SPECIAL THANKS: A presentation was made to retiring padre Matthew Weatherley on his retirement by NSAA Toowoomba president Bill Lane. The presentation of 'The Hands' by Bill, was carved by Keith Shepherd.
SPECIAL THANKS: A presentation was made to retiring padre Matthew Weatherley on his retirement by NSAA Toowoomba president Bill Lane. The presentation of 'The Hands' by Bill, was carved by Keith Shepherd.

Group guide: Toowoomba

TOOWOOMBA SENIOR CITIZENS CLUB

WE HAVE a choir, cards, indoor bowls, Tai Chi, Yoga, Nia, concerts, craft, crochet, Wednesday night and Thursday afternoon dancing, Line dancing and Tap dancing. Located at 39 Victoria St, Toowoomba. Phone 07 4632 7157 or email seniorcitizenstba @bigpond.com.

TOOWOOMBA NATIONAL SENIORS

OUR Branch holds our morning tea on the first Thursday of each month, at All Seasons Function Centre, cnr. North & Tor Streets, Wilsonton commencing at 9.30am. Visitors welcome. Lucky door and raffles to be won. February 7 is our annual donation to Toowoomba Hospice - Adopt a Room and will be entertained by Ron Fraser. March 7 will be Don Talbot. Phone Desma 07 4613 6750 or Yvonne 07 4638 5252.

CAR BOOT SALE

THE Combined Mission Commmittee of St Stephen's and Middle Ridge Uniting Church will hold a Car Boot Sale on Saturday, March 9 at 264 Stenner St. Come and browse, have a sausage sizzle or to book your own site, phone Sandra on 07 4636 9814. Proceeds to Mission projects in the Pacific region.

TOOWOOMBA PARKINSON'S SUPPORT GROUP

THE Toowoomba Dance for Parkinson's weekly classes are held each Tuesdayat 11am to 11.45am at the Radiance Dance Academy, High Street Plaza, Meibusch Street, Rangeville. We look forward to seeing all the regular faces plus some new ones. The classes are open to People with Parkinson's plus husbands, wives, carers, partners and supporters. If you want to work towards improving balance, co-ordination and movement, then these classes are for you! It is also a wonderfully social group with no pressures. Movement can be seated, supported or standing. Phone Carol on 07 4696 6122 or Sally on 0437 012 653.

The Park 'n' Songs Choir sessions recommenced on Friday, February 1 at 11am at the USQ Concert Hall. Cost is still a gold coin donation. We look forward to seeing all the regular faces plus some new ones. The choir is open to People with Parkinson's plus husbands, wives, carers, partners and supporters, if you want to work towards improving volume and clarity of your voice plus have a fun time and enjoy a shared lunch afterwards then this is a great group to join - even if you think you can't sing. For more information, Phone Carol on 07 4696 6122.

The first meeting of Toowoomba's Parkinson's Support Group for the year will be held as usual on the first Thursday of the month, on February 7 at 11.30am in the Community Meeting Rooms, Level 3, Toowoomba Regional Library, Victoria Street, Toowoomba. There will be time to talk and chat together and then meet the guest speaker, Rachel Jeffrey, Support Co-ordinator from Parkinson's Queensland. All welcome. There will be a shared lunch during meeting. Phone Carol Chalmers on 07 4696 6122.

GARDEN CITY COUNTRY MUSIC ASSN INC

COUNTRY music competition for amateur contestants of all ages, 18 different sections. Concert Saturday night featuring Champion Yodeller Laura Downing supported by Tony Wagner. General admission $10 adults/$8 age pensioner - Concert admission $10 if paid with general admission. Patrons arriving after 5pm for the concert will pay $15.Roast meal available on Saturday night - $15. On March 23-24, begins at 8.30am each day at the Oakey Cultural Centre. Tickets: Pay at the event or for more, go to gardencitycountrymusic.com.

TOOWOOMBA MODEL RAILWAY CLUB INC

IF YOU have an interest in Model Trains, great! so do we, and it is our intention to make your visit to the TMRC Inc. website an interesting and informative one. Most importantly, if you are in the Toowoomba area, either live here, or visiting, why not come along to the clubhouse and see the extensive layouts in Z, N and HO scales.

On Saturday afternoons, you will find us in the Model Railway Museum & Display Centre, Toowoomba Showgrounds from 2pm. Phone 07 4638 0397 or go to toowoombamodel railwayclub.com.au.

NSAA TOOWOOMBA

ON FEBRUARY 16 the National Servicemen will hold their Annual Memorial Service at the State National Servicemen's Memorial in East Creek Park. Cadets from Toowoomba Grammar as well as the Air Force and Navy cadet units will attend. The morning service commences at 9.30am and all National Servicemen, widows and supporters are invited to attend.