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FRIDAY, JUNE 21 Yes, that's right, 'postponed.' 🤨 Due to swell (see link if curious): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h16PWpLx3tI NO DATE decided as yet. July 24 is just a place-holder. We'll go on a Saturday or Sunday, hopefully in July sometime. ________________________ ****Brisbane Whale Watching offer 25% off ALL tickets in June!**** ________________________ This event is going to be our very first COMBINED trip with a Meetup group called "Brisbane Christian Singles and Solos." It promises to be a doubly special day out, socialising with other like-minded Christians from different walks and stages of life! It should be an absolutely lovely day of fellowship, friendship and nature. 🐋☕🥗🐟🐠🦅⛴🍪🐳 WELCOME along, BCSS's!! We look forward to meeting you! 😃 __________________________________________________ We have talked about doing this for a while now.... (this is particularly true of our three attempts during 2018, all "rescheduled" due to "unfavourable conditions"). Let's DO it! A friend and I saw passengers pouring off this exact boat trip about a week ago and they were glowing! Raving about it! Said it was incredible and SO well worth it. They had me sold that day. "Of all the great whales, the Humpback is the most surface active displaying behaviour that will not only inspire you but leave you in awe. There quite clearly is no better place to observe the mighty Humpback Whales than Brisbane’s Moreton Bay, acknowledged as one of the world’s best whale watching destinations in the world. Your Captain Kerry Lopez, is recognised as the only female Captain that owns and skippers a whale watching venture in the South Pacific rim. Kerry's skilled and dedicated friendly crew will assure you an unforgettable whale watching adventure. Enjoy a gourmet buffet lunch as you look on in awe as these amazing gentle giants relax in your company, breach, blow and play all within metres from the boat. Located 30 minutes north of the Brisbane CBD on the beautiful Redcliffe Peninsula, we are pleased to offer guests a luxury full day’s whale watching adventure on the magnificent vessel 'Eye Spy' with the following inclusions: •Boarding commences at 9.00am for a 10.00m departure •Returns back to the Redcliffe Jetty by 2.30pm •Fresh buffet lunch including Tiger Prawns, Chicken and Ham with a large arrangement of salads and rolls •Extensive and informative commentary •A portion of every ticket is donated to ongoing whale research with various whale organisations •A licensed bar, snack and souvenir counter is available •Wheelchair accessible •Tours operate daily from June to November (weather permitting) As an Eco Accredited Company, we believe that providing people with an opportunity to witness these amazing creatures first hand, not only puts a lot of smiles on guests faces but offers an increased awareness of the beauty of nature and the need to nurture our precious wildlife." Please go to http://www.brisbanewhalewatching.com.au if you have more questions. LET'S MEET: ...at the start of the jetty, at 8:30/8:45-ish. Boarding at 9am. We'll gather and maybe board even if people are running late - and don't worry, we'll SAVE you a seat! :-D PARKING: "Per the website.... there is an all day free car park located opposite the Redcliffe Police Station, just 100 metres north of the Redcliffe Jetty which is our departure point" (Thanks Wes!) ...and/or... "There is also a big car park on Johns street. It's free it says 3hrs but that's only Mon - Fri." (Thanks Carlie!) WHAT SHOULD I WEAR? Dress warmly and wear flat shoes. If you wish to spend time on the outside decks of our vessel, you may like to wear a light waterproof wind-jacket. BOOKING If you are keen, please book and pay at http://www.brisbanewhalewatching.com.au for Sept 8, then let us know in the messages below that you've booked. PLEASE BRING $2 to help cover Meetup subscription costs. Thank You. This is sure to be an AMAZING trip. Hope you can join us!
Hi All, WHO among us, had to read this for school?? Surely it wasn't just me? Surely! I do remember it being difficult to read, hahaha, but hey, kids and homework, right... 😏 Hopefully this movie version will bring back some GOOD memories (for us all?), not to mention how important this timeless message is for us to hear, especially now, and be encouraged by! MOVIE SYNOPSIS: An epic journey, faithfully adapted to modern-day. Christian faces distractions, challenges, and perils at every turn of the way. But ends victorious, with helpful guides, as he stays on the narrow path to the distant Celestial City. Based on John Bunyan's epic masterpiece, THE PILGRIM'S PROGRESS is one of the most popular books of all time, and one of the most important stories of our faith! Second to the Bible in total copies and translations, the story was written by John Bunyan a pastor, imprisoned for sharing his faith. This powerful allegory helps families understand the spiritual journey is the most important journey in life, as well as the importance of sticking to the path, even when the journey gets difficult. TRAILER: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=04WXlAcOtS0 _________________________________________ WHAT and WHEN: --> Dinner? Not sure yet... Depends on start time... --> Start time? TBC... --> this is a 100% Date Saver folks. BRING: - $2 for Meetup subscription costs (Thank You!) COST: I think Event Cinemas can be a bit costly, depending on time of week/day, but you might find some good discounts online. Also, RACQ members have movie discounts, as do Cine Buzz card holders. Here's to a really good Friday night out! Seeya there, Liana
Bike Ride time... 🚲 then an awesome bakery feed awaits... 🥐🥧 We will meet at the Fernvale Futures Complex, Brisbane Valley Highway, Fernvale at 8:30 am (start riding at 9am). Join us for a great country bike ride, great coffee and a great time of catching up with friends! Looking forward to seeing you all at the ride - everyone is welcome!! WHAT TO BRING: - your own bike equipment, water etc (Helmets a must of course) - some money for the cafe - $2 for Meetup subscription costs (Thank You) - a smile - punctuality - please don't be late as we are joining another group for this hide and they are hosting NOTE: 1. This trail is not suitable for road / racing bicycles. 2. Each bike rider is required to wear a bicycle helmet as per Queensland law. 3. If it is raining or the weather is looking a little dodgy we will send an e-mail / face book message by 7:00 am to advise that the ride is either postponed or cancelled.
Hands up if you... • love Jesus • love Brisbane • have a heart for refugees • have a bike and helmet • have a generous heart • like to help If you answered yes to one or all of the above - this event is for YOU!!! Ride for Refugees https://rideforrefugees.com.au/ ...is a cycling event for the serious and casual rider who has a heart to help refugees. It is focused on helping people and churches engage with and raise funds for refugees locally and globally. _______________________________________________ Alright, so I'm getting in VERY early on this one this year. The website is set up to "Register Your Interest" only, at the moment. Good opportunity to get in, get organised, get practising and get fundraising! More details to follow! We might create a group for us to all join on the website, or register individually, but that will all happen a bit later. Check out the website above for details on what you need to do. But generally speaking you need to: --> Pre-register and pay (this is a fund raiser remember) --> Bring your bike, helmet and appropriate clothing for the ride along. --> Enjoy the day... The ride is about 22km long and is relatively flat. Great scenery also.