National Volunteering Week: 21st – 28th September 2020
This year, more than ever, volunteers have shown how critical they are to keeping Galway City going. To say a big thanks, Galway Volunteer Centre is running 2 free online Introduction to Meditation sessions and an online information hour with COPE Galway and Big Brother Big Sister about enjoyable and life changing volunteer roles.
European Week of Sport: 23rd – 30th September 2020
Galway Sports Partnership (GSP) is encouraging clubs across Galway to register activities for the European Week of Sport (EWOS).
EWOS aims to promote sport and physical activity in countries across Europe. The week is for everyone, regardless of age, background or fitness level.
With a focus on grassroots initiatives, the aim is to inspire Europeans to #BeActive on a regular basis and create opportunities in peoples’ everyday lives to exercise more.
Activities can be your club training session, a match/competition or something specific that is organised to promote activity during EWOS.
Please ensure all activities are compliant with Covid -19 guidelines.
To register your event see: https://www.sportireland.ie/europeanweekofsport
For more information contact GSP on 091 509572 / 536459
Positive Ageing Week: 28th September – 2nd October 2020
Highlighting the contribution of older people in our families, neighbourhoods and communities, and promoting healthy and active ageing.
It is also an opportunity to show our appreciation to older people in our lives, and to reach out to those who may be feeling lonely or isolated at this time.
Tune in to local media for information, and keep an eye on #PositiveAgeingGalway across social media channels.