Local News, 14th of September

Modern Dance Classes Return:  This Thursday night in the Heritage Centre at 8.30pm, we have the return of Dance Classes. Focus mainly on Jive, Waltz and Quick Step with some others also included.   Beginners and people who just love to dance are most welcome. Note 8.30 pm start.
I.C.A: Art Classes will commence on Weds 21st September in St Shanaghan House and continue through October.These will be part funded by The Donegal Education and Training Board Community Education Programme. Members are asked to get their Crafts ready for the Dorethea Shovlin Memorial Cup Competition and anyone interested in going to the Federation Meeting in Killybegs is asked to contact Ann
Fitness @ Fifty: Zumba Gold starting Friday 11th September at 11.00 a.m. in the Heritage Centre. No pressure, no judging, loads of fun. Contact Bridget on 087 9130558.
Zumba Classes: Zumba Classes start Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7pm in the Heritage Centre. Work at your own intensity level. Contact Bridget on 087 9130558.
New Magazine “Duchas” ready to launch. The new Ardara Magazine due for sale in early december is finalising articles, photos for publishing. Anyone with articles of 1000 words approx and relating to the area or photos of the area, please send toduchas2015@gmail.com   It is planned to cater for Ardara, Glenties and Killybegs in this Publication.
Johnny Doherty Weekend: Will take place on 25th to 27th September. “Cherish the Ladies” Concert will take place in the Nesbitt Arms Hotel on the Saturday night. Tickets are currently on sale for the Concert as it will sell out fairly quickly. Tickets can be purchased at the Hotel for €20.00
 Ardara Community Development: A position has become available with Ardara Community Development for a part time Office/Tourist Information worker. This is a Community Employment Scheme and DSP conditions apply. For more information and to apply please contact: Ardara Community Development on 074 95 37373 or contact Supervisior on 086 606 8751.
 The Kenneth Baker Music Courses for Keyboard and Pianoforte: Keyboard classes will begin in Ardara Town on Saturday 5th September. Beginners and all levels welcome. One to one lessons also available. To book a place or for further information please contact Laura Mc Ginley at 087 6362590.
Downstrands Family Resource Centre: Autumn activities will be starting in September. It is hope to run the following new courses if we get enough numbers. What’s Cookin’, Power of Positive Thinking, Mindfulness, Mosaics, Archaeology, Art Classes. Continuing Activities: Ramblers Walking Group, Computers and Knit & Crochet in Glenties. Kids Activities: Badminton, Guitar Lessons, Basketball and Judo. There are spaces for new members in these activities. Babies and Toddlers: There is the ongoing Mother & Toddler Groups in Portnoo and Glenties, Baby Massage, Bumps & Beyond, Messy Play and Tine Tunes. Further details of all the above activities are available in leaflets which will be distributed in the local businesses or Contact the FRC on 074 9545879.

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