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DADS  IN DISTRESS

If you are experiencing family breakdown or separation call Dads In Distress on PH: 1300853437 or via our website 

https://parentsbeyondbreakup.com     https://www.facebook.com/DadsInDistress/

HANDMADE IN THE HUNTER MARKETS

Handmade in the Hunter markets -see our website for a complete list of market dates

HUNTER STREET ORGANIC FOOD MARKET

Hunter Street Organic Food market is on every Wed-Sun from 10-3 pm in the Hunter Street Mall

ADAMSTOWN LIONS MARKET

Adamstown Lions market are on every Sunday from 8 am to Midday corner Glebe & Brunker roads Adamstown

THE OLIVE TREE MARKET

The Olive Tree market is on 1st Saturday of the month from 9-3 pm at Civic Park  

FAST TRACK TOASTMASTERS CLUB

Fast Track Toastmasters Club meets at Charlestown Central Leagues Club on the 1st, 3rd and 5th Wednesday night of the month from 7:00 pm. All welcome 

HUNTER ANIMAL RESCUE VOLUNTEER POSITIONS

Hunter Animal Rescue currently have vacant volunteer positions, if you're available to help out please apply on hunteranimalrescue.com.au

RONALD MC DONALD HOUSE

Help Ronald McDonald House provide families with a sick or injured child a "home away from home" www.rmhnnsw.org.au 

BUY A BALE AND HELP SUPPORT AUSTRALIA'S RURAL COMMUNITIES AND AUSSIE FARMERS

For more info head to www.buyabale.com.au 

SEEKING PEACE IN A BUSY CITY

St Andrew's Presbyterian Church Civic Park welcomes all people to a weekly Tuesday lunch service starting at 12:30 pm

BROKE MARKETS

1st Sunday of Month Broke Markets are on first Sunday of every month at McNamara Park on Wollombi Road from 8 til 1 pm

MUM'S COTTAGE-TAI CHI

Mum's Cottage conducts Tai Chi Classes every 2nd Monday at 10 am. All welcome.

29 St. Helen's Street Holmesville

RED ROBIN PLAYGROUP-BELMONT NEIGHBOURHOOD CENTER

Red Robin playgroups are a great way for children to socialize, introducing them to new people and experiences, while supporting carers through the challenging baby & toddler years. Come along and create friendships.Every Monday from 10 am-12 pm during school term.

THE FARMERS  & ARTISAN MARKET-TORONTO

The Farmers and Artisan Market @Toronto moves to it’s cooler weather time of 9 am to 2 pm on the beautiful Toronto Foreshore! 1ST SATURDAY OF EVERY MONTH!!!

BELMONT NEIGHBOURHOOD CENTER- SUPPORTED PLAYGROUP

Supported Playgroup For children on the Autism Spectrum or who have behavioural support needs.Each Thursday during the School Term from 9:30 – 11:00 am at Belmont Neighbourhood Center 359 Pacific Highway Belmont North Phone 4947 0031

LAKE MACQUARIE LIBRARIES

Find a treasure trove of events at Lake Mac Libraries ! For more info head to

https://library.lakemac.com.au/page.aspx?vid=16

ANGEL GOWNS FOR AUSTRALIAN ANGEL BABIES 

Angel Gowns for Australian Angel Babies Incorporated are in need of volunteers. If you think you would like to help or support the charity please head to the website www.angelgowns.org.au

NEWCASTLE FLAME

A Night of storytelling Doors open 8 pm at the Royal Exchange 34 Bolton street Newcastle

https://www.facebook.com/NewcastleFlame/

FREE BREAST SCREEN

FREE Breast Screen Don’t miss your opportunity to get your free breast screen at Waratah and mobile sites through out the Hunter. Women over 40 are eligible for a free breast screen every 2 years. Corner of Edith and Platt St Waratah and mobile sites throughout the Hunter Call 13 20 50 to book your appointment

BELMONT NEIGHBOURHOOD CENTER

This is a new Program!! Mum's & Bubs Group meet every Thursday at Belmont Neighbourhood Center from 10:00 am - 11:00 am Belmont Neighbourhood Center 359 Pacific Highway Belmont North 

OCSOBER- LIFE EDUCATIONS DRUG & HEALTH PROGRAMS IN SCHOOLS

This October Australians are encouraged to lose the booze and join Ocsober to help raise funds for Life Educations drug & Health Programs In schools .Registrations are open online from 1st August-October 3rd www.ocsober.com.au

BEGIN BRIGHT MAITLANDS PINK RIBBON FUNDRAISER FOR CANCER

Help more Women survive Breast Cancer donations at https://www.doitforcancer.com.au/fundraisers/melissadickson/begin-bright-maitland--s-pink-ribbon-fundraiser

RIDE FOR COMPASSION COAST TO COAST

CYCLIST RIDE FROM PERTH TO NEWCASTLE FUNDRAISER FOR CHILDREN LIVING IN POVERTY-money raised will help the most vulnerable children living in poverty through Compassion's Highly Vulnerable Children's Fund. Welcome them into Newcastle -Warrabrook with a celebration at the finish line Tuesday 16th October

THE WORLDS BIGGEST YOGA CLASS

The Worlds biggest Yoga Class will be held at McDonald Jones Stadium Newcastle International Sports Center 20th October raising money for the Mark Hughes Foundation donate via ttps://borneocoasttocoast2018.everydayhero.com/au/cveta-and-jess 

CASTLE PERSONNEL-MAYFIELD - RAISING FUNDS FOR WHEELCHAIR SPORTS NSW

Are holding a community BBQ in support of our wounded,injured and ill veterans.We invite you to come to the Aldi Mayfield carpark and see our friendly staff who will be serving between 11 am - 2 pm this THURSDAY All proceeds go to Wheelchair sports NSW https://wsnsw.org.au/how-you-can-help/make-a-donation/

THE NEWKULELE FESTIVAL

A biennial feature on the Newcastle music calendar, The Newkulele Festival offers a fantastic weekend celebrating the sounds of the ukulele. Newcastle City Hall 19-21 October https://www.newkulelefestival.com/

41st ANGLICAN CARE AUXILIARY - ANNUAL ART & CRAFT FAIR

Anglican Care Auxiliary have been preparing for the annual Art and Craft Fair being held Friday 19th October to Sunday 21st October at Anglican Cares CA Brown Village Booragul

GARAGE SALE - ST JOHNS PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH HALL MAYFIELD

St Johns Presbyterian Church Hall is holding a Garage Sale Friday 19th & Saturday 20th October from 8.30 am to 12 pm - corner Hanbury & Macquarie Streets Mayfield 

MAITLAND HERITAGE MOTOR & STEAM FAIR

Maitland Heritage Motor & Steam Fair at Maitland Steamfest Ground Saturday 20th October over 300 stall sites and over 200 displayed classic vehicles & machinery

CAMPING 4 CANCER WALK TOWARDS HOPE

Walk towards Hope Saturday October 20th @10am Wear purple to support loved ones lost to cancer, meet at Thomas Humphries Reserve Swansea for more information head to https://m.facebook.com/Camping4Cancer/

MEDOWIE SQUASH FOOD DRIVE

The Medowie Squash 'Food Drive' Event will commence 9 am Saturday 20th October and finish 12 noon Help Medowie Sports and Business Center collect as many Long-Life, NON Perishable Food items for our local hero's at Food Way Medowie

ELERMORE VALE PUBLIC SCHOOL FETE-60 YEARS

Come along to the EVPS Fete celebrating 60 years of education. Lots of fun to be had with food, drinks, rides, stalls, raffles, and games. Elermore Vale Public School Fete is on 20th October from 9 am Jubilee Road Elermore Vale

VACY-DREADLOCK BEK-BLACK DOG FUNDRAISER

Vacy local “dreadlock Bek” is ‘dropping the dreads’ that she has had for over 15 years, to raise funds for the Black Dog institute. Sunday 21st October from 1 pm at Farmers Hotel Vacy https://teamblackdog.everydayhero.com/au/drop-the-dreads

NEWCASTLE RECORD AND CD FAIR

A must for any music lover - come and celebrate 15 years ( 30 fairs ) if this iconic Newcastle event where you'll find 1000's upon 1000's of vinyl records from the highly collectable to the bargain bins along with a huge range of cd's and music memorabilia 21-10-18 at uniting Church Hall Beaumont Street Hamilton 21st October

NEWCASTLE FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY

Newcastle Family History Society 's October program. Members are reminded that General Meetings, held on the first Tuesday of each month, have now returned to evenings at 7.30 pm, at the Mechanics' Institute building, 68 Elder Street Lambton. www.nfhs.org.au

Wednesday 24th October at 10.30 am, a Morning Tea will be held to present a heartfelt "Thank You " to members who volunteer in many different ways to enable the running of the Society. Please RSVP by Oct 10th to Margaret 0438 561549. www.nfhs.org.au

ARTY OPEN DAY

Newcastle Art Space is throwing it's doors open to the public on Saturday 20th October. Come along and see what happens behind the closed doors of an artist's studio. There will be something for everyone including face painting, art works for sale, cake stall, sausage sizzle, workshops and lots more

CLARENCETOWN MUSEUM GARAGE SALE

Clarencetown Museum is on the garage sale trail Saturday 20th October from 10 am - 4 m,Museum open,stalls and sausage sizzle Find us on Facebook and on the garage sale trail site

TEAL SISTERS WALK

Teal sisters walk is on Sunday 21st October at 10 am with the starting point being Eleebana Lions Park and the finish being Speers Point via Warners Bay track, register online at elizabeth-anne-wright.com.au or on the day 

MOVIE NIGHT FUNDRAISER  - REACH OUT VOLUNTEER LAYNE

Movie Night and Raffles on the Thursday 25th October at Boolaroo Movie Theatre 6.30pm. Raising funds to volunteer in Cambodia building sustainable living spaces, clean water and teaching children English

HUNTER DISABILITY EXPO

Hunter Disability Expo will be held Friday & Saturday October 26 & 27 from 9 am-3 pm with over 100 exhibitors,workshops and try out spaces,expert speakers,entertainment and more,register on line for fast access on the day and follow https://www.facebook.com/hunterdisabilityexpo/

ELEPHANT IN THE CASTLE GALA-SPRINKLE KINDNESS

The Elephant in the Castle Gala is back, and we would love your support to share the event, donate gifts to be auctioned or even better buy some tickets and get on board to help #smashthestigma. Saturday 27th October 6:30 pm to 11:30 pm at The Beach Hotel Merewether. Buy your tickets at https://elephantinthecastle.iwannaticket.com.au/event/elephant-in-the-castle-gala-2018-MTYyMjI

REAL FILM FESTIVAL

Real Film Festival which is due to hit Newcastle, Lake Macquarie and Port Stephens on the weekend of 26-28 October 2018 – and it's going to be bigger and better than ever! connect with us through Facebook at www.facebook.com/RealFilmFestival

POSITIVE BIRTH MOVEMENT

Positive Birth Movement Newcastle are hosting a stall at My Kids Market Newcastle on Sunday October 28 where expecting mums' will save BIG on donated Preloved maternity wear

VINNIES BULK CONTAINER DEPOSIT CENTER

Discover the best way to Return & Earn! Drive through access,fast automated processing at up to 100 containers per minute,no need to pre-sort containers,on the spot refunds! Open Monday to Saturday 8:30 am -3:30 pm 

THE HUNTER RSPCA-HOWLOWEEN

The Hunter RSPCA are hosting a Howloween Night Friday 26th October from 7 pm to 10 pm at the Kavon in Hamilton Get your tickets at www.Kavon.com.au or call 49408050 Proceeds to Hunter RSPCA

NEWCASTLE HOME START TRIVIA NIGHT

The Newcastle Home start team invite you to celebrate family and friendship at our team fundraiser trivia night Saturday 27th October at Adamstown Bowling Club from 6:30 pm BYO plate/nibbles for more info head to www.homestartaustralia.org

HUNTER HEALING GARDENS NEW MARKET FEST

Hunter Healing Gardens New Market Fest to end homelessness Fun Raiser will be held from 2 pm-10 pm October 27th Corner of Blue Bonnet Rd,Lambs Valley Road Lambs Valley check the Facebook website for full program,regular updates plus all the latest news and events https://www.facebook.com/events/391083721415013/

WALLSEND PUBLIC SCHOOL FETE

Wallsend Public School Fete 10 am-2 pm Saturday 27th October, there will be rides, entertainment, market and food stalls, raffles and much more. Come along and enjoy a family fun day out

20TH ANNIVERSARY TWO UP SOCIAL CLUB 

20th Anniversary Two Up social club Tourers Fundraiser for Brodie Thomas , Saturday 27th October from 6 pm - 11 pm at Maitland Senior Citizens Hall

CARDIFF CITIZENS ALLIANCE

Cardiff Citizens Alliance Holler teeeen Halloween Day Saturday 27th October Cardiff Town Park-Police station Car Park Youth Art Show Sale & Auction and lots more

CHARITY GAMES DAY

Charity games day on the 28th October at Waterford County Chisholm - to raise money for drought relief, all proceeds go to the farmers. http://www.morgainfitness.com.au/bootcamp-4-the-battlers

RECLAIM THE NIGHT MARCH - NEWCASTLE

Reclaim The Night is a women's only march to raise awareness of assault against women is taking place on Friday 26th October at 5.30pm at Newcastle Maritime Musuem. Men are welcome to join at the end of the march at Customs House, Newcastle 

RECLAIM THE NIGHT MARCH - LAKE MACQUARIE

Reclaim The Night is a women's only march to raise awareness of assault against women. It's taking place on Friday 26th October at 6 pm at The Warners Bay Rotunda, The Esplanade Warners Bay. Men are welcome to join in the march and show their support. Get there early to claim your free Reclaim The Night T-shirt 

CLARENCETOWN RIVER COUNTY HOEDOWN

Saturday 27th October at Clarencetown Football Oval with a Ploughmans lunch from 10 am to 12 pm and General Admission and Main Stage Entertainment from 12 pm to 11 pm

CENTRAL HUNTER BUSINESS AND COMMUNITY EXPO

Central Hunter Business and community expo is an event to showcase local business and community. There are 105 Exhibitors,food trucks and music for the day from 9am to 3pm at Miller Park.Come along and see how good the Central Hunter Area is

LEMON JAM 

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 and lots more from 12-4 pm,so take a road less travelled to Lemon Tree passage and get your backside waterside at Lemon Jam 

TEA 4 TROG HIGH TEA

Tea4TROG High Tea Fundraiser Sunday 28th October at the Mercure Charlestown as part of Breast Cancer awareness Month,helps to raise funds for TROG cancer clinical trials research

MY KIDS MARKET

My kids Market will be back in Newcastle Sunday 28th October for the final time this year 9 am to 12 pm Newcastle Basketball Stadium Cnr Young & Curley Roads Broadmeadow

HUNTER BREAST CANCER BUBBLY BREAKFAST

Hunter Breast Cancer Foundation is holding their annual Bubbly Breakfast on Sunday 28 October 2018 at the Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley.

ALL BREED DOG RESCUE TRIVIA

All Breed Dog Rescue Sunday afternoon Trivia will be held Sunday 28th October from 2:30 pm-5:30 pm at Raymond Terrace Bowling Club www.stickytickets.com.au a fundraiser for the benefit of rescue & abandoned and unwanted dogs

ANNUAL ARTS IN HEALTH FUNDRAISER

Annual Arts In Health Fundraiser 7 pm on 2nd November at Maitland Regional Art Gallery Tickets available via www.maitlandticketing.com.au

NOVOCASTRIAN QUILTERS 2018 EXHIBITION

A spectacular exhibition of quilts and art works will be on display and open to the public Saturday 3rd November 9 am to 4 pm and Sunday 4th November 9 am to 2 pm at Newcastle PCYC Center - corner Young & Melbourne Streets, Broadmeadow

NEWCASTLE CYSTIC FIBROSIS FOUNDATION-END OF YEAR GALA

Newcastle Cystic Fibrosis Foundation invites you to our End Of Year Gala Friday 2nd November from 6:30 pm to 11:30 pm at the Starlight Room-Wests New Lambton Black Tie Attire Ticket link through Benojo or Facebook event

KOFM PRESENTS RELAY FOR LIFE AT HUNTER SPORTS CENTER ON NOVEMBER 3

https://www.cancercouncil.org.au/relayforlife/about-relay

BOORAL BONZA

Get a table together come for the high tea and stay for the movie Ferdinand 3rd November at Booral Public School,tickets available online at Eventbrite.com.au or from Booral Public School 

PETER PAN PRESCHOOL FETE

Peter Pan Preschool Fete a family fun day will be held Saturday 3rd November at 12 Dobell Drive Wangi Wangi 

IO MAMMETA E TU

IO MAMMETA E TU an Italian Play with English subtitles is coming to Club Azzuri, Highfields on November 3 https://www.trybooking.com/YLZQ 

FUNDRAISER DINNER - MELBOURNE CUP THEME

Fundraiser Dinner on Saturday November 3rd at Mansfield House Maitland from 6pm-10pm facebook.com/events

SHANNON'S HUNTER CLASSIC

Shannon's Hunter Classic Sunday 4th November from 8 am to 2 pm at McDonald Jones Stadium all proceeds to Need for feed disaster Relief $10 Entry per vehicle assisting Drought affected farmers

NEWCASTLE INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FESTIVAL

The Newcastle International Animation Festival,thanks to the University of Newcastle will transport audiences with a a stellar lineup of the worlds best bite sized animations sessions across 9,10 and 11 November for program and ticket updates visit www.newcastleiaf.com.au 

HOTONDO HOMES -MAKE A WISH BBQ

Hotondo Homes Raymond Terrace is having a make a wish BBQ Saturday 10th November from 11 am to 2 pm at there display (All funds raised go to the Make-A-Wish foundation)

SURFING THE SPECTRUM

Surfing the Spectrum is on 10th November at Caves Beach, Surfing the Spectrum is a community surf initiative giving all our children on the Autism Spectrum the opportunity to learn new skills and meet new people while connecting and learning to surf. 30 minute sessions from 9 am to 2 pm (book online to secure preferred time slot) https://www.facebook.com/events/186291508936769/

BIDDABAH PUBLIC SCHOOL FETE

Biddabah Public School Fete is a great community event. Markets stalls, rides, entertainment, games and much much more. All welcome to attend 10th November

BRADNELL MEMORIAL MEN'S HEALTH CHARITY GOLF DAY

Bradnell Memorial Men's Health Charity Golf day will be held Friday 16th November at Toronto Country Club from 7:30 am for more information head to https://bradnellmemorial.com.au/golf-day/ Proudly supporting Beyond Blue

FROCK UP FOR OUR FARMERS-FARMERS CHARITY BALL

Frock up for our Farmers Charity Ball will be held 17th November from 6:30 pm to 11:30 pm at the Starlight Room Wests New Lambton

BELMONT NEIGHBOURHOOD CENTER SHOPPING TRIP

Shopping Trip Fundraiser for BNC community programs is on Saturday 17th November Limited numbers bookings essential https://www.bnc.asn.au/whats-happening/

BRADNELL MEMORIAL MEN'S HEALTH CHARITY AUCTION LUNCH

Bradnell Memorial Men's Health Charity Auction Lunch Will be held at Newcastle Racecourse Sunday November 18, gates open at Midday for more information head to https://bradnellmemorial.com.au/race-day/ Proudly Supporting Beyond Blue

CHRISTMAS ART BAZZAR -LAMBTON PARK

Participate in this year's Christmas Art Bazaar at Lambton Park ! Be one of the stallholders at Hunter Arts Network’s fourth Art Bazaar at Lambton Park on Sunday 18 November 2018 from 9 am – 3 pm. Click here to apply: https://zurl.co/M8CY

BELMONT NEIGHBOURHOOD CENTER-DIVERSITY DAY

Diversity Day Community Lunch - what makes you unique? All are invited to join us for a community lunch to celebrate the diversity in our community at Belmont Neighbourhood Center 359 Pacific Highway Belmont North 22nd November

RAID MY WARDROBE 

Come experience what everyone is talking about! Pre-loved fashion shopping at its best Newcastle's most celebrated indoor fashion event for quality women's Pre-loved Fashion Newcastle Basketball Stadium 25th November from 9 am to 1 pm 

HIGH TEA AT MEREWETHER SURFHOUSE -FUNDRAISER FOR BRAIN CANCER

Please join us for a ladies afternoon High Tea at the beautiful Merewether Surf house from 1 pm to 4 pm . Roughly 1600 Australians each year are diagnosed with brain cancer and around 80% will loose the battle with this horrible disease. Champagne on arrival, juice, tea & coffee, finger food and sweets provided. Soft drinks and other alcoholic beverages available on the day for purchase. Ticket sales and more information head to www.stickytickets.com.au/74880/fundraiser_high_tea.aspx?previewevent=74880 All funds raised on the day will be going towards Cure Brain Cancer Australia

LAKE MACQUARIE'S FAMILY FUN DAY - SAY NO TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

This event will be held on Sunday 18th November between 9 am and 3 pm at Speers Point Park. There will be a large Police presence & a number of displays, Police band, helicopter, Police mascot Constable Charlie, crime prevention vehicle, PCYC games bus and more. The entry to the events will be a gold coin donation for local charity Survivors R Us at Cardiff

NEWCASTLE EMERGING ARTIST PRIZE EXHIBITION

On Friday 16th November join us for the announcement of the winners of the Newcastle Emerging Artist Prize. See a fabulous showcase of up and coming artists and buy a piece of work to start your own collection. Exhibition continues until 2nd December. Head to newcastleartspace.org.au 

WORLD WIDE AQUATHON-FUNDRAISING FOR THE CANCER COUNCIL

I'ts on again at Lambton pool November 10th at 9 am-12 pm Hannah Hartley Fitness and Newcastle Pools will be taking Aquathon participants around the world in the pool on World Aquathon Day https://www.facebook.com/events/1259149764164259/  

SKETCHLEY PIONEER COTTAGE & MUSEUM-ARMISTICE CENTENARY

Sketchley Pioneer Cottage and Museum are hosting a special event to celebrate the Armistice Centenary Sunday 11th November from 1 pm to 4 pm , all ages are welcome to help celebrate peace

surGIcure OPEN AIR MARKETS

surGIcure open air market 25th November will have market stalls,food and music, surGIcure is a Newcastle charity that supports research into gastrointestinal cancers by the surgeons at the John Hunter Hospital,come along and support this important Research

MO COMEDY

JASON STARRETT returns Thursday 29th November to host a night of comedy at Lizottes to raise money for MOVEMBER. The event promises to be a side-splitting night of stand up comedy raising funds for a great charity that tackles men's health issues

DOGS IN THE PARK - NEWCASTLE

Dogs In The Park Newcastle is on Sunday 2nd December at Islington Dog Park, Tighes Hill. There will be Dog Competitions, Dog Races, Pet Adoptions as well as Dog Sport Demonstrations, Best Dressed Pet Competitions, Dog Trick Contest and Interactive Stalls. Dogs are welcomed! The opportunity exists to raise money for various Dog Rescues

 

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