There is lots to keep everyone busy and entertained in the region this week, and throughout September. There are workshops for everyone, even for young Highlanders to enjoy, local art to admire, and so much more.
Mexican food kits for kids at home with The Community Cooking School
- September 22, at home
Get creative in the kitchen with the kids, and whip up some tortillas, soft shell tacos and dessert nachos at home! Kits include recipe cards, and portioned ingredients for four to six people.
Make sure you have booked your kit by midnight, September 15. Kits can be picked up at the The Community Cooking School in Bowral on September 22 between 1pm and 3pm.
Kits are $30 and can be purchased here.
Koori creations for kids with Koori Kulcha Experience
- September 22, at home
Kids can get crafty and create an emu caller, and clay echidna from home! Learn about Indigenous art with this kit full of instruction cards, an emu caller tube, clay, toothpicks and a paint set.
Kits are $30, and can be purchased here by September 15. They can be picked up on September 22, and an email will be sent prior with pick-up details.
Australia's biggest book club: Together We Read
- Until September 15, online
The Wingecarribee Public Library (WPL) invites bookworms across the region to participate in Australia's largest online book club.
Highlanders have the opportunity to read Chris Hammer's crime novel Scrublands, as part of OverDrive's book club Together We Read.
You can learn more about it here.
Bowral Beekeeping with Hamish Ta-mé
- September 15, FaceTime
Spring has officially sprung in the Highlands, which is the perfect time to introduce bees into your garden. Bowral beekeeper Hamish Ta-mé can show you how to make your space bee-friendly, and different hives you can install at home. He offers weekly FaceTime sessions and will walk you through the process.
You can book a FaceTime session with Hamish by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Magic master pack and virtual class for kids with Kazcare
- September 23, at home
Do you know a young and aspiring magician who wants to learn about magical illusions, such as pulling a rabbit out of a hat? They can learn magic tips, and tricks at home, with an instructor over Zoom!
Make sure the kids open their kits on the day of the class - there is a secret Magic Mystery file inside, so no peeking is allowed!
Kits can be purchased here, and can be picked up on September 22. Pick-up details will be emailed to people prior.
Kits are $30 each.
Random Reads with Wingecarribee Public Library
- Until September 30, at home
Do you want to dive into a new book, but are unsure about what to pick up next? Each week this month, the Wingecarribee Public Library will review a different book from its large catalogue. Read their reviews and get inspired!
Learn more about it here.
Build your own village full of tiny houses
- Every Thursday in September, Zoom, 6pm - 7:30pm
You can create a village full of tiny ceramic houses with Elph Ceramics from home. The business will send you the tools and materials for the job! Do not worry - you will get air-dry clay, so you won't need a kiln.
Bookings for each class are finalised five days prior, so kits can be sent out in time.
Railway Street Farmers Market
- September 16, Corners of Railway Street and Spring Street, Moss Vale, 3pm - 5:30pm
Grab some seasonal produce harvested by local growers this week. Highlanders also have the opportunity to meet the growers at the market.
Attendees must check-in with the QR codes upon arrival and wear masks.
Exhibition: Landscape with Rock
- Daily until September 19, online (Sturt Gallery)
This is your last chance to see Tony Ameneiro's exhibition Landscape with Rock at home. Admire his drawings, prints and ceramic plates, which were influenced by landscape painter Fred Williams' visit to The Crags in 1957.
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