The Summerfest cafe will run each morning alongside the Summerfest Kids program. Come along and enjoy great coffee, tasty treats, fun and helpful pop-up talks and the space to sit and chat with friends and new people.
For parents attending the cafe a creche is available for babies 6-18months. Please book in your child if they will be attending the creche.
MONDAY 3 Jan
Kathryn Lewis, Vet: Kathryn will share her experience of what it’s like to be a Vet on the ‘pet crazy’ Central Coast. The good, the hard and also some helpful pet tips.
Ben Boradfoot: Father of 3 small kids and Pastor at EV will review the book ‘The whole brain child’.
Nicole Copland: Hairdresser Nicole will give a few handy tips on how to pull off a decent home haircut – with a demo!
Tuesday 3 Jan
Dave Jensen, Pastor: A transformed life-Dave talks about growing up in a church family but walking away from God. Broken relationships, lack of satisfaction and hear about the events of life that lead to him turn back to Jesus.
Steph Hayes, Clinical Psychologist: Growing up is hard, and kids experience big feelings! How can we better support our children through tough times and difficult emotions? Clinical Psychologist, Stephanie Hayes will explain the proven strategies you can use to strengthen your children’s resilience and emotional wellbeing.
Parks & Rec Panel
Wednesday 5 Jan
Heidi Cantor, Prosecutor: Life in the police force.
Panel: Three local Dads will share their experiences of what it was like for them becoming fathers whilst taking on a hot wing challenge.
Thursday 6 Jan
Dr. Grace Watson: Grace will share her experience working in the health system during Covid.
Laura Smith, Podcaster: Local podcaster, Laura, spends her days chatting about the mundane, heartbreaking moments and refinement that comes with motherhood. Laura will chat through the unspoken, but common experiences of motherhood- like anger, guilt and the unflattering things we learn about ourselves.
Friday 7 Jan
Jez Reynolds, Pastor: Hear from Jez, Pastor at EV, about how Jesus’ resurrection changes everything!
Katie Broadfoot, Dietitian: Pretzels, popcorn, muesli bars or chips? Picking what to put in your kids lunchboxes can be tricky. Dietitian and mum of three kids tells us what to look for when picking snacks for our kids. As well as giving us a couple simple and healthy recipes.