Community Diary, June 15



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 June is singer Roland Storm. 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 2-4 pm. Phone Barbara 6672 1660, or 0414 272 898.


AGM for the Burringbar School of Arts Hall, Sunday 25th June at 4pm, at the Hall. New members welcome.


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.


Probus Club Of Hastings Point Tweed Coast meets next on Tuesday 20/06/2017 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 our speaker will be  Atosha Clancy, Project Officer – Service Access Liaison & Liveable Communities, for Alzheimers Australia NSW . Atosha will give an illustrated talk on the Tweed Heads “Dementia Friendly Community” Project. Remember  1 in 10 persons aged 65 or above are affected by dementia.


Country Womens Association International Day Celebration Lunch. July 13 at the Cudgen Leagues Club. Cost $20. RSVP Vicki (02) 6674 5306 or email by July 6.

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.

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 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. 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 Day View Club will next meet on Monday,. June 26 at the Murwillumbah Services Club commencing with Morning Tea at 9.30am. All welcome. Enquiries and apologies phone 02 6679 1324 or 02 6672 1107.

Murwillumbah Evening View Club next dinner meeting will be on Monday 3rd of July at Tumbulgum Tavern. The meeting starts at 6:30pm for dinner at 7pm. Cost $25. Members please remember, if you are unable to attend the meeting or will be bringing a guest, please contact Gloria Martin on 02 66723794 by 10am on Thursday before the meeting.

The Murwillumbah Probus Club will be holding their next meeting on Monday, June 19 at the Mountain View Community Centre.

Murwillumbah Property Investors Networking Group next meeting is on Tuesday, June 20 at 6.30pm. It’s $15 at the door or only $10 online and the entry fee includes a complimentary drink (sparkling wine or orange juice). Bookings:

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

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.


Bush Poets at the Tumbulgum Hall, join the friends of the Tweed Regional Museum for a family friendly afternoon of fun, food and laughter featuring local bush poets and students from Tumbulgum Primary School. Saturday, June 24 commencing at 2pm. Members – $10 Non-members – $12. Children (u/12yrs) – $5 Families – $25. Bookings: Phone Janet – 0412 821 642 or Colleen – 0407 592 360.

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 attention Brian.


Tweed Heads Historical Society will hold their monthly meeting on June 20, commencing at 10am in the Hall of the Uniting Church Coolangatta (cnr McLean St & Lanham St). Our guest Speaker Robert Ford will talk of The Stimson Plane and its Story. Visitors are most welcome. Enquiries 07 5536 8625 or 07 5536 1376.

Lung Foundation Australia, a national charity supporting those with lung disease, are hosting a ‘Better Living with Your Lung Disease’ patient education seminar for people living in the Gold Coast and Tweed Valley. The seminar is hosted at the Tweed Bowls Club and invites local healthcare professionals to talk to patients about their lung health and what they can do to live well with a lung disease. The topics are focusing on medicines and their instructions for lung disease and how to exercise with a lung disease. Wednesday, July 12. Cost $10. Bookings 1800 654 301 by July 5.

Smokehouse Country Music Club Sunday  June 25 is a day for enjoying listening and dancing to local country music. From 1pm, at the Coolangatta & Tweed Heads Golf Club, Soorley Street, South Tweed Heads. For information Contact: Colin 0427 722 773.

U3A Twin Towns offers a mediation class on Friday morning from   9am to 10am. The meditation class has room for a few more members, if you are new to meditation, you will find this an easy comfortable participation; those who are experienced may find renewed inspiration. Classes are held at 4 Boyd St., Tugun. For more information please call 075534 7333 or 040544164.

Tweed Heads Historical Society will hold their Monthly Meeting on June 20, commencing at 10am in the Hall. Of the Uniting Church Coolangatta (cnr McLean St & Lanham St). Our guest Speaker, Robert Ford will talk of The Stimson Plane and its Story. Visitors are most welcome. Enquiries 0755368625 or 0755361376.

Twin Town & District Garden Club’s next meeting will be on the third Monday of the month, June 19, in the auditorium, at South Tweed Sports Club, 4 Minjungbal  Drive, Tweed Heads South. Doors open 8.30am. Meeting starts 10am. For more information contact –  Monika 0412 638 373.  Email:

The Tweed Hospital Auxiliary will be holding its “Mini Fete” on Saturday, June 17 from 8am to 1pm in the Tweed Hospital front car park. All proceeds go to purchasing equipment for the Tweed Hospital. At the moment we do not need any more donations at this time, the Auxiliary has limited space to store goods. We are very grateful for past donations and will ask for more in the future.

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

Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, ME Support Group meets on the first Friday of every month at 10330am (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.


The Miss Tweed Ball 2017 will continue with  Uki on June 17, Tyalgum on June 24 and Chillingham on the June 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.