WHAT’S ON IN THE HILLS TO HAWKESBURY

Hills to Hawkesbury Living Magazine - - Events -

Satur­day 19th Au­gust Stamp, Coin & Col­lecta­bles Fair

Satur­day, 19th Au­gust 2017, 9am to 3pm & Sunday 20th Au­gust 2017, 9am to 1pm. There will be an in­ter­est­ing va­ri­ety of philatelic & nu­mis­matic ma­te­rial avail­able to pur­chase from sev­eral deal­ers eg. Stamps & Cov­ers, Aus­trala­sia, Pacifics, World, The­mat­ics, Cin­derel­las, Ac­ces­sories. 9:00am - 3:00pm at East Kur­ra­jong School of Arts Hall, 1090 East Kur­ra­jong Road, East Kur­ra­jong Call 02 4576 5031. Visit www. hawkes­buryaus­tralia.com.au

Satur­day 19th - Mon­day 25th Septem­ber Or­ange Blos­som Fes­ti­val 2017

The Hills BIG­GEST com­mu­nity event of the year re­turns this Au­gust bring­ing with it a month long celebration of com­mu­nity and lo­cal tal­ent. 9:00am - 5:00pm at Bella Vista Farm Park, 2 El­iz­a­beth MacArthur Dr, Bella Vista 2153 Call 02 9843 0112. Visit www.the­hills.nsw. gov.au

Sunday 20th Au­gust Dar­ling Mills Creek Walk - Richard Webb and Bid­ji­gal Re­serves

Dar­ling Mills Creek Walk Richard Webb and Bid­ji­gal Re­serves West Pen­nant Hills Ex­plore one of the most im­por­tant trib­u­taries of the Par­ra­matta River. This rugged and beau­ti­ful walk will take you through a Blue Gum High For­est, sand­stone gul­lies and ridges and across two creeks on step­ping stones. 1:30pm - 4:00pm at The ex­act meet­ing place will be ad­vised at the time of book­ing, West Pen­nant Hills 2125 Call 9634 3163 or 0407 456 577. Visit www.the­hills.nsw.gov.au

Sunday 20th Au­gust Strings and Keys

A re­lax­ing Sunday af­ter­noon of mu­sic for vi­o­lin and pi­ano. Fea­tur­ing Ben­jamin Adler (vi­o­lin) and Stephen Whale (pi­ano). A pro­gram in­clud­ing some­thing for ev­ery­one with mu­sic by Bach, Brahms, Franck, Salerni and oth­ers. 2:00 PM at Wes­ley Cas­tle Hill Unit­ing Church, 32 Show­ground Road, Cas­tle Hill 2154 Call 0407 291 958. Visit www.the­hills.nsw. gov.au

Mon­day 21st, 28th Au­gust Get Crafty - Cas­tle Hill

If you’re in­ter­ested in any­thing craft re­lated, be­gin­ner or ex­pert, come along and meet peo­ple with sim­i­lar in­ter­ests. The Get Crafty group meets weekly on Mon­days 9.30am-12.30pm (ex­cept school hol­i­days). 9:30am - 12:30pm at Cas­tle Hill Li­brary, 14 Pen­nant Street, Cas­tle Hill 2154 Call 9761 4510. Visit www.the­hills.nsw. gov.au

Mon­day 21st Au­gust Tech Savvy Se­niors -Man­ag­ing your in­ter­net costs - Cas­tle Hill Li­brary

This ses­sion will help you to se­lect the right in­ter­net plan and man­age the costs as­so­ci­ated with con­nect­ing to the in­ter­net. Bring your own iPad oth­er­wise one will be sup­plied for you. 10:00am - 12:00pm at Cas­tle Hill Li­brary, 14 Pen­nant Street, Cas­tle Hill 2154 Visit www.the­hills.nsw.gov.au

Wed­nes­day 23rd Au­gust Knit In- Du­ral Li­brary

Join us at Du­ral Li­brary to support the an­nual Knit In. Knit­ted squares and wraps made will be sent to Wrap with Love, a com­mu­nity or­gan­i­sa­tion which dis­trib­utes the wraps to com­mu­ni­ties in need around the world. 10:00am - 12:00pm at Du­ral Li­brary, Pel­litt Lane, Du­ral 2158 Call 9761 5755. Visit www.the­hills.nsw. gov.au

Wed­nes­day 23rd Au­gust Yarn on a stick or two - Du­ral Li­brary

Knit­ting is the new Yoga! Come along and join a friendly, in­for­mal group and learn a new craft. Bring along 4mm nee­dles and wool. 10:0am - 11:00pm at Du­ral Li­brary, Pel­litt Lane, Du­ral 2159 Call 9762 5755. Visit www.the­hills.nsw. gov.au

Wed­nes­day 23rd Au­gust In­for­ma­tion Ses­sion

Would you like to know more about the Sydney Hills Busi­ness Cham­ber and the many ad­van­tages of mem­ber­ship? This free in­for­ma­tion ses­sion is held just be­fore our Busi­ness Af­ter 5 event so if you’re keen to know more you can come along and then en­joy free at­ten­dance at the net­work­ing event that fol­lows. 4:30pm - 5:15pm at Cas­tle Hill RSL, 77 Cas­tle Street, Cas­tle Hill NSW 2154 Call 0409 546 199. Visit www. syd­ney­hills­busi­ness.com.au

Wed­nes­day 23rd Au­gust Busi­ness Af­ter Five

Join us at Cas­tle Hill RSL for the RSL Show­case. Net­work with lo­cal busi­nesses, and hear from guest speaker Cameron Girdle­stone (Aus­tralia Rower and 2016 Olympic Sil­ver Medal­list). 5:30pm - 7:30pm at Cas­tle Hill RSL, 77 Cas­tle Street, Cas­tle Hill NSW 2155 Visit www.syd­ney­hills­busi­ness.com.au

Thurs­day 24th Au­gust Hawkesbury Walk­ing Group

Meet­ing place and time - 9.30 am 6.4kms down Wheel­bar­row Ridge Road, Colo Heights Venue at Colo Heights Call 4574 1430 or 0427 956 504. Visit hawkes­bury­walk­ing­group.net

Thure­day 24th Au­gust Free Work­shop - Liv­ing with Less Chem­i­cals & Green Clean­ing

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 us­ing clean­ing chem­i­cals. 10:00am - 12:30pm at Stam­ford Hall - Bal­combe Heights Es­tate, 92 Seven Hills Road, Baulkham Hills 2153 Call 02 9843 0505. Visit www.the­hills.nsw.gov.au

Thurs­day 24th Au­gust Liv­ing Sus­tain­ably Work­shop - Spring Plant­ing

Handy hints and help with get­ting ready for your spring plant­ing. Spring is a great time for the plant­ing of many veg­eta­bles. 10:00am - 11:30am at Com­mu­nity En­vi­ron­ment Cen­tre, An­nan­grove Park, Cur­rie Ave, An­nan­grove 2156 Call 02 9654 3571 (Thurs) 02 9843 0533 (Mon-Wed & Fri). Visit www.the­hills.nsw.gov.au

Fri­day 25th Au­gust Be­yond Words Book & Movie Group - Du­ral Li­brary

Look­ing for a new book club with a twist? Try Be­yond Words Book and Movie Group. Never judge a book by its movie. 10:00am - 12:00pm at Du­ral Li­brary, Pel­litt Lane, Du­ral 2159 Call 9762 5755. Visit www.the­hills.nsw. gov.au

Wed­nes­day 30th Au­gust Let’s Talk About... Red Cross Trac­ing Ser­vice - Baulkham Hills Li­brary

Join a rep­re­sen­ta­tive from the Aus­tralian Red Cross to learn about the In­ter­na­tional Day of the Dis­ap­peared and the Red Cross Trac­ing Ser­vice. 10:30am - 11:30am at Baulkham Hills Li­brary, 1A Rail­way Street, Baulkham Hills 2153 Visit Baulkham Hills Li­brary, 1A Rail­way Street, Baulkham Hills 2153

Thurs­day 31st Au­gust Free Se­niors Sem­i­nar - Healthy Mind & Body in Retirement

Look­ing for health and well­be­ing? This sem­i­nar fo­cuses on keep­ing you ac­tive and mo­ti­vated, look­ing af­ter you brain health and pro­vides strate­gies to as­sist in re­duc­ing the risk of de­men­tia. 10:00 AM at The Hills Shire Coun­cil Ad­min­is­tra­tion Build­ing, 3 Columbia Court, Baulkham Hills 2153 Call 02 9843 0555. Visit www.the­hills.nsw.gov.au

Thurs­day 31st Au­gust Hawkesbury Walk­ing Group

Meet­ing place and time - 9.00 am McDon­alds car park, McGraths Hill or 9.30 End Of Pee­bles Road, Ar­ca­dia Venue at Ar­ca­dia Fire Trail - Lunch in Pamela’s gar­den Call 9651 2402 or 0422 286 166. Visit hawkes­bury­walk­ing­group.net

Thurs­day 31st Au­gust Liv­ing Sus­tain­ably Work­shop - Threat­ened Species Talk

The Hills Shire is home to many threat­ened flora and fauna species. Ex­plore the world of some of our unique plant and an­i­mal species. Dis­cover what can be done to help our threat­ened species. Threat­ened Species Day is on the 7th Septem­ber. 10:00am - 11:00am at Com­mu­nity En­vi­ron­ment Cen­tre, An­nan­grove Park, Cur­rie Ave, An­nan­grove 2156 Call 02 9654 3571 (Thurs) 02 9843 0533 (Mon-Wed & Fri). Visit www.the­hills.nsw. gov.au

Thurs­day 31st Au­gust Liv­ing Sus­tain­ably Threat­ened Species Walk

Dis­cover some of the va­ri­ety of fauna and flora found in the Hills area. Join this short bush walk to view some of the in­ter­est­ing and en­gag­ing wildlife that could be on dis­play. 11:00am - 12:00pm at Com­mu­nity En­vi­ron­ment Cen­tre, An­nan­grove Park, Cur­rie Ave, An­nan­grove 2156 Call 02 9654 3571 (Thurs) 02 9843 0533 (Mon-Wed & Fri). Visit www.the­hills.nsw. gov.au

Thurs­day 31st Au­gust Learn Some­thing New - Sus­tain­able Eat­ing

Are you in­ter­ested in mak­ing sus­tain­able food choices? Come along to this work­shop to learn the dif­fer­ence be­tween prod­ucts which are or­ganic, nat­u­ral, eth­i­cal and fair trade. Find out ways you can re­duce food waste and food miles. 5:30pm - 7:30pm at Cas­tle Hill Li­brary, 1-17 Cas­tle Street, Cas­tle Hill 2154 Call 02 9843 0505. Visit www.the­hills.nsw.gov.au

Thurs­day 31st Au­gust SMART Mar­ket­ing - At­tract­ing New Cus­tomers

A big chal­lenge for many busi­ness own­ers is at­tract­ing new clients to their busi­ness in a cost ef­fec­tive way. Mar­ket­ing does not have to be ex­pen­sive, in fact, the best mar­ket­ing strate­gies of­ten cost very lit­tle when you know how. 6:30pm - 10:00pm at The Hills Shire Coun­cil, 3 Columbia Court, Baulkham Hills 2153. Call 02 9843 0399 or 02 9843 0324. Visit www.the­hills.nsw.gov.au

Thurs­day 31st Au­gust Smart Se­ries Work­shops for Busi­ness

The Hills Shire Eco­nomic De­vel­op­ment De­part­ment pro­vides a range of ser­vices from gen­eral support to those start­ing a busi­ness to as­sist­ing large multi-na­tional or­gan­i­sa­tions re­lo­cate to the Sydney Hills. 6:30pm - 10:00pm at The Hills Shire Coun­cil Ad­min­is­tra­tion Build­ing, 3 Columbia Court, Baulkham Hills 2153 Call 0400 151 939. Visit www.the­hills.nsw. gov.au

Fri­day 1st Septem­ber Du­ral Book Club - This club is at ca­pac­ity

A love of read­ing brings this group to­gether. They se­lect, read and dis­cuss a wide range of books over a nice morn­ing tea. 10:00am - 11:00am at Du­ral Li­brary, Pel­litt Lane, Du­ral 2159 Call 9762 5755. Visit www.the­hills.nsw. gov.au

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