BALLYSHANNON, 
CALVERSTOWN, SUNCROFT

ACTIVE RETIREMENT NEWS

ACTIVE RETIREMENT NEWS

The Eastern Region of Active Retirement Ireland are holding a Christmas Lunch in the Skylon Hotel, Dublin on 7th December at 1pm.

A great afternoon of music, dancing, carol singing, Raffle, santa etc and all for €25.

All welcome and if enough interest a coach will take you there for an extra €10.

Contact Tony O’Donoghue 0872645882 by 29th November.

SANTA’S WINTER WONDERLAND

Once again Santa is visiting Moat Farm, Donard for one weekend only on 15th/16th December from 2 - 6 pm. A visit to Santa is €10 per child, adults free.

No booking required.

While waiting to see Santa, visit all the animals and maybe pick up a few Christmas presents at the different craft stalls.

Or you can relax beside the fire and enjoy some mince pies and mulled wine. Further info contact 087 9666918.

ADVENT WORSHIP EVENINGS

On the following dates we will reflect on the themes of Advent as part of our preparation for Christmas: 5th Dec. Kinneagh at 8:00pm; 12th Dec. Narraghmore at 8:00pm; 19th Dec. Castledermot at 8:00pm

CHRISTMAS SERVICES

16th Dec. 9:00am Narraghmore HC; 11:00am Timolin NS carol service; 7:30pm Castledermot Community Carol Service

23rd Dec. 10:00am Kinneagh Crib service; 11:30am Timolin Blue Christmas service

24th Dec. 4:00pm Timolin Crib service; 8:00pm Kinneagh HC

25th Dec. 9:00am Narraghmore HC; 10:10am Timolin Family HC service; 11:30am Castledermot HC 30th Dec.11:00am Narraghmore Carol service

6th Jan. 10:00am Kinneagh Sharing the Blessings of Christmas service; 10:00am Castledermot Sharing the Blessings of Christmas service; 11:30am Narraghmore Sharing the Blessings of Christmas service

CHRISTMAS WHIST DRIVES

Saturday 8th December at 8:30pm in Timolin Hall.

Tuesday 11th December at 8:30pm in St. James School Hall

The first Parish Whist Drive of 2013 will take place on Saturday the 12th January at 8:30pm in Timolin hall .

GOSPEL CHOIR

The Maynooth Gospel Choir will be singing by candle light at St David’s Church, Main Street, Naas in aid of Kildare Youth Services (KYS) on Saturday 8th December at 8pm. Tickets €20.

Please contact KYS Basin Street Naas on 045 897893 or Val 086 159 5186 for tickets and further information.

This event will certainly get you in the festive spirit!

SCOUTING

The Scouts meet in Ballyshannon hall on the following nights:- Beavers on Monday nights for ages 6 - 9 years, Cubs 9 to 11 year olds on Monday nights, Scouts 12 year olds plus on Friday nights. For further information contact Jennifer at 087 6817273.

MARTIAL ARTS KARATE CLASSES

Suncroft Martial Arts Karate classes continue each Monday in Suncroft National School. Junior classes at 5.30 p.m. to 6.30 p.m. €3 per class.

Senior classes 7 to 8pm €5 per class.

Ladies Self Defence class continue Suncroft from 8.15 p.m. to 9.15 p.m. €5 per class. Contact Dave on 087 9433235.