GAMES FEVER: Burleigh Waters Probus Club members at the 2018 Commonwealth Games as volunteers.
GAMES FEVER: Burleigh Waters Probus Club members at the 2018 Commonwealth Games as volunteers.

Community notices: Gold Coast

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The deadline for our July issue is June 27. Email editor@seniors newspaper.com.au.

U3A

 

Twin Towns

WE HAVE a special offer - pay only $75 to become a member. Over 50 classes to choose from including: languages, art, technology, exercise, dancing, gentle martial arts, yoga, guest speakers, literature, current affairs and book discussions, mahjong, card and board games. Email u3a1office@gmail.com or phone 55347333.

END OF LIFE CHOICES

EXIT International is a voluntary euthanasia group that meets quarterly. Meetings are held at the Robina Community Centre. Attendees must be Exit Members. Next meeting to be held on August 9. Further information exitinternational.net or phone local co-ordinator Elaine on 55808215 or 0421796713.

BLOKE'S LOUNGE

BLOKE'S Lounge encourages men aged 50+ to meet new people and make new mates through informal activities such as fishing, cards, barbecues, cycling, darts, golf, walking, movies. More details: blokeslounge.org.

SPINAL LIFE AUSTRALIA'S GOLD COAST POST POLIO NETWORK

WE MEET at 10.30am on the second Monday of the month at Treetops Tavern, 7 Executive Drive, Burleigh Waters. Phone the facilitator Lyn on 0448206856 or Joan on 0413178073 for further information and venue location.

VIEW CLUBS

 

Burleigh Palm Beach

MEMBERS and guests of Burleigh Palm Beach VIEW Club gathered recently to celebrate the 25th birthday of the club. We meet on the third Tuesday of the month at Treetops Tavern, West Burleigh at 10am. New members are always welcome at this friendly club. The next meeting will be on June 19. Phone Ros on 55205821.

 

SILVER CELEBRATIONS: Members and guests of Burleigh Palm Beach VIEW Club gathered recently to celebrate the 25th birthday of the club.
SILVER CELEBRATIONS: Members and guests of Burleigh Palm Beach VIEW Club gathered recently to celebrate the 25th birthday of the club.

 

Robina

THE friendly ladies at our club meet on the first Wednesday of each month at 9.30am for 10am start at the Robina Bowls Club, Ron Penhaligon Way. We have interesting guest speakers with morning tea; social days and outings. New members and guests are welcome. Phone Jennifer on 0408005458.

 

Southport Day

WE MEET on the third Wednesday of each month at the Southport Yacht Club and invite new members to join us. Ladies, come along, meet new friends and enjoy a delightful luncheon overlooking the water. Social days are also held on the first Friday of the month. New and visiting members are always welcome. For bookings and inquiries, phone Robin on 55374593.

 

Surfers Paradise

WE HOLD our meetings and lunch on the second Tuesday of each month at the Southport Golf Club. Meeting at 11.30am for lunch at noon. Always with an interesting guest Speaker. New members and visitors are most welcome. For an opportunity to meet new friends and join in our social activities and really enjoyable outings. Phone Nancy Uren on 0412639574 or 55926730.

 

Twin Towns Day

MEMBERS were delighted recently when the CEO of South Tweed Sports, Angus Southwell, presented the VIEW Club's treasurers with a cheque for an additional student. Join us for lunch on the first Thursday of each month at South Tweed Sports 11am for a two course lunch including tea or coffee. Cost is $25. To book phone Freda on 55241357 by the Monday before.

 

Twin Towns Evening

WE MEET on the second Wednesday of each month at the Blue Room of the Tweed Heads Blue Room. A delightful two-course meal and guest speaker. Ladies of all ages are most welcome. To book, phone Trudy on 55241770 by 1 pm on the Monday prior.

 

Coolangatta /Tweed

WE WILL be celebrating our 28th birthday on the June 21. Our thyme is '50 shades of red' and it will be held at the South Tweed Sports Club at 10.30am for a 11am start. Entertainment will be Stephen Michael. Our luncheons are are held on the third thursday of the month. All ladies are welcome. Bookings and apologies, phone Elaine on 55244461 before Monday, June 18.

TWIN TOWNS & DISTRICT GARDEN CLUB

MEETINGS are held on the second Monday of the month from January to November. Our next meeting is Monday, July 9. The venue will be South Tweed Sports Club, Minjungbal Drive, South Tweed in the downstairs auditorium. The hall opens at 8.30am for entry and benching your exhibits. Cuttings and Trading Tables will start at 8.45am. Morning tea is available and the general meeting from 10am. Cost: $4 entry fee paid at the door. Raffles, lucky door prizes and much more. Hope to see you there, bring a friend. Phone Monika Ross on 0412638373 or go to twintownsgardenclub. com.

FREE HOME CARERS WORKSHOP

ARE you caring for a loved one or friend in the home? Our free workshop is on Thursday, June 14 in Arundel. Free tips and strategies on caring in the home dealing with carer stress, wellness and much more. We offer free on site care for your loved one so you can attend the workshop, some conditions apply. All fully funded by CRCC and the Hopewell centre. Light lunch provided. Phone Julie Howe on 0422191146 or email jhowe@hopewell.org.au.

NATIONAL SENIORS ROBINA

WE PROVIDE members in Robina and surrounding areas with monthly meetings for an opportunity to meet new people and enjoy social outings, but also to have their say and be informed on important issues that affect over 50s. Go to ans4230.wix.com/ansr or phone John Worrall on 0478064529.

SOUTHPORT MILITARY HERITAGE MUSEUM

THE Southport Military Heritage Museum will again open on Sunday, July 1, from 9am-noon. A new display, honouring General Sir John Monash and our WWI Allied Commanders is now ready for display. The Southport Military Heritage Museum is located in the Qld Naval Brigade Drill Hall at Owen Park, Mick Vievers Way, 201 Queen Street, Southport. Entry and parking are free. Phone Noel on 0437732575.

PROBUS CLUBS

 

Sorrento

OUR club visited HOTA (Home of the Arts) cafe on the Gold Coast for morning tea recently. We were well received and enjoyed a talk from Kate, from HOTA Marketing on forthcoming shows and productions coming to the beautiful arts centre. We are a lively mixed group undertaking coffee mornings, luncheons and trips. Always, have very interesting speakers each month. Meet in Southport Bowls Club on second Thursday of each month. Phone Doreen on 55266126.

 

The Sorrento Probus Club visited HOTA (Home of the Arts) cafe on the Gold Coast for morning tea.
The Sorrento Probus Club visited HOTA (Home of the Arts) cafe on the Gold Coast for morning tea.

 

Surfers Paradise

WE MEET on the first Tuesday of the month at 9.30am in The Atlantis Club Room 2 Admiralty Drive, Surfers Paradise. We are a friendly group of men and women who enjoy social outings and guest speakers. Visitors and new members are always welcome. Phone Beverley on 0432010721.

 

Burleigh Waters

GENERAL Meetings are held on the third Monday of each month. Retired or semi-retired men are invited to join us at Club Meetings, 10am on the third Monday of each month at Burleigh Waters Community Centre, 131 Christine Avenue. Burleigh Waters. Nominally a men's club, but wives are very welcome to share the club's fellowship, friendship and fun at all club meetings and outings. Phone Brian 55206332 or John 55206661.

 

There was a buzz all around during the social outing recently of the Burleigh Heads Ladies Probus Club.
There was a buzz all around during the social outing recently of the Burleigh Heads Ladies Probus Club.

 

Burleigh Heads Ladies

WE MEET on the third Wednesday of the month at Burleigh Heads Surf Life Saving Club. Morning tea is enjoyed at 10am followed by a meeting at 10.30am, which includes an interesting speaker. Lunch can be ordered. A coach trip or social activity is held on the fourth Wednesday. Visitors welcome. Phone Helga on 55202426 or Glenda 55760303.

SOUTHPORT SENIOR CITIZENS ASSN. INC.

WE WELCOME all over 50s to our activities which include: Line Dancing, New Vogue Dancing, Scottish, Square and Tap Dancing, Tai Chi and light exercise. For all activity times please go to southportsenior citizens.com or phone Annette 55371377. Membership is $8 per year with each activity costing a low $3. You can find as at 2 Whitby Street, Southport. Parking is available in Owen Park.

EMBROIDERER'S GUILD QLD SOUTHPORT BRANCH INC.

WE MET at Dr Corbett House, Owen Park, Mick Vievers Way, off Queen Street. Come and learn all types of embroidery. Groups meet Monday 9.30am-3pm. Tuesday 7-9.30pm. Patchwork group Thursday 9.30am-3pm. Miniature group fourth Saturday of the month. Smocking group first Tuesday of the month. Phone Mary Ellen 0408766205 or Noelein Armstrong on 0408395021.

SOLACE

SOLACE is an Organisation for people grieving the loss of a partner. We meet every second and fourth Wednesday at 10.30am at Broadbeach Senior Citizens Centre TE Peters Drive, Broadbeach. For more information, phone Betty on 55807034.

DALLAS LINEDANCERS

LINE DANCING starting now - You don't need a partner and there is no age limits, so you dance at your own level active social club. The main benefits of linedancing are regular, moderate exercise, friendship and fun, mental exercise, stress release and can delay and prohibit the onset of Alzheimers disease, dementia etc. Intermediate and advanced classes also. Phone Debbie on 0403225313, email dlkgreaves@gmail.com or visit the website dallaslinedancers.com.

GOLD COAST STROKE SUPPORT GROUP

ANY stroke (or brain attack) survivor members of their family, carer(s) and other interested members of the public, are invited and welcome to attend our Monthly Meeting on the first Wednesday of each month (except January) from 11am-12.30pm, morning tea will be served from 10.30am (for a gold coin donation). The Undercroft Rear of St Peter's Anglican Church of Australia, corner of Nerang and High Streets, Southport. Phone 55313254 or 0400849573, email colinoxenford @bigpond. com or go to goldcoast strokesupportgroup. org.au.

SOUTH TWEED SPORTS CLUB

COME and play cards with our happy club. 500 is played on Wednesdays from 1.30-4.30pm. Euchre played Thursdays 1.30- 4pm. Phone Carole Almond on 55233538.


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