Events

May
7
Mon
Raffle Draw – 30th Anniversary & AGM @ Wollondilly Heritage Centre & Museum
May 7 all-day

Memories of Yerranderie – painting by Doreen Lyon

To be drawn on the 30th Anniversary of the opening of the Wollondilly Heritage Centre & Museum at the Annual General Meeting on 7th May 2018 7:00pm.

Tickets $2 each or 3 for $5 available at The CentreRemembering Yerranderie

Aug
1
Wed
August is Family History Month @ Wollondilly Heritage Centre & Museum
Aug 1 @ 10:00 am – Aug 31 @ 4:00 pm

201808 Family History week

Do you have ancestors that came from the Wollondilly area?

If so, we are offering a free research fee for the month of August.

Come and enjoy our resources! (Fee still applies to photocopying material.)

Sep
1
Sat
History Week 2018 @ Cemetery Tours-Book now
Sep 1 @ 10:00 am – Sep 9 @ 4:00 pm

History Week 2018 was announced on 3 August 2018 by The History Council of NSW with the theme  Life and Death. Life’s defining moments and the impact of death on communities across time being explored.

2018 History Week

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

During this week The Oaks Historical Society will be conducting a program called Peeps at Pioneers and organising visits to local cemeteries.

There will be a limit of 20 people per group. Bookings are essential.

Date and TimePioneers atAddressCoordinated byBookings
Wednesday,
September 5
10:30am - 11:30am
St Mark's
Anglican Church
Cemetery
7 Menangle St
Picton
Betty VillyBooking
Saturday
September 8
10:00am - 11:00am
Wollondilly
Heritage Centre
for morning tea
43 Edward St
The Oaks
The Oaks
Historical
Society
Booking
Saturday
September 8
11:00am - 12:00pm
St Matthew's
Anglican Church
Old Oaks Road
The Oaks
Sue DavisBooking
Saturday
September 8
12:00pm - 1:00pm
St Aloysius
Catholic
Cemetery
Cnr Timothy Lacey Lane
& Silverdale Road
The Oaks
Trish HillBooking
Saturday
September 8
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Glenmore Uniting
Church Cemetery
Moores Way
Glenmore
Marlane FairfaxBooking

 

Nov
11
Sun
ARMISTICE DAY CENTENARY COMMEMORATION @ Wollondilly Heritage Centre & Museum
Nov 11 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

A COMMEMORATION OF THE CENTENARY OF THE ARMISTICE OF WORLD WAR I

ECHOES OF THE GREAT WAR

A dramatic performance by The Oaks Historical Society and drama actors from letters and diaries written by local service men and their families during WW1

THE FABRIC OF WAR

A display of textile art from Macarthur Textile Network and friends which tell their own and other stories from WW1 in fabric,  paper and paint

THE MUSIC OF WAR

A performance by Picton Harmony from songs written in WW1

A free event

At the Wollondilly Heritage Centre & Museum on 11th November 2018 at  2pm

Followed by refreshments

Postcard May the God of Battles

 

 

 

Apr
28
Sun
Burragorang Reunion @ Wollondilly Heritage Centre & Museum
Apr 28 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Burragorang, Yerranderie and surrounds ex-residents, descendants, family and friends are all welcome.

Tea and Coffee available

Burragorang Valley before flooding

 

May
11
Sat
Truckies Reunion @ Wollondilly Heritage Centre & Museum
May 11 @ 10:00 am – 3:30 pm

The third bi-annual Truckies Re-union will be held at the Wollondilly Heritage Centre & Museum from 10:30am on Saturday 11 May 2019.

The event is open to all involved in the transportation of Burragorang Coal – owners driver, subbies, company drivers, mechanics, weighbridge operators, supervisors and loader drivers etc.

A display of former Burragorang coal trucks & “Old Boys Toys” is planned …. any old classic/collectable motor vehicles, caravans or similar motoring device will be welcome.

Exhibits will need to be in place prior to 10.30am on the day.

Admission will be standard museum entry Adults -$3.00 Children – $1.00 and families-$7.00.

Catering will be available –BBQ $5 for a sausage or steak sandwich and drink

Alcoholic beverages will not be available however participants are welcome to provide their own drinks.

Disability access is available throughout the Centre.

For further information contact Ian on 0403 823 934 or Trish on 0432 689 034

Brian Jarvis.