first_imgRAPHOE LOCAL NOTESRaphoe Family Resource CentreChild Counselling Service: The Family Resource Centre provides a free and confidential Child Counselling Service, made possible from funding received from the Child and Family Agency. The Counsellor, a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist who is a member of the National Association of Psychotherapists will be available in the Family Resource Centre on Mondays (excluding Bank Holidays) from 11.30am-3.00pm. To make an appointment please contact 086 3969149. Please note, when it is considered to be appropriate parental/guardian consent will be required.Irish Dance Classes:The Sharon McCaul Irish Dance Academy is running classes in the Family Resource Centre on Thursdays from 5-6pm. Come and learn how to dance for Competitions, Grades or simply for Fitness and Fun! For more information please contact Sharon Friel, TCRG on 086 2117948. A.S.I.S.T.Raphoe Family Resource Centre is hosting the Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (A.S.IS.T.) on Wednesday 9th and Thursday 10th July 2014 from 9.00am-4.30pm both days and we are now taking names of anyone interested in this informative training.A.S.I.S. T. is a training course developed for both members of the public and professionals, and aims to enhance people’s skills to intervene until either the immediate risk of suicide is reduced or additional support or resources can be found.The emphasis of the two-day workshop, which is free, is on suicide first aid, on helping a person at risk to stay safe and seek further help. To book a place please contact us on 074 9145796/087 3641503 or email [email protected] 5K:Raphoe 5k in association with Lifford Athletic Club will take place on Tuesday evening 15th July so don’t forget to pencil in the date! The race, which is now into its 4th year, and which is part of Donegal Co. Athletics Board’s Grand Prix Series has been incredibly successful thanks to the large number of entrants not only from the Raphoe area but from the surrounding towns of Lifford, Convoy, Castlefin, St. Johnston, Aghyaran as well as runners from Ballybofey, Letterkenny, Strabane and Derry. Brendan O’Donnell, Lifford Athletic Club has been of tremendous support to the Family Resource Centre in the organising and running of this fundraising event and we would like to take this opportunity to sincerely thank Brendan for that support.Little Smiles with Big Dreams:Little Smiles with Big Dreams is a parent and toddler group that meets every Wednesday morning at 10.30am –12 noon in the Family Resource Centre. Anyone who is in care of a child where it is an aunt / uncle/ child-minder or grandparent is welcome. The kiddies can get involved in Messy play, free play, story time and music time where the adult can enjoy a cuppa tea and meet other adults. Parent and Toddler are a great way to enhance your little one confidence and meet others their age. A light lunch is provided and a small cost of 50 cent per family.St. Marys Gaelic 4 Mothers & Others St. Marys GAA pitch Convoy Wed 8:15pmIf you are 18 years and over and would like to get fit, learn a new skill,have fun and meet new friends then this is the team for you!Commit to be fit!Slimming WorldWould you like to lose those unwanted pounds for summer, look slimmer and feel healthier while still enjoying your favourite foods, and never having to feel hungry again? Well you can! Come and join our Raphoe Slimming World Group every Thursday night at 7pm in the Volt House Hall, Raphoe. If you get the Bella magazine on Tuesday 1st July you can join or re-join for just €9.00. This offer lasts until Monday 16th July. Looking forward to seeing you soon! For further information contact Geraldine on 086 3348048.Going Bananas!Raphoe Congregational Church will be holding its Summer Holiday Club from Monday 14th –Friday 18th July. Going Bananas! will hold it’s pre-registration on Friday 27th June at the Church Hall from 7.00-8.00pm. The Club is free and all National School children are welcome!July ‘Gathering in the Garden’Finn Valley Community Health Forum in partnership with Finn Valley Primary Care Team is hosting the following events:WomenContact Kathleen Tel No 085/1188004 (7pm – 9pm)Date Activity Time LocationMonday 7th July Exercise and Garden 7pm – 9pm Parish CentreMonday 14th July Cooking for Coeliac 7pm – 9pm Parish CentreMonday 21st July Trip Away 6pm – 9.30pm Blissberry Farm, MountcharlesLimited placesMonday 28th July Cooking for Diabetics 7pm – 9pm Parish CentreYouthDYS/Foroige Youth Programme –Fully BookedDate Activity Time LocationWednesday 2nd July BootcampHealthy BBQ Cooking 6 – -7pm7pm – -8pm Car ParkGardenWednesday 9th July BootcampHealthy BBQ Cooking 6pm – -7pm7pm – -8pm Car ParkGardenWednesday 16th July BootcampHealth Checks 6pm- – 7pm7pm – 8pm Car ParkGardenWednesday 23rd July Trip away 6 – 9pm TBCMenContact – Caroline Tel No 087/7618824Date Activity Time LocationThursday 3rd July Garden to Gob Cooking 7pm -9pm GardenThursday 10th July Bee Keeping 7pm -9pm GardenThursday 17th July Trip Away TBC Oak Field Park, RaphoeLimited Places€5 per personThursday 23rd July Lazy Men’s Beds 7pm – 9pm GardenDD LOCAL: RAPHOE COMMUNITY GETS READY FOR ITS 5K was last modified: June 27th, 2014 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:RAPHOE LOCAL NOTESlast_img

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