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NATIONAL SENIORS AUSTRALIA --
CANBERRA SOUTH BRANCH
The Canberra South Branch of the NSA will
soon be holding its Annual General Meeting
following by its monthly meeting. The guest
speaker will be Sarah Light, of Attune Hearing
Canberra Clinic in Kingston, who will talk about
hearing health and hearing loss. Non-
members are welcome to attend. Free entry.
Wednesday, August 26. From 10.30am.
Weston Creek Labor Club, Teesdale Close,
Stirling. See: nationalseniors.com.au or
CONDER CRAFT GROUP
New members to the group are always
welcome, so please come along with your
sewing, knitting, or those projects you have
always wanted to complete. Cost $2.
Thursdays, 1pm-3pm. Mura Lanyon
Community Centre, 22 Sidney Nolan Street,
Conder. Ph: 6294 6201.
ANOTHER CHANCE OP SHOP
Another Chance Op Shop is taking part in
National Op Shop Week from Monday, August
24, until Saturday, August 29. Each day the
shop will have 50 per cent off a different
section in the store. Come in daily and grab
yourself a bargain. Open Monday to Friday,
10am-4.30pm, Saturday 10am-1pm. Another
Chance Op Shop, Ross Smith Crescent,
Scullin. Ph: 6278 4135.
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, lunch in the surrounding country
towns, weekends away and more.
Ph: 0422 411 976 or 6254 7206.
WALKING IN CANBERRA
Joining a regular walking program is a simple
and enjoyable way of life. During winter,
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
Form Studio and Gallery is seeking
applications for high quality 2d or 3d work to
fill two positions in their 2016 exhibition
calendar. Form Studio and Gallery is able to
offer a large open plan space with white walls,
polished concrete floors, eftpos and credit
card facilities, track lighting and a track wall
hanging system. Applications close
September 30. For more information please
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!
Ph: 6278 5752.
Children's Book Council of Australia ACT
Branch invites you to support disadvantaged
children by giving them a new book to own.
Donations can be left at our collection sites
during the month of August. Collection sites:
Libraries ACT, Queanbeyan City Library, Harry
Hartog Bookseller, ALIA House and any
Dymocks bookshop in the ACT. Ends August
31. More information at: cbcaact.org.au/
Better Hearing Australia Canberra conducts
Hearing Loss Management Sessions which
include lipreading classes to help people cope
better with their hearing loss. If you have a
hearing loss and are having trouble hearing,
especially in noisy situations, then these
classes will provide you with information and
skills to help you manage better. Tuesdays,
2-4pm at the Grant Cameron Community
Centre in Holder and 5.30-7pm at the Hellenic
Club in Phillip. For more information
phone: 6251 4713.
Brindabella Orchestra will be performing with
Weston Winds, their program will feature
Music from the World War I era, including a
medley of popular tunes sung in the trenches
and music from composers who served in, or
who tragically lost their lives during the
conflict. $5 entry. 2pm, Sunday, August 30.
North Belconnen Uniting Church, Conley Drive,
Melba. For more information
JOHN BLACK TRIO
Duke Ellington and Count Basie come to
Kangara with the John Black Trio, featuring
John Black on piano, Ben O'Loghlin on double
bass, Jamal Salem on drums and music from
jazz nobility. Tickets $25 and include afternoon
tea. Saturday, August 29, 2.15-3pm. Kangara
Waters Retirement Village, 2 Joy Cummings
Place, Belconnen. Ph: 6251 4040.
The Compassionate Friends ACT &
Queanbeyan is part of a world-wide 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: 6286 6134 or Sue: 6290 2538.
PC USERS GROUP
The PC Users Group provides the opportunity
to discuss and resolve all sorts of computer
issues, with various groups offering
discussion of computer topics at various
levels. The group also offers training courses
from absolute beginners onwards.
Ph: 1800 728 853 or visit: pcug.org.au/wp/.
SCRIBBLERS WRITING GROUP
The Scribblers Writing Group holds weekly
meetings at the Belconnen Community Centre
to provide those interested in creative writing
encouragement through practice, discussion,
and critique. If you are interested in learning
more about the Scribblers Writing Group,
WEEKLY BRIDGE CLUB
We are a non-profit organisation who play
friendly sessions of bridge twice a week. Free
tea and coffee provided. $3 a 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.
MAJURA WOMEN'S GROUP
The Majura Women's Group meets weekly,
providing opportunities for social and creative
activities for women at home with young
children. Funded by the Department of Health.
Childcare is provided. Wednesdays, 9.30am-
noon. Downer Community Centre, Downer.
SEEK AND FIND OP SHOP
The Seek and Find Op Shop offers a wonderful
selection of clothing for women, men and
children, as well as toys, shoes, handbags,
music, CDs, DVDs, plants and knick-knacks.
Any donations of clothing or other items are
always welcome. Free lunch is provided on
Thursdays from 12.30pm. Open Monday to
Thursday, 9.30am-1.30pm. Baptist Church,
Jenke Circuit, Kambah. Ph: 0406 201 371.
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.
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
BEADS, BAUBLES AND BANGLES
Join Tony Steel for a class on ceramic jewellery
making. Open to previous cermaic students
and complete beginners alike. Every Friday,
10am--noon. Belconnen Community Centre.
Ph: 6264 0232 or email:
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