What’s on | January

THIS WEEKEND

  • Open Mic Night

Friday, January 12, at the Goulburn Club, Market Street, 7.30pm. Admission: free. Phone: 4821 2043

  • Parkside Community Market

On Saturday, January 13 in Montague Street, from 8.30am to 1.30pm. Phone: 0477 258 006

  • The 1st Australian Grand Prix Celebrations

On Sunday, January 14 at the car park outside the Showgrounds, from 10am. Admission: by donation.  Phone: 0408 786 685

  • Try Handweaving and Spinning

On Sunday, January 14, in the Men's Shed, Blackshaw Road, from 11am to 1pm. Admission: free. Phone: 4844 5214

  • Harness Racing

The Hewitt Memorial Race Day on Sunday, January 14, at the Goulburn Paceway on Braidwood Road. Gates open from noon. Admission: free. Phone: 0458 013 399

COMING UP

  • Drawing Techniques

On Tuesday, January 16, from 10am to noon, for ages eight and older, at the Goulburn Regional Art Gallery on the corner of Bourke and Church streets. Cost is $18 per child. Book: 4823 4494

  • Live Music Tuesdays

On January 16, 23, 30 at the Goulburn Railway Bowling Club, 7pm. Admission: free. Phone: 0422 802 211

  • Paper Bowls

On Wednesday, January 17, from 2.30pm to 3.30pm, get to Goulburn Mulwaree Library on Bourke Street for a fun afternoon of creating your own paper bowls from recycled books and coloured paper. Use your bowl to store your favourite collectibles or brighten up your room. For ages eight and over. Cost: $5. Book: trybooking.com/RQDL or at the library. Phone: 4823 4435

  • Ceramics with Anna O’Neale

On Thursday and Friday, January 18 and 19 from 10am to noon both days, for ages six and older, at the Goulburn Regional Art Gallery on the corner of Bourke and Church streets. Cost is $40 per child. Book: 4823 4494

  • Paddington Bear’s Teddy Picnic

In Belmore Park between Market and Montague streets, on Friday, January 19 from 10.30am to 12.30pm, have a special Paddington Bear inspired Teddy Bears Picnic. Take along your favourite teddy to the park for teddy bear storytelling, craft, games and morning tea of marmalade or jam sandwiches. Venture onto the Big READ bus that will be decked out with lots of picture books that you can borrow on the day, so remember to take your library card with you. For ages three and over. Parents are required to stay. Cost: free. Book: trybooking.com/RQDL or at the library. Phone: 4823 4435

Paddington Bear’s Teddy Picnic: In Belmore Park between Market and Montague streets, Friday, January 19, 10.30am to 12.30pm, for ages three and over (parents required to stay). Cost: free. Book: trybooking.com/RQDL or at the library, 4823 4435.

Paddington Bear’s Teddy Picnic: In Belmore Park between Market and Montague streets, Friday, January 19, 10.30am to 12.30pm, for ages three and over (parents required to stay). Cost: free. Book: trybooking.com/RQDL or at the library, 4823 4435.

  • Pictures & Popcorn at the Pool

See 'Moana' at the Goulburn Aquatic and Leisure Centre on Deccan Street, Saturday, January 20 from 4pm onwards, movie after dusk. Admission: free from 4pm. Phone: 4823 4492

  • Watercolour Workshops

Archibald Prize winner Cherry Hood hosts this workshop in her Towrang studio, 15-20 minutes' drive from Goulburn, with all the materials required supplied, January 20-21, with beginners welcome. Email trailriders@bigpond.com

  • Special Olympics

NSW Swimming - City vs Country, on Sunday, January 21, at the Goulburn Aquatic and Leisure Centre on Deccan Street. Time: 8am registration; open events 9am to 3pm. Admission: $2/participant, $1/spectator. Phone: 4823 4834

  • Devonshire Tea

At Riversdale Historic Homestead, 2 Twynam Drive, on Sunday, January 21, 10am to 2.30pm. Admission: tea $5 – $7, entry fee to house and garden applies. Phone: 4821 4741

  • Monthly Music Social

Country and popular music at the Goulburn Railway Bowling Club on Sloane Street, on Sunday, January 21, from 11.30am to 3.30pm. Admission: gold coin donation. Phone: 0427 484 448

  • Junior Cricket Clinic

At Tully Park Indoor Centre, 33 Taralga Road (via Brewer Street), from Monday to Thursday, January 22 to 25, 10am to 3pm. Lunch and drinks provided. Sessions include covering, batting, bowling, fielding and wicket keeping. Cost: 1 day, $65; 2 days, $120; 3 days, $160; 4 days, $200. Call Garry, 0403 812 819

  • Junior Tennis Clinics

At the Railway Tennis Club, Bruce Street, with APTCA professional Stephen Erwin, from Monday, January 22 to Thursday, January 25. Cost per day: $20 from 9am till 1pm; $30 from 9am till 3pm. Book: 0436 333 872

At the Bishop Street Goulburn Tennis Club courts, professional David Ridland has lessons from Monday January 22 to Thursday January 25. Cost per day is $30 from 9am to 3pm, or $100 for the four days. Book: 0428 770 289

  • Little Linocuts

On Tuesday, January 23 from 10am to 2pm, for ages eight and older, at the Goulburn Regional Art Gallery on the corner of Bourke and Church streets. Cost is $18 per child. Please bring your own lunch and snacks. Nuts are prohibited. Book: 4823 4494

  • Festival of Small Halls

At St Saviour's Cathedral Hall on Bourke Street on Wednesday, January 24 from 6.30pm to 9.30pm. Admission: $15, seniors $12, U16s free. Phone: 4823 4492

  • Australia Swims

The Goulburn Australia Optus Junior Dolphins Carnival at the Goulburn Aquatic and Leisure Centre on Deccan Street on January 24-25. Time: 10.30am clinic, 2pm carnival. Admission: free, RSVP essential. Pool entry fee applies. Phone: 4823 4833

  • Australia Day

On Friday, January 26 at Seiffert Oval in Goulburn, from 8.30am to 3pm. Admission: free. Phone: 4823 4548

  • PCYC

Different activities and crafts each day until January 29, from 9am to 3pm, for ages five to 12, including sports such as gymnastics, karate, boxing, 'ninjoz' and multisports. Bookings are essential and kids must be a PCYC member. Membership is $10 for 12 months. Bring your own snacks and drinks, corner of Avoca and Derwent Street. Bookings and enquiries: 4822 2133, email goulburn@pcycnsw.org.au

  • Food Cents

For teens and young adults. Are you moving out of home for the first time? Or maybe you need some help with practical healthy eating? Then this workshop is for you. Join Grand Pacific Health and learn how to understand food labels and how to save money on healthy food. Learn how to shop for your health and your savings. At Goulburn Mulwaree Library on Tuesday, January 30, from 11am to 1pm. Free, but bookings essential via trybooking.com/SVXH or at the library. Phone: 4823 4435

  • Harry Potter Book Night

Young wizards, witches and muggles will be treated to an evening of games, activities, readings and quizzes on Thursday, February 1, from 5pm to 7pm. It all begins when the Sorting Hat decides who will be in which House, competing for house points throughout the evening’s challenges. Get dressed in your wizarding robes, Harry Potter fancy dress or best muggle attire. Snacks, pizza and exploding lemonade will be served. For ages five and over. Bookings essential via trybooking.com/SVXQ or at the library. Phone: 4823 4435

EXHIBITIONS

  • Goulburn Regional Art Gallery

Yidumduma Bill Hardney, Bush Professor. A retrospective exhibition celebrating the life work of Yidumduma Bill Harney. At over 80 years of age, Harney is one of the last fully initiated elders of the Wardaman people. Open weekdays, 10am ot 5pm, and Saturday, 1pm to 4pm. Phone: 4823 4494

  • Gallery on Track

Works by the gallery's students, Blackshaw Road. Open Wednesday to Sunday, 10am to 4pm. Phone: 4822 7889​

  • Marulan Memorial Hall

On George Street, see The Marulan Art Exhibition, open weekends 10am to 4pm. Phone: 0408 421 199

  • Rocky Hill War Memorial Museum

On Memorial Drive, see Memorabilia and Memories, open Wednesdays 10am to 3pm, weekends 10am – 4pm. Phone: 4823 4842

  • Mulwaree High Remembrance Museum

Australian Light Horse and the Australian Flying Corps, contains militaria from the Vietnam War right back to the New Zealand Maori War, fought in the 19th century. McDermott Drive, open Sundays, 2pm to 4pm. Phone 4821 2587 or 4821 4499

LISTINGS

Courtesy of Goulburn Australia. See the Visitor Information Centre on Sloane Street.

For more online, check out goulburnpost.com.au/community/events