Group guide: Toowoomba
COMMUNITY CHOIR CONCERT
ARS Cantorum presents French Choral Music on Friday, October 19 at 7pm at St James Anglican Church, cnr Russell and Mort Streets Toowoomba. The main concert item is the well known Requiem by Gabriel Fauré featuring soloists Cassie Midgley and Greg Ottaviano. The program features works by other French composers including Bizet, Franck, Berlioz, Dubois, Saint-Saëns, Charpentier and Duruflé. Tickets are available at the door ; Adults - $20; Concession & Students - $15 accompanied school age children-$10. The concert will be followed by "cheese & wine" for audience and performers in the adjacent Parish Centre.
THE MISSIONARY SISTERS OF ST PETER CLAVER
WE ARE holding a Variety Garage Sale at 71 Margaret St Toowoomba on Saturday, October 27 from 6.30am - noon. Framed Prints, Jewellery, Homemade Craft (coat hangers, knee rugs etc), Crockery, Glassware, Books, Plants and Homemade Jams and Pickles are among the many goods on offer. All Funds go to Charity. Phone (07) 4632 1818.
CELEBRATING 15 years of service to Toowoomba and the Darling Downs by providing quality care and support in partnership with the community for those with a terminal illness. Enjoy our Charity Jazz Breakfast - an Aussie Breakfast of Fellowship; Background Jazz Music; the Train Carriages Tour; the Hospitality from the DownsSteam on October 28 from 9am-11am at DownsSteam, (cnr Ball & Cambooya Sts. Drayton). Only $30 per person. Bookings on (07) 4659 8500 (tickets are limited).
GARDEN City Branch of National Seniors Australia meets on the third Monday of the month at Drayton Bowls Club, cnr Ball and Gipps Street at 9.30am. The next meeting will be on Monday October 15. Cost is $7 and there will be a raffle and bring and buy stall. This will be a wonderful opportunity to refresh your memory of road rules with Guest Speaker Alvin Servin from Toowoomba Police. Visitors welcome. Last bus trip for the year is a Mystery Progressive Luncheon on October 23. For more information Phone Hazel on (07) 4635 4519.
WE MEET for morning tea on the first Thursday of each month and bus trip on the third Thursday. On November 1, the guest speaker will be Peter Hardwick, Journalist from The Chronicle Paper. This is our "Movember" Morning Tea. The venue is All Seasons Function Centre, cnr. North & Tor Sts, Wilsonton, commencing at 9.30am. There is no bus trip in the month of November. For information phone Desma on (07) 4613 6750 or Yvonne (07) 4638 5252.
SATH AUXILIARY GROUP
WE WILL be holding our cake and craft stall as part of the fund raising drive for the hospital. Being the last stall for 2018, we would appreciate if you could please include our event under your Community News column. St Andrew's Toowoomba Hospital - Cake and Craft Stall, Hospital Foyer, 280 North Street on October 11 at 8.30am to 11.30am. Phone (07) 4630 7770.
We will also be holding Euchre Playing Card games to raise fund for the hospital. It would be appreciated if you could please put our event under your Community Notice column noting the last 3 months sessions for 2018. St Andrew's Toowoomba Hospital - Euchre Mornings at 280 North Street, Conference Rooms 1 & 2 on October 8 and 22, November 12 and 26 and December 10. Cost $3 per person. Morning Tea served at 9am. Playing Commences at 9.15am. Phone (07) 4630 7072.