What's on around Gympie region this weekend
TODAY (Friday, November 4)
Showgirl cent sale
RING Showgirl Georganna Williamson is holding the annual Ring Cent Sale at the Senior Citizen's Hall in Mellor St with a sausage sizzle from 6pm and event starting 7pm. Lots of prizes.
Senior Citizens Club
GYMPIE and District Senior Citizens Club meets at the Senior Citizens Hall, Mellor St on Tuesdays at 11am and Fridays at 10am to play cards and bowls. New members welcome. Inquiries Denise 0418 189 113.
Gympie U3A classes
AT Gympie Community Place:
History 9.30-10.30am. Inquiries Janice 0428 418 197.
Mahjong 12-2pm. Inquiries Sue 5482 8956.
GLENWOOD Community Hall (37km north of Gympie), 7pm. Details, phone 043 703 1316.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 5
Cedar Pocket mini markets
MINI markets are held at the Cedar Pocket Hall on the first Saturday of each month. Next sale November 5. Inside and outside stalls - craft, plants, bric a brac and more. Sausage sizzle and Devonshire morning tea. Fundraiser for the Cedar Pocket Hall. Inquiries Les 5486 6037.
RDA open day
GYMPIE and District Riding for Disabled is holding an open day at the grounds on the corner of Mary Valley Hwy and Lawson Rd, Long Flat from 9am. Join RDA members and volunteers for morning tea and see displays of riding and carriage driving. There will also be pony and carriage rides for a gold coin donation. Inquiries 5482 2691.
Long Flat dance
OLD time/new vogue dance, 7.30pm, Long Flat Hall. Dance music by Trevor Chalk from the Sunshine Coast. Adults $12, high school students $6. Lucky door tickets, novelty dances and supper. All welcome to come along a have a great night of dancing and fellowship with the Long Flat Hall Committee. Inquiries Cecily 5483 8112 or Lyn 5482 4934.
ROOM 2, Gympie Community Place, 18 Excelsior Rd, 4.30pm. Inquiries 0459 350 026 or 0428 839 370.
Gympie Gem Club
OPEN Open 9am-noon. Make your own silver jewellery. Club house, cnr Bruce Hwy and Monkland St. Inquiries 0409 636 814 or 0428 862 851.
Dagun Growers Market
AT DAGUN Heritage Railway Station from 3pm. Freshly picked and local food, wine and cheese tasting. Inquiries Elaine 5484 3749.
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 6
Learn to dance
LEARN how to dance, old time and new vogue, 12.30-3.30pm, Long Flat Hall. Adults $4, high school students $2 with afternoon tea provided. Inquiries Ann 5483 9387 or Will 5482 5390.
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, always welcome. Inquiries Chrissy 5484 5418 or visit Facebook.com/ImbilMarkets.
MUSEUM Markets at the Duck Pond (Lake Alford), 7am-noon. Fresh produce, plants, crafts and lots more. Site bookings 5482 3995.
POMONA, Red Cross rooms, Reserve St, 6.30pm. Inquiries phone 5485 2862.