Lions Log Cabin Market
The Cobram Lions Log Cabin Market will be at Federation Park in Cobram this weekend. There will be plenty of stalls to browse including produce, soaps, candles, oils, honey and antiques. Breakfast with the Lions club and live music will also be on offer. It’s on Saturday, October 28 from 8 am to 1 pm. For more information, phone Marj on 5871 3326 or 0487 608 427.
Author to visit library
On Monday, October 30 at 7 pm join author Kylie Ladd for a talk about her new novel The Way Back at Cobram Library. Light refreshments will be provided. Bookings are preferred; phone 1300 374 765.
International Games Week
Come along to Cobram Library between Tuesday, October 31 and Saturday, November 4 to enjoy board and card games all week.
Give croquet a go
If you are looking for an activity that’s easy on the joints and fun to play, come and give croquet a go. We are a fun group that don’t take ourselves too seriously and we love a laugh. We play on Mondays and Thursdays from 9 am to noon at the tennis courts in William St, Cobram. Four free lessons and all equipment supplied. For more information, phone Annette on 0408 296 683 or Dianne on 0407 563 500.
Car boot sale
The Barooga Advancement Group will hold a car boot sale on Sunday, November 19. Sellers should register at the Barooga BP General Store as spaces are limited. It’s on at the Lions Park on Golf Course Rd, Barooga from 8 am to 1 pm. For information, phone Neil Duffield on 5873 4483 or 0448 899 526.
Cup day at Cobram
The spring racing carnival is fast approaching and Cobram Harness Racing’s Melbourne Cup Day Carnival Family Day on Tuesday, November 7 is just weeks away. Great prizes have been donated for the popular Fashions on the Field, so fashion enthusiasts are encouraged to get their wardrobe ready for the big event. Free children’s entertainment and free icy-poles for the younger generation are also on the program. Marquee packages are available for groups looking for a fun social day. Book with Bob Watson on 0409 401 189.
Christmas lunch to share
Doug’s Christmas Lunch is for all singles and couples over 50 who would otherwise be on their own for lunch on Christmas Day. Bookings are essential. Please book through Cobram Community House on 5872 2224. Volunteers to help on Christmas Day are required, please contact Cobram Community House for further information.
Get crafty in Katamatite
Katamatite Craft Group is looking for new members. The group meets every Tuesday at 10 am in the room at the back of the Uniting Church in Beek St, Katamatite. All crafters are welcome to join in for a cuppa and chat and to share craft ideas. Inquiries to Kaye Poustie on 0419 885 443 or Margaret Hodges 0400 854 032.
Cobram Community House’s community lunches will be held this year on Fridays: November 3 and December 1. Come and share a light lunch and meet new friends; entry by gold coin donation. For more information, phone 5872 2224.
If you’re wanting to lose weight in a natural way, join Weight Watchers now. It’s not a diet, but a healthy lifestyle. No need to give up your favourite foods; you can still have chocolate or sweets, which can be incorporated in a healthy lifestyle by making better choices. Meetings are on Wednesdays at Cobram Community House in Punt Rd at 6 pm. For information, phone Ruth on 0429 186 075.
Literacy for Life
Cobram Community House is taking expressions of interest from people looking to improve their reading and writing skills in a supportive and friendly environment with small classes. Classes would run for three hours over seven weeks and may be run either in the evening evening or during the day, depending on demand. Phone 5872 2224 to discuss this opportunity. Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth government funding.
Cyber for seniors
At Cobram Community House on Fridays from 1 pm to 3 pm. Develop your mobile device and laptop skills at these social and friendly afternoon sessions. Participation is by gold coin donation.
Cobram social bowls
Bowls is played each Tuesday evening at 7 pm and Sunday afternoon at 1.30 pm at the Seniors Hall, 3 Hay Ave, Cobram. Smooth-soled shoes are a pre-requisite. All levels of play, all welcome. For information, phone Rosemary on 5871 2170 or John on 0414 650 636.
Cobram District Health Ladies’ Auxiliary meets on the second Thursday of the month (except for January and July) at 2 pm in the hospital’s board room. The group raises funds for the hospital, Irvin House and associated facilities. New members are always welcome. For more information, phone Eve on 5871 3274.
The Cobram Quilters meet at Cobram Community House on the second Friday of every month from 9.30 am to 4 pm for social sewing. All welcome to join in for the whole day or part of it. Anyone new to patchwork can ask for help, and current members will be glad to share their experience. The club also meets on the fourth Sunday of every month at Yarroweyah Hall.
Women’s social tennis
Women’s social tennis will be played at the Barooga Sports Club tennis courts on Tuesdays from 10 am. No set teams, just a social hit of tennis for women. For information, phone June Whiteman on 5872 2656.
Spinners and weavers
Cobram and District Spinners and Weavers meets every Tuesday at Yarroweyah Hall from 10 am to 3 pm. Knitters and crocheters are welcome. BYO lunch.
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. For information phone Gwen Rhodes on 5872 2097 or 0409 016 929.
Take off weight naturally
Cobram Barooga TOWN Club (Take Off Weight Naturally) meets on Mondays from 4.45 pm to 6.15 pm at the Senior Citizens’ Club rooms. All welcome. For information, phone Lois Trainer on 5871 1408.
The Cobram Men’s Shed in Punt Rd, next to Cobram Community House, is open Tuesday to Thursday from 9 am to noon. Any men who would like a place for a chat and a cuppa with other men are welcome, as well as those who ‘miss’ their shed after moving from their farm or larger house. Call in for details or phone president Rob Butler on 0400 815 714 or secretary Terry Langton on 0409 598 406.
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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