Coledale Camping Reserve is a much loved local spot to enjoy a peaceful break by the sea - it boasts an absolute water-frontage for dozens of campers and is especially popular during Easter.
Over the past 8 years, the site has been guided through a series of improvements by Camp Manager, Norm Jenkins, who has brought a great deal of warmth to the role, ensuring ongoing success through future patronage.
Norm is retiring this month (April 2014), so the Coledale Surf Life Saving Club is seeking a new Camp Manager, ideally a couple or single person. This is a 7-day a week live on site position.
Ukendooit are holding a ukulele workshop on Tuesday April 15th from 10-11am at Thirroul Railway Hall. In this all-ages workshop Kaija and Ann will demonstrate and teach how simple & fun the uke can be!
The presenters: A Latvian cellist & songbird and a Norwegian mandolin, ukulele & guitar wielding Viking join forces to create Somesing Laik Zat duo, a joyous journey of sound to get your feet moving and put a smile on your face. Somesing Laik Zat charms people who are young and those young at heart, to connect through joyful music making.
This Wednesday the 16th April from 10am - 2pm, come out, stomp on some clay-mud, slap on a drum, drop some food in the fire, make a mud brick, sing a mud song, or be the audience and cheer on the performers.
2 mini-mud building tribes from Campbelltown and Picton ages 5-14 are coming to meet their coastal mud-family-fellow-builders for the first time, at the mud-brick cubby in Stanwell Park (36 Railway Crescent) that was built by dozens of coastal mudlings right? Right! The visitors are highlanders from up on the high lands who have never been down to Stanwell Park before and they have been building an outdoor kitchen at a community garden and also an oven and stove.
As Northern Illawarra residents prepare for the Easter holiday, the National Packaging Covenant Industry Association (NPCIA) is urging local residents not to let their good recycling habits slip and to Do The Right Thing by recycling right this Easter.
With many Northern Illawarra residents on the road and having picnics over the holidays, the NPCIA is making a plea to locals to keep Australia’s roadsides beautiful this Easter.
“The Spirit of ANZAC is strong in communities across the Heathcote Electorate”, Lee Evans Member for Heathcote said this week in the lead-up to the national day of remembrance.
Mr Evans has again produced an informative eight-page booklet, titled “The Spirit of ANZAC”, which emphasises Australia’s involvement in many theatres of war. The publication also carries a handy reference guide to various ANZAC commemoration services and marches across the electorate.
Helensburgh and District Historical Society extends an invitation to visit the Old Mine Surgery, 78 Parkes Street, Helensburgh on Saturday 12 April 2014. This Open Day is being held as part of Australian Heritage Week which is an annual national celebration of Australia’s unique heritage. The Old Mine Surgery is the building that Dr. Cox consulted from during his time as Mine doctor and GP in Helensburgh from 1910 to 1942. It was originally located in front of his house in Robertson Street.
A four man team of former British and Australian Commando Soldiers and athletes will attempt to complete the Kokoda Track, 'Army (Hard Routine) Jungle Patrol style', in six days, with minimal support and carrying all of their own equipment, food, water and safety stores in order to raise money and awareness for 'Enough Is Enough' anti violence movement and counselling services.