Community Diary April 13


Al-Anon Family Groups Is your life affected by someone else’s drinking? Al-Anon can help. Banora Point Group meets Monday nights at 7.30pm Cnr Leisure & Woodlands Drives, Salvation Army Hall (external right side door). Enquires and other meeting times 1300 252 666 or go to


Probus Club Of Hastings Point Tweed Coast meets next on Tuesday 18/04/2017 at 10.00 am at the Tri Care Retirement Community  87/89 Tweed Coast Road , Hastings Point , New members welcome , enquires Julie 0418966256 or web At This meeting we will be entertained by Bush poet Barry Tiffen who . together with Dean Trevaskis (another award winning poet) will give a recital of inspirational Anzac & other bush poems.


Tweed Valley Toastmasters offers a supportive and friendly environment in which to develop and enhance public speaking skills and more.  We meet on the first and third Wednesday of every month at 9.45am and welcome you to join us.  Please call Lynda on 0434 103 409 for more information.

The Tweed Valley – Murwillumbah Sub Branch of the National Servicemen’s Assoc meet the 3rd Tuesday of the month at Cudgen Leagues Club, Wommin Bay Road Kingscliff at 10am. Any Ex-service personnel (Not necessarily a Nasho) are welcome to attend. Interesting guest speakers and organised day coach tours. Enquiries Kevin  02 6672 8786.

Kingscliff Mixed Probus Club holds its meeting at the Kingscliff Beach and Bowls Club on the first Wednesday of the month and outings on the third Wednesday of the moth. Visitors are very welcome.  Phone Norma on 02.6676 3360.

Friends of the Library Kingscliff invite you to come to the library in Turnock St, Kingscliiff and snap up some bargains every Saturday morning between 9.15-11.45am. Books include hardback fiction and large print. Prices range from all now 50c. Donations of clean books in good condition are always welcome. Enquiries to Librarian Larry Price Phone 02 6674 1607.


Byrne Family Reunion: Bob and Betty Byrne, locals of Murwillumbah for about 60
years, will host a reunion on Friday, April 21, at the Murwillumbah Services Club in the afternoon. Friends and family are invited to attend.

Murwillumbah and District Garden Club meet on April 24 from 7pm when Mary Smith of Murwillumbah will speak on growing African violets. There will be benching, monthly meeting and chat with a cuppa. Venue is Jessie McMillan Hall, Wollumbin Street and new members and guests are welcome. The annual garden competition will be judged on August 29 and 30 and annual flower show on September 28 and 29.  Membership fees are due. Queries president Wayne Tagget 0438 470 033.

Murwillumbah Probus Club April 17 meeting has been cancelled.
Murwillumbah Day View Club next lunch meeting is on Monday. April 24 at the Murwillumbah Services Club from 9. 30am. All welcome. Enquiries or apologies phone 02 6679 1324 or 02 6672 1107.

The Biggest Morning Tea will be held at the Mountain View Retirement Village on Monday, April 24 at 10am. All welcome.

The next meeting for the Murwillumbah Probus Club will be held on April 17 starting at 10am at Mountain View Community Centre.

Murwillumbah Toastmasters Club offers a supportive and friendly environment in which to develop and enhance public speaking skills and more. This fun loving dinner club meets every second and fourth Thursday at 6.45 p.m. at the Courthouse Hotel (upstairs), Main Street, Murwillumbah and we invite you to join us.  Please call Elle on 0488 488 385 for more information.

Film Chat 3rd Friday of the month after the 6pm film Regent Cinema.

The Ladies Crochet Club meets every Wednesday between 10am and 12pm at Murwillumbah Services Club. Anyone who feels like crocheting come along, you’re most welcome. The club has also donated a total of $730 to the Murwillumbah Hospital Auxiliary, which was raised from the weekly gold coin collection. All inquiries phone (02) 6672 2446.

Murwillumbah Autumn Club weekly activities include Stretch your Mind (with Louise) from Wednesday, March 23 12.30pm-2pm, Dance for Every Body Tuesday 9.30am, Country Music Nights fortnightly Fridays 7.30pm, Euchre and Craft Wednesday 9am, Line Dancing Wednesday 5.30pm.  Contact Noela 02 6672 2262.

Murwillumbah on the Move walking group for the Heart Foundation meets at Knox Park at 6.55am each Wednesday and Saturday for an hour long walk around the town area.  Walk at your own pace with this friendly group while keeping fit. Look for the red hats. Queries Jim  02 66724313 or Zdenka 02 66727847.

The Murwillumbah Cancer Support Group The Murwillumbah Cancer Support Group meets from 10am to 12 midday on the second Monday of every month at the Community Health Centre on the corner of Nullum and Wollumbin streets. These informal meetings offer mutual, practical and emotional support. For more information, call Cancer Liaison Nurse on 6672 0252

Tweed Valley Spanish Language Conversation Group. Hola amigos, we meet on the 2nd Saturday of the month at 1.30pm and the 4th Thursday of the month at 5pm at the Regent Cinema (in the lobby or out on the balcony) 5 Brisbane Street Murwillumbah. We are a social group only,  there are no fees and all levels are welcome. For more information contact John (02) 6672 3471 or

The Murwillumbah Lions Club meets on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at the Murwillumbah Services Club 6.30 for 7.00pm. Contact Peter 66721471 or Bob 6672 2258.

Al Anon meetings Monday 10am ConXions Church, 19 Prince St Murwillumbah. If someone in your family has a drinking problem, you can see what it’s doing to them. But can you see what it’s doing to you? Call 0437955868.

Let’s dance: Old school good vibe dance party playing the hits from the 70s,80s and 90s.
30+ event and free admission at the Condong Bowls Club on Saturday, April 22. 7pm until late.


Pottsville Beach Neighbourhood Watch meeting Thursday May 4 3pm to 4pm at the  Reef Room, Pottsville Beach Neighbourhood Centre, Elizabeth Street.


Stoker Siding/ Dunbible will start the Miss Tweed Ball Series 2017 season. Mark the date being the 29th of April from 8pm.  Tickets are available at the door; there will be raffles, lucky spot prizes, and a variety of dances.  This is a family night with no alcohol.


The National Servicemen’s Association of Australia will be selling Anzac badges from April 18 to 24 at Twin Towns first floor from 12pm to 8pm, Centro Mall outside Target 10am to 3pm and Tweed Heads Bowls Club 12pm to 8pm. We have a good collection of old and new. Come along and show your support to our veterans.

U3A Twin Towns are hosting the U3A Queensland Network State Conference on 18th and 19th May. Due to circumstances beyond our control, the New Conference Venue is the Tweed Ultimate Conference Centre, located at 20 Stuart Street, at Tweed Heads  Registrations are now  open everyone welcome to enjoy the facinating fun program. The Keynote Speaker is Mr Mark Peters CEO Commonwealth Games 2018. More information please call  07 5534 7333 or 0405 445 164

Twin Towns Toastmasters – Open Night  Wednesday, April 19 6.45pm – 9pm  upstairs at Seagulls Football Club.  We meet the first and third Wednesdays of each month 6.45 – 9.30pm.

The Tweed Hospital Auxiliary is holding a Trivia Night at South Tweed Community Centre, Cnr Heffron St & Minjungbal Drv South Tweed on Wednesday April, 26.  Doors open at 6.30 pm for 7pm start. Cost is $10 per person.  Tea, coffee and biscuits available. BYO nibbles, drinks & glasses. Great fun and prizes to be had. Maximum number in a team is 6. Don’t worry if you don’t have a team – come along and we’ll find a place for you. There is limited space so ring 0421 930 069 to book your table or seat. All proceeds go Tweed Hospital Auxiliary to purchase needed equipment for our local hospital.

The Blind & Vision Impaired Support Group is a dynamic group which meets regularly for enjoyable social and support functions. We welcome new members. Some transport is available. Call Chris on  07 5523 0306 or Jenny on 02 6679 3490. The group is seeking a woman carer to accompany members on outings. The volunteer carer would be working in conjunction with a volunteer driver. Times flexible, short training provided. Murwillumbah and Tweed Heads areas.

Tweed Parkinson’s Support Group meets on the second Monday of each month at the Community Room, Tweed City Shopping Centre at 10am. Our aim is to provide friendship, understanding and information to anyone affected by Parkinson’s, their carers and families. Please contact Helen on 02 6676 2549 for more details.

Social Euchre Club. Our playing days are at South Tweed Sports Club every Tuesday at 1.30pm-4.00pm. Cost to play is only $3.00 and cash prizes on the day. For more information call 0410810750 or for the south tweed social euchre club.

Alateen Meeting starting at 5-6pm every Thursday. Do you have a parent, close friend or relative with a drinking problem? Alateen can help 8 -16 year olds.  St Cuthbert’s Anglican Church Hall 13 Powell St (corner Florence St) Tweed Heads 1300 252 666

Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, ME Support Group meets on the first Friday of every month at 10:30am (NSW time) at the HACC Community Centre, Cnr. Heffron Street and Minjungbal Drive, Tweed Heads South.  All welcome. For further information call Bronwyn on 5593 9319.

The Blind & Vision Impaired Support Group  is a dynamic group which meets regularly for enjoyable social and support functions. We welcome new members. Some transport is available. Call Chris on ~ 07 5523 0306 or Jenny on ~ 02 6679 3490.