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FROG WATCH CENSUS
Frogwatch is a community frog monitoring
program that involves volunteers undertaking
frog monitoring and protecting frog habitats.
The program is run by the Ginninderra
Catchment Group. Frog monitoring can be
done throughout the year with a traditional
focus on spring when most local frog species
are calling. If you would like to take part just
come to one of our training seminars, where
you will learn all that you need to partake in
this year's event. In addition, you can join one
of our field trips to further your frog-id skills.
September 16, Introduction Seminar 1 ANBG;
September 25, Introduction Seminar 2 ANBG;
September 22, Field Trips Duffy; September
26, Field Trip Mulligans Flat. To register
contact Anke Maria Hoefer, ACT & Region
Frogwatch co-ordinator, on 6278 3309 or
BOLLYWOOD DANCE CLASS
If you want to keep fit and active and learn a
new style of dancing then come along to our
Bollywood classes. Classes at Belconnen,
Tuggernong, Woden, Gunghalin. Every Tuesday
or Wednesday. Active Leisure Centre, McBrdye
Crescent, Erindale (Tuesdays 7.30pm).
Belconnen Art Centre, Emu bank (Wednesdays
8pm). Ph: 0403 156 833.
Canberra Youth Music presents a selection of
songs and music presented by its String
Stream Ensembles (Peg Mantle Strings,
Sinfonietta, Camerata and String Ensemble).
The music is a mix of well-known Australian
folk songs and commissioned works by
Stephen Chin. September 20. Adults $30,
children $10. For more information call
CANBERRA COMPANIONS SOCIAL
New in town, or just looking for something to
do. Then join an active over-50s group of men
and women who enjoy activities such as folk
music, movies, restaurant dinners, lunch in
the surrounding country towns, weekends
away and more. For more information call Judy
on 6241 5136 or John on 6254 7206.
TUGGERANONG VIKINGS TENNIS
The Tuggeranong Vikings Social Tennis Club
Committee wishes to advise members that the
AGM will be held at 9.30am on Sunday,
September 21. Downstairs at the Vikings Town
Centre Club. Usual social tennis will follow the
AGM. For more information call
0403 787 184.
Self-help group for those grieving because
their partners have died and who can listen,
support and comfort, due to their similar
experiences and thus help re-establishing
their lives and go on living. Held every first and
third Wednesday of the month, 12.30pm-
2.30pm, at Phillip. Also the first and third
Thursdays of the month 7.30pm-9.30pm, at
Jamison. Ph: 6297 1052. Visit:
CANBERRA LUNG LIFE MEETING
A support group for people with chronic lung
disease and their carers. Meetings at
10.15am-noon at Burns Club, 8 Kett Street,
Kambah on second Thursday of every month.
Next meeting September 11. Guest speaker is
Virginia Rasheed talking about living well with
chronic conditions. For more information
CONDER CRAFT GROUP
The Conder Craft Group meets at the Lanyon
Community Centre, Sidney Nolan
Street, Conder, on the first Thursday of each
month from 1pm-3pm. Ladies come along with
your sewing, knitting or those projects you
have always wanted to complete. Cost $2. Ph
SPRING ORCHID SHOW
The 2014 annual Spring Orchid Show will be
held at the Wesley Centre, 20 National Circuit
Forrest, ACT, from 9am-5pm Saturday,
September 20, and noon-4pm Sunday,
September 21. Orchids will be on display and
for sale, and refreshments will be available.
Entry $5 for adults, $2 concession. For more
information contact Bill on 6297 5635.
The Compassionate Friends ACT &
Queanbeyan is part of a worldwide family of
bereaved parents, siblings and grandparents
offering support, friendship and understanding
to each other following the death of a child of
any age from any cause. We have regular social
activities, an excellent library and monthly
sharing meetings on the first Tuesday of the
month at 7pm at The Grant Cameron
Community Centre, Holder. For further
information please contact Maxine on
6286 6134 or Sue on 6290 2538.
Al-Anon is for families and friends of
alcoholics. If someone you know has a
drinking problem, you can see what it's doing
to them -- but can you see what it's doing to
you? Choose from 12 meetings each week in
the Canberra region. Find them at al-anon.org/
australia/. Meet others who share your
problems. Learn about the disease of
alcoholism. Replace despair with hope. Build
your self-confidence. Al-Anon welcomes you.
CWA CANBERRA BRANCH LIGHT
CWA Canberra Branch invites you to enjoy a
light lunch of delicious custom-made
sandwiches, followed by your choice of slices
with tea or coffee for $10, and pick up some
quality handcrafted items, cakes and plants
from our stall. September 19, 11.30am-2pm.
8 Barry Drive, City. For inquiries phone Barbara
on 6247 7720. All welcome.
THE ABBA CHOIR
The Andante Andante Choir (otherwise known
as the ABBA choir) rehearses every Monday
night (except during school holidays). New
choir members are welcome to join any time.
No previous singing experience is required as
training in vocal technique is provided. Your
first three rehearsals are free. For information
please email andanteandantechoir
@yahoo.com or phone Allison on 6278 5752.
NEED A COMPUTER TRAINING
The PC Users Group, an organisation of
computer users helping users, has an
excellent computer training room equipped
with modern computers in our centre in Holder.
There are 10 student workstations and an
instructor's station linked to a large screen
projector. The room is available for hire, with
special rates for non-profit groups. Phone
6287 2922. For more detail please see:
Public speaking and presentation skills
workshop on aspects of effective
communication. September 30, 5.30pm-7pm.
Ainslie Football Club, Wakefield Avenue,
Ainslie. Free for visitors. Phone Chris on
0402 668 358. Email: email@example.com.
WODEN VIEW CLUB
Meet the ladies of Woden View Club as they
celebrate Woden's 44th birthday. Canberra
Girls Grammar Choir will be performing. Enjoy
a two-course lunch. The theme is music black
& white. This is an activity to support The
Smith Family and its Learning for Life Program.
The venue is the Canberra Southern Cross
Club, Woden, meeting at 11.30am, lunch
served at 12.30pm on September 23. Cost is
$24. If you would like to join us please phone
Val Black by September 18, on 6281 2022.
Visitors and interested ladies are warmly
WALKING IN CANBERRA
Joining a regular walking program is a simple
and enjoyable way of life. During spring,
Walking for Pleasure conducts walks at:
9.30am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday,
Thursday and Friday. Walks are between one
and two hours long. You can choose walks
appropriate for your level of fitness from the
weekly schedule. Walks are planned for
various locations around Canberra. For details
about the current program of walks, please
call: 1300 799 719. To discover more walking
opportunities visit: CANwalk.org.au
Anyone interested in sharing stories with
family, friends and the community or wanting
to learn the art of storytelling is welcome to
come along to one of the Story Circles run by
the ACT Storytellers Guild. These circles are
run free of charge to promote storytelling in the
ACT and to encourage interested participants
to join the ACT Storytellers Guild. Northside
Circle: Second Wednesday each month, 8pm-
10pm, 11 Millhouse Crescent, Higgins.
Contact: Mary on 6254 2349. Southside
Circle: Second Sunday each month 2pm-4pm.
28 Wheadon Street, Monash. Contact: Trish
on 6292 3303.
We are a friendly social group for people over
50 who would like to meet new people in their
life. Spring is on its way, no need to be bored
or idle, join us for activities which are varied
including dinners, lunches, picnics,
barbecues, walks, music venues, theatre,
exhibitions, movies, day trips out of Canberra
and weekends away. Ph: 6242 0840 or
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