Group guide: Central Coast
Brisbane Water Evening
WE HOLD our monthly meeting in the Grange Hotel Function Room, Renwick Street, Wyoming on the fourth Tuesday of the month - 6.30pm for 7pm. New members and visitors are most welcome. Phone Valda on (02) 4325 1688 or Helen (02) 4367 5670.
WE MEET on the second Friday of the month at Club Toukley RSL at 10.30am. 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. VIEW stands for voice, interests, education of women. 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 (02) 4396 6206.
TARRAGAL SPRING FAIR
COME join us and have a fun day and also do your pre-Christmas shopping on September 22 from 10am-2pm. There will be a variety of choices at the market stalls. Buy tickets in our Mega Raffle. Enter our bowling and table tennis competitions. Great prizes to be won. Enjoy Devonshire Tea and a sausage sizzle. At 6 Tarragal Glen Avenue, Erina or 110 Karalta Road, Erina.
JOIN us for a wonderful morning of poetry and laughter, not to mention great food. An assortment of bush poets and short story tellers will regale us with amusing, inspirational and educational tales, some of which will be based on the theme of "a little country church".
A hearty breakfast of bacon, sausage, tomato, mushroom, eggs, toast and fruit with tea, coffee or juice will make this an event not to be missed. For those who wish to tell us their poems or short stories, an open mic will be available on the day for a small fee. Cost is $20, inclusive of breakfast and poetry. All profits go towards the upkeep of the historic 106-year-old Little White Church on the Hill. On Saturday, September 29 at 9am at the Mangrove Mountain Union Church, 2154 Wisemans Ferry Road, Mangrove Mountain. Phone Judy on 0458 655 850 or like us on Facebook: facebook.com/Mangrove MountainUnionChurch. Online tickets available at trybooking.com/wagi.
FUNDRAISER FOR OUR FARMERS
TOUKLEY 50 Leisure & Learning Centre is holding a concert and afternoon tea on Saturday, September 29 from 1-3.30pm in the Club Auditorium. Be entertained by our ever-popular David Lang & Friends (who have kindly donated their fee to this fundraiser). All proceeds from the day will be donated to our Farmers. Tickets are $10 each from Club Reception or on the day. Located at 1 Hargraves Street, Toukley. Phone (02) 4396 5075.
THE Central Coast Clubs of Inner Wheel will hold their annual trivia night on September 21 at 6pm for a 6.30pm start. Bistro opens at 5.30pm. Cord Blood Research is the beneficiary of this function which is the major project of Inner Wheel Australia. Over many years 45 research grants have been awarded by IW to scientists throughout Australia for research into new treatment for conditions such as juvenile diabetes, cerebral palsy, cystic fibrosis, leukaemia and prostate cancer. Venue: Diggers at The Entrance, 315 The Entrance Road, The Entrance. Wear a touch of red and white. Fun games, raffle, lucky door prize and best dressed table. Gold coin donation required for games. Tickets $20 per person (10 players per table) nibbles included. Bookings essential. Phone Pat on 0417 480 549 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
LOOKING to connect with new people and a way to find your voice? We meet on the second and fourth Mondays at 6pm in the Erina Leagues Club. Toastmasters can improve your speaking skills and communication in a fun and friendly environment. Phone Gail on 0403 280 882.
WESLEY LifeForce has developed quality suicide prevention training. This workshop is designed to teach people how to identify the signs that someone may be at risk of suicide and appropriate action to take. Simple effective interventions can make a real difference and save lives. All Wesley LifeForce facilitators are accredited trainers and have completed suicide intervention training. Interested? Phone Nicole on (02) 4321 8604.
LOCAL writers meet to develop their writing skills on the fourth Saturday of each month. Arrive 1.15pm for 1.30pm start. Next meeting is September 22 at Woodbury Park Community Centre, 1 Woolmers Cres, Mardi. Inquiries with President, Mei-Ling Venning on (02 4333 7489, email meilingvenning@hotmail. com or go to wyongwriters.org.
DYING WITH DIGNITY NSW
OUR next meeting will be November 23 at 10am, Meeting Room 3, Gosford City Council Library, Erina Fair. All welcome. Phone (02)43698053 or go to email@example.com for more information.