Home' The Chronicle : Canberra Chronicle 12-05-2015 Contents 27 - Tuesday, May 12, 2015
MARYMEAD GLITZ AND GLAMOUR
Marymead is holding its annual 'Glitz and
Glamour' fundraising ball. Enjoy a delicious
three course meal, a silent auction, raffles,
lucky door prizes and dance the night away to
the sensational tunes of local band,
Hitparade. Tickets $135 per person. Friday,
May 29. 6.30pm for 7pm. Canberra Southern
Cross Club, 92-96 Corinna Street, Woden. For
bookings ph: 6162 5825 or
RSVP May 20.
Author Hazel Edwards, recipient of an OAM for
Literature and national literary ambassador,
will talk about her new memoir Not just a piece
of cake -- Being an Author. Hazel tackles myths
that writing for children is easier or of less
significance, and will be chatting with
attendees and sign books. $25 tickets at the
door. Email bookings essential. Friday, May 22.
5pm-7.30pm. ALIA House, 9 Napier Close,
Deakin. Email: email@example.com.
WEEKLY BRIDGE CLUB
We are a non-profit organisation who play
friendly sessions of bridge twice a week. Free
tea and coffee provided. $3 per session.
Monday and Friday, 12.20pm-3.30pm.
Belconnen Bowling Club, 1 Beetaloo Street,
Hawker. Ph: 6251 4023 for more information
and to arrange a partner if necessary.
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. Thursdays, from 1.30pm. Weston
Creek Uniting Church hall, 16 Parkinson St,
Weston. Ph: 0407 331 620 or
Two free classes for people learning English
are being held in Gungahlin by a combined
churches group. Conversation group on
Thursdays 12.30-2.30pm. The Salvation Army
Centre, The Valley Ave and advanced class
with some IELTS practice on Wednesdays
7.15-9.15pm at Gungahlin library.
Ph: 0419 017 552.
MARYMEAD FOSTER CARE
Marymead is holding a Foster Care Information
Session for all those interested in becoming a
Foster Carer. Tuesday, 19 May. From 6pm. 255
Goyder Street, Narrabundah. Ph: 6162 5800
or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Brindabella Orchestra will be performing their
first concert for 2015, incorporating pieces as
The Hebrides Overture by Mendelssohn,
Kaiserwalzer by Strauss, Jesus Christ
Superstar by Andrew Lloyd Webber, and other
well-known works in the program. Sunday, May
17 at 2pm. Entry donation to the performance
will be $5.00 includes afternoon tea.
Queanbeyan Uniting Church, Rutledge Street,
Queanbeyan. Ph: 6258 7380
LOGOS BIBLE SOFTWARE SEMINAR
Logos is the most widely-used Bible Study and
Research software (PC and Mac). In this
seminar we demonstrate the Logos tools
which help with the study of Biblical theology,
people, places, events. Presented by David
deMers, Authorized Logos Rep. Friday, May 15
at 7.30pm. Rivett Chapel, 17 Rivett Place,
Rivett. Free, but Registration required by 8
May. Ph: 0428 782 351
LATVIAN DANCE WORKSHOP
All welcome to come and enjoy an afternoon
learning Latvian dances with Valdis Strazds
and members of the Sprigulitis Latvian Folk
Dance Group. They are a local group who have
performed around Australia and overseas, and
have celebrated their 60th anniversary. This
event will take place on Saturday, May 16 from
1.30-4.30pm at Folk Dance Canberra Hall,
114 Maitland St, Hackett. Cost $15.
Ph: 6231 4472 or
NATIONAL SENIORS AUSTRALIA
CANBERRA SOUTH BRANCH
The Canberra South Branch of NSA will hold its
next monthly meeting at 10.30am on
Wednesday May 27 at the Weston Creek Labor
Club, Teesdale Close, Stirling. The guest
speaker will be a representative from Sleep
Apnoea ACT who will talk about sleep apnoea.
Those who are not NSA members are most
welcome to attend. Further information on
National Seniors Australia is available at
you can contact the branch via email
WALKING IN CANBERRA
Joining a regular walking program is a simple
and enjoyable way of life. During autumn,
Walking For Pleasure begins 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, ph: 1300 799 719 or
All are welcome to attend a public speaking
and presentation skills workshop on aspects
of effective communication presented by
Ainslie Toastmasters. Free for visitors. Tonight,
May 12. 5.30pm-7.30pm. Ainslie Football
Club, Wakefield Avenue, Ainslie.
Ph: 0415 261 310, email: russell_
The Australian National Eisteddfod is holding
its annual Trivia Night to raise money for this
year's national eisteddfod. Grab nine friends
and come enjoy a fun and fast paced night of
trivia with plenty of fabulous prizes and a silent
auction. Tables of 10. $20 per head. Friday,
May 15. 7pm for 7.30pm. The Hellenic Club
Woden, 1 Matilda Street, Phillip.
Ph: 0427 357 417. Bookings essential.
RENAL MORNING TEA
The Renal Morning Tea is an opportunity for
renal patients to meet and make friends in a
relaxed and informal setting. All renal patients,
carers, family and friends are most welcome.
The next morning tea will be held on Thursday,
May 14. 10.30am-noon. The Hellenic Club
Woden Coffee Shop, 1 Matilda Street, Phillip.
CANBERRA COMPANIONS SOCIAL
New in town, or just looking for something to
do? Then why not join an active, over 50s
group of men and women who enjoy activities
such as folk music, movies, restaurant
dinners, lunches in surrounding country
towns, weekends away and more.
Ph: 6241 5136 or 6254 7206.
TUGGERANONG DAY VIEW LUNCH
The Tuggeranong Day View Club holds a
meeting and lunch on the third Tuesday of each
month. All ladies and guests are welcome to
join this lovely social event. The next meeting
will feature guest speaker Chris Bone, retired
magistrate, NSW court. Cost $26 for a
delicious two course lunch. Tuesday, May 19.
11.30am-2pm. Vikings Town Centre Club,
corner of Athllon Drive and Rowland Rees
Crescent, Greenway. Ph: 6284 8804. RSVP
Friday, May 15.
CANBERRA LUNG LIFE MEETING
A support group for people with chronic lung
disease and their carers, meeting on the
second Thursday of every month. The next
Canberra Lung Life meeting will feature guest
speaker Beth Forbes, a chronic care nurse.
Thursday, May 14. 10.15am-noon. Burns Club,
8 Kett Street, Kambah.
We are a friendly social group for people over
50 who would like to meet new people in their
life. No need to be bored or idle, join us for
activities which are varied, including dinners,
lunches, picnics, barbecues, walks, theatre,
music venues, exhibitions, movies, day trips
out of Canberra and weekends away.
Ph: 6242 0840 or 6281 3549.
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