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Children’s author visits Year 4 students

Empire Bay Public School received a visit from children’s book author Ms Rose Impey on November 27.Students in Year 4 were visited by Ms Impey, author of children’s series Sir Lance-a-Little, Baddies, Creepies and Animal…


Free outdoor film screening

Everglades Country Club will hold an outdoor screening of Christmas film, The Grinch, from 6pm on December 14.Children’s entertainment business Party Star Entertainment will help run the free family friendly event.Activities at the screening will…


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Resident organises online music competition

A Blackwall resident has organised an online competition for local and emerging musicians.Mr Alfredo Zotti has created The Bluesy Tubes Competition to provide a platform for aspiring local musicians to showcase their talents to a…


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Donation for Children’s Portrait Prize

Patonga artist Ms Jocelyn Maughan has donated $1000 to the Children’s Portrait Prize, held at the Gosford Art Gallery.“The competition is open to young people aged 5 to 18 and broken down into several age…


Environment group to hold Club Woytopia

Organisers of the Woytopia Sustainable Living Festival are holding a Christmas event, Club Woytopia, at the Everglades Country Club on December 15.The night features local blues artists Johnny Devilseed and Old Man Rubes, and the…


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Postponed Woytopia festival ‘a success’

The postponed Woytopia Sustainable Living Festival held at the Umina Beach Markets on November 18 was a success, according to Peninsula Environment Group organiser Mr Mark Mann.The group cancelled the regular Festival at Woy Woy…



Authors’ event at local book shop

A local book shop will host an authors’ event with two Australian writers on December 5.The event at Umina Book Bazaar will feature suspense writer, Ms Sarah Barrie, and historical fiction writer, Ms Tea Cooper.Ms…


Taekwon-do fundraiser

A Woy Woy martial arts school is holding a fundraiser at the Umina Beach Markets on December 16.Members of the Australian Independent Taekwon-Do Academy have qualified for the 2019 Unified Taekwondo World Championships being held…


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Soccer club elects committee

Umina United Soccer Club has elected its committee for the coming year.Returning president is Mr Lee Fulwood.Vice presidents are Mr Paul Edwards and Mr Albert Atkin.Club secretary is Ms Karen Croft.Treasurer is Mr Gavin Robinson.Directors…