Offaly Positive Ageing Week Thursday 1st – Friday 9th October 2015


 positive ageing

DateEventTimeVenueShort DescriptionBooking/info
Thursday 1st OctoberPositive Steps in Lough Boora Discovery Park2.00pmLough Boora Discovery Park Visitor CentreMeet Seamus Barron at the Visitor Centre and join him for a walk that will include some of favourite sites in Lough Boora Discovery Park.Kilcormac Development Association: 057 9135445
Friday 2nd OctoberFilm Afternoon2.00pmBirr Library(film to be decided)Booking essential (25max):Birr Library: 057
Monday 5th   OctoberCome & Try the game of Boccia11.00 – 1.00pmBallycumber Community CentreJoin Ronnie O’Connor and try out very popular game of Boccia. This will be followed by soup and sandwiches for lunchBooking essentialRonnie O’Connor087 6688121
Monday 5th   OctoberProgressive 25 Card Game9.00 – 10.30pmThe Barracks, BallycumberJoin us in Ballycumber for a game of Progressive 25 during Positive Ageing WeekRonnie O’Connor087 6688121
Tuesday 6th OctoberInternet & Email Training Programme10.00 – 12.00pmWest Offaly Training,Crank House, BanagherLearn how to keep in touch with friends and family with this basic Internet & Email Course. The course will run for 5 weeks and costs only €15 per person.To book or more information: West Offaly Training057 91 52003
Wednesday 7th OctoberJazz night with saxophone player Bob Batty6.30pmBirr LibraryBob is a saxophone specialist. He has been playing jazz and other music in a wide range of bands since 1970. Bob plays sax, flute and bassoon, and he also teaches sax, flute, clarinet, bassoon, and improvisationBirr Library 057 9124950All welcome, no booking required.
Wednesday 7th OctoberOffline Film FestivalOlder Than Ireland’8.00pmBirr Theatre & Arts CentreOlder Than Ireland’ is a landmark documentary that tells the story of a hundred years of a life as seen through the eyes of thirty Irish centenarians. Director Alex Fegan will be present afterwards for a question and answer session.Birr Theatre & Arts Centre057 91 22911Positive Ageing tickets €5
Thursday 8th OctoberTalk by Sandra Reams from Sew Chic7.00pmFerbane LibraryAgeing gracefully – how to update your wardrobe and accessories on a shoestring.Ferbane Library: 090 6454259All welcome, no booking required
Friday 9th OctoberPhysical Activity, information and social event11.301.30pmKilcormac Community CentreCome along and try indoor bowling, boccia, and community gym; hear about supports that we can avail of to help us with positive ageing and finally join us for lunch and entertainment afterwards.Kilcormac Development Association: 057 9135445
Month of OctoberCraft ExhibitionLibrary Opening hoursFerbane LibraryCrochet and kniting from the knit2gether group who meet in Ferbane Library on Thursday afternoonsFerbane Library: 090 6454259All welcome, no booking required