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Kids art

Kids Art Lab Holiday Programme. Classes held daily at the Northern Rivers Conservatorium in Lismore (cnr Keen & Magellan streets). Lessons run from 10am-12pm Mon-Fri until the end of Jan. Skills covered include printmaking, watercolour, mask making, sculpture. Info Belinda 0429 384 677.

Numulgi dance

Numulgi Hall Old Time & New Vogue Dance held Jan 27 from 8pm. Vals music, prizes, raffle, jackpot & good supper. Proceeds to hall. Info 6628 2255.

Sub-Branch meeting

The City of Lismore RSL Sub-Branch & Ladies Auxiliary meet Feb 18 at the Gbah RSL Sports Club from 9.30am. Election of office bearers. Members must be financial. Notices of motion to office by Jan 27. Apologies & transport info to 6621 3851.

Become a carer

Interested in becoming a carer or foster carer? If you have energy, initiative & an interest in providing excellent care for children & young people & would like to learn about CASPA please attend an information evening on Feb 2 from 6-9pm. Info & RSVPs (before Jan 30) to Katie 6621 5446.

Drivers wanted

Rally for Reconciliation 13 held Feb 3. Licensed drivers wanted to supervise Aboriginal learners who are working towards the 50hrs minimum thats now required before sitting their P plate test. Info Jesse 6622 1903 or Leonie 6624 7070.

Caroona luncheon

Caroona Staff Luncheon held Feb 10 at the Gbah RSL Sports Club from 12pm. Past & present members welcome. RSVP by Feb 7 to 0400 436 512.

Dealing with anger

Interrelate Family Centres next course is Making Choices (dealing with your anger & its effect on your relationships). Runs from Feb 8-March 29 in Lismore & Feb 9-March 30 in Ballina, both from 6.30-9pm each session. $80pp. Info 6621 4970.

Tai chi for all

Tai Chi for beginners (adult classes) held 5-6pm. Info Mark 6628 0938.

Monthly dance

The first monthly dance for 2006 held Fri, Jan 20 at the South Gundurimba Hall on Coraki Rd from 8pm (note that the time is back to 8pm due to daylight saving). Dancing to Vals music for old time, modern & new vogue dances. Prizes, giveaways & a great supper. Entry $7 for adults, $2 for high school age & other kids free. Info Lorna 6629 0255 or Alan 6629 0313.

Medical tribute

Tribute to the medical profession hosted by the Aville Plateau Historical Society at Crawford House, 10, Wardell Rd, from Fri, Jan 20 to mid-March. Crawford House open Fridays 10am-4pm & Sundays 1-4pm. Lots of memorabilia. All welcome to come & experience the nostalgia.

Singles BBQ

Christian Singles BBQ held Sat, Jan 21. BYO food & drinks. Kids welcome. Info Mal 6624 6142 or Meryl 6624 8478.

Cawongla fair correction

Cawongla Gypsy Fair held Sat, Jan 21 (not Jan 14 as advertised last week) from 9am-2pm, & every fortnight thereafter. Tarot reader, naturopath, plants, bric-a-brac, local art, homemade jams & more. Stallholders welcome for $5. Info Majenta 6689 1243.

Target archery

Great Eastland Archers in Lismore will hold a 4wk beginners course for all ages starting Sat 4-5.30pm. No archery experience required. The OzBow Junior Program resumes Mon, Jan 23 at 4pm. Club social shoot every Sat 8.45-11am. Equipment hire is available. Info Annika 6622 5080.

Twilight bowls

Twilight Bowls, in aid of Diabetes Australia Lismore Branch, held Mon, Jan 23 at the Sth Lismore Bowling Club from 5.30pm. All welcome.

Greens meeting

Northern Rivers Greens meet Tues, Jan 24 at the Lismore Workers Club from 6pm. All welcome. Info David 6688 0192.

Tarot & Qabala

Free talk on Tarot & Qabala with Lyn Morris (Tarot teacher & consultant) held Wed, Jan 25 at the Inner Sanctvm from 6.30pm. All welcome to explore these unique outlooks on life. Bookings & info 6622 7478.

First fleeters

Northern Rivers Chapter of the Fellowship of First Fleeters bi-monthly meeting held Thurs, Jan 26 at 16 Atlas Street, Lismore, from 11.30am. All descendants & friends of people who came to Australia in the First Fleet welcome. BBQ supplied for $7pp. Info Pat 6621 3650.

Things here are different now

Things here are different now

'Watching coastal boom from traditional city like Lismore was hard'

'Politics In The Pub'

'Politics In The Pub'

crowd gathers at the Rous Hotel to hear about compassion in politics

Abortion made legal, safe, affordable

Abortion made legal, safe, affordable

Local women's health centre gets five abortion inquiries a month