A joyful and triumphant Carols by Candlelight

Woonona families were given a top-up of Christmas spirit as hundreds gathered to sing their hearts out at Carols by Candlelight on Friday night.

Families poured onto the Woonona Primary School grounds, where the kids shone as the stars of the show.

Each school grade eagerly jumped at the chance to entertain the crowd, belting out their favourite Christmas carols.

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Event volunteer Dal Proudfoot said the night had been a joyful occasion and very well attended.

"It was pretty amazing," Mr Proudfoot said.

"It was great looking across the grass and seeing families all sitting together and singing."

Organised by the school and Woonona Presbyterian Church, the carols proved a magical milestone for the youngsters in their Christmas countdown.

The night ended on a suitably jovial note, with carollers tackling timeless classic Joy to the World.

"I think that's a fitting way to end the Christmas carols," Mr Proudfoot said.

CAROL EVENTS

December 12 – Carols in the Park, Hindmarsh Park, Kiama from 7.30pm.

December 13 – Bowral Family Carols, Bradman Oval, St Jude St, Bowral, from 6pm.

December 14 – Shellharbour City Carols by Candlelight, Reddall Reserve, from 5.30pm.

December 15 – Figtree Community Carols, Figtree High School Oval, 5.30pm  to 9.30pm.

December 15 – Shellharbour Harbour, Little Park, Addison Street, Shellharbour Village, from 5pm.

December 16 – Berrima Carols by Candlelight, Holy Trinity Church, Old Hume Hwy, Berrima, from 7pm.

December 16 – A Simple Christmas: Carols at Thirroul Beach, from 7pm

December 18 – Nowra Carols, Harry Sawkins Park, Nowra, from 5pm.

December 22 – Helensburgh Community Carols, Charles Harper Park, Helensburgh, 7.30pm

December 23 – Port Kembla Baptist Church Carols in the Car Park, 81 Illawarra Road, Port Kembla. From 7pm with carols at 8pm.

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