Community Chest: What's on in Gladstone this month

Cent sale Ambrose

THE QCWA Ambrose Branch will host a cent sale, at its hall, 36 Gentle Annie Rd, Ambrose on August 19 with the proceeds directed to the hall maintenance fund.

Hoy games will be played followed by drawing of numerous prizes with extras of special draw, lucky door and a raffle.

Plus, as a salute to Seniors Week, a special gift will be presented to the oldest person attending.

Morning tea will be served and all comers receive a "token of thanks" for coming along.

The doors open at 9.30am for a 10am start and everyone is welcome. For more information, please phone 4975 1132

Old time dance

THE next Benaraby old time, new vogue dance will take place on August 21 from 8pm-midnight.

Music will be by Trevor Gayton. Admission $10. Lucky spot, raffle, light supper. Phone 4975 0315 or 4979 3980 for more details.

Monster cent sale

THE Gladstone Club of Quota International Inc is holding a cent sale at Gladstone Bowls Club on August 22.

Lucky door prizes, cake walk, mystery prize and much more. Doors will open at noon for a 1pm start.

Art workshops with Felicia Lloyd

INTRO to Digital art, 10am-2pm, August 23 at Creative Gladstone, 97 Auckland St, $90 includes course booklet.

Printmaking for beginners, 10am-2pm, August 29, at Crow St Creative, 5 Crow St. Cost of $120 includes inks and some materials, bring paper.

Please contact Felicia Lloyd, phone 0432 176 275 or for bookings and more info.

Singles meet up

BABY boomer singles have the chance to meet other singles at the Gladstone Yacht Club on August 23 from 1pm.

Look for the BBS sign downstairs. There will be live music from 2pm. For more information email

Variety Concert

A FREE concert will be held on August 23 at the New Apostolic Church, 161 Sun Valley Rd.

There will be singing, live music and lots of prizes. For further information, contact Craig on 4975 6828.

RSPCA cent sale

THE Friends of RSPCA's next cent sale will be held at the Senior Citizens Centre on August 29.

Doors will open at 11am for a 1pm start. All proceeds will go to the care of foster cats and dogs. To reserve a table, call 0418 188 812.

Wednesday night art classes

FROM 6-9pm Wednesday nights at Creative Gladstone, 97 Auckland St.

Painting, drawing, mixed media suitable for beginners or anyone looking for a creative escape during the week. $15/week for term upfront or $25/week casual.

Please contact Felicia Lloyd, phone 0432 176 275 or for info and bookings.

Boyne Tannum Men's Shed Gatherings

IF YOU love a good card game, then come on down to the Scouts Hut off Canoe Point Rd, Tannum Sands.

Every Thursday from 8am-noon the Boyne Tannum Men's Shed is hosting gatherings free to anyone to come and socialise.

A morning tea will be provided. For more information phone, 4973 2448.

Bindaree sale

THE Friends of Bindaree sale day is held every Wednesday, 7.30-11.30am, selling clothing, shoes, toys, books, linen and furniture, at Wyndam Ave, Boyne Island.

For further information, contact Betty or Andrew on 4973 8156 or "like" the group on Facebook.

JP and CDEC course

EXPRESSIONS of interest are being taken for an online course to become a justice of the peace or a commissioner for declarations. Email to be on the waiting list.

Volunteer helpers needed

THE Friends of RSPCA Group Gladstone is looking for voluntary drivers for the RSPCA van to transport animals to vet appointments and adoptions.

You will also be required to process the dogs which includes bathing, vet treating and doing behavioural assessments. Training will be included.

You will need to have a licence, a good driving record, a sense of humour and of course not forgetting about a love for animals.

The amount of time you will need to give will depend on the week's workload, however, you will be on a roster system that is changeable.

The roster is usually a few hours a day for three days every five to six weeks.

For further details, phone van co-ordinator Lisa Warman on 0412 379 928.

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