Business owners are invited to embrace the sponsorship opportunities of the 69th National Cherry Festival. The event attracts wide media interest and big crowds to the town and region. Please phone 6382 3394 for more details.
If you can knit, crochet, felt, sew, weld, pot, fashion macramé or just be creative you are invited to enter the Irish Woolfest ‘Beanie, Beret & Tea Cosy’ competition. Entries close Friday September 21 with enquiries to Lyn on 0427 900 313.
Long Table Lunch
Fast becoming one of the Hilltops region’s most popular events, the Cherry Blossom Long Table Lunch will be held for the fifth time this year and tickets are now on sale. The event attracts visitors from Sydney, Canberra and other locations and has a strong local following. More details on 6382 3394 or at visithilltopsregion.com.au
When trouble hits and all else fails the Young Community Chest organisation stands ready to assist. It’s with this brief that those behind the group welcome a fundraising trivia night on August 4. Book your table of eight. Cost is $20. Organisers of this event are Young’s bowling, tennis and squash clubs. Book your tickets on 6382 1112.
Cherry Queen and King Competition
Entrants are still sought for the Cherry Queen and King Competition. If you are over 18 years, live in the Hilltops region and want to help your community, why not find out more. Information packs are available from Young Visitor Information Centre or phone 6382 3394 for more details. Please consider your involvement in this key festival event this year.
Writers at the Ready
Beginning and experienced writers all qualify to take part in the Writers Workshop being conducted by former local Kathryn Coughran early next month. The workshop is organised by the Lambing Flat Fellowship of Australian Writers and sponsored by the Young District Arts Council. More details on 6382 1886.
August is full of promise with events being held right across the region. Charity, art, sport, writing, information workshops, movies, markets are all planned. Please call in and pick up your August events flier at Young Visitor Information Centre or find more on visithilltopsregion.com.au
August 3 – Take 5 on Friday, Young Library, 12.30pm to 1pm, All welcome.
August 4 – Young & Region Farmers Market, Anderson Park from 9am.
August 4 – Writers’ Workshop, Young Services Club, bookings at Young Library 6382 1886.
August 4 – Trivia in the Chest, Young Bowling Club, 7pm to 7.30pm, raising funds for Community Chest. Phone 821112.
August 9 – Charity Film Night, “Lady in the Van” Southern Cross Cinema, 7pm, Homeless Week.