Events

Bicycle Basics – Parent and Child Workshop

Event Description:
Once children are using their own bikes it won't be long before they need a bit of maintenance.  This workshop is designed for a child and an accompanying adult to participate together and it teaches the children how to do basic maintenance on their bikes. This workshop is suitable for children aged 6 to 11 years old.

It will be a combination of demonstration and hands on activities on children's bikes provided for the class.

This will include:

- Basic rules for nuts and bolts
- Checking for loose bearings
- Adjusting saddle height
- Checking wheel nuts are tight
- How to know what size of wheel a bike has
- How to pump up a tyre
- Finding punctures in an inner tube
- Checking and tightening brakes
- Oiling chains
- Giving the bike a quick clean

*Child must be accompanied by one adult
*Suitable for children aged 6 to 11 years old
*Due to the COVID-19 restrictions we have the following guidelines in place:
In order to protect visitors and staff, it is mandatory that adults to wear a face mask during their visit. If visitors arrive without a mask there will be some available to purchase in our Ecostore. Visitors will not be able to join a tour/workshop until they are wearing a face mask. If you have any queries in relation to bikes please email Mark at bikes@rediscoverycentre.ie

Event Date and Time:
Wednesday 13th April 2022, from 11.00am until 12.30pm

Event Location:
The Rediscovery Centre, The Boiler House, Ballymun Road, Ballymun, Dublin 9

Event Price: €25 (1 Adult 1 Child)

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Bicycle Basics – Parent and Child Workshop

Event Description:
Once children are using their own bikes it won't be long before they need a bit of maintenance.  This workshop is designed for a child and an accompanying adult to participate together and it teaches the children how to do basic maintenance on their bikes. This workshop is suitable for children aged 6 to 11 years old.

It will be a combination of demonstration and hands on activities on children's bikes provided for the class.

This will include:

- Basic rules for nuts and bolts
- Checking for loose bearings
- Adjusting saddle height
- Checking wheel nuts are tight
- How to know what size of wheel a bike has
- How to pump up a tyre
- Finding punctures in an inner tube
- Checking and tightening brakes
- Oiling chains
- Giving the bike a quick clean

*Child must be accompanied by one adult
*Suitable for children aged 6 to 11 years old
*Due to the COVID-19 restrictions we have the following guidelines in place:
In order to protect visitors and staff, it is mandatory that adults to wear a face mask during their visit. If visitors arrive without a mask there will be some available to purchase in our Ecostore. Visitors will not be able to join a tour/workshop until they are wearing a face mask. If you have any queries in relation to bikes please email Mark at bikes@rediscoverycentre.ie

Event Date and Time:
Wednesday 13th April 2022, from 2.00pm until 3.30pm

Event Location:
The Rediscovery Centre, The Boiler House, Ballymun Road, Ballymun, Dublin 9

Event Price: €25 (1 Adult 1 Child)

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Easter Camp

Event Description:
Are you looking for some fun activities during the Easter holidays? Join our Education team Easter Camp workshops with fun hands on activities. Our Easter Camps include a variety of Easter-themed activities including our egg hunt challenge, egg science, Easter games, arts and crafts and exploring nature in springtime. It will be egg-cellent! Our Easter camps are suitable for children aged 6 to 12 years old.

Our facilitators are all very experienced in working with children, trained in child protection and Garda vetted.

Event Date and Time:
Thursday 14 April 2022, 09.00am until 3.00pm

Event Location:
The Rediscovery Centre, The Boiler House, Ballymun Road, Ballymun, Dublin 9

Event Price: €25 per child, €40 for 2 Children/Sibling Discount

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Water Workshop for Kids

Event Description:
Come to discover our watery world at the Rediscovery Centre on Saturday June 9th! Children will learn about where water comes from, how we use it, how important it is and how we can protect our aquatic environment. A number of games and hands-on activities are included. Suitable for children aged 6 to 12 years.

Event Date and Time:
Saturday 30th April 2022 from 11:00am until 12:30pm

Event Location:
The Rediscovery Centre, The Boiler House, Ballymun Road, Ballymun, Dublin 9

Event Price: €10 per child

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Water Workshop for Kids

Event Description:
Come to discover our watery world at the Rediscovery Centre on Saturday June 9th! Children will learn about where water comes from, how we use it, how important it is and how we can protect our aquatic environment. A number of games and hands-on activities are included. Suitable for children aged 6 to 12 years.

Event Date and Time:
Saturday 30th April 2022 from 2.30pm until 4.00pm

Event Location:
The Rediscovery Centre, The Boiler House, Ballymun Road, Ballymun, Dublin 9

Event Price: €10 per child

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Beginner Bike Maintenance Workshop

Event Description:
Learn to keep your bike running smoothly and safely. Bicycle tyres and brakes need regular maintenance, and doing the maintenance yourself will extend the life of your bike’s components and keep you on the road. Join Mark from Rediscover Cycling to develop these skills.

This class will include:

- Fitting inner tubes
- Inspecting damaged and worn tubes and tyre
- Rebuilding and setting up mechanical brakes from scratch
- Other general maintenance of chains, saddles, and handlebars
- Simplified, take home notes.

Participants are encouraged to bring their own bike to work on so as to learn to maintain their specific parts. If participants are unable to bring their own bike, a bike can be provided – send us an email to bikes@rediscoverycentre.ie with a description of the type of bike you typically use and we can do our best to have something similar for you on the day.

*Minimum numbers required for workshop to take place
*Participants must be 16 years or over
*Due to the COVID-19 restrictions we have the following guidelines in place:
In order to protect visitors and staff, it is mandatory that customers wear a face mask during their visit. If visitors arrive without a mask there will be some available to purchase in our Ecostore. Visitors will not be able to join a tour/workshop until they are wearing a face mask.

Event Date and Time:
Saturday 7th May 2022 from 10.00am until 12.30pm

Event Location:
The Rediscovery Centre, The Boiler House, Ballymun Road, Ballymun, Dublin 9

Event Price: €30.00

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Beginner Bike Maintenance Workshop

Event Description:
Learn to keep your bike running smoothly and safely. Bicycle tyres and brakes need regular maintenance, and doing the maintenance yourself will extend the life of your bike’s components and keep you on the road. Join Mark from Rediscover Cycling to develop these skills.

This class will include:

- Fitting inner tubes
- Inspecting damaged and worn tubes and tyre
- Rebuilding and setting up mechanical brakes from scratch
- Other general maintenance of chains, saddles, and handlebars
- Simplified, take home notes.

Participants are encouraged to bring their own bike to work on so as to learn to maintain their specific parts. If participants are unable to bring their own bike, a bike can be provided – send us an email to bikes@rediscoverycentre.ie with a description of the type of bike you typically use and we can do our best to have something similar for you on the day.

*Minimum numbers required for workshop to take place
*Participants must be 16 years or over
*Due to the COVID-19 restrictions we have the following guidelines in place:
In order to protect visitors and staff, it is mandatory that customers wear a face mask during their visit. If visitors arrive without a mask there will be some available to purchase in our Ecostore. Visitors will not be able to join a tour/workshop until they are wearing a face mask.

Event Date and Time:
Saturday 7th May 2022 from 2.00pm until 4.30pm

Event Location:
The Rediscovery Centre, The Boiler House, Ballymun Road, Ballymun, Dublin 9

Event Price: €30.00

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Beginners basket weaving workshop

Event Description:
Welig Heritage Crafts is hosting a beginners basket weaving workshop at the Rediscovery Centre. This workshop will teach you all the skills that you will need to weave a traditional potato basket or ‘Skib’ once used to ‘teem’ and serve potatoes. This is a great beginners basket workshop and it will give participants the grounding to start their own projects. All tools and materials will be provided and participants will take home their very own basket at the end of the day. 

Event Date and Time:
Sat 14 May 2022 10:00 - 16:30

Event Location:
Rediscovery Centre

Event Price: €115

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Biodiversity Workshop for Kids – Nature Explorers

Event Description:
Join us at the Rediscovery Centre for our Nature Explorers workshop for kids. We will be exploring urban wildlife in our pond and garden, doing a range of fun hands-on activities such as pond-dipping and bug hunting. Children will learn about food chains and food webs, Irish ecosystems and how small daily actions can help promote and conserve our natural environment. Suitable for children aged 6 to 12 years.

Event Date and Time:
Saturday 21st May 2022 from 11:00am until 12.30pm

Event Location:
The Rediscovery Centre, The Boiler House, Ballymun Road, Ballymun, Dublin 9

Event Price: €10 per child

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Biodiversity Workshop for Kids – Nature Explorers

Event Description:
Join us at the Rediscovery Centre for our Nature Explorers workshop for kids. We will be exploring urban wildlife in our pond and garden, doing a range of fun hands-on activities such as pond-dipping and bug hunting. Children will learn about food chains and food webs, Irish ecosystems and how small daily actions can help promote and conserve our natural environment. Suitable for children aged 6 to 12 years.

Event Date and Time:
Saturday 21st May 2022 from 2.30pm until 4.00pm

Event Location:
The Rediscovery Centre, The Boiler House, Ballymun Road, Ballymun, Dublin 9

Event Price: €10 per child

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