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

THURSDAY, APRIL 20

Gympie Pensioners

SOCIAL afternoon, Senior Citizens Centre, 12.30pm. Short meeting followed by local artists afternoon tea and raffles. Inquiries Kevin 5482 3041.

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.

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, APRIL 21

Gympie VIEW Club

THE monthly meeting of the Gympie VIEW Club will be held in the Orchid Room of the Gympie RSL Club from 10.30am for 11. Inquiries president Judy 5482 4767.

Alcoholics Anonymous

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

SATURDAY, APRIL 22

Old time dance

LONG Flat Hall, 7.30pm. Great dance music by CDs, lucky door ticket and a light supper. Adults $5, children under 12 free. Come along and enjoy a great night of old time dancing with the Learner Dance Group. Each quarter the Learner Dance Group makes a donation from the old time dances to a nominated local charity. The March recipient of $300 was the Gympie & District Riding for Disabled Association Inc. The Learner Dance Group thanks all dancers for their support. Inquiries Lyn 5482 4934 or Janet 5482 4318.

Goomboorian Markets

GOOMBOORIAN Memorial Hall Country Market run the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of each month next market 8am 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 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

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 pomonamarketsqld@gmail.com

SUNDAY, APRIL 23

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.

MONDAY, APRIL 24

Card days

CANASTA and Five Hundred are played every Monday from 12-5pm at Gympie Bowls Club, Bowlers Drive, Southside. Cost $4 includes afternoon tea. All welcome. Inquiries 5482 2494.

Steaming Day

THE Davey-Paxman Boiler of the colonial era and related steam machinery, are in operation on the first Monday monthly, at the Gympie Gold Mining & Historical Museum, 215 Brisbane Road, Gympie.

Bingo  

Every Monday at the Gympie Bowls Club, Bowlers Drive, Southside. All welcome. Door opens 8.30am, eyes down at 9.30. Complimentary morning tea. Inquiries 0428 825 914. 

Social bowls

SUBURBS Indoor Bowls Club social bowls from 1pm. All abilities and skill levels welcome. Cost is $4. Please wear covered shoes - you don't want a bowl dropped on your toe.

Al-Anon

MEETS Monday 1pm. If you are seeking a solution to the problems that come from living or having lived with an alcoholic. The Al-Anon program shows us how to cope with our difficulties and find a more serene approach to life. Our improved attitudes in turn may influence the alcoholic to seek help. Phone 5483 9052 or 0412 364 979 for more details.

Alcoholics Anonymous

BIG Book Steps meeting, Community Hall, cnr Pine and Myall sts, at 5.30pm. Inquiries, phone 0439 310 774 or 0447 101 376

Gympie Gem Club

OPEN Mondays 9am-3pm. 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.

Suburbs Indoor Bowls

COME along for a friendly afternoon of indoor bowls at the Graham St Hall, from 1pm. All skill levels welcome. Inquiries, phone Enid 5482 5481 or Phyllis on 5482 6015.

Empire Hotel Trivia Night

Registration at 6.15, Starts 6.30 Four players per team $2 each player vouchers to be won.

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