Bunny Hop classes
Bunny Hop music and movement classes for 0-4 year olds take place at Carrick-on-Suir’s Nano Nagle Community Resource Centre every Thursday from 10am to 11am.
The classes are a fun hour of stimulating entertainment for babies and young children.
Songs and rhymes help with language development, and musical instruments assist eye and hand coordination, auditory skills and concentration.
The interaction and sharing with other small children is very important in child development.
For further information or to join the group, please contact Nicola on (087) 6742401.
Al Anon public meeting
Carrick on Suir Alcoholics Anonymous Family Group is holding an open public meeting in the Nano Nagle Community Resource Centre on Wednesday, May 4 at 8pm.
There is no charge and all are welcome.
Senior citizens party
The Youth Conference of the St. Vincent de Paul hosted a party for senior citizens at the Swan GAA Club Hall. Conference President Brendan McCarthy thanked the musicians Noel McCarthy, Sean Mulvaney and Audie Murphy and also the Swan Club for use of the hall.
It was a most enjoyable occasion and a special treat was the exhibition of Irish dancing by Nicole Breen and Vicki Caulfield from the Betty Bible School of Dancing.
Strand Theatre table quiz
Carrick-on-Suir Musical Society has decided to run another table quiz in aid of the Strand Theatre Building Fund this Friday, April 29 in the Theatre Bar.
This follows from the success of a recent table quiz the Society hosted to raise money for the same cause.
There will be cash prizes for the first and second placed teams with other prizes for novelty rounds.
The Musical Society’s Junior Academy will present the popular musical ‘Annie’ on Thursday and Friday, May 26 and 27 at 7pm and on Saturday, May 28 at 4pm.
Tickest can be booked at the Theatre Box Office at (051) 645050 or online at www.carrickmusical.com. Tickets cost €8 or a family of four ticket costs €25.
Upcoming attractions at the theatre include Tommy Fleming and D’Unbelieveables.
St Nicholas Boxing Club is organising a boxing tournament in the Parish Hall, Carrickbeg next Wednesday, May 4.
Due to the large number of bouts on the bill, it has been decided to bring forward the starting time to 7pm.
Alzheimer’s Society Tea Day
Carrick-on-Suir’s Nano Nagle Community Resource Centre is answering the call from the Alzheimer’s Society of Ireland to organise a fundraising tea day on Thursday, May 5.
The fundraiser will run from 11am to 1pm at the Centre’s building in St. Nicholas Church carpark.
The Tea Day takes place nationally on May 5 to raise funds to help the Society provide local dementia services throughout the country.
All money raised in County Tipperary will go back into services in the county.
There are approximately 2,000 people affected by dementia in Co. Tipperary and the Society needs to raise €450,000 to cope with a greater demand for its services nationwide including funding for services provided in Co. Tipperary.
Nagle Centre courses
Applications are being taken for first aid, picture framing and manual handling courses starting soon at the Nano Nagle Community Resource Centre in Carrick-on-Suir.
The Resource Centre is planning a Basic First Aid, which will involve eight sessions, a Fetac Level 5 Occupational First Aid Course that will take place over ten sessions) and a Cardiac First Response Defibrillator course that will involved one session.
The picture framing and manual handling including patient safe lifting courses will involve one class.
For further details on these courses, please call to the Resource Centre or telephone (051) 642418.
St Vincent De Paul meetings
The St Nicholas Conference of St Vincent De Paul covering Carrick-on-Suir and Faugheen will meet fortnightly for the summer months from May onwards.
The application box will only be left out in St Nicholas’ Church on the Wednesday of the meeting commencing May 11 .
The contact number for those seeking help will remain as (086) 2227 667. Callers should leave their name, address and a brief message.
The monthly collection will be taken up at all Masses this weekend.
Please give generously.