The start of February marks the time when education facilities and organisations return from the summer break to begin another busy year. Not doubt it’s a time when plans for upcoming events for 2019 will be discussed and confirmed. Welcome back everyone.
Call in to Anderson Park for the Young & Region Farmers Market this Saturday. The markets are held in the shady environs of the park, with a tasty array of goods as well as plants and other items.
The Uniting Church Monthly Markets follow on Saturday February 9 where you’ll find plants, vegetables, candles, jewellery, hand made cards, honey, soap, books and many other items at their hall and grounds.
Boorowa Makers and Growers Community Markets will be held on Saturday February 23. The markets are held in the old courthouse grounds and there are always wonderful items to purchase.
All the markets offer fresh local produce.
Take 5 on Friday is soon to make a return to the Hilltops Library Young Branch, with the first concert of the series set to start on February 8.
The 2019 series opens with local poet and raconteur Jim Lamb.
Chinese New Year
The Young & District Multicultural Association is holding a Chinese New Year event at the Chinese Tribute Garden on February 9.
Those attending are asked to bring food, rugs, chairs and sunscreen. Enjoy a picnic or use the barbeque facilities.
Family Duck Day
The Georgina Josephine Foundation will host another Family Duck Day at Young Aquatic Centre on February 17.
Bring the whole family, because there really is something for everyone to do!
Young Dressage Association
Entries are open for the Young Dressage Association’s first official competition. The event will be held on February 17 at tje Bendick Murrell grounds.
Two Festivals in March
March is a busy month in Hilltops with two festivals taking place. Jugiong has the writers’ festival over the weekend of March 23/24 while Young is making ready for a multicultural event, the Lambing Flat Chinese Festival on March 30.
International Women’s Day
Boorowa will host the popular International Women’s Day this year on March 10. A stimulating program with great speakers is promised.
Ongoing- Burrangong Gallery, Young Visitor Information Centre, open daily, featuring works by Tumut artist, Geoff Naylor.
February 2 – Young & Region Farmers Market, Anderson Park, Lovell Street, 9am to 12noon.
February 8 – Take 5 on Friday, Hilltops Library, Young from 12.30pm to 1pm.
February 9 – Uniting Church Monthly Markets, Uniting Church Hall and Grounds, Crn Lynch and Cloete Streets, 9am to 12noon. More details 6382 1519.
February 9 – Young District Multicultural Association celebrated Chinese New Year, Chinese Tribute Garden, Pitstone Road, Young 4.30pm to 7.30pm.
February 16 – Young & Region Farmers Market, Anderson Park off Lovell Street, 9am to 12noon.
February 17 – Young Dressage Association first official event for 2019, Bendick Murrell Grounds. All welcome.
February 23 – Boorowa Makers and Growers Community Market, Old Court House Grounds, 9am to 1pm.