What's happening around Gympie region this week
THURSDAY, MARCH 23
Older Women's Network
GYMPIE Older Women's Network meets at St Peter's Anglican Hall, Lady Mary Tce, 9.15am. Guest speaker from the Chinese Orphans Assistance Team. Inquiries Lee 5483 1415 or Helen 5483 5181.
GYMPIE Pensioners hoy afternoon, Senior Citizens Centre, 12.30 pm, followed by raffles and afternoon tea all welcome. All welcome. Inquiries Maureen 5482 6738.
Little Haven Pop Shop
THE Little Haven Pop Up Shop will be open until Friday, April 7 at 177 Mary St (the old Dick Smith shop). Call in 8am-4pm weekdays only. Lots of bargains. Bric-a-brac, clothes, plants etc. Come and have a browse. Donations of fresh produce and baking would be greatly appreciated. Inquiries Little Haven 5482 9091.
Tai Chi for Health and Arthritis
THURSDAYS, Senior Citizens Centre, Mellor St, Gympie, 8am and 9 am advanced classes. Please wear white shirt, flat shoes and bring bottle of water. Beginners classes now closed (new beginners Thursday, February 1, 2018). Inquiries Shirley 0418 831 320 or Trudie 0490 123 675.
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.
MEETS Thursday 7.30pm. Times for celebration are often dreaded by the family of people who drink too much because of arguments and money problems. Al-Anon Family Group members have share these experiences and understand as few others can. Help is available, peace and serenity is possible. Phone 5483 9052 or 0412 364 979 for meeting details.
FRIDAY, MARCH 24
Old time dance
STRICTLY old time dance, 7.30pm, Long Flat Hall. Music supplied by CDs, light supper, lucky door ticket. Adults $5, under-12s free. Enjoy a great night of dancing with the Learner Dance Group. Inquiries Janet 5482 4318 or Lyn 5482 4934.
Little Haven Pop Shop
THE Little Haven Pop Up Shop will be open from Monday, March 13 until Friday, April 7 at 177 Mary St (the old Dick Smith Shop). Call in 8am-4pm weekdays only. Lots of bargains. Bric-a-brac, clothes, plants etc. Come and have a browse. Donations of fresh produce and baking would be greatly appreciated. Inquiries Little Haven 5482 9091.
GLENWOOD Community Hall (37km north of Gympie), 7pm. Inquiries 0437 031 316.
SATURDAY, MARCH 25
Old time dance
AN old time dance (no new vogue) will be held at Chatsworth Hall, 7.30pm-midnight. Doors open 7pm. Live music by The Silver Comets. Adults $12, high school students $5, children free. Home-made supper, raffle, lucky door prize. Inquiries Nancy 5482 1273
GOOMBOORIAN Memorial Hall Country Market run the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of each month, 8am-noon. Come and sample the true country atmosphere. Enjoy Goomboorian hospitality with a free cuppa. Want to have a stall? Stalls inside and outside. Why not bring along your preloved treasures and have a stall for $5. Inquiries Jan 5486 5552 or 0488 769 588 or email email@example.com.
ROOM 2, Gympie Community Place, 18 Excelsior Rd (cnr Stanley St), 4.30pm. Inquiries 0459 350 026 or 0428 839 370.
Gympie Gem Club
OPEN Saturdays 9am-noon. Make your own silver jewellery, cut and polish stones,facet gem stones. Visitors and new members welcome. Club house Cnr Bruce Hwy and Monkland St. Inquiries 0409 636 814 or 0431 206 375.
Dagun Growers Market
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.
Pomona Country Markets
POMONA Country Markets are held every second and fourth Saturday morning of the month. Come along and purchase fresh fruit and vegies directly from the farmers or treat yourself with some freshly baked cakes, preserves or jams. Activities for the kids as well as other entertainers. There is old farm junk for sale, or cosmetics, or Noosa clothing for kids and adults. Looking forward to seeing you there. Inquiries firstname.lastname@example.org.
Little Haven Shed Sales
LITTLE Haven Shed Sales are held last Saturday of each month in Chappell St opposite the Mary Valley Heritage Railway workshops from 7am-midday. Sausage sizzle and cold drinks available, bargains galore. Furniture, clothing, books, videos, games, bric-a-brac, toys - the list is endless. Plenty of goodies to suit your budget. Visit the friendly volunteers and shop 'til you drop while helping raise much-needed funding for Little Haven Palliative Care. Inquiries 5482 9091.
SUNDAY, MARCH 26
Back to Cooran
THE annual back to Cooran reunion will be held on Sunday 26th March at the Cooran Hall. Tea and coffee provided. Anyone welcome. Inquiries Paul Tierney, 11 Flynn Rd, Gympie. Phone 5482 4762.
Bromeliad Friendship Group
THE Bromeliad Friendship Group meets at 2pm at Sally's place, 5 Pine St, Gympie. Please bring a cup, chair, plate to share and show and tell. Inquiries 5482 4850.
Learner Dance Group
LEARN how to dance old time/new vogue or just refresh your dancing, every Sunday, 12.30pm-3.30pm at the Long Flat Hall, Gympie. Cost $4, afternoon tea is provided. Come along and join The Learner Dance Group for a great afternoon. Inquiries Ann 0432 154 204 or Janet 5482 4318.
TAKE a scenic drive in the Mary Valley and visit Imbil Markets in the town centre, every Sunday from 8am-2pm. Fresh fruit and vegetables, honey products, jewellery, clothing, woodwork and crafts. New stall holders, with public liability insurance, are always welcome. Inquiries Chrissy 5484 5418 or visit Facebook.com/ImbilMarkets.
POMONA, Red Cross rooms, Reserve St, 6.30pm. Inquiries phone 5485 2862.