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

What's on around Gympie region this week


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 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.

Gympie Camera Club

THE Gympie Camera Club meets first Tuesday and third Monday monthly, at the Gympie Regional Gallery. Attendees are asked to arrive at 7pm for a 7.30pm start. All visitors are welcome to join the group of enthusiastic photographers. Inquiries: contact info@gympiecameraclub.

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.


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. 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. Visitor and new members welcoem. Inquiries 0409 636 814 or 0431 206 375.


Gympie Pensioners

Name Mrs . Maureen Perry 10 Perry Lane Gympie Mobil 0407141857 Organization Gympie Pensioners Event Social afternoon Venue Senior Citizens Centre Date 20/4/17 Time 12/30pm . Short meeting followed by Local artists afternoon tea and raffles for information phone Kevin on 54823041.

Older Women's Network

Bus trip today, no meeting. Inquiries Lee 5483 1415 or Helen 5483 5181.

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.


MEETS Thursday 7.30pm. Families of active alcoholics need Al-Anon in order to learn how to live with the confusion and despair created by the drinking even when the alcoholic is no longer a member of the family because of separation or death. Phone: 5483 9052 or 0412 364 979 for meeting details.   


Alcoholics Anonymous

GLENWOOD Community Hall (37km north of Gympie), 7pm. Inquiries 0437 031 316.


Goomboorian Markets

GOOMBOORIAN Memorial Hall Country Market run the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of each month next market 8 am to 12 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 07 5486 5552 or 0488 769 588 or email 

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

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.

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


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

Alcoholics Anonymous

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

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