Classes at the Armidale Community Buddhist Centre 211 Beardy Street (upstairs). Mindfulness meditation classes are held on Mondays from 6pm to 7pm and Buddhist Philosophy classes are held on Tuesdays from 6pm to 7.30pm All are welcome. $5 facility fee. No previous experience in meditation necessary. Contact Pedro on 0478 008 840.
Armidale Town and Country Garden Club meets on the second Tuesday of each month, excluding January, in the Baptist Church Hall in Rusden Street, at 1.30pm. There is usually a guest speaker followed by afternoon tea. Further information can be obtained from Robert Hoad on 6772 6004 or Jennifer Sayer on 6772 5817.
THE Armidale Branch of the RSPCA will hold their monthly meeting, 6.30pm to 8pm at Ex-Services’ meeting room. Visitors and potential volunteers welcome. For further information phone 0412 217 364. First and third Friday of the month NEW England Stroke Recovery Club meets from 2pm to 4pm at Kent House.
DECORATIVE AND FINE ARTS
On Thursday, October 20, the Australian Decorative and Fine Arts Society, Armidale will be presenting their monthly lecture in The Hoskins Centre, The Armidale School, starting at 6pm. The October lecture will be "Conservation and Restoration: A Day in the Life of a Picture Restorer" The nature of oil painting materials, from the Middle Ages to the present. The lecturer for the evening is Sarah Cove. Tickets ($25) available at the door, and include a light supper.
Armidale and district residents over 50 are invited to join National Seniors Australia and to participate in the Armidale Branch. We meet at 10am to 12pm in the Dangarsleigh Room of Armidale City Bowling Club. Inquiries to Jillian 6772 7703.
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