Riding for Disable kendall will be resuming classes the first week in March. We are
currently seeking able bodied, horse savy volunteers to assist with grooming and
leading of horses for our riders with a disability who get so much pleasure from
their riding days.  Kendall volunteers are a friendly and enthusiastic  lot who
would welcome you into the group.
All enquiries phone 0450 798 874.



Wauchope Farmers Market.
On Saturday the 22nd of February we have our Wauchope Farmers Market.

It is as usual at the Wauchope Showground.

We will have all the usual stalls and some special craft stalls with most
home made craft. Come and see us to enjoy the atmosphere.

For any inquiries call Fred on 0408 270320 our Wauchope Farmers Market
website or our Facebook page.



Port Macquarie & Districts Family History Society Inc. is holding a two hour*

‘DNA for Beginners’* information session for family researchers  to be held

Wednesday 26th February 2020 at 1pm. Venue is at the meeting Room, Port Macquarie Library, Gordon Street, Port Macquarie.

If you are:

  • Thinking about taking a DNA test
  • Have already taken a test but don’t know the next steps;
  • Confused about your DNA test results this session will help you.

Cost $5 plus $1 for tea/coffee break.  Bookings essential,  phone Secretary on 0475 132 804 to reserve your seat!  Visit




Meeting at McInherny park at 2.00pm for Thinking Day afternoon tea.
On Monday 24th February. We also have a Stall at the Seniors Expo on Monday
17th February. Phone Margaret on 0415 155 432 for more information.


Port Macquarie Rock n Roll Dance Club is having 2 nights of 50’s and 60’s Rock n Roll, Autumn Dance Party.

Friday 6th and Saturday 7th March in the Auditorium of the Panthers Club in Port. There Will be 2 visiting Rock n Roll Cover bands

with 9hrs of great rock n roll dance music. Doors open at 6:30pm and entry is $20 per night, or $35 for a weekend pass, payable at the door.

For more information phone the Dance Club on 0458 429 944



Rotary Club of Port Macquarie Sunrise invites you to Farmer Joe’s Pantry Monster Garage Sale. Friday 13th 7:30am to 3pm and Saturday 14th March 7:30am to 1pm. Nothing is over $5, babies and kids clothing and shoes $1. Adult clothing and shoes $2, Bric a Brac $1, Linen $1-$5, Toys $1- $5 plus Camping gear and Suitcases. At the rear shed of Aquasonic, 14 Commerce St Wauchope.




  The Kempsey – Macleay Auto Restorers Club are holding the 23rd Annual Rally at Hat Head on the 1st, 2nd & 3rd May 2020. Entry is now open. We hope to have a mixture of Veteran, Vintage & Classic cars on display as in past years. After we have our Run on the Saturday the cars will return to the Pensioners Hall in Clyde St. Kempsey and will be displayed for viewing and judging (including most popular vehicle by the public) from about 11.30am till about 2.00pm. The Pensioners Hall carpark will be closed from 6.00am until 3pm on Saturday the 2nd for setting up and displaying of historic cars.  Please come and enjoy the restoration of these vehicles. For more information call Glen Brown 65677775





Take your heart for a walk. Heart health NSW Inc Laurieton Walks are held Mondays from 8:30am. Meet at the lower car park L.U.S.C, stay for a cuppa and chat at the club after the walk.Contact 0481 721 636 for further details and information.


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 Women’s Auxillary meet on the 2nd Monday of each month in the Rushcutters Room, 1st Floor of Panthers Club, Port Macquarie, from 10.30 am. The Auxiliary raises funds for the well being and support for the Returned and Service men and women of the Australian Army, Navy and Air Force Personnel. Members of the community are welcome to join the Auxiliary and to also join in Social and Fund Raising activities. The Auxiliary has a social luncheon on the first Wednesday of each month.  For further information phone 0422 182 279.




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.





Take your heart for a walk. Heart Health N.S.W Port Macquarie walk is on every Thursday 8:30am Summertime 9:00am Winter time. Meet at the Town Beach Car Park.

Stay for a cuppa and chat at Port City Bowling club after the walk. Contact 0481 721 636 for further details and information.



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 Garden Village Hall in Port Macquarie at 10 am. The  club provides great support for stroke survivors and their carers to come together. For further information call 0410 012 193.



Take your heart for a walk. Heart Health N.S.W Inc Kempsey region walk is on every Friday at 8:30am. Meet at Gladstone Park. Stay for a cuppa and chat after the walk.
Contact Cally on 0488 686 024 for more information.

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 Barn, Hastings River drive 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




Have you ever thought about volunteering?
Why don’t you give Save the Children Op Shops a go? Right now, Save the Children need people like you to help in their Port Macquarie Op Shops at 1/143 Horton St, Port Macquarie Mon to Fri:9:00am to 4:45pm Sat: 9:30am to 1:15pm. People of all ages, experience and ability are welcome and you’ll be helping kids in need because the profits support programs that keep kids healthy, in school and protected.To find out more, visit Save the children dot org dot au forward slash volunteer, or Contact Number: (02) 6583 4230



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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