Community Diary, March 2



Al-Anon Family Groups Is your life affected by someone else’s drinking? 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.


The Bilambil dance is to be held on Saturday the 11th March 2017 at the Bilambil Hall. Dancing to Trilogy band. Dancing beginning at 8pm. Supper and door prizes. All welcome for a family night.


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

Tweed Coast U3A celebrates Seniors Week this year on Friday March 3, with a fashion parade and afternoon tea. Be at the Uniting Church Hall, Kingscliff St, Kingscliff at 2 pm Friday, March 3 and celebrate all the great things about being a senior. As always our First Friday Forums are open for everyone so get a group of friends together for a fun afternoon. Enquiries to Pam 0420 473274 or Lorraine 0457 936202.

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.


Join Clean Up Australia Day for the new Community Garden site – Murwillumbah Showground Saturday, March 4 from 8am-10am at theMerv Salmon Gate Mooball Street Murwillumbah opposite school bus bay. BYO hat, water, gloves. Covered shoes please. Registration available on the day. All welcome. Secretary 0418 723908.

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 A.GM. 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 Evening View Club next dinner meeting will be on Monday, March 6. Meet at Tumbulgum boat ramp 5:15- 5:30pm for 1 hr river cruise (byo drinks for cruise), followed by dinner at Tumbulgum Tavern at 7pm. Cost $35. 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.

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.

The Murwillumbah Autumn Club offers activities including Euchre & Craft, Stretch your mind, Country Music Nights, Relaxation & Meditation and gentle yoga. For more informatin contact Noela Gresham 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

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 66722258.

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.


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.

Coolangatta Tweed VIEW Club: International Women’s Day 17 to be held on Tuesday, March 7 at the South Tweed Sports Club, Minjungbal Drive, South Tweed Heads commencing with M/T at 10 a.m. DST. An excellent programme of inspirational speakers is guaranteed. More information from Penny Thorpe on 55.343931.

Twin Towns Evening View Clubs next meeting is Wednesday, March 8 at the Tweed Heads Bowls Club Blue Room at 6.30 pm. Guest Speaker is Beverly Farley talking about her times in Kenya and Uganda.Visitors always welcome. Please note new contact for Guests and Apologies is Trudy Sloan on (07) 555241770. Please ring before 1pm on the Monday prior. Our Facebook page is Twin Towns Evening View for all information.

Caldera Country Music Club: The afternoon gets underway from 12 noon and this month it will be on Sunday March 12. If you wish to sing please bring along three chorded charts for “Sandfire’ and for more information please give Gail a call on 0419 242871.

A.O.O.B’s Twin Towns Branch. The next monthly meeting will be held on Friday 3rd March, 2017, at South Tweed Sports Club, Tweed Heads South, at 2pm (NSW time) in the Secret Garden Room. All members and intending members are invited to attend. For further information phone Twenette 07 55232939. The next Bus Trip will be on Sunday 12th March, anyone wanting to go phone Evelyn 0755998283.

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.

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.

U3A Twin Towns are looking for additional members for their regular Thursday, Table Tennis Games held at 4 Boyd Street Tugun. Anyone is welcome to join them whether beginner or intermediate level. Bats and Balls are supplied please just make sure you wear safe shoes. If you are interested in other classes we offer please contact U3A Twin Towns and we can email you a class list. Leave a message with the front desk staff 07 55 347 333 between 9 to 12 noon or leave a message on the afterhours 0405 445 164.

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 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

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.