Brisbane

Our coming events for Brisbane Club Solo (formerly “The Pines” Christian Singles)  are:

For further details contact Madaleine at pinechristiansingles@gmail.com or call her on 0407-572528.  You can also see their program at www.brisbanechristiansingles.com

Sat. 26 Aug.  Dinner @ Preeti’s Palace  Indian Restaurant,  2121 Sandgate Rd, Virginia.  Cost Buffet $22.95.  Starts 5.30pm.  Bookings required by 23 Aug by contacting Lavanya on 0410-219661.

Sun. 27 Aug.  Kumbartcho Sanctuary Festival @ the flora and fauna reserve, Bunya Pines Court off Draper Rd, Eatons Hill.  Starts 11am to 3pm. Shuttle bus from Draper Rd.  Previously it was the old Bunya Park that closed in 1994. Free entry. Activities, shows, music, barbecue, displays, guided walks, food stalls. Bookings required by 23 Aug by contacting Heather on 0448-335910.

Sat. 2 Sept. Connect Café & Potluck Dinner.  Connect Café is a time of connecting and discussion together from a Christian viewpoint. Come to learn and have fun!  Contact Heather 0448-335910 by 30 Aug to let her know you are coming, and for the address of where to go.

Sat. 9 Sept. Dinner & Show @ The Cruise Club,  Act 1 Theatre, 226 Gympie Rd, Strathpine.  Cost $35 includes a 3 course meal.  Arrive at 7.15pm for a 7.30pm start.  Book your own ticket as soon as possible in case the seats fill up fast.  Contact Michele Radford for tickets on 0458-579269 then let Michele Eberle of Pine Christian Singles know you are coming on 0400-442558 by Wednesday 6th September.

Fri.  15 – Mon. 18 Sept.  Singles Camp @ Bethshan Conference Centre, Wyee.  Cost $280 (Same as last year, as well as $70 for D,B & B extra night if you want to stay.  Bookings required by 8 Sept.  A $30 late fee applies after that date but bookings are still open.  The director of Club Solo, Rev Steve Mitchell, will be the speaker this year.  PLEASE NOTE THE CHANGE OF DATE FROM LAST YEAR!!  Click NSW Camp Brochure to download the registration form.

Sat. 16 Sept.  Lunch and Live Music @  Jallas Café @ Archer St Woodford.  Bookings required by 13 Sept by contacting Madaleine on 0407-572528.   Carpooling at 10am from the carpark at the front of Strathpine shopping centre.

Sat. 23 Sept.  Australia Zoo @  Steve Irwin Way, Beerwah.  Cost to all exhibits $59 Adults, $47 Pension cards.  Meet there at 9.30am. Bookings are essential by 20 Sept by contacting Cameron 07- 3256-8372.  Leave a message if necessary.  Explore Bindi’s Island – a three storey treehouse, among ring-tailed lemurs, the giant tortoises, beautiful macaws, boa constrictors, and even an impressive alligator snapping turtle. Steve Irwin dreamed of creating a treehouse based on his daughter Bindi’s retreat in her childhood television series, Bindi the Jungle Girl, and he even began the excavation work of the island before he passed away. Check out Africa! Look out over the 24 acre African savannah and marvel at the gorgeous rhino, giraffe and zebra as they graze in Qld’s only African multi-species exhibit. You might even catch a glimpse of the cheetah. Steve Irwin’s dream was to build an African safari park; where animals roam free in open pains, where the public can watch these animals interact. Step on board the African safari shuttle or use the walking track to explore the wide open plains of this African Savannah.

Sat. 30 Sept. BBQ @ Bullocky Rest, Forgan Rd, Joyner.  Starts Noon.  Hugging the shores of Lake Samsonvale, this tranquil and spacious eucalypt treed reserve is one of the best picnic and barbecue spots around. Spectacular views across the lake to distant ranges; black swans are part of the abundant birdlife.  BYO everything for a BBQ at noon. Bookings required by 27 Sept by contacting Madaleine on 0407-572528.

Sat. 30 Sept. Committee Meeting. After the BBQ at Bullocky Rest (mentioned above), be there by 1.30pm.  Committee Members please book  by 27 Sept with Heather on 0448-335910.

Sun 7 – Sun 14 Jan ’18. 35th Anniversary Gold Coast Holiday @ Mermaid Waters Resort, Markeri St, Mermaid Waters.  Cost $1280 for triple.  Prices for twin & single available on request.  Our speaker this year will be Mrs Andrea Donaldson, one of our Solo committee members.   For the brochure click 35th Anniversary Gold Coast Brochure for all the details.

NOTE: Payment for Events where the money is required by the RSVP date, the options are Cheque or Money Order payable to Pine Christian Singles and post to PO Box 332 Margate. OR pay into the Club’s account at any Bank of Queensland Branch OR Internet Banking. Make sure you include your name (ie George M) and the function (ie Mousetrap) & text the Event Contact person with the same details.  Bank of Qld BSB 124 001 Account 1022 9077 Pine Christian Singles