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What’s on in Galway

Connemara Family Services - ‘Family Day’ from toddlers to teenagers.
Clann Resource Centre, Oughterard 

In partnership with Clann Family Resource Centre will be hosting a “Family Day” on Wednesday 15th May. This day will in include the showing of the ACES video to the Network followed by a range of fun activities for all family members. Tusla services and staff will be available to meet with and discuss and concerns or issues with parents on the day. For further information - Paul Tannian - 086 0431568

Thursday 16th May 
12pm – 5pm
Toddlers, Children, Young People and parents in Connemara.
Screening of Resilience Movie - The Biology of Stress and The Science of Hope’
Clann Resource Centre, Oughterard.

We will be having light refreshments afterwards and a discussion on how the community could possibly respond. For further information - Paul Tannian - 086 0431568

Wednesday 15th May
12pm
Network members and any colleagues working with children and families in the wider area.
Ballinasloe Family Services - Drop in/Information Morning/Baby Bonding session 
Ballinasloe Primary Care Centre

Ballinasloe family services will be hosting an information morning where there will also be a confidential drop in clinic available. The baby bonding/lambi/marte meo session will be offered in another room at the health centre to all parents attending clinics on that day. For further information  - Paul Kelly – 086 8112362

Tuesday 14th May
10am – 1pm 
Parents and Toddlers
North Galway Family Services - Drop in Clinic and Information stand
The Family Centre, Tuam

Tusla services and staff will be available to meet with and discuss and concerns or issues with parents on the day. For further information – Eamonn Mullins - 086 1713384
 

 

Monday 13th May
9am – 12pm 
Parents
Information Stand 
Supervalu Tuam

For further information  – Eamonn Mullins - 086 1713384
 

Wednesday 15th May
9.30am – 5pm
General Public - Parents
Internet Safety Session
Family Centre, Tuam

For further information  – Eamonn Mullins - 086 1713384
 

 

Monday May 13th
10am – 12pm
General Public - Parents
Screening of Resilience Movie - The Biology of Stress and The Science of Hope’
Ard Ri hotel

We will be having light refreshments afterwards and a discussion on how the community could possibly respond. For further information  – Eamonn Mullins - 086 1713384 

Tuesday 14th May
11am – 1pm
Professionals 
West Galway Family Services - Drop in/Information Stands/Face Painting
West Galway Family Services

Information on Parenting Programmes Tusla offers along with NVR (Non Violent Response – a parenting programme for parents who are dealing with violent and aggressive children). We will also have a stand and information on Parenting Support Champions.  From 3-6pm face painting and games will be offered to children attending with their parents. Light refreshments will be offered during the day. For further information – Eileen O’Toole – 087 2072987

Wednesday 15th May
10am – 1pm and 2pm – 8pm
Parents, children and young people
Scribble Bot workshops
West Galway Family Services

A scribble bot is a little robot that colours on its own, at this workshop parents and children will get to make their own scribble bot together.  For further information – Erika King - 091 529390

Wednesday 15th May
4.30pm – 6.30pm
Parents and children. Places are limited so please sign up in advance. 
City East Family Services - Drop in Information Morning/Mindfulness Session
Ballybane Resource Centre

Drop in Information Morning followed by a mindfulness and meditation session for parents at 12.30pm to promote parent self care. For further information contact – Maire Quinn - 086 8220792

 

Monday 13th May
9.30am – 1.30pm
Parents
STEAM workshop
Ballybane Resource Centre

Promoting the use of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths based activities as tool in the area youth development. Giving young people the opportunity to be creators and active participants rather than passive users of technology. This workshop will introduce easy to use activities that parents can use to engage their tweens & teens. For further information– Maire Quinn  - 086 8220792

Thursday 16th May
10am – 12pm
Parents and their children
South Galway Family Services –  Information stand/Walk in/Drop in Service
Athenry Primary Care Centre

Drop in service to Parents in the Community in the Athenry Primary Care Centre from 09.30 -19.30. An information stand in the lobby of the Primary Care Centre from 10.00 – 1pm which will be staffed by Tusla Family Services staff., who will also be available to meet with and discuss and concerns or issues with parents on the day. For further information – Caitriona Newell  - 086 0255850

Tuesday 14th May
9.30am  - 7.30pm
Parents in the community
STEAM workshop
Athenry Primary Care Centre

Promoting the use of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths based activities as tool in the area youth development. Giving young people the opportunity to be creators and active participants rather than passive users of technology. This workshop will introduce easy to use activities that parents can use to engage their tweens & teens.For further information  - Una Daly - 086-1833768 

Tuesday 14th May
6pm – 8pm
Parents and children
Men’s health morning 
Cumasu Centre, Doughiska

We will be facilitating a men’s health day on Monday 13th May. This will be open to all men in the Doughiska/Ballybane area. A number of organisations such as Croi, Marie Keating Foundation, Alzheimer Society of Ireland, Arthritis Group will be available to give health checks, advice and information on various health issues. For further information contact –Ard Family Resource Centre 091 768852

Monday 13th May
10am – 12pm
Men in the local area
Loughrea Family Services - Screening of Resilience Movie - The Biology of Stress and The Science of Hope’
Loughrea Library

Places are limited and can be booked by contacting the Loughrea Family Resource Centre on 091871149. 

Monday 13th May
3pm
Professionals
Cope Waterside House – Talk on ‘Parenting after Domestic Violence/Abuse’
Aras De Brun, Newtownsmith, Galway

For further information - Cope Waterside house on 091 565985

Wednesday 15th May
10am – 12pm
Professionals, teachers and students
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