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REDLANDS VIETNAM                  VETERANS’ GROUP (RVVG)

The RVVG meets each Wednesday from noon. New members welcome. Art classes Tuesday from 9.30am to noon. Kayakers on Fridays. Pensions officers available Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10.30 to 2pm. All enquiries 3821 3999.

COOCHIE ART GROUP

Visitors welcome. Contact Stuart Hall at 0409 349 197 or email hallsrea@bigpond.net.au   www.coochieartgroup.org

VOLUNTEERS FOR STAR CALL CENTRE

Join STAR Community Services and help support the elderly, frail and people with disabilities to live life independently through a range of care and transport services. We need volunteers for our call centre in Cleveland. Flexible hours, friendly team. No experience required,  training provided. Contact Julie on 3821 6699.

LIONS CLUB OF REDLAND CITY

The club is looking for new members. Meet at the Lions Community hall, 122 Shore St, Cleveland, on the first and third Tuesday every month. Contact Jo Wilcox on 3821 5184 or j.wilcox@bigpond.com

YURARA ART SOCIETY

Weekly classes in all mediums on Monday  6.30-9pm and Thursday 12.30-3pm with Robin Wilson,  0412 056 990. Thursday 9am-noon with Annie Jamieson, 3207 6440. Tuesday 9am-noon with Gloria Clay, 0414 334 999. We have exhibitions, phone  Gloria 3286 4086,  and workshops,  phone Danielle 3206 6185.  Members’ groups are held on  Monday, Thursday and Friday  mornings - portraiture, plein air, and life drawing. Visit wwwredlandyurara.com. Yurara is at Pinklands reserve, Thornlands.

REDLAND BAY SENIORS

Meets on Mondays from 9am and Wednesdays from noon. Contact Laurie 3821 4380 or Helen 3206 7853.

REDLANDS HASH HOUSE HARRIERS

Meets every Monday at 6.30pm at a location in Redlands. For details check the website or call Jen on 0431 894 649.

REDLANDS MULTICULTURAL GROUP

Meets every Thursday from 10am to noon in the D Block, Room 1.20, Metropolitan South Institute of TAFE, Windemere Road, Alexandra Hills. Phone Shahin 3822 5034 or email shahinmast@yahoo.com

PLAY CANASTA

Canasta beginners classes every Tuesday at the Donald Simpson Community Centre from 1pm to 4pm. $5 for members. Contact 3821 1089.

GUMDALE GRANDSLIDERS SQUARE DANCE CLUB

Try modern square dancing to music from the 60s onwards at the Community Hall, cnr Finucane and Windemere roads, Alexandra Hills on Tuesdays 10am – noon. Any age welcome, no partner required. Free introductory session. Contact Harold 3207 1767 or Carole 3823 2240. www.gumdalegrandsliders.blogspot.com.au  

OUT WITH A DIFFERENCE

Trips to clubs, theatre and the country are run by the Donald Simpson Centre, 172 Bloomfield Street, Cleveland. Calendars available at the Centre or visit www.donaldsimpsoncentre.com. Phone 3821 1089.

CAPALABA ROTARY

Meetings on Mondays 6pm to 6.30pm at the Koala Tavern, Capalaba. David 0439 855 894. Visit www.rotarycapalaba.org.

CALLING SOCIAL GOLFERS

Redlands Sporting Club Social Golf Club plays every second Sunday at courses around Brisbane and wants to hear from all those interested in joining the club. Combine a great social outlet while pursuing a healthy outdoor activity. All skill levels welcomed. Contact Eddie at rscsgolf@gmail.com  or David on 0415 319 166.

THERAPEUTIC SCULPTURE GROUP

Relaxing therapeutic social art group meets on Thursdays in Birkdale. Georgette 0403 128 380 or 3822 7668. Visit www.georgettesart.com.

NEW BAYSIDE HARMONY

Mixed a cappella chorus meets every Tuesday at the Cleveland Uniting Churches small hall 7-9pm. All singers welcome.

COMPANIONSHIP                                VOLUNTEERS

Volunteers needed for STAR Companionship Care Service, lunch club, social charters and EasyShopper service. Companionship volunteers provide friendship and support to the elderly, escort them to shopping and other appointments, engage in conversation and hobbies and mainly spend some quality time with them. Flexible hours. Full training provided. Contact Colleen on 3821 6699.

APPLE/ANDROID CLASSES

At the Donald Simpson Community Centre on Mondays from 2 - 4pm, $5 for members. Contact  3821 1089.

TABLE TENNIS

At the Donald Simpson Centre every Tuesday from 4.30-6pm. $5 for members, $10 non members. Contact 3821 1089.

TAP DANCE AND JAZZ CLASS

More ladies and men sought for tap dance and jazz class at the Donald Simpson Centre every Wednesday. Contact 3821 1089.

NEW UKULELE CLASS

Starting at the Donald Simpson Community Centre from Wednesday February 7, 10-11.30am. $5 for members,  $10 non members.  Contact George on 0422 716 344 or the centre on 3821 1089.

STRETCH-TONE-CARDIO

Stretch-Tone-Cardio. Have Fun-Keep Fit. Sitting and standing with stretch bands. 9:30-10:30am. Monday: CWA Hall, 3 Waterloo St. Tuesday and Thursdays: Donald Simpson Centre. Phone Penny on 0407 789 745    

U3A REDLANDS

Welcomes new members to learn for pleasure, no exams necessary.  Visit www.u3aredlands.com.au for news, new classes and newsletter.  Membership $20 singles and $35 couples. Office is at the Cleveland State High School, Room F5 open 9am – noon, Monday – Friday during school terms.

YOGA

Every Thursday from 5.30 - 6.30pm at Donald Simpson Community Centre. Cost $11 for members. All ages welcome.

WATERLOO BAY STAMP CLUB

Meets on the first Thursday of each month at 1pm and on the fourth Monday of each month at 7pm at the Redlands Multi-Sports Club, Cr Bailey & Randall Roads, Birkdale.  Stamp sales, discussions and a sale by tender are held at meetings.  Stamp collection appraisals available, visitors welcome.  Contact George 3488 2390, or Rick 3206 0815.

ZUMBA GOLD CLASSES      

Held at the Donald Simpson Community Centre every Monday from 4.30pm-5.30pm. Cost is $10 members and $12 non members. Contact 3821 1089.

MEALS ON WHEELS NEEDS VOLUNTEERS

Volunteers needed to assist with delivery of meals to clients, even just once per month from 10.30am-12.30pm. Contact 3207 7126 or email mowvicpoint@gmail.com.

STAR SEA QUILTERS

Meet every Monday at 9am in the Community Hall of Star of the Sea Church, Cleveland. Contact Teresa on 3207 1426.

THE ROCK COMMUNITY SUPPORT

Food service for people facing financial pressure. Choose from items to make up a substantial family-size parcel for $40 (process and handling). Order at www.facs.org.au/foodparcelorder. Pick-up from Foodlink, The Rock Christian Church, 563 Redland Bay Road, Capalaba on Tuesday, Thursday or Friday from 9am to 2pm. Phone 3823 3576.

BLUE CARE OP SHOPS

Blue Care Op Shops at Alexandra Hills and Redland Bay with be closed in December and January and reopen in February 2018. Thank you to all our supporters.

ORMISTON HOUSE

Historic Ormiston House, 277 Wellington Street, Ormiston.  Take a tour of the house and gardens for adult $5, child $1.  Bring a picnic or enjoy a Devonshire tea for $5.  Ph: 0457 675 137 or go to www.ormistonhouse.org.au