Attendees at last year's Art at St Mark's during Meet the Artist and the official opening. It's on again this year (July 20-22).
Attendees at last year's Art at St Mark's during Meet the Artist and the official opening. It's on again this year (July 20-22).

Community notices: Toowoomba and Darling Downs

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


THE entertainment by Garden City Country Music Association continues on Sunday, June 10 at St John's Lutheran Church Hall, 431 Bridge Street, Wilsonton, when they stage their next Social for June. The programme gets under way at 1pm with entry only $8. Afternoon tea provided as well as raffles and lucky door prizes on the day.

As well as Garden City members, those in attendance will be entertained by the ever popular Maggie Stokes, host of the Annual Goomburra Country Music Stampede at the Clifton Showgrounds from September 14-16. Even though Maggie started performing late in life her love has always been country music and has fast formed a reputation of a very experienced and competent entertainer, with an ever growing band of loyal supporters and followers wherever she performs. Looking further ahead mark Sunday, July 22 on your calendars. Garden City will be holding another country music afternoon at the Oakey Cultural Centre with a couple of top line entertainers on the card. More on this at a later date. But for now come along to St. John's Lutheran Church Hall in Wilsonton for a great afternoon's entertainment on Sunday, June 10 at 1pm. For more information, Phone Dell on 46356429 ah. No walk-ups please.


THE 7th annual Art at St Mark's turns Warwick's heritage St Mark's Church Hall into an inviting pop-up art gallery enhanced with upgraded lighting and refurbished display screens. Location: Grafton and Albion Streets, July 20-22 during the first weekend of Jumpers and Jazz in July. Artwork in all mediums from emerging and experienced artists will be on view and available for purchase. Full details for artists on how to enter, what visitors can experience during the weekend (including live jazz and affordable home-made food) can be found by visiting, participate or email or you can phone 0427962281.


Garden City - Toowoomba

GARDEN City Branch of National Seniors Australia meet on the third Monday of the month at Drayton Bowls Club, corner of Ball and Gipps Streets at 9.30am. Cost of $7 includes morning tea. Visitors welcome. Next meeting is on Monday, June 18 when guest speaker will be from LifeFlight. We will hear about all the changes for their organisation including the new hanger being built at Toowoomba Airport. Our branch will be making a donation of $2000 to the LifeFlight Foundation at this meeting. The bus trip for this month is on Tuesday, June 26 to Mary Poppins House and the Sports Museum at Allora. For more information, phone Hazel on 46354519.


15 FOR 15 - To help celebrate 15 years of providing safe, quality care in partnership with the community for those with a terminal illness please donate $15 to help us reach $15,000 by June 30. A great gift for the Toowoomba Hospice to celebrate their 15th birthday on July 1. Go to hospice-15for15.


Toowoomba Inc.

U3A is a NFP community group managed and run by volunteers and Toowoomba has over 2000 members with branches at Pittsworth and Crows Nest. U3A is the fastest growing community group in Australia. Phone Rhonda Weston on 46136559 or 0412794037.

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