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Phone Appeal – for your local Men’s Shed

The Men’s Shed are appealing for old mobile phones, if they are successful in collecting 420 old phones they will be able to get a defibrillator for the community and 6 members of the shed will be trained in it’s safe use. Phones can be dropped in the Fones4Life box at reception in the FRC. Thank you for your support.

 

 

Getting Ready For Primary School

This is a six week programme for parents of children in pre-school run by County Sligo VEC. The programme will cover home learning, importance of play and learning, tasks children should learn before going to school, speech and language, reading, writing, maths and preparing for the first day of school. The programme will start on Thursday 11th April at 11.00am. A refundable deposit is needed to secure place. Places are limited. To book contact the centre on 0719186926.

 

Marie Keating Visit – Get Men Talking Campaign

As part of the Get Men Talking Campaign the Marie Keating Foundation will visit the FRC on Thursday 28th March. At 11am there will be a talk on Men and Cancer in the centre, in the FRC carpark the mobile unit will be available to the public from 12-1.30pm. All are welcome.

 

Men’s Cookery

Cookery classes for men will take place in the FRC  starting Wednesday 20th March  4-6pm. The course will run for four weeks. There are two spaces available. For more information and to book a space contact the centre.

Parent Toddler Group  meet in the Coleman centre on Mondays from 11.00am-12. Planned activities include circle time, music and song, play dough time and arts and crafts. The next two planned sessions will take place on February 25th and March 4th.

Counselling Services

The FRC are offering Marriage /Relationship counselling, Bereavement counselling and Person Centred counselling. The service is carried out by fully qualified Counsellors and is available on a Monday afternoon / evening and a Wednesday morning.  The service is confidential and offered on a sliding scale fee. To make further inquiries or to make an appointment please call Conor in the FRC on 071 918 6926

 Sligo LEADER

Sligo LEADER will host an information day in the FRC Wednesday the 6th of March from 10am. They will be available to meet individuals and community groups to discuss funding ideas as well as business start-up ideas for more information around the event please call Phil on 071 9141138

 Computer Classes.

Two courses commencing in the coming weeks are “Digital photography” and “How to make the most of the Internet” to book a place or for more details contact the Centre.

Get Fit

Over 55’s Chair Aerobic Classes run in the FRC Tuesday afternoon’s from 3-4pm.  Yoga classes take place on a Wednesday morning for more info on any of the above contact the centre.

 For information on our programmes visit our website on www.tubbercurryfrc.com or find us on FaceBook or contact us on 071 9186926

Upcoming events

Tubbercurry Men’s Shed AGM

The Men’s Shed AGM will take place on February 13th at 7pm in the Resource Centre.

The men are currently renovating a premise for their shed and will take donations of hand tools, furniture (good condition), counter top, old kitchen units etc. Contact our Shed Chairperson (Pat) on 0872477585.

 Operation Transformation

Everybody is welcome to join our walking/jog group. The group will meet every Monday and Thursday morning at 9.30 in the FRC centre car park

Over 50’s Fit

Why not join our fun fitness classes with Diane. The class will run in the FRC every Tuesday (starting 4th of February) afternoon from 3-4pm. It will involve chair aerobic and flexibility to music. For more information contact the centre.

 

Mums Time Out Club

After a busy morning getting all ready for school would you like some time and space for yourself in the company of other mums. If so, why not join our Time Out club each Wednesday from 10.00am. Wednesday 6th Feb Beauty Morning compliments of North Connaught College.

 

Peer to Peer Support for Breastfeeding Mums

The group will meet the first Monday of every month at 10.00am in the Family Resource Centre. The first meeting will take place on February 4th with a talk from La Leche League.

 

Women’s Group

The FRC Women’s group meet every Thursday morning from 10.30am. So far this year the group have made soap and jewellery sets. Next week they will be looking at ways to up style an existing garment and learning how to add a splash of creativity to bland items. Other activities planned include rug making, patchwork, knitting & Crochet, candle making, use of a sewing machine and much more. For inquires contact the centre.

 

Get Fit Your New Years Resolution

Everybody is welcome to join our walking/jog group. The group will meet every Monday and Thursday morning at 9.30 in the FRC centre car park. Chair aerobics for the over 50’s  commencing in Feb, Yoga classes continue on a wednesday morning etc for more details contact the Centre 071 9186926

 

Mums Time Out Club

After a busy morning getting ready for school would you like some time and space for yourself in the company of other mums. If so, why not join our time out club. The club will meet every Wednesday morning (starting Jan 23rd) from 9.30am-11 approx. Activities will include pamper sessions, fun fitness, relaxation mornings, music and mags and much more. For inquiries contact the centre on 0719186926.

 

Peer to Peer Support for Breastfeeding Mums

The group will meet the first Monday of every month at 10.00am in the Family Resource Centre. The first meeting will take place on February 4th with a talk from La Leche League. All Welcome.

 

Upcoming programmes for 2013 will include My Baby & Me, Person Centred Counselling, Parent & Toddler group (6 week programme from 7th Jan includes play dough time, music corner and arts and crafts),  Men’s Shed, , Women’s group fun workshops ( 5 week programme to include candle making, jewellery, pottery and more),  Conversational English, and more.  

 Childcare Spaces there are currently some spaces available in the Childcare for some information contact the Childcare Manager Emer McFadden on 071 9186926

Upcoming Events

For more information on any of the below contact us on 071 9186926.

 

Health Promotion Days

In Tubbercurry FRC  November 20th-21st from 10.30am to 1.00pm,

 Tuesday 21st Marie Keating Foundation Community, Pharmacist and Dietican.

Wednesday 21st Diabetic Nurse, Community Pharmacist, seminars and consultations.

All are welcome.

Free information evening on Men and Cancer.

The Irish Cancer Society, as part of its Community Health Education Programme (CHEP) will hold a free talk specifically for men on the topic of men and cancer on Wednesday 28th November in Tubbercurry Family Resource Centre . The talk will cover topics such as how to spot the early warning signs of cancer and how you can reduce your risk of cancer by up to 50% by making healthy lifestyle choices. This talk will focus on general topics as well as less well known cancers that are specific to men, like prostate and testicular cancer

 Counselling services

The FRC have secured funding from ESB Ireland and the Family Support Agency to develop a counselling service. We will be offering Marriage /Relationship counselling, Bereavement counselling and person centred counselling. The services will be carried out by fully qualified and Counsellors and will be offered on a Monday afternoon / evening and a Wednesday morning.  The service is confidential and offered on a sliding scale fee. To make further inquiries or to make an appointment please call Conor in the FRC on 071 918 6926.  

 Thursday Crafters

This group of women meet every Thursday morning for a chat and a cuppa, as well as learning new skills and share existing ones with members. The group have worked on card making, knitting, crochet and more. Upcoming workshops will include jewellery making, how to use a sewing machine and basic alterations, knitting, crochet patchwork as well as gift making and crafts using recyclable materials.  Anyone interested in the group can call in any Thursday from 10.30am.

 Upcoming Computer Courses

TubbercurryFRChope to run a number of Computer courses in the Autumn commencing mid September.  We are currently taking names for  the following courses,

  • Computers for Beginners,
  • Intermediate Computers which includes email and Internet. 
  •  Getting organised using your computer – File Management, how to clean up your computer and keep it running smoothly, anti-virus and internet,
  • Make the most of Internet\email

 If you are interested in any of the courses or require more details please contact theFRC071 9186926

 

 Internet Cafe every Monday and Friday 9.30am-1pm

 For information on these and other events please contact the FRC 0719186926