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SINGALONG: The Buderim Male Choir during rehearsals for a special Narration Concert in April.
SINGALONG: The Buderim Male Choir during rehearsals for a special Narration Concert in April. Greg Miller

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YANDINA COUNTRY MUSIC

COUNTRY Music Concerts at the Hall of Fame,

24 Steggalls Rd, Yandina on the second Saturday and third Sunday of every month at 1pm (except Easter Sunday). Toe-tapping music with a good band, local artists and a guest artist. Raffle and door prizes, canteen open, free afternoon tea. Entry $8. Concession $6.Phone 54467545.

CALOUNDRA FLORAL ART SOCIETY

CALOUNDRA Floral Art Society is a group who meet monthly at the Masonic Hall, Third Ave, Caloundra. If you have a love of flowers and are interested in arranging them, we would welcome new members. We meet on the first Friday of the month, starting with morning tea at 9am.

LINE DANCING

LINE dancing is an activity for anyone that is keen to exercise the mind and body. A sequence of steps danced to a varied selection of great music past and present. Catch up with friends on the dance floor and meet new ones. Thursdays 9am-12pm. Beginner level. Tea break provided. Improver level and intermediate level. Held at the Sport & Recreation Centre, cnr Currimundi Rd & Ilya St, Currimundi. Phone Ute Woods on 0412804499.

TRY BADMINTON

ACTIVE senior residents are invited to come and try badminton at the badminton courts in Nambour, on Tuesday from 9am. Your first time will cost you $5, after that $8. Wear sports clothes and non-marking shoes. Racquets are available free of charge. Also free morning tea. Entry is beside the bus shelter opposite Queensland Transport on Coronation Ave, Nambour. Contact Eunice on 54485575.

COOLUM LIONESS CLUB

WE WILL be holding our annual cent auction of raffles on Friday, April 7, at St Peters Church Hall. Doors open at 8.30am and the drawing of prizes will start at 10am. Entry is $3 including morning tea. Phone secretary Heather Davis on 0484573633.

BUDDINA COAST CARE

JOIN US under the shade of the Casuarina trees between 8-10am for our next activity on Tuesday, April 11 at Beach Access 221 on Pacific Blvd, Buddina. All provisions, tools, plants, conversation and morning tea is provided. New volunteers and visitors are welcome. We meet on the second Tuesday of each month. www.facebook.com/ Buddinacoastcare.

 

Buderim Garden Club President John Lyon presented his garden art to members.
Buderim Garden Club President John Lyon presented his garden art to members.

BUDERIM GARDEN CLUB

MEMBERS and visitors are invited to attend the April 7 meeting at 2pm in the Buderim Memorial Hall. Due to Easter, the club will meet on the first Friday of April. Plant competition entries are accepted before the meeting until 1.45pm. Remember to bring a cup and a plate to share, www.buderimgardenclub. com or call 54446881.

 

The Sunshine Coast Doll, Bear, Craft & Miniatures Club donated packages to Foster Care (IFYS - Sunshine Coast).
The Sunshine Coast Doll, Bear, Craft & Miniatures Club donated packages to Foster Care (IFYS - Sunshine Coast).

THE SUNSHINE COAST DOLL,

BEAR, CRAFT & MINIATURES CLUB INC

WE MEET at the Kawana Library on the second Monday of the month and new members welcome. For info phone Kathy on 54918542 or Sue on 54511106.

 

ARTY GROUP: The Coolum Art club was founded in 1968 and is one of the oldest active art clubs on the Sunshine Coast.
ARTY GROUP: The Coolum Art club was founded in 1968 and is one of the oldest active art clubs on the Sunshine Coast.

COOLUM ART GROUP

COOLUM Art Group's awesome Easter show will colour your world from Friday to Sunday on April 14-16 at the Coolum Civic Centre in Park St. Opening times are 9am-5pm daily with the official opening on Friday at 4pm. Free entry. A people choice award is held for the artist with the most votes from the visitors, so come along and enjoy.

SOCIAL BALLROOM DANCING AT POMONA

EVERY Tuesday evening from 7-9.30pm, Pat and Norm Young organise a Social evening. Cost $4, which includes supper. All welcome. NB: The Pomona Hall has been closed by council to do some repairs, so until further notice, the dance will be held at the Federal Hall. Phone 54852007.

BLUE CARE CALOUNDRA COMMUNITY CARE

JOIN Blue Care's Brisbane Airport Bus Tour. Departing from the Blue Care Centre, West Terrace Caloundra on Monday, April 10 at 9am. We will visit the Acacia St Plane Spotter's area, domestic and international terminals, freight, logistics and aircraft maintenance precincts. Lunch at The Breakfast Creek Hotel. Fare includes coach tour and lunch for $56 pp. Contact: Gloria 54923318 or Blue Care 54385000.

ACTIVE MINDS CLASS

ACTIVE minds is a whole-brain, movement- based class that includes Educational Kinesiology, memory training, stress reduction and neuroplasticity techniques. Eight-week programs start at the beginning of every school term - registration essential. Held in Nambour, Buderim and Caloundra. Call Martin Nagle on 0432339195.

 

HIGH FLYERS: (left) Peter Harris and Dennis Nevin from Woombye Bowls Club, will be competing in the Tiger Bowls World Invitation 2017 event in Hong Kong.
HIGH FLYERS: (left) Peter Harris and Dennis Nevin from Woombye Bowls Club, will be competing in the Tiger Bowls World Invitation 2017 event in Hong Kong.

WOOMBYE BOWLS CLUB

WOOMBYE bowlers Peter Harris and Dennis Nevin fly to Hong Kong this month to play lawn bowls in the Tiger Bowls World Invitation 2017. Peter and Dennis have been invited, along with Rod Beazley, from WA, and Stan Stephens, from SA, after Peter and his team won the Australian RSL Fours Championships in February. A brilliant achievement. We congratulate both Peter and Dennis.

 

The Sunshine Coast Choral Society under the baton of well known conductor Adrian King are currently rehearsing for their next performance on April 30.
The Sunshine Coast Choral Society under the baton of well known conductor Adrian King are currently rehearsing for their next performance on April 30.

SUNSHINE COAST CHORAL SOCIETY

THE Sunshine Coast Choral Society with Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Adrian King. Mozart's much loved Requiem and Vespers are presented by the Sunshine Coast Choral Society under the baton of conductor Adrian King. The choir is supported by the Sunshine Coast Chamber Orchestra led by Alex Pattri. Tickets from www.scvenuesandevents. com.au with door sales prior to the concert. April 30 at 2pm, Lake Kawana Community Centre, Sportsmans Parade, Bokarina.

AUSTRALIAN DECORATIVE AND FINE ARTS SOCIETY

ADFAS is a not-for-profit organisation providing superbly illustrated monthly presentations on diverse topics within the arts and related disciplines. The goal of ADFAS Sunshine Coast is to enable members and guests to learn more about the arts in a friendly, welcoming environment - plus to enjoy meeting like -minded people. The next lecture is: 150 Years of Dressing In Brisbane on Monday, April 24 at 6.45pm at the Drama Theatre Matthew Flinders College, Stringybark Rd, Buderim. Bookings: call Karin on 54790550 or visit: www.adfas.org.au.

PROBUS CLUB OF KAWANA WATERS

AT THE recent Annual General Meeting of the club new office bearers were elected for 2017-2018. The club caters to a variety of member interests through its activity groups ranging from bridge, book club, mah jog, mystery excursions, armchair travel, dining out, theatre trips, picnics and walking. For membership and all other enquiries contact our registrar Jan Rowe, 54919287.

NATIONAL SENIORS BUDERIM BRANCH

MONTHLY meeting will be held in the Buderim Bowls Club, Elizabeth St, Buderim at 9.30am on Monday, April 24. Morning tea served. Cost is $5 pp. Our guest speaker will be Barry Vassella, ex-Vietnam veteran and Golfing Pro. All over 50s are welcome to join our group. We have regular outings. Contact Robyn on 0458 773387.

SUNSHINE COAST SCRABBLE CLUB

SUNSHINE Coast Scrabble Club welcomes new members. We meet at Nambour RSL on Friday afternoons and enjoy two or three games of scrabble. If you love scrabble and think its fantastic when you pick up the Q, X, Z or J, we'd love to hear from you. Phone Anna on 54573116.

DYING WITH DIGNITY QLD INC

PUBLIC meeting - the next Sunshine Coast meeting for Dying With Dignity will be held on Wednesday, April 19 from 2pm at the CWA Hall, Memorial Ave, Maroochydore. There isn't any cost to attend and a light afternoon tea is provided. A gold coin donation will be appreciated. Enquiries: president Sharon Tregoning via email President@dwdq.org.au or Bron on 54471993.

HOME INSTEAD SENIOR CARE

HOME Instead Senior Care, Maroochydore office has moved. Our new address is 4/66 Duporth Ave, Maroochydore. We welcome all our Sunshine Coast clients and their families to come visit us. We will be running our April and May workshops from the new office. Please be aware we limit the number of people attending each workshop to six people only. Please call or email the office on 54433562 or maroochydore@home instead.com.au.

U3A

NOOSA

APRIL is a busy month of activities including: Friday, April 7 with Dr Ken Lynn The ionosphere. Friday, April 14 Good Friday: U3A Noosa closed. Friday, April 21 with Michele Lipner. Full details: www.u3anoosa.org.au phone 54405500.

COOROY-NOOSA FAMILY & LOCAL HISTORY GROUP

NOOSA Councillor Ingrid Jackson will be speaker at the group meeting on Saturday, April 8 at 1pm and afternoon tea will follow. The Heritage Centre will be officially opened by Noosa Mayor Tony Wellington at 9.30am on Tuesday, May 2. Visit: genealogy-noosa.org.au or phone 5442 5570.

MELANOMA PATIENTS ASSOCIATION

THIS is a support group for people who have melanoma and their family and friends. We meet on the third Friday of each month in RSL House,

106 Memorial Dr, Cottontree. Next meeting is Friday, April 21 at 10am. Phone Christine on 0412689546 or website: melanomapatients.org.au

BUDERIM MALE CHOIR

A TRIBUTE to the services by the popular Buderim Male Choir will be presented at a special Narration Concert on Saturday, April 22 at 2pm, as a timely tribute to our service men and women. Funds raised will benefit Sunshine Coast Legacy. St Mark's Anglican Church, Main St, Buderim. Admission is $15 adult and children free. Block bookings of 10 or more adults will be discounted to $12 adult. Call Rod on 54564473.

 

Rose Lund, a potter and member of the Buderim Craft Cottage will join 300 other Cottage members at the Easter fair.
Rose Lund, a potter and member of the Buderim Craft Cottage will join 300 other Cottage members at the Easter fair.

BUDERIM's 50th EASTER SATURDAY FAIR

IT'S BEEN happening for 50 years on Easter Saturday and is as popular as ever. Buderim's 2017 Easter Fair will again take place at the "arts precinct", Memorial Hall, Craft Cottage, and the "Village Green" linking them on Saturday, April 15. 8am-3pm; stalls at Hall and in garden 8am-2.30pm. Parking: Lions Club providing $2 supervised off-street parking in Church St car park and at State School opposite, on Main St. Phone: 54453243.

MULTICULTURAL DANCE CLASSES

EVERY Friday, 9-11am at the Guides Hut, Burnett St, Buderim. Learn social dances from around the world. The classes are for adults and suitable for any level of ability. Cost $5 per class. Enquiries and bookings to Lorraine 54451740 or email lorrainemoore51@ hotmail.com.

CALOUNDRA CHORALE AND THEATRE COMPANY

WE WILL once again present a series of pleasant Sunday afternoon fundraising concerts at the CCSA Hall in Nutley St at 2pm on the first Sunday of the month. Dates: May 7, June 4, July 2, August 6, September 3 and October 1. Admission $9 and $5 for members and friends of the chorale, includes afternoon tea.

 

Penny and Chuck Hornbuckle from The Patchwork Angel, celebrate 20 years by cutting cake for their guests.
Penny and Chuck Hornbuckle from The Patchwork Angel, celebrate 20 years by cutting cake for their guests.

THE PATCHWORK ANGEL

THIS month The Patchwork Angel at Forest Glen celebrates their 20th birthday of trade. They hold classes in store and lots of friendship groups which raise money for Juvenile Diabetes Research. Problems get solved through our tea and tears in these friendship groups as well as strong friendships. Phone 54770700 or patchworkangel.com.au.

 

Caloundra Evening VIEW members Wendy Lonie, Sue Parfitt and Jalna Paget
Caloundra Evening VIEW members Wendy Lonie, Sue Parfitt and Jalna Paget

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CALOUNDRA EVENING

AT OUR next meeting we will be hearing about the work of our local lifesavers. Our club has a positive interest in local activities with many members supporting not only the disadvantaged children in our area but also volunteering in many and various ways. Phone Val on 54926884.

 

GLASSHOUSE

WE MEET on the first Wednesday in each month for an outing and the third Wednesday in each month for our luncheon meeting at the Glasshouse Sports Club. If you are interested in either joining us or coming along to one of our meetings/outings please ring either Lynda on 54947875 or Maree on 54946056.

 

A group of our ladies enjoying morning tea at  the park adjoining Glasshouse Information Office.
A group of our ladies enjoying morning tea at the park adjoining Glasshouse Information Office. Janet Kitchin, Publicity Officer

 

BUDERIM

WE WOULD love to see you on the first Wednesday of the month at 11am for 11.30am. Cost $28. Enjoy lunch, listening to interesting speakers and making new friends. We also hold monthly outings, now meet at the Buderim Tavern. Please contact Pat Cooney on 54456329 or Julie Peake on 54442455 for more information.

 

MAROOCHYDORE

GUEST speaker for Maroochydore VIEW Club on Friday, April 28 is Natasha Horvath. Natasha has released a comprehensive cookbook and lifestyle guide to provide information for all the autoimmune sufferers who have an autoimmune and or chronic disease. Lunch 11am for 11.30am at Maroochydore Surf Club. Newcomers welcome and if you would like to attend this meeting please contact Sandi on 54794631.

SUNSHINE COAST COMPUTER CLUB INC

HAVING the ability to access help when problems occur with technology, makes it well worth while to become a member of the Sunshine Coast Computer Club. Phone: 54921005, visit: www.sccc.org.au or email the club at sccc@ internode.on.net.

SUNSHINE COAST ARTS AND CRAFTS FAIR

ON APRIL 22 and 23 from 9am-4pm, we will be having one our very popular craft fairs. It will be full of beautiful and varied handmade items crafted by our many local members and members of the community. For sale will be a huge range including woollen items, children's clothing, toys, woodwork, jams and spreads, jewellery, quilts and so much more. We will also have available a small cafe with tea, coffee, and cakes, slices and sandwiches and will be selling raffle tickets with a fantastic prize of 2 nights accommodation at 'Serenity' on Montville valued at $800. Free entry. Montville Village Hall, Main St, Montville.

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