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Wed.26 BREAST SCREEN BUS

BCI Sun­flower Clinic is of­fer­ing free screen­ing mam­mo­grams un­til Satur­day, Oc­to­ber 29. Screen­ing is for all women aged over 40 but es­pe­cially for those aged 50-74. Where: St Marys Rugby League Club, For­rester and Boro­nia roads, St Marys De­tails: 13 20 50

GOLDEN BOYS

Lucky Starr (pic­tured above), Bryan Davies and Roland Storm are col­lec­tively The Golden Boys and they share the stage to bring you some of their great­est hits. Where: The Joan, 597 High St, Pen­rith When: 10am morn­ing tea, 11am show Cost: $20 De­tails: the­joan.com.au

Thur.27 CHIL­DREN’S WEEK

Pen­rith Coun­cil is cel­e­brat­ing Chil­dren’s Week with a va­ri­ety of ac­tiv­i­ties across the lo­cal gov­ern­ment area. Ac­tiv­i­ties in­clude an­i­mal farms, Rooby Roo, mo­bile play­van, putt putt golf and com­mu­nity in­for­ma­tion stands. Where: Neigh­bour­hood Cen­tre, De­brin­cat Ave, North St Marys When: 9.30-11.30am Cost: Free De­tails: pen­rithc­ity.nsw.gov.au

SUITCASE STORY

The cast of Suitcase Sto­ries are sur­vivors of world events we wit­ness each day on the evening news. These sto­ries will make you laugh and cry. Where: The Joan, High St, Pen­rith When: 10am, 12.30pm; Fri­day 10am, 12.30pm, 7pm Cost: From $18 (stu­dent) De­tails: the­joan.com.au

Fri.28 RUN­NING IN THE SHAD­OWS

Run­ning in the Shad­ows is Aus­tralia’s lead­ing Fleet­wood Mac tribute show. The band cel­e­brates the mu­sic of the leg­endary band in a per­for­mance more than two hours long. Where: Pen­rith Pan­thers, Mul­goa Rd, Pen­rith When: 8pm Cost: $29.25 De­tails: Pen­rith.pan­thers.com.au

FOOD MAR­KETS

The Aussie Night Mar­kets of­fer a range of food. Con­quer your hunger at one of 40 food stalls sell­ing food from around the world. For those want­ing some ad­di­tional re­tail ther­apy, there will also be items such as can­dles and clothes for sale. Where: The Vil­lage Green (Flush­combe Rd, Black­town) When: 4-10pm Cost: Free De­tails: aussienight­mar­kets.com.au

Sat.29 HAL­LOWEEN HAPPENINGS

Hal­loween is a chance to have some spooky fun. West­field Mt Druitt is invit­ing lit­tle mon­sters to get ready for the fes­tiv­i­ties by hav­ing their faces painted or pick­ing up some spe­cially carved fruit or pump­kin. You can also buy some “de­li­ciously wicked tof­fee ap­ples” from the concierge desk from 9am-5.30pm (un­til Mon­day). Where: Fresh Food Market near Wool­worths, Carlisle Ave, Mt Druitt When: 11am-2pm Cost: Pump­kins $3 with all pro­ceeds to Lifes­tart De­tails: west­field.com.au/mt­druitt

MU­SIC MAT­TERS

Mu­sic Mat­ters is a full day of workshops and dis­cus­sions de­signed to help in­de­pen­dent mu­si­cians sharpen their cre­ative busi­ness tools. Some of the best in the busi­ness will be on hand. Where: Black­town Arts Cen­tre, 78 Flush­combe Rd, Black­town When: 11am4pm Cost: Free De­tails: 9839 6557

ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE

The zom­bies are tak­ing over the li­brary. Join the zombie hunt and, if you dare, come dressed as a zombie, get your makeup ready and pre­pare to be hunted. For 13-18 year olds. Where: Max Web­ber Li­brary, Flush­combe Rd, Black­town When: 2-4pm Cost: Free Book­ings: Es­sen­tial on sur­vive zom­bieapoc­a­lypse.eventbrite.com.au

HOYTS REWIND

Hoyts brings the clas­sics back to the big screen in its Hoyts Rewind se­ries. This week’s of­fer­ing is The Craft and Scream. You can buy tick­ets for one or both of the fea­tures, with food in­cluded if you wish. Where: Hoyts Mt Druitt, Carlisle Ave, Mt Druitt When: 7pm and 9pm Cost: $20 or $22 De­tails: hoyts.com.au/mt­druitt

STAND UP COM­EDY

Rod­ney Rude – loud, funny and al­ways po­lit­i­cally in­cor­rect – is back in Pen­rith with a night of guar­an­teed belly laughs. The comic prom­ises fresh jokes and com­edy. Where: Pen­rith Pan­thers, Mul­goa Rd, Pen­rith When: 8pm Cost: $67.55 De­tails: Pen­rith.pan­thers.com.au

Sun.30 GRAF­FITI RE­MOVAL DAY

It’s time to clean up our com­mu­nity. Graf­fiti Re­moval Day is a chance to high­light the prob­lem and wipe it out. Let’s take pride in where we live. De­tails: 1300 665 310

GRAND­PAR­ENTS DAY

Join the fun at Jami­son Park for the Great Grand­par­ents Day Billy Kart Race. It’s a day to cel­e­brate all the great things our grand­par­ents and se­niors do. Where: York Rd, South Pen­rith When: 10am-1pm Cost: Free De­tails: 4732 7777

Mon.31 EM­PLOY­MENT READY

Do you need a head­start to find a job? This four-week em­ploy­ment ready course teaches you about the work tools nec­es­sary to se­cure a job and helps you pol­ish your in­ter­view tech­niques. At­ten­dance at all four ses­sions is re­quired. Where: Max Web­ber Li­brary, Flush­combe Rd, Black­town When: 10-11.30am Cost: Free Book­ings: www.li­braries.black­town.nsw.gov.au

Tue.1 MEL­BOURNE CUP

It’s the race day that stops the coun­try, when the world’s best gal­lop­ers take on the gru­elling 3200m track at Flem­ing­ton. There’s plenty of events on around the re­gion to cheer on the run­ners. Where: Rooty Hill RSL, St Marys Rugby Leagues Club and Pen­rith Pan­thers, among oth­ers De­tails: check venue web­sites for more de­tails of events

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