Community Diary April 27

At the AGM of U3A Tweed Coast Inc recently welcomed several new committee members and farewelled Gail McGill.


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

Banora Point Probus Club meets on the fourth Monday of each month at South Tweed Sports Club at 10am. We are a mixed club.  We have interesting speakers and an outing each month. The speaker for May is a representative from Fair Trading. Contact Colin on 5590 7454 or Norma on 07 5590 5919.


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.


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 pm 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), 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 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.

Pottsville Beach Neighbourhood Watch meeting Thursday May 4 3pm to 4pm at the  Reef Room, Pottsville Beach Neighbourhood Centre, Elizabeth Street. Lions of Cabarita Pottsville Beach Inc High Tea Fundraiser Sunday, May 7, 2.30pm-5pm. Tickets $25 available from Dune Design.


Miss Tweed Ball Series 2017 season starts with Stokers Siding/Dunbible Ball on the 29th April, followed by the Pottsville Ball on May 6th. Dancing from 8pm to midnight, supper included.  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.


Tweed Gold Coast Family History & Heritage Association invite members to attend their 20 year anniversary meeting at South Tweed Sports Club, Minjungbal Drive, South Tweed Heads on Tuesday, May 2 commencing at 1.30pm. Visitors are always welcome. Research Room is open between 10am – 7pm Tuesday, 10am – 4pm Wednesday to Friday and on Saturday 9.30am – 3pm.  Enquiries: Trish  07 5524 2156.

Twin Towns Day VIEW Club is celebrating 49 years of fun, friendship and support for the Smith Family on Thursday, May 4. Visitors and guests are invited to join us at 10:30 for an 11:00 start at the South Tweed Sports Club for a two course meal and entertainment will be provided by Romain. Cost is $25. Visitors and guests are welcome. If you would like to find out more or would like to attend, please phone Freda on (07) 55 241 357 by Friday, April 28.

Twin Towns Evening View Club’s next meeting is on 10th May. Held in the Blue room of the Tweed Heads Bowls club at 6.30pm.  Guest speaker is Yvonne Turner, Ladies of all ages are welcome to enjoy a great meal and friendship. For Guests or apologies call Trudy on 55241770 before 1pm on the Monday prior.

The Tweed Hospital Auxiliary is currently selling raffle tickets at various venues around the Tweed for the raffle to be drawn at the Fashion Parade on Friday 26 May. There are three fabulous prizes including a DeLonghi Scultura Coffee Machine. Tickets are $2 each and all proceeds go to the Auxiliary for the purchase of equipment for the Tweed Hospital.

U3A Twin Towns are hosting the U3A Queensland Network State Conference on 18th and 19th May. The  Conference Venue will be the Tweed Ultimate Conference Centre, located at 20 Stuart Street,  Tweed Head. Special Dinner  event at Coolangatta Surf Club. Registrations are now open everyone welcome to enjoy a fun 2 day program. The Keynote Speaker is Mr Mark Peters CEO Commonwealth Games 2018, Dr Stephen Holden, will speak about Sharing the Wisdom- Older to the Younger and many other fascinating fun issues. Telephone 07 5534 7333 or 0405 445 164.

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 1.30pm4.00pm. 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.