Laugh More, Worry Less and Create the Life You Desire is the theme of two talks organised by the Positive Living Network this week. The evenings in the Wellington Park Hotel, Belfast tomorrow at 7.30pm and in the Grand Canal Hotel, Dublin on Thursday, will be led by life coach Jenny Grainger and healer/stand-up comedian Noirín Callanan. Admission £10/€10 positivelivingnetwork.com
The Irish Performing Arts festival for people with an intellectual disability and autism takes place in Cork city tomorrow and Thursday. The event includes the Arts for Living conference tomorrow at the Cork Institute of Technology School of Music and the Eurosong Competition in Cork City Hall on Thursday. See irishperformingarts.ieor Tel: 021-464 3428 for full details.
Protecting migrant women from sex trafficking and prostitution and providing them with alternatives is the topic of a meeting at 2pm on Thursday in the Irish Aid Volunteering and Information Centre, 27 Upper O’Connell St, Dublin 1. Admission is free but registration is advised. Tel: 01-645 8049, admin @immigrantcouncil.ie
Body Conscious is a solo exhibition of textile work by artist Dorothy Ann Daly in response to her experience of multiple sclerosis. It will go on exhibition in the Waterford Healing Arts Trust at Waterford Regional Hospital on Friday until August 3rd. She will give a public talk about the work at noon. Tel: 051 842 664
Workshops on the No-Fault Zone game will take place in the Stillorgan Park Hotel on Friday and Saturday from 9.30am-5pm. The No-Fault Zone is a board game that has been found to be a useful tool in deal with conflict in domestic and corporate situations. €145. Tel: 087-219 3343, thenofaultzone.com