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    • Playgrounds around Coffs Harbour

      Playgrounds around Coffs Harbour

      Whether you are visiting on holidays or live here, taking the kids to the playground is one of the best free things to do and it is fun.  It’s a great place for kids to interact with other kids and also for mums to meet mums. We have some brilliant parks around Coffs...

    • Bonville Headland Sawtell

      Bonville Headland Sawtell

      Some of the best views on the coast can be found at Bonville Headland - which is great because it's also a fun place to take children. To keep toddlers entertained, bring some old bread to feed the seagulls. They will swarm and provide endless entertainment for kids...

    • Coffs Harbour Markets

      Coffs Harbour Markets

      Shopping is a lot more fun when it involves street food, live music and bargains from local producers, designers and creatives. Coffs Harbour is blessed with multiple amazing markets, including fresh produce markets that can make for a wonderful morning out. Occurring...

    • Mum Life

    • 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.
    • July 2019 School Holidays in and around Coffs Harbour

      July 2019 School Holidays in and around Coffs Harbour

      And that’s a wrap, Term two is just about done and dusted.  Now what the kids are longing for is School Holiday fun. To help keep the kids entertained and active these holidays, we have pulled together a guide to some events and activities for the kids around Coffs...

      School Holiday Activities

      School Holiday Activities

      School is out! Which means you will need to find ways to keep your kids entertained throughout the holidays. Here are some affordable and free options to help you survive the next two weeks. Keep them Active with Sports and Workshops Kids DIY Easter Craft Workshop...

      Christmas Day Lunch in Coffs Harbour 2018

      Christmas Day Lunch in Coffs Harbour 2018

      Do you want to take the hassle out of Christmas Day Lunch? Why not enjoy your day at one of the many Restaurants around Coffs Harbour that are organising a great lunch. Many have Santa visiting which is great for the kids. Make sure you book soon as I’m sure places...

      Christmas Family Traditions

      Christmas Family Traditions

      Looking for new Christmas traditions for your family?  Start the season of merry and bright with one of these festive, fun ideas.  We have compiled a list of 25 traditions that you can start with your kids this year.  I'm sure you will cherish them as much as we do!...

      Christmas Carols on the Coffs Coast 2018

      Christmas Carols on the Coffs Coast 2018

      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...

    • 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.
    • 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...

      Earn Cash with these Cashback and Survey Sites

      Earn Cash with these Cashback and Survey Sites

      Back in my university days and when I was saving for an overseas holiday I was always looking for ways to save a bit more. One thing I stumbled across from recommendations from a savings forum I was a part of, was to complete online surveys and to be members of...

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Wow…another term has gone by and the spring school holidays are upon us. The burden of finding things to fill the itinerary and keep the kids entertained is looming, so we have found some of the activities scheduled to take that burden away.

Coffs has some great attractions, parks and beaches also so make the most of the outdoors now the weather is warming up!

Springloaded – Parkour Workshops

Want to keep up your training over the holidays? Or even give Parkour a try for the first time? Well, our Holiday Parkour Workshops would be perfect for you!! Open to all skill levels, give us a call on 66587188 or send us a message to BOOK A PLACE!

BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL – LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE

Date: Monday 30th, Wednesday 2nd October, Tuesday 8th October & Thursday 10th October

Cost: $25 for one class or $75 for all 4 classes

Where: Springloaded, Toormina

Website: Springloaded Coffs Coast

PCYC Coffs Harbour

Need something for the kids to do during the school holidays? PCYC Coffs Harbour offers short workshops during the holidays catering to all kids! Ensure to claim your Creative Kids Voucher for the courses also.

The programs are designed for children aged 5 – 12 years.

Date: Monday 30th September – Friday 19th October

Cost: Prices start from $15

Where: PCYC, Bray Street Coffs Harbour

Website: https://www.pcycnsw.org.au/coffs-harbour/school-holiday-programs/

Spring into Circus Bootcamp

CIRCUS BOOTCAMP IS BACK!!!

Circus Style Bootcamp for young people, aged between 5 and 15, on the Mid North Coast NSW this School Holidays!!

The young people will learn skills in Hula Hooping, Juggling, Acro Balance, Mini-Trampoline, Yoga, Handstands, Circus games and drills as well as make their own set of Juggling Balls or Hula Hoop to take home and practice with! The workshops in Coffs Harbour will also have an Aerials component where we learn the basics in using Trapeze and Silks!

This program is run by Cass, a circus trainer, performer and yoga teacher, Danielle, a circus trainer & performer of 10 years as well as a mother of 4 Lara from Upside Down Fitness.

Date: September 30th – October 9th

Cost: $60

Where: Coffs Harbour Showground

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/510616212830928/

Party Events & Hire – School Holiday Fun

School Holiday Fun – Get Creative! Create a T-shirt, Design some Shoes, Create a Canvas

Bookings are essential – Make sure you provide your T-shirt and Shoe Size when booking.

Ages 5+

Date: Saturday 5th October

Cost: $25

Where: Red Rock Community Hall

Website: partyandeventshirecoffscoast

Paint Fight Photoshoot

Not sure what to do for school holidays book in with a paint fight photoshoot. The kids will love it. You will receive 20 plus photos sent through google drive (usb option available for an extra fee)

On special for $85.00 till the 11th of October.

Date: On until 11th October

Cost: $85

Website: Rach Landrigan Photography

Parent and Kid Bootcamp

Jakefit is looking at running a two week (school holidays) bootcamp for both parent and child/ren.

Days and times are as follows:

• Saturday September 28th 9am
• Wednesday October 2nd 9am
• Saturday October 5th 9am
• Wednesday October 9th 9am
• Saturday October 12th 9am

Children must be aged 5-13

Cost: Sessions prices will be $10 that will cover 1 parent and 1 child. Additional children an extra $5

Where: All sessions will be held outdoors down at the Jetty Foreshore.

Website: JakeFit

Minecraft Marathon

Each day is broken into two 4 hour sessions. Students can enroll for the morning or afternoon at $25 per session or stay for the day for just $40. Students should bring a snack and drink, plus lunch if staying for the whole day.

Classes are available for current (2019) Kinder to Year 10 students. Sessions are filling up fast, booking now is essential!

Date: Monday 30th September – Friday, 11th October

Cost: $25 per session or $40 for the Day

Where: Sportz Central, Bray Street

Website: https://computercapers.com.au/holiday-program/coffs-harbour/

Momentum Bike Tours – 2 Day Bike Fun

For ages 5-12:

2 x morning sessions 9am – Midday: (Coffs Harbour Showground, Coffs Harbour)

Our 2 day bike adventure mornings are a great place for your child to improve their mountain bike skills, be more aware of road safety rules, whilst giving them an overview on maintaining their bike, making new bike friends and most importantly, having fun in the great outdoors.

What you need to know…..
Riding Ability – Our emphasis will be on mountain biking. Your child can be new to mountain biking, however will need to be at least semi confident on a bike. All skill levels are welcome, as riders will be placed into groups based on riding ability and of course friends.

Suggested age range – 5 to 12 years. This is an indication only, please feel free to give us a call if you have any questions or unsure if your child is suitable. Parents are also welcome to drop & go.

Date: 30th September, 3rd, 8th and 10th October

Cost: $75. – This is a structured bike coaching & fun adventure specific for the school holidays. Price includes 2 mornings from 9am to 12pm, morning tea (home-made muffins & cut fruit), photo’s, certificates and prizes

Where: Coffs Harbour Show Ground

Website: https://www.montembiketours.com.au/tours/

The Family Table

Interactive Cooking Workshops for School aged children.

Contact Amelia for more information 0401 816 890

Dates: Monday 30th September (booked out), Tuesday 1 October (booked out), Wednesday 2nd October, Monday 7th October

Cost: $45

Where: Boambee East

Website: The Family Table

Harbour Tennis Academy

October School Holiday Tennis Camps

Beginner Modified Tennis – Red Ball 3-7yrs: 9.00am – 12.00pm
$100 (4 days) or $35 per day

Beginner/Intermediate Tennis – Orange/Green Ball 6-12yrs: 9.00am – 12.00pm or 9.00am – 3pm
$100 (4x ½ days) or $35 (per ½ day) or $130 (4 x full days) or $40 (per full day)

Advanced Tennis – Green/Yellow Ball – 9- 16yrs: 9.00am – 3.00pm
$130 (4 x full day) or $40 (per full day)

Date: 8th, 9th, 10th and 11th October

Where: Westside Tennis Club, King Street Coffs Harbour

Website: Harbour Tennis Academy

Jinga Futsal Holiday Clinics

We are only a few weeks away from the Spring School Holidays which means our Jinga Holiday Clinics are fast approaching. Last holidays had boasted some of the biggest clinics we have seen to date. Auges 7 – 14 Years.

Register now: https://austfutsal.formstack.com/forms/holiday_clinics

For more information contact Renee: 0448 157 049 or renee@australianfutsal.com

Date: 10th October

Cost: $55

Where: Futsual Institute, 32 Industrial Drive, Coffs Harbour

Website: Coffs Harbour Futsal

Buskers & Comedy Festival – KIDS Day

A fabulous day out for kids. Rides, International Buskers, Food, Face painting, Activities, Acrobats, Break Dancers from Sydney ,Music, more rides , the Batmobile & more. All activities and rides free once you have your ticket. Yes you may bring you own food but plenty of food & drink tea & coffee on sale inside. No alcohol / no smoking.

Date: Wednesday, 2 October

Cost: $10.50 presale, $12 at the gate. ONE accompanying adult or parent per child admitted FREE.

Where: Park Beach Reserve

Website: Buskers Festival

GLEE Club at C.E.X

Join us for Kids Bingo at C.ex Coffs on Thursday 3 October from 2pm in the Entertainment Lounge!

Kids can learn to play the Ukelele with lessons from professional Uko Ono! Visit Uko Ono’s Steph at C.ex Coffs on Tuesday 8 October from 2pm, C.ex Urunga on Saturday 28 September from 4.30pm or C.ex Woolgoolga on Saturday 12 October from 3pm.

Bring the kids along to our Arts & Crafts session on Thursday 10 October from 11am in the Vista Lounge!

Call 6652 3888 to book or drop in and see our friendly staff at C.ex Coffs reception for bookings.

Date: 3 October – 12 October

Cost: All activities are Free

Where: C.ex Coffs, Urunga and Woolgoolga

Website: C.ex Glee Club

Coffs/Clarence Police District Youth Fun Day

Looking for a day of fun, food, music, games and more during the holidays? Get down to Coffs Harbour Skate Park/Brelsford Park Thursday, 3rd October to enjoy a great day!

Date: Thursday, 3 October from 12.00pm – 3pm

Cost: Free

Where: Brelsford Park

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