Upcoming Events

Food Care

15 February 2018 - 01 December 2018

Grainery Fod Care Centre - 58 Maitland Rd Mayfields

Grainery Food Care provides cheap groceries, free bread, fruit and vegetable, helping to support the local community Open Wed, Thur, Fri 10am-4pm

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train your own miracle assistance dogs

14 April 2018 - 19 May 2018

2A Platt Street, Waratah

Living with the limitations of a disability can be difficult. A certified Miracle Assistance Dog (MAD) makes life easier but there are lengthy waiting lists and it can take years to get a trained dog. MAD has a solution. People are invited to apply for the MAD Dog School to learn how to train their […]

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School Holiday STEM & Robotics Workshops

17 April 2018 09:09 AM - 25 April 2018 03:00 PM

St Marys Catholic College Gateshead

Are you looking for something to engage your kids with during these school holidays? St Mary’s Catholic College at Gateshead will be conducting LEGO Robotics, Coding & STEM based workshops in the April School Holidays 2018 {17th, 18th, 23rd, 24th & 25th}. These workshops have been extremely popular over the last 4-5 years. STEM skills […]

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Ice Strategies

17 April 2018 06:17 PM

Recovery Point Samaritans 199 Broadmeadow Rd Broadmeadow

Do you know someone struggling with ice or other addictions? Help is available for friends and families. – understanding the effects of ice – What works for ice addiction – How you can help your loved one It works for you and them Tuesdays 6pm Recovery Point Samaritans at 199 Broadmeadow Rd Phone 0418243785

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Church Book Sale

18 April 2018 09:00 AM - 21 April 2018 02:30 PM

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

Book Sale St John’s Presbyterian Church Hall Wed 18th of April to Sat 21st April 9.00am to 2.30pm Corner Hanbury & Macquarie Sts Mayfield

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Disney Funday!

20 April 2018 10:00 AM - 20 April 2018 03:00 AM

7/117 Council Street Wallsend 2287

Our Disney Funday is THIS week! I cant wait to see everyone, if you have a Disney Costume wear it on the day! When: Friday 20th April 10am-3pm Where: Our Wallsend Studio (7/117 Council Street Wallsend) Whats included on the day: – Disney Facepainting – Mickey Mouse Headband Making – Build Your Own Minion – […]

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20 April 2018 05:30 PM

Waratah Oval #3, Waratah

Combat focused LARP group with weekly games every Friday night in Newcastle. Suitable for 16 and up but under 18’s need parental consent. Learn to fight with all sorts of primitive weaponry from swords, axes, spears, bows and many more in a safe and friendly environment. Free to come and try out. If you would […]

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Love for Annabelle fundraiser

20 April 2018 06:45 PM

Dixson Park Surf Club

Join us on Friday 20th April at Dixon Park Surf Club for a night of delicious catering and a 2 hour beverage package. Come along and be a part of Annabelles fight againts Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG), a highly aggressive and difficult to treat brain tumor. As part of the event, there will be silent […]

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The Fools Ball

21 April 2018 06:00 PM - 21 April 2018 12:00 AM

The Monte Pio Hotel Maitland

The Fools Ball is an event that will be held on the 21st April at the Monte Pio Hotel Maitland. This is the second year the Ball has been held, last year we raised just over $5000 to help Kids and their families suffering with Cancer. The night will consist of a delicious 3 course […]

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Art Bazaar Speers Point April 2018 – NEW DATE

22 April 2018 10:00 AM - 22 April 2018 03:00 PM

Speers Point Park

Hunter Arts Network has announced the rescheduled date for Art Bazaar Speers Point after it was postponed due to the park being closed to wet weather. The new date is Sunday 22 April 2018. Stallholder applications are now open for the rescheduled Art Bazaar at Speers Point on Sunday 22 April. Click here to apply: […]

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St Mary-on-Allyn Harvest Festival

22 April 2018 10:30 AM - 02:30 PM

St Mary-on-Allyn church hall, Allynbrook (near Gresford)

St Mary-on-Allyn church is one of the Hunter’s most historic and beautiful churches. Each year we hold a Harvest Festival to continue the tradition of celebrating the bounty of the earth. This year our celebration will be held on SUNDAY, 22nd APRIL. The church is located at Allynbrook, just 40 minutes from Maitland and just […]

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School Holidays: Kids Art Day – Candle Making

23 April 2018 09:30 AM - 23 April 2018 12:30 PM

Hunter Wetlands Centre, 1 Wetlands Place (off the roundabout on Sandgate Rd) Shortland, 2307 NSW

Monday 23 April Kids Art Day (7-12 years) $25 9.30am- 12.30 pm Bookings Essential phone 49516466 Candle Making – Be inspired by a Sensory Garden walk to make your own scented candle followed by other art inspired activities. Please wear closed in shoes, hat, sunscreen & insect repellent and bring a water bottle and snack. […]

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School Holidays: Kids Art Day – Nests and their eggs

24 April 2018 09:30 AM - 24 April 2018 12:30 PM

Hunter Wetlands Centre 1 Wetlands Place (off the roundabout on Sandgate Rd) Shortland, 2307 NSW

Tuesday 24 April Kids Art Day (5-12 Years) $25 9.30am- 12.30 pm Bookings Essential phone 49516466 Nests and their eggs – Explore the wetlands to see birds & reptile nests. Design patterns on eggs and build large nests for them around the wetlands. Please wear closed in shoes, hat, sunscreen & insect repellent and bring […]

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Lego Funday!

24 April 2018 10:00 AM - 24 April 2018 03:00 PM

7/117 Council Street Wallsend 2287

LEGO FUNDAY! Come along to our Lego Inspired Funday and join in on our themed games and activities! When: Tuesday 24th April 10am-3pm Where: Our Wallsend Studio (7/117 Council Street Wallsend) What’s included on the day: – Lego Block Construction – Movie: The LEGO NINJAGO Movie – Morning Tea – Lunch and a Drink – […]

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Free Yoga

24 April 2018 12:30 PM

Civic Park

Revitalising Newcastle is holding a free outdoor yoga session from 12.30 – 1.15pm on Tuesday 24th April in Civic Park. Grab a mat and take some time to relax and breathe.

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Seeking Peace In A Busy City ?

24 April 2018 12:30 PM - 24 April 2018 01:30 PM

St Andrew's Presbyterian Church Newcastle

St Andrew’s City Presbyterian Church Civic Park welcomes all people to a Weekly Tuesday Lunch Service. This service will start at 12:30pm for quiet music, meditation, prayers and a short talk. It will be followed by a no charge light lunch with tea/coffee/juice and a time to chat. All Welcome join us.

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EAST MAITLAND – ANZAC Day 2018 – Commemorative Services

25 April 2018 05:00 AM

East Maitland War Memorial

EAST MAITLAND – ANZAC DAY 2018 – COMMEMORATIVE SERVICES 5.00am: Form up at East Maitland War Memorial Centre hall, 5.20am: March to the East Maitland Memorial, corner William St & Newcastle Rd, 5.30am: Dawn Service. 11.00am: Form up at East Maitland War Memorial Centre hall, 11.20am: March to the East Maitland Memorial, corner William St […]

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Kearsley Community Dawn Service

25 April 2018 05:30 AM - 25 April 2018 06:30 AM

Kearsley Community Hall

The villages of Kearsley, Abernethy and Elrington come together on Anzac Day to reflect on the sacrifices made by Australian men and women during period of war and peace. Anzac Day goes beyond the anniversary of the landings at Gallipoli in 1915. It is also an opportunity to reflect on, and pay respects, to those […]

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School Holidays: Kids Art Day – Journey Sticks

26 April 2018 09:30 AM - 26 April 2018 12:30 PM

Hunter Wetlands Centre, 1 Wetlands Centre (off the roundabout on Sandgate Rd) Shortland 2307 NSW

Thursday 26 April Kids Art Day (6-12 Years) $25 9.30am- 12.30 pm Bookings Essential phone 49516466 Journey Sticks Come on a fascinating walk around the wetlands and discover animal footprints and tracks and gather interesting material. Create design patterns of footprints and decorate your “journey stick”, to tell the story of your walk. Please wear […]

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School Holidays: Bush Skills

26 April 2018 09:30 AM - 26 April 2018 12:30 PM

Hunter Wetlands Centre 1 Wetlands Place (off the roundabout on Sandgate Rd) Shortland, 2307 NSW

Thursday 26 April Bush Skills (7 – 12 years) $20 9.30am-12.30pm Bookings Essential phone 49516466 Make (and eat) a damper and build a bush shelter. Take a guided walk and learn basic survival skills. Please wear closed in shoes, hat, sunscreen & insect repellent and bring a water bottle. There’s lots to do at the […]

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Avengers Superhero Red Carpet Event

26 April 2018 05:00 PM - 26 April 2018 07:30 PM

Crown Street, Newcastle

To mark the release of Avengers:Infinity War, join us on Crown Street Thursday 26th April from 5pm to 7.30pm for a superhero themed red carpet event. Have your photo taken with the roaming superheroes on the red carpet and be entertained with live music, free finger food by The Lucky and Lulus, facepainting and photo […]

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Cheer Smackdown: The Movie Workshop!

27 April 2018 05:30 PM - 27 April 2018 08:30 PM

7/117 Council Street Wallsend 2287

You’ll flip out over our newest event! Cheer Smackdown: The Movie Workshop! When: Friday 27th April 2018 Where: MJDS Wallsend Studio Time: 5:30pm – 8:30pm Ages: 9 years and up Cost: $25 per ticket pre-sale or $30 at the door Tickets Includes – Bring It On: Worldwide Cheersmack (Rated PG) – Cheerleading Workshop – Dinner […]

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3rd Annual Coalfields AMC Dementia Run

28 April 2018 - 28 April 2018

Stockton Foreshore

American Motorcycle Club is hosting their 3rd annual Dementia Run fundraising raising money for Dementia Australia on the 28th of April at 9am . Join us at Stockton Foreshore for a car/bike show and family picnic day. $20 per person with raffles, lucky door prize breakfast, coffee and trade stalls. All funds raised with go […]

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Hunter Animal Rescue Cat Adoption Day

29 April 2018 10:00 AM - 29 April 2018 02:00 PM

The Cat Store, Shop 11/ 175 Swan Street, Morpeth, NSW, 2321

Join Hunter Animal Rescue at The Cat Store, Morpeth, from 10am till 2pm on Sunday 29th April for a Cat Adoption Day. The day will feature meet and greets (and cuddles!) with our kittens and cats seeking adoption. There will be a raffle with prizes kindly donated by The Cat Store. All proceeds going to […]

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English Conversation Classes

30 April 2018 - 02 July 2018

Wallsend Baptist Church Cowper Street Wallsend

课程从2018年2月5日星期一开始 英语会话班 地址: 58 Cowper Street Wallsend (Henny Penny 对面) 日期和时间: 每周一上午 9:30至中午12 费用: 每一堂课 $ 2 *欢迎参加, 可以带小孩 *以小组形式 *友善老师 *了解及学习圣经 *早上茶点 联系人: Jo-Anne 电话: 0425 237 334 Classes Monday 30 April – 2 July ENGLISH CONVERSATION 58 COWPER STREET WALLSEND (Opposite Henny Penny) Mondays 9:30 – 12 Noon During school terms $2.00 PER […]

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Future Proofing: Free Community Event for LGBTQI People 55+

01 May 2018 05:00 PM - 01 May 2018 08:00 PM

Newcastle Museum, Macintyre Theatrette, 6 Workshop Way, Newcastle

Get answers to your questions about life ahead. Many older LGBTQI people have experienced long-standing historical discrimination. As a result many older LGBTQI people are reluctant to access services and worry about what life will be like as they age. The forum provides much-needed information on the rights of older LGBTQI people, and provides vital […]

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The Alpha Course

01 May 2018 06:45 PM - 19 June 2018 09:00 PM

Hunter Christian Church, 20a Hillcrest Pde, Highfields, 2290

Have you ever wondered what life is all about? Come along and learn about the purpose of life from a Christian perspective. The Alpha course runs each Tuesday night for 8 weeks covering such topics as who is Jesus?; why did Jesus die? how can I have faith?; why and how do I pray?; why […]

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Super Housie

02 May 2018 11:00 AM - 02 May 2018 02:00 PM

Belmont 16ft Sailing Club

Come and play Super Housie at Belmont 16ft Sailing Club on Thursday 3rd May. There are lots of great cash prizes to be won including four $1,000 Jackpots. Bring a friend for a fun day out and help the Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service raise funds to save lives in your region. Session starts 11.00am with […]

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Dobell Festival of Art and Craft

04 May 2018 07:30 PM - 06 May 2018 03:30 PM

Wangi District Worker's Club

The 42nd Annual Dobell Festival of Art and Craft will be held over the weekend of 4th to 6th May 2018 at the Wangi District Worker’s Club. This festival attracts in excess of 300 artworks and hundreds of craft item entries from across the Hunter Region. The substantial prize money on offer attracts a very […]

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Medowie Sports & Business Centre Grand Opening

05 May 2018 09:00 AM - 05 May 2018 12:00 PM

Medowie Sports & Business Centre

Come along and enjoy the festivities, carnival atmosphere and Official Grand Opening Ceremony the Medowie Sports and Business Centre! Mayor Ryan Palmer and MP Kate Washington will be our guests of honour. ( Ryan Palmer, Mayor of Port Stephens, Kate Washington MP – Member for Port Stephens) We welcome all our members, official guests, neighbours, […]

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05 May 2018 09:30 AM - 05 May 2018 01:00 PM


Come and join us – all of your favourite stalls including homemade cakes; jams and pickles; soup; hand craft; fruit and vegetables; trash and treasure; books. Morning Teas and BBQ available all day. FREE kids entertainment – Fairy and face painting.

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Free Weekend RoboCup Junior Robotics Workshops

05 May 2018 10:00 AM - 05 May 2018 12:00 PM

: Islington Baptist Church

Free Weekend Robotics Workshops: For enthusiastic students, or just looking for somewhere to begin: Beginners Introduction: Includes a lend of 1 of 8 EV3 Robots, Workshop Material, all included. – Where: Islington Baptist Church – Cost: Free – Time: Term 2, Saturdays, 10am – Noon – Who: Teams of 3-4 Students, from 8-16 years old, […]

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Carmina Burana

05 May 2018 07:00 PM

Harold Lobb Concert Hall, Newcastle Conservatorium of Music, cnr Laman and Auckland Sts Newcastle

Newcastle University Choir will present Carl Orff’s exciting and often-quoted cantata Carmina Burana in collaboration with the University of Newcastle’s chamber choir, Echology, forming a choir of 140 singers, on Saturday 5 May at 7.00p.m. and Sunday May 6 at 2.00p.m. at Newcastle Conservatorium of Music. The performance will feature soprano Susan Carson, counter-tenor Paul […]

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Run Dudley 2018

06 May 2018 09:00 AM - 06 May 2018 01:00 PM

Dudley Public School Ocean St Dudley

Run Dudley 2018 is a community event hosted by Dudley Public School.Run begins at 9am.You can run 1km or 5km -1km circuit begins and ends at the school.After the run feel free to have a BBQ breakfast and coffee whilst the kids can choose from 4 jumping castles,there is also a dunking machine -so bring […]

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The TICNIC Ride for Tourette’s

06 May 2018 09:30 AM - 06 May 2018 03:00 PM

Charity Motorcycle Ride

The TICNIC Ride for Tourette’s is an annual charity Motorcycle ride raising money for the Tourette Syndrome Association of Australia.This years event has registration from 9:30am on the waterfront at 1A First St Booragul near the Teralba Amatuer Sailing Club sheds. Stands up 10:30am with a lovely ride to the Paxton Hotel where there will […]

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High Tea by the Sea

06 May 2018 02:00 PM - 06 May 2018 05:00 PM

Merewether Surfhouse

Get the girls together for a beautiful afternoon out at Merewether Surfhouse. A glass of bubbles awaits you upon your arrival before enjoying an afternoon relaxing, taking in the view of Merewether Beach and sampling an assortment of beautiful teas and tempting treats with your favorite ladies by your side. Our wonderful MC’s Carly & […]

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Help Sebastian Soar High Tea

12 May 2018 09:00 AM - 12 May 2018 12:00 PM

Hunters Quarter Pokolbin

Treat your Mum or your favourites for Mothers Day. Great prizes, raffles and 100s club to be won.

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Volunteer Overseas Information Session

12 May 2018 03:00 PM - 12 May 2018 05:00 PM

The Resistance Centre, First Floor, 472 Hunter St, Newcastle

Looking for a change of pace? Want to use your skills to create sustainable change in a developing community? You could be our next volunteer! Palms Australia is looking for skilled professionals to volunteer with us in 2019 in remote communities in Timor-Leste, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, American Samoa, Kiribati, Myanmar, Kenya and Ethiopia. If […]

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Light The Lake

13 May 2018 03:00 PM

Warners Bay Lions Park, Macquarie Dr Eleebana

Stop Ovarian Cancer (SOC) promotes awareness of Ovarian Cancer and raises funds for support services and programs for women in the hunter and their families. Join SOC to ‘Light The Lake’ on Mothers Day evening and help raise awareness of Ovarian Cancer. Walk for someone special and help to support the women of the hunter. […]

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surGICure Trivia Night

19 May 2018 06:00 PM

Charlestown Bowling Club

Cost is $10 per person. Tables of 10. Contact Kim on 49471520 or via Facebook page. Come along and support local research into gastrointestinal cancers by the Surgeons at the John Hunter Hospital.

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Variety Family Fun Day

26 May 2018 11:00 AM - 03:00 PM

Foreshore Park Newcastle

Come down and enjoy the Newcastle Foreshore and welcome the Variety NSW Bash back from a week driving in the Bush. You and the family can enjoy amusement rides, facepainting, petting zoo, live entertainment and of course some amazing food from Bao Brothers, Crafty Street Eats and Mr Goaty Gelato. Children can enjoy all of […]

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Raid My Wardrobe – proudly supporting Uplift Australia

03 June 2018 09:00 AM - 03 June 2018 01:00 PM

Newcastle Basketball Stadium

Come experience what everyone is talking about! Preloved fashion shopping at its best with 50 hand selected stalls full of hundreds of high quality, high end/high street women’s clothing, shoes, handbags jewellery and accessories for all sizes 6 – 26. Newcastle’s most celebrated indoor fashion event for quality women’s preloved fashion, as proudly featured on […]

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Sacred Tree Markets

09 June 2018 10:00 AM - 10 June 2018 04:00 PM

d'Albora Marinas and Nelson bay Foreshore

Sacred Tree Markets is donning the boots & heading country for the Blue Water Country Music Festival this June long weekend. Saturday June 9th and Sunday June 10th 2018 between 10am & 4pm. The retail event features numerous high quality art & design products, street food, live performers, kids entertainment and local produce along the […]

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St Joseph’s High School, Merewether – Whole of School Reunion

09 June 2018 10:00 AM - 09 June 2018 06:00 PM

St Joseph's High School, Merewether followed by lunch at South Leagues Club, Merewether

St Joseph’s High School, Merewether, will be holding a school reunion (for all years across 1932 to 1984) on Saturday June 9th, 2018. The school itself, on the corner of Union and Kenrick Streets in The Junction, will be open for all former students to visit between 10am and 12noon on 9th June followed by […]

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Kiray Putjung Aboriginal Corporation NAIDOC Week Awards Night

22 June 2018 06:30 PM - 22 June 2018 10:30 PM

East Cessnock Bowling Club

Kiray Putjung Aboriginal Corporation are hosting their NAIDOC week Awards Night to celebrate indigenous excellence in the community. On Friday June 22nd at 6:30pm, join us for a fun filled night at East Cessnock Bowling Club. The entertainment includes traditional dancing, digeridoo, games, raffles and much more! Tickets are $40 for adults which includes a […]

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Big Freeze Newcastle

23 June 2018 03:00 PM

Number 1 Sports Ground, Newcastle West

The Big Freeze Newcastle is about dunking some local personalities in a whole lot of ice water to help #FreezeMND. This great initiative is driven by a local committee partnering with the Newcastle City Blues (AFL) and Fight MND. The aim is to raise funds to find a cure for Motor Neurone Disease, along with […]

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Trivia Afternoon – Fundraiser for Miracle Assistance Dogs

24 June 2018 12:00 PM - 24 June 2018 06:00 PM

East Maitland Bowling Club

Its back! Our Trivia for Miracle Assistance Dogs Afternoon is on again for 2018. Once again, we’ll be having an afternoon of great fun and even greater prizes! Bring your friends and family along to make up a team of 10, or join a pre-existing table! Drinks must be purchased at the bar. Get your […]

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Westlakes NAIDOC Family Fun Day

10 July 2018 09:00 AM - 10 July 2018 03:00 PM

Regatta Park, Victory Parade, Toronto Foreshore

Westlakes NAIDOC Family Fun Day begins with a peaceful march down The Boulevarde to the Toronto foreshore starting at the Toronto Town Square. The activities on the Toronto foreshore include live entertainment from local aboriginal artists and celebrities, displays by local service providers, a free BBQ for the community, and the annual Aboriginal & Torres […]

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Variety Spin 4 Kids

07 September 2018 10:00 AM - 07 September 2018 04:00 PM

Harbour Square Honeysuckle

VARIETY SPIN 4 KIDS, Team Up, Head Down Spin 4 Kids is Newcastle’s outdoor spin bike team challenge. Teams of 1-10 people will take turns at riding a spin bike over six hours, raising money for Variety – the Children’s Charity. There will be prizes for the team that raises the most money for Variety, […]

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Annual Hunter Connect Special Needs Motorcyle Ride Stockton 16 Sep 18

16 September 2018 09:00 AM - 16 September 2018 04:00 PM

Lions Park Stockton NSW

It’s on Again: The Annual Special Needs Motorcycle Ride Day Date: Sunday 16/09/2018 Time: From 9am Where: Stockton Foreshore • Have you ever wanted to be a passenger on a Motorcycle (open to all ages)? • In Support of Hunter Connect, come and enjoy a day for people with Special Needs to experience a free […]

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Cities’ Identity Through Architecture and Arts – 2nd Edition conference

25 September 2018 09:00 AM - 27 September 2018 05:00 PM


Cities’ Identity Through Architecture and Arts – 2nd Edition Nowadays, all countries seem to be seeking one pressing issue and that is heritage maintenance, especially in Architecture and Urban design. Organizations and Universities play a vital role in saving or rather conserving old cities through Conferences. Therefore, a conference on “Cities’ Identity Through Architecture & […]

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Cities’ Identity Through Architecture and Arts – 2nd Edition

25 September 2018 09:00 AM - 25 September 2018 09:00 AM

Cairo, Egypt.

Nowadays, all countries seem to be seeking one pressing issue and that is heritage maintenance, especially in Architecture and Urban design. Organizations and Universities play a vital role in saving or rather conserving old cities through Conferences. Therefore, a conference on “Cities’ Identity Through Architecture & Arts” will be held in 2018. In this conference, […]

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