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The Northern Territory news Tue 20 Jul 2010



The Northern Territory news Tue 20 Jul 2010

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30 NT NEWS. Tuesday, July 20, 2010. www.ntnews.com.au P U B : N T N E W S D A T E : 2 0 -J U L -2 0 1 0 P A G E : 3 0 C O L O R : C M Y K Community Diary WHATS ON VOLUNTEER CLUBS & GROUPS WEEKLY EVENTS SPORT PALMERSTON Football Club Inc Training: U19&Premier League training,Marrara Christian School Tuesday/Thursday 5.30-7.30pm, Sunday 4-6pm. U6-U12 train Wednesday, 5.30-6.30pm, GrayOval. U14 train Tuesday/Thursday 5.30-6.30pm.Womens training Tuesday /Thursday 5.30-7pm, Gray Oval. Games start April 11. Email: PALMERSTON.F.C@gmail.comWeb: PalmerstonFC.websyte.com.au FILIPINO-Australian Association of theNorthern Territory Basketball League, Sundays, 10am-2pm, DBA Stadium, Abala Rd,Marrara. Call 0431 175 907 orwww.faantbl.org.au SURFBOATRowing at Lake Alexander. Rowing times and dates set by each crew. Call Taj 0424 529 003. SOCIAL Tennis at Gardens Tennis Club, Sundays, 4.30pm. Call 8985 1942. ARAFURAOutrigger CanoeClub comeand try sessions. Saturdays 7.30am, Ski Club, Fannie Bay. Call Rosa 0438 228 559. THEDarwinGolf Club Thursday Business Ladies Club nine-hole competition. Tee off 4pm. 8927 3592. WOMENS cricket. Phone 8981 1677. NIGHTCLIFF Bowls Club Social Bowls Tuesday 6pm,Wednesday 5.50pm, Thursday 6pm&Sunday 10am. ContactMick on 0434 071 755. DARWINBowls Club,Wednesday, 6.30pm. Social bowls Tuesdays, 9.30am. Call 8981 3221. HUMPTYDooBowls Club, social bowls,Wednesdays& Fridays, 7pm. PhoneCarolyn on 8988 9860. SOCIAL Bowls, PalmerstonGolf and Country Club, Tuesday and Friday, 6.30pm. Junior bowls Thursday, 5pm. Call 0407 199 408. KATHERINE RugbyUnion, Friday, 6.30pm, Sports &Rec Club. 0439 722 726. YMCAPalmerston Seniors carpet bowls Thursdays 9-11.30am, YMCA Drop In Centre. Call 8932 1096. MUSICANDDANCE ROCK n Roll social dancing, Tuesdays 7.30-10pm, DarwinGolf Club, Link Rd,Marrara. Call Snow 8985 2822 orMarilyn 8948 2170. TOP EndMustangs Line Dancing, Mondays 6.30pm,Wednesdays 7pm, Saturdays 10am, Coconut Grove Seniors Hall. Call 0422 079 706. STRICTLY Social dance, 7-9.30pm. Bayside Dance Centre. 8948 0838. ARTANDCRAFT CWAPalmerston Branchmeetings and craft days, first and fourth Tuesdays ofmonth, 10.30- 1.30pm, FarrarMedical Centre. CWADarwinmeets third Tuesday ofmonth. Craftmeetings second and fourthMonday ofmonth. Call Judy 8927 0604. NT Lacemakersmeets first and third Saturday ofmonth, Gray Primary School, 1-4pm. Phone 8932 2318 a/h. HUMPTYDoo Fibrecrafts Guild meetsWednesdays 10am-1pm, VillageGreen opposite Taminmin High School. Call Jan 8988 5440. COMMUNITYGROUPS FREE Tax help for rural residents if your tax is simple& you earned less than $40,000.Mondays& Fridays at Taminmin Community Library, Challoner Cct Humpty Doo, starting now. For appointment call 8988 1200. QUOTADarwin is a service group of womenwho raisemoney for local charities and performcommunity service aroundDarwin.They are looking for newmembers andmeet on the first and third Tuesday 7.30pm at theAirportManagement Centre. Call Jeannie 0409 281 787. PROBUSClub of Darwin Inc,meets firstWednesday ofmonth, 10.30am, Casuarina Club. Phone 8976 0339. DARWIN Tripe Clubmeets second Wednesday of each secondmonth. Phone 0408 947 890. ROTARYClub of DarwinNorth meets 6pm for 6.30pm,Mondays, Holiday Inn Esplanade, Call Paul on 0427 015 494. YOUTH reading groups, Casuarina Library. Primary school groupmeets second and fourth Thursdays; Middle school groupmeets first and third Thursdays. LIONSClub of Litchfieldmeets Freds Pass Reserve 7.30pmsecond Monday ofmonth. 8983 3655. INTERNETClub, Casuarina andCity Libraries. Or basic internet or email sessions, call 8930 0200. DARWIN Seniors Computer has relocated fromNightcliff to the Darwin Community Arts, Shop 3, Malak Shopping Centre, andmeets first Saturday ofmonth, 2pm, Casuarina Library. Call 8948 1274. DARWINBridge Club sessions Monday 9.15am, Tuesday beginners 7.15pm,Wednesday 7.15pm, Friday 7.15pm. 45 Parkside Cres. 8945 4134. DARWIN andDistrict Branch of National Servicemans Association, meets DarwinNorth RSL Club second Saturday ofmonth, 1.30pm. 8981 5516. BINGO third Sunday ofmonth, Coconut Grove Seniors Hall, Musgrave Crest. Call Terry 8981 5516. MYSisters Kitchen,Mondays at Chambers Cres Theatre,Malak, 2-5pm. Call 8945 7347. ROTARYClub of Litchfield/ PalmerstonmeetsWednesday, 7pm, the Palmerston Sports Club. 8983 1541. BINGOat Bees Creek, Fridays 8pm, ring Andrea 8988 9841. ROTARYClub of Darwin Sunrise meets 7am, Friday, Holiday Inn Esplanade. Call Frank on 8981 0493. NIGHTCLIFF Lions Clubmeets second, fourth Tuesday ofmonth. 8985 4787. THE Ionian Club of Darwin Inc. is a friendship group forwomennew to town.Monthlymeetings. CallMary 8941 4794. THRIVING Thursdayvisit Alawa School Farm. Community Gardening 4.30-6.30pmThursdays. FORKIDS SATURDAYmorning Storytime 9.30am, City Library. YOGA for Kids classes Tuesday 3.30-4.30 and Saturday 11.30-12.30. First class free then $10. Ages 7-14years. Darwin Yoga Space, Coconut Grove, 8948 2299. GIRLGuidesNT Trefoil Guildmeets second Saturday eachmonth. Call 8983 2041. TODDLER Storytimes, Taminmin Community Library, children 1-4 years, 10.30amTuesdays and Thursdays, Challoner Circuit. Call 8988 1200. NTMultiple Birth Clubmeets every Wednesday, 9.30-11.30am, Casuarina Uniting Church, Vandelin Drive. Call 0404 601 650. NOTICES CSIRO staff and students are welcome to join the CSIROAlumni. It helpsmembers stay in touchO. Membership is free. Visit: www.csiroalumni.org.au. NTMercOwners group forming. Seemercownersnt.yolasite.com THENTGeckos U14Girls Basketball TeamNational Basketball in Hobart Tasmania in September. THREE YearOld Kindy-offering Complimentary Sessions. Booking call Shirley 8985 4565. NAKARAPlaygroup, Tuesdays 9-11am, Nakara Primary School. CallMelanie: 0438 852 858. PALMERSTONDrop-in Centre Mondays to Thursdays, 2.30pm- 5pm, Fridays 2.30pm-9pmand Saturdays noon-4pm, in the Satepak building. ARTHRITIS &Osteoporosis NT, 18 Rapid Creek Business Village, 48 Trower Rd,Millner has newoffice hours onMondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 9.30am to 1pm. Call 8948 5232 for information or visit www.aont.org.au Palmerston Support Group is looking for newmembers,meets third Monday of eachmonth, 10amat the office of Peter ChandlerMLA Shop2, Palmerston Shopping Centre. ANT Support Line is available for people livingwith Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Call Anne 8941 2365. IF YOUare disabled join Integrated Disability Action. Phone 8948 5400. GREENINGAustralia Nursery, Saturdays 9am-1pmand Tuesdays 8.30-5pm. Call 8981 1344. THEMulticultural Council of theNT is recruiting volunteers for its homework club, Thursdays 4-6pm. CallMelanie 8945 9122. DARWIN andDistricts Pipes and Drums is looking for pipers and drummers. Phone 0424 265 668. BREASTSCREENNT is seeking womenaged 50 to 69 years for free breast cancer screenings. Call 13 20 50. COMMUNITY Playgroup for children 0-5 years. Thursday 9.30-11am, LivingWater Community Centre. Call Kathy 0419 848 916. LOAN fire extinguishers are available fromMilne Volunteer Bushfire Brigade. Call 8978 2091. PALMERSTONParkinson Support Groupmeeting, Palmerston Library, first, third Tuesday ofmonth. Call 8932 9566. MARKETS MINDIL Beach SunsetMarket Thursdays 5-10pm, Sundays, 4-9pm. PARAPMarkets, 8am-2pm Saturday. Phone 0438 882 373. NIGHTCLIFFMarkets, Sunday 8am. RAPID Creek fresh foodmarkets, Sunday, 7am-1pm. PALMERSTONandRural Fridays from5pm. Phone 8988 1177. COOLALINGAMarkets Saturdays 8am-2pm. Call Trish 0410 836 880. BATCHELORTownMarket - Second Sunday, 8am-2pm. Call 8976 0510. ADELAIDE RiverMarketsMonday, Wednesday and Saturday. Phone Margaret 8976 7213. BERRY Springs Community Markets, from8am-noon, last Sunday ofmonth. Call 8988 6827. KATHERINE CommunityMarket Ryan Park. Every Sat 8am-noon. COMING SOON How to Train Your Dragon is showing at Deckchair CRAFT fair - August 1, 9am to 3pm on the EsplanadeDarwin city. Call Di 8988 9258. COMEand celebrate 30 years of Nightcliff Uniting ChurchOpon August 6, at 6.30pm, 21 Cummins St. All welcome. Entry: gold coin. Call 8985 5700. HOLY Spirit Primary School is holding a fundraiser, Deckchair CinemaonAugust 5, screening How to Train Your Dragon, at 7.30pm. Gates open 6.30pm. Ticket: $13 Adults, $6 Children, $10 Concession, $30 Family. Tickets available at the door on the night or call 8927 3411 or Vanna 0410 169 445. AGET-TOGETHER/Reunion of RAAF personnel stationed at the RAAF BaseDarwin before, during and after Cyclone Tracy,will be held at the SetsMess RAAF BaseDarwin, July 30, 6pm. Call Dan Fuller on 8941 3447. LINGALONGA Festival BugDayOut on July 31, Batchelor Oval, 8am-late. Family friendly daywith free bug themed activities. Formore information:www.lingalonga.org. COOMALIE Cultural Centre, July 31, Batchelor 10am-3pm. Art Exhibition ofworks by Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Educations Art & Craft Students 2010. Visit www.lingalonga.org DARWINCommunity Arts is now seeking artists to participate in the Darwin Fridge Festival August 20-22, Malak Shopping Centre. Call Sarah 0418 429 780 or visit www.darwinfridgefestival.org.au JABIRUGolf Club4person, 18 hole Ambrose andNight Golf, 6 hole Ambrose, August 7 and 9Hole Ambrose onAugust 8. Proceeds Guide DogsNT. Call 8981 5488 or www.guidedogs.org.au DARWIN Surf Life Saving Club, Beach Ball, September 4, at the Darwin Surf Life Saving Club, Daribah Rd, Brinkin. Tickets $130. Julie on 8941 2652 or 8981 9192 or Robyn on 0407 894 514. KORMILDACollegeOpenDay, August 7, 10amor 1.30pmsessions by phone 8922 1611. THENational Servicemens Association Australia Northern Territory is looking for family or relatives of the 212 National Servicemenwhowere killed in the VietnamWar.Memorial thatwill be held on September 8, 2010. Contact IvanWalsh on 8948 5556. MENZIES School of Health Research is hosting a fun-filled Community OpenDay onAugust 16 to celebrate National ScienceWeek. Comeand explore, and enjoy a host of scientific activities. RSVP to Victoria Close byAugust 6, 8943 5039. TRADITIONALRailway Picnic on August 2, Adelaide River Railway Heritage Precinct. COMMUNITYDiary is a freeweekly service provided by theNorthern Territory News. Send contributions to Aunchalee Boonmanee andMelanie Yovich at ntnmail@ntnews.com.au or fax 8981 6045 Deadline is noon on Friday If you can find your way there, Top End Orienteering is holding a trivia night on Sunday THIS WEEK DARWINMemorial Uniting Church is celebrating the 50th Anniversary of theOpening of theMemorial Church. Open nowuntil July 30, 10am to 2pmdisplay of historical items andmemorabilia on show in the church. 78 Smith Stt, Darwin. Saturday, July 24activities commence at 2.30pmand include Darwin Brass Band, organ recital, afternoon tea and historicalwalk. Sundaymorningworship at 9.30am, music by the Darwin Chorale. Call 8981 2897. ALZHEIMERSAustralia NT is holding a fundraiser at Deckchair Cinemaon Thursday, screening UP, at 7.30pm. Gates open at 6.30pm. Ticket: $13 Adults, $6 Children, $10 Concession, $30 Family. Tickets are available at the gate. Call 8948 5228. THE Latin American Film Festival, Charles Darwin University, Precinct Blue, Building 1, Room , at 6pm. July 21Manuela Saenz, Venezuela. July 28Red Ink (Tinta Roja), Peru. August 4God is Brazilian (Deus e Brasileiro), Brazil. August 11 CameraObscura (La Camara Oscura), Argentina. August 18 Words of Truth (Palabras verdaderas), Uruguay. August 25 Lake Tahoe, Mexico. September 1 Teresa, Chile. September 8 The BrokenGods (Los dioses rotos), Cuba. September 15Paraiso Travel, Colombia. Gold coin donations. ORIENTEERINGTop End of Town Trivia Quest, Sunday. . Start between 7 and 9am fromBicentennial Park, The Esplanade (Parliament House end) in Darwin City and look for orienteering signs. Finish by 11am. 4 different courses to choose from. Discover hidden corners of Darwin. All welcome. Call Susi 8981 5841. THE 2010 Portrait of a Senior Territorian Art Award is nowopen to entrants! Call 8901 4159 for details. NORTHERNCountryMusic Associationsocialmusic evening, 7-11pm, Saturday , North Darwin RSL, Batten Rad,Marrara. Entry is free. Call Roy on 8932 2498. SENIORSMonth Exercise& Relaxation Fit for Seniors. Guest speakers, demonstrations, information standsAugust 3-5 only. Bookings essential, closing July 27. Call Arthritis &Osteoporosis NT 8948 5232 onMon,Wed, Thurs 9am to 1pm. LONGGrass Take a Bite Two-Day TrainingWorkshop, July 23-24, 10am to 4pm, at Darwin Community Arts Malak Shopping Centre. No cost and meals provided. Brenda 8945 7347. STORYTIMES for the littlies at Taminmin Community Library. Tuesday 10.30amand Thursday 9.30am. The library is in TaminminHS grounds, Challoner Cct Humpty Doo. Call 8988 1200. HUMPTYDooBowls Club, Barefoot Bowls&Brunch, Sundaymorning at 10am. AlsoWednesday and Friday nights at 7pm for social games. Bookings 8988 4387. TERRITORYCraftSterling Silver Jewelleryworkshop. SixMonday evenings, starts July 26. Kiln Fired Glassworkshop2weekends. Learn to use a potterswheel runs over six Saturday afternoons. Call 8981 6616 or www.territorycraft.org.au TERRITORY Exhibition Handcrafted jewellery by Eric Nunn. Thework demonstrates the Transformations that semiprecious stones undergo in Erics silver and gold jewellery. Opening Friday , 5.30pm, until August 7, at Territory Craft Gallery. CANyouwrite a story in 100words or less or a poemup to 10 lines? The PositiveWordsmagazine competition is open. Entrymust include thewordWindows andbe postmarked by July 31. Cost is $1.20 in unused stamps. Contact positivewordsmagazine@live.com.au or send entries to Editor, Sandra James, POBox 798, Heathcote 3523, Victoria. MILNEVolunteer Bushfire Brigade, Quiz Night, 6pm, Saturday and generalmeeting, Sunday 9am, Brigade headquarters on Bynoe HavenRd. Call 8985 1187. ARE you having difficulties managing anxiety? ANXIETY Therapeutic Group Information Session,Wednesday, 5pm, at Community Care Centre, Casuarina. Free eight-week program. Call Catherine on 8932 6686. FREE TAXHELP for rural residents if your tax is simple and you earned less than $40,000.Mondays and Fridays at Taminmin Community Library, Challoner Cct Humpty Doo. Call 8988 1200.