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Saturday 7 Sept, 7pm -10pm
Book Launch – 14 Millimeters
Celebrating the first autobiography written by fashion designer Lena Kasparian. Signed books will be sold for $30. The Lane wine bar, free entry public event. Canapés and drinks will be served upon arrival. Lucky door prize! Phone 8606 1554 for further details
Saturday 7 Sept, 1.30pm
The Parramatta Family History Group
Meet on in the Coach House Hambledon Cottage, Cnr Hassall St and Gregory St, Parramatta. Guest speaker, Peter Plowman, will talk about “Early Paddle Wheel Ferries including Parramatta” – visitors are most welcome. Afternoon tea will be served. Enquiries please contact 9672 4137.
Saturday & Sunday 7 – 8 Sept, 9am – 4pm
Arcadian Quilters Quilt Show
Galston Community Centre 37 Arcadia Road, Galston. Adults $5 Children free. Contact Carole 9894 7749.
Saturday & Sunday 14 -15 Sept, 9am-4pm
The Clivia Society of NSW Spring Show
Thornleigh Community Centre, entry $5.00, official opening 11am Saturday by Judy Horton OAM, gardening expert and horticulturist. The Clivia Society of NSW Inc will be holding our annual spring fair promoting the spectacular developments in clivias.
Saturday 14 Sept, 10am – 3pm
Rouse Hill Public School Spring Fair
Entertainment for all the family, fair rides, food and market stalls. All welcome and a great community event. Rouse hill Public School, Clover Avenue, Rouse Hill.
Every Monday, 6:30pm
Bushrangers Hash House Harriers
Part of a worldwide social running / walking group, this group meet every Monday evening in the Hills District somewhere pre-arranged. Open to all males and females. More information, Pete Matthey 0408289562 or email@example.com. All welcome. www.bushrangersh3.com
Every Tuesday, 10am
Castle Hill Senior Citizens Club
Come along on any Tuesday to carpet bowls. Meet new friends and enjoy the company of other over 55s. Make sure you are not late as the balls start rolling at 10am, 2 McMullen Ave, Castle Hill. Information, call 9680 3958 after 10am Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday or Sunday.
Second and fourth Monday of every month, 7.30pm
Galston Community Health Centre, 17 Arcadia Road, Galston. New members welcome. Please call Carole on 9894 7749.
Second Tuesday of every month, 10am – 12noon
Castle Hill CWA
Come along for a chat and enjoy an organised lunch after the meeting. The CWA also hold a craft morning for members on the first and third Tuesday of every month 10am – 12noon. Bring your own lunch if you wish to stay longer. At the CWA Hall, 2 Annangrove Road (off Angus Road), Kenthurst. For more information call Maureen on 0410 582 723 or 0411 724 925.
Every Tuesday and Friday – Carpet Bowls
Every Wednesday Rummikub & Cards
Every Sunday – Cards
Castle Hill Senior Citizens Club
ALL START AT 10AM
Held at 2 McMullen Ave, Castle Hill. For further information call 9680 3958 after 10am Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday or Sunday.
Every Wednesday, 11am
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! Meet at Dural Country Club, more information call 0417 99 55 07 after hours.
First and third Wednesday of every month, 9.30am
Galston Community Health Centre, 17 Arcadia Road, Galston. New members welcome. Please phone Carole on 9894 7749.
First Wednesday of every month, 11am
View Club Parramatta
The View Club meets for lunch and to listen to a guest speaker. 11am arrival for 11:30am lunch. Enquiries call Janette 96245740 or 0412002132, (please leave message if no answer).
First Wednesday of every month, 10am
Come along and take part in craft, outings, bus trips and listen to guest speakers. New members welcome. 9 Gribble Place, Blacktown. Enquires to Enid 0407 321 526.
First Thursday of every month, 9:30am – 12noon
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, Baulkham Hills Sports Club, 11 Renown Road, Baulkham Hills. For further details phone 9899 3940.
Second Tuesday of every month, 7pm
The North Rocks Evening VIEW Club
Supporting the Smith Family Learning for Life program, Muirfield Golf Club, 58 Barclay Rd, North Rocks. Dinner is followed by a guest speaker. Visitors are welcome. Please telephone Toni on 98711926 or 0411693076, or Margaret on 98721405, if you would like to attend, or should you require further information, please check out our website at view.org.au.
Second Tuesday of every month, 1pm
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, their national project is ‘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 every month, 9.30am – 11.45am
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.
Second Wednesday of the month, 10am
Computer Pals for Seniors
Computer Pals for Seniors is a not for profit, voluntary organisation, manned by a social group of around sixty volunteers. If you or someone you know, are over 55 and not working full time, you are invited to attend a monthly meeting at The Harvey Lowe Pavilion, Castle Hill Showground, or visit our weekday teaching rooms in ‘The Old Caretaker’s Cottage’, adjacent to The Harvey Lowe. You can take computer courses designed to teach seniors how to overcome the daunting world of technology. No obligation, plenty of parking. For enquiries call Jill on 9899 1843, or Connie on 9639 6758. Visit www.cphills.org.au.
Second Monday of the month, 10am
Kellyville Combined Probus Club
Held at the Moran Aged Care Kellyville, 35 Goodison St, Nth Kellyville. New members welcome. For more information contact Fran 0419 361 045 or Joy 0416 239 696.
Second Thursday of the month, 1.30pm
Winston Hills-Northmead Combined Probus Club
At Baulkham Hills Sports Club, Renown Rd, Baulkham Hills. Are you interested in crafts, knitting or sewing? What about joining our walking group? Like to listen to interesting speakers talking on various subjects? Do you enjoy photography? Visitors are welcome. Enquiries; Write to The Secretary, PO Box 708, Baulkham Hills, NSW 1755
Third Monday of the month, 7pm
Dural and District Prostate Cancer Support Group
A safe place for people to discuss their experiences with prostate cancer. No obligation to participate in the discussion. Just come and enjoy the evening. Blue Gum Centre, ARV Glenhaven Green, 599-607 Old Northern Road, Glenhaven. For further information, phone Denis 9629 2645 or Maurice 9654 2138.
Third Tuesday of the month, 8.00pm – 9.30pm
Cumberland Bird Observers Club
Meetings are held at the Wesley Uniting Church Hall, Showground Rd, Castle Hill. New members and visitors welcome. At least 40 bird watching outings every year for participants of all ages, interesting speakers, supper provided, bi-monthly newsletter. Visit www. cboc.org.au or see us on Facebook.
Third Thursday of every month, 10am – 12:30pm
Independent Business Network Inc
Independent Business Network Inc (IBNInc) provide support and education to micro and small business owners with opportunities for members to share their experiences and knowledge. For details: Julie Warner, 0414 210 979. www.independentbusinessnetworkinc.com.
Third Thursday of every month, 10am
Dural Galston Probus Club
Meet at the Galston Club 21-25 Arcadia Rd, Galston. We are a mixed club for retired and semi-retired people who enjoy friendship, good speakers, outings and holidays. Visitors welcome. Come along or contact Anne 9653 1004.
Third Tuesday of every month, 7pm
Animal Justice Party
At present The Animal Justice Party has one State representative, Mark Pearson MLC, who works tirelessly for the animals. The Sydney North West regional group meets at All about Empathy, shop 1/27 Windsor Rd, Kellyville. For details contact Sheila on 0417 469 268.
Fourth Monday of every month 6pm
for Dinner/7pm meeting only
Inner Wheel Club of Baulkham Hills
Meet at Aveo Retirement Village Bella Vista. For more details contact Robyn on 9639 2742.
Fourth Wednesday of every month, 11am
Galston VIEW Club Meeting /Luncheon
Galston VIEW Club, a part of The Smith Family, meet the fourth Wednesday of every month. Guest speaker, Mr Garry Mangan, Bendigo Bank at The Galston Club, 21-25 Arcadia Road, Galston. Visitors welcome! Bookings Phone Merle 9634-2378 or Helen 9614-1512
Every Tuesday, 9:15am–10:45am (during school terms)
Inclusive Playgroup, Kellyville
Wrights Road Community Centre, Cnr Harrington and Wrights Road, Kellyville. Joint playgroup and MyTime group by Hills Community Aid and EarlyEd. A supported playgroup for children of all abilities aged 0–6 and their families. Parents and carers of a child with disability, developmental delay or chronic medical condition can join MyTime each week. “Even though everyone has children with different diagnoses, we all support and learn from each other.” For more information contact EarlyEd on (02) 9923 2721 email@example.com
Every Saturday, 10am – 12 noon
JP Service desk available @ Cherrybrook Shopping Village, 41-47 Shepherds Drive, Cherrybrook. Enquiries Pat 0412 089 219.
Free Spirit Markets
1st Sunday of the month
Next market: 1 Sept
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 .
Castle Hill Farmer’s and Fine Foods Markets
2nd and 4th Saturday of the month
08:00 – 12:00
Next markets: 10th and 24th August
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.
4th Sunday of every month
8:30am – 3:00pm
Next market: 22nd Sept
The Hills UPmarket team are all about creating a boutique, local event where friends and family can catch up, have a coffee, grab a bite to eat, shop and relax in 25 hidden bushland acres in the heart of Castle Hill. With a selection of 65+ quality stalls with a focus on making the event one that is successful for both stallholder and visitor. The Pony Club, Gilbert Road, Castle Hill. Enquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org.