More images at the Offshore Photo Gallery
Daily Telegraph article about The Dog Race with some great images here.
"The Christmas Eve Scotland Island Dog race gets the wag of approval for another year
Every man and his dog was at Church Point on Christmas Eve, with close to 5000 locals braving some chilly December weather for the annual Scotland Island Dog..."
LISA HERBERTSON MANLY DAILY DECEMBER 25, 2014 3:45PM
And even more great photos can be seen on the Scotland Island Dog Race Facebook page here
Kids on the Coast – school holiday fun!Kids on the Coast is a fun and educational program with a wide range of activities that teach kids the value of our natural environment. The program is on at the award-winning Coastal Environment Centre (CEC), during the 2015 Summer School Holidays, for boys and girls aged 6-12 years.
There is a range of exciting and fun-filled activities to choose from. Activities run from 10am to 3pm from Monday 12 January to Friday 23 January. The cost is $55 for a full day, which includes morning and afternoon activities, plus supervision over lunch (BYO).
The activities include Reptile Romp, Flying High with Kite, Summer Science, Coastal Art Workshop, Sculpture Workshop and Treasures from the Sea. Each activity is as entertaining and exciting as the next one, with an activity to suit every child.
Be sure to pack them lunch and snacks, a refillable water bottle and a hat. Please dress appropriately (no singlets) and wear sturdy enclosed shoes. Bring a spare pair of wet/waterproof shoes for wet activities.
For bookings and more information call 1 300 000 CEC (232) or visit pittwater.nsw.gov.au/ceckids
Contact: David Lowery
Phone: 9970 1259
Indigenous WalkGuided bush walk in Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park - part of Summerama Coastal Activities program
Date: 18th Jan 2015
Time: 9:30am - 12pm
A guided bushwalk discovering cultural sites including rock engravings in Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park.
This tour led by staff from the Coastal Environment Centre and an Indigenous guide offers a great opportunity to lean more about this amazing area.
The walk will give you information on the local flora and their uses as bushtucker and medicines. Look for native animals and their tracks as we explore.
This event is suitable for the whole family!
Meeting place: to be advised on booking
What to bring: sturdy covered shoes, hat, sunscreen, water, camera (optional)
Bookings Essential! -
In person: Coastal Environment Centre, Lake Park Road, North Narrabeen
Phone: 1300 000 232 (Reception - Option 1)
Classes resume for our 2015 Summer term on Friday 16 January in the Community Hall (or outside on the grass), from 10.30 -11.30.Tai Chi and Qi Gong movements combine relaxation with exercise, muscle and joint strengthening and general health building. Balance, flexibility, stronger heart and immune function are benefits from these strong and slow practices.
You do not need forced, high-level action movements to become stronger and healthier. Tai Chi and Qi Gong combine Mindfulness with your breath and movement to make your core energy strong and vital. Come and play with us.
More info contact Chris 0416221040 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Midholme restored thanks to major Friends of Currawong donation.The main homestead on Currawong has undergone substantial conservation work thanks to the generous donation by the late Don Seaton who had been a long time member and supporter of Friends of Currawong.
More details at the Friends of Currawong mail-out HERE
January 2015 Bookings
Church Point Cafe - Artists play between 3-6pmArtists play between 3-6pm
Sun Jan 4: Rick Melick & band :
In a career that spans 4 decades Rick Melick has spent the last six years traveling the world with US blues rock artist Joe Bonamassa. With Joe and others including Eric Clapton, John Denver, B.B King, John Hiatt, Paul Rodgers and Beth Hart, he has performed at every major festival in the world from The North Sea Jazz and Montreaux Jazz festivals to W.O.M.A.D and the East Coast Blues & Roots festival and has worked in some of the worlds great theatres and arena stages.
On Sun Jan 4 at the Co-Op Club, Rick will sing and play piano with his great band, introducing us to their version of Soulful blues & country in the style of the late great Ray Charles and other legendary artists.
...”Perfect Nicky Hopkins blues piano stylings…” - John Hardaker – Liveguide.com.au ...”
Sun Jan 11: Shane Flew & band :
Featuring Shane on guitar with Clare O’Meara on keys, violin & vocals, Dan Johnson slide guitar & Dave Armstrong on percussion will perform songs from Shane’s 2002 debut solo release ‘7,000 Miles’ and his second album ‘Shaking the Mystery’ when they perform for the first time at the Co-Op Club on Sun Jan 11.
Shane’s music is a mixture of roots, rock Americana and folk music..
...”A song-craftsman & original entertainer for the heartlands of the world stage…” – United Artists USA
Sun Jan 18: Anna Salleh – Brazil & Beyond Trio! :
With her reputation as one of Sydney’s finest exponents of Brazilian jazz and other crossover music styles, come and hear her honey-smooth bossa and ballads, irrepressible samba, playful swing, cool jazz and enchanting choro at the Co-Op Club. To this enchanting mix Anna will also include surprise favourites.
Be prepared for a slow-burning brew of beauty, sorrow, irreverence and joy.
...” What a gorgeous concert. Top shelf band. Beautiful singing. Engaging lyrics and melodies. Thanks Anna and her band…” Nic Dalton – Half a Cow Records
Sun Jan 25: Sweet Lil Rider :
Sweet Lil Rider infuse Delta Blues, voodoo swamp, rock n roll, sweet harmonies and crunchie steel guitar. They are Jim Hilbun who was a long serving member of The Angels and has worked with The Divinyls, Diesel, Pete Wells & Jimmy Barnes among many others & Johnny Cass who has equally good credentials, having played lead guitar with The Widowbirds between 2010-2011 and has opened for Paul Weller, Tony Joe White, Jeff Lang, The Backsliders, Wendy Matthews & Chris Wilson.
We are so excited to have them at the Co-Op Club on Sun Jan 25.
1860 Pittwater Rd Church Point – bookings 9999 2793
3rd - 11th January 2015, open daily 10am - 6pm
Avalon Recreation Centre
Artspot is an exhibiting group of professional artists from Sydney's Northern Beaches and beyond.
We are a volunteer organising committee of dedicated artists and experienced professionals, formed to support professional artists through the establishment of high quality well branded exhibitions.
Our inaugural show at the Avalon Recreation Centre in January 2013 was a smash success with record art sales.
It was widely acknowledged as "one of the most professionally presented exhibitions ever held in Pittwater".
(Katherine Roberts, Senior Curator, Manly Art Gallery & Museum)
In Artspot 2015 we are bringing together 28 artists, presenting a high-calibre mix of works including painting, print-making, ceramics, video art, photography and sculpture.
This year's selection panel and curators are Susan Milne (Eramboo Artist Environment) and Katherine Roberts (Manly Art Gallery & Museum).
HANDS UP for a new WOW convenor for 2015 to organize 3 x venues and topics for the year and the 4 th @ a restaurant.
for the last 18 months i have convened WOW with the assistance of Robbie Hand and enjoyed the friendship and topics.
a big thank you to Robbie Hand for assisting and Susie Boyd ,Carolyn Milani and Angela Cooney for providing
their homes and interesting topics for discussion.
We had a lovely Christmas lunch @ Church Point Cafe and we decided that Jenny Frazer was the best
point of contact for the new convenor 2015 , so please feel free to contact Jenny
Jenny has worked very hard as Community Liason Officer and she is also a town planner by training and has
been employed by Pittwater Council.
SEASONS GREETINGS TO ALL
Antonia & Robbie
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These inks are very expensive and it seems a shame to throw them out just because I can't use them.
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It is called "The North Face" and inside on the label is written JON.
Please contact me on 0405085686.
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We work in climate change, what about you?
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