WHAT’S ON IN THE HILLS TO HAWKESBURY AREA
Saturday 29th September Orange Blossom Festival Annual Art Awards (Youth)
Castle Hill Art Society will celebrate local art with the Annual Art Awards for children.
10am - 4pm at Castle Glen Community Centre, Ridgecrop Drive, Castle Hill 2154 Call 02 9899 3179
Inside A Rainbow Festival
Amusements, unicorns, live stage show, craft activities, a mini colour run and of course rainbows for everyone in the family! The event includes a variety of market stalls, activities, fireworks and loads of colourful theming.
11am - 8pm at Bella Vista Farm, cnr Elizabeth Macarthur Drive and Norwest Boulevard, Bella Vista 2155
Call 1300 38 58 38
Sunday 30th September Bushwalks Program - Cattai Creek Walk
Walk amongst the tall timbers in the valley of Cattai Creek, Kellyville then climb up to the sandstone ridge heath above the valley where there should be wildflowers at this time of the year. 10am - 12pm at Cattai Creek, Exact meeting place will be advised at the time of booking, Kellyville 2155
Call 0407 456 577
Tuesday 2nd October
My Space — Our Space: Socialisation Skills for Primary School Kids
This free holiday workshop provides a fun learning experience for primary school aged children 9 -12 years who have difficulties in socialising with peers.
9:30am - 12:30pm at Richmond Neighbourhood Centre, 20 West Market St, Richmond
Call 4588 3555
Bring along your grandchildren to share in stories and songs as we celebrate the special role grandparents play in life. 10:30am - 11:30am at Dural Library , Pellitt Street , Dural 2158
Tuesday 2nd October Talking Tweens Junior Book Club - Dural Library
Got something to say? Get talking with Talking Tweens book club. We want to know what you've been reading and maybe you'll hear about a great book too.
3:30pm - 4:30pm at Dural Library, Pellitt Lane, Dural 2158
Cash Flow & Profitability in Business
Would you like to manage your cash flow better, understand business financials, and improve profitability? Let’s face it. The most common reason for business failure is lack of cash flow.
6:30pm - 9:30pm at The Hills Shire Council, 3 Columbia Court, Norwest 2153
Call 02 9762 1108
Wednesday 3th October Cartooning with Jules Faber
Put on your artist’s hat and join Jules Faber, illustrator of the immensely popular Weir Do series. Jules will share his tips and tricks to assist young artists in creating their very own characters. 10am - 11am at Castle Hill Library , 14 Pennant Street, Castle Hill 2154
Thursday 4th October Bushwalks Program - Bush Treasure Hunt School Holiday Walk
A walk for children ages 8 - 13 and their carers. Come and find bush tucker plants, which were used by the early settlers and animal homes on this easy walk.
9:30am - 11:30am at Fred Caterson Reserve, Exact meeting place will be advised at the time of booking, Castle Hill 2154
Call 0407 456 577
Google for Business Demystified
If you’re wanting to attract new and better business leads that are looking for businesses like yours right now, then this workshop is going to be among the best investments of your time this year. 9:30am - 11:30am at The Hills Shire Council, 3 Columbia Court, Baulkham Hills 2153 Visit www.sydneyhillsbusiness.com.au
Castle Hill Book Club
A love of reading brings this group together. They select, read and discuss a wide range of books.
10:30am - 12pm at Castle Hill Library, 14 Pennant Street, Castle Hill 2154
Optimise your Social Media Strategy
This is a content-rich and hands-on workshop where you will be able to set up - and understand how to properly manage - the Social Media Accounts that you could use in your business. 12pm - 2pm at The Hills Shire Council, 3 Columbia Court, Baulkham Hills 2153 Visit www.sydneyhillsbusiness.com.au
Friday 5th October
Dural Book Club - This club is at capacity
A love of reading brings this group together. They select, read and discuss a wide range of books over a nice morning tea.
10am - 11am at Dural Library, Pellitt Lane, Dural 2158
Friday 5th October Grandparents Storytime Baulkham Hills
Bring along your grandchildren to share in stories and songs as we celebrate the special role grandparents play in life. Suitable for children in school years K-2. 10:30am - 11:30am at Baulkham Hills Library, Railway Street, Baulkham Hills 2153
Sunday 7th October Bella Vista Farm Open Day & Free Spirit Markets
The doors of the historic homestead are being thrown open with tours by The Friends of Bella Vista. Our volunteers from the Friends of Bella Vista farm are available to chat and answer any question about the Farm and its history. Also relax in the gardens of the Farm or bring a family picnic lunch to enjoy. Explore the homestead and farm buildings.
9am - 2pm at Bella Vista Farm Park, Elizabeth MacArthur Drive, Bella Vista 2153 Call 0419 262 850
Monday 8th October Digital Homework Skills
Give your children the edge in finding valuable information for assignments 24/7! Students will gain skills in independent homework research. 10am - 11am at Castle Hill Library , 14 Pennant Street , Castle Hill 2154
Hills Short Story Writers Group
Are you a storyteller? Don't know where to start? Awaken your creativity and turn your thoughts into words. Come along to a new Writers Group at Baulkham Hills Library. Suitable for participants over 18 years. 6pm - 7:30pm at Baulkham Hills Library, Railway Street, Baulkham Hills 2153 Visit www.thehills.nsw.gov.au
Tuesday 9th October Tax Essentials for Small Business Workshop
Give your business the best start! Come along to this FREE introductory workshop run by Australian Taxation Office staff. 10am - 12pm at Castle Grand Community Centre, Level 1, 13 Castle Street, Castle Hill 2154
Call 02 9762 1108
The Lost Dinosaurs - Castle Hill
Children will be amazed to come face to face with life-like dinosaurs with realistic movements and sounds! Join our dinosaur wranglers to learn about the prehistoric world of dinosaurs, including a hands on fossil dig and plaster painting for each child.
10am - 11:30am at Rebellion Room, Level 1, Castle Hill Library and Community Centre, 14 Pennant Street, Castle Hill 2154
Wednesday 10th October Sydney Hills Business Chamber - Leadership Breakfast
In celebration of NSW Small Business Month, you are invited to attend
The Sydney Hills Business Chamber Leadership Breakfast with special guest Steve Waugh AO (former Australian cricketer) on Wednesday 10th October 2018 at 6.30am.
6:30am - 9am at Castle Hill RSL, 77 Castle Street, Castle Hill 2154
Friday 12th - Sunday 14th October
Lifeline's GIANT Castle Hill Book Fair
NOW EXTENDED TO 3 DAYS! Lifeline returns for the third consecutive year to Oakhill College, Castle Hill with our famous GIANT Book Fair.
8am - 5pm at Oakhill College, 423–513 Old Northern Road, Castle Hill 2154 Call 029 4988 805