Activities

BRANCH ACTIVITIES – OWNQ

All Older Women’s Network Qld Branches are back to normal with their meetings and social activities in 2021.

If you are thinking of attending an activity at a branch you don’t usually go to, please contact the Branch Convenor beforehand, and double-check their meeting or social activity is still going ahead.

BRISBANE BRANCHES (BRISBANE AND SURROUNDS)

WOODY POINT BRANCH

Meets  2nd Tuesday each month. 9.30 – 11.30 am at the Woody Point Memorial Hall,  Oxley Avenue, Woody Point.  Social gathering every 4th Tuesday each month.  Contact: Helen 0418 796 365

Branch Activities
Tuesday 14th September – Branch Meeting
Tuesday 12th October – Branch Meeting
Tuesday 9th November – Branch Meeting

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.

Branch Activities
Wednesday 1st September – Branch meeting – Capalaba’s AGM.  Guest Saalihah Seedat
Saturday 4th September – Caboolture Historical Village
Wednesday 15th September – Morning tea, venue to be advised
Wednesday 6th October – Branch meeting
Wednesday 20th October – Morning tea, venue to be advised
Wednesday 3rd November – Branch meeting
Wednesday 17th November – Morning tea, venue to be advised
Wednesday 1st December – Christmas luncheon, overseas trip to Macleay Island Bowls Club
Wednesday 15th December – Morning tea, if members would like to meet before the Christmas break

Contact Naomi for more information.

MITCHELTON

Meets 4th Wednesday of each month. 10.00 am – 12.00 noon. Arana Leagues Club Panther’s Den, 247 Dawson Parade, Keperra.  Contact:  Judith 0431 159 921

Branch Activities
Tuesday 3rd September – Techno Coffee Morning Arana Leagues Club 10.00 a.m.
Tuesday 14th September – Zoom meeting 10.00 am
Wednesday 22nd September – Branch meeting, Guest speaker from Wellways.
Tuesday 28th September – Techno/Coffee Morning Arana Leagues Club 10.00 am.
Wednesday 27th October – Branch meeting, Guest speaker from APMA “How to Handle Chronic Pain”
Wednesday 24th November – Branch meeting, Guest speaker Kelly Ashford MBRC History Talk

Contact Judith for further information.

WYNNUM-MANLY

Wynnum-Manly.   For information about when and where they meet, please contact:   Di  0411 099 848, or Helen 0422 883 349

Upcoming Activities

Wednesday, 1st September:  10.00 a.m. Monthly Planning Meeting, Federation Room, Municipal Hall.  $3 Lucky door tickets available.

Saturday, 4th September:  9.00 a.m. – 3.00 pm.  Caboolture Historical Village Celebration on the 120th Anniversary of the Australian Flag.  Hoping for one or two members to wear costume and walk around the Village during the celebrations.  I will be driving to Caboolture and can take two passengers. If you are interested in doing this will you let me know asap. (I have some costumes)   Free to visit the Village on this occasion.

Monday, 13th September:  10.00 a.m. RSL Club on Tingal Rd, Wynnum.  Techno Morning Tea – Bring your smart phone and or tablet, and learn to use more items on your technology.  Informal.  Coffee and refreshments at own cost.

Wednesday, 15th September:   To be Confirmed.   Coffee and Cake at Fleur by Ellie, 139 Bay Terrace, Wynnum.  If you are interest in attending, please let me know at the September meeting or asap.  It is a new awesome venture in Wynnum and I have eaten amazing cake and had coffee there.  Just testing.

Keep updated about changes to this schedule through their Facebook page:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/218890579978932 or
contact Di or Helen for further information.

REGIONAL AREAS

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: Marilyn 0409 256 603

 Branch Activities
Thursday 16th September – “Senior Moments”  branch meeting
Friday 24th September – Craft morning
Thursday 30th September – Morning melodies at the RSL Gympie
Friday 8th October – Craft morning
Thursday 14th October – bus trip to Maryborough including the Christmas place at Tiaro, Maryborough markets and back through the Cooloola Way
Friday 22nd October – Craft morning
Thursday 28th October – Meeting and financial adviser guest speaker
Friday 5th November – Craft morning
Thursday 11th November – Meeting and Remembrance Day Speaker
Friday 19th November – Craft morning
Thursday 25th November – Meeting and parchment Cards Demonstration, then make your own
Friday 3rd December – Craft morning
Thursday 9th December – Meeting and Pass the Parcel
Thursday 16th December – Christmas lunch at the Southside Bowls Club

In 2022
Friday 14th January – Craft Group returns for first meeting of year
Thursday 20th January – Meeting and Friendship Day

 

 

Contact Marilyn for more information.

MACKAY BRANCH

Meets each Tuesday.  9.30 am to 12 noon. PCYC, Scriha Street, North Mackay. Contact: Helen on 0400 424 649 or Ruth 0432 686 970. All events are located at the PCYC Hall, unless otherwise indicated (eg bus trips).

Branch Activities

14th September – Scrabble
21st September –  Bus Trip
28th September – Visit to local retirement resort
05th October –  BeConnected – transport services
12th October – Family History
19th October – Our version of Op shopping
26th October – All about Home Care Packages
02nd November – Melbourne Cup celebrations
09th November –  To be advised
16th November –  Grocery grab
23rd November – Council members – greet and meet
30th November – Open Meeting
07th December – Concert
14th December – Christmas Luncheon

Mackay branch meetings will resume at the end of January 2022.

Contact Helen or Ruth for more information.

BRIBIE ISLAND

Meets third Thursday each month.  10.00 am to 12.00 noon. Anzac Room, Bribie Island RSL Club, 99 Toorbul Street, Bongaree.  Contact: Betty 0409 470 100 

Branch Activities
2nd September – Bus trip to Summerland Camels
16th September – Branch Meeting with guest speaker from BIEPA (Turtles)
7th October – Visit to Caboolture Historical Village
7th/8th October – NOWN National Conference (Stamford Plaza Brisbane)
21st October – Branch Meeting
4th November – Oaks Day Lunch at Charlie’s (Op shop Fashions on the Field)
18th November – Branch Meeting
2nd December – Christmas Luncheon at the Bribie Island RSL
16th December – Branch Meeting (Review and 2022 Planning) and Grocery Grab
20th January 2022 – Reconnecting Lunch – welcoming the new year

Contact Betty  for more information.

MORAYFIELD

Meets third Wednesday each month.  From 2.30 p.m. at Morayfield Senior Rentals, 21-23 Barossa Cres. Caboolture South.  Contact: June 0411 018 570

Branch Activities

Saturday 4th September – Visit to Caboolture Village for the 4th Flag Bearing event
Wednesday 8th September –  Lunch at the Football Club Morayfield
Wednesday 15th September –  Speakers Diabetic Educator & Optometrist 2.30 p.m.
Wednesday 20th October – Speaker Debbie Macfie, Heart & Lung Specialist Nurse 2.30 pm
Tuesday 2nd November – Melbourne Cup Fancy Dress Gala Event  2.00 pm
Wednesday, 17th November – Christmas Break Up  Meeting 2.30 pm

Contact:  June for more information

MAROOCHYDORE

Meets third Monday each month.  1.00 to 3.00 p.m. Maroochy Neighbourhood Centre, 2 Fifth Avenue, Cotton Tree.
Contact: Lee 0429 831 414

Branch Activities
Monday 20th September – Branch Meeting
Monday 18th October – Branch Meeting
Monday 15th November – Branch Meeting

Contact:  Lee for more information