Hills to Hawkesbury Living Magazine - - Community Groups -

Hornsby Ku-ring-gai & Hills Dis­trict Cricket As­so­ci­a­tion Inc Op­er­ates from var­i­ous lo­ca­tions in re­gion - call for in­for­ma­tion a club in your area. Phone: Craig Men­zies 0488 772 707. Email: ex­ec­u­tive.of­fi­cer@hkhdca.com.au Web: www.hkhdca.com.au

The Lions Club of Berowra Inc A char­ity ser­vice club. Meet­ings held on third Thurs­day of the month at 7:00pm for 7:30pm. Con­tact: Pres­i­dent Colin Hunter 02 9456 1121 (h) Email: info@berowralions.org.au Web: www.berowralions.org.au

Ro­tary Club Of West Pen­nant Hills & Cher­ry­brook Inc. Lo­ca­tion: Meets at Spring­field Re­cep­tions, 245 New­line Rd, Du­ral NSW 2158. Meet­ings are held ev­ery Mon­day night at 6:30 pm Email: wphc.ro­tary@gmail.com. Web: www. wphcro­tary.org. Con­tact: Sec­re­tary Jim Simp­son, mob 0439465725

2nd Cas­tle Hill Rovers Youth or­gan­i­sa­tion for males and fe­males 18-26 in­ter­ested in ab­seil­ing, cav­ing, canyon­ing, bush­walk­ing, hik­ing, fly­ing, rock climb­ing, scuba div­ing, so­cial­is­ing and other ad­ven­tur­ous ac­tiv­i­ties. Email: sarah.hart@op­tus.com.au. Web: www.gws­rovers.com.au. Con­tact: Rover Ad­vi­sor - Todd McDon­nell 0409 221 459

Zonta Club of Syd­ney Hills Inc Meets at Hills Lodge Bou­tique Ho­tel, Wind­sor Rd, Cas­tle Hill NSW 2154. Email: syd­ney­hills@zon­tadis­trict24.org. Web: www.zon­tadis­trict24.org. Meet­ings held 3rd Mon of month 6.00 pm. Book­ings es­sen­tial and vis­i­tors al­ways wel­come. Con­tact: Pres­i­dent - Brenda Brad­bery 9484 2700 or 0414 641 408 Com­mu­nity Fdn of North Western Syd­ney Kel­lyville Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, Wrights Rd, Kel­lyville NSW 2155. Email: pres­i­dentcfnws@gmail.com. Web: www.cfnws.org.au CFNWS is an in­de­pen­dent, not for profit, char­i­ta­ble or­gan­i­sa­tion op­er­at­ing since 2007 and run en­tirely by vol­un­teers. Our Bridg­ing the Gap pro­gram works with lo­cal ser­vice providers to bridge the gap by pro­vid­ing ad­di­tional as­sis­tance to dis­ad­van­taged peo­ple in the re­gion in­clud­ing sport and re­cre­ation as­sis­tance, es­sen­tial equip­ment and ser­vices and No In­ter­est Loans Scheme. Aus­tralian Sikh As­so­ci­a­tion Inc 8 Meu­rants Lne, Glen­wood NSW 2768. Email: asa@asa.org.au. Web: www.asainc.org.au. ASA of­fers Daily Path/ Keer­tan/Scrip­tual Read­ings, ques­tions can be asked about Sikh his­tory, cul­ture and be­liefs. ASA pro­vides Pun­jabi lan­guage classes, and some mu­sic classes. A Re­source Cen­tre has been built where ser­vices like li­brary, cul­tural youth ac­tiv­i­ties and Com­mu­nity Fo­rums etc. are of­fered. Con­tact: 0433 580 539 Scouts Aus­tralia - Greater Western Syd­ney Re­gion - Pro­vide young peo­ple with a pro­gram that has them and you feel­ing good, hav­ing fun, and de­vel­op­ing life skills. Ac­tiv­i­ties for youth aged 6-26 years. Re­fer­ral to lo­cal groups, meet­ing on var­i­ous evenings. Hours: Tues-Fri 9.00 am - 3.30 pm. Fur­ther in­for­ma­tion 02 9639 2488 Email: gws.re­gion@nsw.scouts.com.au Web: www.greater­westscouts.com.au Boys’ Bri­gade NSW Email: bb­nsw@brigadeaus­tralia.org. Web: boys. brigadeaus­tralia.org. Youth ac­tiv­i­ties for 5-18 year olds. Male Only. Boys. Con­tact: NSW Head Of­fice - 9896 7247 & 1800 819 704 Sleep Dis­or­ders Aus­tralia - NSW Branch 39 Brunette Dr, Cas­tle Hill NSW 2154. Email: mail@sleepoz.org.au. Web: www.sleepoz.org.au. Pro­vides in­for­ma­tion and sup­port for peo­ple liv­ing with sleep dis­or­ders, es­pe­cially sleep ap­noea, rest­less legs syn­drome and in­som­nia. Hours: MonFri 9am-5pm. Con­tact 02 9990 3514

STaR As­so­ci­a­tion - Suite 5, 11 Packard Ave, Cas­tle Hill NSW 2154. Email: of­fice@star.org. au. Web: www.star.org.au. The STaR (Spe­cial Teach­ing and Re­search) As­so­ci­a­tion is a small reg­is­tered char­ity es­tab­lished by a group of par­ents and pro­fes­sion­als who be­lieve in the value of in­clu­sive ed­u­ca­tion. STaR pro­vides early in­ter­ven­tion sup­port for chil­dren up to the age of 6 with dis­abil­i­ties and their fam­i­lies within main­stream child­care cen­tres. Hours: Mon-Fri 9.00 am - 5.00 pm. Phone: 8850 1269.

Cys­tic Fi­bro­sis Aus­tralia Unit 26, 5 In­gle­wood Pl, Nor­west Busi­ness Park, Baulkham Hills NSW 2153. Email: gen­eral@cfa.org.au. Web: www. cys­tic­fi­bro­sis.org.au. Na­tional body com­pris­ing mem­ber State As­so­ci­a­tions. As­sists mem­ber or­gan­i­sa­tions to achieve com­mon ob­jec­tives by de­vel­op­ing na­tional ed­u­ca­tion pro­grams & col­lect­ing & dis­tribut­ing in­for­ma­tion about Cys­tic Fi­bro­sis at na­tional and in­ter­na­tional lev­els. Mon-Fri 9am-5pm. Con­tact: 1800 635 008. The Hills Com­mu­nity Aid and In­for­ma­tion

Ser­vice Inc. - 390 Wind­sor Road, Baulkham Hills NSW 2153. Hills Com­mu­nity Aid have Tax Help avail­able Tues­day, Wed­nes­day and Thurs­day at Hills Com­mu­nity Aid, 390 Wind­sor Road Baulkham Hills or Learn­ing in the Hills, Bal­combe Heights Es­tate 92 Seven Hills Road Baulkham Hills (Turner Build­ing 4 & 5). To book please rings Hills Com­mu­nity Aid 9639 8620.

Learn­ing in the Hills tu­tored and so­cial classes range from $35 - $95 per term; for a copy of our full pro­gram please ring 9639 7918 or http://www.hca.org.au/learn­ing-in-the-hills/. Mac­quarie Towns Gar­den Club If you love gardening, are pas­sion­ate about plants, and en­joy the com­pany of other like-minded peo­ple, we in­vite you to join our gar­den club. We meet on the first Thurs­day of the month at Wind­sor. For de­tails con­tact Su­san Fen­nelly by phone on 4575 4095, email su­san­m­fen­nelly@gmail.com, visit the club web­site https://mac­qua­r­i­etowns­gar­den­club. word­press.com/

Drum4Fun - African in­flu­enced drum­ming classes held fort­nightly at Du­ral Me­mo­rial Hall 604 Old North­ern Rd Du­ral Thurs­days 7-8.30pm cost $100 for 5 week term $25 ca­sual visit. Term 3 be­gins 17th July – Con­tact michele@drum4fun.com.au mob 0417 141 262 www.drum4fun.com.au Win­ston Hills Joey Scouts Mon­day nights 6.30–7.30pm. Win­ston Hills Scout Hall, Edi­son Pa­rade, Win­ston Hills. Joey Scouts is for boys and girls 6–8 years. Joeys help to de­velop lead­er­ship and team skills, meet new friends and be cre­ative, imaginative and have fun. For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact He­len Sara 9862 8482. Email hsara@op­tus­net.com.au.

The Fam­ily His­tory Group of the Par­ra­matta

and Dis­trict His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety meets on the first Satur­day of each month at 1.30pm in the Coach House, Ham­ble­don Cot­tage, Cnr. Has­sall Street & Gre­gory Place, Par­ra­matta. New mem­bers and vis­i­tors are al­ways wel­come. For fur­ther in­for­ma­tion please phone (02) 9686 3203.

The Hills Tre­foil Guild is an adult sec­tion of Girl Guides Aus­tralia where women aged 18 years plus can en­joy fun and friend­ship. Join The Hills Tre­foil Guild and en­joy chal­lenges, travel, speak­ers, life long friend­ships, giv­ing ser­vice and much more. Meet­ings are held on the 3rd Fri­day of the month 10am at the Girl Guide Hall, 5 Bounty Ave. Cas­tle Hills. Con­tact Diana 0430 124 805 or email: nsw. act.tre­foil@gmail.com. Coun­try Wom­ens As­so­ci­a­tion, Kurrajong Meets on 3rd Wed­nes­day of each month, 10am to 12pm at the CWA Hill, 58 Old Bells Line of Road, Kurrajong. Con­tact Gwenyth Cox 02 4572 1317.

Hawkes­bury Artists and Ar­ti­sans Trail For de­tails of next Art Trail, ph: 02 45 677 400 or email: Leanne@mel­lowcrest.comWeb: www.haat.com.au

The Hills Mo­tor Scooter Group is look­ing for riders who live in or near the Hills area who would be in­ter­ested in join­ing an in­for­mal group for mid-week rides on a monthly ba­sis. The group nor­mally ride on the 2nd Tues­day of ev­ery month to a nom­i­nated des­ti­na­tion usu­ally for cof­fee or oc­ca­sion­ally for lunch. Our rid­ing dis­tances would more suit mo­tor scoot­ers of 125cc power or greater .For more in­for­ma­tion please con­tact Kerry on 0401 666 123. Hawkes­bury Dis­trict Agri­cul­tural As­so­ci­a­tion Hawkes­bury Agri­cul­tural Show, horse & cat­tle shows, show hire fa­cil­i­ties. Hawkes­bury Show­ground. Meet­ings: 3rd Tues­day of each month 7.30pm-9.00pm at Show­ground Com­mit­tee Room. Vol­un­teers ac­cepted. Ph: 4577 3591 (BH) Email: hdaa@hawkes­buryshow.com.au. Web: www. hawkes­buryshow.com.au Hawkes­bury Model & Hobby Show Inc Syd­ney’s only Model and Hobby ex­hi­bi­tion is held each year in July at Hawkes­bury Show­ground Clarendon. Con­tact 0413-306-497. Email: hmhshow@gmail.com. Web: www.hmhs.org.au Cas­tle Hill Se­nior Cit­i­zens Club Inc., All se­niors are wel­come to be a mem­ber of our club. Our ac­tiv­i­ties in­clude: In­door Bowls, Cards, Rummy-Kub, Darts, Bus tours, BBQ’s and lun­cheons. Con­tact Sec­re­tary for fur­ther in­for­ma­tion Phone 02 9680 8786.

An­nan­grove Play­group. Play­group for 0-6 year olds. Fri­days 9-11am within An­nan­grove Pub­lic School. 185 An­nan­grove Road, An­nan­grove. No weekly fees. Open day Wed 20th Aug, 10-12noon. Con­tact An­nette: 0434 401 077

Ar­ca­dian Quil­ters are a group of women who share friend­ship, fun and their in­ter­est in patch­work and quilt­ing. We wel­come new mem­bers and if you would like to join us we meet at 9.30 am on 1st, 3rd and 5th Wed­nes­day of each month at the Gal­ston Com­mu­nity Health and Re­source Cen­tre, Cnr Ar­ca­dian Road and The Glade, Gal­ston. We also hold a night meet­ing ev­ery 2nd and 4th Mon­day at 7.30pm. As a group we are cur­rrently mak­ing sev­eral scrap quilts for char­ity. If you would like fur­ther in­for­ma­tion please phone Carole on 9894 7749.

The Hills Learn­ing Cen­tre Par­ent Sup­port Group - meets ev­ery third Wed­nes­day of the month at 7.30pm. Join us this month on the 17th –Topic: “Cop­ing with chal­leng­ing be­hav­iours”-RSVP info@ the­hill­slc.com.au or con­tact Mary on (02)8850 0555. Find us on Face­book www.face­book.com/the­hill­slearn­ing­cen­tre

Du­ral Men’s Shed meets at Du­ral Sport and Leisure Cen­tre cor­ner Pel­litt Lane and Ken­thurst Rd each Thurs­day and Satur­day from 9am. Wood­work and Met­al­work/Welding fa­cil­i­ties. En­quiries Chris Thomas 0402478498 . www.du­ral­mensshed.org Bushrangers Hash House Har­ri­ers Meet ev­ery Mon­day evening at 6.30pm at a pre de­ter­mined area in the Hills dis­trict, we are a so­cial mixed walk­ing/run­ning group. Our group is one of about 8 clubs in the Syd­ney dis­trict and part of a world­wide or­ga­ni­za­tion of Hash House Har­ri­ers (google). All new­com­ers are most wel­come. For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact Peter Matthey 0408289562 Hawkes­bury Wood­craft Co-op­er­a­tive Ltd meet ev­ery Sat & 3rd Tues at Wood­lands Rd, Wil­ber­force be­tween 10.00am –2.00pm. New mem­bers ladies/ gents all ages are wel­come to learn or en­gage in Wood­turn­ing, Box Mak­ing, Scroll­saw­ing, Mar­quetry, Model mak­ing, Py­rog­ra­phy, etc. Con­tact John Jones 4579 6061 or Ian West4721 8709

Thurs­day Ladies Ten­nis Com­pe­ti­tion in the Hills

Dis­trict Play­ers of all stan­dards are wel­come. For more de­tails and con­tacts please see our web­site at hill­sladi­esten­nis.org

Ten­nis Ladies over 50 needed to play ten­nis on Tues­day morn­ings 9.30 – 12.30 at Thomas Thomp­son Park, Cedar­wood Drive, Cher­ry­brook – soon to be re-lo­cated to West Pen­nant Hills Sports Club, New Line Road, West Pen­nant Hills. Con­tact Mar­garet 9484 –7635 or Mau­reen 9899-5450

The Na­tional Se­niors Aus­tralia Are you over 50? Re­tired, or think­ing about it. If so, take a look at the Na­tional Se­niors Aus­tralia, Hills branch. We meet first Thurs­day each month at the Baulkham Hills Sports Club, 11 renown road, Baulkham Hills. Time: 9.30am to 11.45 ap­prox. At each meet­ing we have a guest speaker par­tic­i­pate in lunch af­ter the meet­ing. Also, weekly lunch lo­ca­tions, monthly trips and tours. Con­vivial sur­round­ings and friendly peo­ple, with sim­i­lar in­ter­ests, come along and be made wel­come! Fur­ther de­tail ph 9899 3940 or 9674 1857. Visit www.hill­snsa.com

The Cre­ative Key­board Club is look­ing for any­one in­ter­ested in mu­sic key­board and/or home or­gan mu­sic par­tic­i­pa­tion. Any stan­dard is wel­come and we are keen to en­cour­age play­ers to ex­pand their skills or just play and lis­ten. The key­board Group meets on ev­ery third Wed­nes­day at 7.30/8.00 pm. The Or­gan Group meets ev­ery fourth Fri­day at 8.00 pm. There is a va­ri­ety of in­stru­ment brands to suit most play­ers styles. For any fur­ther in­for­ma­tion call Ray 9659 5250, or Keith 9837 3606. Ev­ery­body is wel­come.

Du­ral Coun­try Club lawn bowlers are al­ways wel­com­ing new mem­bers. Bowls is great for fit­ness, fun and friend­ship. Bowl­ing days are Tues­day, Wed­nes­day, Satur­day. We of­fer free coach­ing to both men and women so call 9653 1250 or 9651 4160 for more in­for­ma­tion or to book your free lessons. Ladies Ten­nis Club at Crest­wood Re­serve look­ing for new play­ers, Tues­day 930am-1130am. Call Jenny 9624 2236 or 0432 494 132 if you need more de­tails.

Pen­nant Hills Mens Probus Club meet on the 4th Fri­day of each month at Pen­nant Hills Bowl­ing Club, Yar­rara Road Pen­nant Hills, com­menc­ing at 10am. A Speaker is or­gan­ised for each month. On the 2nd Fri­day we or­gan­ise an out­ing with our part­ners and on a 5th Fri­day we or­gan­ise a Blokes Only out­ing. Con­tact John Crane 9487 1385

North Rocks Se­nior Cit­i­zens Club Inc. Our over 50’s Club of­fers friendly so­cial ac­tiv­i­ties in­clud­ing car­pet bowls, snooker, ta­ble ten­nis, bingo, cards, scrab­ble and darts. We meet at the Se­nior Cit­i­zens’ Hall, be­hind the ten­nis courts in North Rocks Park, cor­ner of North Rocks Road and Far­nell Av­enue, Car­ling­ford. Weekly ac­tiv­i­ties are on Mon­days and Wed­nes­days 8.15am to 4pm. On the se­cond Satur­day of each month Crazy Whist and snooker are held from 1.15pm to 4pm. Morn­ing teas, sausage sizzles and lunches are also held. Find out more by call­ing the Sec­re­tary on 9980 6813.

Red Cross, Cas­tle Hill Branch meet on the se­cond Fri­day each month in The Trib­ute Room, 1st Floor, Cas­tle Hill Li­brary Build­ing from 9.30am – 11am. New mem­bers wel­come. Call 8850.7056. Hills Dis­trict Women’s Bowl­ing Club, Jen­ner Street, Baulkham Hills wel­comes all ladies in­ter­ested in play­ing, or learn­ing to play, lawn bowls. FREE coach­ing is avail­able Tues­day (3.00-5.00 pm) and Satur­day morn­ing (9.30-11.00 am). So­cial and Club Com­pe­ti­tion bowls are played each Tues­day from 9.30 am. Mixed “mufti” bowls are played Thurs­day and Sunday morn­ings and Thurs­day night. For in­for­ma­tion about join­ing the Club or to en­quire about FREE coach­ing please phone The Hills Club on 9639 2733 or visit our web­site: www.the­hillswom­ens­bowls.com.au.

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