Events

Greener Home and Body Care

Event Description:
Join Zaneta Wright at the Rediscovery Centre for this unique workshop to learn how to make eco-friendly, cost-effective products to take care of your home and body. This workshop will demonstrate how easy it is to reduce the number of harmful chemicals and detergents that you use at home and on the body while still maintaining high standards of care.

Some of the practical demonstrations include making cold process soap, moisturiser, body scrub, laundry solutions and so much more. This is a comprehensive workshop that covers topics such as air purity, dealing with a mouldy home, looking after your feet and finding the right moisturising oil for your skin.

Each participant will leave with a few goodies that we make on the day.

Event Date and Time:
Saturday, June 18, 2022 10:00am - 3pm

Event Location:
Rediscovery Centre

Event Price: €75

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Space Workshop for Kids

Event Description:
Join us at the Rediscovery Centre for an out-of-this-world experience. Our Space Explorers workshop for kids investigates the universe, the origins of the solar system, its planets and moons and looks at space exploration. The workshop features fun hands-on activities including investigating meteor impacts, investigating solar eclipses and making rockets and space rovers. Suitable for children aged 6 to 12 years.

Event Date and Time:
Saturday 25th June 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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Space Workshop for Kids

Event Description:
Join us at the Rediscovery Centre for an out-of-this-world experience. Our Space Explorers workshop for kids investigates the universe, the origins of the solar system, its planets and moons and looks at space exploration. The workshop features fun hands-on activities including investigating meteor impacts, investigating solar eclipses and making rockets and space rovers. Suitable for children aged 6 to 12 years.

Event Date and Time:
Saturday 25th June 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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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:
Tuesday 5th July 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:
Tuesday 5th July 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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Gardening and Biodiversity Workshop for Kids

Event Description:
Looking for something different to do this Saturday? Join us at the Rediscovery Centre for our Gardening and Biodiversity workshop for kids. Come and discover all the secrets of growing your own vegetables and herbs, explore the creatures inhabiting our garden and give us a hand in our own kitchen garden! Suitable for children aged 6 to 12 years.

Event Date and Time:
Saturday 16th July 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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Gardening and Biodiversity Workshop for Kids

Event Description:
Looking for something different to do this Saturday? Join us at the Rediscovery Centre for our Gardening and Biodiversity workshop for kids. Come and discover all the secrets of growing your own vegetables and herbs, explore the creatures inhabiting our garden and give us a hand in our own kitchen garden! Suitable for children aged 6 to 12 years.

Event Date and Time:
Saturday 16th July 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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Creative Waste Workshop for Kids

Event Description:
Join us at the Rediscovery Centre for our Creative Crafts workshop for kids, where we will doing a variety of creative crafts by reusing waste materials, such as fabric, cardboard, plastic and sweet wrappers. Suitable for children aged 6 to 12 years. Let’s get creative!

Event Date and Time:
Saturday 6th August 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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Creative Waste Workshop for Kids

Event Description:
Join us at the Rediscovery Centre for our Creative Crafts workshop for kids, where we will doing a variety of creative crafts by reusing waste materials, such as fabric, cardboard, plastic and sweet wrappers. Suitable for children aged 6 to 12 years. Let’s get creative!

Event Date and Time:
Saturday 6th August 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 20th August 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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