SING WITH SHIRL: Come along every second Tuesday of the month from 10.30 at the Greens Bowling Club, The Entrance.
SING WITH SHIRL: Come along every second Tuesday of the month from 10.30 at the Greens Bowling Club, The Entrance. Highwaystarz-Photography

Group guide: Central Coast



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WORKING for the Smith Family, we hold our monthly dinner meeting in the Function Room at the Grange Hotel, Renwick Street, Wyoming on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 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 a two course lunch for $25, followed by guest speakers or members anticipation and interesting discussions. We also have outings, Friendship Morning Teas along with raffles.

Joining our VIEW Club is a perfect opportunity to meet with other like minded women and establish new friendships. VIEW stands for for Voice, Interests, Education of Women and is a valued part of the Smith Family raising money for The Learning For Life sponsorship and education of disadvantaged Australian children and young adults.

Phone Kathie on 02 4393 0647 or 0413 424 949.


ADVANCED family history course will be held at The Cottage, Building 9, 6 Rankens Court, Wyong (enter via the old school yard).

Cost: Members $10 per day or $45 for the full course payable in advance: Non-Members $15 per day or $65 for the full course payable in advance. Session times 10.30am and 12.30pm. Remember to bring your lunch. Commencing Friday, June 7, then every Friday until July 5.

Book and pay online, go to wyongfamily or phone the 'Cottage' on 02 4351 2211, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 10am-3pm. Email for more information.


LOCAL Author and Counsellor, Elizabeth Geyson is holding a free book signing for her book titled 'Good Mourning' at BookFace Erina Fair, KM 006 Terrigal Dr, Erina on June 1 from 11am-noon. How all types of losses can be turned into joy and abundance.


COME along every second Tuesday of the month from 10.30am-12.30pm at the Greens Bowling Club, cnr Park & Warrigal Streets, The Entrance. Morning tea and lunch can be purchased at the club.

For more information, phone Shirl on 02 4332 8813.


LOCAL writers meet monthly to encourage and develop their writing skills. Meeting on the fourth Saturday of each month, arrive at 1.15pm for a 1.30pm start. Next meeting will be held on May 25 at Woodbury Park Community Centre, 1 Woolmers Crescent, Mardi. Inquiries Mei-Ling Venning, President on 02 4333 7489.

Email meilingvenning or go to for more information.


WE ARE holding an Art Exhibition from Saturday, May 25 to June 30.

You are warmly invited to the Official Opening of our Inaugural Central Coast Art Competition on Saturday, May 25 from 6pm at Toukley Art Gallery, Wallarah Peace Park, Wallarah Rd, Gorokan 2263 (near Toukley Bridge). The competition has five categories, with First prize of $300, prizes for second place and Encouragement awards. The Local Art Societies of the Central Coast have been invited to join this competition: Landscape or Seascape; Flora & Fauna; Still Life; Abstract and Sculpture.

Earl Hingston, a renowned local artist will be both judging and formally opening the Exhibition. Earl began his successful career in advertising and corporate communication in New Zealand. His work in graphic design and creative advertising gave him a great background for his retirement career as an artist. He works in his favoured, challenging medium of watercolours as well as other media. Earl's approach is not to copy a subject but to paint a recognisable impression of it with confident, lively calligraphic brush marks ... to him vitality is more important than total accuracy.

Peter Tassell, a valued member of our Society has kindly donated the Raffle Prize. His oil paintings of our local countryside from his trips and tours, particularly our outback, are sought after and valued by many. Peter donates his time each week to tutor for our Society between his travels.

Nicole McCartney, a local aboriginal artist from the Walbunja Tribe will be our featured Artist with a beautiful display of her dot painting work.

To RSVP, phone 02 4392 4666, email toukleyartgallery or go to


THE month of June takes us to the cute little seaside town of Budgewoi. Guest Speaker is Emma from Southern Cross Austereo. 2GO Breakfast Co-host Mandy will also join us promoting her Give Me Five For Kids Campaign which will be our raffle chosen charity. Raffle tickets available online or cash on the day. Our recent Mother's Day Raffle raised close to $1500 for the Iris Foundation thank you to everyone who purchased tickets. The lucky winner was Sharon Newton from Galaxy Finance Tuggerah. On that note I would like to take the opportunity to wish all our members a very happy Mother's Day for tomorrow.

CBWN Membership only $25. Join today, go to donation/community- business-womens- network-membership/. Local women with local stories connect monthly at our Community and Business Women's Network Events, we feature inspirational speakers, great food, networking and much more.

Make sure you jump online and book your ticket today.

Any CBWN questions please do not hesitate to contact Sharyn Burgess on 0414 341 010 or email


VOLUNTARY assisted dying is legal in Victoria, let's make New South Wales next. Non-members are welcome.

For more info about meetings, go to centralcoast@dwd or phone 02 4369 8053.

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