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Every Wednesday 11:00am
Dural and Districts Senior Citizens’ Club
Come along on any Wednesday to enjoy good fellowship with other senior citizens. Some play indoor bowls – beginners included – while others play Bingo and enjoy the prizes. Stay for lunch! Dural Country Club. For further information please call 0417 99 55 07 after hours.
Every Thursday morning during school terms
10:00am – 12:00pm
Multicultural Mother’s Group
A Community program connecting mums from all cultural backgrounds. Morning tea for adults provided. Meet other mums and connect with the community. Enjoy FREE parenting workshops, health Information, leisure and lifestyle activities such as Zumba and craft. Everyone is welcome, no need to have any connection to the Uniting Church. Kids 0-5 play and stay in a separate room with qualified childcare workers for a gold coin donation. Childcare bookings essential. Sonia at SydWest Multicultural Services on 9621 6633 or Karen at Wesley Uniting Church on 9894 8999. Wesley Uniting Church Castle Hill, 32-34 Showground Rd
First Wednesday of every month 11:00am
View Club Parramatta
The View Club meets for lunch and to listen to a guest speaker. 11:00am arrival for 11:30am lunch. Enquiries call Judy 9635 4191 or Rosemary 8897 4934. Parramatta RSL.
First Thursday of every month
09:30am – 12:00 noon
National Seniors Australia Hills Branch
Are you over 50, retired or thinking about it? If so, join NSA Hills Branch. Each meeting has a guest speaker and members participate in lunch after the meeting. Convivial surroundings and friendly people with similar interests. For further details phone 9899 3940. Baulkham Hills Sports Club, 11 Renown Road, Baulkham Hills.
Second Tuesday of every month 1:00pm
Inner Wheel Club of the Hills
Part of a worldwide organisation based on friendship, the group have a lot of fun while raising money for local, national and international charities with their National Project being ‘Cord Blood Research’. Mawarra Retirement Village, 3a Verney Drive, West Pennant Hills. Any enquiries can be sent to Secretary Robyn Crosweller by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 9481 9342.
Second Wednesday of the month
Probus Club of the Hills
Meetings are held at the Wesley Uniting Church, Showground Road, Castle Hill. The club is a men’s club, however wives/partners attend all outings and every second meeting. There is an interesting guest speaker each month and morning tea is included. Vacancies exist for new members. For more information call 02 96296459.
Third Thursday of every month
10:00am – 12:30pm
Independent Business Network Inc
Independent Business Network Inc (IBNInc) is a not for profit group, has been running for 7 years supporting micro and small Hills based businesses. They provide support and education to micro and small business owners with opportunities for members to share their experiences and knowledge. Cost: $150 annual meeting & membership or $20:00 per meeting – Non Members, including morning tea. Julie Warner – 0414 210 979. The Australian Hotel & Brewery – 350 Annangrove Rd, Rouse Hill. www.independentbusinessnetworkinc.com
7 July 10:45pm
The Sydney Hills Branch of the Association of Independent Retirees.
Guest speaker is Dr. Roza Sage talking about diabetes awareness. All recently retired citizens and baby boomers welcome. Working together for a better future in retirement. Beecroft Presbyterian Church Hall, Welham Street, Beecroft
11 July 7:30pm
North Rocks Evening VIEW Club
Guest speaker is Rose Milford who be presenting on Decluttering / Home Organisation. Pennant Hills Golf Club, Cnr Copeland Road and Burns Road South, Beecroft. Phone Toni on 02 9871 1926 or 0411 693 076 if you would like to attend or require further information.
12 July 1-:00am
Native plant propagation
Bidjiwong Community Nursery, Ted Horwood Reserve, Renown Road, Baulkham Hills. More details: Australian Plants Society (Parramatta-Hills) www.apsparrahills.org.au.
17 July 7:00pm
Dural & District Prostate Cancer Support Group
Guest presenter at this month’s meeting Is Dr. Phillip Katelaris, Urology Surgeon. Blue Gum Centre, ARV – Glenhaven Green, 599-607 Old Northern Road, Glenhaven. Light refreshments provided. For further information call Denis 9629 2645 or Maurice 9654 2138.
26 July 11:00am
Galston VIEW Club
Galston VIEW Club, a part of The Smith Family, meet the fourth Wednesday of every month, at the Dural Country Club. Visitors welcome! Bookings and enquiries call Vivian on 9894 1189
Free Spirit Markets
1st Sunday of the month
Next market: 2 July
These markets bring you a host of committed vendors and artisans who take pride in their creations and pleasure in sharing these with visitors. Bella Vista farm, Elizabeth MacArthur Drive, Bella Vista. www.freespiritmarkets.com .
Richmond Good Food Market
Every Saturday 08:00 – 1:00pm
Now into its third year, Richmond Good Food Market is a place for local farmers and quality food producers to showcase their products and interact with the community. Meet local farmers and know how your food was raised, avoid chemical and other additives routinely used in mass produced farms, support the community and local agribusiness, source great tasting food and support the local economy. Richmond Park, corner March and Windsor Streets, Richmond. Enquiries Vanessa 0400 615 409
Castle Hill Farmer’s and Fine Foods Markets
2nd and 4th Saturday of the month 08:00 – 12:00
Next markets: 8 & 22 July
The Hawkesbury Harvest Farmers and Fine Foods Markets boast an abundance of fresh produce to tempt the tastebuds of suburban hunters and gatherers. There is an array of locally made cheeses, herbs and spices, sourdough breads, traditional pastas, fresh eggs and mushroom, sauces. There are stalls with fresh fruit and vegetables, and freshly cut flowers. Castle Hill Showground, Entry via Showground Road.
Glenorie Grower’s Market
4th Sunday of every month 08:00am – 1:00pm
Next market: 23 July
Visitors can sample and buy a wide variety of fresh produce and tasty delicacies, meet the growers and producers, and learn more about local food production. Products featured include a selection of international flavours, fresh and infused olive oils, Belgian chocolates and other sweet treats, locally produced Black Angus beef, Wessex Saddleback Pork, Boer goat, Suffolk lamb, artisan cheeses, free-range poultry and free-range eggs, honey from the Blue Mountains, locally made wines, soy candles, tasty condiments, vegetarian and vegan food and a wide range of fresh fruit and vegetables. The boutique area features beautiful examples of handcraft, jewellery, fashion including cashmere and artwork. Glenorie RSL Club located behind Woolworths. Plenty of parking.