Majestic Ocean- Art Exhibition – An incredible new exhibition Majestic Ocean by the celebrated artist Arja Valimaki – runs until June 3 at Little Blowhole Art Bar.
Marshall Mount old time dance has been held every fortnight on Saturday evening since 1953, they are celebrating 65 years on May 19. Dance starts at 8pm, entry for adults is $10, children are $2, supper provided and live band to dance to. Ph 423771233 or 42561487.
Jamberoo Anglican Church annual Market Day, May 19, 9am-12pm. Pot plants, cakes, local produce, jewellery, craft items, etc. Children’s activities. Devonshire teas. All welcome.
Young Stars of the Future at Gerringong Town Hall on Sunday, May 20 from 2pm. The performance includes previous winners of the Gem Buck Award Stephanie Ryan, and Luca and Amelie Ziino, along with other talented young pianists and string players and a fine guitar duo. Members and children free, visitors $10.
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 from 9am–3pm at Black Beach. For stall bookings, phone 0457773063.
Blowhole Buskers Ukulele Group meet each Monday at Village Centre Blue Haven, 2-3pm beginners welcome. Thursday, North Kiama Neighbourhood Centre, 7–9pm.
Friday Friends is a non religious group of elderly that meet every Friday at Kiama Uniting Church from 9.30am-1pm. Linda 42321215.
Gerringong and District Seniors meet each Wednesday at Gerringong Town Hall, 9.30am for morning tea and a chat. Doreen Woods 42342268.
Kiama Central Precinct residents group meeting, 7pm, on the fourth Tuesday of the month. Joyce Wheatley Centre, Hindmarsh Park Kiama.
Kiama Jamberoo Community Music Assoc. runs a variety of musical groups. All groups play fortnightly either Wednesday or Thursday, 6.30pm at Jamberoo Chapel Soundspace, 11 Wyalla Rd, Jamberoo. Email KJcommunitymusic@bigpond.com or call 0488549838.
Kiama Evening View Club meet the fourth Wednesday each month at Kiama Leagues Club at 6.30pm. Betty 4237 7770.
Kiama Pipe Band practises on Wednesdays 7–9pm at the Uniting Church Hall, Manning St. Kiama. John Kenny 0434989253.
Kiama Group of Knitters Guild NSW Inc meet on third Saturday of the month at Kiama Uniting Church, 1.30pm. Sue 42321798
The Kiama Quilters Guild meet each Wednesday from 10am-2pm in the Joyce Wheatley Hall, Hindmarsh Park. Call 0409043923 or 0427655052.
The Kiama Spinners, Weavers & Embroiderers Inc meet each Tuesday at the Coachhouse Gallery, Farmer Street, Kiama, 9.15am-12pm.
Kiama U3A @ North Kiama Community Centre, Meeham Drive. Monday talks program 2-4pm.
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.
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.
Sing Australia Kiama meets every Wednesdays @ 7.30 pm. Fun packed & harmonious. Contact Rick 0439453107.
Women’s Health Service, Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District: Free Well Women’s Clinics providing free pap smears, health advice and information about women’s health issues. Call 1300 792 755 to book appointment. To speak with a Women’s Health Nurse 0477 723 421.
Parkinson’s Support Kiama is a new group formed to support those in our community living with or caring for someone with Parkinson’s disease. We meet on the fourth Tuesday of the month in the Kiama Leagues Club Snack Bar from 10.15-11.30am. We share what helps us in our daily lives, have guests like a Parkinson’s nurse come and answer questions and help us navigate our way through the system. We also explore the latest research and medications. Find us on Facebook “Parkinson’s Support Kiama”, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or ring Lesley on 0416219364 for information.
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