Boyle Community Notes

Boyle Community Notes 11/12/15

The last Farmers Market of 2015 will take place on WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 23rd, just in time for Christmas! The market will resume as usual on January 2nd from 10am to 2pm. We wish to thank all of our wonderful loyal customers and stallholders who have supported the market in 2015.

Class takes place on Sunday 20th December from 11am and 2pm and is suitable for 4 – 10 year olds. The class will last 1 hour. Booking is essential. 0719673122
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The Annual Stephen’s Day Treasure Hunt in aid of Hospice will take in place in Lough Key Forest & Activity Park at 2.30pm on St Stephen’s Day. Answer sheets can be handed in afterwards at Clarke’s Bar & Restaurant, Patrick’s Street, Boyle where there will be a Fun Auction of a few selected items, which should be popular with sports fans!

Ardcarne Garden Centre Cafe will be presenting a Charity Gig on Sunday 27th December from 2pm until 4pm. There will be a short presentation from Sue Paling (director of Sai Donkey Sanctuary). The Honey Bees nostalgia 30’s 40’s Tin Pan Alley Jazz. A Soprano by Emily Murphy, Cathal Roche on Saxophone and Derek Dooley from the The Deadly Duo. All in aid of the Sai Donkey Sanctuary. Free Entry.

Majella Frizzell (nee McCrann) from St Patrick Street, Boyle is organising a 5k Fun Run/Walk for Sunday 27th December starting at 2pm in Lough Key Forest Park in aid of Children with Autism. Rapid Prompting Ireland Ltd is a charity supporting Education and Communication to those living with Autism. For further information contact Majella on 086 812 3594.

Have you got a little someone who would like to receive a personal letter from the man in red himself this December? Una Bhan Craft Shop has established a direct line to Santa Claus and has arranged for him to reply to children’s letters. Your child can write their letter to Santa and post it in the ‘Special Santa Box’ in the Una Bhan Craft Shop, €4 per child (to cover admin charges – no stamp required!), then leave the rest to us. Make sure your child includes their full name, address, age and special requests for Christmas and include a mention of any brothers, sisters or special friends so the reply can be really personal. We will make sure that Santa gets to read each letter and write a personal letter back, which will be posted directly to the child. Santa’s Letter Service will up until Friday 18th December.

Receive a raffle ticket when you make a purchase at Una Bhan Craft Shop or the Boyle Farmers Market during the month of December to be included in a FREE Christmas Hamper Draw, which will take place on the last market which will be taking place on Saturday 23rd of December at 12noon.

Lines are available to purchase until Monday December 21st for Boyle Christmas Lights Cash Draw. Feature pieces are being added to our new lights this year and we look forward to the official ‘Turning On’ of thee lights. We are giving away cash prices this year of €1000 (1st Prize); €500 (2nd Prize); €250 (3rd Prize); €150(4th Prize); and €100 (5th Prize). Lines are €2 each or 3 for €5. Lines will be on sale in all businesses throughout the town, but if anyone has been omitted or would like a card please call Stephen on 086 8360666. Make Boyle even brighter this year, and thank you for supporting the draw.

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