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Fash­ion pa­rade

QUOTA will hold a fash­ion pa­rade at Yar­alla, to­day 2-5pm. Lots of raf­fles, fash­ion and mu­sic. Tick­ets $30. Call 0419 672 697.

Mu­sic Night

SING along and dance the night away with rock, coun­try and coun­try rock at the QRI Hall, to­day 7.30pm. Tick­ets $10. Book early. Call Jan Koivunen: 0417 216 062 or Dave Mur­ray: 0488 537 065.

Bororen mu­sic show

CATHY Brown, Eric Saffy and Athol Gil­son will play a mix of mu­sic from coun­try to rock at the Bororen Com­mu­nity Hall to­mor­row, 1pm-4.30pm. Tick­ets $10. Af­ter­noon tea $5. Contact Sharon 0427 185 568.

Pink Rib­bon break­fast

THE Can­cer Coun­cil Qld Branch will hold a Pink Rib­bon Break­fast at Glad­stone Event Cen­tre, Yar­alla Sports Club, Bell St, on Oc­to­ber 19, 7-9am. Com­pere is Liz Cun­ning­ham and guest speaker is Deb- bie Wil­liams on Walk­ing the Ca- mino. Tick­ets $40 from The Rock, Stock­lands Shop­ping Cen­tre; T-Leaf Cloth­ing, Goon­doon St and Coast­line Fash­ion, Tan­num Sands.

Clin­ton tuck­shop re­tire­ment lunch

PAST and present vol­un­teers of the Clin­ton State School tuck­shop are be­ing sought to cel­e­brate Gail Mol­loy’s re­tire­ment af­ter 27 years. Lunch will be held on Oc­to­ber 20 at Glad­stone Yacht Club at noon. To RSVP contact Gail on 0411 544 710.

Cent sale

GLAD­STONE Bowls Club is hold­ing a cent sale at its club­house on Fer­ris St on Oc­to­ber 20. Adults $1, chil­dren 50c. Doors open at 11am for 1pm start. Plenty of prizes, cake walk, raf­fles, multi-draw, chil­dren’s prizes. Book­ings 4972 1191.

Mel­bourne Cup Cal­cutta

GLAD­STONE-Port Cur­tis, Cal­liope and South Glad­stone Ro­tary Clubs are hold­ing a Mel­bourne Cup Cal­cutta at the Grand Ho­tel on Novem­ber 5. Reg­is­tra­tion from 6pm, Happy Hour and fin­ger food. En­try $40. Cal­cutta tick­ets $2 each. Free en­try with $100 Cal­cutta tick­ets. Tick­ets from the Grand Ho­tel and Ray­ment Ex­ca­va­tions. Call Roy John­son 0414 913 646.

Rail­way Run­ning­men’s Re­tirees

THE An­nual Re­tirees send-off is on Novem­ber 11 at the QRI Hall Off Street at 2pm. For more info phone Dave 0418 780 939 or John 0409 878 322.

An­i­mal Res­cue Xmas Cent Sale

OVER 500 prizes will be up for grabs at the Glad­stone An­i­mal Res­cue Group’s fi­nal fund-raiser for the year, their Mon­ster Xmas Cent Sale at Glad­stone Bowls Club on Novem­ber 24. Doors open at 11am for a 1pm start. There will be cake walks, raf­fles in­clud­ing Christ­mas pud­dings and cakes and kids’ draws as well as Xmas af­ter­noon tea pro­vided. Tick­ets are $1 and will be avail­able on the day. All pro­ceeds go towards food and vet treat­ments for the an­i­mals. For ta­ble book­ings or fur­ther de­tails contact Ch­eryl Lat­timer 0418 792 244.

HHH Run

COME along for good nosh, a good run and some laughs on Mon­days at 6pm. For more in­for­ma­tion and venue, phone 0416 005 126.

Pen­sion­ers meet­ing

THE Aus­tralian Pen­sion­ers and Su­per­an­nu­ants League Glad­stone Branch meet on the third Mon­day of ev­ery month at Port Cur­tis Place, 83 Oaka Lane at 10.30am. We hold a hoy ev­ery Mon­day at 1pm (ex­cept pub­lic hol­i­days). All wel­come. If you re­quire the bus please phone 4972 4465.

Mul­ti­cul­tural play­group

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

First-aid vol­un­teers needed

CAPRICORN First Aid Providers is call­ing for vol­un­teers to join its ranks with ex­pe­ri­enced mem­bers. CFAP holds train­ing, 7pm-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. Email glad­stone writ­ers@gmail.com.

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. For in­quiries phone Ros on 4978 1256 or Pat on 4972 3086. New mem­bers wel­come.

Free play­group at Good­start

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

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 lo­cal meet­ing de­tails.

Friends of Bin­da­ree garage sale

FRIENDS of Bin­da­ree holds its weekly garage sale ev­ery Wed­nes­day from 7.30am to 11.30am. There will 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 Toast­mas­ters

MEET­INGS held ev­ery sec­ond and fourth Wed­nes­day of each month at Shed 19, 19 Dal­rym­ple Dr, 7.30-9pm, open to any­one over the age of 18. Phone Ja­nine Keat­ing on 0417 648 125.

Se­niors Aus­tralia

THE Glad­stone Branch of Na­tional Se­niors Aus­tralia meets at Yar­alla Sports Club on the third Tues­day of the month at 9.45am. Come for cof­fee and a chat from 8.30am. The monthly meet­ings dis­cuss things of in­ter­est for peo­ple over 50. Phone Terry on 0418 185 380

Glad­stone Em­broi­der­ers’ Guild

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

Glad­stone Bap­tist Craft Group

THE Glad­stone Bap­tist Craft Group meets at the church, 4 Archer St, on Wed­nes­day 9.30am-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. Fol­low the signs from the har­bour end of Port Ac­cess Rd.

Mu­si­cal So­ci­ety Women’s Choir

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

Tai chi for health

TAI chi for health and re­lax­ation has classes es­pe­cially for be­gin­ners at the Unit­ing Church Hall, Dixon Dr, on Tues­days and Fri­days at 8.45am. A class is also held on Tues­days at 6pm. Wed­nes­day classes for over-55s are held at Set­tlers Vil­lage, 28 Marten St, South Glad­stone, 9.30am. Tai chi is suit­able for al­most ev­ery­body. Pro­grams are sup­ported by Arthri­tis Foun­da­tion and Di­a­betes Aus­tralia. 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 av­enuess. Vis­i­tors wel­come.

Glad­stone Cake Dec­o­rat­ing Club

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 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. Phone Mau­reen on 4975 0292.

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 1.30-3.30pm. Email glad­gen@hot­mail.com. Phone 0419 757 641.

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 next date is Oc­to­ber 19. Meet­ings run from noon to 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 front­line hos­pi­tal staff. Phone Jenny McLeod on 0437 725 292.

Red Cross hire ser­vice avail­able

AUS­TRALIAN Red Cross Glad­stone Branch has a mo­bil­ity equip­ment hire ser­vice avail­able. For all in­quiries phone 4972 9387.

QCWA Cal­liope craft morn­ings

THE Cal­liope QCWA Branch in­vites women to come on Mon­days from 9am to noon for cof­fee, chat and craft. Each month we teach a craft. Gold coin, in­cludes morn­ing tea. Meet at the QCWA Hall, 2 Bloom­field St. 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.$2 morn­ing tea. All ages wel­come. Phone Tri­cia 0427 697 987 or Ma­ree 0417 009 083.

CWA Glad­stone friendship morn­ing

CWA Glad­stone Branch is hold­ing a free friendship morn­ing ev­ery Thurs­day,10am. Ev­ery­one is in­vited. Phone Heather 0407 755 501.

Boyne Is­land vi­sion meet­ing

THE Boyne Is­land Low Vi­sion Group meets on the fourth Tues­day each month at the Boyne Com­mu­nity Hall from 10am for a free morn­ing tea and chat. Ev­ery­one wel­come. For trans­port to and from the hall, call Ce­cily on 4973 7445.

Se­niors com­puter lessons

COM­PUTER and tablet lessons ev­ery Tues­day and Thurs­day morn­ings at Port Cur­tis Place Se­niors Cit­i­zens Cen­tre. Phone 4972 4465.

Stamp col­lec­tors’ group meet­ing

GLAD­STONE and District Philatelic So­ci­ety meets on the sec­ond Wed­nes­day of each month at 7.30pm at the Neigh­bour­hood Cen­tre, 105 Toolooa St, Glad­stone. Phone Ian on 4978 1155 or Roy­den on 4979 2442.

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