Weekly Blog, Thursday 26th November

 

Preparations are now well under way for this year’s Christmas Lights Switch On and Christmas Fair. Some new light shapes have been bought and we have also painted the fence around the Christmas tree. Thanks to Fergus Masterson from FM Decor for giving his time preparing and painting the fence. The switch on takes place on Thursday 10th December at 6.30pm.

fm decor

 


 

Derrygonnelly Primary School’s Christmas Craft Fair

dps xmas fair.jpgDerrygonnelly Primary School are hosting their annual Christmas Craft Fair, Coffee Morning & Cake Sale on Saturday 5th December from 10.30am – 12.30pm in Reade Hall, Monea. There will be plenty of local crafts on show, along with refreshments and festive entertainment by the very talented school choir.

Craft stalls in attendance include Boho Clips & Crafts, Baked in Belfast, Forever Living, Love’s Crafts, Convoy Collectibles and many more.

All welcome.

 


 

Upcoming events hosted by the Aisling Centre

aisling centreThe Aisling Centre extends an invitation to all to attend their 25th anniversary community celebration in the Enniskillen Hotel on Wednesday 2nd December with entertainment by Philomena Begley and others.  Light refreshments served.  Doors open 8pm.  For further information contact 028 6632 5811.
 
TREE OF LIGHTS, To Remember Loved Ones – Forget Me Not, a support group for people bereaved by suicide, will be hosting their annual Memory Tree of Lights Ceremony @ 3pm on Sunday, 29th November at Breandrum Cemetery, Enniskillen.  This event is supported by the Western Trust.  For further information contact Fidelis 028 6638 2112.
 
An afternoon of Christmas Poetry in the Aisling Centre, Tuesday 1st December 2pm- 4pm, facilitated by RoseMarie Keenan. Everyone Welcome. For more information contact 028 6632 5811.
Visit the Aisling Centre’s website: www.theaislingcentre.com

Funding & Advice Fair

Fermanagh and Omagh District Council will hold a drop-in Funding & Advice Fair on Monday 30 November 2015, 5.00 pm – 8.00 pm in the Enniskillen Library.

Fermanagh-and-Omagh-council-logo-460x167This is an opportunity for voluntary & community sector organisations to find out about the support and opportunities that are available to them.

Exhibitors include the Heritage Lottery Fund, Community Relations Council, Fermanagh Trust, Fermanagh and Omagh District Council and many more.

Advice Workshops will also take place alongside the event facilitated by:

  • Fermanagh & Omagh Local Action Group, which is responsible for delivering Priority 6 of the Northern Ireland Rural Development Programme 2014-2020, will provide advice on how to apply for a share of the £8.29 million rural development funding allocated to the area.
  • Fermanagh Rural Community Network will be offering information and advice on how to register with The Charity Commission NI.

Refreshments will be provided.

For further information or enquiries please contact Community Services, Fermanagh and Omagh District Council on 0300 303 1777 or email info@fermanaghomagh.com

 


 

DATES FOR THE DIARY

Funding & Advice Fair, Monday 30th November, Enniskillen Library

Fermanagh-and-Omagh-council-logo-460x167Fermanagh and Omagh District Council will hold a drop-in Funding & Advice Fair on Monday 30 November 2015, 5.00 pm – 8.00 pm in the Enniskillen Library.

This is an opportunity for voluntary & community sector organisations to find out about the support and opportunities that are available to them.

Exhibitors include the Heritage Lottery Fund, Community Relations Council, Fermanagh Trust, Fermanagh and Omagh District Council and many more.


 

Derrygonnelly PS’s Christmas Craft Fair, Saturday 5th December, Reade Hall
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Derrygonnelly Primary School are hosting their annual
Christmas Craft Fair, Coffee Morning & Cake Sale on Saturday 5th December from 10.30am – 12.30pm in Reade Hall, Monea. There will be plenty of local crafts on show, along with refreshments and festive entertainment by the very talented school choir. All welcome.

 

 


Switching on the Lights & Christmas Fair, Thursday 10th December, Main Street & Community Centre

xmas poster 2015

Our annual Christmas family event will take place on Thursday 10th December from 6.30pm on the main street of the village, followed by a christmas craft fair in the Community Centre. Refreshments served and christmas music provided by Church Hill Silver Band. Santa himself might even decide to pop in to see the kids.

All welcome!

 


DDCP Monthly Meeting, Monday 14th December, Derrygonnelly Orange Hall

091715_1507_DDCPWeeklyB11.jpgDerrygonnelly & District Community Partnership hold a meeting every second Monday of the month at 8pm in the various venues in Derrygonnelly. Here we meet up to discuss how we would like our area to develop, funding opportunities, current issues and upcoming projects and events, etc.

We would like to extend a warm welcome to everyone to come along to the meetings and have a say in the future of our village.


Joint Christmas Carol Service, Thursday 17th December, Community Centre

carol serviceDDCP in partnership with the local churches are organising a joint carol service which will take place on Thursday 17th December in the Derrygonnelly Community Service.

More details to follow.

All welcome.



DDCP Logo

Derrygonnelly & District Community Partnership will hold its next monthly meeting on Monday 14th December 2015. All welcome.


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