Spinners and weavers
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Cobram and District Spinners and Weavers meets every Tuesday at Yarroweyah Hall from 10 am to 3 pm. Knitters and crocheters are welcome. BYO lunch.
The Cobram Historical Society meets on the first Wednesday of each month at the old school in Punt Rd. Meetings start at 8 pm. The society maintains the Log Cabin and collects local items of interest to display at the old school.. For more information, phone 5873 4379 or visit the Cobram Historical Society Facebook page.
The Kiwanis Club is a worldwide organisation based in the US, but with our own Australia district. It is the second-oldest service club in the world and its focus is ‘‘the children of the world’’.
The Cobram-Barooga club currently has 11 members and is always looking for new members. It meets on the first and third Wednesday of each month. Meeting locations vary, but mainly at the club shed at Scott Oval. For information phone Peter Edgar on 5872 1111 or Les Martin on 0488 053 175.
If you’re wanting to lose weight in a natural way, join Weight Watchers now. It’s not a diet, but a healthy lifestyle. No need to give up your favourite foods — you can still have chocolate or sweets, which can be incorporated in a healthy lifestyle by making better choices. Meetings are on Wednesdays at Cobram Community House in Punt Rd at 6 pm. For information, phone Ruth on 0429 186 075.
The Be Connected program for people who want to get online and increase their digital skills is held at Cobram Community House on Thursdays from 10 am to noon. Attendees will be supported to access and use the Be Connected learning portal. All welcome.
The Cobram and District Arts Society meets every Thursday at Barooga Community Hall from 10 am to 3 pm. Come along and share friendship and a common interest in art. If you like to draw, sketch, paint — acrylic, oil, watercolor, charcoal — whatever your medium, this will be for you. Bring along lunch, materials and inspiration. Some materials can be sought from the storeroom if you are just starting out.
For more information phone Sandy Anderson on 0427 734 699.
Friday night badminton at the Cobram Stadium runs from 7 pm to 8.30 pm. Night fees are $3 per person and racquets are available for hire. All ages are welcome so bring the family for a great social activity. For information, phone Margaret Watson on 5876 3221.
If someone else’s drinking is affecting you, Al-Anon can help. A weekly meeting is held in Cobram. For information, phone 0438 625 347.
The Cobram Men’s Shed in Punt Rd, next to Cobram Community House, is open Tuesday to Thursday from 9 am to noon. Any men who would like a place for a chat and a cuppa with other men are welcome, as well as those who ‘miss’ their shed after moving from their farm or larger house. Call in for details or phone president Rob Butler on 0400 815 714 or secretary Terry Langton on 0409 598 406.
Rhyme and Storytime
Rhyme and Storytime is on every Friday at 10.30 am at the Cobram Library. Sessions begin with rhymes and songs, followed by stories and then a simple craft. Babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers, with their carers, are all welcome to join in. Rhyme and Storytime continues through the school holidays.
Cancer support group
The Cobram and District Cancer Support Group meets on the first Friday of each month at 1.30 pm at Killara House, Bank St, Cobram. The group operates with the generous support and funding from Ritchie’s IGA. For more information, phone Diana on 5874 2352, Trish on 5872 2346 or Pat on 5872 1821.
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