What’s happening in Community News around the Douglas Shire?
Mossman QCWA is having a High Tea for Mothers Day on Saturday 13 May at 11 am (doors open 10.30). Please call Laurie 0417769389, Debbie 0472673905 or Jenny 0418957453 for questions or tickets for $20 pp available at the QCWA Hall.
OPEN DAY AT PORT DOUGLAS NEIGHBOURHOOD CENTRE
Port Douglas Neighbourhood Centre Open Day will showcase a range of activities and information stands Thursday 11 May from 10am to 1pm at Port Village Shopping Centre.
If you would like to lend a hand on the day, please give us a call on 4099 5518 and we are sure to have a job for you 🙂
PORT DOUGLAS NEIGHBOURHOOD CENTRE TRIVIA NIGHT
The Neighbourhood Centre is also getting ready for a fun fundraising Trivia Night at Central Hotel next Wednesday 17 May. Why not get a team together and help make this night a success?
MORE NEIGHBOURHOOD CENTRE NEWS
The ever popular Community Lunch will be re-launched in conjunction with Reef Resort Restaurant in June. Volunteers to help with serving, chatting to attendees, clearing tables and washing dishes are being sought.
The commitment would be three hours on Thursdays from about 11:30 – 2:30 please contact Belinda on email@example.com if you would like to volunteer.
There are a few spaces left in the free first aid course to be held at the Centre on Friday 12 May. Please call 4099 5518 if you would like to sign up. Enrolment will close later today to allow time to complete the required pre work.
FREE HEARING CHECKS TOMORROW AT MOSSMAN LIBRARY
Tomorrow, Tuesday 9 May from 10:30am-12:30pm, free hearing tests and a Q&A presentation will be offered at the Mossman Library. Ages: 18+ No bookings required, morning tea provided.
WHO’S YOUR MOB?
This Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Family History Workshop will provide you with an introduction to the resources and information available at State Library of Queensland to help you begin your family history journey or progress your research further, in a friendly, culturally supportive way.
Tea, coffee and lunch will be provided.
Where: Mossman Library
When: Monday 8 May, 10:30am to 3pm
Free event – bookings required call 4099 9496
NDIS INFORMATION SESSION
Want to find out about the National Disability Insurance Scheme?
Mission Australia is holding an NDIS community information session
Come along to the free information session at Mossman High School, K block, 42-62 Front Street, Mossman.
When: Thursday 11 May 2023, 5:30pm – 7pm
RSVP: For catering purposes, please let Bridget Greensill at MSHS know if you are attending – Phone 4084 1333
More information: Contact Jodi Bjorksten at Mission Australia on 0426 623 743
METEORS SWIM CLUB OPEN DAY
Coach Grace Ryan will be holding pool assessments for all children so please come dressed to swim including goggles!
Squads participation level will be determined by pool assessments.
- Mini Squad (approx. 7yrs – 10yrs)
- Junior Squad (approx. 8yrs – 12yrs)
- Development Squad (approx. 10yrs – 15yrs)
- Fitness Squad (12yrs & over)
Saturday, 13 May | 9am – 11am | Mossman Pool | Free Pool entry | Free Sausage sizzle
Contact Janice Ruffles for more information: 0418 883 612
MOSSMAN LIBRARY HOSTS FREE LIVESTREAM OF WRITERS FESTIVAL
Join The live streaming of the Sydney Writers Festival at Mossman Library. Listen to your favourite authors on Thursday 25 – Saturday 27 May, with times of the writer’s sessions below. Light refreshments are provided, no bookings required.
DOUGLAS ARTS BASE ART EXHIBITION NOW SHOWING
DAB’s latest fabulous exhibition ‘Artful Abstraction’ runs 6 May – 3 June.
Get yourself along to DAB to check out the latest creations by our talented local artists. Lots of great gift ideas too.
DAB Gallery is open Monday to Saturday 10 am – 2 pm at 11 Mill Street, Mossman.
FREE THEATRE PERFORMANCE
You are invited to a FREE professional performance of ‘I Gut This Feeling’ by Cairns’ Jute Theatre company. This will be shown in the Indoor Sport Centre at Mossman State High School on Thursday 25 June at 5.30pm. ALL welcome! Aimed well at 6-14 year olds.