WHATS ON IN THE HILLS TO HAWKES­BURY RE­GION

Hills to Hawkesbury Living Magazine - - The Hills and Beyond -

Sat 14th May - 7.30am Rich­mond Lions Club Mar­kets

Venue: Clarendon Held five times a year at Hawkes­bury Show­ground, over 100 stalls. Join us for cof­fee egg & ba­con break­fast. Call (02) 4575 1518. Visit www. hawkes­buryaus­tralia.com.au

Sat 14th May - 10:30am - 12pm Lego Robotics

Venue: Cas­tle Hill Li­brary Bring ro­bots to life by cre­at­ing coded ro­botic pro­grams us­ing the EV3 Lego Mind­storms Soft­ware. Solve chal­lenges in this fun work­shop de­signed for stu­dents aged 8-12 years. Call 9761 4510. Visit www.the­hills.nsw.gov.au

Sat 14th May - 8am - 12pm Cas­tle Hill Farm­ers & Fine Food Mar­ket

Venue: Cas­tle Hill Show­ground The Hawkes­bury Har­vest Farm­ers and Fine Food Mar­kets are just what the doc­tor or­dered. Now run­ning on the 2nd and 4th Satur­days. Twice a month for your en­joy­ment. En­try to the Show­ground is via Show­ground Road. Visit www.syd­ney­hill­saus­tralia.com.au

Sat 14th May - 10am - 4pm On the Home Front

Venue: Deerub­bin Cen­tre This ex­hi­bi­tion brings the per­spec­tives of con­tem­po­rary artists to the role of women fight­ing on ‘the home front’ in World War I, re­flect­ing on their role in so­ci­ety at the time, and the na­ture of that par­tic­u­lar war. Call (02) 4560 4441. Visit www.hawkes­bury.nsw.gov.au

Sat 14th May Get­ting Started with Al­pacas

Venue: Hawkes­bury Show­ground This in­tro­duc­tory one day sem­i­nar has been de­vel­oped to give peo­ple con­sid­er­ing en­ter­ing the in­dus­try the nec­es­sary in­for­ma­tion to de­cide whether al­pacas are right for them. Call 02 4573 1177. Visit www. hawkes­bury­tourism.com.au

Sat 14th & Sun 15th May Great Big Fun Per­mabee

Venue: Ban­du­sia Coun­try Re­treat The Great Big Fun Per­mabee prom­ises to be a mem­o­rable week­end of fun, learn­ing, ex­er­cise and re­lax­ation in the coun­try. Over the week­end we will work in the food for­est and kitchen gar­den. Call (02) 4568 2036. Visit www.per­ma­cul­turesyd­neyin­sti­tute.org

Sat 14th May Fea­tured Ac­com­mo­da­tion & Tours

Venue: Port Stephens Visi­tor In­for­ma­tion Cen­tre If you love sparkling wa­ter­ways, pris­tine beaches, whales, dol­phins, bush­walk­ing, cy­cling, kayak­ing, sail­ing, golf, cafes, para­sail­ing, fine din­ing, shop­ping, fresh pro­duce, winer­ies, brew­eries, slid­ing down sand dunes, quad-bik­ing, horse rid­ing, wa­ter­front din­ing, spec­tac­u­lar sun­sets and friendly peo­ple…. then you’re go­ing to love Port Stephens! Call 1800 808 900. Visit www.port­stephens.org.au

Sat 14th May - 10am - 3pm Sa­cred Tree Mar­ket May 2016

Venue: Nel­son Bay Fore­shore We be­lieve in com­pas­sion­ate fash­ion, en­vi­ron­men­tal sus­tain­abil­ity and a world where ev­ery per­son, their be­liefs and their val­ues are hon­oured. We aim to achieve this through the cre­ation of a high-quality, holis­tic, cul­tur­ally sig­nif­i­cant event fo­cused on show­cas­ing art, de­sign, pro­duce and lo­cal tal­ent. Visit www.sa­credtreemar­kets.com.au

Sun 15th May - 9am - 5pm In­tro­duc­tion to Bee­keep­ing

Venue: Ban­du­sia Coun­try Re­treat Honey bees are in de­cline the world over, hav­ing your own hive on your prop­erty will not only pro­vide you with de­li­cious honey but en­sure you play your part in help­ing to main­tain nat­u­ral pol­li­na­tion, lo­cal food se­cu­rity and global bio­di­ver­sity. Call (02) 4568 2036. Visit www. per­ma­cul­turesyd­neyin­sti­tute.org

Sun 15th May - 10am Oakville Fire Bri­gade Fam­ily Day & Car Show

Venue: Pitt Town Sport­ing Club Huge Auc­tion, Mar­ket Stalls, Raf­fle Prizes, Kids Rides start­ing at 12noon. Fire­works Spec­tac­u­lar af­ter 6pm. All pro­ceeds go to Oakville Bush Fire Bri­gade. Visit www. hawkes­bury­tourism.com.au

Sun 15th May - 11am - 1pm Earn Your Tucker at Rouse Hill House & Farm

Venue: Rouse Hill House & Farm The sun is up and it’s time to have fun and muck in to get the chores done. Help feed the chick­ens, col­lect the eggs, sort the grain, carry the milk and make the but­ter. Call 1300448849. Visit www.black­tow­naus­tralia.com.au

Sun 15th May Jazz at The Pines Con­cert Se­ries

Venue: Du­ral Visi­tor In­for­ma­tion Cen­tre, Rough­ley Jazz at The Pines brings to­gether great jazz bands to per­form live on the lawns of The Pines at Du­ral - just 35 min­utes from Syd­ney’s cen­tral busi­ness dis­trict. Call (02) 9651 4411. Visit www. des­ti­na­tion­syd­ney­surrounds.com.au

Mon 16th May - 6pm Ta­ble of Eight Din­ner Par­ties

Venue: NWDS, 15a Conie Av­enue, Baulkham Hills 2153 To pro­vide peo­ple with dis­abil­ity op­por­tu­ni­ties to de­velop friend­ships, re­la­tion­ships, so­cial skills and din­ing eti­quette. To pos­i­tively pro­mote the friend­ships and re­la­tion­ships of peo­ple with dis­abil­ity to the wider com­mu­nity. Call 9686 4155. Visit www.the­hills. nsw.gov.au

Mon 16th May - 5:30pm - 7:30pm Skills Check­point Pilot Pro­gram - Baulkham Hills Work­shop

Venue: Baulkham Hills Sports Skill­sroad has been se­lected to de­liver the Aus­tralian Gov­ern­ment’s free Skills Check­point pilot pro­gram for ma­ture aged work­ers in NSW, ACT and VIC. Call 02 9458 7027. Visit www.the­hills. nsw.gov.au

Tues 17th May - 10:30am - 11:30am Let’s Talk About Se­niors and the Law

Venue: Du­ral Li­brary Need ad­vice about mak­ing your will? Want to know more about power of at­tor­ney? Come along and learn more about plan­ning your fu­ture with a lo­cal so­lic­i­tor. This is a Law Week event. Call 9761 5755. Visit www. the­hills.nsw.gov.au

Tues 17th May Tech Savvy Com­puter Classes

Venue: Hawkes­bury Cen­tral Li­brary The Li­brary will be pro­vid­ing 18 com­puter ses­sions to as­sist peo­ple aged 60 years + who have limited or no pre­vi­ous ex­pe­ri­ence us­ing tech­nol­ogy. Call (02) 4560 4460. Visit www. hawkes­bury.nsw.gov.au

Wed 18th May Tech Con­nect

Venue: Hawkes­bury Cen­tral Li­brary Have a tech en­quiry or want a hand with a spe­cific task? Our friendly Li­brary staff will help you find the an­swer to your prob­lem. Call (02) 4560 4465. Visit www.hawkes­bury.nsw.gov.au

Wed 18th May - 6pm - 9pm Bridal Open Night

Venue: Al­le­gro Func­tion Cen­tre, 1 Porters Road, Ken­thurst It’s on again and like al­ways there will be fab­u­lous food and wine tastings, wed­ding cake mak­ers on hand with sam­ples to taste, great ta­ble ideas, wed­ding cel­e­brants and wed­ding photography spe­cial­ists to talk to. Call (02) 9654 1443. Visit www. syd­ney­hill­saus­tralia.com.au

Wed 18th May - 10am - 12:30pm Learn Some­thing New - Liv­ing with Less Chem­i­cals & Green Clean­ing

Venue: Baulkham Hills Com­mu­nity Ctre Are you in­ter­ested in us­ing less chem­i­cals and green clean­ing? This work­shop will teach you all you need to know about non- toxic clean­ing meth­ods, and how you can avoid wast­ing clean­ing chem­i­cals. Call 02 9843 0310. Visit www. the­hills.nsw.gov.au

Wed 18th May - 6:30pm - 7:30pm Syd­ney Writ­ers’ Fes­ti­val: Hugh Mackay

Venue: Cas­tle Hill Li­brary Psy­chol­o­gist, so­cial re­searcher and writer Hugh Mackay has been study­ing the ebbs and flows of Aus­tralian at­ti­tudes and be­hav­iour for more than a quar­ter of a cen­tury. Call 9761 4510. Visit www.the­hills.nsw.gov.au

Wed 18th May - 11am - 2:30pm The Burn­ing Log Com­edy The­atre Restau­rant Lunch & Show

Venue: Wind­sor Func­tion Cen­tre 2 Course lunch. Live en­ter­tain­ment. Bot­tom­less Tea and Cof­fee. Come and join in all the fun at our Lunch time shows. For all ages. Call 1300 843 564. Visit www.hawkes­bury­tourism.com.au

Thurs 19th May - 10am - 12pm Pre­serv­ing - Liv­ing Sus­tain­ably Work­shop

Venue: Com­mu­nity En­vi­ron­ment Cn­tre Make the most of an ex­cess gar­den har­vest. Learn about tech­niques like salt­ing, pick­ling and dry­ing. Call 9654 3571. Visit www.the­hills.nsw.gov.au

Thurs 19th May - 6:30pm - 7:30pm Nov­els at Night

Venue: Cas­tle Hill Li­brary Join an in­for­mal group who will gather ev­ery 3rd Thurs­day of the month to dis­cuss their lat­est read. Call 9761 4510. Visit www.the­hills.nsw.gov.au

Fri 20th May - 10am Du­ral Book Club

Venue: Du­ral Li­brary Due to pop­u­lar de­mand we now have a se­cond book club at Du­ral, meet­ing the 3rd Fri­day of the month. Call 9761 5755. Visit www.the­hills.nsw.gov.au

Fri 20th May - 10:30am - 12:30pm Get Crafty

Venue: Vine­gar Hill Me­mo­rial Li­brary If you’re in­ter­ested in any­thing craft re­lated, be­gin­ner or ex­pert, come and meet peo­ple with sim­i­lar in­ter­ests. You could learn or teach some­one a new

craft such as needle­point, quilt­ing or knit­ting. Call 8889 5200. Visit www. the­hills.nsw.gov.au

Sat 21st May - 10am - 12.30pm Tools for Par­ents© @ Solo Par­ent­ing

Venue: Rich­mond Neigh­bour­hood Cn­tre Rich­mond Com­mu­nity Ser­vices Inc. is pleased to be able to of­fer a FREE 3 week group with FREE child­care For par­ents/pri­mary car­ers of chil­dren 0 - 12years. Call 02 4588 3555. Visit www. hawkes­buryaus­tralia.com.au

Sat 21st May - 9am - 2pm Wind­sor River­side Mar­kets

Venue: Gov­er­nor Phillip Park STRICTLY an Al­co­hol con­sump­tion and Smoke Free zone. PET FRIENDLY. No bikes, skate­boards, rollerblades or scoot­ers. Call 0418 218 151. Visit www. des­ti­na­tion­syd­ney­surrounds.com.au

Sat 21st & Sun 22nd May - 9am - 5pm Food Pre­serv­ing Work­shop

Venue: Ban­du­sia Coun­try Re­treat Be­fore fridges that guz­zle up your power bills and harm the ozone layer, dry­ing, salt­ing and live stor­age were the ways to pre­serve pro­duce. Call (02) 4568 2036. Visit www. per­ma­cul­turesyd­neyin­sti­tute.org

Sun 22nd May - 8am - 1pm Glenorie Growers’ Mar­ket

Venue: Glenorie RSL Club A fun, re­laxed day out for the whole fam­ily. 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. Call 0423 727 826. Visit www.syd­ney­hill­saus­tralia.com.au

Mon 23rd May - 9am - 5pm Crack­ing in Con­crete De­sign Work­shop

Venue: The Novo­tel, Baulkham Hills The work­shop is de­signed for en­gi­neers who wish to un­der­stand the rea­son why con­crete cracks and then how to de­sign for it (or bet­ter still to elim­i­nate the prob­lem be­fore it hap­pens. Call 02 9634-9634. Visit www.etia.net.au

Tues 24th May - 6:30pm All You Need To Know About His­tor­i­cal News­pa­pers

Venue: Hawkes­bury Cen­tral Li­brary Find out what news­pa­pers are avail­able

The Hawkes­bury Ne­pean Chap­ter of the Fel­low­ship of First Fleeters

meet ev­ery se­cond Satur­day of the month at 11am in the Teb­butt Room ad­join­ing the Hawkes­bury Li­brary at 300 Ge­orge St Wind­sor. Mem­bers do not nec­es­sar­ily have to be de­scen­dants of those who ar­rived aboard any of the 11 ships of the First Fleet at Syd­ney Cove on 26 Jan­uary 1788. Mem­bers can in­clude spouses, part­ners and friends of de­scen­dants and those in­ter­ested in Aus­tralia His­tory. For fur­ther de­tails please ring Sharon 0419434776. on­line and how to get the most out of these records for his­tor­i­cal re­search. Call (02) 4560 4460. Visit www. hawkes­bury.nsw.gov.au

Wed 25th May - 10:30am - 11am Got This Hat! - Na­tional Si­mul­ta­ne­ous Sto­ry­time

Venue: Hawkes­bury Cen­tral Li­brary Join Pud­dles the read­ing dragon for morn­ing tea at 10.30 am, fol­lowed by games, songs and sto­ries at 11 am. Call (02) 4560 4460. Visit www. hawkes­bury.nsw.gov.au

Thurs 26th May - 10am - 11am Big­gest Morn­ing Tea

Venue: Hawkes­bury Cen­tral Li­brary Li­brary staff in­vite res­i­dents to come along to celebrate the Can­cer Coun­cil’s big­gest morn­ing tea! Call (02) 4560 4460. Visit www.hawkes­bury.nsw.gov.au

Thurs 26th May Syd­ney Sheep­dog Cham­pi­onships

Venue: Hawkes­bury Show­ground Three Sheep & Yard Trial, 2629 May 2016. Three sheep Trial com­mences Thurs­day morn­ing, Fi­nals on Sunday. Yard Trial com­mences Satur­day morn­ing, Fi­nals on Sunday. Call 0410 551 507. Visit www. hawkes­buryaus­tralia.com.au

Thurs 26th May - 10am - 11:30am En­ergy Sav­ing - Liv­ing Sus­tain­ably Work­shop

Venue: Com­mu­nity En­vi­ron­ment Cn­tre Get help with home en­ergy costs (bring your bills along). Gain prac­ti­cal ad­vice on house­hold en­ergy sav­ings and ac­quire help­ful en­ergy smart de­vices. Call 9654 3571. Visit www.the­hills.nsw.gov.au Thurs 26th May - 6pm - 8pm Learn Some­thing New - De-Clut­ter­ing Work­shop Venue: Cas­tle Hill Li­brary Come along to this work­shop to learn the ABC of de-clut­ter­ing, do­nat­ing and sus­tain­able re­moval of stuff. Call 02 9843 0310. Visit www.the­hills.nsw.gov.au

Thurs 26th May Port to Port 2016 - Day One Port Stephens

Venue: Cruise Inn Kiosk & Book­ing Cn­tre Is an an­nual four day MTB stage race which takes place from May 26-29 2016. De­signed to be fun and chal­leng­ing for riders of all lev­els, from recre­ational to com­pet­i­tive. Call 1300 550 675. Visit www.port­to­portmtb.com

Fri 27th - Sun 29th May - 4pm Paws in the Out­doors

Venue: 256 Webbs Creek Rd, Wise­mans Ferry Paws in the Out­doors is a week­end get­away with a va­ri­ety of ac­tiv­i­ties for you to im­merse your­self in, in­clud­ing learn­ing use­ful bush safety for your­self and your pet. Call 02 45664366. Visit www.hawkes­buryaus­tralia.com.au

Fri 27th May - 6:45pm - 8.00pm Ghost Tours @ The Vil­lage

Venue: The Aus­traliana Pioneer Vil­lage Please don’t for­get your cam­era, safe walk­ing shoes, Torch / Lantern And an open mind Adults Only (16 years & above). Call 0438 751 775. Visit www. hawkes­buryaus­tralia.com.au

Fri 27th May - 9:30am - 1:30pm Learn Some­thing New - Bread & Pasta Mak­ing

Venue: Cas­tle Grand Com­mu­nity Cn­tre Have you ever thought about mak­ing your own cheese? Come along to this hands on work­shop and gain an ap­pre­ci­a­tion of the process. Call 02 9843 0310. Visit www.the­hills.nsw.gov.au

Fri 27th - Sun 29th May 10am - 4pm Mac­quarie Towns Arts So­ci­ety Inc. Au­tumn Ex­hi­bi­tion

Venue: Rich­mond School of Arts Open­ing Night Fri­day 27th May 7pm for 7.30pm $5 En­try at door. Free en­try Satur­day 10am to 5pm & Sunday 10am to 4pm. Visit www. hawkes­bury­tourism.com.au

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