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Family Fun and Training in NMDDC Community Centres

Family Fun and Training in NMDDC Community Centres

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council are running a number of events for children and local people over the summer. To book any of the activities below contact:- Tel: +4428 3031 3233 or email: [email protected]

Family Fun

Kids Arts and Crafts: 10am – 12pm
Cost £1 per child. Booking is essential as places are limited. Suitable for children between 5 – 12 years old.

  • Cloughreagh Community Centre – Fri 19th Jul & Wed 7th Aug
  • Bessbrook Community Centre – Mon 22nd & Mon 29th Jul
  • Crossmaglen Community Centre – Sat 3rd & Sat 10th Aug

Family Skate Night
Cost: £1 per person. Pre-booking is essential for numbers. Suitable for all the family. Roller skates will be provided or you can bring your own.

  • Bessbrook Community Centre – Wed 17th Jul: 7pm – 8pm
  • Cloughreagh Community Centre – Thur 25th Jul: 7pm – 8pm
  • Crossmaglen Community Centre – Thur 29th Aug: 8pm – 9pm

Interactive Storytelling (3 – 9 years old): 11am – 12pm & Interactive Drama Workshop (7 – 11 years old): 1pm – 3pm
Cost: £1 per child. Booking is essential as places are limited.

  • Bessbrook Community Centre – Tue 30th Jul
  • Cloughreagh Community Centre – Wed 31st Jul
  • Crossmaglen Community Centre – Wed 7th Aug

Movie Time: 7pm
Cost:£2. Pre-booking is essential. Please bring your own cushions, etc. to make yourself comfortable on the floor.

  • Bessbrook Community Centre – Thur 8th Aug – Patrick
  • Crossmaglen Community Centre – Fri 16th Aug – Hotel Transylvania 3
  • Cloughreagh Community Centre – Thur 22nd Aug – Mary Poppins Returns

Kids Summer Fishing Camp at Bessbrook Pond: Mon 12th – Fri 16th Aug
Cost: £10 payable when registration form is returned. Suitable for children between the ages of 10 – 16 years old. Pre-booking and a registration form must be completed, to secure your place as numbers are limited.

  • Session 1: 9.30am – 12.30pm
  • Session 2: 1.30pm – 4.30pm

Kids Fitness Summer Camps: 10am – 2pm 
Cost: £10 payable when registration form is returned. Suitable for children between the ages of 5 – 11 years old.  Pre-booking and a registration form must be completed, to secure your place as numbers are limited. Each child should bring a packed lunch and water.

  • Bessbrook Community Centre: Mon 5th – Fri 9th Aug
  • Cloughreagh Community Centre: Mon 19th – Fri 23rd Aug

Information Evening

Information Evening for Young Adults (16 – 24 years old)
In conjunction with NI Fire and Rescue Service and Start 360, the information evening will provide a road safety education programme called “Your Choice”. Virtual reality technology will use specially designed goggles to place you in a hard-hitting road safety scenario. Start 360 will provide information relating to drug and alcohol awareness. Refreshments will be provided. Pre-booking is essential.

  • Bessbrook Community Centre – Fri 19th Jul, 6pm – 9pm
  • Cloughreagh Community Centre – Mon 29th Jul, 6.30pm – 9pm
  • Crossmaglen Community Centre – Thur 8th Aug, 6pm – 9pm

Training and courses  

BTEC Level 2 Award Working as a Door Supervisor within the Private Security Industry
Cost: £10 – Pre-booking essential as places are limited.
This 6-week course will provide you with the requirements to become a recognised Door Supervisor in N. Ireland, security staff at concerts and festivals, retail security etc. The course will provide all tuition and the licence fee!

  • Bessbrook Community Centre – Tues 17th Sep – 22nd Oct, 6pm – 9.30pm

Recreational Dressmaking
Cost: £10 – Pre-booking essential as places are limited.
This 12-week course will teach you the basic skills of dressmaking, including:

  • following a pattern;
  • fabric selection;
  • cutting fabric;
  • finishing a garment correctly to a professional standard; and
  • how to use a sewing machine correctly

On the first day beginners will be given advice on where to purchase materials, tools and equipment. You will be required to bring your own sewing machine.

  • Crossmaglen Community Centre – Mon 16th Sep – 9th Dec, 2pm – 4pm

To register for either course, please contact: Tel: +4428 3031 3233 or email: [email protected]

Event Details

Family Fun and Training in NMDDC Community Centres takes place on July 3, 2019 until September 10, 2019.
It starts at 10.00am and ends at 12.30pm.

Event Location

Bessbrook Community Centre, The Pond Field, Bessbrook, BT35 7DS.

Cloughreagh Community Centre, Millvale Road, Bessbrook, BT35 7EN.

Crossmaglen Community Centre, Cardinal O’Fiaich Square, Crossmaglen, BT35 9AA.
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