Mercury (Hobart) - - LIFESTYLE -

Al­co­holics Anony­mous: Sandy Bay: 8pm Catholic Cen­tre, 271 Sandy Bay Rd. Ho­bart: 5.30pm at Grace Church, 45 Melville St. New Nor­folk: 12.30pm at Com­mu­nity House, The Av­enue, Wil­low Court. In­quiries: 6234 8711. Alma’s Ac­tiv­i­ties Cen­tre Clarence: 17 Alma St, Bel­lerive. Ac­tiv­i­ties in­clude danc­ing, in­door bowls, bingo, Alma’s bar and more. New mem­bers and vis­i­tors wel­come. In­quiries: 6244 4264 or al­mas.cen­[email protected] Baha’i Cen­tre: Free meditation and prayer with the harp. Meditation skills not needed. Baha’i Cen­tre, 1 Tas­man Hwy, Ho­bart, Wed­nes­days, 11am. Please bring a mat. In­quiries: Mandy 0407 447 840,r 6288 1470 or mailto:[email protected] colourvi­bra­tions.com.au Bel­lerive Com­mu­nity Arts Cen­tre: Tex­tiles, paint­ing, book and pa­per­mak­ing, com­mu­nity arts projects, work­shops and drop-in days. In­quiries: Robyn Bevin 6244 4567. Bocce: At Glenorchy RSL Bocce Club (be­hind RSL). In­quiries: 0408 569 018 or glenorchyr­[email protected]­hoo.com.au Brighton Bowls and Com­mu­nity Club: Bowls ran­dom draw, two-bowl triples, Wed­nes­day and Satur­day, noon12.30pm. Good prizes, af­ter­noon tea. All bowlers and new bowlers wel­come. In­quiries: 6268 1325. Cam­bridge Self-De­fence Karate: Wed­nes­days, 4.30-6pm, classes for adults and chil­dren from age five, Cam­bridge Hall, Cam­bridge Rd. First les­son free. In­quiries: Vince Bocchino 0438 285 825 or [email protected] Cards – Euchre: New play­ers over 40 wel­come, Golden Years Club, 314 Main Rd, Glenorchy, 1pm. In­quiries: 6272 8402. Car­ers Sup­port Group: For part­ners or im­me­di­ate car­ers of an adult di­ag­nosed with any type of can­cer. Held at 15 Princes St, Sandy Bay on the sec­ond Wed­nes­day of ev­ery month. In­quiries: Cyn­thia 6169 1900. Chris­tian meditation: Meet­ing room Church of Christ the Priest, Kingston, 4.30pm. In­quiries: 6229 7529. Church With No Walls: Ho­bart Bap­tist Church, 284 El­iz­a­beth St, 6.30pm. Pas­tor Fran­cis Cole. In­quiries: 0409 794 325 or 6267 2747. Clare­mont Pe­tanque Club: Meets ev­ery Wed­nes­day from 12.30pm at the Cad­bury Sports grounds. New mem­bers and vis­i­tors wel­come. In­struc­tion and boules avail­able. In­quiries: Jean­nie 0418 582 308 or Ron on 0437 684 862. Clare­mont Bowls Club: Bare­foot Bowls, Cad­bury Es­tate, 1 Bournville Cres­cent, 5.45pm for 6pm start. Come alone or with friends. Fam­ily-friendly at­mos­phere, with hav­ing fun be­ing the theme. Bar­be­cue and bowls pro­vided. In­quiries: John 0419 349 039. Clarence City Band: Re­hearsal. Lind­is­farne Ci­ti­zens Ac­tiv­ity Cen­tre, Lin­coln St. Devel­op­ment band, 5-7pm. In­quiries: 0418 123 296. Clarence Com­mu­nity Knit­ting and Friend­ship Group: Wed­nes­days 10am­noon. En­joy a cuppa and a chat. Knit/ cro­chet for fam­ily, friends and char­i­ties. Clarence In­te­grated Care Cen­tre, 16-22 Bay­field St, Rosny. In­quiries: Clare 6244 4995. Con­ser­va­tion Vol­un­teers: Mon­dayFri­day vol­un­teer­ing op­por­tu­ni­ties. A great way to meet peo­ple while mak­ing a pos­i­tive con­tri­bu­tion to Tas­ma­nia’s en­vi­ron­ment. No cost, no par­tic­u­lar skills are re­quired. In­quiries: Steven at ho­[email protected] Coun­try Gold Mu­sic Club: Clare­mont Me­mo­rial Hall, 7.30-10.30pm. In­quiries: Chris­tine 0407 030 350. Dance Lessons and So­cial Evening: Der­went City Bowls Club, Ryde St, North Ho­bart, 6.45pm. In­quiries: Caryl 0409 703 044. Der­went Pe­tanque Club: Long Point Rd, Sandy Bay. Play­ing times are Wed­nes­days 1pm plus other days in­clud­ing week­ends, sub­ject to sched­ule vari­a­tion. In­struc­tion and boules avail­able. In­quiries: Eric 0437 684 862. Der­went Val­ley Men’s Shed: Blair St, New Nor­folk, meets 8.30am-2.30pm. Call in for a chat and great morn­ing tea. In­quiries: Ross Kent, co-or­di­na­tor 0477 972 631 dur­ing busi­ness hours. Eastern Shore Needle­work Group: The Sun­shine Recre­ation Cen­tre, 11 Howrah Rd, Howrah, 12.30-3.30pm. In­quiries: Mar­garet 6247 1648 or Annette 6243 7236. Eastern Shore Toast­mas­ters: Gain con­fi­dence and be­come a bet­ter com­mu­ni­ca­tor, Morn­ing­ton Inn, 322 Cam­bridge Rd, Morn­ing­ton, 6.30pm ev­ery sec­ond and fourth Wed­nes­day. In­quiries: Neil Spark 0417 352 210. Gen­tle Yoga: At the Lind­is­farne Com­mu­nity Hall, Lin­coln St, 10.3011.30am. In­quiries: En­dra 0412 168 552. Glenorchy School for Se­niors: Wed­nes­days at Glenorchy Li­brary, 10am-noon. Dif­fer­ent guest speak­ers ev­ery week. Come, lis­ten and learn in a wel­com­ing en­vi­ron­ment. In­quiries: Guila Kelly 6228 5247. Good­wood Com­mu­nity Cen­tre: Play­group, 9.30-11.30am. Walk­ing Group (Good­wood Goers), 9.30-11am. Com­mu­nity Gar­den, 10am-3pm. Ho­bart City Bridge Club: Du­pli­cate ses­sions at Harold Gregg Cen­tre, Sandown Vil­lage, 2 Souther­wood Dr, Sandy Bay, 7pm. In­quiries: 6244 2577. Ho­bart Model Aero Club: Ra­dio con­trolled fixed wing and ro­tary air­craft at Kelly Field on Rich­mond/Cam­pa­nia Rd. Fly­ing ev­ery day from 9am un­til early af­ter­noon (weather per­mit­ting). In­struc­tion avail­able, vis­i­tors wel­come. In­quiries: Barry Ger­rard on 0417 032 901 or bger­[email protected] big­pond.net.au Ho­bart Veter­ans Brass Band: Re­hearses at iconic An­gle­sea Bar­racks, 6.45pm Wed­nes­days. New play­ers of all ages wel­come. In­quiries: Doug 0429 520 025. Ho­bart Women’s Health Cen­tre Walks: Meet at 10.15am to walk for gen­eral health and well­be­ing. In­quiries: 6231 3212. King­bor­ough Women’s Club: Meet at Kingston for so­cial ac­tiv­i­ties, Mon­day to Fri­day, in­clud­ing craft, Mahjong, Scrabble and reg­u­lar out­ings. Make new friends in a warm, friendly en­vi­ron­ment. In­quiries: Jill 6286 8206. Kingston Men’s Shed: Open Mon­dayThurs­day, 9am-1pm, 14 Gorm­ley Drive. In­quiries: De­nis 0488 271 944. Kingston School For Se­niors: Meet on Wed­nes­days at the King­bor­ough Se­nior Ci­ti­zens Hall, Red­wood Rd 10.15am­noon. Ev­ery­one is wel­come, en­joy guest speak­ers and morn­ing tea. In­quiries: Sue Fen­ton 0439 996 191. Lan­drover 4x4 Club: Wel­comes all makes of 4x4 to en­joy club ac­tiv­i­ties. Meet­ing sec­ond Wed­nes­day of the month, 7.30pm at Phillip Smith Cen­tre, Glebe. In­quiries: 0408 331 136 or lroc­tas­ma­nia.com. Lin­coln Singers Choir: Re­hearse in Lind­is­farne, 7.15-9.30pm. Think­ing of join­ing a choir? Men and women wel­come. New singers al­ways wel­come. In­quiries: con­duc­tor, Mar­got Lamp­kin 6244 5344 or email mlamp­[email protected] big­pond.com Lind­is­farne Tai Chi: Gen­tle ex­er­cises for flex­i­bil­ity and men­tal calm, Mon­days 1pm, Wed­nes­days 12.30pm, Lind­is­farne Ac­tiv­i­ties Cen­tre, Lin­coln St. In­quiries: 0408 250 666. Line Danc­ing for Se­niors: Sandy Bay Se­nior Ci­ti­zens Club, 23 Lam­bert Ave. Wed­nes­days 11am-12.30pm. Come line danc­ing with a wel­com­ing and friendly group of peo­ple. Lots of fun, gen­tle ex­er­cise and you don’t need a part­ner. We use a wide va­ri­ety of mu­sic – it’s not all coun­try! All dances are taught and called. In­quiries: Mar­i­lyn 0417 050 625. Nel­son Sound Choir: Re­hearsals on Wed­nes­days, 7.30-9pm at the Ho­bart Bap­tist Church, El­iz­a­beth St, North Ho­bart. Cost is $10-$15 per ses­sion. New mem­bers wel­come. In­quiries: [email protected] nel­son­sound.com.au North­ern Sub­urbs Ta­ble Ten­nis League: So­cial games on Thurs­days 10am-noon and Fri­days 5.30-6.30pm. Free coach­ing ses­sions Wed­nes­days 5.45-6.45pm and Fri­days 5.30-6.30pm, the Kable build­ing at the Glenorchy YMCA. In­quiries: 0429 498 660. Part­ners of Veter­ans As­so­ci­a­tion of Aus­tralia, Tas­ma­nia Branch: Meets 9.30am at var­i­ous venues for a leisurely walk, cof­fee and a chat. Old and new mem­bers wel­come. In­quiries: 0407 333 212 or 6243 4114. Po­lice Acad­emy Youth Club at Rokeby: Kinder gym for all ages, 9.3010.30am. In­quiries: 6247 1224 or 6230 2022. Preg­nancy Coun­selling and Sup­port: Mon­day-Fri­day, 10am-2pm. In­quiries: 6224 2290. Rostrum Break­fast Club No.3: De­velop skills in lead­er­ship, job in­ter­view and pub­lic speak­ing, 7.308.30am, at Hy­brid Cafe, RACT Murray St, Ho­bart. In­quiries: 6234 6672. Sal­va­tion Army Morn­ing Tea: 10.30am, ac­tiv­i­ties 11am, com­mu­nity lunch noon, 73 Hop­kins St, Moonah. In­quiries: 6272 6412. Sing Aus­tralia Kingston: Adult Ed Build­ing, 8 Hutchins St, Kingston, ev­ery Wed­nes­day, 11.30am-1.30pm. In­quiries: Dianne 0408 134 046 or 6229 9766. Sing Aus­tralia Sorell: Pittwa­ter Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, 34 Hoff­man St, Mid­way Point, 7-9pm. In­quiries: 0407 851 706 or 1300 552 296 or sin­gaus­tralia.com.au. So­cial In­door Bowls: Each Wed­nes­day at 1pm, Lind­is­farne Ac­tiv­i­ties Cen­tre, Lin­coln St. In­quiries: Graham 6243 6029 or Pat 6243 8184. Sorell On Stage: Am­a­teur the­atre group meets in Sorell. New mem­bers, ac­tors and back­stage crew al­ways wel­come. In­quiries: 6106 0071. Spring­field Bowls: So­cial in­door bowls at New Town Se­nior Ci­ti­zens Club, Creek Rd, 1.30pm. In­quiries: 6267 2137 or 6272 9258. Taiko Drum­ming: Be­gin­ners class, 6.30-8.45pm, Glenorchy Show­grounds, Howard Rd. Have fun while you get fit. In­quiries: 0438 010 577 or www.Taiko Drum.com Ta­roona Bowls Club Bare­foot Bowls: 5.30pm for 6pm start, at Chi­ton Chase (off Nubeena Cres.) Ca­sual and fun, wear flat-soled shoes, thongs or bare feet. In­quiries: 0408 344 231. Tas­ma­nian Chorale: Re­hearsal, Wes­ley Church Hall, 58 Melville St, Ho­bart. 7.30pm-9.30pm. In­quiries: 6249 3131. Tas­ma­nian Fam­ily His­tory So­ci­ety: Ho­bart branch re­search cen­tre at 19 Cam­bridge Rd, Bel­lerive, open 9.30am12.30pm. In­quiries: 6244 4527. Tassie Rock­ers Ho­bart: Meet Wed­nes­day evenings at the Der­went City Bowls, Ryde St, North Ho­bart 7pm10pm. We have so­cial evenings and put on a dance each month on Wed­nes­days. We have work­shops for rock ‘n’ roll and sev­eral other dance steps. En­joy a night out. All ages wel­come, fam­ily-friendly club, un­der 16s free. Please book. In­quiries: Caryl 0409 703 044 or tassie­rock­ers @hot­mail.com The Glenorchy Red Cross Branch: Meet­ings at 332 Main Rd, Glenorchy at 10am on the sec­ond Wed­nes­day of the month. New mem­bers wel­come. In­quiries: Fran 6272 5461. The Penguin Club of Aus­tralia: A friendly group of women help­ing each other im­prove their com­mu­ni­ca­tion skills. Get-to­geth­ers held in Brighton and Ho­bart twice monthly. If you are ner­vous when asked to make a pre­sen­ta­tion at work, lead a dis­cus­sion, speak in pub­lic or in­ter­view for em­ploy­ment The Penguin Club is for you. In­quiries: San­dra 6261 4307. Walk­ing Group: A group for adults af­fected by any type of can­cer and their im­me­di­ate care­givers. Held in and around Ho­bart alternatin­g fort­nightly on Wed­nes­days and Fri­days. In­quiries: Sarah on 6169 1900. Well­be­ing Club Walks: A dif­fer­ent walk ev­ery Wed­nes­day. In­quiries: Hazel Hoskin­son 6229 1237. West Moonah Com­mu­nity Shed: Cor­ner of Win­bourne Rd and Spring­field Ave. Open Mon­day to Fri­day 9am12.30pm. In­quiries: 6273 2362. In­for­ma­tion for the diary must be sent at least a week be­fore the event to com­mu­[email protected]

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