Swingsation is Brisbane's newest Swing Dance school...and it's already sweeping the NATION! Join Mark & Christine in this unabashedly joyful dance & swing your nights away! With Big Band music, no partner required and moves to keep you groovy all night - join in the fun today!
See www.swingsation.com.au for more details!!
Author Rylle Winn, whose latest book is based on the Winn family history, is a compelling tale of humour, strength and determination. He will be discussing his latest book When a Tree Falls, nominated for the 2004 Tasmania Pacific Bicentenary History Prize at the Wynnum Library on Thursday August 26th at 10 am.
Please call the Wynnum Library on 3402 2199 to make a booking.
The Waterloo Bay Lapidary Club will be holding their Annual Gem Show at the Bapist Hall - Bay Terrace Wynnum on the 4th September 2004 from 9am - 3 pm.
Items that will be on display include - Polished and Faceted Gemstones : Opals and Slabbed stones : Lapidary supplies : Jewellery and Handcrafts:
Light Refreshments also available.
Admission $1.00 : Pensioner and under 14 yrs - 50 cents. Everyone is welcome to see and enjoy the work of Rockhounds - Rock puppies also welcome
General Interest: Miles and McDougall Family Reunion
A Family Reunion celebrating the 110th Wedding anniversary of James Hendry McDougall and Isabella Miles is being held on the 23rd of May 2004. The reunion will be also encompassing the family members that have descended from Isabella's brother John Miles. There is a Manly connection in that a branch of the Miles family lived on Kingsley Terrace and owned a printery in Pine St. Please contact the organiser.
Outdoor adventures are not only the domain of the young and agile according to Walking for Pleasure President Elaine Wickings.
For the past twelve years this walking group, that caters for people predominantly over 40 years of age, has organised easy, moderate and challenging Day Walks, Camps, Safari Trips, Queensland and Interstate Adventure Holidays with Walks. Members have visited Cape York, The Flinders Ranges, The Blue Mountains and Central Coast of New South Wales to name a few destinations. Day walks to date this year have been to Mt Tambourine, Coomera Circuit, Binna Burra, Rainbow Falls and Purlingbrook Falls. Camps have been held at Girraween, Woodgate, Broken Head, Cania Gorge and the Bunya Mountains. Eighteen years or eighty plus, active, registered members of Walking for Pleasure are eligible to take part in these exciting activities
Creative Memories is a local hobby group that meets on the last Sunday of the month at the Lota Police-Citizens Youth Club. Members create and preserve photos in to highly decorated scrapbook pages. It's a very relaxing past time plus you preserve your precious memories in a presentation that you are proud to show family and friends. If you are interested in joining phone Caroline on 0402 489 799.
Pictured below: Cherish Taylor, Sky Gangur and Kim Roberts.
The launching of the Super Yacht SB O1, a $27 million 44m luxury vessel. Work on building her has taken over two years with marble and gold ensuite and S/S Kitchen, accommodation for 7 crew and 10 guest, SB O1 can cruise at 14 knots with a range of 5000 km. Shipworks said "The Launching of the Super Yacht SB O1 represents a major milestone in Australia's shipbuilding history and positions Shipworks as an attractive global alternative in this extremely specialised marine market.
While the design and craftsmanship of SB O1 reflects the unique skills of tradespeople drawn from many countries throughout the world. The completed masterpiece is proudly - and genuinely - Australian.
Shipworks is owned by American John Roth who financed the building of SB O1.
Special guest introduced by Master of Ceremonies (Rod Henshaw) included
Peter Benjamin Shipworks General Manager, Lord Mayor of Brisbane Tim Quinn, Jim Soorley former Lord Mayor of Brisbane, Senator Ron Boswell leader National Party in the senate, Hon. Tom Barton M.P Minister for State Development, Mayor of San Francisco. Willie L. Brown Jr and Shipworks Brisbane owner John Roth.
General Interest: Manly Health & Wellbeing Day August 31st
Come and meet me at the Manly Health & Wellbeing Expo! Find out about Homeopathy and how it can be a safe and effective health option for the whole family. Come to the Bayside Park, Manly 9 am to 3pm on Sunday 31st August, 2003. I'll be there!
Rhonda Bird - Room For Healing