Celebrating Book Week 2023, nurturing the love of reading

September 1, 2023Posted in: Community

Librarian reading to a class of school kids in the library

Over 1500 students have passed through our library’s doors in the last month and even more are expected to visit in celebration of Book Week 2023 which has been extended to 5 weeks across Wingecarribee Public Libraries. It’s been an opportunity to foster the love of reading with the younger members of our community with...

Creative opportunity for Hill Top youths

July 28, 2023Posted in: Community

Picture of young adults playing musical instruments

After receiving concerns from residents of Hill Top about the youth in their community being bored and lacking activities, Council and community organisations collaborated to find a solution. They also recognised the potential to rejuvenate the Hill Top Community Centre and use it as a means of connecting the young people in the area. In...

Back with a bang for July School Holidays

June 23, 2023Posted in: Community, Events

A group of kids skateboarding

Back with a bang, our Fun ‘Da’ Mental youth panel in conjunction with Wingecarribee Shire Council have come up with some great free activities to keep your kids and teens busy these July school holidays, from Monday 3rd July 2023 to Friday 14th July 2023. Young people who are into skateboarding or wanting to learn...

Council to host HSC Study Sessions with a difference

September 29, 2022Posted in: Community, Delivering, Events

Wingecarribee Shire Council is inviting Year 12 students preparing for their end of year exams to join them for a different quality study option. Council’s Library Services and Community Development Teams have joined forces to host a series of HSC Study Sessions starting early October. The week-long program will allow Year 12 students to have...

Council launches youth music competition

November 4, 2020Posted in: Community, Events

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...