Probus Club of Wyong had a wonderful lunch on Australia Day at the Point Cafe, (Japanese Gardens) East Gosford.
Probus Club of Wyong had a wonderful lunch on Australia Day at the Point Cafe, (Japanese Gardens) East Gosford.

COMMUNITY NOTICES: What's on around the Central Coast

HOW TO SUBMIT NOTICES

HELLO readers, would you like to promote your club or group and let your community know what's going on with your members for free.

You can also submit a photo but please ensure the quality is at least 180dpi and of peoples faces and nice and bright. Club Notices deadline for the next issue is March 18.

Send your notices and enquiries to Nicky or Chris via email communitynotes@seniorsnewspaper.com.au.

We look forward to hearing from you.

 

VOCAL GROUP: The Wyong Toastmaster members.
VOCAL GROUP: The Wyong Toastmaster members.

WYONG TOASTMASTERS

TOASTMASTERS are a group of people who train and are training members to improve their skills and confidence needed to express themselves in any situation.

Whatever their position or time in life, Toastmasters is the most efficient, enjoyable and affordable way to gain great communication skills.

By learning to effectively formulate and express ideas, a new world of possibilities will open. Members become more persuasive and confident. Clubs are open to men and women over the age of 18 years. There are many Toastmasters Clubs on the Central Coast.

For further information, contact Wyong Toastmasters president Ken on 0410101579 or area director Carol on 0415158733.

VIEW CLUBS

VIEW Clubs of Australia is a valued part of The Smith Family and we are proud to support disadvantaged children with their education through their Learning for Life Programme.

* BRISBANE WATER EVENING

HOLDS its monthly dinner meeting in the Function Room at the Grange Hotel, Renwick St, Wyoming. Every fourth Tuesday of the month at 6.30pm for 7pm.

New members and visitors are most welcome. Contact Valda on 43251688 or Helen 43675670.

 

MERRY MEMBERS: The Halekulani VIEW club had much to celebrate during the festive season last Christmas.
MERRY MEMBERS: The Halekulani VIEW club had much to celebrate during the festive season last Christmas.

* HALEKULANI

OUR CLUB is planning an exciting year for 2017.

We have interesting guest speakers booked also our program officers have some wonderful outings planned for our friendship days. Our club meets on the third Friday of each month at Halekulani Bowling Club, Budgewoi.

New members and guests are warmly welcomed and further information can be obtained by contacting Chris on 43965631.

PROBUS CLUBS

* WYONG

WE HAVE changed our meeting venue to the Wyong Golf Club for the present, while the Wyong RSL Club undergoes renovations. Our meetings remain on the forth Monday of every month, starting at 10am.

We would be delighted to welcome new members to our club, for fun, friendship and fellowship. For details contact John on 0149985627 or Trish on 0409225321.

* GOROKAN MIXED

THE club meets on the second Tuesday of the month at Toukley RSL at 9.30am. For details phone Phil Crowther on 43921884.

WYONG TUESDAY DISCUSSION GROUP

THIS is a friendly, informative group that meets every Tuesday in room 5, Wyong Neighbourhood Centre, Rankin Crt, Wyong. We regularly have a guest speaker, and morning tea. At a cost of $4 for the morning. We would like boost our numbers and meet new people, so if you would like to join us call Anne on 43535177 or Heather on 43521713.

TOUKLEY AND DISTRICT ART SOCIETY

THE Toukley and Districts Art Society, in our home at the Federation Gallery and Information Centre, Wallarah Rd, Gorokan just before Toukley Bridge, is a showcase for the Wyong Shire Art scene.

On display are paintings in oil, acrylics, watercolour and pastel, along with porcelain, pottery, hand-painted silk, wood work, craft work, jewellery and original cards.

Our current bi-monthly exhibition runs from January 30 until March 27.

General meetings are held on the first Monday of each month starting at 10am at the gallery. We hold abstract painting classes on the second Thursday of every month from 1-4pm.

Cost is $5, everyone welcome. Our Academy Painting mornings with Peter Tassell are held every Wednesday from 9.30am-12.30pm.

We now have a lovely coffee shop within the gallery, open every day between 10am-3pm, so come in and have a coffee or tea and browse around the gallery.

All the artwork is by the society's local members and are all for sale at reasonable prices. Come in and meet the artists.

The gallery is open

daily from Monday to Sunday 10am-4pm.

Entry is free, a donation

is welcome.

For more details call the Gallery on 43924666 or visit the website: www.toukleyartgallery.com.au.

 

Long Jetty Seniors Club members, Betty Brown and Denis Bray inspect some freshly picked produce.
Long Jetty Seniors Club members, Betty Brown and Denis Bray inspect some freshly picked produce. ron ware

LONG JETTY SENIOR CITIZENS CLUB (INC)

THE Long Jetty Seniors Club has its own community garden adjacent to the kitchen. The volunteer kitchen staff walk out the kitchen door and pick fresh salad vegetables and herbs as they need them. Fresh and delicious.

BYTES on Friday: Every Friday the computer room and the adjacent lounge turn into a computer cafe' where you can spend a couple of hours with other like minded enthusiasts to exchange computer wisdom and have a cuppa in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere.

All members are welcome. Open for business Fridays from 12pm.

Call Long Jetty Senior Club for more information 43325522.

LONG JETTY OVER 50'S CLUB

COME and enjoy a game of table tennis or bowls

or join the walking group.

If you prefer indoor exercise our groups include gentle exercise group, tai chi, line dancing, Zumba Gold or dancing.

If you are new to an activity there are plenty of members who would be happy to show you the ropes.

The club is located at

6 Thompson St, Long Jetty. Call 43325522 for details.

Membership for 2017 is open at a cost of $5.50 per year.

FREE MATURE AGE GROUP SESSIONS

CENTRAL Coast Disability Network is hosting a series of free group sessions for community members over 65 years. Build friendships, gain useful tools for mindful living and learn more about the services near you that can improve your quality of life.

Starting in February. Arrive 9am for 9.15am start concluding at 11.30am at Central Coast Disability Network,

29 Webb St, East Gosford.

For bookings phone 43493700 to reserve your spot.

POINT CLARE COMMUNITY HALL AND WYOMING COMMUNITY CENTRE

WILL play host to

a number of Free Green Living workshops this year, brought to you by Central Coast Council.

Here's what's taking place at Point Clare Community Hall in March:

* Compost and Worm Farming: Saturday, March 11 at 9am-12pm. Point Clare Community Hall, 49 Brisbane Water Dr, Point Clare.

This workshop covers all the tips and tricks

for successful composting and worm farming and demonstrates how

easy and fun both are

to do.

A free compost bin or worm farm will be given to each attending household on completion of the workshop.

* No Dig Gardening: Saturday, March 11 at 12.30-3.30pm. Point Clare Community Hall,

49 Brisbane Water Dr, Point Clare.

No dig gardens can be established anywhere, even on concrete surfaces.

These gardens are a quick and effective way to create healthy, productive and water efficient gardens.

And here's what's on offer at Wyoming Community Centre in

April:

* Compost and Worm Farming: Saturday, April 1 at 9-11.30am. Wyoming Community Centre,

147 Maiden's Brush Rd, Wyoming. This workshop covers all the tips and tricks for successful composting and worm farming and demonstrates how easy and fun both are to do.

A free compost bin or worm farm will be given to each attending household on completion of the workshop.

* Chemical Free Cleaning: Saturday, April1 at 12-2.30pm.

Wyoming Community Centre, 147 Maiden's Brush Rd, Wyoming.

How many different sprays and poisons do you use in your house?

This workshop will cover natural chemical free and effective alternatives to commercial cleaning products.

A small Chemical Free Cleaning Kit will be given to all participants.

Bookings are essential for all of these events.

To book or to find out more information, please visit our website: gosford.nsw.gov.au/ greenliving or contact the council's environmental education officer.

Phone: 4325 8222.


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