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U3A:
Walks: No local walk this Wednesday as the walkers are visiting Dunlowe, in Co. Donegal. Flower Arranging:Dates for 3 Flower Arranging Classes have been confirmed. They are on; Wednesday March 11th, Wednesday April 8th and Wednesday, April 22nd at Gortakeegan Soccer Club. Contact Flo on 086 3205941 if you wish to book a place. U3A’s Annual Party: The U3A’s Annual Party will take place at Rossmore Golf Club on Friday, February 28th. Music by Michael McGorman. Admission €15. Text 087 3432275 to confirm your attendance as we need to notify the Golf Club of expected numbers. Film Club: The next Film Club is on March 3rd at Smithborough Presbyterian Hall at 7.30. More details about the Film next week. How’re ya Keeping?: This is a new Reaching Out Programme to U3A members by U3A Members. Are you currently unable to get out for whatever reason and would like someone to ”make a ceili”. Two members of the U3A would be delighted to stop by to see “how’re ya keeping” at your invitation. Text/Call 086 804 7575 and let us know if you would like a visit. Trip to York: To date, we have confirmed that the Trips to Harrowgate in York will take place on the 4th and 11th of May, 2020. The trips will be for 4 nights, B & B and Dinner. The cost is €470 per person sharing . This includes all entrances, coach, boat and hotel. Possible trips will include Castle Howard, Haworth Bronte House, and City Cruise. No single rooms left, only doubles or twins. If travelling, please ensure you have your own Travel Insurance. If interested, please reply to 083 324 4455, on or before February 29th, in order to finalise arrangements. Trips Abroad: The cities voted for by U3A Members to visit in October 2020 are: Prague, Paris or Krakow. Prague; October 18th -22nd. 4 nights. €399 per person sharing. Paris; October 19th -23rd. 4 nights. €549 per person sharing. Krakow; October 11th -14th. 3 nights. €390 per person sharing. Please text 087 343 2275, on or before February 29th, stating your first choice only, in order to finalise arrangements. Line Dancing: Line Dancing resumed at Gortakeegan on Monday, January 27th at 10.45. Text 087 343 2275 if you are interested and mark it Line Dancing. Swimming: Any U3A Members who would like a Swim, are welcome to go to The Four Seasons Hotel on Thursdays, between 12.00 and 2.00 p.m. The cost is just €5 and you do not need to be a Member of The Four Seasons Leisure Club. In addition to this, a Water Aerobics Class is now available on Fridays at 11.00 a.m. Cost is also €5 Poems and Pints: The next Poems and Pints will take place on February 20th at Maggie Charlie’s in Ballinode at around 8.00 or so. Book Club: The book for our next Book Club meeting is “Conversation with Friends” by Sally Rooney. It is now available in the Library. Please state it is for the U3A Book Club when you are picking it up. Next Book Club will take place in The Four Seasons as usual at 3.15 on Thursday, February 27th. Coffee and Craic: Every Wednesday in Smithboro’ hall around 3.00 p.m. Drop in for an informal Coffee or Tea and a chat. All welcome. Also, Coffee in Grahams from 10.30 a.m. on every Thursday. Important Notice: Please note that U3A Classes are for Members Only. See below how to become a member of the U3A. Our preferred closing date for Membership is February 29. Classes: Many of our classes are now up and running. S.C. is Soccer Club, Gortakeegan. Times and venues are as follows: Monday: Line Dancing 10.45-12.00 noon. Pilates 2.00 – 3.00 (Class currently full) Pilates 3.15 – 4.15 as above Sculpture – in Alison Bole’s studio, Smithboro’. Starts 2.30. Class is full. Tin Whistle 4.30 – 5.30 S.C. Bowling in Knockatallon, 8.00 p.m. Tuesday: Choir 10.45 – 12.30 S.C. French 2.15 – 3.15 S.C. Fiona’s Keep Fit: 5.00 p.m. to 6.00 p.m. This class is now full. Wednesday: Walks, see above for location. Spanish 2.30 – 4.00 S.C. Film Club, fortnightly at 7.30 p.m. in Smithboro, Presbyterian Hall. Thursday: Brendan’s Fitness for Fun. Border Bounce Gym Club, Tydavnet, 9.30 a.m. – 10.30 a.m. Coffee Morning, Graham’s 10.30 a.m. on Music Appreciation 2.00 p.m. – 3.00 p.m. in the Cathedral Rooms, St. Macartan’s Cathedral. Pilates, 2.00 p.m. – 3.00 p.m. S.C. Irish, 3.15 p.m. – 4.15 p.m. S.C. Monthly Book Club. Four Seasons Hotel 3.15 p.m. Poems and Pints, every 3rd Thursday in Maggie Charlie’s, Ballinode. Annual Renewal: Please note that Annual Renewal is January 2020. Put your money in the Envelopes provided in the Age Action Shop. €15 for one person, €20 per couple. Date for your Diary The next Monthly Talk will be held at Gortakeegan on Friday, February 28th. It will be given by Greg Devlin, Marketing Manager at Silver Hill Foods. The topic is “Silver Hill Foods, Past, Present and Future”. Greg will trace the journey of Silver Foods from its humble beginnings by Ronnie and Leila Steele, with 6 ducks, 55 years ago, to the rapidly growing company, that is now 70% export led, supplying its unique duck to 24 countries worldwide, and will also let us know their plans for the future. This is a wonderful human interest story. Come along and enjoy. Refreshments after.
U3A:
Walks: No local walk this Wednesday as the walkers are visiting Dunlowe, in Co. Donegal. Flower Arranging:Dates for 3 Flower Arranging Classes have been confirmed. They are on; Wednesday March 11th, Wednesday April 8th and Wednesday, April 22nd at Gortakeegan Soccer Club. Contact Flo on 086 3205941 if you wish to book a place. U3A’s Annual Party: The U3A’s Annual Party will take place at Rossmore Golf Club on Friday, February 28th. Music by Michael McGorman. Admission €15. Text 087 3432275 to confirm your attendance as we need to notify the Golf Club of expected numbers. Film Club: The next Film Club is on March 3rd at Smithborough Presbyterian Hall at 7.30. More details about the Film next week. How’re ya Keeping?: This is a new Reaching Out Programme to U3A members by U3A Members. Are you currently unable to get out for whatever reason and would like someone to ”make a ceili”. Two members of the U3A would be delighted to stop by to see “how’re ya keeping” at your invitation. Text/Call 086 804 7575 and let us know if you would like a visit. Trip to York: To date, we have confirmed that the Trips to Harrowgate in York will take place on the 4th and 11th of May, 2020. The trips will be for 4 nights, B & B and Dinner. The cost is €470 per person sharing . This includes all entrances, coach, boat and hotel. Possible trips will include Castle Howard, Haworth Bronte House, and City Cruise. No single rooms left, only doubles or twins. If travelling, please ensure you have your own Travel Insurance. If interested, please reply to 083 324 4455, on or before February 29th, in order to finalise arrangements. Trips Abroad: The cities voted for by U3A Members to visit in October 2020 are: Prague, Paris or Krakow. Prague; October 18th -22nd. 4 nights. €399 per person sharing. Paris; October 19th -23rd. 4 nights. €549 per person sharing. Krakow; October 11th -14th. 3 nights. €390 per person sharing. Please text 087 343 2275, on or before February 29th, stating your first choice only, in order to finalise arrangements. Line Dancing: Line Dancing resumed at Gortakeegan on Monday, January 27th at 10.45. Text 087 343 2275 if you are interested and mark it Line Dancing. Swimming: Any U3A Members who would like a Swim, are welcome to go to The Four Seasons Hotel on Thursdays, between 12.00 and 2.00 p.m. The cost is just €5 and you do not need to be a Member of The Four Seasons Leisure Club. In addition to this, a Water Aerobics Class is now available on Fridays at 11.00 a.m. Cost is also €5 Poems and Pints: The next Poems and Pints will take place on February 20th at Maggie Charlie’s in Ballinode at around 8.00 or so. Book Club: The book for our next Book Club meeting is “Conversation with Friends” by Sally Rooney. It is now available in the Library. Please state it is for the U3A Book Club when you are picking it up. Next Book Club will take place in The Four Seasons as usual at 3.15 on Thursday, February 27th. Coffee and Craic: Every Wednesday in Smithboro’ hall around 3.00 p.m. Drop in for an informal Coffee or Tea and a chat. All welcome. Also, Coffee in Grahams from 10.30 a.m. on every Thursday. Important Notice: Please note that U3A Classes are for Members Only. See below how to become a member of the U3A. Our preferred closing date for Membership is February 29. Classes: Many of our classes are now up and running. S.C. is Soccer Club, Gortakeegan. Times and venues are as follows: Monday: Line Dancing 10.45-12.00 noon. Pilates 2.00 – 3.00 (Class currently full) Pilates 3.15 – 4.15 as above Sculpture – in Alison Bole’s studio, Smithboro’. Starts 2.30. Class is full. Tin Whistle 4.30 – 5.30 S.C. Bowling in Knockatallon, 8.00 p.m. Tuesday: Choir 10.45 – 12.30 S.C. French 2.15 – 3.15 S.C. Fiona’s Keep Fit: 5.00 p.m. to 6.00 p.m. This class is now full. Wednesday: Walks, see above for location. Spanish 2.30 – 4.00 S.C. Film Club, fortnightly at 7.30 p.m. in Smithboro, Presbyterian Hall. Thursday: Brendan’s Fitness for Fun. Border Bounce Gym Club, Tydavnet, 9.30 a.m. – 10.30 a.m. Coffee Morning, Graham’s 10.30 a.m. on Music Appreciation 2.00 p.m. – 3.00 p.m. in the Cathedral Rooms, St. Macartan’s Cathedral. Pilates, 2.00 p.m. – 3.00 p.m. S.C. Irish, 3.15 p.m. – 4.15 p.m. S.C. Monthly Book Club. Four Seasons Hotel 3.15 p.m. Poems and Pints, every 3rd Thursday in Maggie Charlie’s, Ballinode. Annual Renewal: Please note that Annual Renewal is January 2020. Put your money in the Envelopes provided in the Age Action Shop. €15 for one person, €20 per couple. Date for your Diary The next Monthly Talk will be held at Gortakeegan on Friday, February 28th. It will be given by Greg Devlin, Marketing Manager at Silver Hill Foods. The topic is “Silver Hill Foods, Past, Present and Future”. Greg will trace the journey of Silver Foods from its humble beginnings by Ronnie and Leila Steele, with 6 ducks, 55 years ago, to the rapidly growing company, that is now 70% export led, supplying its unique duck to 24 countries worldwide, and will also let us know their plans for the future. This is a wonderful human interest story. Come along and enjoy. Refreshments after.
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