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National Playday 2016






National Playday 2016 

The aim of National Play Day is to help increase awareness of the importance of play. 

Events are aimed at young people up to 12 years.

 

Date/Time/VenueEvent/VenueContact for further information

Sunday 3rd July

1pm - 3pm

Doorly Park

Wacky Olympics including:

Sack race, egg and spoon race, three legged race, obstacle relay race and wheelbarrow race. Fun for all the family!

For more information contact Sligo Sport and Recreation Partnership
Telephone 071 9161511 - info@sligosportandrecreation.ie

Sunday 3rd July

3pm - 4pm

Doorly Park

Family Adventure Walk.

Join us in a fun-filled family friendly orienteering course through the wooded area at Doorly Park. An initiative of Sligo Age Friendly Programme.

For more information contact Sligo Sport and Recreation Partnership
Telephone 071 9161511 - info@sligosportandrecreation.ie

Tuesday 5th July

11am - 1pm

Ballymote Community Library

Art Workshop

Join us for an Art Workshop facilitated by artist Deirdre Houston.
What sweets did children eat in 1916? What money did they have to buy sweets? Come to the workshop to find out and create some original art with images from a 1916 childhood.
(Ages 8 and up)

Booking essential!

Contact 071 9111669 

Wednesday 6th July

11am - 1pm

Sligo Central Library

Art Workshop

Join us for an Art Workshop facilitated by artist Deirdre Houston.
What sweets did children eat in 1916? What money did they have to buy sweets? Come to the workshop to find out and create some original art with images from a 1916 childhood.
(Ages 8 and up)

Booking essential!

Contact 071 9111675

Wednesday 6th July until Friday 9th July

11am - 1pm

Tubbercurry Community Library

Creative Writing Workshop

Creative Writing Workshop for children. (Ages 7 and up)

Booking essential!

Contact 071 9111705

Thursday 7th July

3pm

Sligo Central Library

Board Games

Board Game champion? You can be...! Come and play Board Games with your friends and make new friends too. Facilitated by artist and musician Wayne O'Connor.

Booking essential!

Contact 071 9111675

Friday 8th July

2.30pm - 4.30pm

Ballymote Community Library

Children's Creative Writing Workshop.

The theme will be Remembering 1916 with lots of helpful tips and advice to allow you to express yourself and your interests in your own unique way. (Ages 8 - 12)

Booking essential!

Contact 071 9111669

July 2016

Sligo Library Service

National Playday Colouring Competition

This year’s theme of the annual Playday Colouring Competition is ‘Remembering 1916’.

Deadline for entries is July 11th 2016

Colouring sheets are available from all library service points and also downloadable below.

Playday Colouring Competition poster 2016 (PDF) - 188 kbs

Contact 071 9111675

 

National Play Day and Recreation Day events are co-ordinated by Community and Economic Development, Sligo County Council in association with Sligo County Library service.  

Recreation Week 2016 Sponsors

 

 

 

 


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