Weekly Community Event list, issued by Carlow County Council
Title: Neil Delamere - Learning to Handstand
Start Date/Time: 24/02/2017, 20:00
Details: Following sold out shows last year, the master of mirth is back with his own unique brand of his irreverent humour. 2016 was another busy year for the perennially popular star of the Blame Game, which celebrates its 10th birthday on TV this year. With that, a science comedy series for RTE2 and his radio show on Today FM under his belt, now he is back to where it all started, talking to strangers in rooms for money. Tickets:€24/22conc
Title: Family Art Workshops
Start Date/Time: 26/02/2017, 15:00
Details: Sun 26th Feb, Sun 26th March, Sat 1st & 2nd April, Sun 30th April, Sun 21st May 3.00 - 4.30pm. Cost: €5 per person, €10 per family Suitable for children from 6 to 12 years Family activities continue for the summer. We welcome parents and grandparents to join in with their children and grandchildren and get creative. Facilitated by artists, these fun afternoons are guaranteed to add the sparkle of imagination to any Sunday. Our workshops have been inspired by the seasons gallery programme. Please Note: this is a family workshop and parents/guardians must remain with their children throughout. Places limited, book with Box Office at VISUAL Places are limited and must be booked in advance
Title: High Rock Productions present Caith Amach É
Start Date/Time: 01/03/2017, 10:00
Details: seó grinn é ‘Caith Amach É’ bunaithe ar na pictiúir do Bhéaltriail Ghaeilge na hArdteiste. Spraoi le Gaeilge! ‘Caith Amach É’ is a comic sketch show based on the ‘pictiúir’ series for the Leaving Cert Irish Oral Examination. An aidhm atá ag High Rock Productions ná chun muinín agus misneach a thabhairt do dhaltaí agus iadsan ag ullmhú don Bhéaltriail. Maireann an seó ar feadh 1 uair. Tá clú agus cáil ar an seó seo agus tá sé feicthe ag breis is 10,000 dalta ag an bpointe seo. The aim of this one hour show is to make students more comfortable with the exam format and to inspire confidence in them as they prepare for An Bhéaltriail. The production has been seen by over 10,000 students to date as it tours across the country including Carlow schools in 2016. A must for Leaving Cert students in preparation for their Oral Irish Examination. Tickets: €5 per student & Teachers go free
Title: My Revolution
Start Date/Time: 02/03/2017, 11:00
Details: The Arab Spring of 2011 was sparked by the Jasmine Revolution of Tunisia. In Paris, people take to the streets in support, but 14-year-old Marwenn, though of Tunisian background, has no interest in politics. Then he stumbles upon a rally, gets his picture in the paper and suddenly he is the coolest kid in school. Encouraged by his irascible grandfather, Marwenn travels to Tunisia on a journey of self-discovery in this charming and humorous film Tickets: €5 per Student & Teachers go free
Title: Carlow Farmers Market
Venue: Potato Market Carlow
Start Date/Time: 25/02/2017, 09:00
Details: Carlow Farmers Market is held every week in the centre of Carlow Town (at the old Potato Market beside the main town-centre Car Park) and there are a wide variety of producers selling their fresh produce to the general public
Title: 1916 Commemorative Stained Glass Mural by artist Peadar Lamb
Venue: Carlow County Museum
Start Date/Time: 24/02/2017, 10:00
Details: As a lasting legacy of the Carlow Ireland 2016 Centenary Programme, this innovative and unique contemporary stained glass mural illustrates a Carlow narrative showing some key Carlow figures such as Micheál O’Hanrahan who grew up on Tullow Street and Nurse Margaret Kehoe from Leighlinbridge who lost her life on Easter Monday 1916, and tells of the role they played in 1916. Rich in symbolism the piece was created by Peadar Lamb, an artist working primarily in the medium of stained glass for over twenty years, using hand-made glass and a variety of techniques which have changed little over the centuries. Well worth a visit, Admission to the Museum as always is free! Opening Hours: Monday - Saturday 10.00am - 4.30pm
Title: The Quiet Revolution - 70th Anniversary of Rural Electrification Exhibition
Venue: Carlow County Museum
Start Date/Time: 24/02/2017, 10:00
Details: The Rural Electrification Scheme has been described as one of the greatest social and economic developments in twentieth-century Ireland. This exhibition explores the bringing of the light to Carlow, from the first public lighting in 1891, to the implementation of rural electrification in the area (1947-1963) and has a focus on Paddy Dowling, Carlow Person of the 20th Century. The Quiet Revolution Exhibition has been developed in association with the E.S.B.. Admission is free. Opening Hours: Monday - Saturday 10.00am - 4.30pm
From Page to Screen Book Club Thursday 2nd March at 11am: The book club will discuss the book ‘The Speckled People’ by Hugo Hamilton.
Tuesday Morning Book Club for Adults Tuesday 28th March at 11.15am: This month the book club will discuss ‘On Caanan’s Side’ by Sebastian Barry.
Toddler Playtime for 1-3 Year olds - Drop in Session Tuesday 7th March at 11.00am: Lots of fun with toys, puzzles, teddies & colouring-in to encourage language, problem solving, imagination and fine motor skills. Drop in anytime from 11am – 12pm on the first Tuesday of every month!
Am Scéalaíochta do Sheachtain na Gaeilge: 4-7 bliain d’aois. Dé Máirt 7ú Márta ag 3:30pm ‘Dónall an Chlúimh agus an-Ocras Air’ le Eric Carle agus scéalta eile á léamh ag Ciara.
Tuesday 7th March at 3:30pm ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’ and other stories read by Ciara.
Art and Craft for 4-7 Year Olds Monday 13th March at 3.30pm: an hour of art & craft fun! Join us for St Patrick’s Day themed crafts! It’s free! Places are limited. To book, call or email us with your contact number, child’s name & age.
Art and Craft for 7–12 Year Olds Wednesday 15th March at 3.30pm: an hour of art & craft fun. It’s free! Places are limited. To book call or email us with your contact number, child’s name & age.
Story Telling With Emer Conlon for 3-6 Year Olds Wednesday 22nd March at 3pm: Vroom-Town is a wonderful place where all types of trucks with all types of personalities live, work and have exciting adventures! They are just waiting to be discovered and for children to fall in love with them!
Junior Book Club for Ages 8-12 Tuesday 28th March at 3:30pm: Our very first meeting will take place! There’s still one place left, so if you’re a huge reading fan, please call or email us with your name, age, and contact number to book your place!
The Fingal Library Blog is all about the fantastic Harry Potter Event that took place in Howth Library recently. Click link to read all about it: http://bit.ly/2lv4nDC
There is a series of four public lectures on various career related topics coming up in Blanchardstown Library starting on the 27th February. These lectures are being organised by 'Work Matters'.
1. February, 27th “Resilience” - 18.45 to 19.45pm 2. March, 6th “Career Planning” - 18.45 to 19.45pm 3. March, 13th “Future of Work” - 18.45 to 19.45pm 4. March 20th “LinkedIn” - 18.45 to 19.45pm
Work Matters, a business enterprise and employment support service in Blanchardstown Library offers resources and a physical space for people seeking employment or looking to start their own business. This service is also available in Balbriggan Library.
This event is open to all members of the public. Please book your place at the main reception desk in Blanchardstown Library or by calling 01-8905563. For more Information, click here http://bit.ly/2kL1H7R 02 2017