Upcoming Events

SUPERHERO FUNDAY

05 July 2017 10:00 AM - 05 July 2017 03:00 PM

Maxi-Jazz Dance Studio Wallsend NSW

CALLING ALL SUPERHEROS!!!!!   Come along to our Superhero themed Funday during the first week of the school holidays!   When: Wednesday 5th July Time: 10am-3pm Tickets: $20 Pre-purchased or $25 at the door! What’s included on the day: – FREE Superhero Cape – Temporary Superhero Tattoos – Superhero games and fun! – Villian Tie […]

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Food Care

26 October 2016 10:00 AM - 04 October 2017 04:00 PM

58 Maitland Rd Mayfield

Grainery Care Food Care Pantry Cheap Groceries Free Bread Wed-Friday 110am-4pm

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Little Creations Playgroup

02 February 2017 10:00 AM - 14 December 2017 12:00 PM

New Life Church, Heatherbrae

Little Creations Playgroup is held every Thursday during school term at New Life Church, 22 Heather Street, Heatherbrae and we have plenty of off street parking The cost is just $3 per family which includes all craft and activities. For more information, please see our Little Creations Facebook page which we update regularly.

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Volunteers required for operation and maintenance of miniature railway at Maitland

11 June 2017 - 30 July 2017

Walka Waterworks Reserve at Maitland

The Walka Miniature Railway is seeking volunteers to assist in running this popular attraction at Maitland which operates each Sunday providing rides for the public in the beautiful grounds of the historic Walka Waterworks. We also have the opportunity on Wednesday and Friday mornings for people to assist with track maintenance and workshop activities. If […]

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Children’s Book Launch -The Chalk Rainbow by Deborah Kelly and Gwynneth Jones

01 July 2017 10:30 AM - 01 July 2017 12:00 PM

Wallsend Library

Newcastle Libraries present Deborah Kelly and Gwynneth Jones launching their latest picture book for children ‘The Chalk Rainbow’ (EK Books). The Chalk Rainbow explored diversity and difference through a family living with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Its a story about love, trust and learning to look at the world through the eyes of others. Suitable for […]

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Fight for Connar Race Day

01 July 2017 11:00 AM - 01 July 2017 05:30 PM

Newcastle Jockey Club

Fight for Connar support families with terminally ill children. We raise money to support families and “Make memories matter” Fight for Connar race day is held at NJC in the marquee $70pp corporate sponsors $1000 table entry for 10 people, drinks on arrival and advertising in the marquee area or Sponsor packages $1500 table of […]

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Bandaid Fundraiser at the Belmore

01 July 2017 02:00 PM - 01 July 2017 08:00 PM

Belmore Hotel Maitland

Fundraiser for Camp Quality 1000ks for kids bands from 2pm Families welcome BBQ and raffles

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MAITLAND MARKETS

02 July 2017 08:00 AM - 02 July 2017 02:00 PM

Maitland Showground

Local Charities, EAST MAITLAND ROTARY and THORNTON BUSHFIRE BRIGADE will be seeking your support with their Fund Raising at Maitland Markets on Sunday 2 July 2017, Maitland Showground, between the hours of 08.00am until 02.00pm. People are drawn from near and far to Maitland Markets where you will find a unique range of goods that […]

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The Roo’s Free Family Fun Day

02 July 2017 10:00 AM - 02 July 2017 02:00 PM

Walters Park Speers Point

The Lake Macquarie Rugby Clubs Annual Free Family Fun Day is on again and will be held on Sunday the 2nd July from 10am to 2pm. This is a whole community event and anyone is welcome to come along. There will be free jumping castles, face painting, “old-school” novelty events such as sack races, egg-n-spoon, […]

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School Holiday Program – Bush Skills

04 July 2017 09:30 AM - 04 July 2017 12:30 PM

Hunter Wetlands Centre

Bush Skills For 8 to 12 years Cost: $20 per child – Bookings Essential Phone: 4951 6466 Make (and eat) a damper, build a bush shelter, enjoy a guided walk and learn basic survival skills. Get up close with some of our resident reptiles.

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School Holiday Program – Wetlands Explorer Club

04 July 2017 10:00 AM - 04 July 2017 12:30 PM

Hunter Wetlands Centre

Wetlands Explorer Club for 5 – 8 years. Cost: $20 per child. Bookings Essential Phone 02 4951 6466. Enjoy a wetlands wander and then get crafty learning about frogs. Finally get up close with some of our resident reptiles.

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Depression and Hope

05 July 2017 11:00 AM - 05 July 2017 12:30 PM

Valentine Bowling Club

Depression and Hope is a group for men and women battling with Depression. The aim of the group is to support one another and if possible draw on each other’s successes. The group will enjoy free input from health professionals, such as health and fitness, nutritionists and psychologists. Gold coin donation; tea and coffee provided; […]

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Hunter Drama Presents: Singin’ In The Rain JR.

05 July 2017 07:30 PM - 08 July 2017 07:30 PM

St. Philip's Christian College

The “Greatest Movie Musical of All Time” takes to the stage in Newcastle! Hilarious situations, snappy dialogue and a hit-parade score of Hollywood standards make Singin’ in the Rain JR. a guaranteed, toe tapping good time. Singin’ in the Rain JR. has all the makings of a Tinseltown tabloid headline – the starlet, the leading […]

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School Holiday Program – Sand Art Fun

06 July 2017 10:00 AM - 06 July 2017 12:00 PM

Hunter Wetlands Centre

Sand Art Fun (4 years + ) Drop in between 10am – 12 noon. Cost: $5 per child (plus $2 entry) Use coloured sand to create an amazing picture to take home.

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PRINCESS PARTY

07 July 2017 10:00 AM - 07 July 2017 12:00 PM

Maxi-Jazz Dance Studio Wallsend NSW

We invite all Princesses to come and have a high tea Princess Party with us during the school holidays! When: Friday 7th July Time: 10am -12pm Whats included: – FREE Tutu! – Tea Party inspired morning tea – Princess Bracelet Making – Princess Colouring In – Learn and showcase a dance to our families at […]

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Furlesque

07 July 2017 07:07 PM - 10:00 PM

Kavon Theme 12 Beaumont Street, Newcastle, New South Wales 2303

As supporters of Hunter Animal Rescue, we are proud to present the third annual FURLESQUE. Proceeds from the event will help Hunter Animal Rescue to rescue, rehabilitate and rehome cats and dogs in need. In addition to the show there will be raffles and prizes on the night. Tickets are $60pp and include a 2 […]

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Raffertys Coastal Run 2017

08 July 2017 08:00 AM - 08 July 2017 01:00 PM

Raffertys Resort

Raffertys Coastal Run An 11km, 22km and 35km trail run hosted from Raffertys Resort. The course takes in the sites of beautiful Lake Macquarie and the stunning coastline of historic Catherine Hill Bay and the Munmorah State Conservation Area. Starting and finishing at Raffertys Resort, the trail snakes through the Wallarah National Park taking in […]

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Hedweld Milbrodale Mountain Classic

08 July 2017 10:00 AM - 09 July 2017 04:00 PM

Putty Rd, Milbrodale

It’s that time of the year again, put this date on your calendar and come along to experience fast, furious Off Road Racing at its best only 20kms from Singleton!! The annual Hedweld Milbrodale Mountain Classic Off Road Racing event is fast approaching. This year’s event will be conducted on the 8th & 9th July […]

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Creative Childcare Hunter St Grand Open Day

08 July 2017 11:30 AM - 08 July 2017 01:30 PM

946-954 Hunter St Newcastle NSW 2300

Creative Childcare has opened its brand new state of the art centre on Hunter Street and would like to community to join them in celebrating! There will be a free picnic lunch, face painting, clown entertainment and music. RSVP to Centre Director Kymberly Smith on 49615620 or via email on director@hunter.creativechildcare.com.au. http://hunter.creativechildcare.com.au/

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Hypnotik for Hannah

08 July 2017 05:30 PM - 08 July 2017 10:00 PM

Club Macquarie

Hypnotik for Hannah is a 2 course meal with a hypnotist and illusionist show raising money to help support Hannah and her family as they fight their journey with Ewing Sacoma. Hannah is 15 yrs old and diagnosed terminally ill. All money raised will help “make memories matter” as the Fight for Connar team support […]

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School Holiday Program – Plaster Fun

10 July 2017 10:00 AM - 10 July 2017 12:00 PM

Hunter Wetlands Centre

Plaster Fun (3 years + ) Drop in between 10am – 12 noon. Cost: $5 per child (plus $2 entry) Paint a plaster model.

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School Holiday Program – Bush Skills

12 July 2017 09:30 AM - 12 July 2017 12:30 PM

Hunter Wetlands Centre

Bush Skills – for 8 to 12 years. Cost: $20 per child – Bookings Essential Phone: 02 4951 6466 Make (and eat) a damper, build a bush shelter, enjoy a guided walk and learn basic survival skills. Get up close with some of our resident reptiles.

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School Holiday Program – Wetlands Explorer Club

12 July 2017 10:00 AM - 12 July 2017 12:30 PM

Hunter Wetlands Centre

Wetlands Explorer Club for 5 – 8 years. Cost: $20 per child – Bookings Essential. Phone 02 4951 6466. Enjoy a wetlands wander and then get crafty learning about frogs. Finally get up close with some of our resident reptiles.

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Tap Masterclass with Garon Michalitsis

13 July 2017 06:00 PM - 13 July 2017 08:00 PM

Maxi-Jazz Dance Studio Wallsend NSW

Garon started his tap career with lessons from Lee Griffith at the grand old age of two because he wanted to go to lessons with his brother Mathen. Since then he has won awards and championships including a gold medal at the Fred Astaire Awards, every age group in the Newcastle Winter (USA) Elsteddfod Championship […]

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CIRCUS FUNDAY

14 July 2017 10:00 AM - 14 July 2017 03:00 PM

Maxi-Jazz Dance Studio Wallsend NSW

Roll up, Roll up, and come along to join the Maxi-Jazz Circus at our Circus Funday in the second week of the school holidays!! When: Friday 14th July Time: 10am – 3pm Tickets: $20 Pre-purchased or $25 at the door What’s included on the day: – Animal Balloon Making – Carnival themed games – Morning […]

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SNEZ ‘House on Four Wheels’ Tour 2017

14 July 2017 07:00 PM

The Commons Cafe

SNEZ will be back in Newcastle on Friday 14th July. Sharing stories and songs from her album ‘House on Four Wheels’ in an intimate setting at The Commons Cafe. Appearing solo on guitar, bouzouki and vocals. Also featuring special guests Stewart Peter (Sydney) and local act Deanna Rose. 7 pm start $10 entry

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Super Heroes 4 a Cure Fundraiser bus trip to the Hunter Valley Vineyards

15 July 2017 08:30 AM - 15 July 2017 06:00 PM

Hunter Valley Vineyards

Join us for a fun day out at the Hunter Valley Vineyards with wine tasting, amazing food, great company and more!! Help raise money for the Cancer Council at the same time! There will be raffles, 100s clubs, games and more! Please see the flyer for information and payment details. Feel free to join our […]

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Koalas and Whales! Planting day at Port Stephens

15 July 2017 10:00 AM - 15 July 2017 03:00 PM

4 Trotter Road, Bobs Farm

Plant a Koala Forest to support the koala population of Port Stephens. We will be planting 1000 trees on a parcel of land that has been dedicated to the community to support the local koalas. All tools and equipment necessary will be provided. We will provide a yummy lunch to keep energy levels up. After […]

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Silent Art Auction for Cambodia

15 July 2017 02:00 PM - 15 July 2017 04:00 PM

Elermore Vale Community Hall

My name is Sarah Findlay, I am a Novocastrian local and grew up in the Wallsend area. Together with Sophie Stokes from Exousia Publishing I am writing a children’s picture book with all sales going to an organisation in Cambodia, SHE Rescue Home. This organisation holistically supports girls affected by human trafficking and sexual exploitation. I volunteered […]

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Depression and Hope

19 July 2017 11:00 AM - 19 July 2017 12:30 PM

Valentine Bowling Club

Depression and Hope is a group for men and women battling with Depression. The aim of the group is to support one another and if possible draw on each other’s successes. The group will enjoy free input from health professionals, such as health and fitness, nutritionists and psychologists. Gold coin donation; tea and coffee provided; […]

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30th Anniversary celebrations Kookaburra Korner Early Education Centre Inc, formally Rutherford Childcare Centre

22 July 2017 02:00 PM - 22 July 2017 04:00 PM

Kookaburra Korner,12 Woodberry St Rutherford NSW

Kookaburra Korner Early Education Centre, formally Rutherford Childcare Centre is celebrating 30th in the Early Childhood and Care industry. Kookaburra Korner is a non- profit community based service which has been working in partnership with families, schools, early childhood networks and the local and wider community. We are inviting all past, present and future students, […]

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PCYC Lake Macquarie and PCYC Newcastle Fundraising Boxing Evening

29 July 2017 05:00 PM - 11:00 PM

PCYC Lake Macquarie, 2B Lake St, Windale, NSW

PCYC (Police Citizens Youth Club) Lake Macquarie and PCYC Newcastle are hosting a combined fundraising boxing evening on Saturday 29 July 2017 from 5pm at the PCYC Lake Macquarie at 2B Lake St, Windale. Tickets are $25 for an adult, $10 for a child under 16 or $45 for a family of 2 adults and […]

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Hunter Animal Rescue Foster Carer Info Session

30 July 2017 10:07 AM - 01:00 PM

Mayfield West Bowling Club

Want to find out more about becoming a foster carer and what is involved? Join us at our next info session Mayfield West Bowling Club. It’s a great opportunity to ask questions and meet other carers. HAR covers all vet work, has a donations shed to assist with food, bedding etc and you’re able to […]

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Raymond Terrace Soccer Club 60th Anniversary Dinner

05 August 2017 06:00 PM

Raymond Terrace Bowling Club

Past and present members are invited to the 60th Anniversary of Raymond Terrace Soccer Club, being held of Saturday 5th August 2017. 1st Grade kick off at 2:30pm at Bill Bobbins OAM Oval King Park, Raymond Terrace then a dinner to be held at Raymond Terace Bowling Club starting at 6pm. Tickets are $35.00 pp […]

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Hunter Animal Rescue Trivia Night

11 August 2017 07:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Charlestown Bowling Club 5 Lincoln Street, Charlestown, New South Wales 2290

Join us for a fun night of Trivia on Friday 11 August 2017 at 7pm at Charlestown Bowling Club. Help us raise funds for abandoned animals by catching up with your friends with trivia, raffles, and Fantastic prizes up for grabs. All proceeds raised will go directly to Hunter Animal Rescue. BUY TICKETS: http://www.stickytickets.com.au/53219

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Art Bazaar Pop Up Weekend – 12/13 August 2017 – Maitland + Wallsend

12 August 2017 09:00 AM - 13 August 2017 03:00 PM

Dan Rees Street Carpark, Wallsend; The Levee, Maitland

Hunter Arts Network is launching Art Bazaar Pop Up in 2017. The first Art Bazaar Pop Ups will be held at: – The Levee during the Aroma Festival on Saturday 12 August 2017 – Dan Rees Street Carpark during Wallsend Winter Fair on Sunday 13 August 2017 There will be over 40 Hunter Arts Network […]

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Wallsend Winter Fair

13 August 2017 09:00 AM - 13 August 2017 04:00 PM

Nelson Street Wallsend

The Wallsend Winter Fair is a free fun filled, family friendly day. It is one of the largest, if not the largest street event in the Newcastle LGA; attracting up to 30,000 visitors throughout the day. The Wallsend Winter Fair is an annual event, held on the 2nd Sunday in August each year … 13th […]

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Mystery Family Movie Night for The Kids’ Cancer Project

13 August 2017 05:00 PM - 13 August 2017 09:00 PM

Tower Cinema Newcaste

The Kids’ Cancer Project will soon be undertaking a national campaign to raise money and awareness for Childrens Cancer Research. The founder of The Kids’ Cancer Project, Col Reynolds, will be driving a brightly coloured bus down the East coast of Australia and will be making a special stop in Newcastle for one night only. […]

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San Clemente Centenary Black and White Gala Ball

19 August 2017 06:00 PM - 19 August 2017 12:00 PM

Newcastle City Hall 290 King St, Newcastle NSW 2300

San Clemente High School Mayfield is celebrating its Centenary this August. Please join us on Saturday the 19th of August at Newcastle City Hall for our Black and White Gala Ball. Canapés and champagne on arrival in the Cummings room. Three course meal including beer, wine and soft drinks. Special guest presenters and live entertainment. […]

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Laguna P&C Art Exhibition

26 August 2017 10:00 AM - 27 August 2017 02:00 PM

Laguna Community Hall, Great North Rd, Laguna (near Wollombi)

Set in the beautiful and historic Lower Hunter Valley village of Laguna this Art Exhibition, celebrating its 26th year, has established itself as a highly anticipated annual art sale and cultural event. The Art Exhibition is enjoyed by visitors and residents of the Wollombi Valley and art patrons from as far away as Newcastle, the […]

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Car Boot Sale

27 August 2017 07:30 AM - 27 August 2017 02:30 PM

PCYC Newcastle

Clean out your wardrobe, pack up your books, it’s time to sell it all at PCYC Newcastle’s car boot sale. Pop the date in your calendar and make sure you head down to Broadmeadow on Sunday 27th August. If you’re interested in holding a stall, contact our club president via email at newcastle2@pcycnsw.org.au

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Le Tour de Glen William

27 August 2017 09:00 AM - 27 August 2017 02:00 AM

Glen William, Dungog Shire

Glen William Public School is a small school located between Clarence Town and Dungog. The school has a rich history which started in 1849. The school is holding there annual event Le Tour de Glen William, a bike ride around ‘the loop’ from Glen William through Clarence Town and Glen Martin (27 km) back to […]

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Hunter Animal Recue Foster Carer Info Session

27 August 2017 10:08 AM - 01:00 PM

Mayfield West Bowling Club

Want to find out more about becoming a foster carer and what is involved? Join us at our next info session Mayfield West Bowling Club. It’s a great opportunity to ask questions and meet other carers. HAR covers all vet work, has a donations shed to assist with food, bedding etc and you’re able to […]

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HUNTER WATER REUNION – 70’S, 80’S & 90’S

02 September 2017 02:09 PM - 02 September 2017 02:09 PM

SOUTH LEAGUES CLUB, LLEWELLYN ST, MEREWETHER

WE ARE HOLDING A REUNION FOR PAST/PRESENT OFFICE EMPLOYEES WHO WERE WORKING AT HUNTER WATER DURING THE 70’S, 80’S & 90’S. TIME – 6.30PM FOR A 7.00 PM START. COST – $40.00/PERSON INCLUDING COCKTAIL FOOD.

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St Aloysius 1963-1966 cohort reunion

16 September 2017 12:00 PM - 16 September 2017 03:00 PM

The Duke Hotel Regent St New Lambton

Ex students of St Aloysius who were in Year 7 1963 and left from Year 10 1966 (or before) are invited to get in touch with the organisers of the reunion or just turn up ready to share and catch up with old friends and school mates. 51 years since we left Year 10. Please […]

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Special Needs Motorcycle Ride Ride Stockton NSW 17 Sep 17 0900

17 September 2017 09:00 AM

Stockton Foreshore

Special Needs Motorcycle Ride Ride Stockton NSW 17 Sep 17 0900 , In conjuction with Hunter Connect a Special Needs ride day is offered on the 17 Sep 17 from 0900 on Stockton Foreshore, the event is free of charge. Please see flyer for further details

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Hunter Animal Resuce Foster Carer Info Session

24 September 2017 10:09 PM - 24 September 2017 01:00 PM

Mayfield West Bowling Club

Want to find out more about becoming a foster carer and what is involved? Join us at our next info session Mayfield West Bowling Club. It’s a great opportunity to ask questions and meet other carers. HAR covers all vet work, has a donations shed to assist with food, bedding etc and you’re able to […]

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OCSOBER

01 October 2017 12:00 AM - 31 October 2017 12:00 PM

NATIONWIDE

Ocsober is an Australian fundraising initiative that encourages people to give up alcohol for the month of October. The money raised by voluntary participants goes to Life Education Australia, the organisation behind the educational mascot, Healthy Harold. For over 30 years, the well-known giraffe has been teaching Australian children how to enjoy a healthy lifestyle […]

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A-Plus Contracting Hunter Valley Mining Charity Rugby Day

07 October 2017 09:00 AM - 07 October 2017 05:00 AM

Pirtek Park, Dunolly Road, Singleton

The 2017 A-Plus Contracting Hunter Valley Mining Charity Rugby League Knockout Competition Day is set to provide another exciting day of rugby league action 350+ local miners swap their work boots for footy boots as they compete to be crowned 2017 Champions This ‘state of origin’ worthy football action will raise funds for the community’s […]

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Hunter Animal Rescue Foster Carer Info Session

29 October 2017 10:10 AM - 01:00 PM

Mayfield West Bowling Club

Want to find out more about becoming a foster carer and what is involved? Join us at our next info session Mayfield West Bowling Club. It’s a great opportunity to ask questions and meet other carers. HAR covers all vet work, has a donations shed to assist with food, bedding etc and you’re able to […]

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Handmade in the Hunter Markets

04 November 2017 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM

Kevin Sobels Wines - corner Broke & Halls Rd - opposite Hope Estate - Pokolbin

Handmade in the Hunter Markets – where you will discover the variety and quality of goods grown, made and crafted by Hunter Valley artisans. As the longest running and most popular, meet-the-maker market in the vineyards, you will meet and talk with the grower, maker or artist behind each of the expertly crafted and truly […]

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Hunter Animal Rescue Foster Carer Info Session

26 November 2017 10:11 AM - 01:00 PM

Mayfield West Bowling Club

Want to find out more about becoming a foster carer and what is involved? Join us at our next info session Mayfield West Bowling Club. It’s a great opportunity to ask questions and meet other carers. HAR covers all vet work, has a donations shed to assist with food, bedding etc and you’re able to […]

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Hunter Animal Rescue Foster Carer Info Session

17 December 2017 10:12 AM - 01:00 PM

Mayfield West Bowling Club

Want to find out more about becoming a foster carer and what is involved? Join us at our next info session Mayfield West Bowling Club. It’s a great opportunity to ask questions and meet other carers. HAR covers all vet work, has a donations shed to assist with food, bedding etc and you’re able to […]

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