Mudgee community news

Join Us: The Mudgee Readers' Festival has been developed to promote the joy of reading. Be entertained by a wide range of authors in a delightful setting.

Join Us: The Mudgee Readers' Festival has been developed to promote the joy of reading. Be entertained by a wide range of authors in a delightful setting.

Readers’ Festival

Saturday, August 11

MIH Wellness Studio, Mudgee from 8am to 9am. Join Laura Humphreys from MIH Wellness Studio for a morning yoga practice suitable for all levels. This class will mimic the way our favourite stories unfold — always moving, changing, flowing. Allow Laura to guide you through a series of postures that seamlessly unfold like the chapters of a book. Offering more than just a physical experience, this class will take you on journey to awaken the body, open the mind and soothe the soul.

Mudgee Library 10.30am until 11.30am. A crew of young creatives have been working hard over the past few months to put together a zine that reflects their life in Mudgee. Join the Mudgee Zine Makers for the launch of their zine, with special guest author Paul Collis. Proudly presented with the Mudgee Local Aboriginal Land Council.

Mudgee Library 12oon to 1pm. If you like chapter books about two headed dogs and adventures of the most outrageous kind, then the Captain Jimmy Cook series is for you! Join Kate and Jol Temple for a dynamic dialogue about their adventurous character Jim

Sunday, Augus 12

Mudgee Library from 10.30am to 11.30am. Join Kate and Jol Temple — authors of Are You My Bottom and Room on Our Rock — for a storytelling extravaganza that will delight children of all ages (but mostly the small ones). Entry is by gold coin donation, the proceeds of which go to the Australian Literacy and Numeracy Foundation's Refugee Action Support, a program that helps refugee students get the literacy support they need to meet the challenges of the classroom. For more information visit http://www.mudgeereaders.com/.

Wednesday, August 15

Senior’s community connect group. Frontline Christian Church, 51 Burrundulla Avenue, Mudgee. Wednesday, August 15 at 2pm. Call 6372 1104.

Friday, August 17

The Kanandah auxiliary will be holding a card party on Friday, August 17 at the Rugby clubhouse on Denison Street. From 12.30pm to 4pm. Bring along your card table for a great afternoon.

Saturday, August 25

Artisan’s on Lewis, in beautiful historic Mudgee. On show, is a year’s worth of ‘Sew as I go’. Opening on Saturday, August 25 at 3-pm. Be inspired by over 20 contemporary needlepoint tapestries, be uplifted by the memorable, Artisan’s gallery and be refreshed by Pieter van Gent’s sumptuous quintessential Mudgee wine. Visit www.tapestrygirl.com

Saturday, September 1

Come dancing at St John’s Anglican Church hall, Church and Short Street, Mudgee. Saturday, September 1 from 7pm. $10 per person, all welcome. Call Barbara 0418 236 994.