Find out what’s happening this month around Sorell, the Tasman area and the East Coast.
Tasman Christian Services
CHURCH OF CHRIST
Tuesdays: Bible Study
Sundays – Praise and Worship 10.30am
Contact: Pastor Keith Marsh Ph. 6250 2196/0409 096 015
Sunday 11th: MASS. St. Albans, Koonya. 1pm
Sunday 18th: LITURGY SERVICE, St. Albans, Koonya. 1pm
Contact: Fr. Terry Rush 6260 2189. Ann McGinniss 04 8833 6797
ANGLICAN: See below
Anglican Parish of Sorell Richmond & Tasman – Services
COAL RIVER VALLEY – Richmond 9am 2nd and 4th Sundays (M.P.2nd, H.C.4th) – Colebrook 3pm H.C. 3rd Sunday
SORELL – 10am Sunday Worship every week – 1st Thursday 11.30am H.C. lunch follows
TASMAN – Koonya 3pm H.C. 1st Sunday, 10am M.P. 3rd Sunday – Dunalley 3pm H.C. 2nd Sunday, 3pm 4th Sunday Worship in Hall – All welcome to all services.
COPPING CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP (APOSTOLIC)
2186 Arthur Highway, Copping. Sunday service 10am including Childrens Church. Fortnightly life groups in various locations. Contact Danny or Alex on 62535206 or email email@example.com
Key to Life Church of Christ (Sorell Performing Arts Centre, Sorell School) Weekly Sunday Service – 10am Contact Bev Turvey 0488 959 304 Anyone is most welcome to join in these services.
Richmond Community Church
Richmond Town Hall, Every Sunday at 10am.
Salvation Army Carlton
Sunday Service 10:00am every week. Contact Margie Brown-Thomas 0410 160280
Southeast Christian Church (Independent)
Service 3.00pm every Sunday at Beaches Conference Centre (Ramada Resort) 78 Surf Road, Seven Mile Beach.
Contact John 0466 021 770 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bream Creek Farmers Market First Sunday of EVERY month, including free family yoga sessions.
Dodges Ferry. We meet every Tuesday in members’ homes from Sorell to Dodges Ferry. All welcome. Phone Lynne 0429421864.
Bicheno Golf Club
Tuesdays: Ladies’ Day from 9am, Wednesday & Fridays: Chicken Run – all day Saturdays: Mens’ and Ladies’ Competition Day. Contact the club Wed/Thurs/Frid on 0363751208 VISITORS ARE ALWAYS WELCOME TO JOIN IN
Community Care Arthur Highway, Copping
FOOD RELIEF & OP-SHOP – For those in need or with Healthcare cards or Pension cards, Clothing outlet – Open to general public w/ great prices!! Open Wednesday and Friday 9:00 – 4:00 Closed Public Holidays.
Phone 6253 5502
Coal River Valley Garden Club Inc.
Meets the fourth Monday of the month, from February to November at the Richmond Football Club Rooms, Victoria Street, Richmond at 7.30pm and includes guest speakers, trade table and supper.
Phone 6260 2727 for further information.
Meet on First Wednesday of each Month at The Old School 1 Clarks Rd Stormlea, call Carey 62502992/0408145043, or Marion 62502284 for more info, or Follow us on Facebook Highcroft-Stormlea CWA
We meet at 1.30pm on the first Thursday each month (except January) in the CWA room Nubeena. Visitors welcome Secretary K Sainsbury 62502514
Meets first Wednesday of the month at 1:30 in the CWA Room at Sorell Memorial. New members are welcome. Phone Madeline on 0428 122 098 for more info.
Impression Bay Community Development Inc (IBCDA)
14-15 December 2019 Premaydena Heritage Garden Plant Propagation Workshop + Building a Plant Propagation Tunnel.
14 December: IBCDA Inc will hold a free one day Plant Propagation Workshop delivered onsite at 1 Jones Rd Premaydena by gardening guru Angus Stewart.
15 December, join IBCDA members as we build our own plant propagation tunnel, and celebrate with us afterwards at our onsite Christmas Propagation Party.
For more information contact IBCDA Secretary Lys Ford on 0456 299 656.
DIGnity Supported Gardening
10:30 – 13:00 Thursdays weekly @ Okines Community House.
10:30 – 12:30 Fridays fortnightly @ Tasman Community House.
Come plant, weave, pick, share lunch, potter, sit and natter and be part of your local Community Garden with support from a wonderful team of DIGniteers! Call 6253 5579 or 6265 7016, or like ‘DIGnity gardening’ on facebook for more info.
Dodges Ferry Badminton Club
Meets every Wednesday at the Dodges Ferry Primary School Gym 7.30 – 9.30 pm. All ages and levels welcome. $6 adults. For more information phone Brian on 0438 520 744
Dodges Ferry Film Society presents film screenings the 3rd Saturday of every month at the Dodges Ferry Primary School at 6.30pm for a 7.00pm start. Annual Membership $35/$25 conc. (join on the night). Guests can attend for $5.00 Bring a soft cushion for comfort and a spirit of adventure!
Dodges Ferry Horse Riding Club Inc.
Monthly rallies – we meet every 1st Sunday of the month at Pembroke Park Equestrian Centre, Montagu Street, Sorell. Contact: email@example.com or ph. 6265 7551.
Dodges Ferry Senior Citizens Indoor Bowls
Have fun with fellow senior citizens every Thursday 12.45-4pm at the Dodges Ferry Recreational Community Centre next to the Dodges Ferry Primary School, Old Forcett Rd. For more information phone Jan Patmore on 6265 8208
Dodges Ferry Southern Beaches Lions Club
Meets the second Wednesday of each month at 6-30pm in the Lewisham Tavern. All welcome, for more info contact Rodney Haigh 0409 963 067 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Dunalley Tasman Neighbourhood House
“Op Shop behind Dunalley Neighbourhood House. Open 10am – 2pm (or when the signs are out), 7 days a week. Run by outstanding volunteers with the proceeds going back into community projects and activities.”
Eaglehawk Neck Hall events
Movies at the Neck:
The Eaglehawk Neck Hall Film Society screens films every month. Coming up on Saturday 9th November at 7.00pm is All is True (M 101 mins) Kenneth Branagh directs and stars in this biopic of the last years in the life of William Shakespeare, with Sir Ian McKellen and Dame Judi Dench as Anne Hathaway. Hot food and snacks are available from 6.00pm. On Thursday 14th November at 7.30pm Kind Heart and Coronets (PG 101 mins) One of the legendary Ealing comedies of the late 40s and 50s, Sir Alex Guinness plays the eight murder victims of a distant cousin who is out for revenge against his upper class family. For more info contact Dave on 0408 279 062.
Eaglehawk Neck Hall Market:
The Hall Market is held on the second Saturday of the month. The next market will be on Saturday 9th November from 9.30am to 1.30pm. Come along for lots of local food, craft, books, home baked goodies and bric-a-brac. The Pirate’s Pantry serves teas, espresso coffee and delicious snacks – a great way to spend a Saturday morning catching up with neighbours and friends, and enjoying the delights of the Peninsula. For stall bookings and information contact Sallie on 0458 726 425..
EagleHawk Neck History Group. Meets 7pm on the 3rd Monday of the month at the Eaglehawk Neck Hall to gather, preserve and discuss any matters of local history. All welcome. we’d love to hear your stories. see your photos or answer your questions . Enquiries (Terry) 0407 858 982
Facial Pain Support Group
For more info contact Helen Tyzack 0459 022 883 or email@example.com
Forcett Country Bash Forcett Hall, with Country Jukebox. Oct 27th 1-5pm. $5 entry includes generous afternoon tea. Walk up singers welcome
Hobart Embroidery Guild
Learn, stitch and share! Feel free to visit us at our weekly gatherings every Thursday at Lenah Valley. Lenah Valley Baptist Centre Pottery Road Lenah, Valley. Mornings 10am to 2.30pm and Evenings 7pm to 9.30 pm.
Bring along a current project of your own if you wish. All welcome. You don’t have to be experienced, just interested!
Call Heather on 62726122.
Lions Club of Sorell
Meets 1st & 3rd Wednesday of each month6.30 for 6.45pm at Lions Club rooms, Station Lane
ALL WELCOME. For further information call President Mike 0438 358 538 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Midway Point Op-Shop
Open: Wed & Friday mornings from 9.30am. Lots of clothing, knic knacks and much more. Located behind the hall, Raynors Road, Midway Point.
3rd Saturday of the month at Tasman Community House 10am to 1pm. For stall Bookings phone Sally on 0427 761 118
Nubeena Tennis Club
The club is desperate for social tennis players of any age or ability. Come along for some fun and improved fitness. Coaching available. Only need soft shoes, all other equipment provided. Phone John on 62502952 or Barb on 62502128.
Okines Community Garden
Our wonderful community garden across from the Dodges Ferry School is thriving. Open Mondays 9-4pm, Wednesdays and Thursdays 1-3pm. Garden Tucker held on the first Monday of every month 11am-1pm (harvest, cook and eat from the garden). Keep an eye out on our website for other events such as Full Moon Weaving, Summer Soirees, workshops and working bees. Slow down, listen the rhythm of the earth, drink cuppas, gather with community, share skills, knowledge and laughter and connect! And if you want to work then go ahead! All welcome. Project Co-ordinators Gabe and Claire are also on site Mondays.
Email: email@example.com or phone: 62657016.
Okines Food Co-op
Okines Food Co-op has BULK WHOLE FOODS, LOCAL HONEY, OLIVE OIL, FRESH BREADS, NON-TOXIC CLEANING PRODUCTS & MUCH MORE ON OFFER! Order weekly online (with electronic funds transfer) & collect and/or shop during open hours of TUESDAY 2-5pm & SUNDAY 9.30am-12pm. We are always keen to welcome new members – active (greater discount) or non-active – with annual membership $20/$15 concession or $5 per quarter. We are situated in Okines Community Garden, next to Okines Community House & opposite Dodges Ferry Primary School.
For more info on our full range of products, view our website: okinescommunityhouse.com.au/wpms/foodcoop/products/
email: firstname.lastname@example.org or follow us on Facebook: @okinesfoodcoop
The Peninsula Aquatic Club is holding it’s Annual General Meeting.Thursday November 21 at the Peninsula Aquatic Club, Main Rd Nubeena. 5.30pm. All positions will be declared vacant. The club seeks interest from club and community members willing to assist in committee duties and club activities.RSVP email@example.com
We meet weekly, 4.30pm Thursdays in the CWA Rooms Nubeena. (Except School Holidays) Anyone interested is most welcome to join us. Enquiries Alanna Godfrey 0427 477 452
Pittwater Art Group Painting in all Mediums
Venue: Supper Room Memorial Hall, Cole Street, Sorell
Enquiries: Gail Burnett 0427 658 775, Francine Mitchell 0439 485 114, Cheryl Bolch 0400 740 148
3rd TERM: September 3rd – 3hrs, 10th – 2hrs , 17th – 2hrs , 24th – 2hrs ,October 1st – 3hrs BREAK
October 22nd – 3hrs, 15th – 2hrs , 29th – 2hrs November 5th – 2hrs
Pop Up Book Stall
PUBS are now selling books at the hall (old Council Chambers building) 1 Vicary St Triabunna.
Opening hours 10am-2pm, Wednesday to Saturday and public holiday weekends. All proceeds are donated to community organisations and activities. Enquiries: Judy 62571262; Richard 0427355229; Beth 0407571181
Port Arthur Community Market, fourth Sunday of each month during day light saving, from 9am until 1pm at the Port Arthur Sports Ground. Inaugural market Sunday 27th October. A lions Club of Tasman project. For stall holder enquiries phone Maria 0409502004.
Pittwater Neighbourhood House:
Played the same as Bingo, but for grocery prizes. $10pp (10 games) Mondays 12pm-2pm Cuppa & Cake provided. Call 62651155 for more information.
First & Third Wednesday’s of each month. 3pm-5.30pm, Gold coin donation. Children under 9 must be accompanied by an adult. Light meal provided. Eating with Friends – Second & Fourth Fridays of each month. $10pp for a 3 course meal bookings essential 62651155
Pittwater Photography Group
Have a camera and love taking photos, then join in with the Pittwater Photography Group for occasional fun excursions. Contact Michelle on 0407 851 706.
Pittwater Art Group Annual Exhibition 2019 will be Opened by The Honourable Mayor of Sorell Kerry Vincent opening 1pm @ The Sorell Library, on Friday 1st. November. Exhibition continues on every day until Sat. the 9th November. Come & enjoy the wonderful new works by the Group,. With over 30yrs of exhibitions in the Sorell district.
Primrose Sands Community Hall
EATING WITH FRIENDS
The 3rd Sunday of each month. Bookings essential 3 days before.
Fridays between 10 am and noon. Cost is $4 only. It’s informal and light-hearted so you won’t be growled at if you put a foot wrong! The ladies are a fun-loving group. Just turn up.
Tuesday 10 am until noon ($3)
Alternate Wednesdays – noon until 3 p.m. Come join our friendly group. Bring your sewing or knitting. Play Cards or scrabble, etc. $8 is all it costs for lunch and a chance to win a prize. Need more info contact Maree Voss on 6265 5304 and Joy Randall on 6265 5226.
COMMUNITY YOUTH GROUP
Wednesday evenings 5pm – 7pm, 8 – 16 yrs old Ph. Greg Brimfield 6265 5869.
Richmond Village Singers
Love to sing? Then come along and join us! If interested, contact Margot Lampkin (our Musical Director) on 6244 5344 or Chris McNab on 0412 978 871.
Rotary Club of Sorell
Meets every Monday 6.30pm for 7pm at the Sorell RSL. We welcome anybody to come along and get involved in helping our community. Fellowship, meal, and guest speaker weekly. For any enquiries call president Ian Turner Mobile: 0419876811
Rotary Club of Tasman Peninsula
2019 /2020 President: Mr Arnold McShane.
The club meets on every second and fourth Monday of the month at Stewarts Bay Lodge in the restaurant “On the Bay” from 6.30 pm for drinks then dinner from 7 till 8.30 pm. This is a small but active club. We welcome visitors and people interested in being part of a global organisation.
Rhythm & Beaches
Social singing group meet at 7-9pm on Tuesday evenings at the Okines House (opposite Dodges Ferry Primary School). Shared supper. $5.00 No Auditions. New Members Welcome. Contact: Mervyn Haines 0417 462 310.
Saltwater River Indoor Bowls & Senior Citizens Club
Meets each Monday at the Saltwater River Hall 1.00 p.m. to 4.00 p.m. No previous experience necessary, all equipment supplied. New Members very welcome, Male and Female. For information phone Margaret on 62503153.
South East Pingo
Every Tuesday Morning 9.45-11.45AM $10 for 28 games. Everyone wins a prize. Morning tea provided. Located at the rear of the old council chambers Cnr Main road and Somerville St For further information please phone Elizabeth on 62652305 or Beth on 62693839
Sing Australia Sorell
This is singing for fun for everyone. NO AUDITIONS. The group meets each Wednesday night at 7pm in the Midway Point Hall, 31 Raynors Road, Midway Point. Contact Robyn 6265 2096. / 0419 576 127 or John 6269 2952.
Sommers Bay Quilters
Meet at Murdunna on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month at 1.30pm. All ages and skill levels are welcome. Contact Margaret on (03) 62535609 for details. A free motion quilting service is also available.
Sorell Bowls Club
For information call 0427 033 801
Sorell RSL Sub Branch Inc in partnership with South East Arts present ‘Windows into Wartime‘ at the Sorell RSL, 49 Cole St, Sorell.
from Sat 31 Aug to Sun the 22 Sept. Opening times 3 – 8 pm Weekdays, 1 – 4pm Weekends (except Sat 14 Sept )
These pictures are a record of how Australians responded to the call of the Empire. From school children to newly established groups (The Red Cross) and the jingoistic calls to ‘the real men’ to come forward and enlist. Fascinating stuff showing us to ourselves as we were at the time of WW1. Highlighting the social changes since.
Social Indoor Bowls
Civic Centre Nubeena 10am Mondays $4. And A Plate For Afternoon Tea. All Welcome
Sorell Friendship Group
Meets on the 3rd Friday of every 2nd month The Frazer Room, 45, Arthur St, Sorell, at 1.30pm.
New members very welcome. For more info contact Merrilyn Jones – coordinator, 62651320.
Sorell Junior Soccer Club
Sorell Junior Soccer Club will field Under 6, 7 and 8 teams in the 2016 season. New players welcome. For further information, contact Gus Yearsley on 0432 620 253, or find us on Facebook
Sorell & Districts Garden Club
Meets 2nd Tuesday of each month from 1.30 to 3 pm at the South East Community Care, Cole St, Sorell. New members are welcome.
Sorell Historical Society
The committee meets 1.30pm 3rd Thursday each month at our History Room at Sorell Memorial Hall (inside main entrance, first door on right). New members and guests most welcome. Open other days by appointment. See sorellhistory.org or phone Graeme Evans 0418 462 591 or Peta Kelly 0437 588 848.
Sorell ‘Men’s Breakfast’
St Georges Church Hall Sorell 3rd Wednesday in every month, 7.30 am. Guest Speaker. All welcome. Enquiries (03) 6248 1878
Sorell Men’s Shed
Open Monday to Friday 9-00am to 3.30pm.
Located Station Lane Sorell Phone 0478 051 266 during opening hours.
Sorell On Stage
Amateur Theatre Group meets in Sorell. New members, actors and backstage crew always welcome. For further information phone 6106 0071
Meet at Sorell in Marie’s home 1st Tuesday of each month – enjoy the company of other quilters and learn from each other. Contact Marie on 0409 974 245 – I’d love to meet you!
Southern Beaches Clean Up Group
Volunteers welcome. We clean up the approaches to our beautiful area. Meet at 8.30am on the last Sunday of every month at the entrance to the Dodges Ferry Football Ground on Old Forcett Road.
Contact Lorraine on 62658626, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Southern Beaches Coastcare
25+ years of community caring for coast and country.
We hold monthly working bees to care for the local environment and meet most months at Okines Community House to plan our activities. Check out southernbeachescoastcare.org and facebook.com/sbcoastcare/ or phone Gwen Egg on 0484 617 832.
Southern Beaches Historical Society
Meet on the last Monday of every month at 7.30 pm (except January) for information about the meetings or the history of the area please contact Judy Pearson on 62658085 or Moya Sharpe on 62657325.
Sorell Red Cross
Looking for a better year, new volunteers welcome now!
Friendship Group meets 3rd Friday of every 2nd month in Fraser Room 451 Arthur St, Sorell We have morning teas etc. for fundraisers and a few other things.
Contact Merrilyn Jones, Co-ordinator on 62655130 for more details.
Sorell Tennis Club
Social tennis, last Friday night of each month 6.30pm onwards, All welcome. Non-members $3.
New members welcome (Membership deals currently available)
Contact Steve Thomas 62692505 for details.
A youth group for students in Grade 3-12
Wednesdays 3:30-5pm St George’s Anglican Church Hall (next to information centre), Gold Coin Donation
A ministry of the Anglican Parish of Sorell, Richmond and Tasman
Contact 6265 2445 Email: email@example.com
South East Community Band
Your local youth and adult band. Brass, woodwind, percussion etc instruments welcome. Basic to advanced skill level. Rehearsal every second Monday from 6.30-8pm at Sorell Primary School music room. No cost. Watch our Facebook page for details – South East Community Band – or call 0428 110 725 for details or to book us for a gig.
Spring Bay Community Boat Shed
Now located at The Village opp. Triabunna District School. The members of the Community Boat Shed, which has been registered with the Tasmanian Men’s Shed Association, meet every week, to work on boats, plan trips to other like-minded sheds, wooden boat festivals, etc and to share lunch. There are a number of boats in the collection; many are ‘sailable’ while others are waiting for a bit of TLC. On water activities, some in conjunction with other groups such as the Living Boat Trust, the Wooden Boat Guild and Women on Water, are a major part of the Shed’s function. The Shed is open Mondays and any other day by arrangement, drop in for a chat or a bite to eat at lunch time (small donation). Contact David Gatenby 0400 432 331 or go to: http://springbaycommunityboatshed.weebly.com/
Tasman Community Op-Shop & Library Inc. Will be open Fridays 10.00-12.30 & 1.15-3.00 Saturdays 10.00-1.00. We do not have EFTpos services. We are currently accepting grant applications for community projects. Application forms available in-store.
Tasman Golf Club (September-October events)
Sept 23 -Ladies Stroke
Sept 28 -First round turbo cup
Oct 5 – Second round Turbo cup
Oct 8 – Twilight chicken run
Oct 12 – Stableford Oct 13 – Vets Stableford Oct 19 – Monthly medal – Stroke Oct 26 – Stroke
The Tasman Peninsula Community Centre at Taranna
Holds general meetings every three months (March, June, September, December) on the 2nd Tuesday of those months commencing at 4.00 pm. All residents are most welcome as we would appreciate your input as to how best to utilise the facilities. Residents views are most important. For further information please contact Peter Wilson on 0417 037 109.
Tasman Peninsula Historical Society
K Sainsbury President 62502514.
Tasman Men’s Shed
Anyone interested in participating in the activities of the shed or becoming an office bearer is invited to be at the Shed at 1450 Nubeena Road, Nubeena. Tea and coffee will be available on the day. Open Mondays and Thursdays 9.30pm to 1.30pm. For more information contact, Don 0429 859 305 or Tasman Health and Community Service 6250 9000
Tasman Peninsula Marine Protection
TPMP is a Peninsula based community group.
Join us!! email: contactusTPMP@gmail.com or call: 0499787299. TPMP is a diverse group of Peninsula rate payers concerned about the expansion of the Salmon industry into Storm Bay, Port Arthur, & Norfolk Bay. TPMP is for anyone concerned with the effects of the Salmon industry on their lives or the community, such as – environmental, social, visual, noise, economic, water quality and effects on recreational and native fisheries. FB: Tasman Peninsula Marine Protection.
Tasman U3A (University of the Third Age)
Is a volunteer organisation that provides a friendly and informal opportunity for people to engage in the pursuit of learning. ‘Summer Conversations’, an hour of interesting discussion – commencing Wednesday, 11 December 2019 at 10am – On the Bay at Stewarts Bay Lodge – Wednesdays, during summer. Normal semester of presentations will recommence in March 2020.
Enquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org, or phone 0448047720, or visit our website: www.tasman.u3anet.org.au
13 November: Fun with your Android Tablet/Phone. Presented by Graeme Ingram, who currently presents to U3A Hobart, Kingborough and Glenorchy and the Kingston Library. Graeme is retired but worked for almost 40 years in the information and technology and communications industry.
20 November: What the (Tasmanian) devil is going on? The Save the Tasmanian Devil Program is a comprehensive and wide-ranging response to the threat of extinction of the Tasmanian devil. https://dpipwe.tas.gov.au/wildlife-management/save-the-tasmanian-devil-program/about-the-program. Presented by David Pemberton, who is Manager of the Save the Devil Program. As a researcher and academic, Dr Pemberton has published extensively on the Devil Facial Tumour Disease (DFTD) and is a passionate advocate for our marsupial carnivore. He is the co-author of Tasmanian devil : a unique and threatened animal.
27 November: Walking holiday in Tuscany. Presented by Karmen Pemberton: Karmen is a member of Tasman U3A and currently serves on the Committee. She and her husband are active retirees who love walking locally.
4 December: End of year luncheon at Phoenix Farm, Boomer Bay.
Enquiries: email@example.com, or phone 0448047720, or visit our website: www.tasman.u3anet.org.au
Triabunna Village Market
The Village holds a Community Market on the Third Sunday in each month from 10.00am to 1.00pm, come rain, hail or shine. There are always a range of stalls including second hand books, bric a brac, local craft, seasonal plants for sale, locally made jams & preserves and seasonal fresh fruit & vegetables. There is a Bunna burger & sausage sizzle BBQ, with cold drinks or coffee & tea available. The Barn is open and any current Art Exhibition is able to be viewed, with work for sale. All proceeds from these activities go to the daily operations of The Village. The Triabunna Village, 20 Melbourne St Triabunna (opposite the School). For details phone Jane & Tom 6257 7583 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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