September 2014

Drumbeat is now in progress – come along and join in


Music as a tool

  • has a positive impact on mental health
  • transcends language barriers
  • allows people to release unprocessed feelings in a safe way
  • produces a vibration which can have an effect on the brain
  • supports social bonding and
  • promotes friendship, trust, cooperation and collaboration.
  • Where: Karumah
  • Cost: Gold coin
  • RSVP: 02 4940 8393 or 0490 009 571
  • Time: 10am
  • When: Tuesday for 10 weeks


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Discussion Forum – Positive Life


Join Positive Life and Karumah for a ‘discussion forum’ At Karumah on Friday 24th October between 6pm and 7pm then stay on for our Friday night BBQ.

Please contact Catherine for more information 0490 094 268 or

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“Fresh Start” – Quit for life

Stop-Smoking-Life-Coaching[1]Positive Life NSW & Karumah are running a program especially designed to help people with HIV to quit smoking

Fresh Start is a peer led course held each week for 2 consecutive weeks Current session dates are Fridays 17 & 24 October from 3pm to 5.30pm

To register or for more information contact Catherine on 4940 8393 or Quit for good! at the Karumah Centre in Hamilton





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Bikefest is a Celebration of Cycling for fun, fitness and smart transport.


Bikefest expo – The expo will be located at ‘Bikefest Central’ – along the promenade at Honeysuckle by the harbour on Sunday 26th October 2014. The exhibition will cover over 5,000 square metres of paved open-air piazzas in the centre of the city on one of Australia’s busiest, most scenic cycle routes. The expo site is bordered by cafés, restaurants, bars and parklands. A games arena and active displays will provide fun and entertainment throughout the weekend. The expo is a core element of Bikefest and will provide a unique opportunity to bring local and national exhibitors together in the one location to showcase their products and services to a rapidly growing cycling community.

To reserve your place

Please complete and return the Bikefest Expo Registration form by Friday 10th October 2014. You can: fill-in a printed copy of the registration form by downloading andcompleting an on-line form at phone 0421 226 909 – we’ll take down your details. Easy!

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Tickets are Now on Sale – Karumahs 25th Anniversary RED PARTY – Friday 21st November 2014


Karumahs 25th Anniversary RED PARTY

Friday 21st November 2014

Tickets are now on sale.

RSVP: by 3/11/2014 by Phone: 02 4940 8393 Email:

Tickets can be picked up and purchased from Karumah Tuesdays and Thursdays or by – Internet transfer/Direct debit information BSB – 062-808 Account no. 10266256 Please reference your Name for direct debit payments. If you email or phone through with the details we can post you your tickets or you can pick them up from the door.


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What every Man needs to Know – a Men’s Health Expo

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Bowel cancer – sexual health – staying healthy – testicular cancer – relationships – passports – testosterone – heart disease and diabetes – wellness – the prostate – alcohol & drugs – erections – prevention – sun exposure – activities and depression

When: Thursday 25th September 2014 Time: 10am to 2pm

Where: Soldiers Point Bowling Club

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10 Pin Bowling

Come and join us on Friday 19th September for 10 pin bowling if you’re interested please call Catherine for more details.84F74F8F-688D-4995-B3EB63FE92E4DAF6[1]

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POZHETEVENT- Myuna Bay Sport and Recreation Retreat 2014

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Myuna Bay Sport and Recreation Centre Friday evening 10th until Sunday 12th October

Fun challenging and gently activities – opportunity to meet support and share stories with your peers – information about treatments, up to date science and disclosure – group discussions – 2 nights accommodation and meals provided – partners and family members are welcome to apply.

To find our more call Pozhet on 1800 812 404 or email Pozhet at  Closing date for applications is the 12 September 2014

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