Trash & Treasure

Trash & Treasure

St Pauls Presbyterian Church is holding its Trash & Treasure Sale & Sausage Sizzle & Morning Tea & Lunch this Fri, April 18 at 188 Keen St (the hall next to the Presbyterian Church) from 8am. All welcome.

Monthly dance

South Gundurimba Hall next Monthly Dance held Fri, April 18 in the South Gundurimba Hall, Coraki Rd, at 7.30pm. Dancing will be to Vals music for Old Time, Modern & New Vogue dances. Door prize, giveaways & raffle with great prizes. Entry $7 adults, $2 high school goers & other children free. Info Lorna 6629 0255 or Alan 6629 0313.


Ever wanted to try archery? Great Eastland Archery Club Lismore is having a Come & Try Day on Sat, April 19 from 1-4pm at Arthur Park, North Lismore. Cost is $10. Bookings essential to Graham 6622 1949.

Author talk

Local author Katie Patterson will be speaking at Lismore City Library (110 Magellan St) on Sat, April 19 from 10am-12pm about her book, Cooking with Lemon Myrtle, from Katies kitchen with love. She will also have samples to taste test. Everyone welcome. Info 6621 2464.

Poultry show

Lismore Poultry Club Young Bird & Juniors Exhibitors Show held Sat, April 19 at the Lismore Showground Poultry Pavilion. Info Ross 6621 6783.

Wardell market

Wardell Convent Market Day held Sat, April 19 from 8am in the grounds of the Catholic Church. Breakfast, BBQ, Devonshire tea, jams & pickles, delicious cooking, fresh fruit & vegies, books, crafts, pre-loved goods & much more. Proceeds to assist the work of Pastoral Care & general support for the communities of Broadwater/Wardell Parish. Info Larelle 6683 4642 or Steve 6683 4237.

RSL Sub-Branch

The City of Lismore RSL Sub-Branch & the RSL Womens Auxiliary monthly meeting held at the Lismore Workers Club on Sat, April 19 at 9.45am. Members requiring transport or apologies should phone 6621 3851.

Art tutorial

Lismore Art Clubs tutorial this month will be held on Sat, April 19 at Wilson Park School, East Lismore, from 9am-3pm. Info 6625 1871 or 6625 1032.

Country music

Country Music Day held Sat, April 19 at Coraki Hotel from 11am-3pm. Variety of artists performing, cake & handicraft stalls, BBQ lunch for a small fee & raffles. Proceeds of the day to local aged care facilities. All welcome. Info Patsy 6683 2257.

Free talk

Free Archetypes Talk Sat, April 19 & Tues, April 22. Understanding the dynamics of your personality through 13 pathways. A wonderful tool that helps you become more self accepting & provides a greatly improved capacity to understand your strengths & challenges without judgement & restriction. Your ability to understand & appreciate others is enhanced, fostering greater tolerance as we come to recognise why people are as they are. We are each one of a kind & this method reflects our uniqueness. Info Pia 6622 8555.

First aid

St John Ambulance WorkCover-approved Senior First Aid courses held in Lismore on Sat & Sun, April 19-20 as well as Wed & Thurs, April 23-24. Also, SFA one-day Flexible Learning courses & SFA Re-certification courses on Tues, April 29 & May 13. Bookings to Chris 6621 8044.

Train display

The Northern Rivers Model Railroads monthly Train Display held Sun, April 20 from 10am-3pm at their clubrooms, cnr of McLeans Ridges Rd & Bruxner Highway, Wollongbar. There will be both N scale & H.O. scale operating layout to view. Also a U drive layout with Thomas & Friends for the kids to run & construction of layouts will be demonstrated & explained to the public. Entry $5 adults, $2 kids. All welcome. Info David 6624 7463.

Kitten adoption day

Northern Rivers Animal Services is holding a Kitten Adoption Day on Sun, April 20 at 268 River St, Ballina, from 11am-2pm. Many kittens will be up for adoption. All have been vet checked, wormed, flead, vaccinated, micro-chipped & desexed. Adoption fee applies to help cover costs. Info 6681 1860.

Healing service

Alstonville Healing Service From Brokenness to Wholeness held Sun, April 20 at 6.30pm at St Bartholomews Anglican Church, The Avenue, Alstonville. This month: Christ is Risen! Hope & Healing bring freedom. Look forward to seeing you there. Please stay & join us for a light supper afterwards.

Historical Society

Alstonville Plateau Historical Societys monthly meeting held Sun, April 20 at 2pm in the RSL hall, Bugden Ave, Alstonville. Guest speaker is Neil Chesworth, who will talk about The Kokoda Trail, Then & Now & also show a film.

The Messengers

Caf Praise held Sun, April 20 at 6pm at The Community Centre, Casino Uniting Church. Guest speaker: Paul Jurjgens. Theme: The Circus. Refreshments served & all welcome. Info Jan 6662 1152.

Fun lawn bowls

Lismore City Bowls Club will be having a fun morning of Lawn Bowls on Sun, April 20. Games start 9.30am. All club members & non-members welcome. Cost $12 includes lunch. Dress is casual (mufti) & wear flat-soled shoes. Names in ASAP. Phone 6621 5991 or email

Poultry Auction

The Bangalow Show Society Inc Poultry Club are holding their annual Northern Rivers Pure Breed Poultry Auction on Sun, April 20 in the poultry pavilion at Bangalow Showground. Vendors must must have birds penned between 6.30am & 8.30am. Viewing of birds & inspection for bidders from 8.30am until the auction starts at 10am sharp. BBQ & refreshments available. Great day out for the whole family. Info 6687 1322 or email

Car Boot for Kids

CASPA/North Coast Childrens Home is Charity of the Day at the Lismore Car Boot Market on Sun, April 20. Buy from our stall (beanies, scarves, knitted items, marmalades, trash & treasure) or donate to our collection buckets. Please help CASPA care for kids!

Lawn bowls

Free Introduction to Lawn Bowls morning for non-bowlers with a sausage sizzle to follow held at the Lismore Workers Heights Bowling Club from 9.30am. All ages welcome on Sun, April 20 & 27. Please swear flat-soled shoes. Info Neville 6624 4507.

Cent Sale

The Ballina Hospital Auxiliary is holding a Cent Sale on Mon, April 21 at the Ballina Bowling & Recreation Club in Cherry St, Ballina. 7pm for 7.30pm draw. $10 entry includes sheets of free tickets & free nibblies. Over 70 prizes on offer! Please come & help us buy equipment needed by our hospital.

Lismore Red Cross

Lismore Red Cross Branch April meeting held Mon, April 21 at 2pm at Red Cross House, 132 Keen St, Lismore. We extend a welcome to all members & interested persons.

Prostate cancer

Once a month, every third Monday, about 30 men with prostate cancer meet for mutual support & information. Wives, partners, friends & the newly diagnosed most welcome. Next meeting is Mon, April 21 from 10am-12pm at the Alstonville Bowling Club. Info Pat 6622 1545.

Camera Club

Lismore Camera Club meets Mon, April 21 at the Lismore Workers Club at 7.30pm. Viewpoint: Worlds 10 Greatest Photos with Gerard Saide. All welcome.

Diabetes meeting

Lismore Branch of Diabetic Association monthly meeting held Mon, April 21 at the Lismore Workers Club at 9.30am. All welcome. The Great Australian Bite morning tea will be held on Tues, April 22 at the Senior Citizens Hall in Goonellabah at 10am. Proceeds of the morning go to diabetic research.

Mens outings

You are invited to lunch... our shout! Casino Cabs & Northern Rivers Community Transport have joined together to provide Senior Mens Outings. We would love to tell you all about it over a bite to eat & a cuppa on Tues, April 22 from 11am-1pm at Windara Nursery, Sextonville Rd, Casino. Wed like you to tell us some of the places youd like to go... so if you want to come phone Margot 6624 7070. We will provide & arrange your pick up & return home if required.

Theme park trips

YOWI (Youth on Wheels Ink) is affordable transport for young people living in the Lismore, Kyogle & Richmond Valley area. YOWI has buses going to Gold Coast theme parks for youth of the Northern Rivers during the April school holidays. The cost is $17pp & buses will drop off at Wet n Wild, Movie World & Dreamworld. The dates for the trips are from Casino on Tues, April 22; from Kyogle on Wed, April 23; & from Lismore on Thurs, April 24. Bookings essential. Phone Heather 6624 8080, text 0402 627 347, email or visit

Greens meet

The April meeting of the Northern Rivers Greens will be held on Tues, April 22 at the Lismore Workers Club. We start at 6pm & finish around 7.30pm. New members are always welcome. Info David 6688 0192.

MS Network

The next meeting of Ballina & Regions branch of the Northern Rivers Multiple Sclerosis Network of Care is on Wed, April 23 from 10am-12.30pm at the Activity Centre, Crowley Village (end of Cherry St) Ballina. The centre has wheelchair/scooter access & climate control. Info Peter 6628 1761 or drop along & make yourself known.

Ruthven bowls

Indoor Bowls at Ruthven Hall on Wed, April 23 at 7pm. $2 to play. Lucky door prize. Info 6683 2418.

Muscular Dystrophy

Muscular Dystrophy Association of NSW invites carers, family members & service providers to a workshop on Thurs, April 24 at the Ballina RSL Club from 10.30am-1pm. The topic is How to Effectively Advocate for family members living with Muscular Dystrophy, Neuromuscular Disorders & Other Conditions. Guest speaker: Dona Graham, CEO of DAISI, Lismore. Lunch provided. RSVP to Georgina 9697 9111 or email

Anzac Dance

Numulgi Hall Anzac Dance held Fri, April 25 at 7.30pm. Old Time & New Vogue dancing to Vals music. Prizes, raffle, great supper & $25 jackpot. All welcome. Proceeds to hall. Info 6628 2255.

RAAF meeting

RAAF Association Lismore Branch & the Ladies Auxiliary meets Fri, April 25 at the Goonellabah Workers Sports Club Bistro for a luncheon at 11.30am following the Anzac Day ceremony. Info John 6621 2933.

Singles night out

Club Solo meets for dinner on Sat, April 26 at 6.30pm in Bangalow. Info & bookings by Fri, April 25 to 6621 2144 or 6624 3623. Single people over 30 most welcome.

Parenting program

Mother Union Australia is holding a Parenting Education Program (PEP) course for parents for 5 consecutive weeks, commencing Fri, May 2. It will be held in the function room at St Marys Anglican Church, corner of Burnet & Norton St, Ballina. A light meal will be served & child minding can be provided. Course costs $30. Applications must be registered before Fri, April 25. Phone Nan 6686 5971 or Judy 6687 4031.

Crawford House

Crawford House Museum at 10 Wardell Rd, Alstonville, will be open Fri, April 25 from 11am-4pm with a special display of memorabilia from the First and Second World Wars, including items from the Kokoda Trail, for Anzac Day. The Museum will also be open as usual on Sun, April 27 from 1-4pm.

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Elsa Pataky stuns in incredible beach workout

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Kindness please

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Compassionate funds fuel fantastic night

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