NEW TEAM: The Burleigh Palm Beach VIEW club committee for 2019.
NEW TEAM: The Burleigh Palm Beach VIEW club committee for 2019.

Group guide: Gold Coast

PROBUS CLUBS

 

Burleigh Heads Ladies

WE MEET on the third Wednesday of the month at Burleigh Heads Surf Lifesaving Club. Morning tea is enjoyed at 10 am, followed by a meeting at 10.30 am, 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 07 5520 2426 or Glenda 07 5576 0303.

 

Burleigh Waters

WE HAD an interesting outing to the Ballina Maritime Museum and our club celebrated its 30th Anniversary at our meeting, with previous Presidents still in the club speaking on their experiences. 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 Ave. 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 on 07 5520 6332 or John 07 5520 6661.

 

SPECIAL CELEBRATIONS: President, John of the Burleigh Waters Probus club, watches the club's two longest serving members, Fred and Rex cut the 30th Anniversary Cake.
SPECIAL CELEBRATIONS: President, John of the Burleigh Waters Probus club, watches the club's two longest serving members, Fred and Rex cut the 30th Anniversary Cake.

 

Hastings Point/Tweed Coast

OUR next meeting will be on Tuesday, March 19 at 10 am at Tricare Community Village, 87 Tweed Coast Road, Hastings Point. The speaker will be Yvonne Turner who has many amusing stories to tell from her varied activities in the WRANS, as a business woman and as a prison officer. The following meeting will be on Tuesday April 16 at the same venue. The speaker then will be Meg Reid, Manager of Tweed Heads/Murwillumbah Service NSW. Inquiries with Jean Watson on 02 6670 4072.

 

Runaway Bay

WE MEET at the Paradise Point Bowls Club on the third Monday of each month at 10am. Next meeting is on March 18. A guest speaker and morning tea is enjoyed with friends. Luncheon held on the forth Tuesday of each month meeting at 11.30am at the same venue. Bus trips and social events also organised. New members welcome. Contact Marilyn on 0407 758 854.

 

Sorrento

TWO large groups enjoyed the Last Day of Summer luncheon at the beautiful Marina Mirage in Main Beach. The million dollar yachts were also enjoyed. Our growing mixed club, regularly undertake lunches, coffee mornings, trips, and enjoys excellent speakers. Come along and meet us on the second Thursday of each month in the Southport Bowls Club at 10am. Phone Cate on 0468 370 659 for more information.

OVER 50'S EXERCISE TO MUSIC

SENIORS fitness and strength class to improve cardio health, balance, coordination, strength and general well-being. Suitable for all fitness levels. Great music, meet people - Monday 9.30am Aveo Community Centre, Glenside Dve, Robina; Tuesday 9am Casey Hall, Fairways Dr, Clear Island Waters; Thursday 9am Robina Community Centre. Cost $7. Phone Rochelle on 0438 333 308.

MEGA RAMMAGE SALE

COME along on Saturday, March 30 from 8am-2pm at the Runaway Bay Community Centre, Lae Dr, Runaway Bay. (across the road from the shopping centre). There will be homewares, books, lots of craft, ladies clothing, children's clothes, toys, books & bikes, silverware, crystal, Jewellery, household items, material remnants, paintings, bric-a-brac ... and much more! All proceeds for Soroptimist charity projects... including to help flood-ravaged farmers. Donation of goods welcome, new or gently used. Email Elwyn elwynsyers@hotmail.com or phone 0407171887. Soroptimist Gold Coast ~ making a difference.

NATIONAL SERVICEMEN'S ASSOCIATION OF AUSTRALIA (QLD)

 

Gold Coast South-Twin Towns Branch NSW

GENERAL meetings are held Bi-monthly at 10 am QLD Time. Venue: RSL Sub Branch Twin-Towns, Anzac Room, Tweed Heads. Our next General Meeting will be our AGM held on Friday, March 29. (Veterans who served in any Forces of the Commonwealth "between" 1951 -1972) Please show your support. Why not join us and re kindle the camaraderie you experienced during your Service. New Members are always welcome to attend. Phone Tom Hughes, Public Officer on 07 5513 0665.

BEGINNERS LINE DANCING

FREE lessons for novice beginners. Learn to linedancing for fun, relaxation and exercise. All ages, don't need a partner. Phone 0403 225 313 or go to dallaslinedancers.com. Monday 9.30am: Beginners. 10.30am. : Early Intermediate 11.15am : Intermediate - Parkwood/Arundel Community Centre (ac)- (entry Is Across The Road From 174) Napper Rd, Arundel/Parkwood. Wednesday 9.30am: Beginners. 10.30am: Early Intermediate 11.15am : Intermediate - Parkwood/Arundel Community Centre (ac) - (entry Is Across The Road From 174) Napper Rd, Arundel/Parkwood.

SOUTHPORT MILITARY HERITAGE MUSEUM

THE Southport Military Heritage Museum will again open from Sunday, March 3 from 9am until noon. display, honouring some of "Our forgotten ANZACS" and more. Renovations have been favourably received thus far, by every visitor. Our newest display honours WW1 General Sir John MONASH, and his WW1 allied Commanders. roups of 6-20, will be gladly accommodated, phone Noel on 0437 732 575 and organise a time and day during any week. He Southport Military Heritage Museum is located in the Qld Naval Brigade Drill Hall at Owen Park, Mick Vievers Way, 201 Queen St, Southport. Next to the Southport Primary School. Entry and parking is free.

SOUTHPORT SENIOR CITIZENS ASSN. INC.

WE WELCOME all over 50's 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 southportseniorcitizens or phone Annette 07 5537 1377. Membership is $8 per year with each activity costing a low $3. We celebrate Christmas twice a year and organise other social functions throughout the year. Our club motto is "Finding Friends Fun & Fitness". We are a very active and friendly club. You can find as at 2 Whitby St, Southport. Parking is available in Owen Park right behind our air-conditioned hall.

SOLACE

WE ARE 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 Dr, Broadbeach. Phone Betty on 07 5580 7034.

CO.AS.IT.

COMMUNITY Services are organising free weekly computer and technology classes for people over 65 years of age. They started on Friday, February 22. Classes will be held at our Gold Coast Office, 34 Thomas Dr, Chevron Island and will run from 3pm-4.30pm. Bookings essential, seats limited. Phone 07 5527 6481.

TWEED HEADS BRIDGE CLUB

WE WILL be running bridge lessons from Saturday, March 2 from 9am to 11am for 8 weeks. Cost: $50 for the 8 sessions including morning tea and course notes. Bookings are necessary. Phone 07 5536 1570 for the club, 0427 171 007 for Roslyn Hand, Secretary or email tweedbridgeclub@bigpond.com. Located in Recreation St.

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. Go to exitinternational.net or phone Local Coordinator Elaine 07 5580 8215 or 0421 796 713.

GROUP FITNESS CLASSES FOR SENIORS

GROUP Fitness classes to improve fitness, strength and balance, suitable for men and women, over 50's and vaious fitness levels. Tuesday's and Thursday's at 9am. Cost $5. Maher Hall, Burleigh Heads, Senior Citizens, 42 Matilda St, Burleigh Heads. Phone Caroline on 0402 812 227.

VIEW CLUBS

 

Burleigh Palm Beach

MEMBERS of Burleigh Palm Beach VIEW Club held their AGM in February and elected a new committee. These members are now ready to organise events to raise funds for The Smith Family's Learning for Life programs and to offer fun and friendship activities for their members. We meet on the third Tuesday of the month at Treetops Tavern, West Burleigh at 10am. The next meeting will be on March 19. New members are always welcome. Phone Ros on 0431 442 030.

 

Oxenford/Coomera

WE MEET on March 15 from 10.30am for 11am. Coast is $18 for lunch at the The Wattle Hotel, Reserve Road, Upper Coomera. Phone Evelyn on 0418 653 642 to book or email oxencoomera viewclub@gmail.com. Ladies are welcome to come along and join our club, our aim is to raise money for The Smith Family and underprivileged Australian Children and enjoy each others company.

 

Robina

OUR friendly ladies get together twice a month to have fun and support the Smith Family's 'Learning for Life' program for the education of children in disadvantaged situations. We meet on the first Wednesday of each month for morning tea with a guest speaker, from 9.30am for 10am start at the Robina Bowls Club, Ron Penhaligon Way, Robina and a varied social activity later in the month. New members and guests are welcome. Phone Lorraine on 0417 262 627.

 

Twin Towns Day

WE MEET on the first Thursday of the month which makes our next meeting on the April 4. The venue is the South Tweed Sports Club. Guest Speakers on all topics are a regular occurrence as well as a magical meeting place for ladies of any age to gather for camaraderie. As well as providing a great and convenient meeting place, the chef at the Sports club provides tasty, healthy invigorating meals for our two course meal costing $25. We meet at 10.30am for 11am DST for an interesting talk on our Coming Events. as well as news of our supporters The Smith Family and as we support seven Learning for Life students, we are regularly blessed with information on any advances with their education. Our Guest Speakers give us interesting conversations prior lunch. Bookings are essential, phone Freda on 07 5524 1357. prior to the previous Tuesday.

 

TEAM 2019: On February 20, Southport Day VIEW club held its first meeting and their AGM. Congratulations to Anne-Marie Lawlor, the new president and committee.
TEAM 2019: On February 20, Southport Day VIEW club held its first meeting and their AGM. Congratulations to Anne-Marie Lawlor, the new president and committee.

 

Southport Day

OUR next meeting will be held at the Southport Yacht Club from 11.30am on March 20. The Club meets on the third Wednesday of each month for a delicious luncheon at the picturesque Southport Yacht Club, Macarthur Parade, Main Beach overlooking the Broadwater. Time: 11.30 am for 12 noon. Each month there are interesting guest speakers or entertainers. This is a great way to meet and make new friends. The first Friday of each month is Social Day when various 'get togethers' are organised. Visitors are most welcome. For inquiries and bookings, phone Robin on 0755374593.

 

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 and 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 0412 639 574 or 07 5592 6730.

BURLEIGH SQUARE DANCE CLUB INC.

THIS is a fun way to gain gentle exercise for both body and mind, it is also suitable as a family activity. Classes start on Saturday, March 9 from 7pm-10pm, ideal for those who wish to learn, also for people who have danced in the past but now want to refresh their knowledge and are looking for a fun activity to get involved with. Evening sessions will be held at Maher Hall, 42 Matilda St, Burleigh Heads. Phone Sue on 0412776862 or go to isquaredance.net.

THINKING ABOUT RETIREMENT LIVING?

A FREE 'Retirement Living Options' sessions will be presented by lawyers from Caxton Legal Centre on the Gold Coast in April. Each session will give an overview of different legal issues in retirement villages, manufactured home parks and other types of accommodation, with a focus on what you need to know before making the big decision about where to live in retirement. We will be visiting Palm Beach Library on April 5 at 10am-11.30am and have updated our Nerang library booking to provide extended session at Nerang Library on April 26 from 11am-1.30pm. Places are limited, to RSVP phone Michelle on 07 3214 6333 to RSVP.

FRIENDSHIP AND TRAVEL CLUB

FRIENDSHIP Force International is a home hosting and travel organisation with over 360 clubs worldwide. Travel is with a group of club members who live for one week with members of a club "somewhere different & interesting". If you love travelling & meeting new friends come along to our first meeting for 2019. Sunday, March 17, Bavia House, 18/12 Kalimna Dr, Broadbeach Waters. Afternoon Tea 3.30pm followed by general meeting. Visitors welcome. 2019 Journeys: May to Sydney, NSW. June to Winnipeg & Saskatoon, Canada & Chicago, USA. September from Alabama, USA. November from Salisbury, SA. Go to FriendshipForce GoldCoast.org.au, email friendshipforcegoldcoast@gmail.com or phone Mary 0433 917 779 John 07 5562 2644.

LAWN BOWLS COOLANGATTA

LADIES and Gents....Want to try lawn bowls? Come to our 'friendliest little club on the coast' 67 Scott St, Coolangatta on any Tuesday between 3pm-4pm for free coaching. Bowls provided. Phone the club to arrange another day and time if needed. Look forward to welcoming you. Club on Phone 07 5536 6677 or Pam on 0411 650 709.

TWEED HOSPITAL AUXILIARY

Tweed Hospital Auxiliary WE ARE holding a Trivia Night at the South Tweed Community Centre, Cnr Heffron St & Minjungbal Dr, South Tweed on Wednesday, April 10. Doors open at 7pm for 7.30pm start. Cost is $10 per person. Tea, coffee & biscuits available. BYO drinks, nibbles & glasses. Great fun and prizes to be had. Maximum number is a team is 6. Don't worry if you don't have a team - come along and we'll find a place for you. Limited space, phone 07 5599 9029 to book your table or seat. All proceeds go to purchase equipment for the Tweed Hospital.

TACT

CLASSES for Tact Area Computer Tuition are being held in our comfortable fully air conditioned classroom Monday to Friday from 9.30am NSW time. We have 20 desktop computers in operation, our Tutors gladly give their time to guide you in your quest for gaining knowledge on your computers a wide variety of classes are available including phones & tablets, android also iPad & iPhones which is a necessity these days. We are located at the South Tweed Sports Club 4 Minjungbal Drive Tweed Heads South. For more information, email members.tact@gmail.com or phone 07 5524 9212.

TWIN TOWNS & DISTRICT GARDEN CLUB

OUR next Meeting will be on Monday, April 8. Venue will be South Tweed Sports Club, Minjungbal Drive, South Tweed in the downstairs auditorium. Guest speaker for March was Stephen Wedd speaking about 'growing Dahlias and Caladiums'. April Guest Speaker will be club member John Bennett speaking about 'successfully growing roses in our sub tropical climate'. The hall opens at 8am (NSW) or entry and benching, with the general meeting commencing at 9.30am. Cuttings and Trading Tables will commence selling at 8.15am, so come along and snap up a bargain. Cost: $4 entry fee paid at the door, which includes Morning tea. Raffles, lucky door prizes and much more. Hope to see you there, bring a friend and a coffee mug to help save the planet. For more information phone Monika Ross on 0412 638 373 or go to twintownsgardenclub.com.


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