The Merger movie night
August 16, 6pm, Bendooley Estate
A group of mums and daughters from the Southern Highlands will volunteer at the School for Life in Uganda in September. As part of fundraising they have organised for a one off viewing of a new Australian comedy/drama film The Merger. TV and screen star John Howard, along with the movies writer, lead actor and director, comedian Damien Callinan will be attending and will conduct a Q and A after the film. The evening is being hosted by Bendooley Estate with dinner included and an open bar. It is rated M and suitable for children as well. Tickets $45, available at bendooleyestate.com.au/product/themergermovienight.
Revisit Revise exhibition
August 16 - 26, Bowral Art Galley
An exhibition of hand made textile and fibre articles will be staged at the BDAS in Bowral from August 16 to 26. The official opening by Scott Pollock will be on August 17 at 1pm and will feature an eclectic Art-to-Wear fashion parade. The Revisit Revise exhibition will explore cultural and social change, identity and fashion that has influenced the development of textile and fibre arts expression today. Two major installations focus on themes of identity in clothing, and, reuse of discarded, unwanted material which would otherwise become landfill. Visit www.bdasgallery.com for more information.
Men's Shed open day and market
August 17 -18, Moss Vale Men's Shed
On the weekend the Moss Vale men's shed is holding an exhibition and market day. Members will be bringing items they have made some for sale and some for exhibition, a proportion of the sale will go to the men's shed. Moss Vale men's shed was started around 10 years ago and is located at the edge of the showground. The organisation now has more than 60 members. Membership is open to all local men of all ages - member's ages have ranged from their 20's to their 90's, and their interests and capacities vary.
Soul Time Bowral
August 18, 10:30am - 12pm, The Henrietta Rose Room
Are you looking for somewhere inspiring to spend your Sunday morning? Come along and attend Soul Time on August 18. This week's theme will be "The Mountains of Life" about life's tests and challenges and how people can create spiritual strength to overcome them. Members of the Berrima Singers will perform. Soul Time is a beautiful way to inspire people, to bring people together no matter what their religion or spiritual beliefs and spend a thoughtful nurturing hour at a lovely location. The aim is to be inspired by how the world could look. The event is a free community service initiative of Wingecarribee Baha'i community. No bookings are required. A morning tea will follow the program.