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Movie night

The Moira Film Group will screen the A. A Milne bi­og­ra­phy Good­bye Christo­pher Robin, star­ring Domh­nall Glee­son, Mar­got Rob­bie and Kelly Macdon­ald, at the Yar­roweyah Hall to­day at 1.30 pm. Af­ter­noon tea is avail­able af­ter the film. Visi­tors are wel­come. Bring a friend.

Plant sale

Vol­un­teers will hold a plant sale at Ba­rooga Botan­i­cal Gar­dens on Satur­day from 8 am to noon. Many var­ied plants for sale. All pro­ceeds go to­wards main­tain­ing the gar­dens. Plants are also for sale on Tues­day morn­ings from 9 am to 11 am.

Or­chid meet­ing

The next gen­eral meet­ing of the Mur­ray Val­ley Or­chid Club will be held on Sun­day in the Se­nior Cit­i­zens Hall in Hovel St, Yar­ra­wonga. The hall will be opened at 12.15pm for set­ting up and plants must be benched by 1.15 pm for judg­ing. The meet­ing will start at 1.30 pm sharp. Our guest speaker will be Anna from Lawranna Orchids in Beech­worth, so come along and lis­ten to an ex­pert. If you missed out at our last or­chid sale, Anna will have more of her lovely orchids for sale at the meet­ing. Au­thor visit On Tues­day, May 22 at 2 pm, join au­thor Scott Whi­taker at Co­bram Li­brary for a talk about his book Rail­way Ho­tels of Aus­tralia. Scott will also talk about the his­tory of the rail­ways and of­fer re­search­ing tips. Re­fresh­ments pro­vided.

Get tech savvy

Co­bram Li­brary will host a free and friendly ses­sion to learn about In­sta­gram on Mon­day, May 28 at 10 am.

Bowel can­cer aware­ness

May is Bowel Can­cer Aware­ness Month. Bow­elscan kits are avail­able at Paul Ukich Phar­macy, Co­bram Dis­count Drug Store, Ba­rooga St Ge­orge Phar­macy and Louis Ha­mon Dis­count Phar­macy, Nu­murkah. The cost is $15. It is sup­ported by Aus­tralian Ro­tary Health and the Ro­tary Club of Co­bram. Last year 152 kits were sold with 10 re­turn­ing a pos­i­tive in­di­ca­tion.

Cof­fee morn­ing

Co­bram and District U3A mem­bers and guests are in­vited to en­joy a cof­fee morn­ing at Kil­lara House at Co­bram Show­grounds on Tues­day, June 5, from 10.30 am. The guest speaker will be Jenny Thomp­son, who is the com­mu­nity en­gage­ment co-or­di­na­tor at Villa Maria Homes in Shepparton. Please phone Ruth on 5872 1417 for more in­for­ma­tion.

Bad­minton

Fri­day night bad­minton at the Co­bram Sta­dium runs from from 7 pm to 8.30 pm. Night fees are $3 per per­son and rac­quets are avail­able for hire. All ages are wel­come so bring the fam­ily for a great so­cial ac­tiv­ity. For in­for­ma­tion, phone Margaret Wat­son on 5876 3221.

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.

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. For more in­for­ma­tion phone 0419 273 335.

Co­bram playgroup

Co­bram Com­mu­nity House Playgroup is held at Co­bram Com­mu­nity House, 43 Punt Rd, on Tues­days from 10 am to noon dur­ing school terms. The cost is $2 per fam­ily per ses­sion. For more de­tails, phone 5872 2224.

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.

Com­mu­nity sup­port group

GROW is a peer sup­port group that em­pow­ers in­di­vid­u­als to cre­ate per­sonal change that leads to so­cial and emo­tional well­be­ing. Every­one is wel­come.

For de­tails phone John on 0428 745 282 or Michael on 0412 533 918.

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 on 0400 854 032.

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.

Gar­den club

The Co­bram and District Gar­den Club meets the third Thurs­day of every month at Co­bram Com­mu­nity House. New mem­bers wel­come. In­quiries to Kath Gre­gory on 5872 2921 or Cam Black­ley on 5871 1536.

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.

So­cial craft group

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.

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.

So­cial danc­ing

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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