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The Northern Territory news Tue 30 Jul 2013



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24 NT NEWS. Tuesday, July 30, 2013. www.ntnews.com.au P U B : N T N E W S D A T E : 3 0 -J U L -2 0 1 3 P A G E : 2 4 C O L O R : C M Y K Jessica Mauboy, Deborah Mailman and Miranda Tapsell in a scene from The Sapphires THIS WEEK n U3ADarwin IncKevin Blues: CoastguardVolunteers, 10am, today. SeniorsMonth open day, 10am, Thursday. Call Judith 8932 7545. n ARGENTINE tango classes, Wednesdays, from tomorrow, sevenweek course, Henbury School Hall. Bookings 0448 664 593 or northerntango@gmail.com n FREE family history seminar, 9.45-11.30am, Thursday, National Archives of Australia,Millner. Booking gsntinc@bigpond.net.au, gsnt.org.au, or 8981 7363. n DARWINHigh School, 50th anniversary celebrations and fundraiser for Year 12 graduation, movie The Sapphires, features two former students, 6.30pm, Thursday, Deck Chair Cinema. Call 8999 1277. n LOUDat the Library, Friday, 12.30-1.30pm, City Library, listen to JimHarte playmusic from the 60s and 70s, and some jazz standards. n COMPUTER Science Conference, August 2-10, ACIKE building, Casuarina campus. Visit cdu.edu.au/ conference/csmaths or email frances.rosamond@cdu.edu.au n FREE Family funwith robots, 5.30-7.30pm, Friday, on the lawnnext to Purple 12, CDUCasuarina campus. frances.rosamond@cdu.edu.au n RAAF reunion for personnel stationed in Darwin before, during and after Cyclone Tracy, 5pm, Friday, SGTSMess, RAAF base. Call 8945 2882 or 0411 440 927. n CITY of Darwin SeniorsMonth program. Visit darwin.nt.gov.au, libraries or Civic Centre. n OPENGarden, 1ADonnington Place, Howard Springs, 10am4.30pm, thisweekend. Call 8932 9922. COMING SOON n KATHERINEHomelessness Day fundraiser, 8-11am,Wednesday, August 7, Ryan Park, Katherine. Call 8981 5003. n FAMILY Festival Fun,weekday afternoon activities during Darwin Festival, City Library. Visit darwin.nt.gov.au/libraries/events n FREE Exhibition Development and Touring opportunities, info session on opportunities for visual artists, curators, noon-1pm, August 8, ChanContemporary Art Space, State Square. n FREE, Curators Floor Talk by PennyCampton, 1-2pm, August 8th, ChanContemporary Art Space, State Square. n FREE family history talk, Darwin History:WWII, 9.45-11.30am, August 8, National Archives of Australia,Millner. Dr TomLewis OAMwill present extracts fromhis bookCarrier Attack. Booking gsntinc@bigpond.net.au, gsnt.org.au, or 8981 7363. n PENSIONERSwoodwork workshop, August 8 and 9, 2/48 Albatross St,Winnellie, $10 including lunch, bookings essential. Call 8947 7098 Tues, Thur, Fri, 9am-1pm. n DARWIN Festival, Santos Opening Concert, 6.30pm, August 8, free, TheAmphitheatre. Call 8943 4222 or visit darwinfestival.org.au n DURACKPrimary SchoolWheela-thon fundraiser, 4.30pm, Thurs, August 8, Flinders Park. Cycling plus barbecue. Call 8935 9259. n FREE family history talk by Pearl OgdenOAM, TheHistoryOf The Gardens RoadCemetery And ChineseMarket Gardens, 9.45-11.30am, August 15, National Archives of Australia,Millner. Booking gsntinc@bigpond.net.au, gsnt.org.au or 8981 7363. n FREE Bagot Festival, 3-8pm August 10, 3-10pmAugust 11, Bagot Rd, entry onMnanunga St. Visit darwinfestival.org.au n SCOTTISHCountry Dancing, beginners, Saturdays, 2-4pm, from August 17,Malak Community Centre, all ages, $50/12weeks. Call 8927 9203, anguka@internode. on.net n CUPCAKEDay,Monday, Aug 19, rspcacupcakeday.com.au/ n FREE family history talk, How to get startedwith family history on your computer, 9.45-11.30am, August 22, National Archives of Australia,Millner. Booking gsntinc@bigpond.net.au, gsnt.org.au, or 8981 7363. n DESERTHarmony Festival, Barkly Regional Arts, Aug 23-Sep 1, Tennant Creek, traditional, contemporary, cultural, indigenous, non-indigenous, youth and adult presentations. See desertharmonyfestival.com n FREE family history talk byHelen Haritos, on salt pans at Ludmilla Creek, 9.45-11.30am, August 29, National Archives of Australia, Millner. Booking gsntinc@bigpond.net.au, gsnt.org.au, or 8981 7363. n ANNUAL Territorian Dinner, October 12, Heavitree GapOutback Lodge, Alice, $65, $50 for 65+. Call 8952 3788. MARKETS n PARAP, Saturday, 8am-2pm. Phone 0438 882 373. n NIGHTCLIFF, Sunday, 8am-2pm. n RAPID Creek, Sunday, 7am-1pm. n MINDIL Beachmarkets, Thursday, 5-10pm, Sunday, 4-9pm. 8981 3454. n PALMERSTONmarkets, Friday, 5-9pm. 8988 4124 n COOLALINGARuralMarket, Saturday, 8am-1pm, Freds Pass Reserve. Call Trish 0410 836 880. n BATCHELOR, second Sunday of month, 8am-1pm. 8976 0058. n BERRY Springs, 8am-noon, last Sunday. 0448 679 357. berry springsmarkets@hotmail.com.au n KATHERINE, Ryan Park, Saturday, 8am-noon. 0428 730 363. NOTICES n THEDarwin Digital Hub is open. Go to digitalhub.darwin.nt.gov.au or drop in to learn about all things internet, next to City Library in Civic Centre. n NT Library Parliament House events: ntl.nt.gov.au or call 1800 019 155. n KATHERINE Regional Arts Inc events call 8971 0928 or go to katherineregionalarts.org.au n DADS in Distress Support Services helpsmen going through separation or grief. Call 1300 853 437 or visit dadsindistress.asn.au n GETYour Palmerston community event, programor activity funding. Visit www.palmerston.nt.gov.au/cbs n PARLIAMENTHouse information sessions, free tours for NT Community Groups. Call 8946 1430. n HEALTHYPalmerston for residents with a seniors or concession card to yoga, Zumba andpilates. palmerston.nt.gov.au/healthypalmerston or call 8935 9943. n ANGLICARENT needs volunteers to provide friendship to aged care residents. Call 8985 0000 or email charbinson@anglicare-nt.org.au n BARBARA JamesHouse, accommodation for cancer patients needsDVDs. Call 8980 6100. n MEDITATIONat Sundari. Casual and beginners. Call 0407 728 839. n ARE you an amputee? Integrated disAbility Action Inc is looking to set up a support group. Call 8948 5400. n FREE basic computer / Ipad lessons for seniors 55+, COTA, Spillett House, 65 Smith St. Call 8941 1004. n BILLINGSOvulationMethod teaches symptomsof fertility. Call 8948 2722, billings-nt@bigpond.com n THE Environmental Defenders Office (NT) Inc (EDONT) seeks volunteer law students. See edo.org.au/edont n DARWINAsylumSeekers Support andAdvocacyNetwork (DASSAN). Email: dassan2011@gmail.comor visit www.dassan@weebly.com n THREE-Year-Old Kindy has free sessions. Call Shirley 8985 4565. n PEARL Supported Care needs volunteers to interactwith older people. Call Jenny List on 8946 1800. n CHILDBIRTH Education Darwin Pregnancy&Parenting Library, Antenatal Classes, Bounce Back After BabyClasses, BabyMassage andmore. Call 8948 3043 or info@ceadarwin.asn.au. n DARWINWaterfront, freemovies under the stars toOctober. BYO insect repellent and picnic blanket or chair. No glass or alcohol is permitted at theWaterfront, event details visit waterfront.nt.gov.au n QUOTADarwinmeet first Tuesday of themonth 7.30pmAirport Management Centre. 0447 622 623. n SENIORSComputer Club, Improving Computer Literacy first Saturday ofmonth at Casuarina Library, firstWednesday at Palmerston Library, 2pm. Adults all ageswelcome. Call 8948 1274 after midday or email: dscc@training-mycomputer.com. n CWAPalmerston/Darwin craft days, first and fourth Tues, 10amnoon, FarrarMedical Centre. Call Brenda 8931 1554 / 0457 862 400 n PARKINSONS Support Group, first and third Tuesday ofmonth, 10amnoon, Quest Apartments, Palmerston. CallMerilyn 8932 9566. n CWALitchfield Branch,meetings first Thurs of eachmonth, 7pm, at Kezia Puricks office, Coolalinga. Call Donna 0434 536 489. n DARWIN Seniors Computermeets first Saturday ofmonth, 2pm, Casuarina Library. Call 8948 1274. n DARWINPatchworkers and Quilters,monthlymeet, 7pm, first Monday ofmonth, 96AWinnellie Rd, Winnellie. Call 0439 089 566 n DARWIN Toastmasters Clubmeets first and third Tuesday. Formore details call 8981 8689. n NT Lacemakers first and third Saturday, Gray Primary School, 1-4pm. Call 8932 2318 AH. COMMUNITYDiary is a freeweekly service provided by theNTNews. Send contributions to Aunchalee Boonmanee andKalaiarasan Padmanabhan at ntnmail@ntnews.com.au or fax 8981 6045. Deadline is noon on Friday WEEKLY EVENTS SPORT n SUNDAYCycle groups, 7.30am for an hour inWulagi or Parap. All fitness levels. Call 8930 0431 or email healthydarwin@darwin.nt.gov.au n LITCHFIELD Bears Rugby League Club training, U6 to U16 from5.30pm andU18, seniormen andwomen from6.30pm, Tues and Thurs, at Webber Park, Freds Pass Reserve, Coolalinga. Call 0407 714 303. n PCYCGYMNASTICS, Vanderlin Drive Campus, adultsMondays 7-8.30pm, juniors Saturdays hourly sessions 9am-1pm, Fridays 4.30-7.30pm. Call 8947 1370 or email pcycdarwin@gmail.com n DARWINGymnastic Club, ages 5 and over. Adults Tues,Weds, 7pm. darwingymnastic.org.au n BOOTCAMP,Mon andWeds 6am, DinahOval. Cost $10 a session. Call VIP BodyConditioning 0449 783 250. n SURFBOATRowing at Lake Alexander. Call Taj 0424 529 003. n DARWIN StingersMasters SwimmingClub, for adults. Call 8981 5919. n PETANQUE, Darwin Ski Club, Thurs 7.30pm. 18 or supervised. 8981 6630. n SOCIAL tennis at Gardens Tennis Club, Sundays, 4.30pm. 8985 1942. nDRAGONBOATING at Cullen Bay, Arafura Dragons Come N Try Beginner SessionsWed 5.15pm&Sat 8.45am. Call 0403 080 208. arafuradragons.com.au n ARAFURAOutrigger CanoeClub. Sunday 4.15pm, Ski Club, Fannie Bay. Call Rosa 0438 228 559. n THEDarwinGolf Club Thursday Business Ladies Club nine-hole competition. Tee-off 4pm. 8927 3592. n WOMENS cricket. Call 8981 1677. n DARWINBowls Club,Weds 6.30pm. Social bowls Tues 9.30am. 8981 3221. n NIGHTCLIFF social bowls Tues 6pm, Weds 5.50pm, Thurs 6pm, Sun 10am. Call 0434 071 755. n HUMPTYDooBowls Club, social bowls,Wed, Fri, 7pm. Cost: $5 social membership. Call 8988 9860. n SOCIAL Bowls, PalmerstonGolf and Country Club, Tues and Fri 6.30pm. Junior Thurs 5pm. Call 0407 199 408. n WEEKLYHeart FoundationWalks Palmerston.Mon 5.30pm, TEMHCO Office Rolyat St; Tues 8.30am, Hungry Hearts Cafe;Weds 6pm, The Square; Thurs 4.30pm, Southern Districts Cricket Club. Call 8981 7035. n YMCAPalmerston Seniors carpet bowls Thurs 9-11.30am, YMCADrop In Centre. Call 8932 1096. MUSICANDDANCE n ARAFURAWind Ensemble, Thursdays, 7-9pm, at Kormilda College. Brass,wind and percussion, call Carol 0408 322 539. n ARAFURAScottish Dancers, fun and fitness, Thursdays 6pm-8pm, Masonic Hall, Stokes St Parap. Cost $6. CallMara 0438 842 138 n PLAY ford Plus (English Country Dancing), Tuesdays 6.15-7.45pm, Masonic Hall, Stokes St Parap. Cost $6. Call Anna 8981 6400 n NULINEDanceFridays, 3.30-5.30pm,Malak Community Hall, Malak; Sundays, 2.30-4.30pm, HowardHall,WhitewoodRd, Howard Springs. Call 0418 826 778. n TUBA lessons, beginners bass class Saturdays, 9amDarwin City Brass BandHall, 2 Abala RdMarrara. Call Iris 0400 771 436. n SING anddancewith Celina Lai, speech pathologist, Casuarina Library, Saturdays, 10-10.30am. n SINGAustralia Group every Tuesday, 7-9pm.Music Centre, Essington School, Rossiter St, Nightcliff. Call 0408 731 497. n DARWINChorale every Wednesday, 7.30pm, Charles Darwin University orange building 6 (near TopFM). Call 8945 0935. n CemeNTjam, free adult drama workshops, Chambers Cres Theatre, Malak Shopping Centre, Thurs, 6.30pm. Call 8945 7347. n LINEDancing Top EndMustangs 6.30pm, beg/intMon, Intermediate Wed. Thurs 10am-12.30. Begs/int, Sat 10am, Seniors Hall, Musgrave Cres, Coconut Grove. 0428 784 951. n DARWIN Line Dancers: Tue, Beginners, 7-9pm, Corner Henbury Ave and Trower Rd. Tues, Begs/int, 10am, Nightcliff Sports Club. Thurs, Intermediate, 7pm, Corner Henbury Ave and Trower Rd. Sat, Begs/int, 1.30pm. Sun, Beginners, 10am, Coconut Grove Seniors Hall. 0417 088 477. n DARWINCity Brass Band,Weds 7.30pm. Learners Saturday am, Abala Rd,Marrara. Call 0418 857 744. n TANGOPractica at Coconut Grove Seniors Hall, Sundays 5-7pm. Call 0448 664 593. n PALMERSTONSenior Scooters, seniors line dancingWeds 2.30pm to 4pmat Gray Community Hall, Palmerston. Call Dottie 8927 7635. n ROCK n Roll social dancing, Tues 7.30-10pm, DarwinGolf Club, Link Rd, Marrara. Call 0428 818 442. n RINCENa hEireannDarwin Irish Dance school, Sat 9am-2pm, at Masonic hall Parap. Call 8945 3636. ARTANDCRAFT n ART group for painting, drawing and sculpting, Fridays 10am-1pm, Agoya yoga centre, Parap. Cost $8. Call Betty 0418 386 587. n CWADarwin Craft,Mondays and last Saturday ofmonth, 9.30am, 1/27 Bishop St,Woolner. Call Joan 8941 3179 or 0415 381 791 n PENSIONERSWorkshop woodwork, needlework, craft. Tues, Thurs, Fri, 8.30am-2pm, 2/48 Albatross St, Winnellie, 8947 7098. n CREATIVE Crafts,Weds, 9am-noon, at the Casuarina Baptist Church. Call Nita 0427 288 732. n HUMPTYDoo Fibrecrafts Guild, Weds 10am-1pm, opposite Taminmin High School. Call Jan 8988 5440. COMMUNITYGROUPS n DISABILITY Support Group for peoplewith disability. Call 8948 5400 Tues,Wed, Thurs 9am-2pmor email office@idainc.org.au.Website idainc.org.au n FREEDIYworkshop, Tuesdays, 6-8pm,Malak Community Shed, Malak Shopping Centre, fix things and get crafty. Call 8945 7347. n FREEGardeningworkshop, Wednesdays, 5-7pm,Malak Community Garden,Malak Shopping Centre. Call 8945 7347. n FREE Computerworkshop, Tuesdays, 6-8pm, Darwin Community Arts,Malak Shopping Centre. Beginnerswelcome. Call 8945 7347. n FREE dramaworkshop, CemeNTstars for 18-25yowith disability, Chambers Crescent Theatre,Malak Shopping Centre. Call 8945 7347. n THEMulticultural Council of theNT needs helpers for Homework Club, Weds and Thurs, 4-6pm. CallMelanie 8945 9122 or email sgp@mcnt.org.au n FREE Chinese lessons for beginners at Nightcliff Library Fri, 9.30-10.30am; City Library Tue 11am-noon. Call 0422 969 014. n FREE adult English classes, Casuarina Community Care Centre, Mon, 6-8pm. n NTMultiple Birth Club,Weds 9.30-11.30am, Cas Uniting Church, Vanderlin Drive. 0404 601 650. n PALMERSTON 50+Club, Tuesday 9.30am-1.30pmat Gray Community Hall, corner EssingtonAve&Victoria Drive, Gray. CallMary 8931 0963. n AQUAZUMBA, Sunday, 9am. A$12, C$8. DarwinWaterfront. n ROYAL Life Saving Society NT, pool lifesaving training,Wed, 6-7pm, Casuarina Pool. Call 08 8981 5036. n TAI CHI. DarwinWaterfront, Saturdays, 7am. Free. n DARWINCommunity Service, free drop-in legal advice sessions, Monday, 6-7pm, Palmerston Library, Thursday, 5.30-7pm, 8Manton St, Darwin. Saturday, 10-11.30am, Casuarina Library. Call 8982 1111 or 1800 812 953. n FRIENDS of the Darwin Botanic Gardensmeet Thursdays, 8.30am12.30pm. Call 8927 1461. n CemeNTworx Community Theatre, weekly adult dramaworkshops, Thurs 6.30pm. Free. Call 8945 7347. n GIRLGuides, Humpty Doo, Palmerston, Darwin, Casuarina. Call 8981 3628. n MENTAL Illness FellowshipNT, support groups for carers in Darwin andCoolalingaweekly. Also one on one support. CallMelissa 8984 1051. n PREGNANCYStretch ClassesWed 5.30-7pmNightcliff Community Centre. Thurs 6-7.30pmPalmerston Health Precinct. Call 8948 3043. n DARWIN Tripe Club, 0408 947 890. n ROTARYClub of DarwinNorth 6pm, Mon, Holiday Inn. Call 0427 015 494. n TOP EndGem&Mineral Club, Tues 9am,Weds 6pm, Knuckey Lagoons, 3326 Brandt Rd. Call 8927 1964. n INTERNETClub, Casuarina andCity libraries. Call 8930 0200. n DARWINBridgeClub,Mon 9.15am, Tues beginners 7.15pm,Wed 7.15pm, Fri 7.15pm. 45 Parkside Cres. 8945 4134. n BINGOat Bees Creek, Fridays 8pm, call Andrea 8988 9841. n ROTARYClub of Darwin Sunrise meets 7am, Friday, Holiday Inn Esplanade. Call Frank on 8981 0493. n THE Ionian Club of Darwin for womennew to town. 8942 0430. n DARWIN Sri Chinmoymeditation, Thurs 8pm, Sun 7pm. 0449 847 008. n U3ADarwin Inc.Mahjong. Mondays, 1pm, Casuarina Library. Call Judith 8932 7545. FORKIDS n ZUMBATOMIC, amodified zumba program, for 4-5 year olds. Fridays 10amat Casuarina Library,Mondays 9.15amat Karama Library. n BABES n Books, storytime and sing-along children 3-12months, 1pm,WedsCasuarina Library,Mon City Library. n STORYTIMECasuarina Library, 10amMonandWed. City Library, 10amWedand Sat, 11amFriday. Karama/Nightcliff, 10amTue, Thurs. n STORYTIMETaminmin Library for 1-4 year olds, 10.30amTues& Thurs. Nurserytime for babies under 1, 10.30amMon. 8988 1200. n LITTLE Tots Tennis, 3-6 years,Mon and Fri atMarrara, Sun at Palmerston, indoors. Call 8945 5178.