Mid-summer community supper

St. Johnston and Carrigans Family Resource Centre, Chapel Rd, St. Johnston in association with the Border Villages Social Integration Project is organising a Community Barbeque and Family Fun Event with bouncy castles and family entertainment in Mill Park Carrigans, on Friday August 3rd 2012 from 5pm to 8pm. The event is aimed at promoting the integration and participation of people living in Killea, Carrigans and St. Johnston and everyone is welcome. For more information telephone 074 9148551 or e-mail: stjohnresource@eircom.net.

July Youth Programme is continuing in St. Johnston and Carrigans Family Resource Centre. Activities available include dance, fun sports, drama and the Wednesday, Thursday and Friday youth clubs.

Do you experience feelings of anxiety, depression or loneliness due to bereavement, relationships or isolation? Would you simply like someone to talk to about any problem in your life that distresses you? St. Johnston and Carrigans Family Resource Centre offer a free and professional and confidential and safe counselling service for men and women. For more information call Niki Cross in complete confidence at 087 0569124.

St.Johnston and Carrigans Family Resource Centre activities - Monday: Bowling: St.Johnston and Carrigans Bowling Club, Monday, 7pm to 10.30pm and Friday 7pm to 10.30pm. New members welcome. Tuesday: Ann’s Boxercise Class: Tuesday evening 5.45-6.45pm, Thursday evening 7.30-8.30pm and Friday mornings from 10.00am to 11.00am.  For more information call 086 3238437. Thursday: St.Johnston Breastfeeding Support Group at the Drop-In Centre, Main Street St.Johnston. 10.30am – 12.30pm. Boxercise: From 7.30pm to 8.30pm at St.Johnston and Carrigans Family Resource Centre. For more information call 086 3238437..

Youth Club at the Drop in Centre, Main St, St.Johnston. Wednesday, 5th & 6th Class, 6pm - 7.30pm; Thursday,1st & 2nd Year 6.30 - 8pm; Thursday,3rd year & over, 8pm - 9.30pm; Friday, 1st yr & over, 6pm - 10pm.

The Walk & Talk Group meet at the drop-in centre, Main street, St Johnston at 7.15pm every Tuesday.

Can you please donate your old, broken or unwanted mobile phones which will go towards helping a young child with Autism in the local area.

There is a Clothes Bank at the Family Resource Centre to help raise funds for the Centre. Please donate clothes, sheets, towels, blankets, shoes, and curtains. Your donations will be much appreciated. The bank can be found at the back of the Centre and is a purple colour. Sorry we cannot accept items such as carpets, ornaments, mats, glass and paper.

Swap and drop your old books and magazines: There is a table of free books near the reception area in St Johnston and Carrigans Family Resource Centre. Please feel free to take a book.

Stamps: If you have any used stamps, please cut them out by cutting the envelope and leaving some of the envelope around them. Bring them down to Maureen McLaughlin at the St.Johnston Post Office. These stamps will be used to fund charitable projects.