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Lismore Over 50s Learning Centre

WE OFFER a range of art and exercise classes for mature age people. Most classes are held at the Lismore Heights Bowling Club, 181 High St, Lismore Heights. New members are always welcome. Phone Barbara 0266242237 or 0401503732 or see our facebook page: "Over 50s Learning Centre Lismore" for more information.

Ballina Country Music Club Inc

WE WELCOME Country Music musos of all walks to perform 3 songs either by themselves or with the band (3 copies of Lyrics/Chords please). On Sunday, November 3 at the RSL Ballina Club *Level One Auditorium* 11am-5pm.

"Free entry for Live Country Music" with Ann, Bill, Jill and Maurie. Showcase Artist John Lynch. The very popular Band "Smokehouse" attracted John to the sounds of Country Music in 1994, he just grabbed the guitar and just started singing and is now a permanent member of "Smokehouse". John was born in Tamworth so it was not surprising that Country genre was always popular and he embraces it today with great presentations of Alan Jackson, Troy Cassar-Daly and Garth Brooks. Plus a fantastic line up of Walk Up Artists. Come along on Sunday, December 1 from 11am-5pm for "Check 2 Country" Theme For The Day is White Christmas. Come dressed in White with Tinsel.

For more, phone Vice President and Secretary Keith Holmes on 0266867956 or 0400867956 holmeskm@bigpond.com.

Twin Towns & District Garden Club

WE WILL next meet on October 14 at 10am (NSW time). Doors open at 8.30am. Benching will be accepted until 9.15am. Trading, Cutting and Seed tables will commence selling at 8.45am. Morning Tea (bring a mug), raffles, library, newsletter will be available at the meeting. Guest speaker will be: Michael De Good, Author of The Fragile Edge. His presentation will be, The Tweed: An Eden for Gardeners and Nature Lovers -but why? The book will be available for sale. New members and visitors welcome.

TACT

COME along to our friendly computer classes in a fully air conditioned atmosphere held Monday to Friday from 9.30am. There are a number of interesting useful information classes to benefit you when exploring your computer. Eg. Exploring Word, Photo Management, Android Tablets, Smart Phones, Basic Computer skills. TACT is located at South Tweed Sports Club, 4 Minjungbal Drive, Tweed Heads South. For information, phone 0755249212 or go to tact.org.au. Sign-on days are the last Friday of each month but students can sign in any day they wish.

Art Show at Tintenbar Hall

ONCE again the Tintenbar Community Aid Network(TinCAN) is gearing up for its Art Show, October 18,19 and 20 at the heritage Tintenbar Hall.

We are really pleased to say that a number of local businesses, as well as our main donor Boral, have again supported us with donations and vouchers to cover prizes, and we thank them for their involvement in our community.

And special thanks to local artist David Lane who has donated one of his beautiful landscapes to be raffled on the weekend of the Art Show. Artists who wish to enter can obtain further information and entry forms from Tina Farrow on 0409827094 or at tintenbarcommunity @gmail.com.

You've probably heard that "medicine is an art" but it`s also said that art can be good medicine. In time for the 2019 Tintenbar Art show, the doctors and staff (and their children) at Tintenbar Medical are taking up their paintbrushes to complete their entries for this community event. All in all, at least four entries are in train and possibly more. The show is organised by the Tintenbar Community Aid Network(TinCAN) and takes place at the heritage Tintenbar Hall. The gala opening night is at 7pm Friday, October 18 - all tickets are $10 and include a complimentary drink,nibbles and musical entertainment. Winning entries will be announced on the night. Dr Lynne Davies, head of TinCAN said that "The funds raised from the Art Show go to TinCAN volunteer support and to local charities .We are really pleased to say that a number of local businesses, as well as our main donor Boral, have again supported us with donations and vouchers to cover prizes, and we thank them for their involvement in our community. And special thanks to local artist David Lane who has donated one of his beautiful landscapes to be raffled on the weekend of the Art Show. Located at the GC Community Centre on the hill behind the iron Eagle. All artwork will be for sale. Don't miss this opportunity to find a quality work of art in time for Xmas.

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Coolangatta/Tweed

NEXT luncheon will be held at the South Tweed Sports Club on Thursday, October 17. Join our friendly ladies for coffee at 11am-11.30am start DST. October is Anti -Poverty month and our guest speaker will be Brenda Tripp from OZ Harvest an organisation who delivers food to people in need.

Donations of non perishable food would be appreciated. Bookings/Apologies phone Dianne 0755909119.

Twin Towns

JOIN us at 2pm QLD time on Thursday, October 17 to celebrate Get Online Week and improve your digital skills. Learn how to do a crossword online, find your childhood home on Google Maps, make a video call using WhatsApp and listen to a podcast. There will be a fun trivia quiz with some great prizes, lucky door prizes and a delicious afternoon tea....

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