LOCAL NEWS: RAPHOE LOCAL COMMUNITY NOTES

first_imgRAPHOE LOCAL NOTESWeek ending Friday 23rd March 2012 SOCIAL CLUB The Family Resource Centre has recently established a social club for people with physical, sensory or learning disability. The club, which meets in the Family Resource Centre on every second Thursday evening from 6.15-7.15pm, is a joint initiative with the Community Group Home, Ballyduff Park, Lifford. Activities include bocce, curling, pool, table- tennis, air-hockey, Wii-fit and badminton. The Family Resource Centre would like to thank Raphoe Curling Club for the use of its equipment and John Hunter for facilitating the badminton workshops.  For further information please contact 074-9145796. COOKING ON A BUDGETRaphoe Family Resource Centre is planning to run a “Cooking on a Budget” course. We are hoping to run this course at the end of April/start of May. If you would like to participate in this course please contact us on 0749145796.  HEALTHY WALKSHealthy Walks take place every Thursday morning at 9.30am starting from Raphoe Family Resource Centre. So if you’re in or around Raphoe come and join us for an enjoyable walk around the town to keep fit! Everyone welcome!!  WEEKLY EMPLOYMENT LISTRaphoe Family Resource Centre receives an updated weekly employment list and if you are interested in receiving this list please contact 074 9145796 or call into the Centre for more details. Raphoe Family RESOURCE CENTRE Afterschool Programmes NEW TIMETABLE Tuesday:       3rd & 4th class 3.00-4.00pm 5th & 6th class 4.00-5.00pmWednesday:  Junior & Senior Infants 2.00-3.00pm 1st & 2nd class 3.00-4.15pm  Youth Café 1st -3rd Year 7.15-9.00pmThursday:     Junior & Senior Infants 2.00-3.00pm 1st & 2nd class 3.00-4.15pm Youth Café Transition, 4th & 5th Year 7.00-9.00pmRegistration forms are available at the Family Resource Centre for all the above activities/programmes. COUNSELLING SERVICESRaphoe Family Resource Centre offers a free and confidential weekly counselling service to the general public.  This person-centred service is for those experiencing Bereavement/Loss, Separation, Abuse, Mental Health Difficulties and issues around sexuality.  The service operates on an appointment basis only. Please contact 086 3601718 after 7.00 p.m. Little Smiles with big DreamsLittle Smiles with Big Dreams is a friendly baby and toddler group situated in Raphoe Family Resource Centre.  We are open every Wednesday morning from 10.30 – 12 noon.   Little Smiles with Big Dreams is a group that focus on fun for the kids and the opportunity for parents, grandparents and extended family to have discussions with other adults.  It is a great way to introduce your child to a social environment while you can discuss parenting tips with others. There is no charge but your kiddies will enjoy playing with all our lovely toys, having messy play, singing and dancing and a light lunch is provided. Raphoe boxing Club          RAPHOE FRIDAY SENIORS CLUB: Raphoe Friday Seniors Club meets every Friday in the Volt House Hall from 10.30am until 1pm. Come along and enjoy the tea and craic. New members welcome. For further information please call the Volt House on 9173966 or just call in any Friday. You will be very welcome.  Relay For Life LK PETS DOG SHOWLK Pets Dog Show, Relay for Life takes place on Sunday 1st April at O’Donnell Park, Letterkenny. All proceeds in aid of The Irish Cancer Society. Entries taken from 1pm on the day, first class starts at 2pm sharp. Please note: €3.00 for each entry for each class, responsible owners should carry Poop scoop & bags, dogs on the dangerous dog list will be muzzled (except in the ring), any dog showing aggression will be asked to leave, the organisers have the right to refuse entry or to ask anyone to leave. RAPHOE PEOPLE NEWSLETTERCommunity News or Items of Interest for the “Raphoe People” may be emailed to Harriet at [email protected] or to Lisa at [email protected] Thank You.  Please note that all notes should be placed in the box provided in Raphoe Post Office by a Thursday before 4.00 p.m. or alternatively can be dropped into Raphoe Family Resource Centre or e-mailed to [email protected] every Thursday to meet the print deadline.LOCAL NEWS: RAPHOE LOCAL COMMUNITY NOTES was last modified: March 23rd, 2012 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:LOCAL NEWS: RAPHOE LOCAL COMMUNITY NOTESlast_img