FRIDAY, JULY 31
GLENWOOD Community Hall (37km north of Gympie), 7pm.Details, phone 0437031316.
Labor Women and Friends
LABOR Women and Friends are invited to attend coffee and chat mornings at Zesty Edibles, Gunabul Homestead, 9 Power Rd, Gympie at 9.30am every second and fourth Friday. Women of all ages are welcome to join in discussions all things political and other things as well. Opportunity to meet and greet new friends. Inquiries Dee 0491110076.
HISTORY: Every Friday 9.30-10.30am, Gympie Community Place. Contact Janice 0428418197.
Mah Jong: Every Friday 12-2pm,t Gympie Community Place. Contact Sue 54828956.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 1
Belli Hall dance
OLD time dance, Belli Community Hall from 7.30 pm. Dress up in your best vintage and join us in the country for a night of old-fashioned, family entertainment. Live music by popular local band, Sunshine Swing. All ages and experience welcome. Entry includes hearty supper. Adults $14, students $5, children free. Belli Hall is an alcohol-free venue located at 1170 Kenilworth Rd, Belli Park. Inquiries Margaret 54470175 or visit www.bellihall.com.
IT'S showtime at the Widgee Markets in the grounds of Widgee General Store. To celebrate Gympie Muster time and the Brisbane Exhibition month, every child attending the market on Saturday, August 1 from 7am-noon receives a gift. Fruit and vegies, trash and treasure, plants, bric-a-brac, odds and ends, books, clothing, craft and more. Stallholders welcome, sites only $5. All proceeds to Widgee State School P&C.
ROOM 2, Gympie Community Place, 18 Excelsior Rd (cnr Stanley St), 1pm. Inquiries 54837522 or 0417442384.
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 0409636814 or 0428862851.
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 54843749.
FIRST Saturday of the month, Widgee Store, 7am-noon. Fruit and vegies, trash and treasure, plants, bric-a-brac, odds and ends, books, clothing, craft and more. Stallholders welcome, sites only $5. Proceeds to local community groups. Inquiries Lyn 54840102.
AT THE Curra Country Club, 10 David Dr, Curra (next to Puma servo, 10 minutes north of Gympie), fourth Saturday monthly. Lots of stalls, sausage sizzle, jumping castle, coffee. Stalls from just $5. Inquiries Judy 0404491900.
SUNDAY, AUGUST 2
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 54839387 or Judy 54822572.
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 54852862.
MONDAY, AUGUST 3
EVERY Monday (except Easter Monday), Gympie Bowls Club, Bowlers Dr, Southside. Eyes down at 9.30am. Morning tea, all welcome.
Spinners and Weavers
GYMPIE Spinners and Weavers meets 9am-noon at the Landcare offices, Groves Rd, Gympie. Experienced and beginner fibre artists welcome for spinning, weaving, felting, knitting, crocheting. Inquiries ph Connie 0407155904.
AL-ANON Family Groups meets 1pm, for relatives and friends of people with a drinking problem. Al-Anon believes alcoholism is a family illness and changed attitudes can aid recovery. Meeting details, phone 54839052, 54825523 or 0412364979.
BIG Book Steps meeting, Community Hall, cnr Pine and Myall Sts, today at 5.30 pm. Inquiries, phone 0439310774 or 54836404.