THE BEST OF THIS WEEK'S DUBLIN EVENTS- WEEK COMMENCING 28.05.18

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My top picks of events happening in Dublin this week:

Monday

Event- Hot House Big Band Swing Jazz Orchestra

Location- Harry’s on the green, 2 South King Street

Description- Please join us on Monday 28th May at Harry’s on the Green for a special night of big band swing.

Cost- €5

Time- 20.30

Event- Aromatherapy for Beginners

Location- Jade Natural Health, Deanstown House, Main Street, Blanchardstown

Description- Have you ever fancied being the wise one in your family with the right potion to hand for all those common ailments that life throws at you and your loved ones? Do you like the idea of using natural remedies rather than relying on big pharma drugs or creams full of chemicals/preservatives? Yes? Well so do we!

Join us to learn about and experience the powerful healing effects of essential oils.

We have been lucky enough to secure 2 of the top aromatherapists in Ireland to deliver this amazing workshop. Between them, Lylah Byrne and Catherine Connolly have many years experience. They will share some of their extensive knowledge on the essential oils that are (ahem) essential for your natural family first-aid kit. You will learn how to deal with minor burns, sprains & strains, bruises, colds, cuts and grazes, headaches, sinusitis, athlete’s foot and much more besides.

Join us for this fun and engaging workshop and gain some knowledge that can benefit you and your family for life. Personal attention in a small class guaranteed.

Certificate of attendance given on the day. This is NOT an accredited course and is designed for personal/home use only

Cost- €50

Time- 19.00-21.00

 

Children’s Event- Sensory Processing Workshop

Location- Treehouse Practice, Cubes 3, Beacon South Quater, Sandyford

Description- This is a practical 3-hour workshop run by Jennifer Donlon, Paediatric Occupational Therapist. Jennifer is a highly experienced occupational therapist who has experience working within community, disability, and private sectors. Jennifer has particular interest and experience in working with children with sensory processing difficulties and has devised this workshop to offer practical supports to parents, teachers, and childcare workers. This workshop has previously won an excellence award when offered within the public service.

During the course of the 3 hours you will learn about different types of sensory regulation difficulties and common reasons for these. The focus will then be on practical solutions to these needs, across home, preschool and school environments. The workshop will be interactive, with opportunities to interact with the therapist. Spaces are strictly limited to allow this type of interaction.

This workshop might appeal to parents/ teachers of children with ADHD, DCD (dyspraxia), sensory processing disorder, ASD, and children without clinical diagnoses who either appear overwhelmed in their environments or seek regular sensory input.

Cost- €48

Time- 09.30-12.30

Tuesday

Event- Dublin 15 Guitar Summer Concert

Location- Draíocht, The Blanchardstown Centre, Blanchardstown

Description- Following on from the success of last years event, the Summer Concert returns, showcasing  the musical talents of students studying with local Guitar Tutor, John McLoughlin. The concert will feature a selection of music acts performing on electric and acoustic guitar.

A wide range of students (young and ‘mature’), will perform both instrumental pieces and songs; giving students a platform to perform in a concert setting. John’s aim is to create a positive and relaxed atmosphere; to allow students to flourish and enjoy the experience of performing.

Cost- €15

Time- 19.30

Event- Lunchtime Recital: University of Southern Indiana Chamber Choir

Location- Christ Church Cathedral

Description- The University of Southern Indiana Chamber Choir, Daniel Craig director will perform a concert of sacred and Irish traditional works for choir and small ensemble. The group will perform works by Monteverdi, Gallus, Lauridsen, Rachmaninov and many more. They will also perform a suite of music in the Irish Tradition arranged by their director Daniel Craig.

Cost- Free

Time- 13.15-14.15

Wednesday

Event- #twerkafterwork masterclass 

Location- The Liffey Trust Studios, 117-126 upper Sheriff Street

Description- Are you looking to spice up your fitness routine? or are you looking for a space to express yourself freely whilst buring up to 600 calories per session?

Come and join us for #TwerkAfterWork Masterclass Dublin an Afro-Caribbean inspired Dance Fitness Party.

Why #TwerkAfterWork Masterclass Dublin?
Not only are the sessions SO MUCH FUN! They are effectively designed to burn fat and build muscle by Bami Kuteyi (London, UK) a Certified Personal Trainer, Group Fitness and Spin Instructor. She founded Dance Fitness Brand “Bam Bam Boogie (BBB)” in May 2016 at Google Europen HQ in Dublin and has been growing it ever since to serve over 1500 participants and counting. Given the prestigious Google Reviews 5* rating from gyms/studios all over the world including (but not limited to): Vegas, Brazil, London and Austin, TX.

Cost- €17

Time- 19.00-20.30

Event- Frits Koster Presents A Public Lecture On Deepening Mindfulness With Heartfulness

Location- The Sanctuary, Stanhope Street, Dublin 7

Description- This is an opportunity to be awake to stillness, creativity and spirituality. This is a very special evening for practitioners, with author Frits Koster.

Frits is a trainer in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) and in Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT). As a teacher he is connected to MBSR Training Institutes in the Netherlands, Belgium and Ireland.

Cost- €15

Time- 19.30

Thursday

Event- Tips for Gut Health

Location- Olive’s Room, The Red Stables, St Anne’s Street, Clontarf

Description- Linda Hogan is back to help us out with our gut health. Join us for an information evening including samples recipes and tasting samples.

Cost- €15

Time- 19.20-21.30

Event- Ma Thursdays’- Singer Song Writer Open Mic

Location- Mother Reilly’s, 26-32 Upper Rathmines Road

Description- A great night of music and craic! An opportunity for some of Dublins musicians to come in a showcase their material. What keeps our Open Mic different from others is all types of acts are welcome. We have had Spoken Word, Poetry, Rap to Comedy and even some Dancers. Makes for an enjoyable night and a real mix keeping the night entertaining and enjoyable!

If you are interested in performing drop in around 8.30pm, depending on how busy it is you will be offered a minimum of three songs or whatever you are comfortable with.

Cost- Free entry

Time- 21.00-00.00

Friday

Event- Humanitarian Symphony Orchestra (HSO) in concert

Location- Our Lady of Dolours Parish, Glasnevin, Botanic Rd, Glasnevin

Description- The wonderful Humanitarian Symphony Orchestra (HSO) founded/ directed by Louise Mooney and Ian O’Maonaigh in 2015, based in Drumcondra. Through their passion for music and community work the Orchestra evolved. Raising much-needed funds for our charity partners to date (Doctors Without Borders/MSF, St. Vincent De Paul, Temple Street Foundation, Make A Wish Foundation, St Peters, St Columba‘s School music development).

We bring to you a lively, enjoyable night of music.
Come Join Us! ~ Supporting your local Orchestra!
Enjoy the music ~ Salute to the Big Apple, New York, New York to the beautiful Sibelius, Brahms Hungarian dances and selections from the Nutcracker Suite (Tchaikovsky) and much more.

Cost- €5-10, children under 12 go free

Time- Doors at 19.00, starts at 20.00

Event- Piso 35 – 35th Floor (more dates)

Location- Outhouse, 105 Capel Street

Description- Rather Gather is proud to present Grupo Subsuelo PIso 35 – 35th Floor. Is a unique physical theatre play performed in Spanish with Subtitles in English.

Cost- €11-17

Time- 19.00

Saturday

Event- Bushy Park Market Yoga (more dates)

Location- Bushy Park, Terenure

Description- Each week Rathmines Collective host a lovely experienced yoga teacher to guide you in a variety of styles of yoga, for ALL LEVELS. We ask for a 5 euro donation. Each month we donate part of the money to both local and international charities.

Cost- Suggested donation of €5

Time- 11.00-12.00

Event- Western swing, blues and rock & roll

Location- Art Cafe Dublin, 1 Frenchmans Lane

Description- Enjoy your dinner and Live Music with The Dublin City Rounders.BYOB when dining in, corkage fee 5eur per bottle of wine. Join us for great food, music and atmosphere!!!

Cost- Free admission

Time- 18.30-20.30

Sunday

Event- Yoga flow + brunch Dublin

Location- My Wellbring, 16 Dame Street

Description- Flowin’ stretchin’ bendin’ brunchin’ banter – definitely some of the best stretching and veggi brunch you’ve ever had.

Cost- €10

Time- 11.30-13.00

Event- Intro To Sewing & Basic Alterations Class

Location- When Poppy Met Daisy, 5/6 Capel Street

Description- Learn the basics of using a sewing machine for complete beginners. This course is a once off four hour workshop. In the course you will learn all the sewing machine basics and make a small bag. In the alteration part of the course we will cover an array of hems, basic alterations and insert an invisible zip.

Cost- €89

Time- 12.00

Children’s Event- The RTÉ Concert Orchestra present BABE: Live

Location- National Concert Hall, Earlsfort Terrace

Description- Join the RTÉ Concert Orchestra for a live screening of Babe, a wonderful family film about a little pig who wants to be a sheep dog.

Cost- Adults: €30, Children €15

Time- 14.00/ 17.00

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Recent Comments
  • Christine says:

    Maybe Remind people that on Sunday the mini marathon is on so there is usually loads of roads in town closed off!

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