Check out the latest update on the Highlands community calendar.
Yerrinbool Railway Garden
Highlanders are welcome to explore the garden every Monday from 10am to 12pm. The community garden was founded in 2018 by volunteers who want to produce healthy and fresh produce.
Bowral Uniting Church Grocery Pantry
The pantry at Bowral Uniting Church is open this Tuesday and Wednesday from 10 am to 1pm. The pantry is located around the side of the church's office. Groceries are free and have been donated by local businesses. COVID practices are in place at the church. A free takeaway lunch is also available every Wednesday.
Interim Administrator Open Community Meetings: Buxton, Yerrinbool and Moss Vale/Werai
- December 7, Buxton School of Arts Community Hall, 6-7pm
- December 8, Yerrinbool Hall, 6-7pm
- December 9, Covic Centre, 6pm-7pm
Residents can ask questions about their village at this community meeting. There will be a a brief introduction from the Interim Administrator, and then a question and answer session. Attendance is limited to make it a COVID safe event. Attendees must reside in the shire and will be asked to show proof of double vaccination.
Lighting of the Christmas tree in Corbett Gardens
- December 7, Corbett Gardens, from 4.30pm
Highlanders can gather for the start of the Festival of Lights this week. There will be speeches and live music, residents are encouraged to bring a picnic along. The tree will be lit up once it is darker and the Christmas Wonderland display will also be unveiled.
Ordinary Council Meeting
- December 8, Council Chambers and online, 3.30-5.30pm
- December 9, Bowral Presbyterian Hall, 10.30-11.30am
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 and offer gentle exercise in a group environment and are suitable for beginners and seniors. Contact Margaret Connor on 0466166866 if they are interested.
Lighting of the Moss Vale Tree and Mittagong
- December 9, Council Chambers, from 4.30pm
- December 10, Destination Southern Highlands Information Centre, from 4.30pm
Come along and some Christmas trees light as part of the Festival of Lights.
Crop Swap Robertson
- December 11, Robertson CTC, 9-10.30 am
Come along to grab fresh and seasonal fruits, vegetables and eggs every Saturday. A table is set up for people to put their produce, and swap with others. Attendees must adhere to social distancing and wear a mask. Magazines, plants and flowers are also welcome.
Creative and Thriving art exhibition
- Until January 28, Council's Civic Centre, 8.30 am to 4.30 pm on weekdays
This inclusive art exhibition celebrates over 20 local artists and makers with a disability for the International Day of Disability. Artists who have chosen to have their works for sale will have all proceeds go directly back to them.
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