WANTED: DEAD OR ALIVE
They may be dead but that doesn’t stop this tribute show “bringing back’’ Johnny O’Keefe, Elvis, Patsy Cline and Dusty SpringField. Or adding ABBA and Oliva Newton-John. The night of hit music is at Penrith Panthers, Doors open 6.30pm. The dinner includes a drink passport Cost: Tickets are $40 for members, $50 for visitors. Show only is $25 for members or $30 for visitors Details: penrith.panthers.com.au
WHAT A LOAD OF JUNK
The astronomy night at Penrith Observatory is all about space junk. The evening includes a presentation, short 3D movie, tour of the dome area and viewing of the night sky through a range of telescopes. Bookings essential.
The evening runs from 7pm-9pm. Cost: Tickets are $18 for adults, $12 child or concession and $50 for families. Details: westernsydney.edu.au
Artist Rochelle Summerfield examines female experience and the human need for connection in her exhibtion at Penrith Regional Gallery, using classic media such as drawing and collage; and new technologies including photography and digital media. The show runs until May 21. Cost: Free Details: penrithregionalgallery.org
JAZZ AND SWING
Jazz and swing music lovers should head to the Penrith RSL to catch Bob Gillespie and Friends in action. Enjoy the music from 25pm. Cost: Free Details: penrithrsl.com.au
RUN FOR FUN
Get into your sneakers and get ready to race the clock and meet new friends at the friendly Penrith Lakes Parkrun. The timed, 5km event kicks off at 8am. Runners must be registered for their first Parkrun. The run is fun and social and for runners of all abilities. New runners are always welcome. It is at the Sydney International Regatta Centre. There is also another Parkrun at the Nepean River, which starts at 8am and uses the Jamison Rd pathway and parts of Tench Reserve.
Runners for this Parkrun meet in the carpark behind Outback Steakhouse. Cost: Free Details: parkrun.com.au/penrithlakes or parkrun.com.au/nepeanriver
KARAOKE AND DJ FUN
Dazzle the crowd with your singing skills at Mary’s Karaoke and DJ night at the Australian Arms Hotel, corner of Lawson and High streets, Penrith, from 9pm until very late. Cost: Free entry
The Nepean Naval and Maritime Museum is on the banks of the Nepean River, next to the Nepean Rowing Club on Bruce Neale Drive. The museum is open every Saturday and Sunday, from 1-3pm.
It’s a great place to visit while enjoying the river walk at the weekend. Cost: Free, but gold coin donation welcome
Lenny Duff will entertain the crowd at the Penrith Gaels from 7pm. Cost: Free Details: penrithgaels.com.au