Tagged: Community Event

Be drawn in to Council’s Community Art Project

May 25, 2020Posted in: Community, Events

Woman painting portrait

Wingecarribee Shire Council is inviting residents to participate in a community art project that will feature in Council’s Civic Centre Foyer Gallery. Council’s Cultural Development Officer, Erin Adams, explained the concept behind the project. “We’ve teamed up with a local artist to help residents create self-portraits in a paint by numbers effect,” she said. “Submit...

Expressions of Interest called for sculpture competition

February 3, 2020Posted in: Community, Environment, Events

Vessels of Change, © Heidi McGeoch

Wingecarribee Shire Council and the Southern Highlands Botanic Gardens are calling for expressions of interest from artists wishing to participate in this year’s Earth Hour celebrations. This year’s celebrations will include an inaugural Sculpture in the Gardens exhibition. Council’s Coordinator Environment and Health Systems Cecilia Kemp said the competition was designed to change the way...

Community Services Expo returns for 2018

September 28, 2018Posted in: Community, Events

Thomas-Andrew Baxter welcomes participants to the 2016 expo

Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to host the annual Wingecarribee Community Services Expo on Thursday 11 October from 10 am until 1 pm at Bowral Memorial Hall. Council’s Coordinator Community Development, Cath Brennan, explained that the Expo provides a unique opportunity for residents to discover the wide range of services and groups that contribute to...

Council awards funds to 59 community projects

June 28, 2018Posted in: Community

Kangaloon Hall

Service providers, schools, sports clubs and volunteer organisations are some of the local community groups set to receive crucial funding as part of Council’s 2018/19 Wingecarribee Community Assistance Scheme. A total of fifty nine local community projects totalling $129,200 were allocated funding as part of the annual Wingecarribee Community Assistance Scheme. Of the 59 grants...

Movies, concerts and exercise classes headline Seniors Festival

April 9, 2018Posted in: Community, Events

Celebrations for this year’s Seniors Festival are set to hit top gear as festivities enter the second week. Bowral’s Empire Cinema will be the venue of a movie screening of ‘Finding your feet’ on Tuesday 10 April which will be backed up by a Local History Tour at Bowral Library on Wednesday 11 April. This...