Sporting Clubs

Budo Ryu Kempo Martial Arts/Karate
Tel: 0417 285 128
Contact: Hugh
Classes held at St Pat’s School, Hassans St
Times: 6:30pm – 8pm Friday – mixed all ages

Central Tablelands Mountain Bike Club
Tel: 6352 2010
Contact: Craig Flynn

Croquet Club
Glanmire Oval, James St, Lithgow
Mobile: 0481 093 941
Contact: Cassandra Hawkins
Play: Monday 9am, Wednesday 9.30am, Saturday 10am
Phone or email for updated times
Find us on Facebook

Cullen Bullen Speedway Racing
PO Box 72, Portland
Tel: 0419 266 204 or 6359 0518
Contact: Sue Healey
Meetings: September to March on Saturday nights at 4pm. April & May meetings Saturdays commencing at 2pm
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Goals Sports Academy
PCYC Hoskins Ave
Mob: 0478 568 934
Contact: Allen Omoh
Find us on Facebook

Haktari Taekwondo Academy
1st Floor 43 Main Street, Lithgow 2790
Mobile: 0418 663 144
Contact: Jeff Crane
Find us on Facebook

Hockey Association Inc.
Glanmire Hockey Fields, Jim Muir Drive
Tel:  6351 4318

  • Jnr Men’s Hockey Sub Body
  • Jnr Girl’s Hockey Sub Body
  • Snr Women’s Hockey Sub Body
  • Snr Men’s Hockey Sub Body
  • Indoor Hockey Sub Body

Kumiai-Ryu Martial Arts System
Top level 84/88 Main St
Tel: 0432 076 511
Contact: Shihan Robert Williams
Meetings: Nightly from 4:30pm – 8pm
Martial Arts for the whole family
Find us on Facebook

Lithgow Athletic Club
Jim Monaghan Oval, Barton Ave
Mob: 0407 471 771
Contact: Charlie Healey
Meetings Fridays at 4pm in summer months

Lithgow Basketball
Barton St Stadium, Lithgow 2790
Tel: 6353 1464
Junior Lazers; Local Junior Competitions; Local Senior Competitions; Women’s State League; Development Programs.

Lithgow City Men’s Bowling Club
Club Lithgow 2c Lithgow St
Tel: 6351 3375; 6353 3393
Men’s bowls Saturday 1pm. Social bowls Wednesday 12:30pm; mixed bowls Friday and Sunday afternoons 1pm; twilight competition on Thursdays at 5pm during daylight saving months

Lithgow City Raceway Combined Districts Kart Club
PO Box 608 St Marys NSW 1790
Track: Oakey Forest Rd, Marrangaroo 2790
Find us on Facebook @CombinedDistrictsKartClub

Lithgow City Rangers Soccer Club
Delta Park, Lidsdale
Tel: 6351 4484
Contact: Paul Goodwin
The Club provides for junior players from under 6 through to under 16, as well as men’s and ladies all ages
Find us on Facebook

Lithgow City Women’s Bowling Club
Club Lithgow 2c Lithgow St
Tel: 6351 3375; 6353 3393
Ladies bowls Tuesday 10am summer, 10:30pm winter, mixed bowls Friday and Sunday afternoons 1pm; twilight competition on Thursdays at 5pm during daylight saving months

Lithgow City Tennis Club Inc.
PO Box 600 Lithgow 2790
Tel: 6351 3610 (courts) 0417 402 755
Contact Debbie Williams 6352 2880 a/h
Meetings held in September, November, February & AGM in March.
Find us on Facebook

Lithgow District Car Club Inc.
Boulder Rd Portland 2847
Mobile: 0417 650 586
Contact: Les Taylor
Meetings: 1st Thursday of the month (except January) at 7.30pm at Wallerawang Community & Sports Club
Find us on Facebook

Lithgow District Netball Association Inc.
Barton St Wallerawang 2845
Contact: Tracey Parsons
Hours: Saturdays 8.30am-5pm
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Lithgow Flash Dragons Dragon Racing
Barton Ave Wallerawang 2847
Mob:  0428 633 953
Contact: Pam Day
Training: Sundays at 9:00 am

Lithgow Golf Club
2 Golf Links Rd, Marrangaroo 2790
Tel: 6351 3164
Enjoy a round of golf 7 days a week on the panoramic 18 hole course.
Find us on Facebook

Lithgow Pony Club
Sheedy’s Gully, Lithgow 2790
Tel: 0427 514 853
Contact: Don Pearce
Rally days on 3rd Sunday of the month at 9am.
Find us on Facebook

Lithgow Rowing Club
Postal address: PO Box 306 Lithgow 2790
Tel: 6353 1648
Mob: 0418 418 821
Contact: George Auld
Training: Saturday mornings 8:00am during the summer season

Lithgow Storm Junior Rugby League Club
PO Box 80 Lithgow
Tel: 6355 2034
Contact: Brett Haddon

Lithgow Valley Pistol Club Inc.
PO Box 236 Lithgow 2790
Tel: 6351 3121
Contact: Club Captain
Hours: Saturday afternoons 1:30pm

Lithgow Workmen’s Club Ltd
3-7 Tank Street
Tel: 6350 7777
The Club sponsors many local sports
Find us on Facebook

Lithgow Workmen’s Valley Women’s Bowling Club
PO Box 694 Lithgow 2790
Tel: 0419 276 982
Contact: Secretary Paula McGaulley
Times: Women’s bowls Tuesday and Thursday mornings 10am; mixed social bowls Saturday 12noon.

Police & Community Youth Club (PCYC)
Hoskins Avenue, Lithgow 2790
Tel: 6351 2510
Contact: Club Manager
Hours: 10am-6.30pm Mon-Fri
We have a range of activities for young people, including play gym, gymnastics, parkour, archery, karate & judo, as well as an onsite OOSH catering to all local schools and operating throughout the school holidays as well. For more information please call the club on 63512510 or find us on Facebook.

Small Arms Rifle Club Inc.
Thales Rifle Range, Finlay Avenue
Tel: 6352 1410
Contact: John Baxter
Times: Weekly competitions on weekends

Wallerawang Community & Sports Club
1 Mackenzie St Wallerawang 2845
Tel: 6355 1434
Hours: Monday-Thursday from 3pm; Friday-Sunday from 10am. Nanna D’s Kitchen open Wed, Fri, Sat Nights.
Contact: The Manager

Wallerawang Sailing Club Inc.
PO Box 68 Wallerawang 2845
Tel: 0427 307 887
Contact: Sebastian Knowles
Races held on Sundays 1pm from October long weekend until Christmas break; after break until Easter long weekend; regatta held in November.
Find us on Facebook

Workies Netball Club
Tel: 6352 1971 or 0402 261 204
Contact: Suzy Morris

Workies Wolves Rugby League Club
Tel: 0433 643 369
Facebook: @lithgowwolves
Contact: Anthony Boza
Training days: Tuesday and Thursday 6:00pm – Lithgow Showground

Lithgow Workmen’s Club Men’s Bowling Club
PO Box 175 Lithgow 2790
Tel: 6351 2878
Contact: Trevor Schram
Times: Wednesday, Friday, Saturday at 1pm

Picnic Areas

Endeavour Park – GW Highwaypicnic facilities, toilets

Hartley Historic Site – picnic facilities, toilets. National Parks and Wildlife Service

Hassans Walls lookout – picnic facilities (tables); walkway to lookout

Lake Lyell – Magpie Hollow Road, South Bowenfels – picnic facilities, toilets

Lake Wallace – Barton Avenue, Wallerawang – playground equipment, BBQ facilities, picnic tables, toilets, showers

Lithgow Visitor Information Centre – Great Western Highway – picnic facilities, toilets

Queen Elizabeth Park – Main St – picnic facilities, toilets

Williwa Creek Picnic Area – Portland

Wollemi National Park – picnic facilities and toilets

Zig Zag Reserve – Zig Zag Railway, Clarence – picnic facilities, toilets, bush walk


Albert St – playground equipment

Blast Furnace Park – ruin site

Busby St – playground equipment

Church St – no playground equipment

East St – playground equipment

Endeavour Park – playground equipment, picnic facilities, toilets

Guy-Macauley St – playground equipment

Hill St – playground equipment

Inch St – playground equipment

Landa St – playground equipment

Lake Lyell Recreation Park – waterpark

Lake Pillans Wetlands – walkway

Marrangaroo Fields – playground equipment

Montague St – Dog Park

Queen Elizabeth Park – playground equipment, picnic facilities, toilets

Rabaul St/Lemnos St – playground equipment

Rabaul St/Finlay Ave intersection – no playground equipment

Robinia Drive – playground equipment

Thompson St – playground equipment

Tony Luchetti Sportsground – skate park

Vale Street – playground equipment

Zig Zag Oval – playground equipment, cricket pitch


Capertee Market
Memorial Hall Castlereagh Highway Capertee
Held: 3rd Sunday of the month
Time: 8.30am to 2.00pm
Contact: Lyn Stanford 6359 0054
The starting point to the Capertee Valley which is the largest enclosed canyon in the world and home to some 236 species of birds and 10% of Australia’s biodiversity in a world heritage listed area.
Local grown plants and locally made .cakes and Jam., soy wax candles, handicrafts, bric-a-brac and more.
Hot food, snacks, hot and cold drinks.
Free parking, free admission, and free Picnic facilities
Why not make a day of it visit the local lookout and lunch at the lovely historic Capertee Royal Hotel!

Portland Foundation Twilight Markets
The Foundations, (Old Cement Works) Williwa St. Portland 2847
Tel: 0429 001 918
Contact: Kellie
Time: 4.00pm – 9.00pm
Held 4 times yearly: Easter Saturday; Saturday of the June long weekend; Saturday of the October long weekend & 2nd Saturday of December for our Christmas Market
Find us on Facebook:@TheFoundationsMarkets
With Homemade arts and craft and lots of other local produce and interesting curios.

Tarana Farmers Market
The Fire Shed, just below the Tarana Hotel, Tarana 2787
Mobile: 0412 759 542
Contact: Diana Ditchfield
Time: 9am to 1pm
Held 4th Sunday of every month
Farmers markets with local produce including meat, local jams and preserves, whip maker, alpaca display, garden plants and ornaments, egg and bacon rolls and coffee. Our Market supports Tarana Rural Fire Service.
Find us on Facebook and Instagram

Halls & Meeting Spaces

Bowenfels Cottage (LINC)
174 Landa Street
Tel: 6352 2077
Contact: Community Development Manager

Capertee Community Hall
Castlereagh Hwy Capertee
Tel: 6359 0004
Contact: Judy for Hall hire enquiries
The capacity for the hall is about 100; A Stage: a fully workable commercial kitchen, with an electric stove, large refrigerator, microwave and large hotplate; BBQ & market umbrellas available for hire for use outside in our picnic area; ample parking, toilets & disabled access. We have plenty of chairs, and some tables suitable for serving food from.

Civic Ballroom
PO Box 19 Lithgow 2790
Tel: 6354 9999
Contact: Lithgow City Council
Capacity up to 600 people, tables, chairs and kitchen facilities

Crystal Theatre Inc.
Wolgan Street Portland 2847
Tel: 6354 9999
Contact: Lithgow City Council

Cullen Bullen Progress Association
PO Box 76 Cullen Bullen
Tel: 6359 0572
Contact: Elaine Deveigne

CWA Hall, Wallerawang
Tweedie Street, Wallerawang 2845
Tel; 6355 1178; 6351 3626
Contact: Julia Livingstone or Kay Adams
Kitchen facilities; seating for 75 people; no alcohol allowed

Eskbank House & Museum
Cnr Bennet and Inch Streets Lithgow 2790
Tel: 6351 3557
Built c.1841, this historic estate is now a vibrant cultural centre that illuminates the region’s past and celebrates the present through collections and programs that highlight the heritage, people and events that shaped the region.
Once owned by important Industrialists Thomas Brown, James Rutherford, William Sandford and the Hoskins brothers, the estate was opened as a public museum in 1966. Today, visitors can relax in the gardens, explore the largest collection of Lithgow Pottery, and discover local history with a tour guide.
Open Wed to Sun 10am – 4pm
Facebook: @eskbankhousemuseum

Lithgow Information & Neighbourhood Centre Ltd (LINC)
1 Padley Street, Lithgow 2790
Tel: 6352 2077
Fax: 6353 1826
Hours: 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday
Three rooms of varying sizes for hire
Contact: Receptionist

Lithgow Library Learning Centre
157 Main Street
Tel: 6352 9100
Contact Librarian

Portland Golf Club
Wallerawang Rd Portland 2847
Tel: 6355 5208; 6355 5304
Self Catering contact A. Green 6355 5106 or J. Sharp 6355 5208
Hours: open 7 days. Bar open 4pm – 9pm Monday to Friday; 9am – 10pm weekends

Red Cross Rooms
225 Main Street Lithgow 2790
Tel: 6352 2424, 6351 2116
Contact: Pat Charlton, Linda Hanby

Union Theatre
Bridge St
Tel: 6354 9999
Contact Lithgow City Council
Capacity up to 300 people, tables, chairs and small kitchen facilities

Vale Hall
Mort Street
Tel: 6351 2845; 6355 2207
Contact: Jan Hawken or Joy Lawson
Hall with kitchen facilities.  Available for all bookings except 18th & 21st birthday

General Activities

Boomerang Bags Lithgow
LINC Building Hall
1 Padley St. Lithgow 2790
Mobile: 0424 552 849
Contact: Carol Stevens
Meetings: Every Friday 10.30am to 2.30pm
Find us on Facebook
Boomerang Bags is a group of local volunteers who use upcycled and donated materials to make reusable shopping bags. New members welcome, sewing skill not essential.

Freemasons NSW & ACT
Tel: 1800 803 354

Home Library Service
Lithgow Library Learning Centre’
157 Main St, Lithgow 2790
Tel: 6352 9100
Books & other library materials can be delivered to your home.

Jim Robson Aquatic Centre
Indoor heated pool
Tel: 6352 9160
George Coates Avenue
Contact staff to enquire about aqua aerobics & learn to swim classes
Hours: 6am – 7pm Monday to Friday; 8am – 4pm weekends

Kandos Rylstone Men’s Shed Inc.
65 Davies Rd Kandos
Tel: 6379 6163
Contact: Fred Hoy
Hours: Wednesday & Thursday 9am – 12 noon

Lithgow Community Choir
Tel: 0488 067 746
Contact: Rowen anytime
Practice sessions:  Are held in the LINC building Hall, 1 Padley Street, Lithgow at 7.30pm to 9pm Wednesday evenings.
Find us on Facebook
Lithgow Community Choir welcomes all people of all ages and experience levels.

LithGrow Community Garden
Cnr. Hoskins Avenue & Roy Streets, Lithgow
PCYC Lithgow
Tel: 0419 469 230
Meeting times: Please call for times
Community produce garden and social meeting place for all members of the community. Disability access available.
Find us on Facebook

Lithgow District Garden Club
PO Box 498 Lithgow 2790
Tel: 6351 3352
Meetings: 1st Monday of each month at 2pm in Hoskins Church Hall, in Bridge St, Lithgow with interesting speakers. Members enjoy rambles locally, afar and overnight trips.

Lithgow Men’s Shed
1 Fred Burley Drive
Tel: 6352 5184 clubroom
Contact: Terry Tonkin 0423 738 639
Hours: 9:30am – 3pm Tuesdays & Wednesdays

Lithgow Show Society
P.O. Box 3052 Bowenfels 2790
Tel: 6353 1775
Contact: Secretary
Lithgow Agricultural Show is held in March.

Lithgow Vintage Motor Club Inc.
PO Box 158 Lithgow 2790
Tel: 6352 3735
Contact: Secretary Ian Reynolds
Meetings: 3rd Monday of the month except December at the Lithgow Workmen’s Club at 7:30pm. Outings held on the Sunday following the meeting and every 2nd Thursday of the month

Portland & District Olympic Pool
67 Williwa St Portland 2847
Tel: 6355 4273

Portland Men’s Shed Inc.
Cnr Kiln & Villiers Sts, Portland 2847
Contact: Coordinator Norman Richardson 0419 644 155
Alternative Contact: Peter Hayman 0427 555 308
Meetings: Tuesdays & Wednesday 10am-3pm; Saturdays 10pm-3pm

Portland Spring Fair Committee
PO Box 40 Portland 2847
Tel: 0467 590 648
Contact: Barbara Bretherton

Wallerawang Memorial Men’s Shed
Corner Tweedie and Commons Streets, Wallerawang 2845
Tel: 0448 926 621
Contact: Ian McMillan (Secretary)
Meetings: 10am to 2pm Tuesdays and Wednesdays

15 -17 Vale St Portland NSW2847
Tel: 0409 053 153 – BJ or 0452139734 – Pat
Contact: BJ Graham and Patrick Smith


ANT Fitness
9 Wolgan St, Portland 2845
Mob: 0427 268 348
Contact: Andrew Neville

Anytime Fitness Lithgow
1 Naomi St, Lithgow 2790
Tel: 6351 4251
Staffed hours: Mon-Fri 10am –6pm;
Everyone welcome – Ages 16 and above and abilities
Find us on Facebook

Club Revive Crossfit Uplift
3-5 Young St
Tel: 6353 1272
Open Monday to Thursday 6:30am – 8pm; Friday 6:30am – 7:30pm; Saturday 9am – 12 noon
Find us on Facebook

Hartley Valley Paintball / Pinnacle Adventures
424 Browns Gap Rd Lithgow 2790
Tel: 6355 2368
Contact: Mark
Hours: Open 7 days by bookings.
Find us on Facebook

Lake Wallace Community Boating Centre Inc.
PO Box 494 Lithgow 2790
Mob: 0418 418 821
Contact: George Auld

Lithgow Fitness Centre – 24/7 Gym
25 Railway Pde, Lithgow 2790
Tel: 6351 4414
Staffed Hours: 9.00 am to 12.30pm & 3.30pm to 7.00pm Monday to Thursday
After hours by appointment
Contact: Jody & Lyne Presbury
Find us on Facebook

Lithgow Sailability
Barton Ave Wallerawang
Tel: 6352 3119
Contact: Brian Kinney
Helping able & disabled persons enjoy sailing. Ring for an appointment

Self Realization Sevalight Centre for Pure Meditation, Healing and Counselling
6 Cartwright St, Rydal 2790
Mobile: 0415 543 473
Contact: Ricananda or Jaiananda
Hours: 8.30am to 8pm 7 days a week. Classes held in Lithgow, Rydal & Portland
Pure Meditation, Yoga, Energy Healing, Counselling, Retreat

Cultural Activities

Arts Council
PO Box 336 Lithgow 2790
Tel: 0448 140 342
Contact: Rae Burton
Meetings: 2nd Tuesday of every month at the Lifestyle Centre Treeview Estate.

Fusion School Christmas Pageant
Tel: 6355 4104
Contact persons – Ian & Miriam Palmer
A combined schools and community nativity pageant held in Portland on the last Friday of November.

1122 Great Western Highway, Lithgow 2790
Tel: 6352 1641
Mob: 0408 469 877
Contact: Gay Giblett
Classes: Thursdays only from 3.30pm
Classes held at St. Pats School Hall.

Lithgow Bellringers
Hoskins Memorial Church
Tel: 6351 3134
Contact: Hannah Musgrove
Mobile: 0417 065 283
Meetings held 7.30pm-9pm every Monday
For bellringers and people interested in learning about bell ringing.

Lithgow City Band
Wylde Street
Tel: 0418 282 020; 6355 2218
Contact: Kerry Danaher or Judy Kinnear
Weekly rehearsals Tuesdays 5pm-7pm. New members always welcome. No musical expertise required.

Lithgow City Orchestra
C/- 101 Rifle Parade, Lithgow 2790
Tel: 6352 3059; 0408 415 629
Contact: Peter Avery
Rehearsals: Fortnightly on Sundays 3-5 pm, during School Terms, at Mitchell Conservatorium Wylde St.

Lithgow Community Choir
Tel: 0488 067 746
Contact: Rowen anytime
Meeting Times: Every Wednesday of the month during school terms. 7.30pm – 9.00pm in the Beehive Hall, Hoskins Church, Bridge St Lithgow
Find us on Facebook
Lithgow Community Choir welcomes all people of all ages and experience levels.

Lithgow Folk Club
Lithgow Folk Club is an informal music session the first Sunday of each month from 4.00pm at the Court House Hotel Main Street.
Find Lithgow Folk Club on Facebook

Lithgow Highland Pipe Band
PO Box 618 Lithgow 2790
Tel: 6351 4082 ah
Contact: Peter Macdonald 0447 582 714, Jamie Cambridge 0407 514 092
Meetings: Tuesday & Thursday at 7.30pm
Find us on Facebook

Lithgow Living History
Hillcrest 2a Eskbank St, Lithgow 2790
Tel: 6351 2095
Contact: Ian Rufus
We re-enact history involving everyone from 1770 – 1950, focusing on the local area for our displays but represent Lithgow across Australia as well. Contact Ian Rufus.
Find us on Facebook

Lithgow Musical Society
PO Box 149, Lithgow 2790
Tel: 0417 260 449
Contact: Paul Goodwin
Meetings: Monday and Thursday Union Theatre at 7.30pm for rehearsals. Weekend dress rehearsals for 3 weeks before each show. Productions at the Union Theatre in May and November.

Lithgow Branch of the National Trust of Australia (NSW)
Tel: 0467 192 117
Contact Secretary: Kathryn Newton
Meetings held: 3rd Wednesday of the month 10 am in the Lithgow Library Meeting Room upstairs. All welcome.
Celebrating our heritage today and protecting it for the future. We are wholly independent, advocating for our built, natural and cultural heritage without fear or favour.

Lithgow Theatre Group
PO Box 301, Lithgow 2790
Contact: Si Townsend on 0414 727 005, Judy Riley, Brooke Wilkinson
Meeting Times: Last Thursday of each month at Club Lithgow.

Mitchell Conservatorium
Wylde St, Lithgow 2790
PO Box 586 Lithgow 2790
Tel: 6351 3990
Contact: Annette Milroy
Hours: Monday to Thursday 2pm – 5:00pm
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Old Time New Vogue Dance Club
Hermitage Hall, Albert Street, Lithgow 2790
Tel: 6351 3062
Contact: Bev Grazier
Dances held Wednesday 7.30pm-10.15pm.

PCYC Lithgow Photography Group
PCYC Hoskins Ave
Tel: 0400 360 355
Contact: Wendy Hawkes
Meeting are held at the PCYC on 3rd Tuesday of the month. Excursions/workshops are held on the 4th Sunday of the month.
Find us on Facebook

Valley School of Highland Dancing
1 Fullagar Ave
Tel: 6353 1593
Mob: 0409 455 877
Contact: Kim Durie
Hours: Monday & Wednesday from 3:30pm.

WallNuts Signs of Yesteryear
47 Vale Street Portland
Mobile: 0428 634 498
Contact: Kel Lawton
See the traditionally painted signs in the main streets of Portland Everyday.
The Portland WallNuts are a group of Traditional Signwriters and Artists who travel from far and wide to produce new works for the town for free on the last weekend in October. See them at work.


Portland Film Society Inc.
Crystal Theatre
Wolgan Street Portland 2847
Contact: David Allen
Find us on Facebook: @picturesatportland.crystalcinema

Lithgow Valley Film Society Cinema
16 Main Street, Lithgow 2790
Member only cinema.
New Member Information: 0403 002 723
Program Information: 6353 1897
Sessions: Screening every Sunday @ 2pm
Additional sessions for special events and community groups.
Programs also displayed in the windows at the cinema

Mount Vic Flicks
2a Harley Ave, Mount Victoria, 2786
Tel: 4787 1577
Find us on Facebook: @MountVicFlicks
Contact Adam and Kirsten
Hours: Wednesdays-Sundays and seven days in the summer holidays
A family run independent cinema showing mainstream and arthouse flicks

United Cinemas – The Edge
225 Great Western Highway Katoomba NSW 2780
Tel: 4782 8900
Hours: 9.30am – 10pm Open 7 days

Weekly Events

  • AA Meetings 
  • Aged Dementia Care at Doreen’s Place 
  • Boomerang Bags Lithgow 
  • Beehive  
  • Bingo–various venues 
  • Croquet  
  • Flo’s Kitchen CHSP Café – LINC 
  • Gorrie Ban – Lithgow 
  • Lithgow Community Choir 
  • Lake Wallace Sailing Races  
  • Legal Advice – Fortnightly 
  • Legal Aid – Fortnightly 
  • Playgroups – various venues 
  • Second Bite Program – LINC Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 12.30am 
  • Women’s Afternoon Tea – Wednesday afternoon at – The Hub (School Terms) 
  • Yoga – LINC Hall, school terms only