Social craft group
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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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