Category: Events

Mayor launches Christmas Giving Tree

November 27, 2020Posted in: Community, Events
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Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Duncan Gair has today launched Council’s annual Christmas Giving Tree Appeal. “With the festive season just weeks away, we’re asking residents to share in the spirit of Christmas and donate to the less fortunate,” he said. Speaking from the Civic Centre launch the Mayor said non-perishable food items and gifts for...

Put secondhand first at this year’s Garage Sale Trail

November 17, 2020Posted in: Community, Events
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vinyl records on table with Garage Sale Trail sign

Wingecarribee Shire Council is encouraging residents to put second hand first by shopping the Garage Sale Trail this weekend. Now in its tenth year, Garage Sale Trail is the nation’s biggest weekend of garage sales and one of Australia’s largest community events with over 400,000 people expected to participate across 16,000 garage sales nationally. New...

NAIDOC Week on show at community exhibition

November 11, 2020Posted in: Events
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NAIDOC Flag Raising 2016

Wingecarribee Shire Council and the local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community are inviting residents to join them as they celebrate this year’s rescheduled NAIDOC Week activities. A two-day Community Exhibition starting Friday 13 November at the Bowral Memorial Hall will be the centerpiece of this year’s scaled back celebrations. Council’s Aboriginal Community Development Officer...

Council launches youth music competition

November 4, 2020Posted in: Community, Events
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young girl with guitar jumping with joy

Wingecarribee Shire Council is helping local artists take their career to the next level with the Create and Celebrate youth music competition. Council’s Youth Liaison Officer Michelle Williams said the competition provides young people with an opportunity to gain experience and learn more about the music industry. “We’re seeking performers, bands, acoustic, solo and instrumental...

Arts Trail maps now available

October 13, 2020Posted in: Community, Events

Three ladies smiling, standing in front of colourful abstract artwork

Wingecarribee Shire Council is encouraging residents to pick up their free map and start planning for this year’s Southern Highlands Arts Trail. Council’s Cultural Development Officer Erin Adams said this year’s Art Trail presents a unique set of challenges but the personal safety of artists, residents and visitors remains a top priority. “We’ve developed a...