

What more could you ask for ??

27 October 2022                                    Celtic Calling

Celtic Calling (ticketsolve.com)                 Celtic Calling is a group of award winning performers.

They have come together to share their passion for Celtic music.

They perform both nationally and internationally.

“A beautiful combination of glorious voices.”

28 October 2022                                             The Blizzards|Unplugged

The Blizzards – Unplugged (ticketsolve.com)          The Blizzards are back,  after sell out concert earlier this year.

This will be another intimate and unplugged performance.

This performance is SOLD OUT.

Please join the waiting list.

29/30 October 2022                                         Peter Pumpkin’s Party

                                                                                    A Halloween Spooktacular

Peter Pumpkin’s Party – A Hallowe’en Spooktacular (ticketsolve.com)

                                                                   Peter Pumpkin has a new house, but he is lonely.

                                                                   So he organises a big party !!

                                                                   Suitable for children 2 to 10 years.

                                                                   Halloween costumes suggested.

This performance is SOLD OUT.

Please join the waiting list.

Coming up at the Whale Theatre:

The Seagull,  Ari Hoenig Trio,  The Lost Brothers.

All this and more to come at Whale Theatre !!

Shows are booking out early,  so check the website for future programmes !!

Hot Spot Music Club|Greystones Jazz Jam|23 October 2022

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour Marina.

Come along to listen or play !!

All jazz instrumentalists and singers welcome.

Great opportunity to play with other jazz musicians.

Or to just come along and watch.

Please arrive early to sign in and ensure you get a chance to play.

To take part,  you need to be able to play at least one tune.

And then improvise over it.

Jazz standards like those from the Real Book series,  iRealPro app.

Piano,  drum kit,  mics and amps are in the venue.

However,  musicians are advised to bring their own amps and music stands.

This is a regular jazz session to develop and bring the jazz community together.

Greystones,  Wicklow and beyond.

Details from Dara MacMahon,  086 8146926.

4:00 p.m.

Donations are welcome to make this event viable.

Providing a staged performance space for jazz musicians and singers.

Full details from www.thehotspot.ie.

Hot Spot Music Club|The Back Doors are Back: One Night Only|26 October 2022

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour Marina.

The all brother Doors “clone” band was formed during their teens in Kilcoole.

The Meakin brothers have played many venues around Ireland.

They have a totally authentic sound and an uncanny accuracy in content and performance.

Their gigs are few and far between now because their lead singer lives in Berlin.

This is a rare opportunity to see them all back on stage again !!

Note: Limited Seating|Band will perform on stage,  not in the round.

Special set will be dedicated to LA Women.

Doors open 8:00 pm.

Show 9:00 pm.

Tickets €10/€12.

Full details from 087 2917519 or www.thehotspot.ie.

Serpentine Rooms Present Trick or Treat|29 October 2022

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour Marina.

Show will be a delightfully electic mix of song,  dance,  burlesque and sideshow performances.

Hosted by Ms. Kitty LeRoux,  this will be the big spooktacular event of the year.

This Halloween,  treat yourself to a creepy cabart and all the extras.

Monsters,  magic and mayhem.  Plenty of treats hidden among the tricks.

Nationally renowned Market performs both before and after the show.

Fresh candy floss and popcorn.

Raffle with amazing prices.  Creepy coffin photo booth.

Best costume contest !!

Doors open 7:00 pm for Market.

Show 9:00 pm.

Tickets €15/€18.

Full details from 087 2917519 or www.thehotspot.ie.

Hot Spot Music Club|Pat’s Fireside Folk Session|31 October 2022

Great early evening entertainment.

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour Marina.

What better way to celebrate the October Bank Holiday !!

Pat invites you  to come along,  sit beside the fireplace and listen.

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.

Hosts are Pat and Bert.

Each week,  guest musicians will join the session.

Come along and listen,  play a tune or sing a song we all know.

Doors open 4:00 pm.

Admission free.

Full details from 087 2917519 or www.thehotspot.ie.

Coming up at The Hot Spot:

U2 (Joshua Tree)|Simple Minds Tribute.

Set Adrift Dance Party,  Blues Jam Session.

All this and more from www.thehotspot.ie.

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

k@KathleenKelleher.com.

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