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Sunday Snippet April 28 2024

Updated: May 1

Welcome to this week's news and views from around the resort.

If you are the contact point for any activity that is not listed correctly, please contact Kay at or ring her on 0412 671 846.  No calls after 5pm though please.  


Just a friendly reminder that some of us will need to re-set the timer on the hit water heater. If you need any help come and see Mick at Villa 7


Higher or Lower took place on Sunday 21 April. 14 tables had lots of fun, and a couple of tables went away with Pie N' Peas vouchers or Lakeside Cafe vouchers. The next Higher Or Lower will be on Sunday 19 May - Save the date.



Congratulations to Music UK No1s winners Eight Pins. Despite an average start they managed to win by seven points. Handicap winners were Gran Torino and Newbies held off all challengers to win the Wooden Spoon.

And a lucky resident won $600 on FIND THE GEM - how good is that !!

Come along on a Wednesday night - only $1 to take part in the best trivia on Bribie Island. Form your own team, or a couple of our regular teams are looking for new members. Enjoy the trivia, lucky door, a wonderful raffle and of course the chance to win $1,000 on Find The Gem.

Next Trivia is GENERAL KNOWLEDGE on Wednesday 1st May.


ANZAC Day lunch

A wonderful 3 course lunch for all our Vets on ANZAC Day. A huge thank you to all the vollies that helped make the day special. A special mention for Peter Jackson for organising the day and providing the post-lunch entertainment.



BIG Raffle winners from Friday. Huge thanks to Vikki and Cath for providing us all with yet another superb raffle.

Special thanks to young Henry for pulling out all the winning tickets - I think he has a job for life here at Bribie.




It's all happening in May - ONJ is coming to GemLife on Saturday 11th May. Tickets only $25. Check your letterbox and you know what to do if you wish to see this fabulous show. Tickets are still available.


Back by popular demand. The Baby Boomers, will be here on Saturday 25th May.

Tickets $6 each are available on the website NOW.

This will be a BYO event.

If you would like to pay cash for your ticket, simply book on line, select cash and pop the money into letterbox 167. Please ensure you have the correct money, and provide your name, villa number and what table and seats you booked.

Your tickets will then be emailed to you


Happening this week

BINGO on Monday 29th April - Eyes down at 1:30pm

LAKESIDE CAFE on Wednesday 1st May - some of you lucky people have vouchers - don't forget to use them

PODIATRIST is here on Wednesday 1st May

TRIVIA Wednesday 1st May 6:30pm

DINING with CHEF DAN on Thursday 2nd May at 6pm

MEAT RAFFLE on Friday 3rd May - Tickets on sale at the clubhouse from 4:30pm


Web Matters -

If you would like some help with getting onto the website, navigation, buying tickets or booking facilities, we are here to help. Sessions are either one on one, or in a small group.

Please email for details.


Movie Night 7pm Mondays - All welcome, no need to book

FORREST GUMP is a 1994 comedy-drama movie.

Starring Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, Gary Sinise and Sally Field. Great movie and a well deserved Oscar for Tom Hanks.


Hope you all enjoy this week's snippet. Remember to send articles, news and juicy gossip to

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