■ BANORA Point Probus Club’s next meeting is on Monday, June 25, at South Tweed Sports Club at 10am. We are a mixed club. The speaker is Andy Bell speaking about Undercover Cop, who operated in New Zealand and Victoria. Phone Annette or Ron on 07 5523 4016.
■ AL-ANON Family Groups: Is your life affected by someone else’s drinking? Al-anon can help. Banora Point group meets Mondays nights at 5pm, cnr Leisure and Woodlands Drs, Salvation Army Hall (external right-side door). For inquiries and other meeting times phone 1300 252 666 or go to www.al-anon.alateen.org.
■ TWEED Coast VIEW Club’s next luncheon is on Monday, June 18, at the Beach Hotel, Pandanus Pde, Cabarita Beach, from 10.30am. Lunch cost is $23. This month’s guest speaker is retired chiropractor David Hobbs. All ladies are welcome. To book, phone Therese on 02 6676 1469.
■ FEELING depressed because you’re overweight or perhaps you could do with an overdue energy boost? Then why not take the road to recovery at the fabulous Nutbush Exercise Class at the Uniting Church hall in Coolangatta every Thursday at 10.30am. It’s a fun one-hour class with fun people who just love doing the Nutbush dance to Tina Turner’s hit Cost is $10. The class is a body-mind-soul workout with ancient qigong majestic moves plus light weights. Book your place on 0413 125 640.
■ DANCING boosts your fitness, stamina and cardiovascular function. Come join us at Tuesday night classes from 7pm at the Coolangatta Uniting Church hall, cnr Lanham and Mclean Sts. Basic steps in salsa, cha cha and jive for singles and couples of all ages as well as parent and child from 10 years. For more information, phone 0413 125 640.
■ THERE are still some vacancies in courses offered by U3A Tweed Coast. They include painting in acrylics on Monday afternoons, yin yoga on Tuesday afternoons and a four-week aromatherapy class. For more information visit www.tweedcoast.u3anet. org.au.
■ FREE Monday meditation class at 7.30pm. An easy and enjoyable method that can be applied in your own personal life. Further inquiries on 02 6674 2556.
■ TWEED Valley Toastmasters meets on the first and third Wednesdays of the month at Cudgen Leagues Club, from 10am–noon, and most of us stay to have lunch together. Phone Alison 0405 461 008.
■ PROBUS Club of Hastings Point Tweed Coast meets next on Tuesday, June 19, at 10am at the Tri Care Retirement
Community, 87/89 Tweed Coast Rd, Hastings Point. New members welcome. The June speaker will be Kim Elderton, a clinical nurse specialist who worked on a hospital ship off the coast of Madagascar after 25 years of working in operating theatres. For more information, phone Julie 0418 966 256 or visit www.hastingsptprobus.org.
■ TWEED Valley Friendship Force is part of an international organisation that involves travel to and hosting
people from countries around the world. We meet regularly at Murwillumbah Golf Club. Inquiries to Lorrene on 0428 726 607 or Maureen on 0427 465 519.
■ U3A Tweed Coast is holding two information days at Tweed City on Thursday, June 14, and Friday, June 15. A stall will be set up outside Woolworths from 9am–5pm. Drop by and find out how you can join this wonderful friendly group for just $40 a year and have unlimited access to more than
40 different courses. Groups range from tai chi to art, book clubs to singing, languages to tennis. For details, phone Jeni on 0401 821 681 or visit www.tweedcoast.u3anet. org.au.
■ TWEED Heads Historical Society will hold its general meeting on Tuesday, June 19, at 10am in the Research Room, adjacent to the Old Court House, Kennedy Dr, Tweed Heads West. This month’s guest speaker is Yvonne Turner, a former WRAN lieutenant and Risdon (Tasmania) prison officer. Visitors are most welcome. Inquiries to 07 5569 3148. Come and browse our collection of local history publications and photos of the local area. Our members will be there to help with any inquiries.
■ TWIN Towns Evening VIEW Club’s next meeting is on today at 6.30pm. To be held in the Blue Room of Tweed Bowls Club. This month’s guest speaker is Joan Radanovic, speaking about her mother-in-law Anna’s time as a migrant. All ladies are most welcome. For guests and apologies, phone Trudy on 5524 1770 before 1pm on the Monday prior. To book please phone Trudy on 07 5524 1770. ■ LOVE to sing? Come sing with us. Voice Weavers a Cappella Choir is looking for new members. No audition, no need to read music. Men, women and teenagers of all ages welcome. Gents, have some fun and come join our expanding bass section. Meet Wednesdays at 6.30pm in the Tweed Heads/coolangatta area. Phone Mikako on 0419 790 855, visit www.voiceweavers.com.au or our Facebook page, or email email@example.com.
■ POETS and Writers on the Tweed meet weekly, Tuesdays, 1.30–3.30pm, Senior Citizens Club, Coolangatta. Phone Pauline on 07 5524 5062.
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GIVE ME FIVE: Gold FM’S AJ, Bridge and Spida will be broadcasting live from Tweed Hospital on Thursday, June 21, from 6–9am to raise money for sick children. Friends of the show and local celebrities will be chained to hospital beds. Nominate someone to take part or phone to donate so they can be set free by the end of the show. Contact: Vanessa.email@example.com