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Lisburn, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland



IONA Community Project at St Columba�s Church

Activities at IONA Community Project based at St Columba�s Church in Old Warren start again over the next few weeks.  The new varied programme, which has something for everyone, includes:


Men�s Group - open to men of all ages, meets on Mondays at 10.00am to enjoy a cup of tea and a chat, as well as activities including computer training, bowling, golf lessons and health related activities.  Outings are also arranged on a regular basis.

Parent and Toddler Group - open to children and their carers, is held every Tuesday morning from 10.30am to 12.00noon in the church hall.  Tea & Coffee is provided for the parents, toast and juice for the children.

Afternoon Club for the over 60s - meets fortnightly on Wednesdays from 2.30pm to 4.00pm in the Minor Hall with a variety of activities and speakers and time for a cup of tea and a chat.  Lifts are available for those who would like to come, but need transport.

Craft Group - meets on alternate Wednesday afternoons from 2.30pm to 4.00pm in the Minor Hall.  The group is aimed at those who want to come along and share their craft skills with others, as well as enjoying a cup of tea and a chat.

Basic Computer Training - for all ages, held on Thursday mornings in the Minor Hall from 10.00am to 12.00 noon.

Badminton Club - for men and women of all ages including young people, meets very Thursday in the Church Hall from 8.00pm to 9.30pm.

Atlas @ Iona - meets on Friday mornings from 10.00am to 12.00 noon and offers a wide variety of activities including cooking, health and fitness, stress management, relaxation, play, basic first aid and much more, as well as time for a chat and a cuppa.  Cr�che facilities are available.

Rambling Club - walks at various venues are held on the first Saturday of each month. Walks vary in the level of fitness required but some are suitable for all abilities and ages.  Transport available. 

Youth Club - for Year 6 to Year 10 age group, provides a comfortable and safe environment where young people can meet together on a Saturday night from 7.30pm to 9.00pm in the church halls to take part in various craft activities, sports and games. Access to Internet connected computers is available. 

For further details on any of there activities, phone (028) 9260 4319.  Or visit the website: