The Bowral Branch of CWA will hold its next meeting on March 12 at 1.30 pm. New members and guests are welcome to join the group. A guest speaker will be talking about hearing. Afternoon tea will be served following the meeting. The meeting will be held at the CWA rooms, 40 Wingecarribee Street (adjacent to Corbett Gardens). Details: Secretary on 4861 5425.
The Southern Highlands Toastmasters is held on the second and fourth Monday of each month at Mittagong RSL Club from 7.30pm. Toastmasters provides an opportunity for people to 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 tea. 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.
The Southern Highlands Bereavement Care Service Suicide Bereavement Support Group will begin on March 5. This is facilitated by bereavement Counsellors Donna and Jo-Anne. This group will be ongoing and held from 6.30pm to 8.00pm on the first Tuesday of each month in Bowral. If you are living with grief after the suicide death of a family member or friend, you are encouraged to come along to the group. Meetings are held at in Bowral at a location yet to be advised. For all enquiries call 4862 1701 or email email@example.com Health care professionals and providers are welcome to encourage or refer clients or patients to to group.
Friends of Wingecarribee Libraries will hold a library book sale on March 29 at the Bowral Memorial Hall in Bendooley Street, Bowral. This will run from 8.30am to 4pm. All interested people are welcome and are encouraged to bring their own bags to collect books.
Can Assist fundraiser
Tickets are now on sale for the next major fundraising event for Can Assist. This will take the form of a Sunday lunch at Bowral Golf Club on May 5 from midday. Guest speaker will be 'the laughter master' Anthony Ackroyd. Tickets are $75 per person which includes a two course lunch, pre-lunch drinks and nibbles, tea and coffee. All funds raised will go to Can Assist which supports people with diagnosed with cancer in the Southern Highlands and their families. Details and bookings: Aurelia on 0474 647 506 or email firstname.lastname@example.org Direct payments can be made through the BDCU Alliance Bank BSB 802101 Account 358552. Your reference should be your surname and number of tickets.
A car boot sale will be held on March 30 at the Old Moss Vale Bowling Club site in Railway Parade, Moss Vale, to raise funds for Rainbow of the Southern Highlands Inc. Rainbow supports families of sick children and children with special needs who live in the Wingecarribee Shire. Sites for the sale are available for $25 and can be booked by calling Yetta on 0435 340 620. Food and cold drinks will also be available at the event.
Do you enjoy dancing or would you like to learn to dance? Here’s a great opportunity not to be missed. Dance your way around the world with folk dances taught in easy steps. Have you ever wanted to do Zorba, Tarantella or a gentle Hora from Romania or Israel? Come on Thursdays 10.30-11.30am to Bowral Presbyterian Church hall, Bendooley St, Bowral. Details: Margaret 0466 166 866 or 4861 2294
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.
A program offering gentle exercise at a gentle pace with a focus on mobility, physical and mental stimulation is available each Thursday at the Bowral Presbyterian Church hall in Bendooley Street, Bowral. Classes are from 11.45am-12.30pm. Details: Margaret 0466 166 866 or 4861 2294.
A miniature rose show will be presented by The Rose Society of NSW Inc at the Mittagong RSL Club on March 16 and 17. Entries for the exhibition close at 8pm on March 14 and can be phoned or emailed to the show secretary Ralph Parsons on 4871 0091 or email@example.com. The venue will be open to exhibitors from 6.30am to 9.45am on March 16 with judging beginning at 10am. All exhibitors must vacate the exhibition room during judging. The show will be open to the public from 12pm to 5pm on March 16 with the presentation of special awards at 1.30pm. The exhibition will continue on March 17 from 10am to 4pm.
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