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Saturday 16 November 2019

Around Wexford Town

Library: Our regular events are free, open to all and there is no booking required.

Wednesday, October 30 at 10.30 a.m. Baby Rhyme Time

Thursday, October 31 at 11 a.m. Digital Learning Club

Bring your own device and ask the questions that matter to you in a relaxed and informal environment.

Thursday, October 31 at 7 p.m. Strolling Through Ulysses

After three sell-out performances at the Clonmel Junction Arts festival, and winning the distinction of 'Best Actor' at the recent Galway Fringe Festival, Robert Gogan is delighted to return to Wexford Library during the 67th Wexford Fringe Festival for another performance of 'Strolling Through Ulysses'.

This one-man show is a comic jaunt through the pages of Joyce's Ulysses, highlighting the quirky characters and amusing situations in his iconic novel.

This performance contains sexual references. We recommend that it is not suitable for under 16s. Parental discretion advised. Booking is essential, please phone 053 9196760.

Friday, November 1 at 10.30 a.m. Pre-school story time

Saturday, November 2 at 1 p.m. Kevin Lawlor APK Trio

This new project by drummer and local jazz musician Kevin Lawlor will combine three of Wexford's foremost improvising musicians to play a programme of different and some unconventional music by the likes of Kurt Rosenwinkel, Stevie Wonder, Joshua Redman, Billie Eilish, John Coltrane among others. Booking is essential, please phone 053 9196760.

Ferrycarrig Five

Registrations are now open for the Ferrycarrig 5 Mile Run which takes place on Sunday, January 5, 2020.

Entry fee is €17.50 until midnight on 25 December 2019, increases to €20 from midnight on 25 December 2019 until race day.

Visit www.popupraces.ie for further details.

Science Festival

This year's Wexford Science Festival runs from November 10-24. It promises a celebration of science, technology, engineering, arts and maths (STEAM) for people of all ages and interests.

All are welcome to attend WexSci Wexford Science Festival. Events are free but must be booked.

The WexSci Science Showcase will be held on Saturday, November 16, at The Street, Wexford County Council, Carricklawn, Wexford.

For more information, visit wexfordsciencefestival.ie or email wexsci@wexfordcoco.ie or contact 053 919 6560.

Veterinary Hospital

Everyone is invited to the O'Shea & Bramley Veterinary Hospital Annual Open Day on Thursday, October 31, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Jungle Dave will be there, the Teddy Bear clinic and the Annual Dog Show as well as lots more. Hallowe'en Camp

Hosted by Sew Fun Studios at Paul Quay, Pierce Court this camp runs from Tuesday, October 29 to Thursday, October 31, beginning at 10 a.m. each day.

Join us for three days of spooky Hallowe'en fun at Sew Fun Studios Wexford. We will design and create our very own personalised spooky ghouls while enjoying Hallowe'en treats. A three-day mini camp costs €65.

Archery and shield making

Join Cottage Autism Network (CAN) Family Day Out at the Irish National Heritage Park for some archery fun and shield making on Sunday, November 3, from 12.30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

For CAN families (including siblings). €5 per family.

Included: entry to the Heritage Park, Archery and Shield Making.

Please text Ciara to book with the family name and number of adults and kids, or with any enquiries, on 087 169 2894.

Charles Bukowski

The laureate of lowlife, the king of the underground, Charles Bukowski, will be remembered and commemorated at a night of poetry, music and decadence in Red Books in St Peter's Square at 8 p.m. on November 1.

Confidence workshop

#IamRemarkable free confidence building workshop on Thursday, October 31, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Wexford County Council, Newtown Road, Carricklawn. Come along and learn how to recognise your achievements and how to talk about them in a positive way. Build up your confidence and assertiveness, start believing in yourself. The workshop is free but has limited places available as for the best results we need to be able to chat in a small group.

Register at eventbrite.ie

Saxology

In the Wexford Arts Centre on Friday, November 1, at 1 p.m. Saxology present an enjoyable lunchtime concert of music from classical to contemporary and everything in between. This Wexford based saxophone quartet is sure to please all tastes. Tickets are €10. Contact 053 912 3764

The Creation

Wexford Festival Singers present 'The Creation' by Joseph Haydn at Rowe Street Church on Sunday, November 3, at 3 p.m.

The event will feature soprano Ava Dodd, tenor Andrew Gavin and baritone David Corr. Joining them will be the Waterford Concert Orchestra and conductor Dr Kevin O'Carroll.

Tickets are €20 and €10 for children. Book online at wexfordartscentre.ie or contact 053 912 3764.

Donations

The Oxfam store in Wexford is seeking donations of quality clothing, books, accessories and bric-a-brac.

If you have a few hours to spare and would like to volunteer, we are seeking volunteers for weekend shifts and through the week.

Many thanks for your continued support and we look forward to seeing you.

The Eagles

Crown Live welcome back The Absolute Eagles -A Tribute to the Eagles on Saturday, November 2 at 9 p.m. Tickets €15

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