EXPLORE AND ENJOY: Visit your local clubs for delicious meals and entertainment. Community groups offer activities and things to do, making friendships along the way.
EXPLORE AND ENJOY: Visit your local clubs for delicious meals and entertainment. Community groups offer activities and things to do, making friendships along the way. CREATISTA

Your clubs: Sunshine Coast


IT'S our 50th anniversary and to mark this special occasion, we will be celebrating Marcoola SLSC from our humble beginnings to the Lifesaving powerhouse we are today with special events all year. We would love to hear from you if you have any photos, stories or memorabilia from our past. Please forward anything via email to: 50years@ marcoolaslsc.com.au. If you need a lift to the club, you can book the courtesy bus on 0488782 818 - it operates from 5pm daily and lunch time Sundays. All-day dining Saturday and Sunday in April: Toasted sandwiches and coffee available from 10am. Full menu available noon-8pm Saturdays and Sundays. Join us between the flags. Tuesday, April 10, 17, 24 and May 1: Two meals $25 - lunch and dinner. Thursday, April 12, 19, 25: Chicken schnitzel served with golden chips and crisp garden salad and includes a drink for only $17. Lunch and dinner.


WE ARE for active retired or semi retired seniors. Our purpose is to promote fellowship, friendship and fun. Our meetings are on the first Tuesday of the month. Next meeting is on April 3 at 9.15am sharp at Uniting Church, Elizabeth Street, Coolum Beach. Our speaker is Hasam Sanja who is an artist from Afghanistan. Visitors/guests are welcome. Contact Averil on 0429516788 or Mandy on 0401976062. Our next outing is on Tuesday, April 17, to Mary Cairncross in Maleny for morning tea (at own cost) and time to explore the new facilities and enjoy the Forest walk. Then on to Montville to visit the shops and lunch at your own choice. We will be leaving Tickle Park, Coolum, by coach at 9am. Phone Sheila on 54739392. April 24 is our coffee get-together which this month will be at Raw Energy, Coolum.


OUR meetings are held on the fourth Thursday of each month at the Bellvista Community Meeting Place, 18 Lomond Crescent, Bellvista, Caloundra West. Next Meeting is April 26. Circuit books, stamp accessories, information and displays, tea and coffee provided. New members and visitors are always welcome. Contacts, secretary Jill Hughes on 54947233 or Paul Edward 0432937311.


WITH more people using telephones, tablets as well as computers for shopping, banking, social networking etc the need for knowledge about how to keep personal details as secure as possible is an important aspect at the club. Come as a visitor to a weekly club meeting at Buderim on a Thursday afternoon or Caloundra on a Saturday morning and have an introductory chat to our Welcoming members and see what goes on at meetings if you are looking for to help with your technology equipment. Phone the Club on 54921005, go to: sccc.org.au or email the Club at sccc@internode.on.net.


The next monthly meeting will be held at Buderim War Memorial Hall at 2pm Friday, April 13. Guest Speakers will be Club members Kevin Hamment and Daphne Ludwig who will talk about Anthuriums. Kevin and Daphne are judges as well as winners of many competitions including a First at the Brisbane Ekka last year. The member's talk will be by Elaine Davidson on down sizing and how to care for plants in pots. There will be the monthly flower competition and Manawee plant of the month. Members are encouraged to come early for plant stalls, raffle and seed bank. Visitors are welcome. Phone President John Lyon on 044871461.


CELEBRATE the style, elegance of the fabulous forties and fifties aboard this first class musical journey. Strap yourself in for an event that will be unforgettable with swing and bossa nova classics. Backed by musical director Ian Macrae on piano, with Max Sportelli on drums and Andrew Shaw on double bass. Brad and his musicians will have the dance floor packed and the audience will be begging for more. Venue: Caloundra Power Boat Club. Lunch from 12.30pm, Jazz 2pm- 4.30pm. Cost: Members $20, Seniors $22.50, Non members $25. Phone Carlyn 0427782960.


WE ARE holding our annual Photography Competition in their hall at 17 Kalinga St on Saturday, April 14 from 9.30am.

All entries must be in by April 12 and can be taken to the hall any Wednesday morning between 9.30am and noon or special arrangements can be made. Phone Bev on 54381039. Photographs should have been taken within the past two years. Entries to view the display on the 14th will be $2 which will include morning tea. The local cubs will have a special display and prizes will be awarded after judging.

A raffle will be available, proceeds of which will go to the cubs.

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