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Events

We shall be publishing our future events on a month by month basis.

All our events are Free of Charge.

For more information about any event, or to book (if booking is required) please phone the Education Centre (0404 45656) or the Information Office (0404 45425).

If you wish to receive notifications by email of upcoming events, please email us at wickloweducationcentre@chg.gov.ie

Events for March

Sorry, our March events have finished – our next event is in April.

Download a pdf of our March events: Events March 2019

Events for April

Download a pdf of our April events: APRIL EVENTS 2019 PDF

Animal Tracks – Sunday 7th April

When: 11.30 am to mid-afternoon.

Where: National Park Education Centre, Miners’ Road, Upper Lake, Glendalough.

Logisitics:

  • Bring a packed lunch.
  • All our events are free of charge, but there is a parking charge at the Upper Lake Car Park.
  • Booking is essential; places are limited. To book phone 0404 45656.

This is a workshop event to study the tracks and signs of wild animals. There will be a talk in the morning, followed by a walk in the afternoon.

Learn 5 Trees – Wednesday 17th April

When: Stop by any time between 11 am and 4 pm

Where: Outside the National Park Information Office, Upper Lake, Glendalough

Have you ever wondered ‘What tree is that?’ Fewer and fewer people these days know how to recognise our common native trees. Why not stop by for just ten minutes and let us teach you five trees – Sessile Oak, Hazel, Birch, Hawthorn and Holly.

Booking is not required.

All About Eggs Treasure Hunt –

Good Friday 19th April to Easter Monday 22nd April

      

When: Anytime between 10 am and 4:30 pm

Where: Collect the treasure hunt at the National Park Information Office, Upper Lake, Glendalough.

A map will guide you to various facts about eggs, but be warned, there is no chocolate! We will have free posters for those who complete the challenge. The treasure hunt takes about 30 minutes. Booking is not required.

Art In The Park – Wednesday 24th April

When: Morning session (Families) – 10.30 to 12.30am

Afternoon session (Adults) – 2 to 4 pm

Where: National Park Education Centre, Miners’ Road, Upper Lake, Glendalough

Learn to draw native animals and birds in a two hour art session. The morning session is for families (children over 7 years with a parent). The afternoon session is for adults only. We shall provide paper and pencils, but feel free to bring your own if you prefer.

Booking is essential. To book, please phone 0404 45656.

Clara Vale Wildflower Walk – Sunday 28th April

When: 11 am

Where: Meet at the Stump of the Castle car park (Sat Nav: 52.94557362 -6.225986)

Join us on a short stroll to identify some of the native spring flowers and other plants in the wonderful Clara Vale Nature Reserve.

Booking is essential. To book, please phone 0404 45656.