Arklow This Week 22nd June
CHAIN OF OFFICE FOR COUNCILLOR MIRIAM
We would like to Congratulate Councillor Miriam Murphy on her recent election as Town Cathaoirlach of Arklow Municipal District.
BLESSING OF THE GRAVES
The annual Blessing of the Graves in St Gabriel’s cemetery takes place Friday July 6th at 7pm.
This is a highlight in the communitys summer religious diary and may people have been hard at work preparing their family graves for the occasion.
WOODBRIDGE FASHION SHOW
ARKLOW VISUAL ARTS EXHIBITION
The current Nine Fine Artist exhibition at the Arklow Visual Arts Gallery has been extended due to popular demand. The exhibition of works of nine local artist’s from within the Arklow area launched on May 22, and such as the response locally that it is to continue for another week.
The exhibition represents a move on the gallery’s part, towards encouraging local artist who have not exhibited work for a time to do so. For more information drop in during opening hours Monday to Thursday 9am to 5pm at 61/63 Main Street, Arklow
5k for €5000
Registration can be completed via popupraces.ie or on the day form 8am at no 8 St Marys Road. The cost is 15 per adult and €5 per child. The first 150 people to register will receive a free T-Shirt.
ARKLOW SEABREEZE FESTIVAL
The Arklow Seabreeze Music and Arts Festival takes place this year from Sunday 1st July right up to the main part of the Festival which this year runs from Friday 20th July – Sunday 22nd July. We are currently looking for contestants to take part in the Bridgwater Seabreeze Princess competition which will take place on Sunday 1st July. Prizes valued of up to €1000 from The Bridgewater Shopping Centre this year.
Entries are currently being accepted by the committee and all participants must be over 18 years of age by 1st July to be eligible. The Bridgewater S.C. have once come on board to sponsor this competition and a specially commissioned Tiara hand made by John Swan jewelers will go to this year’s winner.
Entry forms are available from Festival Chairperson, Tina O’ Sullivan 087 9093848 or Mary Burke, Secretary 087 9259504 or indeed any committee member.
BRIDGEWATER CRAFT FAIR
The Arklow Craft Fair takes place in the Bridgewater Shopping Centre from 12 noon to 6pm on the first Sunday of every month.
Stalls will display an array of arts, crafts & giftware all of which have been created by local craftspeople and artists.T&Cs apply.
BLACK TIE BALL
This year marks the 70th Anniversary of Arklow Town Football Club. To celebrate, the club will host a Black-Tie Ball in the Arklow Bay Hotel on Saturday June 23rd. Tickets are €25 each and available to purchase through the Arklow Bay Hotel and the Football Club.
DINNER & MOVIE DEAL
Book Dinner & a Movie Package with the Arklow Bay Hotel for a two or three course meal followed by a movie of your choice in the Omniplex Cinema, Bridgewater Shopping Centre Arklow:
2 Courses & Cinema Ticket – €22.00 per person (Sun – Fri) 3 Courses & Movie Ticket – €26.00 per person (Sun – Fri)
Starbucks have teamed up with Eason’s to provide children with a free story time every Saturday at 11am. From now until the end of the year, bring children to the Starbucks kids’ corner for them to enjoy the story of the week!