Home' The Chronicle : Canberra Chronicle 10-11-15 Contents 25 - Tuesday, November 10, 2015
CANBERRA FLOWER CLUB
The Canberra Flower Club's next
demonstration of the art of flower arranging is
on Tuesday, November 10, from 9am. Downer
Community Centre, Frencham Place, Downer.
Ph: 6248 0518.
The annual Yarralumala Uniting Church garage
sale will feature bargains in books, toys,
furniture, bric-a-brac, collectables, pictures
and more. Morning tea and South African
specialities will be available. All proceeds to
Mission. Saturday, November 14. 9am-
12.30pm. Yarralumla Uniting Church, Denman
The Rotary Club of Ginninderra, in
collaboration with the Raiders Belconnen Club,
present Lunchtime Melody concerts on the
second Wednesday of each month. Each
concert features schools and colleges,
community choirs and musicians from the ACT
community. Money raised will offset the costs
of the performance or go directly to support
local institutions. Entry by gold coin donation.
Next concert Wednesday, November 11.
11.30am-12.30pm. Raiders Belconnen Club,
Hardwick Crescent, Holt. Ph: 6254 1044.
MEDITATION AND THE INNER VOICE
The Sri Chinmoy Centre Canberra presents
Secrets of Happiness: Meditation and the
Inner Voice, a free, two-part seminar featuring
Swiss psychologist, entrepreneur and author,
Kailash Beyer. Monday, November 16 and
Tuesday, November 17. 6.30pm. Majura
Community Centre, 2 Rosevear Place,
Dickson. To register, see: canberra
meditation.org or ph: 0404 071 327.
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. For details about the current
program of walks, please call: 1300 799 719.
St Mary in the Valley Anglican Church is
hosting a community fair. The fair will feature
children's events, stalls selling everything from
toys to garage sale items and bric-a-brac.
Saturday, November 21, 9am-2pm. Corner of
Were Street and Webber Crescent, Calwell.
GOZZART STREET FESTIVAL
Gungahlin College hosts an art, design and
photo exhibition, film festival, fashion parade,
dance, live music and street theatre. Art
students will be selling their work at the craft
market. Tuesday, November 10, 4pm-7.30pm.
Gungahlin College, 23 Gozzard Street,
Gungahlin. Ph: 6142 1000.
CANBERRA LAKES LADIES PROBUS
We enjoy friendship and social activities. Our
club meets on the third Monday of the month
at St John's Church Hall in Reid. Most
meetings have an interesting guest speaker
and an activity or outing is arranged once a
month. Visitors and prospective new members
are always welcome to come along and join us.
Mondays, 10am-noon. Robertson Room, St
John's Church Hall, 45 Constitution Avenue,
Reid. Ph: 6248 5886.
ST MARK'S OPEN DAY
St Mark's National Theological Centre invites
all who are interested to their open day this
weekend. St Mark's delivers courses in
theology, personal and relationship
counselling, pastoral and clinical supervision,
pastoral care, and Anglican ministry formation.
Saturday, November 21. 9.30am-noon.
Charles Sturt University, 15 Blackall Street,
Barton. See: stmarks.edu.au.
A public speaking and presentation skills
workshop on aspects of effective
communication. Free for visitors. Tonight,
November 10. 5.30pm-7pm. Canberra City
Bowling Club, Elder Street, Braddon (opposite
Ainslie Primary School). Ph: 0415 261 310;
email: firstname.lastname@example.org; or
We are a friendly social group for people over
50 who would like to meet new people. No
need to be bored or idle, spring is here, time
to get out and join our 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
SPRING EXHIBITION AND ROSE
Display of flowers, plant sales, floral art
display and demonstrations, refreshments,
raffle and gardening advice. Saturday,
November 14, 12noon -- 5pm and Sunday
November 15, 11am -- 4pm. Wesley Centre,
National Circuit, Forrest. Ph: 6232 7248 or
Families and Friends for Drug Law Reform
invite you to the launch of their first book, The
Drug Law Wars: Twenty Years of Families
Fighting at the Front. Senator Katy Gallagher
will launch the book, which chronicles a
journey which began with a group of grieving
parents who set out to change an injustice in
the drug laws and tells of their perseverance
through times of hope and despair.
Wednesday, November 18. From 12.30pm.
ACT Legislative Assembly, 196 London Circuit,
Civic. RSVP for catering purposes.
Ph: 6169 7678 or
FREE TOUR OF ANU CLASSICS
Voluntary guides offer a free tour of the ANU
Classics Museum on the second Friday of each
month. The next tour will be this Friday,
November 13. From 12.30pm. AD Hope
Building, Ellery Crescent, ANU, Acton.
FREE PELVIC FLOOR WORKSHOPS
Women of all ages are invited to attend this
free workshop presented by health
professionals from the ACT Health Directorate.
This workshop will provide information,
education and self-help strategies for women
who are experiencing continence problems or
wishing to prevent them. The workshops will
cover issues relating to bladder and bowel
control, bladder and bowel prolapse, and
concerns regarding gynaecological surgery.
Today, November 10. 1pm-4pm. Tuggeranong
Community Health Centre, corner of Ankertell
and Pitman streets, Tuggeranong. Bookings
essential. Ph: 6207 9977.
M16 ARTSPACE FOR HIRE
Do you need a space to hold a creative event?
Make use of M16 Artspace in Griffith and its
creative connections and audience by holding
your event with us. Workspace A is a large,
light-filled, clean, and self-contained space
available for hire for diverse art practices,
conferences, workshops, demonstrations and
exhibitions. The space measures 8.65 metres
by 8.9 metres and is equipped with fold-out flat
tables, chairs, easels, whiteboard, a sink, and
an urn. To discuss your proposal, contact the
M16 Office for availability. Ph: 6295 9438.
ST PETER'S OPPORTUNITY SHOP
St Peter's Lutheran Church is holding an
opportunity shop and browse a fantastic
selection of cakes, jams, pickles, plants and
produce, crockery and clothing, books and
more. Excellent coffee and cake will also be
available. Friday and Saturday, November 27
and 28, 9am -- 1pm. St Peter's Lutheran
Church Hall, 6 Boolee Street, Reid.
CIVIC ROSTRUM CLUB
Learn effective public speaking and meeting
procedures in a friendly, supportive
environment. Come as our guest to see how
we can help you to develop your
communication skills. Meetings every
Tuesday. From 12.30pm-1.30pm. Hellenic
Club in the City, 13 Moore Street, Civic.
Ph: 0415 109 714 or see: rostrum.com.au.
Is someone else's drinking causing you a
problem? Meet other people who share your
fears. Learn about the disease of alcoholism
and feel the support of people who
understand. Al-Anon is a not-for-profit
organisation. There are no dues for
membership. Choose from 11 meetings each
week in the Canberra district. For further
details ph: 6249 8866 or see: al-anon.org/
ACT SCALE MODELLERS SOCIETY
The ACT Scale Modellers Society invites you to
ScaleACT '15, a scale modelling competition
and display. There will be hundreds of
beautifully constructed and detailed scale
models of just about every form of subject you
can imagine. Entry $5 adults, $2 children and
seniors, $10 families. Saturday, November 14
and Sunday, November 15. 10.30am-3.30pm.
UC High School Kaleen, 108 Baldwin Drive,
Kaleen. See: actsms.asn.au or visit the
ACTSMS Facebook page.
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