Activities

BRANCH ACTIVITIES – OWNQ

With the continuing concerns about COVID-19, if you are not sure whether a meeting or activity is going ahead, please contact the Branch Convenor.

If you are thinking of attending an activity at a branch you don’t usually go to, please contact the Branch Convenor beforehand, as a courtesy to check details.

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 12th April – Branch Meeting at Hall
Tuesday 10th May – Branch Meeting at Hall
Tuesday 14th June – Branch Meeting at Hall

LUTWYCHE BRANCH

Meets  3rd Wednesday each month from 10.00 a.m.  QATSIF, 2/439 Lutwyche Road, Lutwyche.  Contact: Carol 0417 703 550 or Dianne 0435 370 092

Branch Activities

Wednesday 20th April – Tom Watson from Pivotal Motion, Newmarket – to talk about correct exercise for our age group – morning tea after meeting to present QATSIF with $100 donation.
Wednesday 18th May – Meeting at Homestead then morning tour of Miegunyah Historic Homestead and Devonshire Tea – $10 tour & $10 Devonshire Tea
Wednesday 15th June – Michael Claxton, Author/Speaker, an English “Bobby” who now lives on Bribie Island and writes crime/action novels.  His books will be available for sale on the day.

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 6th April – Branch Meeting – Guest speaker Emily Gould from Scams and Frauds
Wednesday 20th April – Church Hall 9.00-11.30 a.m., gather items and pack for “Hope in a Suitcase”
Wednesday 20th April – 12.30-2.00 p.m. My Health for Life program (Session 6)
Friday 22nd April – 12.00 noon Lunch at Alexandra Hills Tavern
Wednesday 4th May – BBQ 9.30 a.m. Wentworth Dr Park, Capalaba (BYO chair and cup).
Wednesday 18th May – Morning tea at Blue Tongue Cafe, Birkdale 10.00 a.m.
Wednesday 1st June – Branch Meeting – Progressive morning tea (getting to know you activities)
Friday 17th June – 12.00 noon Lunch at Buddhist Temple Rochedale (car pool from church)

Dates to be advised:  Capalaba members visiting other branches

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 5th April – Techno Coffee Morning Leagues Club 10am
Saturday 9th April – Lunch  Leagues Club 12pm
Tuesday 12th April – Coffee Lagarto Cafe, Samford 10am
Saturday 16th April – Coffee   Birds & Bees, Everton Hills 10am
Tuesday 19th April – Techno Coffee Leagues Club 10am
Wednesday 27th April –  Guest Speaker Hydrie Brook from ADA (Australian Disability Association)
Tuesday 3rd May – Techno Coffee Morning Leagues Club 10am
Tuesday 10th May – Coffee Lagarto Cafe, Samford  10am
Saturday 14th May – Lunch Leagues Club 12pm
Tuesday 17th May – Techno Coffee  Leagues Club 10am
Saturday 21st  May – Coffee Birds & Bees, Everton Hills 10am
Wednesday 25th May – Branch Meeting with Guest speaker Noel Stallard (Poet) “History of Bush Verse”
Tuesday 7th June – Techno Coffee Morning Arana Leagues Club 10am
Saturday 11th June – Lunch Arana Leagues Club 12pm
Tuesday  14th June – Coffee Samford Valley  Lagarto Cafe 10am
Saturday 18th June – Coffee Birds & Bees Everton Hills 10am
Tuesday 21st June – Techno Coffee Morning Arana Leagues Club 10am
Wednesday 22 June – Mitchelton Library  “What they can do for us”
Tuesday 28th June – Techno Coffee Arana Leagues Club 10am

Contact Judith for further information.

WYNNUM-MANLY

Wynnum-Manly.   Federation Room, Wynnum Municipal Hall, Bay Terrace, Wynnum from 10.00 a.m.
Contact:   Di 0411 099 848

Branch Activities

Wednesday 4th May – Branch Meeting,  Federation Room, Wynnum Municipal Hall, Bay Terrace, Wynnum at 10 am “Secret Women’s Business”
Tuesday May 24th – 10.15 am at Fielders, Bognor Road, Tingalpa. Bring along friends. Coffee and stay for lunch if you wish.

For more information about this branch’s activities, contact Di or visit through their Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/groups/218890579978932 or contact Di 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: Marilyn 0409 256 603

Branch Activities
Thursday 14 April – Branch Meeting, morning tea provided by executive with an Easter quiz.
Friday 22 April – Craft morning
Thursday 28 April – Possible trip on the Rattler ( to be confirmed)
Friday 6 May – Craft morning
Thursday 12 May  – Branch Meeting and morning tea with a pamper day with scented soaps and oils.
Friday 20 May –  Craft morning
Thursday 26 May – Outing to the RSL for morning melodies.

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

Tuesday 5th April – Birthday celebration at local tavern
Tuesday 12th April – Bus trip around local area
Tuesday 19th April – Trivia
Tuesday 26th April – to be advised

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
Thursday 7th April – Bolton Clark Village Tour & Easter Hat decorating and afternoon tea
Thursday 21st April – Guest speaker Tom Law, personal trainer and author, “The importance of movement as we age”
Thursday 3rd May – Bribie Island Birthday Celebration – BBQ Lunch Cruise $44.00
Thursday 19th May – Birthday fun day – childhood photo and something people don’t know about you
Thursday 2nd June – Art Centre – Alliance of Colour and morning tea at Cafe 1921
Thursday 16th June – Branch AGM – Guest speaker Emily Gould Seniors Enquiry Line “Scams and Frauds”

 

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.  Other activities are also held during the month, including Friday craft mornings, Saturday Indoor Bowls, monthly board games and fortnightly pool exercises.  The branch is planning a walking group as well.  For more information, please contact: June 0411 018 570

Branch Activities
Thursday 7th April – Morning Tea, Morayfield Senior Rentals
Wednesday 20th April – Regular branch meeting
Thursday 21st April – Lunch, venue to be advised
Wednesday 27th April – Diabetic educator
Thursday 5th May – Afternoon Tea, Morayfield Senior Rentals
Wednesday 18th May – Regular branch meeting with Self-Managed Care Speaker
Thursday 19th May – Lunch, venue to be advised
Friday 20th May – visit to the Historical Village for morning tea
Monday 20th June – Bree from Hearing Services

Contact:  June for more information

MAROOCHYDORE

Meets third Monday each month, 1.00-3.00 p.m.  The Avenue Retirement Community, 32 Baden Powell Street, Maroochydore.  Contact: Lee 0429 831 414

Branch Activities
Monday 4th April -Social Day out for the members a picnic B.B.Q. at Fisherman Park Maroochydore
Monday 11th April Branch Meeting day as April the 18th is Easter  Monday.  Easter Egg Raffle and prize for best Easter Hat
Monday 9th May – Social day out at The Barn at Flaxton
Monday 16th May – Branch Meeting with Guest speaker from Home Assist
Monday 6th June – Social Day out a walk  in Buderim Falls and after a nice morning  tea
Monday 20th June – Our meeting day with a Guest Speaker from Digital  Security from Acee
Monday 4th July – Social Day – members are going to the Recycle  plant to learn  more about the best way to Recycle
Monday 18th July – Meeting day with Guest Speaker Claire Moore OWNQ Ambassador
Monday 3rd August – Social day outing at the Mary Valley Rattler with the Gympie OWNQ Members
Monday 15th August – Our meeting day and we are having Michael from the Neighbourhood Centre visit.  A soup day and Crusty Bread day.

Contact:  Lee for more information

BURNIE BRAE

Meets second Thursday of each month, 9.30 a.m.   Burnie Brae Community Centre, 60 Kuran Street, Chermside.  Contact: Leonie 3358 2301

Branch Activities

Thursday 14th April – Meeting from 9.30 a.m.

Contact:  Leonie for more information