The fourth NSW seniors card short story writing competition is open for entries. The theme is Positive Ageing, so submit your non-fiction story now.
The fourth NSW seniors card short story writing competition is open for entries. The theme is Positive Ageing, so submit your non-fiction story now.

Community Notices: Central Coast

TO ALLOW for readers' requests for the publication of more neighbourhood news, please keep notices short and to the point (100 word maximum).

If you would like to submit a photo please ensure it is at least 180dpi or 500kb to 1mb in size and of faces, in a nice bright setting.

The deadline for the April issue is April 11. Email editor@seniors


VIEW stands for voice, interests, education of women.


WE MEET on the second Friday of the month at Club Toukley RSL at 10am. We have lucky door prizes, raffles and lunch followed by guest speakers or members anticipation.

We also have outings, Friendship Morning Teas, Soup and Damper days raffles and interesting discussions.

Come along and make new friends.

VIEW is a valued part of The Smith Family and raises money for Learning For Life sponsorship and education of disadvantaged Australian children and young adults. Phone Sandra on 4396 6206.


OUR meetings start at 10.30am on the third Friday of each month at the Halekulani Bowling Club, Budgewoi followed by lunch and guest speaker. Members and guests are most welcome. Come along and join in the fun. For more information, phone Robyn on 4390 2527.


LOCAL writers meet monthly to encourage and develop their writing skills. Meeting on the fourth Saturday of each month at 1.30pm.

The next meeting will be April 27 at Woodbury Park Community Centre, 1 Woolmers Crescent, Mardi.

Inquiries: Mei-Ling Venning, President. Phone 4333 7489, email meilingvenning@ or go to


THERE will be a Seniors open day on Friday, April 13 at 10am-1pm. Free entry. Information and demonstrations.

The New Empire Ballroon Orchestra, presents 'Music of the ANZACs' on Sunday, April 15 at 2pm. Tickets $15. Phone 4323 2311.


OUR Open Day is on Tuesday, April 17. Demonstrations of some of our club activities (i.e. Tai Chi Swords, Yoga, Exercise, Line Dancing and many more). The day starts at 9am. Our Tour desk will be open, plus computer and mobile phone section.

Come and see our talented members showing their crochet, spinning, card making, ceramics, art as well as weaving, leatherwork and wood burning. Our talented choir will entertain during the lunch break. Indoor bowls, euchre and woodwork will also be open on the day. Come along and see what our wonderful club is about.

Maybe you would like to become a member?

Only $6 per year. Located at 1 Hargraves Street, Toukley. Phone 4396 5075 for more information.


THE fourth NSW Seniors Card Short Story Writing free-entry competition is open until June 1. Anyone can enter by submitting online a non-fiction story of no more than 1000 words. The theme is Positive Ageing. The top 100 entries will be published in the Seniors Card Anthology, released in October.

For all details and to enter go to au/seniors-card-short- story- competition. For any questions, phone Cate on 0458 375 256 or email scsscfaw

There is a free writing workshop for anyone wanting help in preparing to write their competition story at Kanandah Retirement Village, Mudgee on March 31 from 10am-noon and the NSW State Library on April 16 in the Macquarie Room from 10.30am-12.30pm.

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