A valued part of The Smith Family

Centenary Evening VIEW Club


Centenary Evening VIEW club was formed in 1994. We are a lively and vibrant club with around 50 members.

Centenary Evening has a triple Focus- fun friendship and fundraising for disadvantaged students in The Smith Family's Learning for Life program. We will be supporting nine students this year.

We enjoy lots of varied trips and outings. Our monthly Coffee and Chat mornings are extremely popular.

Several fund raising events are held in members' homes, such as high teas and Melbourne Cup parties..

Every December finds the Centenary girls Christmas wrapping in shopping centres. This is a fun way to raise much needed funds.

We are always delighted to welcome new members, so please get in touch and come and see what we're all about.


  • Meeting Day on 2nd Monday each month at 6.30 for 7 pm
  • at McLeod Country Golf Club


Rita:  0413 138 967

Gaynor: 07 3194 2677


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McLeod Country Golf Club, 61 Gertrude McLeod Crescent,, MIDDLE PARK, QLD 4074

Club News

2019 September
National VIEW Convention

Nineteen cheery members can't wait for the festivities to begin at the beach party at National Convention.

Large group of beach party goers in hats and leis.




Linda, Jan and Sue looked lovely at the Masquerade ball.


2019 September
National VIEW Convention

Everyone looked very glamorous and mysterious at the Masquerade ball.

Large group of masked ladies at the masquerade ball.


2019 August

The bumper Father's Day Bunnings cake stall.

So many members contributed to the spectacular range of goodies on display. Many thanks to Bunnings for welcoming us back.


Ageless Confidence

PETA Gillian of Strong Healthy Women gym presented Gaynor and Helen with a cheque for $550, proceeds from her latest "Ageless Confidence" event. Peta, whose gym was the Queensland finalist in the boutique fitness business of the year competition, is a great fan of View and The Smith Family. Many thanks to Peta for her amazing generosity.


2019 August

What better way to spent a beautiful Queensland morning than cruising up the Brisbane River enjoying a Devonshire tea on the way. 16 members and friends enjoyed playing tourist for the day.


2019 July

10 intrepid walkers and Lochi the one eyed wonder dog undertook a "walk with VIEW" along the river from Jindalee to the Coffee club 3 kilometres away at Sinnamon park, and back again. It was a perfect morning for a lovely  walk.

The walkers needed lots of nourishment after their long trek.


2019 July

Out to Lunch

The "Out to Lunch club" enjoyed a very special lunch at the Sofitel hotel's seafood bouffe. What a treat!


2019 June

Bunnings cake sale and raising awareness day.

The club members baked an amazing array of wonderful goodies for the raising awareness and cake sale at Bunnings Oxley store.

The members serving on the stall were rushed off their feet. Everything was sold out, and we raised lots of funds.


2019 June

Our new movie club is well and truly off the ground. Members enjoyed lunch and a good discussion after seeing Red Joan.

Our June guest speaker, PETA Gillian from Strong Healthy Women, explained to our members the five things we must do to stay healthy after 55. Vice President Helen is pictured here with PETA. PETA has kindly offered to donate the proceeds from her next " Ageless Confidence" event, to our club.




Two lovely husbands manned the barbecue, here's Michael with many sausages. Many thanks to Daryl also.


2019 May Sausage event at Bunnings.

The lovely people at Bunnings offered us the job of cooking sausages for their Mother's Day family evening. We earned a voucher we will use as raffle prizes at our dinner meeting.

President Rita and Delegate Gaynor prepare to face the onslaught of sausage fans.


Barefoot Bowls

Thank goodness program officer Linda knows what she is doing.

Caption: President Rita is very pleased with her shot


2019 May

A fun afternoon was had by the experienced bowlers and hopeless novices alike.


Some one isn't doing so well, must be time for a sausage sizzle!

 Moya and Margaret played it cool all afternoon.


VIEW in March

Nine members enjoyed the stunning Artworks at the Asian Pacific Triennial at our magnificent Art galleries. These "tapestries" were made from thousands of pins!

Appreciating the huge tapestries


Out to Lunch Club


Lunch at Soul bistro at Milton was enjoyed by 15 members of the "Out to lunch club"

International Women's Day in March

The Centenary Evening members had a wonderful time at the Brisbane View Clubs'  International Women's Day celebrations at Rydges, Southbank. Our ladies are always willing to support VIEW functions.






2019 Fun start

Centenary members look very happy to be back together in January, at the first Coffee and Chat morning for 2019.


2019 Fashion in February 

We all marveled at the creativity and sheer brilliance shown at the Easton Pearson fashion exhibition at the museum of Brisbane. These talented designers have generously donated over three thousand garments to the city of Brisbane.




Four of our senior members were awarded "Centenary's little treasure" certificates. These wonderful ladies have worked hard for our club since its inception, and are still doing so.


2018 November - Birthday

Our 24th birthday got off to a wonderful start with canapes and champagne on the golf club veranda. The theme was " Race Day." Members looked very glamerous and enjoyed a fashion parade from "Fashions on Mayfield."

To set the mood, the tables were decorated with race wear accessories, fascinators, clutch bags and jewellery.

For the birthday cake, members enjoyed home made cupcakes, baked by committee members.

Trip to Warwick for the Jumpers and Jazz Festival

A band of intrepid VIEW members and partners braved the winter chills to attend Warwick's Jumpers and Jazz festival.

Even the trees wore woolly jumpers

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Spring Fling High Tea

A very successful fundraising event was the very elegant "Spring Fling" high tea.



2018 November

Blue Illusion fund raising for TSF styling day.

President Helen was a most accomplished model at the Blue Illusion fundraising for TSF styling workshop

Melbourne Cup Fundraiser

Fascinators were the order of the day at the Melbourne cup chicken and champagne luncheon.

 "Winners are Grinners" these lucky ladies won the sweeps at our Melbourne Cup day fund raising Luncheon A great time was had by all. 



2018 May - Royal Wedding 

The royal wedding was adopted as the theme for our May dinner meeting. The lovely display of members' wedding dresses had us all asking, how on earth did we ever fit into them?

Members dressed in wedding finery, including tiaras, for the occasion.


2018 May - Walk with VIEW

Members were well rugged up for "A WALK WITH VIEW" along the Brisbane River, on a beautiful, sparkly winter's day.

Members and friends are relaxing with a well earned drink and sausage sizzle, after a vigorous game of barefoot bowls. Much fun was had by all.

2018 Coffee Mornings

Our informal monthly coffee and chat mornings are always popular, they are a great way to get to know our fellow club members.


2018 May 

We have wonderful guest speakers at our club dinners.
The effervescent and delightful Julie McDonald entertained us with tales of her career and her role at the commonwealth games. Here she is being thanked by member Jan.




National and Regional News


Centenary Evening VIEW Club

2019 QA02 Bunnings

Bunnings Cake and Craft Stall. Centenary Evening, Chapel Hill and Kenmore VIEW Clubs combined to create the most amazing cake and craft stall at Bunnings Rocklea, in Brisbane on Saturday 25th May, 2019.

Centenary Evening VIEW Club


QB02 Zone Conference was held at Lennox Street Bowling Club, Maryborough on13th September 2018 Fiftyseven members and guests from Gympie, Hervey Bay and Fraser Coast VIEW Clubs with guests from Maryborough gathered together for a very informative and entertaining day.

Centenary Evening VIEW Club

Blue Illusion Shopping Day

Blue Illusion National Shopping Day and Styling Workshop in support of The Smith Family and VIEW Clubs.


Events Calendar

We have some great events coming up, take a look at the calendar and get involved!

Oct 31

Blue Illusion Summer Styling Workshop

You and a friend are invited to join us in store to discover our newest collection. Our stylists will explore this season’s chic new pieces and show you how to create the perfect summer ensemble.

Nov 12

eS4W Roundtable - “What impacts economic and financial security for all women in Australia”

Join economic Security4Women (eS4W) and enhance the conversation

Nov 13

eS4W Roundtable - “What impacts economic and financial security for all women in Australia”

Join economic Security4Women (eS4W) and enhance the conversation