Community news, notices

Grab some locally grown citrus at Nethercote market.
Grab some locally grown citrus at Nethercote market.

Nethercote Market

Early risers can look forward to picking up the best spring has to offer with stunning produce fresh from local gardens and farmers at the Nethercote Produce Market on Saturday, October 28 from 8am to 12 noon.

The ever-popular community fruit and veg stall will be a sea of green with avocados, silverbeet, herbs, citrus and much more. The market will also have veggie garden seedlings on sale at a great price.

Seedling man Rob Cochrane from Karma Farm at Millingandi, will also have tried and tested crop seedlings for sale, so if you’re getting your veggie garden in order, a visit to the spring market is a must.

The market welcomes Kalaru’s Annette Sillis and her homemade pork pies to the spring market. It welcomes back Wheatley Lane Bread, Dulce Ana and her sinfully delicious dulce lece, XO foods and their fab muesli, and Gary and Deling from Towamba with their authentic apple pies.

The Nethercote Residents will cook up a breakfast storm on the barbecue, with proceeds supporting further Nethercote Hall improvements. Then sit in the sun outside and listen to live music from Red Heart Blue.

Watch Rasheed whip up some south Indian chicken, lentils and rice in the kitchen cooking demo at 11am.

Nethercote Hall is situated on the corner of Nethercote and Back Creek Roads.

Garden club 

The Merimbula and District Garden Club will hold its next meeting at 10.15am on Saturday, October 28 at the Merimbula RSL Club. Our speaker will be a representative from Tulgeen Disability Service, who will talk about the garden maintenance it provides. Visitors and new members are always welcome and can also enjoy morning tea, a bargain from the fundraising plants table and perhaps win the raffle.  

Genealogy Society

All are cordially invited to the Bega Valley Genealogy Society’s final meeting for 2017 on Sunday, October 29 at 2pm at the Old Courthouse, Pambula. Please consider bringing an item of family memorabilia or even details of a research breakthrough you’ve had as those present will love to hear about them. The afternoon will conclude with afternoon tea.

Acacia Ponds open day

Acacia Ponds Social Club is hosting an open day at its Gateway Lifestyle Village on Saturday, October 28 from 10am to 1pm. The day will include new and preloves home inspections, garage sales throughout the village, a sausage sizzle and Devonshire tea. Cake and books stalls will be open from 8am. Located at 3197 Princes Hwy, Millangandi.

Halloween disco

Come dressed in your scariest and creepiest costumers for the Halloween Disco at Club Sapphire on Friday, October 27 from 6.30pm to 8.30pm. Tickets are on sale at the club or at the door on the night for $7.50. The disco is aimed at primary school students from grade one to six. Kindergarten and younger are most welcome but must be accompanied by an adult, who must also arrive in costume! The disco is organised by the Pambula Merimbula Lions Club and the Police Citizen Youth Club.

Aglow meeting

Aglow is a nondenominational Christian organisation for women and men, celebrating 50 years this year. Thursday, November 2 is our next Merimbula meeting at Merimbula RSL Club at 10am. Entry is $7. In addition to morning tea, fellowship, praise and worship, we invite you to join us to watch the first part of a special personal development program designed by Graham Cooke, a powerful speaker with a prophetic gifting and teaching ministry. Aglow meetings are open to all and the GameChangers program is for anyone wanting to ‘change their game’.  We look forward to welcoming you. For more information contact Shanne on 6495 2220.


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