We celebrate Harmony Week every year to highlight the diversity in our community. Harmony Week helps to highlight the United Nations Day for the Elimination of Racism, which is held on 21 March each year. This day has become known as Harmony Day and over the years has expanded to become Harmony Week!
This year’s theme for Harmony Week is Many Stories - One Australia and Waverley Council will be supporting a number of programs in our local community. We encourage our community members to get involved in the spirit of Harmony Week to celebrate our differences, our stories and our belonging.
Many Stories - One Australia
This event, organised by Waverley Council, City East Community College, MTC Work Solutions and Echo Neighbourhood Centre, is now in its second year.
Visit Mill Hill Centre Courtyard at 31-33 Spring St, Bondi Junction between 10am and 1pm for a fun day filled with music, dance, information stalls, BBQ and displays from the students from the local Adult Migrant English Program and Language, Literacy and Numeracy Program. Friends of Waverley Library will also be holding a second hand book stall with books in languages other than English.
Bondi Junction celebrates Harmony Week with 26 local restaurants and market providers offering a special lunchtime meal deal for under $15 from Monday 18 March - Friday 22 March. This is a great opportunity to grab your work friends and visit a Deliciously Diverse restaurants you haven’t been to before!
Saltwater People of the Fatal Shore - Sydney’s Southern Beaches
Waverley Library will be hosting a talk with John Ogden, author of Saltwater People of the Fatal Shore - Sydney’s Southern Beaches, on Thursday 21 March at 6pm. Entry is $5 which includes a glass of wine and nibbles.
How to Draw Ghosts
The Bondi Pavilion is exhibiting How to Draw Ghosts by Damien Broomhead between 19 - 31 March daily from 10am-5pm. This exhibition is the fourth installment in a series of colourful oil pastel drawings depicting scenes from the first years of the Sydney colony and focusing on the interactions between British and the Indigenous people of the Sydney region.
For further information about our Harmony Week program, please contact Joanne Harney via email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 9386 7923.