REDLAND City Ukuleles group will jam again at at the Capalaba Sports Club, Ney Road, Capalaba on Thursday, August 23 from 7pm - 9pm.
Entry is $5. Food and drinks are available.RCU is excited to announce a new format to our Uke nights, along with our new leader, Linda Meades from the Brisbane Ukulele Musicians Society (BUMS). More info on 0422 407 902.
Join the Joeys
THE Capalaba Scout Group has vacancies in the Joey Scout section for boys and girls aged six or seven. Joey Scouts are the youngest members in scouting.
They meet on Mondays from 5 - 6pm and do lots of fun activities at the scout den at the corner of Degen and Mt Cotton roads, Capalaba. We are also looking for new leaders (parents). More information on 0433 841 095.
Bring Your Bub
THE next Bring Your Bub Business Network meeting will be held on Monday, August 27 at at Pacific Resort, Cleveland, from 9.30am-noon.
Are you a mum working from home, finding networking events hard to attend because of bub? Come and meet like-minded women. Book on www.bringyourbub.net or phone 0424 261 703.
Come play bridge
CONGRATULATIONS to Pat Crowd and Pat Back, Redlands Bridge Club winners of the Eddie Santagiuliana Trophy and Keith Ormerod and Jean Smith, the runners-up.
Please register as an individual for Teams of 3, an all day event on Monday, August 27 that promises to be an informative day. Morning and afternoon tea is provided but not lunch. Sorry, no walk-ins that day. A warm welcome to new club member Joan Jones. Supervised play has started on Saturday mornings for those who would like assistance with their game.
THE next Coffee Chat for Women is on Wednesday, August 22 at CC Cafe, Raby Bay Harbour from 7pm-9pm.
Coffee Chats are a great opportunity to meet other women in the Redlands, share stories, and enjoy some laughter.
RSVP to Denise Hagen at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 0418 726 549.
THE next social get together of the Redlands RAAF Association is on Wednesday, August 22 at 3pm in the Keno lounge at theCleveland RSL.
All past and serving members, cadets 18+ years, widows and family members are invited to attend. More information on 3829 2622.
For trips Peter Neale on 3207 0348.
Redlands RSL Chess Club
THE Eugene Ross Memorial tournament with time controls of 75 minutes aside runs until September 4. It's never too late to join in. Free chess lessons available before tournament play. We always need new chess players so call in on a Tuesday from 7pm in the Downstairs Meeting Room at the Redlands RSL, Cleveland. For more details email Angela at email@example.com, phone 0404 912 284 or go to
Come and mingle
MINGLERS is a mixed group of mature singles from 45 years which meets at a venue in Wellington Point each Friday at 7pm for social drinks, mingling and socializing. For more information, Contact Carolyn Mc on 3822 6037, Archie on 0424 089 797 or Annette on 3206 7222.
Soroptimist dinner meeting
Soroptimist International Bayside invites members of the public to the next dinner meeting at the Wynnum Manly Leagues Club, 92 Wondall Rd, Manly West, on Monday, August 27, at 6.45 for a 7pm start. The cost is $25. Guest speaker Jean McDonald-Smith is a researcher, health advocate and author of How to Save the Planet from your Bathtub. Over the past two decades, Jean has seen a dramatic rise in babies, children, teenagers and adults experiencing chronic health challenges due to everyday chemicals. Her presentation will reveal important insights into the impact of chemicals on our lives and will highlight how we can improve our health and home environment. The evening will also provide an opportunity for women to network over a two-course meal. For further details or to book your seat, contact Anne on 3822 7015 or email the secretary at firstname.lastname@example.org RSVP by August 24. (Prepayment preferred but all confirmed bookings must be paid for.)
Yurara Art Society News.
An exhibition of works by Yurara vice-president Barbra Elvin opens in Yurara Gallery, Pinklands at 6pm on Friday, August 31. The exhibition will open between 10am and 4pm on Saturday and Sunday, September 1, 2 and 8, 9. Everyone is welcome to pop in and see the paintings of this exacting and accomplished artist.
A number of Yurara members will demonstrate their painting technique in Stockland Mall, Cleveland on Thursday, August 23 between 10am and 4pm. The demonstration is part of Stockland's Seniors Week celebrations. Everyone is welcome to come along and quiz the artists on any aspect of their work.
Annie Jamieson conducts oil painting classes on Thursdays from 9.30am - 12.30pm. For more information, phone Annie on 3207 6440. Robin Wilson's drawing and painting classes are on Mondaysfrom 6.30-9pm and Thursdays from 12.30-3pm. For more information, phone Robin on 3824 5966 or 0412 056 990. Gloria Clay's Tuesday morning mixed media class has resumed. For more information contact Gloria on 3349 2987 or email@example.com Non-members are welcome to attend any of these classes.
Yurara Studio is situated in Pinklands Reserve, Thornlands half way between Victoria Point and Cleveland on the seaward side of Cleveland/Redland Bay Road. Contact details and information are available at www.redlandyurara.com or blog http://blog.redlandyurara.com
Brisbane doll society
BRISBANE Doll Society will host its annual doll and bear fair on Saturday, August 25 at Waterloo Bay Leisure Centre, 241 Tingal Road, Wynnum, 9am-3pm. Canteen facilities, hot and cold refreshments available. Admission is adults $6, concession $5, children under 12 free. Free doll and bear valuations. Supporting Mater Children's Hospital. Enquiries to Nancy on 3396 5772 or Lyn on 3802 2548.
Salvos art show
CLEVELAND Salvos is having an art show, with plenty of lovely prints to view and purchase for your decorating ideas. There will also be lots of new cleaning products for your spring clean needs. All orange tagged clothing is half price. Salvos is always looking for new volunteers. Come join our happy team. It is situated at 25/31 Shore St West, just below Mitre 10. Open Mon-Sat 9am-5pm.
Waterloo Bay Stamp Club
WATERLOO Bay Stamp Club meets at the Judy Holt Centre, Redland Sports Centre, Randall Road, Birkdale, on the first Thursday of the month at 1pm and the fourth Monday of the month at 7pm. Members are advised that the subject for the meeting on Monday, August 27 is "Ducks". Would members also note that a "Members Buy and Sell" will be held at all meetings, so bring along any surplus items and either price them or put them up for sale by tender. Stamp appraisals are always available. Refreshments are available at the bar. For further information contact Rick 3206 0815.
Coochie Art Group
LAST Tuesday, Coochie Art Group was treated to a very special Fun Day of re-discovery and renewed friendship. Don Waters, who had previously been a fulltime tutor for seven years, was invited back to share his enthusiasm of art. Working with charcoal, Don created a magnificent masterpiece, which he then enhanced by covering it with layers of acrylic glazes. The end result was stunning. Don was welcomed as a very special guest to help us celebrate the lead-up to the 40th Coochie Art Group Retrospective Exhibition 2013. To portray the skills of our former tutor and capture our group at work, we engaged Michael Kersnovske, a very talented videographer, to film the day, which will be shown as part of 'our story' during our 40th Retrospective Exhibition in 2013. The next meeting will be a two-day Watercolour Workshop with Charles Sluga.
Eastern Suburbs Bridge Club
EASTERN Suburbs Bridge Club, located in the Judy Holt Park, is Randall Road, Birkdale, extends a warm welcome to all. Although small, the club is an enthusiastic and competitive group of people focused on fun and friendliness. Join in the fun Monday evenings at 7pm. No partner is needed, just come along. Thursday Bridge starts at 10am, finishing about 2.30pm. Bistro and bar facilities are available. For further information, phone Olwen on 3286 2482 or Jill 3420 6685.
THE Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) will hold a silent Meeting for Worship in the Girl Guide Hut, Roberts Street, Wellington Point, on Sunday, August 26 at 10am. Everyone is welcome. For further information, phone Rhoda on 3829 0114.
HERITAGE listed Ormiston House will be open to visitors on Sunday, August 26 from noon to 4pm. The entry fee of $5/$1 includes an inspection of the House and a wander through the grounds. Visitors are welcome to bring a picnic and enjoy the gardens overlooking Moreton Bay. Devonshire teas will be served on the veranda, at $5. Booking is not required. Enquiries to 3286 1425 (recorded message), 0457 675 137 or 1300 667 386.
Redlands Evening VIEW Club
LADIES are welcome to join Redlands Evening VIEW Club for the next monthly dinner meeting. A two-course meal, including tea and coffee, for $27 will be provided. A lucky door prize and raffle will be drawn. The dinner will be held on Tuesday, August 28 at 6.30pm for a 7pm start at CC Caf , 152 Shore Street, Cleveland (Raby Bay Harbourside). This month's guest speaker is Detective Senior Sergeant Damien Powell, who will speak about the Missing Persons Unit.
If you wish to attend the dinner meeting, phone Carole by 6 pm on Sunday, August 26 on 3479 4515 or 0409 557 210, or Carolyn on 3134 3076.
As a valued part of the Smith family, VIEW Club fosters the making of new friendships and offers enriching experiences. It supports opportunities for educationally disadvantaged Australian children to reach their potential through education. New members are always welcome to join VIEW - Voice, Interest, and Education of Women. If you wish to find out more information regarding what VIEW can do for you, please phone the above contacts.
REDLANDS MULTICULTURAL GROUP
WOULD you like contact with people from different part of the world and from different cultures? People who speak different languages? Then come along to the Redlands Multicultural Group. Our aims are to promote friendship, foster understanding of Australian and other cultures and help migrants.
The Redlands Multicultural Group welcomes everyone, whether migrant or not.
The group meets in the D Block ,Room 1.20, Metropolitan South Institute of TAFE.
Windemere Road , Alexandra Hills , each Thursday at 10am to noon. The next meeting is on Thursday, August 23, when we will discuss the quotation by Rumi: "Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself". Refreshment will be provided. For more information, phone Shahin on 3822 5034 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
REDLAND Bay Coin & Stamp Club will meet at Redland Bay on hursday, August 23 at 7pm. The display for this month is 'New Zealand' and all members are requested to provide a display of coins and/or stamps on the topic. You are also invited to bring along any 'new acquisitions'. Visitors welcome. For more information, phone John 3822 6987 or Cliff 3206 9996.
FASHION BY PORTOFINO
FOR fashion with flair at affordable prices, you are invited to the annual Portofino fashion parade at the Cleveland Uniting Church hall, 36 Passage Street, on Saturday, September 1, at 2pm. Tickets are $8 and include a Devonshire afternoon tea and entry in a lucky door prize. Phone Val Whitlock on 3286 2236 for more information.
DO you feel nervous when asked to speak to an audience? Capalaba Toastmasters can help you to control those nerves. With encouragement and support you could become the speaker and the leader that you want to be. People who get ahead in life are those who can actively listen, think on their feet and speak confidently. You can learn these priceless skills with Toastmasters who meet at the Redlands Christian Spiritual Centre, 305 Old Cleveland Road East, Capalaba Q 4157.
Meetings are held on the first, third and fifth Wednesday of each month at 7.15pm for a 7.30pm start until 9.30pm. For further information, phone Anna on 0401 773 381 or Pam on 0417 789 624.
A Psychic Experience will be held in the Manly/Lota RSL Hall, 184 Melville Terrace, Manly on Saturday, August 25 from 4pm to 8pm. Admission will be $3, which includes a cup of tea or coffee and biscuits. Readings of 20 minutes are $25 unless a particular reader is requested, then the reading will cost $35. Healing and massage are available by a minimum $5 donation and there will be a variety of stalls. All proceeds to The Christian Spiritual Fellowship. For enquiries, phone 3823 4569 or 3206 0495.