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The Northern Territory news Tue 5 Jan 2010



The Northern Territory news Tue 5 Jan 2010

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28 Northern Territory News, Tuesday, January 5, 2010 www.ntnews.com.au P U B : N T N E W S D A T E : 5 -J A N -2 0 1 0 P A G E : 2 8 C O L O R : K THIS WEEK GAMES Corrugated Iron Youth Arts will be appearing at Darwin Libraries with theatre games, movement and face painting. KTownColours, today, 10am-4 pm. Free workshop, at Old YouthClubSecond Street T-shirt printing and dyeing for youth, 13 years & over. Allmaterials supplied free. Lunch provided and pick up available. Call Meg on 8971 0928. CASUARINA Library livemusic, at noon, this Friday. Elena B. Williams awardwinning singer/songwriter and guitarist/mandolin player whos style won her Best Live Acoustic Act at the Canberra liveMusic Awards, will play amixture of folk, soul, to jazz and alternative funk. THISweek Corrugated Iron Youth Arts will be appearing at Casuarina, the City, Karama andNightcliff Libraries with theatre games,movement and face painting as part of theDarwin City Council Libraries holiday program. Pick up a brochure at your library for full details. Nightcliff Uniting ChurchOpShop, 21 Cummins St, reopens with a Super Sale, Saturday, 9am. NOMINATIONS are now open for theNT Achiever Award. Nominations close today. Award recognises an individual Territorian for excellence in arts, sport, career and/or community service. Call the Australia Day Council NT on 8924 4204. AUSTRALIADay Awards 2010. Do you know someone in the LitchfieldMunicipality who deserves to be recognised?Nominations open in Citizen of Year, YoungCitizen of the Year (to 27 years), Community Event of the Year, ( Young Sportsperson of the Year, Senior Sportsperson of the Year. Call 8983 1522 for details. ANexhibition of visual art and contemporary craft in the formof furniture byCharles Darwin University Cert IV students is on display at Casuarina Library. SIGNup for the summer reading club at Casuarina, the City, Karama or Nightcliff Libraries. Open to all librarymembers 18 years and under. There are great prizes to bewon.More information at your library. PALMERSTONLibrarywill be running a holiday program for children of all ages. Programs available from the library or by phoning 8935 9999. YMCATop End School Holiday Care program. Limited places are still available at Anula, Nightcliff and Parap. Check it out on www.topend.ymca.org.au or 8981 8377. NORTHERNTerritory LibraryCyclone Tracy Exhibition now until February 7. An exhibition from the librarys own collections. Cyclone Tracy onDecember 24, 1974 virtually destroyedDarwin, and the nextmorningmost of the 48,000 populationweremade homeless by the largest natural disaster in Australias history. Free exhibition, open to the public. ARTHRITIS&Osteoporosis NT office reopens on January 11, 2010. ENTRIES are invited for the 2010Northern Territory Literary Awards, in the categories of poetry, short story, youth fiction, Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander fiction, and essay. Closing January 31. PALMERSTONDrop-in Centre is a safe place for youth to hang out. OpenMonday to Thursday, 2.30pm- 5pm, Friday 2.30pm9pmandSaturdays noon-4pm. Located in the Satepak building (upstairs from the NABBank). For youngsters, 12-17 years. PALMERSTONAquatic & Lifestyle Centres famouswaterackety for children to use onWednesday from 1.30-3.30pm and January 11, 13, 15 and 18 from 1pm3pm, at 31 Tilston Ave, Palmerston. WEEKLY SPORT SURFBOATRowing at Lake Alexander. Rowing times and dates set by each crew. Call Taj 0424 529 003. PETANQUE, Darwin Ski Club, Thursday, 7.30pm.Must be 18 or supervised. Call 8981 6630. SOCIAL Tennis at Gardens Tennis Club, Sundays, 4.30pm. Call 8985 1942. ARAFURADragonboat Club beginners sessionsMondays and come and try sessionsWednesdays, 5.30pm.Meet under the Crooze Restaurant, phone Janice 8932 5062. DARWINGymnastic Club competitive and recreational classes. 8927 3040 or www.darwingymnastic.org.au THEDarwin Golf 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. Darwins only DryMAXPro lawn bowling. ContactMick on 0434 071 755. DARWINBowls Club,Wednesday, 6.30pm, name down 6pm. Social bowls Tuesdays, 9.30am. Call 8981 3221. HUMPTYDooBowls Club, social bowls,Wednesdays & Fridays, 7pm. PhoneCarolyn on 8988 9860. SOCIALBowls, PalmerstonGolf and Country Club, Tuesday and Friday, 6.30pm. Junior bowls Thursday, 5pm. Call 0407 199 408. WEEKLYHeart Foundationwalks. Tuesday 8.30am, Hungry Hearts Cafe; Wednesday and Thursday 6pm, Shell Durack; Tuesday and Thursday 6pm, Amcal Humpty Doo. Call 8981 7035. KATHERINERugbyUnion, Friday, 6.30pm, Sports &RecClub, Giles St. All welcome. Call Jenny 0439 722 726. NIGHTCLIFF Bowls Club Social Bowls, Tuesday 6pm,Wednesday 5.50pm, Thursday 6pmandSunday 10am. Darwins only DryMAX lawn bowling. Call Mick 0434 071 755. MUSICANDDANCE ROCK n Roll social dancing, Tuesdays 7.30-10pm, Darwin Golf Club, Link Rd,Marrara. Call Snow8985 2822 orMarilyn 8948 2170. RINCE na hEireanneDarwin Irish Dance school, Saturdays, 9am, Entertainment Centre. Call 8945 3636. STRICTLYSocial dance, 7-9.30pm. Bayside Dance Centre. 8948 0838. BALLROOMdancing beginners, Mondays, 10am to noonCnr Woodroffe/Temple Tce. 8932 2384. ARTANDCRAFT TERRITORYCraft workshops glass beads, clay work,mosaics andmore. 8981 6616 or tcdarwin@bigpond.com. COUNTRYWomens Association Darwinmeets third Tuesday ofmonth. Craftmeetings second and fourth Monday ofmonth. Call Judy 8927 0604 orWendy 8928 0196. CWAPalmerston Branchmeetings and craft days, first and fourth Tuesdays ofmonth, 10.30- 1.30pm, FarrarMedical Centre. NT Lacemakersmeets first and third Saturday ofmonth, Gray Primary School, 1-4pm. Phone 8932 2318 a/h. COMMUNITYGROUPS ROTARYClub of DarwinNorthmeets 6pm for 6.30pm,Mondays, Holiday Inn Esplanade, Call Paul on 0427 015 494. DARWINCity Council Libraries Youth reading groups, Casuarina Library. Primary school group, CaUGHTREaD HaNDEDmeets second and fourth Thursdays;Middle school group, Rear HOTREadERSmeets first and third Thursdays ofmonth. LIONSClub of Litchfieldmeets Freds Pass Reserve 7.30pm secondMonday everymonth. 8983 3655. TOPEndGem&Mineral Club, Tuesday 9am-noon orWednesday 6pm, Knuckey Lagoons Recreation Reserve, 3326Brandt Rd. Call 8927 1964. INTERNETClub, Casuarina andCity Libraries. Or basic internet or email sessions, call 8930 0200. THETop EndNative Plant Society meets third Thursday ofmonth, 7.30pm,Marrara Christian College, Amy Johnson Ave. Call 8983 2131. DARWINSeniors Computer Club meets first Saturday ofmonth, 2pm, Casuarina Library. 8948 1274. Darwin Bridge Club sessionsMonday 9.15am, Tuesday beginners 7.15pm, Wednesday 7.15pm, Friday 7.15pm. 45 Parkside Crescent. 8945 4134. DARWIN andDistrict Branch of National Servicemans Association, meets DarwinNorth RSLClub, Batten Rd,Marrara second Saturday ofmonth, 1.30pm. Call Terry 8981 5516. BINGO third Sunday ofmonth, Coconut Grove Seniors Hall, Musgrave Crescent. Call Terry 8981 5516. NAMELESSNomads Car Club club run second Sunday ofmonth. 8983 2041. MYSisters Kitchen,Mondays at Chambers Cres Theatre, Malak, 2-5pm. Call 8945 7347. ROTARYClub of Litchfield/ PalmerstonmeetsWednesday, 7pm, the Palmerston Sports Club. 8983 1541. SOMERVILLECommunity Services My Time, Tuesday, 10am, 3 Victoria Drive, Gray. Call 8935 1500. BINGOat Bees Creek, Fridays 8pm, free transport fromPalmerston, ring Andrea 8988 9841. COOLALINGAWednesdays Circle, support group formental health carers, Goyder Electorate Office, 2-4pm. Call Catherine 8948 1051. ROTARYClub of Darwin Sunrise meets 7am, Friday, Holiday Inn Esplanade. Call Frank on 8981 0493. ROSTRUMPublic Speaking Club meets 12.10pm, Tuesday, Paspalis Centrepoint. 8981 2776. NIGHTCLIFF Lions Clubmeets second and fourth Tuesday ofmonth. Phone 8985 4787. DARWINToastmasters Clubmeets first and third Tuesday ofmonth. Phone 8981 8689. YMCAPalmerston Seniors carpet bowls Thursdays 9-11.30am, YMCA Drop In Centre. Call 8932 1096. FORKIDS HEART 2Heart Family Support, for families of children of any agewith Congenital or AquiredHeart Disease. Wemeet once amonth at Palmerston McDonalds for information and support. Extrameetings can be arranged as needed. Call Amanda on 0403 289 812 or email figfug@gmail.com. GIRLGuidesNT Trefoil Guildmeets second Saturday eachmonth. Call 8983 2041. TODDLERStorytimes, Taminmin Community Library, children 1-4 years, 10.30amTuesdays and Thursdays, Challoner Circuit. Call 8988 1200. MULTIPLEBirth ClubNT coffee morning/play group fourthWednesday of themonth, 10am-12pm, Living Waters Community Centre on Buscall Ave. Call 0405 60 650. COMING SOON DARWINRobbie Burns night 2010 January 30. Cost: $75 for 4-coursemeal (including shot of whiskywith haggis). Entertainment includes Darwin & District pipes & drums. Scottish attire available from Just Formals. Call Moyston 0424 265 668. AUSTRALIADayHumpty DooGolf Club, January 26, five-person ambrose, 18 holes, $66 a team. Book a team on 8988 1118. COMEand Try Scottish Country Dancing February 6, 1.30pm. Social Scottish Country Dancing for beginners starts, February 13, 12 lessons, 1-3pm. Scottish Country Dancing YouthClass Resuming, February 1, 5.30-7pm. Social Scottish Dancing class for young dancers aged 9 and over, at theMalak Community Centre. Call Angus at 8927 9203 or email anguka@internode.on.net The Palmerston Aquatic and Lifestyle Centre is having a pool party on Saturday, January 23, from2-6pm. There will be free pool entry, thewater rackety, waterslide, horse riding, barbecue, DJ and hip hopworkshop, 31 Tilston Ave, Palmerston. All welcome. NOTICES DOyou haveGamba orMission grass on your property? Is your property in the Darwin Harbour Catchment? Greening Australia (NT) is available to Assist LandOwnersmanage for grassyweeds and fire control. Gamba andMissionGrass are declaredweeds. Treat themnowbefore they set seed. To arrange a site inspection call 8981 1344 or email catherine.orme@nt.greening australia.org.au ARTHRITIS&Osteoporosis NT is calling for expressions of interest frompeople in Darwin andAlice Springs to attend a free nationally accredited training course to be held in both Darwin andAlice Springs late March/early April 2010. Call 1800 011 041. ANTSupport Line is available for people livingwith Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Call Anne 8941 2365. IF YOU are disabled or affected by disability, join IntegratedDisability 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. Call Melanie 8945 9122. DARWIN andDistricts Pipes and Drums is looking for pipers and drummers. Phone 0424 265 668. ONE in eight Australian womenwill develop breast cancer in their lifetime. BreastscreenNT is seeking women aged 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. BE safe whenmowing or slashing your block. Loan fire extinguishers are available fromMilne Volunteer Bushfire Brigade. Call 8978 2091. PALMERSTONParkinson Support Groupmeeting, Palmerston Library, first and third Tuesdays ofmonth. Call 8932 9566. ROSTRUMpublic speaking club meets every Tuesday at 12.10pmon the 4th floor of the Paspalis Centrepoint Building. Call Helen on 8981 2776. AROUND Town is a free weekly service provided by the Northern Territory News. Send contributions to Aunchalee Boonmanee and Emma Smith at ntnmail@ntnews.com.au or fax 8981 6045 Deadline is noon on Friday. MARKETS PARAPMarkets, 8am-2pmSaturday. NIGHTCLIFFMarkets, Sunday 8am-2pm. RAPIDCreek fresh foodmarkets, Sunday, 7am-1pm COOLALINGAmarkets every Saturday 8am-2pm. Call Trish 0410 836 880. ADELAIDERiverMarketsMonday,Wednesday and Saturday. PhoneMargaret 8976 7213. BERRYSprings CommunityMarkets, from8am-noon, the last Sunday of everymonth. Call 8988 6827. = FREE EVENT

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