Community Notices 5th February 2017

Donegal Person of The YearStephen McCahill will be inaugurated as The Donegal Person of the Year 2016 at the Annual Gala Ball on Saturday, 4th March in the Regency Hotel, Drumcondra, Dublin 9.  Tickets are priced at €65.00 each and are available on http://www.donegalassociation.ie or from Donegal Association committee members. Any committees or groups wishing to attend can also order tables of 10 or 12. Tickets can be purchased locally from Mary McHugh in Stephen McCahills Office on (074)95 37060 or (087) 6878614. Tickets are booking well at the minute and the closing date for tickets is Wednesday 22nd February. Oliver Boyle Memorial Card DriveThe annual Oliver Boyle Memorial 25 Card Drive takes place in the Corner House on this Sunday 5th February at 8pm. Proceeds in aid of Shanaghan House Packie Manus Byrne Memorial WeekendThe Packie Manus Byrne weekend to mark his 100th Birthday, will be held in Ardara on the weekend of 17th / 18th February. It will be a weekend of music and storytelling. More information will follow over the next few weeks. Artwork / Sale AuctionThe annual Artwork / Sale Auction will be held on Friday 24th March in Nancy’s. This is a great event and getting bigger and bigger every year. Anyone wishing to contribute a piece of artwork can contact Claire Molloy on (087) 2842012. Comedy Play “Widows Paradise”The comedy play “Widows Paradise” was a great hit last weekend in the GAA Club house for all those who attended the shows. Thanks to all the cast and Director Noel O’Donnell assisted by Marie Therese Haughey who did trojan work over the last few months. Community Centre GymThe Community Centre Gym is now opened. It is fully equipped and available to the public for use. Sets & CeilisSets and Ceili Classes will resume on this Monday and every Monday at 7.30 p.m. Anyone wishing to join is most welcome. Jiving ClassesJiving in the Heritage Centre every Thursday night at 8.30 p.m. Beginners welcome. Fintown Haps TrainingFintown Harps under age training starts this weekend as follows:SaturdayUnder 12: 10.00 – 11.30. Contact: (085) 7200418 Under 14: 11 – 12.30. Contact (086) 8656312SundayUnder 8: 11.30 – 12 noon. Contact (086) 1600497Under 10: 12.45 – 1.45. Contact (086) 1600497Under 16: 1.00 – 2.30 p.m. Contact (087) 1325255 Activities in the Dolmen CentreNew activities for 2017 are starting in the next few weeks. They include;Monday– Yoga, Introduction to Computers and WatercoloursTuesday – Calligraphy, Using an iPadWednesday – Creative WritingThursday – Walking and Interior DesignFriday – ArchaeologyThe ongoing activities; Knitting, Gardening, Baby & Toddler Group, and Bumps & Beyond are also back. The usual children’s activities are starting back the week begining 16th January. Those activities are Badminton, Basketball, Guitar, Judo and Foroige Club. Mind your Mental Health workshop and Understanding Self-Harm will take place in February and March. Further details can be found on our leaflets which are available in the local business or contact The Family Resource Centre on (087) 6202508 or (074)95 45879.

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