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.
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.