Home' The Chronicle : Canberra Chronicle 16-02-16 Contents 29 - Tuesday, February 16, 2016
WODEN VIEW CLUB
Meet the ladies of Woden View Club for a
delicious 2 course luncheon and enjoy
listening to Wendy Rainbird speak about the
Antarctic. Visitors and interested ladies are
warmly welcome. Cost $27. Tuesday, February
23. 11.30am. Canberra Southern Cross Club,
Woden. RSVP by Wednesday, February 17.
Please phone Jan Chesworth on: 6286 1009.
THE PUPPET CLUB'
Renowned local puppeteer and puppet-maker
Marianne Mettes is calling for kids 12 and
under to join her puppet club. The affordable
sessions lead up to a group performance at
the end of term and are ideal for shy kids to
build confidence and creativity. Six-week
course. Saturday classes start February 13,
Turner Scout Hall. For more info and
enrolments, visit: puppetoodle.com/school or
GUNGAHLIN DAY VIEW CLUB
Come along to the next meeting of the
Gungahlin Day View Club featuring guest
speaker Helen King, audiologist. There will be
a two-course lunch for $35. Wednesday,
February 24. 11.30 am for noon. Versatile,
Gold Creek Village, Nicholls. RSVP before
12pm on Monday, February 22. Please ring
Catherine on: 6166 2874.
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.
Public speaking and presentation skills
workshop on aspects of effective
communication. Free for visitors. Tonight,
5.30pm-7pm. Canberra City Bowling Club,
Elder Street, Braddon (opposite Ainslie
Primary School). Ph: 0415 261 310;
email: email@example.com; or
CANBERRA BLUES SOCIETY
The next Canberra Blues Society monthly
Blues Jam will be hosted by Wards Xpress
(Sydney). The band will be followed by some of
the finest musicians in the Canberra region
jamming together for a great afternoon of live
entertainment. Entry $5. Sunday, February 21.
2pm-5.30pm. Harmonie German Club, 49
Jerrabomberra Avenue, Narrabundah.
WALKING IN CANBERRA
Joining a regular walking program is a simple
and enjoyable way of life. During summer,
Walking for Pleasure conducts walks at:
9.30am on Tuesday, 8.30am on Wednesday,
Thursday and Friday, and 8.30am or 6.30pm
on Sunday. 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
ACT STORYTELLERS GUILD
The ACT Storytellers Guild invites all interested
persons to join them at one of their Story
Circles. Come along and listen to stories and
learn how to tell them. Free entry. The
Northside Circle is held on the second
Wednesday of each month, 8pm-10pm. 11
Millhouse Crescent, Higgins. Ph: 6254 2349.
The Southside Circle is held on the second
Sunday of each month, 2pm-4pm.
Ph: 0402 064 391.
The Rotary Club of Ginninderra present regular
Lunchtime Melody concerts featuring local
artists - local schools and colleges, community
choirs and local musicians from within
Belconnen and the wider ACT community. Gold
coin donations are used by Rotary to offset the
costs of the performance or go directly to
support local institutions. Second Wednesday
of each month. Raiders Belconnen Club,
Hardwick Crescent, Holt. Ph: 6254 1044.
FREE BOLLYWOOD AND ZUMBA
Canberra school of Bollywood dancing is
celebrating 10 years and giving you the chance
to attend a free taster class. They have
experience in Bollywood and Zumba dance
styles, both of which are a great workout.
Available until Sunday. Registration essential
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, 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
OMNIA ADVENTURERS AND SOCIAL
Omnia is a Club for over 50's who are seeking
to build new, active lives and make new
friendships. Omnia Members run regular
activities including walks, Friday night drinks,
trivia nights, movie nights and much more.
For more information please
LADIES LEARN TO SING CLASSES
If you love to sing then join Canberra Harmony
Chorus for a four-week 'Learn to Sing' course.
Sing great music, scores with teach tracks
provided, no need to read music. $40 for the
whole course. They are giving you a chance to
try before you join the chorus. Thursday nights,
7pm. Belconnen Raiders Club, Hardwick
Crescent, Holt. Ph: 0406 468 988.
COME AND TRY DRAGON BOATING
Dragons Abreast is a national organisation
made up of breast cancer survivors and
supporters. They invite you to come and
participate in dragon boat racing for free. Meet
on Saturday at 9am and finish at 10.30am
with morning tea provided. Lotus Bay, Lake
Burley Griffin, near the Canberra Yacht Club.
Ph: 0407 255 094.
NSA CANBERRA SOUTH BRANCH
The Canberra South Branch of National
Seniors Australia will hold its next monthly
meeting which will feature Sing Australia to
perform an ensemble of songs after the
meeting. 10.30am, Wednesday, February 24.
Weston Creek Labor Club, Teesdale Close,
Stirling. Ph: 0417 778 244.
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,
2pm-4pm at the Grant Cameron Community
Centre in Holder and 5.30pm-7pm at the
Hellenic Club in Phillip. For more information
phone: 6251 4713.
THE THIRD CANBERRA GARDEN
The Garden Club, which celebrates its 45th
birthday this year, is seeking new members to
join garden tours, discussions and
presentations featuring guest speakers
around the gardens of beautiful Canberra. All
welcome. Third Wednesday of every month.
From 10am. In winter meetings take place in
the Botanic Gardens' auditorium.
Ph: 6248 6570 or Ph: 6288 6990.
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.
Two free classes for people learning English
are being held in Gungahlin by a combined
churches group. Conversation group on
Thursdays 12.30pm-2.30pm. The Salvation
Army Centre, The Valley Ave and advanced
class with some IELTS practice on
Wednesdays 7.15pm-9.15pm at Gungahlin
library. Ph: 0419 017 552.
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.
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