We will be hosting a Storytelling & Music Evening on Friday 17th November at 7.30pm in our centre. There will be a number of storytellers and musicians, light refreshments available for attendees, admission £10.
We will be hosting two DIY Skills Workshops delivered by Habitat Ireland in our Men’s Shed on Tuesday 15th and Tuesday 22nd August 10.30am to 12.30pm. To sign up use the QR Code below or follow this link https://www.tfaforms.com/4947549
We will be hosting our monthly Shop Local Fair on Saturday 19th August from 10am to 3pm.
We will have stalls from a number of local small businesses with something for everyone.
There will be craft supplies, pottery, jewellery, wreaths and other handcrafted gifts. As well as sweet treats and children’s books from local authors and Osbourne booksellers.
We will be hosting a Coffee Morning in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support on Friday 29th September from 11am to 1pm.
All proceeds from this event will go to Macmillan Cancer Support.
If you would like to volunteer at this event or make a donation please contact the centre.
We will be hosting weekly Chair Exercise Classes at 12.30pm every Thursday, starting Thursday 14th September.
This will be hosted by Thomasina Birt in our upstairs function room.
Please seek your doctors advice if you have any concerns R.E. Exercise.
If you are interested in attending this classes please contact our centre on 028 7964 2677 to reserve a place.
We will be hosting a guided walking tour of Maghera on Saturday 30th September as part of Mid Ulster District Council’s Hidden Heritage Events.
The tour will include our centre at 11 Main Street, St. Lurach’s Church and graveyard, Maghera Walled Garden, Maghera Courthouse and a number of informational plaques located across the town.
The tour including return coach, refreshments and a light lunch is £25 pre-booking with MUDC is essential. Please inform of any dietary requirements when booking.
For further information or booking: https://www.visitmidulster.com/whats-on/hidden-heritage-maghera-past-and-present-a-guided-walking-tour-p839081 or contact 02879631510.
There will be a two day cultural music event for children aged 10-12 years in our centre on Wednesday 5th and Thursday 6th July from 10am to 3pm.
As part of the event children will learn how to make their own drums from recycled materials as well as make music with their instruments while learning about different cultures.
The event is free, children must bring a packed lunch.
We will be hosting an ‘Interview Skills for All’ session on Thursday 6th July from 7pm to 9pm.
This session is designed to help people of all backgrounds with applications / interviews. Our mentors are from Education, Business and Health backgrounds.
Suggested donation of £5 per person with pre-booking advised.
We will be hosting a series of Painting Classes in our centre beginning with an hour introductory session on Thursday 27th July from 7pm-8pm with subsequent sessions Thursdays 7 – 9.30pm with a final exhibition class on Thursday 24th August.
The classes will cost £45 per person if you would like to reserve a place please call 028 7964 2677.
Below is an informational poster illustrating some of the work by the tutor Anne Barton.
We will be holding our Annual General Meeting on Wednesday 7th December at 8pm in our centre.
The A.G.M will be followed by a Power – Point Presentation on the
history of Postcards through the years by David Lennox. Bring in a postcard and have it assessed and valued.
We would appreciate your presence on the evening so come along and find out what the plans are for 2023.
Below is the Agenda for the AGM.