A covid safe environment is a priority for the many community groups as they strive to get back on track after a year-long hiatus.
Among the many community activities back on the weekly calendar are:
Berrima Schoolyard Markets
The Berrima Schoolyard Markets is back.
After an extended period of uncertainty due to Covid-19, the market will return on Sunday, May 23 from 9 am until 2 pm and will be on the fourth Sunday of the month.
More than 50 stalls are expected to be there on the day.
Parkinson's Support Group
The next gathering for the Southern Highlands Parkinson's Support Group will be an activity/outing at the Greenview Bistro at the Bowral Bowling Club on Tuesday May 18 at 12.00 for lunch at 12.30 followed by optional barefoot bowling.
For further Parkinsons information Mrs Dympna Patricia Irwin 4869 5252.
Southern Highlands Scottish Country Dancing meets every Wednesday night.
Organisers assure that a COVID-19 Safety Plan has been approved and accepted by Moss Vale Uniting Church with dance fun to return to the venue from 7.30pm to 9.30 pm.
At present classes are limited to 21 people, however, if you are keen to join the group please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 4871 1369.
Membership is $10 and there is a weekly fee of $6. The teacher is Helen Wales who is assisted by Sue Laird.
Line dancing fun
Line dancing is held at the Mittagong Seniors' Centre in Queen Street each Tuesday from 11.15am and is run by Janice for one hour.
Other activities at the centre include ukulele classes where participants can enjoy a ukelele singalong each Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9am to 11.30 and a beginner's course at 11.30am on Thursdays for one hour.
A guitar singalong is held from 1pm on Thursdays called "Learning Guitar Through Chords and Songs".
The table game Rummikub is run on both Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9.30am and usually runs until 12.30pm.
The cost to join the seniors' club is $10 a year and daily fee is $3 which goes towards insurance and hall hire.
The seniors' centre is located in Queen Street, Mittagong, next to the Library. For further information call Shirley on 0404 957 710.
Do you love world music?
Now is your chance to learn about different cultures, their dance and costume traditions through folk dance classes.
These classes are led by an accredited Folk Dance Australia teacher.
They offer gentle exercise in a group environment and are suitable for beginners and seniors.
The classes are held at the Bowral Presbyterian Church hall in Bendooley Street, Bowral, on Thursdays from 11.30am to 12.30pm.
Newcomers are welcome and no partners are needed.
For further enquiries and bookings call Margaret Connor of 0466 166 866 or email email@example.com
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