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Walk Safely to School Day

May 22, 2015
There are calls for drop-off zones to be set up half-a-kilometre away from primary schools, this Walk Safely to School Day. According to a new survey, the majority of parents have welcomed the move.…

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WHAT'S ON THIS WEEKEND | 22ND - 24TH MAY

Something for everyone… MUSEUM EXHIBITION - The Great War 1914–18When: Every day until the 13th of AugustWhere: QVMAGDetails: Sacrifice and Shadows Image rich, the exhibition explores the human response to the demands of war—physically, emotionally and… read more >

YMCA WORLD CHALLENGE

YMCA WORLD CHALLENGEWhere: Launceston United Soccer Club in Birch Avenue, NewsteadWhen: Saturday, June 6th at 9:00pmDetails: The YMCA of Launceston alongside many other YMCAs globally are aiming to set a Guinness World Record for the most consecutive soccer… read more >

NORTHERN TASMANIAN LILIUM SOCIETY - LILIUM BULB SALE

NORTHERN TASMANIAN LILIUM SOCIETY - LILIUM BULB SALEWhere: Windmill Hill HallWhen: Sunday, May 31st from 10am until 2pm, unless sold outDetails: The Northern Tasmanian Lilium Society is having a Lilium Bulb Sale. Some of our sellers come from the North West… read more >

TASSIE MAKERS MARKET

TASSIE MAKERS MARKETWhere: Legana Memorial Hall, Legana When: Saturday, 13th June, 10am – 2pmDetails: Our community market brings together some of the best producers and growers, craftspeople and artisans from the Northern Tasmanian region. Our stallholders… read more >

Sporting Schools

Sporting Schools connects primary schools, sports clubs and coaches all over Australia so kids can try their hand at different sports and develop a lifelong passion for active, healthy lifestyles. School can receive funding to work more closely with local… read more >

CELEBRATING 80 YEARS OF THE BRACKNELL FOOTBALL CLUB

CELEBRATING 80 YEARS OF THE BRACKNELL FOOTBALL CLUBWhere: Bracknell Club RoomsWhen: Saturday May 30th from 1pmDetails: The Bracknell Football Club is celebrating 80 years. All past and present players and supporters are invited to attend this celebration.… read more >

Waverley Primary School's Lakeside OP Shop

Waverley Primary School's Lakeside OP Shop When: Every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday Where: Waverly Primary School - Follow the signs from the car park Opening on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 1.30pm to 3.30pm A big selection of clothes for the… read more >

Bittersweet Memories

Are you a bereaved parent looking for support and friendship from people who understand your situation? Bittersweet is a group where all members have experienced the loss of their child regardless of age or cause of death allowing everyone to be compassionate… read more >

OVERLAND JACK

Overland Jack is a party of nine hiking the Overland Track in Tasmania, with Jack Duffy being backpacked by his father Chris Duffy over the distance required to cpmplete the adventure of (65km over 6 days). Jack, an 8 year old boy with cerebal palsy spestic… read more >

Launceston Community Legal Centre Advice sessions

WHAT? Volunteer solicitors at the Clinic will provide clients, in 30 minute appointments, a one-off FREE advice session. There are no constraints on what legal issues for which clients may seek advice. However, Clients will be paired with solicitors who have… read more >

Tasmanian Dog Training Program

Assisting you to train dogs to be useful companions. Classes: Sun. mornings at Churchill Park, Foster Street end. Beginners and puppies 9.30am. Grades 10.45am. Enquiries – 0474 225 192 or Email tasdogclub@gmail.com read more >

Archers on Van Diemens Land

A second edition of the book Archer’s of Van Diemen’s Land is being published. If you are a descendent of the Archer family and have received family data forms to complete, please complete these and return them as soon as possible. If you are a descendent and… read more >

Social Indoor Bowls

Social Indoor Bowls Summerdale indoor bowls club. Meets every Friday 1pm – 4pm 297 Westbury Road, Prospect (Next door to Allen’s) All Welcome Easy to learn, Gentle Exercise For more information please call Gertrude – 6331 9873 read more >

Northern Rangers Soccer

Northern Rangers Soccer Join the Northern ranger soccer club , we have teams in every state wide division and are TOP of the ladder and you can become a member! The standards are HIGH and the atmosphere is GREAT!!! For further information please call 0466 973… read more >

Tasmania Gun Club

Tasmania Gun Club All clay target shooters welcome, Free coaching for new members and juniors. Practice everyone Wednesday from 1pm, competition 2 Sundays monthly. 200 Nile Road Evandale. For more information please call 6391 8577 read more >

Riverside Table Tennis Club

Riverside Table Tennis Club Need social players for ladies Tennis Group Who play on Tuesday and Fridays 9am – 12 Noon approx.. At the Riverside Tennis Club, Eden Street Anyone interested in playing please call Jan 63446572 or Amy 6331 4627 read more >

Australian Navy Cadets Launceston

Australian Navy Cadets Launceston If you want excitement , enjoy power boating , sailing and adventure activities? Boys and girls aged between 12-1/2 and 20 Be part of a great team and join now. Parades Friday 6.45 – 9.15pm for more information please Email:… read more >

Launceston walking Club

Launceston walking Club Bush walking in the Tasmanian wilderness with day and overnight every weekend, also cycling, kayaking, caving and social Meetings 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month At 7.30pm, LCGS Lyttleton Street For more information please call –… read more >

Launceston A Capella Choir

Launceston A Capella Choir Singcognito Community Choir Meets every Monday between 7-9pm At the music room block H Launceston College New Members Welcome For more information please call Jean 6344 7222 or David 63340151 During School Terms only read more >

Sing Australia – Launceston

Sing Australia – Launceston Meets every Thursday between 7-9pm At the music room block H Launceston College Reading music not a requirement All Voices Welcome For more information please call 0409 913 554 or 6394 4713 read more >

Northern Motor Cycle Riders Assoc

Northern Motor Cycle Riders Assoc Meets 1st Wednesday of every month At Archers Manor, Newham 7pm for 7.30pm Start For more information please call Judi 0409 291 024 read more >

Mind Moves Chess Club

This is a chess club held every Monday, at Windsor Community Health Precinct, 1 Windsor drive, Riverside, from 6-7pm during school terms, for all kids aged 5-18 years with a special invitation to gifted, autism spectrum and ADHD kids. The benefits of chess… read more >

George Town Baha'i Group

George Town Baha'i Group The George Town Baha'i Group holds regular meetings to reflect on the writings of the worlds religions. Baha'is believe in the underlying unity and oneness of the world religion. they meet every third Saturday of the month at 4pm. At… read more >

Tassie Drum Circle

Tassie Drum Circle Free Community Drum Circle First and Third Sunday of the Month 10am -12pm noon drumming All types of drum and skill levels welcome First Sunday Cataract Gorge (Stone bunker near swimming pool) Third Sunday City Park Launceston (Band… read more >
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