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Celebrating 160 Years of Shellharbour

From Friday 14th to Saturday 22nd June 2019
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June 2019 marks 160 years since the proclamation of Shellharbour as a Local Government Area. To commemorate this milestone we will be hosting a series of events from 14 - 22 June across various locations that celebrate our fantastic City.

City Library and Museum

  • Saturday 15 June, 10-12:30pm - Family History Help - City Museum
  • Monday 17 June, 10-12pm - Family History Help - City Museum
  • Friday 21st June, 10.30-11.00am - WhatÔÇÖs in the Box? - City Museum
  • Thursday 20th June, 5.30-7.30pm - Art After Hours program ÔÇô Lino Printing workshop: Self-Portraits ($15 per person) - City Library

ÔÇ£Step Back in TimeÔÇØ ÔÇô Guided Walking Tour of Albion Park with the Society of Histrionic Happenings

Join well-known local performer, Anne-Louise Rentell (The Governess), for a distinctly unique perspective of the history and heritage of Albion Park. From our First Peoples to the beautiful Centenary Hall, this will be an experience to remember.

This 90 minute tour includes morning or afternoon tea. Strictly limited places. FREE, but bookings are essential (links above).

Public Art Exhibition Piece:

To celebrate the 160th anniversary of Shellharbour, Council is presenting an exciting public art exhibition piece with small box dioramas created by local students.

The exhibition will be showcased to the Community at Shellharbour Civic Centre.

Live & Local Music Festival:

Live & Local will celebrate Shellharbour's 160th anniversary with a free one-day festival on Saturday 22 June, bringing together local musicians to create a vibrant community atmosphere across the Village's venues, restaurants, cafes and bars! For further info on this event, see here.

#loveshellharbour on Social Media

We want to see why you #loveshellharbour. Post your pictures on Facebook or Instagram of your favourite local spot, activity, place or the people - anything really, past or present. (Please note that if you are posting photos of people, you will require their permission). Chosen images will be used as part of a public exhibition.


Event Days and Times

From Friday 14th to Saturday 22nd June 2019
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At Shellharbour & Surrounding Area
15 Lorikeet Place, Blackbutt NSW 2529, Australia


Categories: Major Events , General Events

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