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What's happening on the Coffs Coast

Koi fish auction

What: If you're interested in Koi fish of all colours and sizes, head on down to the botanic garden and grab yourself a unique fish and a great deal at the Coffs Harbour Branch of the KSA's biannual Koi Auction.

Where: North Coast Regional Botanic Garden.

When: Tomorrow, viewing from 10am and auction starting at 10.30am.


Don't miss the Koi fish auction.
Don't miss the Koi fish auction.


RSPCA $29 adoptions

What: The RSPCA is aiming to clear the shelters this weekend with $29 adoption fees for all animals great and small, regardless of age of species in an attempt to find new homes for the thousands of animals in care. NSW currently have 2,915 animals available for adoption state-wide, some having spent over 285 days in care.

Normal adoption procedures apply, including desexing and micro-chipping, vaccinations, veterinary checks and behavioural procedures as well as a one on one with prospective new adoptive parents to ensure all animals go to great homes.

Where: RSPCA shelters.

When: Today and tomorrow.

For more information, visit clear-the-shelter


Barbie is up for adoption at Coffs Harbour RSPCA.
Barbie is up for adoption at Coffs Harbour RSPCA. Rachel Vercoe


Sustainable living workshop

What: Learn how to save seeds from this year's harvest and plant them again next year.

Join Leela O'Callaghan from the Bellingen Seed Savers Group for a talk on the values of seed saving, techniques, tips and tricks, dos and don'ts.

The session will also include an interactive demonstration with seed processing, discussion on sourcing and selection of suitable varieties and Q&A to cover participant's experiences and interests.

Where: Coffs Regional Community Garden, Combine street.

When: Tomorrow from 10am to noon.


The Coffs Regional Community Garden.
The Coffs Regional Community Garden.


Beach clean

What: Sea Shepard Marine Debris Campaign is holding a family friendly event to clean up one of the Coffs Coasts' popular beaches.

Participants are asked to wear closed in shoes, a hat, sunblock and to bring water.

All debris collected will be sorted, counted and the data will be entered into the Australian Marine Debris Initiative Database.

Where: Jetty Beach.

When: Tomorrow from 9am to noon.


Sea Shepard beach clean up at Jetty beach.
Sea Shepard beach clean up at Jetty beach. Trevor Veale


Salt and Steel

What: Australian triple title winners, Salt & Steel are spreading good vibes with the release of their debut EP Breathe. Connect. Grow.

While weaving their raw, earthy trademark sound through folk, rock, roots and world music, this powerhouse duo, Salt & Steel, capture and release the untamed spirit of the listener.

Where: Sawtell Hotel and Fishtales Restaurant.

When: Today from 10pm to 1am.


Salt and Steel.
Salt and Steel. Contributed


Holiday and Cruise Expo

What: Helloworld Travel Coffs Harbour is hosting its annual Holiday and Cruise Expo.

The expo will offer exclusive savings on flights, hotels, cruises, packaged holidays and tours and will give you the opportunity to speak to the experts directly, with representatives from Australia's top travel companies in attendance.

For more detailed advice there are also a series of scheduled presentations. Starting from 10.30am, running for 20minutes each, is Insider Journeys, highlighting the Exclusive Helloworld Tour of Japan, Grand Pacific Journeys exploring New Zealand, Trafalgar will be discussing guided holidays, Insight Vacations guiding you through Europe and USA, APT River Cruising, Princess Cruises and Albatross Tours detailing small group tours.

Where: Promotions court, Park Beach Plaza.

When: Today from 10am to 3pm.


Helloworld Travel staff Coffs Harbour
Helloworld Travel staff Coffs Harbour Rachel Vercoe


Cultural art and food

What: View artworks from accomplished artists in the exhibition featuring Aboriginal art for the next month. Artists include Michael Donovan, Francine Edwards and Brentyn Lugnan.

During the opening weekend there will be bush tucker food and morning tea provided.

Where: Nambucca Valley Arts Council.

When: Opening today and tomorrow from 11am. The exhibition will be open for a month.


Alison Buchanan.
Alison Buchanan. Contributed


Bollywood beach market

What: Grab your friends, family or dog and head on down to the beach reserve in Woolgoolga and enjoy a market with Bollywood flavour. There's live music, local produce and much more.

Where: Woolgoolga Beach Reserve.

When: Today from 8am to 2pm.


Woolgoolga Beach Market
Woolgoolga Beach Market Contributed


JADA drawing workshop

What: Have a favourite photo of a memorable place or interested in a hand drawn keepsake? Let Michael Riley guide you to use memory as a future direction for your drawing practice. Open to all drawing levels from age 10 plus.

Where: Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery.

When: Today from 1pm to 3pm.


Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery.
Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery. Rob Wright


Disney classics film festival

What: Catch all your favourite Disney classics on the big screen including Bambi and The Lion King.

Where: BCC Cinemas Coffs Harbour.

When: Today until Sunday, March 18.

Cost: $8 per person.

To book and see what movies are on, visit

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