Hillary-Ocean to Sky
Wednesday, June 16: Narooma Kinema at 7pm
A multi-international award winning Australian film about Edmund Hillary, one of the the first climbers confirmed to have reached the summit of Mount Everest will have a one night only screening and Q&A session with the filmmaker, Michael Dillon.
Friday, June 18 - Sunday, June 20: Milton/Mollymook/Ulladulla
The countdown is on to StoryFest, a celebration of the written word in a showcase of more than 40 artists across 30 events. The line-up promises to engage and entertain audiences keen to get out and support Australian artists.
Read more about the shortlisted entries in the storytelling competition here.
Tickets are on sale at www.storyfest.org.au.
Sunday, June 20: Soul Tribe Studio, Catalina
Sing from the soul with Merrilyn Simmons this weekend to celebrate the winter solstice, the shortest day of the year. Songs will be short, sweet, joyful and taught by ear. Suitable for anyone who sings in the shower, car, on the bike or in the moment. This is a free event with no bookings required.
Tuesday, June 22 - Thursday, June 24: Carroll College, Broulee
Carroll College students will be performing in the school production "Strictly Ballroom", a romantic comedy telling the story of an Australian ballroom dancer, Scott Hastings. Scott's steps are not Strictly Ballroom but he finds a new dance partner in Fran, who encourages him not to live a life in fear.
Students have been working extremely hard, and are putting together something truly magical.
Tickets are $15 and can be purchased from the front office of the school. Please come and support your local community.
To see a preview of the performance, check out our story here.
Wednesday, 23 June (Moruya Library) and Thursday, 24 June (Batemans Bay Library), 5.30pm
Join former political journalist and foreign correspondent Chris Hammer as he talks about his award-winning crime fiction books Scrublands, Silver and Trust. The event is free event but bookings required online here or by calling the library.
Saturday, June 26: Milton Theatre, 7.15pm
The James Morrison Quartet will perform for one night only, an exceptional opportunity to experience one of Australia's most talented and versatile jazz musicians. Read more here.
Every Thursday and Saturday, 64 Queen Street, Moruya, 10am-2pm
The Moruya Branch of the Country Women's Association (CWA) will be open as usual this month with both the tearooms and handicraft shop. Head in and check out the winter items in the shop then into the tearooms for a cuppa and a chat with the lovely ladies from CWA.
Saturday Creative Sessions
Second Saturday of every month until December, 2021: Local artists have teamed up with the Bas to share their skills with the community at hands-on creative workshops.
10 July: Art of wire with Andrea Warren
14 August: Twined basketry with Ruby Berry
11 September: Upcycling books with steampunk with Carmel Cox
Saturday Sessions are $120 to cover costs and are being run as a trial until December. To book, visit https://thebas.com.au/public-programs/. For more information phone Ms Carmichael on 4474 1061.
Tuesday, June 8 - Tuesday, July 13: Anglican Church Hall Batemans Bay at 1.30pm to 3.30pm
Community Life Batemans Bay is running a six-week Grief and Loss program, a free service for those in the community who are having difficulty in coming to terms with the loss of a loved one.
The group provides a facilitated opportunity to meet with others who are going through the grieving process.
The nature of grieving and the way it can affect our lives and relationships will be explored.
To attend, contact Helen Barbic on 4472 8949.