Community Diary June 8



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.


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.


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.


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. Cost $15.

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, Banora Point Community Centre on 1st , 3rd & 5th Fridays 2-4 pm. 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.

Car Boot Sale  to be held in the Anglican Church grounds Byangum Rd on Saturday, June 10 from 8.30am until 12pm. Site fee $12. Bookings Essential.  Morning tea available. Join the fun and find a bargain. If wet, stalls will be available in the Undercroft. Enquiries  Merilyn Gilmore 02 6672 2013.

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 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 6672 0252.

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.


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.

Twin Towns Evening View Club’s next meeting is on Wednesday, June 14 6.30pm. Held at the Blue Room of the Tweed Heads Bowls Club. A great meal and guest speaker Bernadette Lawson will talk on Pearls of Wisdom for the next generation. Ladies from visiting View clubs and new members are most welcome. To book or any apologies Phone Trudy 07 55241770 by 1pm on the Monday prior.

Caldera Country Music Club will be holding their next social on Sunday, June 11 from 12 noon at South Tweed Sport Club. Due to Coolie Rocks Caldera will be in the Horizon Function Rooms. Our supporters enjoyed great entertainment last month and this month should be no different. We have Logan Beaudesert Country Music Club visiting with some great entertainers in toe. For more information please give Gail a call on 0419 282471.

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  Crystal Creek on June 3, Uki on June 17, Tyalgum on June 24. Dancing from 8pm to midnight. All sections contested, Adults $10, teenagers $5, children $2, Family $30. Music by Trilogy, Great country supper provided.