School Holiday Fun
A Harden based initiative will see school children learn sculpting from Bill the Bastard memorial statue creator Carl Valerius on July 15. It’s part of an “Imaginarius” workshop series for children and bookings are on 0427 864 320, There are many other school holiday programs offered in the region, with Jugiong’s Yard Studio offering drawing classes, Boorowa and Young libraries with various activities and Young’s Southern Cross Cinema and the PCYC also offering regular holiday programs. Hilltops Hub also has story time on July 12.
Christmas in July
In many centres Christmas in July is a regular tradition, and you’ll find a number of these events in the Hilltops region later in the month. Harden Murrumburrah Line Dancers have a free luncheon and entertainment for those living in the area who are 55 years and over, an annual event held at the Harden Bowling Club. This year it is on July 24 from 10.30am to 3pm. At Boorowa, the Ex-Services Club have a Neil Diamond Tribute Show and dinner at 7pm, with more details on 6385 3338. In Young there’s a Christmas in July concert at the library.
Young’s Burrangong Gallery has a jam-packed exhibition this month showcasing the talents of art students from Young High School.
Visual arts and photography students from all years have works on display and there’s a great variety of art to enjoy. Please come up and see.
A musician who moved to Young less than a year ago is this week’s guest artist at Take 5 on Friday. Valerie Ward is a singer and guitarist who enjoys easy listening and country songs.
Ongoing Daily – “Aspire”, Young High School students’ exhibition at Burrangong Gallery. All welcome.
Friday 6 – Take 5 on Friday, Valerie Ward, Young Library, 12.30pm to 1pm, bring coffee, lunch and friends. Free, all welcome.
Saturday 7 – Young Regional Farmers Market, Anderson Park, 9am to 12noon, buy goods fresh from the producer.
Saturday 7 – Two Floristry Workshops at Clifton House & Gardens, from 12noon. Bookings required, all materials provided.
July 13 – Uniting Church Markets, Uniting Church hall and grounds, Crn Lynch and Cloete Streets, 8am onwards.
July 14 – Harness Racing, Young Paceway, Murringo/Boorowa Road, night meeting. Free.
July 15 – Sculping Workshop, Old Court House Harden Murrumburrah, Albury Street, 1pm to 5pm
July 20 – Young Hospital Auxiliary Soup Day, Young Town Hall, $12 your choice of soup, bread, slice with tea and coffee.
July 20 — Funny Woman Fiona O’Loughlin “Gap Year” performance at Young Services Club. Cost $39, book now.
July 24 — Harden Murrumburrah Line Dancers’ luncheon, Harden Bowling Club from 10.30am. RSVP by July 17, to Una West 6386 2295.
July 27 — A Day for the Blokes at Boorowa, Boorowa Recreation Club Auditorium, 6pm to 8pm. Bookings 63853224.
July 28 — 2.5 hour Chunky Knitting Workshop At Studio 2 Harden Road Jugiong with Samantha Longmore.
July 28 – Boorowa Makers and Growers Market, old Courthouse Grounds, Marsden Street Boorowa, 9am to 2pm