Friday Interest Groups

Groups meet from February to early December during the year, usually during the day.

Antiques and Collectables 2nd Friday of month 1.30- 3.00 pm pm Members’ home or place of interest 856 2431
Armchair Astronomy 1st Friday of month 9.30 am – 11.30 am Convenor’s home 855 7453
Coffee Companions 2nd Friday of month 10.30 am – 11.30 am Various local cafes 849 0242
Current Affairs 1st and 3rd Fridays of month 1.30 to 3.00 pm. Boardroom Celebrating Age Centre 855 4757
Hiking 2nd Friday 9 am Various 027

702 0247


  Convenor, telephone, venue, time, date, cost.  
Antiques and Collectables
We meet to discuss and share knowledge on antiques and collectables.
Raeburne Bourke
856 2431
Members’ home or place of interest
1.30 – 3.00 pm
2nd Friday of the month
No Vacancies
Armchair Astronomy
We meet to discuss papers which have been circulated among members on cosmology (the science of the origin and development of the universe) and astronomy (the science which deals with celestial objects, space and the universe as a whole) and related matters.
Brian Morris
07 855 7453
Convenor’s Home
9.30 am – 11.30 am
1st Friday of the month

New members welcome

Coffee Companions
Members of this group meet at various establishments to sample their coffee, enjoy the company and the opportunity to make new friends.
Judith Hickman
07 849 0242 or 027 664 6712
10.30 am – 11.30 am
2nd Friday of the month
Group size – no limit

New members welcome

Current Affairs Group
Members are welcome to join the lively group. You can choose to attend one or both monthly sessions. A variety of topics are addressed bringing forth many and varied views. You will be able to nominate and introduce topics if you wish.
Gorham Milbank
07 855 4757
Celebrating Age Centre
1.30 to 3.00 pm
1st and 3rd Fridays of the month
$2.00 per session (to cover room hire)
Group size – flexible, but room limit applies.

New members are welcome; but contact convenor first.


This group will organise a hike each month. These will be of varying difficulty but this will be clearly identified to the group.

Des Johnston

027 702 0247


2nd Friday of the month

Costs TBA



Group size – flexible, new members welcome.