This week on NewsFour (April 14th-18th)

Comedy for Canines
Thursday saw Dogs Trust, in association with Smurfit Business School host Comedy for Canines in the Laughter Lounge on Eden Quay. The aim of the night was to raise funds for the dog welfare charity, the largest of its kind in Ireland, which relies on donations and events such as this to raise funds.

The day the Teddy Bears had their picnic
There was lots of fun for the under-12s at the Teddy Bears’ Picnic on Tuesday and Wednesday. La Jolie Ronde ran the event in Scoil Mhuire and Lansdowne Tennis Club. Pre-schoolers were invited to bring their favourite special teddy or toy along to take part in French and Spanish games, songs and rhymes, and arts and crafts. Later in the day, there were activities for those aged five to 12, such as mask making, storytelling, and even a shot at building a model of the Eiffel Tower with arts and crafts!

Cadbury’s Easter Egg Trail
Bring your family to Merrion Square today (Saturday 19th) for the Cadbury Easter Egg Trail in support of Barnardos. The event will feature storytelling, face painting, sack racing, three legged racing, balloon modeling & Victorian games, and families will be offered the chance to take part in a record attempt to hold the world’s biggest egg and spoon race!

Mad Hatter’s Tea Party
Join Alice and the White Rabbit for the Mad Hatter’s Tea Party on Easter Sunday in Mount Merrion. Amongst the fun activities that will feature on the day, there will be a tea cup ride, giant chess, croquet, and make and do, where the younger children will be able to create their own mad hats.

Cinema Roundup
We look at the movies hitting Dublin screens this weekend.