Four wheel drive fun at Boorowa Big Bash: Talking Tourism

Lambing Flat Chinese Festival Big Art Exhibition Opens

The 11th Annual Lambing Flat Sculpture, Wood and Big Art Exhibition opens at Young Town Hall on Tuesday, March 26 at 7pm.

The exhibition, presented by the Young Society of Artists is a major festival drawcard and has support from artists and artisans from a wide area.

The exhibition will be on show from Wednesday through to Sunday.

The Lambing Flat Chinese Festival will be held on Saturday, March 30.

Big Bash at Boorowa

Frogmore and Rye Park areas form part of the itinerary for the annual Boorowa Bush Bash to be held on April 13-15.

This event is organised by the Rotary Club of Boorowa and those taking part need four wheel or all wheel drive vehicles, UHF and camping equipment.

Dirt roads are on the itinerary.

More details from Sharon on 0415 207 541.

Best Selling Author to visit

R.A. Spratt, the bestselling author and television writer of the 'Nanny Piggins', 'Friday Barnes' and 'The Peski Kids' series will give presentations at all three Hilltops library branches in April.

The author will also conduct a Young Writers' Workshop for those 10-16 years at Young on April 16.

Jugiong Writers' Festival

Some of Australia's best know authors, including Jackie French will take part at the Jugiong Writers' Festival at the weekend.

The festival is held every two years and this year's theme is 'Down the Track'.

Gabrielle Chan will open the event at 12.45pm on Saturday with well know authors Sulari Gentill, Chris Hammer, Charles Massy, Trisha Dixon, Holly Throsby, Karen Viggers and Peter Rees also appearing on the program.

Bookings are essential at

Ongoing - Young Society of Artists' Harmony Day exhibition. Burrangong Gallery, Young Visitor Information open seven days, all welcome.

March 20 - Young Harness Racing, Young Showgrounds, Murringo/Boorowa road, Young. Contact: 6382 1235. Free entry, refreshments available, live race broadcasts.

March 22 - Take 5 on Friday with Young Regional School of Music tutor Judy Barker and her students. Hilltops Library Young branch, 12.30pm to 1.00pm.

March 23 - Boorowa Makers & Growers Market, Old Court House Grounds, Marsden Street, Boorowa 9am to 2pm. All made and prepared by local people. Contact: 0428 622 755.

March 27 - Hilltops Community Hub, Family Expo for those with children 0-12 years, information, resources, free sausage sizzle, face painting at Carrington Park. Contact: Naomi Peters, 6382 6328.

March 29 - Take Five on Friday - Pioneering Days with Ted Webber, part of the Lambing Flat Chinese Festival celebration, 12.30pm to 1..00pm.

March 30 - Young & Region Farmers Market, Anderson Park, Lovell Street on Lambing Flat Chinese Festival day from 9am to 2.00pm