Community Events

Community Events

Please be aware that events listed below are not hosted by COTA Tasmania, and it is not COTA’s responsibility to take RSVPs or provide more information. For more information about events, contact the organisations listed in the event information.

Events are listed in date order.

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Friday Nights Live – Jazz & the MOB – Moonah

Date: Friday 23 August, 2019

Time: 6pm to 8pm (doors & bar open at 5.30pm)

Event address: Moonah Arts Centre, 23-27 Albert Road, Moonah

Cost: $10 on the door, under 12’s free

Organisation: Moonah Arts Centre

Contact phone: 6216 6316

Contact email: mac@gcc.tas.gov.au

Flyer: Here

Website: http://www.moonahartscentre.org.au 

Friday Nights Live brings you live, Tassie music at the Moonah Arts Centre – every Friday in July and August 2019!

All shows start at 6pm, doors and bar open from 5:30pm
$10 on the door / kids under 12 free

Find the full Friday Nights Live program at www.moonahartscentre.org.au/friday-nights-mac

Big jazz with The Crystelles, a 3-piece all women jazz band, followed by the McEntee Ottaway Band (MOB) – the ultimate Tasmanian Bigband.


Aged Care Know How Presentation – Penguin

Date: Tuesday 27 August, 2019

Time: 2.30pm to 4.30pm

Event address: Penguin Sports & Services Club, 11 Sports Complex Avenue, Penguin

Cost: Free

Organisation: Relationship Australia Tasmania & COTA Tasmania

Contact: Roslyn

Contact phone: 6421 3618

Contact email: roslyne@reltas.com.au

Do you need information about ageing independently at home? Do you care for an older person who needs help at home? Do you have trouble finding in the information you need about aged care at home? Attend a group presentation to get an introduction to the aged care system and how it works.

Free tea and coffee provided. Everyone welcome.

RSVP to Roslyn on 6421 3618 or roslyne@reltas.com.au.


Aged Care Know How Presentation – Burnie

Date: Wednesday 28 August, 2019

Time: 10am to 12pm

Event address: Burnie Library, 30 Alexander Street, Burnie

Cost: Free

Organisation: Relationship Australia Tasmania & COTA Tasmania

Contact: Roslyn

Contact phone: 6421 3618

Contact email: roslyne@reltas.com.au

Do you need information about ageing independently at home? Do you care for an older person who needs help at home? Do you have trouble finding in the information you need about aged care at home? Attend a group presentation to get an introduction to the aged care system and how it works.

Free tea and coffee provided. Everyone welcome.

RSVP to Roslyn on 6421 3618 or roslyne@reltas.com.au.


Aged Care Know How Presentation – Somerset

Date: Wednesday 28 August, 2019

Time: 2pm to 4pm

Event address: Cam Lodge (opposite Yaraandoo), Cardigan Street, Somerset

Cost: Free

Organisation: Relationship Australia Tasmania & COTA Tasmania

Contact: Roslyn

Contact phone: 6421 3618

Contact email: roslyne@reltas.com.au

Do you need information about ageing independently at home? Do you care for an older person who needs help at home? Do you have trouble finding in the information you need about aged care at home? Attend a group presentation to get an introduction to the aged care system and how it works.

Free tea and coffee provided. Everyone welcome.

RSVP to Roslyn on 6421 3618 or roslyne@reltas.com.au.


Tasmanian Tennis Awards 2019 – Launceston

Date: Saturday 31 August, 2019

Time: 5.30pm to 8.30pm

Event address: Country Club Tasmania, Country Club Avenue, Prospect

Cost: $70pp or $60pp for groups of 10 people. 18 & Under $35pp

Organisation: Tennis Tasmania

Contact: Di Mason

Contact phone: 6108 8205

Contact email: dmason@tennis.com.au

RSVP: Friday 23 August

Flyer: Here

Website: https://www.tennis.com.au/tas/news-and-events/events/tennis-tasmania-awards

The Tasmanian Tennis Awards are a chance to celebrate the outstanding clubs, schools, individuals, officials and hard-working volunteers that are the heart of our Tasmanian tennis community. This year we will be joined by none other than Neale Fraser AO, MBE – a legend of Australian tennis.

The awards are on Saturday 31 August at Country Club Tasmania in Launceston from 5.30pm sharp in the Tonic Bar. Bookings are required and tickets available by calling Di Mason on 6108 8205 or emailing dmason@tennis.com.au.


Family Carers Eating Well – Clarendon Vale

Date: Friday 6 September

Time: 11am to 2pm

Event address: Child and Family Centre Clarence Plains, 25 Mockridge Road, Clarendon Vale

Cost: Free

Organisation: Carers Tasmania

Contact phone: 1800 242 636

Contact email: intake@carerstasmania.org

RSVP: Friday 23 August

Flyer: Here

Tasmanian carers are invited to join Carers Tasmania and chef Alison Gandy for a free lunch. You will learn nutrition tips, be shown how to prepare delicious quick meals on a budget – and eat what you make! You will also receive a free Healthy Eating recipe book, have an opportunity to ask Alison any questions and chat with other carers.


Sisongke Community Choir 25th Anniversary Workshop (Rachel Hore) – Hobart

Date: Saturday 7 September

10am to 12pm at St Johns Anglican Church, St Johns Avenue, New Town

12pm to 1pm Lunch at the Parish Church Hall

1pm to 3pm at Kickstart Arts Hall

3pm to 3.30pm short performance for family and friends

Cost: $44.50 adult; $34.50 Concession; $30 per person for groups over 15 people

Organisation: Sisongke Community Choir

Contact phone: 0413 701 291

Contact email: roberts4u2@gmail.com

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/348381369423470/

Rachel Hore is a much sought after teacher of choir singing who specialises in teaching more than three songs in three languages all in one day.

Rachel has been performing and teaching throughout Australia and internationally for over 20 years. Rachel’s original songs and arrangements, and her warm and inclusive style have built her reputation as a mentor to singers around Australia. In 2014, Rachel received an OAM for her work with choirs and communities.


Scamander Bowls Club Opening Day – Scamander

Date: Saturday 12 October

Time: 12.30pm start to 3pm

Event address: 1 Old Coach Road, Scamander

Cost: $5 per player

Organisation: Scamander Bowls Club Inc.

Contact: Carolyn Stingel

Contact phone: 0400 789 944

Contact email: scamanderbowlsclub@gmail.com

RSVP: Thursday 10 October

Flyer: Here

Emphasis on fun, all that is needed is casual dress and flat soled shoes. Don’t have your own bowls? No worries, we can help out with that on the day but please arrive 30 mins prior to start time. Afternoon tea included.