Community Diary June 29

Tyalgum Ball winners


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 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.


The Miss Tweed Ball 2017. The next Ball will be at Chillingham on 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.


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.


The Road to NaLin is the inspirational story of Australian Authors Trish Clark and Iain Finlay who built a proper road to an impoverished village in Northern Laos. Join the Authors for their inspirational talk about this life changing project. Thursday, July 13 1.30pm a the Kingscliff Library. Bookings essential 02 6674 1607.

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 each month at 10 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.


The Murwillumbah Probus bus trip to Tamborine is now on the 15th of August.
Murwillumbah Evening View Club next dinner meeting will be on Monday, July 3 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.

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.


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 Gold Coast Family History Association invites members and visitors to attend their monthly get together at South Tweed Sports Club on Tuesday, July 4 commencing at 1.30pm. Our Research Room is open between 1Oam – 7pm Tuesday, 10am – 4pm Wednesday to Friday and on Saturday 9.30am – 3pm . This month our guest is Dr Peter Miller speaking about his experiences with adoption in Australia. Enquiries: Trish 07 5524 2156

Caldera Country Music Club has grown from strength to strength and their next social at South Tweed Sports Club on July 9 is shaping up to be no different. Visiting Club this month is Redlands Modern Country Music Club. The entertainment gets underway at 12pm with the club’s great backing band “Sandfire”. If you’d like to come along and have a sing just bring along three chore charts for the band. For more information please give Gail a call on 0419 282 471.

AOOB’s Twin Towns Branch. The next monthly meeting will be held on Friday, July 7 at the South Tweed Sports Club, following a Christmas in July Luncheon, commencing at 12pm in the Secret Garden Room. Please bring a gift to the value of $5 to $10. All members and intending members are invited to attend. Phone Twenette 07 5523 2939.

Twin Towns Day VIEW Club meets for lunch at the South Tweed Sports Club on the first Thursday of each month at 10.30am for an 11am start. On July 6 our guest speaker will be retired judge David Ashton Lewis, back for a return visit by popular demand. The two course lunch costs $25. Ladies who are not members but are interested in attending are very welcome to come along. RSVP: Freda on 0755 241357 by June 30.

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.

U3A Twin Towns will hold Social Days on Fridays starting at 8.45am with Stretch and Dance, Meditation starts at 9am and Board Games, Chess, Mahjong and a variety of Card Games all commence at 10am. All welcome come along and enjoy some fun. Further details phone: 07 55347 333 or 0405 445 164.

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.


Tweed Trail Horse Riders Club will be celebrating 40 years of trail riding in the Tweed/Byron area at a gathering at the Uki Sporting Horse Grounds on Saturday, July 8 from 4pm. Calling all past members to join us for a Bush Dinner/Dance. Cost is $25 per person. For information and RSVP contact or 0418 400 047.