Community Noticeboard – Hope 103.2

Carol’s Christmas Calendar

Merry Christmas Hopeland! We’ve got the best of Christmas markets, carols, lights, community events and church services all in the one place.

Carol’s Christmas Calendar is here to help you get connected with what’s happening in your local community and connect you with the people and places you can celebrate Christmas this season. Our Christmas Calendar is a community service providing churches and not-for-profit community groups free publicity for upcoming Sydney Christmas events.

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Hope 103.2 reserves the right to not include submissions at its discretion.

Nov28

THOMIAN CAROL SERVICE 2020 – ONLINE

The Thomian Carol Service is a much-anticipated event now in its 12th year. This year due to challenges of COVID-19 we have moved the presentation an online platform on YouTube.

Thomian Alumni fraternity together with the Sri Lankan community in Sydney will gather online to usher in the Advent season celebrating the Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols.

The Carols and Lessons in this presentation are taken from Thomian Carol Services of 2016, 2018 and 2019.

Organisation: S. Thomas' College Old Boys' Association NSW/ACT
Location: ONLINE
Date/Time: 6:30 PM - 8 PM on Saturday 28 November 2020
Website: https://www.stcobasydney.org/thoratube
Contact Name: Eksath Perera
Contact Email: eksathp@gmail.com
Phone: 0411 599 107

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Dec01

SOFIA’S BATTLE PRESENTS CHRISTMAS LIGHTS Display – Castle Hill

This event is to raise funds and awareness for HEARTKIDS NSW and 22Q FOUNDATION AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND through Sofia’s Battle.

With over 20,000 lights you will be wowed by this display. It has been going for 8 years and every year is different and doesn’t disappoint. You will also be able to purchase lucky dips, sausage sizzle, cold drinks, raffle tickets with wonderful prizes donated while you’re there.

Covid measures are in place so unfortunately there will be no interactive displays as previous years, but still heaps to see.

[PLEASE CHECK CURRENT NSW COVID-19 REGULATIONS ON THE DAY.]

Organisation: Sofia's Battle
Location: 136 Excelsior Avenue, Castle Hill NSW 2154
Date/Time: 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM from Tuesday 1 to Thursday 3 December 2020
Website: https://www.sofiasbattle.com.au
Contact Name: Rosemarie King
Contact Email: kings8@bigpond.net.au
Phone: 0418 232 572

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Dec04

SOFIA’S BATTLE PRESENTS CHRISTMAS LIGHTS Display – Castle Hill

This event is to raise funds and awareness for HEARTKIDS NSW and 22Q FOUNDATION AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND through Sofia’s Battle.

With over 20,000 lights you will be wowed by this display. It has been going for 8 years and every year is different and doesn’t disappoint. You will also be able to purchase lucky dips, sausage sizzle, cold drinks, raffle tickets with wonderful prizes donated while you’re there.

Covid measures are in place so unfortunately there will be no interactive displays as previous years, but still heaps to see.

[PLEASE CHECK CURRENT NSW COVID-19 REGULATIONS ON THE DAY.]

Organisation: Sofia's Battle
Location: 136 Excelsior Avenue, Castle Hill NSW 2154
Date/Time: 7:30 PM - 11:45 PM from Friday 4 to Saturday 5 December 2020
Website: https://sofiasbattle.com.au
Contact Name: Rosemarie King
Contact Email: kings8@bigpond.net.au
Phone: 0418 232 572

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Dec06

SOFIA’S BATTLE PRESENTS CHRISTMAS LIGHTS Display – Castle Hill

This event is to raise funds and awareness for HEARTKIDS NSW and 22Q FOUNDATION AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND through Sofia’s Battle.

With over 20,000 lights you will be wowed by this display. It has been going for 8 years and every year is different and doesn’t disappoint. You will also be able to purchase lucky dips, sausage sizzle, cold drinks, raffle tickets with wonderful prizes donated while you’re there.

Covid measures are in place so unfortunately there will be no interactive displays as previous years, but still heaps to see.

[PLEASE CHECK CURRENT NSW COVID-19 REGULATIONS ON THE DAY.]

Organisation: Sofia's Battle
Location: 136 Excelsior Avenue, Castle Hill NSW 2154
Date/Time: 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM from Sunday 6 to Thursday 10 December 2020
Website: https://sofiasbattle.com.au
Contact Name: Rosemarie King
Contact Email: kings8@bigpond.net.au
Phone: 0418 232 572

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Dec10

A Drive-In Christmas – Three nights – Caringbah

We’ve changed our car park into a Drive-In Movie Theatre and will hold a 30-minute Christmas program, including your favourite carols sung in the comfort of your own car.

Two sessions each night at 8 and 9 pm.

A free event COVID style

Organisation: Caringbah Baptist Church
Location: 74-76 Captain Cook Drive, Caringbah NSW 2229
Date/Time: 8 PM and 9 PM 8:45PM Thursday 10, Friday 11 and Saturday 12 December 2020
Website: https://www.caringbahbaptist.org.au
Contact Name: Jill Hubbard
Contact Email: events@ecbc.org.au
Phone: 9524 2709
Registration Required

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Dec11

SOFIA’S BATTLE PRESENTS CHRISTMAS LIGHTS Display – Castle Hill

This event is to raise funds and awareness for HEARTKIDS NSW and 22Q FOUNDATION AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND through Sofia’s Battle.

With over 20,000 lights you will be wowed by this display. It has been going for 8 years and every year is different and doesn’t disappoint. You will also be able to purchase lucky dips, sausage sizzle, cold drinks, raffle tickets with wonderful prizes donated while you’re there.

Covid measures are in place so unfortunately there will be no interactive displays as previous years, but still heaps to see.

[PLEASE CHECK CURRENT NSW COVID-19 REGULATIONS ON THE DAY.]

Organisation: Sofia's Battle
Location: 136 Excelsior Avenue, Castle Hill NSW 2154
Date/Time: 7:30 PM - 11:45 PM Friday 11 and Saturday 12 December 2020
Website: https://sofiasbattle.com.au
Contact Name: Rosemarie King
Contact Email: kings8@bigpond.net.au
Phone: 0418 232 572

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Dec12

SING NOEL: Carols by Candlelight 2020 – two nights – Online at your house

SING NOEL is a highly anticipated annual carols event which celebrates the gift of Christmas through soul-stirring music. Wahroonga Seventh-day Adventist Church is proud to partner with Sydney Adventist Hospital and Hope Channel to bring you a traditional Christmas experience that is sure to enkindle the season with joy and peace.

This year, bring your family and friends together and enjoy your favourite carols—perhaps by candlelight—in the comfort of your own home. In a year of challenges, we’ve made sure that carols can still fill your hearts with cheer!

Please register online.

Organisation: Wahroonga Seventh-Day Adventist Church & Sydney Adventist Hospital
Location: Online
Date/Time: 7 PM - 8:30 PM Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 December 2020
Website: https://www.singnoel.com.au
Contact Name: Ben Milis
Contact Email: info@singnoel.com.au
Phone:
Registration Required

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Dec12

Singles@35th Christmas Dinner – Brighton le Sands

Singles for Christ Australia was pioneered and founded in August 1986 in Sydney and invites singles and formerly married men and women of all ages to our 35th Christmas Dinner.

Parking: Council parking at rear or on street…
Payment: Bring cash as no split bills…
Bookings: Open now and close with Colin when full! Please phone or email (below) to book.

Book early due to COVID-19 dining limited number restrictions!

[PLEASE CHECK CURRENT NSW COVID-19 REGULATIONS ON THE DAY.]

Organisation: Singles for Christ Australia
Location: La Piazza Restaurant, 337 Bay Street, Brighton Le Sands NSW 2216
Date/Time: 7 PM - 9:45 PM on Saturday 12 December 2020
Website: http://www.singlesforchrist.org.au
Contact Name: Colin Murdoch
Contact Email: ca124258@a1.com.au
Phone: 0409 824 340
Registration Required

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Dec13

Gingerbread House Children’s Workshop – Artarmon

Join us for the afternoon to create a gingerbread masterpiece and discover the true meaning of Christmas.

Cost: $12 per kit (1 kit per family. Due to Covid, we ask that 1 parent per family be present to supervise).

Limited places. Register now at the website below.

[PLEASE CHECK CURRENT NSW COVID-19 REGULATIONS ON THE DAY.]

Organisation: St Basil's Artarmon Anglican Church
Location: 6 Broughton Road, Artarmon NSW 2064
Date/Time: 3 PM - 4:30 PM on Sunday 13 December 2020
Website: https://www.artarmonchurch.org/
Contact Name: St Basil's Artarmon Anglican Church
Contact Email: office@artarmonchurch.org
Phone:
Registration Required

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Dec13

SOFIA’S BATTLE PRESENTS CHRISTMAS LIGHTS Display – Castle Hill

This event is to raise funds and awareness for HEARTKIDS NSW and 22Q FOUNDATION AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND through Sofia’s Battle.

With over 20,000 lights you will be wowed by this display. It has been going for 8 years and every year is different and doesn’t disappoint. You will also be able to purchase lucky dips, sausage sizzle, cold drinks, raffle tickets with wonderful prizes donated while you’re there.

Covid measures are in place so unfortunately there will be no interactive displays as previous years, but still heaps to see.

[PLEASE CHECK CURRENT NSW COVID-19 REGULATIONS ON THE DAY.]

Organisation: Sofia's Battle
Location: 136 Excelsior Avenue, Castle Hill NSW 2154
Date/Time: 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM from Saturday 13 to Thursday 17 December 2020
Website: https://sofiasbattle.com.au
Contact Name: Rosemarie King
Contact Email: kings8@bigpond.net.au
Phone: 0418 232 572

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Dec13

Thornleigh Community Carols – Backyard Carols at your house

This year we are replacing our normal Carols in the park event with an online streamed event. So you can set up in your own house, backyard or have your own street party.

We provide the music and the opportunity to bring the community together in a Covid-safe way.

[PLEASE CHECK CURRENT NSW COVID-19 REGULATIONS ON THE DAY.]

Organisation: Thornleigh Community Baptist Church
Location: View it online in your own backyard or loungeroom
Date/Time: 7:30 PM - 9 PM on Sunday 13 December 2020
Website: https://www.facebook.com/ThornleighCarols
Contact Name: Reid Johnson
Contact Email: reidj01@gmail.com
Phone: 0401 990 007

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Dec17

Carols Under the Star – Online and at your house

Carols Under the Star is going virtual! Featuring carols, bands, a naughty intruder and our special guest Colin Buchanan, our premiere event will bring the joy of Christmas to the community in a COVID-safe way!

This event is to also raise awareness of the work done through Compassion. Please see our Berowra Carols Facebook page to see how you can help their work.

So, this year, we encourage you to gather your family and friends together and set up a house party, BBQ or street party to celebrate Christmas.

[PLEASE CHECK CURRENT NSW COVID-19 REGULATIONS ON THE DAY.]

Organisation: Combined Churches of Berowra
Location: Online
Date/Time: 7:30 PM - 9 PM Thursday 17 December 2020
Website: https://www.facebook.com/berowracarols
Contact Name: Ann Elizabeth Leslie
Contact Email: aeleslie@hotmail.com
Phone: 0425 821 290

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Dec20

Carols at St Basil’s – Artarmon

Let’s do some carolling! Registration will begin at 5 pm and carols will start at 5:30 pm. To be Covid Safe, you won’t be able to sing along or purchase food and drink, but light refreshments and kid’s activity packs will be given to you upon entry. So, come and enjoy the music and atmosphere. Hope to see you there.

Contact tracing details and temperature checks will be taken upon entry. Masks and hand sanitiser will be provided. Feel free to bring extra snacks and kids activities.

[PLEASE CHECK CURRENT NSW COVID-19 REGULATIONS ON THE DAY.]

Organisation: St Basil's Artarmon Anglican Church
Location: 6 Broughton Road, Artarmon NSW 2064
Date/Time: 5 PM - 6:30 PM on Sunday 20 December 2020
Website: https://www.artarmonchurch.org/
Contact Name: St Basil's Artarmon Anglican Church
Contact Email: office@artarmonchurch.org
Phone:

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Dec27

SOFIA’S BATTLE PRESENTS CHRISTMAS LIGHTS Display – Castle Hill

This event is to raise funds and awareness for HEARTKIDS NSW and 22Q FOUNDATION AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND through Sofia’s Battle.

With over 20,000 lights you will be wowed by this display. It has been going for 8 years and every year is different and doesn’t disappoint. You will also be able to purchase lucky dips, sausage sizzle, cold drinks, raffle tickets with wonderful prizes donated while you’re there.

Covid measures are in place so unfortunately there will be no interactive displays as previous years, but still heaps to see.

[PLEASE CHECK CURRENT NSW COVID-19 REGULATIONS ON THE DAY.]

Organisation: Sofia's Battle
Location: 136 Excelsior Avenue, Castle Hill NSW 2154
Date/Time: 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM from Sunday 27 to Thursday 31 December 2020
Website: https://sofiasbattle.com.au
Contact Name: Rosemarie King
Contact Email: kings8@bigpond.net.au
Phone: 0418 232 572

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