FRIDAY 17 November
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 18 November
Sustainable Saturdays – Composting
Composting is an easy and important step towards becoming a zero-waste community, and to improving your gardening by enriching your soil. In this 10am session at the Gympie Library, presented by Pete from Gympie Community Garden, we will discuss how to set up and maintain your chosen system, including what to put in and what you need to leave out. Bookings are essential at www.library.gympie.qld.gov.au.
Long Flat Dance
The Learner Dance Group dance will be held at Long Flat Hall, starting at 7.30pm. Music by band, High Noon. Entry is $10 per person, bring your own supper. Enquiries to Bruce on 0427 967 568 and Janet on 0419 824 317.
Tin Can Bay Markets
Head along to the Tin Can Bay Markets at the RSL Community Hall which are held on every third Saturday of the month from 7am-midday. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
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.
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.
Head along to the Queens Park Tennis Club for social tennis every Monday and Thursday nights from 5.30pm, and Saturday mornings from 6am (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.
SUNDAY 19 November
Duck Pond Markets
The Gympie Duck Pond Markets happen at the Lighthorse Oval at the Gympie Gold Mining and Historical Museum, Brisbane Rd, Gympie. Held on the first, third and fifth Sunday from 7am-midday this popular market stall sites fill quickly. Call 5482 3995 for more information.
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.
MONDAY 20 November
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 email@example.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.
GUSTO Ukulele and Guitar Sessions
Each Monday, 6 to 8pm and each Thursday, 10am to 12noon, the GUSTO Ukulele and Guitar Sessions are held at the AICM Building, Channon Street Gympie. All are welcome and the cost is $5 per session. For information contact Robyn Hamilton on 0429 011 783.
TUESDAY 21 November
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.
Glenwood NBN Public Information Session
Head along to the Glenwood Community Hall where NBN staff will be available to community members who drop in during the day between 10am and 2pm to assist with issues they are experiencing with broadband internet fixed to homes or businesses. There will be a half hour presentation on NBN and network upgrades, issues and opportunities at 12pm. Bring along your recent bill from your current provider to help staff with details like your current plan, age of equipment etc or you can email issues, concerns to firstname.lastname@example.org with a copy of your current bill and details will be forwarded to NBN prior to the session.
Student’s Fun Tennis
The new Student’s Fun Tennis Program will continue from 4 to 5pm at Gympie Queens Park Tennis Centre, corner Bruce Highway and Jane St. It is for primary and secondary students. The cost is $3 per person or $5 per family. For more information call Jenny on 0402 775 023.
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 22 November
Gympie Quota Club
Gympie Quota is a women’s service club supporting the local community and meets every second and fourth Wednesday of the month. As a part of the Service program, any lady needing a chit/chat and a free coffee is very welcome to come to the Museum Cafe every fourth Friday of the month from 9.30 to 11am. For further information please call Noela 5482 3206 and Heather 5482 5235.
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 email@example.com or like them on Facebook.
THURSDAY 23 November
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 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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