dlr Festival of Inclusion Oct 4th-12th

dlr Festival of Inclusion Oct 4th-12th

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A week of events promoting and celebrating the activities of community groups and volunteers in Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown takes place October 4th -12th.  For a Programme of Events click here or see events.dlrcoco.ie or phone 01 205 4893.  There is a wide range of public talks, art exhibitions and fun events for all ages.  Highlights of those taking place locally are listed below.

Safety and Security of Older People Workshop

Multi Cultural Variety Show

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Saturday October 5th

  • Granny Skills Kitchen at Airfield Saturday Oct 5th – pre-booking required.  hello@airfield.ie (pg 6)
  • Sweet Memories Choir – Living Well with Dementia St Raphael’s Convent, Upper Kilmacud Road ph: 01 706 0100, mspain@livingwellwithdementia.ie (pg 6)
  • String Quartet Blackrock Library 12.30pm-1.30pm (pg 8)
  • Bridging the Gap Islamic Cultural Centre of Ireland, 19 Roebuck Road 1pm-4pm (pg 9)

Sunday Oct 5th

  • Sensory Hour/ Autism Hour – Dundrum Town Centre 10am-11am (pg 10)
  • Harvest Craft & Music Fair – Loughlinstown Community Rooms 2pm-4.30pm (pg 11)

Monday Oct 7th

  • Open Day Sandyford Men’s Shed 11am-3pm contact: sandyfordmensshed@gmail.com (pg 12)
  • “Leave No One Behind” Seminar –  employing a person with a disability.  The Old Post Office, Main Street Blackrock.  11am-12.30pm. Phone 01 284 1977 (pg 13)

Tuesday Oct 8th

  • Music for All Inter-generational music workshop 11am-12pm at Patrician Community Centre, Stillorgan ph: 01 204 7930 (pg 19)
  • Back to Bridge & Adapted Physical Activities, Living Well with Dementia – 2pm-3.30pm at St Thomas Community Centre (pg 20.21)

Thursday Oct 10th

  • Dalkey Living History Tour with costumed actors guided tour Dalkey Castle & Heritage Centre, 10.05am and 11.05am.  Booking essential.  info@dalkeycastle.ie.
  • “This is Nicholas” film screening and Q and A, Blackrock Library, 6pm-8pm, email: slynch@dlrcoco.ie
  • Exploring Sound and Making Music for Special Educational Needs 6.30pm-7.30pm at Stillorgan Library. Phone: 01 288 9655, stillorganlib@dlrcoco.ie

Friday Oct 11th

  • Pins and Needles Big Breakfast 10.30am – 12pm Kilcross Resource Centre, 1a Kilcross Way, Sandyford.  Phone 01 295 3259 (pg 34)
  • The Pleasure of Art, Living Well with Dementia 11.30am-1pm at Patrician Community Centre, Stillorgan ph: 01 706 0100, mspain@livingwellwithdementia.ie (pg 34)