Community Diary October 13



The Annual Guiding Luncheon will be held at Banora Point on Wednesday 19 October 2016 at 11.00 am.  (NSW time) All persons who have been associated  with guiding either past or present , local or interstate are invited to come along and enjoy a great day.  Parents of girls in the movement are most welcome.  For enquiries or RSVP to Anne 07 5524 1454 by 15 October 2016.

Banora Point Community Baptist Church. 19-21 Corporation Circuit Tweed Heads South. Special event – Sunday 16th October 2016. Dr Bob Chapman, Academic Dean Phd, D.min Ma, Ba. Dr Chapman will be leading the Morning Service at 9.30 am aqnd conducting an open seminar at 7.00 pm. “The Natural Way to be – A Soul Winning Church”. Following by a question Time and Light Supper: No Entry Fee.

Club Banora Garden Club meet at 9.45am on the first Tuesday of every month in the Tuscany Room at Club Banora, Leisure Drive, Banora Point. Each meeting features a guest speaker garden displays, ‘’Lucky Door’’ prize raffles, morning tea and lots of social activities. Either just turn up on the day or phone Maria 5524 8234 or Jenny 0437 016 034.

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 & other meeting times 1300 252 666. Please put this announcement in the next community diary


Probus Club Of Hastings Point Tweed Coast meets next on Tuesday 18/10/2016 at 10.00 am at the Tri Care Retirement Community  87/89 Tweed Coast Road , Hastings Point , New members welcome , enquires Julie 0418966256 or web At This meeting Senior Constable Brad Foster, the Crime Prevention Officer for the Tweed/Byron Local Area Command of the NSW Police Force. will discuss the new NSW Police Force customer service ‘community portal’ for on-line reporting, and how we should report non-emergency criminal activity.We will also be discussing the installation of tamper proof screws to vehicle number plates and  home security for seniors


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 9.45 am at  Cudgen Leagues Club, Wommin Bay Road, Kingscliff and welcome you to join us.  Please call Lynda 0434 103 409 for more information.

Kingscliff Mixed Probus Club holds its meetings at Kingscliff  Beach Bowls Club on the first Wednesday of each month at 10am and outings on the third Wednesday of the month Visitors are very welcome. Phone Norma on 02 667663360.

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.


Caldera Environment Centre AGM November 8 5.30pm at the shop 4 Queen Street Murwillumbah

Lions Book Stall, 20-22 October at the Undercroft, Byangum Rd, Murwillumbah. Thousands of books; raising funds for medical research. Th 12 to 5, Fr 7 to 5, Sat 8 to 2. Donations of clean items received on the day.  Helpers always welcome, more info call 0413043593.

The Murwillumbah Autumn Club offers activities including Euchre & Craft, Stretch your mind, Country Music Nights, Relaxation & Medication 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 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. The speaker at our 10th October meeting will be a local exercise physiologist. For more information call Cancer Liaison Nurse on 66720102.

Murwillumbah Over 50s Singles Social Group Meets every Saturday night at the Murwillumbah RSL Club from 6 pm  in the area at the top of stairs. All welcome friendly group. Enquiries phone Wendy – 0455865848.

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

The Compassionate Friends is an interntional organisation offering friendship and understanding to each other after the death of a child. Meetings are held on the second Thursday of the month at Murwillumbah Autumn Club, 16 Tumbulgum Road Murwillumbah commencing 10.30am. For more information please contact:  Lorraine on 02 6672 3219 or Judy on 0416 015 030.

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.

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


Businesses Networking Group second Thursday of the month. Open to all businesses and creatives looking to connect. $30 includes breakfast. All proceeds go to Movember. All welcome. Corner Stop Espresso Bar, Coronation Ave Pottsville. For enquires Phone 0418723908

Pottsville Beach Neighbourhood Centre (PBNC) is again offering free Tax Help. Until the end of October, the centre’s qualified volunteer, Garry, will assist people to complete their tax returns. If your tax affairs are simple and you earn $50,000 pa or less, you could be eligible for this assistance. For more information visit PBNC’s facebook site or contact Pottsville Beach Neighbourhood Centre on (02) 6676 4555

Pottsville Diabetes Support Group meets on the first Wednesday of the month at Pottsville Neighbourhood Centre, 12 Elizabeth Street from 2pm until 4pm. All are welcome. Any queries call 02 6676 4555


Tumbulgum summer dance will be held on Saturday the 15th of October at the Tumbulgum Hall, dancing to Trilogy band. Dancing begins at 8pm. Supper, door prizes and raffles. All welcome for a great family night

Full Moon Walk. Sunday 16 October view the full moon on the Tweed River at Tumbulgum. Meet at 7.30pm (DST) at Tumbulgum boat ramp for a flat walk taking approx 60 minutes following the Tumbulgum Heritage Trail. This event is part of the Heart Foundation Walking Program and everyone is welcome to attend. No cost. Bring your torch. Enquiries to Sue 02 66766343.


Smokehouse Country Music Club meets at Coolangatta/Tweed Heads Golf Club on Sunday 23rd October at 1pm EST.   $3 entry.  Singers welcome, please bring 3 copies of chorded song charts for Smokehouse Backing Band. Come along for a great afternoon of Country Music, dancing and friendly company.   Practice on Tuesday 18th October.  For more information: contact Colin on: 0755 904465.

U3A Twin Towns Inc. presents a free concert by our wonderful members performing at the Scout Hall in Coolangatta, opposite the Bowling Club, on 21st October, the doors open at 10am.(Queensland time). Concert begins at 10.30. (Qld).The U3A ukulele players will be performing at the concert to entertain you. All welcome to attend the free concert and  enjoy the free morning tea. No booking needed.

The Tweed Hospital Auxiliary will be holding its Annual Fete at the Tweed Heads Civic Centre on Friday 14 October from 10.00am to 2.00pm and Saturday 15 October from 8.00 am to 2.00 pm. There will be lots of stalls including books, cakes, Christmas stall, jewellery, pre-loved clothing, trash & treasure, remnants, plants, crafts, soft toys and baby wear. There will be the popular Chocolate Wheel and light refreshments.  Why not come along for a fun day and pick up a bargain.  This is the Auxiliary’s major fundraiser so please support your local hospital.

Alateen Meeting starting at 5.00-6.00pm 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 10:30 am at the HACC Community Centre, Cnr. Heffron Street and Minjungbal Drive, Tweed Heads South. All welcome. For further information call Bronwyn on 5593 9319.

Quota International of Tweed Heads/Coolangatta Inc meets on the 1st & 3rd Monday of each month at the South Tweed Sports Club in Minjungbal Drive, Tweed Heads South. Enquiries to President Barbara Lee on 02 66743276 or Sue Wickham on 07 5524 2618”

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.

Tweed Coolangatta Lions Club meet every 1st and 3rd Tuesday at 6.30pm in Tweeds Heads Bowling Club. Contact Kelly Adams 0415923137.


Northern Rivers Guardians meet on the 3rd Saturday of every month at Mavis’s Kitchen, Mt Warning Rd, Uki.  All members welcome. Join us in our work for a sustainable Northern Rivers.