GALLERY: Time out in the Illawarra

Russell Dessaix-Chin with Andrew and Maria O’Hearn.
Russell Dessaix-Chin with Andrew and Maria O’Hearn.
Shaun Blissett, Laura Bingham and Ryan Cram.

Shaun Blissett, Laura Bingham and Ryan Cram.

Dustin Tanner and Dave McGrath.

Dustin Tanner and Dave McGrath.

Patrick Woodley and James Cayley.

Patrick Woodley and James Cayley.

Andrew, Tom and Michael Stephenson.

Andrew, Tom and Michael Stephenson.

Brendan Corr, Catherine Sutherland and Jack Cowling.

Brendan Corr, Catherine Sutherland and Jack Cowling.

Tessa Blencowe and Josh Scully.

Tessa Blencowe and Josh Scully.

Sharyn and Michael Barkl.

Sharyn and Michael Barkl.

Tim Day and Kaitlin Bakalar.

Tim Day and Kaitlin Bakalar.

Toni, Jesse Dee and Diana Minovski.

Toni, Jesse Dee and Diana Minovski.

Amanda Ballista, Alicia Wesley, Erin Koens, Haley Evans and Sarah Zaremba.

Amanda Ballista, Alicia Wesley, Erin Koens, Haley Evans and Sarah Zaremba.

Angelina Stefarell, Anna D’Acunto, Rozi Grassato and Lisa Torchia.

Angelina Stefarell, Anna D’Acunto, Rozi Grassato and Lisa Torchia.

Grant, Aurora and Stacee Cappetta.

Grant, Aurora and Stacee Cappetta.

Maddi O’Neill-Nilon and Karla Nilon.

Maddi O’Neill-Nilon and Karla Nilon.

Meagan Curci, Kerry Curci, Harry Thomson and Patricia Payne.

Meagan Curci, Kerry Curci, Harry Thomson and Patricia Payne.

Teegan Samuels and Lauren Ognenovski.

Teegan Samuels and Lauren Ognenovski.

Lynette and Tania Nichamin.

Lynette and Tania Nichamin.

Chelsea Cappetta and Jacalyn Malone.

Chelsea Cappetta and Jacalyn Malone.

Lea Royall, Graham and Angela Parker.

Lea Royall, Graham and Angela Parker.

Maia Fitzgerald, Carolyn and Scott Bradley.

Maia Fitzgerald, Carolyn and Scott Bradley.

Mackenzi, Matt and Morgan Garato.

Mackenzi, Matt and Morgan Garato.

Jason and Tara Thomsen.

Jason and Tara Thomsen.

Sue and Renzo Garato.

Sue and Renzo Garato.

Jennifer Smith and Warren Organ.

Jennifer Smith and Warren Organ.

Rhonda Blackett and Liz Green.

Rhonda Blackett and Liz Green.

Grant and Kathryn Wheatley.

Grant and Kathryn Wheatley.

Were you out and about this week? See all the social action from the week of Monday, December 3 to Friday, December 7.

Our Mercury photographers were at the Illawarra Brewery Good Beer Dinner; Raise The Gong’s Chemo Care Kit launch for cancer patients having chemotherapy; Sue Garato's 50th birthday party at Sante Fe Portuguese restaurant; the reunion of the 1976 Year 10 class of Warrawong High School at Port Kembla Leagues Club; and the opening of the exhibitions What Tomorrow Brings and Metropolis at Wollongong City Gallery.

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Helen Mitchell and Belinda Biondich.

Helen Mitchell and Belinda Biondich.

Ben Hession, Peter McLeod, Nash Ak and Anne Maree Apanski.

Ben Hession, Peter McLeod, Nash Ak and Anne Maree Apanski.

Nerine Lynch and Jade Pegler.

Nerine Lynch and Jade Pegler.

Michael Organ and Jon Cockburn.

Michael Organ and Jon Cockburn.

Doug McDowell and Luiza Rebelo.

Doug McDowell and Luiza Rebelo.

Stuart Beswick and Donna Booth.

Stuart Beswick and Donna Booth.

Eleanor and Warwick Brash.

Eleanor and Warwick Brash.

Dan Lucka and Michael Prior.

Dan Lucka and Michael Prior.

John Monteleone and Glenn Mitchell.

John Monteleone and Glenn Mitchell.

Allen Gomes and Karen Riddell.

Allen Gomes and Karen Riddell.

Kim Grainger and Michelle Lo Surdo.

Kim Grainger and Michelle Lo Surdo.

Anita Roberts, Karen Drain, Marie Kennaugh and Sheree Williams.

Anita Roberts, Karen Drain, Marie Kennaugh and Sheree Williams.

George Bordon, Lyn Soondra, Joanne Blanch and Peter Scioscia.

George Bordon, Lyn Soondra, Joanne Blanch and Peter Scioscia.

Suzi Fisher, Sharon Thorncroft, George Georgou and Elio Reali.

Suzi Fisher, Sharon Thorncroft, George Georgou and Elio Reali.

Daisy Gafa, Diana Middleton, Julie Woods and Margaret Sharp.

Daisy Gafa, Diana Middleton, Julie Woods and Margaret Sharp.

Cheryl Scerri, Louise Scerri, Karen Aitken, Phil Jones and Margaret Sharp.

Cheryl Scerri, Louise Scerri, Karen Aitken, Phil Jones and Margaret Sharp.

John Cody, Jim Pratt and Craig Jeffery.

John Cody, Jim Pratt and Craig Jeffery.

Mark Rees, Steve Frangos, Joey Wallace, Helmut Zotter and Richard Kentwell.

Mark Rees, Steve Frangos, Joey Wallace, Helmut Zotter and Richard Kentwell.