Local events on today and tomorrow

Today (Thursday)

1. Homework Centre, 3pm-6pm, C-Block Community Connections Youth Space, Keen St, Lismore, behind Lismore City Library. For young people 12 to 18 years, ph 6621 1729, 6621 5025 or 6622 3143.

2. Ballina RSL Women’s Bowling Club invite visitors and other bowlers of other clubs to have a game with them commencing 9.30am. Please have your name in by 8am.

3. SWAN (Safe Water Action Network), 7.30pm, Lismore Workers Club. Be an active member of the community and help keep our water safe from fluoridation, ph 6629 6358.

4. Lismore Gem & Lapidary Club workshop 9am to 12noon Arts & Crafts Pavilion Lismore Showground ph 6688 8280.

5. Bellydancing / Pilates Bollywood 6pm to 7.30pm Tintenbar hall ph 6633 5150

6. Scrabble 10am to noon Tintenbar hall ph 6687 8033.

7. Richmond River Philatelic Society 7.30pm Lismore & District Workers Club ph 6621 9311.

8. Alstonville Toastmasters 7pm Anglican Church hall Alstonville ph 6628 3626.

9. Brunswick Valley Communicators 7.30pm Anglican Family Centre, Ocean Shores  ph 6684 3349.

10. International Training in Communication 7.30pm Pioneer hall Mullumbimby ph 6680 1511.

11. Parents in Pain Inc offers friendship, support & understanding to families who have a member affected by drug addiction . ph 6628 7949.

12. N R Gambling Service at Casino Family Support Service ph 6662 6792.

13. Bangalow Quilters St Kevin’s church hall Bangalow ph 6687 1453 or 6688 4324.

14. Christian Men’s Network 7pm Potters House Christian Centre  cnr Eggins St & County Lane  Lismore.

Tomorrow (Friday)

1. U3A Northern Rivers Friday Forum 10am to 12noon Lismore Workers Sports Club Goonellabah Topic: What is the new ‘black’? Hugh Maloney and Geoff Walker.  Visitors welcome. $1.50 tea/coffee, ph 6624 3022 for further information.

2. Blast 4 Youth, 3pm-5pm, YWCA, Level 1, 33-35 Rous Road, Goonellabah. Cost Free. Activities include computer access, art, craft, dance, music and video/ help with homework ph 6625 6602.

3. Jelly Beans Playgroup, 10am-midday, Senior Citizen’s Hall, 124 Ballina Rd, Goonellabah. Please bring fruit and drink for morning tea. No other food, as we cater for children with allergies. All welcome, ph 6624 7617.

4. Baby Playgroup  for new parents with a baby under 18months, our baby playgroup offers a therapeutic experience for both parent and baby to explore. Come along and enjoy morning tea, informal support and make new friends. Held every Friday morning 10am to 12noon during school terms at 41 Wilson St South Lismore ph Sophie 6621 2489.

5. Mullumbimby Hospital Auxiliary Hospital  2pm meeting room ph 6684 2263.

6. Easter Dance 8pm Numulgi hall. Old time and New vogue dancing to Val’s music. Adults $8, high school students $2 other children free. Prizes, raffled & $75 Jackpot. Great supper. All welcome Proceeds to hall ph 6628 2255.

7. For Mums and babies in Evans Head who are having difficulties with feeding, unsettled behaviour and sleep, adjustment issues and postnatal distress  9am to 3pm Northern Rivers Family Care Centre outreach service , Evans Head Community Centre .For referral see your GP or child and  Family health nurse.

8. Community 4 Kids Playgroup 10.30am to 12.30pm Kalina Nursing Home Activities room, ph 6624 3311 or 6623 1602.

9. Northern Rivers Community Transport- Dunoon Access Shopping Bus runs today.  $10 return.  Also picks up Tullera, Modenville, The Channon, Numulgi, Woodlawn, Nth Lismore.  Enq & bookings 66247070 or driver Graeme Manning 0448484995.

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