What's on in your community over the next few days
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 20
Breast cancer seminar
CANCER Council Qld is offering a free seminar in Gympie called Moving on from Breast Cancer. Topics include ongoing side effects, exercise and wellbeing. This is a women's only event. Register online at https://cancerqld.org.au/get-support/ccq-events/information-sessions/ or contact 131120.
Older Women's Network
MEETS at St Peter's Anglican Hall at 9.15am on Lady Mary Terrace. Inquiries Lee 5483 1415 or Helen 5483 5181.
GYMPIE Pensioners are holding a social afternoon at the Senior Citizens Centre, Mellor St, from 12.30pm. Short meeting followed by guest artists, raffles and afternoon tea. Inquiries Kevin 5482 3041.
GYMPIE Seniors Computer Club meets 10-11.30am, James Nash Arcade, beside the Gold Rush Office. Inquiries David 5482 7564.
Gympie U3A classes
AT Gympie Community Place:
Spanish: 10am-noon. Inquiries Pam 5483 1976; French 1-2pm; Italian 2-3pm.
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 Family Groups meets 7.30pm for relatives and friends of people with a drinking problem. Share experience, strength and hope to solve common problems. Meeting details, phone 5483 9052, 5482 5523 or 0412 364 979.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21
GYMPIE VIEW Club will hold its monthly meeting at the Gympie RSL Club, Mary St at 11am. As well as socialising and lunch, there will be an election of committee members for 2017. Social events such as coffee or craft mornings are held on a regular basis during the month. VIEW, which stands for the Voice, Interests and Education of Women, supports The Smith Family in raising money to assist in Learning for Life Programs for school children in Australia. Come and join in and learn more about VIEW. Inquiries Elsie 5482 2955 or Esme 5483 3532.
Long Flat dance
THE Learner Dance Group is holding an old time/new vogue dance at Long Flat Hall, 7.30pm. Adults $5, children under 12 free. Popular dance music by CDs, light supper. Enjoy a night of social dancing with the Learner Dance Group. All welcome. Inquiries Lyn 5482 4934 or Ann 5483 9387.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22
Old time dance
Chatsworth Hall, music by Lex K and Friends. Adults $10, high school students $5.
Raffle, lucky door, homemade supper. Doors open 7pm, dancing 7.30pm-midnight.
DO YOU have treasure you want to sell at a garage sale? Goomboorian Memorial Hall has registered as a venue on the National Garage Sale Trail on Saturday, October 22 from 8am-noon. Bring your goodies to Goomboorian and enjoy the friendly hospitality in a true country setting. Free cuppa for one and all. Also free stall sites to all stall holders. Inquiries 0488 769 588 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Quilt Open Day
QUILT Open Day by Robin's Roses for Project Linus, Saturday October 22, 9.30am-3.30pm at the Jean Beattie Hall Cooinda Aged Care Home in Gympie. Handmade crafts, gift stall, bargain plants, lucky door prizes AND quilt raffle. Admission $5 includes morning or afternoon tea. See the latest quilts that will be given to the Lady Cilento Children's Hospital to comfort seriously ill children plus adult quilts for the Gympie Chemotherapy Ward. Inquires Gail 0412 781 209 or Rita 5483 8972.