Published 09/07/2013 | 05:24
Entry forms are now available for the Tidy Towns competition 2013 from: Carlow Town Council, Town Hall Centaur St. Carlow, Delta Centre, Strawhall Industrial Estate, Carlow, Morgan's Garden Centre, Green Rd. Carlow Douglas Jewellers, Tullow St. Carlow Carlow District Credit Union, Credit Union House, Askea, Carlow. Closing date for entries Friday 5th July 2013. Please return completed entry form to: Lorraine Hynes, 10 Castlewood Gardens, Carlow.
THE BIG READ'S Summer Reading Challenge, is back at Carlow Libraries. This year it is open to all aged 6-12 years and runs from 1st July to August 31. Just drop in to your local branch to sign up. For more information please contact the Library on 059/9129705.
Cupcakes & Cookies summer camp! July 16 to 18 and 24 to 26 in Palatine.
Let your little ones cook up a storm with our hands on baking & decorating camp making icecream sundae cupcakes & jungle cookies! For ages 4 to 14. €50 per child. Phone Louise @ 0868523644.
Bump, Baby and Beyond We offer relaxed friendly baby yoga and massage classes for you and your baby during this exciting time. Join us for Pregnancy Yoga and enjoy a healthy and relaxed pregnancy.
Baby Massage and Baby Yoga classes after your baby has arrived offer you a fantastic way to spend special time bonding and having fun with your baby.
Plus classes provide the opportunity to meet other new parents and gain Support and friendship long after the classes are over. Adult Yoga Flow classes also.
Classes held in KYDS studio Hacketstown Rd, Carlow. Contact Elaine for more information on 085 741 28 65
The Market takes place in Askea Parish Centre every Friday from 10am to 12noon.
PADRE PIO TRIP
Padre Pio Pilgrimage August 5 for seven nights in Benevento - San Giovanni Rotondo. €869 per person sharing. Information from Brendan on 059 91 52666 or 087 6349103.
Carlow Men's Shed is open every Tuesday from 10.30am to 2pm at Askea Business Park, O'Brien Road, Carlow. Men, drop in and experience the friendly atmosphere. All men are welcome. Contact 086 1577487.
SCHOOL UNIFORMS WANTED BY SVP
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul shop is looking for good quality school uniforms. If your child has finished secondary school or is moving from national school would you like to donate the uniform to the Society. Donations can be made from 10am to 5pm Monday to Saturday at the St. Vincent's shop 46 Tullow Street, Carlow. Thank you.
Askea Parish Centre annual leave arrangements for July and August.
During the months of July and August the Parish Centre will close at 5pm on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. It will re-open each evening to facilitate meetings that have been booked in. The Centre will remain open on Tuesdays from 9am to 10pm to collect Lotto tickets.
Askea Senior Citizens News: Summer outing to Waterford a& Tramore on Wednesday 24th July - Cost €10. Leaving Parish Centre at 9.45am, returning for tea at 6pm plus Bingo, Music and Dancing.
Names to be given as soon as possible to Marian at 059 9143010.
Holiday in September: Holiday to Cork staying in the 4 Star Castle Hotel, Macroom from Monday 16th September to Friday 20th September. Members who have not already taken part in the May outing will get a discount. Non members welcome. Bookings starting immediately. Please contact Marian at 059 9143010. Tours during the trip include Michael Collins Centre, Blarney Castle, Kinsale and Cork City.
BENNEKERRY PAST AND PRESENT
In conjunction with the Gathering Weekend from 19th to 21st July, Bennekerry Senior Citizen's Committee and Bennekerry Active Retirement Association are planning to hold a Veteran Rose and Escort competition on Sunday 21st July in Duckett's Grove at 3pm.
The competition is open to anyone aged 50 years or older. They may or may not be from the area.
We would love to see people entering who are visiting the area for the Gathering. Entry fee is €20 per couple, payable in advance.
Application forms available from Monica Mullins 087 9151650 or Ann Dunne 087 9018753 or from The Gathering Website. To add to the enjoyment on the day we would like to see entrants dress in period dress and even adopt a character from the area to dress as - but this is totally optional of course.