Governors Retirement Resort will be holding a   Monday 20th May 2019 at the Laurieton United Treasure Trove on Monday 20th to Friday 24th May at The Resort from 9am to 5pm with an amazing amount of goodies, new and old. Some collectables and many treasures. Also a Biggest Morning Tea on Thursday 23rd May 10.30 to 12.00. Cost is $10 per head and includes a wonderful morning tea and entertainment. RSVP by 13th May to Julia on 6583 4400. All proceeds go to the Cancer Council.




Port Macquarie CWA Branch extend an invitation to you to come along and join us for Australia’s Biggest Tea on Thursday 23rd and Friday 24th May from 9.00am to 12 noon. Our Tea Rooms are in Horton Street overlooking the Hastings River. All proceeds from the takings on the two days will be donated to the Cancer Council’s Event. Our tea or coffee is serviced with either scones or raisin toast.



The Kempsey Country Music Band will be having a foot tapping event at
the Kundabung Hall on Sat 25th May. It’s from 5.00 pm till 10.00pm, only $10 entry. Special guest artist will be Merinda Kyle and walk up performers
are welcomed and encouraged to join the band on stage.All music styles
are welcome.There will be a spit, raffles and lucky door prizes.So come
out to the Kundy Hall for a family fun night of entertainment.



The Conservatorium Mid North Coast are holding a Bush Dance on Saturday 1st June at 56 Hollingsworth Street, Port Macquarie. Doors open at 7.00 pm for a 7.30 start. Price: Adults $10, Children 14 and under, free. All are welcome. For further information contact 0427 032 345 or 6583 9199.



The Kempsey Macleay Bird Club will be holding their 31st Annual Bird Show at the Kempsey Showground on Sunday 2nd June at 11 am. There will be a colouring competition for the kids, raffle prizes, food and drinks at the canteen. Entry is $2.00 per person and children free. For further information contact Dot Ware on 0427 471 233.





Shades 2000 15th Annual Golf Day for the Starlight Children’s Foundation at the Wauchope Country Club, Sunday 2nd June 2019. $30 per head including lunch, with prizes for nearest to pin, longest drive, novelty prizes, raffles, auctions and more. Tee off from 9.30am, players & teams, mixed teams, all welcome. Please book your team by calling The Pro Shop on 6585 3885 or Don McDonald on 0417 267 085.


Lighthouse Evening VIEW Club will hold their next meeting at the Port Macquarie Golf Club on Wednesday 12th June at 6.30 pm for 7 pm start. Cost, including dinner, is $29.00. The guest speaker for the evening is Traci Moore from Heart Health. Bookings and apologies to Di Fischer on 6585 5915 later than 5.00 pm on Sunday 9th June. VIEW is one of Australia’s leading women’s volunteer organisations and supports the education of disadvantaged children through The Smith Family.



PORT MACQUARIE TOASTMASTERS PRESENTS SPEECHCRAFT 2019. A nine-week intensive Speechcraft Course in Public Speaking and Communication Skills will be held every Thursday night in July and August commencing on Thursday 4th July and concludes on Thursday 29th August. It will be held at the Tennison Woods Centre St. Agnes Village, Lochinvar  Place from 7 pm until 9 pm. The cost is $150 including Workshop and Course materials as well as access to experienced Mentors to assist you on your journey. For further information contact Gayle on 0427 829 429.






HELLO KOALAS’ OPEN DAY at DOUGLAS VALE HISTORIC HOMESTEAD and VINEYARD.  The “Hello Koalas Festival” will culminate at Douglas Vale Historic Homestead & Vineyard on Sunday 9th June when the Mystery Koala will be revealed. There will be Devonshire Teas, BBQs, ice creams and various stalls. Douglas Vale wines for tasting and sale, also local Black Duck Brewery beer. Admission for the day is by gold coin donation. For further information call the Homestead on 6584 3792.



The YESTERYEAR TRUCK and MACHINERY SHOW will be held on 13th and 14th July at the Wauchope Showground, Wauchope, from 9 am to 4 pm on Saturday and 9 am – 2 pm on Sunday. Admission is $10 for adults and free for children under 12. Admission is also free for exhibitors and the fee for camping for the weekend is $10. Swap and sell sites are available for the weekend at a cost of $30. All Truck entrants call Kirby Maxwell on 0407 594 149, all other sections and show enquiries call 0456 911 670 or email:






























































































Savvy Singers, a group for all who to love to sing they meet on each

Monday of the school term at the Tennyson Wood Centre, St Agnes  Village from 12 – 1 pm. Songs and activities to aid concentration, memory and cognitive ability led by Robyn Ryan OAM a professional musician, choir conductor and Music and Eisteddfod Adjudicator. For further information contact Robyn on 0407 007 993 or



Members of the RSL Auxiliary meet on the 2nd Monday of each month in the Rushcutters Room 1st Floor of Panthers Club Port Macquarie, from 10:30am. The RSL Auxiliary provides support and care for the wellbeing of Returned and still serving Australian Army, Navy and Air Force Personnel. Members of the community are welcome to join the Auxiliary and to also join in social activities.

The Auxiliary has a social luncheon on the first Wednesday of each month.

For further information please contact: Port Macquarie RSL sub-branch, 1 Bay St. Port Macquarie or phone 6582 2748.




PORT MACQUARIE/WAUCHOPE RIDING FOR THE DISABLED. An invitation is extended to anyone wishing to volunteer with us, working with horses is not a requirement, there is plenty of administration that we need help with as well. If you would like to join our wonderful group, please come and meet with us. We meet every Tuesday 8.30 – 1.00 pm and most Thursdays 9 am – 12 noon, during the school term at the undercover arena at the back of the Wauchope Showground, entry is via Wade Street. For further information please contact Cathy Wagstaff on 0417468518.


Come and try Dragon Boating, Tuesdays & Saturdays 6.30 am for 7 am on the water at Port Marina.

Bring water, clothes and shoes that are ok to get wet-as well as a sense of humour! The Club caters for people of all ages and abilities, men and women as well as juniors over the age of twelve. We support, encourage and welcome new members. The Club competes at various regattas – local, State and National Titles and there are also opportunities to compete in overseas events. Contact us via our website


Swimming Club – meet every Wednesday night from 6 pm at the Port

Macquarie Swimming Pool, Gordon Street, Port Macquarie. Pool entry fee applies. Come and try, no membership required for two weeks. Great fun for practices and school swimming. BBQ dinner available, races, games and fun times. For further information contact Judith on 65840077 or 0427884884.


” Dancing For Parkinson’s resumes on Wednesday mornings,  at Rotary Hall, Hastings River Drive, for an hour and a half of simple dance movements and exercises to music, with your partner/carer/friend.  $2.50 per person covers the Hall hire and a lovely morning tea and chat time! If you would like to enjoy a bright, cheery morning with our happy sociable group come along and give us a try. Your first session is free!  For more information and to book  phone Sheila and Russell on 0265 838 203 anytime.”



THE BROKEN BAGO DAY CLUB meets every Thursday at the Wauchope RSL Club from 10am to 2pm. Our program includes gentle exercises, activities, games, raffles, speakers and entertainment and is run by volunteers. There is no joining fee or RSL membership required, just a $2 contribution each time you attend. For further information please contact May on 0429 210 542.


Sahaja Yoga is a not-for-profit  community service. Come to Meditation and tune-in to your inner energy, Discover the benefits using simple techniques that anyone can master. Free classes every Thursday, 1 pm  at the Girl Guides Hall, Hollingsworth Street, Port Macquarie. For further information please phone Linda on 0427708533 or Jill on 0400463124.



Port Macquarie Stroke Recovery Club meets every first and third Thursday of the month at The Westport Club in Port Macquarie at 10 am. The  club provides great support for stroke survivors and their carers to come together.





The Port Macquarie Parkinson’s Support Group meets
on the 3rd Friday of each month from 10am to 12 noon.  Venue is the Rotary Hall, 198 Hastings River Drive, Port Macquarie. Members, guests and anyone with an interest in Parkinson’s disease are always welcome. You can bring a plate of goodies to share at cuppa time.






 Port Macquarie Animal Welfare Service conduct a Pet Adoption Day on the second Saturday of each month at Pet Stock, Lake Road, Port Macquarie. For further information contact Leonie on 6584 6142.


 Port Macquarie Rotary Club opens its used book store every Saturday morning from 9.00 am to 1.00 pm in the Rotary Community Centre at 198 Hastings River Drive Port Macquarie.  Nothing is over $4.00 and with over one thousand books on the shelves most tastes can be met. Come along and help this great cause.  Donations of books are always welcome.


The Hastings Bonsai Group meet on the 1st Saturday of the month at the Rotary Community Hall, 198 Hastings River Drive, Port Macquarie. We are keen to promote interest in the hobby in a friendly fun filled day. if you are interested in Bonsai or would just love to learn something new then we would love you to drop in and say hello. For further details please call John on 0419991946.



HASTINGS WOODWORKERS GUILD Inc. Looking for a fulfilling pastime? Why not try Toy making for Charity with a new group forming to make toys for disadvantaged children and disaster affected families at The Hastings Woodworkers Guild situated in Timbertown Heritage Park, Wauchope. All equipment and materials supplied. Every Saturday commencing 9th March 2019. For further information contact Robert on 6581 3444 or email



BreastScreen NSW offers FREE screening mammograms in Port Macquarie at their fixed site at the Port Macquarie Base Hospital. 9 in 10 women diagnosed with breast cancer do not have a family history. A screening mammogram offers the best chance of early detection. Appointments take less than 20 minutes. A doctor’s referral is not required. All women over the age of 40 are eligible and women aged 50 to 74 are particularly encouraged to attend. Simply phone 13 20 50 to book your appointment now!


HASTINGS WOODWORKING GUILD is open to men and women members who meet for creative woodworking in Shed 26, Timbertown Heritage Park, each day the Park is open. The Guild encourages appreciation of wood and all aspects of working with wood, new members are welcome. Enquiries welcome, contact Rod on 0408 684 802 or George on 0415 237 30


The LCPA is a non-profit, non-sectarian organisation acting in the best interests of the Lake Cathie Community working closely with the PMHC to achieve positive outcomes in relation to the Foreshore Master Plan, Revetment Wall on Illaroo Road, Ocean Drive and promoting local businesses.



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