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DADS  IN DISTRESS

If you are experiencing family breakdown or separation call Dads In Distress on PH: 1300853437 or via our website 

https://parentsbeyondbreakup.com     https://www.facebook.com/DadsInDistress/

HANDMADE IN THE HUNTER MARKETS

Handmade in the Hunter markets -see our website for a complete list of market dates

HUNTER STREET ORGANIC FOOD MARKET

Hunter Street Organic Food market is on every Wed-Sun from 10-3 pm in the Hunter Street Mall

ADAMSTOWN LIONS MARKET

Adamstown Lions market are on every Sunday from 8 am to Midday corner Glebe & Brunker roads Adamstown

THE OLIVE TREE MARKET

The Olive Tree market is on 1st Saturday of the month from 9-3 pm at Civic Park  

FAST TRACK TOASTMASTERS CLUB

Fast Track Toastmasters Club meets at Charlestown Central Leagues Club on the 1st, 3rd and 5th Wednesday night of the month from 7:00 pm. All welcome 

HUNTER ANIMAL RESCUE VOLUNTEER POSITIONS

Hunter Animal Rescue currently have vacant volunteer positions, if you're available to help out please apply on hunteranimalrescue.com.au

RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE

Help Ronald McDonald House provide families with a sick or injured child a "home away from home" www.rmhnnsw.org.au 

BUY A BALE AND HELP SUPPORT AUSTRALIA'S RURAL COMMUNITIES AND AUSSIE FARMERS

For more info head to www.buyabale.com.au 

FARM & CITY UNITE

Creating funding for the farmers of Coonabarabran.
100% of funding this group creates is sent directly to the farmers.Newcastle group of mates helping the Coonabarabran farmers out! We are now aggressively pursuing funds to pay for 2 x semi loads of hay as a minimum up to those farmers asap.
https://www.facebook.com/groups/farmandcityunite/

SEEKING PEACE IN A BUSY CITY

St Andrew's Presbyterian Church Civic Park welcomes all people to a weekly Tuesday lunch service starting at 12:30 pm

BROKE MARKETS

1st Sunday of Month Broke Markets are on first Sunday of every month at McNamara Park on Wollombi Road from 8 til 1 pm

MUM'S COTTAGE-TAI CHI

Mum's Cottage conducts Tai Chi Classes every 2nd Monday at 10 am. All welcome.

29 St. Helens Street Holmesville

RED ROBIN PLAYGROUP-BELMONT NEIGHBOURHOOD CENTER

Red Robin playgroups are a great way for children to socialise, introducing them to new people and experiences, while supporting carers through the challenging baby & toddler years. Come along and create friendships.Every Monday from 10am-12pm during school term.

THE FARMERS  & ARTISAN MARKET-TORONTO

The Farmers and Artisan Market @Toronto moves to it’s cooler weather time of 9 am to 2 pm on the beautiful Toronto Foreshore! 1ST SATURDAY OF EVERY MONTH!!!

BELMONT NEIGHBOURHOOD CENTRE- SUPPORTED PLAYGROUP

Supported Playgroup For children on the Autism Spectrum or who have behavioural support needs.Each Thursday during the School Term from 9:30 – 11:00am at Belmont Neighbourhood Centre 359 Pacific Highway Belmont North Phone 4947 0031

LAKE MACQUARIE LIBRARIES

Find a treasure trove of events at Lake Mac Libraries ! For more info head to

https://library.lakemac.com.au/page.aspx?vid=16

ANGEL GOWNS FOR AUSTRALIA 

Angel Gowns for Australian Babies Incorporated are in need of volunteers for more info head to www.angelgowns.org.au

NEWCASTLE FLAME

A Night of storytelling Doors open 8pm at the Royal Exchange 34 Bolton street Newcastle

https://www.facebook.com/NewcastleFlame/

FREE BREAST SCREEN

FREE Breast Screen Don’t miss your opportunity to get your free breast screen at Waratah and mobile sites through out the Hunter. Women over 40 are eligible for a free breast screen every 2 years. Corner of Edith and Platt St Waratah and mobile sites throughout the Hunter Call 13 20 50 to book your appointment

LAKE MACQUARIE FAIR-DAMN GOOD-RAISING MONEY FOR OUR FARMERS

Damn Good @ Lake Macquarie Fair- Raising money for our farmers 10 days of Country music from the 13th to 22nd September in their Centre Court, with a different singer / group each day. Every Dollar donated, will be matched by the Lake Macquarie Fair. They’ll double the donations given.

LADIES IN BLACK- MOVIE FUNDRAISER -CANCER CARERS-CALVARY MATER NEWCASTLE AUXILIARY

Join us at the movies commencing with morning tea Thursday 20 September from 10am followed by the movie Ladies in Black at Event Cinemas Glendale

BREWS WITH MATT HALL MEN'S LUNCHEON

Attention all Adrenalin Junkies!! Charlestown East Primary School P & C invites you to attend this men’s Luncheon with proceeds going to Charlie’s Run 4 Kids and Charlestown East Primary School at Central Charlestown Leagues Club 21st September

BOBS FARM PUBLIC SCHOOL CENTENARY
Bobs Farm Public School is celebrating its Centenary on Friday 21st Sept 2018 at the school from 4.30-9pm. For more information contact Bobs Farm Public School

ARCADIA VALE PUBLIC SCHOOL 60TH ANNIVERSARY FESTIVAL 
Our amazing school is turning 60! Come help us celebrate this achievement 22nd September 10 am - 2 pm

LIFELINE-DINE WITH DYLAN

Dine with Dylan Lunch will be held Friday 21st September from 11:30 am at NEX This is Lifelines major fundraising event Tickets are also available from www.stickytickets.com.au

GLOW WALK- HUNTER TRANSPLANT RESEARCH FOUNDATION- HMRI

Nobbys SLSC and the Breakwall Come and join us for a 2km walk or run along Nobby's breakwall and help support the vital research into organ and tissue transplantation through the HMRI here in the Hunter 22nd September  http://www.htrf.net.au/ 

RIDE FOR SICK KIDS

Ride for Sick Kids Saturday 22 September at Balance Collective Mayfield from 8 am-1 pm.

Help raise funds for families in need at Ronald McDonald House inquire at Balance Reception

KARUAH PUBLIC SCHOOL FANTASTIC FUN FETE

KARUAH Public School Fantastic Fun Fete is on 22nd September from 10am to 3pm 18 Bundabah Street, Jumping Castles,Rides,Face Painting BBQ Drinks,Pony Rides and much more.

HUNTER WETLANDS SCHOOL HOLIDAYS FUN

Hunter Wetlands Centre, School Holiday Activity-Bush Skills at Hunter Wetlands Centre, 1 Wetlands Place Shortland Bush Skills (8 – 12 years) $20.00 9.30 am-12.30 pm Bookings Essential 10th October

ONCOLOGY & HAEMATOLOGY GALA BALL

Oncology & Haematology Masquerade Gala Ball is on 22 September at Newcastle City Hall Tickets www.trybooking.com

LAKE MACQUARIE CITY COUNCILS LIVING SMART FESTIVAL

Lake Macquarie City Council's Living Smart Festival is on at Speers Point Park Saturday 22nd September from 8 am to 2 pm

https://www.lakemac.com.au/living-smart-festival

STREETFEST 2018

We're proud to finally present to you our biggest show yet! Streetfest 2018! 22nd of September at McDonald Jones Stadium.

LEMON JAM

Lemon Jam is a free, all ages, monthly music event held on the waterfront at beautiful Lemon Tree Passage, Port Stephens.
September Lemon Jam (back from Winter hiatus) – Sunday 23 September, 12-4 pm Check our Facebook page for updates and possible cancellations due to weather as it is an outdoor event https://www.facebook.com/people/Lemon-Jam/100009295644699

PATERSON CAR & BIKE SHOW

Classic, vintage and veteran cars, motorcycles and trucks on display from 10am to 2pm at Tucker Park and Paterson village .Great day out for enthusiasts and families. Food and drinks available

SPRING FAMILY FESTIVAL-C3 VICTORY

C3 Victory is hosting a Spring Family Festival from 10:30 am - 1:30 pm on Sunday 23rd September at the Greyhound Racetrack, 104 Sandgate Rd Birmingham Gardens.

RIDE FOR SICK KIDS  FUNDRAISER-LYNDSAY WALKER

Ride for sick kids in September 12 hour continuous bike ride for Ronald McDonald Sick kids follow lyndsay walker https://www.facebook.com/lyndsay.walker121 to donate visit everydayhero.com.au and search for my fundraiser

DONKEY WELFARE WITH HEART-OPEN DAY

Donkey Welfare With Heart open day Sunday September 30. Meet the rescue donkeys, enjoy a sausage sizzle, vegan food, hot/cold drinks, market stalls, 410 Duckenfield Road Berry Park Gates open 11 am until 3 pm

MATTARA FESTIVAL

Look no further for family entertainment because the Mattara Festival has got it covered these September school holidays! Wallsend Park will be packed with activities from the 29th September – 7th October 2018 and best of all, it’s free entry!

OLD BAR BEACH FESTIVAL

Don’t miss the Old Bar Beach festival happening over the long weekend with live entertainment and so much more!

OCSOBER- LIFE EDUCATIONS DRUG & HEALTH PROGRAMS IN SCHOOLS

This October Australians are encouraged to lose the booze and join Ocsober to help raise funds for Life Educations drug & Health Programs In schools .Registrations are open online from 1st August-October 3rd www.ocsober.com.au

LIGHT THE NIGHT

Lets light up Australia for Blood cancer, join us for an inspiring walk at Speers Point Park October 5th for more info head to https://lightthenight.org.au/events/newcastle

2018 EAST COAST SIDE CAR ROUND UP

2018 East Coast Side car Round up is on 13th October at Newcastle Showground

HARBOUR 2 VINE

Charity bike ride raising funds for Westpac Rescue Helicopter 64km Classic ride from Newcastle to Hunter Valley 1km kids ride within grounds of Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley http://www.harbour2vine.com.au/ Sunday 14th October

PEARL BOX FOUNDATION-FUNDRAISER

Raising money for Neurological research here in the Hunter Valley at the John Hunters HMRI department The event this year (our 7th) will be a 'Guys & Dolls' theme, prizes for best dressed.

At The Mark Hotel Lambton Live music from 4pm 13th October

2018 A-PLUS CONTRACTING HUNTER VALLEY MINING CHARITY RUGBY LEAGUE DAY 

Will be held 13th October at Pirtek Park Singleton Gates open at 8 am  www.charityrugbyleagueday.com.au

NEWCASTLE TOY AND HOBBY FAIR

Newcastle Toy & Hobby Fair Sunday 14th October at New Lambton Community Centre 14 Alma Road, New Lambton from 9am to 3pm

TOMAREE BREAST CANCER SUPPORT GROUP INC ANNUAL BREAKFAST

Tomaree Breast Cancer Support Group Inc Annual breakfast Wednesday 17th October Doors Open 7:00 am at Nelson Bay Bowling Club Ground Floor

THE NEWKULELE FESTIVAL

A biennial feature on the Newcastle music calendar, The Newkulele Festival offers a fantastic weekend celebrating the sounds of the ukulele. Newcastle City Hall 19-21 October https://www.newkulelefestival.com/

MAITLAND HERITAGE MOTOR & STEAM FAIR

Maitland Heritage Motor & Steam Fair at Maitland Steamfest Ground Saturday 20th October over 300 stall sites and over 200 displayed classic vehicles & machinery

ELERMORE VALE PUBLIC SCHOOL FETE-60 YEARS

Come along to the EVPS Fete celebrating 60 years of education. Lots of fun to be had with food, drinks, rides, stalls, raffles, and games. Elermore Vale Public School Fete is on 20th October from 9 am Jubilee Road Elermore Vale

VACY-DREADLOCK BEK-BLACK DOG FUNDRAISER

Vacy local “dreadlock Bek” is ‘dropping the dreads’ that she has had for over 15 years, to raise funds for the Black Dog institute. Sunday 21st October from 1pm at Farmers Hotel Vacy https://teamblackdog.everydayhero.com/au/drop-the-dreads

NEWCASTLE FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY

Newcastle Family History Society 's October program. Members are reminded that General Meetings, held on the first Tuesday of each month, have now returned to evenings at 7.30 pm, at the Mechanics' Institute building, 68 Elder Street Lambton. www.nfhs.org.au

Friday 5th October, a Day Trip to Gloucester and Copeland, sites of a recent Society publication, is proposed, www.nfhs.org.au 

Wednesday 24th October at 10.30 am, a Morning Tea will be held to present a heartfelt "Thank You " to members who volunteer in many different ways to enable the running of the Society. Please RSVP by Oct 10th to Margaret 0438 561549. www.nfhs.org.au

REAL FILM FESTIVAL

Real Film Festival which is due to hit Newcastle, Lake Macquarie and Port Stephens on the weekend of 26-28 October 2018 – and it's going to be bigger and better than ever! connect with us through Facebook at www.facebook.com/RealFilmFestival

NEWCASTLE HOME START TRIVIA NIGHT

The Newcastle Home start team invite you to celebrate family and friendship at our team fundraiser trivia night Saturday 27th October at Adamstown Bowling Club from 6:30 pm BYO plate/nibbles for more info head to www.homestartaustralia.org

HUNTER HEALING GARDENS NEW MARKET FEST

Hunter Healing Gardens New Market Fest to end homlessness Fun Raiser will be held from 2 pm-10 pm October 27th Corner of Blue Bonnet Rd,Lambs Valley Road Lambs Valley check the facebook website for full program,regular updates plus all the latest news and events https://www.facebook.com/events/391083721415013/

WALLSEND PUBLIC SCHOOL FETE

Wallsend Public School Fete 10am-2pm Saturday 27th October, there will be rides, entertainment, market and food stalls, raffles and much more. Come along and enjoy a family fun day out

HUNTER HEALING GARDENS NEW MARKET FEST

Hunter Healing Gardens New Market Fest-End homlessness Fun Raiser will be held from 2pm-10pm Corner of Blue Bonnet Rd,Lambs Valley Road Lambs Valley check the Facebook website for full program,regular updates plus all the latest news and events

TRIVIA NIGHT- HOME START FAMILY SERVICES

Trivia Night- Home Start Family Services will be held 27th October at Adamstown Bowling Club to raise much needed funds to continue this important service for families in need

HUNTER BREAST CANCER BUBBLY BREAKFAST

Hunter Breast Cancer Foundation is holding their annual Bubbly Breakfast on Sunday 28 October 2018 at the Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley.

NEWCASTLE CYSTIC FIBROSIS FOUNDATION-END OF YEAR GALA

Newcastle Cystic Fibrosis Foundation invites you to our End Of Year Gala Friday 2 nd November from 6:30pm to 11:30pm at the Starlight Room-Wests New Lambton Black Tie Attire Ticket link through Benojo or facebook event

KOFM PRESENTS RELAY FOR LIFE AT HUNTER SPORTS CENTER ON NOVEMBER 3

SHANNONS HUNTER CLASSIC

Shannons Hunter Classic Sunday 4th November from 8am to 2pm at McDonald Jones Stadium all proceeds to Need for feed disaster Relief $10 Entry per vehicle assisting Drought affected farmers

BIDDABAH PUBLIC SHOOL FETE

Biddabah Public School Fete is a great community event. Markets stalls, rides, entertainment, games and much much more. All welcome to attend 10th November

FROCK UP FOR OUR FARMERS-FARMERS CHARITY BALL

Frock up for our Farmers Charity Ball will be held 17th November from 6:30pm to 11:30pm at the Starlight Room Wests New Lambton

CHRISTMAS ART BAZZAR -LAMBTON PARK

Participate in this year's Christmas Art Bazaar at Lambton Park ! Be one of the stallholders at Hunter Arts Network’s fourth Art Bazaar at Lambton Park on Sunday 18 November 2018 from 9am – 3pm. Click here to apply: https://zurl.co/M8CY

 

 

 

 

 

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