COM­MU­NITY GROUPS

The Coffs Coast Advocate - - WHAT'S ON -

BIG SCREEN ON THE GREEN What: Grab your pic­nic rug, set up in the prime spot on the grass, kick back and en­joy the movie Se­cret Life of Pets. There will be food trucks, games, give-aways and a pop up bar to en­joy. Pro­ceeds raised by do­na­tions on the night will go to Sawtell Pub­lic School. Where: Sawtell Golf Club. When: Satur­day from 5pm to 9pm.

GOORI YOUTH ART AWARD

What: A com­pe­ti­tion and ex­hi­bi­tion giv­ing young artists ac­cess to pro­fes­sional artists tu­ition and sup­plied ma­te­ri­als at work­shops de­signed to fos­ter cul­tural ex­pres­sion through vis­ual arts and by con­nect­ing Goori youth to creative ca­reer paths. This is the ex­hi­bi­tion open­ing night and cash prizes will be an­nounced. Where: Open Stu­dio, 2/25 Ver­non Street, Coffs Har­bour. When: Satur­day from 2pm to 5pm.

HAR­BOUR­SIDE MAR­KETS

What: Come along and en­joy the thrill of dis­cov­ery in an au­then­tic out­door mar­ket burst­ing at the seams with a great range of lo­cal pro­duce, tasty foods, de­li­cious cof­fee and amaz­ing hand­made art and craft. There will be free live mu­sic and fun ac­tiv­i­ties for the kids to en­joy. Where: Jetty Fore­shores. When: Sun­day from 8am to 2pm.

LIV­ING LIGHTLY – MICROGREENS FOR MICROTHUMBS

What: A work­shop for green thumbs pre­sented by hor­ti­cul­tur­ist and gar­den­ing en­ter­tainer Steve McGrane. He will pro­vide a wealth of kiddy and par­ent bite sized knowl­edge with ac­tiv­i­ties for both kids and par­ents to par­tic­i­pate in. The work­shop will in­clude how to get kids into the gar­den and the type of plants you should use, ba­sic ex­pla­na­tions of how plants and in­sects op­er­ate and in­ter­act, ways we can be kind to plants and an­i­mals and the rest of the planet, in­sect hunt­ing and ob­ser­va­tion, plant bingo, story-telling and lots of op­por­tu­nity for ques­tions from kids and par­ent. Chil­dren must be ac­com­pa­nied by an adult and book­ings are es­sen­tial. Where: Coffs Re­gional Com­mu­nity Gar­den, Com­bine Street. When: Sun­day from 10am to 11.30am. Visit goo.gl/MrNkro

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