Kiama community calendar

SOUL FOOD: Renowned Kiama artist, Ken Tucker, has a solo exhibition at the Art Bar until the end of September.
SOUL FOOD: Renowned Kiama artist, Ken Tucker, has a solo exhibition at the Art Bar until the end of September.

EVENTS

One of Kiama's most celebrated and awarded artist's Ken Tucker is showing at the Art Bar throughout September. In his first solo show, Ken has drawn inspiration from one his favourite bands, The Beatles. The exhibition is titled "For the Benefit of Mr K" and it will hang until September 29.

The 140th anniversary of the Uniting Church at Jamberoo will be celebrated with a special service at 10am, on Sunday, September 22, followed by a light lunch. Hymnsing will be held at the Uniting Church Fellowship Centre in Kiama at 2pm, followed by afternoon tea.

Kendalls Beach will host a volleyball event on September 20-22. All levels welcome. For more information, contact www.beachvolleyball.com.au

MARKETS

The Kiama Farmers' Market is held every Wednesday in Coronation Park at Surf Beach from 2pm-5pm.

Kiama Seaside Markets are on the third Sunday of the month from 9am-3pm at Black Beach. Includes arts, crafts and collectables. Stall bookings: 0457 773 063.

Kiama Makers and Growers Markets are on the fourth Saturday of the month at Black Beach from 9am-2pm. A 'make it, bake it, grow it, sew it market'. Phone 4232 0464 for stall bookings.

Jamberoo Village Markets take place on the last Sunday of each month 9am-2pm, in Reid Park, Jamberoo. Includes art, craft, collectables and bric-a-brac. For stall bookings, contact Vivienne on 0402 101 343.

Gerringong Markets are on the third Saturday of the month at Gerringong Town Hall and neighbouring park, 8.30am-1.30pm. For stall bookings, call Jeff Quine 4234.1408, 0439-841-434. Enquiries: jpquine@bigpond.com

GROUPS

Blowhole Buskers Ukulele Group meet each Monday at Village Centre Blue Haven: 2-3pm, beginners welcome. Thursday - North Kiama Neighbourhood Centre: 7-9pm. New members welcome.

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 the month in the meeting room next to Ss Peter and Paul Church, Manning St. Kiama, 7pm. Denise 0408 360 034.

Friday Friends is a non religious group of elderly that meet each Friday at the Kiama Uniting Church from 9.30am-1pm. Morning tea, lunch, activities and great friendship are shared. Everyone welcome with bus services provided. Linda 4232 1215.

Friends of Blue Haven Aged Care meet the first Monday of the month, 2pm, Blue Haven dining room.

Gerringong and District Seniors meet each Wednesday at the Gerringong Town Hall at 9.30am for morning tea and a chat. Details, phone secretary Doreen Woods on 4234 2268.

Gerringong Red Cross meets 1.30pm on the first Thursday of the month in the RSL Hall Gerringong, 4234 1484.

Illawarra Breast Cancer survivors meet on the second Tuesday of each month at Ss Peter & Paul Catholic Church Hall, Manning St. Kiama, 10am-12pm. Moira 4234 0324.

Jamberoo Red Cross meet the second Tuesday of the month, 10.30am, School of Arts Hall. Bingo is on the third Thursday of the month, 10.30am, Club Jamberoo. We hold a stall at Jamberoo Market in the park on the last Sunday of the month. Call Barbara 4236 0430.

Jamberoo CWA meets on the 4th Thursday of the month at 10am at the Jamberoo Youth Hall. All welcome.

Jamberoo Valley Ratepayers and Residents Assoc. provides an open forum for all matters affecting the residents, property owners, tenants, lessees and business owners in Jamberoo village and valley. The Association meets the first Tuesday of every month at Club Jamberoo (Jamberoo Bowling Club) 7.30-8.30pm.

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