Wednesday July 22 to Tuesday July 28
If you have an event that you’d like to see promoted on the Lennox Wave’s What’s On page, send the details—date, time, location and contact—to Megan Spyker at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wed 22 July– Working at Boulder Beach and meeting at the Coast Road Car-park 8.30am.
Lennox Head Playgroup – Lennox Head Community and Cultural Centre (Children’s Area)
Every Tuesday during the school term 9.30-11.30am for 0-6 years of age and Fridays 9.30am-11.30am for 2-6 years of age.
A place where parents/carers and children (0 – 6yrs) can come together in a relaxed and friendly environment. Playgroup gives children an opportunity to play, make friends and develop skills, all while having fun. Playgroup provides parents/carers with an opportunity to meet other parents. For more info call Jennifer on 0412 485 939.
Special Saturday Story-time for National Tree Day – Lennox Head Library
Sat 25 July – From 10am there will be stories, songs and craft based on ‘growing things’. This will be to celebrate 20 years of National Tree Day.
Thurs 23 July– BINGO 1pm – 3pm. Prize pool to be won!
Thurs 23 July– Trivia from 7pm
Fri 24, Sat 25 & Sun 26 July– Club Raffles at 5.30pm
Sun 26 July – From 4pm, Dirty River Duo. Free entry and family friendly!
The Lennox Hotel
Wed 22 July– Get Quizzed Trivia from 7pm (registrations from 6.30pm). All questions come with a visual and involve everything from pick the song in the video clip, to pick the sound all the way to spot the difference.
Thurs 23 July— Jam Night from 8pm. The legendary Lennox Jam night has been running for many years and brings musicians in from all around the Northern Rivers areas and beyond. Come on down, bring your instrument. All are welcome who are looking to gain experience or just want to mingle with musicians.
Fri 24 July – From 9.30pm, Secret Identity
Sun 26 July – From 5pm, Jon J Bradley
Mon 27 July — Poker 888 from 8pm
Northern Rivers Japanese Textiles Retreat – Lennox Head Community Centre
Sat 26 July – Mon 28 July: Come and join expert, Jane MacDonald, for 3 days of inspirational patchwork, Sashiko, and Boro techniques. Jane’s expertise spans many years of teaching around Australia and internationally. From 9.30am -4pm each day and cost is $375 (excl;udes kit) and includes tuition, lunch and morning/afternoon tea. For further information please contact Cally Bennett 02 66876542 or 0405 140 400 or email@example.com
Lifeball – Lennox Head Community & Cultural Centre
Tues 28 July – Every Tuesday at 9.30am for the over 50’s. Lifeball is a game designed to keep people over 50 fit and healthy. Similar to netball and basketball, it’s great for physical, mental and social health. If you’d like to give it a try contact Yvonne on 0448 004161 or Trish on 0411 272 685.
Out of Town
Northern Rivers Community Gallery – Cherry St, Ballina
From Wed 22 July – 3 Aug: FROM A NORTHERLY ASPECT – Peter Mortimore and Brian Cook (Launch event Thurs 23 July)
The Northern Rivers is an inspirational place for artists. It’s beaches, blue water, flowing rivers, rolling hills and rugged ranges provide endless subjects. It’s skies, from sunlit dawns to vermillion sunsets, provide dramatic backdrops, each new day brings new inspiration. Brian Cook and Peter Mortimore’s works are inspired by the colour and sumptuous beauty of the Northern Rivers.
Breast Cancer Support Group – Kentwell Community Hall, Ballina
Thurs 23 July – 10am-11.30am. For any woman, or friends and family, diagnosed with, or recovering from, breast cancer. Held on the 1st Thursday of the month the meeting includes a sharing of morning tea and information, followed by a guest speaker and a relaxation session.
Thurs 23 July – Scrabble from 10am –noon
Contact Marg on 6687 8033 for more information
Opera at the Channon
Sun 26 July – Private bus from Lennox Head to Opera at the Channon. Secure a seat on the 20 seater bus at $20 per head. Bus will depart from Lennox Head at 10 am return after Opera – departing at 4.15 pm. Take your own picnic lunch and drinks. Buy independently Opera tickets from web-site – cost is $65. If interested contact Sue Brennan 0409 728 8140409 728 814 or firstname.lastname@example.org Need to know by Friday 26 July to secure bus.
Sun 26 July – On the 4th Sunday of every month from 9am – 3pm
Alstonville Showground Market – Sun 26 July
Byron Farmers Market – Thurs 23 July from 8am – 11am, at the Butler Street Reserve, Byron Bay.
Bangalow Farmers Market – Sat 25 July from 8am -11am, at the Bangalow Hotel Carpark.
Lismore Farmers Market — Sat 25 July, Lismore Showgrounds Alexandra Parade, Lismore
Ballina Farmers Market – Sun 26 July from 6am – 5pm at Missingham Bridge.
Lennox Head Market – 2nd and 5th Sunday of the month
Byron Bay Market – Butler St Reserve – 1st Sunday of the month
Channon Market – Coronation Park, The Channon – 2nd Sunday of the month
Lismore Car Boot Market – Lismore Shopping Square, 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month
Mullumbimby Museum Market — Stuart Street, 3rd Sunday of the month
Fri 31 July – Carpet bowls from 10am – noon
Thurs 30 July – Shopping bus, pick up from home, starts pickup at 9am. Goes to the Ballina CBD and Ballina Fair (there is a small charge for bus)
Contact Marg on 6687 8033 for more information
Bangalow BBQ & Bluegrass Festival – Bangalow Showgrounds and A&I Hall
Fri 7 & Sat 8 August – Featuring The Wilson Pickers, The Company, Green Mohair Suits, Hussy Hicks, The Button Collective, Sian Evans & Cath Cooper All-Stars. Go to www.bbqbluegrass.com.au for more details.
Book Week Displays – Lennox Head Library
Mon 10 Aug – The library will be putting up book week displays. Come and see the books nominated for the Children’s Book Week Awards.
Reading Hour and Toy Sleepover – Lennox Head Library
Tues 18 Aug – National reading hour will be from 6-7pm. The library is closed to people but toys are welcome for a sleepover and story session. Drop your toy off Mon/Tues and pick up a book to read at home during reading hour. Collect your toy, photo and certificate later in the week.
Nimbin Fun Run – Start and Finish at Nimbin Showground
Sun 30 Aug – 5km fun run starts at 11.30am. Adults $20 and 12-16 yrs $15. Other family organised activities, raffles, food and drinks. Please contact Cassandra Jefferys on 0428439526.
Sample Food Festival – Bangalow Showgrounds
Sat 5 September – Save the date…watch this space for further details.