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MDI Christmas Virtual Events

November 25th, 2021

MDI would like to inform you about our MDI Christmas Virtual Events taking place in December that may be of interest to you and your family.

MDI Members Christmas Virtual ADULT Events: 

  • MDI Catch the Phrase, (based on popular TV show), Tuesday 7th of December from 7:30 pm to 8:30pm via zoom
  • MDI Christmas Festive Quiz, Thursday 16th of December from 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm via zoom

Both events will be hosted by our local Family Support Workers along with Celebs Entertainment and is an opportunity for you and family to come together this year with other MDI members from around the country and have some much-needed fun and from your own living room . They are Christmas themed party evenings, so you can dress to impress in your festive finery, gather your closest around you, some drinks and nibbles and the host will lead you through some festive games and challenges, with prizes along the way!
To RSVP contact your local Family Support Worker or  Ewa on 0866043365 or mdiproject@mdi.ie. by Friday 3rd of December.

MDI Members Christmas Virtual YOUTH Events: 

MDI Zoom Christmas Party for Children and their Families, Sunday 12th of December from 2pm to 3:15pm via zoom 

  • This event will be hosted by our local Youth Workers along with Celebs Entertainment and is an opportunity for you to bring your children and family together with other MDI young members from around the country for some Christmas themed fun mini games, quizzes and prizes.
    To RSVP contact your local Youth Worker or Mary-Rose on 0866066104 by Wednesday 1st of December.

MDI Zoom Christmas Musical Bingo for Young Adults 18-25 Age Group, Thursday 9th of December from 6.30 pm to 7.30pm

  • This event will be also hosted by our local Youth Workers along with Celebs Entertainment .
    To RSVP contact your local Youth Worker or Sinead on 0863899285 before Friday 3rd of December.

We hope we see you online for some fun and laughter over the coming weeks!

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