Uprising Youth Festivalat Brisbane Bayside College, Network Drive, Wynnum West. Friday 14 October from 5.30pm and finishing at 8.30pm with fireworks.
This event is designed for school aged children in year 6 to year 12 to come and enjoy a free evening’s activities. Guests include Wallabies player Samu Kerevi, Hip Hop artist MyShon KYD with bubble soccer and more. Hosted by Bayside Christian Family Christian Church.
Spring Fair at Waterloo Bay Leisure Centre, Tingal Rd, Wynnum from 8am to 1pm
Garage Sale supporting the Bayside Sea Scouts, at their Den, Esplanade, Manly 6.30am to12noon
Loud Shirt High Morning Tea
Saturday 15 OctoberLions Club of Moreton Bay are hosting a morning tea fundraiser for Deaf Children. Come and enjoy a morning of good food and fun for a good cause. Make sure you wear your best loud shirt. Bayside Uniting Church, Wondall Road, Manly West 10am to 12noon. Cost $20pp
Manly State School Fundraising afternoon tea. With fashion parade, guest speaker, Ch 9 newsreader Eva Milic at Manly SS Hall. Ernest St, Manly from 2.30pm – 4.30pm Tickets are $25pp and Must be paid in advance email@example.com
Silky Oaks Opportunity Shop Fashion Show from 2pm – 5pm at Silky Oaks function room, 218 Manly Road, Manly. Tickets are $10pp afternoon tea on arrival. Call 3906 8888.
Shed Blessing for Sails at Bayside St Paul’s Church 99 Ernest St Manly 5pm
10th anniversary of the formation of Sails at Bayside, a free local ‘try’ sailing group.
Green waste recycling service
Save $30 on a Green Waste Bin
Green waste recycling bins are an easy way to dispose of lawn clippings, prunings and leaves, especially as you clean up in preparation for storm season.
Your green waste will be collected fortnightly and taken to a green waste recycling facility where it is composted and mulched ready for reuse.
No establishment fees in October
Save $30 when you order a green waste recycling bin between 1 and 31 October.
To help you clean up for storm season, Council is waiving the establishment fee for all new green bins ordered in October.
George Clayton Park (next to the Light House)
55 Lower Esplanade MANLY
Mon, Tue, Wed
Waterloo Bay Hotel
75 Berrima St, WYNNUM
For more information call Wynnum Manly Walkers, Dawn on 0400 990 985
Seafood Festival update!
Not Just Seafood
The Wynnum Seafood Festival is a free community event and seafood festival that celebrates fresh fish and seafood available to the Moreton Bay region and the Bayside.
For bargain-hunters and treasure-seekers, there will be over 80 market stalls to explore selling everything from sweet treats and fresh produce to clothing, homewares and vintage finds.
The market stalls will also feature a dedicated craft and arts market presented by community group BrisStyle which will trade locally created and lovingly handmade crafts and unique pieces from over 22 locally based artists and crafters.
There will be over 15 fresh fish and seafood vendors, 12 live musical acts and 10 presentations across 2 stages. The Wynnum Seafood Festival will offer families, friends, locals and visitors an action-packed day showcasing the very best of Wynnum in the Spring.
The all-ages, one-day event will be held on Saturday, 22 October from 11am to 6pm in the centre of Wynnum on Edith Street between Bay Terrace and Tingal Road.www.wynnumseafoodfestival.com.au
Spring Cleaning – Free Green Waste Tip Weekends
With Storm Season not far away, Council transfer stations including Chandler are opening for residents to dispose of green waste in preparation.
22 and 23 October
You can go to Chandler tip with your green waste for free.
I have sponsored a petition calling upon the Lord Mayor to reverse the decision to reduce and removewater rebates forpensioners made in the June 2016 Budget.
Copies of the petition are available from my office, 3A/212 Bay Terrace, Wynnum and online at
Do you enjoy talking to people? Would you like to be more involved in your local community?
Are you interested in discovering the story behind the people and places in our community?
Would you like to learn skills to record your own family’s history?
The Story Collecting Team meet every second Saturday, 10am- 12 in the Wynnum Library meeting room. (Meeting dates 22/10, 5/11, 19/11, 3/12 and 17/12) for all to come and hear to tell their story.
Come along, learn new skills, share stories, eat cake, and enjoy being part of this friendly group. All Welcome!
CHANGE OF VENUE FOR Eastside Community CRAFT GROUP
Due to renovations at Eastside Community Church.
For the month of October this craft group will meet at the Uniting Church hall, 420 Wondall Road Manly West
Please note that all classes will remain the same at 9.30 to 12 noon and morning tea will be provided as usual. Cost is $4 for the morning.
Classes available are Embroidery, Dolly Duster, Christmas wall hanging and decorations, Quilling, Tea Bag Craft, Soap making, Embroidery, and Tatting. A UFO table is also available for those who wish to catch up on unfinished projects or just want to come along for a friendly chat. Looking forward to catching up to you all then.
Wynnum Region Organised Computing Club for Seniors Inc.(WROCCS) is an organisation run by volunteers teaching Computers, Email, Internet, Digital Photos, Apple & Android tablets & Smart Phones.
They run classes as well as personal one on one sessions,
For more information you are invited to attend their Monthly meeting at the Wynnum RSL (upstairs) on Tuesday 11 October 2016 at 10:30 am or call0411 806 154. As they are a club for seniors you must be 50 or over to become a member.
Learn the benefits of cloud storage and cloud computing. Learn how to use cloud storage to store photos and documents, and cloud computing as a free alternative to paid software. Bookings essential.
Thursday 27 October
1pm to 2.30pm
Perfect for the first time user. Bring your own Android device. Bookings essential.
Tuesday 1 November
10.30am to 12noon
Thursday 3 November
1pm to 2.30pm
Wynnum Library Book Club
11am to 12noon.
Brisbane City Council has programs for all ages at the Wynnum Library.
For more details and bookings call 3403 2199
Attached is a list of school holiday activities. Click the below link for list.
Meet Liz Agnew
Tuesday 18 October 10am to 11am
Join local author Liz Agnew as she shares beautiful recipes, artworks, and fun trivia about the humble strawberry. Liz will discuss her experiences researching and writing Ruby’s Treasure. Bookings essential
Feel good films: Singing in the Rain
Thursday 20 October 1pm to 3pm
A much loved musical about a silent film production company making its transition to sound. A classic with wonderful tunes and brilliant use of colour. (1952) (103 min). Bookings essential.
Storytime with Melanie Schrodter
Thursday 20 October 3.30 to 4pm
Join local children’s author and illustrator Melanie Schrodter as she reads from her latest book, Fliff the Fluffball. Learn how to create and name your own character in a fun afternoon activity. Ideal for children aged 4-7 years. Bookings essential
Poets up late writing workshop
Thursday 20 October 6pm to 7.30pm
Come along to an inspiring and engaging poetry writing workshop. Learn writing techniques and tips on how to give a voice to your inner poet. Bookings essential
Introduction to family history
Friday 21 October 1pm to 2.30pm
Learn how to search for your ancestors online. Beginners and more
advanced participants welcome. Bookings essential.
Thursday 27 October 10am to 11am
Explore the photographs in the Merv Beitz Local History Collection and learn how to use them to create beautiful lanterns. Presented by local historian Kate Harbison in conjunction with Sharee Cordes from Bayside Stories. Bookings essential.
Feel Good Month: The therapeutic garden
Saturday 29 October
10.30am to 12noon
Gardens are places where you can get healthy physically and mentally. This presentation looks at the health benefits of creating a variety of relaxing indoor and outdoor garden spaces. Presented by horticulturalist Claire Bickle. Bookings essential.
Friday 7 October
I attended the Manly West SS Oktoberfest Trivia Night. Some good and unique costumes won the Best Dressed prize.
Saturday 8 October
The Wynnum Manly Junior’s Club had a big day with the opening of their new club extensions. I helped with presentation of trophies before the club and community enjoyed a Spring Fair event.
In the evening I attended the last night performance of ‘Nice Work if you can get it’ by Savoyards. Another good production.
Sunday 9 October
In the morning I went on the 5km walk with locals for the Wynnum Walktober Event. There are regular walking groups in Wynnum and they are advertised in another section of the newsletter today.
Late in the day I attended the 40th Birthday celebrations for the Brisbane Doll Society at the Leagues Club.
Monday 10 October
i attended the Inclusive Brisbane Board Community Forum at Level 16/266 George St Brisbane
Tuesday 11 October
In the morning I was interviewed by one of the volunteers putting together the Bayside Stories project.
In the afternoon, I attended the Welcome Home for the Paralympian Team at City Hall. Some great talent in our local area who achieved great results.
Friday 14 – Uprising Youth Festival at Brisbane Bayside College grounds, Network Drive, Wynnum West from 5.30pm This is a free youth festival for grades 6 to 12.
Special guests attending are Samu Kerevi (Wallaby and Qld Red) MYSHON KYD (Hip Hop artist and Andino (Illusionist) plus more. Great games, bubble soccer, entertainment and food. Fireworks at 8.30pm.
Saturday 15 – Parkrun Wynnum Wading Pool from 7am is a free 5km walk or run for all ages. To register go towww.parkrun.com.au/Wynnum
Saturday 15 – Spring Fair at The Waterloo Bay Leisure Centre from 8am to 1pm on the grounds at 241 Tingal Road, Wynnum. There will be Trash and Treasure, Art, Cakes, Sweets and books as well as plants and clothing. As well as a Sausage Sizzle and a raffle. The Canteen will be open for Devonshire teas, hamburgers ets.
Saturday 15 – Garage Sale from 6:30am – 12:30pm for the Bayside Sea Scouts at their Land Ship – 358 Upper Esplanade, Darling Point, Manly. To buy a table to sell you wares $10.00 members and $15.00 non-members – payable on the day or donate items for the group to sell Contact: Rebecca – Fundraising Co-Ordinator Ph: 0402 793 125 or Email:firstname.lastname@example.org book a table or make a donate items
Saturday 15 – One-Day Book Sale of Military History – a 30+ year collection of military history titles is being sold. Manly Lota RSL Hall, 184 Melville Tce, Manly from 9am to 2pm
This is a great opportunity for those who love military history to grab a bargain. Books are in ‘as new’ condition, including recent releases. Prices start from $2.00. Books cover all major conflicts from 19th century warfare, through World War I (including many popular Gallipoli titles), World War II, Vietnam and contemporary conflicts.
10% of net proceeds benefit the Manly/Lota RSL Sub Branch. Cash only.
Saturday 15 – Loud Shirt High morning tea. Lions Club of Moreton Bay are hosting a morning tea fundraiser for Deaf Children. Come and enjoy a morning of good food and fun for a good cause. Make sure you wear your best loud shirt. Bayside Uniting Church, Wondall Road, Manly West 10am to 12noon. Cost $20pp
Saturday 15 – Jan Power Markets at Little Bayside Park, Manly 6am to 12noon
Sunday 16 – Harman’s Reserve working bee for October will be held from 7.30 until 10.30 am with a cuppa afterwards Please meet at the container near to the scout hall on Wood Street Manly. All welcome. For more details, please phone Gayle on 0423845237.
Sunday 16 – Manly Creative Markets are on at Little Bayside Park, Manly from 8am to 3pm
Thursday 20 – Bayside Women in Business Coffee Networking event at Tide Wine Bar, William Gunn Jetty 9.30am Cost $10 for a mingle and chat over coffee and treat. Book via their email@example.com@bsdf.org
Thursday 20 – Seniors Mock Olympics. Wynnum 60 & Better will be holding a Seniors Mock Olympics at the Sea Scouts Hall and surrounds at 10.30am. Everyone is welcome to come along and join in the fun and games with BBQ lunch. Plenty of seating and no running involved. Cost $3. For more details call 3348 6306
Friday 21 – Smart Money Fair at Morningside School of Arts from 9am to 1pm. This is a community event to provide information about avoiding scams, helpful tips on library services, Centrelink, payday lenders, borrowing, credit and fair finance, affordable housing and more. For more details call 3399 5671
Saturday 22 – Silky Oaks Carboot Sale (Fourth Saturday of the Month) at 218 Manly Road, Manly. From 8am to 11.30am. If you wish to have a stall or need more details call 3906 8888.
Saturday 22 – Parkrun at Wynnum Wading Pool from 7am is a free 5km walk or run for all ages. To register go to www.parkrun.com.au/Wynnum
Saturday 22 – The Bayside Business Expo -from 11am to 2pm at Wynnum Memorial Hall, cnr Cedar St and Bay Terrace, Wynnum. Great workshops and guest speakers during the day.
Saturday 22- Art Exhibition over the weekend. A collaboration of work by local artists will be on display for FREE at theWynnum Community Centre Gallery Level 2, Florence Street Wynnum. For more details contact Alice on 0423 063 447 or emailAliceart29@gmail.com Some of the local artists are:-Alice Blue, Sally Barling
Sunday 23 – Manly Creative Markets are on at Little Bayside Park, Manly from 8am to 3pm
Sunday 23 – The Wynnum-Manly and Districts Men’s Shed is holding a fundraising BBQ at the Manly Markets from 6.00am to 2.00pm. With beautiful beef, bacon, egg and onion sandwiches, sausage, egg and onion sandwiches and super snag sausage sandwich, icy cold drinks.
Sunday 23- Art Exhibition over the weekend. A collaboration of work by local artists will be on display for FREE at theWynnum Community Centre Gallery Level 2, Florence Street Wynnum. For more details contact Alice on 0423 063 447 or emailAliceart29@gmail.com Some of the local artists are:-Alice Blue, Sally Barling
Tim de Groot, Doriana Berkovic and Vanessa Perske
Monday 24 – ‘Women’s Voices 19’ hosted by Soroptimist International Bayside. A celebration of women’s contribution to local culture and community. Will be held at Wynnum Manly Leagues Club 6.30pm – 9pm. Cost $45 or $40 concession includes a 2 course meal. For more details firstname.lastname@example.org bookings at
Saturday 29 – Parkrun at Wynnum Wading Pool from 7am is a free 5km walk or run for all ages. To register go to www.parkrun.com.au/Wynnum
Saturday 29 – Halloween Festival Manly – 11am to late. A great family night. The Main Parade from 6pm Cambridge Parade and Little Bayside Park, Manly.
Sunday 29 – Manly Creative Markets are on at Little Bayside Park, Manly from 8am to 3pm
Saturday 5 – Parkrun at Wynnum Wading Pool from 7am is a free 5km walk or run for all ages. To register go towww.parkrun.com.au/Wynnum
Saturday 5 – Jan Power Markets at Little Bayside Park, Manly 6am to 12noon
Saturday 5 – Free Movies in the Park at Little Bayside Park, Manly. Movie ‘Racing Stripes’
Get ready for Melbourne Cup with this tale of a zebra who thinks he’s a horse and has a dream to race with the thoroughbreds. Running time 102 minutes. Rated G. Movie screens at 7 pm.
Bring a folding chair, rug or cushion and settle in for a great evening’s entertainment. Food available for purchase from 4:00pm.
Saturday 5 – YCEL Ice cream shop’s 2nd birthday, Cnr Bay Terrace and Florence St Wynnum at 10am
Saturday 5 – Manly Dragon Boat blessing of the fleet ‘dotting the eyes’ at 10am Rose Bay
Sunday 6 – Manly Creative Markets are on at Little Bayside Park, Manly from 8am to 3pm
Saturday 12 – Parkrun at Wynnum Wading Pool from 7am is a free 5km walk or run for all ages. To register go towww.parkrun.com.au/Wynnum
Saturday 12 – Saturday Markets at Wynnum Baptist Church, 287 Kianawah Road, Wynnum West 8am to 12noon (2nd Saturday of each month ). Craft in the hall, Carboot in the grounds and lots of stalls with a FREE Jumping Castle. There is a large Playground and Balloon Animals for the Children For stall space phone Mary 3348 6612 – cost of stall $10.00
Saturday 12 – The Wynnum-Manly and Districts Men’s shed is holding a fundraising BBQ at Bunnings Cannon Hill from 8.00am to 4.00pm. With beautiful beef, bacon, egg and onion sandwiches, sausage, egg and onion sandwiches and super snag sausage sandwich, icy cold drinks. Ronnie’s home-made terrific tomato relish
and spicy black sauce will be available.
Saturday 12 – Brisbane Bayside College Trivia Night at the school Sports Hall 6pm for 7pm. Cost $10pp BYO nibbles, cash bar Phone 38935333 or 0409 774 034
Sunday 13 – Manly Creative Markets are on at Little Bayside Park, Manly from 8am to 3pm
Wednesday 16 – Talk to a Town Planner at Brisbane City Hall, Sherwood Room, 64 Adelaide St Brisbane 12noon to 2pm and 5-7pm To register call 3178 5500 to book a time with a town planner or go to www.brisbane.qld.gov.au
Friday 18 – Walter’s Choice Fundraiser at Wynnum Manly Leagues Club in conjunction with Wynnum Manly Juniors & Redlands Juniors are having a sports lunch to raise money for the Walters Choices & both junior clubs, to be held here at the Wynnum Manly Leagues Club . Cost is $140pp or $1300 for a table of 10. Guest Speaker is Scott Sattler. This luncheon is a lead into the Legends of League game being played on the Saturday night 19/11/16, so a number of the players will be in attendance – it will be a great day. For details and bookings call Troy on 0401 843 030 or Adam on 0407 598 125
Saturday 19 – Parkrun at Wynnum Wading Pool from 7am is a free 5km walk or run for all ages. To register go towww.parkrun.com.au/Wynnum
Saturday 19 – Jan Power Markets at Little Bayside Park, Manly 6am to 12noon
Sunday 20 – Manly Creative Markets are on at Little Bayside Park, Manly from 8am to 3pm
Sunday 20 – The Wynnum Choral Society Inc. is holding the second Variety Concert of its’ 90th. Anniversary Year at 2p.m. The venue is The Wynnum Municipal Hall, Cnr Bay Terrace and Cedar Streets, Wynnum. The Concert is supporting Red Cross, Wynnum Manly Branch, and they will also be providing the afternoon tea which is included in the price of the tickets, $20.00 and $15.00 concession, children under 12 $5.00. For information 0403422324.
Saturday 26 – Parkrun at Wynnum Wading Pool from 7am is a free 5km walk or run for all ages. To register go towww.parkrun.com.au/Wynnum
Saturday 26 – Silky Oaks Carboot Sale (Fourth Saturday of the Month) at 218 Manly Road, Manly. From 8am to 11.30am. If you wish to have a stall or need more details call 3906 8888.
Sunday 27 – Manly Creative Markets are on at Little Bayside Park, Manly from 8am to 3pm
Saturday 27 – The Wynnum-Manly and Districts Men’s shed is holding a fundraising BBQ at Bunnings Cannon Hill from 8.00am to 4.00pm. With beautiful beef, bacon, egg and onion sandwiches, sausage, egg and onion sandwiches and super snag sausage sandwich, icy cold drinks. Ronnie’s home-made terrific tomato relish