COM­MU­NITY DI­ARY

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Tocumwal Char­ity Mar­ket

Tocumwal Lions Club will host a nightwear char­ity mar­ket at Tocumwal Bowl­ing Club on Sun­day from 1.30 pm to 4 pm. The mar­ket will sup­port HOPE Project Cam­bo­dia, a com­mu­nity or­gan­i­sa­tion in north-west Cam­bo­dia that as­sists the poor­est fam­i­lies in their com­mu­nity. HOPE Project Cam­bo­dia founder Liz Hoban will be at the mar­ket to sell 100 per cent cot­ton nightwear for women, men, boys and girls.

Com­mu­nity Sup­port Group

GROW is a com­mu­nity sup­port group where peo­ple share their chal­lenges to help each other to help them­selves.

If you want to make a dif­fer­ence in your life, come and join. Meet­ings are free and con­fi­den­tial.

For more in­for­ma­tion, call John on 0428 745 282, Lindy on 0448 052 769 or www.grow.org.au

Co­bram Ba­rooga RSL

The next monthly meet­ing will be held on Mon­day, Novem­ber 13 at 7.30 pm in the gar­den room at the Ba­rooga Spor­ties. All wel­come. Peo­ple are in­vited to join in the fun at our pre-Christ­mas din­ner on Wed­nes­day, Novem­ber 29 at Co­bram Ba­rooga Golf Club.

For more in­for­ma­tion, phone Glenda on 0407 040 208 or email co­bram­ba­rooga.rsl@gmail.com

Rise Above

A holis­tic ap­proach to men­tal health and a trib­ute to Amanda Gren­nan will be held Satur­day at Fed­er­a­tion Park, Co­bram. The day will in­volve a va­ri­ety of ac­tiv­i­ties in­clud­ing mu­sic, guest speak­ers, a raf­fle, a jelly-eat­ing con­test and a fash­ion show. It’s on from 9 am to 4 pm.

For more in­for­ma­tion, phone Jem Houza­ife on 0447 862 598.

Old-time dance

The next old-time dance will be held at the Yar­roweyah Me­mo­rial Hall on Fri­day from 8 pm.

This will be a spe­cial evening com­bin­ing old-time danc­ing and rock and roll.

All wel­come. Please bring a plate for sup­per.

For more in­for­ma­tion phone Mau­reen on 5872 2414.

Strath­mer­ton Lions Club coun­try mu­sic

The next coun­try mu­sic event will be held on Novem­ber 18 at the Strath­mer­ton Hall from 7 pm.

En­try is $25 and in­cludes a light sup­per. BYO drinks and nib­bles.

Per­form­ers will be Tom Maxwell, Robyn Glee­son and Joe Reeves.

To book, phone Fred on 0427 503 859 or Mur­ray on 0428 732 493.

Safe plate day

Co­bram Neigh­bour­hood Watch in con­junc­tion with Co­bram po­lice and the Co­bram Ki­wa­nis Club will be hold­ing a safe plate day on Satur­day, Novem­ber 18, at the Wool­worths car park on Punt Rd.

Bring your car and get one-way screws fit­ted. It only takes a few min­utes and may pre­vent your plates be­ing stolen and used to com­mit a crime.

For more in­for­ma­tion phone Ron on 5872 2376.

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.

Com­bined Angli­can fete

This pop­u­lar an­nual event or­gan­ised by Co­bram Angli­can Gram­mar School and the Angli­can Par­ish of Co­bram will this year be held in the church grounds in High St on Novem­ber 24 from 3.30 pm. The change of venue is due to ma­jor con­struc­tion works at the school. The fete will fea­ture a mon­ster 17-me­tre in­flat­able croc­o­dile as well as all the reg­u­lar at­trac­tions.

Koonoomoo com­mu­nity Christ­mas party

The Koonoomoo Im­prove­ment Group in­vites all res­i­dents of the district and their fam­ily and friends to the com­mu­nity Christ­mas party.

A bar­be­cue tea and soft drinks will be pro­vided free of charge. You are wel­come to bring your own food if you wish.

There will be plenty of en­ter­tain­ment for the kids in­clud­ing a visit from Santa as well as a raf­fle with a va­ri­ety of prizes to be won.

All pro­ceeds from the raf­fle go back into com­mu­nity projects.

The party is on Sun­day, Novem­ber 26, from 5 pm at the Koonoomoo Recre­ation Re­serve.

Mag­i­cal, Mu­si­cal Christ­mas

The Co­bram Se­nior Ci­ti­zens choir presents Mag­i­cal, Mu­si­cal Christ­mas on Mon­day, Novem­ber 27 and Thurs­day, Novem­ber 30 at 1.30 pm in the Se­nior Ci­ti­zens Club rooms on Hay Ave, Co­bram. En­try is $2 for both days. Raf­fle tick­ets will be three for $2. A lucky door raf­fle and af­ter­noon tea will be pro­vided.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Toy li­brary

Co­bram and District Toy Li­brary is open ev­ery Fri­day and Satur­day from 10 am to 11 am dur­ing school terms in the Fam­ily Ser­vices build­ing, 16 Hay Ave, Co­bram. The toy li­brary of­fers af­ford­able ac­cess to a var­ied se­lec­tion of safe, clean and ageap­pro­pri­ate toys, cater­ing for chil­dren from birth to about six years. Yearly mem­ber­ships start at $30 for duty mem­bers and $70 for non-duty mem­bers. Fam­i­lies can bor­row up to six toys a fort­night.

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.

The ac­cepts no­tices for the di­ary from not-for-profit or­gan­i­sa­tions and com­mu­nity groups. Con­tri­bu­tions must be emailed by 5 pm on the Fri­day prior to pub­li­ca­tion.

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