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VOLUNTEEER DIRECTOR URGENTLY WANTED Mates Theatre Genesis is urgently seeking a director to volunteer their skills and time for their annual Australia Day play produced in conjunction with Redlands Museum. What’s in it for you is knowing that you are part of and working with an enthusiastic team bringing a script to life. If this sounds like you, please email ASAP firstname.lastname@example.org
TOP TIPS FOR KEEPING YOUR ANIMALS COOL RSPCA is urging owners to keep their pets cool with ample shade and water as temps hit over 35 degrees in some areas. Provide ample shade and multiple water sources Never leave pets tethered in backyard Never leave pets unattended in cars Make sure dogs in utes have shade For further tips visit the RSPCA website
REDLANDS PROBUS CLUB Probus is a social club for active members of the community who are retired or no longer working full time. The club provides regular opportunities for social interaction and activities with members enjoying days such as golfing, morning chat group, monthly lunches, movies, and trips.
WHEN Third Wednesday of each month except Dec WHERE Redlands RSL Club Cleveland TIME 10AM
Contact Ken Westgarth 0402 035 001 or email email@example.com
FORUM COMMUNICATORS Are you looking for a fun and educational social club? If so why not come along to Forum Communicators Club. Here you will learn the art of public speaking and build your self-confidence while engaging in entertaining yet educational activities. All whilst in a supportive group no matter your age. Day club held at Cleveland, with night club at Wynnum.
For more info visit beconfident.org.au, call Pam Tranter 0408 550 435 or email her on firstname.lastname@example.org
OAKLANDS STREET COMMUNITY GARDENS If you are looking for something to do and you love gardening, maybe pop along to Oaklands Street Community Garden and give a hand with your green thumb. Established in 2005, it operates under the licence of Redland City Council and tends to an extensive area looked after by volunteers.
WHERE Oaklands Street ALEXANDRA HILLS WHEN Wednesdays and Fridays 9am til 12 noon Sundays 2pm to 5pm.
MUST WEAR CLOSED IN SHOES, BRING A HAT, GLOVES AND SUNSCREEN.
The Rotary Club of Cleveland is pleased to announce its 22nd annual charity golf event, which will be held at Redland Bay Golf Club (RBGC) on 3 November 2023. During the past 21 years, Cleveland Rotary has raised about $400,000 ($600,000 in today’s value) for deserving local causes such as Mater Hospital Auxiliary, Redland Foundation, and the Rotary Foundation, as well as many other local charities. This year’s beneficiaries will also include Redland Community Centre, and Special Olympics Australia – Redlands Club.
Rotary is the World’s most respected charitable organisation (over 100 years of service, with 1.4 million members in over 30,000 clubs around the globe), and local Rotary Clubs do great things for local communities. Cleveland Rotary is looking right now for key sponsors and players to help make this next golf day (on 3 November) better than ever. To find out more please contact Ian Neil at email@example.com
BAY’S NEWEST OP SHOP Come along and check out a new and bright Op Shop called New Life at Ormiston, where all money raised is transferred to the New Life Orpanage in Myanmar. We don’t deduct any expenses, we send it all to rescue and support children needing care and protection in Myanmar. Inexpensive prices on just about anything.
WHERE SHOP CNR STURGEON & DELANCEY STS ORMISTON
STRUGGLING TO PUT FOOD ON THE TABLE?
Champions Support Services partners with Oz Harvest, Second Bite and Foodbank along with local suppliers so families/individuals can receive quality products to support local community experiencing hardship through food insecurity. Support services is open WED & FRI 8AM – 1030AM. Emergency food hampers can be organized by contacting Pastor Shelley. For any further info contact church office 3207 9154, Pastor Shelley Stephens 0423 300 442 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
ROSIE CHANGED LIVES – A RETROSPECTIVE Is an exhibition celebrating the works of Rosemary Opala who chronicled her thoughts and life as a nurse in the 40’s & 50’s. This includes Peel Island where she worked with those afflicted by Hansen’s (Leprosy), life in Qld as well as life on Coochie. WHEN Fri Sept 29th 5pm – 7 pm, Sat Sept 30th & Sun Oct 1st 1030am – 230 pm
WHERE Coochie Community Hall 346 Victoria Pde Sth Coochiemudlo Island
Morning Teas and light lunches will be served. Bookings& further info for this FREE EVENT
www.cihs.org.au/opala-retrospective or ph 3820 8429
COMMUNITY WORK SKILLS PROGRAM PCYC is offering this course for anyone 15 years (NOT ATTENDING SCHOOL), and older for those in the Redlands who would like to reskill for employment opportunities in the retail sector. The course runs for 10 weeks and is at no cost to participants, with you gaining a Cert 11 in Retail, and are supported in gaining other certs such as First Aid. Breakfast and lunch are also provided daily.
WHEN Starts Tue 3rd October to Thu 7th December. WHERE Lion’s Club 55-57 Degen Rd Capalaba
TIME 9AM TIL 2PM 4 days a week Mon - Thu For further info call Chrystal 0427 519 427 or email her on email@example.com
U3A SENIOR’S MONTH U3A brings you special interest topics for Senior’s month during October. For 4 consecutive Mondays from 9th October, you can attend for a small fee these presentations. WHEN MONDAY 9TH, 16TH, 23RD & 30TH OCTOBER 23
WHERE DONALD SIMPSON CENTRE 172 BLOOMFIELD ST CLEVELAND TIME 9AM FOR 930AM START
Contact Liz Sanderson 0437 545 076 for further info
PREMIER MENTAL HEALTH WEEK EVENT REDLANDS THRIVE BY THE BAY IS A FUN, FAMILY FRIENDLY DAY ATREDLAND BAY THAT AIMS TO PROMOTE POSITIVE MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLBEING. THIS IS FULL INCLUSIVE EVENT FORALL IN OUR COMMUNITY REGARDLESS OF GENDER, LGBTQIA+, AND NATIONALITY TO NAME A FEW.FREE BBQ, MUSIC, ENTERTAINMENT, SPEAKERS, AND FREE GIVEAWAYS.WHEN FRIDAY 13TH OCTOBER 23 WHERE RABY BAY HARBOUR TIME 10AM TO 3PMFURTHER INFO EMAIL SAMUEL.WALKER@RFQ.COM.AU
Volunteer Marine Rescue The famous boaties market is on again. So come on down and get a bargain and support an awesome volunteer organization, everything from boating, fishing, and camping , and enjoy the bacon and egg rolls and sausage sizzle. So join
BayFM Jacko and team. WHEN SUNDAY 15TH OCTOBER WHERE VICTORIA POINT STATE SCHOOL GATES OPEN AT 6AM
ENTRY GOLD COIN DONATION
LADIES HIGH TEA Indulge in a delicious high tea buffet fundraiser, free glass of champagne on arrival, raffles a “Second Life”
fashion show and more with proceeds raised going to rescue and support children in Myanmar.
WHEN Saturday 7th October 23 TIME 2pm to 5pm WHERE Redlands CRC Auditorium cnr Delancey & Sturgeon Sts Ormiston.
Buy tickets or book a table at www.trybooking.com/CKTQX before 30th Sept 23. Enquiries email firstname.lastname@example.org
VOLUNTEERING IN REDLANDS This is such a great way to meet new people and make friends, it also builds new skills while supporting your community. If you are considering volunteering, there is plenty of choice with what you can offer. You will become an invaluable member to our local not for profits as well as local community groups. Visit www.starcommunityservices.org.au/volunteeringredlands
SHOW ‘N ‘TELL AT REDLAND MUSEUM Come along to these sessions that run 10am to 1130am. 23rd Aug Honouring our Farmers presented by John Kunde 23rd Oct Fashion through the Ages presented by Textile Ladies WHERE Redland Museum 60 Smith St Cleveland For more info visit www.redlandmuseum.org.au There is general entry fees involved
TRIVIA NIGHT Come along to St George’s Trivia Night. With your ticket fee you will get a lucky door prize and light
supper. So why not book a table (upto 8 people) or let us know if you would like to join a team.
WHEN Saturday 7th October 23 WHERE ST George’s Anglican Church Hall Cnr Thorne Rd & Victor St Birkdale
TIME 6pm for a 630pm Start.
DO YOU KNOW SOMEONE WITH A DISABILITY? Maybe they could benefit from Independ Living? If so Yooroonga has several vacancies for young people aged between 18 to 63, who are currently enrolled with the NDIS. For more information call Jenna Morgan 0418 868 885 or visit www.adventistresidentialcareyooroonga.com.au
STAR COMMUNITY SERVICES Are you looking for a rewarding volunteering opportunity, Star Community Services invites you to join our Transport Team as a volunteer driver, or Volunteer Owner Driver, Star drivers assist in providing affordable, safe and convenient door to door transport to our elderly, the frail and for people with a disability, and help people attend medical and social appointments and to get out and about. If you have a few hours to spare contact Tracey on (07 30860000)
BOWEL CANCER A free bowel screening test is one of the best ways to prevent bowel cancer and invest in a healthy future for yourself and family. Health experts reveal bowel cancer is the fourth most frequently diagnosed related killer in Australia, but many of these deaths could be prevented. To reduce the number of people impacted by this disease the NATIONAL BOWEL CANCER SCREENING PROGRAM, sends out free bowel cancer screening kits to eligible people between the ages of 50 to 74.
FREE TESTS SAVING QUEENSLAND LIVES
AGED AND DISABILITY SERVICE Stella Community is an organization that supports vulnerable individuals and reduce social isolation through targeted services throughout Queensland. They connect individuals to the community to ensure they don't feel alone. They are a non for profit, and would like to provide their services in the Redlands. For more info contact Dorothy on 041370485 or stellalife.com.au/community/
20% DISCOUNT ON PET DESEXING Having an unexpected litter can not only be time consuming, but also very costly. RSPCA has already seen over 4,000 pets surrendered this financial year with financial hardship as the top reason for surrender. Until August 31, pet owners can register to receive the discount by visiting operationwanted.com.au. There are 158 vet practices across QLD taking part in this 20% discount and over the three-month campaign every year around 20,000 are desexed.
Bush Fire Season Redlands coast residents are encouraged to get ready for bushfire season by attending one of the upcoming info sessions. CAPALABA Tuesday 6 th June 6.30 to 8.30 pm at Indigiscapes Theatrette, 17 Runnymede Road CAPALABA Wednesday 9 th August 6.30 to 8.30pm Capalaba Sports Club 113 Ney Road. NORTH STRADBROKE SAT 15th July 10.30 to 12.30pm Point Lookout Bowls Club also SAT 15th July 2.30 to 4.30pm Amity Point Community Point. COOCHIEMUDLO ISLAND 2 nd Sept 9.30 to 11.30 am at the fire station. REDLAND BAY Sat 14th October 9.30 to 11.30 is at Redland Bay Community Hall. This is a very important event to attend for more info go to (australianwarningsystem.com.au)
Op Shop Blue Care
Who doesn’t love Op shopping? Alex hills Blue Care provides us an opportunity once a week that is covered by volunteers.
WHEN Fridays every week WHERE 5 Joe Wood Ct Blue Care Alex Hills TIME 830am to 1130am
All Proceeds benefit the residents.
Redlands Bayside Swimming Masters
New members and visitors are invited to join the Masters Swimming Club for all over 18.
For further information on times etc… visit qrbmasters.org.au
HALL HIRE MT COTTON
The Mt Cotton Community Hall is available for function hire. Seats and Tables for 140 people. The Hall is suitable for meetings, weddings, birthday parties, aerobics, and indoor sport. Plenty of off-road parking and has just recently been repainted. Some Kitchen facilities and fridges. All booking considered. Call Richard 0423 006 361 for bookings or further enquiries.
OLD TIME NEW VOGUE DANCING
If you enjoy a night out dancing and socializing, why not come along and enjoy a live band while having fun. Beginners through to experienced dancers are welcome.
WHERE Mt Cotton Hall Cnr Mt Cotton & Seaview Roads Mt Cotton WHEN 3rd Saturday of every month TIME Starts 730pm
Enquiries call Laurie McKenzie 3206 7617
REDLAND CITY SES
The Redland City State Emergency Service (SES) Unit is calling for more volunteers to support the community during significant weather events, natural disasters, and other activities. To find out more or to join the SES, please visit the QFES website.
BIRKDALE BRIDGE CLUB(FORMERLY EASTERN SUBURBS BRIDGE CLUB)
The Birkdale Bridge Club is a small, friendly club located in the Redlands. We are always looking for and welcoming new and returning members. If you don’t have a partner we will do our best to find you one.
We play twice a week on THURSDAYS FROM 10AM AND MONDAY NIGHTS FROM 6:45PM
WHERE BIRKDALE SPORTS CLUB. For further info contact Tim 0407 730 407
WEIGHT LOSS SUPPORT GROUP ORMISTON
The Weight Reduction Club Cleveland meets each week.
WHEN Every Wednesday WHERE Church of the Nazarene Ormiston TIME 915 AM
Everyone welcome contact Pat on 3822 2762
The Redland Bay Coin & Stamp Club meets every month where members bring collection items to suit monthly topics.
WHEN: Fourth Thursday of every month WHERE: Hall behind the Cleveland Uniting Church TIME: 7PM to 9PM