The next meeting ofthe National Servicemen’s Association Southern Highlands sub-branch will be held on November 14. Theis will be at the Mittagong RSL Club anf will begin aty 10.30am. Visitors and former national servicemen are welcome. Details: Laurie Kent, publicity officer on 0408 419 768.
Moss Vale Hospital Auxiliary will hold its final fundraising event for the year on November 12. It will hold a cent day at the Senior Citizens’ Centre in Queen Street, Moss Vale, and all are welcome. The event will begin at 1.30pm and entry is $8.The event will include afternoon tea, the drawing of the Christmas raffle and a trading table of hand made items.
Southern Highlands Evening VIEW Club will hold its next meeting on November 12 at the Mittagong RSL Club. Guests are encourage to arrive by 6.30pm with dinner at 7pm. This gathering follows a recent successful fundraising fashion parade and lunch at the Bowral Bowling Club. Funds raised through all VIEW Club events go towards The Smith Family Learning for Life students. Details and opoligies for the November 12 dinner: Kath on 4871 3924.
The Southern Highlands Evening Branch of the CWA will hold a garage sale on December 1 from 8am to midday. This will be held at the CWA rooms in Winifred West Park, Old Hume Highway, Mittagong. The sale is a great opportunity to find a special gift for Christmas with bric-a-brac, toys, homewares and more available. Refreshements will also be available.
The Bowral Branch of CWA will hold its next meeting on November 13 at 1.30 pm. Come and make new friends and enjoy afternoon tea which will be served following the meeting. New members and guests are welcome at the CWA rooms, 40 Wingecarribee Street (adjacent to Corbett Gardens). Details: 4861 5425
The Southern Highlands Toastmasters meets on the second and fourth Monday of each month at Mittagong RSL Club from 7.30pm. Come and learn how to speak in public in a relaxed environment. Details: Colin Emerson on 0429 389 744.
Morning tea and support
Every Friday morning between 10am and midday the foyer of the Mittagong Anglican Church is open to the public for free morning. The church’s professional barista knows how to make one of the best coffees in town. A professional counsellor offering free support to those who might want to talk privately is also available. Come and join the group and make new friends in a relaxed and warm environment. St. Stephens Church is on the corner of Station and Main Streets and has been reaching out to the community for more than 140 years.
Test you strength and agility with Tai Chi classes held at the Mittagong Senior’s Club located next to the Mittagong Library. Classes are held each Tuesday from 1pm.
Mittagong Seniors’ Club meets each Tuesday and Thursday from 9am to 2.30pm at the Community Centre in Queen Street, Mittagong. Come for morning tea at 10am to learn more. Activities include craft, games, ukulele and various outings.
Casual, flexible and free seminars on learning to read the Bible effectively are available at the Loseby Park community hall each Sunday from 9.15am to 10.15am. The Highlands Christadelphians currently offer a continuous series of seminars designed to help people learn how to understand the Bible for themselves. No attempt is made to teach doctrines. This is more like a "How To" guide with hints on how to allow the Bible to interpret itself. The small group currently attending includes people from 18 to about 50 years of age. It is informal, and participants are invited to contribute their questions, or simply listen to the others. All are welcome. No bookings are necessary. Come and go as you wish. Come every Sunday if you wish, or just once to find out how it works. The seminars are not held during school holidays. Details: 0490 839 141.
Southern Highland Bushwalkers Inc will take on the Forest Island Circuit and Palona Cave in the Royal National Park on November 18. This walk covers about 11km of moderate wet eucalyptus forest and limestone rock features. It is an undulating walk with possible exploratory opportunities. Participants are encouraged to bring leech protection. Details: Greg on 0419 330 908.