Elevation Dance Holiday Dates
Our Modern Dance classes focus on Jazz, Lyrical, Acro Dance, Ballet ISTD and Commercial styles as well as ISTD syllabus work giving a well-rounded understanding of the Modern Theatre style. Classes are held in the Brockagh Resource Centre every Mon, Wed and Sat for all age groups and levels. Senior Advanced Contemporary Rep and technical training incorporating classical, release, contraction and floor work.Saturdays:10:00- 1:00pm and Senior Dance TeamAdvanced training for pre- professional experienced dancers. Drama is also incorporated with some classes. Go to elevationschoolofperformingarts.com or contact Kate on 086 8256775 to find out more.
Classes in 2020 will resume on Mon 6th of Jan.
The Brockagh Resource Centre
The Brockagh Resource Centre wishes to thank everyone who has supported us over the past year. We wish you and your families a very happy, peaceful and joyous 2020. The Centre will close on Friday 20th December and will re-open at 9 am on Monday 6th January 2020. For details of our ongoing activities see www.brockaghresourcecentre.ie/events. You can also ‘friend’ us on Facebook or Twitter. To add your name to our database and be kept informed about events, phone us on 0404-45600 or email email@example.com.
Our regular classes will resume on the following dates:
Happy Days 7th January, Irish Dancing 11th January, Morning Yoga 9th January, Chair Yoga 9th January, Evening Yoga 14th January, Badminton Week of 13th January, We Love Art 6th January, Adult Art 6th January, Taekwon-Do 7th January, Elevation Drama Week of 6th January, Elevation Dance Week of 6th January, Pilates Week of 6th January, Violin Lessons Check with Tutor, Walking Group Check with Contact, Active Retirement 21st January.
Our spring courses begin in February and are suitable for both beginners and improvers. All courses are full-day (9 am to 5 pm) and take place in the Brockagh Centre. They include materials, tuition, tea/coffee and lunch (with cake)! You will make and bring home your own basket on the day. Courses cost €85 and booking is essential (vouchers are available and make a wonderful Christmas or birthday present). A deposit of €50 is required to ensure a place. Places are limited, so please book early to get the dates you want. Courses are available on the following dates but extra dates may be added if there is enough demand: Saturday February 15th , Sunday February 23rd , Sunday March 1 st , Wednesday March 25th and Sunday April 12th . For more information, contact local basket maker and artist, Aoife Patterson, on 087-9773622, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.wicklowwillow.ie.
Tae kwon-Do for Youths and Adults
Teens and adults will enjoy Taekwon-Do, a Korean art of self-defence. Benefits include improving confidence, respect, discipline, awareness, concentration, channeling aggression, balance, coordination, speed, reactions, fitness and health. Call Master Kenneth Wheatley on 087-2547347 for further information. Classes are on Tuesdays at 7.45-8.45pm (Seniors & Teens) in the Brockagh Resource Centre, Laragh.
Tae kwon-Do for Children
Children will enjoy Taekwon-Do, a Korean art of self-defence. Benefits include improving confidence, respect, discipline, awareness, concentration, channeling aggression, balance, coordination, speed, reactions, fitness and health. Call Master Kenneth Wheatley on 087-2547347 for further information. Classes are on Tuesdays at 6-6.45pm (4-7yrs), 6.45-7.45pm (8-12yrs) in the Brockagh Resource Centre, Laragh.
St. Kevin’s Parish
Triduum of Masses
Wednesday 18th December at 9 am, Thursday 19th December at 9 am, Friday 20th December at 9 am
Christmas Triduum cards cost €3 and are available from the parish office on Monday, Wednesday and Friday (9 am to 2 pm) or after Masses.
Saturday 21st December at 11 am and from 6.30 pm (before and after 7 pm Mass)
Tuesday 24th December – Vigil Mass 9 pm (with carol service beforehand at 8.30 pm sharp), Wednesday 25th December – 10.30 am
In Memory of Loved Ones
We will decorate the Christmas tree in the church with stars again this year. They will be available in the sacristy and the parish office; on the back you can write the name of a loved one who you would like to remember. All names on the tree will be remembered at the two Christmas Masses. We ask for a small donation towards church expenses.
Parish Food Appeal
The Parish Food Appeal will take place on the first two weekends in December. Donations of non-perishable food stuffs, cleaning items and new toys would be greatly appreciated. All items will be given to the local conference of the St. Vincent de Paul (SVP). Items should not be gift wrapped as SVP will need to see each one. A box will be left on the altar for the donations. The SVP would like to thank everyone for their generosity last year. If you know someone local who would benefit from a SVP donation, please contact Fr Crotty.
St. John’s Church
Sunday 22nd December
A service of lessons and carols will take place in St. Saviour’s, Rathdrum at 7 pm.
Christmas Eve, 24th December
A crib service will take place in St. Saviour’s Church at 6.30 pm.
St. John’s, Laragh: 9 am. St. Saviour’s, Rathdrum: 10.15 am. Glenealy Parish Church: 11.30 am.
Pilates Classes in Laragh
Pilates strengthens core muscles, improves muscle control, flexibility, strength and tone, as well as alignment and breathing. Zara Elkinson has trained and qualified through the STOTT Pilates Method of Movement. This method combines modern theories of exercise science with spinal rehabilitation, which gives a safe and effective exercise that sees results and is accessible to all. Offering STOTT Pilates Matwork Classes based in Co.Wicklow. Both group and private classes available, Beginners and Improvers welcome! Like on Facebook @PilatesWithZara. Contact Zara on 0879367474. Classes are on Mon eve 7pm and Thurs morn at 10am. Zara will returning on 6th Jan, 2020.
Evening Yoga with Viva
Viva’s yoga classes for beginners to intermediate on Tuesdays at 7pm (depending on nos.) in the Brockagh Centre. Improve your fitness strength and flexibility in a relaxing way. Wear comfortable clothes on the night and bring a blanket. Mats are available on the night. You can contact Viva on 086 3409629 for more information. Zara will returning on 14th Jan, 2020.
We Love Art
Art and crafts classes for children of primary school age take place on Monday afternoons. Classes cover a wide range of art and craft techniques and processes, giving kids an outlet for creative self-expression while learning new skills. Classes are small and places must be reserved in advance, the first class is free for new students. Almha Roche is a professional artist and an experienced and qualified art teacher. The first class is free for new students. See Facebook: weloveartcrafts. To book, or for further information, please contact Almha on 086-3897732. Returning on 6th Jan, 2020.
Adult Art Classes
Moved now to Mon morning, drawing and painting classes are suitable for beginners as well as more experienced painters. Students choose the medium(s) with which they wish to work, and develop their interests and personal style with Almha’s advice and guidance. If you are thinking of getting back into your art, or trying something new to explore your creative side, now is a good time! Classes are at 11-12.30pm in the Brockagh Resource Centre, Laragh. To book, or for further information, please contact Almha on 086-3897732. Returning on 6th Jan, 2020.