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VNQ Presents

Annual General Meeting

October 30 - 12.30pm
(light lunch at 12noon)
VNQ Training Room
Unit 6/56 Charles Street, Aitkenvale

RSVP attendance by October 28 to:

Ph: 4725 5990
Fax: 4725 5996
Email: vnq@volunteeringnthqld.org.au


Volunteer Managers Network Meeting

2014 Dates
November 20

VNQ's Offices
Unit 6/56 Charles St - Aitenvale

For details or bookings contact:
Volunteering North Queensland Inc
Ph: 4725 5990 or
Email: vnq@volunteeringnthqld.org.au



Sponsorship & Fundraising
November 01 - 9:00am-12noon
Trainer: Gerard Byrne
VNQ Offices

For details or bookings contact:
Volunteering North Queensland Inc
Ph: 4725 5990 or
Email: vnq@volunteeringnthqld.org.au


VNQ's training program is run in partnership with the Townsville City Council.
Townsville City Council Logo

VNQ are on Facebook!
VNQ's Profile Page

Why not come & 'Like' us!

Townsville Civic Theatre

Last Night at the Proms
November 01 - 7:30pm
Barrier Reef Orchestra & the Company Singers.

Dance Upon A Dream
November 08 - 7:00pm
Bell Academy of Dance.

For tickets contact:
TicketShop: 4727 9797 or
See more details & buy your tickets Online


Artists Markets
December 13

Radical Reels Tour 2014
November 07 - 7:00pm
Riverway Arts Centre

8 outdoor sport films.

Tickets: Adult $32; Child -15yrs $22; Group 20+ $27 each

Movie Mania
November 08 - 6:30pm
November 09 - 2:00pm
Riverway Arts Centre

Stars the students of Reflexions Dance Studio.

Tickets: Adult $28; Conc $22; SS/Child $17; Family (2a+2c) $80

For Riverway event tickets contact:
TicketShop: 4727 9797 or
See more details & buy your tickets Online

Beyond Townsville

Charters Towers Charity Markets
February 23 - November 15
Every 4th Sunday (except August & December)
Also 2nd Sunday in July
Centenary Park
Hackett Tce - Charters Towers
Ph: 4787 1794 for details

Quilt in a Day Workshop

November 01
Cost: $195

Includes 100% cotton quilt kit, teas & lunch. BYO sewing machine & coffee cup.

For more details or to book a place contact:
Email: leanne@quiltinaday.ws


Info Session

Filipino Community Info Session
November 01 - 11:00am-1:00pm
Holy Spirit Church Community Hall
398 Ross River Rd - Cranbrook

Info session on anxiety & recognising depression, arthritis & more.

RSVP to Diversicare
Email: ltuck@diversicare.com.au

Library Events

Library Events Calendar
Full details of all events & bookings.
Library Events Calendar

Local Bush Tucker Tour
October 31 - 11:00am-12noon
Walter Nesbit Park
Cape Pallarenda
With Darren Butler.
Bookings Essential
Book Online

Back to Basics - Educator Workshops
Aitkenvale Library
November 11 - Play
Cost $10
For all educators.
For full details contact:
Email: tdeca@y7mail.com


To book contact:
Thuringowa Library
Ph: 4773 8811
City Library
Ph: 4727 9666
Aitkenvale Library
Ph: 4727 8310

The Venue

The Young Bily Joel
Every Friday night - 7:00pm
The Whiskey Bar
Free entry - meals available.

James Reyne plays Australian Crawl
October 31 - 8:00pm
Tickets: $45 + booking fee
18+ event
James Reyne on tour.

The Black Sorrows
November 22 - 7:00pm
Tickets: General $30 + BF; Dinner & Show $80
18+ event
On tour with Special Guests The Blessed Outlaws & Tim Griffin Blues.

Christmas with One Night Only
November 29 - 6:00pm
BeeGees tribute show.
Dinner & Show package.
Tickets: $75 per person; $550 table of 8

Christmas with Abbalive
December 19 - 6:00pm
ABBA tribute show.
Dinner & Show package.
Tickets: $75 per person; $550 table of 8


The Venue Townsville
719 Flinders St - CBD
Ph: 4724 2800
Email: music@thevenuetownsville.com.au


Public Lecture

The Math Lesson You Always Wanted But Never Had
October 31 - 3:00pm-4:00pm
Building 134 - Room 010 - JCU

Explaining natural phenomena by mathematics.

For more details contact:
Email: alumni@jcu.edu.au

Blue Light Disco

Halloween Haunt
October 31 - 6:30pm-8:30pm
PCYC Upper Ross
Allambie Ln - Rasmussen
Entry: $5

For Primary School aged children only.

Costumes, dancing, games, prizes, fun.

For more details contact:
PCYC Upper Ross
Ph: 4789 2145
Email: uppeross@pcyc.org.au


Christmas Market

Christmas Market & Open Day
November 01 - 9:00am-12noon
Carlyle Gardens
Beck Dr - North Condon

Handmade crafts, food & more.


Go Swim Day

November 01 - 4:00pm-6:00pm
Kokoda Memorial Pool
Wellington St - Mundingburra

For children aged 6-17 years. BBQ dinner, events & more. Held by Kokoda Spirit Swim Club.


Clothing & Bake Sale

November 01-02 - 9:00am-3:00pm
Cancer Council Qld Office
Warburton St - North Ward

Pre-loved clothing & baked goods. Fundraiser for Cancer Council Qld.

Cyclone Sunday

November 02 - 9:00am-12noon
Strand Park

Info on all things cyclone-related. Live entertainment, info stands, kids activities, giveaways & more.

Community Calendar

For up-to-date information on special events in the Townsville region, the Townsville Community Calendar is the place to look.

The calendar is brought to you by the wonderful volunteers at the Community Information Centre.


Townsville Community Calendar

Mayor's Christmas Appeal

The Townsville Mayor's Christmas Appeal has begun for 2014.

Full details of how you can help on the TCC's website.


Community Art Project

Christmas in the City Community Art Project

Townsville Council's 2014 event aimed at encouraging community use of the CBD over the Christmas period.

Workshops will begin soon, but if you want to participate, you can start gathering materials now.

Materials needed are:
Fabrics, materials, wool, yarn, rope, netting & Christmas decorations.

For more details contact:
Email: Meghan.peters@townsville.qld.gov.au

Youth Outreach Program

Every Wednesday - 5:00pm-7:00pm
Riverway Skate Park
Skating, grafitti wall & sausage sizzle.

Lifetec Workshop

Community Manual Handling
October 30
Lifetec Qld
Shop G3-A Domain Central
Cost: $88

Half day skills update workshop.

For full details contact:
Lifetec Qld
Ph: 4759 5600
Email: mail@lifetec.org.au



October 31


Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Youth Health & Well Being Program
October 31 - 10:00am-1:30pm
Kirwan Health Campus
138 Thuringowa Dr - Kirwan

An update on the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Young People's Health & Well Being Program.

For more details contact:
Ph: 4799 9000

Benefit Concert

Symphony Orchestra 2014
October 31 - 7:30pm
Sir George Kneipp Auditorium - JCU

Fundraiser for Guide Dogs Qld.

Tickets from $25.

Tickets available from:
Pimlico State High School
55-77 Fulham Rd - Pimlico or
Guide Dogs Queensland
7/258 Ross River Rd - Aitkenvale

For more details contact:
Ph: 4759 3444 or 4728 6922

Dave Hughes

October 31 - 7:30pm
Townsville Entertainment Centre

Dave Hughes on tour.

Tickets: $44.90 per person

Tickets from the website or
Ph: 4771 4000


Christmas Craft Market

Christmas Country Fair Craft Market
November 02 - 8:30am-2:00pm
Holy Spirit School - Cranbrook

50 stalls & more. Fundraiser for 'The Cure Starts Now'.


Jimmy Barnes

30:30 Hindsight Tour
November 02 - doors open 5:15pm
Townsville Entertainment Centre

Rescheduled from October 12 with a change of venue from Jupiter's poolside lawns to the TECC.

Tickets: $88 per peron

Tickets available from the website or
Ph: 4771 4000


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