BIG CAKE BAKE: Member for Bundaberg Leanne Donaldson, Sonya Leijen and Carol Delnevo work together to raise funds at the Red Cross Big Cake Bake hosted by the Defence Veterans.
BIG CAKE BAKE: Member for Bundaberg Leanne Donaldson, Sonya Leijen and Carol Delnevo work together to raise funds at the Red Cross Big Cake Bake hosted by the Defence Veterans. Max Fleet

Bundaberg community events and happenings

Bundaberg Pensioners League - hoy

When: Fridays, 8.30-11.30am.

Where: Pensioners League Hall, Post Office Lane.

Cost: Entry $1, includes morning tea. Plus $1 a game.

Contact: 4151 4370 between 8.30-11.30am

Thursday Ladies Tennis Fundraiser

When: Thursday, August 20. Tennis starts at 9am, luncheon after tennis starts at 11.30am

Where: Drinan Tennis Courts, Powers & George Sts, Bundaberg

Inquiries: Bev Bennett 4153 1164, Maureen Kimber 4151 3273.

ATW Cricket Club sign-on

When: Friday, August 21, 4-5pm

Where: ATW cricket training nets, ATW Sports Grounds, Thabeban Street

Juniors and Seniors.

Phone: Rhys on 0421 654 957

Bundaberg Pensioners League

Hoy & Cent Sale

When: Fri 21st and 28th

Where: Pensioners League Hall, Post Office Lane

Cost: Entry $1, plus $1 per game, free morning tea

Contact: 4151 4370 8.30-11.30am

Bundaberg & District Senior Citizens Assoc Hoy & Cent Sale

When: Wednesday, August 26 at 9am

Where: Seniors Centre, 45 Woondooma Street, near the Library

Cost: Admission $2, includes one free hand of hoy

Contact: Margaret Scotney on 4151 3175 Monday & Friday mornings only

Monthly Meeting of the Bundaberg & District Diabetic Support Group Inc.

When: Monday, August 31 at 1.30pm

Where: RSL "Fairways" Recreation Hall, 59 Hanbury Street, Bundaberg

Guest speaker: Kimberley Alexander from OZ Care

Contact: Beres on 4152 4276

Bundaberg & District Prostate Cancer Support Group

Monthly Meeting

When: Thursday, August 27 at 9.15am

Where: Family Centre, Kensington Street, Bundaberg

Contact: Rob 4159 9419

Hinkler QCWA Hoy and Mini Cent Sale

When: Saturday 22nd August at 1.30pm

Where: North Progress Hall

Great Cent Sale Prizes & delicious afternoon tea,

All Patrons old & new are welcome to attend, if needing transport phone Shirley on 4152 1204.

Bundaberg ladies bowls club

Fashion parade & cent sale

When: Monday, August 31, 9am

Where: The Club House, Quay Street.

Cost: $3 entry.

Fashions by Millers, morning tea, raffles.

Contact: 4159 2461, 4154 7974

Wide Bay Region Maryborough Bowling Club

Where: 506 Kent Street, Maryborough.

When: Sunday, August 30 at 9.30am-3pm with Smoko, cake, tea and coffee provided. Lunch 12.30pm, Roast meals available.

 Spend the day sharing memories and rekindle old friendships.

 Any memorabilia… old photos and stories.

RSVP: Thursday, August 20 for catering purposes

Contact: Rod Seymour 4129 6447 or 0428 296 447, rodseymour@bordernet .com.au

Gracie Dixon Respite Centre Spring Cent Sale

When: September 12, doors open 11.30am for a 1pm start

Where: Civic Centre

Cost: Entry $3 - Luck Door Lady Musgrave Day Cruise for two adults

Contact: Gracie Dixon Respite Centre on 4130 4120

Oakwood OSHC Cent Sale

When: September 26 at 1.30pm

Where: CQ Leagues Club

Cost: Adults $4, children $2

Contact: Betty 4159 9203

Friends of the Library

Do you like reading, watching movies and listening to music but can't get to the Library?

Friends of the Library offer a free service to housebound residents in the Bundaberg area.

We deliver books, including talking books, DVDs and CDs to those who are housebound.

Phone Bundaberg Library on 4130 4133 for more information. Let the books come to you!

Red Cross Baby Change & Feeding

What: Baby change and feeding area.

Where: Red Cross Room, Cnr Barolin & Woongarra Streets, Bundaberg.

When: Monday to Friday 10am-3pm

Cost: Free

Contact: Red Cross Room, 4151 3096

Red Cross Activity Days

What: Sew and Stuff Knitted Teddies.

Where: Red Cross Room, AusWide Bank building, 16 Barolin St, Bundaberg.

When: Every Second Thursday of the month at 9am

Cost: Free

Contact: Red Cross Room, 4151 3096 (Mon to Fri 10am to 3pm)

Australian Red Cross

Mobility Equipment Hire Service

What: Hires - Wheelchairs, Over Toilet Chairs, Wheelie Walkers, Crutches and more.

Where: Red Cross Agnes Baker Room, 16 - 20 Barolin Street Bundaberg.

When: Monday to Friday 10am to 3pm

Cost: Hire fees start from $4 per week

Contact: Red Cross Room, 4151 3096

 

Bundaberg Pensioners League - hoy

When: Fridays, 8.30-11.30am.

Where: Pensioners League Hall, Post Office Lane.

Cost: Entry $1, includes morning tea. Plus $1 a game.

Contact: 4151 4370 between 8.30-11.30am.

Tom Quinn Community Centre Plant Nursery

When: Monday - Friday 8 am - 2 pm

Cost: 6" pots $4.50 each

Where: 8 Killer St, Bundaberg

Contact: 4153 3557

The Moke Scrub Shed

Where: At the Tom Quinn Community Centre, 8 Killer St, Norville

When: Is now open 9am - 2pm Monday to Friday, Selling Vanuatu Products

Phone: 0432 715 874

Bundaberg Computer Club Meeting

When: Meet 1st and 3rd Wednesday

Where: U3A Behind Blockbuster Video

Cost: Members $3, non-members $5 room hire.

Contact: Earline 4159 9606

Dog obedience training, puppies and older dogs

Cost: Free

Contact: 4154 1109

Veterans Drop-in Centre

All Defence Veterans and their families, old and young are welcome to drop into the Veterans Drop-in Centre on the corner of Pitt and May Street Bundaberg.

We are open Mondays and Thursdays from 9 am to 1pm and Sundays from 12pm to 5 pm with bar service included or you can just come and have a cuppa and chat.

Every Sunday there is either sausage sizzle or barbecue for a gold coin donation.

Phone secretary, Sonya Leijen, on mobile 0431 754 083.

If you have any welfare issues or questions, please contact the welfare co-ordinator Derek McCabe on mobile 0427 123 626

Spiritual Discussions presented by Eckankar

When: First Sunday of each month 9.30-11am

Where: West Street Hall, West Street, Childers

Cost: No fee

Contact: Ellen 4126 1463

Grow Peer Support group for people feeling depressed, anxious and isolated

When: Mondays 10.30am-12.30pm

Where: Impact, Bargara Rd Bundaberg

Contact: Helen 0451 188 981 or http://www.grow.org.au

Bundaberg & District Seniors Citizen Cards & Bowls

When: Monday & Friday morning

Where: Senior Centre next to Library

Cost: $2 (includes morning tea)

Contact: 4151 3175 (Mon & Fri am only)

Bundaberg and District Senior Citizens old time dance

When: Wednesday afternoons, 1-4.30pm

Where: Seniors Centre, 45 Woondooma St, near the library

Cost: Admission $6, includes afternoon tea

Contact: 4151 3175 (Monday and Friday morning only)

Bundaberg and District Lung Support Group

When: Third Monday of each month at 10.30am

Where: CQ Leagues Club, Avoca St, West Bundaberg

Contact: Dos 4159 1252 or Bernadette 4155 0496.



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