CALOUNDRA ARTS CENTRE: Want to learn to knit or crochet? Caloundra Arts Centre is holding weekly knitting and/or crochet lessons on Monday nights, starting at 7pm and finishing at 9.30pm. They will be held at 5 North Street, Caloundra. The cost will be $10 a lesson or $5 for members. Phone Trish on 0409 948 604 or email tr[email protected] CALOUNDRA SENIOR CITIZENS CLUB: On Mondays we have tai chi exercises, indoor bowls, whist, bolivia and 500. On Wednesdays we have musical entertainment, hoy, mah jong, indoor bowls and 500. On Thursdays there is gentle exercise and a second session of tai chi exercises. Membership for 2018 costs only $10. For further details, please phone Ray on 5438 1403 or email ray[email protected] optusnet.com.au. SUNSHINE COAST COMPUTER CLUB meets weekly at Caloundra on a Saturday morning at the Community Hall, 87 Queen Street, Caloundra, from 9am-12.10pm. WEEKLY WELLNESS SESSIONS held every Thursday, 9.30-11.30am, at Little Mountain. Sessions include meditation, body stretches and focus promoting wellness. Phone Helen 0411 082 386.
SAVE WILDLIFE: Join Wilvos as a carer or hotline volunteer. Volunteers work from home, making a BIG difference for our little Aussie mates. To register for training workshops or talks, contact Sylvia at member[email protected]vos.org.au or Roslyn at aware[email protected]vos.org.au. CALOUNDRA QUILTERS meet at the Caloundra Art Centre at 5 North Street on Friday mornings (9am-noon) and Tuesday evenings (7-9.30pm). The group contributes quilts to many local charities as well as holds an annual cancer cuppa in May. For more information, phone Margaret 5499 6572. THE CALOUNDRA AFRICAN VIOLET AND INDOOR GARDEN CLUB is looking for new members to enjoy our company of ladies who like to garden in all aspects of potted or outdoor plants. We have monthly speakers to teach us and a monthly bus trip is organised. Lots of fun is had by all. Meetings are held on the first Monday of each month at 9am from February to December at the back entrance of the Indoor Bowls Club, Burke Street, Golden Beach. Phone/text Lesley on 0450 516 233. CALOUNDRA TEXTILE AND FIBRE
ARTISTS in collaboration with Caloundra Hard Pressed Printers, whose theme is “Outback”, are holding an exhibition from Saturday, January 5-13, 2019. It is to be held at Caloundra Arts Centre, 5 North Street, Caloundra. Opening times 10am-4pm daily (except Sunday, January 13, closing at 3pm). Email Jo Johnson for information at janet.ojohn[email protected]pond.com.
SANTA PAWS Locals are dressing their pets again for Pelican Waters Shopping Village’s free Santa paws photos. Santa will be available for Santa Paws photos until December 24, 10am-2pm. Prizes will be awarded for the best dressed pet and pet and owner photos. For more information, please contact Jacqui Carrodus at j.carro[email protected]pond.com or phone 0407 067 205.
YOGA/MEDITATION for all age groups held in a friendly relaxed space in Little Mountain. Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 9.30am. Phone Helen 0411 082 386.
SOCIAL AFTERNOON Includes cards, board games, craft activities from 1-3pm, Monday, weekly, in the Back Hall, CCSA Hall, 1 Nutley Street, Caloundra. Cost is $5pp including light afternoon tea. Phone Margaret on 0408 156 276.
THE CALOUNDRA LIONESSES: The Lionesses meet twice a month. Club members unite in friendship, fellowship and mutual understanding. We welcome any community minded people who are able to give their time when they can to join us. For more details about the Caloundra Lioness Club, or if you would like to join, phone Lyn Webber on 0407 156 682 or Lois Hadfield on 5493 6575.
BARDO’S OP-SHOP wishes to thank everyone who supported us in 2018. Our Ladies Shop will open their extension in 2019 with more space for you to shop. Bardo’s will reopen on January 7. Find us on West Terrace opposite the Caloundra RSL. Phone 5436 8823 to volunteer.
AUSSIE WORLD CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR: It’s almost the most wonderful time of the year! And to celebrate the festive season, the annual Christmas Spectacular is back on Saturday, December 22. Meet Santa and Mrs Claus, come face to face with Christmas characters, enjoy the roving Carollers, watch the fireworks, meet the Aussie Kids and watch our Christmas show in The Shed. There’s also snow, pyrotechnics, laser-shows, Christmas lights and live entertainment. Gate prices will be higher so save time and money by booking online at www.aussieworld.com.au.