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wed. 2 GAMING TOUR­NA­MENT

Test your gaming skills at this fun and friendly monthly tour­na­ment. Where: Our Li­brary @ The Mount Druitt Hub, Ayres Grove, Mt Druitt When: 3.30-5pm Cost: Free De­tails: li­braries.black­town.nsw.gov.au

CHIL­DREN STORYTIME

Bring your lit­tle ones to Mul­ti­cul­tural Storytime at Our Li­brary @ The Mount Druitt Hub. Let them ex­plore other cul­tures through sto­ries, song and craft ac­tiv­i­ties. When: 10.30am Cost: Free De­tails: li­braries.black­town.nsw.gov.au

SHOWGROUND MAR­KET

Pen­rith’s Showground Mar­ket fea­tures up to 300 stalls sell­ing plants, fruit and veg­eta­bles. Where: Sta­tion St, Pen­rith When: 8.30 am1.30 pm Cost: Free De­tails: 4721 0509

LEARN LINE DANC­ING

Nigel Mooney will take you through your paces every Wed­nes­day night, start­ing with begin­ners fol­lowed by in­ter­me­di­ate dancers. Where: Pen­rith Pan­thers, 123 Mul­goa Rd, Pen­rith When: 6-9pm Cost: $5 M, $10 V De­tails: Pen­rith.pan­thers.com.au

thur. 3 RE­SUME READY

This work­shop will give you the skills and con­fi­dence to take the next step in your job­seek­ing jour­ney. If you’re new to the work­force or if your re­sume needs an up­date, come along. Where: Our Li­brary @ The Mount Druitt Hub, Ayres Grove, Mt Druitt When: 1.303pm Cost: Free De­tails: www.li­braries.black­town.nsw.gov.au

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

FRANKENSTEIN PLAY

Sci­ence, art and ethics clash in this new cross-dis­ci­plinary per­for­mance pro­duced by The Q. Three stu­dents of Dr Frankenstein gather to bear wit­ness to the tragedy and pro­vide their tes­ti­mo­nial. Where: The Joan, High St, Pen­rith When: 8pm un­til Satur­day, noon on Fri­day Cost: From $15 De­tails: the­joan.com.au

fri. 4 PO­ETRY GROUP

Join in the First Fri­day Po­etry Group, which meets with the mantra “po­etry for plea­sure”. The group shares po­etry, learns about writ­ing, per­form­ing po­etry and cri­tiquing po­etry. Where: Max Web­ber Li­brary, Flush­combe Rd and Al­pha St, Black­town When: 2-4pm De­tails: Ade­line on 9624 5254 or Mar­garet on 9674 3297

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 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

SWAN LAKE

The Rus­sian Na­tional Bal­let The­atre is tour­ing Aus­tralia and New Zealand with Swan Lake, one of the most cher­ished bal­lets of all time. Where: Pen­rith Pan­thers, Mul­goa Rd, Pen­rith When: 8pm Cost: From $60.20 De­tails: pen­rith.pan­thers.com.au

SPE­CIAL SHOW

Singer-song­writer Travis Collins’ new al­bum Hard Light has been de­scribed as mu­sic that stops lis­ten­ers in their tracks. Collins is bring­ing that spe­cial sound to Rooty Hill RSL this week­end. Spe­cial guest is Kaylens Rain. Where: Sher­brooke Rd, Rooty Hill When: 8pm Cost: $20 De­tails: rooty­hillrsl.com.au

sat. 5 GRAVITY GEEKS

Join in a day filled with ideas, ex­plo­ration and ex­cite­ment – the Gravity Geeks Art, Sci­ence + Ideas Sym­po­sium will stim­u­late your senses and fire up your imag­i­na­tion. Where: The Joan, High St, Pen­rith When: 9am-5pm Cost: $25 De­tails: the­joan.com.au

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

RE­LAY FOR LIFE

Thou­sands of Aussies par­tic­i­pate each year in the Can­cer Council’s Re­lay for Life, to take a stand against can­cer. Join in Black­town’s event to cel­e­brate sur­vivors and to re­mem­ber loved ones who have passed away. Where: Ath­let­ics Cen­tre, Black­town In­ter­na­tional Sports Park, Black­town When: From 9.30am Sun­day; from 9.45am Sun­day De­tails: 9354 2014

ADOPT A PARK

If you’re com­mu­nity-minded, here’s a chance to im­prove the look of your local park. The RAAF Memo­rial Park, Mt Druitt, is the fo­cus of vol­un­teers. All equip­ment pro­vided. Where: Bel­more Ave, Mt Druitt When: 10am De­tails: 9839 6814

COUN­TRY SOUNDS

Graeme Con­nors is re­turn­ing to the road with 60 Sum­mers: The Ul­ti­mate Tour. Where: Pen­rith Pan­thers, Mul­goa Rd, Pen­rith When: 8pm Cost: $60.15 De­tails: pen­rith.pan­thers.com.au

BACK TO THE 80S

Eights stars Kim Wilde and Howard Jones com­bine forces to bring the au­di­ence a night of top 40 hits of the ‘80s. Where: Rooty Hill RSL, Sher­brooke Rd, Rooty Hill When: 8pm Cost: From $69.90 De­tails: rooty­hillrsl.com.au

HOUSE OF FUN

Come along to the monthly com­edy night – you’re guar­an­teed to have a laugh. Where: Rooty Hill RSL, Sher­brooke Rd, Rooty Hill When: 8pm Cost: M free, V $20 De­tails: 9625 5500

sun. 6 SUN­DAY SES­SION

Kick back to live mu­sic on the ter­race of St Marys Rugby League Club each Sun­day. Where: For­rester Rd, St Marys When: 1pm Cost: free De­tails: stmarysleagues.com.au

WET’N’WILD

If you want to chill out, Wet’n’Wild has more than 40 slides and at­trac­tions slides. Where: 427 Reser­voir Rd, Prospect When: 10am-6pm week­ends Cost: $20-$69.99 De­tails: wet­nwild.com.au or 13 33 86

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