Community Diary September 15-22

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You latest community diary from across the Tweed Shire

BANORA POINT

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.

KINGSCLIFF

The Anglican Parish of Kingscliff are holding a ‘Family BBQ and Bush Dance’ at the Pottsville Community Hall on Friday 30 September at 6.00pm.

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 and welcome you to join us.  Please call Lynda on 0434 103 409 for more information.

U3A  Tweed Coast has a special membership joining fee of $25 from now until the end of this year. Why not take advantage of this and join a group with other seniors who are “Learning and Loving it”. Choose from 36 classes with no extra fees. Due to demand,our Spanish teacher, has started a new beginners class on Friday morning with room for more people.  Ring Anne 02 6674 0667 about this. All other information can be found on the website   www.tweedcoast.u3anet.org.au/wp or ring Val  02 6676 3406

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.

MURWILLUMBAH

Murwillumbah Probus Club monthly meeting will be held at Mountain View Community Centre – Aveo Mountain View Retirement Community 1 Ingram Place, Murwillumbah, Monday, September 19, at 10am (third Monday of every mouth )

All members and visitors are welcome, Call Bruce on 66 722 100

Murwillumbah Day View Club next meeting is on Monday 26th September from 9.30am.All welcome. our guest speaker will be John Lees from “You Have A Friend” Donations of non perishable food items, e.g cans with ringpull lids, sweets, toiletries etc. wecome.  Apologies and enquiries ph.02 6672 1107 or 02 6679 1324.

Murwillumbah Probus Club monthly meeting will be held at Mountain View Community Centre – Aveo Mountain View Retirement Community 1 Ingram Place, Murwillumbah, Monday 19th September (third Monday of every mouth )

All members and visitors are welcome, Call Bruce on 66 722 100

The Compassionate Friends NSW invites bereaved parents, grandparents and siblings to a one-day seminar in Murwillumbah on Sunday 18th September, offering excellent grief speakers in a supportive, safe environment. Bookings essential.  Enquiries: Please phone Judy 0416 015 030.

A Garage Sale is being held at St Cuthbert’s Anglican Church cnr Powell and Florence Streets Tweed Heads on Saturday 17th September from 7.00 am – 12.00 Noon. Enjoy coffee and raisin toast while browsing clothes, bric a brac, craft, books, cd’s, kitchen ware, crockery, plants, linen, garage items and much more. Phone the office (07) 55361060 for info

Murwillumbah and District Garden Club bus trip to prizewinners of the club’s 39th annual garden competition  will be held on September 18 leaving Sunnyside Bus stop at 9am. Cost is $25  plus buy your own lunch. Non members welcome. Bookings ASAP to Leone 0266771403 or Mollie 0266722110. The annual spring flower show will be held on September 29 and 30 , schedules at local nurseries

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 to 12 midday on the second Monday of every month at the Community Health Centre on the corner Nullum and Wollumbin streets. These informal meetings offer mutual, practical and emotional support. At 11am on 8th August 2016 the speaker will be a dietitian from the NNSW Local Health District.  For more information call Cancer Liaison Nurse on 02 6672 0252.

Murwillumbah Over 50s Singles Social Group meets every Saturday night at the Murwillumbah RSL Club from 6pm  in the area at the top of the stairs. All welcome friendly group. Enquiries phone Bev – 66724463. 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 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 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.

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

POTTSVILLE

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 www.facebook.com/pbncinc 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

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 18th September 2016 at 10am 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 re kindle 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 will be holding its Annual Fete at the Tweed Heads Civic Centre on Friday 14 October from 10.00 am to 2.00 pm and Saturday 15 October from 8.00 am to 2.00 pm. Donations of clean, undamaged goods can be left at the Hospital Gift Shop until Friday 30 September – no electrical goods, large furniture baby cots etc. For more information please ring 07 5506 7867.  This is the Auxiliary’s major fundraiser so please support your local hospital.

The next meeting of the Coolangatta Tweed VIEW Club will be held on Thursday 15th September, 2016 at the South Tweed Sports Club, Minjungbal Drive, South Tweed Heads commencing at 11 a.m. for 11.30 a.m.  On this occasion the Speaker will be David Wyatt from the Stroke Foundation. Please phone Kay on 55. 244 089 with apologies by 5 p.m. on Monday 12th September.

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 www.al-anon.alateen.org/australia

Fibromyalgia Chronic Fatigue Syndrome 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 or Jenny on 02 6679 3470

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

UKI

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.