COMMUNITY DIARY: What's on around Gympie region
Gympie Pensioners hoy
HOY afternoon, 12.30pm, Senior Citizens Centre, Mellor St. Get together for a game of cards followed by raffles and afternoon tea. Inquiries Maureen 5482 6738.
Seniors computer club
GYMPIE Seniors Computer Club offers computer lessons every Thursday from 10am. James Nash Arcade (next to Gold Rush office). Inquiries David 5482 7564.
GYMPIE: Room 2, Gympie Community Place, 18 Excelsior Rd (cnr Stanley St), 8pm. Inquiries 5482 4560 or 0428 839 370. TIN CAN BAY: Tin Can Bay Library, 6pm. Contact 5486 2073.
AL-ANON Family Groups meets Thursdays at 7.30pm for relatives and friends of people with a drinking problem. Share experience, strength and hope to solve common problems. Meeting details, phone 5483 9052, 5482 5523 or 0412 364 979.
COME and play bingo at the Gympie Junior Rugby League clubhouse to raise funds for Gympie's next crop of league players. Doors open 8.30am with eyes down from 9.30am. Games finish about 12 midday. The Gympie Junior Rugby League Clubhouse is located in Smith St, Monkland.
GLENWOOD Community Hall (37km north of Gympie), 7pm. Details, phone 0437 031 316.
MARKETS today at the Widgee Store between 7am and 12 noon. Sites only $5. Phone Lyn 5484 0102 or Jenny 5486 1180. Proceeds to Widgee Pony Club.
Country music concert
GYMPIE Country Music Club, in conjunction the Masonic Lodge, is holding a concert, starting at 1 pm in the Senior Citizens Hall, Mellor St, Gympie. All proceed will be donated to Little Haven Palliative Care. You will enjoy a variety of good country music performedbby many talented locals. There will be the usual lucky door prizes, raffles and free cuppa provided at interval. Adults $7, children under 16 free. Tickets available at door. Bus transport available if required, please ring Alf on 5484 9158. Inquiries Wally or Jeanette on 5486 6161.
ROOM 2, Gympie Community Place, 18 Excelsior Rd (cnr Stanley St), 1pm. Inquiries 5483 7522 or 0417 442 384.
Gympie Gem Club
OPEN by prior arrangement. Make your own silver jewellery. Cut and polish stones. New members welcome. Club house, cnr Bruce Hwy and Monkland St. Inquiries 0409 636 814 or 0428 862 851.
Dagun Growers Market
AT DAGUN Heritage Railway Station from 3pm. Freshly picked and local food. Talk to the growers and buy our regional varied fruit and vegetables. Enjoy wine and cheese tasting too. Inquiries Elaine 5484 3749.
Learner dance group
EVERY week, Long Flat Hall. A fun group meets to teach dances of the Gympie area. No experience needed for lessons, 12.30-3.30pm, with afternoon tea at 2.30pm. Inquiries Ann 5483 9387 or Judy 5482 2572.
EVERY Sunday, 8am-2pm. Craft, jewellery, fruit, vegetables, honey, conserves and plants. All township shops, art gallery, tea room, cafes and pub are also open. Inquiries visit the maryvalleycountry.com.au website.
POMONA, Red Cross rooms, Reserve St, 6.30pm. Contact 5485 2862.