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Whats On Central Coast Support Original Music image Whats On Central Coast Logo Button imagenobody takes me seriously :
Are you a muso serious about your career?

How serious are you?

There is a lot of dissent in the ranks regarding the 'lack of work' and I hear it often, yet I re-list so many names regularly in the gig guides... I have found over all these years there are a few pitfalls that some tend to fall into.

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MMAD Street Lounge logo imageWhats On Logo button image MMAD STREET LOUNGE:
The Street Lounge: Pop-Up MMADness coming your way.!

Imagine a café, a venue and a community centre – all on wheels.

You’re imagining the Street Lounge. It’s all those things – and more. It’s our way of making MMAD’s social enterprise space, The Lounge Room, accessible for people everywhere.

When you hire the Street Lounge to bring entertainment and coffee to your event, function, festival or market you’re also helping to support the ongoing creative mentoring of vulnerable people in our community.

Thanks to the generous support of the Central Coast Council, we will be bringing the MMAD flavour through the Street Lounge to six events in six months, with the costs fully subsidized.
That means a mobile stage fully decked out with PA gear, hosting musicians and spoken word poets, while serving some of the finest coffee around.

We are looking for a variety of spaces and places across the Central Coast.

From festivals to markets to community events and everything in between.

This is an amazing opportunity (normally valued at $1,000+) to get a taste of what the Street Lounge could bring to your organization/event in the future!

To register your interest for one of these pop-up spots, just fill out our online booking form and tell us why we should bring the Street Lounge to your event!

For further information and enquiries contact:
Will Small - Creative Facilitator – The Lounge Room
0423 657 105
MMAD HQ: 342 Mann Street, Gosford

Youth Arts Warehouse logo imageWhats On Logo button image EVENTS AT THEYOUTH ARTS WAREHOUSE:

Script & Play Development Program

The YAW 'Play Write' group is in it's 5th year and going from strength to strength with a cast of over 20 young theatre makers, you can come along and collaborate together in writing an original script under a leading industry professional from ATYP. Write, direct, be part of the costume making, lighting sets, props design and back stage in this exciting skills development program.

Date: Tuesday 26th July - 6th December (two terms)
Time: 4.00pm-6.00pm
Age: 12-25 years
Cost: $100 each term (limited spaces available)
Call Sharon 4323 2374 to register

whatsoncentralcoast imageWhats On Logo button image EVENTS AT THE HUB:
Registrations now open for major musical contests at The Hub Erina

Registrations are now open for The Hub Erina’s most prestigious musical competitions, Battle of the Bands and the SeaFM DISCOVERED Series.

Battle of the Bands is open to unsigned bands of all genres, with band members aged 12-24 years, and the SeaFM DISCOVERED Series is open to unsigned singer/songwriters and cover version vocalists aged 7-24 years.

For over six years the SeaFm DISCOVERED vocal competition has helped discover and deliver professional development and career opportunities to some of our region's finest talent in singing.
SeaFm DISCOVERED is a professional development program that continues to discover, reward and provide career opportunities to emerging singers under the age of 24yrs. With the first semi-final on Friday 07 October, the first week of the school holidays saw the Gina Jeffreys vocal teachers present a vocal masterclass to assist young people in the series to develop their performances, further.
Since 2009 aspiring singers and singer/songwriters have competed in the Sea Fm DISCOVERED prize pool with over $30 thousand in Macron Music money and scholarships, as well as invaluable career opportunities and professional introductions within the music community and industry

The SEAFM DISCOVERED Awards, Prizes and Opportunities are:
3 x Awards (13- 24 yrs.) |1st. | 2nd. | 3 rd.
1 x Award (7-12yrs.) KIDS DISCOVERY; and
1 x Encouragement/Outstanding Award
$3000 in Macron Music Money | 1st |Macron Music and Central Coast Council Youth Services, The Hub Erina
$1000 in Macron Music Money | 2nd |Macron Music and Central Coast Council Youth Services, The Hub Erina
$500 in Macron Music Money | 3rd |Macron Music and Central Coast Council Youth Services, The Hub Erina
$500 in Macron Music Money | KIDS Discovery| Macron Music and Central Coast Council Youth Services, The Hub Erina
1 x 4 day Conference ticket $1000 value| The Australian Songwriters Conference
1 x Digital release package $2000 value| Digital Wagon
1x 12 month Development contract |Reservoir Records
1 x Single studio recording | The Music Cellar Studios
1 x Term scholarship | Gina Jeffreys Singing and Performance Workshops
1 x Development package tailored to the recipient| Edwards Entertainment
2 x Development packages tailored to the recipient| MMAD .
The SeaFM Discovered series is presented by Central Coast Council Youth Services, The Hub Erina Youth Entertainment Venue and SeaFM

Professional development partners include: Macron Music, The Grove Studios, Gina Jeffreys, Rod McCormack Productions, The Music Cellar, Shane Edwards Entertainment, Reservoir Records, Digital Wagon and Musicians Making a Difference (MMAD).

Heats for both competitions will be held from July until September, with semi-finals happening in October and November and grand finals in December to determine the 2016 winners.

Contest entry is free.

Shows - Generally 7pm and $5 entry
1st July 15th July
5th August 19th August
26th August 16th September
Kids 23rd September Semi Final 1 - 21st October
Semi Final 1 - 7th October Semi Final 2 18th November
Semi Final 2 4th November Grand Final - 16th December
Grand Final - 2nd December  

Registration forms can be found on the forms and downloads page www.thehuberina.com

The Hub Erina is run by Central Coast Council Youth Services. Located at Erina Fair, The Hub Erina Youth Entertainment Venue is a centrally located venue space, with easy access to public transport. The venue offers optimum acoustic comfort for audiences and musicians alike, providing high quality live events.

For more information contact Council’s Youth Development Officer Jennifer Dias on 430 47071 or email jennifer.dias@gosford.nsw.gov.au

Fairhaven Services imageWhats On Logo button image FAIRHAVEN OP SHOP AND MORE!!:
Established in 2007, the Fairhaven Op Shop is one of the best little op shops on the Central Coast!

Loads of treasures and bargains to be had for the thrifty thrill seeker.

Take a browse through a huge and ever changing range of adults and kids clothing and shoes, including dress ups and designer labels, and lots of jewellery and fashion accessories. Plus toys, games, homewares, crockery, linen, giftware, craft destash and collectables. PLUS! … a fab little second hand book shop that was once an old schoolhouse building and has since been lovingly restored.
Hard cover, paperback, fiction, kids titles, biographies, and more. PLUS!... furniture items, electrical, luggage, things on 2 wheels, 3 wheels, 4 wheels (bikes, prams, scooters), tools, hardware.

Fare Cravin’ Café is open to quench your thirst after shopping – coffee, sweets, hot new menu, all day breakfast.

Also feel free to donate your old or unwanted goods here at our drop off area. All proceeds go directly to our not for profit organisation, supporting people with disability here on the Central Coast.

Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-4pm, Sat 9am-2pm.
Address: 209 Brisbane Water Drive, Point Clare.
Enquiries: (02) 4323 3566

Vintage Fair, 209 Brisbane Water Drive, Point Clare
To book or enquire call (02) 4323 3566 or email enquiries@fairhaven.org.au

Fairhaven Services imageWhats On Logo button image FAIRHAVEN AND PERFORM ABILITY:
Fairhaven Services teams up with Perform-ability

Two leading local disability service providers, Fairhaven Services and Perform-Ability, have joined forces to offer a new supported performance activity, “Drama And Dance”, to bring the joy of movement and music to people with disability on the Central Coast.

The new one hour class will help to build life skills such as gaining confidence, learning to work as a team and practicing social skills in a safe environment.

Fairhaven’s Life Skills Program Coordinator, Maria Watson, says it makes perfect sense to partner up with Perform-ability, who have grown from a single dance class in 2010 to a multi performance program running 24 classes a week in 16 locations between Newcastle and Sydney.

“Fairhaven has a long history of providing person-centred supports and services to people with disability across the greater Gosford and Wyong areas. Our team of qualified support staff are highly skilled professionals who value and respect peoples abilities, and encourage clients to achieve personal goals.

The team of staff at Perform-ability are experienced dance teachers, drama teachers, primary school teachers and speech therapists who are passionate about working with people with special needs and disabilities.

We share a belief that everyone should have the opportunity to enjoy life to their full potential. Together we can help build a healthy, engaged community that promotes access and inclusion for everyone.” Maria said.

Fairhaven Services already delivers a high standard of supported programs that provide people the opportunity to increase their independence and become better connected within their communities.

Overall the organisation has five classes operating from their Point Clare and Tuggerah sites which have been designed to develop skill, promote self-confidence and build social networks.

Our classes are ideal for people whose goals and aspirations are to achieve greater social participation.”

The current schedule of activities includes:
* Eco Warriors (Tuggerah)
* Boxing Fitness (Tuggerah)
* Line Dancing (Point Clare)
* Drumming and Rhythm (Point Clare)
* Rock ‘n’ Jam Sessions (Point Clare)

The new “Drama And Dance” class will commence this week and continue to run each Thursday from 10am to 11am at Fairhaven Services in the Community Building, 209 Brisbane Water Drive, Point Clare, cost is $12.

To book a spot in any of Fairhaven’s activities contact Maria Watson on (02) 4323 3566 or 0409 446 193

Blues On The Mountain imageWhats On Logo button image 19-TWENTY - BLUES ON THE MOUNTAIN:
Blues on the Mountain presents Catfish Voodoo

Blues on the Mountain returns to Mangrove Mountain Heritage Hall on Saturday the 12th of November, featuring a fantastic lineup of local and interstate acts. Headlining the event will be Melbourne's sharp dressed men of the blues, Catfish Voodoo, who will be performing on the Central Coast for the very first time! Catfish Voodoo have earned a reputation as one of Australia's finest electric blues boogie bands, with stand out performances at the Australian Blues music festival and Bendigo Blues and Roots festival, and we can't wait to have this electrifying five piece band, perform at our heritage hall for Blues on the Mountain.

Joining Catfish Voodoo at our November event, will be Jazz and Soul inspired singer/songwriter, Dominique Morgan. Dominique has recently toured throughout New South Wales and Victoria, and has also supported Darren Middleton (Powderfinger), her amazing voice and beautiful guitar work winning her a loyal following along the way.

Also on the lineup will be the Central Coast's own songbirds, The Little Quirks Band. The Little Quirks Band are sisters Abbey and Mia along with their cousin Jaymi, and together this young all girl group have been wowing audiences with their refreshing style of modern folk music wherever they perform. The Little Quirks Band will also be releasing their much anticipated 3rd EP, with, for the first time, all original songs written by the band, on the night.

Once again, our popular signed guitar raffle will be held on the night, so don't forget to buy yourself a raffle ticket or two on the night, and go into the draw to win an acoustic guitar signed by all the musicians performing at the event!

Blues on the Mountain is an all ages, family friendly event, with food and refreshments will be available on the night or byo welcome.

Doors open at 6pm. All profit raised from the night goes towards the upkeep and restoration projects of local heritage buildings, Mangrove Mountain Hall and Fairview Homestead.
Tickets cost $25 (Adults), $10 (Youth 12-16yrs), with children under 12yrs, free with a paying adult, and are available via www.trybooking.com/220815. For enquiries and accommodation options, please phone 0405 416 289, or head to our Facebook page

SSOC logo imageWhats On Logo button image CHARITY GOLF DAY:
Sue Suters Ovarian Cancer Fund 6th Annual Charity Golf Day

Help support the fight against Cancer on the Coast.

The Sue Suters Ovarian Cancer Fund (SSOC) was founded in honour of the late Sue Suters, who lost her battle with ovarian cancer in October 2010.

The organisation was established to help families on the Central Coast with their battles with Cancer.

Join us for a great day of golf and a gourmet dinner with auction and raffle after

Packages Available
Golf Package ~ $60.00
Golf & Eat Package ~ $95.00
Eat Only Package ~ $45.00

Register Today

Friday 11th November 2016
Gosford Golf Course, Racecourse Road, Gosford
www.ssoc.org.au | 1300 734 374 | events@ssoc.org.au
Colour Ya World logo imageWhats On Logo button image COLOUR YA WORLD:
The Colour Ya World is coming to The Entrance

This hugely popular event has already stopped off at all corners of Australia and on Saturday 12th November 2016 it’s time for the whole family to party!

The Colour Ya World is coming to The Entrance and party animals of all ages, shapes and sizes will be running, dancing and singing across 5k of colour.

We are Unique with our volunteers coating participants with powders AND gels of blue, green, pink, purple, and yellow until their faces, shirt and body come out silkscreened like a tie-dyed hippie on the other side.

Each section of the run adds a new explosion of colour until peeps cross the finish line, with the fun not ending there!

Enter into the main event, our epic DJ dance and colour throw party where participants will celebrate finishing 5k's and dance, party and sing to a DJ playing the latest tunes whilst throwing packets of colour into the air!

Entry includes a Colour Ya World T-shirt, colour pack and a Colour Ya World Headband. You can enter as an Individual, a Family or a team, so it is a great way to get your kids outdoors and active! This event is not timed, and focuses on participation, Health and Fun!

Event Name: Colour Ya World
Event Dates and Times: Saturday 12th November start time TBC
Early Bird prices start at $25 for kids, and under 6 run for free.
Website Link: http://colouryaworld.com.au/location-wyong/

Volunteering Expo 2016 imageWhats On Logo button image VOLUNTEERING EXPO 2016:
Volunteering ... helping people, changing lives

Volunteering Central Coast is the only volunteer referral centre in the region.

For 30 years we have been connecting volunteers with not for profit organisations to the benefit of the local community.

From 10am to 2pm on Tuesday 15th November we are hosting a volunteer expo at the Central Coast Leagues Club, Dane Drive, Gosford.
Come along and speak with over 30 community organisations and see the wide range of opportunities on offer.

Volunteering can change your life and the lives of the people supported by the organisations with whom you volunteer.
Get healthy, meet new people, have fun and learn new skills!

Volunteering can be a solid step on a pathway to employment and looks great on a resume.

Interested in volunteering? Come to the expo and speak with over 30 community organisations and;
Learn new skills and meet people
Improve your health and wellbeing
Get on-the-job experience
Follow a pathway to employment
Give back to your local community

Phone: 4329 7122 or email: recruit@volcc.org.au
Facebook Event Page
10am - 2pm Tuesday 15th November 2016
Park View Room, Central Coast Leagues Club, Dane Drive, Gosford.

Patonga Blues Across The Bay 2016 imageWhats On Logo button image PATONGA BLUES ACROSS THE BAY:
Welcome to Australia’s only ferry Access Blues Festival, now in its 16th year

So grab your picnic rug, your sun hat and let’s boogie.

As usual we will have a stellar Australian Blues line in stall for you.

If you’ve been here before, you’ll know the drill , but those who don’t – take a look around. You’ll need to bring your own picnic and drinks, chairs and rugs. You can even bring your swimmers if you feel like a splash.

There is reason why people keep coming back:
•We have stayed true to our principles of presenting only genuine Blues music at its best.
•We don’t stray from that path because we believe our discerning patrons like it that way.
•We keep it small to ensure harmony and comfort for everyone.
•We keep the cost as low as we can to make the festival accessible without compromising quality and safety.

Because this festival is held in such a beautiful and culturally significant location, local aboriginal elder, Gavi Duncan from the Darkinjung people will open the entertainment with a “Welcome to Country” ceremony to set the mood for the afternoon.

Remember, this is a small festival and tickets are strictly limited, so get cracking.

Fiona Boyes & the Fortune Tellers
Australian Blues guitarist and singer, Fiona Boyes, has been variously described by reviewers as a ‘musical anomaly’, ‘Bonnie Raitt’s evil twin’, or simply as ‘scaring the hell out of me’. …

The Kate Lush Band
R&B Soul, Rock & Blues. She has the power to uplift, the sensitivity to comfort & the gravity to pull emotions from deep within.Likened to Sara Bareilles & Sheryl Crow,…

19 Twenty
19-Twenty have been whipping up a frenzy on the festival scene. They are electric. They are manic. An infectious riff and groove based blue-billy-grass-rockin’-roots band.Imagine walking into a bar a little bit cut…

Patonga Blues Across The Bay
19th November 2016 Fr 9am to 6pm
Patonga - Broken Bay Sport and Recreation Centre
Tickets: $70 Adult - $45 Ch 4-14 Years (includes Booking Fee)

Lighthouse Folk Festival imageWhats On Logo button image LIGHTHOUSE FOLK FESTIVAL:
the headland will come alive ...

On Saturday 19th November 2016, at 3.30pm the headland will come alive with the inaugural Lighthouse Folk Festival.

This is a one-of-a-kind live music experience where patrons can take in the amazing views and stellar sounds of some of Australia’s finest musicians, while enjoying local pop-up food stalls and boutique bar offering from the Coast’s very own Six String Brewing Co.

Some of the enetertainers;
* Paul Kelly and Charlie Owen
* Winterbourne
* Elwood Myre
* Ainslee Wills
* The Sea Gypsies
* Anabelle Kay

Norah Head Lighthouse, 40 Bush Street
19th November 2016 at 3.30pm
Tickets From Oztix start at $89.25 General Admission

See the Facebook Page for more
Tai Chi imageWhats On Logo button image TAI CHI IN THE PARK 2016:
Free Tai Chi in the Park

Come and join us in the park and experience the wonderful art called Tai Chi, if you've never tried Tai Chi this is the ideal opportunity to experience this wonderful ancient art form, Tai Chi is a set of low impact exercises which are gentle on the body and is suitable for people of all ages.

With regular practise Tai Chi can help many health conditions such as Arthritis, Asthma, Blood Pressure, Obesity, Improve Bone Density, Circulatory System, Improve Balance and many more conditions. No need to book just come along and try it out

Sunday: 12th June 2016 10.00am - 11.30am
Phyllis Bennett Park, Webb Street, East Gosford - Opposite the Japanese Gardens

Sunday: 4th September 2016 10.00am - 11.30am
Phyllis Bennett Park, Webb Street, East Gosford - Opposite the Japanese Gardens

Sunday: 20th November. 10.00am - 11.30am
Phyllis Bennett Park, Webb Street, East Gosford - Opposite the Japanese Gardens

NSW Fire and Rescue State Chamionshios logo imageWhats On Logo button image BI ANNUAL STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS:
NSW Firefighter Championship on the Central Coast.

Central Coast Council is pleased to support the bi-annual Fire and Rescue NSW Championship – the first time it has ever been held on the Coast.

Fire & Rescue NSW (FRNSW) teams from across the state will converge at the Norah Head Sports Ground on Bungary Road for the three-day championship to be held from 27th to 29th October 2016.

FRNSW Assistant Commissioner and Championships Director Rob McNeil announced the championship will take place at the end of October and encouraged Central Coast residents to mark the date in their calendar and come along.

The competition challenges their skills in setting up and deploying firefighting equipment quickly and safely.

It’s a great opportunity for the community, especially budding firefighters, to come along and see what it’s all about.

There’ll be fire safety demonstrations and much more.

Central Coast Council Administrator Ian Reynolds said he was thrilled the Coast would host such a great event that would celebrate the important role firefighters play in our community while showcasing the Coast as a great place to host major events.
“I am pleased the FRNSW have chosen the Coast to hold this exciting event and we are proud to support the great work our fireys deliver for our community each and every day,” Mr Reynolds said.

All Championship events, community safety demonstrations and activities will be held at Norah Head Sports Ground on the corner of Maitland Street and Bungary Road, Norah Head from 8am to 5pm from Thursday to Saturday (27th-29th October).

Entry is free.

The opening ceremony is at 11am on Thursday 27th October.

A community engagement event will be held at Memorial Park, The Entrance on Friday 28th October from 5pm to 9pm.

The event will include:
• Displays from Fire and Rescue NSW
• Emergency Service Displays from other Agencies (Police, SES, RFS and VRA)
• A firefighter torchlight parade along Marine Parade
• Fireworks to conclude the evening.

Umina High 40th Celebration logo imageWhats On Logo button image UMINA 40:
On the 29th October this year, we are very excited to be celebrating 40 years of Public Education on the Umina site of Brisbane Water Secondary College (formerly Umina High School).

This milestone has created a huge amount of enthusiasm and we are going to take the opportunity to engage the entire local community in a night of celebrations at a Umina High Reunion Dinner which will be held at Everglades Country Club from 6.00 pm

Tickets are $55 per person, and can be purchased through the school website link.

Your ticket includes a welcome drink, 3 course meal, fabulous presentation by ex-student Angela Vassallo (nee Deen) and musical entertainment by Jason Hicks along with lucky door prizes and a complimentary memento of the occassion.

All enquiries can be directed to the Project Co-ordinator Laurene McKenzie on 0408 654 294 or by emailing laurene.mckenzie@det.nsw.edu.au

See the Facebook Page or Website

Musicpro logo imageWhats On Logo button image FREE MUSIC WORKSHOP MASTERCLASSES:
The MusicPro Team have a number of Free Music Workshop Masterclasses coming up!

They all take place at MusicPro House, 63 Howarth Street, Wyong, 2259, at 6pm.

They are all Free, although spaces are limited so an email to reserve your place is essential.

We also have the HomeGrown Original Music EP Live Release with our artists performing at the Long Jetty Festival 19th and 20th November 2016

1st Nov - “Songwriting - The Craft And Process”
8th Nov - “Performance Skills - The Method And Art”
15th Nov - Stage Techniques - The Things You Don’t Know About Yourself”

See our Facebook Page or website: www.musicpro.com.au for more information.

Thirsty Merc imageWhats On Logo button image WYONG LAKES FESTIVAL 2016:
9 Days. 6 Event Hubs. Over 30 Free Events.

Wyong Lakes Festival makes a big 2nd year splash from 12th to 20th November.

Wyong Shire’s beautiful lakes area will be taken over by more than 30 events when the Wyong Lakes Festival makes a big second year splash.

The nine day Festival is supported by Central Coast Council and will feature a program of sporting, family, cultural, educational and live music events on and surrounding the Tuggerah Lakes catchment area.

Celebrations will be focussed around the six key event hubs of Memorial Park, The Entrance; McKenzie Reserve at Budgewoi and the foreshores of Canton Beach at Toukley, Colongra Bay at Lake Munmorah, Picnic Point, The Entrance and Long Jetty.

For more information go to www.wyong.nsw.gov.au/wyonglakesfestival.
12th November 2016
Light Up the Lake + Fireworks headlining 'Thirsty Merc'
Come and celebrate great food, entertainment and music with a magnificent backdrop.
The main stage will feature a line up of great artists leading to our headline act 'Thirsty Merc'.
This FREE event will feature free activities and roving entertainment concluding with fireworks.

Light up the Lake is proudly brought to you by Central Coast Council

Friday 18th November
If you enjoy live music under a twilight sky and nibbling on delicious foods while enjoying a quiet drink then this is the perfect way to kick start your weekend.
Be sure to drop your picnic rug on McKenzie Reserve from 6pm on Friday 18th November and enjoy locals playing live music across the water.

This event is proudly supported by Central Coast Council as part of Wyong Lakes Festival.

Terrigal Rotary Book Sale imageWhats On Logo button image ANNUAL BOOK SALE:
Books, Books Books,

The Rotary Club of Terrigal will be holding its annual Giant Book Sale on Saturday 3rd December and Sunday 4th 2016 at the The Scout Hall, Terrigal Drive, Terrigal,

Thousands of books covering a wide range of fiction, non-fiction and children's titles.

You can pay for your purchases with cash or credit card (Mastercard or Visa)

Saturday December 3rd and Sunday 4th 2016
8am – 4pm
at The Scout Hall, Terrigal Drive, Terrigal.
Compost set up imageWhats On Logo button image GREEN LIVING WORKSHOPS:
The free workshops are held at various locations around the Coast until the end of the year.

We are also giving a free compost bin or worm farm to each attending household that completes the compost and worm farm workshop.
Monday 17 October:
Organic Gardening, 12pm - 2.30pm, Peninsula Leisure Centre

Tuesday 18 October:
Health and the Use of Australian Bush Flower Essences, 10.30am, Lake Haven Shopping Centre

Saturday 22 October:
Compost and Worm Farming, 10am - 12.30pm, East Gosford Training Centre, 9 Russel Drysdale St, East Gosford

Monday 7 November:
Love Food Hate Waste, 11am - 12.30pm, Wyoming Community Centre

Wednesday 9 November:
Upcycle Kitchen Garden, 10am - 1pm, Kincumber Library

Saturday 12 November:
Wicking Bed Construction, 9am - 11am, Woy Woy Community Garden

Saturday 12 November:
Op Shop Hop, 9.30am - 12.30pm, Woy Woy Op Shops, meeting at Woy Woy Train Station

Sunday 13 November:
Keeping Backyard Chickens 9am - 12pm, Erina Fair Meeting Space 3
Compost and Worm Farming, 1pm - 4pm, Erina Fair Meeting Space 3

Monday 14 November:
Variety of workshops at Wyong Lakes Festival, from 9am, Buttonderry Waste Management Facility
o Your Recycled Kitchen Garden, 9am
o Worm Farming/Composting, 9.30am
o Sustainable Eating, 12.30pm
o Living with Less Chemicals, 12.45pm

Wednesday 16 November:
variety of workshops at Wyong Lakes Festival, from 9am, Buttonderry Waste Management Facility
o Create a No Dig Garden, 9am
o Worm Farming/Composting, 9.30am
o Gardening in Small Places, 12.45pm

Wednesday 7 December:
Sustainable Eating, 6pm - 8.30pm, Erina Fair Meeting Space 3

Saturday 10 December:
Compost and Worm Farming, 9am - 12pm, The Coast Christian School

Saturday 10 December:
Practical Backyard Permaculture 12.30pm - 3.30pm, The Coast Christian School

Operation Blackhawk logo imageWhats On Logo button image OPERATION BLACKHAWK:
Proudly supporting Autism Spectrum Australia.

The Battlefield Challenge is 7km’s long with military style obstacles.
The event is suitable for every level of fitness from first time mud runner/obstacle racer couch potato, to seasoned weekend warriors!

Designed and led by Soldier Dan you will take part in a genuine military themed obstacle course. Above all the course is a lot of fun and the perfect way to spend the day getting down and dirty with your mates. We even provide you the clothes to get dirty in.

Don’t let the Army gear scare you, this event is not timed and perfect for first timers looking for a fun day out with their mates through to elite weekend worriers. It’s not about how fast you complete the course but how much fun you have along the way. This is a 14yo+ event

For the Kids, there is KiddyHawk.
KiddyHawk is based on a mini version of the adult Battlefield Challenge, KiddyHawk is ran on the same days as the Battlefield Challenge.

Suitable for kids 3 to 13 the course is around 1km long. There’s waves run throughout the weekend so adults have time to run the main course before or after their little tackers.

Course lasts up to 1 hour and each child is issued a ‘Certified Tough’ Dog Tag.
Its seriously MUD FUN! Go on, book them in and win parent of the year!

To get a FREE ticket in exchange for volunteering 7am to 2pm please email Elle for more details: elle@operationblackhawk.com

Event name - Battlefield Challenge - Operation Blackhawk – Gosford
Dates- 18th - 19th March 2017
Location - Gosford Racecourse, 6 Racecourse Road, West Gosford
Booking URL – http://www.operationblackhawk.com/

See the Facebook page for more

Nitro Circus imageWhats On Logo button image NITRO CIRCUS:
Nitro Circus Comes To Gosford.

Direct from sell out shows across the globe, the world's greatest action sports show, Travis Pastrana's Nitro Circus Live, is coming back to Australia.

Featuring 30 of the world's best extreme athletes in freestyle motocross, BMX and Skate, plus a host of ridiculous contraptions being launched 50ft into the air by the crazy Nitro daredevils.

Expect to see the world’s biggest and most dangerous stunts, in a fully choreographed, actions sports, theatrical spectacular!

More than 60 world 1sts were performed at the Nitro World Games in 2016 and you can expect to see the majority of them perform for the first time ever in Australia, on the Regional Rampage Tour.

Do not miss this once in a lifetime opportunity to see the biggest action and extreme sports tour on the planet.

Saturday, 1st April 2017 4pm
Central Coast Stadium, Gosford
Cost to be advised

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