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APR/MAY Polio Have you or do you know anyone who had polio or is now experiencing after effects of polio? Please come to our support group meeting held at 11am on the second Saturday of each month at the Information Centre, Main St, Mornington. Enquiries: 5981 2540 Prostate Cancer Support Group The support group meets on the last Thursday of each month at 10am in the King Close Community Hall in Frankston North. Men with prostate health issues and their partners are invited to attend the support group for discussion on prostate health issues and some friendly banter. Details: 0407817996 (Gordon) Epilepsy Support Group Meet every 2nd Saturday at St Francis Xavier Parish, 60 Davey St, Frankston from 1pm – 3pm. Further details phone Sue 0407 509 519 or Cris 0437 386 867 Al-Anon Family Groups If your loved one drinks too much and you don’t know where to turn, Al-Anon Family Groups can help! Confidential meetings are held in Chelsea every Tues. 7.30 - 9.00pm at Longbeach Place, 15 Chelsea Road. No appointment necessary. New members welcome. Calling Volunteer Visitors Central Bayside Community Health Services (CBCHS) is looking for volunteers for its Community Visitors Scheme. Volunteer visitors provide companionship to socially isolated residents in local Aged Care facilities and help them feel connected to the community. Volunteers must be over 18 and able to commit to at least fortnightly visits for a minimum of 12 months. Online training is provided. Contact Deirdre Martinz on 8587 0296 or volunteers@cbchs.org.au Mornington Mahjong Group Mornington Mahjong Group meets Tuesdays and Fridays at the Mornington RSL in Virginia Street Mornington. We will teach you if you are new to this fascinating game. Contact Lucy 5981 0801 or 0416 043 527 Mt Eliza Mahjong Club The Evening Group of the Mount Eliza Mah Jong Club meets each Monday evening in the Mount Eliza Village Community House from 7 - 9pm. New members are always welcome, seasoned players or new to the game. Our friendly members are very happy to introduce them to this ancient game. Over 55’s Mt Eliza Seniors Club Calling over 55’s who are interested in participating in various activities, including table tennis, dancing, tai chi, carpet bowls, snooker, computer classes,

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Open 7along Days - www.enveco.org.au morningtonvillage.com.au world. We hope that you will share this wonderful visit and send us a message. Come and meet-us,FREE we are a veryParking active club card afternoons and films. Enjoy a cuppa and good and all are welcome. Details 5988 4565 chat in our Mt Eliza clubrooms. Further info Lorraine opportunity with us. Mt Martha House Room 64 Mt Martha House Bookclub on 5977 3838 Wednesday of every month. ALDI Southern Sounds Chorus 132 534 1st Mornington Village Medical Centre 5976RSVP 3600 essential call 0447 160 288 or 0434 088 821 - www.mteliza55plusclub.com Do you enjoy reading and discussing books? Our Ladies, Southern Sounds Chorus would love you Book Fair AVY Nails 5975 8239 new Mornington Village Pharmacy 5975 4344 Bookclub is starting in February 2018 and there to come and sing with them in beautiful a capella Mt Eliza Neighbourhood House Saturday only 10 spots available. Books are loaned to us 5975 4959 19 May 8.30am – 5.30pm & Sunday 20 Walking Group for Men. Join Lester and otherBWS 4 part harmony, Barbershop style! No experience 5974 6105 are Nando’s May 8.30am - 3.00pm by the Mornington Peninsula Library Service. Come necessary. All ages welcome. We rehearse every men for a moderate paced 4km walk around Mount BRAD’s Fresh Meats 5976 2888 Quik Stitches 5976 4066 for a cuppa and a chat, meet other locals who enjoy Tuesday evening 7-10pm at St Judes Primary Lions Club of Mornington Pre Loved Book Fair at Eliza. Starts 8.30am every Tuesday. For further reading. School hall, 30 Warrandyte Rd Langwarrin. For information contact Lester Peninsula Deck Cafe Smart Cuts & Color 5976 4474 Community Theatre, cnr Nepean Hwy Everyone welcome! Tel. 5974-2297 details phone Jennyne 0438 783 475 or visit on 0407 414 955. & Wilsons Rd Mornington. Books & magazines Bakery 5975 6557 orTelstra email mountmarthahouse@mornpen.vic.gov.au 5973to9700 Community Lunch. Join us for a “Pot Luck” Eastendsouthernsounds.org.au suit all book lovers; fiction, autobiography, lunch each Thursday from 12 pm to 1 pm. LunchFreechoice is FosterMornington carer 9008 3558 Probus The Reject Shop 5975technical, 9081 children, history, geographical, hobby, prepared and cooked in our own kitchen. Cost $5. sports and more The Mt Eliza Village Ladies Probus Club, meet on Every child deserves to smile. Make 2018 the year Photography 5975with 5811 the Tokyo Sushi Kitchen 6850 Bookings essential before Wednesday 2pm. Glenn McCulloch first Monday of each month at 10.00am at the 5975Church you make a difference. Become a Foster Carer Fete Mt Eliza Neighbourhood House 90 Canadian Bay Rd, Uniting Church, Canadian Bay Rd. Mt Eliza. We VACCA Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency. Inside Story Newsagency 5975 5849 Woolworths 5974Saturday 6105 5 May, 8.30am - 1.00pm Mt Eliza phone 9787 8160 welcome visitors and new members. Express your interest by visiting www.vacca.org High Street Uniting Church, 16-18 High Street Details 9787 3640 or calling 9480 7300. Information sessions every St Peter’s Mornington Playgroups 241 Main Street, Mornington Victoria 3931 Ph: 5975 5702 Frankston. For all the family a great opportunity month held in your area. Are you looking for a Playgroup? Entry via Octavia Sequence (Board Game) to purchase homemade cakes, jams and pickles, Street through the Church Office. Grandparents Looking for people who may be interested in Peninsula Prostate Cancer Support Group unique hand crafted items(ideal for Mother’s Day group is on Mondays 10am - 12pm, General playing Sequence with a group of people. Happy to Bentons Square Community Centre gifts), books, plants, photographic cards, trash and Playgroup Tuesdays 10am-12pm. Cost $5 per teach new players. 7:00pm second Wednesday each month treasure. Competitions with prizes and children’s family, and please bring a piece of fruit to share. For details call Alan on 0429 429 296 Share the journey in a relaxed, caring environment. activities. Also Devonshire tea, sausage sizzle and All welcome. Details:5975 0198 Partners, carers and friends are most welcome. Free Computer Lessons cold drinks will be available accompanied by live Contact: 0422 608 345 50’S PLUS Seniors Fitness Classes Mornington Senior Citizens Club,11 Flinders Drive, entertainment. peninsulapcsg@hotmail.com Whether you’re a beginner or regular exerciser Mornington is offering seniors free one on one Contentment discussion come along and enjoy the benefits of group exercise lessons on computers, iPads, tablets and mobile National Seniors to music. First class is free there are no joining or phones. We can also advise on what sort of device Sunday 22 April, 2pm Mornington Peninsula Branch. membership fees, $8.00 per class. Improve your would suit you before you buy. Looking for a local social group aligned to a The Baha’i Community of Mornington Peninsula Ring Sue Parker on 5973 5763 strength, co-ordination, cardio fitness, balance & national, non-political, advocacy group for seniors’ is inviting you to their “Soul Time”, a discussion flexibility. Mondays/Wednesdays & Fridays 10amPeninsula Transport Assist needs Volunteer issues? Try us out at our November social activities! gathering. Mornington Information Centre, 320 11am. St Pauls Anglican Church Hall Cnr Bay & High Drivers. Do you have time, like driving and want to Couples and singles welcome. Main Street, Mornington. For more information Sts, Frankston. Details please phone: 0419713635 contribute to your community? Induction costs are Memberships available for 2018. phone 0421 617 289 covered and drivers are reimbursed from pick-up to Contact ireneanderson2013@gmail.com Probus Club Dog Lovers Walking Group. return locations. For details call the P.T.A. Office on The Combined Mornington Probus Club has a new Mornington Peninsula Astronomical Society 03 9708 8241 or emailMain – peninsulatransportassist@ 241 Street, meeting venue which is now at The Mornington Tuesdays 8:30 am & 9:30 am also Thursdays 9:30 Public Stargazing gmail.com Golf Club, Tallis Drive, Mornington. The Club am. Join us for friendship, fun and exercise for Hear inspiring talks, view stars, planets, clusters Mornington Victoria P.T.A. also needs drivers for 12 and 24 seater buses. meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 9.30 dogs and owners. Held at Baxter Park (near tennis and galaxies through our powerful telescopes every for 10.00am. Visitors are most welcome. Call the courts). Great for puppies. Regular social events as Social Golf at Bayview Friday in January, and then 8pm on the 1st Friday Ph: 5975 5702 Membership Officer on 5975 3901 for details. well. Contact Suzanne on 9789 8475 U3A Southern Peninsula is a not-for-profit of every month at The Briars dark-sky observatory. organisation that provides around 100 social/ Melways ref 151 E1. Balcombe Estuary Reserves Group Free Living with Prostate Cancer Education indoor/outdoor/intellectual activities for retired/ Bookings are essential. Small fee payable. BERG Mt Martha is a bushland friends group for the Program semi-retired men and women over 50. We welcome Details www.mpas.asn.au or phone 0419 253 252. Balcombe Estuary Reserves Mirang Ave Mt Martha. Monday 30 April, 9.45am – 3pm new members or existing members to join a new Find us on Facebook - www.facebook.com/mpas0/ Regular working bees are held on Sun, Tues, Wed The Bays Hospital in partnership with Cancer Council golf group who play Mondays at Bayview Golf and Friday mornings as well as Waterwatch and Mt Eliza Men’s Shed Vic is providing a free prostate cancer information Course, Rosebud. Prospective members, please Estuary watch to monitor water quality. For more Our Men’s Shed currently meets each Thursday contact our office for further information: office@ session for men, their friends and family. information please contact: info@berg.org.au, morning 9.30am - 12.30pm. Men of all ages in Mt u3asouthpen.org.au or phone 5981 8777 Tues or 0447 160 288, www.berg.org.au Contact: Meredith Studdert on 0455 091 925 Eliza are most welcome. We do community projects Thurs 9.30 - 1pm. Existing members please enrol for schools, clubs, etc. and also encourage individual French Classes The Bel Canto Choir sings Requiem by Fauré on UMAS. projects. If you would like to lead a small group on Bentons Square and Seaford Community Centres Sunday April 29 at 2.30pm Berg Mt Martha event another day/time or join us on Thursdays, just let us If you always wanted to learn the language or to The Bel Canto Choir will perform the beautiful Fauré know. Contact Don on 0402 457 938 consolidate your skills, come along and join one of Saturday 5 May at 10.30am Requiem Op 48, at the Village Uniting Church, 93 our groups of France loving students. Volunteers Wanted We are thrilled to be able to host Andrew Skeoch, Canadian Bay Rd, Mt Eliza, commencing at 2.30pm. All levels. Friendly and relaxing atmosphere with an Enveco Health is an innovative social enterprise naturalist, researcher and nature sound recordist. This well-known favourite work will also include experienced native French teacher. aiming to assist those with mental ill-health live Andrew has travelled to remote areas of the world other choral works in an afternoon of music For details call Sylviane: 0417691817 independently in the community and to recover recording the sounds of our natural environment conducted by Margaret Brown. in a supportive non-clinical environment. We’re Mt Martha Valley Probus Club - bird song, frog calls etc. In his talk, Andrew will Trybooking.com/320094. Enquiries 9787 5383. currently seeking volunteers to get involved in this give us an opportunity to hear nature anew and Held every second Thursday of the month, starting will present a new perspective on our place in the innovative project. If you would like to know more at 9.30am, at the Community Hall Dromana.


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17 April 2018