Wollondilly Shire Council Events http://www.wollondilly.nsw.gov.au/home/events/ Together Arts Exhibition http://www.wollondilly.nsw.gov.au/home/events/together-arts-exhibition/?date=2017-05-25 <p>Wollondilly Shire Council will celebrate National Reconciliation Week with the launch of the Together Arts Exhibition at 10am Thursday 25 May at the Wollondilly Shire Hall.</p> <p>Together Arts is an annual exhibition which brings primary and secondary students from across the Shire together to create art works that represent the theme of reconciliation. The project provides a valuable learning opportunity to celebrate unity and reconciliation with the local Aboriginal community.</p> <p>This year the theme for National Reconciliation Week is “Let’s take the next step” which asks all Australians to reflect on our national identity, and the place of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories, cultures and rights in our nation’s story.</p> <p>The 3 day exhibition is open Thursday 25 May and Friday 26 May from 10am to 3pm and Saturday 27 May from 9am to 12pm. Everyone is welcome and entry is FREE.</p> <p>For more information please contact Council’s Community Projects &amp; Events Team on 4677 1100 or <a href="mailto:events@wollondilly.nsw.gov.au">events@wollondilly.nsw.gov.au</a>  </p> <p> </p> Mon, 15 May 2017 15:54:07 +1000 http://www.wollondilly.nsw.gov.au/home/events/together-arts-exhibition/?date=2017-05-25 Smart Shire Summit http://www.wollondilly.nsw.gov.au/home/events/smart-shire-summit/?date=2017-05-25 <p>The Australian Government recently announced a $50 million Smart Cities and Suburbs Program to accelerate digital transformation across Australia. As a result Wollondilly Shire Council is working towards developing a Smart Shire Strategy.</p> <p>We want to hear from the community about what digital initiatives they value and what initiatives they would like to see in Wollondilly in the future.</p> <p>Council recently launched an online survey that the community can complete to give feedback, but we are also asking any community members interested to register to participate in our Smart Shire Summit on the 25<sup>th</sup> May 2017. The aim of the summit is to bring together any interested parties to have a robust discussion about digital initiatives in Wollondilly. You can find out more information about the Summit and register at <a href="http://www.engage.wollondilly.nsw.gov.au/">www.engage.wollondilly.nsw.gov.au</a></p> <p>Alternatively, if you can’t attend the Summit in person, we will be live streaming it so you can watch it from the comfort of your own home and provide input in real time.</p> <p>We want everyone’s help to become a Smart Shire!</p> <p>Council is taking feedback until the 2nd of June 2017.</p> Thu, 18 May 2017 13:48:14 +1000 http://www.wollondilly.nsw.gov.au/home/events/smart-shire-summit/?date=2017-05-25 Together Arts Exhibition http://www.wollondilly.nsw.gov.au/home/events/together-arts-exhibition/?date=2017-05-27 <p>Wollondilly Shire Council will celebrate National Reconciliation Week with the launch of the Together Arts Exhibition at 10am Thursday 25 May at the Wollondilly Shire Hall.</p> <p>Together Arts is an annual exhibition which brings primary and secondary students from across the Shire together to create art works that represent the theme of reconciliation. The project provides a valuable learning opportunity to celebrate unity and reconciliation with the local Aboriginal community.</p> <p>This year the theme for National Reconciliation Week is “Let’s take the next step” which asks all Australians to reflect on our national identity, and the place of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories, cultures and rights in our nation’s story.</p> <p>The 3 day exhibition is open Thursday 25 May and Friday 26 May from 10am to 3pm and Saturday 27 May from 9am to 12pm. Everyone is welcome and entry is FREE.</p> <p>For more information please contact Council’s Community Projects &amp; Events Team on 4677 1100 or <a href="mailto:events@wollondilly.nsw.gov.au">events@wollondilly.nsw.gov.au</a>  </p> <p> </p> Wed, 17 May 2017 14:52:22 +1000 http://www.wollondilly.nsw.gov.au/home/events/together-arts-exhibition/?date=2017-05-27 Mayoral Charity Hoedown http://www.wollondilly.nsw.gov.au/home/events/mayoral-charity-hoedown/?date=2017-06-02 <p><img class="leftAlone" title="" src="http://www.wollondilly.nsw.gov.au/assets/IMAGE/Events/_resampled/ResizedImage490698-Hoedown.JPG" alt="Hoedown" width="490" height="698"></p> Mon, 15 May 2017 15:51:24 +1000 http://www.wollondilly.nsw.gov.au/home/events/mayoral-charity-hoedown/?date=2017-06-02 5 Ways to Wellbeing Information Session http://www.wollondilly.nsw.gov.au/home/events/5-ways-to-wellbeing-information-session/?date=2017-06-28 <p style="text-align: left;" align="center">Wollondilly Shire Council will be holding a number of information sessions in the coming months aimed at young people and/or their parents.</p> <p>The sessions are aimed at increasing awareness about wellbeing in the community and to give young people the skills to help them identify issues and seek support. All sessions will include input from local services and young people living in the area. Residents are invited to attend some or all of the sessions.</p> <p> Sessions will be facilitated by Industry Professionals and may include panelists for group discussions.</p> <p>The theme of this session is <strong>GIVE</strong> - <em>your time, words and presence</em></p> <p>What’s involved?</p> <ul><li>Benefits of volunteering- having fun, meeting new friends, it can even help with your future career</li> <li>How to get started</li> <li>What is available in the community</li> <li>Can’t find what you are interested in? How to start something new</li> </ul><p>Light supper will be provided.</p> <p>Lucky door prizes.</p> <p>Please contact Council’s Community Project Officer Sharon Hartnett on 02 4677 9613 or email <a href="mailto:youth@wollondilly.nsw.gov.au">youth@wollondilly.nsw.gov.au</a> to RSVP.</p> Thu, 18 May 2017 14:01:06 +1000 http://www.wollondilly.nsw.gov.au/home/events/5-ways-to-wellbeing-information-session/?date=2017-06-28 5 Ways to Wellbeing Information Session http://www.wollondilly.nsw.gov.au/home/events/5-ways-to-wellbeing-information-session-2/?date=2017-07-26 <p>Wollondilly Shire Council will be holding a number of information sessions in the coming months aimed at young people and/or their parents.</p> <p>The sessions are aimed at increasing awareness about wellbeing in the community and to give young people the skills to help them identify issues and seek support. All sessions will include input from local services and young people living in the area. Residents are invited to attend some or all of the sessions.</p> <p>Sessions will be facilitated by Industry Professionals and may include panellists for group discussions.</p> <p>The theme of this session is <strong>Keep Learning</strong>- <em>Embrace new experiences</em>.</p> <p>What’s involved?</p> <ul><li>Viewing ‘Embrace the documentary’</li> <li>Learn about embracing how unique we all are</li> <li>Learn about nutrition and setting realistic goals about how we look</li> <li>Learn about body image, eating disorders, depression and anxiety caused by body image issues.</li> <li><strong>Please note</strong> <em>- Embrace the Documentary is targeted at Young Women</em></li> </ul><p>Light supper will be provided.</p> <p>Lucky door prizes.</p> <p>Please contact Council’s Community Project Officer Sharon Hartnett on 02 4677 9613 or email <a href="mailto:youth@wollondilly.nsw.gov.au">youth@wollondilly.nsw.gov.au</a> to RSVP. </p> Thu, 18 May 2017 14:11:52 +1000 http://www.wollondilly.nsw.gov.au/home/events/5-ways-to-wellbeing-information-session-2/?date=2017-07-26 Macarthur Disability Expo http://www.wollondilly.nsw.gov.au/home/events/macarthur-disability-expo/?date=2017-08-14 <p><img class="leftAlone" title="" src="http://www.wollondilly.nsw.gov.au/assets/Uploads/_resampled/ResizedImage518746-Disability-Expo.JPG" alt="Disability Expo" width="518" height="746"></p> Tue, 14 Feb 2017 10:46:01 +1100 http://www.wollondilly.nsw.gov.au/home/events/macarthur-disability-expo/?date=2017-08-14 5 Ways to Wellbeing Information Session http://www.wollondilly.nsw.gov.au/home/events/5-ways-to-wellbeing-information-session-3/?date=2017-08-23 <p>Wollondilly Shire Council will be holding a number of information sessions in the coming months aimed at young people and/or their parents.</p> <p>The sessions are aimed at increasing awareness about wellbeing in the community and to give young people the skills to help them identify issues and seek support. All sessions will include input from local services and young people living in the area. Residents are invited to attend some or all of the sessions.</p> <p>Sessions will be facilitated by Industry Professionals and may include panellists for group discussions.</p> <p>The theme of this session is <strong>Be Active </strong>- <em>Do what you can. Enjoy what you do</em></p> <p>What’s involved?</p> <ul><li>Meet West Tigers players and take part in a fun, activity session with them</li> <li>Hear how the players stay active</li> <li>Hear some helpful tips and tricks for being healthy</li> <li>Find out what is available in the area to stay active</li> </ul><p>Light supper will be provided.</p> <p>Lucky door prizes. </p> <p>Please contact Council’s Community Project Officer Sharon Hartnett on 02 4677 9613 or email <a href="mailto:youth@wollondilly.nsw.gov.au">youth@wollondilly.nsw.gov.au</a> to RSVP. </p> Thu, 18 May 2017 14:57:42 +1000 http://www.wollondilly.nsw.gov.au/home/events/5-ways-to-wellbeing-information-session-3/?date=2017-08-23 5 Ways to Wellbeing Information Session http://www.wollondilly.nsw.gov.au/home/events/5-ways-to-wellbeing-information-session-4/?date=2017-09-27 <p>Wollondilly Shire Council will be holding a number of information sessions in the coming months aimed at young people and/or their parents.</p> <p>The sessions are aimed at increasing awareness about wellbeing in the community and to give young people the skills to help them identify issues and seek support. All sessions will include input from local services and young people living in the area. Residents are invited to attend some or all of the sessions.</p> <p>Sessions will be facilitated by Industry Professionals and may include panellists for group discussions.</p> <p>The theme of this session is <strong>Connect</strong> <em>-Talk and listen. Be there, feel connected</em></p> <p>What’s involved?</p> <ul><li>Find out what good relationships look like at home, and with friends</li> <li>Learn new skills and gain awareness of how we communicate</li> <li>Learn about supports available</li> <li>Learn about positive relationships</li> </ul><p>Light supper will be provided.</p> <p>Lucky door prizes.</p> <p>Please contact Council’s Community Project Officer Sharon Hartnett on 02 4677 9613 or email <a href="mailto:youth@wollondilly.nsw.gov.au">youth@wollondilly.nsw.gov.au</a> to RSVP.</p> Thu, 18 May 2017 15:02:27 +1000 http://www.wollondilly.nsw.gov.au/home/events/5-ways-to-wellbeing-information-session-4/?date=2017-09-27 5 Ways to Wellbeing Information Session http://www.wollondilly.nsw.gov.au/home/events/5-ways-to-wellbeing-information-session-5/?date=2017-10-25 <p>Wollondilly Shire Council will be holding a number of information sessions in the coming months aimed at young people and/or their parents.</p> <p>The sessions are aimed at increasing awareness about wellbeing in the community and to give young people the skills to help them identify issues and seek support. All sessions will include input from local services and young people living in the area. Residents are invited to attend some or all of the sessions.</p> <p>Sessions will be facilitated by Industry Professionals and may include panelists for group discussions.</p> <p>The theme of this session is<strong> Take Notice</strong>- <em>Be mindful, appreciate the little things and savour the moment</em></p> <p>What’s involved?</p> <ul><li>Find out about mental wellbeing and the importance of being well both mentally and physically</li> <li>Learn how to recognise when you or someone close to you might need some support</li> <li>Find out where to get help</li> </ul><p>Light supper will be provided.</p> <p>Lucky door prizes.</p> <p>Please contact Council’s Community Project Officer Sharon Hartnett on 02 4677 9613 or email <a href="mailto:youth@wollondilly.nsw.gov.au">youth@wollondilly.nsw.gov.au</a> to RSVP.</p> Thu, 18 May 2017 15:11:47 +1000 http://www.wollondilly.nsw.gov.au/home/events/5-ways-to-wellbeing-information-session-5/?date=2017-10-25