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Parents Events around Dublin in 2017



Citywide Reading Campaign
Citywide Reading Campaign
  10/02 to 10/02
012225550
Join author Erika McGann who will read from her book Making Millions followed by a Q&A. Erika will be accompanied by illustrator Vince Reid, who will discuss the illustrations he made for Erika’s book as well as leading a practical demonstration on what it takes to make a great illustration! Suitable for ages 6-10 years old. Fee €5
Times: 3-4pm Admission: Free www.hughlane.ie
e: lesley.mcbride@dublincity.ie
Charlemont House, Parnell Square North Dublin
Early Years Workshop
Early Years Workshop
  05/04 to 26/04
01222.5550
Colourful Textures Thursdays 5-26 April, 11am-Noon Inspired by the gallery’s collection, we will play with texture, line and colour with artist Jane Fogarty. On this journey, we will make, touch, experiment, see, discover and be fully immersed in a sensory world of simple shapes, colours and textures.
Times: 11am-noon Admission: €20 www.hughlane.ie
e: info.hughlane@dublincity.ie
Charlemont House, Parnell Square North Dublin
Portraits inspired by Keeper
Portraits Inspired By Keeper
  21/04 to 21/04
01222.5550
Portrait Workshop Be inspired by Amanda Dunsmore’s exhibition 'Keeper' and explore the theme of portraits through the medium of drawing in this art workshop for 10-14 year olds with artist Janine Davidson.
Times: 2-3pm Admission: €5 www.hughlane.ie
e: info.hughlane@dublincity.ie
Charlemont House, Parnell Square North Dublin
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1St And 2Nd Year Workshop
  17/02 to 18/02
(01) 4947927
“SUCCESS IN SCHOOL!” Student Enrichment Services’ are holding their annual weekend seminar specifically designed for FIRST & SECOND YEAR students. This workshop helps students increases their confidence and achieve to their full potential. All presenters are experienced school teachers. Also included a talk for parents “Helping Your Child to Succeed!” Find out more here.www.studentenrichment.ie
e: info@studentenrichment.ie
Marino Institute Conference Centre, Whitehall Dublin
Stained Glass Composition
Stained Glass Composition
  31/03 to 31/03
01222.5550
Create a colourful stained glass composition inspired by James Scanlon’s Study No. 2 for Miró in this art workshop for 6-10 year olds with artist Barbara O’Connell.
Times: 2-3pm Admission: €5 www.hughlane.ie
e: info.hughlane@dublincity.ie
Charlemont House, Parnell Square North Dublin
Mid-Term Art Workshop
Mid-Term Art Workshop
  13/02 to 16/02
012225550
What's the Matter? Have fun sculpting, assembling and carving volumes and forms during this four day sculpture course for 8-11 year olds led by artists Kathryn Maguire and Jane Fogarty.
Times: 10.30am-12pm Admission: €40 www.hughlane.ie
e: info.hughlane@dublincity.ie
Charlemont House, Parnell Square North Dublin
Festival of Russian Culture
Festival Of Russian Culture
  17/02 to 17/02
012225550
Balala! Join us to create your own balalaika made out of everyday material in this art workshop for 6-10 year olds led by artist Jane Fogarty. A balalaika is a type of musical instrument with a three-sided body and three strings, played especially in Russia.
Times: 2-3pm Admission: €5 www.hughlane.ie
e: info.hughlane@dublincity.ie
Charlemont House, Parnell Square North Dublin
The School Expo 2018
The School Expo 2018
  10/03 to 10/03
085 2523310
The School Expo is a brand new event running in the RDS on Saturday March 10th 2018. The event will bring together parents/guardians and teachers with some of the top minds in the educational sector along with leading educational exhibitors and workshops providing information on the most current and topical areas of Irish Education.
Times: 9am - 5pm Admission: Early Bird €8 General Admissio www.theschoolexpo.ie
e: info@theschoolexpo.ie
RDS Dublin
Early Years Workshop
Early Years Workshop
  27/02 to 20/03
012225550
Tuesdays 27 February - 20 March, 11am-Noon Join ecological artist Ashleigh Downey during this four week course on a sensory journey of sights, sounds, smells and textures from nature’s garden. Through nature based art activities and storytelling, a creative connection with nature will be encouraged. Fee €20 for four weeks or €5 per class
Times: 11am-noon Admission: €20 www.hughlane.ie
e: info.hughlane@dublincity.ie
Charlemont House, Parnell Square North Dublin
Violin Masterclass April 2018
Violin Masterclass April 2018
  20/04 to 20/04
01 764412
Gwendolyn Masin has given violin and chamber music masterclasses at institutes and festivals throughout Europe and North America. The RIAM is delighted to welcome this distinguished violinist to work with students of its String Faculty in masterclass.
Times: 4am - 7pm Admission: Free www.eventbrite.ie
e: info@riam.ie
Royal Irish Academy of Music, 38 Westland Row Dublin
Cards of Encouragement
Cards Of Encouragement
  21/04 to 21/04
012225550
Bealtaine Festival: Celebrating Creativity in Older Age Bring an older relative with you for this card making workshop led by artist Rebecca Shelford. When you have finished making your card, pen words of encouragement to exchange with one another.
Times: 2-3pm Admission: €5 www.hughlane.ie
e: info.hughlane@dublincity.ie
Charlemont House, Parnell Square North Dublin
St Patrick's Parade Flags
St Patrick's Parade Flags
  10/03 to 10/03
01222.5550
Get ready for St Patrick’s Day during this drop in family workshop led by artist Barbara O’Connell. Let's make our own fun flags for the parade with our own crests and patterns on them!
Times: 2-4pm Admission: 0 www.hughlane.ie
e: info.hughlane@dublincity.ie
Charlemont House, Parnell Square North Dublin
St. Valentines Cards Workshop
St. Valentines Cards Workshop
  10/02 to 10/02
012225550
St. Valentine’s Cards. Just in time for St. Valentine’s Day, create a special and unique card inspired by Harry Clarke during this printmaking workshop for 7-10 year olds with artist Janine Davidson. Fee €5
Times: 2-3pm Admission: €5 www.hughlane.ie
e: wlesley.mcbride@dublincity.ie
Charlemont House, Parnell Square North Dublin
Free on first Wednesdays
Free On First Wednesdays
  07/02
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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 www.heritageireland.ie
Various Locations
Chinese New Year: Patterns
Chinese New Year: Patterns
  24/02 to 24/02
012225550
Chinese New Year 2018: Year of the Dog Explore patterns with artist Barbara O’Connell and create your own stamp to design motifs inspired by Chinese prints.
Times: 2-4pm Admission: 0 www.hughlane.ie
e: info.hughlane@dublincity.ie
Charlemont House, Parnell Square North Dublin
Mini-Museums
Mini-Museums
  19/05 to 19/05
012225550
National Drawing Day: Mini-Museum Join us to create your own mini-artwork to be displayed in a mini-museum in this art workshop for 6-10 year olds with artist Rebecca Shelford.
Times: 2-3pm Admission: €5 www.hughlane.ie
e: info.hughlane@dublincity.ie
Charlemont House, Parnell Square North Dublin
Mid-Term Art Workshop
Mid-Term Art Workshop
  13/02 to 16/02
01222.5550
Around the World Create your own map and explore printmaking as well as animation processes during this four day course for 12-14 year olds with artist Janine Davidson.
Times: 1-3pm Admission: €40 www.hughlane.ie
e: info.hughlane@dublincity.ie
Charlemont House, Parnell Square North Dublin