JUNE 22ND | TUTORED WINE TASTING EVENT

TUTORED WINE TASTING EVENT The Wine Buff, Cutlery Road, Newbridge 7.00-8.30pm  Friday 22nd  June A fun, unstuffy, informative and entertaining evening at one of Newbridge’s most welcome new arrivals ‘The Wine Buff.’ You’ll learn the art of tasting, how to tell a good wine from a bad one, hear some stories that will stay with you forever – and of course …

JUNE 24th | PICNIC IN THE PARK

LIFFEY LINEAR PARK | 1PM – 4PM | FREE Bring a picnic basket, a comfy blanket and sunglasses for a family picnic in the park. Enjoy food tasting, old time children’s games, international cuisine, BBQ, music, and a rubber duck race on the Liffey. Family friendly event. Sponsored by

JUNE 24th | JUNE FEST PFIZER ‘BLUE RUN’

PFIZER NEWBRIDGE | 11AM | € 10 SINGLE – € 20 FAMILY Enter at: www.popupraces.ie (€5 higher if you sign up on the day). Closing date for online registration midnight 21st June. Wear something blue, or paint yourself blue, or just banish the blues – you decide! 5K race around the Pfi zer site – runners and walkers of all …

JUNE 23rd | CRINNIU NA NÓG – A NEW NATIONAL DAY OF CREATIVITY FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE

NEWBRIDGE COMMUNITY LIBRARY | SEE BELOW | BOOKING REQUIRED ON 045-448353 1. Summer-Themed Art Workhops For Children With Sharon Dunne a) 10-11AM b) 11.30AM – 12:30PM (Booking required for both) 2. Science STEAM Workshop with Paul Brereton of Science Culture Ireland at 11AM (Booking Required) 3. Facepainting in the Library with Georgina McCormick 1:30-3PM. All welcome. 4. Mindboggling, Marvellous and …

JUNE 17th | CLONGOREY & DISTRICT COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION FIELD DAY

OLD BOG ROAD COMMUNITY FIELD | 1PM – 5PM | FREE This Father’s Day, all roads lead to Clongorey Community Field (eircode W12TN25) as young, old and in-betweens gather to celebrate country life on the edge of the bog. The fi eld day harks back to a bygone era with bottles stall, cakes stall, brica- brac, mouse run, horse and …

1st – 30th | SWIFT NEST BOX PROJECT

VARIOUS | ON-GOING | FREE The swift is on the amber list of birds of conservation concern in Ireland because its population has declined by over 40% in the last 15 years. They come to our towns every year for just four months, arriving in late April and leaving in late August. Work is being undertaken to help save the …

JUNE 11th | CEOL & CAINT

CHAT’N CHEW CAFE | 7:30PM | FREE Ceol caint, craic, fi líocht, amhránaíocht agus scéalaíocht chun Bliain na Gaeilge a cheiliúradh.

JUNE 12th | ORIENTEERING NEWBRIDGE

Tuesday 12th June MEETING IN CAR PARK OF ST. CONLETH’S AND MARY’S PRIMARY SCHOOL 6:30PM – 8PM | €5 (€10 FAMILY) Curragh-Naas Orienteering Club are delighted to return to JuneFest after the very successful first running of the Newbridge JuneFest orienteering event in 2017. Orienteering is a fun activity suitable for all ages and a great family sport. This event …

21st | SOLSTICE ON THE LIFFEY

LIFFEY LINEAR PARK THURSDAY 21st June | 10PM | FREE Serenic lighting presents solstice on the Liffey – a unique installation by local artist daire finney. This special instalation celebrates the longest day of the year with magical candle lit sculptures on the river Liffey.   Sponsored by

9th – 28th | HOME IS WHERE THE HEART IS 2

June 9th -28th Riverbank Arts Centre  | Wednesday 7th – 30th June | ADMISSION FREE Following the first exhibition in 2017, the ‘Home Is Where The Art Is’ project is back this June. As part of this year’s JuneFest, Riverbank Arts Centre has invited youth groups to work with a number of visual artists, to create pieces of art which form …