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Library can help get your book club started

Library can help get your book club started

If you run, or would like to start, your own book club, Narellan Library can help you out with Book Club Kits! The kits include 10 copies of a book, with the choice of fiction, non-fiction and biographies. There’s also a set of discussion questions to help your group get the conversation started and the DVD of the film adaptation, when available.  Mayor of Camden, Cr Theresa Fedeli, said as long as the book club had at least one library member, the group could register and borrow the kits.  “From Anh Do’s The Happiest Refugee: A Memoir to John Green’s… Read more »

Kings of Country: brilliant tribute to Cash, Nelson and Denver

Kings of Country: brilliant tribute to Cash, Nelson and Denver

The Kings of Country is a remarkable tribute to three of the biggest country music legends of all time. The show, which is returning to our shores this month direct from the USA, offers fans a unique opportunity to experience the music of three amazing artists in one night. Philip Bauer, Michael Moore and Ted Vigil are the Kings of Country. Bauer who is instantly recognizable as the Man in Black, has been recreating the look and sound of Johnny Cash for over a decade. With all the moves, patter and sound that personifies American country music, Bauer is recognized… Read more »

Music legend Lonnie Lee to pop in for a chat on local radio

Music legend Lonnie Lee to pop in for a chat on local radio

Lonnie Lee is a pioneer of Australian rockabilly music. At the peak of his career Lee, pictured above, had eight Top 100 singles, including three Top 20s with hits such as Starlight Star Bright, I Found a New Love and Aint It So. Over the years he has appeared on some of the great music shows on Australian TV, including Bandstand and Six O’clock Rock. In the 1960s Lee toured the UK and the USA, before staying a while writing and recording in America. In 1961 he was awarded the Golden Mike Award as Australia’s most popular recording star.  Lee has released… Read more »

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Fashion Spree’s Kidsfest: old fashioned fun little ones will love

Fashion Spree is transforming into a kid heaven this March with KidsFest, a three week program of events for kids including character appearances, craft and dance workshops, storytime and much more. “We are thrilled to be providing some old fashioned fun for our smallest shoppers and their families to enjoy,’’Read more »

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Sunset Sounds to feature four of our best young bands

Grab your drumsticks and crank up the guitars, Campbelltown Council is searching for young rock bands to take part in a concert to showcase local talent. Sunset Sounds will feature four of the best young bands in the area, giving them a chance to perform in front of industry professionalsRead more »

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Time running out to sign up for popular Challenge Walk

The annual Campbelltown City Challenge Walk takes place in less than two weeks on Sunday, March 10. Participants have until March 6 to register online at the discount rate for the popular not-for-profit community event at the Australian Botanic Garden, Mt Annan. Late entries will also be open on theRead more »

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Our seniors are having a ball

“There are so many things for seniors to do,’’ says Deanna Morley, a local resident and member of Wests Leagues member. Mrs Morley was one of more than 200 senior members of the club who attended a mini seniors’ expo at the club last week. “These days being a seniorRead more »

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Challenge walk a community favourite for more than 20 years

For more than 20 years the Campbelltown City Challenge Walk has been one of the great local community events. Families, friends, school students and even gym groups have taken part over the years and 2019 won’t be any different. But if you have never taken part, there’s more to theRead more »

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Feel good movie on the cards

Campbelltown’s more senior film buffs can enjoy a free Valentine’s Day screening of popular Australian movie The Sapphires during this year’s Seniors Festival. The award-winning 2012 film, set in the 1960s, about an Aboriginal all-girl group is being shown for free at the Campbelltown Arts Centre during the two weekRead more »

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Tchaikovsky opera on the big screen at Event Cinemas

A little bit of culture is headed Macarthur region’s way next month. Legendary composer Tchaikovsky’s final full length opera The Queen of Spades will hit the big screen at Event Cinemas Campbelltown on February 16, 17 and 20. It is part of the Royal Opera House 2018/19 Live Cinema Season when TheRead more »

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New Year joy: free fun activities for kids in our libraries

Design your own 3D glow in the dark object, get up close with backyard bugs and make silly sock puppets or cardboard creatures at Campbelltown’s four libraries during the upcoming school holidays. The free action packed program starts from this Wednesday, January 2, and offers a diverse range of activitiesRead more »

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Country Club Gledswood Hills: top class destination

New top of the range facilities are transforming Country Club Gledswood Hills into the social and interactive destination of Macarthur. The work includes a sophisticated courtyard with great views, communal dining area with private booths, a Game-Play Hill for kids of all ages and the addition of a wood fireRead more »

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Christmas Tree Show perfect for the whole family

Looking for a Christmas show to get the family into the festive spirit? Come and join the fun this Christmas season at Wests Leagues Leumeah with the Kids in the Biz Christmas Tree Show. The show will feature Santa’s Elves, Christmas Angels, Frosty the Snowman, a Magical Christmas Tree andRead more »

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Twilight parade pick of festival highlights

The 63rd Festival of Fisher’s Ghost has come and gone for another year after entertaining thousands of residents from across Sydney and the Macarthur area. The festival is one of the longest running community events in Australia. The highlights this year included the vibrant Fisher’s Ghost Twilight Street Parade, whichRead more »

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