Community Diary February 9

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Al-Anon Family Groups Is your life affected by someone else’s drinking? 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.


The Cabarita Pony Club is having their AGM on Saturday the 11th of February 2017, at 12noon, at the pony club grounds, all are welcome to attend.


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.

Kingscliff Mixed Probus Club holds its meeting at the Kingscliff Beach and Bowls Club on the first Wednesday of the month at 10am and outings on the third Wednesday of the month. 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.


Due to popular request, Red Dove Op Shop, is now open Tuesday from 8am to 4pm. Thursday’s time remains 8am to 4pm. Address: Uniting Church, 2-4 Byangum Road, Murwillumbah.

Friends of the Tweed Regional Museum are holding a fundraising trip to Tamborine Mountain on Sunday, March 5. It includes morning tea, options of visiting the Heritage Centre or Gallery Walk then lunch and wine tasting at Cedar Creek Estate and the possibility (time permitting) of another wine tasting at Heritage Wines. All funds raised support the Tweed Regional Museum. Cost $60. For bookings phone: 0412 821 642.

The Murwillumbah Probus Club monthly meeting will be held at the Mountain View community centre on Monday 20th February, commencing at 10am. All members and visitors are welcome.

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.

Murwillumbah Toddler Tunes and Stories is an enjoyable, free activity for children and their families. It takes place in Murwillumbah on Thursday mornings from 10am till 11am during school terms at the Martin Watt Centre, Wollumbin St Murwillumbah (access through the Presbyterian Church Office/Office street entry).  Phone a family support worker on 0455 911 715 or 0413 879279 if you need to know more or would like to book your spot.

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.

The Murwillumbah Autumn Club offers activities including Euchre & Craft, Stretch your mind, Country Music Nights, Relaxation & Meditation and gentle yoga. For more informatin contact Noela Gresham 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 66722258.

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. Next meeting: Thursday February 2nd 2017. Time: 3.00pm to 4.00pm. Place:  Reef Room, Pottsville Beach Neighbourhood Centre, Elizabeth Street, Pottsville Beach.


Twin Towns & District Garden Club,  meets monthly, all welcome.The next meeting will be – Monday 13th February 2017. Guest Speaker will be the interesting Nev Ludwig, a Professional Orchid Grower. The meeting will be held at South Tweed Sports Club,4 Minjungbal Drive (Old Pacific Hwy), Tweed Heads South. Doors will open at 8.30 am with an entry fee of $3, which includes Morning Tea around 9.00 am, all the usual benching, raffles, lucky door prize, library trading and cuttings tables available with the Meeting commencing at 9.30 am.

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.

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.

Caldera Country Music Club will be held on February 12th at South Tweed Sports Club. Entry is free and if you wish to have a sing, please bring along three chorded charts for “Sandfire” to back you. It’s just two days before Valentine’s Day so bring along some romantic songs to sing. The afternoon gets underway from 12 noon DST with a variety of entertainers. For more information please give Gail a call on 0419 282471

Quota International of Tweed Heads/Coolangatta Inc. will start the new year with their first meeting on Monday 6th February at the South Tweed Sports Club in Minjungbal Dr at Tweed Heads South at 6.15pm DST. Meetings are held 1st and 3rd Monday of each month. Members have enjoyed a break over the Christmas period but are now looking forward to a busy year fundraising and supporting the many needy charities in the Twin Towns area. New members are always welcome to come and enjoy the friendship and fellowship and the joy of serving the community. Enquiries to President Yvonne on 07 5524 1186 or Vice President Judith on 07 5536 5563

The A.O.O.B’s Monthly Meeting will be held on Friday 3rd February at 2-00pm (NSW time) in the Secret Garden Room at South Tweed Sports Club, Tweed Heads South. Members and new members are invited to attend. For further information, phone Twenette 07 55232939.

Twin Towns Day VIEW Club is off and running for another year raising much needed funds for the Smith Family. Thursday, February 2nd will be the AGM at South Tweed Sports Club plus some fun Trivia questions.  Interested nominations have been accepted. So come along around 10.30 have a cuppa and a chat before meeting and lunch. For any apologies please call Freda on 0755 24 1357.

The first monthly meeting for the Tweed Hospital Auxiliary will be held on Monday 6th February at 1.30 pm in the new South Sea Islander Room of the Tweed Civic Centre,  Cnr Wharf & Brett Sts, Tweed Heads.  Also remember that Bingo is conducted every Sunday at 1.00 pm at the Tweed Heads Bowls Club.  Come along for a fun afternoon and great cash prizes.

U3A Twin Towns offers many exciting courses including Random Readers, where the members choose what to read. This group meets the second and fourth week of the month to discuss what they have read. and hear what others have selected to read. Another option is the First Wednesday Book Club, a monthly reading group where a designated book is read and discussed each month in a friendly, fun environment.Volunteers required for Marine Rescue Point Danger with opportunities for positions in marine operations, communications and fundraising.  Please contact Glenda on 07 55369333.

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 10:30 am 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.

Indoor Lawn Bowls is looking for some additional players for our: ‘Social Indoor Lawn Bowls Group’ playing on Thursday nights at Tweed Heads Bowls Club on their indoor bowling green from 5.00pm to 7.00pm. Would you be interested in joining our fun and friendly group. Beginners welcome. Air conditioned, so doesn’t matter if it’s hot, cold, windy or raining outside. Looking for some new members.  Very relaxed group and there’s no commitment to come every week. Contact Bob on (02) 6674 5909 if you have any queries