Local Notes Sept 17th

Fenagh Active Age Group
The Group resume their meetings on Tuesday September 25th at 8pm in Fenagh Visitor Centre.  Looking forward to seeing everyone again – new members always welcome

And Thank You – Drama – Tickets Now Available
Seamus O’Rourke performs his new play “And Thank You” on September 29th at Fenagh  Community Centre …a great nights entertainment guaranteed.  Tickets now on sale at the Visitor Centre 15 euro each – Tel 071 9645590

Fenagh Gaelic for Mothers Charity Collection
Fenagh Gaelic for Mothers and Others are holding a clothes collection in aid of “Féileacáin”. “Féileacáin” is a wonderful Irish charity who provide much-needed support for families affected by the death of a baby during or after pregnancy. All clothes, paired shoes and handbags accepted as long as they are clean and dry. No duvets or bedding accepted. So get cleaning in aid of a great cause. Collection dates are Saturday 22nd September from 6.00-8.00pm and Sunday 23rd September 11.00am – 12.30pm at Fenagh Community Centre. If you cannot make it to the community centre, collection can be arranged. Please contact Mella (0872364252)or any member of the G4M&O team for more details.

Progressive 25 Card Game
Progressive 25 commences next Thursday night September 20th in Fenagh Community Centre, starting at 8.30. The Autumn/Winter league starts on Thursday week September 27th. League prizes, Nightly prizes and Jackpots. Entry €8 with refreshments served. All new players welcome. Proceeds in aid of Fenagh Handball Club

Fenagh Squash/Racquetball Club
Have you ever played squash or racquetball? Would you like to take up a new sport? Drop in to our information/registration evening on Wed 26th Sept from 7:30pm – 8:30pm in Fenagh Handball Alley. All levels and abilities welcome.

Clothes Collection
St. Caillin’s N.S. are having a fundraising clothes collection on October 11th. Please send in bags of old clothes, shoes, Duvet covers, sheets, belts and handbags. Every bags counts. Drop them off during school hours or behind the school wall anytime. The last day is Wednesday 10th October. Many Thanks.

Coffee Morning
Coffee Morning in aid of North West Hospice takes place in Fenagh Community Centre after Masses on Sat evening Sept 22nd & Sun morning Sept 23rd.  Please support

Social Dancing Classes
Continue at Fenagh Community Centre every Wednesday at 8.30pm

Fitness Classes
Fitness with Julie continues every Monday at 8pm.  Yoga with Deniese resumes this Thursday September 13th at 7pm.  Venue for both is Visitor Centre, suitable for all fitness levels.

Ballinamore Scouts AGM
Our AGM will take place on Thursday 20th September at 8pm in the Scout Den (beside Sports Complex) in Ballinamore.  Anyone with an interest in Scouting is asked to attend.  Parents with children in Beaver/Cub/Scout sections are asked to attend,  Parents of children who wish to join are also invited.  Details for registering children will be discussed at this important meeting. Adult volunteers are urgently needed.  Cub & Scout sections will close down unless we get new leaders.  Full training given.  Great way to meet new friends and get involved in your community.  We are based in the Scout Den in Ballinamore and meet 1 hour per week.  Whether you’re outdoorsy or artistic or have great organisational skills we would love to hear from you.  People from all walks of life, age, ability are welcome.  Please call Amanda 086-8274199

Adult Part-time courses
All courses are being held in the Drumshanbo Community Enterprise Centre
Enquires: Email:  infor@allen.ie or phone  0879469356
Level 3  Computer Applications on Monday 24 September at 9.30 a.m.
Level 4 Communications and modules for individual and full awards  on Tuesday 25 September at 9.30 a.m.
Improving your typing speeds with word processing commencing on Monday 1 October at 7.00 p.m. to 9.00 p.m.
All courses are being held in the Enterprise Centre, Drumshanbo.
Enquires: Email:  infor@allen.ie or phone  0879469356 to secure a place.

The Lough Rynn Harvest Festival – Sunday 23 September
It’s that time of year again – time for The Lough Rynn Harvest Festival and Vintage Day. It’s taking place this year on Sunday 23 September – a little later than usual but blame the man in the white dress -we couldn’t compete with him! With all the usual attractions -vintage, farm crafts, street theatre and much, much more, it’s a day not to be missed. An exciting addition to the children’s amusement section this year is the Corvenieos Entertainment group with free entertainment for all. And all this in the pleasant surroundings of Lough Rynn castle with its unique and magical atmosphere. After the lovely weather, the grounds of the castle will be in their Autumn splendour for what promises to be another great family day. 

Singing classes
For student ages 6 to 16 are now  available in the Piano Centre Ballinamore and limited morning piano classes for adults who wish to return to piano or those wishing to learn to play. For more information contact Gerarda Burns A.L.C.M. 087 7828573. 

Culture Night Friday 21 September
As part of Culture Night celebrations on Friday 21 September at 7.45pm Ballinamore Library is hosting a lecture “Gardening for Wildlife” speaker Mr. Peter Whyte. Peter has a degree in horticulture from University College Dublin, a diploma in apicultural science from Cork Institute of Technology and the United Kingdom Certificate in Beekeeping. He is also a member of the Chartered Institute of Horticulture. A former lecturer at Gurteen College, he now works as a landscape and garden consultant. He has been a panelist on 30 broadcasts of ‘Ask about Gardening’ on RTÉ Radio, and writes for The Irish Garden, Ireland’s top-selling gardening magazine as well as a monthly blog for Polydome.ie. He contributes to Compass, the journal of the Garden and Landscape Designers’ Association. He is a Lecturer, Examiner and former Education Officer of the Federation of Irish Beekeepers’ Associations. On the night there will be an opportunity to taste some locally produced honey and also some light refreshments served. This is a free event with all welcome.

Heart Testing
In The Nature Trail, MOHILL on Saturday 29th September. Booking essential. Please phone 0879766738 or 071 9631818 for appointment. Limited space available.


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