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Family Events around Leinster in 2017

Yoga Workshop for Children
Yoga Workshop For Children
059 8631144
Yoga as a therapeutic process can help children who have a special needs diagnosis gain additional coping skills for day to day life management. Yoga can help the child become strong in mind and in body, helping to build resilience and hone coping skills and mechanisms. This interactive workshop will show parents and children some techniques designed to self calm and regulate which with practice can help children learn to reduce the added anxiety both parents and children may be feeling.
Times: 2:30pm
Athy Library, Emily Square Athy, Kildare
Leprechaun Treasure Hunt
Leprechaun Treasure Hunt
  17/03 to 19/03
Find Larry the Leprechaun in the Maze?….answer the riddles and find the treasure and his pot of gold. Leprechauns gold is fools gold found at the end of the rainbow! Face Painting for the wee ones in the tea-rooms from 12pm to 3pm on Saturday 17th March 2018 Sit by the fire side in the tea rooms and listen to some Irish tunes with a bowl of Irish stew and some good ole craic! Wrap up warm and follow the fairy tree trail and treasure hunt around the farm. Feeding the animals is weather dependent and if you find some freshly laid eggs you will be very lucky indeed.
Times: 12pm to 3pm
Rathdrum Wicklow
Transitioning to Third Level
Transitioning To Third Level
01 6060050
The final years of secondary school can be very stressful and confusing – and that’s just for the parents! This talk is aimed at reducing some of this confusion. Occupational Therapist, Dr Dorothy Armstrong, will discuss the Disability Access Route to Education (DARE). She will also discuss what to expect in third level and the services that are available for young people with disability at this stage. This talk would be useful to young adults and their parents who are about to embark on this part of their journey.
Times: 7pm
Leixlip Library, Captain's Hill, Leixlip, Kildare
Drogheda Arts Festival 2018
Drogheda Arts Festival 2018
  01/05 to 07/05
Drogheda Arts Festival programmes extensively for families with free street spectacle on the winding medieval streets of the town, special theatre performances for younger audiences, and a complete family day at Beaulieu House, where children undoubtedly rule the roost!
Drogheda Louth
Run with Robbie Henshaw 5k fun
Run With Robbie Henshaw 5K Fun
  25/03 to 25/03
Come along to our fun event with robbie henshaw to help fund school sports equipment for Coosan National achol
Times: 2-3.15pm registratio Admission: €10 online, €12 on the day, €2
The Bounty, Dubarry Park Clonbrusk Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Smart but Scattered
Smart But Scattered
045 879111
If you are a parent of a child or teenager who has significant problems with executive function i.e. organising themselves, being self-directed, keeping on task, managing time or making plans, then this is talk for you. Occupational Therapist, Dr Dorothy Armstrong, will provide tips and ideas for improving abilities in these areas.  Young people with conditions such as Asperger’s Syndrome, ADHD and Developmental Coordination Disorder (Dyspraxia) are particularly prone to having difficulties in this area.
Times: 7pm
Naas Library, Harbour View Naas, Kildare
Kids Comedy Magic Show Tour
Kids Comedy Magic Show Tour
  29/04 to 29/04
Party Time Entertainment Award Winning Kids Entertainment presents - Kids Comedy Magic Show Tour 2018. Coming to Athlone Springs Hotel: Sunday April 29th 2018 Doors Open 2:30pm - Showtime : 3:00pm Purchase Tickets 30mins before showtime Tickets : €10 - ADULTS GO FREE! ***THE KIDS SHOW WORTH WAITING FOR*** Admission: Tickets €10 - Adults Go Free
Athlone Springs Hotel, Westmeath
Free on first Wednesdays
Free On First Wednesdays
ON THE FIRST Wednesday of every month, various heritage sites managed by the Office of Public Works that normally charge admission throw their doors open for free. So it won’t cost you anything to bring the family to Charles Fort in Kinsale, Co Cork; Athenry Castle in Co Galway; and Trim Castle in Co Meath and the Rock of Cashel in Co Tipperary – to name just a few. Visit website linke below for details of participating locations. (Note - not applicable at Kilmainham Gaol, Dublin Castle and Brú na Bóinne Visitor Centre). Admission: FREE
Various Locations