Kilmanagh - Day Care for Alzheimers/Dementia sufferers

DAY CARE & CAFÉ - Day care centre for people living with Alzheimer’s/dementia at 1 Fr. Walsh Close, Coote’s Lane is open between 9:30am and 4:00pm Monday to Friday. Lots of activities to be had including bingo, cards, art, pottery, music, poetry, reminisce and day trips - meals included.

DAY CARE & CAFÉ - Day care centre for people living with Alzheimer’s/dementia at 1 Fr. Walsh Close, Coote’s Lane is open between 9:30am and 4:00pm Monday to Friday. Lots of activities to be had including bingo, cards, art, pottery, music, poetry, reminisce and day trips - meals included.

The Alzheimer Cafe is a safe relaxed atmosphere offering an opportunity for people living with dementia and their carers/family members to come and meet, talk and share information. Talks from specific health care professionals. Venue is Harry’s Bar, Langton’s today (Wednesday, 3 April) from 11:00am to 1:00pm. All are welcome.

For more information contact Ruth on 056 7771230.

YOGA - All levels of Yoga will recommence on Monday, 8 April at 7:15pm. All new participants are welcome. For further info contact Marian on 086 3082450.

ADULTS ARTS COURSE - This course will be held over 5 Tuesday mornings, starting 9 April from 10am -12pm. The project will involve working on a mural using all sorts of fabrics and textures to create a unique piece of work. Please pay €30 in advance to book your place. Ring 056 7755519 ext 1.

KK COMMUNITY & VOLUNTARY FORUM - The South East Regional Drugs task Force (SERDTF), Kilkenny Community & Voluntary Forum and Kilkenny Leader Partnership are jointly organising a community consultation Seminar on the subject of substance misuse.

The seminar will be on the morning of Friday 19th April 2013. The venue will be the Pembroke Hotel, 11 Patrick Street, Kilkenny from 9:30am to 1:30pm. A light lunch will be served.

All community voluntary interests and groups are invited to attend. Places can be booked at 051 841144.

CAR BOOT SALE - The recent Car Boot sale in Ballycallan has been re-scheduled for Sunday, 21 April from 11am to 2pm.

Anyone wanting to book a table is asked to ring Bree on 087 7674045.

PEN PUSHING - Volunteers wanted to set up a creative writing group or a book club. Please call Bríd on 056 7755519 if interested.

GARDENING MADE EASY - Mark Barry has opened a repairs and servicing for gardening machinery and grass equipment. Give Mark a buzz on 086 8838254 for any queries relating to lawnmowers, chainsaws, etc.

FAI COACHING COURSE - Kick Start 1 Coaching Course will take place in Derdimus Park, Kilkenny City, Callan Road, Kilkenny on Saturday, 20 April 2013 from 9:30am to 5:30pm.

For further information contact Darren Murray on dmurray@fai.ie

KILMANAGH NOTES - Anyone wishing to submit news items, events, announcements, etc. can do so by emailing marydargan@gmail.com before 9pm on Sundays. Any photos to be included should be sent as an attachment.