Benjamin Parker Reserve

Save our parks celebration picnic on Saturday – plus other events

Celebrate our win to protect our reserves this Saturday, October 29 from 12 noon at the Lions Park on the Gosford Waterfront (between the Olympic Pool and the Sailing Club).

Bring a picnic lunch, some chairs, picnic rugs and your sunblock.

You can even grab some fish and chip from Montis.

There is a kid’s playground there and a good grassed area.

This win was the result of a massive community effort to protect 25 local reserves, parks and green spaces so lets celebrate!

Firefighting and fireworks

A community engagement event will be held at Memorial Park, The Entrance on Friday 28 October from 5pm to 9pm. The event will include:

  • Displays from Fire and Rescue NSW
  • Emergency Service Displays from other Agencies (Police, SES, RFS and VRA)
  • A firefighter torchlight parade along Marine Parade
  • Fireworks to conclude the evening.

Creating a Native Garden

The Community Environment Network can show you how to develop your own beautiful native garden.

Imagine listening to the sounds of nature with  native birds, frogs, butterflies & other wildlife … all achieved with Australian Native Plants in your suburban garden. Plan for sustainability and habitat, organic, low maintenance, wildlife corridors and aesthetically beautiful.

It’s on this Saturday, 29 October from Butterfly pic by
Bronwyn Maurer2pm to 4:30pm at the Wadalba Community Centre at 20 Van Stappen Rd, Wadalba

Its free and afternoon tea will be included.

There will be a walk in the Wadalba Wildlife Corridor and free native plants to inspire and get you started.

For more information phone 4349 4756 or email

Bookings are essential

Kidspot Baby Kids Market

You can buy and sell your quality pre-loved baby and children’s goods in a safe and friendly environment. New goods are also available for sale.

Starts at 9am on Sunday morning at the Central Coast Scholastic Sports Stadium (basketball stadium) on Duffy’s Road Terrigal.

Admission is $4 but kids are free.

What else is on around here


Got it Covered Avoca Beach Bowling Club 7:30pm Free
Jellyfish Avoca Beach Hotel 8pm Free
Tourmaline Bateau Bay Bowling Club 8pm Free
Shawn Lidster Erina Leagues Club 6:30pm Free
Jakes RockNJam – Jake Cassar teaches rhythm, voice and music appreciation Fairhaven Services Point Clare 11am $20
The Button Collective FogHorn Brewhouse, Erina 8:30pm Free
Kids Halloween Dress Up Party Hardys Bay Club 3:30pm TBA
Go Your Own Way: The Story of Christine McVie The Art House 8pm TBA
NSW Firefighter Championship community engagement event and Fireworks The Entrance Memorial Park 5pm Free
Good Times She Wrote The Entrance Leagues Club 8pm Free
Neilly Rich Duo The Greens The Entrance 7pm Free


Stranger Than Paradise Avoca Beach Bowling Club 7pm Free
Bob Allan Avoca Beach Hotel 8pm Free
Buddy’s Back The Buddy Holly Show Bateau Bay Bowling Club 7:30pm Free
DJ PK Bateau Bay Hotel 8pm Free
Steve Twitchin Breakers Country Club 8pm Free
Mark N the Blues FogHorn Brewhouse, Erina 8:30pm Free
FogHorn Brewhouse Bus Trip FogHorn Brewhouse, Erina 11am TBA
Brassick The Entrance Leagues Club 8pm Free
Kristy James Duo The Greens The Entrance 7:30pm Free
Gemma The Lakes Hotel 6pm Free
The V Dubs The Lakes Hotel 8:30pm Free


Dominique Morgan Bateau Bay Bowling Club 2pm Free
Ben Woodham Breakers Country Club 3pm Free
Jazz Supper with Mimosa Duo FogHorn Brewhouse, Erina 2:30pm Free
Open Mic Day With Kate Keighran Long Jetty Hotel – The Deck 1pm Free
Andrew G Munmorah Bowling Club 5pm Free
Daniel White The Entrance Leagues Club 2pm Free
5 Lands Experience featuring The 5 Lands Band with special guests The Sea Gypsies The Rhythm Hut 5pn Donation

See What’s on the Central Coast for more info:

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