20th Anniversary Open Day and Mural showcase a Flaming Success
MURAL ARTISTS: Robbie Peters and Indigorose (Debra) Buchannan and Robbie’s children Vanessa and Zeus were excited to present this new artwork and facelift to the people of Nambour Community Centre Where anything is possible . Photo by FIONA CROFT
This year’s winter solstice brought An air of change celebrating the Nambour Community Centre’s 20th anniversary on Friday June 22nd 2018 with a new mural, food, fun, song, dance and ritual and it’s fires of friendships theme certainly warmed the hearts of our community.
The crowd of over 200 people arrived to hear the sound of the didgeridoo played by Robbie Peters a Sunshine Coast Indigenous cultural representative, beside the campfire at the entrance of the Centre. He welcomed the community giving acknowledgement of the traditional owners and Elders of the land – past, present and emerging and invited the community to join in the smoking ceremony and enjoy the evening’s events. To see more on the story and photos go to www.nambourcc.org and come visit and view our new mural at 2 Shearer Street Nambour.
Families and Children
Come and connect in at our supported play space with free coffee, fruit and wifi. When: Every Monday
Time: 9:30am - 11:30am
Where: Playground & Children's room
next 1st June at Lions Park, location changes every week When:3pm - 6pm,
Look at Facebook or contact Thriving Families locations after 1st June 2018.
If you’re pregnant or having a new bub, come meet up with other parents at The Nest - a supported and hosted space for you to gather, connect and build your village.
When: Every Friday
5 SENSES COMMUNITY PLAY SPACE
Thriving Families HQ. Nature & sensory based community play for big & little people. An awesome space for families to connect, be creative, and be part of the Thriving Families community Hub that supports
Families & community wellbeing. When: Every Wednesday
Time: 9.30-11.30am Contact Thriving Families for more information. Text or call 0411 576 564, phone 5476 4933 or follow us on Facebook, just search Thriving families or visit www.thrivingfamilies4560.org
Cultural Connections is a community development program for people from diverse cultural backgrounds. The program can support migrants to meet people, improve skills, get connected in the local community & celebrate our diversity.
MAROOCHYDORE MULTICULTURAL GROUP CONVERSATIONS AND GET -TOGETHER
Meet new people, make new friends and share your culture and stories. Everyone is welcome and morning tea is provided.
For more information please contact Shine on 5441-4724
SUNSHINE COAST MULTICULTURAL NETWORK MEETING
When: 1st Wednesday of each Month
Where: Carers QLD, Maroochydore
Contact Shine Jang for more information or to RSVP for the programs and events listed above.
5441 4724 or email email@example.com
A PLACE AT THE TABLE
Share a delicious meal with people from the local neighbourhood, catch up with old friends & maybe make some new ones. Everyone welcome.
When: First Friday of the Month Where: Nambour Community Centre
TALK 2 FRIENDS
Practice your spoken English, meet new people & have fun
When: Every Friday (except school holidays) Time: 9-11.30am Cost: Free
Contact: Linda on 5441 4660
MIGRANT SETTLEMENT PROGRAM
This program offers free help to migrants who are settling on the Sunshine Coast. We run varied workshops and provide information on employment, education, learning English, Centrelink, housing, health, legal and referrals to other services. We connect individuals with people and community groups. Cost: Free Contact: Linda on 5441 4660 or
Health & Wellbeing
The ‘Building Connections’ group is about sharing experiences and gaining new perspectives. When: 3rd Tuesday of Month Time: 10:30- 12:30pm
Contact: Shine at the Nambour Community Centre (5441 4724) or the PEARL Program (5443 1558)
WATCHING OUR WEIGHT
A friendly social group who share an interest in good company & keeping an eye on their weight. When: Every Wednesday
Cost: enquire Contact: Colleen 5441 2621
Al-ANON FAMILY GROUP
Al-Anon provides support to anyone affected by a relative or friend’s drinking. Members give & receive comfort & understanding through a mutual exchange of experiences, strength & hope. When: Every Saturday
Cost: enquire Contact: 5476 2687
A friendly social group who share an interest in good company & keeping an eye on their weight. When: Every Thursday
Contact: Frances on 5441 3458
Balance, Strength, Flexibility and Relaxing. Liz is a radiant light yoga teacher with 12yrs experience. Please bring a cushion & yoga mat. When: Every Tuesday Time: 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Cost: $15 ($12 concession)
Contact: Liz on 0402 636 600
SUICIDE PREVENTION WORKING GROUP
This group explores local approaches to suicide prevention in Nambour. When: Every 2nd Tuesday
Contact: Ana 5441 4724 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Social, Interest & Personal Development
Stuck within four walls? Come & join this group for some relaxed conversation, tea, coffee & friendship. When: Every Wednesday
Cost: Gold coin donation for morning tea
HEART FELT COMMUNICATION (NVC)
Also known as Compassionate Communication is a non judgemental communication style that has been proven to support people to communicate for better
relationships in family, community & workplaces. When: 1st Saturday of each month (with Debs)
3rd Saturday of each month (with Glenda)
Time: 10- 12noon
Contact: Shine 5441-4724 or email@example.com
RESTORATIVE CIRCLE PRACTICE GROUP
Created by Dominic Barter in the Favelas in Brazil in the 1990’s, with foundations in Non-Violent
Communication. The Restorative Circle provides an
inclusive approach to dealing with conflict in which everybody can be heard and relationships restored. When: 1st Saturday of the month, 1-4pm
Nambour Community Centre
Contact: Shine 5441-4724 or firstname.lastname@example.org
STRONG WOMEN STRONG COMMUNITIES
Come along to our weekly women's arts and crafts group. Share or learn new craft tips while meeting new people. When: Every Thursday
Contact: Thriving Families, 0411 576 564 or FB
PARENT EDUCATION COURSE - PARENTING KIDS WITH ANXIETY
We’ve heard you say. ”how can I support my kids struggling with anxiety”. JOIN child therapist BOBBI CRUZ on a 4 week Journey. This parenting program is drawing on the amazing work of DAN SIEGEL. “When kids work from a Yes Brain, they’re more willing to take chances & explore. They’re more curious & imaginative, less worried about making mistakes. They’re better at relationships & more flexible & resilient when big feelings”(Dan Siegel). COURSES running Thursday Aug/Sept @ Thriving Families HQ. Limited spaces so please register.
‘RESET’ - WOMENS MENTAL HEALTH & WELLBEING COURSE
4wk WORKSHOP based on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. Mindfulness & Values based, women will learn skills that will support them to move towards living a life full of meaning. COURSE STARTS: 16th August. Registration essential. Call to find out more & book a space.
THE NAMBOUR COMMUNITY CENTRE
WOULD LIKE TO THANK THE FOLLOWING ORGANISATIONS:
SUNCOAST COMMUNITY LEGAL SERVICE
Providing legal advice & referral for general
& family law matters. Bookings required.
When: Contact for dates and availability
Contact: SCLS on 5443 7827
SCOPE—Domestic & Family violence service
Personal confidential counselling & information for adults & children. Bookings necessary
When: Every Wednesday 9am-3:00pm
Contact: Centacare / SCOPE 5430 9300
Money Talk—Feeling stressed about money?
For support with: Budgeting and managing money, realistic payment plans for debt, support to discuss your situation with creditors.
Make an appointment with our volunteer for confidential, one on one info sessions.
Call the centre on 5441 4724 to make an appointment or drop into the centre
PERSONAL DOCUMENT SUPPORTER*
Do you need assistance developing a
resume, completing forms / applications
or writing letters? Bookings required.
When: Every Tuesday, 9:30am - 2:30pm
*Please note that the Personal Document Supporter is unable to assist with legal issues.
Visit the Centre
Free tea and coffee is always available in the community kitchen. Call in for a cuppa while browsing our program and events calendar, and library of resources.
Information & Referral Room Rentals
Resource Library Computer Support
Community Development Program
P: 07 5441 4724 KEIHS Nambour
Supports families & individuals who are at risk of homelessness to maintain their tenancies through early intervention support eg assisted referral & advocacy to appropriate services, or through intensive case management support.
P: 07 5441 6522
Cultural Connections - Multicultural Community Development
Shine on 5441 4724 or email@example.com
Migrant Settlement Program
Contact Linda on 5441 4660 or firstname.lastname@example.org Lifestyle Solutions
Our New Beginnings Program provides educational activities for people with a disability to develop the skills required to support individuals to confidently transition into independent living.
P: 07 5476 4295
NCC is a community based not for profit organisation whose activities are partly resourced by contributions from Queensland Department of Communities, Commonwealth Department of Families, Housing, Community Services & Indigenous Affairs, Sunshine Coast Council & Department of Immigration & Citizenship.