Karate Club - Classes in Karate for Kids will resume in Danesfort Community Centre on Tuesday 4th September 2012 and will run on an on-going basis every Tuesday from 4pm - 5pm. The ‘After-School’ Kids Only Karate Class is for boys and girls aged between 4 years and 12 years old. Members of the club will be taught karate techniques and self-defence drills. There will also be a strong focus on physical fitness. Plenty of fun and games will also be incorporated in to the classes.Karate has many proven benefits for kids both physical and mentally. Physical Benefits:Better movement and control,Improved flexibility,Increased fitness,The ability to protect oneself. Psychological Benefits: Improved confidence, become more assertive, improved self-esteem. The first class is free of charge for all new students interested in trying out karate. No special gear is required, just turn up in a tracksuit and away you go. To sign up for the karate club please call Kevin on 086 3668669 to reserve your space. Further information can be found on our website - www.budomartialartscentre.com. DANESFORT MOTHER AND TODDLER - Meet every Monday in Danesfort Community Centre at 10.30am. Next Monday 24th September, Catriona from The Loughboy Library will visit to give advice on appropriate reading and storytelling for your children. All mothers, fathers, carers with their little toddlers are welcome to join. It is a friendly, casual morning where you and your children can come and make new friends. Refreshments are served every morning. Contact Dympna: (086) 8322086.
Going Strong CluB - Each Wednesday in Danesfort Community Centre from 11.00am until 1.00pm. The Club has a very warm and friendly welcome for new members. Also, if any of you readers wish to offer the group ideas or help to develop, or to share your talents with us, please do get in touch. Contact: 086 1666547 Admission €5.
Bingo - Wednesday in Danesfort Community Centre at 8.30pm. Contact: 086 8825821
Yoga - Danesfort Community Centre every Tuesday at 10.00am. Yoga will increase your flexibility and improve muscle tone, breathing and body posture. One can start yoga at any age. If you would like to try it, just drop in to our classes. All you need are comfortable clothing, yoga mat, blanket and small pillow. Refreshments are served after each class. Contact 086 1666547.
Table Quiz - This Wednesday evening in the Springhill Court Hotel at 8.00pm in aid of the Niall Mellon Township Trust. Table of four only €20, with plenty of great spot prizes to be won. For details contact Liam 086 2587973 or Jerry 086 2533547
Bridge Classes - Will start in Danesfort Community Centre on Tuesday 9th October at 8.00pm – 10.00p and run for 11 weeks with Bridge Teacher – Annette Kennedy who is a Member of C.B.A.I. Bridge Teachers Association. A knowledge of cards is not necessary. Playing regularly keeps your memory active and brain alert. If you wold like more information, please Contact: 087 6601564 or 086 4441091.
DANESFORT PARISH FIELD DAY - A meeting of the Field Day committee, volunteers and stall holders will take place in St Michaels National School, Danesfort on Tuesday 25th September at 8pm..