QCWA members Yvonne and Judy. The QCWA is hosting a high tea at Cathy House on October 12

QCWA members Yvonne and Judy. The QCWA is hosting a high tea at Cathy House on October 12

OCTOBER

1 International Day of Older Persons and start of Senior Month

1 History at Gympie Library – “Carnivals and Processions”, 10-11am

2 CC Ambulance Flower Show, 3pm, TCB Comm Centre

4 Queen’s Birthday Public Holiday

5 School term 4 commences

7 Drones for Beginners, age 8 and above, Gympie Library 3.30-4.30pm

8-29 Adults learn to sew – beginner 4 week course. Gympie Library 10-11am. Booking essential – 5481 0859.

9 Rainbow Beach Markets 7-10am

10 “Bombing the Blues” Blue Tree Day, 8-10am, near Woolworths C Cove, to raise awareness for Qld Mental Health Week

12 QCWA high tea at Cathy House TCB, 10am to 12 noon, tickets limited. Bring your own best china, plate, cup and saucer – prize for best china set.  Ring Judy 0402 769 392 to book

12 Goomeri Seniors Celebration, morning tea, entertainment, displays, presentations. Hall of Memory, free event, all welcome. Phone 1300 307 800 to register

14 Drones for Intermediates (must have attended Drones for Beginners), Gympie Library, 3.30-4.30pm

15-17 Sunshine Coast Surfrider Assoc clean up weekend, Double Island Point

16 Shed Shop Sale Day at the Community & Men’s Shed, Amity Place, TCB. Info: Raewyn Oliver 0412 995 512

16 Star Wars Fun Morning at Gympie Library: trivia challenge, science activities and games, ideal ages 8-12 years. Gympie Library 10-11am

16 An evening with Doug Mather, manager of 91.5fm, Church of the Good Shepherd, Rainbow Beach 5.00-6.30pm

21 Explore Google Earth and Beyond: learn how to navigate your way around Google Earth, find places of interest, and even see how the world looked in the past. RB Library 10-12noon

23 RB Junior “Banjo Memorial” Nippers Carnival

23 Storytime with children’s author Kellie Byrnes, Gympie Library, 9.30-10.30am

23 Cooloola Coast Senior Expo, 10am to 1pm, CC Bowls Club

28 Creating an online professional profile (online CV and LinkedIn profile) for job hunters, Gympie Library 5.30pm

29 World Teacher’s Day (Qld)

29 Last Friday Social Club at Gympie Library – The Honey of Australian Native Stingless Bee talk by the native bee association, 10-11am

31 National Grandparents Day

NOVEMBER

4 Drones for Beginners, age 8 and above, Gympie Library 3.30-4.30pm

6 Gympie RSLA 1940s Big Band Dance Spectacular, Albert Park Bowls Club Hall 6-10pm. Tickets $40. Cocktails, canapes, light supper, raffles & prizes. Bookings essential: 5483 7707 or secretary@gympiersla.com.au

11 Drones for Intermediates (must have attended Drones for Beginners), Gympie Library, 3.30-4.30pm

20 QCWA diamond painting show, ring Judy 0402 769 392 for information


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-12pm Macrame class, $5, TCB Community & Men’s Shed, Carole 0437 880 438 for bookings

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

11am -12.30pm Book a librarian, RB Library

Tuesday

8.30am Kindy Linq, RB School Library

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

2-4pm Book a librarian, TCB Library

Wednesday

7am 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

9.30am Bingo for Local Ambulance Committee, TCB Country Club

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

1-3pm Acrylic Art Free Workshops, TCB Community & Men’s Shed, most materials supplied, Info: Raewyn Oliver, 0412 995 512.

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

3.30pm Robotics for kids, Gympie Library

Friday

4th Friday Community catch up at RB Hall, 8am

9am-12pm Chess/Rummykub at TCB Community & Men’s Shed, gold coin for morning tea, no need to book

1st & 3rd Rainbow Beach Art Group, RB Library 10am, phone 5486 3705 for more information

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

7am 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

2.30pm Little Athletics, TCB School oval, Jess: 0411 218 254

2.30-4pm Book a librarian, TCB Library

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