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Collapse Issue 463 - 11 Feb 2019Issue 463 - 11 Feb 2019
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Nature strip parking fines withdrawn after protest
On-demand bus service will extend into The Bays
Woy Woy wharf to receive $4M upgrade
Surf club members praised for rescue of injured man
A 60th and a 70th anniversary held on Valentines Day
Empire Bay post office closes after lease expires
West St development to be considered by Council
Car and trailer in water after 'launching mishap'
Farnell Rd decision likely before the end of March
Corkwood tree may stay on proposed nursing home site
Woy Woy celebrations attracts 12,000, says council
Wagstaffe flag-raising
New boat for Marine Rescue
Chamber describes tunnel as economic game-changer
Applicant to take Killcare fence dispute to court
Comment period extended for caravan park proposal
Marquart asks for flood maps to be added to plan
Community Garden consulted about new policy
Tree group meets with council staff about urban strategy
CWA branch meets with urban tree group
Workshop about draft climate change policy
No money for St Huberts Island dredging, council told
Act now to prevents oil and gas rigs, says activist
Balloon twisting for children
Peninsula group pampers homeless people
Police seek help after home invasion
Young man wanted over store theft
Memorial garden for dolphin receives a refresh
Volunteers recognised at special ceremony
Peninsula events in Seniors' Festival program
Peninsula events for women's festival
Vintage cars on show at Ettalong
Tesch greets man on treaty mission walk
Free counselling offered for problem gambling
Charity holds fundraiser in Ettalong
Wicks drops in on home park
Another example of short-sighted non-compliance
Accolades go to those who worked for wharf upgrade
Conservation claims require comment
Thanks for TV guide
Aged care facility says it supports Royal Commission
Stroke volunteer asks locals to tell of 'stroke champions'
Money raised for family with ill son
Peninsula Village development to start in March
Money donated to woman diagnosed with cancer
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Noel Coward play opens Little Theatre year
Umina artist wins exhibition
Double header special at folk club
New playground equipment ordered
Music bus visits Umina
Dinosaur toys wanted
Straight into schoolwork on first day back
Healthy Harold visits Ettalong
Kindergarten students start school
Five new teachers at Umina
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Ettalong confirmed for national bowls championships
Junior lifesaver of the year
Ocean Beach finishes seventh in junior championships
Jemma was part of successful NSW team
Swans recruit new AFL players
Female soccer players wanted

Peninsula events in Seniors' Festival program

Central Coast Council has published its Seniors' Festival program featuring a number of Peninsula events.

The Festival officially runs from February 13-24 but Council has had events running from February 1.

"From cooking, film making and art exhibits to retirement planning, line dancing and water sports, there's something for everyone at this year's NSW Seniors' Festival," said mayor, Cr Jane Smith.

Events on the Peninsula include a full day of activities for seniors from 9am on February 13 at the Ettalong Senior Citizens' Centre, including indoor bowls, leatherworking classes, bridge, scrabble and table tennis.

Also on February 13, Umina Library will host the Art of Ageing Exhibition, a digital photography exhibition which celebrates the role and contributions of older people to society.

It will run every day until February 22.

The Peninsula Leisure Centre will hold water aerobics from 12:30pm on February 13 and again on February 15 and 20.

It will also hold senior strength training classes by appointment only from February 13 to 24.

The senior citizens' centre will hold an old time/new age dancing program from 9am on February 14, followed by Polynesian dance classes, card games and Mahjong.

The centre will also be holding the Creative Folk Art Social Group from 12:30pm on February 14.

February 15 sees the centre hold line dancing, indoor bowls and panting classes.

On February 18, it will hold chess and move n groove dance sessions.

Meanwhile, on February 15, Woy Woy Library will be hosting a series of information sessions for seniors.

The sessions will be run by speakers from the Financial Information Service and cover such topics as: understanding your retirement income streams, understanding your pension and estate planning.

The Service will also hold an accommodation options in retirement workshop and an understanding aged care fees and charges at the Library on February 22.

Places are limited for all sessions so bookings are essential.

The Hawkesbury River Cruise and Broken Bay Sport Recreation Lunch will take place on February 19.

The cruise is available for Peninsula residents with pickup points at Patonga and Brooklyn.

Bookings are essential.

The senior citizens' centre will hold a Latin American Ballroom Dancing class on February19 and a Canasta card game.

Podiatrist Seleisa Duddy will give a foot care and ageing presentation at the centre on February 22.

Bookings are essential.

On February 28, Woy Woy Library will host a My Gov and My Aged Care website navigation masterclass. Bookings are essential. SOURCE: Brochure, 30 Jan 2019 Seniors Festival Program, Central Coast Council Reporter: Dilon Luke

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