Bega district diary community notices, June 8

Fishing club

President of the Bega Bowlo Fishing Club Barry Blacka said that at a recent meeting, the club resolved to support the Tathra/Reedy Swamp bushfire recovery by donating $500 to the Tathra Mountain Bike Club. The MTB club came to mind as an ideal recipient because we wanted to give financial support to a volunteer, community organisation that would help Tathra’s tourism economy, especially during winter. Andy Johnson from the MTB club was on hand at Club Bega to receive the cheque.

HELPING HAND: Andy Johnson from the Tathra Mountain Bike Club is presented with $500 by Bega Bowlo Fishing Club president Barry Blacka.

HELPING HAND: Andy Johnson from the Tathra Mountain Bike Club is presented with $500 by Bega Bowlo Fishing Club president Barry Blacka.

Tathra auxiliary

The Tathra Hospital Auxiliary June meeting will be held next Wednesday, June 13 in the Green Shed at Tathra, 2pm.  Discussion will centre around the upcoming Christmas in July lunch to be held Wednesday, July 11, from noon at the Tathra Bowling Club.  Cost is $25 per head for a 2 course Christmas lunch.  We're hoping Santa or one of his helpers might come along.

Music Factory

Nethercote Music Factory hosts a blackboard night on Saturday, June 16, at 6pm at the Nethercote Hall. BYO instruments, refreshments, $5 donation entry. Free sizzling sausage sanger with grilled onion on arrival. Supper available. For more info call 0487 899 677 or 6495 7507 (AH).


The evening meeting for the Far South Coast Birdwatchers will be held at the Uniting Church Hall, Henwood St, Merimbula, at 7.30pm on Thursday, June 14. Guest speaker will be seabird expert Chris Lloyd, whose talk will include an update on white-faced storm petrels, island restoration activities along the coast, and news of a penguin project at Eagles Claw, Eden. In addition, the subject of our “Bird of the Night” feature will be tawny frogmouths, and Alan Scrymgeour will contribute a small presentation called “Eggs Paleo” to what promises to be an interesting and informative evening. Visitors are most welcome - supper provided! Contact us via website 

Probus meeting

Bega Probus will be holding its monthly meeting on Monday, June 11 (public holiday) at the Tathra Bowling Club at 10.30am. Guest speaker will be David Atkins from Meals on Wheels. Probus is for all retired people and is a morning of fellowship and friendship if you would like to come and see what we are all about you will be made most welcome. Further information, president Bill 0407 108 207.

Car boot sale

Cobargo is hosting an “Oldwares, Collectibles and Car-Boot Sale” at the Cobargo School of Arts for three days over the Queen's Birthday weekend. It's associated with a fundraiser for Cobargo Scouts, who are offering a (no-doubt) mouthwatering sausage sizzle and tea/coffee etc. Donations for this worthwhile cause are welcome. The combined event offers everything from vintage to vogue items in addition to garage goodies, gifts, and quality 'old stuff' of interest to collectors and browsers alike. Cobargo School of Arts, Bermagui Road Cobargo, June 9-11, Sat and Sun 9am to 4pm, Mon 9am to 2pm.


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