Go meet the lovely Over 60s crew - they catch up at the Surf Club for a 10am coffee, the first Tuesday of each month!

Go meet the lovely Over 60s crew – they catch up at the Surf Club for a 10am coffee, the first Tuesday of each month!

JULY

Holiday activities in the libraries and gallery begin! See Holiday Fun1

1 Gardiner Fisheries Whiting Competition tickets on sale

1-4 Mary Poppins Festival, Maryborough, Marypoppinsfestival.com.au

2 Family Trees with Cricut, 10am Gympie Library

4-11 NAIDOC Week

5 NAIDOC Community Flag Raising 8.30am – 9.30am Nelson Reserve, Jaycee Way, Gympie (free morning tea provided)

6 The Pacific GWM Haval PRO AM, TCB Country Club, book: 0409 727 577

6 Over 60s morning coffee 10am, Surf Club, Dorothy: 54862357

7, 14 CWA Craft 10am at 18 Whiting Street

8 IT classes  begin 1-3pm at The Shed, Paul: 0437 007 911

10 George McArdle, Little River Band, Church of the Good Shepherd, 5-6.30pm

10 & 24 RB Amateur Angler Competitions, Weigh-in at the Deck

12 School resumes

12 Probus meet 2pm Sandcastle Motel, TCB

13 Costa Georgiadis talk, 9.30am, Tin Can Bay Complex, $15 per person, book: 0437 242 171

14 State of Origin Series, Stadium Australia, Sydney

14 &15 Ladies 72-hole stroke championships, TCB Country Club

15 NAIDOC Day celebrations at TCB School

15 My Health Record course, 10am – noon, RB Library, book: 5486 3705

16 NAIDOC Family Fun Day Celebration 9.30am – 2pm The Pavilion, Gympie Showgrounds, Exhibition Rd, Gympie

16 NAIDOC Dinner Dance, doors open 6pm, dinner 7.30pm, Albert Park Bowls Club, River Road, Gympie. “Murriaoke” (Karaoke with a twist) and two-course dinner, tickets: eventbrite.com.au

17 Men’s foursomes 36-hole championships

17 Mary River Festival 9am – 4pm, Kandanga Community Reserve

19 P-3 Mini Olympics, TCB School

24 Trivia Night 7pm, Tin Can Bay Community Centre, $10 per person, tables of eight, BYO drinks, food and pens, Ann: 0412 730 423

24 & 25 Ladies 72-hole stroke championships, TCB Country Club

28 Author Talk: Tony Park at Gympie Library,  1-2pm

30 – August 1 Art Show, TCB Country Club

31- August 1 RB Double Triathlon

21 CWA Hoy 10am at Cooloola Bowls Club

21 ANARRA workshops at Cooloola Cove to educate people about rescuing and rehabilitating native wildlife, register: 0408 170 102

30 – 1 Cooloola Coast Art Group’s Annual Art Show, TCB Country Club

30 – 1 Kybong Rockfest – a collectors and fossickers must-attend even, entertainment, artists demos, crystal healers, massage, camping available on unpowered sites

AUGUST 

1 Annual Gardiner Fisheries Whiting Competition begins!

2-4 Book Fair ‘Reading Oasis’ at RBSS

7 RB Trail Festival

7 Wildflowering at Cooloola, RB Community Hall, by Cooloola Coastcare

15-21 RB Family Fishing Classic, RB Sports Club

23-27 Book Week, TCB School


WEEKLY (many are term time only)

Week days

5.30am TCB Bootcamp, 7am & 5.30pm RB Gym classes, Ph: 0490 333 147

9am Lathe / Scroll Saw, The Shed, 9-12pm, Bryan: 0420 299 651

Monday

9am Macrame, Men’s Shed, Carole: 0437 880 438

10am First Five Forever Baby Bounce (0-2 years) RB Library

10.30am First Five Forever Storytime on Mondays (0-5 years) RB Library

11am First Five Forever Storytime (2-5 years) RB Library

Tuesday

8.30am Kindy Linq, RB School Library

9.30am Bingo, every second Tuesday from 9am, RB Sports Club, 9.30 for 10am. Ph: 5486 3191

9am TCB Quilters, TCB Community Centre, Annabell: 0412 491 830

10am Tin Can Bay Art Group, TCB Library

12.30-3.30pm Mahjong – Join in at TCB Library for a wonderful afternoon playing Mahjong, an ancient Chinese tile game of strategy, calculation and skill with a measure of chance. This group is open to everyone, young and old

Wednesday

7:30am Heart Foundation Walking Group TCB, Maggie: 0400 756 615

8am Table Tennis, RB Community Hall, $2, all levels welcome

8.30am Kindy Linq, RB School Library

9:30am Cooloola Card Makers, TCB Library

3-4pm Coolabay Choir, CC Vets’ Hall, Pam: 0427180649

Thursday

8am Social tennis, $3, RB Sports Club, all welcome, Chris: 0417605484

8.30am Playgroup, RB School Library

9.30am First Five Forever Storytime (0-5 years), TCB Library

1pm Computer/IT/Phone, The Shed, bookings to Paul: 0437 007 911

2.30pm Dragon Boating every Thursday, Sandra: 0402 352 756

Friday

9am Chess/Rummikub, The Shed, ph: Carole 0437 880 438

1-5pm Men Only afternoons, The Shed, Rob: 0419 663 272

2.30-4pm Book a librarian – do you need a hand to get started online? Do you have a question about something that you have recently learned? Book in for a one-on-one, half hour session, TCB Library

Saturday

7:30am Heart Foundation Walking Group TCB, Maggie: 0400 756 615

2nd Saturday Rainbow Beach Market – Book: 5486 3355

3rd Saturday Tin Can Bay Market – Book: 0418 711 897

5pm  Mass at St John Vianney Catholic Church, Bream Street, TCB, (week 1, 2, 5) and St Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church Mass, Manooka Drive, RB (week 3, 4)

Sunday

7am   Mass Rainbow Beach (week 1, 2, 5) and Tin Can Bay (week 3, 4)

7.30am Dragon Boating, Sandra: 0402 352 756

9.30am Service at Good Shepherd Church, 17 Carlo Road, RB, followed by morning tea – all denominations most welcome