THE BEST OF THIS WEEK’S DUBLIN EVENTS- WEEK COMMENCING 24.06.19

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Welcome to my weekly Dublin events posts, published every single Sunday sharing the best things happening around the city each week. I really hope you enjoy them.

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My top picks of events happening in Dublin this week:

Monday

EventEnd-of-Year Student Concert

Location- National Concert Hall

Description- Taking place in the National Concert Hall’s John Field Room for over a decade, the New School’s annual End-of-Year Student Concerts are both entertaining and diverse, showcasing a wide range of our instrumentalists, singers and ensembles, as well as winners of our annual scholarship competition.

Come to support these fine musicians and join us for an entertaining and diverse evening of music!

Cost- €10

Time- 19.30-21.00

Children’s eventSummer Kayak Camps

Location-Canoeing Ireland, Irish Sport HQ,, National Sports Campus, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15

Description- Summer Kayak Camps start 24th June

Cost- €99-159 for course

Time- 10.00-15.00

Tuesday

EventThrilling Trad – A series of traditional Irish music concerts

Location- Dame Castle, Dame Street

Description- Dublin Castle has teamed up with Comhaltas, Craobh Sean Treacy for a series of traditional Irish music concerts in the stunning surroundings of the Chapel Royal. Learn some of the stories behind the music and be swept away by the beautiful melodies and instruments of the Irish music tradition.

Tickets are just €5 and can be purchased on the day or online as long as availability lasts! Book now to ensure your place.

It’s not everyday that visitors can experience some of the best Irish tunes in one of Dublin’s most striking surroundings!

Cost- €4.84

Time- 18.00-19.00

Children’s eventBaby Massage – Sandymount

Location- Sandymount YMCA, Calremont Road

Description- Baby massage is a wonderful experience shared between you and your baby. It provides numerous physical, psychological and emotional benefits for babies and the families who care for them. Joining a baby massage classes is a great way to spend quality time with your baby and to meet new mums.

Our Baby Massage course is suitable for babies from 6 weeks to 9 months. The course run over four classes, held once a week in a warm, clean, comfortable space. Massage stokes are taught in stages over the weeks so baby becomes used to touch and you can practice at home and ask questions when you return to class the following week. All ClapHandies instructors have trained with the International Association of Infant Massage and are members of Baby Massage Ireland (required for claiming on your health insurance)

Cost- €120 for 4 weeks

Time- 10.30-12.00

Wednesday

EventOffshore Film Festival

Location-Vue Cinema, Fonthill Rd, Liffey Valley Park

Description- Offshore Film Festival is a film festival which aims to bring the sea into cities with a selection of the world’s best film related to sea sports such as sailing, surfing and diving.

Cost- €16

Time- 19.00-22.30

Children’s eventMalahide: Music for Babies – Woodwind Trio

Location- Malahide Castle and Gardens

Description- We are delighted to welcome our woodwind trio to end the current Music for Babies series in Malahide. Rebecca Halliday (oboe), Ríona Ó Duinnin (flute) and Cliona Warren (bassoon) will entertain us beautifully with a morning of popular classics.

Fear not! We’ll be back in September, replenished and ready to bring you lots more beautiful music. Keep an eye on the facebook page for all the details.

Classical music concerts for grandparents, parents and babies in a relaxed, local setting.
Come and enjoy the finest chamber music as your baby feeds, sleeps, plays and absorbs all the benefits of this wonderful music.

Cost- €13 for adults, children go free

Time- 11.00-12.00

Thursday

EventCacao Ceremony Heart Activation

Location- Fumbally Stables, Fumbally Lane, Dublin 8

Description- With great pleasure, we invite you to this powerful event of discovering and exploring the Heart Space through a magical Cacao Ceremony, Yoga, Channeling & Activations and Shamanic Journey.

Cacao has been used as a sacred medicine for thousands of years. Known as the food of the gods, it provides a heart opening experience that will get you deeply in touch with your body, awaken your senses and connect to your Inner Being.

We will start by coming together in a sacred space of unconditional love and kindness where you will be given a delicious Elixir of 100% Peruvian Cacao which will be taken with intention and the utmost respect for the Spirit of the Plant.As you begin to feel the effects of the Cacao, we will continue with a slow yoga flow, exploring the connection between the breath, body and our energy field, surrendering fully to our hearts.

In this beautiful co-creative space Livia will channel the Arcturians, an advanced civilization from the 6th and 7th dimensions assisting humanity to reach higher level of consciousness and remember our multidimensionality. The Arcturian Healing Technlogy is very advanced and in this session you will experience a heart activation through light frequency codes which work at multidimensional level, using Color and High Vibrational Sounds.

The integration and grounding will be facilitated by Rob through a shamanic journey where the drum will help to ground and integrate.

We will close the ceremony with a heart-to-heart sharing experience, hugs and So Much Love!

Cost- €55

Children’s eventMusical Tots – June

Location- Lucan Library

Description- Fun, interactive workshop for children aged 6 months to 5 years and their parent / guardian.

Cost- Free

Time- 10.00-11.00

Friday

EventAttention Bébé

Location- The Grand Social, 35 Liffey Street

Description- The biggest party in the world is coming back to the Grand Social Friday June 28th

Hot stepping, side slapping, parcel passing, groin grinding, roof raising fun is what you want, what you really, really want. Would I lie to you Bébé?

Cost- €10

Time- 19.30-22.30

Children’s eventRetro Drive-in Movies All American Drive-in

Location- Leopardstown Racecourse

Description- We are celebrating American Independence Day 2019 with an All American Drive-in Movie Event

STAR WARS – THE LAST JEDI

INDEPENDENCE DAY

THE HANGOVER

AMERICAN PIE

STAND BY ME

Delicious American Themed Food including BBQ, PIZZA, POPCORN and Much More!

Cost- 5 seater car €33, 7 seater €36

Time- 19.00-23.00

Saturday

EventMockie Ah : Dublin Pride Vogue Ball

Location- The Workmans, Wellington Quay

Description- COME ONE COME ALL LETS ALL HAVE A BALL!

Ireland’s biggest drag haus Mockie Ah are bringing their Vogue Ball to Dublin this Pride! GET READY TO WERK THE FLOOR!

Six Categories. One Final. One Trophy To Be SNATCHED!
Who Will Get TENS ACROSS THE BOARD & Who Will SASHAY AWAY ….

Hosted By Candy Warhol and Sponsored by Dublin Vintage Factory with a massive lineup of special guest DJs, Performers & Judges TBA over the coming weeks!

CATEGORIES ARE :
1) Butch Queen (First Time In Drag)
2) Club Kids
3) Executive Realness
4) Opulence / Evening Wear
5) Body Positivity
6) Voguing
7) *Secret Round Revealed On The Night*
8) Final Round (Each Winner Goes Head To Head)

Cost- €10

Time- 23.30-03.00

Children’s eventFamily Concert: Peter and the Wolf with Westland Wind Quintet

Location: National Concert Hall

Description- Expect to be enthralled by the timeless story of Peter and his dealings with the crafty Wolf by Sergej Prokofiev with the Westland Wind Quintet. Delve into all-time classics for everyone to enjoy, and learn the story of the wind quintet through the music of Jacques Ibert.

Designed for ages 6-12, lots of participation is promised to keep the whole family entertained!

Cost- €12

Time- 11.30-12.30

Sunday

EventOrgan Freeman – Weekly Jazz Sundays

Location- The Big Romance, 98 Parnell Street

Description- Doors open at 4pm
Jazz records from 4pm
Live performance from 5pm – 7pm

Organ Freeman – Irish jazz organ trio
Organ Freeman specialises in the music of the bebop and hard bop idioms of the early 1950s and 60s. Playing standards by composers such as Miles Davis, Sonny Rollins, Wayne Shorter, and many more in the classic organ trio format.

The trio are organist Darragh Hennessy, guitarist and singer Charlie Mooney, and drummer Faolán Collins.

Cost- Free entry

Time- 14.00-19.00

Children’s eventFree Summer Concerts in the Parks: Herbert Park

Location- Herbert Park

Description- Dublin Concert Band’s popular series of summer concerts in association with Dublin City Council returns this year, with five family-friendly and free Sunday afternoon performances in some of Dublin’s most welcoming parks. So pack a picnic and come and enjoy an entertaining selection of classics, jazz standards, favourite movie scores, and music from musicals in a park near you.

Cost- Free

Time- 14.00-16.00

 

Enjoy!!

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