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Scotland Island - Western Shores - Mackerel Beach

September 19, 2014

Newsletter for Offshore Residents of Pittwater, Australia





TIME:  10.00AM – 12.00PM

All SIRA members are welcome to observe the meeting.
An Open Discussion Session will follow between 12.00pm – 12.30pm

Download Agenda here

Elvina Bay Track Wildflower Bushwalk

Saturday 27th September


Elvina Bay Fireshed Dinners are coming ....

The next Elvina Bay Fireshed Dinner, the first for the upcoming summer, is to be held on October 4th.

Calling all Volunteers to Cook !!

I am here to coordinate the fireshed dinners, and willing to help the chefs out in any way I can with organising pre event and on the day / evening.

Please put your team together, grab your neighbours and friends, come up with a theme for the dinner and get in touch with me and we can make it happen, with funds from the RFS and helping hands and equipment from all around.

Usually these dinners attract about 100 people, so if you have always wanted to do one, but have felt that the numbers are too large for you, I am here to work with you to show you how easy it is, especially in our amazing community.


Local Council Notices

Dogs Have Their Day This Weekend

The day Pittwater pooches have been waiting for all year is here!  Pittwater Council’s annual Dog Day by the Bay at Rowland Reserve Bayview is on this Sunday 21 September.

Organiser Emma Mackay said this year’s event was shaping up to be the best yet.  Now in its 14th year, the event which attracts over 3000 people has had a great response from nearly 40 stall holders and exhibitors.

“There is a great variety of fun competitions, demonstrations and talks on interesting topics relevant to dog owners and over $3,500 worth of prizes on offer thanks to the generosity of donators.

 “We are pleased to have special guests Steve Austin and Dr Jo Righetti on hand to answer your most complex behavioural questions.

 “Attendees can stay informed on activities and events by the popular Pet Talk Radio team, Brian and Kaye, who will MC the event,” added Ms MacKay.

 Ms Mackay said Dog Day by the Bay was an opportunity for dogs to learn obedience techniques, skills and compete in fun competitions such as the ever popular doggy dash.

 Dog Day by the Bay runs from 10am to 3pm with activities including agility demonstrations, education talks and a sheepdog herding demonstration by Australian Working Dogs Rescue.

 Children are also catered for at this fun family event with children’s activities in the kids’ corner and competitions including the Canine Fancy Dress Parade and the kids under 12’s ‘Pooper Scooper’ race.

 A variety of food and drink stalls will also be at the event and proceeds raised will be donated to local branch of the Animal Welfare League. Entry and parking are free.

 Ms MacKay reminded attendees to pick up their giveaway bags containing Purina Dental Chews, an event map, program and flyers, it also doubles as a shopping bag.

 The popular “Advantix Pittwater Dog of the Year 2014” My Dog My Hero! photo competition will also be announced on the day.

This year’s Dog Day by the Bay Event has been proudly sponsored by Advantix and the Manly Daily.

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Spring Term Classes 2014

Come along and treat yourself to some relaxation and nurturing. You deserve it!

Tai Chi and Qi Gong are great for your health generally. The low intensity nature of the movements allows for relaxation but also encourages your flexibility, strength and balance. The movements work on the digestion, respiration, circulation and elimination functions of our bodies as well as strengthening the immune system.

We will play Tai Chi outdoors when the weather is friendly.

Spring Term Classes resume on Fridays in the Scotland Island Community Hall 

Please note NEW CLASS TIME 10.30-11.30 am

Spring Term Dates
17 Oct, 24 Oct, 14 Nov, 21 Nov, 28 Nov, 5 December

I have some training and conferencing commitments overseas, so class dates are a bit disjointed this term! Sorry about this! 

Happy breathing
Chris McGrath

Please email or phone me if you intend to come to classes or want more information. 
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