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July 2018

21st Australian Orchid Council Conference and Show 2018 “Orchids in the Foothills”

Daily (Fri 20 Jul - Sun 22 Jul 2018)
Hawkesbury Indoor Stadium 
 16...
Thousands of strikingly beautiful orchid species and hybrids on display! Many of the unique orchids being showcased feature exotic characteristics and colours not often seen by...

NAIDOC Aboriginal Community Art Festival

Daily (Fri 20 Jul - Sun 22 Jul 2018)
Katoomba Leura Community Centre 81-83 Katoomba Street Katoomba
Official Opening – Friday 20 July, 6.30pm Open Daily: Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 July Artwork by local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists, established and...

Winter Exhibition Suite 2018: Black Mist Burnt Country

Daily (Sat 26 May - Sun 29 Jul 2018)
Penrith Regional Gallery and Lewers Bequest 86 River Road Emu...
Black Mist Burnt Country is an award-winning national touring exhibition of artworks by over 30 Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists commemorating the British atomic tests in Australia...

Winter Exhibition Suite: Possum – Skin Cloak - by John South

Daily (Sat 26 May - Sun 22 Jul 2018)
Penrith Regional Gallery & The Lewers Bequest 86 River Road Emu...
A video installation by Aboriginal artist John South. John South I transition between shadow – dawn yet awake wrapped night’s journey Awake, hypnotic bellbird –...

Winter Exhibition Suite Vicky Browne – Cosmic Noise

Daily (Sat 26 May - Sun 22 Jul 2018)
Penrith Regional Gallery & The Lewers Bequest 86 River Road Emu...
Artist Statement In 1965 scientists Penzias and Wilson were annoyed by a low, steady, mysterious noise that persisted in their receiver. A few months later they...

Winter Exhibition Suite: Garage Graphix

Daily (Sat 26 May - Sun 29 Jul 2018)
Penrith Regional Gallery & The Lewers Bequest 86 River Road Emu...
Open Daily between 9am and 5pm, with free admission.

Winter Wonderland – Self-Guided Children’s Trail

Daily (Fri 01 Jun - Fri 31 Aug 2018)
Start at the Visitor Centre The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden Bells...
Embark on a winter adventure! X marks the spots to enjoy fun hands-on activities and discover amazing plants from around the world. For children aged...

Landlines and Ancient Wanderers – an exhibition by Glenice Ware

Daily (Sat 02 Jun - Sun 05 Aug 2018)
Visitor Centre The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden Bells Line of Road...
Inspired by the strength and fragility of our outback landscape, Glenice Ware’s work explores the materiality of the land, its fine details and vast landscapes, the...

Curator's Choice @ Mount Tomah Botanic Garden

Daily (Sun 01 Jul - Fri 31 Aug 2018)
Visitor Centre The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden Bells Line of Road...
Each season our Curator highlights a selection of his favourite plants that will be at their best in the Garden. During Winter he has chosen Hazel,...

Curious? Art + Discovery: Gore - Blood on Silk: Fiona Davies

Daily (Mon 02 Jul - Sun 29 Jul 2018)
Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre 597 High Street Penrith
Silk, the millennia-old, ancient textile thread, offers unexpected possibilities for innovative technological applications. The natural protein (fibroin) that composes silk is extracted and used as the...

A Personal View

Daily (Sat 07 Jul - Mon 06 Aug 2018)
The Village Kitchen, 83 Old Bells Line of Road, Kurrajong
An exhibition of Oil and Watercolour paintings by local artist Jeff Eyles. All works for sale.

Mouth of the River

Daily (Thu 19 Jul - Sat 21 Jul 2018)
Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre 597 High Street, Penrith
Q Theatre’s Originate ensemble presents an original work bringing 13 theatre makers together to question what they know, what they don’t know, and what they don’t...

‘Correspondence : The Woodford Files 1940-50’ an exhibition by Vivienne Dadour

Selected Dates until Sat 21 Jul 2018
Sat 21 Jul
Woodford Academy 90-92 Great Western Highway Woodford
The Woodford Academy Management Committee will launch a new exhibition ‘Correspondence: The War Illustrated 1940-50’ by Vivienne Dadour, on Saturday 19 May, 2018 from 1– 2pm....

Bringing Up Great Kids!

Selected Dates until Tue 14 Aug 2018
Tue 24 Jul 2018
Richmond Neighbourhood Centre 20 West Market Street, Richmond,
Richmond Community Services Inc. is pleased to be able to offer a FREE 4 week ongoing group for parents/primary carers of children 0-12years with FREE CHILDCARE....

Tackling Sibling Rivalry

Wed 25 Jul 2018
Richmond Neighbourhood Centre 20 West Market Street, Richmond,
Richmond Community Services Inc. is pleased to be able to offer a FREE group with FREE childcare. For parents/primary carers of children 0 - 12years. Please...

WomanSong

Every  Week on Wednesday until Wed 19 Dec 2018
Wed 25 Jul, Wed 01 Aug, Wed 08 Aug
Richmond CWA Hall 20 West Market Street Richmond
WomanSong is for any woman or girl who LOVES to sing! Our motto is ‘Laugh, Sing, Belong’ and there is no audition - all are welcome....

The Bar at Buena Vista - The Grandfathers of Cuban Music

Thu 26 Jul 2018
Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre 597 High Street, Penrith
Paying homage to the Buena Vista neighborhood - the famous quarter of Havana and Cuba's music legends, such as the late Compay Segundo and Ruben Gonzalez....

Schools Tree Day

Fri 27 Jul 2018
Australia Wide
National Tree Day is Australia's largest tree-planting and nature care event. Tree Day is an opportunity for you to do something positive for your community and...

Southlands Breakthrough Award - Open Studio

Fri 27 Jul 2018
Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre 597 High Street, Penrith
Launching 3 x new works in progress from early career artists. The 2018 Southlands Breakthrough artists are; Monikka Eliah mentored by Wesley Enoch, Amala Groom mentored...

Annual Blue Mountains NAIDOC Ball

Fri 27 Jul 2018
Escarpments Estate (Old Katoomba Golf Course) Acacia Street Katoomba
The NAIDOC Ball is a fantastic night with dinner, entertainment and great company. Child Care and transport will be available with though strictly through bookings. Spaces...

"Cello & Chocolate" - Cello & Guitar: 3 Pieces from the Royal Wedding

Sat 28 Jul 2018
The Gingerbread House Cnr Lurline & Waratah Streets Katoomba
Josophan’s Fine Chocolates of Leura, proudly presents - "Cello & Chocolate"! Cello & Guitar includes the 3 cello pieces from the Royal Wedding with Georg Mertens...

The Buzz on Native Bees

Selected Dates until Sat 28 Jul 2018
Sat 28 Jul
Waratah Education Centre, The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, Mount Tomah
Join Megan Halcroft PhD to learn about bees and how they drive biodiversity and support food security. While most bees live solitary lives and don’t...

Hawkesbury Fest

Sun 29 Jul 2018
Governor Phillip Park, George St, Windsor
Local Government Week promotes the importance of Local Government to the community. Hawkesbury City Council are inviting the public to find out how they can benefit...

Neil Diamond - The Man, The Music !

Mon 30 Jul 2018
Panthers North Richmond 33 Beaumont Avenue North Richmond
You know the hits – Cracklin’ Rosie, Cherry Cherry, Song Sung Blue, Red Red Wine and many others. Neil Diamond has been loved by millions since...

NDIS Open House Workshops to be held in Richmond

Selected Dates until Wed 26 Sep 2018
Mon 30 Jul 2018
Meeting Room 1 Hawkesbury Learning and Leisure Centre 114 March Street...
The NDIS Open House Workshop is designed to help people with a disability, as well as their support networks get ready for their First Plan Conversation,...

High St Opera: Opera Ensemble

Every  Week on Tuesday until Tue 25 Sep 2018
Tue 31 Jul, Tue 07 Aug
Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre 597 High Street, Penrith
For all amateur opera lovers or students of opera, join the cast as we enact a couple of scenes, sing a few ensembles of operatic heroes...
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