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Community Connect

Editor March 21, 2012

UPCOMING

TEDDY BEARS PICNIC March 23. The Murray Shire in partnership with Moama Anglican Grammar are holding an evening of free family fun for all ages. Held at the Kerrabee Soundshell, Moama from 5pm – 8pm. Moama Lions Club will have a sausage sizzle and drinks. Enter your teddy into the Parade Competition. PLUS there are free showbags for all kids

SHEPPARTON SPIRITUALIST CENTRE INC is holding an afternoon with Medium Franzi  Klimsch, March 24, 1.30 - 4.30pm. Sunday, March 25, 1.30pm we have our Service with Franzi. Held at the Mooroopna Education and Activities Centre, 23 Alexandra St, Mooroopna. For more information and bookings phone Denise 5862 1658 or Lesley 5864 6486

AUSTRALIAN BREASTFEEDING ASSOCIATION DISCUSSIONS 10am Tuesday, March 27 at the Shepparton Toy Library. With many different aspects to breastfeeding, our discussions aim to cover many of these throughout the year. Come along during your pregnancy or with your baby to share in discussions with others about their experiences and information. Contact Tracy 5831 6063

MANAGING BREASTFEEDING IN THE EARLY DAYS March 27, the early days home from hospital can, at times, be busy, confusing and daunting. The Australian Breastfeeding Association provide free drop in sessions from 11.30am Tuesday in the Toy Library. Collect your free resource bag too. Please contact Tracy 5831 6063

GARAGE SALE for charity, proceeds to GV Hospice, two days, Friday, March 30, noon – 4pm & Saturday, March 31, 7.30am – 1pm at 24 Michel St, Shepparton, (off Archer St) Donations of goods will be accepted by Marg 5821 4426 or Dawn 5825 1555

PARENTS, FAMILY AND FRIENDS of gay and lesbian people (PFLAG) meet the 1st Monday of the month to offer support and friendship at UnitingCare Cutting Edge, 136 Maude St, Shepparton commencing at 7.30pm.  Next meeting Monday, April 2, phone Glenys on 0409 626 647 or email [email protected]

DAHLIA SHOW 4th annual, The Shepparton Dahlia club will be held at the Shepparton Marketplace, Saturday, March 31. Staging of exhibits from 8am, with judging at 11.15am. Entries to Lorraine Armstrong 5865 5551 by Thursday, March 29

RELAY FOR LIFE – TODDS TROOPS are holding a Bumes Fashions afternoon at the Shepparton R.S.L function room on Thursday, April 5 at 2pm. Cost $6 with afternoon tea provided. Please contact Fay on 5824 1517 or Pam on 5829 2356

FRIENDS OF THE AUSTRALIAN BOTANIC GARDENS SHEPPARTON fundraising trip to the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show Thursday, March 29. Friends/Members $40, non members $50. For bookings call Lorinda on 0419 329 388 or forward number of tickets required with cheque to FOABGS PO Box 6912 Shepparton 3632

SHEPPARTON NETBALL ASSOCIATION are seeking expressions of interest from individuals or teams for our Midweek Netball Competition, Thursday’s at 9.30 or 10.30am at the SNA courts, Brauman St, Shepparton. Childcare provided. Season commences April 19, ends September 20 with break for the school holidays. Phone Sue on 0437 357 577 or 5831 8038 for more information

ONGOING

DRINKING CAUSE FOR CONCERN Are you troubled by someone else’s drinking? Al-Anon groups for adults and Al-Ateen groups for children offer anonymous help and emotional support to people. For information about Al-Anon Family Groups in Kyabram, Shepparton and surrounding towns, phone 5825 1160 or 0407 522 496

FEEL LIKE A 2 HOUR SHOPPING SPREE? Council is STEPPING UP with extended time limits for Shepparton CBD parking throughout March and April! That’s right, instead of the normal 1 hour limit, you can now pay and stay for 2 hours which means there is now even more 2 hour parking in the Shepparton CBD giving you more time to do your shopping! So take advantage of this wonderful initiative and come and enjoy what Shepparton CBD businesses have to offer! Brought to you by Greater Shepparton Council and Shepparton Show Me…Stepping Up together! Note: This excludes 15 minute and 30 minute parking bays and normal parking fees still apply

FREE SOUP KITCHEN Sausages and delicious soups will be available every Wednesday night between 4.30pm and 6pm. Anyone who is experiencing hardship is welcome to come along and enjoy a free feed or just a cuppa. Locations are as follows: Skate Park next to Victoria Lake, Central Shepparton, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu & Fri. Community House, Parkside Drv, North Shepparton, Wednesday. Opportunity Shop cnr McLennan and O’Brien streets, Mooroopna, Wednesday, Numurkah Park, Melville St, Numurkah, Friday, 4.30pm and 6pm at the Maude St Mall, (centre of mall) Shepparton

KONNEXIONS we are a not for profit organisation that provides opportunities for singles to enjoy social activities every weekend. The age group is approximately 45 -65. Ring Jenny on 5852 2816 or Rob on 0458 542 521. It has been in existence for 15 years

Tell us about your ‘not for profit’ community events, email [email protected] or fax 5821 8709 (information is required at least 2 weeks before an event)