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Volunteers’ News – February 2023

Hello and welcome to another year of the South Sydney Herald.

We are in our 22nd year of publication and, like many not-for-profit organisations, we rely on financial support from a number of sources, one of which is donations from our loyal readers and followers. If you can spare even a small amount, you will help to keep us publishing. You can donate towards our fundraising for this year’s issues at www.southsydneyherald.com.au

Youth Self-Defence Classes – Cliff Noble Community Centre (3pm Wednesdays from February 8 to March 29)

The classes are part of Stay Safe, an after-school empowering and confidence-building program for young people. Phone 8512 8771 for more information.

Seniors Social Group – Ron Williams Community Centre, 5-11 Kepos Street, Redfern (10am-12pm Wednesdays until June 28)

This is a pop-in social group for seniors with refreshments, board games and chat.

Community bus transport can be arranged for residents of the City of Sydney local area. Contact: Jack Chen on 9265 9180 or email Jchen2@cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au

Belvoir St Theatre Unwaged Performance Program 2023

Always in our February issue I publish the Belvoir Unwaged Program for our theatre-loving volunteers and readers for the coming year. Unwaged performances for 2023 are on Thursdays at 1pm and to claim your ticket visit the Belvoir Box Office from 11am on day of the performance. Pensioner, Health Care Card, Vets Card with photo ID (MEAA and Equity cards also accepted).

Blessed Union – February 23

Into the Woods – April 13

At What Cost? – May 11

Scenes from the Climate Era – June 8

Miss Peony – July 13

The Weekend – August 17

Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill – September 21

The Master & Margarita November 23 

Sydney World Pride 2023 – GATHER, DREAM, AMPLIFY (February 17 to March 5 and Sydney Mardi Gras on February 25)

Watch Sydney come alive as our LGBTIQA community celebrates this international event starting with Live and Proud, the opening concert on February 24, 7pm at the Domain, and ending with Rainbow Republic, the closing concert on March 5, 3pm also at the Domain. Also, on March 5 at 7am Sydney Harbour Bridge will close for the Pride March which will also celebrate 45 years of Sydney Mardi Gras. Tickets available by ballot, and there is a waitlist. There will be a Flag-Raising Ceremony at Sydney Town Hall on February 17, and this is a free event.

Marri Madung Butbut First Nations Gathering Space – Carriageworks (February 23-28)

Catch up with all the glittering events at the very comprehensive website:

http://sydneyworldpride.com/events/

Until next time,

Pat Clarke

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