LEARN AND HAVE FUN: Students and Tutors at U3A Twin Towns enjoying a morning tea together and enjoying social activites.
LEARN AND HAVE FUN: Students and Tutors at U3A Twin Towns enjoying a morning tea together and enjoying social activites.

COMMUNITY NOTICES: What's on around Northern NSW


SENIORS Newspaper is currently in the process of coordinating a 'Calendar of Events' for the NSW Seniors Week 'Grow Young'. It will be held from Friday, March 3 - Sunday, March 12. We invite all our Clubs and Community groups to submit an Event including: name, date, time, brief description, location, cost and contact and we will publish the information within the Calendar. It will be published in our February 20 edition. Email submissions by Thursday, February 2, to: office@seniorsnewspaper .com.au


PROMOTE your club or community group for free. Submit up to 100 words and a photo but please ensure the quality is at least 180dpi and of people's faces, and bright. Club Notices deadline for the next issue is February 8. Send your notices and enquiries to Nicky or Chris via email communitynotes @seniorsnewspaper. com.au. We look forward to hearing from you.


THE Twin Towns & District Garden Club meet on the 2nd Monday of each month at the Tweed Heads Civic Centre from 8.30am. We have guest speakers who will talk on various topics. Meetings include benching, plant sales, raffles and lucky door prize.

Entry $3 which includes morning tea. All welcome. For information phone 55244339.


COVERING Tallebudgera to the Tweed, the Twin Towns National Servicemen's Association welcomes anyone who served in the Commonwealth Forces between 1951 and 1972.

Their next AGM is on Sunday, March 26 at 10am QLD time and 11am NSW time in the RSL Sub Branch Anzac Room at the Twin Towns Service Club. For information phone Tom Hughes on 55130665.


KINGSCLIFF Mixed Probus Club holds its meeting at Kingscliff Beach Bowls Club on the first Wednesday of each month at 10am and outings on the third Wednesday of the month. Visitors welcome. Phone Norma on 0266763360.



NEW exhibitions that present a colourful celebration of nature and the natural world, are now open until Sunday January 29. Tim Roberts' Secrets of the Rainforest, is inspired by Tim's daily work as a professional bush regenerator. This exhibition presents a series of illustrations of the foliage, flowers and fruits of our local rainforest plants. Deb and Rowan McFarlane's Weaving, Wood & Water is also on show. The exhibition features Deb's freestyle picture weavings and Rowan's ingenious wood turning skills combined to present a unique and interesting blend of raw materials that are inspired by and represent a vibrant coastal landscape. Meg Egglestone's Solar Power is an exhibition that can is as an adventure into the spontaneity of abstraction through painting. Open Wednesday to Friday from 10am-4pm and weekends from 9.30am-2.30pm at 44 Cherry Street Ballina. www.nrcgballina.com.au


CELEBRATE summer and get in touch with your inner artist this month at the NRCG. Summer holidays is the ideal time to get creative and meet new people in one of the Gallery's January artist workshops. Learn to design your own ceramic pendant with Bundjalung artist Emma Walke and illustrate native flora with professional local bush regenerator Tim Roberts. Illustrating Flowers and Fruits on Wednesday, January 25. Tim will provide an opportunity for students to learn about botanic illustration, using a variety of techniques in a relaxed, shared learning environment. All materials provided and all ages and skill levels. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. Book Online www.nrcgballina.com.au or phone 66816167.



WE ARE ready for another great year of learning and fun. If you didn't get to the sign on day you can still join for only $40 and go to as many of the 46 classes as you like for no further fees. The first forum of the year is on Friday, February 3. It's sure to be enthralling as we meet Hebe de Souza, author of Black British a sharply funny yet poignant story of a courageous girl growing up in the 1960s in India in the early days of independence. Hebe is an exciting new voice in Australian fiction. First Friday Forums are open to all and a $2 donation for delicious afternoon tea.

Enquiries to Pam on 0420473274 or tweedcoast.u3anet. org.au/wp


OUR motto is Learning and Fun. We offer several forms of dance, a variety of exercise classes, languages including French, Italian and Spanish, arts and craft, literature, computing and technology, ukulele, gentle martial arts, yoga, book clubs, gardening, discussion groups and board games.

A variety of short courses will be available during the year. We offer a social programme for members. Classes are held in Tugun, Tweed Heads, Coolangatta and Palm Beach.

The Office is located at 4 Boyd St, Tugun. Email: u3atwintowns@gmail.com or phone 0754347333 from 9am-12 noon weekdays or 0405445164 after hours.


TINCAN (Tintenbar Community Aid Network) runs a series of social activities at the Tintenbar Hall. Scrabble: Feb 2 & 16 at10am-12. Carpet Bowls: Jan 27 and Feb 10&24 at 10am-12. The Tintenbar-Ballina Shuttle Bus provides a social outing every fortnight. Do your shopping, have a walk along the river, go to the library or do those vital errands. Starts pickup from home at 9am Thursdays, Feb 9 & 23 and travels to Ballina CBD and Ballina Fair (small charge for bus). More bus travellers very welcome! Phone Marg on 66878033 for information.


BURLEIGH Head's Never Alone THE Centre kicked off 2017 with the help of a $500 donation from Burleigh Heads Bowls Club. The donation complements funding from the Federal Government and donations from the community. Their centre at Burleigh Heads Masonic Hall has re-opened.


VOLUNTARY euthanasia options are discussed at meetings held quarterly on the Gold Coast. For more information phone Elaine on 55808215.

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