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September 2014 Update

Want2Walk weekly walks will resume on Wednesdays, Wednesday 3rd Sept walk is the Tourlestrane\Curraboy Footbridge walk meeting at Tourlestrane Church carpark at 10.20am.  See below details of September walks. Newcomers welcome to join at any time.

Tuesday’s the Boccia club meet at 12.30pm in the FRC if you would like to try out the game of boccia why not call into the centre.

Men’s Shed meet in Banada on a Wednesday evening

Thursday Morning Women’s Crafters Group continue to meet weekly in the centre at 10.30am.

Conversational English classes will start back on Friday September 5th at 10.00am in the FRC. Classes are open to anyone for whom English is not their first language.

Tubbercurry Parent and Toddler group will start back on Monday 22nd Sept at 10.30am.

For more information on any of the above contact the FRC 071 9186926.

 

Want 2 Walk!!   South Sligo Community Walking Group

 

 Date

 

Walk Name Walk Details Meeting Time and Place
Wednesday

3rd Sept

Tourlestrane Curraboy foot bridge walk 1 hour 15mins 10.20am

Tourlestrane Church Carpark

Wednesday

10th Sept

Carranne Ball Alley Loop 1hour 15min 10.20am

Carrane Ball Alley

Wednesday

17th Sept

Mullinabrenna Walk 1 hour 15mins 10.20am

Mullinabrenna Carpark

Wednesday

24th Sept

Tullymoy Loop

 

1 hour 15mins 10.20am

Banada Health Centre

Wednesday

1st Oct

Aclare\Coolrecuill Loop 1 hour 15mins 10.20am    meet  Aclare Village

For further details contact the FRC on 071 9186926

 

What’s happening

Couch To 5K

Would you like to join Tubbercurry FRC and participate in a Couch to 5k programme.  Commencing on Tuesday 4th Feb at 9.45am a 9 week programme which should have you running\jogging on completion.  Training schedule and support provided places are limited so registration required.  For more information contact Cathy 071 9186926.

Focus on me

This is a fun and interactive 8 week programme for adults which explores and celebrates the potential of those that participate, in a creative, supportive and encouraging space. Sessions will cover areas such as confidence building, engaging with others, self growth, setting goals and stress management exercises. The course is run by a trained and experienced facilitator who will use interesting and fun techniques throughout. All are welcome. Programme is supported by Mayo Sligo, Leitrim ETB, cost of the programme is €25.

 Cloonacool Mother & Baby/Toddler Group 2014

The first meeting of this group will take place on Tuesday 11th of February @ 10.30am in the community centre. Feel free to come along with your baby and toddler and enjoy a cuppa and a chat and see what the group is about while the children enjoy the toy box. For any inquiries contact Mary on 0719186926.

 Want to Walk

South Sligo Walking group is a free walking group that meet each Wednesday in  different locations and walk various trails and loops. For information on walks visit us on facebook or call the centre.  All are welcome.

 

Baby Massage

A four week course in baby massage course will run in the FRC starting February 4, 11, 18,25th from 11.00am-12.30. This class is suitable for babies 6 weeks to 6 months. This course is beneficial in many ways such as relief of symptoms such as colic, reflux, teething etc as well as providing an opportunity for bonding between mum and baby. Dads also welcome. For more information, contact the centre.

 

 Flower Arranging

The programme will involve participants learning about flower arranging as a creative art. Group participants will be given a demonstration on various types of arrangements (with themes) and they will replicate these using techniques learned. Each participant will be encouraged to use their creative flare to make the arrangement their own. Participants bring there own foliage and materials. Contact the centre for more info. The cost of the course is €30.

Tubbercurry Men’s Shed Say Thank You

Tubbercurry Men’s Shed would like to thank all the shed members, volunteers, staff and businesses that helped make the Launch of the Shed @ Banada on December 8th a success. The committee would also like to thank those businesses locally that have made donations to the shed for 2014.

The group meet every Wednesday night from 7-10pm in the old national school, Banada Abbey where they have a recreation room and workshops. New members always welcome.

 

 

 

FRC Project Update

Boccia Club

Upcoming events along with playing their weekly game they will have a cookery class with Mary,  Christmas Bingo and have their annual Christmas dinner. The group are looking forward to 2014 and would welcome new members to the club.

 

Tubbercurry Mens Shed at Banada

The Men’s Shed recently attended the Irish Men’s Shed Association National Conference in GMIT Castlebar where all Shed’s nationally displayed their work from the last year, the Tubbercurry Shed displayed some of their projects from 2013 which included stained glass work, willow baskets, bird boxes and carpentery boxes.  An enjoyable day was had by all.

Thursday Women’s Crafters

This industrious group of ladies are currently working hard making items for the Annual Christmas Sale which will take place in Gallagher House on Sunday December 15th at 12pm.  More details and pictures of some of their lovely creations will be posted in the coming weeks

 

Parent Toddler Group

This group meet every Monday morning in the FRC at 10.30am, every week there is  a different activity.  Upcoming activities will include hand print decoration, Christmas Cards, playdough craft,  singalong and Christmas party. New parents always welcome.

Want2Walk

This group commenced meeting for a Wednesday morning walks in June of this year and still continue to meet every week, too date they have visited a number of locations for their walks.  If you would like to meet others for a walk\talk the group welcome new people to join at anytime.  For current list of walks see schedule below.

 

Computer Classes

There are some spaces available on the Beginner’s Computer Class commencing on Monday Nov 5th 10am-1pm for 4 weeks cost is €40, and on the Improver Class commencing on Tuesday 5th Nov 10am-1pm for 3 weeks cost is €30. For more information contact the FRC 0719186926

Chair Exercise to Music

Fun way to keep active  Chair Exercise to Music thursdays at 12.30pm in TubbercurryFRC. For more info contact Diane 087 7630130.

Upcoming Events

Sibling Support   

 Tubbercurry FRC in partnership with the Disability Equality Specialist Support Agency (DESSA) will run a four week programme for children aged 6-12 years who have a sibling with a disability. This is a peer support project which is arts based, fun and high energy. It will provide an opportunity for children who have a brother or sister with a disability an opportunity to discuss this with children in he same situation and learn how to communicate there feelings about there sibling effectively. The programme commences in  November on Tuesday 5th for four weeks,  from 4.30-6pm. For further information contact the centre

Rainbows

Rainbows is commencing a free 12 week programme in Tubbercurry FRC from Wednesday October 16th for children aged 6 to 12 years 7.30pm – 8.30pm. Rainbows is a programme for children and young adults who are grieving a death, separation or other painful transition in their life.  For more details on the rainbow programme contact Conor Fitzgerald Project Coordinator 0719186926.

Counselling service are you worried about something would you like to talk to someone in confidence.? the service is provided by qualified and certified counsellors and is offered on a sliding scale fee.   For more information on this service contact the Project Coordinator on 071 9186926.

Parent Toddler\Baby group meet on a monday monring at 10.30am, some of the fun activities fot the children include story time, arts and crafts, baking etc. while parents can enjoy a cup of tea and a chat. 

Thursday Morning Womens Group  meet every thursday at 10.30am new memb are always welcome.

Boccia meet and play on a tuesday at 1pm, if you would like to try out the game drop in any tuesday at 1pm.

Yoga adults and kids yoga classes ongoing in the centre  for more details contact Orla 08601512463

Chair Exercise to Music commencing on Thursday 17th October at 10.30pm  for 6 weeks, free taster session on tuesday 17th October come along and try out.!!!! For more info contact Diane 087 7630130

Want2Walk Programme

 Please see below the schedule of walks for the next 5 weeks, all are welcome to join in at anytime.

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Upcoming programmes

Sibling Support   

 Tubbercurry FRC in partnership with the Disability Equality Specialist Support Agency (DESSA) will run a four week programme for children aged 6-12 years who have a sibling with a disability. This is a peer support project which is arts based, fun and high energy. It will provide an opportunity for children who have a brother or sister with a disability an opportunity to discuss this with children in he same situation and learn how to communicate there feelings about there sibling effectively. The programme will commence in November on Tuesdays for four weeks,  from 4.30-6pm. For further information contact the centre

Rainbows

Rainbows is commencing a free 12 week programme in Tubbercurry FRC from Wednesday October 16th for children aged 6 to 12 years 7.30pm – 8.30pm. Rainbows is a programme for children and young adults who are grieving a death, separation or other painful transition in their life.  For more details on the rainbow programme contact Conor Fitzgerald Project Coordinator 0719186926.

 

Want 2 Walk

This week’s walk Wed 25th September is the Lough Talt church walk meeting at Lough Talt church at 10.20am.  All are welcome.

 

Computers

Autumn computer classes will be commencing in the coming weeks, we are now taking names for the following courses beginner’s, improvers and internet\email.  If interested contact the FRC 071 9186926.

Upcoming Events

Sibling Support Project

Tubbercurry FRC in partnership with the Disability Equality Specialist Support Agency (DESSA) will run a four week programme for children aged 6-12 years who have a sibling with a disability. This is a peer support project which is arts based, fun and high energy. It will provide an opportunity for children who have a brother or sister with a disability an opportunity to discuss this with children in he same situation and learn how to communicate there feelings about there sibling effectively. The programme will run on Tuesdays for four weeks, starting October 1st from 4.30-6pm. For further information contact the centre. Volunteer Assistants are required for the programme to assist group facilitators. An information session will take place on 9th from 11am to 1pm for those interested followed by a training and development session on Monday 23rd September. If interested contact Mary on 0719186926.

Tubbercurry Parent and Toddler Group  Resumes on Monday 9th September at 10.30am in the FRC, the group is open to all parents and grandparents in the area who have children and babies to care for.  Activities include music, story time, arts and crafts, etc it gives parents a chance to meet and make friends and enjoy a cup of tea.  All are welcome.

 Volunteer for Rainbows Programme following the success of our last two programmes we are now looking to recruit additional volunteer leaders.  Training is over two days Sunday 29th September and Sunday 13th October from 2pm- 7pm venue for training is Boyle Family Life Centre, all volunteers are required to undergo an interview and garda vetting for more details contact Conor Fitzgerald 9186926

 Rainbows 

The FRC has set up a new programme called Rainbows which will commence in the Centre Late September. It is a support group for children and young people who are grieving a death, separation or other painful loss in the family, helping them to manage, express understand and share their feelings of grief in a safe setting with trained listeners. Rainbows is for children of Primary school age. It’s confidential, free, one night per week for about one hour and lasts 12 – 14 weeks.  If you would like your child to participate please contact Conor in the Centre on  071 9186926.  Places are limited so booking is essential.

Women’s Group The Thursday Ladies Group resumes in the FRC On Thursday 12th September, all are welcome.

Tubbercurry FRC Childcare & Afterschool  are now enrolling for our CCS, CETS & afterschool programs.  We cater for children aged 6mths to 12 years of age.  All our staff are fully trained and Garda Vetted.  As a community childcare provider, reductions can be offered to parents in receipt of a social welfare payment and who hold a medical/GP visit card.  Contact 0719186926 for further information.

Computers Autumn computer classes will be commencing in the coming weeks, we are now taking names for the following courses beginner’s, improvers and internet\email.  If interested contact the FRC 071 9186926.

 MABS  Sligo MABS money advise and budgeting service hold an outreach clinic in Tubbercurry FRC  on the third Thursday of every month.  Service is available by appointment only, phone 0761072730 to make an appointment. This is a free and confidential service.

 

 

Upcoming Events

Want 2 Walk

Leisurely walks continue on a wednesday morning at 10.30am. For details on weekly walks contact the FRC.

Music Lessons

Group music lessons for national school children in guitar voilin and keyboard will commence in the FRC in September.

Craft Workshops with Annie.

Tuesday september 10th and 17th a craft workshop in jewellery making  and felting of a broach, participants bring home what they make.  Cost of workshop is €8.

Computer Classes

Computer classes   beginners, improvers, Internet and email, digital photography etc will be on offer this autumn.

For more details on any of the above contact the centre.

Walks

Want 2 Walk!  South Sligo Community Walking Group

With Tubbercurry FRC

As part of the Want to Walk Community Walking Programme Tubbercurry FRC is organising a series of leisure walks on Wednesday mornings for people who have some free time and an interest in getting active.  Walking is free, friendly, fun and good for our health. You are very welcome to come along and be part of a community walking group. Only guide dogs allowed.

Date  Walk Name Walk Details Meeting Time and Place
Wednesday19th June 2013 Aclare Loop Distance 4.5km AclareVillage10.30am

Registration from 10.15am

Wednesday26th June 2013

 

Kilmactigue Loop(intro to outdoor gym followed by walk) Distance  4.5km Aclare Community Centre/Outdoor Gym10.30am

Registration from 10.15am

Wednesday3rd  July 2013 Chaffpool Walk Distance  5km 2nd House on left past Drimroe Cross Roads (Brennans) 10.30amRegistration from 10.15am
Wednesday10th July 2013

 

LoughTaltChurch Walk Distance  5km LoughTaltChurch10.30am

Registration from 10.15am

Wednesday17th July 2013

 

The Tubbercurry Trail Distance 5km Tubbercurry FRC10.30pm

Registration from 10.15am

 

For further details contact the FRC on 071 9186926