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

22nd January – Celebrate Australia Day with us by wearing Green and Gold – Morning Tea $5.00.

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 February – Celebrating the Branch’s 5th birthday!
6th March – Come along to our International Women’s Day event with Guest Speaker Julie Porteous from U3A.

Contact Naomi or Desley for more information.

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

24th January – Guest Speaker Barry from Angel Flight
7th February – James Lergessner (Historian, Author)  has some new material to share.  Last time we had lots of laughs with him.
21st February – Members will be visiting the Albert River Winery for a Devonshire Tea (cost is $12.50).  Meet at the Neighbourhood Centre between 9.00-9.30 a.m. to organise car pooling.
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 – Guest speaker from “Share with Dignity” has been invited  – attendance yet to be confirmed.

 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

8th January – Techno/Coffee Morning 10.00 a.m. Arana Leagues Club
12th January – Lunch at The Brook from 12.00 noon
23rd January – Branch meeting with Guest Speaker from COTA “Retirement Options”
5th February – Techno/Coffee morning 10.00 a.m. Arana Leagues Club
9th February – Lunch at The Brook from 12.00 noon
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”

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

31st January – Branch meeting – to discuss activities for 2019
28th February – Branch meeting
28th March – Guest speaker from the Heart Foundation “Warning Signs/Risk Factors”

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

24th January – Guest Speaker Geoff Clements from Life Flight
7th February – Guest Speaker Glenda Middlemiss from Soulchez Wholistic Coaching
21st February – The Gympie Ukulele Group are coming along to provide entertainment and a sing-a-long
7th March – We are holding an International Women’s Day event – inviting visitors from many local groups
21st March – Branch meeting “Friendship Day” sharing photos from the past and a special lunch

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

15th January – first official branch meeting for 2019
22nd January – Celebrating Australia Day
29th January – All about “Caring for Cats”
5th February – Guest speaker on “Levels of Care in Nursing Homes”
26th February – Grocery Grab

Contact Helen, Ruth or Jenny for more information.