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Council to host Sustainability Festival

June 3, 2022Posted in: Community, Environment, Events

Marquee at outdoor festival. Two women posing for photo with Council branding.

Wingecarribee Shire Council is hosting an inaugural Wingecarribee Greener Footprint Fair on Saturday 25 June to inspire and connect residents with local sustainable living experts. The free family friendly event will take place between 11 am and 4 pm within the Old Town Hall and nearby Bendooley Precinct in Bowral. Council’s Manager of Environment and...

Bookings set to open for Seniors Festival

February 25, 2022Posted in: Community, Events

Mature lady looking excited

Bookings for Wingecarribee Shire Council’s 2022 Seniors Festival activities are set to open at 9 am Friday 4 March 2022. Council’s Director Corporate Strategy and Resourcing, Ms Carmel Foster urged prospective attendees to view the program ahead of the booking opening. “With over 60 events planned for this year’s festival, we’re confident we’ve got something...

Celebrating International Day of People with Disability

November 26, 2021Posted in: Community, Events

International Day of People with Disability branding

In recognition of International Day of People with Disability, Wingecarribee Shire Council will be launching an inclusive art exhibition on Friday 3 December 2021. The ‘Creating and Thriving’ exhibition showcases the artwork and skills of local artists with a lived experience of disability. Council’s Director Corporate Strategy and Resourcing, Ms Carmel Foster, explained the purpose...

Expressions of interest called for Seniors Festival

November 1, 2021Posted in: Community, Events

Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling for expressions of interest from community groups, businesses and organisations interested in hosting an event during the 2022 NSW Seniors Festival. The festival will run from 25 March to 3 April 2022. Council’s Director Corporate Strategy and Resourcing, Carmel Foster, explained the importance of the festival for our Shire’s seniors....

Julia Zemiro to host the Southern Highlands’ Koala Karaoke Party!

September 13, 2021Posted in: Environment, Events

Koala in tree with event branding over top

Wingecarribee Shire Council has combed the Southern Highlands for crooning koalas to join them in a world-first Koala Karaoke Party. The party will include an online community event featuring a Q+A with team members from the Southern Highlands Koala Conservation Project, results from the 2020 Koala Karaoke Bioacoustic Monitoring Survey and an online karaoke sing-a-long....