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What's happening in Gympie on Wednesday?

NOW HEAR THIS: What's on around Gympie region this week.
NOW HEAR THIS: What's on around Gympie region this week. Contributed

TODAY

Tai Chi

TAI CHI for Health and Falls Prevention. Improve your balance, co-ordination, exercise and have fun learning tai chi. Recommended by doctors and physiotherapists. Accredited facilitators. Weekly class. Beginners 9-10am. Anglican Hall, Lady Mary Tce, Gympie. Cost $4 per class. Inquiries Wendy 0488 031 551.

Gympie U3A Classes

AT USC, Gympie:

iPad & Smartphone 9-10am. Laptops 10.30-11.30am. Inquiries, Anne 5481 2478.

Garage Sales

LITTLE Haven garage sales held 8am-noon, Chapple St shed (opposite MVHR workshop). Sheds are open for sales and to receive pre-loved items. Good range of furniture at reasonable prices. Delivery can be arranged. Cost negotiated. Proceeds to Little Haven Palliative Care.

Inquiries 5482 9091.

Trivia Night

HOSTED by DJ Roly at the Gympie RSL to raise money for Camp Quality. Prizes to be won between 7-9pm. Registration fee $5. Inquiries Michael 0407 588 835.

Gamblers Anonymous

TODAY, from 4pm, Gympie Community Place, 18 Excelsior Rd. (cnr Stanley St). Parking at rear. Inquiries Steve 54862086 or 0404 050 646. Maureen 0419 221 527.

Alcoholics Anonymous

FREEMASONS Hall, Elm St, Cooroy, 8pm. Inquiries 5446 7971.

Health Checks

CLINIC 87 visits Gympie today to provide free sexual health checks for men and women. Drop in to Gympie General Hospital, 10am-2pm, or phone 5470 5244 for an appointment.

Gympie Gem Club

MAKE your own silver jewellery; cut and polish stones; faceting of gem stones and silvercasting. Visitors and new members welcome. Club house, cnr Bruce Hwy and Monkland St, open 9am-3pm and 6.30-9.30pm.

Inquiries 0409 636 814 or 0428 862 851.

TOMORROW

Breast cancer seminar

CANCER Council Qld is offering a free seminar in Gympie called Moving on from Breast Cancer. Topics include ongoing side effects, exercise and wellbeing. This is a women's only event.

To register, go online to cancerqld.org.au/ get-support/ccq-events/ information-sessions or contact 131120.

Older Women's Network

MEETS at St Peter's Anglican Hall at 9.15am on Lady Mary Terrace. Inquiries Lee 5483 1415 or Helen 5483 5181.

Pensioners social

GYMPIE Pensioners are holding a social afternoon at the Senior Citizens Centre, Mellor St, from 12.30pm. Short meeting followed by guest artists, raffles and afternoon tea. Inquiries Kevin 5482 3041.

Euchre Club

Euchre at the Goomboorian Memorial Hall 7 pm.

Cost is $2 for lots of fun and supper.

Inquiries phone Jan 5486 5552 or 0488 769 588. All welcome.

Computer Club

GYMPIE Seniors Computer Club meets 10-11.30am, James Nash Arcade, beside the Gold Rush Office. Inquiries David 5482 7564.

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