Oct – Nov 2017 Bulletin

Nambour Community Centre eBulletin
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Nambour Community Centre

Bi Monthly eBulletin 

October & November Update

Welcome to the NCC Annual General Meeting

Come along and find out what your community centre can do for you.
Come along and meet the staff, volunteers and committee members and also find out all about the programs, services, and groups that are held at the centre. We hold regular group meetings, play groups and so much more.
Everyone is welcome to come along. The night will start with a shared dinner at 5.30pm before the official AGM starts. It always promises to be a fun night with lots of information
Memberships are now due so contact the office if you would like to sign-up as a member or renew your membership (Note: only financial members can vote at the AGM). RSVP by Wednesday 11 October by phoning 5441-4724 or emailing reception@nambourcc.org.
When:  Monday 16 October from 5.30pm
Where:  Nambour Community Centre, 2 Shearer Street, Nambour
Families and Children
Come along & Heartfully, Playfully & Artfully have fun with your kids.
When: Every Friday
Time: 9:30am - 11:30am
Where: Playground & Children's room

Let the kids go feral in the park. Balls and a sausage sizzle provided.
When: 2nd Friday of the month
Time: 4-6pm.
Where: Quota Park

This is a weekly collective playgroup for young parents aged between teen and 23 years. Spending time with our kids and each other. Tea, coffee & hot chocolate provided.
When: Every Monday
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.
Multicultural Activities
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.  
When: Every Wednesday
Time: 10-12noon
Where: Cotton Tree Park near playground

When: 1st Wednesday of each Month
Time: 1pm - 3:00pm
Where: Carers QLD, Maroochydore 

Come along to learn more about Australian work culture, make new friends and share information.
When: Every Monday  from 9 October (for 9 weeks)
Time: 10-11.30am

Contact Shine Jang for more information or to RSVP for the programs and events listed above.
5441 4724 or email mcw@nambourcc.org

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
Time: 5.30–7.30pm
Contact: nccdinner@nambourcc.org

Practice your spoken English, meet new people & have fun
When: Every Friday (except school holidays)
Time: 9am -11.30am    Cost: Free
Contact: Linda on 5441 4660

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
Email: suncoastsettle@gmail.com
Interpreters available 

Document Support worker now available

Do you need a hand with lengthy documents, to write your resume or fill out a job application? Our volunteer document support worker can help with a range of documents and the appointments are free.
Anyone is welcome to use the service. Appointments are available on Thursdays from 9-12pm at the Nambour Community Centre, 2 Shearer Street, Nambour. Phone reception on 5441 4724 to make an appointment.

The Young Women’s Collective

A creative space where creative women are supported by like-minded women
Thriving Families is proud to introduce a group where young women can get creative stuff done and happening in their lives. Whether it’s art, dance, clay, hair, nails, up-cycling or sewing, you’re more than welcome to bring your creative ideas.
The group is designed for high school students and young women in the Nambour community and all participants will be supported by other women.
The group will meet once a fortnight where everyone is encouraged to make, create and hang out with young women. Come as you are! This is a free event with a feed provided.
When: Mondays
Time: 4-7pm
Where: Nambour Community Centre

Phone 5476 4933 or text 0411 576 564 for more info.

Everyone can take part in Social Inclusion Day!

Everyone is welcome to come along and take part in the annual Social Inclusion Day. On Thursday 30 November.
The family-friendly event will be held at Nambour’s Quota Park from 10am to 2pm.
There will be lots of interactive, inclusive and fun activities for everyone to enjoy, plus  a range of local community groups and services who will be there on the day.
Everyone is welcome to come along to this free, family-friendly event.
What: Social Inclusion Day
When: Thursday 30 November
Time: 10-2pm
Where: Quota Park, Nambour

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)

A friendly social group who share an interest in good company & keeping an eye on their weight.
When: Every Wednesday
Time: 8.30-10am
Cost: enquire Contact: Colleen 5441 2621

12-step program to help people cope with stress.
When: Every Thursday   Time: 7.30-8.30pm
Cost: Free   Contact: Michael 0499 973 992

A friendly social group who share an interest in good company & keeping an eye on their weight.
When: Every Thursday
Time: 6-7pm
Cost: enquire
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

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
Time: 5-7pm
Cost: enquire Contact: 5476 2687
Social, Interest & Personal Development
Stuck within four walls? Come & join this group for some relaxed conversation, tea, coffee & friendship.
When: Every Wednesday
Time: 10-12noon
Cost: Gold coin donation for morning tea

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 mcw@nambourcc.org

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 mcw@nambourcc.org


Come along to our weekly women's arts and crafts group. Share or learn new craft tips while meeting new people.
When: Every Thursday
Time: 9.30-11.30am
Contact: Thriving Families, 0411 576 564 or FB

A group for young women (High School aged) to get creative stuff done.
When: Every 2nd Monday (during school term)
Time: 4pm-8pm
Cost: Free and a feed is provided
Contact: Thriving Families, 0411 576 564 or FB

Explore the teaching of Louise Hay as she takes people on a journey of self-discovery and self-love through ‘Mirror Work’ transformation.
When: meeting Fortnightly on Wednesdays (Except School Holidays)
Time: 5:30-6:30pm
Contact Shine for more information on  5441 4724 or mcw@nambourcc.org

Join the Thriving Fam’s Crew

If kicking back over pizza, music, graffiti and hangs gets you amped and you’re aged between 12 and 18, come join the Thriving Fam’s Crew. We meet in the laneway at Nambour Community Centre (cnr James and Shearer Street, Nambour) on Mondays 14 and 28 August and Monday 11 September from 4-7pm.
Phone 5476 4933, text 0411 576 564  or follow us on FB (Thriving Families) for more info.

Community lunch at Caloundra now a monthly event!

Everyone is welcome to bring a plate and share their culture with other community members at the monthly Community Lunch. The event will be held at the Caloundra Community Centre and Nambour Community Centre cultural development worker Shine will be there  to co-host the day.
The lunch will be held on the third Friday of every month from 12-2pm and everyone is welcome to come along. This is a great chance to travel to a new town, meet new people and share your culture through food. Bring a plate of your favourite food!

The Caloundra Community Centre is located at 58 Queen Street, Caloundra. Phone Shine on 5441 4724 for more information.
Personal Services
Providing legal advice & referral for general
& family law matters. Bookings required.
When: Contact for dates and availability
Cost: Donation
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

Do you need assistance developing a
resume, completing forms / applications
or writing letters? Bookings required.
When: Every Thursday,  9am - 12pm
Cost: Free

*Please note that the Personal Document Supporter CAN NOT assist with legal issues.
The Nambour Community Centre has volunteer tutors who provide one on one assistance for those who would like to learn how to use a computer. The tutors can assist anyone from beginners to those who would like to build on their existing skills.
When: Thursdays 9-2:30pm
Contact: 5441 4724  Bookings are necessary
Cost: Free

The computer use is free of charge and can be booked for a maximum of 2 hours.
Computer room open 9am - 2.30pm, Mon-Friday

*Please note that the computer access program is designed to provide community members with access to a computer and is not inclusive of personal assistance.

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

Connect with us

Nambour Community Centre Reception
P: 07 5441 4724  E: reception@nambourcc.org

Information & Referral        
Room Rentals 
Resource Library                   Volunteer Program

Community Development Program
Mark  coordinator@nambourcc.org  
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

Stay Up-to-Date 

F O L L O W on F A C E B O O K
V I S I T our W E B S I T E
G E T in T O U C H
Thriving Families - Family Support Program
P: 07 5476 4933  M: 0411 576 564 | 0421 880 494
E: thrivingfamilies@nambourcc.org  

Cultural Connections - Multicultural Community Development
Shine on 5441 4724 or mcw@nambourcc.org 

Migrant Settlement Program
Contact Linda on 5441 4660 or suncoastsettle@gmail.com
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.
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