Alphabet Soup Cinema

From Ruth Green Vice President 

First film for 2017 is acclaimed love story "Holding the Man" to be shown on Saturday 7th January 2017 at 8pm till 10pm (doors open 7.30pm) in the ballroom at The Carrington Hotel, 15 to 47 Katoomba St, Katoomba. Tickets will be $15 or $10 concession.  Available at the door or go to

alphabetsoupcinemaholdingtheman.com.au

Acclaimed journalist and Gay and Lesbian Archives volunteer Gareth D'Souza will discuss the movie and answer questions. 

It should be a very nice evening. Ron and I have already brought our tickets. Hope to see some people from PFLAG there. 

Ruth Green

Christmas Dinner

From Ruth Green Vice President  

Last night ,13th December 2016 my husband Ron and I ,enjoyed Christmas Dinner with The Three Sisters Social Group. About 60 people including ourselves enjoyed a delicious Christmas Dinner and entertainment at The Chalet Bed And Breakfast and restaurant in Medlow Bath in our beautiful Blue Mountains. Great company and tasty food. A lovely evening for everyone.

Ruth

Medlow Bath Memorial Park

From Ruth Green

Yesterday evening 3rd December, my husband Ron and I attended a wonderful event to commemorate the first tree planting at the AIDS Memorial Park at Medlow Bath in our beautiful Blue Mountains. A special plaque was unveiled by Councillor Romola Hollywood to remember the Blue Mountains residents who have died of this awful disease. There was a minutes silence in remembrance. It was a beautiful evening.

 

If you are in the mountains take time to visit this park. It's maintained by The Three Sisters Social Group and Pink Mountains. 

If you are in the mountains take time to visit this park. It's maintained by The Three Sisters Social Group and Pink Mountains. 

PFLAG Bathurst Visit

From Ruth Green Vice President  

My husband Ron and I travelled to Bathurst on Saturday 19th November. 

We met up with PFLAG Bathurst representatives Tony and Bernadette Sutton and some members of their Bathurst group. We all enjoyed a tasty lunch at The Hub cafe in Bathurst together. Great company and interesting talk. We look forward to our next 'meeting '. 

Ruth Green

World AIDS Day

3 Sisters Social Group Blue Mountains You are invited to our World AIDS Day Memorial Event on Saturday 3rd December at Medlow Bath AIDS Memorial Park, 10 Railway Pde Medlow Bath. (Opp Medlow Bath Station next to Rural Fire Service).  It is the 25th Anniversary of the first tree planting at the Memorial Park. To  commemorate and remember over 250 men and women from the Blue Mountains who have died from HIV/AIDS there will be a candlelight vigil and the unveiling of a 25th Anniversary Memorial Plaque. Light refreshments will be served.

RSVP by 30/11/16 to

bookings@threesisterssocial.asn.au

or Phone John. 823008890 

It would be lovely if some people from PFLAG and friends could attend. 

 

Blue Mountains LGBTIQ Youth

"There was a gap 20 years ago when I was young and looking for social interaction with others my age and there is still a gap today" said Jonathan Llewellyn, Pink Mountains Volunteer and active community member. 

Jonathan has begun a new community group, Pink Mountains Youth. It will provide a relaxed and safe place for young LGBTIQ people to be themselves and make new friendships. 

Get together as follows: 

Tuesday 29th November, 7pm till 9pm Katoomba Youth Centre. , 31 Waratah St, Katoomba                        

Ph 0247826562  or go to

pinkmountains.com.au/pink mountains youth

or email. youth@pinkmountains.com.au

Ruth Green. Vice President PFLAG.NSW