Gone Fishing Gallery
Auction for Qld Flood victims - Friday 28 from 7pm
ART AUCTION to raise money for
Queensland Flood Victims
GONE FISHING GALLERY, 1858 Pittwater
Road, Church Point (in the old Pasadena on Pittwater building)
7PM Friday night, 28 January 2011.
For further information or images contact Paul Smith, coordinator,
0404 103 601 or on FACEBOOK webpage:
Charity Art Auction Night for Qld Flood victims
Would you like
towards this evening ?
The Gallery is looking for people who would like to
contribute towards the evening by providing "finger-food" for
If you feel you would like to contribute in this way please contact
Nathalie on 9999 4449 for
Seafood Guy at Church Point
28 Jan 6-7pm
Scott the seafood guy will be at the point from 6-7pm on the 28th of
donate $2.00 from every kilo of prawns sold for the the fund raiser
being held that night.
For orders Ph 0431726889
The Flaming Doghouse presents
The Dog Side of
the Moon RELOADED
We will be open
for a holiday special, Australia Day, Wednesday morning, 10 till 12.
cafe is still planning to open every Sunday, but there are some current
issues with numbers of volunteers. I’m sure this will be
soon, just bear with us, and join us for a holiday special.
down to the park for your Aussie Day coffee, and sit and chat with your
neighbours. I’m sure the nice ones will be there this week...
As usual, anyone who can make a cake, please bring it down on Wednesday
Looking forward to a coffee outing, don’t let us down.
Australia Day Activities
in its 23rd year. Pittwater’s annual Australia Day Breakfast on the
Beach will be held at Bert Payne Reserve at Newport Beach on Wednesday
26 January 2011.
Celebrations will get underway from 7am, with
local service clubs preparing hot breakfasts and drinks until 10.45am.
There will also be plenty of activities during the morning, including
thong-throwing contests, treasure hunts and face-painting.
Day Ambassador Nina Funnell, anti-violence campaigner and NSW Young
Australian of the Year finalist, will present Pittwater’s Australia Day
awards during a citizenship ceremony starting at 8am.
Member for Mackellar the Hon. Bronwyn Bishop and Member for Pittwater
Rob Stokes MP are guests of honour at the citizenship ceremony, along
with Pittwater Councillors. Over 40 new citizens from 18 countries will
make their pledge of loyalty to Australia during the ceremony.
Harvey Rose said Australia Day was a time to reflect on the birth of
the nation and the efforts of those who have shaped Australia as a
“We should also remember the traditional owners of the land, whose
culture is still evident in the local area,” he said
Mayor paid tribute to the local Rotary, Lions and Zonta service clubs
and the Rural Fire Service and SES for their organisation of
Pittwater’s Australia Day activities.
“The Breakfast on the Beach has been an annual event since 1988, thanks
to these local volunteer groups.”
at this year’s Australia Day at Newport Beach will be provided by the
Snake Gully Bush Band and soloist Naoise Teahan-Thomson will perform
the national anthem and a selection of Australian ballads.
the Great Magician will also keep the crowd entertained with roving
magic tricks from 8am.
Hot breakfasts of bacon or sausage and
egg rolls and pancakes are $4 a serve, with lamingtons, fairy floss and
hot and cold drinks also on sale. All funds raised on the day
will benefit local service clubs and volunteer emergency services.
Volunteers will also be selling raffle tickets to help raise funds for
the victims of the Queensland flood disaster.
Breakfast on the Beach, the Royal Motor Yacht Club will host the Annual
Australia Day Parade of Sail. Local boat owners interested in
participating should register with the Royal Motor Yacht Club on 9997
For more information about Pittwater’s Australia Day celebrations visit
www.pittwater.nsw.gov.au or www.australiaday.com.au
Contact: Community Relations, Pittwater Council
Phone: 9970 1119 or 9970 1172
Bicentenary Celebrations nominated for Pittwater Event of the Year
Pittwater Australia Day Awards will be presented at the Australia Day
Breakfast on the Beach event on Wednesday 26 January 2011.
There are five categories of awards;
Citizen of the Year,
Senior Citizen of the Year,
Young Citizen of the Year,
Event of the Year and
Sportsperson of the Year.
morning's activities begin at 8.00am with the presentation of the
Pittwater Australia Day Awards followed by a Citizenship Ceremony.
There will be fun for all the family including face painting, thong
throwing, a treasure hunt.
a hot breakfast with sausage & egg rolls, bacon & egg
pancakes. Hot and cold drinks, lamingtons and fairy floss
also be on sale.
All funds raised on the day will benefit local
service organisations such as the Pittwater Rotary, Lions, Rural Fire
Service and the SES.
For more information contact Corporate Communications Officers on 02
The Pilot Theatre Performance and
7.30pm on Monday 24th Jan at the SI Fire Shed
This is a 2-year project, which aims to provide a platform for refugee
young people (aged
12-25) to develop theatre pieces to share their stories of survival and
resilience with the
To assist in the development of their performance pieces, the young
be trained in an eclectic range of theatrical techniques including
choreography, mime, script development, voice production, film,
lighting, sound and set
design, art installation, music making etc.
The mentoring stage of the project, in the second year, provides an
refugee young people, who have participated in the previous
performance, to build
on this experience, by mentoring other refugee young people to develop
pieces. This would involve the training of former performance
participants (aged 16-25)
in mentoring skills including production, planning and management
skills. The mentors,
guided by the project leaders, would then facilitate the development of
a second theatre
piece with a new set of refugee young people. The experience of
mentoring has been
shown to provide significant educational and psychological benefits for
both mentee and
mentor. The most benefit is for the mentor.
project group is doing a mentoring workshop on the Island this weekend
and will be presenting a partial performance with audience interaction
afterwards, at 7.30pm on Monday 24th Jan at the SI Fire Shed. Gold coin
• Project Coordination - Catherine Maguire-Donvito, Counselling
School Counsellor. ( for any queries 0414741438 - Catherine, Annabelle,
• Ruth Hartcher-O’Brien – Drama Teacher and Teacher of English as a
• Max Schneider – Psychologist and Education Liaison Officer at STARTTS.
for a local plumber as I have to have my septic tank inspected in
accordance with Councils requirements. My property is on McCarrs Creek
opposite the marina.
Ross on 0409987027.
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