Activities

BRANCH ACTIVITIES – OWNQ

BRISBANE BRANCHES (BRISBANE AND SURROUNDS)

WOODY POINT BRANCH

Meets  2nd & 4th Tuesday each month. 9.30 – 11.00 am at the Woody Point Memorial Hall,  Oxley Avenue, Woody Point.  Contact: June 0411 018 570.

Future events

12th March – International Women’s Day celebration at the Redcliffe Cultural Centre, Irene Street, Redcliffe, commencing from 9.30 a.m.  Guest speakers Senator Claire Moore and Louise Howarth.  See flyer for more details.
26th March – Branch meeting
9th April – Branch meeting with Guest Speaker Brenda Nicholls speaking about the “Healing Benefits of Herbs”
23rd April – Branch meeting
14th May – Branch meeting
28th May – Branch meeting

Contact June for more information.

CAPALABA BRANCH

Meets  1st  Wednesday of the month.   9.00 – 11.30 am. Capalaba Uniting Church Hall, Cnr Ney Road and Zandra Street, Capalaba. Contact: Naomi 0424 060 603, Desley 0409 594 908.

 Future events

6th March – Come along to our International Women’s Day event with Guest Speaker Julie Porteous U3A.
20th March – Morning tea
3rd April – Branch meeting – Games and Fun Day
17th April – Morning tea
1st May – Branch meeting – Guest Speaker from “Angel Gowns”
15th May – Morning tea
5th June – Branch meeting – Guest speaker Chiropractor David Doyle “Keeping Active as we Get Older”
19th June – Morning tea
3rd July – Branch meeting
17th July – Morning tea
7th August – Branch meeting – Seniors Week
21st August – Morning tea
4th September – Branch meeting
18th September – Morning tea
2nd October – Branch meeting
16th October – Morning tea
6th November – Branch meeting
20th November – Morning tea
4th December – Christmas luncheon

Contact Naomi or Desley for more information, eg the venues for morning teas.

LOGAN -BEENLEIGH BRANCH

Meets Thursday fortnightly. 10.00 am to 12.00 noon. Beenleigh Neighbourhood Centre, 10 James St Beenleigh.

Contact:  Linda 0414 436 209 or Doreen 3804 0321

Future events

7th March – A speaker from “Rosie’s Friends on the Street” will be visiting to talk about the work they do in the area.
21st March – Happy Harmony Day!  Guest speaker from “Setup Up Loans” and a representative from Logan City Council talking about their health program
4th April – Guest speaker “Share the Dignity”
18th April – Guest Speaker from U3A
2nd May – Branch meeting
16th May – Branch meeting
30th May – Bus Trip to Byron Bay
13th June – Branch Meeting
27th June – Gold Coast cruise

 Contact Linda or Doreen for more information.

MITCHELTON

Meets 4th Wednesday of each month. 10.00 am – 12.00 noon. Picabeen Community Centre, 22 Hoben Street, Mitchelton.
Contact:  Judith 3351 3763 or Carol 3355 2937

Future events

27th February – Branch meeting with Guest Speaker from Prescare “A Guide through My Aged Care”
5th March – Techno/Coffee Morning 10.00 a.m. Arana Leagues Club
9th March – Lunch at The Brook from 12.00 noon
27th March – Branch meeting with Guest Speaker Jill Bolen “Issues for Older Women”
2nd April – Techno/Coffee morning 10.00 a.m. Arana Leagues Club
13th April – Lunch at The Brook from 12.00 noon
24th April – Branch meeting with Guest Speaker from George Hartnett Funerals “Demystifying Funerals”
7th May – Techno/Coffee morning 10.00 a.m. Arana Leagues Club
11th May – Lunch at The Brook 12.00 noon
22nd May – Branch meeting with guest speaker Liz Jones “My Health and How It Operates”

Contact Judith or Carol for further information.

REGIONAL AREAS

SOUTHERN GOLD COAST BRANCH

Meets Last Thursday each month.  From 10.00 am.  Board Room, Varsity Lakes Community Resource Centre, Jim Harris Park, Mattocks Road, Varsity Lakes.

Contact: Barbara 0411 528 047 or OWN State Office 3358 2301

Future events

28th February – Branch meeting
14th March – Social lunch 11.30 a.m. at Burleigh Bears
28th March – Guest speaker from the Heart Foundation “Warning Signs/Risk Factors”
25th April – there will NO MEETING today as it is Anzac Day.
16th May – Social gathering at Fruit World – TO BE CONFIRMED – please contact Convenor for more information
30th May – Branch meeting
27th June – Branch meeting
25th July – Branch meeting
29th August – Branch meeting
26th September – Branch meeting
31st October – Branch meeting – TO BE CONFIRMED
28 November – Branch meeting

Please note there WILL NOT be a branch meeting on 25th April as it is Anzac Day.

Contact Barbara for further information

GYMPIE BRANCH

Meets fortnightly on Thursday. 9.15 am – 12.00 noon on pension week. Gympie & District Indoor Bowls Association, 35 Graham Street Gympie. Contact: Lee 5483 1415

 Future events

1st March – Craft morning
7th March – International Women’s Day event at Gunabul with guest speaker Kathleen Cairns
21st March – Branch meeting “Friendship Day” sharing photos from the past and a special lunch ($10 entry fee)
29th March – Craft morning
4th April – Guest Speaker Vale Mitchell from Gympie Hospital, talking about what services are available
18th April – Guest Speaker from the Gympie RSL will talk about the history of the ANZACs
2nd May – Bus trip – Details to be confirmed.
16th May – Branch meeting
30th May – Trivia Day

Contact Lee  for more information.

MACKAY BRANCH

Meets each Tuesday.  9.30 am to 12 noon. Iona Church Hall, Brookes Street, West Mackay. Contact: Helen on 0400 424 649, Ruth 0432 686 970 or Jenny on 4957 3413. All events are located at Iona Hall.

Future events

5th February – Guest speaker on “Levels of Care in Nursing Homes”
26th February – Grocery Grab
5th March – Celebrating International Women’s Day with Guest speakers talking about “Life in Zimbabwe” and “More Powerful Together”
12th March – A Lions Club representative will join us to discuss their club’s activities
19th March – Guest speaker talking about the drug ICE
26th March – Branch meeting and Trivia Day
2nd April – Branch Birthday Celebrations – Come join the party!
9th April – The OWN Qld Coordinator will be visiting
16th April – Branch meeting
23rd April – Branch meeting
30th April – Branch meeting
7th May – Guest speaker from COTA talking about “Housing in Retirement”

Contact Helen, Ruth or Jenny for more information.