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tue.13 PETE’S DRAGON

Chil­dren and adults alike will be en­chanted by Dis­ney fam­ily film Pete’s Dragon. Or­phaned Pete’s best friend just hap­pens to be a dragon. Star­ring Bryce Dal­las Howard and Oakes Fe­g­ley. Where: Hoyts Mt Druitt, Carlisle Ave, Mt Druitt De­tails: hoyts.com.au/mt­druitt

KARAOKE PARTY

Chan­nel your in­ner Madonna and Rod Ste­wart at Rooty Hill RSL’s Tues­day night Karaoke Party. The fun gets the room rock­ing every Tues­day. Where: Sherbrooke Rd, Rooty Hill When: 7.30pm Cost: Free De­tails: rooty­hillrsl.com.au

thur.15 HAVE LI­BRARY, WILL TRAVEL

Bi­b­lio Turis­mio is cel­e­brat­ing its 11th year and will visit St Claire and Pen­rith li­braries to cel­e­brate the mile­stone. The Mo­tor­cyling Li­brar­i­ans is a group of Aus­tralian li­braries who travel to pub­lic li­braries spread­ing the ben­e­fits of lit­er­a­ture and pro­mot­ing chil­dren’s read­ing and nov­els. Where: St Clair Li­brary, St Clair Shop­ping Cen­tre, 12/155 Ben­nett Rd & En­deav­our Ave, St Clair When: 11.15-noon Cost: Free De­tails: pen­rithc­ity.nsw.gov.au

ECO FES­TI­VAL

Come along for an evening of film and dis­cus­sion about the lo­cal food sys­tem, the chal­lenges of feed­ing a grow­ing pop­u­la­tion and the true cost of in­dus­trial agri­cul­ture. Where: Black­town Civic Cen­tre, Camp­bell St, Black­town When: 6/30-9pm Cost: Free De­tails: black­town.nsw.gov.au

fri.16 RED CROSS DIS­PLAY

This ex­hi­bi­tion cap­tures the his­tory of the Red Cross. The Right to Know: 100 Years of the Aus­tralian Red Cross Trac­ing Ser­vice high­lights the work of the Red Cross to re­unite, or know the fate of, loved ones. To­day is the fi­nal day of the dis­play. Where: Black­town Vis­i­tor In­for­ma­tion and Her­itage Cen­tre, Civic Plaza, Flush­combe Rd, Black­town When: 10am3pm Cost: Free De­tails: 1300 302 858

BOOTLEG BEA­TLES

The Bootleg Bea­tles, di­rect from Lon­don, are one of the finest Fab Four trib­ute bands. Now in their 35th year, the lads have played more than 5000 shows world­wide. They’ve shared the stage with the likes of Oa­sis. Where: Pen­rith Pan­thers, Mul­goa Rd, Pen­rith When: 8pm Cost: $66.45 De­tails: pen­rith.pan­thers.com.au

AGE OF EX­PE­RI­ENCE

New Zealan­der John Rowles (right) grew up on a diet of Elvis Pres­ley and Lit­tle Richard. His cur­rent show fea­tures many of his clas­sic hits as well as songs from the great mu­si­cals. Where: Rooty Hill RSL, Sherbrooke Rd, Rooty Hill When: 8pm Cost: $35 De­tails: rooty­hillrsl.com.au

sat.17 MICROCHIPPING DAY

Head to Jami­son Park for a free microchipping day for Pen­rith res­i­dents. Dogs must be on a lead and cats in a cage (min­i­mum four cats). Where: Jami­son Park, Yorks Rd, South Pen­rith When: 9am-noon De­tails: 4732 7543

BID­WILL FES­TI­VAL

En­joy a fam­ily day at Bid­will Fes­ti­val. It in­cludes rock climb­ing, jump­ing cas­tle, en­ter­tain­ment, rides and clas­sic car show. Where: Bid­will Square, Carlisle Ave, Bid­will When: 10am-3pm Cost: Free De­tails: 9628 2045

FILM CLUB

Join the group for a screen­ing of Blue Jas­mine, a clas­sic Woody Allen movie star­ring Cate Blanchett as the frag­ile New York so­cialite. Where: Max Web­ber Li­brary, Flush­combe Rd, Black­town When: 2pm Cost: Free De­tails: black­town.nsw.gov.au

STORMER MU­SIC

The Stormer Mu­sic Show­case is back, a cel­e­bra­tion of the tal­ents of hun­dreds of stu­dents. There are three shows in the series. Where: The Joan, High St, Pen­rith When: 11am, 3pm, 7pm Cost: $17.15 De­tails: the­joan.com.au

TO­TAL 80S

Turn back the clock and rewind the cas­sette player for an 80s fes­ti­val. Re­live the mu­sic and the mem­o­ries at the To­tal 80s Party. Where: Rooty Hill RSL, Sherbrooke Rd, Rooty Hill When: 8pm Cost: Free De­tails: rooty­hillrsl.com.au

AUSSIE TAL­ENT

Two of Aus­tralia’s most recog­nis­able bands from the 80s, Pseudo Echo and 1927, have joined forces for a na­tional tour cel­e­brat­ing their place in Aussie mu­sic his­tory. Where: Rooty Hill RSL, Sherbrooke Rd, Rooty Hill When: 8pm Cost: $45 De­tails: rooty­hillrsl.com.au

HEART OF THE MAT­TER

This show fea­tures five of Aus­tralia’s most ac­com­plished mu­si­cians in a trib­ute to The Ea­gles and Don Hen­ley. Where: Pen­rith Pan­thers, Mul­goa Rd, Pen­rith When: din­ner 7pm, show 8pm Cost: From $15.30 De­tails: Pen­rith.pan­thers.com.au

sun.18 BILL WITHERS TRIB­UTE

Singer-song­writer Mar­cus Corowa per­forms songs from Bill Withers’ amaz­ing ca­reer. Where: The Joan, High St, Pen­rith When: 3pm Cost: $30+ De­tails: the­joan.com.au

mon.19 PO­ETRY OUT LOUD

Come along for an Open Mic night where you’ll be in­vited to per­form. Where: Max Web­ber Li­brary func­tion cen­tre, Flush­combe Rd, Black­town When: 5.30pm Cost: Free De­tails: 9838 6677

tue.20 WEDDED LIFE

Voice of Char­ity, a Chris­tian hu­man­i­tar­ian ra­dio sta­tion, presents The Wedded Life, an Ara­bic lan­guage, Le­banese di­alect, play which takes place in a rich man’s house. Where: Pen­rith Pan­thers, Mul­goa Rd, Pen­rith When: 8pm, un­til Fri­day Cost: From $51 De­tails: pen­rith.pan­thers.com.au

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