The next meeting for the Rathdowney Book Club is on Monday Sept 3 in the Library at 8pm. The books for the summer review are The Colour Purple by Alice Walker and Tess of the d’Urberilles by Thomas Hardy.
PARENT & TODDLER GROUP
The group meet every Friday morning in the Marion Centre (beside the RC Church) from 10-12. All welcome parents, carers and minders with children from new born to pre-school. No joining fee - €3 per morning. Starting back on Friday September 7.
PLAYGROUND and MUGA
This is now open to all during daylight hours. There is no hurling allowed on the MUGA pitch as it will damage the surface, other games allowed football, tennis, basketball, Frisbee. There is no smoking nor dogs allowed in the Playground nor MUGA. The Playground is designed for children aged 12 and under.
RATHDOWNEY COMMUNITY CENTRE
A set dance workshop, Ceili and old-time waltzing will take place in the community centre on Saturday, September 15. The set dancing teacher is Maureen Culliton who is well known for her dance classes throughout the county.
Music for the Ceili and old-time waltzing will be supplied by Danny Webster who is also well known for his music. Times for the set dancing are 11am to 4pm.
Ceili and old-time waltzing from 8.30pm to 11.30pm. Both sessions suitable for adults and children over 8 years old. The above program is a fundraiser for the community centre so please support. It’s something different for young and old. Admission Adults €10, Children €5. For further details contact Pauline Begadon at 087 6572701 or 0505 46879.
A great Bingo is held every Tuesday Night at 8.30 in the Rathdowney Community Centre. Your support would be greatly appreciated this Bingo is run by the Community Centre Group.
Keep in mind the Rathdowney/Errill GAA auction in St. Bernadette’s Hall Errill on Sunday November 25.
OVER 40’S HURLING BLITZ
In Dowling’s pub Errill this Friday night at 10pm there will be a presentation of the cheque for Temple Street Children’s Hospital of the funds raised at the recent over 40’s hurling blitz. All welcome.
Starting Tuesday September 4 and Thursday September 6, 7-8pm. Pilates Rathdowney starting Tuesday Sept 4, 8.15 -9pm. Held in the parochial hall, all fitness levels welcome for more details contact Brid 086 38509877.
If you wish to put a note in the Leinster Express please leave it into the Card Stand by Sunday @ 5pm.
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