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Kuring-gai Evening VIEW Club

About

Kuring-gai Evening VIEW Club was formed in 1967.

Currently, the Club sponsors three Smith Family Learning for Life students and is actively involved in fundraising activities to raise donations for The Smith Family programs.

 

We are always open to new members, so please get in touch today and come and see what it's all about.

When

  • Meeting Day on 2nd Wednesday of the month at 6.45pm for 7.00pm
  • at Pymble Golf Club

Contact

Jocelyn - 02 9488 9333

Email:  kuringgaievening.viewclub@gmail.com

Where

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ST IVES

Cowan Road, ST IVES, NSW 2075

Club News

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2019 Kuring-Gai VIEW Committee

 

 

November 2018

Ten of our members went on a tour of the State Theatre in Sydney.  The State, which opened in June 1929, has some wonderful history and artworks.  The now 2035-seat theatre (originally many more) has had many additions and renovations over the years, yet still retains a definite 'return to a bygone era' appeal. 

Our group enjoyed all three levels of the theatre, walking about the stage and being given the theatre's history as we went.  Following the tour we all enjoyed a well-earned lunch at Cellinis in the Queen Victoria Building.  

 

2018 July - Happy Birthday

 

2018 July - Happy 51st Anniversary

In July, the Club celebrated it’s 51st Anniversary. 

There were 56 attendees to the Pymble Golf Club, 20 of whom were visitors. 

Valerie Lawson once again organised a beautiful Birthday cake and gorgeous rose towers for each table. 

Our guest speaker on the night was Emma Dunch, CEO of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra who entertained us with a delightful talk of her life as a local North Shore schoolgirl and beyond.  Emma kindly drew the raffle tickets and lucky door prizes, then cut the cake for dessert.

 

2018 JUNE

A day bus tour to historic Maitland and Morpeth was enjoyed by 20 club members and friends. 

A happy day's outing, which included guided tours, coffee breaks, lunch and time for shopping in Morpeth.

Photo shows Jocelyn Housley and Wendy Irish with tour guide at Morpeth.

 

 

 

July 2018 - Bathurst Yulefest Dinner

Members of Ku-ring-gai Evening VIEW Club travelled to Bathurst for a Yulefest Dinner at historical Abercrombie House, built in the 1870’s by the Stewart family who were Bathurst pioneers.  Members enjoyed the festive evening at Abercrombie House.

 

  

2018 July - Parliament House

A rather special luncheon was held at Parliament House on 16th July celebrating  “Christmas in July”.  

There were 23 members and partners, and we had a room to ourselves, with a beautiful view over The Domain.  

Champagne, and some wonderful food was served in a most elegant setting. 

At the top of Mt Buffalo

Colours of Bright and Great catch, Libby!

 

2018 May

In May a group of 33 members and friends of our VIEW Club enjoyed a 6-day trip by coach to Bright and the Victorian High Country, organised by our Program Officer, Libby Clucas. 

The home base was the Ovens Valley Motor Inn, where we were looked after with warm beds; air-conditioned rooms; hot breakfasts and dinners with a huge fireplace. 

The trip included (among other things) talks and tastings at farmgate visits, the Milewa Cheese factory; Pumpkin Seed factory; Gapstead Winery; a Lavender farm and a Trout farm where they fished for trout. 

Also, an historic tour of Beechworth, and a picnic at the top of Mt Buffalo (Brrr!). 

The Autumn colours were at their very best.  All agreed that they were six full, fun and interesting days.

  

National and Regional News

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Kuring-gai Evening VIEW Club

WA State Conference - Registration open

The idea of holding a Development Conference is to spread the word about VIEW and The Smith Family to a wider audience in WA, as well as give local women and those new to VIEW the opportunity to attend a “Convention-like” event.

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Kuring-gai Evening VIEW Club

NB02 Blue Illusion National Shopping and Styling Day

Past National President, Gwen Wilton, and NB02 National Councillor, Jo Gray, had a wonderful day attending the Blue Illusion National Shopping and Styling day in Bowral to support The Smith Family. NB02 Clubs Kangaroo Valley, Wollondilly, Picton, Southern Highlands, Camden, Macarthur, Campbelltown and Ingleburn.

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Kuring-gai Evening VIEW Club

Area NB Walk with VIEW

Area NB held a Walk with VIEW on Monday 19 August at Picton Botanic Gardens where head gardener, Craig of Wollondilly Council, spoke on how to get the best out of our roses. Clubs are from NB01: Albion Park, Dapto, Fairy Meadow, Figtree, Helensburgh, Illawarra, Kiama, Shellharbour and NB02: Camden, Campbelltown, Ingleburn, Macarthur, Picton, Southern Highlands, Wollondilly.

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Events Calendar

We have some great events coming up, take a look at the calendar and get involved!

May 2

60th Anniversary Gala - Riverina, MIA, Snowy Mountain Foothills and South to Victorian border

Save the date - celebration of VIEW's 60th Anniversary.

May 4

60th Anniversary Gala - Area NG NSW South Coast Berry to Eden

Monday, 4 May 2020 at Batemans Bay Soldiers Club

May 7

60th Anniversary Gala - NSW Northern Rivers

Save the date - celebration of VIEW's 60th Anniversary.