The Observer - - PAUL MURRAY -

Pen­sion­ers League

THE Aus­tralian Pen­sion­ers and Su­per­an­nu­ants League Glad­stone Branch will hold its monthly meet­ing on Mon­day, July 16, at Port Curtis Place, 83 Oaka Lane, at 10.30am. There will be a guest speaker. Please bring a plate for morn­ing tea. All wel­come. If you re­quire the bus please phone 4972 4465. We will be Holden Hoy every Mon­day at 1pm.

Coun­try mu­sic show

SINGER, song­writer and Coun­try Mu­sic Hall of Fame mem­ber Buddy We­ston will be per­form­ing at the Bororen Hall on July 22 at 1pm. He has toured with, or writ­ten songs for, Slim Dusty, Tex Mor­ton, Chad Mor­gan, Buddy Wil­liams and Lisa White. Tick­ets $15. For more in­for­ma­tion phone Sharon on 0427 185 568.


THE QCWA Tan­num Branch will hold its an­nual gen­eral meet­ing on July 27 at 1.15pm, Steel St next to Tan­num Po­lice Sta­tion. Lunch at 12.15pm, fin­ger food and drinks sup­plied. To RSVP phone Pa­tri­cia on 0427 697 987 or email qcwa tan­num­sands@hot­

An­nual Red Cross Cent Sale

THE Glad­stone Branch of Aus­tralian Red Cross will be hold­ing their An­nual Cent Sale on Satur­day, Au­gust 5, at Glad­stone Bowls Club. Doors will open at 11am, with the event start­ing at 1pm. There will be lots of prizes, raf­fles, af­ter­noon tea and a cake walk. All pro­ceeds will be used to con­tinue Red Cross work world­wide. Phone Red Cross rooms Mon­day to Fri­day on 4972 9387.

Re­tirees club

GLAD­STONE City Probus’s friend­ship, fel­low­ship and fun in re­tire­ment meet­ing is at Rocky Glen Ho­tel, Au­gust 8, at 11am. RSVP to 1300 630 488 or email joshs@probus­south­pa­

HHH Run On On On

COME along for good nosh, good runs and some laughs on Mon­day nights at 6pm. For more in­for­ma­tion and venue phone 0416 005 126.

Mul­ti­cul­tural play­group

WEL­COM­ING In­ter-cul­tural Neigh­bours and Play­group Queens­land in­vites all Glad­stone re­gional fam­i­lies to Mul­ti­cul­tural Play­group on Fri­day from 9.30–11.30am at Glad­stone Neigh­bour­hood Cen­tre, 105 Toolooa St. There’ll be puz­zle games and an ob­sta­cle course. Ev­ery­one with chil­dren aged up to five is wel­come.

First aid vol­un­teers

THE Capricorn First Aid Providers are call­ing for vol­un­teers to join their ranks with ex­pe­ri­enced mem­bers. CFAP holds train­ing from 7–9pm every Mon­day at the Guides Hut, 29 Daw­son Rd, op­po­site the state high school. Phone Brian Ellingsen on 0414 630 745.

Glad­stone Area Writ­ers

GROUP meets on the first Thurs­day of the month at Glad­stone City Li­brary meet­ing room at 6pm. Vis­i­tors are wel­come to at­tend. Email glad­stonewrit­

Can­cer Coun­cil meet­ings

CAN­CER Coun­cil Queens­land Glad­stone branch holds its monthly meet­ings on the last Mon­day of each month at 5pm. The meet­ings are held in the meet­ing room at Glad­stone City Li­brary, 34 Goon­doon St, Glad­stone. For in­quiries phone Ros on 4978 1256 or Pat on 4972 3086. New mem­bers very wel­come.

Free play­group at Good­start

GOOD­START Early Learn­ing Cen­tre on Toolooa St is run­ning a free play­group on Thurs­days from 9.30–11.30am. Phone 4972 8028.

Glad­stone Toast­mas­ters

MEET every sec­ond and fourth Wed­nes­day of each month at Shed 19, 19 Dal­rym­ple Dr, 7.30–9pm and is open to any­one over the age of 18. For more in­for­ma­tion phone Ja­nine Keat­ing on 0417 648 125.

Al-Anon Fam­ily Groups

IF YOU have a friend or rel­a­tive with a drink­ing prob­lem, Al-Anon can help you. Learn how the whole fam­ily is af­fected and how you can help them. Anonymity is an im­por­tant part of the pro­gram. Phone 1300 ALANON (1300 252 666) for the cost of a lo­cal call to find lo­cal meet­ing times and places.

Friends of Bin­da­ree garage sale

FRIENDS of Bin­da­ree will hold its weekly garage sale every Wed­nes­day from 7.30– 11.30am. There’ll be clothes, CDs, DVDs, craft, manch­ester, toys, fur­ni­ture and more. Go to Bea­con Ave, Boyne Is­land. Phone An­drew or Betty on 4973 8156 for more in­for­ma­tion or find them on Face­book.

Glad­stone Em­broi­der­ers’ Guild

THE Glad­stone branch of the Queens­land Em­broi­der­ers’ Guild meets at the Glad­stone Show­grounds Hall every Wed­nes­day 9am–noon and Satur­day 1–4pm. New mem­bers very wel­come. In­quiries to Pam Wood on 4979 2442.

Glad­stone Bap­tist craft group

THE Glad­stone Bap­tist Craft Group meets at the church, 4 Archer St, on Wed­nes­day from 9.30–11.30am.

Glad­stone Mar­itime Mu­seum

GLAD­STONE Mar­itime Mu­seum is open on Satur­days and Sun­days from 10am. Ar­rive by 3pm to have time to en­joy the dis­plays. Just fol­low the signs from the har­bour end of the Port Ac­cess Rd.

Mu­si­cal so­ci­ety women’s choir

THE Glad­stone Mu­si­cal So­ci­ety Women’s Choir meets 9am every Tues­day at the hall, 88A Oaka Lane. Phone 4972 7072 or 4975 7687.

Trace your fam­ily tree

THE Ge­nealog­i­cal So­ci­ety Glad­stone Dis­trict is in the Ge­orge Young Build­ing, Fran­cis Ward Dr, Glad­stone. Re­source cen­tre is open Mon­days 7–9pm, Wed­nes­days 9.30am– 3.30pm, Satur­days 12.30– 3.30pm. In­quiries to 0415 353 557.

Tai chi for health and re­lax­ation

TAI chi for health and re­lax­ation 2018 has restarted classes es­pe­cially for be­gin­ners at the Unit­ing Church Hall, Dixon Dr, on Tues­days and Fri­days at 8.45am. A class is also held at the hall on Tues­days at 6pm. Wed­nes­day classes for over-55s are held at Set­tlers Vil­lage, 28 Marten St, South Glad­stone, from 9.30am. Pro­grams are sup­ported by Arthri­tis Foun­da­tion and Di­a­betes Aus­tralia. For more info phone Bar­bara on 0400 093 050.

BITS Orchid and Fo­liage So­ci­ety

THE Boyne Tan­num Orchid and Fo­liage So­ci­ety meets at 7pm on the first Thurs­day of each month at Mt Lar­com Room, Boyne Tan­num Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, cnr Wyn­d­ham and Hayes Aves, Boyne Is­land. All vis­i­tors wel­come.

Glad­stone Cake Dec­o­rat­ing Club

THE Glad­stone Cake Club meets on the first Wed­nes­day of each month at the Se­nior Cit­i­zens Hall, Oaka Lane, Glad­stone, at 6.30pm. Phone 0438 183 037.

Parkin­son’s sup­port group

MEET­INGS are held on the first Thurs­day of each month in the Glad­stone Li­brary meet­ing room and are open to peo­ple with Parkin­son’s, their fam­ily, friends and car­ers. Come along and have a cuppa, en­joy the fel­low­ship and learn a lit­tle more about the dis­ease. Phone Norma 0409 781 976.

Old-time and new-vogue dance

EVERY Fri­day night at the Be­naraby Hall, 8pm un­til late. En­try $5, sup­per in­cluded. Phone Mau­reen on 4975 0292.

Learn to dance old-time

BE­GIN­NERS class and re­vi­sion of old-time dances, Be­naraby Hall, Bruce High­way. Satur­day from 1pm. Sin­gles wel­come. For more in­for­ma­tion phone Mau­reen on 4975 0292.

Rock’n’roll danc­ing lessons

JUST Rock Glad­stone be­gin­ners and re­vi­sion rock’n’roll lessons will be held every Wed­nes­day at the Glad­stone Se­nior Cit­i­zens Hall on Oaka Lane, 7–9pm. For more in­for­ma­tion phone Bruce on 0427 737 464.

Kid­ney Sup­port Net­work meet­ings

MEET­INGS will be held the third Fri­day of every sec­ond month at the Glad­stone Com­mu­nity Hub, 5 Buller St, South Glad­stone. The dates are Au­gust 17 and Oc­to­ber 19. Meet­ings run from noon–2pm. Bring a plate of food to share for lunch. Any­one with kid­ney-re­lated prob­lems is wel­come. Phone Pat on 4979 1752 or Herb on 4972 2059.

Hospi­tal aux­il­iary work­ing bee/meet

GLAD­STONE Hospi­tal Aux­il­iary meets on the sec­ond Thurs­day of each month for a work­ing bee and the fourth Thurs­day of the month, which in­volves a short meet­ing fol­lowed by morn­ing tea and a work­ing bee to help front-line hospi­tal staff with small, time­con­sum­ing jobs. For more in­for­ma­tion phone Jenny McLeod on 0437 725 292.

Red Cross hire ser­vice avail­able

AUS­TRALIAN Red Cross Glad­stone Branch wishes to in­form the pub­lic that it has a mo­bil­ity equip­ment hire ser­vice avail­able. For all in­quiries phone 4972 9387.

Boyne Is­land Vi­sion meet­ing

THE Boyne Is­land Low Vi­sion Group meets on the fourth Tues­day each month at the Boyne Com­mu­nity Hall from 10am–noon for a free morn­ing tea and so­cial chat. Ev­ery­one is wel­come. Trans­port to and from the hall can be or­gan­ised by phon­ing Ce­cily on 4973 7445.

Stamp col­lec­tors’ group meet­ing

THE Glad­stone and Dis­trict Philatelic So­ci­ety is a group for those in­ter­ested in phi­lately/ stamp col­lect­ing. It is a small, friendly group that meets once a month to pur­sue cir­cuit books and swap in­for­ma­tion. Meet­ings are held on the sec­ond Wed­nes­day of each month at 7.30pm at the Neigh­bour­hood Cen­tre, 105 Toolooa St, Glad­stone. New mem­bers wel­come. Cir­cuit books/sales sheets will be avail­able on the night. Phone Ian on 4978 1155 or Roy­den on 4979 2442.

Ac­quired brain in­jury meet­ing

MEET­ING at the Glad­stone Com­mu­nity Hub, 5 Buller St, South Glad­stone, on the first Thurs­day of every month, from 10am–noon. Bring along a plate of food to share. For more in­for­ma­tion phone Joyce on 4975 6674.

Glad­stone Orchid and Fo­liage So­ci­ety

THE Glad­stone Orchid and Fo­liage So­ci­ety holds its meet­ings on the first Tues­day of the month (ex­cept Novem­ber). Meet­ings start at 7.30pm and are held at the tea room at the Glad­stone Show­grounds off Scenery St. Meet­ings en­able mem­bers to en­joy pre­sen­ta­tions by noted grow­ers. For info phone Len on 4978 0239.

Com­puter lessons for se­niors

PO­SI­TIONS are avail­able for com­puter and tablet lessons every Tues­day and Thurs­day morn­ings at the Port Curtis Place Se­niors Cit­i­zens Cen­tre. Phone 4972 4465.

CWA Glad­stone friend­ship morn­ing

CWA Glad­stone Branch is hold­ing a free friend­ship morn­ing every Thurs­day from 10am. Ev­ery­one is in­vited to come along to the free ac­tiv­i­ties. Phone Heather on 0407 755 501 for more info.

Re­lax­ation ses­sions for women

CALL­ING all women. Feel­ing stressed? Then come along this Fri­day for a re­lax­ation ses­sion with Savy. Holis­tic health ses­sions held every Fri­day noon–1pm at Glad­stone Women’s Health Cen­tre. Bring a mat/towel. Gold coin do­na­tion wel­comed.

Over-50s aer­o­bics classes

YOUNG at Heart Aer­o­bics Over-50s. Join us at our low­im­pact aer­o­bics classes. Mon­days and Thurs­days, 9–10am, Se­nior Cit­i­zens Cen­tre, Port Curtis Place Hall, Oaka Lane. For more in­for­ma­tion phone Shirley on 4972 2459 or Lynn on 4978 4552.

QCWA Cal­liope craft morn­ings

THE Cal­liope QCWA Branch in­vites women to come and join our mem­bers on Mon­days from 9am–noon for cof­fee, chat and craft. En­joy com­pany and learn new skills or bring along your own projects. Each month we teach a craft. Gold coin, in­cludes morn­ing tea. Meet at the QCWA Hall, 2 Bloom­field St (next to the am­bu­lance sta­tion), Cal­liope. For in­for­ma­tion phone Sue Daw on 4975 7046.

QCWA Tan­num Sands

ALL wel­come to monthly meet­ings on the first Thurs­day of the month, 9am at QCWA Tan­num Sands Branch, Steel St. Craft and chat every sec­ond Thurs­day. En­joy a $2 morn­ing tea. Phone Tri­cia 0427 697 987 or Maree 0417 009 083.

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