What's on in the community

Night show: Evening entertainment will be a firecracker at the Summer Streets event.
Night show: Evening entertainment will be a firecracker at the Summer Streets event.


Summer streets

A summer-themed event series for a buzzing Georges River will see businesses, cultural organisations, community groups and the entertainment industry breathing life back into the streets.

A suite of family friendly outings are lined up, with food, crafts, markets and circus tricks on offer, thanks to a partnership between Georges River Council and the NSW government. Check it out December 9, 4pm-10pm, Forest Road, Hurstville.

Also don't miss the circus school on December 18-19 from 10am-3pm at Kogarah Town Square, and the pop-up park from January 14-16 from 10am-4pm at Palm Court, Hurstville.

Night markets are also coming on January 21 from 4pm-10pm, Belgrave Street, Kogarah. The entire street block will transform in to a playground for kids, big and small. Featuring an outdoor beer garden, a live funk pop band and farmers market.

Make a move: Kids can play giant chess at summer events organised by Georges River Council.

Make a move: Kids can play giant chess at summer events organised by Georges River Council.


More on masons

Rob Hamilton is an inspirational speaker specialising in all things Masonic. Born into a family steeped in Freemasonry dating back to his great-grandfather and the Island of St Helena. On February 2 at 7.30pm at Tradies and via Zoom, he will share his vast on knowledge from his 48 years of research into freemasonry and family history. He has amassed an extensive private library of books and documents, some dating from the mid 1700s, research papers and modern electronic sources.


Walk 2 Work

December 7 the date is set - get ready to walk to raise much needed funds for Australian Nuclear Science & Technology Organisation (ANSTO), St George & Sutherland Medical Research Foundation (SSMRF) and University of Wollongong (UOW) medical research. The walk is from Tynan Motors Kirrawee to Cronulla RSL where a light breakfast will be provided and prizes to be won. Register: bit.ly/3nmzsLh


Christmas sale

Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday up to Christmas from 9am to 1pm. Huge range of toys of all descriptions, planes, trains, cars, trucks, fairy houses, dolls' beds and high quality wooden items including Christmas decorations, cutting boards, jewellery boxes, bowls. Located is 2B Turriell Bay Road, Lilli Pilli, at 9am.


Aboriginal health and well-being day

On December 8 at 10am at Gunnamatta Park, there is a free opportunity to listen to guest speakers Brian Dowd, Joe Williams and Jeffery Morgan and raise awareness of mental health and well-being. There is a Welcome to Country, smoking ceremony, traditional dancing, didgeridoo playing, entertainment singer, and free barber and beauty treatments. Details: https://kurranulla.org.au/events/


Christmas Tree Sale

Support the scouts by pre-ordering a beautiful fresh six foot tall tree for $65, along with gingerbread house kits for $35 for collection on December 11 from 7am at 6 Gungah Bay Road, Oatley, or delivery for $10. Details: https://www.trybooking.com/BVELY or email 2ndmortdalescouts@gmail.com


Christmas market

A market filled with great gift ideas from local community members, Engadine Marketplace, free, starts at 9am on December 19.