Relay for Life taking steps to cancer-free future

Cancer survivors and their carers are invited to take part in the opening lap of Toowoomba's 2017 Relay for Life and an afternoon tea marked by hope.

Open House shares city's historic stories

STORIES TO TELL: Redlands at Concordia Lutheran College is one of 19 properties open for viewing during Open House. It was built in 1889 and purchased by the church in 1945.

Historic homes will open people's eyes on Toowoomba's past.

Vibrant stories at Buderim art expo

LOCAL ART ON SHOW: The Buderim Craft Cottage President, Jan Nelson with a painting by Jenni Saunders.

COLOUR your day with the Buderim art expo on from May 19.

COMMUNITY NOTICES: Brisbane region

ALL ABOARD: Arana VIEW Clubs 20th birthday celebrations were held at their April meeting. The 'Just Cruising' theme was extended to the table decorations.

COMMUNITY information about events and group activities in May.

WHAT'S ON: Top things to do on the Sunshine Coast in May

AUTUMN COLOUR: THE Australian Hibiscus Society Sunshine Coast will be holding the 2017 Hibiscus Spectacular with over 150 hibiscus blooms on show on May 13.

GET out and about on the Coast in May.

COMMUNITY NOTICES: Sunshine Coast region

HAPPY BOWLERS: Shirley, Mary, Jane and Robyn at Woombye Bowls Club for the Sunshine Coast Bowls Championships.

EVENTS and news from community groups around the Sunshine Coast.

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Treasures galore found in Burringbar

The things you can find in Burringbar.

Nasho heads for Vietnam to pay respects

Tony van Sleeuwen describes his experiences during the Vietnam War as “horrific”.

VETERAN to respectfully retrace Vietnam War steps.

Croquet scores with skill, tactics and fitness

GIVE IT A SWING: The club’s longest-standing member Betty Belz shows her skill with the mallet, which saw her represent Australian.

TRY it today, croquet is gentle and tests skill and concentration.

Breast cancer survivors benefiting from dragon boating

DRAGONS ABREAST:  The Dragons Abreast Gold Coast team in training on Currumbin Creek.

EXERCISING regularly is helping survivors repair their bodies.

U3A plans a Queensland conference to remember

Convenors Gail Bonser (left) and Ilona Tanner hope to welcome at least 150 guests to The U3A Network Queensland State Conference.

CONFERENCE to provide platform for latest community learning.

Flowering canvasses win awards for octogenarian

NEW HOBBY: Floral artist Desley Clarke with her award-winning floral art.

FLORAL awards keep rolling in for talented senior.

Police want senior volunteers to assist community

Clancy the Koala and Coast Volunteers in Policing helping the Bli Bli Neighbourhood Watch celebrate Neighbour Day at Parklakes II.

COAST seniors can volunteer to work with their peers.