Past participants of the local MDC got right into the spirit of the day

Past participants of the local MDC got right into the spirit of the day

MAY

1 Bay to Bay Regatta continues, TCB

1 Entry forms available for Cooloola Coast Art Group art show – contact Kerri 0438 803 990

1-7 International Compost Awareness Week

2 Labour Day public holiday

4 Tourism Industry Forum, AICM Building 28 Channon Street Gympie, 5.30-8pm, light refreshments provided. Register for the free event at www.gympiechamber.com.au/events

8 Mother’s Day

8 TCB Mother’s Day Classic annual fundraiser for National Breast Cancer Foundation, walk or run 4km, 9.00am at Wes Mitchell Park. Register by 1 May – call Jess Milne on 0411 218 254

8 Mother’s Day Breakfast at Rainbow Sports Club, $25pp (kids under 12 $10pp), includes choice of brekky from set menu plus bottomless coffee, tea, juice. Bookings essential 5486 3191

8 Applications close for GRC Get Local Community Grants. Info: www.gympie.qld.gov.au/community-assistance-grants

9 Free introductory belly dance session at Emperor St Hall TCB, 2 separate sessions: 1-2pm

14 World Migratory Bird Day (also held on 18 October)

15 Old Time/New Vogue Dance 1.30pm-5.30pm at TCB RSL Hall. $10 entry. Bring a plate to share.

16 Applications close for Gympie Region Studio Trails 2022 at 12pm. For info contact Council’s Arts and Cultural Development Officer on 5481 0774

16-22 National Volunteer Week

20 World Bee Day

21 Super Sale Day at the TCB Community & Men’s Shed from 8am.

22 Biodiversity Day – 2022 theme: ‘Building a shared future for all life’

23 World Turtle Day

27 Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea fundraiser for Cancer Council, 9am-11am at RB Community Centre, $10pp, tea/coffee + Devonshire Tea

27 Entries close – Du Rietz Art Awards, Gympie Regional Gallery

29 ‘Messages of Love’ Simply Classical concert, 2pm at St Patrick’s Church, Gympie. Adults $15, children $5

JUNE

7 CCCLDMSG quarterly meeting, Cooloola Cove Veterans & Community Hall Starting 9.30am. Contact Terry Steele on 0439862264

19 Dance with a difference – old time favourites. TCB RSL Hall. $10 entry per person. Bring a plate to share.

JULY

14/7-27/8 Du Rietz Art Awards exhibition viewing, Gympie Regional Gallery

22-24 Cooloola Coast Art Group art show. For more information contact Kerri 0438 803 990.

30 Dance Medley 7.30-11.30pm, TCB RSL Hall. $10 entry per person. Bring a plate to share. Raffle, lucky door prize, Monte Carlo.


WEEKLY (many are term time only)

Week days

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

Monday

9am  Heart Foundation Wheelie Walking Group Cooloola Cove, Judy 5486 2181

9am Painting for beginners, Tuncunba Hall, Tin Can Bay, Kerri  0438 803 990

9am-12pm Macrame class, $5, TCB Community & Men’s Shed, Carole 0437 880 438 for bookings

10.30-11am First Five Forever Storytime (0-5 years) at RB Library. Bookings essential: 5486 3705

11am -12.30pm Book a librarian, RB Library

2nd Monday – 1.30 – 3.30pm Life Drawing with model,Tuncunba Hall, Tin Can Bay, Robyn 0419 663 271

Tuesday

2nd Tuesday – Veterans and Community Morning Tea, Tin Can Bay RSL, from 10am

2nd & 4th Nibbles & Giggles at Goomeri Library, social get together to chat over a cuppa, 10am – ph 4168 4340 for info

8.30am Kindy Linq, RB School Library

9am Drawing & Pastel group all levels, tutoring for beginners, Tuncunba Hall, Tin Can Bay,  Kerri 0438 803 990

9am TCB Quilters, TCB Community Centre, President Louise Hanks 0488 951 881

9am – 12 Noon, MEN ONLY morning, TCB Community & Men’s Shed, Paul Boulton 0437 007 911

10am Tin Can Bay Art Group, TCB Library

11am-12pm English Conversation Group, come along to make new friends and improve your English, Gympie Library, bookings not needed

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

9am – 12 Noon, MEN ONLY morning, TCB Community & Men’s Shed, Paul Boulton 0437 007 911

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

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

3.30-4.45pm Robotics Thursday, Gympie Library, bookings not necessary (but space is limited)

Friday

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

9am  Heart Foundation Wheelie Walking Group Cooloola Cove, Judy 5486 2181

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

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

3.30-4.30pm Tinker Table STEAM Makerspace, Gympie Library, bookings not necessary

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

4.30pm 1st Barefoot Bowls at TCB Bowls Club

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


March Live Entertainment Guide

MAY

Fri 6 7pm TCB Country Club Merlin ‘Ultimate One Man Band’
Fri 6 7:30pm RB Sports Club Graeme Jensen
Sat 7 6pm TCB Country Club GB Fox
Sat 7 7pm RB Sports Club Maria Whittaker
Fri 13 7pm TCB Country Club 2EZ Duo
Fri 13 7.30pm RB Sports Club Joel Mak
Sat 14 9am-12pm RB Markets Andrea Kirwin
Sat 14 7pm RB Sports Club Just Jen – Karaoke
Fri 20 7pm TCB Country Club Rock’n’Rolla Billys
Fri 20 7.30pm RB Sports Club Brad Sorensen
Fri 27 7pm TCB Country Club Those Folk

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