Teens looking for something to do over the summer will be glad to know that the Foróige DRUM Youth Centre has a ‘Dropin’ Youth café for 12-18 year olds, where young people can play pool, use the internet, play the Wii as well as availing of snacks and drinks all of which are free of charge.
The café is open every Tuesday and Thursday for third to sixth years from 4.15pm-6.15pm. It is open on Saturdays from 2.30pm-4pm for first and second years, and 4.30-6pm for first and second years.
The new summer timetable will start from Monday, June 10. It will be open weekly for first and second years on Wednesdays from 5-7pm and Saturdays 2.30-4pm and for third to sixth years on Tuesdays from 5-7pm and Saturdays 4.30-6pm.
There will be a variety of summer programmes on offer: June 18-21 mixed activities for first and second years; June 25-28 hair and beauty for first to sixth years; July 2-5 mixed activities for third to sixth years; July 16-19 street art project for third to sixth years; July 23-26 start your own business (NFTE) for first to sixth years. All these programmes cost €15 per participant.
To get involved in the summer programmes please call Kate Carroll on 086-7736975 or come along to our registration night on Tuesday, May 21 from 6.30-7.30pm in the Foróige DRUM Youth Centre, Goods Shed Square, MacDonagh Junction Shopping Centre, Kilkenny. Band/Music Practice Room:
Free band/music practice slots are available for 12-18 year olds.
For more information on the band room in the DRUM or to book a practice slot please contact Sarah on 086-7736976 or on facebook at facebook.com/thedrumyouthcentre.
The Youth Committee are also organising a late drop in for third to sixth years on Friday, May 17 from 7.30pm-9.30pm. The theme for the night will be ‘Eurovision’, and there will be snacks and drinks, music, fun games as well as the usual youth café activities.
For more information, please contact Foróige Youth Workers Sarah Jackman 086-7736976 or Kate Carroll 086-7736975 or call into the Foróige Drum Youth Centre, Good Shed Square, Mac Donagh Junction Shopping Centre, Kilkenny.
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