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Welcome to our guide to the upcoming weekly events for the Coffs Coast … if you know of an event not listed please email alison@coffsforkids.com. You can also check our calendar for events on the Coffs Coast for families and kids.

Please note: there are a number of Playgroups in our area operating weekly. You can click here to find your nearest with contact details and more information.

Monday

10.30am – Playgroup at  Tabatinga FREE with entry.

10.30am – Bring your Bub to Birch, Carroll and Coyle. This week –”Pitch Perfect 2”. All tickets $10, kids under 4yrs free.

Tuesday

10.30am – Playgroup at  Tabatinga FREE with entry.

11am – 11.45am – Woolgoogla Library: Storytime for pre-school aged children.

5.30pm – Family night at The Plantation Hotel. Meals from $8.50 / kids meals $6.50. Let the kids be entertained by Sprinkles the fairy while you relax!

Wednesday

10.30am – Playgroup at  Tabatinga FREE with entry.

11am – 12.00pm – Coffs Harbour Library: Storytime for pre-school aged children.

12.30am – Bring your Bub to Birch, Carroll and Coyle. This week – “Pitch Perfect 2”. All tickets $10, kids under 4yrs free.

Thursday

8am growerslittle– 3.30pm – COFFS COAST GROWERS MARKET.   Local & regional produce, home-made treats for all to enjoy! Everything from fresh fruit & veg, seafood, bread, cakes, pastries, meat, flowers and plants, jams and condiments, roasted coffee, tea, nuts, olives, smallgoods, pasta and more.

10.30am – Playgroup at  Tabatinga FREE with entry.

10am – midday – Coffs Coast Family Support Playgroup at Boambee Memorial Hall. Click here for more information.

11am – 11.45am – Toormina Library: Storytime for pre-school aged children.

Friday

10:30am – 12:00pm free Playgroup at Beachstone Cafe in North Sapphire. Includes craft activities, bubbles, dancing and games.

10.30am – Playgroup at  Tabatinga FREE with entry.

10.30am – Bring your Bub to Birch, Carroll and Coyle. This week –”A Royal Night Out”. All tickets $10, kids under 4yrs free.

Saturday

Relay for Life at Coffs Showground. To register, donate or find out more click here.

10am – Family Flick at Birch, Carroll and Coyle Coffs – “Tinkerbell and the Legend of the Neverbeast”. All tickets just $6

5pm Relay for Life Candlelight Ceremony. For more information click here.

Sunday

10am – Family Flick at Birch, Carroll and Coyle Coffs – “Tinkerbell and the Legend of the Neverbeast”. All tickets just $6

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Welcome to our guide to the upcoming weekly events for the Coffs Coast … if you know of an event not listed please email alison@coffsforkids.com. You can also check our calendar for events on the Coffs Coast for families and kids.

Please note: there are a number of Playgroups in our area operating weekly. You can click here to find your nearest with contact details and more information.

Monday

10.30am – Playgroup at  Tabatinga FREE with entry.

10.30am – Bring your Bub to Birch, Carroll and Coyle. This week –”Avengers: Age of Ultron”. All tickets $10, kids under 4yrs free.

Tuesday

10.30am – Playgroup at  Tabatinga FREE with entry.

11am – 11.45am – Woolgoogla Library: Storytime for pre-school aged children.

5.30pm – Family night at The Plantation Hotel. Meals from $8.50 / kids meals $6.50. Let the kids be entertained by Sprinkles the fairy while you relax!

Wednesday

10.30am – Playgroup at  Tabatinga FREE with entry.

11am – 12.00pm – Coffs Harbour Library: Storytime for pre-school aged children.

12.30am – Bring your Bub to Birch, Carroll and Coyle. This week – “Avengers: Age of Ultron”. All tickets $10, kids under 4yrs free.

Thursday

8am growerslittle– 3.30pm – COFFS COAST GROWERS MARKET.   Local & regional produce, home-made treats for all to enjoy! Everything from fresh fruit & veg, seafood, bread, cakes, pastries, meat, flowers and plants, jams and condiments, roasted coffee, tea, nuts, olives, smallgoods, pasta and more.

10.30am – Playgroup at  Tabatinga FREE with entry.

10am – midday – Coffs Coast Family Support Playgroup at Boambee Memorial Hall. Click here for more information.

11am – 11.45am – Toormina Library: Storytime for pre-school aged children.

Friday

10:30am – 12:00pm free Playgroup at Beachstone Cafe in North Sapphire. Includes craft activities, bubbles, dancing and games.

10.30am – Playgroup at  Tabatinga FREE with entry.

10.30am – Bring your Bub to Birch, Carroll and Coyle. This week –”Pitch Perfect 2”. All tickets $10, kids under 4yrs free.

Saturday

8.30am – 10pm – Coffs Harbour Show on at the Showgrounds. Events on all day – click here for more information, the full schedule and ticket prices.

10am – Family Flick at Birch, Carroll and Coyle Coffs – “Cinderella”. All tickets just $6

Sunday

9am – 5pm –  Coffs Harbour Show on at the Showgrounds. Events on all day – click here for more information, the full schedule and ticket prices.

10am – Family Flick at Birch, Carroll and Coyle Coffs – “Cinderella”. All tickets just $6

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May
05

Kids Recipe #5 from Go4Fun

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zucchini

This recipe idea brought to you by Go4Fun Coffs Harbour!

Corn & Zucchini fritters make great lunchbox fillers for your kids, and are a yummy way to incorporate more vegetables into their diet. Serve with dipping sauce for a morning or afternoon snack, use as sandwich fillers or serve with a side-salad for lunch.

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Serves: 2 – 3

Ingredients:

2 zucchinis, grated with excess moisture ‘squeezed’ out

1 corncob, kernels removed

2 eggs, beaten

1/2-cup plain flour

Salt & pepper to taste

Small amount of olive oil for frying

Method:

Combine all ingredients and use a tablespoon to shape into patties. Pan-fry each side in lightly oiled pan for 3-4 minutes on low heat or until golden. Place on paper towel to drain any excess oil.

Go4Fun is a family-based healthy lifestyle program that aims to teach parents and their kids about the importance of being active and healthy. If you have a child who would benefit from learning more about making healthy lifestyle choices then please check out our website www.go4fun.com.au or call 1800 780 900 for more information.

 

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May
03

Weekly Events 4th – 10th May

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Welcome to our guide to the upcoming weekly events for the Coffs Coast … if you know of an event not listed please email alison@coffsforkids.com. You can also check our calendar for events on the Coffs Coast for families and kids.

Please note: there are a number of Playgroups in our area operating weekly. You can click here to find your nearest with contact details and more information.

Monday

10.30am – Playgroup at  Tabatinga FREE with entry.

10.30am – Bring your Bub to Birch, Carroll and Coyle. This week –”Cinderella”. All tickets $10, kids under 4yrs free.

Tuesday

10.30am – Playgroup at  Tabatinga FREE with entry.

11am – 11.45am – Woolgoogla Library: Storytime for pre-school aged children.

5.30pm – Family night at The Plantation Hotel. Meals from $8.50 / kids meals $6.50. Let the kids be entertained by Sprinkles the fairy while you relax!

Wednesday

10.30am – Playgroup at  Tabatinga FREE with entry.

11am – 12.00pm – Coffs Harbour Library: Storytime for pre-school aged children.

12.30am – Bring your Bub to Birch, Carroll and Coyle. This week – “Cinderella”. All tickets $10, kids under 4yrs free.

Thursday

8am growerslittle– 3.30pm – COFFS COAST GROWERS MARKET.   Local & regional produce, home-made treats for all to enjoy! Everything from fresh fruit & veg, seafood, bread, cakes, pastries, meat, flowers and plants, jams and condiments, roasted coffee, tea, nuts, olives, smallgoods, pasta and more.

10.30am – Playgroup at  Tabatinga FREE with entry.

10am – midday – Coffs Coast Family Support Playgroup at Boambee Memorial Hall. Click here for more information.

11am – 11.45am – Toormina Library: Storytime for pre-school aged children.

Friday

10:30am – 12:00pm free Playgroup at Beachstone Cafe in North Sapphire. Includes craft activities, bubbles, dancing and games.

10.30am – Playgroup at  Tabatinga FREE with entry.

10.30am – Bring your Bub to Birch, Carroll and Coyle. This week –”Insurgent”. All tickets $10, kids under 4yrs free.

Saturday

10.15am – Family Flick at Birch, Carroll and Coyle Coffs – “The Spongebob Movie: Sponge out of Water”. All tickets just $6

Sunday

10.15am – Family Flick at Birch, Carroll and Coyle Coffs – “The Spongebob Movie: Sponge out of Water”. All tickets just $6

Mother’s Day at the Moonee Tavern – Andrew Smiley’s Kids Show from 12 noon. Free Glass of Bubbly on arrival for mums. Bring mum along and she can relax and enjoy at our Family Friendly Venue! Click here for more info.

Mother’s Day at C.ex Coffs. Mother’s Day High tea from 12pm – 3pm. Mother’s Day Seafood Buffet Luncheon from 12pm. Click here for more information.

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Apr
30

Kids Recipe #4 from Go4Fun

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veg snack box

 

This snack idea brought to you by Go4Fun Coffs Harbour

Processed snack foods can often be expensive and full of additives. Try this veggie snack box for a quick, cheap and easy way to get your kids eating more vegetables!

Serves 2

Preparation time – 5 minutes

Ingredients

1 ripe medium avocado

Salt & pepper to taste

Any chopped vegetables that your children enjoy – cucumber, tomato, carrot, celery, capsicum, snow peas, mushrooms etc.

Method

  • Mash avocado with a fork until smooth. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Place a tablespoon of the mashed avocado into a snack-sized container.
  • Add your child’s favourite chopped vegetables.
  • Tip – try finding a snack box that fits conveniently into their lunchbox.

The next Go4fun Coffs Harbour program has already begun, however it is not too late to register your interest! The program runs on Mondays from 4-6pm at Narranga Primary School. If you have a child who would benefit from learning more about making healthy lifestyle choices then please check out our website www.go4fun.com.au or call 1800 780 900 for more information.

 

 

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Welcome to our guide to the upcoming weekly events for the Coffs Coast … if you know of an event not listed please email alison@coffsforkids.com. You can also check our calendar for events on the Coffs Coast for families and kids.

Please note: there are a number of Playgroups in our area operating weekly. You can click here to find your nearest with contact details and more information.

Monday

10.30am – Playgroup at  Tabatinga FREE with entry.

10.30am – Bring your Bub to Birch, Carroll and Coyle. This week –”The Longest Ride”. All tickets $10, kids under 4yrs free.

Tuesday

10.30am – Playgroup at  Tabatinga FREE with entry.

11am – 11.45am – Woolgoogla Library: Storytime for pre-school aged children.

5.30pm – Family night at The Plantation Hotel. Meals from $8.50 / kids meals $6.50. Let the kids be entertained by Sprinkles the fairy while you relax!

Wednesday

10.30am – Playgroup at  Tabatinga FREE with entry.

11am – 12.00pm – Coffs Harbour Library: Storytime for pre-school aged children.

12.30am – Bring your Bub to Birch, Carroll and Coyle. This week – “The Longest Ride”. All tickets $10, kids under 4yrs free.

Thursday

8am growerslittle– 3.30pm – COFFS COAST GROWERS MARKET.   Local & regional produce, home-made treats for all to enjoy! Everything from fresh fruit & veg, seafood, bread, cakes, pastries, meat, flowers and plants, jams and condiments, roasted coffee, tea, nuts, olives, smallgoods, pasta and more.

10.30am – Playgroup at  Tabatinga FREE with entry.

10am – midday – Coffs Coast Family Support Playgroup at Boambee Memorial Hall. Click here for more information.

11am – 11.45am – Toormina Library: Storytime for pre-school aged children.

Friday

10:30am – 12:00pm free Playgroup at Beachstone Cafe in North Sapphire. Includes craft activities, bubbles, dancing and games.

10.30am – Playgroup at  Tabatinga FREE with entry.

10.30am – Bring your Bub to Birch, Carroll and Coyle. This week –”Cinderella”. All tickets $10, kids under 4yrs free.

Saturday

10am – Family Flick at Birch, Carroll and Coyle Coffs – “Shaun the Sheep Movie”. All tickets just $6

Sunday

8am – 2pm – Japanese Children’s Day on at the Harbourside Markets. There will be Bonsai displays, Origami demonstrations, Japanese Kite Flying , Koi Club display, Wasabi Roulette, YoYo Fishing, Sumo Suit Fun, Watermelon Smashing, Judo & Karate Demonstrations, Cooking demonstrations. Click here for more information.

10am – Family Flick at Birch, Carroll and Coyle Coffs – “Shaun the Sheep Movie”. All tickets just $6

 

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Apr
21

Kids Recipe #3 from Go4Fun

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go4fun

This recipe idea is brought to you by Go4Fun, Coffs Harbour!

Healthy snacks between meals are a great way for your children to keep up their energy levels. Adding fruit and vegetables means that your children will be more likely to meet their daily fruit and vegetable requirements – getting all the important vitamins, minerals and fiber they need to support healthy development. Try this fun twist on noughts and crosses for an after school snack!

What you will need:

3 slices wholemeal bread

Sliced cheese, tomato, cucumber and boiled egg

Carrot and capsicum stick

Method:

  • Toast the bread and cut into quarters to make 9 squares
  • For the noughts, top 4 squares with sliced tomato and boiled egg
  • For the crosses, top 5 squares with sliced cheese, cucumber and carrot or capsicum sticks

The next Go4fun program begins term 2, Monday the 27th April in Coffs Harbour from 4-6pm at Narranga Primary School. If you have a child who would benefit from learning more about making healthy lifestyle choices then please check out our website www.go4fun.com.au or call 1800 780 900 for more information about the program and to register your interest – there is still time to join!

 

 

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