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SUN­SHINE 60 AND BET­TER GROUP

AC­TIV­I­TIES to keep the mind and body ac­tive for older peo­ple, at Unit­ing Church Hall, 56c Queen St, Caloun­dra. Phone 5444 5833 or visit www.sun­shine60.org.au for de­tails.

ABC OF AGED CARE

NOT-FOR-PROFIT of­fers in­for­ma­tive pre­sen­ta­tions to com­mu­nity groups to help you cut through the red tape and jar­gon. Phone Si­grid on

0414 626 729 to book a pre­sen­ta­tion for your group.

LINE DANC­ING IS A FUN ac­tiv­ity for any­one who is keen to ex­er­cise the mind and body and is great for coordination. Mon­days and Thurs­days, 9am-noon. Be­gin­ner, im­prover and in­ter­me­di­ate lev­els. Tea and cof­fee pro­vided. Mon­days and Thurs­days, 12.15-1.30pm. Ab­so­lute be­gin­ner class, de­signed for new peo­ple to line danc­ing, learning easy in­tro­duc­tion steps. At the Sport and Recre­ation Cen­tre (corner of Cur­rimundi Rd and Ilya St, Cur­rimundi). Phone Ute Woods on 0412 804 499.

QUOTA CALOUN­DRA IF YOU would like a friendly chat and a nice cup of cof­fee come join the Quota ladies and friends at the Power Boat Club, Golden Beach, Caloun­dra, on the first Fri­day of the month at 10.15am. Quota is a ser­vice club and all money raised go to lo­cal char­i­ties. Phone Clare on 5444 5199.

PIANISTS ANONY­MOUS

I AM in­ter­ested in start­ing a group for re­tirees in the Caloun­dra area who play the pi­ano but who have no­body to play for and there­fore no in­cen­tive to prac­tice. Any­one in­ter­ested can phone Ch­eryl on 5492 1487. U3A SUN­SHINE COAST in­vites mem­bers to a talk by Bob Fayle en­ti­tled “20 Years in Pa­pua New Guinea”. Bob went to PNG in 1957 as a Pa­trol Of­fi­cer and served in re­mote, prim­i­tive, one-man sta­tions. The talk is on Wednesday October 18, at 1pm at the South­ern Cross Care Vil­lage, 57 Vil­lage Way, Caloun­dra. Phone Yvonne for de­tails 0404 466 372.

KIWI LADIES ALL wel­come to a friend­ship morn­ing at the Caloun­dra RSL, 10am, on the last Thurs­day of each month. Phone 0438 844 350 or 5491 9654 for more de­tails. FREE GUIDED WALKS EV­ERY Tues­day from 9am to noon. Good walk­ing shoes are a must, as well as loads of en­thu­si­asm. Tours con­ducted at the Ma­roochy Regional Bush­land Botanic Gar­den, Palm Creek Rd, Tanawha (next door to Tanawha Golf Club). For groups of 10+ phone Mar­garet on 5445 3375 to book (there will be a small charge).

BEACH BUSH BIRDS WARANA

WE ARE a friendly, hands-on en­vi­ron­ment group look­ing af­ter the coastal green­belt at Warana. Ev­ery­thing is pro­vided for two hours work, 8.30am-10.30am, ev­ery third Fri­day monthly. Free morn­ing tea. We’d love your com­pany. Email or phone Vicki at vick­i­john­son@ tpg.com.au or 0427 181 747.

YOGA FOR all ages and lev­els of fit­ness. Classes held in a friendly, re­laxed space at Lit­tle Moun­tain, Wednesdays at 5pm and Fri­days at 9.30am. Phone He­len on

0411 082 386.

SUN­SHINE CHAR­ITY SEWING GROUP

would like to thank all the peo­ple who sup­ported our Spring raf­fle, by buy­ing tick­ets. Win­ners are Doreen from Woom­bye and Paul from Pelican Waters.

GOLDEN BEACH NEIGH­BOUR­HOOD WATCH

AREA 6 an­nual gen­eral meet­ing and elec­tion of of­fice bear­ers will be held on Tues­day, October 25, at Caloun­dra Power Boat Club. It will start at 11.30am and fin­ish about 12.30pm. Then we will all move down to the Quar­ter­deck and buy our lunch for a so­cial get-to­gether at ta­bles re­served for us. All res­i­dents of the area are in­vited to come and join in with any nom­i­na­tions, ques­tions, lo­cal news or com­ments. The main busi­ness at the AGM is the elec­tion of of­fice bear­ers for the com­ing year. All po­si­tions will be de­clared va­cant – area co-or­di­na­tor, deputy area co-or­di­na­tor, trea­surer, sec­re­tary, blog ad­min­is­tra­tor and three com­mit­tee mem­bers. Nom­i­na­tions can be lodged with sec­re­tary Don, phone 5492 4176 or email dmacpher­son7@west­net. com.au.

THE FRIENDS OF LEGACY

CALOUN­DRA are a small group of good-hearted ladies who are able to spare a few hours each week to visit the wid­ows of mil­i­tary veter­ans.

The wid­ows live in lo­cal aged care fa­cil­i­ties and the pur­pose of the visit is to pro­vide com­pan­ion­ship through con­ver­sa­tion.

Im­por­tant is lis­ten­ing with a sym­pa­thetic ear to in­ter­est­ing, of­ten hu­mor­ous sto­ries of the life ex­pe­ri­ences of these ladies from an ear­lier gen­er­a­tion. If this prospect ap­peals to you, phone Mar­lene on 5390 8151 or Wal on 0478 946 266.

PROBUS CLUB OF CALOUN­DRA 86

MEETS at the Pelican Waters Tav­ern at 9.30am on the third Tues­day each month. Vis­i­tors and new mem­bers wel­come. The or­gan­i­sa­tion is ded­i­cated to pro­vid­ing ac­tive re­tirees a range of so­cial ac­tiv­i­ties through reg­u­lar meet­ings/guest speak­ers, lun­cheons, out­ings and other ac­tiv­i­ties. Phone Terry Stern­berg for more in­for­ma­tion on

0418 749 042.

COM­MU­NITY MED­I­TA­TION CLASSES

held each Tues­day at 9.30am, gold coin en­trance fee, at 5/25 Tay­lor Ave, Golden Beach, phone 0403 024 573.

SWAG is go­ing Red­land Bay is­land hop­ping on Sun­day, October 22. Car pool­ing avail­able. Con­tact He­len on 0411 560 161 or hlhens­ley@hot­mail.com.au All ladies wel­come.

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BLING TIME: The Buderim Craft Cot­tages Sil­ver­smithing Group and Life Draw­ing Group in­vite all com­ers to their four-day com­bined ex­hi­bi­tion and sale. At the Buderim Craft Cot­tage, 5 Main Street, Buderim (be­hind the memo­rial hall). On Thurs­day, October 19, 10am-7pm (Bling and Bub­bles 5-7pm); Fri­day, October 20, 10am to 7pm (Drinks and Nib­bles 5-7pm); Satur­day, October 21, 9am to 3pm and Sun­day, October 22, 9am to 2pm. En­try by gold coin. Credit cards ac­cepted.

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