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KNIT AND TALK
Learn to knit and practise English conversation
at the same time at this free program for
women from non-English speaking
backgrounds. Join any time. Materials
supplied and all migrant women are welcome.
Fridays, 10am-noon. Tuggeranong Library
Community Room, Cowlishaw Street,
Greenway. Ph: 6286 9547.
ANU CLASSICS MUSEUM TOURS
The ANU Classics Museum offers regular,
free tours of its extensive collection of
authentic items from the Classical past,
conducted by volunteer guides. All welcome.
The next tour will take place on Friday, February
12. 12.30pm. AD Hope Building, Ellery
NATIONAL SENIORS AUSTRALIA
The next meeting of the Canberra North branch
of NSA will feature guest speaker Jill Brown of
Alzheimer's Australia and the managers of the
NSA Financial Desk will be providing an
overview of their services for members.
Visitors and members are most welcome.
Thursday, February 11. From 10am. Canberra
Southern Cross Club Jamison, Catchpole
See: nationalseniors.com.au or
ph: 6241 9395.
Depressed or anxious? Grow offers hope and
friendly, practical help in a small group setting.
For further details, ph: 6295 7791.
THE CANBERRA MEN'S CHOIR
Calling all male singers! The Canberra Men's
Choir has reconvened for 2016 and are
currently looking for new members. The choir
meets every Monday, 7.30pm. Southern Cross
Club, Woden. For more information,
ph: 6295 7342.
WALKING FOR PLEASURE
Joining a regular walking program is a simple
and enjoyable way of life. In Summer, Walking
for Pleasure walks begin at 8.30am or 6.30pm
on Sunday, 9.30am on Tuesday, 8.30am on
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. The group
walks in a variety of different locations around
Canberra. For details about the current
program of walks, please call: 1300 799 719
or see: CANwalk.org.au.
Calling all singers, players and listeners.
Come along to The Country Music Association
of Canberra's walk-up concert. All welcome.
Entry $2. Friday, February 12. Bistro opens at
6pm. Concert at 7.30pm. Deakin Football
Club. For more details, phone Bev
Stokes: 0412 559 113.
CANBERRA LUNG LIFE MEETING
A support group for people with chronic lung
disease and their carers. Come along and
listen to guest speaker Jody Hook, a Chronic
Care nurse. Meetings held every second
Thursday of the month. 10.15am-noon.
Weston Creek Labor Club, Teesdale Close,
Stirling. Next meeting Thursday, February 11.
For more information see:
CANBERRA CELTIC CHOIR
Like to sing? Need a new project for 2016?
Come along to the Canberra Celtic Choir and
sing the great old Irish, Welsh, and Scottish
songs in two- and four-part harmonies with
regular performances. No auditions.
Rehearsals Mondays, 7.30pm-9.15pm.
Canberra Irish Club, Parkinston Street,
Weston. Ph: 6296 3375 or 6253 9856.
FREE RAJA YOGA MEDITATION
Carers, parents, grandparents and support
workers are all invited to this free Raja yoga
meditation course. Raja yoga meditation helps
us to nurture and rediscover ourselves by
understanding who we are and how to gain
mastery over our own minds. It is a powerful
tool to draw on our inner power and peace to
sustain us while caring for others. Saturday,
February 20. 9am-noon. 38 Wisdom Street,
Hughes. For bookings
in-act or ph: 6260 5525.
LADIES ART GROUP
Ladies Art group welcomes all ladies to share
in their creative adventures! The group has lots
of fun learning new art skills and making a
variety of projects, always adding a personal
touch. Paint, draw, print, stamp and play your
way towards more freedom and more
confidence. All materials provided and no
experience needed. Join a single class or the
whole term. Every second Tuesday, 7pm. For
more details contact
or 0422 693 546.
THE RAINBOW' PROGRAM
The Rainbow Program, operated by The Mental
Health Foundation, is a psychosocial day
program which includes group based activities
and social integration providing a place where
adults living with a mental illness can relax,
make friends, learn new skills or find support.
NDIS Funded. Open Monday-Friday. 10am-
4pm. Chifley Health and Wellbeing Hub,
1-2/70 Maclaurin Crescent, Chifley.
See: mhf.org.au. Ph: 6242 6575 or
0406 377 678.
RAAF CENTENERARY PLAQUE
The special dedication of a memorial plaque
for No.3 Squadron RAAF will celebrate a
century of service by the squadron. Past and
current members of 3 Squadron, the RAAF
Association and local and federal politicians
will attend the ceremony. Thursday, 11am.
RAAF Memorial Grove, Federal Highway,
Majura. Ph: 0429 679 665.
PC USERS GROUP
The PC Users Group provide 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 offer training courses
from absolute beginners onwards.
Ph: 1800 728 853 or visit: pcug.org.au/wp/.
ERINDALE SOCIAL AND CRAFT
This is a community group which meets for
craft and other activities or just drop in for a
cuppa and a chat. Morning tea and light lunch
provided. Children welcome. Thursdays,
10am--2pm. Cost $2. Erindale Neighbourhood
Centre, Corner Sternberg Crescent and Comrie
Street, Erindale. Ph: 6296 5997 or
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.
BOLLYWOOD DANCE CLASSES
If you want to keep fit and active while learning
a new style of dancing then come along to
Bollywood dance classes. Classes are
available for all ages and skill levels. First
class free! Every Tuesday, from 7.30pm. Active
leisure centre, McBrdye Crescent, Erindale.
Other classes at Belconnen, Tuggeranong,
Woden, and Gunghalin. Ph: 0403 156 833 or
MR FLUFFY HOME OWNERS
The co-ordinators of the 'Mr Fluffy Homes: Full
Disclosure' Facebook page are concerned
about retired Mr Fluffy home owners who may
not have internet or other media access and
are dependent on the Asbestos Task Force for
information. The Full Disclosure group knows
of a number of older people in the affected
suburbs who are distressed at the situation
they find themselves in, through no fault of
their own, and are keen to offer whatever moral
support or other help they can. Retired and
senior Mr Fluffy home owners are invited to
contact Kathleen Read on: 0412 136 430
or: 6241 1291. If necessary please leave a
We invite ladies over 50 to a Friendship group.
The afternoon consists of a short activity and
then a chat over afternoon tea. Meetings are
held on the fourth Monday of each month.
Yarralumla Uniting Church, Denman Street,
Yarralumla. Ph: 6282 9248.
ANOTHER CHANCE OP SHOP
Find all kinds of clothing and shoes -- men's,
women's and children's. Now half price till end
July, with new stock on display daily. 10am-
4.30pm Monday to Friday, 10am-1pm
Saturdays. Scullin shops, Ross Smith
Crescent, Scullin. Ph: 6278 4135.
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