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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 – “Before I go to Sleep”. All tickets $10, kids under 4yrs free.

Tuesday

10.30am – Playgroup at  Tabatinga FREE with entry.

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

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

Wednesday

10.30am – Playgroup at  Tabatinga FREE with entry.

11am – 12.30pm - Coffs Harbour Library: Storytime for pre-school aged children.

12.30am – Bring your Bub to Birch, Carroll and Coyle. This week – “Before I go to Sleep”. 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.

 

 

10am – 11am – Playgroup Concert on at Club Coffs. Click here for more info.

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 – Playgroup at  Tabatinga FREE with entry.

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

 

Halloween Events: (Click the link to see more information about the various events on for kids and families)

Tabatinga Halloween Disco

Moonee Tavern – A Celtic Halloween

Boambee East Community Centre Halloween Party

Darlington Park – Big4 Camp and sCare night

Big Banana – Halloween on Ice

Big Banana – Laser Tag Spook-tacular

Saturday

10am – “Family Flick” at Birch, Carroll and Coyle Coffs Harbour. “Planes: Fire and Rescue” – all tickets just $6.

11am – 5pm – Food Market at Park Beach Reserve. Rides & games for the kids. Licensed bar available, bring your picnic rug and chairs for a great day out. Gold coin entry.

 

Sunday

10am – “Family Flick” at Birch, Carroll and Coyle Coffs Harbour. “Planes: Fire and Rescue”- all tickets just $6.

11am – 5pm – Food Market at Park Beach Reserve. Rides & games for the kids. Licensed bar available, bring your picnic rug and chairs for a great day out. Gold coin entry.

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Oct
21

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Oct
20

2014 Annual Photo Competition

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COFFS FOR KIDS ANNUAL PHOTO COMPETITION 

To celebrate our 4th Birthday we are having another HUGE photo competition.

We are looking for a photo which shows your kids enjoying the Coffs Coast.

A HUGE thank you to all the wonderful local businesses who have shown their support for Coffs for Kids and donated these fantastic prizes.

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JUDGES CHOICE

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1st place:

Emma Rhoades Photography –  family session and gift print

Absolute Party Hire and Entertainment – jumping castle hire – value $250

Coffs Coast Growers Market -  A Gourmet Hamper and $100 to spend at the Markets.

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2nd place:

The Smileys – Birthday Party Voucher for 2 Characters for 1.5 hours party hosting valid until 31/10/15

Birch, Carroll & Coyle Coffs Harbour - family pass (2 adults and 2 children) valid for 3 months

Kids2Kids4U – Nerf Super Soaker

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3rd place:

Harbour Swim School –  term of swimming lessons to the value of $150

Coffs Coast Kegal – Voucher for 1 hour of FREE bowling on one lane for up to 8 people

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PEOPLE’S CHOICE

(Click HERE to vote for your favourite photos!)

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1st Place:

A&A Party Specialist – My little pony party (girl) or circus party (boy) for 8 kids incl. all decorations etc and have pony rides for 1 hour. Must live within 25km radius of Coffs. Valid for 6 months. Value is $200.

Kombu Wholefoods – $100 hamper of local and regional produce and products to be picked up by the winner in store

Santa Photography at Toormina Gardens –   “Blitzen” Santa Photography Package worth $60. Can be redeemed from  6/12/14 – 24/12/14.\

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2nd place:

Kanga Kidz – One term of lessons value $110 (to be taken Term 2, 2015)

Toormina Gardens – $50 Toormina Gardens Eftpos Giftcard  (can be used at any store that accepts eftpos)

Plaster Party Kraze –  Boredom Buster Plaster Pack

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3rd place:

Harbour Tennis Academy - a term of tennis lessons for any age from 3yrs+. Value $110.

Coffs Coast Kegal – Voucher for 1 hour of FREE bowling on one lane for up to 8 people

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JUDGES RUNNERS UP PRIZES:

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The Coffs Coast Toy Library – 6 month membership to the toy library

The Cove Miniature Golf – Family Pass for 4 people valid for 6 months.

Mini Gymbaroo Coffs Harbour – one term pass valued at $140 (to be taken Term 1, 2015)

C-Change Adventures –  2 double/triple kayak hire for one hour + for local postcodes

Ballare Development School – 6 free dance classes for any term either remainder of this year or Term 1 2015.

Mystic Hollow –  fairy door and window set

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Judges:

Sue Sage, Editor/Owner Coffs Coast Child Magazine and Busykid

Emma Rhoades, local photographer

Alison Paul, founder/creator Coffs for Kids

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Special guest judge, Allison Cook from Coffs Coast Physie who will be giving one lucky little girl a FULL YEAR of Physie lessons!

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TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Entries close 9pm Friday  7th November 2014 and winning entries judged and announced via Facebook, email and Coffs for Kids on Wednesday 12th November. Selected winning entries will appear on Coffs for Kids website and Facebook page and will be included in a press release to local media outlets. Entries will be judged on: a) the best representation of kids in the Coffs Harbour area and b) quality and composition of photo. Judges decision is final. Photos entered must have gained permission from the subject’s guardian/parent if applicable. Only 1 entry per family accepted. By entering you are allowing your photo to be published on Facebook and on the Coffs for Kids website at any time. You must not enter photographs unless it is your own work. People’s Choice voting (via Facebook) will commence at start of competition and close 9pm 7/11/14.  By entering you also agree to be added to the Coffs for Kids newsletter which is sent out monthly (you can unsubscribe at anytime). Coffs for Kids retains the right to adjust terms & conditions.

 

2013 Winner taken by Annie Lippert

2012 Winner taken by Mia Iggulden

2011 Winner taken by Tamara Buckler

 

2010 Winner taken by Leanne Leach

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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 – “Gone Girl”. All tickets $10, kids under 4yrs free.

Tuesday

10am – Sunny Sawtell Playgroup Party to celebrate Children’s Week. St Nicolas Anglican Church, Sawtell. Everyone invited. FREE event.

10.30am – Playgroup at  Tabatinga FREE with entry.

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

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

Wednesday

10.30am – Playgroup at  Tabatinga FREE with entry.

11am – 12.30pm - Coffs Harbour Library: Storytime for pre-school aged children.

12.30am – Bring your Bub to Birch, Carroll and Coyle. This week – “Gone Girl”. 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.

 

 

10am – 11am – Playgroup Concert on at Club Coffs. Click here for more info.

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 – Playgroup at  Tabatinga FREE with entry.

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

3pm – 7pm – St Francis Xavier School Woolgoolga FETE.

Saturday

10am – “Family Flick” at Birch, Carroll and Coyle Coffs Harbour. “The Boxtrolls” – all tickets just $6.

11am – 5pm – Food Market at Park Beach Reserve. Rides & games for the kids. Licensed bar available, bring your picnic rug and chairs for a great day out. Gold coin entry.

2pm – 5pm – Children’s Day Play-A-Thon at C.ex Coffs Entertainment Lounge. A FREE afternoon of playing and fun and loads of activities for the kids. Click here for more info.

Sunday

10am – “Family Flick” at Birch, Carroll and Coyle Coffs Harbour. “The Boxtrolls”- all tickets just $6.

11am – 5pm – Food Market at Park Beach Reserve. Rides & games for the kids. Licensed bar available, bring your picnic rug and chairs for a great day out. Gold coin entry.

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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 Judge”. All tickets $10, kids under 4yrs free.

Tuesday

10.30am – Playgroup at  Tabatinga FREE with entry.

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

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

Wednesday

10.30am – Playgroup at  Tabatinga FREE with entry.

11am – 12.30pm - Coffs Harbour Library: Storytime for pre-school aged children.

12.30am – Bring your Bub to Birch, Carroll and Coyle. This week – “The Judge”. 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 – Playgroup at  Tabatinga FREE with entry.

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

3pm – 7pm – Narranga School Fete – lots of great activities, stalls and things to do for the whole family!

5 – 9pm – Twilight Food Markets on at Park Beach Reserve. A great night out with heaps of different food available for purchase, music – make sure you bring a picnic rug!

Saturday

10am – “Family Flick” at Birch, Carroll and Coyle Coffs Harbour. “House of Magic”- all tickets just $6.

Sunday

10am – “Family Flick” at Birch, Carroll and Coyle Coffs Harbour. “House of Magic”- all tickets just $6.

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Oct
07

Enrolling Now Term 4, 2014

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Kids Art Club-  held Saturdays at the Coffs Harbour Regional Art Gallery. Art classes for 5-8yr olds and 9-12yr olds. See: flyer_term_4_2014  for more information.

Go4Fun – registrations are now open for Term 4, 2014. Call 1800 780 900 to register NOW or go to www.go4un.com.au. Places are limited, so be sure to get in before they all fill up. Now offering awesome prizes for attendance! Program running at Narranga Primary School in Coffs Harbour on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4pm-6pm.

Kanga Kidz – Introduces children aged 2.5yrs – 5yrs to a variety of nine different sports in a structured, safe environment – Hockey, T-ball, Soccer, Tennis, Athletics, Cricket, Basketball, Football & Golf. Click here for more info.

Harbour Tennis Academy -  lessons include: Pre-School Hot Shots (3-5yrs), PeeWee Hot Shots (5-7yrs), Hot Shot Development Group (7-15yrs), Holiday Clinics (3-16yrs) and more. Click here for more info..

Mini GymbaROO Coffs Harbour – At GymbaROO you can enjoy quality time with your child while a trained teacher guides you through activities specific to your child’s stage of development from 8 weeks to 5 years. Our structured program, based on 30 years of neurological research offers movement, music, massage, rhythm, dance, and specialized equipment to enhance your child’s co-ordination and challenge their imagination. Classes run Wednesday & Friday at Botanical Gardens. Click here for more details.
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Harbour Swim School - Enrolling now for learn to swim classes for Babies (from 6 months),  pre-schoolers and school age children.  We also offer 1 on 1 lessons for children with special needs or  learning disabilities. Stroke correction, squad classes, adult classes and aqua Zumba classes also available. All our staff are Austswim qualified and our swim school is  registered with Swim Australia.  The pool is an indoor heated pool open all year round! Contact 6652 7665 for more information. Located at Marcia St, Coffs Harbour.
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Jr. Superstar Sports –  Our programs cater for ages 18mths – adults and help develop the fundamental skills and fitness associated with gymnastics and trampolining. School term programs include Kinder Gym, Play Gym, Recreational and Competitive Gymnastics, Beginner to Advanced Trampolining and MUCH MORE! Click here for more information or call 6658 7188.
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East Coast Surf School – Learn to surf program running weekly at Diggers and Jetty Beach. Cost is $20 per week includes wetsuit and surfboard. East Coast Surf School has been running for 21 years and boasts on Excellence and Safety. The Popular MAD SURF CAMP runs in the December – January School Holidays. Check out our website www.eastcoastsurfschool.com.au or call Helene on 66 515 515.
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Coffs Coast Physie – Classes cater for ages from 3/4 years through to adult. Classes are held on Tuesday afternoons at the Coffs Harbour Showground in the Exhibition Hall. SPECIAL OFFER! Try Physie for FREE in Term 4 (Tuesday class). Any new girls/ladies/mums who are interested in trying out physie please get in touch, you are under no obligation, just come along and join in the fun! Click here for more information or contact 0411 460 377.
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Baylis Tennis Academy – Based in beautiful Sawtell, classes available from 3 years to Adults. All standards welcome. Also available are private lessons, cardio tennis, holiday clinics and more. Contact Eli on 0407296685  or find them on Facebook.
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Coffs Harbour Aquatic Centre –  25m indoor heated pool located. Swimming lessons for babies, toddlers and pre-school age children and adults. Stroke correction and training squads for children and adults/tri. Water aerobics/Metaqua classes available daily. Contact 66525700 or 0438525705  or click here for more information.
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Ballare Development School – Children are encouraged to choose dance classes/styles that appeal most to them ensuring they fully experience the joy that dancing has to offer. Classes for children and teens aged 6 to 18yrs are available, as well as a specialised pre-schooler program for children 2-6yrs. Enquire for class fees and times. Contact Miss Sarah – 0401332201 or click here for more info.

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Coffs Harbour Regional Conservatorium is now enrolling students for all courses in Term 4. We teach all types and styles of music including: Early Childhood Music classes 9 months-5 years of age, Tuesday to Friday mornings. Private or shared lessons for a variety of instruments; keyboard, piano, guitar, brass, strings, woodwind, voice and percussion. The Primary Choir for ages 7-13 rehearses on Tuesdays at the Conservatorium. Click here for more information of contact 6652 1592.

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Women’s Health Centre – various programs on for parents and Grandparents including Beginners Tai Chi, mindfulness course, antenatal pilates and much more – click here 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.

Tuesday

10.30am – Playgroup at  Tabatinga FREE with entry.

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

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

Wednesday

10.30am – Playgroup at  Tabatinga FREE with entry.

11am – 12.30pm - Coffs Harbour Library: Storytime for pre-school aged children.

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 – Playgroup at  Tabatinga FREE with entry.

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

Sunday

5.30 – 8pm – Coffs Harbour Lantern Festival – Children’s Night at the Botanic Gardens. Find out more and purchase tickets here.

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