What’s on around the region this week?

Don't miss the chance to have a game at the TableTop Utopia at the Pavilion on Saturday.

FRIDAY 13 October

AA Zoom Meetings

Gympie hosts the Gympie Goldfields Friday night zoom meetings at 7pm. Connect via the aa.org.au website and click on Online Meetings, or contact Andrew on 0491 646 598 for help with connecting via a device or mobile phone.

SATURDAY 14 October

Long Flat Dance

The Learner Dance Group Old Time Dance will be held at Long Flat Hall, starting at 7.30pm. Entry is $10 per person, bring your own supper. Enquiries to Bruce on 0427 967 568 and Janet on 0419 824 317.

Tabletop Utopia

Head to Tabletop Utopia for a day of cutting-edge low-tech tabletop gaming. The day includes renowned titles like Dungeons & Dragons, Pathfinder, Mutants and Masterminds, and many more. TableTop Utopia brings a community and camaraderie within the gaming sphere and embraces a unique opportunity to establish Gympie as the quintessential host for the grandest event of its kind in Queensland. The event will be held at the Pavilion, starting at 8am. Tickets start at $10 and are available from www.gympie.sales.ticketsearch.com/sales/sales.

Amamoor Markets

Amamoor Alive Markets are on from 8am – to midday at the Amamoor Station every Saturday. Handcrafted goods and local produce on offer. Phone 0429 555 485 for more information.

Dagun Markets

Don’t miss the Dagun Growers Market at the Railway Station in Kimlin Lane, between 3pm and dusk every Saturday. There you’ll find all the finest produce the Mary Valley has to offer. For more information call 0459 225 399.

Social Tennis

Head along to the Queens Park Tennis Club for social tennis every Monday and Thursday nights from 5.30pm, and Saturday mornings from 6.30am (weather permitting). For more information or court hire contact Murray Irvine 0407 868 755, Greg Hampson 0407 136 725, or Jenny Kachel on 0402 775 023.

AA Recovery Group

If you or someone you know has developed a drinking problem, you may want to consider calling one of the following people. There are no dues or fees for AA membership – the only requirement is a desire to stop drinking. The recovery group meet at 4.30pm in the Uniting Church Hall, 15 Red Hill Rd, Gympie. Contact Andrew on 0491 646 548 or Rob on 0401 074 159.

Curra Oval Markets

Curra Oval Markets are held in front of the Curra Community Hall in David Drive, Curra on the second Saturday of every month, from 7am-midday. Head along to discover all local produce, handicrafts and second hand goods. Phone Leslie on 0438 773 590 for more information.

Goomboorian Hall Markets

The Goomboorian Memorial Hall Markets are a fundraising market for the hall committee, held on the Second Saturday of every month, from 7am-midday. Stalls cost $5. Call Pam for more information on 5486 5317.

Gunalda Markets

Head along to the Gunalda Hall Markets on the second Saturday from 7.30am – midday for some unique gift ideas, second hand goods and produce direct from the growers. The Gunalda Hall is at 27 Balkin St, Gunalda. For more information call 0411 381 071.

Rainbow Beach Markets

No trip to the coast is complete without a visit to the Rainbow Beach Markets on the second Saturday. Stroll between the stalls from 7am-midday and sample local produce, handmade items, second hand goods and more. Call 5486 3355 for more information.

SUNDAY 15 October

Imbil Country Craft Markets

The Imbil Country Farmers and Craft Markets are on every Sunday, 8am-1pm in Central Park in Yabba Road. Come along and experience fresh country produce, live music and handcrafted goods. Call 0411 187 157 for more information.

Gympie Showgrounds Market

All the best local produce is on show at the Gympie Showgrounds Farmers Markets on Exhibition Rd, Southside. These popular markets fall on the second and fourth Sunday from 7am-midday. To book a site or for more information call 0418 711 897.

MONDAY 16 October

Gympie Camera Club

Want to share your love of photography and make friendships? The Gympie Camera club is a group of people learning and discovering new things in photography and happy to share their knowledge. They meet at 39 Saleyard Road (behind the woodworkers club), on the first Tuesday and third Monday of the Month, starting at 7pm sharp. For more information email gympie.camera.club@gmail.com check them out on Facebook or head to their website at gympiecameraclub.wixsite.com/gcci.

Gympie Bowls Club Bingo

If you have always wanted to try Bingo and meet some very nice people on Monday mornings, starting at 9am, you would be very welcome and we would assist you if required. Morning tea is provided. Phone 0477 960 578 or just come to the club at 9am at Gympie Bowls Club Southside, at the end of Bowlers Drive. Eyes down at 9.30am.

Gympie Indoor Bowls

Want to take up a gentle activity and make new friends and meet interesting people? The Gympie Indoor Bowls group is just what you are looking for. Everyone is welcome regardless of age or ability at the centre at 35 Graham St, One Mile between 1-4pm. For more information contact Lil on 5482 8261.

AA Big Book Steps Meeting

If you or someone you know has developed a drinking problem, you may want to consider calling one of the following people. There are no dues or fees for AA membership – the only requirement is a desire to stop drinking. The Steps meeting meets at 5.30pm in the community hall on the corner of Pine and Myall Streets, Gympie. Contact Therese on 0411 121 554 or Rick on 0412 224 666.

TUESDAY 17 October

Modern Jive Dance Classes

Head along to the Kandanga Community Hall every week for a 2 hour class on Modern Jive. Doors open from 6pm for a 6.30pm start. Admission is $12 for adults and $10 for students. For more information check out www.facebook/LeStepSunshineCoast .

AA Big Book Study Group

If you or someone you know has developed a drinking problem, you may want to consider calling one of the following people. There are no dues or fees for AA membership – the only requirement is a desire to stop drinking. The study group meets at 9.30am at the Salvation Army complex at 42 Stumm Rd, Southside. Contact Nichola on 0410 654 855 or Kevin on 0439 310 774.

WEDNESDAY 18 October

GFHS Cemetery Crawl

The Gympie Family History Society will be holding a cemetery crawl at Gympie Cemetery at Corella Road (weather permitting) at 5pm for a 5.30pm start.

These events are a chance to delve into the history of prominent Gympie citizens.

The cost of $10 for adults, and $5 for students aged 12 and up, includes a light supper and booklet. You will need to bring a chair and torch and wear enclosed shoes and suitable clothing for the weather conditions. For more information contact the group on (07) 5482 8211, email secretary@gfhs.com.au or research@gfhs.com.au or visit the website at www.gfhs.com.au.

Gympie QCWA

The Gympie QCWA get together to meet every Wednesday. But, depending which week it is, it will be either a Meeting (1st), Craft Day (2nd and 4th) or Coffee Date (3rd). If the month contains a Fifth Wednesday, catch up with the ladies to finish your UFOs or Unfinished Objects. There are also other chapters around the Gympie region that meet on different days. For more information or enquiries, contact Brenda on 0418 190 049, email gympieqcwa@hotmail.com or like them on FaceBook.

THURSDAY 19 October

Gympie Older Women’s Network

The Older Women’s Network welcomes Ladies over 50 to join them for a morning of friendship with a guest speaker or a novelty morning of fun. The meetings are held once a fortnight on a Thursday at the Indoor Bowls Club, Graham Street at 9am. For more information please contact Marilyn (Convenor) Ph 0409 256 603.

Gympie Seniors Computing Group

If you need a little help with your laptop or device, the Gympie Seniors Computing Group will be at the Gympie Library at 8-14 Mellor Street providing assistance on the first and third Thursday of every month from 10am to 12noon. This is a free service. For more information call the library on 5481 0859.

Mothers Group

The Gympie Mother’s Group will be held weekly at the Gympie RSL from 10am – 12pm. Come along for a coffee and a chat, beginning Thursday 2nd February in the Atrium Bar.

AA ID Group

If you or someone you know has developed a drinking problem, you may want to consider calling one of the following people. There are no dues or fees for AA membership – the only requirement is a desire to stop drinking. The ID group meets at 8pm at Community Place, corner Excelsior and Stanley Streets, Gympie. Contact Trevor on 0431 405 339 or Maree on 0419 837 798.


U3A Gympie

U3A Gympie is a community organisation that promotes healthy aging through the sharing of educational, creative and leisure activities. There will be lots of interesting and informative classes. You can learn to sing, speak another language or even write a novel. Slow down with Yoga and Tai Chi. Or slim down with Aqua Aerobics and Zumba. New and continuing members are invited to sign on at the new U3A Office located in the Reg English Tennis Centre, 35 Cartwright Road. For more information check their website (u3agympie.com) or Facebook page (www.facebook.com/u3agympie), to see if there is something you might enjoy. You can also find a copy of the monthly newsletter at Gympie Library or Gympie Community Place.

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