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!
June at Ballynafeigh Community Development Association
Thursday 1st June Men’s Shed: 11am – 1pm Sure Start Baby Cafe: 10.30am – 12pm Sure Start Creche: 1 – 3pm Seniors Club: 1.30 – 3.30pm UC Info Drop-In: 10.30am – 12.30pm Thursday Club: 5 – 8pm Change the World in Song: 7 – 9pm Friday 2nd June Men’s Shed: 11am – 1pm Yoga with Maggie: 10 – 11am BCOS …
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 …
April plans at BCDA!
Our weekly schedule for the month of April – we will be closed for the Easter break from Monday 10th to Friday 14th of April!
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!