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For the week 17 to 23 July, 2017

 

Monday 17 July, 2017

Bunker Cartoon Gallery
Cartoon Recollections
For its next exhibition, the Bunker Cartoon Gallery has delved into its archives to bring you some of the best works collected over the past 28 years of the Rotary Cartoon Awards. The cartoons cover politicians to celebrities, and everything in between, and feature some of Australia’s best cartoonists. There’s something there to appeal to young and old – and the young at heart!
The exhibition runs until Sunday, 6th of August.
The Bunker Cartoon Gallery is open every day from 10am until 4pm.
Cost: Adults $5; Children Under 16 $3; Friends of the Gallery and children under 5, free entry.
For further information please phone: 6651 7343.
Monday 17th July to Sunday 6th August, 2017

 

Coffs Harbour Showground Gallery
Winterfest Art Exhibition
The Coffs Harbour Creative Arts Group’s current exhibition is Winterfest at the Showground Gallery.
The exhibition will showcase art by the Group's members including Acrylics, Calligraphy, Drawing, Fibre Art, Oils, Pastels, Photography, Watercolours, and more.
The Exhibition runs until August 30th.
The Gallery is open, Mondays to Saturdays, from 10 am to 3 pm.
For further information visit the group's website or phone the Gallery 6652 2545
Monday 17th July to 30th August, 2017

 

Southern Cross University
Research Study on how Exercise Effects Mood and Anxiety
Southern Cross University is seeking individuals to participate in a one hour aerobics class as well as a one hour yoga class to determine how exercise effects mood and anxiety.
The classes will be held at 10am on Monday the 17th and Monday 24th of July in the gymnasium at Southern Cross University, Coffs Harbour.
The classes are suitable for all types of fitness levels, and participants must be aged between 18 and 60 years and must not be doing more than one aerobics or yoga class a week.
People enrolled in the Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours) course at SCU are not eligible.
To register your interest please contact, Denise or Emily via email:
d.winroth.10@student.scu.edu.au or e.howard.15@student.scu.edu.au
Monday 17th and Monday 24th July, 2017

 

Tuesday 18 July, 2017

Coffs Harbour Regional Museum
Not So Solitary Exhibition
Coffs Harbour Regional Museum's exhibition Not So Solitary, will run until Saturday, 19th of August.
The exhibition features poetry, music and linocuts inspired by memories of the place now known as the Solitary Islands Marine Park. Together with historical photographs and artefacts, this exhibition draws on an extensive oral history project by the NSW Department of Primary Industries, as well as Aboriginal knowledge holders, commercial and recreational fishers, tourism operators, divers, marine scientists, surfers and more.
The museum is open Tuesday - Saturday from 10am - 4pm. For further information visit the Museum website.
Tuesday 18th July to Saturday 19th August, 2017

 

Coffs Harbour Regional Museum
From Hardwoods to Soft Cottons Exhibition
The Coffs Harbour Regional Museum's exhibition – From Hardwoods to Soft Cottons will run until Saturday, 30th of September.
The exhibition showcases photographs and objects from Coffs Harbour's early timber days, alongside personal and household textiles created by women for their families, highlighting the differing experiences of work for men and women in the early days of settlement.
The Museum is located at 215 Harbour Drive, Coffs Harbour, and is open Tuesdays to Saturdays from 10am to 4pm
For further information visit the Museum website.
Tuesday 18th July to Saturday 30th September, 2017

 

Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery
Artists Explore Nature at Gallery
The Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery's exhibition which runs until 12th of August, features the work of three artists who explore our connections with nature.
John Bennett's photographs captured in First Light – from Eos to Helios explores Eos, the half-hour before sunrise when light starts to flood the night sky heralding the beginning of a new day.
Jenni Catt's Melting into the Sun uses watercolours to meditate on the life force, probing the transience of life and evoking empathy for the vulnerable subjects of her paintings.
Angela Tay uses multiple media to observe the ever-changing dramas of ebbing tides in Ebb Tides, using ink, watercolours, video and sculpture.
For further information please go to the Gallery's website.
Tuesday 18th July to Saturday 12th August, 2017

 

Wednesday 19 July, 2017

Sawtell RSL
Wine Tasting Fund Raiser
The Sawtell RSL Women's Auxiliary will be holding a Wine Tasting Fund Raising event on Wednesday 19th of July from 2pm to 4pm, at the Princess Room at the club.
For just $10 you can enjoy some great wines and some tasty treats, and have fun playing trivia and entering raffles.
Tickets can be purchased from the Sawtell RSL Club.
For further information please phone 6653 1130 or 0407 531 130.
Wednesday 19th July, 2017

 

Thursday 20 July, 2017

National Marine Science Centre
Climate Change - What is going on and why is it happening ?
The Department of Primary Industries, Marine Parks, will be holding a talk on Climate Change - What is going on and why is it happening?, on Thursday, 20th of July, at the National Marine Science Centre (2 Bay Drive, Coffs Harbour) from
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm.
Stephan Soule, from the National Marine Science Centre will explain anthropogenic influences on the Earth's Oceans through thought provoking information and practical demonstrations.
This is a FREE event and bookings are not required.
For further information please phone Chantelle Burns on 6691 0606
Thursday 20th July, 2017

 

Saturday 22 July, 2017

Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery
Angela Tay – Artist Talk & Demonstration
Artist, Angela Tay, will be holding a talk and demonstration of her painting techniques on Saturday, 22nd of July from 2pm to 4pm at the Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery.
Her technique is very similar to ebbing tides - surging and retreating. You will also get the opportunity to participate in Angela's installation To Walk Amongst Others, Angela's tongue-in-cheek contribution to current public galleries and museums funding policies in Australia, which encourages artworks to appeal to broad audiences and across age groups.
Angela's exhibition Ebb Tides runs until 12th of August at Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery.
The talk is free but you need to register at the Eventbrite website.
Saturday 22nd July, 2017

 

Sunday 23 July, 2017

Ground Earth, Woolgoolga
Know Your Plastics Workshop
Did you know only 20% of all plastics actually get recycled ?
With 8 million tonnes entering our oceans every year, it's time to start reducing our plastic consumption.
On Sunday 23rd of July, Louise Hardman, founder of The Pacific Collective, will be running a free community workshop to teach people about plastics and how to reduce the amount of plastics in our lives. The workshop will be held at Ground Earth 1/18 Market Street, Woolgoolga, from 10.30 am to 12pm.
Louise, an environmental science and chemistry teacher, will provide in-depth knowledge about harmful plastics, consumer choices and other issues around plastic waste.
Sunday 23rd July, 2017

 

Coff Regional Community Garden
The Achievable Kitchen Garden - Part 2
Local gardening guru and presenter of 2AIRFM's Gardening Programme, Steve McGrane, will be holding the second part of his Achievable Kitchen Garden workshop on Sunday 23rd of July at the Coff Regional Community Garden in Combine Street, from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm.
Steve will show how growing your own food is easy, particularly when you get a few simple things right from the start. The workshop will cover soil, plants, pests and movement of nutrients in a biological system.
The workshop is free but you need to book at the Our Living Coast website.
Sunday 23rd July, 2017

 

Monday 24 July, 2017

Southern Cross University
Research Study on how Exercise Effects Mood and Anxiety
Southern Cross University is seeking individuals to participate in a one hour aerobics class as well as a one hour yoga class to determine how exercise effects mood and anxiety.
The classes will be held at 10am on Monday the 17th and Monday 24th of July in the gymnasium at Southern Cross University, Coffs Harbour.
The classes are suitable for all types of fitness levels, and participants must be aged between 18 and 60 years and must not be doing more than one aerobics or yoga class a week.
People enrolled in the Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours) course at SCU are not eligible.
To register your interest please contact, Denise or Emily via email:
d.winroth.10@student.scu.edu.au or e.howard.15@student.scu.edu.au
Monday 24th July, 2017

 

Sunday 13 August, 2017

25 Gale Street, Coramba
Wrapping Our Trees In Wool
Crochet lovers, knitting nuts and pom pom makers are invited to come along to 25 Gale Street, Coramba, on Tuesday 11th July from 10.30am to 1.30am to take part in a community project to turn the trees that line the main street of Coramba into a myriad of colours.
This will be a planning session for the main event that will take place on Sunday the 13th of August. All are invited from the Coffs Coast to the Orara Valley. Bring colourful wool and all tools needed to weave your magic! Children are welcome to make pom poms.
For further information please contact Sam Mihelffy on 0409 543 711.
Sunday 13th August, 2017

 

 

 

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