COMMUNITY DIARY

Trivia fundraiser for dancers

Help Capalaba State College dance team be their best by attending their trivia night fundraiser on Friday, July 26 from 6.30pm-8.30pm in the senior campus college hall, School Road, Capalaba. Cost of $15 or $120 for a table of eight includes canapes and live entertainment. More than $1000 of prizes to be won. Tickets available from the senior campus office, phone 3823 9111 or email jbrig110@eq.edu.au

Wildlife Preservation Society

The Wildlife Preservation Society of Queensland, Bayside Branch meets at 7.30pm on July 26 at Redlands IndigiScapes Centre, Runnymede Road, Capalaba. University of Queensland agricultural scientist Dr Jane O'Sullivan will speak on population growth resurgence, which threatens climate stability. Enquiries to John on 0407 733 567.

Redlands RSL Sub Branch

The next meeting of Redlands RSL Sub Branch will be held on Sunday, July 29 at 10am in the Gallipoli Room of Redlands RSL Club. Members requiring transport should phone reception. RSL Headquarters is open four days a week from 9am to 2pm with pension officers available on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Enquiries to 3488 1105.

WeR1 multicultural group

WeR1 will hold its eighth birthday party on Friday, August 2. All past and present members are welcome. Wear blue and white to match our logo and bring a plate of food to share. On July 26 we will have a discussion about health issues. WeR1 meets every Friday from 10am until noon at the Redlands Community Centre in Capalaba. Phone Kerry on 3286 7007.

Family fun day

All Saints'@Redland Bay, 17 Gordon Ave, is holding a family fun day/car boot sale from 8am - noon on Saturday, August 3. Free sites available. Contact Sue Wilson on 0408 332 114 or associatep@bigpond.com

Join Lions

If you and your partner are looking for a club that's interesting and friendly, come along to the Lions Club of Cleveland Challenge, and join together. The club meets on the first and third Mondays of the month at 11am at the Lions Community Centre, Shore Street North, next to the Old School House Gallery. For information, phone Lion Pauline on 3206 7287.

Psychic reading/spiritual healing

Redlands Christian Spiritual Centre is holding a psychic reading/spiritual healing evening from 7pm on Friday, July 26 at 305 Old Cleveland Road East, Capalaba. Readings are $30; healing is $15. Phone Margaret-Ann Foster on 0458 107 404. Redlands Christian Spiritual Centre holds a service every Sunday at 7pm except the first Sunday of the month, which is at 10am.

Salvos art show

Cleveland Salvos art show will be held from Tuesday, July 23 at 25/31 Shore St West, just below Mitre 10. Come browse through our large selection of pictures and photo frames to decorate your home. We also have a huge range of new household and beauty products and vintage items.

Redlands Multicultural Group

The Redlands Multicultural Group meets in D Block, Room 1.20, Metropolitan South Institute of TAFE, Windemere Road, Alexandra Hills, each Thursday from 10am to noon. On Thursday, July 25 one of the members will talk about Changing of English Language. For information, phone Shahin on 3822 5034 or email shahinmast@yahoo.com

Redlands RAAF Association

Serving or ex-members of any Air Force, Army Aviation, or Fleet Air Arm units are invited to Redlands RAAF Association's get-together on Wednesdays at 3pm in the Keno Lounge in the Redlands RSL Cleveland. The next Sunday meeting is on August 11 at 10.30am at the RSL followed by lunch. The next BBQ is on Sunday, September 8. The next trip arranged by the Cleveland National Seniors is the Christmas in July four-day trip to Bellingen. For information on the RAAF Association, contact Lindsay on 3829 2622. For trips, contact Peter on 3207 0348.

War Widows Guild

The War Widows Guild of Australia's Redlands Sub Branch will meet on Friday, July 26 at Redlands RSL, Passage St Cleveland. Members who require transport should contact the RSL on 3488 1199 by Wednesday, July 24. General enquires to Noelene on 3824 2429.

Country Music Club AGM

Redlands Modern Country Music Club's AGM will be held at the RMCMC Clubhouse at Pinklands Sports Reserve, Cleveland-Redland Bay Rd, Thornlands on Tuesday, August 13 at 8pm, after a short 7.30pm monthly meeting.

Adult tap and jazz classes

The new term started Wednesday, July 17 from 9am at Thornlands Dance Palais hall. Classes are taught by qualified teachers under the auspices of U3A. Starlite Dancers entertainment troupe will perform during Seniors Week, on August 22 at 10am. For more information, phone Lynette 3245 1651.

TPI meetings

Moreton Bay South TPI Centre's next meeting will be held at 11.30am on Wednesday, July 24 in the Veterans Community Centre, Passage Street, Cleveland, opposite the Redlands RSL. Contact Diana on 0402 028 806 with any welfare related problems. The postal address is 6 Loraine St, Capalaba, Qld, 4157; emails to koalas.place@optusnet.com.au

CUC Men's Shed

Members of the CUC Men's Shed are working on various projects in the shed at the Cleveland Uniting Church, 36 Passage Street. After the meeting at 8.30am on Monday, July 29, members can socialise while cooking sausages on the new barbecue. A donation of $2 helps with costs and visitors are welcome. Phone Graham on 3824 2606.

The big debate

Cleveland Forum Communicators will welcome the students of Victoria Point High School to the meeting on August 1 at the Cleveland-Thornlands Cricket clubhouse, Fitzroy St, Cleveland to take part in a debate "The Hand That Rocks the Cradle Rules the World". The students have chosen the affirmative team and the Forum members will take the negative team. Visitors are invited to be in the audience. A light lunch will be served at 11.45am with the meeting from 12.30 to 2pm. Cost $5. RSVP to Pam on 3206 0757, or 0408 550 435 or email tranterJP@bigpond.com

South Coast Restoration Society

The South Coast Restoration Society presents the annual Pioneer Rally and Craft weekend on July 27 - 28 at 193 Rifle Range Road, Pimpama, 9am - 3pm each day. The weekend will feature free bus rides, vintage cars, trucks, tractors, oil engines, steam engines, antique telephones etc. Food available. Entry $10 adults, children free. Take exit 49 off M1. For enquiries phone 0429 191 121.

Blue Care Redlands

Bargain Day at Blue Care garage sales is Fridays at Alexandra Hills and Tuesdays at Redland Bay, from 8am-11.30am. Every item is half price. All proceeds go to the aged care centres. This Friday a breakfast and sausage sizzle will be available to raise funds for a Men's Shed for the clients of Nandeebie and Blue Care Respite Centre from 7am-10am.

Early parent support

A free program sponsored by Priceless Life Centre is held from 9.30am - 11am on Fridays. All parents, carers and children (0-5) welcome. For enquiries, email Kathleen@pricelesslifecentre.info or phone 0408 354 803.

Coffee Chat for Women

A coffee chat will be held at Toscanis, Victoria Point Lakeside on Thursday, August 1 from 7-9pm and at DL Cafe, Gordon Street, Ormiston on Friday, August 9 from 9.30am-11.30am. Coffee Chats are open to women of all ages in the Redlands. RSVP to Barbara Chambers on 0402 763 579.

Fellowship service

Australian Church Women Qld invites you to a fellowship day service at Wynnum Church of Christ, 55 Berrima Street, Wynnum on Friday, July 26 at 10am.

Embroiderers' Guild Qld

Members and friends are invited to join the Cleveland group of The Embroiderers' Guild Qld. Inc. at the Cleveland CWA Hall for the Stitch In Open Day on Saturday, July 27 from 9am-4pm. All welcome; bring your stitching or join in the workshop. For enquires, contact Rosanne 3820 2902.

Eastern Suburbs Bridge Club

This small but enthusiastic club located in the Judy Holt Park, Randall Road, Birkdale plays on Mondays at 7pm (no partner required) and Thursdays Bridge 10am. Please be seated by 9.45am. Bistro and bar facilities are available Thursday lunchtime. For partners or other information phone Jill on 3420 6685.

Yurara Art Society

Artist Rod Imer will present Visions of a Traveller, an exhibition of his photographic works, pencil drawings, paintings and unique totems from Friday, August 9 at Yurara - Pinkland Reserve, Cleveland/Redland Bay Road, Thornlands. The next workshop will be with tutor Barbra Elvin on Saturdays, August 24 and 31. Choose your own medium - watercolour, pastel, acryllic or oils. Check Barbra's website www.barbraelvinart.com for further information. Yurara's Spring Exhibition will open on Friday, October 11, with the theme 'A Touch of Pink'. Entry forms will be available in August. Phone Val Chapman on 3206 9993 for workshop bookings. For further information on Yurara visit www.redlandyurara.com

Redland Bay Coin & Stamp Club

The next meeting will be held at Redland Bay on Thursday, July 25 at 7pm. This month's display is 'Antarctica' and all members are requested to provide a display either of coins and/or stamps on the topic. You are also invited to bring along any 'new acquisitions'. Visitors are welcome. For more information, phone John 3822 6987 or Cliff on 3206 9996.

Victoria Point Garden Club

The club is holding a bus trip to Springtime on the Mountain - Open Gardens Trail at Tamborine Mountain on Friday, September 27. Trail passes cost $12 per person and provide entry to seven private gardens. The cost of the bus trip will be $35 per head, including the trail pass. BYO lunch; tea and coffee provided. To book, contact Narelle McCarty on 3820 7913. Payment due August 8.

Redlands Genealogical Society

The society's next meeting will be held on Wednesday, August 14 at the Donald Simpson Centre Cleveland at 12.15pm; gold coin admission. Guest speaker Helen Smith's topic is Parish Records-Beyond Hatch, Match and Despatch. Family history research members are on duty at the Cleveland Library Cleveland to help with family history research on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9.30am -12.30pm and Saturdays from 12.30pm - 3.30pm. Phone Les 3824 0825 or Helen 3206 3760.

Ormiston Garden Club

The next meeting will be held on Wednesday, August 7 in the Christian Faith Church hall, Thorn Rd, Ormiston. The speaker will be John Hardgreaves, whose topic is early pest control: The DPI experience. Those members whose names begin with E, F, G and H, please help with set up and taking down. Enquiries to contact Janet Sitcheff on 3821 5318.

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