1 – 11 November
Circus Rio Central Coast
The Dam Hotel, Corner Minnesota Road, and Pacific Highway, Wyong 11am 4pm, 7pm showing (depends on the day). Tickets from $29 for kids and $39 Adults. www.circusrio.com
Coast fm 963 movie fundraiser Bohemian Rhapsody
Avoca Beach Picture Theatre, Avoca Drive, Avoca Beach from 6.30pm. Tickets $20
Kids Halloween Disco Party
with Lil ’Ravers Hardy’s Bay Club, 14 Heath Road, Hardy’s Bay 4pm-6.30pm. www.hardysbayclub.com.au
Aussie Night Markets
The Entertainment Grounds, Racecourse Rd, Gosford 5pm-10pm.
Central Coast Koori Art Exhibition
Gosford Regional Art Gallery, Webb St, East Gosford 9 – 4pm. Artists: Gavi Duncan, Donella Waters, Dal Walters, Garry Purchase, Jo-Anne Johnson, Wendy Pawley and Journeyman Leathercraft JD Delaney.
The Cottage Twilight Market
Henry Kendall Cottage, 25-27 Henry Kendall St, West Gosford 4pm-8pm.www.henrykendallcottage.org.au
Spring Fete and Art Show
Kincumber Public School, Avoca Drive, Kincumber 11am-3pm.
Wyong Anglican Church 25-27 Byron St, Wyong 8.30am-2.30pm. Join in the fun of the Christmas Fair – something for all the family to enjoy! There will be a BBQ, Free Kids’ Activities, Plaster & Face Painting, Christmas Photos, Plants & Pots, Cakes Jams & Chutneys, Handmade Gifts, Pre-loved Clothing & Jewellery, Books & DVDs and more! For more information Contact: Annie Harris 4353 3699
Patonga Blues 2018
Broken Bay Sport and Recreation Centre 10am $75adults, $45 kids (4-14 years). Patonga Blues starts with it’s renowned ferry ride to the shores of Broken Bay Sport And Recreation Centre. Once there, you can drop off your BYO picnic and chairs to the helpful Centre Staff, then enjoy a lovely 3 minute flat leisurely walk to the festival site. 3 bands will entertain you, while you eat and drink your own food, and perhaps even indulge in a bit of dancing, for an awesome and relaxed afternoon. www.patongablues.com
2018 Central Coast Scottish Spectacular
The Entertainment Grounds, Racecourse Rd, Gosford 9am – 3pm. Featuring the NSW Pipe Band State Championships, and the Central Coast Scottish National Dancing Titles. Pipe Bands, Drum Majors, Scottish Stalls, and Food. Tickets $5pp free entry for children 12 and under. For more information https://www.facebook.com/ccscotsspec
8 and 9 November
Park Feast Part of Lakes Festival
Gosford Waterfront, corner of Mann St & Dane Dr, Gosford 4pm till 10pm. Park Feast Food Truck Festival will be returning to Gosford Waterfront on Thursday 8th & Friday 9th November from 4pm until 10pm each evening. Over 20 food trucks and dessert stations, amusement rides & live music. Enjoy the water views whilst tasting their way around the best food trucks on offer! Free entry and plenty of parking. Park Feast is an alcohol free event. www.parkfeast.com.au
The Lakes Festival
10 Days. 7 Event Hubs. Over 20 free events. The Lakes Festival will be back bigger & better. See page 41 for more details or visit https://www.facebook.com/pg/thelakesfestival
SUP Yoga on the Water
9 November Gosford Waterfront, Corner of Mann St & Dane Dr, Gosford 4pm & 5pm Sessions, bookings ess.
10 & 18 November Long Jetty Foreshore, Cnr of Archibold and Tuggerah Parade, 10th 9am & 10am Sessions & 18th 3pm & 4pm Sessions.
For more information https://www.facebook.com/pg/thelakesfestival
Paddle to Pedal
Picnic Point (details confirmed on bookings) 8am-4pm. For programs and more information https://www.facebook.com/pg/thelakesfestival
Australian Spirit Family Fun Day
The Entertainment Grounds, Racecourse Rd, Gosford from 10am
Gold coin entry
9 and 10 November
Pearl Beach Art & Craft Fair
Peal Beach Memorial Hall, 9 Diamond Rd, Pearl Beach 9am-5.30pm. www.pearlbeachprogress.org.au/events
10 November to 31 December
Ken Duncan’s World of Light Exhibition
Daily – 10am to 5pm. Ken Duncan Gallery, 414 The Entrance Road, Erina Heights
Come and see an exciting new collection of images from iconic local photographer, Ken Duncan. Featuring images from across Australia and around the world, Ken’s World of Light displays this artist’s extraordinary ability to capture the very essence of our planet’s most spectacular locations. See Page 45 for more info.
Light up the lake
Memorial Park, Corner Marine Parade & The Entrance Rd, The Entrance 4pm-9pm. For programs and more information https://www.facebook.com/pg/thelakesfestival
Storytelling with Words, Sound and Vision
Long Jetty Foreshore, Corner or Archibold Road & Tuggerah Parade Long Jetty 9am-1pm. For programs and more information https://www.facebook.com/pg/thelakesfestival
10 & 11 November
MEET KEN DUNCAN – in his Gallery
414 The Entrance Road, Erina Heights
Meet Ken Duncan, learn the stories behind his amazing new photos and have your purchases signed.
Phone 4367 6701 for details.
Brisbane Water Eco Explorer
Gosford Waterfront (details confirmed on bookings) 10am-1pm. For programs and more information www.centralcoast.nsw.gov.au/lakesfestival
St Johns Open Day
Memorial Park, The Entrance. 10am- 3pm. www.theentrance.org.au/events
Splash & Dash
Canton Beach Foreshore, Corner of Belbowrie St, and Beach Parade, Canton Beach 11am-3pm. For programs and more information www.centralcoast.nsw.gov.au/lakesfestival
Brisbane Water Oyster Festival
Schnapper Road, Ettalong Beach 9.30am-4pm. www.facebook.com/brisbanewateroysterfestival
14 -30 November
Fab Fake Art Exhibition
The Art House, 19-21 Margaret St, Wyong 10am. www.fabfakes.org.au
Moonlight Cinema (Finding Dory)
Young Street Reserve, Bush Street Norah Head 5pm till late. www.centralcoast.nsw.gov.au/lakesfestival
Twilight Fashion Markets
Corner of Oakland Avenue and The Entrance Road, The Entrance 5pm-9pm. For programs and more information www.centralcoast.nsw.gov.au/lakesfestival
Brassed Off by Paul Allen
The Art House, 19-21 Margaret St, Wyong 7.30pm Cost: $30-$35
Moonlight Cinema (Jumanji)
Young Street Reserve, Bush Street Norah Head 5pm till late. For programs and more information www.centralcoast.nsw.gov.au/lakesfestival
Toukley Art and Craft Fair by the Lake
The Federation Gallery, Wallarah Rd, Gorokan (Toukley Bridge) 9am-2pm. For programs and more information www.centralcoast.nsw.gov.au/lakesfestival
Impact Centre, Chetwynd Rd, Erina 9am – 3.30pm.
17 and 18 November
Dogs in the Park
Norah Head Sports Ground, 45 Soldiers Point Road, Norah Head 9am-5pm. For more information visit Facebook.
Mackenzie Reserve, Weenala St, Budgewoi 10am-4pm. For programs and more information www.centralcoast.nsw.gov.au/lakesfestival
Lee Kernaghan – Boys from the bush 25th Anniversary
Doyalson RSL Club, Pacific Hwy, Doyalson 7.30pm. Tickets $54.90.
Long Jetty Foreshore, between Toowoon Bay Rd & Thompson St – 3pm – 8pm. Visit www.centralcoast.nsw.gov.au/lakesfestival
Long Jetty Foreshore, between Toowoon Bay Rd & Thompson St – 3pm-8pm. For programs and more information www.centralcoast.nsw.gov.au/lakesfestival
Long Jetty Locals Day
The Entrance Rd, Long Jetty 9am-3pm. For programs and more information www.centralcoast.nsw.gov.au/lakesfestival
Paddle to Pedal
Picnic Point (details confirmed on bookings) 8am-4pm. For programs and more information www.centralcoast.nsw.gov.au/lakesfestival
Central Coast Half Marathon
Starts Memorial Park, The Entrance
For more information regarding the event http://centralcoasthalfmarathon.com/enter-now/
101 Twilight Christmas Markets
101 Manns Road, Gosford 5pm-8pm. http://www.facebook.com/twilightchristmasmarkets
Bendigo Community Bank Christmas Carols
5.30-9pm Wyong Town Centre
Terrigal Beach Markets
The Esplanade, Terrigal 9am-3pm. SHOP-EAT-BEACH-REPEAT
The Christmas Fair
Mt Penang Gardens & Event Park, Festival Dr, Kariong 9am-2pm.
White Ribbon Day
Walk Starts at The Entrance Police at 9.45am, and ends Memorial Park
The Entrance 9.45am-3pm.
Riding the Waves
with Michael Johnson and Evripides Evripidou with Coastal a Cappella. Erina Baptist Church, 349 The Entrance Rd, Erina 3pm $25pp bookings recommended. www.michaeljohnson.com.au/riding.php
Avoca Twilight Markets 2018
Heazlett Park, Avoca Beach 5pm-9pm. www.fixxevents.com.au
Fairhaven Christmas Markets
209 Brisbane Water Drive, Point Clare 8.30am-3pm. www.fairhaven.org.au/events
Lior – Between You And Me
Sunday 7:30 pm. This is a chance to hear the acclaimed singer songwriter Lior in a manner harking back to archetypal ‘salon’ concerts; where both audience and performer share an evening enjoying the connection that only proximity can offer. Don’t miss the chance to see him in this one-off intimate solo show. Book early – box office 4323 3233. centralcoast.nsw.gov.au/theatres
Erina Fair Shopping Centre, Terrigal Drive, Erina
Christmas under the Stars Mingara Regional Athletics Centre, Mingara Drive, Tumbi Umbi ticket booth from 3.30pm, Gates open 4.30pm, entertainment from 5.30pm, fireworks from 9pm $5 Adults, children 12 years & under free. www.mingara.com.au
Christmas Day Breakfast
Florida Beach Bar, Pine Tree Lane, Terrigal 7am-10.30am $49 Adults,
$25 Children (5-12 years) infants 4 and under free. Bookings are essential terrigalpacific.crowneplaza.com
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. Next meetings – July 28, and August 25, 2018.
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: email@example.com Web: www.wyongwriters.org
FELLOWSHIP OF FIRST FLEETERS CENTRAL COAST CHAPTER
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 meetings are held at the Point Clare Hall (opposite the Railway Station) on the second Saturday of each month. For further information contact Jon 43116254 or John 43921926.
VIEW CLUBS MEETINGS
“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)
BRISBANE WATER EVENING VIEW CLUB
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
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. Contact Lynne 4333 8492 or Heather 4362 8405.
TOUKLEY VIEW CLUB
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. Come along and make new friends. Contact Sandra on 4396 6206