Go & Do

Argentine Tango
Classes Wednesday nights at Metropole Hotel: Beginners 7.30pm; Intermediate 8.30pm; Intermediate / Advanced 9.30pm, SPECIAL OFFER for March €50 for 6 classes. Next set of beginners classes 22nd March. Milonga Evora every Sunday night at Market Tavern, 8pm. www.corktango.com. For further details see: facebook, phone 087-2627887, or email: tangocork@yahoo.ie
Cork Dance Scene
Weekly drop in classes all year round: Beginners Bachata Class every Wednesday at 7.30pm; Beginners Salsa every Thursday at 7.30pm. Contact: info@ corkdancescene.com, 083 834 4983, www.corkdancescene.com
Tuesdays. 8pm
Cork Céilí Experience
Have fun getting fit! Beginners and Aupair's welcome. Meet new people and learn to dance, "it's great craic." Enjoy the Ceili Experience on you're own or bring a friend. Every Tuesday 8pm, The Village Hall, 4 St. Patrick's Quay. theceiliexperience.com. Call/text Fionan 0878185111
Tango Argentino
…with Hernan Catvin every Monday 8pm at The Village Hall, 4 St Patrick Quay. Come and be part of one of the world's most soulful dances. Discover in one hour and a half class, Passion, Beauty, Magic and even Fitness all rolled into one. 6 classes €50 facebook.com/tangowithhernancatvin www.tangofever.net
Cork Singers’ Club
Mar 5: Shamie Roche. Mar 12: Sean McCarthy. Mar 19: Dick Miles. Mar 26: Máire Ní Chéileachair. 8.30pm. An Spailpin Fanach, South Main Street.
Thursdays. 7pm
Sacred Harp Singers
All voices welcome! Also the 7th Annual Ireland Sacred Harp Convention 2~6 March. corksacredharp.com Unitarian Church, Princes St.
Spanish Studies Centre
All levels Beginners to Advanced. General & Holiday Spanish Courses, Business Spanish. Group or Private Tuition, Leaving Cert Classes / Junior Cert / Kids Classes. Native fully quali ed experienced teachers. spanishstudiescork@gmail.com, (086) 3111193, www.spanishstudiescentrecork. com 19 Patrick's Hill.
Access English Academy
General & Cambridge First Certificate and Advanced Intensive courses (20, 40 and 60 hour) Preparation Classes for April/June Exams. Classes start from €100 per month. Material included. www.accessenglishacademy.com, Phone (086) 8102048, accessenglishacademy@gmail.com 19 Patrick's Hill.
Cork English World
Evening part-time General English classes (€150 for 4 weeks) and FCE preparation course (21/03, €408 for 12 weeks). Afternoon full-time course (15 hours-12:30 to 15:30) available - €100 per week. www.cew.ie • info@cew.ie
Life Begins at 40 - Social Group
Single, Divorced, In a relationship, new social group for people in their 40's in Cork. Do you want to meet like minded people for social outings? Cinema, Theatre, Dancing, Cultural Events, Weekends Away and Outdoor Activities. Get busy living!! Join our Social Group. Email: Lifebeginsat40Cork@gmail.com. www.lifebeginsat40.org
African Drumming
Learn West African rhythms in a fun and relaxed atmosphere every Thursday evening at Dervish Book Store beside the Bodega on Cornmarket Street. Beginners at 6.45pm til 8pm. Intermediate 8.10pm til 10pm. All classes €12 per class. Drums supplied. For more info: Patrick 087 2176460. africandrummingireland.com
5~12 Mar.
Cork French Film Festival
…brings you a sensational programme with a strong emphasis on contemporary French Cinema, dynamic directing, a wealth of new releases, and a host of up and coming new names from France. Visit: corkfrenchfilmfestival.com
Speeddating events with Velo Promotions at the Cork & County Cricket Club, Mardyke, Cork. Sun 5th March 40s&50s, Sun 19th March 20s&30s and Sun 2nd April 30s&40s. Advance bookings only at www.speeddatingirl.com or 085-7707585. Speeddating is great fun, inexpensive, and it works. Mondays, 9.30pm
Ó Bhéal
Guest poets every week with a poetry challenge and an open-mic for original poetry, storytelling and unplugged Ceol. Visit: obheal.ie Hay Loft, The Long Valley, Winthrop St.
Fota Wildlife Park
Walk amongst animals from all over the world at Ireland’s wildest attraction! www.fotawildlife.ie
9 Mar. 7pm
Grab a Gúna
Event in aid of Anitas Orphanage Cambodia will be held in the Ambassador Hotel, Cork City. All dresses are €10.
10 Mar. 7.30pm
Music Education
for your child?
Information Evening for parents of new applicants at CIT Cork School of Music, Union Quay, 7.30-8.30pm. Instrumental Open Day for current students also March 10th - 3.30-5.30pm. Application period: March 13th to May 5th. Enquiries: 021 4807310. www.csm.cit.ie
12 Mar. 11am-4pm
Meet the Engineers
Engineering themed family fun day. Learn about the many different types of engineering. Activities will include programming VEX robots, LEGO construction challenges, snap circuits, engineering trails, make & do and lots more with all activities staffed by volunteer engineers. Adm. Free. Lifetime Lab, Lee Road.
13 Mar. 8pm
Astronomy lecture
“Campaigning for dark skies in Ireland”. Speaker: Albert White. corkastronomyclub.com UCC’s Civil Engineering Building.
25 & 26 Mar. 11am -5pm
Cork Sugarcraft Association
Exhibition & Competition at The Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa, Little Island. €5 per day. Open to all with sugarcraft displays & sales stands for cake decorating equipment. www.corksugarcraft.org
1 Apr.
Light it up Blue Gala Ball
A wonderful evening of fine food, entertainment and dance. www.corkautism.ie. Maryborough Hotel & Spa, Douglas.