ENJOY THE BENEFITS: Get a free dose of tai chi at Memorial Park, The Entrance, every Thursday from 10am.
ENJOY THE BENEFITS: Get a free dose of tai chi at Memorial Park, The Entrance, every Thursday from 10am.

Group guide: Central Coast


FREE Enriching Survivorship program starts on Saturday, August 3-September 21 from 10am-noon at Gosford. This free community healthy lifestyle program for cancer survivors and their carers, family and friends.

The program is open to the community regardless of where or how recently treatment was completed. The program introduces survivors to a range of nutrition information, involvement in physical activity and practical information and discussion about adjusting to life following cancer treatment.

It provides participants with the opportunity to connect with others on a similar journey to help people to adjust to the changes following cancer treatment. Benefits: Increase physical activity, improving fitness and strength; Improve dietary habits; Reduce levels of fatigue; Improve sleeping habits; Improvement in mood.

Registration is essential, email enrich@nswcc.org.au or go to cancercouncil.com.au/enrich.




OUR club held its very successful AGM in March, with most of committee positions filled by very enthusiastic members. We have already hit the ground running with our usual picnics each month, a visit to Davistown RSL by train, ferry lunch and then back home.

Peter Mace, a very enjoyable and interesting guest speaker, entertained us at our April meeting.


LOCAL writers meet monthly to encourage and develop their writing skills, meeting on the fourth Saturday of each month. Arrive by 1.15pm for a 1.30pm start.

Our next meeting will be on July 21. No meeting in December. Located at Woodbury Park Community Centre, 1 Woolmers Crescent, Mardi.

For inquiries phone Mei-Ling Venning, President on 02 4333 7489 or email meilingvenning@hotmail.com or go to wyongwriters.org.


COME along to a Christmas in July theme coffee morning with entertainment by The Minstrels Choir. Trading table, raffle and lucky door prizes.

Raising funds for today's scientists for tomorrow's children.

On Friday, July 12 at 10am. Donation: $10 per person. Located at the East Gosford Progress Hall (corner of Henry Parry Drive and Wells Street).

To book, phone Elizabeth on 02 4328 1107 or tickets can be purchased at the door.


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.


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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 for more information.



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.

For more, phone Kathie on 02 4393 0647 or 0413 424 949.

Our banner, as you see above, was donated by a friendly signwriter. We use our banner at our picnics, where we still play quoits, bocce and some of us feed the ducks.

Not happy with that, however, he then went about making a smaller banner which we can use at our meetings and bus trips.

Our next outing was a visit to NSW Parliament House for a tour of the Legislative Chamber, followed by high tea, which was a great day and enjoyed by all who attended. Next on the Agenda is a Soup and Damper Picnic in June. With much more fun to follow.

For further information about having fun at our "Fun Club", phone Jeff on 0416 127 148.


DENNIS Makerling, three times Australian table tennis champion will be demonstrating and playing on Monday, July 1 at 6.30pm in the Centennial Hall at Toukley 50+ Learning and Recreation Centre, 1A Hargreaves Street Toukley. Visitors welcome. To play $4.50.

Phone Richard on 02 4393 6318.


EVERY Thursday from 10-11am you can get a free dose of tai chi at Memorial Park, The Entrance, thanks to Central Coast Council.

Tai chi is a Chinese health system based on slow, gentle low-impact movements, known to improve blood pressure, balance, reduce stress, asthma, arthritis, stimulate the immune system and more.

So why not see what it can do for you? Come along next Thursday.


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.


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

For more information about meetings, go to centralcoast@dwdnsw.org.au or phone 02 4369 8053.

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