So­cial danc­ing

So­cial craft group

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Choir

The Co­bram Se­nior Cit­i­zens Choir is proud to present Songs We Love to Sing to­mor­row at 1.30 pm at the Se­nior Cit­i­zens club rooms in Hay Ave, Co­bram. There will also be free af­ter­noon tea and raf­fle tick­ets avail­able. Every­one wel­come. For information phone Ber­nadette on 5874 3454.

Wood raf­fle

Co­bram Ma­sonic Lodge will hold a raf­fle at the monthly Li­ons Market at Fed­er­a­tion Park in Co­bram on Satur­day, with the prize a trailer-load of fire­wood. Tick­ets will also be sold on the day at a cost of $2, or three for $5. The raf­fle will be drawn at the end of trading day. For information phone James Wil­son on 0400 542 141.

Sausage siz­zle

Co­bram Ma­sonic Lodge will host a sausage siz­zle on Sun­day at Wool­worths Co­bram. Tickle the taste­buds with sausages, onions, drinks and much more. Money raised will sup­port com­mu­nity projects. For information phone James Wil­son on 0400 542 141.

Business break­fast

Sorop­ti­mist In­ter­na­tional Co­bram Ba­rooga is con­duct­ing a women’s business break­fast on Tues­day at 7 am at the Ba­rooga Ho­tel, Ver­mont St, Ba­rooga. With in­ter­est­ing guest speak­ers and at just $25 for a cooked break­fast, this is an event not to be missed. To book, head to www.try­book­ing.com/ 361686

For information phone Kay Mor­gan on 0427 735 273 or Karen Bruce on 0428 480 502.

Big­gest Morn­ing Tea

U3A Co­bram and District mem­bers and friends are in­vited to at­tend a Big­gest Morn­ing Tea at Kil­lara House, Co­bram, on Tues­day at 10.30 am. All do­na­tions will go to Vic­to­ria Cancer Coun­cil.

For more information, phone Ruth on 0438 597 401.

Co­bram show

Would you like to be­come in­volved in your lo­cal agri­cul­tural show? The Co­bram Show com­mit­tee is look­ing for new ideas and vol­un­teers. The com­mit­tee meets on the first Tues­day of each month, with the next meet­ing on May 1 at 4.30 pm at the cricket rooms at the show­grounds. Con­tact Karen on 0427 920 489.

Ma­sonic Lodge

Co­bram Ma­sonic Lodge No. 282 meets on the last Thurs­day of the month (ex­cept De­cem­ber) at the Co­bram Ma­sonic Cen­tre at 13 Main St. Phone James Wil­son on 0400 542 141 for more information.

Craft group

Kata­matite Unit­ing Church Craft Group was very proud to this year win the event of the year and or­gan­i­sa­tion of the year at the Kata­matite Aus­tralia Day awards, as well as a cer­tifi­cate of ap­pre­ci­a­tion at the Moira Shire Aus­tralia Day awards. Every­one is in­vited to its 30th an­nual craft day at the Kata­matite Shire Hall on Tues­day, May 8 from 9.30 am un­til 2 pm. Many dif­fer­ent crafts and lots of other things will be for sale, in­clud­ing ideal gifts for Mother’s Day. En­try is free. . There is wheel­chair ac­cess and good park­ing. Wear your pearls and help cel­e­brate

For information phone Mar­garet Hodges on 5871 1552.

Po­lice talk

Join neigh­bours and po­lice of­fi­cers for a free cof­fee and con­ver­sa­tion morn­ing on May 10 from 10 am at Fee’s Cof­fee House, 16 Ver­mont St, Ba­rooga. No agenda or speeches, just a chance to ask ques­tions, voice con­cerns and get to know the of­fi­cers in your neigh­bour­hood.

High tea

St Mar­garet’s Angli­can Guild in­vites those who en­joy a fine af­ter­noon tea to at­tend its pop­u­lar high tea at the parish hall in Pine St, Co­bram, on Thurs­day, May 10 at 1.30 pm. You will be as­sured of a sump­tu­ous af­ter­noon tea and some fine entertainment for a cost of $15. Book­ings are es­sen­tial by Fri­day, April 27. For information, phone Heather on 0438 087 937.

Co­bram District Heath Ladies Aux­il­iary

Co­bram District Health Ladies Aux­il­iary is low on stock to sell for fundrais­ing.

If you are mov­ing house or clean­ing out and have saleable items in good con­di­tion, the aux­il­iary would be grate­ful to re­ceive them to raise funds for equip­ment for the hos­pi­tal, Irvin House and as­so­ci­ated fa­cil­i­ties. This in­cludes items such as books, bric a brac, tools, ma­te­rial or any­thing which could sell. Please phone Eve on 5871 3274 (Co­bram) or Mar­lene on 5873 4294 (Ba­rooga) for col­lec­tion or drop in to the aux­il­iary.

Ki­wa­nis Club

The Ki­wa­nis Club is a world­wide or­gan­i­sa­tion based in the US, but with our own Aus­tralia district. It is the second-old­est ser­vice club in the world and its fo­cus is ‘‘the chil­dren of the world’’.

The Co­bram-Ba­rooga club cur­rently has 11 mem­bers and is al­ways look­ing for new mem­bers. It meets on the first and third Wed­nes­day of each month. Meet­ing lo­ca­tions vary, but mainly at the club shed at Scott Oval. For information phone Peter Edgar on 5872 1111 or Les Mar­tin on 0488 053 175.

Pony club

Co­bram and District Pony Club meets on the first and third Sun­day of each month. Vol­un­teers are wel­come. The an­nual gen­eral meet­ing will be held on Thurs­day, April 19 at 7 pm at the Muck­atah Re­cre­ation Re­serve club rooms. For more information phone 0419 273 335.

Bush­walk­ing club

Co­bram Bush­walk­ing Club has a walk on the fourth Sun­day of each month and is en­cour­ag­ing mem­bers of the pub­lic to come along. Bring along morn­ing tea and lunch. Please email co­bram­bush­walk­ing@gmail.com for fur­ther de­tails.

Cy­ber for se­niors

De­velop your mo­bile de­vice and lap­top skills at these so­cial and friendly ses­sions at Co­bram Com­mu­nity House on Fri­days from 1 pm to 3 pm. Be Con­nected is a new pro­gram de­signed to help peo­ple aged 50 and over get on­line and de­velop con­fi­dence us­ing mo­bile phones, tablets or per­sonal com­put­ers. It is held on Thurs­days from 10 am to noon. Par­tic­i­pa­tion is by gold coin do­na­tion.

Gar­den vol­un­teers

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.

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.

Rhyme and Sto­ry­time

Rhyme and Sto­ry­time is on ev­ery Fri­day at 10.30 am at the Co­bram Li­brary. Ses­sions be­gin with rhymes and songs, fol­lowed by sto­ries and then a sim­ple craft. Ba­bies, tod­dlers and pre-school­ers, with their car­ers, are all wel­come to join in. Rhyme and Sto­ry­time con­tin­ues through the school hol­i­days.

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.

The Sit ’n’ Sew craft/so­cial group meets on Wed­nes­days from 10 am to 2 pm at the Co­bram Se­nior Cit­i­zens Hall, Hay St. All wel­come. Bring your craft work and en­joy the com­pany of oth­ers. BYO lunch. For more information, phone Peg Oliver on 0448 310 580.

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.

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.

His­tor­i­cal so­ci­ety

The Co­bram His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety meets on the first Wed­nes­day of each month at the old school in Punt Rd. Meet­ings start at 8 pm. The so­ci­ety main­tains the Log Cabin and col­lects lo­cal items of in­ter­est to dis­play at the old school.. For more information, phone 5873 4379 or visit the Co­bram His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety Face­book page.

Al-Anon sup­port

If some­one else’s drink­ing is af­fect­ing you, Al-Anon can help. A weekly meet­ing is held in Co­bram. For information, phone 0438 625 347.

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 be­fore pub­li­ca­tion.

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