Group guide: Central Coast
TOUKLEY TORCH BEARERS FOR LEGACY
COME along to our Annual fete on Sunday, August 18 at Toukley 50+ Leisure & Learning Centre Memorial Hall, Pearce St, Toukley from 8am-1.30pm with craft, cakes, jams, jewellery, pre-loved clothes, bric a brac etc. Light refreshments will be available. There will be raffles, a chocolate wheel and entertainment. All proceeds go to Brisbane Water (NSW) Legacy.
DIGITAL Connect meets monthly 10am-2pm at libraries across the Central Coast for anyone 50-plus who would like help using digital technology. Get support to access the internet, use your device and find out how easy it is to keep in touch online. Meet at Erina Library on the first Wednesday of each month, Gosford third Wednesday, Kincumber fourth Monday, Lake Haven the third Friday, Toukley first Friday, Tuggerah the last Wednesday or Woy Woy on the second Thursday of each month.
Phone 02 4304 7027.
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.
WE WILL hold our lunch meetings at the The Entrance Leagues Club (Tigers), 3 Bay Village Road, Bateau Bay on the first tuesday of the month, commencing at 10.30am. Lunch, guest speakers, raffles, outings and meeting new friends, while helping educate underprivileged children. New members and visitors are most welcome.
Phone Lynne on 07 4362 6170 or Heather 07 4362 8405.
Brisbane Water Evening
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.
NEWLY retired/looking to make new friends?....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.
Phone Kathie on 07 4393 0647 or 0413 424 949.
CENTRAL PILATES NSW
OVER 50's - 10 week term. A tailored class for those over 50 to help you discover that at any age, you can feel healthy and fit when you exercise with full awareness of your body's changing nature. These classes are carefully designed to minimise stress on the body yet provide a stimulating workout. Thursday's 9am from July 25 - September 26 at the Central Life Christian Church, 5b/4 Dulmison Ave, North Wyong.
Friday's at 10am from July 26 - September 27 at Evolve Performing Arts Company, Unit B8/4 Dulmison Ave, Wyong. All levels, no experience necessary. New client special: only $99 for your first term or join both classes for $265. Cost - $160 per term; Attend both classes for $280; Senior Card Holders - $130 per term.
For more information, email email@example.com or phone 0479 188 066.
LOCAL writers meet monthly to encourage and develop their writing skills. Meeting on the fourth Saturday of each month - arrive 1.15pm for a 1.30pm start. Next meeting is on July 27, then August 24 at Woodbury Park Community Centre, 1 Woolmers Crescent, Mardi.
Inquiries with Mei-Ling Venning, President on 02 4333 7489, email firstname.lastname@example.org or go to wyongwriters.org.
MANAGING FINANCES FOR THE OVER 55S
OWN your financial future: Managing finances for the over 55s on Friday, September 6 from 9am-12.30pm at Mint Business Centre, 2 Portside Crescent, Maryville, Newcastle. Key details: Free workshops for women aged over 55; Aims to empower older women with basic investment and financial concepts. Created by the Australian Shareholders' Association, receives funding support from ecstra (formerly Financial Literacy Australia).
For more information about this project go to australianshare holders.com.au/fin-lit-project or phone 1300 368 448.
2020 NSW SENIORS FESTIVAL GRANT
WE ARE inviting councils and local organisations across the state to apply for a 2020 NSW Seniors Festival Grant. The Grants Program has $200,000 in funding available for local events and activities that encourage people over 60 to remain active, healthy and engaged in their local communities during the festival. Funding categories available: Category 1:
Up to $1,000 for small-scale local community events and activities; Category 2: $1,001 - $5,000 for larger local community events and activities; Category 3: $5,001 - $10,000 for large scale community and regional events and activities. Available to local councils only. The 2020 NSW Seniors Festival will run from Wednesday, February 12 to Sunday, February 23. The NSW Seniors Festival Expo is an annual free event that attracts over 17,000 seniors across two action packed days.
For more, go to seniorsfestival.nsw.gov.au.