first_imgThe Gartan Day Centre is a well-kept secret which has been in existence for around 17 years.Just some of the happy faces at the Gartan Centre.But through word of mouth the centre is growing in popularity and well…it’s not much of a secret anymore.The centre caters for older people from the Churchill, Glendowan, Gartan, Trentagh, Termon, Glenswilly and Kilmacrennan areas. It covers a range of things to do and also a three course lunch for a very reasonable price.It’s quite simply the perfect way to pass a day for many older people.The Centre opens on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 11am – 4pm.Transport is provided, if necessary, by Patsy Gallagher (€3). The routes are: Tuesday: Trentagh/GartanWednesday: Glenswilly, Churchill, GlendowanThursday: Termon/GartanTea and Scones and a 3-course lunch are provided each day (€5)The activities at the Centre include bingo, cards, art, knitting, computers, and walks. It’s never too old to start a new activity in Gartan.Organisers say they would love to have more people attending, especially on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.“Some people come along to have a walk around this scenic area and then have lunch.“There’s so much to do and the day passes really quickly. Our doors are open to all older people,” said a spokesperson for the centre.Also if anyone feels he/she could volunteer an hour or two per week with activities like Arts and Crafts, Physical Activities, Tai Chi, Computers, Music etc. we would be delighted to hear from you. Contact: Gartan Day Centre: 9137231Patsy Gallagher: 9137037Dolores Boyle: 0868032122THE SECRET OF THE GARTAN DAY CENTRE IS OUT! was last modified: March 18th, 2014 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:Gartan Day Centrelast_img read more