SOUTHERN Highlands Woodies monthly meeting at Charlton Hall, rear of HarbisonCare, Burradoo, from 9am with show and tell of members’ recent works from 11am. President’s Challenge item this month is a lidded box. Short monthly meeting from 12.30pm followed by a demonstration of wood turning techniques by Doug Midgley. Newcomers welcome. Details: Martin, 0418 658 601.
SOUTHERN Highlands’ group welcomes everyone to join a relaxed, happy singing group for a fun time, 7-9pm, in the Uniting Church Hall, corner Bendooley and Boolwey streets in Bowral. Details: Carol, 0427 834 302.
MEETS fourth Tuesday monthly at Uniting Church Hall in Mittagong, 10.30am-12.30pm, to knit shawls for patients in the Fistula Hospital in Africa. Morning tea available for a gold coin donation. Details: Jeanette, 4889 4129.
Wingecarribee Family Support
AGM?at 2 Holmhale St, Bowral from 4pm to 5pm. Details: 4862 1777.
Queen St Hub open day
FIND out about activities and support services at the Moss Vale Senior Citizens and Community Centre in Queen St with members from 14 groups, check out the Community Garden next door, hear Fair Trading explain scams, and learn about rewards of volunteering from Jacqui Page. Details: Wingecarribee Volunteer Centre, 4869 4617.
Blue Light Disco
DRESS to impress for this special Halloween event from 4pm to 6.30pm at Mittagong RSL. Entry is $5 per child to 14; parents/children under four free.
War and the media
A ONE-DAY conference presented by UNSW with Friends of the Wingecarribee Libraries, hosted by Associate Professor Ian Bickerton (School of Humanities UNSW) with author and journalist Dr Christopher Kremmer and Walkley award-winning journalist Louise Williams. Analyse the media’s role in the evolution of international wars, investigate the extent to which media influence decision-making on military interventions, and how government officials seek to influence public opinion. At the Henrietta Rose Room in Bowral from 9.30am. Tickets: $60 includes lunch. morning/afternoon tea. RSVP October 29. Details: 4862 2387 or email [email protected]论坛
Melanoma support group
MEETS first Monday monthly at Mittagong RSL Club, Bessemer St from 7pm, for patients, carers and interested people. Search ‘Southern Highlands Melanoma Support Group’ on Facebook or email [email protected]苏州美甲美睫培训学校
Red Cross Cup Lunch
AUSTRALIAN Red Cross Moss Vale/Berrima annual Melbourne Cup lunch and fashion parade: see the race and fashions from Whytes. Cost: $35pp. Lucky door prize, best hat prizes and a great raffle. Proceeds to the Syrian Disaster Appeal. Bookings: Jenny, 4868 1424 or Zelda, 4868 1813.
TURN t-shirts into carry bags and greeting cards into gift boxes at this free two-hour workshop at the Highlands Community Centre, 22 Bendooley St, Bowral, 10am-noon. Places are limited, call Veronica, 4862 1122.
TURN jars into vases and pants or PJs into tubular scarves or beanies at this free two-hour workshop at the Highlands Community Centre, 22 Bendooley St, Bowral, 10am-noon. Places are limited, call Veronica, 4862 1122.
Korina Valentine fundraiser
COCKTAIL party at the Mittagong RSL Club for Korina, who earlier this year contracted the bacterial infection ‘Toxic Shock Syndrome’ and is now a quadriplegic. Funds raised to go to the purchase of specialised mobility aids. Tickets: $80 each, from the Club. Phone: 4872 6700.
St Paul’s Community Fair
ON Garrett St, Moss Vale, from 10.30am to 3.30pm with market stalls, lucky balloons, laser tag, games theatre, cakes and food, petting zoo, art and photo show, all-day entertainment, face-painting, show bags, hamster balls, jumping castle, cupcake decorating, lucky dips, raffles and more.
SUPPORT group meets with two speakers, Dr Smith and Parkinson’s Australia CEO Steve Sant. Wendy is also taking bookings for the Christmas lunch at the Farmgate Restaurant at Fitzroy Inn, Mittagong (December 8). Lunch RSVP: 4869 5146. Meeting queries: Reg, 4862 3077.
BOOK now for a Justice of the Peace (JP) training session at Pepperfield House, 8 Wiseman Rd, Bowral, from 12.30pm for a 1pm start until 4pm. Minimum charge for materials and refreshments. All Southern Highlands JPs are invited to learn the various changes within the new AG Handbook updated in 2014. Topics include certifying electronic documents, going through the updated jurat for statutory declarations, the vexed issue of witnessing powers of attorney, certifying proof of life documents and more. Details: Paul, 0414 256 066 or John, 0418 215 379.
Rescued and Revived
A RECYCLED fashion fair in support of White Ribbon Day at the Presbyterian Church hall on Bendooley St, Bowral, from 10am to 4pm. Designer and up-market labels at $5 and $10 a piece, all sizes. Donations can be left at Southern Highland News, 28 Wingecarribee St, Bowral, 9am-5pm weekdays. Queries: Barbara, 0423 748 948.
Consumer scams and rights
NSW Department of Fair Trading seminar from 10am to 12.30pm at the Highlands Youth Hub on Park Rd, Bowral. Be aware of scams and know your shopping rights. Book: Veronica, 4862 1122.
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