Community Diary July 13

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BANORA POINT

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 www.al-anon.alateen.org/australia.

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 July is Jo Cooke, subject homecare. Contact Colin on 5590 7454 or Norma on 07 5590 5919.

Wrap with Love knitters wanted to make rugs for needy people worldwide. Meetings: Banora Point Community Centre on 1st , 3rd & 5th Fridays 2pm-4 pm. Phone Barbara 6672 1660, or 0414 272 898.

CABARITA

We are looking for more singers to join our new mixed choir. We are called ‘clef hangers’ and welcome all ages and gender. Do you like to sing hits from the 50/60/70/80/90/2000 eras. Please call Jackie on 0414 357 579. We rehearse every Thursday from 7pm-9pm at Tweed Coast Community Church Hall – 101 Cabarita Road, Cabarita. Cost $5 per week.

CHILLINGHAM

The Miss Tweed Ball 2017. There is a break until the next Ball at Chillingham on July 29 before the final of the season on August 5 at the Catholic Hall Murwillumbah. All welcome, tickets at the door, supper provided, raffles and lucky spot prizes.

COOLANGATTA

Dutch Australian coffee morning every third Thursday of the month from 9am to 11am at the Coolangatta Seniors Centre, 2 Gerrard Street Coolangatta. $4 for members, $6 for non-members. Contact: Maria 0414 978 399.

HASTINGS POINT

Probus Club Of Hastings Point meets next on Tuesday July 18 at 10am at the Tri Care Retirement Community 87/89 Tweed Coast Road, Hastings Point. New members welcome , enquires Julie 0418966256 or web http://hastingsptprobus.org. At this meeting our speaker will be international award winning children’s author Michelle Worthington.

KINGSCLIFF

Kingscliff Mixed Probus Club next meeting will be held on Thursday, August 3 at 10.30 am. Visitors are very welcome.

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 third Tuesday of the month at Cudgen Leagues Club, 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.

Friends of the Library Kingscliff invite you to come to the library in Turnock St, Kingscliiff and snap up some bargains every Saturday morning. Books include hardback fiction and large print. Prices are $1 or less. Donations of clean books in good condition are always welcome. Enquiries to Librarian Larry Price Phone 02 6674 1607.

MURWILLUMBAH

The Murwillumbah Probus Club will be holding their monthly meeting on Monday, July 17 at 10am at the Mountain View Comunity Centre.

All Saints Anglican Church Book Sale and Craft morning 9.30am–11.30am every second Friday. Craft morning open to everyone, come and enjoy some fellowship and a cuppa. We have yarn and patterns for anyone who wants to learn to knit or crochet. All welcome. Enquiries 0423 905 169.

Wrap with Love knitters wanted to make rugs for needy people worldwide. Meetings: Mountain View Retirement Village, Murwillumbah on lst, 3rd & 5th Tuesdays 1.30pm-3.30pm. Phone Barbara 6672 1660, or 0414 272 898.

U3A Tweed Coast offers Murwillumbah Mahjong Group, 10am-12pm Tuesdays. For details, contact Janice 0488 570 350.

Murwillumbah Toastmasters Club meets every second and fourth Thursday at 6.45pm 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.

Murwillumbah Autumn Club weekly activities include Stretch your Mind with Louise Wednesday 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 meets from 10am to12 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 group facilitator & Cancer Liaison Nurse on 66720252.

Tweed Valley Spanish Language Conversation Group. Hola amigos, we meet on the second Saturday of the month at 1.30pm and the 4th Thursday of the month at 5pm at the Regent Cinema 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 papagayo@y7mail.com.

The Murwillumbah Lions Club meets on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at the Murwillumbah Services Club 6.30pm for 7.00pm. Contact Peter 6672 1471 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.

TUMBULGUM

Tumbulgum Public School and Catholic School former students and staff, together with past and present residents, are invited to the Informal get together on Saturday, July 15, from 11am at the Tumbulgum Tavern. Please RSVP by 13 July, email tumbulgum.nsw.gettogether@hotmail.com attention Brian.

TWEED HEADS

U3A Twin Towns offer Stretch and Dance at 4 Boyd Street, Tugun every Friday 8.45am to 9.45am.Stretch and Dance is a wonderful introduction to health , fitness and stamina to tone up the body and help you feel great. Further information please call 07 5534 7333 or emailu3atwintowns@gmail.com

Quota International of Tweed Heads/Coolangatta meets the 1st and 3rd Monday’s of each month at South Tweed Sports – Fellowship 6pm, meeting 6.15pm. Contact: President: Judith 0410 639 439, Vice President: Janet 0419 921 012.

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.

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 www.al-anon.org.au

Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, ME Support Group meets on the first Friday of every month at 1030am (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 are seeking a female carer, who would be working in conjunction with a volunteer driver, to accompany members on outings. Times flexible, short training provided. Murwillumbah and Tweed Heads areas. If interested please contact Chris Johnstone on (07) 5633 3700. The group meets regularly for enjoyable social and support functions. We welcome new members. Some transport is available. Call Chris or Jenny on 02 6679 3490.