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COMMUNITY NOTICES

                       New announcements are added, and updated regularly.  If your community group or not-for-profit organisation would like a listing here, please send an email to office2@bayfm.org.au - attention Kay. Please include all the relevant details including a contact person, their phone number and please send the details at least three weeks before the event.  We will help promote your event with "Community Service Announcement" (CSA) 

A FREE COMMUNITY SERVICE FROM BAY FM

MOTHERS DAY GIFTS STREET STALL

The Redlands VIEW Club is holding a Mother’s Day Street stall selling handmade gifts, cakes, biscuits and slices, sewing, books and plants to help you with your Mother’s Day gifts.

WHEN          Friday 10th May 2024  WHERE        Cnr Bloomfield & Middle Sts Cleveland outside WESTPAC

TIME            730am to 130pm CASH ONLY PLEASE

Money raised supports our clubs 10 Aussie students in The Smith Family’s Learning for Life project.

 

PETER PAN

If you are looking for something to do this Thursday or Friday evening, then look no further than Peter Pan. Being bought to you by the VPSHS Drama Team.

WHEN          Thursday 9th & Friday 10th May 2024   WHERE        VPSHS Hall

TIME            Doors open 545pm for 6pm start

For further info or to purchase tickets visit events@vpshs.eq.edu.au   Tickets must be purchased online ASAP.

                              

ALEX HILLS MENS SHED SALE

The Alexandra Hills Men’s Shed are having a garage sale, where they will be selling new and old tools and collectables. As all monies raised are going to charity why not pop on down and do what we as a community do best and that is support those in need. 

WHEN          Saturday 11th May 2024  WHERE        Alex Hills Mens Shed 42 William St Birkdale

TIME            630am to 1030am   For further info or any queries email ahmsinfo287@gmail.com

 

IT’S ONLY NATURAL!

Come and visit the Old Schoolhouse Gallery and see how we promote the visual arts. This exhibition showcases the beauty of the natural world around us featuring works from member artists Kathy Delaney and Mike Scott, with guest woodwork artists Geoff Sear and Twyla Sasser. 

WHERE        Old School House Gallery 124-126 Shore St North, Cleveland

WHEN          Thursday 2nd May to Sunday 2nd June 2024 with Opening Night May 4th 2024 @ 5PM      

Visit www.oldschoolhousegallery.org.au for further info on exhibitions and opening times outside of Opening Event.

 

KEEPING YOUNG PEOPLE SAFE ONLINE

Redland City Council is holding a free forum to provide parents, carers and educators with information on how to keep young people safe online. Mayor Jos Mitchell said “Council is committed to working with external stakeholders to support our young people and ensure they are being kept safe whilst online. This requires a whole-of-community approach, with parents, guardians and carers playing a primary role.

WHEN          Wednesday 15th May 2024  WHERE        RPAC Cleveland   TIME            530pm to 730pm

Bookings essential via www.rpac.com.au

 

U3A REDLANDS VARIETY SHOW

U3A Redlands is proud to present their Variety Performance Show featuring dance, music, comedy, and drama.

Tea and coffee will be available before the shows as is raffles with great prizes.

WHEN          Thursday 16th May 2024  WHERE        Thorneside Community Hall Thornside

TIME            930am and 130pm    (FEE FOR TICKETS)  For bookings and other info call the office on 3821 3888

 

QUEENSLAND SMALL BUSINESS MONTH

May is Queensland Small Business Month and a chance to recognize and celebrate the achievements of small businesses across the city. Redland City Council in partnership with Qld Government, Straddie and Redlands Coast Chambers of Commerce, are pleased to invite small businesses to these free events:

Redlands Coast Retail Toolkit Launch (Ends 14th May 2024) Tue 14 May 2024 @5.30pm – 7.30pm

Redlands RSL, 8 Passage Street Cleveland

 

Redlands Coast Small Business Financial Health Workshop (Ends 21st May 2024)
Tuesday 21 May 2024, 4pm – 6pm Alexandra Hills Hotel, 332 Finucane Road, Alexandra Hills

 

Redlands Coast Social Media and Digital Marketing Workshop (Ends 28th May 2024)
Tuesday 28 May 2024, 10am – 12pm  St Stradbroke, 9 Ballow Road, North Stradbroke Island
 

U3A REDLANDS VARIETY SHOW

U3A Redlands is proud to present their Variety Performance Show featuring dance, music, comedy, and drama.

Tea and coffee will be available before the shows as is raffles with great prizes.

WHEN          Thursday 16th May 2024   WHERE        Thorneside Community Hall Thornside

TIME            930am and 130pm    (FEE FOR TICKETS)  For bookings and other info call the office on 3821 3888

 

REDLANDS CITY BANDS CONCERT

The first of our Friday Night Concert series for the year featuring our Beginner Concert Band, with Guests the Redlands Adult Starters Band. Ther will be raffles and the canteen and bar will be open, with supper available afterwards. 

WHEN Friday 17th May 2024  WHERE  Edgar Harley Hall Smith St Cleveland (Behind the Cleveland Assembly Hall)

TIME   7pm   For further enquiries or to purchase tickets contact Joy Lovey   0400 529 451

 

CELEBRATING OUR COMMUNITY’S VOLUNTEERS

STAR Community Services, a not-for-profit organization, is hosting a FREE event to celebrate the community’s volunteers. There will be jumping castles, face painting, petting zoo, market stalls and can’t forget food trucks, as well as volunteering awards and a stunning laser show at sundown and more!

WHEN          Saturday 18th May 2024  WHERE        Raby Bay Harbour Park Shore St West Cleveland

TIME            2pm to 6pm   For more info visit www.starcommunityservices.org.au

 

MAYBE, MAYBE KNOT & DAZZLING AUTUMN SHOW

The Floral Art Society of Qld in conjunction with The Qld Rose Society are holding their open shows for Championship, Open, Intermediate and Novice categories.

WHEN          Saturday 18th & Sunday 19th May 2024  WHERE        Auditorium Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Cootha

TIME            Saturday 1030am to 330pm, Sunday 9am to 230pm.

Visit www.floralartsocietyqld.com.au or phone Eleanor 0417 061 010 for further info.  

 

WALK TO DEFEAT MND

The countdown is on, not long now until the Walk to Defeat MND Brisbane. 

Join Sandra and Jacko as you walk or roll either 2KM or 4KM along the scenic riverside path from New Farm Park Powerhouse to Teneriffe, to help raise vital funds and increase awareness for Motor Neurone Disease. Don’t forget to dress up and bring your dog!

WHEN          Sunday 19th May 2024  WHERE        Powerhouse at New Farm Park

TIME            10am start with registrations from 9am.                   

To register and more info visit www.mndaq.org.au or visit the facebook page follow our walk to defeat MND.

 

CAREERS EXPO

If you are wanting to look at a career change, then why not pop along to Victoria Point State High Schools Careers and Pathways Expo. With over 50 internal and external exhibitors, and representatives to speak to from leading Uni’s, TAFE, and various other career pathways to cater for all different professions and industries.

Food trucks, coffee van, cold drinks and bake sale on the night.

WHEN Tuesday 21st May 2024  WHERE VPSHS Student Centre Benfer Rd Victoria Point  TIME 4pm to 7pm

WINTER DRIVE FOR THE HOMELESS

McCartney Family Funerals is again running their Winter Drive for Homeless, so throughout the month of May they are asking the community to join them. Donations of cup noodles, sleeping bags, and feminine hygiene products can be dropped off to any of our McCartney funeral offices located in Cleveland, Wynnum, Beenleigh, and Underwood. Let’s make a meaningful difference to the most vulnerable in our community.

For further info phone 1300 043 522 or email bmccartney@mccartneyfunerals.com.au

 

GRAB A BARGAIN

Come along to the St Paul’s Anglican Church Car Boot Sale.

Thrift shop, Bargain Basement, Cake stall, Sausage Sizzle, Devonshire Morning Tea and multi raffles.

WHEN          Saturday 25th May 2024  WHERE        St Paul’s Anglican Church 4 Cross St Cleveland

TIME            7am to 11am

If you are interested in having a table or for further info please call Margaret Beerling 0447 000 727

 

PUPS IN THE PARK

The Bayside Community Fund in conjunction with AWLQ (Animal Welfare League of Qld) will be holding an event called Pups in the Park.  There will be demonstrations and stalls for your pooches.

WHEN          Sunday 26th May 2024  WHERE        Elanora Park Wynnum TIME            10am to 3pm

For more info email president@baysidecommunityfund.org.au or call  Michael 0417 762 602

         

FUN RUN / WALK RICHIE’S RAINBOW FOUNDATION

Come along and join us for our third walk to celebrate the memory of our legend Richie Walsh and help raise much needed funds for childhood cancer.  There will be entertainment, a sausage sizzle and great raffle prizes.

WHEN          Sunday 26th May 2024  WHERE        Lota Park Lota  TIME            9am fun starts with a walk start 1030am.

For more info visit www.richiesrainbow.org.au. Register on the day or online.

 

NIGHT NINJAS SOS

Night Ninjas is a Redlands based charity who help feed the homeless and those in need. If you can help us to help other by donating non-perishable food item so we can deliver them directly where they are needed, would be fantastic and we say a huge thank you in advance.

Check out our page www.nightninjas.com.au and look for the “How You Can Help”page to find various places that are accepting donations on our behalf. If you would rather donate funds instead, please go to the “Donate Funds” link at www.nightninjas.com.au.

CHAMPIONS SUPPORT SERVICES

These champions assist the community with pantry food, fresh produce, clothing, meat, poultry, eggs, milk, and other supermarket items including toiletries and cleaning products all at affordable prices.  This is their way to give back to those in need, but the doors are open for everyone.

WHEN          Wednesdays and Fridays  WHERE        29 Beveridge Rd Thornlands  TIME       8am to 1030am both days

OLD SCHOOL HOUSE GALLERY

Come and visit the gallery and see how we promote the visual arts by instruction, information and inspiration.

WHERE        Old School House Gallery 124-126 Shore St North, Cleveland

WHEN          Visit www.oldschoolhousegallery.org.au for further info on exhibitions and opening times.

 

COMMUNITY GARDENS

OSCGI is a not-for-profit group at Oaklands St Alex Hills. It covers an extensive area tended to by volunteers who give their free time and skills to keep the gardens growing.  Bring a hat, gloves, sunscreen and closed in shoes.

WHEN          Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays  WHERE        Oakland St Alexandra Hills

TIME            9am til 12 midday on Wednesdays & Fridays                       2pm to 5pm on Sundays

 

REDLANDS SPINNERS AND WEAVERS

If you are interested in taking part in this group here is the info you need. 

WHEN          2nd and 4th Tuesdays every month  WHERE        Cleveland Thornlands Cricket Club

Fitzroy Street Cleveland  TIME            9am to 12 noon.

For further info visit Redlands Spinners and Weavers facebook page

 

CIRCLE OF MEN

We are a not-for-profit organization of volunteers who visit various aged care facilities to help create an environment for the wellbeing and happiness of men in aged care facilities.  We are always looking for more volunteers so if you are interested in learning more, come and have a coffee with us.

WHEN  Thursdays 8am to 10am  WHERE Brown’s Bakery Café Bloomfield St Cleveland opposite the Council Chambers

Visit www.circleofmenqld.com, email info@circleofmenqld.com or

Call 0490 105 715, Laurie 0429 847 535, Mick 0407 738 026 or  Kevin 0429 105 7015.

THRIFT SHOP

Come in for a visit and you will find many bargains amongst the clothes, manchester, toys, books, haberdashery, shoes and much more.  

WHEN          Thursdays and Saturdays  WHERE        The Shed behind Trinity Uniting Church Hall

47 Marlborough Rd Wellington Point  TIME            9am til 12 Noon  

For more info please contact Eve Boge at trinityuniting@gmail.com

REDLANDS PROBUS CLUB 

If you want to open the door to new experiences, friendships, healthy minds, and active bodies, then Redlands Probus is the door you open. Through social interaction and activities with retirees from within the community you can make this happen.  WHEN          Third Wednesday of every month  WHERE        Redlands RSL Club 

For further info contact Ken Westgarth on 0402 035 001 or email redlandsprobusclub@gmail.com.

 

BLUE CARE OP SHOP

Who doesn’t love an op shop? You can find so many great priced items and items you may not find anywhere else. Come along to the Blue Care op shop manned by volunteers with all the profits going back into benefit the residents.

WHEN          Fridays every week    WHERE        Blue Care Alex Hills 5 Joe Wood Court  TIME            830am to 1130am

REDLANDS WILDLIFE RESCUE

Redland City Council is urgently seeking phone service volunteers to support Redlands Wildlife Rescue. Redlands Wildlife Care Network is a phone service staffed by trained volunteers in their own home.  Some of the responsibilities of RWCN volunteers include:

  • providing advice to callers about sick, injured or orphaned animals,

  • organising a wildlife carer for animals in need,

  • providing knowledge and education regarding animal behaviour

 More information available from www.redland.qld.gov.au and search Volunteer wildlife rescue.

LOVE YOUR PET? PROTECT THEM FROM HEARTWORM

RSPCA Queensland is reminding pet owners to protect the hearts that love them most - their pets. Heartworm is a serious yet preventable disease, most common in dogs, but cats can contract the parasite also.Heartworm is quite resistant to treatment. Prevention is the best method to protect your pets and avoid serious health issues.

Transmitted to pets from mosquitos, Queensland dogs are at risk of contracting heartworm if owners are not using effective preventatives.  For further info visit www.rspcaqld.org.au

HEATWAVES AND YOUR FUR BABIES

In this hot and humid weather, it is important to keep your pets cool with ample shade and water.  

Some RSPCA top tips for keeping your pet cool:

·       Never leave animals tethered as they can get tangled and not be able to reach shade or water.

·       Walks and playtime early morning or late afternoon

·       Never leave pets unattended in cars - they can turn into ovens in a matter of minutes.

If you see an animal in distress call 1300 ANIMAL a 24/7 Hotline or visit  www.rspcaqld.org.au.

VOLUNTEER MARINE RESCUE VICTORIA POINT The VMR Victoria Point is seeking active and auxiliary volunteers to jointheir dynamic team dedicated to saving of lives at sea. You will be trained in all aspects of marine activities to assist in the manning of their vessels and at the base. VMR Victoria Point are looking for Men and Women of all ages to fulfil all duties including, Radio operators, Fundraising people, and base duties if you’re not interested in being on the boats as crew.  If you are aged between 18 and 80 years of age, please contact our secretary at secretary@mrq.org.au or drop down to the base on weekends for more information.

 

BEING PREPARED FOR SEVERE WEATHER

Apart from remaining alert to the emerging weather patterns at the bureau of Meteorology website on www.bom.gov.au/qld/forecasts and on local media, you can also keep up to date by visiting the below:

ROAD CLOSURES              qldtraffic.qld.gov.au  SES 132 500

FALLEN POWELINES         ENERGEX 13 19 62   FREE SIGN-UP ALERT SERVICE ewa.brisbane.qld.gov.au 

SANDBAG COLLECTION STATIONS  

Sandbags are available for collection from the following stations 24 hours a day, 7 days a week:

Darra                  38 Shamrock Rd  

Morningside      9 Redfern Street

Newmarket        66 Wilston  Rd in carpark off Erneton St

Zillmere             33 Jennings St

Lota                    Herbert St

    

 

 

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