Cobram CWA meets on the first Thursday of the month at the Senior Citizens clubrooms. Come and join like-minded women at at 1 pm for a 1.30 pm start. Please note the change of time for 2017. New and old members welcome. For more information, phone Anna Creighton on 5872 1402.
Get more out of life
The free Life program helps prevent diabetes, heart disease and stroke. Groups will run during the day and in the evening. Phone Kelly at Cobram Community Health Centre on 5871 0900 to see if you are eligible.
Barooga social bowls
Want to meet new people while learning a new sport? Join Barooga Sports Bowls Club’s bowlers’ coffee club on Wednesdays at 9.45 am. No previous experience needed; flat shoes are required. Bring a friend or just come by yourself. Tuition is in a relaxed game format followed by coffee at various locations. Inquiries to Ruth Campbell on 0438 426 615 or just turn up.
Put on a red hat
Want to be part of the Red Hat Society? The ‘Raving Reds’ group is looking for new members — women aged 50 and over who have a zest for life and wish to take part in a fun-loving friendly group that has no rules and no committees. The only exception is the dress code: a red hat (or something frivolous) worn with a purple outfit. The group meets regularly at various venues chosen by members. For information phone Gwen Rhodes on 5872 2097 or 0409 016 929.
Calling all quilters
The sewing groups of Tocumwal invite all helpers to a sewing day for the Victorian Quilters Guild division Very Snuggly Quilts, to be held at Tocumwal aerodrome terminal building on Monday, September 18 from 9 am to 4 pm. Very Snuggly Quilts volunteers distribute some 200 quilts a month to patients at the Royal Children’s Hospital. Please bring your machine and sewing requisites, also lunch, a mug and something to share for morning and afternoon tea. Everyone is welcome — and there are lots of jobs for non-sewers too. Inquiries to Joan Escott on 5874 3897 or Anne Jones on 5874 3424.
Cobram Community House Playgroup is held at Cobram Community House, Punt Rd, Cobram, on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 10 am to noon during the school term. Cost is $2 per family per session. For more details phone 5872 2224.
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