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Seniors Chair-Based Activity

This year our seniors have been taking part in a chair-based yoga and physical activity workshop every Tuesday morning from 11am-12pm. The ladies have been learning about different yoga poses, improving their balance, incorporating some physical activity into their week, and connecting with each other!

Community Day of Action

On Thursday 25th May, staff at Ballynafeigh Community Development Association closed the building for a couple of hours to take part in the Community Day of Action to protest funding cuts and lack of investment in the community sector in Northern Ireland.

May Plans at BCDA!

Monday 1st May Closed for Bank Holiday Tuesday 2nd May Ballynafeigh Men’s Shed Sure Start Creche Seniors Physical Activity Class Refuge Language ESOL Conversation Class Wednesday 3rd May Sure Start Creche Sure Start Parent & Toddler Group The Skyways Club Table Tennis Bachata Dance Class Thursday 4th May Ballynafeigh Men’s Shed Sure Start Creche Sure Start Baby Café Seniors Club …

Ensemble:Legacies Project with Prime Cut Productions

Over the past few months, a group from our Seniors Engagement Programme took part in a theatre project with Prime Cut Productions, on the theme of legacies. This ranged from writing workshops where they explored ideas related to the theme of legacies, shared workshops with other groups like Here NI, enjoyed a trip to the theatre, and did a lot …

March at Ballynafeigh Development Association

Monday: Ballynafeigh Men’s Shed 11am – 1pm Tuesday: Seniors Physical Activity 11.30am – 12.30pm Ballynafeigh Men’s Shed 11am – 1pm English Conversation Classes 1 – 3.30pm Wednesday: SureStart Parent & Toddler Group 10.15 – 11.30am Engage with Age (every other Wed) 2 – 4pm Bachata Dance Class 7 – 10pm Thursday: SureStart Baby Café 10.30am – 12pm Ballynafeigh Men’s Shed …

Half-Term Workshops at BCDA

Over half-term week (13th – 17th February) kids from Ballynafeigh aged 7-10 took part in creative workshops over three mornings, facilitated by Bricks 4 Kids Belfast and Clayrazy. They created various creations out of Lego and clay, and enjoyed a healthy snack every morning in between activities! On the first day, the kids split their time between making little dogs …

February at Ballynafeigh Community Development Association

Monday 11am – 1pm: Ballynafeigh Men’s Shed Tuesday 11.30am – 12.30pm: Seniors Physical Activity 11am – 1pm: Ballynafeigh Men’s Shed 1 – 3.30pm: Refuge Language English Conversation Classes Wednesday 10.15 – 11.30am: SureStart Parent & Toddler Group 2 – 4pm: Engage with Age (every other Wednesday) 7 – 10pm: P & G Bachata Dance Class Thursday 10.30am – 12pm: SureStart …

Cook It! Programme with South Belfast Sure Start

Ballynafeigh Community Development Association, in partnership with our friends at South Belfast SureStart are currently running a six-week Cook It! food and nutrition programme. The programme aims to help some of the SureStart parents gain experience of cooking and preparing healthy, inexpensive meals, as well as learning about healthy eating and food safety!