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Wed­nes­day Feb 3

TAKE A HIS­TOR­I­CAL TOUR

Fol­low in the pi­o­neer­ing foot­steps of the re­gion’s en­ter­pris­ing early set­tlers via the Pen­rith Her­itage Drive. The high­lights in­clude colo­nial churches, grave­yards, war memo­ri­als, a school mas­ter’s cot­tage and inns. De­tails: Col­lect a map at St Marys Li­brary or down­load it at vis­it­pen­rith.com.au

MUL­TI­CUL­TURAL STORY TIME

Mul­ti­cul­tural Story time is a fun-filled hour for preschool­ers, their par­ents and car­ers. There will be sto­ries and songs from dif­fer­ent coun­tries and in­ter­est­ing craft ac­tiv­i­ties. Ses­sions con­tinue through­out the school term. Where: Our Li­brary @ The Mt Druitt Hub, Ayres Grove, Mt Druitt When: 10.30-11.30am Cost: Free De­tails: 9839 6677 or www.li­braries.black­town.nsw.gov.au/What­s_On/Events/Chil­dren­s_Ac­tiv­i­ties_and_Events

PEN­RITH MAR­KETS

Grab a bar­gain at Pen­rith’s Show­ground Mar­kets. The weekly mar­kets of­fer 250 to 300 stalls sell­ing ev­ery­thing from fruit and veg­eta­bles to cloth­ing, craft sup­plies, bric-a-brac, lin­gerie, plants and more. Where: 141-147 Sta­tion St, Pen­rith When: 8.30am-1.30pm

BUILD UP YOUR CON­FI­DENCE

De­velop your pub­lic speak­ing with a Speechcraft course, which starts tonight. Pre­sented by Rooty Hill Toast­mas­ters Club, the eight-week course will teach you how to write a speech, use your voice and ges­tures to cre­ate last­ing im­pres­sions. Where: West Tradies, Dhar­ruk When: 7-9.30pm Cost: $160 De­tails: 9627.toast­mas­ter­sclubs.org

Thurs­day Feb 4

SEE STEVE JOBS AT THE MOVIES

The film Steve Jobs is re­leased in cin­e­mas to­day. The film cen­tres on Jobs’ dig­i­tal rev­o­lu­tion and “paints an in­ti­mate por­trait of the bril­liant man at its epi­cen­tre”. It is set back­stage at three iconic prod­uct launches. Cost: $21 adult, $16 child De­tails: hoyts.com.au

KICK­BACK HILL­BILLY PARTY

Re­lax with coun­try and line dance mu­sic at the Kick­back Hill­billy Party with Griz­zly Adams, held ev­ery Thurs­day night. Where: The Band Club When: 8pm De­tails: stmarys­band­club.com.au

BABY RHYME TIME FUN

De­velop your baby’s lan­guage skills with the Baby Rhyme Time pro­gram (for 0-2 years). Have fun singing, clap­ping and danc­ing with other par­ents and ba­bies. Weekly ses­sions dur­ing the school term. Where: Our Li­brary @ The Mt Druitt Hub, Ayres Grove, Mt Druitt When: 10.30-11am Cost: Free De­tails: 9839 6677 or www.li­braries.black­town.nsw.gov.au/What­s_On/Events/Chil­dren­s_Ac­tiv­i­ties_and_Events

Fri­day Feb 5

DOWN UN­DER SE­RIES

Catch top-class soft­ball in the Down Un­der Se­ries as Aus­tralia’s open women play Ja­pan and New Zealand. Where: Black­town In­ter­na­tional Sport­spark When: Fri­day to Sun­day De­tails: www.black­town­sportspark.com.au or Soft­ball NSW on 9677 4006

LIGHT­HOUSE CLUB

Mt Druitt Light­house Club will com­mence this week. Pri­mary school­child­ren are wel­come to join in games, craft, story time and snacks. Where: PCEA church hall, Mt Druitt Rd When: 4-6pm Cost: Free en­rol­ment

De­tails: El­iz­a­beth on 9724 0877

HOMAGE TO JOHN LEN­NON

Award-win­ning ac­tor-singer John Wa­ters joins ac­com­pa­nist Ste­wart D’Ar­ri­etta in Len­non: Through a Glass Onion. Wa­ters pays homage to John Len­non through part spo­ken word, part con­cert, and all heart. Where: Rooty Hill RSL When: 8pm Cost: $45 De­tails: rooty­hillrsl.com.au

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