Strata living info session
Free strata living info session: Strata living-know your rights held at Lismore City Library on Thurs, March 29 at 6pm. Info 6621 2464.
Swing dance lessons + social held Fri, March 30 at the Italo Club at 7.30 pm. Cost: $7. Info Karen 6621 7921 or Rhonda 6629 8267.
Due to Easter holidays the monthly Lismore Living Librarys April session will be held on Fri, March 30 from 11am-2pm at Lismore City Library, 110 Magellan St, Lismore. Info 6621 2464.
Breast cancer support
Lismore Breast Cancer Support Group commencing Fri, March 30 at Child & Family Health, Oliver Ave Gbah. Morning tea provided. Come along & share + guest speaker. Info Karen 6624 8125 or 0431 358 125.
Tullera/Modanville playgroup are hosting an Open Day to celebrate National Playgroup Week. Held Fri, March 30 from 9.30-11.30 am. Local Rural Fire Brigade visiting with engine, easter crafts and activities for kids. Morning tea provided.
Charity concert held at the Uniting Church on Sat, March 31 at 4.30 pm. Classical and calming music on piano and guitar by Ali Leuw. Entry by donation, proceeds to Church Welfare projects.
Dining around with friends
Like to meet new friends & have fun? Dining around with Friends dinner held Sat, March 31 at the Westower Tavern, Ballina. Info 6624 5403.
The 11th Lismore Charity Tattoo Show held Sat, March 31 at the Italo Club, Barrow Lane, Nth Lismore. Club opens 10 am, tattoo registrations open 1pm-2.45pm, tattoo competition starts 3pm. 27 tattoo categories & 2 piercing categories for judging. $10 entry, food & drink available. Proceeds to Sth Lismore Soup Kitchen. Info Pete 6621 8020.
Club Solo dinner for singles (30+) held Sat, March 31 in Wollongbar. Bookings & Info Malcom 6625 2851 or Faye 6621 2144.
Alstonville Red Cross fashion parade held Sat, March 31 at the Uniting Church Hall from 10 am. Cost: $8 includes morning tea & hand crafted lucky door prize + more prizes available. Parade starts 10.45 am with fashions by Duck Creek Clothing.
Lismore Pony Club sign on day Sat, March 31 at Lismore Showgrounds at 12.30pm. Sausage sizzle, rally day. Info 6621 3132/0404 834 521.
Pearces Creek Hall
Pearces Creek Public Hall Harvest Festival Service conducted by the Salvation Army held Sun, April 1 at 9am & tea and gift sale held Mon, April 2 at 6.30 pm. Costs $8 for adults and $20 for families. Proceeds to Hall. Info 6629 1430.
Monster book sale
St Josephs School, Alstonville monster pre loved book sale held at Library, 11 Perry St Alstonville Sun, April 1 9.30-11.30 am then Mon, March 2 & Tues, March 3 from 8.30am-5pm. Info Ros 6628 1009.
Channon Art cancelled
The Channon Taverns Fools Play art exhibition scheduled for Sun, April 1 has been cancelled. A new date has not yet been finalised. Stay tuned to Around Town for details.
Tulloona House night
Alstonville-Wollongbar Quota Club presents an evening on Sun, April 1 at Tulloona House, Gbah. Sumptous food & classical & world music from 4 8pm. A Brart auction will be held at 5.30pm- 10 original fine art works & 10 amazingly decorated bras! Proceeds to Wollongbar Kindergarten & Rainbow Dragons Abreast. Tix $40, numbers limited. Info Susan 6628 5302, Marilyn 6628 3880.
Bahai gathering & discussion: Bahai perspectives on global issues held Sun, April 1 at 179 Ballina Rd, Gbah from 3-5pm. Info 6624 1926.
Lismore People for Reconciliation next meeting held Mon, April 2 at Gunnawannabe, 18 Union St, Sth Lismore from 5-6.30 pm. Meeting will continue planning the 40th anniversary commemoration of the 1967 Referendum.
CWA Craft & cuppa
CWA Alstonville craft & cuppa & Great Australian Bite morning tea held Mon, April 2 from 9.30am. Entry by donation, proceeds to Diabetes Association. CWAs monthly meeting will be held on the same day at 1pm. All events held at RSL Hall Budgen Ave, Alstonville.
Footy Fest Day held Sun, April 1 at Mortimer Oval, Lismore (opp Lismore Square). Come and try Aussie Rules, bring a mate. Prizes & giveaways for all ages. Season begins April 22.
Lismore Camera Club meeting held Mon, April 2 at Lismore Workers Club at 7.30 pm. Subject: Portrait beside a window, natural light only.
The Lismore Lions Club meeting held Mon, April 2 at the Workers Lismore Heights Bowling Club. Fellowship at 6pm & dinner at 6.30pm. All community service minded people welcome. Info 6625 2998.
Mental Health Family & Carers Support Group meeting held Mon, April 2 at Lismore Workers Club from 10am-12pm. All welcome. Info 6624 4570/0421 302 495.
Free floristry course
A floristry course that is being held in April, free to those with job seeker id. Course begins Mon, April 2. Info 1800 673 571.
The Pimlico Ladies Charitable Organisations Hoi afternoon held on Mon, April 2 at Pimlico Hall at 1.30pm. Entry $3 + $1 for raffle. Includes afternoon tea of homemade sandwiches & cake, lucky door & cup prizes. A bus departs Crowley Village at 12.30pm and picks up at Ballina Rest Home, St Andrews Village, the bus stop in River St at Ballina RSL Club, & Ballina Quays Shopping Ctr on the highway. Fare is $3 & returns to Ballina by 4pm. Info Gwenda 6683 4354.
Tuesday with U3A Workers Sports Club Gbah 2-4pm, Tues, April 3. Topic: End of term trivia, book/magazine swap. Visitors welcome. Info Pat 6628 3766.
Lismore Daylight Toastmasters meeting held Tues, April 3 at the Lismore Workers Club at 9.45 am. Come along for a fun morning while learning communication skills. Info Judy 66241549, Gwen 66218190.
Lismore Impaired Vision Support group get together held Tues, April 3 at Lismore Workers Club at 1.30pm. All welcome. Info Ann 6688 8269, Peg 6628 0978.
Richmond River Trefoil Guild meeting held Wed, April 4 at the Amazen Walk, Wardell Rd, Alstonville at 10am, commencing with morning tea, walk through the maze then proceeding to D. Westalls home 379 Dalwood Rd, Rous Mill for meeting & lunch. BYO lunch. Ex girl guides or support group members especially welcome. Info Lorraine 6686 2777.
Meeting for people with sleep disorders held in the Old Convent Building, St Vincents Hospital on Wed, April 4 at 11am. Help & assistance to those with sleeping disorders & sleep apnoea. info Robyn 6662 1929.
Pensioners & Superannuants
Lismore Pensioners & Superannuants meeting held Thurs, April 5 at the Lismore Workers Club at 10 am. All pensioners & supers welcome.
Lismore War Widows Guild Club monthly meeting held on Friday, April 6 at 10.30 am in the CWA meeting rooms, Spinks Park. Info 6621 4302.
The Joey section of 1st Ballina Scout Group meets every Mon night 5.30-6.30pm. New children welcome, boys and girls from 6 years. Info Debbie 6628 5080.
Lismore Target Rifle Club conducts target shooting every Mon & Wed night at Tuncestor outdoor range. Info Kevin 6625 1133.
If you know you need emotional support but dont know where to find help GROW might be your answer. GROW meets every Tuesday at 125 Ballina St, Lismore at 10am. Info 1800 558 268.
Welcome old students to your weekly sit every Tues 5.45pm at SCU Health & Human Sciences ground floor room Z169. Info Mark 6688 2085.
Dredge it? Get real! Living River Group meeting held every Wed at Caddies 3.30pm.
Spinners & weavers
If you would like to spin, weave, knit or make felt then join the Lismore Spinners & Weavers on the first, third and fifth Friday of the month at the McLeans Ridges Hall at 10am. Bring lunch morning tea is supplied. Info Lorraine 6624 2025 or Kay 6629 1510.
Volunteer for Red Cross
Lismores Red Cross Tea Rooms in Keen St are looking for new volunteers to work a few hours a week for a great cause. The tea rooms are open weekdays from 9am-2pm. Info Lyndall 6622 3244.
Birth classes at the Natural Birth & Education Centre. All options discussed. Info & bookings 6629 5312.
Become a volunteer
St Johns Ambulance Lismore Division are calling for additional volunteer first aiders to help provide first aid services for the community. Info 6621 8044.
Y Community Leadership Project offers free training to community members wanting to initiate change in their community. Info Simone 6625 5800.
Do you have unwanted eyeglasses which would help those in need? Please drop them off at Terry Whites Chemist in Lismore Central or Gbah Pharmacy for collection. All gratefully received. Info Gail 6625 1814.
Alliance Francaise Cote Du Nord holds regular meetings & social gatherings for those wishing to learn or speak French. Info Marie 6624 2024 or Olivier 6689 0488.
Starlight Foundation, an organisation which brings smiles to the faces of over 200,000 seriously ill children are looking for volunteers for Starlight Day in May. Info 1300 727 827.
Eating disorder group
Ten week group starting in April for women troubled by eating problems/ disorders. Info Mim 6621 9800.
Lifeline Northern Rivers is recruiting volunteers to work as telephone counsellors on their 24 hour telephone counselling service line. Training starts Tues, April 24. Info 6622 4133. Applications close Thurs, April 5.
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