Thinking of joining a club, want to learn a dance or meet new people? Perhaps you would like to better your photography skills?
Scroll down to find out more about the many classes, clubs and activities available in our backyard. There is something for everyone
2nd & 4th
Tomaree Peninsular Photography Club
Soldiers Point Bowling Club - 7pm - every 2nd & 4th Tuesday of the month
If you have a passion for taking pictures, would like to learn or improve your photography, come along to the Tomaree Peninsular Photography Club. Outings are arranged around the region to help you get that classic shot. All levels of photographers are welcome.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information
Henderson Park, Lemon Tree Passage 12 - 4pm
Lemon Jam is a free, all ages, monthly music event held on the waterfront at beautiful Lemon Tree Passage, Port Stephens. Live music, kid's activities and playground, enclosed sea swimming pool, close to waterfront cafes & takeaways & plenty of parking. It’s a great FREE family day out
For more info and the date for each month check out Lemon Jam's Facebook
Low Vision Bowls Program
Raymond Terrace Bowling Club - 3rd Monday of the month - Starting at 9:30am.
Soldiers Point Bowling Club - 4th Thursday of the month - Starting at 1pm.
If you have impaired vision, or blindness, then you can play bowls. Supported by Guide Dogs Newcastle Office and Blind Bowls NSW, you can enjoy an informal game of bowls through the Low Vision Bowls Program.
For more information call 4925 3066.
Probus Club of Port Stephens
Nelson Bay Bowling Club - 9.30am every 2nd Thursday of the month
Probus is a vibrant and active community organisation for retired or semi-retired individuals and couples who enjoy fun, friendship and fellowship. Activities include BBQs, movie nights, outings, social bowls, a walking group along with a variety of other events.
Visit Probus Club of Port Stephens website for more information
Tomaree Peninsula Parkinson's Support Group
Tomaree Community Centre - 1pm, every third Thursday of the month
If you have been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, come along to the Parkinson's Support Group. Carers and family are also most welcome.
Please call Lee on 0488 438 348 for more information
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Anna Bay Community Markets
Gateway Presbyterian Church, 43 Gan Gan Rd, Anna Bay - 8:30am to 1:30pm - First Saturday of the month.
There is a free jumping castle for kids together with stalls selling books and toys, plants, organic produce and health food, crafts, clothing, jewelery and homewares. Also a great Aussie BBQ
So come for breakfast, come for a browse and come for a bargain.
Please call 0429 506 802 for more information or check the Anna Bay Community Markets Website.
Port Stephens Community Arts Centre
Cultural Close, Nelson Bay Open 10am to 4pm daily
With an incredible range of locally made artwork and high quality art pieces available at great prices, you can find something unique for a gift or to enhance your home. Come in for a browse.
The Garden Cafe is also open at weekends for coffee, morning tea and lunch.
Soldiers Point New Vogue & Old Time Dance Group
Soldiers Point Bowling club - 7pm every Thursday
If you are a keen dancer or would like to learn, you are invited to Soldiers Point New Vogue and Old Time Dance Group dance evenings. Special dinners and supper dances are held on occasion .
For more information, please call Jill on 0400 012 827
Port Stephens Veterans and Citizens Age Care
If you have some time on your hands then the Port Stephens Veterans and Citizens Age Care are looking for volunteers to spend some time with the residents at either the Fingal Bay or Shoal Bay facilities, or at the Day Centre at Tanilba Bay.
Please call Ellen on 4916 4266 or call into the Shoal Bay office at Harbourside Haven.
Police Citizens Youth Club Band
The PCYC Band gets together every Wednesday evening from 6:30pm to 8:45pm at the PCYC Hall, Nelson Bay.
They are always looking for new members of the band aged between 18 and 85 years of age.
If you like music and have some basic skills and would like to be a part of this great community band, then give Michael a call on 0412 688 391.