Mid North Coast Woodworkers Club is hosting a Len Mengel demonstration and workshop October 14 and 15. Len is from Brisbane and is known for off-set turning and will demonstrate his skills in this, and other facets of wood-turning, and will discuss pros and cons of a number of chucks available for eccentric (off set) turning. October 14 demo at the Exhibition Pavilion, Coffs showground, four sessions 9am to 5pm, all aspects of wood turning for all levels, beginners to accomplished. October 15 limited places, 9am to 5pm. with hands-on training and instruction from Len. Lunch, morning and afternoon tea provided. Registrations/payments by September 30 to sullone08@gmail.com or 0402 587 602.
Mid North Coast Woodworkers Club is hosting a Len Mengel demonstration and workshop October 14 and 15. Len is from Brisbane and is known for off-set turning and will demonstrate his skills in this, and other facets of wood-turning, and will discuss pros and cons of a number of chucks available for eccentric (off set) turning. October 14 demo at the Exhibition Pavilion, Coffs showground, four sessions 9am to 5pm, all aspects of wood turning for all levels, beginners to accomplished. October 15 limited places, 9am to 5pm. with hands-on training and instruction from Len. Lunch, morning and afternoon tea provided. Registrations/payments by September 30 to sullone08@gmail.com or 0402 587 602. Lawrence_Mengel

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Community Notices

Meals on Wheels Café on Elizabeth, 25 Elizabeth St, Sawtell, open Thursdays 10am to 1.30pm. Blackboard menu $7.50 mains $6.50 coffee and cake. Locals supporting locals.

Bookfest drop of day for Coffs Harbour South Rotary Club Sunday 2-4pm at Coffs showground. Details 0418 656 114.

Probus Club of Coffs City will meet 10am September 27 at Cavanbah Centre. Guest speaker from NSW National Parks & Wildlife. Friendly, mixed club. 6652 9619.

Diamond Way Buddhist Meditation group meets 7pm every Wednesday in Emerald Beach. All welcome, free of charge. 6656 1544 or 0468 391 994. Info at: diamondway.org.au

Lifeball is a game similar to basket/netball but played at walking pace. Encourages physical movement, teamwork and designed for all ages over 50. Cost $4 per wk. Sportz Central, Bray St, Thursdays, 9.30am-11.30am. Inq: 0405 495 817.

Group of retirees play table tennis Mondays 1-3pm at Sportz Central. Coffee afterwards. 6652 4341.

60s and Over Social Bowling Club meets 9am second Monday monthly. Visitors welcome. Register sheets on display at each club. 6652 5540, 5626 5524

Over 50s Table Tennis Club play at 189B Harbour Dr (next to Cavanbah Centre) Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri and Sat 12.30-4pm. Coaching available Tuesdays. First visit free. 6653 1551

Coffs Harbour Table Tennis Club. Great for fitness and fun, play at any level. 189B Harbour Dr (next to Cavanbah Centre) Wednesday and Friday 6-9pm and Sunday 1-4pm. Bats can be supplied. 0400 521 671

Coffs Coast Dragon Boat Club train on the Bellinger River, Mylestom 6.45am and 8am. Saturdays. Bonville Creek, Sawtell 4.30pm Monday and Wednesday. One hour sessions, new paddlers welcome. No experience necessary. 0418 953 882 or coffscoastdbc.com.au

Coffs Harbour Bicycle User Group regular easy ride every Thursday. 24km. Start 7.30am at Howard St and ride to Sawtell Headland. Coffee at Sawtell Surf Club. See www.coffsbug.org.au

Walking for Health meets 8am every Tuesday next to Dolphin Marine Magic.

Easy 4.5km walk and creek side social. 0408 327 434 or coffscoasting@gmail.com

Coffs Harbour Badminton Club, come try, racquets available, 6.30pm Tuesday and Thursdays at CHEC. 0435 802 170 or 0418 981 510.

Coffs Social Square Dancing. Keep fit, meet new friends, have fun, singles and couples welcome. 6658 4633

Coffs Coast Outrigger Canoe Club, paddling Saturdays 8.15am for 8.30am start at Coffs Yacht Club. 0418 320 570.

Social walking/running group meets Mondays from 6.30pm. Mixed group from age 16+. Run/walk followed by supper. 0408 666 665.

NPA/SCU Combined Bushwalking Group meets first Sunday monthly for medium grade walks, 3-6 hours. 0418 437 240

Coffs Latin Rhythms (CLR) runs a variety of weekly classes at C.ex Coffs, all levels including absolute beginners. Non-profit organisation. Cost $5 to $10 per class. 0435 938 531 or 0414 608 211

Bayldon Community Centre modern dance classes for 5-16yrs, 0429 122 873. Zumba classes Thursdays and first Tuesday monthly, 0425 256 250. Yoga classes Tuesdays 6-7.30pm, 0411 746 135.

Lapidary and Silversmithing Group meet weekly at their shed, Coffs showground. 0427 52 4959 or 6652 4959

Boambee East Community Centre Dance Practice Group, Thursdays for beginners from noon to 1pm, general dance group 1pm to 3.30pm. Join in for New Vogue and Old Time styles of dance.

Experienced volunteer teachers. $3 includes cuppa. 6658 4655

CH Australian Plant Society 10am Sunday outing to Mary Gibson's Macksville property which borders Taylors Arm river. Mary has had the riverine rainforest listed as a conservation reserve. Meet 10am at house for BYO morning tea.

For directions 0408 605 057 or 0418 350 93.

Several residents at a local Aged Care Facility would appreciate some tuition in Mah-jong. If anyone is interested in assisting contact Jan at Community Visitors Scheme 6648 3662.



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Last shout-out to Coffs kids

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Army Thunder dig deep for charity match win

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Ice cool Boutier in charge at Bonville

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