Community diary September 29



Banora point community baptist church Tuesday  4th October, 2016 10am to 12pm. Cost $6.00 pp. Entertainer-Belle Star. Guest Speaker from “Mercy Ships” Hear how their hospital ship provides hope and healing to some of the poorest people in the world.

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.


Bilambil Summer dance series first dance will be held on Saturday the 8th October at the Bilambil Hall Dancing to Trilogy band. Dancing begining at 8pm. Supper and door prizes. All welcome for a family night.


Wanted by Tweed Coast U3A those who would like to generously give their time to teach our members a class of something they have a passion for. No formal qualifications needed. It may be chess, dressmaking, photoshop, philosophy, Anything at all that you love to do and can share with others. If this is you, contact Gail on 02 6674 5224     For general information about Tweed Coast U3A go the our website;

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 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.


Murwillumbah Meals on Wheels AGM will be held on October 10 at the Meals on Wheels Office 2 Golden Links Drive Murwillumbah 5.30pm. All welcome.

The Murwillumbah Leukaemia and Cancer Research Society will hold a special meeting on October 7 at 10.30am at the Murwillumbah Services Club. The purpose of this is to decide on the future of the society?

Cotton Undies Drive between now and International ‘Day of the Girl’ Days for Girls Community Day,  8th October 2016 at the Jessie McMillan Hall, Wollumbin Street, Murwillumbah. Starts at 9.00am – Everyone is welcome. We desperately need cotton undies for our Days for Girls kits. This means we need more than a thousand pairs of knickers every year. Our greatest need is is sizes 8-14 for the younger girls who are at school and in need of our DFG kits to help keep them at school and gaining an education. Murwillumbah drop-off points – First National Real Estate, Main St, Murwillumbah or Mayberry Meldrum Anderson Accountants, 315 Tweed Valley Way, Murwillumbah. Contacts – Rotary Club of Mt Warning AM (Murwillumbah) Inc., President Peter McDonald: 0409 470 707 OR Days for Girls, Kaileen Casey: 0417 472 674

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 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.   Different venue each week. 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.

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 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


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.


Indoor Lawn Bowls. Looking for some additional players for our  ‘Social Indoor Lawn Bowls Group’ playing on Thursday nights at Tweed Heads Bowls Club on their indoor bowling green from 5.00pm to 7.00pm. Would you be interested in joining our fun and friendly group. Beginners welcome. Air conditioned, so doesn’t matter if it’s hot, cold, windy or raining outside. Looking for some new members.  Very relaxed group and there’s no commitment to come every week. Contact Bob on (07) 6674 5909 if you have any queries.

A.O.O.B’s Twin Towns Branch. The next monthly meeting will be held in the Secret Garden Room, at the South Tweed Sports Club, Tweed Heads South on Friday 7th October at 2-00pm, NSW time. All and intending members are invited to attend. Donations for the Christmas Hamper would be appreciated, as this is one of our main fundraisers for local children’s charities. For more information phone Twenette 07-55232939.

Tweed Gold Coast Family History & Heritage Association invite members to attend their monthly meeting at South Tweed Sports Club, Minjungbal Drive, Sth Tweed Heads on Tuesday, October 4, 2016 commencing at 1.30. Visitors are always welcome. Research Room is open between 10am – 7pm Tuesday, 10am – 4pm Wednesday to Friday and on Saturday 9.30am – 3pm. Enquiries  – Noelene  – 55998939

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 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.


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.