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The Waverton Hub

75 Bay Rd Waverton 2060

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Dear members.


Such cold weather. I hope you are keeping warm. Wearing plenty of layers is the way to go. And exercise of course. Although, we have enjoyed a good deal of sunshine this week, so sitting in the sun out of the wind is another great option (but wear sunscreen and/or a hat).


On Monday I led the 9.30am out-of-area walk. The sun was shining and the sky a beautiful colour blue. Joined by 16 Hub members we enjoyed a long train ride to Penrith and then explored some heritage buildings before heading to the Nepean River for lunch at the Log Cabin hotel. We then walked via the new pedestrian bridge across the river to Emu Plains. All up we walked about 7km. We intend to return another time to explore more of Emu Plains so keep an eye out for details in a few months. 


It was great to have Phil Pik come on our walk. Phil has been our regular leader of the 9.30 walks and will resume the role from our next walk.


Wonderful to see so many Hub members enjoying the Tuesday Coffee Catchups (10am each week at Botanica cafe) and Wednesday Wine Gatherings (4-6pm at Quattro wine bar).


This week's music is a Lennon-McCartney number from 1966 . Enjoy.












Monday Local Walks
June 13, 2022, 7:30 am to June 13, 2022, 9:30 am

No walk today - Public Holiday

The Monday 7:30 walk will re-commence on Monday 20th June.


Out of Area Walk
June 13, 2022, 9:30 am to June 13, 2022, 2:00 pm

No walk today - Public Holiday

The Monday 9:30 walk will re-commence on Monday 20th June.


Speakers Program
June 21, 2022, 2:00 pm to June 21, 2022, 3:30 pm

The Australian Camino - Luke Keighery

The Aussie Camino is a 200km pilgrimage route running from Portland in Victoria to Penola in South Australia, inspired by the life and journeys of Australia’s Saint Mary of the Cross MacKillop and her mentor Fr Julian Tenison Woods. The walk is based on the traditions of the Camino de Santiago de Compostela: pilgrims receive a guidebook, passport, scallop shell and stay in the local towns along the way.

Luke is Waverton Hub President; he enjoys walking and is passionate about supporting worthy causes. In March this year Luke walked the Aussie Camino in a group of 8 pilgrims. It was an amazing adventure and Luke has many stories to tell. Through this walk Luke raised over $10,000 for Interplast Australia – a charity doing amazing work sending teams of volunteer plastic and reconstructive surgeons, anaesthetists and allied health professionals to provide life-changing surgery and medical training in 17 countries across the Asia-Pacific region.

Come and listen to Luke at our Waverton Hub Speakers’ Presentation:

2 PM at the Waverton Uniting church hall, 75 Bay Rd Waverton

Tuesday 21 June.

There is no need to book. Come to the Hall for a 2pm start.

Members and visitors are welcome.


Thursday Local Walks
June 16, 2022, 6:30 am to June 16, 2022, 7:30 am

Thursday early morning Local walk led by Luke Keighery.

Meet at Waverton Station at 6.30am.

Duration is approx 1 hour.


June 16, 2022, 2:30 pm to June 16, 2022, 4:30 pm

Come to the Boules Piste on the Platform at the Coal Loader

Bring your own boules if you have them.

But no need, there are plenty of spare boules on-site.

No cost, just turn up.

Everyone is welcome to come to play, watch or enjoy the view.





Other weekly activities are offered as usual


Date for your diary


Ladies Lunch
June 30, 2022, 12:30 pm to June 30, 2022, 3:00 pm

The second Hub Ladies Lunch will be held on Thursday June 30 at 12.30pm at Le Coq and Fish restaurant Bay Rd Waverton (opposite the Station).

There will be a choice of 2 main courses with a vegetarian option and a dessert. CLICK HERE .. to see the menu.

Cost $35 per person to be paid when booking. Wine and coffee available to purchase.

Bookings essential - CLICK HERE .. to book and pay. 

Bookings close on Monday June 27.

Places are limited and we ask that if you book and find at the last minute that you cannot attend, you find another to take your place.

We look forward to seeing you there.





The Wollstonecraft Bowling/Bridge Club is offering Bridge lessons from July 6. Read more.


This gym offers classes both online and on site. They offer special prices for Hub members. Mention this when you join. Read More.

On joining you will be assessed and a Personal Program developed for you. The Gym is in Chatswood, a short walk from the station. There is limited parking. Several Hub members attend and find it very beneficial.



Northsider Magazine – June 14 – Anna Gordon


Northsider Magazine is the insider guide to all the best bits of Sydney's lower north shore created for locals, by locals in North Sydney. It is published quarterly and is an insider’s guide that celebrates our vibrant and iconic neighbourhoods on the Lower North Shore of Sydney.


Anna Gordon, Editorial Director: From reporting on secret schools for girls in Afghanistan to discussing Ironman with Turia Pitt, Anna has delivered exclusive content for some of the world’s biggest publications. 


The meeting will be held at Piato Restaurant 123 Blues Point Road, McMahons Point at 7:00 am for 7:15 a.m. start. 

Read the latest news about our club activities here:

Ken Preshaw
North Sydney Sunrise Rotary Club
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mobile - 0411.109.158



As always COTA's monthly newsletter contains many interesting articles from 

  • The best way to heat your home to 
  • What is the cloud and are you already using it?

Plus lots more. Read the June newsletter here.






The latest news from North Sydney Council;


  • Coal Loader Winter Program
  • Online History Talk; The Orpheums: A Tale of 2 Cinemas. Wednesday June 22 at 3pm. Book here



Repair Café Sydney North is open this coming Sunday June 12! We look forward to welcoming you and your broken items!

Read more and Book your repairs












Warm regards,

The Hub eNews Team  



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