Coast Life - Appreciating And Contributing To Life Near, On And In The Water

Sunday, March 31st


Kalun Townsend

27 February 2019

Kalun Townsend

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North Entrance Surf Lifesaving Club (NESLSC), in partnership with Out of the Blue Productions is hosting a community education, cultural and fundraising event featuring keynote talks and a panel discussion about our relationship with water and its importance to us as individuals and a community.

 

The event is designed to be a rich and immersive cultural experience that is also educational and empowering, highlighting our individual responsibilities for protecting our waterways and how we come together as community to do so.

The program has just been finalised and features a wide array of great people sharing the ways in which water is important to our lives, featuring:

Social, Physical and Mental Health Benefits of the Water
AMEE DONOHOE
Pro Surfer / Former World No. 5 in World Surfing League / Founder, Central Coast Surf Academy

Indigenous connection to water / Salt Water People
KEVIN (GAVI) DUNCAN
Darkingjung Aboriginal Land Council / Cultural Educator

Marine Biology & the Science of our waterways
DR. TROY GASTON
Senior Lecturer, Environmental Sciences, University of Newcastle

Spreading the word of conservation
MARC JACEWICZ aka THE TRAVELLING BUSHMAN
Wildlife Conservationist / Educator / Personality

Thinking Global, Acting Local – Water from a humanitarian perspective
VANESSA & TIM HEFFERNAN
Founders, #untrashy / Former Doctors Without Borders Aid Worker (Tim)

Surf Life Saving & Marine Rescue – Building Communities and saving lives
CZES LAWICKI
North Entrance Surf Lifesaver / Educator / Former Marine Rescue


Central Coast Beaches & Aquatic Safety
CRAIG HEALY
Team Leader Beach Safety, Central Coast Council / Former Surf Life Saver

The afternoon will also feature:
Food by Common Ground
Live music By Michael Peter, Darren Rolling Keys, and Simone Hartman
Live art by Grant Molony
Performance Poetry by Andrew Cox
2GOFM pop-up event and giant kids’ games
Mega Raffles and lucky door prizes
Club tours, information and displays
Welcome to country and smoking ceremony

The club is aiming to raise much needed funds for resources as well as to drive memberships and encourage the new generation of Lifeguards, so they can continue to keep our community safe and connected through their activities. 

There will be a small entry fee of $10, which will contribute to the fundraising goal.

Tickets can be pre-purchased Here

Connect on Facebook & Instagram @outoftheblueproductions

 

What: COAST LIFE
When: Sunday, 31st March | 4pm – 9pm
Where: North Entrance Surf Lifesaving Club


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