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Narooma Community Roundup March 21st

MACS 37th Open Easter Exhibition 2018 - On the Easter weekend Montague Art & Craft Society Inc (MACS) will hold its 37th Open Art Exhibition at Narooma Leisure Centre.

The Easter Art and Craft Exhibition has become an important event for Narooma and is an opportunity for the community and visitors to experience the talent in the area.

Opening night and announcement of prize-winners will be from 6pm on Thursday 29 March, and the exhibition will be open from 9am until 5pm on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

This is an opportunity for MACS members and other artists to showcase their skills and to perhaps win some of the $6000 total prize money. Narooma Oyster Festival have launched their campaign for the upcoming May 5th for the 2018 Oyster Festival. The Festival festival features live music all day Saturday, local culture, fresh produce, and the world’s best oysters - fresh from farmers across ALL of the local estuaries. They have cooking demos, shucking comps, free kids rides ALL day, wine tasting - a fantastic day out for any family or foodie! They also put on a free-for-all Friday night spectacular with fireworks, live bands, motorcycle motocross demonstration and great food stalls! Don't miss it - May 4th starting 6pm. The fabulous Kelly Eastwood will be MCing the cooking tent at the Narooma Oyster Festival. You will no doubt remember Kelly from the River Cottage Cooking School as well as her fantastic, new Bermagui venture Eastwood's Deli and Cooking School.

Rotary Narooma:

Last Thursday Rotary Narooma had 11 Rotarians and 12 guests at their meeting including Grahame Holland and his wife from the Rotary Club of Southport in the UK. They were able to present Grahame with a Club banner in recognition of his visit. Grahame said that he found our meeting to be most enjoyable and a lot of fun.

On Thursday they inducted our newest member, Geoff Robin to the Club.

Above: Welcome to Rotary narooma newest member, Geoff Robin. Geoff (2nd left) with Sandra Doyle, Ange Ulrichsen and President Bob.

They also heard from guest speaker, Paul Payten. Paul spoke about the South-East Forests and the need to preserve them. Paul is passionate about preserving the beauty of our forests and stopping logging.

Narooma CWA: The community is invited to fun and games at the CWA Narooma rooms at 96 Princes Hwy, Narooma on Thursday, March 22.

Dive into games of Yahtzee, Scrabble, Uno – it’s a chance to play all those games that need more than one player; Solitaire can get solitary after all. It’s a dose of fun and laughter, with good company followed by an afternoon tea. Entry is $5. If you can’t make the games afternoon, be sure to head to the CWA Easter garage Sale, from 8am to 2pm, on Saturday, March 31 at 96 Princes Hwy, Narooma There will be home-made goodies and sausage sandwiches to eat. Thumb through the book, rummage through a range of pre-loved items including clothes and bric-a-brac, or pick up a new plant for the garden. Be sure to guess the number of Easter Eggs in the jar.Goods for the sale can be donated by dropping them in to the CWA on Friday morning, 10am-12pm, or Tuesday afternoon, 1pm to 3.30pm. Or contact Joanne King 4476-7461 to arrange pick-up/drop off.

At the Narooma Library: Basic computing for seniors: email | Narooma Monday 26 March 2018, 10:30am - 12:30pm

Learn how to use email and keep in contact with family and friends! Explore the benefits of being tech savvy. Discovering compost critters | Narooma Monday 16 April 2018, 3pm - 4pm Children are invited to learn about all the different types of bugs that live in the compost bin. Janece Huntley artist floor talk | Narooma Wednesday 18 April 2018, 5pm - 6pm You're invited to hear local artist Janece Huntley discuss her artistic journey and creative techniques.

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