Vacation Care July 2019

Throughout Vacation Care we provide a wide variety of activities, crafts and themed days, as well as excursions to various places of interest and fun, and informative incursions. Children from any school are welcome to attend our Vacation Care program. Due to the high...

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Recipe of the month June 2019

Try this delicious recipe at home, and invite a friend or neighbour around to share cake and a cuppa! Moist banana cake Ingredients 250g butter1 cup caster sugar2 tablespoons golden syrup3 eggs, beaten3 ripe bananas, mashed2 cups self-raising flour2 teaspoons ground...

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KPA June 2019

Kariong Hall Solar Panels are on! Thanks Central Coast Council for the grant which paid for this 6KW system.  We will be getting a monitor and setting it up for educational use.  This will reduce our carbon emissions and may even generate us some income when...

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Kariong Library June 2019

The Kariong Library is open 9:30am to 5pm Tuesday to Friday (closed 1 to 2pm). Phone: 4325 8155. Babytime (9.45am for 6 to 24 months) and then Storytime (10.30am for pre-schoolers) is held every Tuesday morning. Come and spend a fun, creative morning  with your...

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The Xchange June 2019

Contact: kariongxchange@me.com Just a reminder that we are continuing with our Barneys House Church in our homes.  If you haven’t tried us yet, please come and check us out. Terms 2 & 4 are being held at 1 Banks Close from 11am.  Terms 1 & 3 are to...

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Counselling Services June 2019

If you think you are gambling and drinking too much try keeping an accurate record of how much you are drinking and gambling, what venue you go to most, what time of day you go and what mood you are in when you chose to drink and gamble. Next set your limits – limit...

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Standpipe June 2019

Hi All, It is time for this month’s news from Kariong Rural Fire Brigade. As the colder months begin, the Rural Fire Service and other agencies begin the annual Hazard Reduction season. Residents can expect to see and smell smoke across the Central Coast as fire...

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Kariong Medical Centre

Joining our wonderful and friendly staff are Laura, Sofia and RN Hannah. Kariong is a training surgery for new GP registrars. Dr Alicia Stellar works Monday to Thursday; she started here in February and will be here until February 2020. We also have Dr Lily foster...

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Kariong Mountains High School

Term 2 is always a busy time for schools, with preparation for semester reports and parent teacher evenings.  With the substantive changes in the assessment process in Stage 6 due to new NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) regulations, Kariong Mountains High...

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Eco Garden June 2019

GARDEN NEWS – Steve has installed wonderful metal sculptures and we have a resident artist painting the life cycle of four animals - come and have a look! Mandarins are in season. WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY ON 5 JUNE is also the deadline to take part in a short online...

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AusPlants June 2019

The Central Coast Group of the Australian Plants Society will next meet at Phillip House on Saturday 8th June at 1.30pm for a 2.00pm start. There is a $2 admission charge at the door which includes a Lucky Door Ticket.  Visitors are always welcome at our...

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OOSH June 2019

What a fun and exciting Easter holiday we had at Kariong Out of School Hours Care. We visited Maitland Gaol and Blackbutt Reserve, went 10 pin bowling, learnt about dinosaurs, went to the movies, jumped till we couldn’t jump anymore at inflatable world, and had a...

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Youth Frontier May 2019

Youth Frontiers – A rewarding opportunity! Youth Frontiers is a NSW Government funded youth mentoring program being delivered on the Central Coast by YWCA Australia. Youth Frontiers offers 12 – 16 year olds the opportunity to make a positive contribution to the...

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Kariong Library May 2019

The Kariong Library is open 9:30am to 5pm Tuesday to Friday (closed 1 to 2pm). Phone: 4325 8155. Babytime (9.45am for 6 to 24 months) and then Storytime (10.30am for pre-schoolers) is held every Tuesday morning. Come and spend a fun, creative morning  with your...

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KPA May 2019

A big thank you to everyone, who wrote a submission in the Save Somersby appeal, letting NSW Government know we are concerned about the proposed development on the border of Kariong involving industrial waste and concrete crushing. We had around 1200 paper...

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Energy & Water May 2019

Saving energy and water at home By making small changes in the kitchen you can reduce your energy and water use, save money on your next bill and be kind to the environment. · Save $300 a year by turning off the second fridge and freezer when you’re not using...

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Counselling Services May 2019

Not all gambling is a problem, but to stay safe please remember these golden rules of gambling: · Don’t risk what you can’t afford to lose — never gamble with money you need for other things. Gamble within your weekly entertainment budget, not with your phone...

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Standpipe May 2019

Hi All, Its time for this month’s news from Kariong Rural Fire Brigade. The fire season has now come to an end and we are heading into the colder months. The brigade would like to use this issue to provide landowners some information on burning off and conducting open...

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Kariong Mountains High School

When a parent is asked about what makes them most proud of their children, the answer often includes reference to positive qualities as much, or more, than career successes.  Similarly, whilst a principal is proud of the career successes of their students, the kind of...

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Eco Garden May 2019

GARDEN NEWS – We have been eating bananas grown in the garden, making compost, planting seedlings, watering, cleaning up the ponds and talking about the climate crisis and things we can do. BOOMERANG BAGS – due to Mothers’ Day, a day early on Saturday 11/5/19, 1.30pm...

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AusPlants May 2019

The Central Coast Group of the Australian Plants Society will next meet at Phillip House on Saturday 11th May at 1.30pm for a 2.00pm start. There is a $2 admission charge at the door which includes a Lucky Door Ticket. Visitors are always welcome at our meetings. Our...

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OOSH May 2019

We've had a fantastic Term One at Kariong Out Of School Hours Care. This term has seen us acquire a woodwork bench to extend the children's creative interests, to support those budding woodworkers. We have been doing lots of collaborating with our group to ensure our...

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CCFSS April 2019

Central Coast Family Support Service Central Coast Family Support Service’s main focus is for Early Intervention with a strong focus on better outcomes for children. All of our programs aim to strengthen family relationships and increase the safety and wellbeing of...

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KUFC April 2019

The Hill Verandah Project A new awning and verandah has been constructed at the ‘Hill Community Centre’, Kariong Oval. Funded from the NSW State Government’s ‘Community Building Partnership Program’ and project managed by Kariong United Football Club, the awning was...

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Kariong Mountains High School

Kariong Mountains High School Knowing about your Local School Recently, we made the decision to do a letter drop in Kariong to share with you our updated information about the school and what it has to offer.  It is hard to believe that we will soon be celebrating our...

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Kariong Library April 2019

Kariong Library The Kariong Library is open 9.30am to 5pm Tuesday to Friday (closed 1 to 2pm) and Saturday 9.30am until 2.30pm (closed 12 to 12.30pm) Tel: 43258155.  Babytime (9.45am for 6 to 24 months) and then Storytime (10.30am for pre-schoolers) is held every...

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KPA April 2019

Kariong Progress Association GREAT NEWS!  We have regained management of  Kariong Hall and are seeking ideas to utilise the facility in proactive, communal activities for all age groups. All are welcome to our meetings. Next meeting is Wed 10th April 6.45 pm at the...

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The Xchange April 2019

The XChange Seventh-day Adventist Church Hello friends and neighbours it is so exciting.  We have been doing Barneys House Church in the homes and it is great fun. Terms 2 & 4 are being held at 1 Banks Close from 11am.  Terms 1 & 3 are to be held at...

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Coast Cuisine April 2019

Coast Cuisine   The team at Coast Cuisine know that planning meals can be a challenge, and that's why we're here to help! Supplying a great selection of delicious and convenient meals, we have dinner times covered. Ready within minutes, our meals are the answer...

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AusPlants April 2019

Australian Plant Society The Central Coast Group of the Australian Plants Society will next meet at Phillip House on Saturday 13th April at 1.30pm for a 2.00pm start. There is a $2 admission charge at the door which includes a Lucky Door Ticket. The speaker on the...

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Counselling Services April 2019

Counselling Service Sports and sports betting is a major way that men socialise and connect with each other. For some, betting is a way to have fun and compete. It is thrilling to take a risk and possibly win money. Huge wins and losses are possible in a single day...

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Standpipe April 2019

Standpipe Hi all, Its time for this month’s news from Kariong Rural Fire Brigade. As summer draws to a close, we near the end of the Fire Season in March. Despite some very hot weather, the Central Coast experienced a quiet season. Across the state and country a...

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Eco Garden April 2019

Kariong Eco Garden Thank you to all our volunteers who helped at Girrakool Blues Festival. We raised $510.90 from 10c refunds on bottles and cans! Don’t forget you can take bulk beverage containers to Envirobank for refunds, Mon – Fri 9am – 3pm and Saturday 8am – 4pm,...

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OOSH April 2019

OOSH – April 2019 Our highly anticipated April vacation care program is in the final stages of approval. We can’t wait! There is something to suit everyone. Join us for fun filled days in a home-like environment with your favourite group of Educators! Remember you do...

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Kye’s Hair for CF Fundraiser

Kye's Hair for CF Fundraiser For those of you that have had me bang on your door selling raffle tickets, you will know who I am. For those of you that I missed, my name is Kye Feltham and I have spent the last 8 weeks raising money for Cystic Fibrosis. This is a...

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OOSH – Mar 2019

OOSH – March 2019 Welcome to Term 1 of Before and After School Care. This term sees the addition of Natalie and Alanna to our team of dedicated educators. Both Natalie and Alanna are studying Primary School teaching and University. I am sure they will be a huge asset...

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Coast Cuisine Mar 2019

The team at Coast Cuisine know that planning meals can be a challenge, and that’s why we’re here to help! Supplying a great selection of delicious and convenient meals, we have dinner times covered. Ready within minutes, our meals are the answer to your busy schedule....

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Kariong Library Mar 2019

Kariong Library The Kariong Library is open 9.30am to 5pm Tuesday to Friday (closed 1 to 2pm) and Saturday 9.30am until 2.30pm (closed 12 to 12.30pm) Ph: 43258155.  Babytime (9.45am for 6 to 24 months) and then Storytime (10.30am for pre-schoolers) is held every...

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KPA Mar 2019

Kariong Progress Association Election time is near and we would urge local residents to ask themselves who is doing the most for the local area and rather than vote for the leaders of the Party. We need people to represent and fight for our interests in the area and...

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Counselling Services Mar 2019

Counselling Service When we experience something pleasurable, such as eating food or winning money, our dopamine neurons get excited. This helps the brain to learn about pleasure and rewards, and as pleasurable things often help us to survive, the brain attempts to...

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Standpipe Mar 2019

Standpipe Hi all, Its time for this month’s news from Kariong Rural Fire Brigade. Following on from last months issue, this month we would like to talk to you about Myfireplan.  Myfireplan is a website developed by the RFS to help community members develop a fire...

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AusPlants Mar 2019

Australian Plant Society The Central Coast Group of the Australian Plants Society will next meet at Phillip House on Friday 8th March at 7pm for a 7.30pm start. There is a $2 admission charge at the door which includes a Lucky Door Ticket. Speaker on the night will be...

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Eco Garden Mar 2019

Kariong Eco Garden Do you notice litter around Kariong, or illegal dumping spots in our parks or bushland? Clean Up Australia Day, Sunday 3 March 2019, is a great opportunity to get out and make a difference.  Come on your own, with a friend or bring the family!...

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Energy & Water Feb 2019

Energy Bill Support in Woy Woy Bring your electricity or gas bills to a free monthly outreach service in Woy Woy. Energy & Water Ombudsman NSW (EWON) staff can help people understand their energy and assist with any billing issues. Individual appointments...

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Kariong Library Feb 2019

Kariong Library The Kariong Library is open 9.30am to 5pm Tuesday to Friday (closed 1 to 2pm) and Saturday 9.30am until 2.30pm (closed 12 to 12.30pm) Tel: 4325 8155.  Babytime (9.45am for 6 to 24 months) and then Storytime (10.30am for pre-schoolers) is held every...

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The Xchange Feb 2019

The XChange Seventh-day Adventist Church Happy New Year to all of our friends and neighbours.  We are starting our New Year with a lot of exciting things planned. Barneys House Church is being held at 4 Casey Crescent for Term 1 and starts at 11:00 am sharp each...

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KPA Feb 2019

Kariong Progress Association Next Meeting: Wednesday 13th February 6.45 pm Meet the Central Coast Candidates for the March State Election: Liesl Tesch (Labor), Sue Dengate (Liberal) and others. General Meeting which will commence at 8.00 pm. We had a very informative...

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Standpipe Feb 2019

Standpipe Hi all, Its time for this month’s news from Kariong Rural Fire Brigade. This month we would like to bring your attention to an application called Fires Near Me. Fires Near Me is a free application offered by the NSW RFS and is a platform that provides...

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Counselling Services Feb 2019

Counselling Service Parramatta Mission Counselling Services at West Gosford is committed to minimising gambling related harm in our community. We do this by offering free counselling and information to anyone affected by problem gambling. Our counsellors can also...

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Australian Plant Society Feb 2019

Australian Plant Society Dan Clarke will be the speaker at our next meeting (Friday 8/2/19 7pm, Phillip House). Dan is a Conservation Officer for Australian Plants Society NSW, and his topic will be ‘Threatened Species Consideration Initiatives’. There will also be a...

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