Mercury (Hobart) - - COMMUNITY -

TO­DAY Al-Anon Fam­ily Group: Sal­va­tion Army Cen­tre, 135 Clarence St, Bel­lerive, 7.30pm. In­quiries: 6231 5178. Al­co­holics Anony­mous: Glenorchy: Noon at St John’s Catholic Church, 62 Bowden St. Bat­tery Point: 9.30am (Women Only meet­ing) or 8pm, First floor, McDougall Build­ing, Repa­tri­a­tion Hos­pi­tal, Eller­slie Rd (through carpark). All Saints Mar­ket: 339 Mac­quarie St, South Ho­bart. Last Satur­day of the month Jan­uary to Novem­ber. First two Satur­days in De­cem­ber. 10am-3pm. Stall­hold­ers wanted and Buskers wel­come. Yvonne 0438 094 681. Archery: Van Diemen Archers at Lea Scout Camp, 1pm. En­ter via South­ern Out­let. Equip­ment sup­plied. In­quiries: 6229 4150 or 0409 189 800. Aus­tralian Re­tired Per­sons As­so­ci­a­tion: A non-profit or­gan­i­sa­tion with a range of so­cial ac­tiv­i­ties for men and women who are re­tired or about to re­tire. In­quiries: Doris on 6272 3525. Bay­side Boules Pe­tanque Club: Play­ing pé­tanque is easy, fun, chal­leng­ing, so­cial and any­one can play, re­gard­less of age or abil­ity. Spend time out­side with friends, en­joy gen­tle ex­er­cise and great con­ver­sa­tion. A bit of com­pet­i­tive­ness mixed with a dose of good hu­mour and you will have a great time – and be back for more! Win­ter timetable: Fri­day, Satur­day, Tues­day at 1pm. The Piste (play­ing area), Long Point Road, Sandy Bay. In­struc­tion and boules avail­able. Terry 0439 497 958. Bocce: At the Glenorchy RSL Bocce Club (be­hind RSL). email glenorchy rslbocce@ya­hoo.com.au or call 0408 569 018 for de­tails. Buck­ing­ham Bowls Club Bingo: Satur­day at St Johns Ave, New Town. Eyes down 7.30pm. 6278 1352. Cro­quet: New Town Cro­quet Club, next to Net­ball Cen­tre, off Creek Rd. Golf cro­quet on Tues­days 2pm, Thurs­days 10am, Satur­days 1pm. Coach­ing and equip­ment sup­plied. Wear flat-soled shoes. In­quiries: 0428 568 811. Der­went Pe­tanque Club: Long Point Road, Sandy Bay. Play­ing times are Wed­nes­days 1pm plus other days in­clud­ing week­ends – sub­ject to sched­ule vari­a­tion of ter­rains & times sea­son­ally. In­struc­tion and boules avail­able. In­quiries: Eric 0437 684 862. Dine-in Solo: If this is you and you’re 55 and over join our friendly din­ing group. In­quiries: 0408 487 218. Dragons Abreast Tas – Ho­bart: Are you a Breast Can­cer Sur­vivor? Would you like to get fit, make new friends and have fun? Why not try Dragon Boat­ing? Meet at Lind­is­farne Rowing Club, ev­ery Satur­day at 8.30 am for a pad­dle in a dragon boat on Lind­is­farne Bay or out in the Der­went River. Ev­ery third Satur­day, we have morn­ing tea in the park. Leonie Silk 0499 834 023. Galaxy So­cial Club: Func­tions and events for over-50s on week­ends. In­quiries: Lynne 0452 175 253. Ho­bart Archers: 10am at Ozbow, Roche’s Beach Rd, Laud­erdale. Equip­ment and train­ing sup­plied. In­quiries: Russell 0419 569 839 or con­tact@ho­bartarchers.org. Ho­bart Healthy Break­fast: From 9am. In­quiries: Kevin 0468 317 661. Meetup: Want to meet new friends and go to great events? All ages wel­come. See you at our next meetup. www.meetup.com/ho­bart-chill-n-chat. Men’s group: Non-judg­men­tal and sup­port­ive group to meet for the en­cour­age­ment and shar­ing of ideas to help each other. In­quiries: 0430 022 446 or woodie2468@hot­mail.com. Overeaters Anony­mous: Wes­ley Church Hall (up­stairs) 58 Melville St, Ho­bart at 11.30am. Kate 6244 7276. Share a Meal Fifty plus Meetup: Check us out on the Meetup web­site. In­quiries: for­tu­nate­har­riet@gmail.com for fur­ther de­tails. Ex­tend your net­work of friends around Ho­bart and sam­ple restau­rants of­fer­ing value for money. Sixty plus Meetup: Want to meet like­minded folk who en­joy shar­ing movies, lec­tures, meals and var­ied events? Join up by log­ging in to Ho­bart Sixty Plus and Mak­ing the Most of It. In­quiries: for­tu­nate­har­riet@gmail.com. Tas­ma­nian Fam­ily His­tory So­ci­ety: Ho­bart Branch Re­search Cen­tre at 19 Cambridge Road, Bel­lerive, open 1.30- 4.30pm. In­quiries: 6244 4527. Trigem­i­nal Neu­ral­gia sup­port group: Peo­ple suf­fer­ing from fa­cial pain meet reg­u­larly to learn more about the con­di­tion and for sup­port. 6245 0429. Yoga at Lach­lan: Rachael 0413 766 136 or joyyo­gaand­mas­sage.webs.com. Zest for Life: Cir­cuit classes run by pro­fes­sional train­ers at Verve, Stan­field Drive, Old Beach, 11.30am. No book­ings re­quired. In­quiries: 1800 083 783.

TO­MOR­ROW Al-Anon Fam­ily Group: Scots Me­mo­rial Unit­ing Church, rear hall, Bathurst St, Ho­bart, 7pm. 6231 5178. Al­co­holics Anony­mous: New Town: 7.30pm at Sal­va­tion Army Bridge Cen­tre, Creek Rd. Kingston: 7pm at Com­mu­nity Health Cen­tre, 29 John St. In­quiries: 6234 8711. Bocce: At the Glenorchy RSL Bocce Club (be­hind Glenorchy RSL). Email glenorchyrslbocce@ya­hoo.com.au or call 0408 569 018 for de­tails. Bowls South: Learn to play Lawn Bowls at Brighton, Buck­ing­ham, Cygnet, Dover RSL, Glenorchy Rod­man, Howrah, King­bor­ough, New Nor­folk, Oat­lands, Sandy Bay, Sorell and Ta­roona clubs to try lawn bowls from 11am-2pm to­day. Lawn bowls, tu­ition and a bar­be­cue will all be pro­vided free of charge. All at­ten­dees will go in the draw to win a brand new set of lawn bowls and a bowls bag. In­quiries: 0409 703 073. Church With No Walls: 284 El­iz­a­beth St, 2pm; Wed­nes­day 6.30pm. Pas­tor Fran­cis Cole In­quiries: 0409 794 325. Con­ser­va­tion Vol­un­teers: Of­fers Mon­day-Fri­day vol­un­teer­ing op­por­tu­ni­ties. A great way to meet peo­ple while mak­ing a pos­i­tive con­tri­bu­tion to Tas­ma­nia’s en­vi­ron­ment. No cost or skills re­quired. Amy 6231 1779 or abai­ley@con­ser­va­tion­vol­un­teers.com.au. Falun Dafa: Mind-body-spirit ex­er­cise prac­tice-in­struc­tion. St David’s Park, 911am. Ger­man Aus­tralian As­so­ci­a­tion of Tas­ma­nia Skat Card Game: Fri­days 6pm, Sun­days 1.30pm. Caters for all play­ers. In­quiries: 6272 9445. Ho­bart Gui­tar So­ci­ety: Meets each first Sun­day of the month at 1.30pm at the school hall, Lans­downe Cres­cent Pri­mary School, Gourlay St, West Ho­bart. The fo­cus is gen­er­ally clas­si­cal style mu­sic: so­los, duets, en­sem­ble re­hearsal and oc­ca­sional con­certs. Net­work in a friendly and in­for­mal set­ting with other gui­tarists – im­prove your skills and con­fi­dence. New mem­bers al­ways wel­come. Face­book: Ho­bart Gui­tar So­ci­ety. Paul Archer 0411 223 431. Ho­bart Model Aero Club: Fly­ing ra­dio­con­trolled model aero­planes (weather per­mit­ting) at Kelly Field, 2km out­side Rich­mond on right side of Cam­pa­nia Rd. In­quiries: 0418 127 514. Kingston Ro­tary Sun­day Mar­ket: Buy or sell at Kingston Town Car Park 8am1pm. In­quiries: An­nette 0419 543 287. Med­i­ta­tion pro­grams and classes: Choose to be calm work­shops (for groups or work­places) and other ac­tiv­i­ties. Brahma Ku­maris Aus­tralia, 51 Ris­don Rd, New Town. In­quiries: 6278 3788 or ho­bart@au.bkwsu.org. Model Mak­ers and Col­lec­tors As­so­ci­a­tion Inc: Ra­dio Con­trol Model Car Rac­ing (weather per­mit­ting), 10am, at the Model Park, cnr of Good­wood and Howard Roads, Good­wood. Prospec­tive mem­bers and spec­ta­tors wel­come. Nar­cotics Anony­mous: Wes­ley Church, 58 Melville St, Ho­bart – up­stairs meet­ing room at 6pm. (03) 9525 2833 (not a lo­cal call). Sandy Bay Se­nior Cit­i­zens In­door Bowls Club: In­door Bias Bowls ev­ery Sun­day at 23 Lam­bert Ave, Sandy Bay. 11am Start. In­quiries: 6239 0170. Ta­ble Ten­nis: STTTA holds weekly prac­tice ses­sions, 2-5pm and Fri­day morn­ings, 10am-1pm. Ta­ble Ten­nis Cen­tre at the King­bor­ough Sports Cen­tre. Be­gin­ners wel­come. YMCA: Cen­tre opens 9am-4pm. Ca­sual vis­its wel­come. Squash and rac­quet­ball avail­able. Fit ‘n’ Fun Cen­tre for chil­dren 10am-4pm. 8a Con­stance Ave, Glenorchy. In­quiries: 6272 8077. In­for­ma­tion for the di­ary must be sent at least a week be­fore the event to com­mu­nity@dbl.newsltd.com.au.

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