Community Diary, Sunday, July 16

NORTHERN DIARY

SUNDAY

Launceston Historical Society Meeting: 2pm, Meeting Room, QVMAG, Inveresk. Speaker: Jenny Gill talking on "The controversial clock of St John’s Anglican Church". All welcome, afternoon tea will be served. Details: Marion Sargent 6331 4890.

Free Community Drum and Percussion Circle: 10am-noon, Launceston Cataract Gorge, meet near the swimming pool. Details: Diane, Tassie Drum Circle 0439 189 886.

Beacon Runners-Walkers: 3pm for nominated times events at various venues. Details: Nye 6383 1559 or Ros 6383 4980.

Scamander Surf Life Saving Club: Training: Nippers 5-13 year old 9.30am-11.30am. Training at clubrooms, Dune Street, Scamander. Details: Chris at doublecdesign@bigpond.com.au

MONDAY

"Discovering Jesus" holiday club: 10am-11.30am, Kings Meadows YMCA. For primary age children, detective-themed and sponsored by the Good News Club ministry of Launceston. Includes  games, Bible lessons, crafts, and a missionary story and includes a snack. Cost: free. Details/booking: Stephanie 0400 971 767.

Older Persons Electronic Network (OPEN): 10am-3pm, 1 Pipeworks Road (behind the RSL) South Launceston. Volunteers helping seniors with computer, tablet and phone technology, new members welcome. Details: 6343 4928.

Beaconsfield House Activities: Tone and Balance 9.30am-10.30am. Details: Janne 6383 1110.

Singcognito Community Choir: 7pm-9pm, Northern Childrens Network Hall, Amy Road, Newstead. Details: Jean 6344 7222, Glen 6330 1129 or http://acappellacentral.com.au/node/3589.

Beginners contemporary dance: 6pm, Dicky White Lane, Quadrant Mall, Launceston. For ages 14 and over. Details/bookings: 0422 370 667.

Croquet: 10am and 1pm, Northern Tasmania Croquet Centre, St Leonards Sports Centre, St Leonards. Come and Try. All  equipment provided. Please wear flat soled shoes. Details: Lee 0439 310 070.

Kickboxing fitness: 6am, Fit 'n' Kicking, East Launceston. Details: 0419 587 717.

Launceston Scrabble Club Meeting: 3pm - 5pm, back room at Steve's Grill, corner of Balfour and Bathurst Streets. We play International Scrabble rules. Boards and dictionaries provided. Cost: free. Details: Tony 6343 6370, 0417 366 660 or Diana 6343 5567, 0410 447 099.

TUESDAY

"Discovering Jesus" holiday club: 10am-11.30am, Kings Meadows YMCA. For primary age children, detective-themed and sponsored by the Good News Club ministry of Launceston. Includes  games, Bible lessons, crafts, and a missionary story and includes a snack. Cost: free. Details/booking: Stephanie 0400 971 767.

Crossroads North: 6pm-8pm, Uniting Church Hall, 128-132 Georgetown Road, Newnham. Fellowship with persons with disabilities. All welcome. Cost: small fee applies. Details: Margaret 6395 1267 or Carolyn 0407 843 715.

Probus Club of Kings Meadows: 10am, Kings Meadows Bowls Club, 18 Carr Street, Kings Meadows.Details: Secretary 6393 7478 or 0419 130 227.

Older Persons Electronic Network (OPEN): 10am-3pm and 7pm-9pm, 1 Pipeworks Road (behind the RSL) South Launceston. Volunteers helping seniors with computer, tablet and phone technology, new members welcome. Details: 6343 4928.

WEDNESDAY

"Discovering Jesus" holiday club: 10am-11.30am, Kings Meadows YMCA. For primary age children, detective-themed and sponsored by the Good News Club ministry of Launceston. Includes  games, Bible lessons, crafts, and a missionary story and includes a snack. Cost: free. Details/booking: Stephanie 0400 971 767.

National Book Council Tasmania Meeting: 1.15pm, Launceston Library (LINC), second floor. Speaker: Denis Lake. Coffee and sandwiches available from 12.45pm for $5. Details: Marie 6344 8298.

Launceston Horticultural Society Meeting: 8pm, Windmill Hill Hall, High Street, Launceston. Guest Speaker: Bob Read talking on "dwarf bulbs". The flower of the night will be one stem of helleborus or three stems of the same variety of any cut flower. All garden enthusiasts are welcome.

West Tamar Diabetes Support Group  - 1.30pm-3pm, Beaconsfield Neighbourhood House, 33 Grubb Street Beaconsfield. Cost: Gold coin donation. Details/bookings: Sandra 0429 777 870.

Alzheimer's Tas Carers lunch: 12pm-2pm, free light lunch included. Details/bookings: Alison or Tammy 6326 3488.

Older Persons Electronic Network (OPEN): 10am-3pm, 1 Pipeworks Road (behind the RSL) South Launceston. Volunteers helping seniors with computer, tablet and phone technology, new members welcome. Details: 6343 4928.

Yoga Classes: 6pm-7pm, Kings Meadows Community Centre, 77 McHugh Street, Kings Meadow. Cost: $10 per hour. Details: Diane 0439 189 886.

Basic Computer Literacy Class: 12.30pm-2.30pm, NSCC, Dover Street, Mowbray. Cost: free.

Over-eaters Anonymous: 7.30pm-8.30pm, Maggies Place, 34 Paterson Street, Launceston. Details: Turid 0407 022 779.

THURSDAY

"Discovering Jesus" holiday club: 10am-11.30am, Kings Meadows YMCA. For primary age children, detective-themed and sponsored by the Good News Club ministry of Launceston. Includes  games, Bible lessons, crafts, and a missionary story and includes a snack. Cost: free. Details/booking: Stephanie 0400 971 767.

Grief and Bereavement Support Group: 2pm-4pm, Cancer Support Centre, Howick Street, Launceston. For anyone who has been affected by cancer  Details: Janny Wagenaar 6341 8411.

The Launceston Orchid Society Inc: 7.30pm, Uniting Church Hall, Newnham. Details: 6340 2841 or www.launcestonorchidsociety.org.au

Older Persons Electronic Network (OPEN): 10am-3pm, 1 Pipeworks Road (behind the RSL) South Launceston. Volunteers helping seniors with computer, tablet and phone technology, new members welcome. Details: 6343 4928.

AA Launceston Meeting: 5.30pm, Salvation Army Building, rear of, Elizabeth Street, Launceston. Is drinking affecting your life? Come along to a free local meeting. Details: Laura 0437 455 905 or Pat 0487 099 415.

Croquet: 10am and 1pm, Northern Tasmania Croquet Centre, St Leonards Sports Centre, St Leonards. Come and Try. All  equipment provided. Please wear flat soled shoes. Details: Lee 0439 310 070.

FRIDAY

"Discovering Jesus" holiday club: 10am-11.30am, Kings Meadows YMCA. For primary age children, detective-themed and sponsored by the Good News Club ministry of Launceston. Includes  games, Bible lessons, crafts, and a missionary story and includes a snack. Cost: free. Details/booking: Stephanie 0400 971 767.

Samurai Ju-jitsu Dorset: 6.15pm-7.45pm, University gym at the campus in Newnham. Samurai ju-jitsu is a self-defence oriented martial art highly suitable for people of all ages, body type and gender. Details: facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/jujitsudorset/ or 0428 613 220.

Older Persons Electronic Network (OPEN): 10am-3pm, 1 Pipeworks Road (behind the RSL) South Launceston. Volunteers helping seniors with computer, tablet and phone technology, new members welcome. Details: 6343 4928.

Make Time To Play Parenting Group: 10am-noon, Northern Suburbs Community Centre, 1 Dover Street, Mowbray. Details: 6326 5506.

NSCC Men's Bizz: 10am-2pm, Rocherlea Hall, Archer Street, Rocherlea. Cost: gold coin donation.   Details: 6326 5506.

Trinity Uniting Crafty Corner: 9.30am, Punchbowl Christian Centre, Punchbowl. Details: 6344 4813.

SATURDAY

Deloraine Walking Club - Syds Track: An easy walk up to the plateau and an explore in the Mt Ironstone area. Come prepared for the usual plateau conditions. Grade: M/M. Details: Rod How 0427 540 861.

St Marks Anglican Church Parish Op-Shop: St Mark-on-the-Hill, Hobart Road, South Launceston. 9am-12pm. Why not come on in grab yourself a bargain and have a free cuppa.

East Tamar Men’s Shed: 10am-2pm, 308 John Lees Drive, Dilston. Details: Jon Hosford 6328 1163.

Harvest Launceston Community Farmers Market: 8.30am-12.30pm, Cimitiere Street Car Park, 71 Cimitiere Street, Launceston (car park opposite Albert Hall). Seasonal local produce. Details: Misty 0417 352 780 or www.harvestmarket.org.au

COAST DIARY

SUNDAY

North West Country Music Social: 12pm lunch available, 1pm-5pm live entertainment, Lunch $6, Show $4. Senior Citizens Club rooms, Jones Street, Burnie. Neville 0417 576 149 or Janenne 0405 640 309.

Sunday Scribblers Writing Group: 2pm, Ulverstone community House, Lugana Avenue, East Ulverstone. Details: hazebrun1@westnet.com.au.

Axeman’s Makers Market: 9am-3pm, Axeman's Hall of Fame, Bells Parade, River Road, Latrobe. Local and Tasmanian art, crafts, jewellery, soaps, home-made cakes and local produce. Details: 6426 2099.

Axeman’s Indoor and Outdoor Market and Car Boot Sale: 9am-3pm. Axeman's Hall of Fame, Bells Parade, River Road, Latrobe. Cost: $2 donation to go to charity. New stallholders welcome. Details: 6426 2099.

Latrobe Village Market: 7am-1.30pm, across from the Council Chambers, Gilbert Street, Latrobe. Details: Mel 0429 779 990.

MONDAY

Books and Art Monthly Reading Group: 6pm-8pm, Devonport Regional Gallery. Yearly membership fee $20 or $10 concession. Details: www.devonportgallery.com or 6424 8296.

Community Zumba Class: 7pm-8pm, Moriarty Hall, Moriarty. Details: Jackie 0427 969 429.

WEDNESDAY

Accelerate Women: noon, LaPisa, Best Street, Devonport. Non-members $25, members $20 (includes lunch). Details: Mandy 6423 2851 or 0419 349 708.

Community Zumba Class: 10.30am-11.30am, Moriarty Hall, Moriarty. Details: Jackie 0427 969 429.

THURSDAY

Community Zumba Class: 7pm-8pm, Moriarty Hall, Moriarty. Details: Jackie 0427 969 429.

Axeman’s Makers Market: 10.30am-4pm, Axeman's Hall of Fame, Bells Parade, River Road, Latrobe. Local and Tasmanian art, crafts, jewellery, soaps, home-made cakes and local produce. Details: 6426 2099.

FRIDAY

Community Zumba Class: 10.30am-11.30am, Moriarty Hall, Moriarty. Details: Jackie 0427 969 429.

SATURDAY

Farmers Market and Car Boot Sale: 8am-12pm, Devonport Showgrounds, Devonport. Details/bookings: 6424 2253 or 0419 885 473.

Community Zumba Class: 8am-9am, Moriarty Hall, Moriarty. Details: Jackie 0427 969 429.

Devonport Foreshore Market: 8am-2.30pm. Details: www.facebook.com/devonportmarket or Lee Olding 0414 235 052.

REUNIONS

GENERAL

We are putting together a publication about all Australians who served in Serbia (Salonika/Balkan front) during World War 1. We would like to identify and contact any descendants and relatives of these men and women (some who fell in the war), to alert them to a commemoration ceremony sometime in 2018, in conjunction with the Serbian Embassy in Canberra. We wish to contact the descendants of the following Australians who served in this theatre of war - Lieutenant Mervyn Minter, Serbian White Eagle, Royal Flying Corps; Captain James William Boyes, 1st Australian Remount; Major William Merriman Trew, DSO, 24th Battalion; Principal Matron Jessie White; Olive King -  medical volunteer. Details: Margaret Brown, margietg@raggedtier.com

JULY

William and Eliza Singleton Plaque laying Ceremony: 11am, July 23, Uniting Church, 76 Chapel Road Sassafras. The plaque will be laid in memory of our ancestors and early pioneers of the Sassafras area. If you would like to attend you would be most welcome. Details/Rsvp (for catering - tea/coffee etc): John Allen 0459 336 710, Josie Allen 0409 248 535 by July 7.

Penguin Football Club 40 Years: July 29, 10.30am-2pm, Penguin Football Club. Supporters and others interested in attending are invited to the 40 year reunion of the 1977 Premiership team. Chat to all surviving members of the team. Guest presenter: Tony Franklin, ex Penguin, Tasmanian, South Melbourne and Sydney Swans player. Cost: $25 includes gate admission and lunch. Drinks and other aspects at your own cost. Details: Terry Owens 0418 141 815, Dudley Corbett 0428 335 823, Trevor Howard 0429 071 029 or Stephen Willcox 0400 425 203.

Bridport Football Club 50 year Reunion: July 29, Bridport Football ground Clubrooms, Starting at noon as Bridport are at home to Perth in NTFA Div. 2. Please check BFC facebook for details. Details: Peter 0419599293 or Macka 0488091557.

AUGUST

Scottsdale High School 30 year reunion: August 19, Bridport Bay Inn, Bridport, 5pm-9pm. Cost: $40 per person and  partners welcome. This cost will include a drink on arrival, finger food and entertainment. Accommodation is also available at the Bridport Bay Inn. Details: Donna Millwood 0427 635 613 or email Donna on chichaironbrisbane@gmail.com

OCTOBER

Patons and Baldwins and Coats Patons former workers reunion: October 14, at the actual old building now owned by the Door of Hope Church. It is the 20th anniversary since the mill closed.

Through facebook the story of this reunion has gone viral so far and has many senior citizens and people of all ages coming along. Details: Avery Harwood 0417 339 947.

Queechy High 1972 Leavers Reunion: October 14, 7.30pm, Alchemy, George Street, Launceston. Were you a 1972 Queechy High School leaver? If you are interested in attending or know someone who is, we need your help with contact details. An event page has been created on Facebook “Queechy High School Reunion -1972 Leavers. Cost: $25 per head (for finger food). Details: Nathan Lawson 0418 131 833, Lawson.nh@gmail.com; Kaye Johnson 0409  893 442, kaye2702@gmail.com; Juan Salter 0408  936 096, lotzofbears@gmail.com; Wayne Allen 0439 144 366.

NOVEMBER

Mersey Community Hospital, Latrobe - Midwives Reunion: November 18, 12pm, Axeman’s Hall, Latrobe. Cost: $35 for 2 courses. Details: Maureen Clarke 6427 8580.

DECEMBER

Scottsdale High School 1967 B Class 50 year reunion: December 13, Dunes Conference Room, Barnbougle, Bridport, for canapés and drinks. Former B class students who haven’t been contacted please email or phone Noelene Hall (Brooker) 6352 2192, oxberryp@bigpond.com or Les Shearer 0417 309 233, les.shearer@icloud.com. Please advise contact details including email if available.

To be included send your event to PO Box 99, Launceston, email mail@examiner.com.au

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