Community Diary March 16

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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.

HASTINGS POINT

Probus Club Of Hastings Point Tweed Coast meets next on Tuesday, March 21 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. Una Cowdroy in her electric wheelchair is our guest speaker for March. She is accompanied byKaren Collins, Tweed Shire Council Community Development Officer for Ageing & Disability. Una will speak about accessiblity and the inclusive community.

KINGSCLIFF

The Kingscliff and Tweed Heads Visitor Information Centres have vacancies for volunteers now. Either apply at the centres or phone Tracy – 0414 590 940. 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.

MURWILLUMBAH

Murwillumbah and District Garden Club monthly benching meeting will be held on March 27 from 7pm in Jessie McMillan Hall , Wollumbin Street Murwillumbah. New members are always welcome. Queries Wayne 0438 470 033.

Murwillumbah Day View Club next meeting will be On Monday, March 27 at the Murwillumbah Services Club. Doors open at 9.30am. All welcome. For Enquiries and apologies ph. 02 6679 1324 or 02 6672 1107.

The Murwillumbah Probus club monthly meeting will be held at the Mountain View Community Centre, on Monday, March 20 commencing at 10am. This will be our AGM. All members and guests are welcome.

The Tweed Valley – Murwillumbah Sub Branch of the National Servicemen’s Assoc meet the 3rd Tuesday of the month at Cudgen Leagues Club, Wommin Bay Road Kingscliff 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.

All Saints Anglican Church Murwillumbah will be holding their annual Pre-Loved Clothing Sale on Saturday March 25 8.30am until 2pm in the “Undercroft” on Riverview Street. Bargains galore, donations most welcome. Enquiries Merilyn Gilmore 0266 722013.

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.

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.

Murwillumbah Autumn Club weekly activities include Stretch your Mind (with Louise) from Wednesday, March 23 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 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 papagayo@y7mail.com.

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 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

The Tumbulgum Country Dance will be held on Saturday March 18 at the Tumbulgum Hall, commencing at 8pm. Dancing is to the band Trilogy. Supper, door prizes and raffles. All welcome for a family night. For further details please contact Helen on 0422731914.

TWEED HEADS

‘Quota International of Tweed Heads/Coolangatta Inc. dinner meeting at South Tweed Sports Club on Monday 20th March at 6.15pm for 6.45pm DST. The speaker is author Hebe de Souza who now lives in the Northern Rivers region. Her book “Black British” is closely aligned to her childhood in India during the 1960’s. Enquiries to President Yvonne on 07 5524 1186 or Vice-President Judith on 07 55365563’.

South Tweed Social Euchre Club will be hosting a weekend euchre tournament on Saturday the 8th and Sunday the 9th of April. Cost to play on Saturday is $15 for 20 games, Sunday $20 for 30 games, full weekend special price $25 Sunday includes a hot buffet lunch also for an extra $5 there will be an overall full weekend score. If you are interested call Brian Garland on 07 5536 5618 or mobile 0410 810 750.

Bridge lessons for beginners at Tweed Bridge Club, Recreation St. Tweed Heads. Six weekly sessions commencing Saturday May 6 from 9am to 11am. Cost of $50 includes course notes, bridge book and morning tea. Bookings essential phone: Dinah Morgan 02 6676 3136.

The Gold Coast South – Twin Towns Branch of the National Servicemen’s Association of Australia Serving from Tallebudgera to The Tweed we will hold our Annual General Meeting on Sunday March 26 at 11am NSW Time in the “RSL Sub Branch Anzac Room” of the Twin Towns Services Club. If you served in any Forces of the Commonwealth “between” 1951 -1972 then why not join us and rekindle the camaraderie you experienced during your service. We also have a full social program and new members are always welcome to attend. For further information contact Tom Hughes Public officer on 07 5513 0665.

The Tweed Hospital Auxiliary is looking for volunteers to take on the roles of Secretary and Assistant Secretary. These are very satisfying positions and help will be given these positions. If you are interested please ring 0421 930 069.

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. The group is seeking a woman carer to accompany members on outings. The volunteer carer would be working in conjunction with a volunteer driver. Times flexible, short training provided. Murwillumbah and Tweed Heads areas.

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.

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 socialeuchre@hotmail.com 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 www.al-anon.org.au

Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, ME Support Group meets on the first Friday of every month at 10:30am (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 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.