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Archive - July 2017

Stu Hunter: the migration This Sunday at the Joan!
28 Jul 2017
Stu Hunter: the migration This Sunday at the Joan!
Extend your weekend with some edgy, Winter jazz. Come along to the Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre this Sunday for a lazy afternoon of sinuous melody, exotic texture, hard grooves and challenge your idea of traditional jazz with Stu Hunter: the migration. 
Stronger Communities Grants Opening
27 Jul 2017
Stronger Communities Grants Opening
Federal Member for Macquarie, Susan Templeman, has opened applications to community organisations and local governments for grants of up to $20,000. 
Hold Onto Your Noses Penrith!
27 Jul 2017
Hold Onto Your Noses Penrith!
Stink Stank Stunk? I don't know but Mr Stink did!

David Walliams’ award-winning book comes to life on stage for children 6 – 12 plus years and their adults! Mr Stink is more than just a kid’s story, it is multi-layered and a valuable experience for parents and children of all ages. 
The Great Smartphone Debate: Is Your Child Ready for a Mobile?
25 Jul 2017
The Great Smartphone Debate: Is Your Child Ready for a Mobile?
It seems as though kids are getting their first mobile phones earlier and earlier these days, some even during preschool *. But no two kids are the same and although some youngsters may own their own smartphone before the age of 10, others aren’t getting theirs till they’re well into their teens. 
The Penrith Community Kitchen Needs Your Help
24 Jul 2017
The Penrith Community Kitchen Needs Your Help
The Penrith Community kitchen feeds approximately 500-800 people each week in the local Penrith kitchen at the back of the PCYC hall, giving any underprivileged or homeless person a home cooked hot lunch and perhaps a takeaway meal. 
Penrith Community Recycling Centre Opens
23 Jul 2017
Penrith Community Recycling Centre Opens
Member of the Legislative Council Shayne Mallard MLC officially opened the Penrith Community Recycling Centre as part of the Government's 'Waste Less, Recycle More’ initiative on the 20th of July. 
Blue Love - Shaun Parker & Company
23 Jul 2017
Blue Love - Shaun Parker & Company
The Joan is bringing award-winning Australian choreographer Shaun Parker to Penrith to present Blue Love, a poetic and satirical take on the clichés of pop culture, romance, coupledom and suburbia. This quirky, character-based work combines multi-media with physical theatre and comedy. It’s accessible, challenging and enormously entertaining. 
New Hillbilly Cider Shed Just Apples
12 Jul 2017
New Hillbilly Cider Shed Just Apples
Hillbillies at heart can escape the big smoke and experience nature for real at the newly opened Hillbilly Cider Shed in the heart of Bilpin apple country. 
The Rustic Spirit The Rustic Spirit The Rustic Spirit Escape to nature, romance & tranquility
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