Rathdowney

COMMUNITY CENTRE

COMMUNITY CENTRE

Set dancing every Wednesday, 7pm-8pm. Social dancing every Thursday, 11am to 1pm.

PAINTING CLASSES

Painting classes for adults will commence on Wednesday May 15, from 10am-12noon in the community centre. Painting classes for children will commence on Friday May 17, from 3pm - 4.30pm in the community centre. For more details please contact Pauline on 087 6572701.

COOKERY CLASSES

Will commence on Tuesday May 14, in the Parochial hall from 10.30am – 1pm. These classes will run for 6 weeks.

COMPUTER CLASSES

Will resume on Monday May 13, in the Marion Centre from 10am to 11.30am, and a second class from 11.30am to 1pm.

BINGO

A great Bingo is held every Tuesday Night at 8.30 in the Rathdowney Community Centre. Your support would be greatly appreciated. Bingo is run by the Community Centre Group.

PARENT & TODDLER GROUP

The group meet every Friday morning in the Marion Centre (beside the RC Church) from 10-12. All welcome parents and minders with children from new born to pre-school.

KNITTING CLUB

The club meet every Monday from 2pm to 4.30pm in the communal centre at Cuan Bhride. They do wonderful work and are like one big family. Our club is always anxious to get new members to join. So come along to us any Monday.

SVP

Shop is open every Tuesday to Saturday 10am-5pm.

ACTIVE RETIREMENT GROUP

Meet every Tuesday afternoon at 2.30pm in Cuan Bhride dining hall. The club is open to both men and women and you could be most welcome to come along.

FIT4LIFE

Meet every Monday, from 7pm-8pm in the square Rathdowney. There are several groups for walkers, walker/joggers, joggers all level of fitness welcome. If you are interested in starting to jog there is a beginner jogging group starting next week. Over 18’s only, high visibility vest must be worn. For further information contact Annie 087 1311770.

MACRA NEWS

Well done to Ciara Ryan who performed in the solo singing, in bom bom in Cashel last weekend. Lisa Walsh will be representing Rathdowney Macra in Miss Blue Jeans in Athboy the June bank holiday weekend. We wish her and all the contestants the very best of luck. Rathdowney Macra are always looking for new members if you are interested please contact Julie 085 8480303 or rathdowneymarca on facebook.

Ag Show

Ossory Agricultural Show SocietY 1898 -2013 will be held on Sunday, July 28 at the Showgrounds on the Mountrath Road, Rathdowney. Following classes: Cattle, Sheep, Horses, Poultry, Craft, Eggs, Flowers, Baking, Jams, Sewing, Knitting, Vegetables, Photography, Flower arrangments . Junior classes, most suitable dressed lady and gentleman on show day. Little Miss Ossory, most suitable dressed boy on show day. Fun dog show, pony games, trade stands, cooking demonstration, music and lost more. For any details or enquiries contact Catherine Fitzgerald Mobile 087 9975902, Fax 0505 48939 email: ossoryshow@eircom.net website www.ossoryshow.com. Chairman Peter Ging 086 2394573, Treasures Irene Newman 086 8402125.

BOOK CLUB

The next meeting is on Monday June 10, at 8pm in the library. This month’s book is The Life of Pi by Yann Martel.

RATHDOWNEY NOTES

Please leave notes for the Leinster Express into the Card Stand by Thursday by 5pm.