Autumn Flowers, Plants on Show Flower and Plant Show

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Cherith Weis

Gracemere

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bigpond.com

THE Rockhampton Horticultural Society invites the regionCOs green thumbs to its 39th annual Autumn Flower and Plant Show tomorrow.

There will be a wide variety of potted plants including cordyline, croton, begonias, bonsai, bromeliads, cacti, succulents and also cut flowers. Roses, gerberas, natives and containers of specific colours and many more will make a wonderful display. Plants will be for sale at bargain prices.

The show will be held at the Crowley Pavilion (next to main entrance Rockhampton Showgrounds) Exhibition Rd on Saturday 9amCo4 pm and Sunday 9amCo3pm. Admission $2.

For more information please phone Ann 49272757 a/h or Jewel 49273808.

Cent sale

THE Royal Flying Doctor Auxiliary is conducting a cent sale on Sunday commencing at 2pm at Bauhinia House. Free admission and over 200 prizes are up for grabs. Light afternoon tea with chips, drinks on sale.

Birdwatchers

BREAKFAST at the Lagoon Saturday at Shalom Village Maloney Street from 7.30am (under cover). Comments from expert birdwatchers. Check out the cake and plant stall and farm animals also guest speaker John Lever who will give an update on Crocodiles in the Fitzroy River at 8.10am plus Mr Keith Ireland at 8.30am with the Rotary Bird Calendar for 2014. Neighbour Mrs Gloria Cowie will have a couple of farm animals particularly for the young to admire.

RSVP to 49239500 or a/h 49279019 or email graham.harvey@qbc.com.au and indicate if you would like to attend the 7.30am or 8am session

Dance time

AN old time/new vogue dance will be held at The Caves Recreational Hall at 7.30pm tonight. Entry is $10. Music provided by Twocan. From now on, dances will be held at the Caves Hall on the first and third Fridays of each month. For inquiries phone Jerry 0418784608.

Knit or crochet

IF you can knit or crochet and have some time to spare, then the community needs your nimble hands and generous time to make blankets, beanies and woollen items to help the 2013 Homeless Connect initiative.

Rockhampton Regional Council is again partnering with government, business and community sector agencies to ensure the Homeless Connect event on June 20 continues to assist people experiencing homelessness.

If you are interested in getting involved in Homeless Connect, contact the council on 49368569. Balls of wool can be dropped off at any RCC library.

Have a say

ROCKHAMPTON Mayor Margaret Strelow is seeking help from the community to figure out where savings can be made and which services are most important to the community.

At the sessions participants will be asked to answer a series of questions. Spaces are limited, so register now. Come along and have your say. Tonight, the next session will be held at the Gracemere Community Hall, Barry Street from 7Co8.30pm.

To register for a session please either call 1300225577 or fill out the online RSVP form available on our website at rrc.qld.gov.au. Those who canCOt attend a session in person will have the opportunity to answer the same questions, either via a paper based survey or online.

KidsCO club

THE Kabra Salvation ArmyCOs KidsCO Club will re-start today at 5.30pm. Venue is the Salvation Army Church cnr Mount Morgan Rd and Windah St. …