Lalalty Christmas party
The Lalalty Hall Christmas party will be on Saturday, November 25 at the Lalalty Hall starting at 7 pm. A delicious spit roast with vegies and desserts will be served. Santa will also make a visit. RSVP by today (Wednesday) for catering purposes to Marcia on 5876 3202, Bob on 5876 3221 or Jason on 0428 355 168.
Cobram Barooga RSL
People are invited to join in the fun at our pre-Christmas dinner on Wednesday, November 29 at Cobram Barooga Golf Club. For information, phone Glenda on 0407 040 208 or email email@example.com
Combined Anglican fete
This popular annual event organised by Cobram Anglican Grammar School and the Anglican Parish of Cobram will be held in the church grounds in High St on Friday, 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 m inflatable crocodile as well as all the regular attractions.
The Koonoomoo Improvement Group invites all district residents to the Community Christmas Party on Sunday, November 26 from 5 pm at the Koonoomoo Recreation Reserve. A barbecue tea and soft drinks will be provided free of charge, but 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 and a raffle with a variety of prizes to be won. All proceeds from the raffle go back into community projects.
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.
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.
Cobram Community House’s final community lunch for the year will be held on Friday, December 1. Come and share a light lunch and meet new friends; entry by gold coin donation. For more information, phone 5872 2224.
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.
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.
Looking for a bargain?
There are good quality children’s and adults’ clothes and collectibles at the Cobram Uniting Church op shop, behind church hall in Hay Ave, Cobram. Open Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 10 am to 3.30 pm and Saturday from 9 am to 12.30 pm. Inquiries to 0458 221 123.
Barooga Botanical Gardens is looking for volunteers to help in the gardens each Tuesday from 9.30 am to 11 am, followed by coffee. For more information, phone Jan Cullen on 5873 4597.
Barooga volunteers needed
Berrigan and District Home and Community Support has started a Meals on Wheels service for clients in Barooga and needs volunteers to deliver the meals on weekdays. If you could spare a couple of hours a month and would like to volunteer, phone the office on 5883 2044.
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.
Partner dancing and rock ’n’ roll is on every Tuesday night at the Tocumwal Bowling Club at 7 pm for beginners’ lessons. Inquiries to 0428 711 417. All welcome.
Cancer support group
The Cobram and District Cancer Support Group meets on the first Friday of each month at 1.30 pm at Killara House, Bank St, Cobram. New members are welcome and people can turn up on the day or phone beforehand. The group operates with the generous support and funding from Ritchies IGA. For more information, phone Diana on 5874 2352, Trish on 5872 2346 or Pat on 5872 1821.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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