ARTS & CRAFT FESTIVAL … Christmas Gifts

Are you starting to think about Christmas looming up soon.

Here is an opportunity to buy some unique gifts for family and friends.

Many talented and skilled Arts and Crafts people on Bribie will be displaying and selling their creations at the annual U3A Festival.

On SATURDAY 26th OCTOBER many stalls will display a huge range of works for sale at bargain prices.

The Art & Craft Festival will be  held at U3A Centre in the main RECREATION HALL  on First Avenue,  and will open at 9am and finish at noon.

This is a once a year opportunity to see and buy some of their remarkable creative work.

Representing over 30 different Arts & Craft classes, this annual Market Day on Saturday 26th October offers a wide range of hand-made item to both the Members and the general public.

Some of the many items include

Handicraft, Painting, Bonsai, Drawing, Photography, Acrylic, Sewing, Gift cards, Thread cards, Crochet, Prints, Mixed Media, Pottery, Needlework, Scrapbooking, Paper craft and  Silk Painting.

This special Market Day is a wonderful opportunity to buy unique Christmas gifts where makers are basically charging the cost of materials, not the hundreds of hours of skill involved in making them. In addition to stalls and displays there will subject Tutors showing what they do, with an opportunity to view the U3A facilities and hear about the many classes on offer next year. Morning tea will be available.

 More about U3A

Term 4 Classes  for this year at U3A will finish on Friday 6th December, but membership renewal and payment for next year’s classes can be done before term ends.

Newsletters and Timetables can be found at the Bribie Library, Neighbourhood and Information Centre and  information and on web site  or  contact U3A on 3408 1450 during office hours.

Term 1 next year starts on 28th January 2020 and runs until 3rd April.

On Friday 1st November at 1pm an “Insight” presentation will be given by visiting international specialist Doctor  Bill Code about “Solving the Brain Puzzle”

Recent Posts

See All

From the Editor

Welcome to issue 57, Phew! The election is over. 😊 The LOCAL News would like to congratulate Ali King, Labor Member and MLA for Pumicestone, Ali made quite a lot of promises to our electorate and so

Phone: 0447 007 966


Postal Address: PO Box 1019 Bongaree Qld 4507

100% independently owned

While great care has been taken to ensure the accuracy and contents of the publication, the Island and Surrounds accepts no responsibility for inaccuracies.


The views expressed in this publication do not necessarily represent the views held by TIAS. All content is copyright and may not be reproduced without permission. The production of this FREE newspaper is only made possible by you continuing to support our local advertisers.