The Observer - - COMMUNITY CHEST - Send your news to news­room@ glad­sto­neob­server.

Blue Care Aux­il­iary Garage sale

BLUE Care Aux­il­iary will hold its next garage sale at its cen­tre at 2 Mar­garet St to­day at 7am. Clos­ing time is­noon. For safety rea­sons no dogs are al­lowed. Do­na­tions of good, saleable items may be left at the cen­tre at any time, while ar­range­ments can be made for the pick-up of larger items by phon­ing the cen­tre on 4979 4499 and leav­ing a mes­sage.

Cent Sale

AT GLAD­STONE Bowls Club No­vem­ber 10. Pro­ceeds go to­wards res­cu­ing Moon Bears. Great prizes, spe­cial­sraf­fles, lucky door, kids prizes and cakes. Doors open at 11am for start at 1pm. En­try: Adults $1, Kids 50c. For ta­ble book­ings please phone: Steph 0431 020 741 or Ch­eryl 0418 792 244.

Gal­axy of Stars

LIND­SAY But­ler, Shazza Leigh, Peggy Gilchrist and Ash­ley Cook will be ap­pear­ing at the Bororen Hall on No­vem­ber

11 at 2pm. $25 adults, chil­dren

$5, un­der 10s free. Af­ter­noon tea avail­able for $5.

Rail­way Run­ning­men’s Re­tirees

THE An­nual Re­tirees send­off is on No­vem­ber 11 at the QRI Hall, Off St, at 2pm. For more in­for­ma­tion phone Dave 0418 780 939 or John 0409 878 322.

Glad­stone Orchid and Fo­liage So­ci­ety

THE Glad­stone Orchid and Fo­liage So­ci­ety’s next meet­ing will be on Tues­day, No­vem­ber 16. Meet­ings start at 7.30pm and are held at the tea­room at Glad­stone Show­grounds, off Scenery St. Phone Len 4978 0239.

An­i­mal Res­cue Christ­mas Cent Sale

MORE than 500 prizes will be up for grabs at Glad­stone An­i­mal Res­cue Group’s fi­nal fundraiser for the year, its Mon­ster Christ­mas Cent Sale at Glad­stone Bowls Club on No­vem­ber 24. Doors open at 11am for a 1pm start. There will be cake walks, raf­fles (in­clud­ing Christ­mas pud­dings and cakes) and chil­dren’s draws as well as Christ­mas af­ter­noon tea pro­vided. Tick­ets are $1 and will be avail­able on the day. All pro­ceeds go to­wards food and vet treat­ments for the an­i­mals. For ta­ble book­ings or fur­ther de­tails phone Ch­eryl Lat­timer 0418 792 244.

Quota Christ­mas Cent Sale

QUOTA Club of Glad­stone is hold­ing a Christ­mas Cent Sale at Glad­stone Bowls Club on Sat­ur­day, De­cem­ber 15. Doors open noon for a 1pm start.

Adults $1, chil­dren 50 cents. Lots of raf­fles and prizes, lucky door prizes for adults and chil­dren, cake walk, af­ter­noon tea and much more.


COME along for good nosh, a good run and some laughs on Mon­days at 6pm. For more in­for­ma­tion and venue, phone 0416 005 126.

Pen­sion­ers meet­ing

THE Aus­tralian Pen­sion­ers and Su­per­an­nu­ants League Glad­stone branch meets on the third Mon­day of ev­ery month at Port Cur­tis Place, 83 Oaka Lane, at 10.30am. We hold a hoy ev­ery Mon­day at 1pm (ex­cept pub­lic hol­i­days). All wel­come. If you re­quire the bus please phone 4972 4465.

De­men­tia Sup­port Group

MEET ev­ery fourth Tues­day at 10am at Yar­alla Sports Club. Free en­try, guest speak­ers and re­sources avail­able along with tea, cof­fee and light re­fresh­ments. Phone Nicole on 4994 1644.

Glad­stone Area Writ­ers

GROUP meets on the first Thurs­day of the month at Glad­stone City Li­brary meet­ing room at 6pm. Vis­i­tors are wel­come. Email glad­stone writ­

Cancer Coun­cil meet­ings

CANCER Coun­cil Queens­land Glad­stone branch holds its monthly meet­ings on the last Mon­day of each month at 5pm. The meet­ings are held in the meet­ing room at Glad­stone City Li­brary, 34 Goon­doon St. For in­quiries phone Ros on 4978 1256 or Pat on 4972 3086.

Free play­group at Good­start

GOOD­START Early Learn­ing Cen­tre on Toolooa St is run­ning a free play­group on Thurs­days, 9.30am to 11.30am. Phone 4972 8028.

Al-Anon Fam­ily Groups

IF YOU have a friend or rel­a­tive with a drink­ing prob­lem, Al-Anon can help you. Learn how the whole fam­ily is af­fected and how you can help them. Anonymity is an im­por­tant part of the pro­gram. Phone 1300 ALANON (1300 252 666) for lo­cal meet­ing de­tails.

Friends of Bin­da­ree garage sale

FRIENDS of Bin­da­ree holds its weekly garage sale ev­ery Wed­nes­day from 7.30am to 11.30am at Bea­con Ave, Boyne Is­land. Clothes, CDs, DVDs, craft, manch­ester, toys, fur­ni­ture and more. Phone An­drew or Betty on 4973 8156 or find them on Face­book.

Glad­stone Toast­mas­ters

MEET­INGS held ev­ery sec­ond and fourth Wed­nes­day of each month at Shed 19, 19 Dal­rym­ple Dr, 7.30–9pm, open to any­one over the age of 18. Phone Ja­nine Keat­ing on 0417 648 125.

Se­niors Aus­tralia

THE Glad­stone branch of Na­tional Se­niors Aus­tralia meets at Yar­alla Sports Club on the third Tues­day of the month at 9.45am. Come for cof­fee and a chat from 8.30am to dis­cuss things of in­ter­est for peo­ple over 50. Phone Terry on 0418 185 380.

Glad­stone Em­broi­der­ers’ Guild

THE Glad­stone branch of the Queens­land Em­broi­der­ers’ Guild meets at the Glad­stone Show­grounds hall on Wed­nes­days, 9am-noon, and Satur­days, 1pm-4pm. New mem­bers wel­come. In­quiries Pam Wood 4979 2442.

Glad­stone Bap­tist Craft Group

THE Glad­stone Bap­tist Craft Group meets at the church, 4 Archer St, on Wed­nes­day 9.30am-11.30am.

Glad­stone Mar­itime Mu­seum

GLAD­STONE Mar­itime Mu­seum is open on Satur­days and Sun­days from 10am. Ar­rive by 3pm to have time to en­joy the dis­plays. Fol­low the signs from the har­bour end of Port Ac­cess Rd.

First-aid vol­un­teers needed

CAPRI­CORN First Aid Providers is call­ing for vol­un­teers to join its ranks with ex­pe­ri­enced mem­bers. CFAP holds train­ing from 7pm to 9pm ev­ery Mon­day at the Guides Hut, 29 Daw­son Rd, op­po­site the state high school. Phone Brian Ellingsen on 0414 630 745.

Mu­si­cal So­ci­ety Women’s Choir

GLAD­STONE Mu­si­cal So­ci­ety Women’s Choir meets 9am ev­ery Tues­day at the hall, 88a Oaka Lane. Phone 4972 7072 or 4975 7687.

Tai chi for health and re­lax­ation

TAI chi for health and re­lax­ation has classes es­pe­cially for be­gin­ners at the Unit­ing Church Hall, Dixon Dr, on Tues­days and Fri­days at 8.45am. A class is also held on Tues­days at 6pm.

Wed­nes­day classes for over-55s are held at Set­tlers Vil­lage, 28 Marten St, South Glad­stone, 9.30am.

Tai chi is suit­able for al­most every­body. Pro­grams are sup­ported by Arthri­tis Foun­da­tion and Di­a­betes Aus­tralia. Phone Bar­bara on 0400 093 050.

BITS Orchid and Fo­liage So­ci­ety

BOYNE Tan­num Orchid and Fo­liage So­ci­ety meets at 7pm on the first Thurs­day of each month at Mount Lar­com Room, Boyne Tan­num Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, cnr Wyn­d­ham and Hayes aves. Vis­i­tors wel­come.

Glad­stone Cake Dec­o­rat­ing Club

GLAD­STONE Cake Club meets on the first Wed­nes­day of each month at the Se­nior Cit­i­zens Hall, Oaka Lane, Glad­stone, at 6.30pm.

Phone 0438 183 037.

Parkin­son’s sup­port group

MEET­INGS are held on the first Thurs­day of each month in the Glad­stone Li­brary meet­ing room and are open to peo­ple with Parkin­son’s, their fam­ily, friends and car­ers. Come along and have a cuppa, en­joy the fel­low­ship and learn more about the dis­ease. Phone Norma 0409 781 976.

Old-time and new-vogue dance

EV­ERY Fri­day night at the Be­naraby Hall, 8pm un­til late. En­try $5, sup­per in­cluded. Phone Mau­reen on 4975 0292.

Learn to dance old-time

BE­GIN­NERS’ class and re­vi­sion of old-time dances, Be­naraby Hall, Bruce High­way, Sat­ur­day from 1pm. Sin­gles wel­come. Phone Mau­reen on 4975 0292.

Trace your fam­ily tree

THE Ge­nealog­i­cal So­ci­ety Glad­stone Dis­trict is in the Ge­orge Young Build­ing, Fran­cis Ward Dr, Glad­stone. Re­source cen­tre is open Mon­days 7pm-9pm, Wed­nes­days 9.30am-3.30pm, Satur­days 1.30pm-3.30pm. Email glad­gen@hot­ or phone 0419 757 641.

Kid­ney Sup­port Net­work meet­ings

MEET­INGS will be held the third Fri­day of ev­ery sec­ond month at the Glad­stone Com­mu­nity Hub, 5 Buller St, South Glad­stone. Meet­ings run from noon to 2pm. Bring a plate of food to share for lunch. Phone Pat on 4979 1752 or Herb on 4972 2059.

Hos­pi­tal Aux­il­iary work­ing bee/meet

GLAD­STONE Hos­pi­tal Aux­il­iary meets on the sec­ond Thurs­day of each month for a work­ing bee and the fourth Thurs­day of the month, which in­volves a short meet­ing fol­lowed by morn­ing tea and a work­ing bee to help front­line hos­pi­tal staff. Phone Jenny McLeod on 0437 725 292.

Red Cross hire ser­vice avail­able AUS­TRALIAN Red Cross Glad­stone branch has a mo­bil­ity equip­ment hire ser­vice avail­able. For all in­quiries phone 4972 9387. QCWA Cal­liope craft morn­ings

THE Cal­liope QCWA branch in­vites women to come on Mon­days from 9am–noon for cof­fee, chat and craft. Each month we teach a craft. Gold coin, in­cludes morn­ing tea. Meet at the QCWA Hall, 2 Bloom­field St. Phone Sue Daw on 4975 7046.

QCWA Tan­num Sands

ALL wel­come to monthly meet­ings on the first Thurs­day of the month, 9am at QCWA Tan­num Sands Branch, Steel St. Craft and chat ev­ery sec­ond Thurs­day. $2 morn­ing tea. All ages wel­come. Phone Tri­cia 0427 697 987 or Ma­ree 0417 009 083.

CWA Glad­stone friend­ship morn­ing

CWA Glad­stone branch is hold­ing a free friend­ship morn­ing ev­ery Thurs­day, 10am. Ev­ery­one is in­vited. Phone Heather 0407 755 501.

Boyne Is­land vi­sion meet­ing

THE Boyne Is­land Low Vi­sion Group meets on the fourth Tues­day each month at the Boyne Com­mu­nity Hall from 10am to noon for a free morn­ing tea and so­cial chat. Ev­ery­one is wel­come. For trans­port to and from the hall, call Ce­cily on 4973 7445.

Ac­quired brain in­jury meet­ing

MEET­ING at the Glad­stone Com­mu­nity Hub, 5 Buller St, South Glad­stone, on the first Thurs­day of ev­ery month, from 10am to noon. Phone Joyce 4975 6674.

Stamp col­lec­tors’ group meet­ing

THE GLAD­STONE and Dis­trict Philatelic So­ci­ety meets once a month to pur­sue cir­cuit books and swap in­for­ma­tion. Meet­ings are held on the sec­ond Wed­nes­day of each month at 7.30pm at the Neigh­bour­hood Cen­tre, 105 Toolooa St, Glad­stone. Phone Ian on 4978 1155 or Roy­den on 4979 2442.

Mul­ti­cul­tural play­group

WEL­COM­ING In­ter­cul­tural Neigh­bours and Play­group Queens­land in­vites all Glad­stone re­gion fam­i­lies to Mul­ti­cul­tural Play­group on Fri­day from 9.30am to 11.30am at Glad­stone Neigh­bour­hood Cen­tre, 105 Toolooa St. There will be puz­zle games and an ob­sta­cle course. Ev­ery­one with chil­dren aged up to five is wel­come.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from Australia

© PressReader. All rights reserved.