Art and music on offer: Talking Tourism

Indigenous Art

An outstanding exhibition of local and visiting Indigenous artists in now on show at Burrangong Gallery through to August 9.

The exhibition, organised by the Young Society of Artists to celebrate NAIDOC Week and the Year of Indigenous Languages, is open seven days.

The exhibition demonstrates the rich diversity of Aboriginal Art and includes artists from Young, Cootamundra, Moree and Wagga.

Beauty and the Beast

"Beauty and the Beast Jnr" will be performed at Young this Friday night at 6pm and Saturday morning, 11am at Young.

Featuring members of the Young Regional School of Music junior cohort, the musical will be held at Catherine McAuley Hall.

Tickets are available on Eventbrite, at the Young Regional School of Music and at the door.

Historic Ride

A bike ride from Sydney to Melbourne, which recognises the 1894 feat of the first woman to ride a bicycle from Sydney to Melbourne, will pass through the Hilltops region next month.

The trailblazing endeavour of Sarah Maddock, dressed throughout in long skirt, corset and bloomers, is recognised by the Mulga Bill Bicycle 125th anniversary bike ride which travels through Harden.

Blooming Good Publicity

Chemist shops across Australia are handing out a Health Check magazine featuring an article featuring Young.

The story reports how the local Blooms chemist store partnered with Steve Waugh and his son Austin to bring Steve's tailored Cricket Clinics to the town.

View the video on www.facebook.com/BloomsTheChemistPharmacy

Ongoing - "Ngarra" Indigenous Art Exhibition at Burrangong Gallery, Young Visitor Information Centre, open seven days. Free and all welcome

July 5 - Take 5 on Friday Hilltops Library, Young Branch concert series. featuring Boorowa singer, Bede Morrissey. Held from 12.30pm to 1.00pm, free, all welcome.

July 5 - Beauty and the Beast Jnr, presented by Young Regional School of Music, Catherine McAuley Hall, from 6pm.

July 6 - Beauty and the Beast Jnr, presented by Young Regional School of Music, Catherine McAuley Hall, from 11am.

July 6 - Young & Region Farmers Market, Anderson Park, 9am to 12noon.

July 6 - Harold Holt and the Sharks band performing at Young Bowling Club, 7.30pm. Tickets $25, bookings at the club or phone 63821112.

July 11 - Fundraising movie "Tolkien" to aid local Bush Poets schools project, 6.30pm for 7pm screening.

July 12 - Take 5 on Friday with Young Regional School of Music scholarship student Sarah Miller. Sarah is a promising pianist. From 12.30pm to 1pm. Everyone welcome.

July 13 - Uniting Church Markets, Uniting Church hall and grounds, Crn Lynch and Cloete Streets, 8am to 1pm.

July 19 - Young Hospital Auxiliary annual fundraising Soup Day, Young Town Hall from 11am to 2.30pm. Tasty soups and slice for all. Proceeds used to buy equipment for the hospital.

July 19 - Opening of new Visitor Information Centre at Harden Murrumburrah.

July 20 - Young & Region Farmers Market, Anderson Park, 9am to 12noon.

July 21 - Handmade in Harden Murrumburrah Community Markets, Murrumburrah Court House, 9am to 2pm.

July 27 - Boorowa Makers and Growers Community Market, Old Court House Grounds, 9am to 2pm.