COM­MU­NITY DIARY

Maroochy Weekly - - LIFE COMMUNITY DIARY -

SAVE WILDLIFE: Join Wil­vos as a carer or hot­line vol­un­teer. Vol­un­teers work from home, mak­ing a big dif­fer­ence for our lit­tle Aussie mates. Wil­vos will also pro­vide free ed­u­ca­tional talks to groups, schools and re­tire­ment vil­lages on the Sun­shine Coast. To reg­is­ter for train­ing work­shops or talks, please con­tact Sylvia mem­ber­[email protected]­vos.org.au or Roslyn aware­[email protected]­vos.org.au. MEN­TAL SI­LENCE MED­I­TA­TION Be­gin­ners and ad­vanced, any age, chil­dren and ba­bies wel­come. Chairs pro­vided. Sa­haja yoga, ev­ery Thurs­day in build­ing next to Ma­roochy­dore Li­brary (an­nex build­ing), noon-1.30pm. For in­quiries, phone 0438 773 705.

PUB­LIC SPEAK­ING: Fun and af­ford­able learn­ing about ef­fec­tive pub­lic speak­ing, with an in­ter­na­tional club that has 345,000 mem­bers in 142 coun­tries, that’s what Kawana Wa­ters Toast­mas­ters Club can do for you. Meets first, third, fifth Thurs­day monthly 9-11.30am at Bud­dina. Phone Monika 0411 533 484 or email vick­i­john­[email protected] for more in­for­ma­tion. AL­WAYS FREE MED­I­TA­TION: Ev­ery­one wel­come, ba­bies to se­niors, chairs pro­vided. Kawana Is­land Meet­ing Place, Par­re­arra. Tues­days 5.45-7pm, Ma­roochy­dore Li­brary sup­port build­ing, Thurs­days, noon-1.15pm. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit www.med­i­ta­tion.com.au or phone 0438 773 705.

WANT TO LOSE WEIGHT? Join our diet club ev­ery Thurs­day morn­ing at the CWA Hall, 104 Memo­rial Av­enue, Ma­roochy­dore. Cost is $6 each week. For more in­for­ma­tion, please phone Bar­bara 5329 2296 or Liz 0427 366 852. SUN­SHINE CHAR­ITY SEWING GROUP: In the last six months we have made and dis­trib­uted more than 1000 items of cloth­ing to chil­dren and women, as well as lots of other things. We need to re­plen­ish our stocks of fab­ric, so we are call­ing on peo­ple to do­nate their un­wanted fab­ric. Drop off at the Kawana Li­brary meet­ing room Wed­nes­days and Fri­days from 12-3pm or phone 0413 332 650 or 0429 346 201 for pick-up. MA­ROOCHY BOTANIC GAR­DEN: Free guided walks ev­ery Tues­day at 9am. An in­for­ma­tive guide is avail­able to show vis­i­tors many of the unique fea­tures of our beau­ti­ful Gar­den. For booked group walks any­time, emakil friend­sofm­[email protected] KAWANA IS­LAND MEET­ING PLACE: Par­re­arra (off Kawana Way), third Sun­day monthly from 9.30am-12.30pm. SUN­SHINE 60 & BET­TER GROUP through the Older Peo­ple Ac­tion Pro­gram sup­ports older peo­ple to de­velop and man­age healthy ag­ing pro­grams. Our ser­vice aims to pro­mote the men­tal, phys­i­cal and spir­i­tual well-be­ing of se­nior cit­i­zens on the Sun­shine Coast. A range of ac­tiv­i­ties are held Mon­day at Kawana Fam­ily Cen­tre, Tues­day and Fri­day at the Ma­roochy­dore Girl Guides Hut and Tues­day, Wed­nes­day and Thurs­day at Mill­well Road Com­mu­nity Cen­tre. For more in­for­ma­tion, email ad­[email protected] or phone 5444 5833. SO­CIAL BRIDGE at Caloun­dra/ Kawana area, small group would wel­come new mem­bers who play al­ter­na­tive Fri­days. Phone Shirley 5437 4968 for de­tails. CLAS­SI­CAL RESTORA­TIVE YOGA at the Kureelpa Yoga in Daily Life stu­dio, Wed­nes­days 6pm and Fri­days 9am. If you are in­ter­ested in join­ing, phone us on 5441 7566. SUN­SHINE COAST EMBROIDERERS’ GUILD: Join our friendly and happy group of women. Meet­ings are held in the CWA Hall, Memo­rial Av­enue, Ma­roochy­dore on the first four Tues­days of the month from 1-4pm. Phone Robyn on 0404 810 174.

GROW GROUP: If you’re strug­gling with your men­tal health, prac­ti­cal help may be just around the cor­ner. Grow Queens­land has a friendly sup­port group meet­ing ev­ery Tues­day from 5pm at Com­mu­nity Fo­cus, cor­ner of Broad­mead­ows Road and Ann Ma­ree Cl, Ma­roochy­dore. ARE YOU SIN­GLE AND OVER 50? Join us on the first Satur­day of the month, 3pm on­wards for drinks/nib­bles at The Pi­ano Bar, 22 Ocean Street, Ma­roochy­dore. Phone Colleen 0405 589 937.

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FES­TIVE WORLD: It’s al­most the most won­der­ful time of the year! And to celebrate the fes­tive sea­son, Aussie World’s 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.

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