CALENDAR OF EVENTS

 June 2019

New membership and enquiries:  newmembership@gradssocialclub.com.au        Ann:  0491 116 084

 

REGULAR EVENTS

Every Sunday - TENNIS – 1 pm to 5 pm, Cammeray
Medium+ grade players who enjoy a fun game of tennis. Cost $15. Privately run but GRADS members regularly attend. Cnr Park & Ernest St, Cammeray above Golf Course. Can just turn up.

JUNE

1/6 Saturday 12 noon - LUNCH AT THE TOXTETH HOTEL, Glebe
345 Glebe Point Rd, corner Wigram Rd. Beer garden at back, street parking. Mains approx. $22.
No need to book. 

2/6 Sunday 10.00 am - BRUNCH, Willoughby
Join us at this new venue on the 1st Sunday of each month at Soulplate Cafe, 2/63 Penshurst St. Cnr Oakville Rd. Plenty of parking in carpark or street.

2/6 Sunday 11 am to 1 pm – BRUNCH, Bondi Junction
Join us at Café Gallery, first floor, Eastgate shopping centre, 71-91 Spring Street, Bondi Junction (one street back, parallel to Oxford Street). There is an escalator and a lift. Come through the Bronka Arcade, right opposite the main (central) entrance of the bus and train interchange.

2/6 Sunday 6.15pm - SUNDAY BOOK CLUB, Seaforth
Our book for June is Warlight by Michael Ondaatje. It has quirky characters and gives us a fascinating glimpse of spies and of London in the period after the war.  We will eat at the Balgowlah RSL and then have our discussion in the library downstairs.

4/6 Tuesday 10 am - TRAVEL plus LUNCH GROUP, Burwood 
The Group will give you the opportunity to meet other avid travellers, share travel experiences, tips and recommendations. We meet at 10am on the first Tuesday of each month at Woodstock Community Centre, 22 Church Street, Burwood, a short walk from Burwood Station.  After the meeting, we lunch in a nearby Burwood restaurant.                 

9/6 Sunday – BRUNCH AT BELLA BLUE, Lindfield
1/303 Pacific Highway, about 100m south from the Lindfield station, Pacific Hwy exit on the railway side of the road. There is plenty of parking close to the cafe. Orders are made and paid for individually at the register. No booking is required.

10/6 Monday 10 am (Queens Birthday public holiday) – COASTAL WALK - BONDI TO COOGEE
Join us for a coastal walk, Bondi to Coogee, approximately 5.5 kms. Commencing at Bondi Icebergs at 10 am and finishing at Coogee with coffee/lunch. Wear sturdy shoes, bring water, sun hat and sun screen. The beaches are serviced by buses see website www.bonditocoogeewalk.com/how-to-get-to.html

11/6 Tuesday 6.30pm- DINNER, Surry Hills
Longrain is sadly closing down shortly so join us to farewell this long established restaurant. Hip, industrial-chic Southeast Asian joint with communal tables, for sharing plates and banquets. I’d like to have the Banquet, available for the whole table $66pp, or a sharing meal. 85 Commonwealth St, near Campbell St and close Central Station.

12/6 Wednesday 1.00 pm – LUNCHTIME CONCERT – City
Enjoy a lunchtime recorder duo at St James Church, 173 King St (cnr King and Macquarie streets). Concert starts at 1.15 pm. $5 donation at the door.

14/6 Friday 6 pm – DRINKS AROUND TOWN AND VIVID LIGHTS, Sydney
A very popular venue for drinks around town, Sir Stamford Hotel, 93 Macquarie Street, Circular Quay offers music, dancing, drinks and light food. Meet in the Highlander Bar. Last weekend for Vivid lights which are on from 6 pm to 11 pm.

16/6 Sunday 12 noon - LUNCH AT THE OAKS, Neutral Bay
Very popular event. Meet inside for a relaxed pub lunch at the Oaks Hotel, Military Rd.  A great way to spend a Sunday and to meet many new people. Just turn up and look or ask for GRADS table.

18/6 Tuesday 6.30 pm - TUESDAY BOOK CLUB – Petersham. MEMBERS ONLY
Tonight's book will be Becoming by Michelle Obama. Come at 6.30 for book discussion and drinks, followed by a short walk to local pub for a meal. The book for next month is the 2018 Booker winner, Milkman, by Anna Burns. New members welcome.

20/6 Thursday 6.30pm – DINNER, Woollahra
Woollahra Hotel, 116 Queens Street, a trendy modern pub in the heart of Woollahra with traditional Pub Food, good beers and cocktails as a feature.

22/6  Saturday 6.30 pm – MID-YEAR DINNER PARTY, City. MEMBERS ONLY
Members may attend a subsidised special buffet dinner at the heritage-listed Cellos Grand Dining Room at the Castlereagh Boutique Hotel, 169 Castlereagh Street, City.  This restaurant has been elegantly restored in exact detail to its original 1920’s Art Deco decor.

26/6 Wednesday 1 pm to 2 pm – AUTHOR TALK, North Sydney
Peter Lewis, executive director of Essential poll, will introduce his book, Webtopia: The worldwide wreck of tech and how to make the net work. Stanton Library, 234 Miller St., North Sydney. Free event. No booking required. Coffee after.

30/6 Sunday, 9.30am - BREAKFAST, Surry Hills
Join us at Caffe Bartolo for breakfast with an Italian flair, 353 Crown Street, next door to “Bills” near Foveaux St. Easy walk from Central Station or Oxford St.  No need to book, just turn up and hopefully we will be on the communal table.

30/6 Sunday 9:30 am – BREAKFAST, Milsons Point
Breakfast at The Lounge Bar located at 70 Alfred Street, opposite the railway station exit and downhill a bit. Buses from Military Road stop over the road. Optional wander afterwards around the harbour to Wendy’s Garden or to the remediated submarine base Platypus.

JULY

6/7 Saturday 12 noon - LUNCH AT THE TOXTETH HOTEL, Glebe
345 Glebe Point Rd, corner Wigram Rd. Beer garden at back, street parking. Mains approx. $22.
No need to book. 

7/7 Sunday 10.00 am - BRUNCH, Willoughby
Join us at this new venue for the 1st Sunday of each month at Soulplate Cafe, 2/63 Penshurst St. Cnr Oakville Rd. Plenty of parking in carpark or street.

7/7 Sunday 11 am to 1 pm – BRUNCH, Bondi Junction
Join us at Café Gallery, first floor, Eastgate shopping centre, 71-91 Spring Street, Bondi Junction (one street back, parallel to Oxford Street). There is an escalator and a lift. Come through the Bronka Arcade, right opposite the main (central) entrance of the bus and train interchange.

7/7 Sunday 2.30pm - SUNDAY BOOK CLUB, Beecroft. MEMBERS ONLY
Our book for July is Snowdrops by A D Miller. This is set in Moscow in the new Russia where an expat British lawyer becomes caught up in the world of corruption and betrayal. It was a Booker finalist and is a fast moving and edgy psychological drama. There is a $5 cost for afternoon tea.

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