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What's on around Gympie region this week?

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

TUESDAY, MARCH 21

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.

Calling all singers

JOIN a choir and sing some heavenly harmonies. Andrew Emmet, former chorister at Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford, UK, directs Cooloola Voices A Cappella choir (voice only) in Gympie on Tuesday evenings. Cooloola Voices have been singing for about nine years and sing mostly original popular arrangements created by Andrew. If you would like to sing in this choir, email Andrew at andrewjemmet@gmail.com or phone 5474 1498.

Alcoholics Anonymous

GYMPIE: Salvation Army, Stumm Rd, Southside at 9.30am. Inquiries 5483 6404 or 5483 7522.

COOLOOLA Cove: Vietnam Veterans Hall, Nautilus Dr, 7pm. Inquiries, phone 5488 0972.

Mahjong group

GYMPIE Mahjong Group meets at the Gympie RSL in Mary St (excluding public holidays) from 10am-3pm. Beginners taught to play Western Mahjong rules. Inquiries Judy 5482 4767.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22

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

TAI Chi for Health and Falls Prevention: Improve your balance, coordination, exercise and have fun learning tai chi. Recommended by doctors and physiotherapists. Accredited facilitators. Every Wednesday, beginners 9-10am, St Peter's Anglican Hall, Lady Mary Tce, Gympie. Cost $4 per class. Inquiries Betty 0408 835 235 or Rod 0418 113 133.

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.

Little Haven Shed Sale

LITTLE Haven Shed, Chappell St (opposite Mary Valley Heritage Railway workshop), open each Wednesday 8am-midday for sales. Furniture, bric-a-brac, books, clothing, the list is endless. Delivery of furniture at a negotiated price. Donations of clean saleable items appreciated for ongoing fundraising for Little Haven Palliative Care. Inquiries 5482 9091.

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 on 0419 221 527.

Alcoholics Anonymous

WEDNESDAYS, 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

OPEN Wednesdays 9am-3pm and 6.30-9.30pm. Make your own silver jewellery, cut and polish stones, facet gem stones, silvercasting. Visitors and new members welcome. Club house Cnr Bruce Hwy and Monkland St. Inquiries 0409 636 814 or 0431 206 375.

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.

Pensioners hoy

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.

Alcoholics Anonymous

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

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

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.

Alcoholics Anonymous

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 Markets (starts 11th feb)

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 $5 a stall? Inquiries Jan 5486 5552 or 0488 769 588 or email goomboorianhall@yahoo.com.au.

Alcoholics Anonymous

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 pomonamarketsqld@gmail.com

Little Haven Shed Sales

LITTLE Haven Shed Sales are held last Saturday of each month in Chapple 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, March 26 at the Cooran Hall. Tea and coffee provided. Anyone welcome. Inquiries Paul Tierney, 11 Flynn Rd, Gympie. Phone 5482 4762.     

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.

Imbil Markets

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.

Alcoholics Anonymous

POMONA, Red Cross rooms, Reserve St, 6.30pm. Inquiries phone 5485 2862.

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