Capricornia (Rockhampton)

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    Oak Tree Retirement Village, 40 Foulkes Street, Norman Gardens 4701

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    Fourth Tuesday of the month at 10:30am, Meetings free with the option to stay for lunch $10

About our branch

At our free monthly meetings we invite guest speakers to explain subjects of interest to our membership.

We also host events and activities, and promote other like minded organisations' activities that could interest our membership.

Our newsletters contain summaries of our guest speaker sessions and list upcoming events.

Oak Tree Retirement Village has offered their Norman Gardens venue for our meetings and activities.


Diabetes Support Group

Computer and Smartphone use - Rockhampton

Computer and Smartphone skills - Yeppoon

Create your own digital photo album

Twelve days of Christmas-saving hints

World Kindness Day


Monthly Meeting

Free morning tea from 10 am.
Selected guest speaker on topic of interest to our membership
If you wish to stay for a light lunch, we each put in $10.

10.30 am, fourth Tuesday of the month (except December)

Diabetes Support Group

Credentialled Diabetes Educator, Helen Sutcliffe, will lead a support group for people with Type 2 Diabetes.

26 July: Individual assessments, by appointment Contact Desley on 0400 824 936
2 August: What is Diabetes?
9 August: Complications of diabetes
30 August: Medications
13 September: Diet
27 September: Physical activity
11 October: Sick Day management
25 October: Program summary

Held at The Oak Tree Retirement Village, 40 Foulkes Road, Norman Gardens, 4701.

Alternate Fridays in July, August , September and October 2019. 10 - 11 am

Days for Girls

Days for Girls is committed to supporting a girl throughout her entire life cycle, from providing her with a DfG Kit, to teaching her health education, to offering training for her when she gets older so that she can produce DfG Kits and support hygiene needs in her community.

Donations are accepted for:
- fabric;
- girls and womens cotton brief underwear sizes 8 - 16 (no boy or thong styles or animal patters, please.)
- face washers
- hotel size soaps
- double zip lock Hercule bags.

If you would like to do more, contact Debbie Daley on 0409 622 272

Help Days for Girls Rockhampton make a difference. Every girl. Everywhere. Period.

World Kindness Day

The Common Thread - kindness in your DNA.

National Seniors, Capricornia Branch is keen to connect with speakers, service clubs, service providers and local artisans who would like to share their kindness projects and maybe add a "how to" demonstration to be part of a very special event.

Preference will be given to locally made, grown or cooked arts and craft or food, relaxation, meditation or similar products and services. You may take orders on the day or take pre-Christmas orders.

Set up from 7 am or on the afternoon before.

How to use your mobile phone, tablet, or laptop with confidence.

Be connected

This 8 week course is for beginners with limited or no computer skills.
Learn the very basic first steps, how the device works, how to stay safe on line, social networking, using a digital camera, creating files, online shopping, connecting with others and even a couple of sessions that are more personalised to help you get the most out of your device for you.

For more information please visit our website and to book Judi directly on 0447 227 630.
For Yeppoon bookings please call Jenny Brown on 0427 870 265.

More details about current courses in our events pages

Mondays 10 am to 12 pm, Norman Gardens; 1 to 3 pm Yeppoon

Photo Gallery

Proudly displaying their journals after working in one of Peta Lloyd's popular workshops
All is ready for the Cancer Council's Biggest Morning Tea, May 2019



September 2019

Published in the Rockhampton Morning Bulletin


July 2019

Published in the Rockhampton Morning Bulletin


August 2019

Published in the Rockhampton Morning Bulletin


June 2019

Published in the Rockhampton Morning Bulletin, 20 June 2019


May 2019

Published in the Rockhampton Morning Bulletin - 23 May 2019

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