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    • Day Spas Coffs Harbour

      Day Spas Coffs Harbour

      As mums we don’t take time out for ourselves and pampering is usually sacrificed. As much as we love our little ones ‘me time’ could be just what the doctor ordered. So why don’t you spoil yourself and indulge in some pampering, enjoy the peace and quiet, even better...

    • You Know You’re a Mum When…

      You Know You’re a Mum When…

      From the time you find out you are pregnant, you start to realise that there is a lot in your life that is going to change. You also become aware that your priorities will become very different than what they were pre-kids. But sometimes it is the little signs that...

    • Local Mum Feature – Celeste Lord

      Local Mum Feature – Celeste Lord

      This week’s lovely local mum is Celeste Lord. Having only recently moved to the area she fills us in on what she loves best about raising a family on the Coffs Coast. Where and how long have you lived in the area and what do you love about it? I have lived in Coffs...

    • It’s Time For You Chookado

      It’s Time For You Chookado

      So you’re a mum now. And the second that baby was born this deep seeded emotion you can’t control suddenly entered your life. Guilt. It hits you like a cold day in numerous ways. It haunts you on a range of topics – feeding, sleep, play, education… It hits you when...

    • Parenting

      All things parenting on the Coffs Coast. From recipes and time hacks to the day to day ups and downs of motherhood.
    • Fathers Day 2019

      Fathers Day 2019

      The 1st of September is Father’s Day in Australia, the perfect time for honoring fathers or the important male figure in your life.  We often forget the sacrifices and contributions they have made in our lives. This Father’s Day, show him how much you appreciate all...

      Creative Easter Recipe Lunchbox Ideas

      Creative Easter Recipe Lunchbox Ideas

      Kids love finding surprises in their lunchbox and with the Easter countdown, it is an especially fun time to add a little bit of seasonable love into the lunchboxes.  With so many fun Easter cutters, food picks and moulds its easy to get creative in the kitchen.  We...

      Bulk Billed Doctors GP’s Coffs Harbour

      Bulk Billed Doctors GP’s Coffs Harbour

      Finding a new GP and or bulk billed surgery can be time-consuming.  Taken from recommendations of our local mums we have collated a list of some of the bulk-billed GP’s and surgeries around Coffs Harbour. We have also included a couple of private practices which have...

      Active Kids and Creative Kids Rebate

      Active Kids and Creative Kids Rebate

      Have you heard of the Active Kids Rebate and Creative Kids Rebate?  From January 2018, the NSW Government initiated the rebates to assist parents, guardians and caregivers to contribute towards the cost of their child’s fees and assisting with getting them more...

    • Holidays and Travel

      Holidaying with kids? Check out our top tips to make travelling with kids a breeze. We are blessed to be based here in Coffs Harbour with an awesome holiday vibe all year round. Find out the best the region has to offer for school holidays.
    • School Holiday Guide

      School Holiday Guide

      Summer is here, it’s getting hot and the kids are gearing up for school holidays. While the Coast has so much to offer with its stunning beaches, reserves, coastal walks, waterfalls and parks the kids do like a bit of variety. If you are wondering how to keep the kids...

      Christmas Day Lunch around Coffs Harbour

      Christmas Day Lunch around Coffs Harbour

      If you plan on hanging up the apron this year and want to get in to the holiday spirit what better way than starting with a perfect meal. Sharing the Christmas meal with family, friends and loved ones is the best way to celebrate the festive season, which is all about...

      Shop Local Christmas Gift Guide 2019

      Shop Local Christmas Gift Guide 2019

      Keep on giving this Christmas by supporting Coffs small businesses and “shop it local” these holidays. Finding the perfect Christmas gift is easy with our Christmas ideas guide. We have pulled together a list of some of our favourites, buy local this Christmas! Gifts...

      Where To Go for Santa Photos in Coffs Harbour

      Where To Go for Santa Photos in Coffs Harbour

      Capture that special moment in your child's life sitting on Santa's knee before he or she is all grown up. Here is your guide on where to find Santa in Coffs Harbour this season. Coffs Central Santa Photos Don’t queue, book in your private Santa Photos and enjoy the...

      Christmas Carols around Coffs Harbour 2019

      Christmas Carols around Coffs Harbour 2019

      Nothing says Christmas like the joyous sounds of carols sung together with family and friends by candlelight. If you love singing your heart out to Christmas Carols, there are some great free community events to attend throughout December. Here is the Coffs Coast...

    • Lifestyle

      From beauty, career, fashion, health and fitness, money, home, real estate and relationships. You will find it all the relevant info for Coffs Coast Mums.
    • Is Coffs Harbour a Good Place to Live?

      Is Coffs Harbour a Good Place to Live?

      Deciding on an area to live and building a life with your family can be a tough choice to make.  Many factors come into that process, and deciding on what your family's priorities are, will not be the same for everyone. So, let's think about Coffs Harbour as a...

      Mother’s Day Events and Gift Ideas Coffs Harbour

      Mother’s Day Events and Gift Ideas Coffs Harbour

      Did you know that Mother's Day is celebrated in Australia thanks to Mrs Janet Heyden, who helped pioneer it after she started a campaign in Sydney to raise money to buy gifts for lonely or forgotten mothers?  The original meaning of Mother's Day was to acknowledge and...

      Easter Gifts – That Are Not Chocolate

      Easter Gifts – That Are Not Chocolate

      Regardless of how you celebrate Easter, one thing is certain it doesn't have to be all about chocolate. If you are looking for something a little different this year or just wanting to cut down on the sugar intake there are plenty of alternatives to ensure that your...

      Creative Easter Recipe Lunchbox Ideas

      Creative Easter Recipe Lunchbox Ideas

      Kids love finding surprises in their lunchbox and with the Easter countdown, it is an especially fun time to add a little bit of seasonable love into the lunchboxes.  With so many fun Easter cutters, food picks and moulds its easy to get creative in the kitchen.  We...

      Great Teacher Gifts That They Will Love

      Great Teacher Gifts That They Will Love

      With the end of the year approaching, it’s natural to want to say thank you for all the teachers' amazing efforts with our kids throughout the year. Here are our ideas for group gifts or individual presents to say thank you for making the difference in our child’s...

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Meet up with friends and family and sing along to your favourite Christmas Carols. Here is a list of the free Christmas concerts around Coffs Harbour.

Carols by Candlelight at Alumy Creek

December 1 @ 6.30pm – 9.00pm

Alumy Creek Reserve, Grafton

Grafton Midday Rotary’s Carol’s by Candlelight spectacular will see TV celebrity guest artist, the very talented Rhonda Burchmore and local vocalist Lisa Butcher perform with the Clarence Valley Orchestra & Chorus at Alumy Creek Reserve. Along with the Clarence River Dance Academy, Prime Possum and of course Santa, the evening is bound to be one event that the whole family will enjoy!

Carols by Candlelight Grafton

 

Carols on the Green

December 14 @ 6.00pm – 830pm

Boambee East Community Centre, 30 Bruce King Drive, Boambee

All of your old favourites are back with a few new surprises to entertain and spread the Christmas cheer.

Free jumping castle Children’s games Macksville Salvo Country Band
Father Michael and Zippy Pastor Grant and Grizzles Kabila Moja African Drums Obsidian Chronicles

And, if we have all been good, a visit from Santa.

On the Green Carols

 

Coffs Coast Carols

December 15 @ 6.00pm – 9.00pm

Brelsford Park

The Coffs Coast Carols by Candlelight is fast approaching and will bring together the whole community to celebrate Christmas in a family friendly environment at Brelsford Park in the heart of the city. Starting at 6pm on Saturday, 15th of December, the Carols will be a spectacular evening of song, entertainment, food, fireworks and lots of fun for all. There will be a variety of yummy food and drink options available including sausage sizzles plus children’s activities and rides to keep them entertained until much anticipated arrival of Santa.

Brelsford Park Carols

 

Woolgoolga Mitre 10 Carols by the Sea

December 15 @ 6.00pm – 9.00pm

Woolgoolga Beach Reserve

Come along and enjoy all of the fun and festivities of the 2018 Woolgoolga Mitre 10 Carols by the Sea proudly presented by Woolgoolga and Northern Beaches Chamber of Commerce and LifeHouse Church.

Woolgoolga Beach Reserve will come alive from dusk with food stalls, drinks, treats and more.

Grab a picnic rug and grab your spot..and most importantly bring your singing voices!

Plenty of dinner options available either at the event or by popping into one of our many takeaway shops, cafes or restaurants on the way.

Woolgoolga Carols

 

Sawtell Carols by Candlelight

December 19 @ 6pm

Sawtell Golf Club

Come and sing all your Christmas Joy with Sawtell Families, Sawtell Uniting Church and Sawtell Golf-Club at this great annual event

All donations support Toormina Community Preschool.

 

Sawtell Carols Golf Club

 

Carols Urunga

December 22 @ 5.00pm – 9.30pm

Down by the Riverside at Morgo Reserve, Urunga

A free community family event of relaxing, singing and watching the magnificent fireworks at 9.00pm.

CAROLS Urunga now hosts an audience of some 5,000 and is staged in the beautiful natural amphitheatre of Urunga’s Morgo Street Reserve, with a stunning twin-river-view backdrop!

Join in with the community carols. Win Christmas hams and meat trays in the raffle. Food and drink (non-alcoholic) on sale. Bring your own picnic – and a rug/chair to sit on.

Performances from children from both of Urunga’s pre-schools, and the Urunga Public School, plus a fine ensemble of local and visiting performers of a very high calibre.

Program:
5.00pm         Start
5.30pm         Pre-School Singers
Arrival of Santa
6.00pm         Seasoned Singers and Performers
9.00pm         Fireworks Grand Finale

 

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