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CANBERRA SENIORS CENTRE
Canberra Seniors Centre is launching an
Appeal for Donations to their Christmas Fete.
Books, garden items, plants, household
items, pre-loved clothes and items for Trash
and Treasure would be greatly appreciated.
Saturday, November 15. Ph: 6248 9509.
As part of National Psychology Week, a free
community seminar will be held. November 12,
7pm. The Tuggeranong Community Centre. Ph:
NATIONAL SENIORS AUSTRALIA --
CANBERRA NORTH BRANCH
The next meeting of Canberra North Branch
will feature guest speaker: Marlena Jeffery --
"Experiences as the wife of the Governor-
General". November 13, 10am. Canberra
Southern Cross Club, Jamison.
Ph: 6241 9395.
CANBERRA TREASURE TIME GROUP
Life's Little Treasures Foundation provides
support and friendship and information to
families of children born premature or sick.
The 'Treasure Time' sessions are a peer
supported play session for parents to meet
and connect with other families in their area.
Free of charge.Last Friday of every month,
10am--11am. Isabella Plains Neighbourhood
House, Ellerston Avenue, Isabella Plains.
Ph: 1300 697 736 or Email: contact_us
BRADDON COMMUNITY OP SHOP
Currong flats built in 1956 are to be pulled
down hence Braddon Community Op Shop will
hold demolition clearance sales. Everything
must go; books, clothing, bric-brac nothing
over $1. All money raised will go to the Home
Alone at Christmas, Christmas Party. Every
Saturday, 10am--2pm, until November 29.
Boomerang Room Ground Floor Currong
Apartments, Batman Street and Currong North
Street Braddon (opposite Gorman House).
Ph: 0427 629 956.
TUGGERANONG DAY VIEW CLUB
The Tuggeranong Day VIEW club meets every
third Tuesday of each month. All ladies and
guests are welcome to join this social event.
Two course lunch, $21 per person. November
18, 11.30am--2pm. Tuggeranong Vikings Town
Centre Club, Corner Athllon Drive and Rowland
Rees Crescent, Greenway. RSVP: November
14. Ph: 6284 8804.
Brindabella Orchestra will be performing their
final concert for 2014. The program will
include compositions by Vaughan Williams,
Beethoven, Schubert and other well-known
composers. Conductor for this concert will be
Rosalie Hannink. Entry donation $5 includes a
program and afternoon tea at the conclusion
of the concert. Sunday, November 30, 2pm.
The Queanbeyan Uniting Church, Rutledge
THE COUNTRY MUSIC ASSOCIATION
CANBERRA & MONARO DISTRICT
Is holding a walk-up concert, singers, players
and listeners are all welcome including
children. A wonderful place for learners to
improve. Thursday, November 20, 7.30pm.
Entry fee $2. The Deakin Football Club, 3
Grose St, Deakin. Ph: 0412 559 113.
ACT SCALE MODELLERS SOCIETY
The "Scale ACT '14" scale modelling
competition and display will feature a special
Great War centenary model competition and
display for First World War subjects. November
15--16, 10.30am-3.30pm. Entry: Adults $5,
Children $2, Seniors $2, Family $10. UC High
School, 108 Baldwin Drive, Kaleen.
LA CAGE AUX FOLLES
The glamorous musical that inspired the film,
The Birdcage with Robin Williams and Nathan
Lane. Include entry to show, plus a great
selection of drinks and canapes at interval.
November 1--22. ANU Arts Centre, Acton.
Ph: 6257 1950 Visit: canberrarep.org.au.
CANBERRA LAPIDARY CLUB SHOW
The Spring Gemcraft and Mineral will host a
wide range of stallholders selling jewellery,
crystals, minerals, gemstones, opals, fossils,
beads and lapidary supplies. November
15--16, 10am--5pm. Entry is $5 adults, $9
family, $2 children/concession. The Mallee
Pavilion, Exhibition Park, Flemington Road,
Canberra). Ph: 6258 6631 or 0407 718 347.
CANBERRA BLUES SOCIETY
MONTHLY BLUES JAM
Canberra Blues Society (Inc) is a not-for-profit
collective of like-minded individuals who are
passionate about the art of traditional and
contemporary blues music. The Carlsen/
Reynolds Band will be hosting this month's
Blues Jam. They will be followed by some of the
finest musicians in Canberra jamming
together for a great afternoon of Blues music.
Entry, $3--$5. November 16, 2pm--5.30pm.
The Harmonie German Club, Jerrabomberra
ST VINCENT S PRIMARY SCHOOL
There will be a variety of activities at the St
Vincent''s Primary School fete including rides,
craft, Christmas stalls, pampering, white
elephant, graffiti wall, plants, cakes,
Bollywood dancing and raffles. November 16,
10am--2pm. Bindel Street, Aranda.
CANBERRA COMMUNITY SLEEPOUT
The Canberra Community Sleepout is a
partnership between Communities@Work and
St Vincent de Paul Society Canberra/
Goulburn. Every night in Canberra, nearly
2000 people are homeless, giving the city the
second highest homelessness rate in
Australia. The Canberra Community Sleepout
is an opportunity for families, community
groups, organisations, schools and individuals
to make a difference. Entertainment will
include live music, family activities, a jumping
castle, lantern making, presentations,
children's activities and much more. November
14. To register visit: sleepout.org.au.
As part of National Psychology Week, a free
community seminar on stress management.
Wednesday November 12, 7pm. The
Tuggeranong Community Centre, 245
Cowlishaw Street, Greenway. To register or for
further details ph: 6293 9996.
CANBERRA FLOWER CLUB
While Floriade has ended for this year, the
vision of those beautiful blooms lingers on
through the lovely flower arrangements we see
in homes and other places.The Canberra
Flower Club's will demonstrate of the art of
flower arranging in the next meeting/
November 11, 9.30am. Downer Community
Centre, Frencham Place, Downer. New
members and visitors are always welcome.
Ph: 6248 0518
Public speaking and presentation skills
workshop on aspects of effective
communication. November 11, 5.30pm--7pm.
Ainslie Football Club, Wakefield Avenue,
Ainslie. Ph: 0415 261 310 or
FUSION HAND TO HAND OP SHOP
Fusion raises money for local youth programs,
both here in Australia and overseas. In
Canberra, we run Breakfast Clubs, mentoring
programs, have a yearly pilgrimage for young
people to Uluru and also fund a school
chaplain at Kaleen High School.
CARDS AND CALENDARS AT
Nine local charities, ACT Rescue & Foster,
Lone Guides, Cancer Council, Cystic Fibrosis,
Sharing Places, Heart Foundation, Epilepsy,
Canberra Legacy and Pegasus, are selling
Christmas cards and calendars at Wanniassa
Shops. Until December 19. Mondays to
Saturdays 10am-3.30pm. Wanniassa
Shopping Centre, Sangster Place, Wanniassa.
Ph: 0408 533 961.
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