If you are looking to volunteer in your local community, please give us a try for a rewarding experience. We urgently need you to help Bill with his rehab. Flexible hours to suit you, only two hours weekly. No experience necessary. Info Sharon 6624 7512 or 0412 246 629.
Earth Healing Meditations held every Monday from 7.30pm at 17 Norris Street, Lismore, working through the heart of Maitreya. Gold coin donation. Info Jackie 6621 6060 (weekends).
Players and learners can come and play Mah-jongg with the Lismore Mah-Jongg Group. Everybody is welcome to join a very friendly set of players. We meet every Wed at the Lismore Workers Club at 9.45am. Info Kaye 6625 2474.
GROW groups for personal growth after breakdown or prevention of breakdown meet at The Sue Griffin House, 125 Ballina St, Lismore, at 10.30am Tuesdays. No introductions needed, just come along. Info 1800 032 120.
The CWA holds craft sessions every Tues at Spinks Park in Lismore from 9am. Info Maureen 6621 2142.
Workers Club Indoor Bowls welcomes new players to play on Sundays at 12.30pm for mixed; Mondays at 9.30am for women; & Mondays 6.30pm for mixed. Bowls supplied. Info Massie 6621 6061.
Dads & kids play
Dads & Kids playgroup is dads connecting with other dads in a child (0-5 yrs) friendly and fun space every Monday from 10am-12.30pm. Plus a special weekend program for six Sunday mornings from Feb 25. Info Glenn 6622 6116.
Lismore Target Rifle Club conducts target shooting every Mon & Wed nightly at the Tuncester outdoor range. The sport gives people in the Lismore area the opportunity to participate in several different shooting disciplines. These are all shot with a .22 rifle using standard velocity ammunition & include Silhouette, 50 Meter Target & 50 Meter Bench Rest. The best time to visit the club is 7pm Mondays or Wednesdays. The club also provides Firearms Training & Testing.
Members are reminded that the next bowls day held at Lennox Head Bowling Club on Mon, Feb 12. Morning tea is at 9am; play at 9.30am. Phone names to Warren 6624 1523 or Ray 6622 1792 by Fri, Feb 9 for catering.
Summerland Bonsai Society meeting held Sat, Feb 10 at Uniting Church Hall in Keen St, Lismore from 1.30pm. Info Dick 6629 1401.
Lifeline garage sale
Lifeline Northern Rivers will hold a garage sale on Sat, Feb 10 from 8am-1pm at the Distribution Ctr at 23 Three Chain Rd, Sth Lismore. There will be clothing, bric a brac, furniture, toys & books.
The Northern Rivers Sub Branch of the National Servicemens Association will be holding a service in Lismore at the National Servicemens Memorial next to the Memorial Baths on Sun, Feb 11 starting at 11am. This is to commemorate the Australia-wide National Servicemens Day. Former members & members of the public are invited to take part in the service & place floral tributes on the memorial. After the service lunch will be at the Lismore Workers Club at 12pm. Info Gordon 6621 3520.
U3A film group
The U3A Film Group will meet on Sun, Feb 11 at 11am at Lismore Cinemas to see The Queen & then lunch at Mary Gilhooleys in the Function Room. All welcome. Info Laura 6624 6805.
Hockey sign on
Summerlands Hockey Club will hold a Junior Sign On & Fun Day for Under 9s & Under 11s at Adam Gilchrist Park, Perradenya, Caniaba on Sun, Feb 11, at 10am. Theres free coaching, games & activities, sausage sizzle & equipment is provided.
CWA Alstonville will hold its Craft, Chat & Cuppa morning on Mon, Feb 12 from 9.30am. The monthly meeting held on Mon, Feb 12 at 1pm. Both meetings are at the RSL Hall in Budgen Ave, Alstonville. The Country Womens Association is a community organisation which supports women in family, local, national & international affairs. Everyone is warmly welcome. Info Sheila 6628 5660.
U3A Computer Group
The U3A Computer Users Group held at Lismore Workers Club on Mon, Feb 12, from 10am-12pm. The topic is Databases with Access. Visitors welcome. Info Graeme 6628 1348 or Brian 6624 1272.
The Ladies Evening Fellowship Group run by The Salvation Army meets every second Mon. Next meeting held Mon, Feb 12, at 7.30pm at The Salvation Army in 32 Cambridge Dr. Goonellabah. We have a Colour Makeover Night finding out what cosmetics suit you. Ladies of all ages welcome. Bring a friend to enjoy the fun.
Day View Club
The Alstonville Day View Club Luncheon Meeting held Mon, Feb 12 at the Pickle Palm Restaurant in the Wollongbar Tavern. Fellowship commences at 10.30am & luncheon at 11.30am. Info Chris 6628 5937 or Bev 6628 3566.
Blue & White Auxiliary
The Auxiliary meeting held Mon, Feb 12 in the Board Room of St Vincents Hospital in Lismore from 10am-12pm. New members most welcome. Info Joyce 6624 4342 or Ann 6621 6368.
Physiotherapist Joy Smith explains the causes of back pain and offers strategies for dealing with it at the Dance Studio in Nimbin Community Ctr on Mon, Feb 12 from 10am-12pm. Info Sue 6688 1454 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The first meeting of the Lismore Legacy Ladies Auxiliary held at Workers Sports Club in Goonellabah on Mon, Feb 12 from 2pm. New members welcome. Info 6622 0954.
U3A held at Workers Sports Club in Goonelleabah on Tues, Feb 13, from 2-4pm. Topic: Two Months Around Munich with Eric & Helen Davidson. Visitors very welcome. Info Pat 6628 3766.
Lifeline Northern Rivers invites caring people to become Volunteer Telephone Counsellors. Training starts Tues, Feb 13. Info 6622 4133 during business hours.
Looking for something different? Do you have stories to tell? Toastmasters meet on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month in Ballina at 9.45am. Next meeting is Tues, Feb 13. Info Clare 6681 3403.
The regular monthy meeting of the Lismore Arthritis Branch held Tues, Feb 13 at the Goonellabah Senior Citizens Hall, 124 Ballina Rd in Goonellabah at 10am. Maura Chambers will speak on Medication Management. All welcome.
The Vietnam Veterans Association of Australia, NSW Branch, Far North Coast Sub-branchs monthly meeting held Tues, Feb 13 at Lismore Heights Workers Bowling Club in High St, Lismore Heights. Meeting starts at 11am followed by a social get together and a sausage sizzle. The venue has wheelchair access. New members and visitors welcome. The sub-branch meets every second Tues of the month. Info Sheldon 6624 4486 or Graeme 6624 1564.
The Lismore Branch of the Australian Labor Party meeting held Wed, Feb 14 at the Lismore Workers Club at 7.30pm. New members welcome. Info Doug 6624 8853.
The Lismore & District Carers Group meeting held Thurs, Feb 15 at the Presbyterian Church Hall in Keen St, Lismore from 10am-12pm. (Parking at rear.) Morning tea provided. Small donation appreciated. All carers welcome. Info Mary 6624 6742.
The Alstonville Bypass Action Group is seeking volunteers to count traffic from 12pm on Thurs, Feb 15 to 12pm on Friday, Feb 16. At least 55 volunteers needed. Info Marilyn 6628 3880 or Bob 6628 0506 or Jane 6628 3925.
Probus Club meet
The next meeting of the Goonellabah Probus Club held at the RSL Club in Goonellabah on Thurs, Feb 15 starting at 10am. Guest speaker is Jo Wilkinson. Info Margaret 6625 1816.
Wardell Progress Assoc
The Wardell Progress Association is holding a General Meeting on Thurs, Feb 15 at 7pm. General business & council update will be discussed. Please come along & support us. All residents cordially invited. Info Pat 6683 4360.
U3A Northern Rivers Friday Forum held Fri, Feb 16 at the Goonellabah Sports Club from 10am-12pm. Topic: Is there a surefire cure for discontent? Visitors welcome. Info Shirley 6624 3022.
Sth Gundarimba Hall
South Gundarimba Hall (on Coraki Rd) monthly dance held Fri Feb 16 from 8pm. Dancing will be to Vals Music for Old Time, Modern and New Vogue dances. All invited. Door prize, giveaways a raffle & a great supper. Cost is $7 adults, $2 for High Schoolers & free for other kids. Info Lorna 6629 0255 or Alan 6629 0313.
Parenting adolescents will be the theme of a series of seven workshops being held for parents of adolescents aged between 10 & 17 yrs. They will be held at Community Connections on Fridays, 9.45am-12.30pm, beginning Feb 16. The workshops are free & have been organised by Community Connectionss YouthLinx project. Morning tea is provided. Bookings and info Elly or Barbara 6622 3143.
The Northern Rivers branch of Auswide Motorhome Club will celebrate its first birthday on the weekend Feb 16-18 at the old Barkers Vale School, 795 Williams Rd, Barkers Vale. Our AGM will be conducted on Sat, Feb 17 at 3.15pm following afternoon tea. There are a toilet, shower, no power, games room and swimming hole. Cost is $6 per night (two persons) or $8 (family). Info Joy 07 5578 3048.
Smoking Solutions, a free six week Quit Smoking course, runs from Feb 22-Mar 29 from 10am-12pm Thurs. No pressure to quit at end of course. Refreshments provided. RSVP to Maryann by Feb 14 on 6620 7668.
Weightlifting classes for mature women resume Mon, Feb 26, at 5.30pm at the Red Dove Ctr, cnr Woodlark & Keen Sts in Lismore. Build bone density, tone muscles & have fun. Info Margaret Louise 6621 3892.