What’s On Jan/Feb 2020

Central Coast Aqua Park

Pictured: The Christmas Fair 2019 at Mt Penang Gardens

Ray Martin’s World In collaboration with Ken Duncan
Ken Duncan Gallery, 414 The Entrance Road, Erina Heights.
Come and see spectacular photos from Ray Martin and Ken Duncan.

During January and February (except New Year’s Day & Australia Day)
Regular screenings between 11am and 3pm at the Ken Duncan Gallery.
Ken Duncan will treat you and your family and friends to a free audio-visual spectacular in his Gallery – free of charge. Relax in Ken’s state-of-the-art theatre, while he takes you on an inspiring journey across our beautiful nation. Bookings are essential and subject to availability – Call 4367 6701

2nd January till 27th January
WaterWorld Central Doyalson
Doyalson RSL Club, Pacific Highway Doyalson for session times and more info visit waterworldcentralcoast.com.au

January though February
Central Coast Aqua Park
The ultimate summer playground…..loads of inflatable fun. Mon-Sun: 9am-7pm (last session begins at 6pm) At Gosford Waterfront – 42 Masons Pde, Gosford 2250

4th January
FREE movie night – Lilo & Stitch
6pm movie will start at nightfall at Jasmines Green Kiosk, Peninsula Recreation Precinct, Sydney Avenue, Umina Beach. Pack your picnic blankets and supper snacks for a free family movie night in the park. Dress up as your favourite character from Lilo & Stitch for the chance to win a gift voucher from Jasmine Greens. Gold coin donations are welcomed to help fund future events. Jasmine Greens Park Kiosk will be open selling food & drinks. In the event of bad weather, the screening will be put back to the following month. Follow event updates on the Jasmine Greens Park Kiosk Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/parkkiosk/

5th January
Central Coast Psychic and Alternative Fair
10am-5pm. Over 100 attractions- Readers, massages. On stage guests, free lectures and more. Including: Numerology, Reflexology, Tarot, Astrology, Reiki, Feng Shui, Crystals, Aromatherapy, Massage and much, much more. Mingara Recreational Club, 12-14 Mingara Drive, Tumbi Umbi $10 entry at the door (children under 13years FREE)

5th January
FREE Summerfest Carnival
Hosted by Lighthouse Church 5.30pm-7.30pm at Camp Breakaway – FREE fun for kids and kids at heart. 89 Highview Ave, San Remo.

7th January-11th January
Summerfest presents SURGE for teens
Hosted by Lighthouse Church – 4pm-6.30pm Kids, Teens (7-12years) Waterslide, free food, jumping pillow, games and more! Located at Camp Breakaway 89 Highview Street, San Remo. For more information visit Facebook/Lighthouse church.

8th January – 9th January
Interactive Story Time Ballet: The Nutcracker
Performed by the Australian Ballet, is on at the Laycock Street Theatre. Packed with wonder and delight, this is the perfect first ballet experience for boys and girls. 8 January: 11am, 2pm & 4pm. 9th January 11am & 2pm https://www.centralcoast.nsw.gov.au/theatres/whats-on

9th January
Art Workshops – Kids- exploring Colour
10.30am at Bobby P Gallery, Hudson Lane, Terrigal bookings are essential.

9th January till 11th January
The Art House presents Brass Monkeys
A Circus Trick Tease Production – action packed, specifically designed for kids and grown-ups who like a big belly laugh. http://www.thearthousewyong.com.au/whats-on

10th January
Aladdin (2019) Movie Event
School Holiday Program at Toukley Library Corner of Main Rd & Victoria Ave, Toukley suitable for ages 8-15 years. Children must always be attended by a responsible Adult during the program – bring a cushion and they will supply the popcorn. 4350 1540

11th January
The ArtHouse presents Wil Anderson – Wilegal
Six- time winner: People’s Choice Award, Melbourne Comedy Festival. Touted as “a laugh-a-minute ride, masterfully helmed” Herald Sun, 2019. 8 pm Show. http://www.thearthousewyong.com.au/whats-on/wil-anderson-wilegal

11th January
Markets on Chapman
9am-2pm local market located Chapman Building, 14-16 Alison Rd, Wyong.

12th January
Handmade on the Coast
9am-2pm at Anderson Memorial Park, Woy Woy.

14th January till 18th January
Disney’s Alice In Wonderland
Travel down the rabbit hole with Gosford Musical Society Juniors, as we join Alice on her most curious adventure. A timeless story, for all ages. Laycock Street Theatre. See website for show times. https://www.centralcoast.nsw.gov.au/theatres/whats-on

14th January
Tales from the Tea House
School Holiday Program at Gosford Regional Art Gallery 10.30am-11.30am, suitable for 4-8 years. Places are limited – bookings are essential. For enquiries PH: 4304 7013. 36 Webb Street, East Gosford.

15th January
OCCI Rockpool Fun
Holiday Program at Kincumber Library 10.30am-11.30am – 3 Bungoona Rd, Kincumber – FREE suitable for ages 5-10years. Children must always be attended by a responsible adult during the program. Enquiries: 4304 7641.

17 January
Judith Lucy VS Men at the Art House
Judith’s show is a sell-out tour around the capital cities – she wants a second opinion about whether it’s time for her to shut up shop in regards to relationships with men. 8 pm show http://www.thearthousewyong.com.au/whats-on/judith-lucy-vs-men

17 January till 18 January
The Art House Presents The Ukulele Kids Show
(A Woody’s World Production). An interactive experience where 100 ukuleles are handed out to the audience to prepare for an imaginary annual school concert. See website for show times. http://www.thearthousewyong.com.au/whats-on/the-ukulele-kids-show

18th January
Newcastle Permanent Cinema under the stars “Toy Story 4”
FREE event Central Coast Stadium
Event kicks off at 5.30pm with live entertainment, circus workshops, and kids activities before the movie screens at sundown. Dane Drive, Gosford

19th & 24th January 2020
Our first tour dates for 2020, for other dates visit areahistorytours.com.au for Gosford/Brisbane Water and Broken Bay/Lower Hawkesbury. These truely unique ferry tours on these beautiful waterways have an onboard A/V presentation of photos, illustrations, animations models, dioramas and video, accompanied by live commentary by an awarded historian. 3.15hrs including morning tea. Bookings are essential. Phone Central Coast Ferries 0418631313.

19th January
Avoca Beachside Markets
Avoca Beachside Markets 9am-2pm, Heazlett Park, Avoca Beach Foreshore, Avoca Beach

19th January
Umina Beach Markets
9am – 2pm. In park next to Umina Surf Life Saving Club.

26th January
Australia Day
Woy Woy: from 4pm – come and celebrate Australia Day along the Brisbane Water’s edge. Loads of fun activities and entertainment, lantern parade, fireworks and more Boulevarde, Woy Woy https://www.visitcentralcoast.com.au/events/australia-day-at-woy-woy
Davistown: at the Davo 9am-10pm – 19 Murna Drive, Davistown, thong throwing competition, jumping castle, lamington eating competition and more! Family friendly event held in the backyard on the banks of Brisbane Water.
The Entrance: Memorial Park, The Entrance – 1.30pm-9pm – FREE – Celebrate Australia day on the foreshore. live music, amusement rides and activities, annual ducks for bucks, ice-cream eating competition, food stalls, fireworks and more www.visitcentralcoast.com. A great Family fun evening. Alcohol free event.

1st February
Jess & Matt – Know About You Tour
Performing at Laycock Street Theatre.
7 pm Show.

5th February
Entertainment Grounds Gosford. Tickets $50 ea. www.cbwn.org.au. info@cbwn.org.au

7th February
Aussie Night Markets
At Entertainment Grounds, Racecourse Rd, Gosford 5pm-10pm.

8th February
Chapman Building Love Lanes Festival
4pm-9pm – Alison Rd, Wyong – Explore hidden gems, discover forgotten laneways, this festival will have abundance of colour, sounds and smells of this unique outdoor event. For updates visit Facebook/love lanes festival

8th & 9th February
Elvis Festival
Davistown RSL Club 19 Murna Rd, Davistown. Elvis Tribute Show – Australia’s no.1 Elvis impersonator, Marcus Jackson takes to the stage backed by two-time Mo Award winners Alice Cooper and Mel Zambidis. Show starts at 8pm. Tickets at reception or online at www.trybooking.com/BGYVH. Sunday Show n Shine Car Show 12pm-3pm and also Elvis Idol Karoke battle. For more information and updates visit Facebook/Elvis tribute Show

12th February
Join us at Alison Homestead Museum for Devonshire Tea and a morning of entertainment presented by Jake Cassar, renowned local singer, songwriter, musician and bushcraft expert.
10am – 12pm.
Jake has performed at many venues in Central Coast, Sydney, Newcastle and interstate playing his original songs. Following his two sellout shows at Alison Homestead last year we are pleased to announce his return for our 2020 Seniors Week morning tea. Alison Homestead Museum, 1 Cape Rd, Wyong 2259
Cost: $10 (includes entry to the Museum and the special morning tea) Bookings essential. Reserved seating only. To book: Ph: 43521886.Email: info@alisonhomestead.

16th February
Central Coast Weetbix TRYathlon
7am-1.30pm at Peninsula Leisure Centre & James Browne Oval, Woy Woy – Tryathletes will swim at the 50 metre pool at Peninsula Leisure Centre and cycle through the surrounding closed suburbs streets and run on James Browne Oval – for more info and Tickets www.tryathlon.com.au

21 February
A celebration of “Superstars of Country: Then and Now”
Performed by Hayley Jensen and Jason Owen. Featuring a tasteful mix of ballads and up-tempo numbers, solos, medleys and moving duets. 8pm Show.

21st February
Raw Challenge Doyalson.
Tickets From $25.00 each
www.cbwn.org.au. info@cbwn.org.au

22 February
The AC/DC Story
A show that informs and entertains, presented by Accadacca at Laycock Street Theatre. 7.30 pm. 3 hour plus interactive performance of the life and times of one of Australia’s finest ever musical exports. It is an all encompassing spectacular that tells the story of AC/DC with music and allows you to actually feel and enjoy the journey from a unique and rewarding perspective.centralcoast.nsw.gov.au/theatres/whats-on

23rd February
Avoca Beachside Markets
9am-2pm, Heazlett Park, Avoca Beach Foreshore, Avoca Beach – 120 + stalls ranging from designed arts and crafts, jewellery, organic and fresh produce
Upcoming 6th March
Mercure Kooindah Waters Wyong. Celebrate International Women’s Day with us! 7am  – 9am $50.00 per person.
Ticket link: www.cbwn.org.au


Central Coast Inner Wheel would like to welcome you to one of the four clubs located on the Coast – Wyong, Terrigal, Gosford North and the newly-formed Tuggerah Lakes.
You will make friends and enjoy many and varied social outings.  Club members meet together monthly, either during the day or evening.
Inner Wheel is a worldwide women’s friendship and service organisation working to aid the vulnerable and less fortunate in the community.  A variety of organisations and projects are supported locally, nationally and internationally.

For details contact Pat 0417 480 549 or Margaret 0407 008 555.

Local writers meet monthly to encourage and develop their writing skills. Meeting on the 4th Saturday of each month – arrive 1.15pm for a 1.30pm start. No meeting in December.
 Woodbury Park Community Centre

People of all ages who are interested in writing poems, short stories, novels or their own life story are welcome. You can expect encouragement and support. You’ll pick up practical writing tips and have fun along the way. Attend the first two months meetings totally free – you even get free tea or coffee at the tea break. And if you decide you want to join us thereafter, the current annual FAW membership is just $40 per year.

Woodbury Park Community Centre1 Woolmers Crescent, Mardi. Ph: Mei-Ling Venning (Pres.) 4333 7489
Email:  meilingvenning@hotmail.com  Web: www.wyongwriters.org

If you are descended from a First Fleeter or are interested in early Australian History, you are welcome to attend you are welcome to attend a meeting of The Fellowship of First Fleeters.
The Fellowship was formed in 1968 and since then over 8000 descendants have established their lineage and joined the Fellowship. Links have so far been established in 136 families to no fewer than 191 individual First Fleet Ancestors. There are currently over 1854 active members.

Membership is open to anyone who can prove his or her relationship to a First Fleeter – convict, marine, seaman or Government Official. Associate and Friend membership is also welcomed. The Fellowship of First Fleeters Central Coast Chapter meets at Point Clare Hall on the second Saturday of the month at 10 for 10.30. If you are interested in early Australian history or family history you are welcome to attend. You do not need to be related to a First Fleeter to attend. For further information please contract Jon on 43116254 or John on 43921926.


“Working for the Smith Family”  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. (Toukley View Club members shown)

Dinner meeting in the Function Room at the Grange Hotel, Renwick St, Wyoming on the 4th Tuesday of the month – 6.30pm for 7pm.  New members and visitors are welcome.  Ph Valda 4325 1688 or Helen 4367 5670.

The Bateau Bay VIEW Club will hold its lunch meeting at the The Entrance Leagues Club (Tigers), 3 Bay Village Road, Bateau Bay on the 1st Tuesday of the month at 10.30am. New members and visitors are welcome. Ph Lynne 4333 8492 or Heather 4362 8405.

We meet on 3rd Friday of each month at 11am at Halekulani Bowling Club for lunch and a guest speaker, raffles and outings. New members made very welcome Enquiries 43965631

Meets 2nd Friday of month at Club Toukley RSL at 10.30am. Lucky door prizes, raffles and lunch with guest speakers or members participation. Outings, Friendship Morning Teas, Soup and Damper days, raffles and interesting discussions. Contact Kathie on 43930647 / 0413424949.