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Everyone’s invited to this Big Fat Greek BBQ

Everyone’s invited to this Big Fat Greek BBQ

If you happen to be near the Big Yellow Umbrella community hall in Narellan between 1pm and 5pm this Saturday you may notice the smell of delicious Greek lamb souvlaki wafting in the air. And if your curiosity gets the better of you and you go closer to the Queen Street venue, you will also hear the sound of traditional Greek music. Now that you’re almost there, why not pop in and try a chicken or lamb souvlaki that will be cooking as part of a Macarthur Greeks Inc 2019 event – My Big Fat Greek BBQ. You are invited… Read more »

Plenty of reasons to sign up for Lakeside’s golf for seniors course

Camden Lakeside’s Golf for Seniors course is perfect for those looking to learn new skills, take up a new hobby or re-kindle their love for an old one. The course is an opportunity for seniors to learn the basics of golf, increase their confidence on the course or rediscover their love of golf. The six-week course for the over 55s also which provides opportunities to learn new skills, make friends, stay healthy, and have fun.   Paul and Gillian Blackstone are keen participants of the program and they have progressed through the class levels. They enjoy the style of coaching from… Read more »

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,’’ says Fashion Spree’s senior marketing manager Felicity Kendall. “With 12 much loved children’s characters, including three of the pups from Nickelodeon’s PAW Patrol and the hugely popular Pinkfong and Baby Shark visiting Fashion Spree during KidsFest, we know local kids will absolutely love it,’’ Ms Kendall said. Activities today (Saturday,… Read 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 »

Brian Fuata’s 2018 Fisher’s Ghost open award winning work Care Disfigurements (Soft Hands).

Fisher’s open prize goes to ‘ghost’ artist

Brian Fuata’s 2018 Fisher’s Ghost Art Award winning work Care Disfigurements (Soft Hands) features a “blank sheet’’ upon which the body becomes a text. This has been a recurring motif across his varying practices, transforming in different contexts from emails, to paper, Word.Doc, google.doc, to film, to a white bedRead more »

Vault Hill, located almost in the heart of Picton.

Escape the madding crowd – head to Vault Hill, Picton

Picton is barely half an hour’s drive away from Campbelltown, but it offers a lifestyle that could be 1,000 kilometres away. While the major urban centres of the Macarthur region, Campbelltown and Camden, are groaning from the pressures of massive population growth, Picton remains a laidback country town. There’s noneRead more »


‘Tour de Campbelltown’ all about safe cycling fun

Forget the Tour de France – Campbelltown’s annual ready to Ride Day is the place to be on Sunday, September 16. The free community event is held every year during NSW Bike Week to promote bicycle safety and the health benefits of cycling. This year’s event will be held atRead more »


Spring is in the air and that means Camden Festival fun time

The 2018 Camden Festival’s main attractions will be family fun events, celebrity chefs and delicious foods. The festival will begin at 5pm on Saturday, September 8 with Cinema Under the Stars at the Australian Botanic Garden, Mount Annan. This free family fun event will start with pre-show activities for theRead more »

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Memorable weddings at Camden Lakeside are par for the course

An award winning function centre and beautiful ceremony gardens will once again be the stars of the show at this year’s Camden Lakeside wedding open day. Lakeside recently won the Brides Choice Award for best wedding venue and continues to be a popular venue choice for couples tying the knotRead more »

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Popular plants fail to make cut for urban green spaces

Around 100 plant species have been identified as the champions of climate change under a $10 million, five-year joint research project. Funded under the Hort Innovation Green Cities Fund, and in partnership with Macquarie University, Western Sydney University (WSU) and the NSW office of heritage and the environment, the Which Plant WhereRead more »

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