Upcoming Events

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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Are you a smoker aged between 25 and 45 years?

31 January 2017 08:00 AM - 31 December 2017 05:00 PM

Concord Hospital

ADVERTISEMENT FOR RECRUITMENT OF PARTICIPANTS FOR ECOS STUDY: Early COPD in SMOKERS • Are you a smoker aged between 25 and 45 years? • Would you like to participate in a clinical trial to try and find out if it is possible to reduce the effects of smoking on your lungs? We are enrolling volunteers […]

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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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11 February 2017 - 26 February 2017

Surfest is the largest surfing festival in Australia. The best professional male and female surfers in the world travel to Newcastle, NSW to compete for the much cherished Mark Richards ‘MR’ trophy on Merewether Beach, Newcastle. Surfest is also very proud to support the growth of Pro Junior surfing in Australia. For more information: www.surfest.com

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Little Star Speech Therapy FREE Screener Day! Saturday 4th MARCH!!

14 February 2017 06:00 AM - 04 March 2017 05:00 AM

Little Star Speech Therapy, OTP House, Bradford Close Kotara

Little Star Speech Therapy is offering the Newcastle community a FREE Speech and Language Screening Day on Saturday 4th March! If you have any concerns about your child’s speech and/or language development, phone 0478 755 833 or 4952 3856 to make a booking!! Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity!!

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Jesmond FC is Seeking Under 14’s and 15’s Players for the 2017 Season

21 February 2017 04:30 PM - 28 February 2017 04:30 PM

Heaton Park Bluegum Rd Jesmond

Jesmond Football Club is holding 2 final registration afternoons at Heaton Park Jesmond on Tuesday the 21st and 28th of February from 4:30pm..all age groups are still open for registration but we are seeking Under 14’s and 15’s players to help make a second under 15’s team for the 2017 season…if your interested please give […]

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Maitland Riverside Walk

28 February 2017 06:30 PM - 28 February 2017 07:30 PM

Maitland Riverside (meet behind Imperial Hotel)

Rutherford Ramblers are a Heart Foundation Walking Group that have been walking together for over 10yrs. They walk 3 times a week – after hours for people who work – and are hosting a feature walk along the Riverside in Maitland. They are hoping to bring people along to the group to be social and […]

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A Plastic Ocean – Special doco screening

01 March 2017 05:30 PM - 01 March 2017 09:00 PM

Event Cinemas Glendale

A Plastic Ocean is a new feature-length adventure documentary that brings to light the consequences of our global disposable lifestyle. We thought we could use plastic once and throw it away with negligible impact to humans and animals. Tickets are just $15 and include screening, displays, guest speakers, info bag. Proudly supported by the NSW […]

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NSW Justices Association – Monthly Meeting

02 March 2017 07:00 PM - 02 March 2017 08:30 PM

Club Macquarie - Argenton

Monthly meeting of the Lake Macquarie Branch of the NSW Justices Association. All JP’s welcome. Short training session will be run at conclusion of meeting. Held first Thursday of each month.

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Help Us Save Babies Charity Golf Day

03 March 2017 07:00 AM - 03 March 2017 07:00 AM

Crown Plaza Resort Golf Club

Help Us Save Babies is in its tenth and final year, so far the Charity Golf Day has raised over $300, 000 for the Westpac Rescue Helicopter and the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at the John Hunter Hospital. The day involves a game of golf and activities on course, carts included, breakfast bacon and […]

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Raw Comedy Festival

04 March 2017 - 04 March 2017

Civic theatre

Presented by Melbourne International Comedy Festival. It’s time to make a splash and dive into the RAW Comedy waters, where the nation’s best and boldest comedy athletes jump in head first and compete for a prized podium position. Whether it’s a perfect 10, bellyflop or dipping toes into the water, RAW Comedy in a rush […]

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Olive Tree Markets

04 March 2017 - 05 August 2017

Art, Design, Food, & Music 4th March 1st April 6th May 3rd June 8th July 5th August 9am – 3pm Civic Park, Newcastle Visit The Olive Tree Market and discover amazing new art, design, and gourmet food stalls. Meet local artisans, view high quality work, discover emerging talented, sit back and take in the sounds […]

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05 March 2017 - 05 March 2017

A gathering for all motoring enthusiasts in the beautiful grounds of Closebourne House. There will be trade stalls, food, coffee, entertainment and children’s activities. The historic town of Morpeth becomes host to everybody from the Motor enthusiast community for a huge Show ‘n’ Shine day. Polish up your pride and joy, come along and enjoy […]

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05 March 2017 08:00 AM - 05 March 2017 02:00 PM

Maitland Showground

The next 2017 Market will be on SUNDAY 5 March 2017 at Maitland Showground between 08.00am to 02.00pm. Kurri Lions Club will be fundraising and looking for your support. If you are seeking an enjoyable shopping adventure forget your morning sleep-in and make tracks to Maitland Markets where you will be able to find something […]

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Newcastle HIghland Dancing 50th Annual Championship

05 March 2017 09:00 AM - 05 March 2017 03:00 PM

Lake Macquarie Performing Arts Centre

The Newcastle Highland Dancing Association’s 50th Annual Championship Competition will be held at the Lake Macquarie Performing Arts Centre, Warners Bay commencing at 9am on Sunday 5th March. Newcastle Highland Dancing Association Inc will also be celebrating ’50 Years of Highland Dancing’ with a Ceilidh on Sunday 5th March 2017 commencing at 6.30pm at Warners […]

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International Women’s Day Pink Ribbon Morning Tea

08 March 2017 10:00 AM - 08 March 2017 12:00 PM

Hunter Women's Cente 60 Industrial Drive (Cnr Avon St) Mayfield

Women are invited to join us at Hunter Women’s Centre to celebrate International Women’s Day and to support women affected by breast cancer and gynecological cancers. Wear pink and enjoy a delicious morning tea. Be entertained with Chakras Indian Dance and the music of the Women of Note Chorus. Meet other women and share ideas […]

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Sacred Tree Markets 10th March-Nelson Bay

10 March 2017 04:00 PM - 10 March 2017 09:00 PM

Nelson Bay-D'Albora Marinas & Foreshore

Friday nights should always look this good…x Join us for S A C R E D TREE Markets last of the 2017/2018 “Sacred Summer Series”. Soak up the sacred vibes set to the pristine coastal waters of Nelson Bay Foreshore and d’Albora Marina. Sacred Tree Markets are created around the premise of artists, designers, growers, […]

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Calvary Cessnock Seniors Week Open Day and Markets

11 March 2017 10:00 AM - 11 March 2017 02:30 PM

Calvary Cessnock, 19 Wine Country Drive, Cessnock, NSW, 2325

Calvary Cessnock Retirement Community are hosting a Seniors Week Open Day and Markets on Saturday 11 March 2017 from 10am – 2:30pm. Seniors Week NSW runs from Friday 3 March – Sunday 12 March 2017 and Calvary Cessnock’s Open Day will anchor the celebrations throughout the Cessnock community. Presented by the Department of Family and […]

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Festival of Two Palettes

11 March 2017 10:00 AM - 12 March 2017 05:00 PM

Morpeth Gallery

You will have the chance to meet & chat to Australia’s top twelve traditional landscape & wildlife artists. See their works at the Gallery in an informal relaxed environment. Watch them painting at their easels. Some of the finest of Hunter food will be available for tastings & sales in the Ginger Beer Factory as […]

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PCYC Lake Macquarie & LYNC Annual Trivia Night Fundraiser

11 March 2017 06:00 PM - 11 March 2017 09:00 PM

PCYC Lake Macquarie, Lake St, Windale

PCYC Lake Macquarie (Police Citizens Youth Club)and LYNC (Linking Youth ‘N’ Communities) are hosting their first ever annual trivia fundraising night. It’s all happening on the 11th of March from 6pm at the Windale PCYC. Bar and snacks available for purchase on the night or bring your own plate of snacks. Great prizes. Tickets are […]

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Beaumont Street Carnivale

12 March 2017 - 12 March 2017

beaumont st, hamilton

 Beaumont St Carnivale will be held on Sunday 12 March 2017 from 10am to 5pm along Beaumont Street between Tudor and Donald Streets with an additional entertainment zone in the Gallipoli Legion Club laneway featuring big bands, swing and jazz performances. There will be three stages with live headline acts performing throughout the day, camel rides and cooking demonstrations. NEWFM 1053 will broadcast live […]

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Dragon boating try day

12 March 2017 07:30 AM - 12 March 2017 09:30 AM

Carrington Boat hoouse

Dragon-boating is great fitness having fun all in the boat on the water. Dragons Abreast targets Breast Cancer Survivors for a great way to socialise, share commonality of a cancer diagnosis and a great way to avoid or reduce the symptoms of lymphodemia in a very fun, exciting and supportive group. Men and Women all […]

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Best in the West Classic Car show

12 March 2017 09:00 AM

West Wallsend Workers Club

West Wallsend JFC is hosting a classic car show fundraiser. Family event with jumping castle, market stalls, local entertainment, show and shine prizes, raffles and a sausage sizzle. $10 car and bike entry. Gold coin donation entry for the public Contact Ian on 0438648309

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Loop The Lake

12 March 2017 - 12 March 2017

Speers Point - Warners Bay

Loop the Lake is going into its 20th year. It has grown a reputation as one of the popular Charity Bike Rides in NSW, and raised over $1 million for charity. There is a choice of distances from 90km, 55km and 13km. There are morning tea, fruit stops, water and toilets available at varying points […]

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Lemon Jam

12 March 2017 12:00 PM - 12 March 2017 04:00 PM

Henderson Park, on the waterfront, Lemon Tree Passage, Port Stephens

Lemon Jam is a free, all ages, monthly music event held on the waterfront at beautiful Lemon Tree Passage, Port Stephens. Lemon Jam has music, kids’ activities, raffles, fabulous playground, enclosed sea swimming pool, close to waterfront cafes & takeaways & plenty of parking. It’s a great FREE family day out (free unless you need […]

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Half Price Garage Sale & Mini Fair

17 March 2017 08:30 AM - 18 March 2017 08:30 AM

St John's Presbyterian Church Hall & Yard. Corner Hanbury & Macquarie Sts Mayfield

HALF PRICE GARAGE SALE & MINI FAIR St John’s Presbyterian Church Hall & Yard Fri 17th & Sat 18th March 8.30am to 12.30pm Corner Hanbury & Macquarie Sts Mayfield

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Maitland Salvation Army SAGALA CarBoot Sale

18 March 2017 08:00 AM - 01:00 PM

Maitland Salvation Army carpark

Come along and support the kids Supporting others! There’ll be the famous Sausage sizzle, a Car wash, Jumping castle, face painting, second hand and new goods stalls…. and more!

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Newcastle Annual Doll Fair

18 March 2017 09:00 AM - 18 March 2017 03:30 PM

Lambton High School

The Newcastle and Hunter Valley Doll Lovers’ 35th annual fair will have stalls from all around NSW and Australia, selling antique and modern dolls, teddy bears and miniatures. Admission $6 adults, $1 children. Raffle tickets $1 – proceeds to Soul Cafe and Jenny’s Place. Bring old dolls and bears to be valued. Refreshments available.

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Great Northern Hotel Teralba World’s Greatest Shave 2017

18 March 2017 11:00 AM - 18 March 2017 08:00 PM

Great Northern Hotel Teralba

Great Northern Hotel Teralba is hosting it’s annual World’s Greatest Shave fundraiser on Saturday 18th March, There will be Entertainment soloist Mardy Leith from 2 pm, Food, Monster Raffle with $1,000’s in prizes, For a donation you can shave or colour your hair on the day, for more info check out our face book page […]

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Open Day – Celebrating 30th Anniversary

18 March 2017 11:00 AM - 18 March 2017 02:00 PM

Elermore Vale Early Learning Centre 129 Croudace Road, Elermore Vale

OPEN DAY ALL WELCOME Past + Future Parents + Local Residents Come celebrate our 30th Anniversary There will be a sausage sizzle, free popcorn, a visit from Ruby the Clown 11:30-1pm, face painting, and much more… 129 Croudace Road, Elermore Vale Elermore Vale Early Learning Centre is a community based, not for profit centre who […]

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Hunter Animal Rescue 11th Annual Pets Picnic

19 March 2017 10:00 AM - 19 March 2017 03:00 PM

Newcastle Carriage Sheds, Foreshore

Our 11th Annual Picnic Day is 19th March 2017 at the Newcastle Carriage Sheds (Newcastle Foreshore) from 10am – 3pm. There will be lots of exciting things happening on the day. There will a bbq, stalls, and our foster animals will be there looking for lots of cuddles. Bring your family and your pets to celebrate an […]

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Barnsley Public School P&C Movie Night’s : Beauty and the Beast.

24 March 2017 06:30 PM

Event cinemas Glendale

This is the second of the 2017 Barnsley P&C Movie Night’s : Beauty and the Beast. Enjoy a family night at the movies watching Disney’s latest adaptation of one of its classics. Each ticket purchased will receive a goodie bag on the evening as well as going into the draw for our lucky door prize. […]

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Glendale East Public School Fete

25 March 2017 10:00 AM - 25 March 2017 03:00 PM

Glendale East Public School

Glendale East is having a fete for the first time ever! Its going to be a huge day with lots of market stalls, activities, games, jumping castles, lots of yummy food and a singing contest to showcase some of the talent from the local high schools. We are hoping to raise money for learning aids […]

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Dungog Shire Relay For Life

25 March 2017 02:00 PM - 26 March 2017 08:00 AM

Dungog Showground

Relay For Life is a fun and moving overnight experience that raises vital funds for the Cancer Council’s research, prevention, information and support services. Relay is a chance for the Dungog community to recognise and celebrate local cancer survivors, patients and their carers, to honour and remember loved ones lost to cancer and to raise […]

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Superhero Stride

26 March 2017 09:00 AM - 26 March 2017 12:00 PM

Nobby's Beach Reserve, Newcastle, NSW

Thousands of superheros’ are expected to walk, skip and run along a three kilometre circuit at Newcastle Foreshore this coming March as a part of the annual Superhero Stride. Participants are asked to dress as their favourite superhero whilst helping raise funds for the Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service. The Superhero Stride is NOT timed, with […]

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The Spirit of Anzac Experience

29 March 2017 - 04 April 2017

Newcastle Entertainment Centre

The Spirit of Anzac Centenary Experience is Australia’s flagship community event of the Anzac Centenary. The free of charge, groundbreaking exhibition is touring to 23 locations around Australia from September 2015 to April 2017. The Experience brings to life an infant Australia still finding its feet on the eve of war. It follows in the […]

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Merriwa Relay For Life

01 April 2017 03:00 PM - 02 April 2017 10:00 AM

Merriwa Showground

Relay For Life is a fun and moving experience that raises vital funds for the Cancer Council’s research, prevention, information and support services. Relay is a chance for the Merriwa community to recognise and celebrate local cancer survivors, patients and their carers, to honour and remember loved ones lost to cancer and to raise money […]

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Masquerade Ball

01 April 2017 06:00 PM - 01 April 2017 11:00 PM

Town Hall Newcastle

Looking for a great night out, surGICure are holding a Masquerade Ball to raise money for much needed research into gastrointestinal cancers, ie bowel, stomach, pancreatic, oesophageal, liver, small and large intestine by the Surgeons at the John Hunter Hospital. Tickets are $165 per person which includes canapés on arrival, 3 course meal, drinks (beer, […]

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Kurri Coal Face Pedal

02 April 2017 - 02 April 2017

The ride will start and finish at Pelaw Main School from 8am and caters for families as well as those looking for a bit of a challenge. The annual Kurri Coal Face Pedal is a bush ride with a mixture of tracks and distances which is suitable for family and friends as well as those participating […]

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Kurri Coalface Pedal Charity Mountain Bike Ride

02 April 2017 - 02 April 2017

20km, 40km, 60km and 10km family ride Starts at 8am from Pelaw Main School.  Registration 30 mins before each event. Register before Feb 24 and receive a free tshirt with your registration fee.   The ride will start and finish at Pelaw Main School from 8am and caters for families as well as those looking for […]

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02 April 2017 09:00 AM - 02:30 PM


Charity motor show, hosted by the 48 to 78 Holden car club. All proceeds go to Westpac rescue helicopter service, Little wings & Variety..the childrens charity. A huge motor show for all makes of classic & collectable cars, bikes, hotrods, commercials, vans & more. Something for the whole family- vehicle displays, car dyno, car balance […]

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Art Bazaar Warners Bay 2017

02 April 2017 10:00 AM - 02 April 2017 03:00 PM

Warner Park, Cnr The Esplanade & Lake St, Warners Bay

Hunter Arts Network’s first Art Bazaar at Warners Bay is being held on Sunday 2 April 2017 from 10am – 3pm. Warner Park is located on the Corner of The Esplanade & Lake St, Warners Bay, next to Lake Macquarie Performing Arts Centre. Warners Bay is a popular scenic lakeside suburb located at the northern […]

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We All Need A Little Bit of Therapy

02 April 2017 09:09 PM - 02 April 2017 03:00 PM

Croudace Bay Park Eleebana

Fundraising Dog Walk and General Market Day. Dog walk starts at 10am . Can register on line at Stickie Tickets or registration starts 9am on the day. Entertainment, Agility Displays, Silent Auction food and general market stalls A good health fun day for the whole family.

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The Mailrun Charity Bike Ride

09 April 2017 07:00 AM

Civic Ave Singleton

The Mailrun Charity Bike Ride offers cyclists of all abilities the chance to enjoy a leisurely ride on the picturesque country roads near Singleton around Scotts Flat, Glendon, Glendonbrook and Westbrook. All riders need to be 12 years of age or older. The ride will start and finish at the Singleton Civic Centre in Civic […]

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Easter Fun Day

15 April 2017 09:00 AM - 15 April 2017 01:00 PM

Hunter Wetlands Centre - 412 Sandgate Road, Shortland NSW 2307

Kids will love a day out at the Hunter Wetlands Centre on Easter Saturday, 15th April. Fun for all the family with Easter craft, face painting, jumping castle, children’s playground, dip-netting and reptile encounter. And of course meet the Easter Bunny at 10.30am or 11.30am. Enjoy a BBQ sausage sizzle, eat at Spoonbill Café or […]

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Cupcakes for Kids with Cancer

01 May 2017 - 31 May 2017

Various venues

Cupcakes for Kids with Cancer is an event run in May. It was launched last year to help raise funds to support local families in the Hunter whose children receive treatment at the John Hunter Childrens Hospital Paediatric Oncology Unit. All funds raised goes directly to the Unit. Schools, sporting associations and local businesses all […]

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Pink MUM-Day

15 May 2017 09:00 AM - 15 May 2017 12:00 AM

Schools, Workplace, Communities

Pink MUM Day is the Monday immediately following Mother’s Day and we are turning Monday in “MUM Day” to celebrate the wonderful mothers and special women in our lives. We are asking that businesses/community groups turn pink and donate to raise much needed funds to support the McGrath Foundation. You can host a pink themed […]

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Trivia Night

20 May 2017 06:00 AM - 20 May 2017 10:00 AM

Merewether Golf Club

surGICure are having their fun filled Trivia Night again in 2017. If you want to join in on our fun night raising much needed funds for gastrointestinal cancer research by the Surgeon at the John Hunter Hospital, book your table early to secure your spot. If you don’t have enough people to fill a table, […]

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Biggest Morning Tea – with Free Community Breakfast

27 May 2017 06:00 AM - 27 May 2017 10:00 AM

Miller Park Branxton

I am the president of the BGBC, we are planning and already registered for the Biggest Morning Tea – raising money for Cancer, we also will add a free community breakfast, whereby will will feed all members of the community BBQ, Sausage sandwich or egg and bacon sandwich or roll. An invite will go to […]

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Community Morning Tea and Teddy Bears Picinic

25 June 2017 08:00 AM - 25 June 2017 01:00 PM

Miller Park Branxton

PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF DATE – The event will still raise money for the Cancer Council, but will include a number of Community Groups in Branxton such as Lions, CWA, Ladys View Club, Schools groups and the Church

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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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