U3A Tweed Coast Inc. Publicity Co-ordinator Val Sparrow (left) with Rachel Hawken receiving recognition for 15 years as a group leader of
U3A Tweed Coast Inc. Publicity Co-ordinator Val Sparrow (left) with Rachel Hawken receiving recognition for 15 years as a group leader of "Writing Life Stories".

Community Notices: Northern NSW

THE deadline for our next issue is February 7. Please email your community notice to Nicky or Chris: communitynotes@seniorsnewspaper.com.au


CHRISTMAS Raffle Results are - 1st Prize Gail Carmichael ticket no. 22067. 2nd Prize Pat Kelly ticket no. 18507. 3rd Prize Lyn Power ticket no.22215. 4th Prize. Mal Doyle ticket no. 22085.

All monies raised go to local children's charities including, Shaping Outcomes, Story Dogs and the Children's Ward at Tweed Heads Hospital as well as Palliative Care. Thank you to all who supported us.


LOCATED in the heart of Coolangatta our friendly welcoming centre is primarily for over 50's but not exclusively. Over 25 different fun, social, low- cost activities to keep your mind and body well. Free WIFI & computer access including lessons. Professional & affordable hairdressing in our fully equipped salon. Also, an outlet for the local free papers & holiday brochures to plan your next trip.

An extensive library and great spot to stop for a break between errands and enjoy a $1.50 tea/coffee. Welcoming locals and visitors, between 8am-3pm weekdays at 2 Gerrard Street, Coolangatta or call 55364050.


WE ARE looking forward to hosting many fundraising activities with all proceeds from all events going towards purchasing much needed equipment for the Tweed Hospital.

We are always looking for volunteers to help with fundraising, working in the Hospital Gift Shop, helping at our fetes and other fundraising activities. We have a place for everyone. This is a great way to help the Tweed Hospital and also meet new people. Both men and women are needed.

If you are interested in joining us, call Merle Graham on 55361441 or 0400412945.



Tweed Coast

THE classes for this year will be starting soon and you can join now and get ready for a fabulous year of learning, fun and friendship in 2018. We have over 40 classes to choose from, writing, tai chi, yoga, languages, cards, mah-jong, history, painting to name a few. Join for only $40 for the whole year to attend as many classes as you like.

Sign On/Open day is on Thursday, January 18 at The Seventh Day Adventist Hall, 85 Philip St, Chinderah at 10am. You can talk to our Group Leaders about their classes. If you have a hobby or a talent on any subject at all that you could share with others, our enthusiastic members would welcome you as a group leader. See us at Open Day or contact Val.

All details and the timetable are on the website: www.tweedcoast.u3anet.org.au/wp or call Val 0421686310 


Twin Towns

ENROLMENT Days are on January 23 and 24 at 4 Boyd Street, Tugun, all welcome. Come along and join in healthy mind and body activities including tai chi, qi gong, yoga, stretch, dance, jazz, tap, belly, line dance, movement to music, light exercise, laughter yoga and aerobics.

Enjoy fun classes including topical discussion, art, calligraphy, pen & ink, card games, table tennis, photography, random readers, tea & talk, literature poetry and plays. Have you always wanted to learn a language|? We have classes in French, Italian, German and Spanish. Classes are held at Tweed Heads, Coolangatta, Tugun and Palm Beach.

For more: www.u3atwintowns, Facebook, call 55347333 or email u3atwintowns@gmail.com.

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