Merry Christmas!

Run by the Tin Can Bay Community Church, carols are on December 10 in Tin Cna Bay - the group also run the local Op Shop

Run by the Tin Can Bay Community Church, carols are on December 10 in Tin Cna Bay – the group also run the local Op Shop

Good Shepherd Church Christmas Morning Service time in is 9am, Christmas Day, and here are some more events and activities for Christmas Cheer…

Christmas Eve dinner

On the Sunday night starting at 5.30 people with be gathering for a 6pm meal followed by a carols service at 7.30pm with the night ending in dessert. This is held at the Community Complex in Tin Can and RSVPs are needed to John from Tin Can Bay Community Church on 0447166906.   

A Christmas lunch on the Marina

Marina Bar and Grill are open on Christmas Day for lunch. Owner Richard Hopkinson said, “We have a three-course alternate drop menu – $75 per person with all the Christmas bon bons and lollies on the table.

“There’s carols playing, we make it a festive time, and you don’t have to wash up! Limited seats are available and they do fill quickly.”

Lunch starts from 11.30am. Bookings are absolutely essential and a deposit is required. Call Richard today on 5486 4400.

Carols in Rainbow Beach

The Rainbow Beach Christian Community invites you to the Rainbow Beach Community Carols, on Saturday December 2 from 6-8pm, commencing with a free sausage sizzle at 5pm at the Rainbow Beach Community Centre.

Music provided by local musicians, Rainbow Beach School Choir and local artists, plus face painting, and a fire show by Rainbow Fire Weavers. Santa will be available for photos between 5 and 6pm

BYO torch, rug or chair, For further information, contact Chappy Ronnie on 0413 135 867.

Tin Can Bay Community Christmas Carols

Carols will be presented by Tin Can Bay Community Church on Sunday December 10, (not December 20 as stated in the November edition)  in the park behind the RSL. Food and drinks for sale from 5pm, with a  sausage sizzle (catered by Tin Can Bay Lions Club) and potato swirls.

Carols commence at 6pm. Glow sticks and battery candles for sale, with lollies for the kids and a visit from Santa. A collection will be taken to support Chaplaincy in our local schools.

A Christmas dance night and raffles

December 9 is your chance to be footloose and dance the night away! Enjoy live music by a variety of local artists, an open bar, finger food, raffles and spot prizes. Only $5 entry, which includes lucky door prize, 6pm for 6.30pm start at the Tin Can Bay RSL Sub Branch.

All welcome to join in the fun, including those who are not members of the RSL. Christmas raffles will be drawn on the night (tickets are only $1 each), with all proceeds to Veterans Welfare. The hosts are Mike and Denise. Phone Denise 0412 758 199 for further details.

Raffle tickets for Christmas hams on sale each Tin Can Bay Markets, five hams drawn each market day,  November 18 and December 16. Tickets only $1 each. Don’t miss out! All proceeds go towards Veterans Welfare. Phone 07 5486 4224.

Christmas Hampers

Tin Can Bay Resource & Referral Centre receive the last delivery for the Victory Christmas Hampers on Wednesday December 20, orders taken 9am – 12pm Monday December 18.

Last year we had handbags donated from Share the Dignity which contained personal and luxury items and they were a great success they will be available again this year. Emergency Relief will be available (Current Centrelink Income statement required)

The Office, Rear of the Library, Tin Can Bay 4580 Phone0400741951, will be closed over the Christmas break from the 20th of December 2017 to 8th January 2018

Opening hours are 9am -12 pm, Monday and Tuesday, Victory Hamper pickup only on Wednesday and closed Thursday and Friday.

We take this opportunity to wish everyone a very a Merry & Safe Christmas and a Happy New Year.

#itsinthebag campaign

You have the power to make life better for a woman or girl experiencing homelessness or poverty this Christmas. Donate to our Christmas collection “It’s In The Bag” by providing pads and tampons, personal hygiene products and everyday luxuries to homeless women, women at risk or women experiencing domestic violence. It’s simple!

First of all, choose a handbag in good condition that you no longer use, or purchase a new one if you wish.  Then, fill it with items that would make a woman feel special, pop in a thoughtful note or Christmas card and show her someone cares. Show her that she matters because everyone deserves to feel that way. (PLEASE – NO FOOD ITEMS, RAZORS OR SCISSORS)

Once you have filled your bag with goodies, please drop to Michelle Heaton, Cooloola Cove Smiles at the Dolphin Centre, TIN CAN BAY by December 2.

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