Category: Events

Skate comp to kick-off Youth Week celebrations

March 29, 2017Posted in: Events
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Wingecarribee Youth Week

Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to launch this year’s local National Youth Week program with a Skate Competition at the Bowral Skate Park on Saturday 1 April. Run by Highlands Community Centre, the competition will start at 10am and will feature free giveaways, prizes, music and a barbeque lunch. Council’s official Youth Week program continues...

Council hosts Manga workshop for Youth Week

March 24, 2017Posted in: Community, Events
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If you know the difference between Goku and Gohan, an upcoming workshop at Bowral Library may be for you! To help celebrate National Youth Week, Council’s Library services team is hosting a free Manga Drawing Workshop on Wednesday 5 April 2017. Led by renowned artist and illustrator Matt Lin, the workshop will teach participants tips...

Road Rules Awareness Week

March 2, 2017Posted in: Events, Roads and Assets
 

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Road Safety Officer is reminding motorists and pedestrians to be extra vigilant on our roads during Road Rules Awareness Week. “Road Rules Awareness Week is the perfect opportunity for all drivers to reflect and improve on their driving habits,” Ms Lausz said. “Motorists, passengers, cyclists and pedestrians all have a shared responsibility...

Council gears up for 2017 Seniors Festival

February 24, 2017Posted in: Community, Events
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Photo by Adrian Flores

Wingecarribee Shire Council is gearing up for this year’s Seniors Festival with a variety of events being held from 3 to 12 March. Events include a free seniors cycling workshop presented by Rideability Cycle Education. Council’s Road Safety Officer Melanie Lausz explained that the workshop is perfect for seniors looking to brush up on their...

Helping Learner drivers become safer drivers

February 16, 2017Posted in: Events, Roads and Assets
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Teaching a young person to drive needn’t be a daunting task with a number of Council workshops and hands-on driving events designed to help parents of learner drivers prepare their teenagers for safer driving. Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Road Safety Officer, Melanie Lausz, said parents and supervisors of novice drivers have a crucial role to play...