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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.

Com­mu­nity lunches

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.

Weight Watch­ers

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.

Hos­pi­tal aux­il­iary

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.

Quilt­ing club

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.

Men’s Shed

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 play­group

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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