WHAT’S ON IN THE HILLS TO HAWKESBURY AREA
Saturday 18th August Volunteer Training - Computer Skills: Cyber Safety
This training has been developed to help Volunteers learn about Cyber Safety. 9am - 11am at The Hills Shire Council, 3 Columbia Court, Baulkham Hills 2153 Call 9843 0555.
Hawkesbury Walking Group on Saturday
Welcome to the Hawkesbury Walking Group, where we walk as friends the third and fifth Saturdays of each month. These walks are usually a little harder than the Thursday walks are are mostly on bush trails though we do have other walks as well . All are welcome. 7:30am at Box Vale Track/Forty Foot Falls Call 0414 948 530.
Stargazing at Rouse Hill House & Farm
Expand your universe at Rouse Hill House & Farm in an evening of stargazing, with a fascinating presentation by Indigenous astrophysicist Kirsten Banks.
6pm - 8:30pm at Rouse Hill House & Farm, 356 Annangrove Road, Rouse Hill 2155 Call 02 8239 2474
Sunday 19th August Bushwalks Program Hillside Walk
Explore a trail on a south facing hillside in Kenthurst. Learn about the plants which enjoy the extra moisture and shade. 1:30pm - 3:30pm at Kenthurst, Exact meeting place will be advised at the time of booking, Kenthurst 2156
Call 0407 456 577
The Great Fete
Enjoy a great family day out at one of north west Sydney's largest school fetes. The Great Fete is packed with loads of fun for all the family- rides, entertainment, food stalls, market stalls, trash & treasure and many more activities.
10am - 3pm at Samuel Gilbert Public School, Ridgecrop Drive, Castle Hill 2154 Call 0439 402 125
The Sydney Hills Curry Festival
The Sydney Hills Curry festival brings you great treat for your tastebuds! Originated from South and Southeast Asian cuisine, Curry has become one of the most popular dish globally. Curry comes in a multitude of colours, textures, fragrances, and tastes that resonate around the world.
11am - 6pm at Castle Hill Showgrounds, Showground Rd, Castle Hill
Call 1300 338 368
Tuesday 21st August Volunteer Training - Provide First Aid
Provide First Aid is a comprehensive 1 day course that will give you the knowledge and skills to help an ill or injured person until medical aid arrives.
9am - 5:30pm at The Hills Shire Council, 3 Columbia Court, Baulkham Hills 2153 Call 9843 0555
Wednesday 22nd August Book Week Pirate Storytime Dural Library
X marks the spot! Come along to Dural Library and celebrate Book Week with us as we "Find Your Treasure".
4pm - 5pm at Dural Library , Pellitt Lane, Dural 2158
Networking For Growth Workshop
As a member of the chamber you have a wonderful opportunity to grow your business through growing your network. 9:30am - 11:30am at Hills Shire Council 3 Columbia Ct Baulkham Hills NSW 2153 Visit www.sydneyhillsbusiness.com.au
Introductions with Impact Workshop
Have you ever been at a BBQ, dinner party or networking event and been asked the question “So, what do you do?”
12pm - 2pm at Hills Shire Council 3 Columbia Ct Baulkham Hills NSW 2153 Visit www.sydneyhillsbusiness.com.au
Performance, Productivity and People
When, why and how to hire team or outsource tasks? Engaging additional skills, knowledge or capacity in your business can be a risk or a reward depending how, why and when you do it.
3pm - 5pm at Hills Shire Council 3 Columbia Ct Baulkham Hills NSW 2153 Visit www.sydneyhillsbusiness.com.au
Encouraging Kids Development & Self - Esteem
Richmond Community Services Inc. is pleased to be able to offer a FREE group with FREE childcare. For parents/primary carers of children 0-12 years.
6:30pm - 9pm at Richmond Neighbourhood Centre, 20 West Market Street, Richmond
Call 02 4588 3502
Thursday 23rd August Living Sustainably Free Fermenting Workshop
Fermenting is one of the oldest methods of preserving food. Learn traditional techniques for fermenting food and making authentic vegetable dishes and tonics, like kimchi, beet vass and sauerkraut.
10am - 12pm atThe Hills Shire Council Community Environment Centre, Currie Avenue, Annangrove Park, Annangrove 2156
Call 9843 0555
Book Week Pirate Storytime Rouse Hill
X marks the spot! Come along to Vinegar Hill Memorial Library and celebrate Book Week with us as we "Find Your Treasure". Dress up as a pirate and share stories, games, songs and craft.
6:30pm - 7:30pm at Vinegar Hill Memorial Library , 29 Main Street, Rouse Hill 2155 Visit www.thehills.nsw.gov.au
Friday 24th 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. 10am - 12pm at Dural Library, Pellitt Lane, Dural 2158
Saturday 25th August Volunteer Training - Computer Skills: Google Drive
This training has been developed to help Volunteers learn how to best use Google Drive on their Tablet or Laptop.
9am - 11am atThe Hills Shire Council, 3 Columbia Court, Baulkham Hills 2153 Call 9843 0555
Learn Something New Composting and Worm Farming
Did you know that up to a third of the waste in your red lidded garbage bin is food waste? Come along to this free workshop and learn how you can keep food waste out of your red lidded bin and recycle it into nutrient rich compost and liquid fertiliser.
10am - 12pm at Thompson Hall - Balcombe Heights Estate, 90-92 Seven Hills Road, Baulkham Hills 2153
Call 9843 0555
Communication Skills for Couples
FREE group with FREE childcare. For parents/primary carers of children 0-12 years.
10am - 12:30pm at Richmond Neighbourhood Centre, 20 West Market Street, Richmond
Call 02 4588 3502
Wednesday 29th August Information Session
Would you like to know more about the Sydney Hills Business Chamber and the many advantages of membership 4:30pm - 5:15pm at Sekisui House, 30 Fairway Drive, Norwest, NSW, 2155 Visit www.sydneyhillsbusiness.com.au
Business After Five
Join us at the Castle Hill RSL for the Castle Hill RSL and Invictus Games Showcase event with guest speakers Patrick J Kidd (CEO, Invictus Games Sydney 2018) and David O’Neil (CEO, Castle Hill RSL Group)
5:30pm - 7:30pm at Castle Hill RSL, 77 Castle Street, Castle Hill, NSW 2154 Visit www.sydneyhillsbusiness.com.au
Parenting With Anxiety
For parents who struggle with anxiety whilst caring for children in their home this workshop will provide tools and insights to prevent their own high levels of anxiety impacting on their parenting. 6:30pm - 9pm at Richmond Neighbourhood Centre, 20 West Market Street, Richmond
Call 02 4588 3502
Thursday 30th August Living Sustainably Free Basic Photography Workshop
An engaging introductory workshop to help you achieve a more professional and focused photographic image. 10am - 12pm at The Hills Shire Council Community Environment Centre, Currie Avenue, Annangrove Park, Annangrove 2156
Call 9843 0555. Visit www.thehills.nsw. gov.au