The PORT PANTHERS BALLROOM DANCING GROUP will be holding a St Patrick’s Dance on Friday 22nd March from 7.30 pm in the Panthers Auditorium. Dancing will be to John’s CD music. Admission is $8 payable at the door. There will be prizes for the best dressed St Patricks man and lady. All are welcome including visitors. For further information please contact Dorothy on 6583 7243.

Hastings Woodworkers Guild Inc. will be holding a Woodwork Exhibition, Sale & Demonstration on Saturday 23rd March 2019 from 8.00 am until 1.00 pm at Wauchope Showground Hall, 93a High Street, Wauchope. Guild members have a variety of quality woodwork items available, please find the time to visit and also enjoy the Farmers Market. For further information contact Rod on 0408 684 082.

WALLAMBA DISTRICT ARGRICULTURAL & HORTICULTURAL ASSOC. INC. SHOW will be held on Saturday 23rd March at the Nabiac Showgrounds, Nabiac Street, Nabiac from 8am – 6pm. The show includes Ring events, pet show, beef & poultry judging, all day entertainment and market stalls, demonstrations and exhibitions. BBQ, canteen, coffee vans, take-away food, ice cream, soft drinks a, luncheon room and many other interesting events.


Douglas Vale Heritage Open Day will be held on Saturday 6th April 2019 from 9.30 am till 2.30 pm at 235 Oxley Highway, Port Macquarie. All day entertainment, Devonshire Teas and a tasty BBQ, volunteer led Homestead and Grounds tour and wine tasting. Entry is by gold coin donation. For further information call 6584 3792.



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.


Wauchope County Club are having their Barefoot Bowls for Charity Event again on Thursday evenings starting on the 21st February for 6 weeks.  Be there at 5:30pm for a 6pm start.  We only play until the sun goes down, so it is not a late night. We play with teams of 4 costing $5.00 per person.  To register a team either sign up at the Wauchope Country Club or phone them on 65 85 3020 – Bar Extension and register your team with the Bar Staff.  All money at the end of the 6 weeks goes to a local Wauchope Charity  It doesn’t matter if you haven’t played bowls before, it’s about connecting with the community and raising money for a local charity.  Bowls can be borrowed from the Club.



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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