GALLERY: Time out in the Illawarra

Georgia Matts and Imogen Geste at Wollongong Town Hall.
Georgia Matts and Imogen Geste at Wollongong Town Hall.
Lenny Herawaty, Vanessa Selva, Joey Wai and Stacey Wang at Nan Tien Temple.

Lenny Herawaty, Vanessa Selva, Joey Wai and Stacey Wang at Nan Tien Temple.

Lily Feng and Jim Flynn at Nan Tien Temple.

Lily Feng and Jim Flynn at Nan Tien Temple.

Heying Huang, Zhang Chen Liu and Xuanbin Weng at Nan Tien Temple.

Heying Huang, Zhang Chen Liu and Xuanbin Weng at Nan Tien Temple.

Aminah Abdullah, Sachi and Shane Whipp at Nan Tien Temple.

Aminah Abdullah, Sachi and Shane Whipp at Nan Tien Temple.

Cheryl and Emma James at Nan Tien Temple.

Cheryl and Emma James at Nan Tien Temple.

Sophie Moronski and Matilda Timpano at Nan Tien Temple.

Sophie Moronski and Matilda Timpano at Nan Tien Temple.

Helen Schubert and Venerable Miao You at Nan Tien Temple.

Helen Schubert and Venerable Miao You at Nan Tien Temple.

Shizan Zhang and Fengzhu Liu at Nan Tien Temple.

Shizan Zhang and Fengzhu Liu at Nan Tien Temple.

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 Rainie Li and Ada Ozau at Nan Tien Temple.

Rainie Li and Ada Ozau at Nan Tien Temple.

Our Mercury photographers were at Nan Tien Temple for the Lunar New Year, City Beach Function Centre for the Illawarra Cancer Carers function to celebrate the arrival of a PET scanner at Wollongong Hospital; the RAW: Natural Born Artists' showcase at Wollongong Town Hall; the engagement party of Emma Johnson and Ben Mortimer at North Wollongong Surf Life Saving Club; and the engagement party of Dominique Altomare and Nicholas Brisbane at Harbourfront Restaurant.

Pictures by Greg Totman and Christopher Chan.

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Stephen Hanbury, Emma Guerin, Susan Hanbury and Mark Della Ca at City Beach.

Stephen Hanbury, Emma Guerin, Susan Hanbury and Mark Della Ca at City Beach.

Nadine Farmer, Deanne Sheridan and Karen Mannisto at City Beach.

Nadine Farmer, Deanne Sheridan and Karen Mannisto at City Beach.

Alison Byrnes, Sharon Bird, Paul Scully, Fay Campbell, Helen Wemyss and Alice Scott. at City Beach.

Alison Byrnes, Sharon Bird, Paul Scully, Fay Campbell, Helen Wemyss and Alice Scott. at City Beach.

Emma Giusti, Keith Wilson, Isabella Fassone Carlo Giusti at City Beach.

Emma Giusti, Keith Wilson, Isabella Fassone Carlo Giusti at City Beach.

Jean Fleming, Norah Flanagan and Maria Wilson at City Beach.

Jean Fleming, Norah Flanagan and Maria Wilson at City Beach.

Rebecca Curry, Craig and Kirsty Burke at City Beach.

Rebecca Curry, Craig and Kirsty Burke at City Beach.

Natalie and Mark Balatti at City Beach.

Natalie and Mark Balatti at City Beach.

Joy and Peter Hanbury at City Beach.

Joy and Peter Hanbury at City Beach.

Jessica Harper and Juliet Kolevski at City Beach.

Jessica Harper and Juliet Kolevski at City Beach.

Samantha and Jordan Lukey and Jane Franklin at Wollongong Town Hall.

Samantha and Jordan Lukey and Jane Franklin at Wollongong Town Hall.

Denym Rose and Mel Hughes at Wollongong Town Hall.

Denym Rose and Mel Hughes at Wollongong Town Hall.

Nicole Jackson and Simone Mead at Wollongong Town Hall.

Nicole Jackson and Simone Mead at Wollongong Town Hall.

Shqiponje Latifi and Stephanie Kinstler.

Shqiponje Latifi and Stephanie Kinstler.

Sue and Nicola Bell at Wollongong Town Hall.

Sue and Nicola Bell at Wollongong Town Hall.

 Jen and Gaby Zickar, Bec Dallas and Stivie Krstanoski at Wollongong Town Hall.

Jen and Gaby Zickar, Bec Dallas and Stivie Krstanoski at Wollongong Town Hall.

Louise Hatton and Elle Misios at Wollongong Town Hall.

Louise Hatton and Elle Misios at Wollongong Town Hall.

Cameron McLeod and Misha Kovac at Wollongong Town Hall.

Cameron McLeod and Misha Kovac at Wollongong Town Hall.

Ben Mortimer and Emma Johnson at North Wollongong Surf Life Saving Club.

Ben Mortimer and Emma Johnson at North Wollongong Surf Life Saving Club.

Joel Mortimer, Carmel Newitt, Tony and Helen Mortimer at North Wollongong Surf Life Saving Club.

Joel Mortimer, Carmel Newitt, Tony and Helen Mortimer at North Wollongong Surf Life Saving Club.

Holly, Lindy and Gretel Turner at North Wollongong Surf Life Saving Club.

Holly, Lindy and Gretel Turner at North Wollongong Surf Life Saving Club.

 Tess Taslak, Amanda Deans and Kylie Farrugia at North Wollongong Surf Life Saving Club.

Tess Taslak, Amanda Deans and Kylie Farrugia at North Wollongong Surf Life Saving Club.

Ken and Alison Windsor at North Wollongong Surf Life Saving Club.

Ken and Alison Windsor at North Wollongong Surf Life Saving Club.

Nicole Cullen and Scott Connolly at North Wollongong Surf Life Saving Club.

Nicole Cullen and Scott Connolly at North Wollongong Surf Life Saving Club.

Vanessa and Adam Thomas at North Wollongong Surf Life Saving Club.

Vanessa and Adam Thomas at North Wollongong Surf Life Saving Club.

Lesley and Mick Healey at North Wollongong Surf Life Saving Club.

Lesley and Mick Healey at North Wollongong Surf Life Saving Club.

Brad and Amy Carroll at North Wollongong Surf Life Saving Club.

Brad and Amy Carroll at North Wollongong Surf Life Saving Club.

Nicholas Brisbane and Dominique Altomare at Harbourfront Restaurant.

Nicholas Brisbane and Dominique Altomare at Harbourfront Restaurant.

Joe and Anna Altomare at Harbourfront Restaurant.

Joe and Anna Altomare at Harbourfront Restaurant.

Ethan and Karl Brisbane at Harbourfront Restaurant.

Ethan and Karl Brisbane at Harbourfront Restaurant.

Michelle Brisbane, Joan Smith and Rod Brisbane at Harbourfront Restaurant.

Michelle Brisbane, Joan Smith and Rod Brisbane at Harbourfront Restaurant.

Maria Altomare and Paul Winters at Harbourfront Restaurant.

Maria Altomare and Paul Winters at Harbourfront Restaurant.

Gabriella and Nicholas Difalco at Harbourfront Restaurant.

Gabriella and Nicholas Difalco at Harbourfront Restaurant.

 Bill and Marilyn Blackhall at Harbourfront Restaurant.

Bill and Marilyn Blackhall at Harbourfront Restaurant.

Alan and Lesley Sutton at Harbourfront Restaurant.

Alan and Lesley Sutton at Harbourfront Restaurant.