CQ Biggest Morning Tea -Fundraiser with a difference

June 2, 2021 | Posted in CQ Events | By

Canberra Quilters Biggest Morning Tea is a little different this year.  There is no Morning Tea event this year.

$$ Donations are being taken at the CQ meetings and special interest group meetings, as well as a white/pink/yellow elephant stall at the Wonderful Wednesday meeting in June.

If you have any good quality donations for the stall they can be left in our rooms, MBT box is there, or you can contact Kay Provins to arrange delivery.  (Kay’s contact details are in Connecting Threads under Blankets of Love.)

You can also donate on our CQ BMT website at https://www.biggestmorningtea.com.au/fundraisers/CQBMT2021. We are running a raffle for all those who donate which will be drawn at the July Wonderful Wednesday meeting.

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Biggest Morning Tea Quilting Bee: Sunday 18 May

May 15, 2019 | Posted in events, member activity | By

Join us and raise funds for cancer research at our Biggest Morning Tea

 QUILTING BEE

   Celebrating:    THE YEAR OF THE PIG

Sunday, 19 May 2019, 10-2pm

Cook Community Hub Hall

Templeton Street, Cook

 

Lucky Door Prizes, MONSTER RAFFLE, Pink Pig Stall (formerly known as a white elephant), Games, Sewing Activities, Morning tea/Lunch

So much fun you will be like pigs in clover

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$5.00 entry (tax deductable donation)

Many of our families and CQ members have been affected by cancer. We want to help, so we are extending an invitation to CQ members and friends to join our annual Biggest Quilting Morning Tea, which raises funds for our local ACT Cancer Council. The money funds research, prevention programs and support for those impacted by cancer.

Entry: A $5.00 (or more) taxable deductable donation to the ACT Cancer Society.

Theme: THE YEAR OF THE PIG – celebrating all things piggy

Morning Tea/Lunch: If you can, please bring a plate of food to share at the morning tea/lunch – it’s always an on-going feast!

Activities and fun: There will be lots of raffles, lucky door prizes, table games, a ‘pink pig’ stall, sewing related challenges and of course – lots of fun and laughter and a prize for the best decorated table/people representing something to do with pigs.

Raffle donations: Donations to the raffle prizes are very welcome and must be new or in as-new condition. Please leave them in the tub marked BMT, in the CQ Cook store room or deliver to

 ‘Pink Pig’ Stall: Used or older donations can go to the ‘Pink Pig’ Stall – there are always great deals to find. Please bring your items for the ‘Pink Pig’ Stall on the day. Left overs will be donated to charity.

So, come along – have some fun, a great morning tea/lunch and help raise much-needed funds for Cancer Research. For more information, or, if you would like to help with the BMT, please contact Tricia Morton on 0421131898 or email

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Biggest Morning Tea 2018

June 14, 2018 | Posted in member activity | By

Canberra Quilters hosted a Biggest Morning Tea Quilting Bee on 3 June. Over $3400 was raised that will go to local cancer projects.

Here are some images from the day. The theme was ‘Going for Gold’ – with prizes for decorated tables and people.

Many busy hands, sewed, completed puzzles as well as a round the building marathon.

Thanks to sponsors and members who donated items for the day and made it so successful.

Busy hands sewing hexies, drinking tea, keeping on eye on raffle…

Some came prepared with Lego to decorate their table

WHile others raided the dress-up box to make a gold statement

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Biggest Morning Tea this Sunday, 3 June

June 1, 2018 | Posted in member activity | By

Going for Gold

Canberra Quilters is hosting a Biggest Morning Tea Quilting Bee on Sunday 3 June, from 10am-2pm in the Cook Community Hub Hall. A tax deductable entry fee of $5 is payable at the door (or you can donate a larger sum). All proceeds go to the ACT Cancer Council for cancer research.

There is a monster raffle as well as a quilt raffle and lucky door prizes. Lots of fun and table games. White elephant stall of used & older items. So bring some money to buy tickets or to grab a bargain.

It would be great if you could bring a plate of food to share at morning tea- savoury or sweet.

The theme is ‘Going for Gold’. Wear something athletic as a tribute to the Commonwealth Games recently held on the Gold Coast – or something gold and glittery because that is who you really are!   Bring a needle and thread to sew as there will be some sewing challenges.

There is a prize for the best decorated table / people, representing a sport from the XXI Commonwealth Games.

Donations of new items for the monster raffle are welcome- place in the marked bin in the CQ storeroom or give to co-ordinators Margaret or Tricia.

Donations of used/ older items for the white elephant table are also welcome, and can be made on the day.

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Biggest Morning Tea Quilting Bee- 3 June 2018

May 11, 2018 | Posted in events | By

 Going for Gold

Canberra Quilters is hosting a Biggest Morning Tea Quilting Bee on Sunday 3 June, from 10am-2pm in the Cook Community Hub Hall. A tax deductable entry fee of $5 is payable at the door (or you can donate a larger sum). All proceeds go to the ACT Cancer Council for cancer research.

There is a monster raffle as well as a quilt raffle and lucky door prizes. Lots of fun and table games. White elephant stall of used & older items. So bring some money to buy tickets or to grab a bargain.

It would be great if you could bring a plate of food to share at morning tea- savoury or sweet.

The theme is ‘Going for Gold’. Wear something athletic as a tribute to the Commonwealth Games recently held on the Gold Coast – or something gold and glittery because that is who you really are!   Bring a needle and thread to sew as there will be some sewing challenges.

There is a prize for the best decorated table / people, representing a sport from the XXI Commonwealth Games.

Donations of new items for the monster raffle are welcome- place in the marked bin in the CQ storeroom or give to co-ordinators Margaret or Tricia.

Donations of used/ older items for the white elephant table are also welcome, and can be made on the day.

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Biggest Quilting Bee Morning Tea- Sunday 18 June

June 13, 2017 | Posted in CQ Events | By

Canberra Quilters is hosting a Biggest Morning Tea Quilting Bee on Sunday 18 June, from 10am-2pm in the Cook Community Hub Hall. A tax deductable entry fee of $5 is payable at the door (or you can donate a larger sum). All proceeds go to the ACT Cancer Council for cancer research.

There is a monster raffle as well as a quilt raffle and lucky door prize. Lots of fun and table games. White elephant stall of used & older items.

It would be great if you could bring a plate of food to share at morning tea- savoury or sweet.

The theme is Christmas in June. Wear something Christmassy.   Bring a needle and thread to sew some Christmas decorations for charity.

There is a cake competition, which will be judged by 3 semi-independent foodies. Bribery by $$ permitted, but not guaranteed. Cook your delights for all to share and you may win a prize.

Donations of new items for the monster raffle are welcome- place in the bin in the CQ storeroom or give to co-ordinator Kay. Donations of used/ older items for the white elephant table are also welcome. They can be made on the day.

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Reminder- Biggest Morning Tea Quilting Bee on 29 May

May 18, 2016 | Posted in What's On | By

Canberra Quilters is hosting a Biggest Morning Tea Quilting Bee on Sunday 29 May, from 10am-2pm in the Cook Community Hub Hall. A tax deductable entry fee of $5 is payable at the door (or you can donate a larger sum). All proceeds go to the ACT Cancer Council for cancer research.

There is a monster raffle as well as a quilt raffle and lucky door prize. Lots of fun and games- including quilt bingo! White elephant stall of used & older items.

It would be great if you could bring a plate of food to share at morning tea- savoury or sweet.

The theme is hexies, so you can wear a hexi in some way – hat, brooch, earrings or clothes; or bring a hexi, hide a hexi!  Bring a needle and black and white thread to sew some hexies during the day. These will be made into a fund raising quilt.

There is a cake competition, which will be judged by 3 semi-independent foodies. Bribery by $$ permitted, but not guaranteed. Cook your delights for all to share and you may win a prize.

Donations of new items for the monster raffle are welcome- place in the blue bin in the CQ storeroom or give to co-ordinator Kay. Donations of used/ older items for the white elephant table are also welcome. They can be made on the day.

 

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Biggest Morning Tea – 29 May

April 30, 2016 | Posted in CQ Events | By

Canberra Quilters is hosting a Biggest Morning Tea Quilting Bee on Sunday 29 May, from 10am-2pm in the Cook Community Hub Hall. A tax deductable entry fee of $5 is payable at the door (or you can donate a larger sum). All proceeds go to the ACT Cancer Council for cancer research.

There is a monster raffle as well as a quilt raffle and lucky door prize. Lots of fun and games. White elephant stall of used & older items.

It would be great if you could bring a plate of food to share at morning tea- savoury or sweet.

The theme is hexies, so you can wear a hexi in some way – hat, brooch, earrings or clothes!  Bring a needle and white thread to sew some hexies during the day. These will be made into a fund raising quilt.

There is a cake competition, which will be judged by 2-3 semi-independent foodies. Bribery by $$ permitted, but not guaranteed. Cook your delights for all to share and you may win a prize.

Donations of new items for the monster raffle are welcome- place in the bin in the CQ room or give to co-ordinator Kay. Donations of used/ older items for the white elephant table are also welcome. They can be made on the day.

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Reminder- Biggest Morning Tea 31 May

May 27, 2015 | Posted in CQ Events | By

DON”T FORGET!

The Biggest Quilting Morning Tea will be held this Sunday 31 May, from 10am until 2pm in the Hall at Cook Community Hub.  All proceeds go to cancer research, through the ACT Cancer Society.

The colour theme for the day is PURPLE. So wear something purple or get a purple rinse in your hair! There is a prize for the person who wears/ has the most purple accessories. Also:

  • MONSTER RAFFLE (lots of prizes, not monsters!), plus quilt raffle and lucky door prizes
  • Sewing challenge, laughter and table games
  •  $5.00 entry (tax deductable donation)
  • And best of all…morning tea – please bring a plate of something nice to share for morning tea, lunch…

Donations to the raffle prizes are most welcome and must be in as new condition. Prior to the day leave them in the blue tub marked BMT, Cook store room or deliver to Vicki Priestly.

Any used/older donations will be put on a white elephant table where you will be able to purchase a great deal. If you have something to donate to the white elephant stall, bring it along on the day. Left overs will be donated to charity.

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Biggest Quilting Morning Tea – 31 May

May 13, 2015 | Posted in CQ Events | By

The Biggest Quilting Morning Tea will be held on Sunday 31 May, from 10am until 2pm in the Hall at Cook Community Hub.  All proceeds go to cancer research, through the ACT Cancer Society.

The colour theme for the day is PURPLE. So wear something purple or get a purple rinse in your hair! There is a prize for the person who wears/ has the most purple accessories. Also:

  • MONSTER RAFFLE (lots of prizes, not monsters!), plus quilt raffle and lucky door prizes
  • Sewing challenge, laughter and table games
  •  $5.00 entry (tax deductable donation)
  • And best of all…morning tea – please bring a plate of something nice to share for morning tea, lunch…

Donations to the raffle prizes are most welcome and must be in as new condition. Prior to the day leave them in the blue tub marked BMT, Cook store room or deliver to Vicki Priestly.

Any used/older donations will be put on a white elephant table where you will be able to purchase a great deal. If you have something to donate to the white elephant stall, bring it along on the day. Left overs will be donated to charity.

 

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