What's on in Gympie region over the next few days
FRIDAY, JULY 28
Senior Citizens Club
GYMPIE and District Senior Citizens Club meets at the Senior Citizens Centre, Mellor St, on Tuesdays at 11am and Fridays at 10am to play cards and bowls. New members welcome. Inquiries Denise 0418 189 113.
GLENWOOD Community Hall (37km north of Gympie), 7pm. Inquiries 0437 031 316.
SATURDAY, JULY 29
Long Flat dance
OLD time/new vogue dance, Long Flat Hall, 7.30pm. Great dance music by High Noon, lucky door prizes, novelty dances and a delicious supper. Adults $12, high school students $6. Come along and enjoy a great night of dancing with the Learner Dance Group - also a great way to keep warm and healthy on these cold winter nights. Inquiries Judy 5582 2572 or Janet 5482 4318.
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.
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 to suit your budget. Shop 'til you drop while helping raise much-needed funding for Little Haven Palliative Care. Inquiries 5482 9091.
SUNDAY, JULY 30
THE Bromeliad Friendship Group meets at 2pm at Lynore and Narelle's places, 58/60 Pine St, Gympie. Please bring a cup, chair and plate of afternoon tea to share. Inquiries 0438 668 705.
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. Join The Learner Dance Group for a great afternoon. Inquiries Ann 0432 154 204 or Janet 5482 4318.
IMBIL town centre, every Sunday, 8am-2pm. Fresh fruit and vegetables, honey products, jewellery, clothing, woodwork and crafts. New stall holders, with public liability insurance, welcome. Inquiries Chrissy 5484 5418 or Facebook.com/ImbilMarkets.
MUSEUM Markets at the Duck Pond (Lake Alford) are held from 7am-noon on the first, third and fifth Sundays monthly. Fresh produce, plants, crafts and more. Site bookings 5482 3995.
POMONA, Red Cross rooms, Reserve St, 6.30pm. Inquiries phone 5485 2862.
Lutheran bus trip
GYMPIE Lutherans are running a bus to the Childers Multi-Cultural Festival for only $45. Book with Betty Sinn 5482 4453.
MONDAY, JULY 31
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.
Butterfly Weight Loss Club
BUTTERFLY Weigh Loss Club understands the difficulties experienced physically and emotionally during the weight loss process and has created a support group with a safe environment for women to enjoy. Come and meet new friends whilst losing weight and gaining health. Mondays, Chatz Cafe, Victory Church, Old Maryborough Rd, Gympie. Weigh-in 9.15am- 9.45am, meeting 9.45am-10.15am. Cost $25 joining fee (including starter pack and first meeting), weekly $5. Inquiries Yvonne 0401 401 437. No booking needed. Please just turn up on the day!
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.
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.
MEETS Monday 1pm. 'Alcoholism shatters lives'. To help them, you have to help yourself first! In general, alcoholics act and we, who are involved with them, react. In a state of intoxication, alcoholics aren't worried about the problems their actions are creating, instead, those around them worry for them. The Al-Anon Family Groups help us to help ourselves. Phone 5483 9052 or 0412 364 979 for meeting details.
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.