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RDCOTA CLEVELAND

Phone 3488 0680 for info on Seniors issues including Technology Tutorials available Mon/Fri 9.30/2.30 RDCOTA Office Cleveland and on Russell Island Mondays 11am/1.30pm.

RDCOTA MacLeay Island office in MacLeay Island Community Centre holds tutorials from 9am/10.30am Tuesdays and the office is open on Tuesdays 9am to 11am. RDCOTA Cleveland Office hosts a Men's morning teas on Fridays 930/1130.

Seniors Week August 17 to 31 with the Seniors Walk on Sunday August 18 and a mobile library will at DSC during this event. Registrations for the walk open mid-July. Extended Seniors Week activities include the Variety Concert at RPAC during which Blue Care Inspiring Seniors Awards will be presented. Tickets are free.

Redlands Seniors Network Meets first Thursdays of the month at the Donald Simpson Centre 9am to 11am.

REDAND PROBUS CLUB

We are a Combined Friendship Club for Retired or semi-Retired Men & Women who are interested in fun, friendship & fellowship. We meet on the third Tuesday of each month (except December) at the Sharks Sporting Club, Victoria Point.

Meetings start at 9.30am and generally include a guest speaker covering a wide range of interesting topics. Members get together for a friendly chat at Morning Tea. There are many activities arranged throughout each month which include Sporting Activities, such as golf, bowls & petanque. Social Activities include luncheons, outings, concerts and theatre parties. We also have special interest groups, such as Caravanning, Armchair Travel, Morning Chat & Sailing.

Please join us for our next Meeting on Tuesday July 16 2019, our guest speakers will be Paul Freestone and Ngaire Tangent from Volunteers in Policing to talk about Home Security and Mobility Scooters. Please come along to our next Meeting to enjoy the friendship of our Probus Club. For further details contact Graham: 0403 200 535 or Dennis: 0428 290 079

FOLK REDLANDS

Folk Redlands holds regular live music events on the third Sunday of each month 1-4pm. Events start with Blackboard performance opportunities followed by feature guest artist, and periodically will include music related workshops eg. singing, guitar, songwriting, rhythm etc. Public welcome, or become a member for just $5/ year.

Located temporarily at Redland Modern Country Music Club 226 Cleveland-Redland Bay Rd, Thornlands (Pinklands Reserve), whilst regular home at Indigiscapes is being refurbished. More info: www.folkredlansd.org.au Email: folkredlands@yahoo.com

MEMORY TREE

Redlands Branch of Cancer Council Queensland invite people to join them at the Memory Tree in the park near Raby Bay Harbour, just down from the Railway Station on Sunday July 21 from 11.30pm.

This is an informal get-together to remember those we have lost to cancer. Anyone is invited to join us. Ribbons will be available to write a message to your loved one and tie onto the tree. We will have some food to share if you wish to join us for a chat. Enquiries Pam 0408 550 435.

THEATRE GROUP

After a series of theatre workshops, the Group is now involved in rehearsing its next show to be staged at the end of September.

We always have room for a few more cast members, so if you are interested in joining Theatre Group, please phone director Sue Willingham on 3348 2369.

REDLAND SPINNERS AND WEAVERS

Meets on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month, except December and January, from 9am to 12 at Cleveland-Thornlands Cricket Club, Fitzroy Street, Cleveland. Contact President Gillian Smith if interested. 3206 0718.

LIVING EDGE PEER SUPPORT

Have you experienced suicidal distress in the last 12 months and would like some extra support provided by peers who have also overcome the impacts of their own suicidal distress? Living EDge is a peer-delivered program for people to explore and transform their experience of suicidal distress. It provides 1:1 support, group support, self-management resources and a peer -hosted Living EDge room as an alternative to the Redland Hospital Emergency Department.

Living EDge is a free service to people 16 years and older living in the Redlands and Wynnum areas. This program is funded by Queensland Mental Health and Alcohol and Other Drugs Branch and strongly supported by the Bayside Mental health teams and Redland Hospital. If you would like to find out more about how you can access this support please contact Living EDge on 0433 724 337 or email: livingedge@brookred.org.au

REDLANDS QUILT EXTRAVAGANZA

The biennial Redlands Quilt Extravaganza is on again at Redland Performing Arts Centre, Cleveland.It is a weekend of amazing fabric and textile arts, showcasing the enormous talents of artists from Redland and surrounding areas.

There are quilts, embroidery, lace and other fabric on display, exhibits, and demonstrations. Open to the public with $5 entry. Friday July 19 and Saturday July 20 9am to 4pm and Sunday July 21 9am to 3pm. Refreshments available. For entries visit www.redlandsquiltextravaganza.com or phone Lynne for more on 0409 269 880.

REDLAND SPINNERS AND WEAVERS

Redlands Spinners and Weavers' group meets on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month, except December and January, from 9am to noon at Cleveland-Thornlands Cricket Club, Fitzroy Street, Cleveland. Contact President Gillian Smith if interested. 3206 0718 or 0411 331 153. Open Day Warped and Twisted, is Tuesday, June 18 at Redlands Performing Arts Centre, 2-16 Middle St, Cleveland 9am. to 3pm. Entry fee: $5. Contact: De-arne Crawford 0418 497 719.

EXPLORE THE BUSH

Redland Bushwalkers Inc. meets on the second Wednesday of each month for 7.30pm at Cleveland Lions Hall, 122 Shore Street North, Cleveland. The club has been running for about 15 years and its members have a wealth of knowledge and experience, offering walks and other activities for everyone from beginners to seasoned hikers. Visit http://www.redlandbushwalkers.org.au/static/home.html

REDLANDS LADIES PROBUS CLUB

A fun group of 70 retired women meet at the Lions Club Hall, 122 Shore Street N., Cleveland, on the second Friday of the month for 9.30am. Meetings include morning tea and interesting guest speakers, followed by lunch at a local restaurant. During the month we have various activities and a regular day outing. If you live in the Redlands area and would like to join in the fun, friendship and fellowship aims of Probus, contact Denise Partis 3824 0726.

THE SPIRIT OF THE SISTERHOOD

Meets on the second Thursday of the month, 9.30-11.30am at Girl Guides Hall Roberts St, Wellington Point. Contact Jose 0434 626 307 or Kate 0411 254 880, email: thespiritofsisterhood.redlands@gmail.com.

REDLAND GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY

Meets with a guest speaker in the Donald Simpson Centre, Cleveland at 12.15pm on the second Wednesday of each month (excluding January). All welcome. Assistance with family history research is available in the Cleveland Library Tuesdays and Thursdays (9.30am-12.30pm) and Saturdays (12.30pm-3.30pm). Contact Helen 3820 2609 or refer to www.rgs.net.au.