The Southern Highlands Cake Decorators will be hold a cake/Christmas fair stall at the Mittagong Bunnings store on Saturday, December 7 from 9am until sold out. There will be mini iced fruit and mud cakes, gluten free goodies, ginger bread houses, short bread, chutneys and many other Christmas treats, too numerous to mention. Come along and do your Christmas shopping for those special little gifts for friends and teachers and show your support for this not-for-profit group. All proceeds will go to Can Assist Southern Highlands Group.
Moss Vale Evening CWA will hold its next and last monthly meeting for 2019 on December 4. This meeting will also mark the first anniversary of the group and will be held at the Moss Vale Community Hall, Queen Street, Moss Vale, from 5.30pm for a 6.00pm start. Guests are welcome to join in another fun filled evening and learn what the branch is all about. Details: Jennifer on 0418 600 068.
Southern Highlands Evening branch of CWA NSW will hold its next meeting on December 5 at the Mittagong CWA Rooms, Winifred West Park, Old Hume Highway, Mittagong, at 6.15pm for a 6.30pm start. New members, young and old are very welcome. This month is the Christmas Party for 2019. Please bring a plate and BYO drinks and a Kris Kringle to the value of $10.00. The branch is dynamic/informal, offers a wide variety of activities and fellowship for all members (remember age is no barrier). If you would like to know more please feel free to contact Ros Buick on 0418 282 308 or email the email@example.com
Giving tree service
Mittagong Uniting Church Giving Tree Service will be held on Sunday, December 8 from 10am. All people are welcome to leave unwrapped gifts for appropriate distribution where needed. The special guest speaker will be Wendy Middleton, CEO of Argyle Housing. All are welcome. Details: Shonagh Moore on 4871 1369
The next meeting of the Southern Highlands Evening VIEW Club will be held on December 9 from 6:30pm for 7:00pm at the Mittagong RSL Club. This will be a Christmas celebration dinner. The branch welcomes visitors and new members and any enquiries about activities. For apologies or to book in guests please call Kath 4871 3924 or 0437 590 819. VIEW members support the education of disadvantaged Australian children by raising much needed funds for The Smith Family. Through fundraising activities and social events in local communities, members raise money that goes directly to The Smith Family's learning and mentoring programs for disadvantaged students.
The Southern Highlands Parkinson's Support Group hold a Christmas function on December 11 at the Mittagong RSL. Tickets are to be booked and paid for by December 1. Call Jenny on 4872 4881 or 0409 223 306. All are welcome. Further details: Mrs Dympna Irwin on 4869 5252.
Christmas day service
Miuttagong Uniting Church will hold a Christmas day service on December 25, commencing at 9.15am to 10.00am. Everyone is welcome. Details: Shonagh Moore on 4871 1369.
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If you or someone you know has a life limiting illness who could do with some emotional support the biography service at Southern Highlands Community Hospice could be just what's needed. Contact Annette on firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more. And let someone help you tell your story.
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 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.
Mittagong Uniting Church Busy Bees preschool playgroup is held in the church hall each Friday morning from 10am to noon. Everyone with little people are welcome to join the group.
Free English lessons are now on offer each Thursday at the Moss Vale Presbyterian Church. The lessons are for those keen to learn English as their second language. They will be held from 1.30pm to 2-30pm. Details: 0451 234 323.
Southern Highlands Bereavement Care Service Suicide Bereavement Support Group is held on the first Tuesday of each month. This is facilitated by bereavement counsellors Donna and Jo-Anne. This group will be ongoing and held from 6.30pm to 8.00pm 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. Details: 4862 1701 or email email@example.com Health care professionals and providers are welcome to encourage or refer clients or patients.
Would you like to learn more and improve your balance, stimulate your mind, enjoy the music and learn jigs, reels and strathspeys? Southern Highlands Scottish Dancers are keen to share their skills with others. All dances are walked through first and new dancers are welcome. The group meets at Moss Vale Uniting Church hall each Wednesday from 7.30pm to 9.30pm. A fee of $6 is charged and a light supper is provided. Details: Shonagh on 4871 1369 or email Judy at firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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.
Tai Chi class with Thelma is held on Tuesdays from 1pm at the Mittagong Seniors Club. The Seniors Club meets at its Queen Street premises, next to the library. Details: Shirley on 0404 957 710.
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.
Mittagong Seniors Club has introduced a new option for getting fit while having fun. Line dancing classes will be held at the Community Centre in Queen Street, Mittagong, each Tuesday from 11am. New members are welcome and membership is $10 a year and $3 a day.
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.