"Explore" - Photography Exhibition

Daily (Thu 01 Sep - Fri 30 Sep 2016)
Blue Mountains Heritage Centre, Govetts Leap Rd, B...
"Explore" is an exhibition showcasing the work of 6 young emerging Sydney photographers, who excite in capturing shared moments and experiences while exploring Sydney and its surrounds. All artists are under the age of 18. Their exploration is a constant...

Mountain Explorers - Children’s Self-guided Trail

Daily (Thu 01 Sep - Wed 30 Nov 2016)
The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, Mount Tomah
Every day through spring. Start at the Visitor Centre. Can you find the file trail stops? Follow the map to explore the Garden and enjoy fun hands-on activities. Learn about some weird and amazing plants, then answer the quiz questions to solve th...

Greg Cliffe - Groupthink Exhibition

Daily (Thu 01 Sep - Mon 19 Sep 2016)
Lost Bear Gallery, 98 Lurline Street, Katoomba
Opening: Saturday 3 September 3 - 5pm. Cliffe’s paintings on canvas and paper are multilayered and thought-provoking, combining a number of complex ideas to produce artworks that are both striking and somewhat unsettling. He examines the nature of group...

Steptember

Daily (Thu 01 Sep - Wed 28 Sep 2016)
Nationwide
Cerebral Palsy Alliance’s leading annual fundraising initiative, which challenges Australian’s to complete activities equivalent to 10,000 steps a day with friends and family for the month of September. Take on the Steptember challenge at our website....

Blacktown Job and Training Expo

Thu 01 Sep 2016
TAFE Blacktown, South Campus Maria Locke Conferenc...
• Job Board (over 250 jobs posted in 2015 • Workshops on resume writing and how to apply for jobs; • Career Advisors This year celebrates the 10th Anniversary of our Blacktown Job and Training Expo, which began in 2006. The Expo is held in either August...

Exhibition Opening - Blake McHugh

Fri 02 Sep 2016
Lyttleton Stores, 1 Badgery Cres Lawson
Exhibition Opening of paintings by Aboriginal artist Blake McHugh. Blake is from the Dunghutti tribe and is a Blue Mountains resident who has been painting since 2001. He experiments with different mediums, most recently focusing on acrylics. Hi...

Gravity (and Wonder) - Exhibition

Daily (Sat 03 Sep - Sun 27 Nov 2016)
Penrith Regional Gallery & The Lewers Bequest...
Gravity (and Wonder) is Penrith Regional Gallery’s 2016 Spring season exhibition. Jointly curated with the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences (MAAS). The exhibition will look at how our understanding of the universe and our space explorations are made...

Politics in the Pub - Education Beats Crime - Rod Brooks Memorial

Sat 03 Sep 2016
Blackburn's Family Hotel 15 Parke Street Katoomba
Under the Baird government 138 of the 158 teachers working in NSW gaols are to be made redundant and replaced by clerical staff, and educational program content is to be outsourced. We invite an ex-prisoner and a gaol teacher to discuss the impact o...

Harold David | Survey

Daily (Sat 03 Sep - Sun 25 Sep 2016)
27-29 Govetts Leap Rd, Blackheath
Day Fine Art is proud to present a survey exhibition of photographic works spanning a 20-year period by Blackheath based photographer, Harold David. David has earned a reputation as one of Australia’s leading celebrity portrait and fashion photographers....

Niall Lambert Gardens - Half Day Plant Selection Workshop

Sat 03 Sep 2016
Wentworth Falls School of Arts, Great Western Highway,...
Learn tips and tricks from the experts on how to choose the best plants for your garden. Includes: Choosing the right plant for the right place. How to assess plant health when purchasing. How to take soil type, aspect and climate into consideration...

Floristic Fusion – The Art and Science of Botany

Daily (Sat 03 Sep - Sun 09 Oct 2016)
Visitor Centre, The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden,...
Natural History Illustrator, Tanya Hoolihan, showcases the fusion of science and art in this exhibition of botanical illustrations. Art creates beauty while science proved truth. Informed by science, inspired by art and motivated by passion, Tanya...

James Valentine - "Afternoons Tonight!" - With Special Guest HG Nelson

Sat 03 Sep 2016
The Blue Mountains Theatre and Community Hub, Spri...
702 ABC Sydney’s James Valentine is to bring his hilarious live show to the Blue Mountains Theatre. “Afternoons Tonight!” allows you to experience all the joy and bizarreness of his weekday afternoon radio show in a theatre. You’ll like it even more...

Earthlings - the art of Les Love

Sat 03 Sep 2016
Gallery Blackheath 44 Govetts Leap Road Blackheath...
Join us for the opening of an imagined world of fauna, on Saturday, September 3 at 2:30pm.

Grose View Public School Spring Carnival

Sat 03 Sep 2016
Grose View Public School, 249 Grose Wold Rd, Grose...
Grose View Public School's Bi-annual Country Spring Carnival - this year the fair will be a “Country Spring Carnival” and will celebrate 40 years. It will be a fun day out for locals or visitors to the Hawkesbury and will include: Amusement Rides,...

Radio Players LIVE at the Paragon Café

Sat 03 Sep 2016
The Paragon Café 65 Katoomba Street Katoomba
The Friends of the Paragon are thrilled to be hosting the Blue Mountains Radio Players for a LIVE performance of 'Arsenic and Old Lace', a play written in 1939 by Josephe Kesseiring. This is a special once only Centenary event to be held in the Banquet...

SIDS Stampede

Sun 04 Sep 2016
Windsor
The SIDS Stampede is a running Festival set in the beautiful Hawkesbury area. It consists of 4 events, a Half Marathon a 10km run, a 5km run and 5km friends and family walk. The SIDS Stampede is held on Father’s Day annually. All money raised will g...

Valley Heights Rail Museum Open Specially for Father's Day

Sun 04 Sep 2016
Valley Heights Locomotive Depot Heritage Museum, 17b...
Following last year's successful event, the Museum is pleased to advise that all the wonderful deals for Dads are repeated on SUNDAY 4th SEPTEMBER. As well as FREE ENTRY for DADS (as part of a family group), all men will be offered reduced admissio...

Western Sydney Apprenticeship and Training Expo

Next Tue 06 Sep
Penrith Panthers Exhibition Marquee 123 Mulgoa Roa...
Apprenticeship and traineeships recruitment Career Advisors The perfect opportunity for students and job seekers to talk with over 100 potential employers and training providers.

7 Week Intermediate Calligraphy Course

Every  Week on Tuesday until Tue 18 Oct 2016
Next Tue 06 Sep
Blue Mountains Cultural Centre, Katoomba
In this course you will explore two traditional variations of Chinese calligraphy – seal script and running script. Further information at the website link. $175/$150 InSight Members. Includes all materials.

Circle of Security at Heatherbrae

Every  Week on Wednesday until Wed 28 Sep 2016
Wed 31 Aug
Heatherbrae 1 Benang Street Lawson
The relationship between children and their parents/ caregivers plays a key role in promoting growth and development across all stages of their lives. This 6 week program is for parents and caregivers with children aged from 0 – 12 years old. Circl...

FREE Tax Consultations with an ATO Staff Member available through Western Sydney Business Centre

Daily (Mon 29 Aug - Fri 09 Sep 2016)
Western Sydney Business Centre Suite 1, Level 1, 111...
In partnership the Australian Taxation Office (ATO), they have provided us with an ATO staff member on secondment, to assist our clients. This has enabled our Centre to offer a free interview to assist our clients with taxation matters. This will b...

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