Community Diary May 4

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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.

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 May is a representative from Fair Trading. Contact Colin on 5590 7454 or Norma on 07 5590 5919.

KINGSCLIFF

U3A Tweed Coast’s Friday Forum for May is on Friday, May 5 at 2pm. Come along to hear the story of Australian Bay Lobster. Be at the Uniting Church Hall 24A Kingscliff St. Kingscliff. No need to book, we are open to everyone. Enquiries Lorraine 0457 936 202.

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 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

The Murwillumbah Probus Club will be holding their meeting on Monday, May 15 at the Mountain View Community Centre.

Murwillumbah Toastmasters Club meets every second and fourth Thursday at 6.45p.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 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 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 second 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.

TWEED HEADS

The Gold Coast South – Twin Towns Branch of the National Servicemen’s Association of Australia serving from Tallebudgera to The Tweed will hold its next General Meeting on Sunday the May 21 at 10am EST Time in the “RSL Sub Branch Anzac Room” of the Twin Towns Resort. For further information contact: Tom Hughes Public officer on 07 5513 0665.

The next Caldera Country Music Club social is on May 14. The event starts at 12 noon and will be held in the downstairs auditorium of the South Tweed Sports Club. Guest Club on the day will be Guanabah Country Music Club. If you wish to have a sing, just bring along three chorded charts of your songs. For more information please give Gail a call on 0419 282471.

Twin Town & District Garden Club’s May meeting will be on Monday, May 8 in the function room at the South Tweed Sports Club. Entry is $3 which includes morning tea, from when announced until 9.45am. Visitors welcome. For more information contact Monika 0412 638 373. Email: ttgclub@gmail.com

AOOB’s Twin Towns Branch the next monthly meeting will be held on Friday, May 5 at 2pm in the Secret Garden Room at the South Tweed Sports Club. All members and intending members are invited to attend. Further information phone Twenette 07 5523 2939.

Twin Towns Evening View Club’s next meeting is on May 10 in the Blue room of the Tweed Heads Bowls club at 6.30pm. Guest speaker is Yvonne Turner. Ladies of all ages are welcome to enjoy a great meal and friendship. For Guests or apologies call Trudy on 5524 1770 before 1pm on the Monday prior.

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 www.al-anon.org.au

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 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.