Movie screen­ing

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The Moira Film Group will show the bi­og­ra­phy/ro­mance Breathe, star­ring An­drew Garfield, Claire Foy and Hugh Bon­neville, at the Yar­roweyah Hall to­day at 1.30 pm. Af­ter­noon tea will be avail­able af­ter the film. Vis­i­tors are wel­come.

Co­bram U3A

Mem­bers and guests are in­vited to en­joy a cof­fee morn­ing at Kil­lara House at Co­bram Show­grounds on Tues­day, July 3 at 10.30 am. The guest speaker will be Grant Duffy from Nu­murkah An­gel Flight. For more in­for­ma­tion, phone Ruth on 5872 1417.

Show and shine

The Tocumwal Swap Meet Show and Shine will be held on Sun­day, July 8 at Tocumwal foot­ball ground. Gates open at 6 pm for site hold­ers and 7 pm for the pub­lic. En­try is $5.

Rock and roll

Rock and roll danc­ing will be held ev­ery Tues­day night at Tocumwal Bowl­ing Club from 7 pm for be­gin­ner lessons and 8.30 pm for in­ter­me­di­ate. No part­ner is re­quired. For more in­for­ma­tion phone 0408 835 418.

Arts so­ci­ety

The Co­bram and District Arts So­ci­ety meets ev­ery Thurs­day at Ba­rooga Com­mu­nity Hall from 10 am to 3 pm. Come along and join us as we share friend­ship and a com­mon in­ter­est in art. If you like to draw, sketch, paint — acrylic, oil, wa­ter­color, char­coal — what­ever your medium, this will be for you. Bring along lunch, ma­te­ri­als and in­spi­ra­tion. Some ma­te­ri­als can be sought from the store­room if you are just start­ing out.

For more in­for­ma­tion phone Sandy An­der­son on 0427 734 699.


Fri­day night badminton at the Co­bram Sta­dium runs 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.

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.

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.

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 co­bram­bush­walk­ for de­tails.

Shared bless­ings lun­cheon

Lun­cheons are held on the fourth Mon­day of ev­ery month from Fe­bru­ary to Novem­ber for peo­ple who eat and live alone. The next lun­cheon will be held on Mon­day at Irvin Hall, Co­bram Unit­ing Church, with a two or three-course meal pro­vided. Transport is avail­able on re­quest. For in­for­ma­tion, phone Sandra Harris on 5873 4416 or 0428 171 803.

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.

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.

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. It is played 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 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 on 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.

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.

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.

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

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