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Every Monday 6:30pm
Bushrangers Hash House Harriers
As part of a worldwide social running / walking group, participants meet every Monday evening in the Hills District. Open to all male and females who walk/run in a predetermined run set somewhere in the Hills. Hash House Harriers are approaching their 80th birthday in 2018 and the Bushrangers are part of 8 – 10 clubs within the Sydney area. More information available from Pete Matthey on 0408 289 562 or firstname.lastname@example.org. All welcome.
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
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 email@example.com 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 9:30am – 12:00 noon
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 Community Meeting Rooms 6 & 7, The Hills Shire Council, 3 Columbia Court, Baulkham Hills. www.independentbusinessnetworkinc.com.
A Christmas lunch will be held at the next meeting. Guests are welcome to attend. Donations of material and other items also welcome. Please visit the Galston CWA FB page for details of specific items. www.facebook.com/CWAGalston. For more details please contact; Janet-9653 2402 or Melissa- 9653 1268. Venue: Galston Health & Community Centre, cnr Glade and 17 Arcadia Road, Galston.
3:00pm – 8:00pm
Twilight Car Boot Sales & Stalls
Buy and sell some bargains as the sun sets! Monies raised by this event help fund local and international projects such as the Rural Fire Service and the Men’s Shed. Buyers fee for Sellers is $25 for a car or stall and $35 for a car and trailer. Please book by contacting Jim 0425 228 347 or book online at www.tinyurl.com/KenthurstRotaryCBS.
Hosted by Rotary Kenthurst at John Benyon Rotary Park, Cnr Kenthurst Road and Nelson Street, Kenthurst.
Dural & District Prostate Cancer Support Group
This month is the group’s Christmas Function. 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.
10:00am – 11:15am
Life Church Christmas Eve Service
There will be carol singing, interesting creative items and a Christmas party for kids from 4-12 years old. Special gifts for all visiting. All welcome. Lyceum Theatre, Castle Hill RSL, 77 Castle Street, Castle Hill. For enquiries, phone 02 9680 9144 or go to www.iLife.org.au for more information.
Free Spirit Markets
1st Sunday of the month
Next market: February 2018
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
No market Saturday 30 December 2017
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: 9 & 23 December
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: 17 December
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.