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wed.28 BUILD A BEAR

Come along to the build-a-bear work­shop. It’s a mag­i­cal place where dreams (and stuffed toys) are made. Make your way through the in­ter­ac­tive bear-mak­ing sta­tions, cre­at­ing a per­son­alised stuffed play­mate. Where: Rooty Hill RSL SGAC, Sher­brooke Rd, Rooty Hill When: 9.30am, noon, 2.30pm Cost: $25 Book­ings: 9677 4916

VA­CA­TION CARE

This va­ca­tion care pro­gram runs daily un­til Fri­day, Oc­to­ber 7. It of­fers young­sters aged 5 to 12 a range of in­door and out­door ac­tiv­i­ties. Where: Glen­den­ning Neigh­bour Cen­tre, 48 Gold­ing Drive, Glen­den­ning When: 7am-6pm Cost: $50 De­tails: 9839 6000

SCI­ENCE SHOW

The Kids Sci­ence Show is a com­bi­na­tion of sci­ence, magic, hu­mour and the arts. Host Richard Sc­holes will take you on a jour­ney of “crazy sci­ence” ... watch out for the fly­ing toi­let pa­per. Where: St Marys Leagues Club, For­rester and Boro­nia roads, St Marys When: 10am Cost: $10 De­tails: 9677 7777

PETER ALLEN TRIB­UTE

Ten­ter­field to Rio is a new show fea­tur­ing the tal­ents of Danny El­liott as he plays trib­ute to Peter Allen. El­liott will sing, play and dance his way through the high­lights of Allen’s ca­reer. Where: The Joan, 597 High St, Pen­rith When: 11am (morn­ing tea 10am) Cost: $20 De­tails: 4723 7600

TRICKS OF MAGIC

Get an in­sight into the mys­te­ri­ous world of magic at this work­shop. Ma­gi­cian Joel will share some of his tips and teach you some tricks of the trade. For 7-13 years. Where: Pen­rith City Li­brary, 601 High St, Pen­rith When: 12.30-1.30pm Cost: $15 De­tails: 4732 7891

BOY AND HIS DRAGON

Head out to the fi­nal night of Pete’s Dragon. It’s the story of an or­phaned boy, Pete, and his best friend El­liot, who just hap­pens to be a dragon. Also screen­ing at the same time is The Se­cret Life of Pets. Where: Sky­line Drive In, Crick­eters Arms Rd, Black­town When: 6pm De­tails: 9622 4170

DREAMS FALL APART

Jonathan Lar­son’s mu­si­cal Rent is based loosely on the Puc­cini opera La Bo­heme. It’s the late 1980s and a group of friends in Man­hat­tan’s East Vil­lage strug­gle to build the lives of their dreams. Where: The Joan, High St, Pen­rith When: 8pm (2pm Satur­day), un­til Oc­to­ber 1 Cost: $47.50 adults, $37.50 conc De­tails: 4723 7600

thur.29 MEET AND GREET

You’re in­vited to an ex­clu­sive meet and greet with five Western Syd­ney Wan­der­ers play­ers. Get your merchandise signed, get photos with the play­ers and par­tic­i­pate in a FIFA gam­ing zone and kick­ing chal­lenge. Where: Westfield Mt Druitt, Carlisle Ave, Mt Druitt/Wan­der­ers shop, near In­sport When: 11.30am-12.30pm Cost: Free De­tails: westfield.com.au/mt­druitt

EX­CITE­MENT ON TRACK

Pen­rith Pace­way brings the ex­cite­ment of har­ness rac­ing to the west every Thurs­day. Grab a meal at the bistro be­fore rac­ing starts. Where: 141-7 Sta­tion Rd, Pen­rith When: From 6pm De­tails: 4721 2375 Where: The Vil­lage Green (Flush­combe Rd, Black­town) When: 4-10pm Cost: Free De­tails: aussienight­mar­kets.com.au

LET THE GAMES BE­GIN

The Aus­tralian Trans­plant Games have kicked off, unit­ing all Aus­tralians touched by or­gan and tis­sue do­na­tion. The ath­letes have all over­come ma­jor med­i­cal hur­dles to par­tic­i­pate in an ex­cit­ing week of ac­tiv­i­ties. De­tails: aus­traliantrans­plantgames.com

KATY PERRY SHOW

It will be a Teenage Dream when Betty Dargie lights up the stage in The Aus­tralian Katy Perry Show. Look out for all of Perry’s most ou­tra­geous cos­tumes and sig­na­ture tunes such as Roar, Cal­i­for­nia Girls and Fire­work. Where: Evan Theatre, Pen­rith Pan­thers, Mul­goa Rd, Pen­rith When: 6pm Cost: $24.15 adults, chil­dren (1-14 years) $19.05 De­tails: pen­rith.pan­thers.com.au

BIG NIGHT OUT

Take in the sweet sounds of Big Night Out, who will be per­form­ing live in the Mem­bers Lounge at St Marys Rugby League Club. Where: For­rester and Boro­nia roads, St Marys When: 9pm. Cost: Free De­tails: stmarysrsl.com.au

sat.1 ADOPT A PARK

Learn about the nat­u­ral en­vi­ron­ment by weed­ing some bush gar­dens at Plump­ton Park. All equip­ment is pro­vided. Where: Can­nery Rd carpark, Plump­ton When: 9am Cost: Free De­tails: black­town.nsw.gov.au

BUSH CLEAN-UP

Vol­un­teer Bush­care groups meet monthly at var­i­ous re­serves across Black­town. You don’t need ex­pe­ri­ence, just a sturdy pair of shoes and an in­ter­est in na­tive bush­land. Where: Tregear Re­serve, Wilkes Cres, Tregear When: 9am-noon Cost: Free De­tails: black­town.nsw.gov.au

JAZZ AT THE CLUB

En­joy jazz and swing at Pen­rith RSL. To­day’s per­for­mance is from Di Bird Red Hot and Blue. Where: 8 Tin­dale St, Pen­rith When: 2-5pm Cost: Free De­tails: pen­rithrsl.com.au

CHEER ON MARATHON

Cheer on the run­ners or take part in the Western Syd­ney Marathon. The day in­cludes a health and fit­ness expo, ac­tiv­i­ties for the kids, a jump­ing cas­tle, mar­ket and food stalls. All par­tic­i­pants must reg­is­ter at least 30 min­utes be­fore their race. Where: Syd­ney In­ter­na­tional Re­gatta Cen­tre, Old Castlereagh Rd, Castlereagh When: From 6.30am De­tails:west­ern­syd­ney­marathon.com.au

sun.2 GALLERY EX­HI­BI­TION

See ex­hibit Grav­ity (and Won­der), which is jointly cu­rated with the Mu­seum of Ap­plied Arts and Sciences. The ex­hi­bi­tion ex­plores the sci­ence of grav­ity and how our un­der­stand­ing of the uni­verse and space ex­plo­rations are made pos­si­ble through our knowl­edge of grav­ity. Where: Pen­rith Re­gional Gallery, 86 River Rd, Emu Plains When: 9am-5pm Cost: Free De­tails: pen­rithre­gion­al­gallery.org

MUL­GOA MAR­KET

Take a drive to Mul­goa and check out the Mul­goa Coun­try Mar­ket. The com­mu­nity mar­ket fea­tures stalls with hand­made trea­sures, craft, fash­ion, home­wares, pro­duce and de­li­cious food. Where: Mul­goa Park, cor­ner of Lit­tle Fields and Mul­goa Rd, Mul­goa When: 9am-2pm Cost: Free De­tails: face­book.com/mul­go­a­coun­try­mar­ket

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