Kiama Community Calendar

Rev head heaven: Gerringong Lions Club's  Motor Fest Car Show is on at at Michael Cronin Oval, Gerringong on Saturday.

Rev head heaven: Gerringong Lions Club's Motor Fest Car Show is on at at Michael Cronin Oval, Gerringong on Saturday.

EVENTS

The Gerringong Lions Club are holding a Motor Fest, Car Show at Michael Cronin Oval, Blackwood Street, Gerringong on Saturday, February 18, from 9am-1pm.

Summer & Spring Fashion Parade  with Stafford Fashions, will be held at the Kiama Uniting Church Fellowship Centre on Saturday, February 18, at 2pm. Up to 50 per cent off all garments. Entry of $5 includes  afternoon tea.

Stomping of the Grapes Festival - Crooked River Wines, Sat-Sun, February 18-19

Teachers  Music Concert, 45 Irvine Street, Kiama, Sunday, February 19, 2pm. This event is being held by the Music Teachers' Association of NSW Illawarra Branch.  Admission will be by voluntary donation. Afternoon tea provided, all are welcome to attend. As seating is limited, please advise of your intentions. Email illawarra@musicnsw.com.au or mobile 0438-098-347

MARKETS

The Kiama Farmers' Market is held every Wednesday in Coronation Park at Surf Beach from 3-6pm. 

Kiama Seaside Markets are on the third Sunday of the month (February 19), from 9am–3pm at Black Beach. 

Kiama Makers and Growers Markets is on the fourth Saturday of the month at Black Beach from 9am-2pm. 

Jamberoo Village Markets takes place on the last Sunday of each month in Reed Park, Jamberoo. 

Gerringong Markets is on the third Saturday of the month (February 18) at Gerringong Town Hall, 8am-1pm. 

GROUPS

Blowhole Buskers Ukulele Band meet Mondays in Blue Haven Village Centre at 2pm-3pm; and Kiama Uniting Church on Thursdays 7pm-9pm. Contact Sue 42321798

Compassionate Friends is a worldwide organisation for parents, siblings and grandparents who have lost a child in the family. The Kiama group meet on the first Thursday of every month in the meeting room next to Sts Peter and Paul church, Manning St, Kiama, at 7pm. Phone Denise for further details: 0408 360 034.

Fairness in Child Support meets on Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 7.30pm at Coniston Community Hall. Ring 0415 899 574 for details.

Friday Friends is a non religious group of elderly that meet every Friday at the Kiama Uniting Church from 9:30-1pm. Morning tea, lunch, activities and great friendship are shared. Everyone welcome with bus services provided. For more details phone Linda on 4232 1215

Friends of Blue Haven Aged Care meet the first Monday of each month at 2pm in the Dining Room of Blue Haven.

Gerringong Museum invites local primary schools  to visit our Museum in school time by  arrangement with us at 10 Belinda St. They suggest years 3 to 6.  Children  $3 each, no charge for teachers  with children. Contact  Helen, 4234 3914,  or Margaret, 4234 1127

Gerringong and District Seniors meet each Wednesday at the Gerringong Town Hall, They meet at 9.30am for morning tea and a chat. On the first Wednesday of the month they meet to discuss latest developments. The following week is for carpet bowls. There is usually a day coach trip on the third Wednesday and then bingo is played on the fourth Wednesday. For further details, phone secretary Doreen Woods on 4234 2268.

Gerringong Red Cross meetings are held on the first Thursday of each month at 1.30pm in the RSL hall on the corner of Fern and Belinda Streets Gerringong.

The Illawarra Breast Cancer survivors group meet on the second Tuesday of each month at Sts Peter & Paul Catholic Church Hall in Manning Street, Kiama from 10am to 12 noon. For further information contact Moira Telephone 4234 0324.

Jamberoo Red Cross meet the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 10.30am at the School of Arts Hall. We also hold Bingo on the third Thursday of the month at 10.30am at Club Jamberoo and we always have a stall at the Jamberoo markets in the park on the last Sunday of the month. Contact Barbara 4236 0430.

Kiama Bush Dance is run at the Kiama Community Centre, Hindmarsh Park on the second Thursday of the each month from 7.30pm-10pm.  Live music and all dances are taught and called. Admission is $5 ($3 concession). Details from Helen on 4297 5128.

Kiama Pipe Band is keen to talk to anyone interested in joining the band. The band practises on Wednesdays 7pm – 9pm at the Uniting Church Hall in Manning St. Kiama. Drop in for a chat or call John Kenny on 0434 989 253.

Kiama Group of Knitters Guild NSW Inc meet on third Saturday of the month at Kiama Uniting Church at 1.30pm. Contact Sue 42321798

Kiama Hospital Auxiliary meets on the first Wednesday of each month at 1.30pm in the Hunter Room at the hospital. Newcomers are welcome. Contact June Powell on 4233 1394.   

The Kiama Quilters Guild meet each Wednesday from 10am - 2pm in the Joyce Wheatley Hall, Hindmarsh Park. New members welcome. Please contact Robyn B on 0409043923 or Robyn J on 0427655052 for further information.

Kiama Toastmasters meets on the first and third Tuesday night of each month at Kiama Leagues Club from 7pm. Contact Noelene on 4232 2573 and Patricia on 4276 2227.

Kiama U3A  @ North Kiama Community Centre, Meeham Drive. Monday talks program 2pm to 4pm.  We have a wide range of extra classes, (extra fees on enrolment) Tai Chi/computing/twinkling toes/music & other special interests.

Illawarra Women’s Health Centre have various musical groups: drumming, ukulele, musical moments. For more information please phone 4255 6800 or look them up on Facebook,

Red Cross Kiama meetings take place at the Girl Guide Cottage on Collins Lane, Kiama (adjacent to Hindmarsh Park) on the first Friday of the month, starting at 1.30pm. If you are looking to join a friendly volunteer organisation and would like to support them in their fundraising efforts, contact vice-president Heidi Smith on 4232 2821.

Craft get-togethers at St Paul’s Church Hall, 17 Railway Avenue, Minnamurra. Tuesdays during school terms 9.30am to midday, bring your own craft project and do your own thing. Also first and third Wednesday nights (except Christmas holidays) a group for women in their teens and up  interested in scrap-booking, creative card making, boxes and more. Inquiries: 4232 2066.

Hymnsing at the Uniting Church Fellowship Centre will commence again on the fourth Sunday of the following months. If you have a favourite you would like us to sing please give Gail 42321630 or Reuben 42332490 a call. February 26, April 23, June 25, July 30, September 24, November 26.

Sing Australia a national singing group meets at the Kiama Community centre every Wednesday evening @ 7.30. Join us for a fun packed harmonious evening. For further information contact Rick on 0439433107

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