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WALKING IN CANBERRA
Joining a regular walking program is a simple
and enjoyable way of life. During summer,
Walking for Pleasure begins walks at 9.30am
on Tuesday and 8.30am on Sundays,
Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. 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
programs of walks, ph: 1300 799 719 or
DAYLIGHT MODEL RAILWAY GROUP
Ideal for all those interested in building and
running model railways, the club covers all
things model railway-related. Every Tuesday
morning, except January and December,
9.30am - 1pm. University of Canberra Kaleen
High School, 104 Baldwin Drive, Kaleen.
Ph: 6166 2166 or visit: canberra-model-
BELCONNEN DAY VIEW CLUB
The first meeting of the Belconnen Day View
Club for the year will be held next Tuesday.
Cost for a two-course lunch is $27. Tuesday,
February 10, 11.45am for a noon start. The
Raiders Leagues Club, Hardwick Crescent,
Holt. RSVP February 5, ph: 6258 0828 or
FREE PELVIC FLOOR WORKSHOPS
Women of all ages are invited to attend this
free workshop presented by health
professionals from the ACT Health Directorate.
The workshop will provide information,
education and self-help strategies for women
who are experiencing continence problems or
wishing to prevent them. Tuesday, March 31,
1pm-4pm. Tuggeranong Community Health
Centre, corner of Anketell Street and Pitman
Street, Greenway. Bookings essential.
Ph: 6207 9977.
ALLEGRO COMMUNITY CHOIR
Based at the Tuggeranong Arts Centre, the
Allegro Community Choir meets and sings
every Tuesday morning. If you would like to
meet new people and love to sing, please
come along. No auditions. Music supplied.
Tuesdays, 10.30am-12.30pm. Tuggeranong
Arts Centre, 137 Reed Street, Greenway. For
more information contact the Tuggeranong
Arts Centre: 6293 1443.
Present a public speaking and presentation
skills workshop focusing on aspects of
effective communication. Free for visitors.
Tuesday, February 3, 5.30pm-7pm. Ainslie
Football Club, Wakefield Avenue, Ainslie.
Ph: 0415 261 310, email: russell_
DRAGON BOATING -- BREAST
Come and try dragon boating with Dragons
Abreast. Morning tea will be provided.
Saturday, February 7, 9am-10.30am. Lake
Burley Griffin, near the Canberra Yacht Club,
off Alexandrina Drive, Yarralumla. To register
your interest or for further information,
ph: 0419 611 167; 0402 110 086 or
0407 255 094.
Better Hearing Australia starts the first term of
its Hearing Loss Management classes today. If
you have hearing loss and are having trouble
hearing, especially in noisy environments,
these classes will provide you with all the
information and skills to help you manage.
Tuesdays, 2-4pm. Grant Cameron Community
Centre, 27 Mulley Street, Holder. For more
information ph: 6251 4713 or
GUNGAHLIN EVENING VIEW CLUB
Will hold its AGM and elections for the 2015
committee over dinner. The club supports the
Smith Family and new members are warmly
welcomed. Cost for dinner $35. Wednesday,
February 18, 6.45pm. Versatile Restaurant,
Federation Square, Nicholls. For further
information contact Janet: 0408 869 955.
We are a friendly social group for people over
50 who would like to meet new people in their
life. Summer is here, no need to be bored or
idle, join us for activities which are varied
including dinners, lunches, picnics,
barbecues, walks, theatre, music events,
exhibitions, movies, day trips out of Canberra
and weekends away. Ph: 6242 0840 or
WESTON CREEK MEN'S SHED
The Men's Shed is a social Shed where men
can meet for a cuppa and a chat. Activities
include guest speakers, visits to local
attractions, BBQs and occasional lunches at a
local Club. Thurdays, from 1.30pm. Weston
Creek Uniting Church hall, 16 Parkinson St,
Weston. Ph: 0407 331 620 or
AUSTRALIAN RED CROSS ACT
The Red Cross is looking for people who are
willing to share some of their time and
interests with older people to provide
companionship and social interaction. The
ACT branch is particularly looking for people
who are available on weekdays during daytime
hours. Volunteers are carefully matched with a
person, according to their interests, times of
availability and location, personal preferences.
Must be over 18 years old. Ph: 6234 7634 or
CEREBRAL PALSY ALLIANCE ACT
Save the date for a special dinner raising funds
for the Cerebral Palsy Alliance ACT. In
Australia, a child is born with cerebral palsy
every 15 hours, one in two people with
cerebral palsy are in chronic pain and there is
no known cure. Reserve a table for an
enjoyable evening with celebrity guest
speakers Glenn McGrath, Rodney Hogg and
Sam Kekovich, and help fight cerebral palsy.
Tickets $110 for a three-course meal and
drinks. Saturday, May 23, 6.30pm. Canberra
Southern Cross Club Woden, 92-96 Corinna
Street, Phillip. Ph: 6199 0699 or
email: email@example.com or
SIDS AND KIDS FUNDRAISER
Sids and Kids invites Canberrans to take the
Weet-Bix Challenge. Whoever can eat 20 Weet-
bix with milk in the shortest time takes home
the title and prizes donated by generous
sponsors. Enjoy a fun-filled morning and help
raise money for Sids and Kids at the same
time. Minimum $20 donation to participate in
the Challenge. Saturday, February 7, 6.30am
for 7am start. Scrivener Dam. For more
information and to register for the challenge
visit the Facebook page: facebook.com/
CANBERRA FLOWER CLUB
Flower arranging can take many beautiful
forms. The Canberra Flower Club will start its
programme this year with a demonstration of
Pave floral arrangements. New members and
visitors are always welcome. Tuesday,
February 10, 9.30am. Downer Community
Centre, Frencham Place, Downer.
Ph: 6248 0518.
THE ABBA CHOIR
The Andante Andante Choir, also known as the
ABBA Choir, rehearses every Monday night
except during school holidays. New choir
members are welcome to join anytime. No
previous singing experience is required as
training in vocal technique is provided. The
first three rehearsals are free! For more
information contact Allison on: 6278 5752 or
CIRCLE OF FRIENDS
A group for mostly over 45s. Activities include
dinner and dances, barbecues, cards, trips
away and much more. Contact
Sue: 6288 1589 or visit: cofsocialgroup.com
OVARIAN CANCER AWARENESS
February is Ovarian Cancer Awareness month,
and OVCAN, the Canberra support group for
women with ovarian cancer and their families,
welcomes everyone to its meeting for
information and support. Free entry.
Wednesday, February 4, 7.30pm-9pm, St
John's Church Hall, Reid. Ph: 0450 962 058.
IS FOOD A PROBLEM FOR YOU?
Do you eat when you're not hungry? Do you go
on eating binges for no apparent reason? Is
your weight affecting the way you live your life?
Call Overeaters Anonymous. Ph: 6231 4171.
CANBERRA INTERNATIONAL FOLK
Offers dances from around the world at all skill
levels. No partner required. $8 a lesson. First
three nights half price. Every Wednesday,
7.45pm - 10pm. Uniting Church Hall Denman
St Yarralumla. Ph: 6281 6314 or email: judy_
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