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Mevagh Family Resource Centre ‘Fifteen Years’ Celebration Day

Tuesday 10th May 2016 at 1:30pm

 An afternoon of celebration is planned to celebrate Mevagh Family Resource Centre’s 15 years in operation as a Family Resource Centre.  This is an open invitation to former committee members, staff and the community to drop in for a cup of tea, chat and reminisce on the past fifteen years.

To help us celebrate we are also welcoming Tony McDaid from Raphoe Family Resource Centre as he completes his walk between the Family Resource Centres.  Tony is embarking on a 388km sponsored walk around the 9 Family Resource Centres in County Donegal, his ETA to our Resource Centre is 2pm and he would like as many people as possible to welcome him on his arrival.

 Mevagh Carers Group – next meeting takes place on Tuesday 10th May at 11am in the Centre.   Karen P Doherty, HSE Senior Community Dietitian, will be giving a presentation nutrition.  This group is open to all Carers registered or non-registered.

 Mevagh Mens Group – next meeting will be held on Tuesday 10th May at 7:30 pm.  As part of the Bealtaine Festival an evening of music and craic with Fergus Cleary is planned.  This evening is open to everyone in the community. 

Yoga – Classes continue on Tuesdays at 7:30pm. Visitors to the area are welcome to drop-in for a class. Please contact Victoria for further info: 0873297169.

 Breastfeeding Support Group – will continue to meet on Thursday Mornings from 11:00am-12:30pm. This group is Public Health Nurse led so come along and meet new friends and receive useful tips and guidance. This group is open to all mums-to-be and new mums who are interested in breastfeeding.

Mevagh Craft Group – meet weekly every Thursday morning from 10:30am to 12:30pm in the Resource Centre, new members welcome.

Busy Bees, Parent, Baby and Toddler Group for babies to 5 year olds – meet every Friday morning from 10am to 12 noon, so why not bring your little tots along for a morning of fun.  Cost €3 per family.

Paint Your Own Furniture Workshop for Parents and Children – Would you like to upcycle a piece of furniture with your child? It could be painting a small item together such as a small stool, a side table, a bird box, toy storage box or a coat rail? Mevagh FRC will be hosting a once-off fun workshop for parents and children on Saturday 21st May from 10:00am – 1:00pm. Our instructor will be Kathy from Revive, which is based in Dunfanaghy. Samples of her work can be seen on Facebook page. Booking is essential as places are limited. Cost is €3 per family. Paint and sanding materials will be provided. Please note that only small projects can be done during this workshop, so if you can carry it – you can paint it! Contact 9155055 for further details and bookings.